From The Shannon To The Thames
from $5084
Duration: 13 Days
Beloved music, literature, and poetry; lively traditions, customs, and conversation; smooth Guinness, whisky, and ale—they all flow from the banks of one legendary river to another on this immersive tour of Ireland, Scotland, and England. From the ancient villages along the Shannon to the cathedrals and castles lining the Thames, this tour of Ireland and Britain invites you to splash about in four distinctive countries and cultures. Enjoy traditional tea at a 150-year-old Irish farmhouse, follow the sounds of haunting bagpipes in Edinburgh’s quirky quarters, and quote famous verse as you stroll around Shakespeare’s birthplace in the English countryside. With a compass pointed toward enlightenment and enchantment, this holiday to Ireland and Britain is overflowing with seaside scenery, Highland history, and cobblestone charisma.

Please note: Itinerary and pricing is subject to change. Full details will be confirmed in 2022.
Day 1 ARRIVE IN SHANNON, IRELAND-LIMERICK
Cead mile failte-a hundred-thousand welcomes! This evening meet your Tour Director and travelling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel. (D)
Day 2 LIMERICK. EXCURSION TO CLIFFS OF MOHER & GALWAY
CLIFFS OF MOHER Visit the 668-foot-high cliffs above the Atlantic Ocean. GALWAY Free time. RATHBAUN Learn about sheep herding and shearing, and enjoy traditional tea at Rathbaun Farm. (B) 159 mi / 255 km ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Limerick with a medieval banquet at an historic castle. This and many more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyAccount. Get local maps and tips for free time on your GlobusGO mobile app.
Day 3 LIMERICK-ADARE-RING OF KERRY-KILLARNEY
ADARE Stop at the quaint village to see its pretty thatched cottages. RING OF KERRY Panoramic drive around the island's southwestern tip. KILLARNEY Free time. (B,D) 157 mi / 253 km
Day 4 KILLARNEY-BLARNEY-CAHIR-DUBLIN
BLARNEY Visit the village renowned for its magical Kissing Stone with free time to explore. CAHIR Photo stop. DUBLIN Free time this afternoon. (B) 225 mi / 360 km
Day 5 DUBLIN
DUBLIN Morning orientation drive to see O'Connell Street, Georgian squares, St. Patrick's Cathedral, and Trinity College. Free time this afternoon. (B)
Day 6 DUBLIN-GIANT'S CAUSEWAY, NORTHERN IRELAND-BELFAST
GIANT'S CAUSEWAY See more than 40,000 interlocking basalt columns formed millions years ago. BELFAST Visit Titanic Experience museum. (B) 216 mi / 348 km
Day 7 BELFAST-EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND
Ferry crossing on the North Channel to Cairnryan on Scotland's southwest coast. Scenic drive through Scottish border country to Edinburgh. (B) 132 mi / 212 km
Day 8 EDINBURGH
EDINBURGH Morning city sightseeing with a Local Guide includes the New Town, Old Town, and a visit to Edinburgh Castle to see Scotland's Crown Jewels. Free time this afternoon. EDINBURGH MILITARY TATTOO Attend the world-renowned Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo performance. (Departure August 09 only). (B)
Day 9 EDINBURGH-ALNWICK, ENGLAND-YORK
ALNWICK At Alnwick Castle choose to visit the Castle or explore the garden. YORK See York Minster on a guided walk through The Shambles. (B) 243 mi / 391 km
Day 10 YORK-STRATFORD-UPON-AVON-BATH
STRATFORD-UPON-AVON See Anne Hathaway's Cottage and visit Shakespeare's Birthplace. BATH Visit the excavations of the Roman Baths. (B,D) 286 mi / 460 km
Day 11 BATH-STONEHENGE-LONDON
STONEHENGE Guided visit. (B) 131 mi / 210 km
Day 12 LONDON
LONDON Morning sightseeing with a Local Guide includes the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Whitehall, Prime Minister's Downing Street residence, Piccadilly Circus, and Buckingham Palace. Free time this afternoon. (B)
Day 13 LONDON
LONDON Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning. (B)
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