Ireland, UK and París
Visit FOLK PARK in BUNRATTY, a wonderful park where we can learn about how life was in Ireland in the past with its typical cottages and old markets. Its castle stands, accurately reproducing how life was in the Middle Ages. Enjoy it with this 14 days tour visiting Dublin, Powerscourt, Kilkenny, Cashel, Cork, Kinsale, Killarney, Adare, Limerick, Bunratty, Cliffs of Moher, Galway, Cong, Clonmacnoise, Dublin, Caernarfon, Liverpool, Stratford, Oxford, London, Canterbury, Amiens, Paris.
DAY 01 WED. Dublin.-
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Arrival. Transfer to the hotel.
Welcome to Europe!!! On arrival at the airport we shall be waiting to transfer you to the hotel. You can enjoy free time until your tour starts, information about the meeting place and start time can be found on the information boards in the hotel reception area.
DAY 02 THU. Dublin.-
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Dublin sightseeing.
Today we will have a sightseeing tour of Dublin, Ireland’s peaceful capital city. We will enjoy a stroll on the banks of River Liffey, visiting its parks, its old university and its lively downtown streets. We will stroll around Trinity College. In the afternoon enjoy some leisure time.
DAY 03 FRI. Dublin- Powerscourt- Kilkenny- Cashel- Cork.-
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Powerscourt gardens, Rock of Cashel, dinner included in Cork.
In the morning we will depart from Dublin heading to POWERSCOURT which is located nearby. We will visit its magnificent gardens, designed in the 18th century and considered the most beautiful gardens in Ireland. Admire its fountains, Japanese Gardens, and its pet cemetery. Afterwards, we will travel to KILKENNY, here we will have time for lunch and to stroll around this lively town. Further south, we will stop to visit the impressive Rock of CASHEL (entrance included), a medieval fortress that symbolizes the fight of Irish people against England. We will arrive in CORK around midafternoon. Time for a stroll in the centre of Ireland’s second largest city. Dinner included.
DAY 04 SAT. Cork- Kinsale- Killarney- Adare- Limerick.-
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Kinsale, Killarney, carriage tour and cruise in National Park. Dinner in Limerick.
We will depart for KINSALE. Making a stop by Charles Fort to admire its great views of the ocean right by the 17th century fortress. Time in the historic centre of KINSALE, a seaside town, considered by many as one of the most beautiful coastal towns in Ireland. Afterwards, we will travel to KILLARNEY, a tourist town in the heart of Ireland. Time for lunch and a walk around, we will also enjoy a romantic horse and carriage tour of its national park (included). The horse and carriage tour will take us to Ross Castle which offers wonderful views by the lake. We include a short cruise to enjoy the beautiful views. Continuing, a brief stop in ADARE, a small village that preserves its picturesque traditional thatched-roof cottages and the ruins of the old abbey. Mid-afternoon we will arrive in LIMERICK. Time to stroll around its centre where you will have the opportunity to visit its castle, walk along the river, its cathedral or discover its shopping centre. Dinner included.
DAY 05 SUN. Limerick – Bunratty- Cliffs of Moher- Galway.-
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Folk Park in Bunratty, Poulnabrone Dolmen, Cliffs of Moher.
Today we will visit FOLK PARK in BUNRATTY (ticket included), a wonderful park where we can learn about how life was in Ireland in the past with its typical cottages and old markets. Its castle stands, accurately reproducing how life was in the Middle Ages. We will continue to CAHERCONNELL where the Poulnabrone Dolmen is found. We may get the chance to see an exhibition of how dogs shepherd sheep. Afterwards, we will visit the impressive Cliffs of Moher which overlook the ocean, those who wish can walk to O’Brien’s Tower (entrance included). Our route continues through Burren National Park which displays amazing landscapes. Finally arriving in GALWAY.
DAY 06 MON. Galway- Cong- Clonmacnoise- Dublin.-
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Monastic ruins in Clonmacnoise.
We will depart for CONG, a small picturesque village located in a magnificent lake area. We will visit the ruins of the Royal Abbey and walk around Ashford Castle, a gorgeous medieval castle that has been turned into a hotel. We will travel to CLONMACNOISE, where after lunch, we will visit its monastic ruins (ticket and visit included). We will resume our journey back to DUBLIN, where we will arrive in the late afternoon.
07 TUE. Dublin- Caernarfon- Liverpool.-
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT: Ferry from Ireland to Wales. Maritime landscapes. Caernarfon.
We will board a fast ferry in the early morning. After a journey of two or three hours, we will arrive to Wales. We will visit CAERNARFON, a World Heritage site by the sea overlooked by an impressive castle. There will be time for lunch and a stroll. We continue to LIVERPOOL, where you will have a chance to visit The Beatles Story Exhibition.
DAY 08 WED. Liverpool- Stratford- Oxford- London.-
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT: Shakespeare’s hometown. Oxford.
Today we explore Central England. We will visit STRATFORD UPON AVON, Shakespeare’s hometown. Time to take some lunch and a stroll. Afterwards, we will travel to OXFORD, a town that is syn- onymous with study and culture. Kings, statesmen, philosophers and scientists have studied here! We will continue to LONDON, arriving in the late afternoon.
DAY 09 THU. London.-
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Visit London. Evening transfer.
Get to know London on a guided tour featuring style, culture and history. See Westminster, the Houses of Parliament, the River Thames, the Tower of London and Buckingham Palace, where we shall be able to watch the famous “Changing of the Guard” (depending on the season). Free afternoon. In the evening, we will meet at a meeting point in Piccadilly to walk to Leicester Square, China Town and Soho with its amazing atmosphere, its theatres and bustle. Time for dinner in this area with numerous ethnic restaurants (Indian, Thai, Chinese, international, and so on). Return to the hotel from Piccadilly.
DAY 10 FRI. London.-
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Free day.
Free day. You can enjoy the charm of this city and explore and discover memorable places.
DAY 11 SAT. London- Canterbury- Amiens- Paris.-
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Eurotunnel
We see CANTERBURY, the ecclesiastic capital of England with its medieval atmosphere. We continue to Dover where, after border procedures, our coach will enter the trains that go through the EUROTUNNEL. We use this fantastic piece of engineering. Arrival in France and continuation to AMIENS, known for its Gothic cathedral. You can stroll through its narrow streets full of life and see the floating gardens and the house where Julio Verne lived. After that we continue to PARIS. Arrival at the end of the day.
DAY 12 SUN. Paris.-
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: City tour in Paris. Climb to the second floor of the Eiffel Tower. Boat ride along the Seine. Evening transfer.
Today we take a guided tour to discover the history, main boule- vards and the breathtaking monuments of Paris. We end the visit at the Eiffel Tower. You will have the opportunity to climb up to the second floor of this remarkable metal monument (ticket admission included). End your visit with a boat cruise along the River Seine, which divides the north of Paris from the south. Enjoy an afternoon of leisure to explore and relax! At sunset enjoy dinner in the Latin Quarter, a very picturesque historic area where a wide variety of international cuisines await you. We will then return to hotel. Note: Sometimes queues to climb the Eiffel Tower are long. For organizational reasons, if deemed appropriate, the climb can be made at a different time of the day (or Monday).
DAY 13 MON. Paris.-
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Time at leisure.
We will start the day by going to the centre of Paris, to the area of the Louvre Museum. Enjoy some leisure time to explore. If you wish, we can accompany you to Benlux, one of the most complete and best-known perfumeries in Paris. Note: For those who are interested, an optional excursion to Disneyland Paris is available.
DAY 14 TUE. Paris.-
After breakfast, end of our services.
- Travel by bus with English speaking guide.
- Basic travel insurance.
- Hotels according to the itinerary.
- Breakfast buffet.
- Arrival transfer
- Boat: in Ross Castle
- City tour in: Dublin
- Ticket admission: Powerscourt gardens, Rock of Cashel, National Park with horse and carriage tour, Folk Park in Bunratty, Cliffs of Moher, Clonmacnoise monastic ruins
- 2 Lunch or Dinner Included in: Cork, Limerick
- Ticket admission: Clonmacnoise monastic ruins
- Ferry: Ireland – Wales
- City tour in: London
- Evening Transfer: Leicester Square, China Town, Soho in London
- Boat: River Seine in Paris
- City tour in: Paris
- Evening Transfer: Latin Quarter in Paris
- Ticket admission: 2nd Floor Eiffel Tower in Paris
- Train: Eurotunnel UK/ France.
- May.22: 04, 11, 18, 25
- Jun.22: 01, 08, 15, 22, 29
- Jul.22: 06, 13, 20, 27
- Aug.22: 03, 10, 17, 24, 31
- Sep.22: 07, 14, 21, 28
- Oct.22: 05, 12, 19, 26
PRICES PER PERSON
SEASON DBL SINGL
High S. $2.166 $2.977
Mid S. $2.184 $2.995
- Sometimes queues to climb the Eiffel Tower are long. For organizational reasons, if deemed appropriate, the climb can be made at a different time of the day (or Monday).
- For those who are interested, an optional excursion to Disneyland Paris is available.
- It is a general policy in the hotels that may request a deposit of money on arrival at each of the hotels where you will be staying. This deposit is charged at the time of check in and is refunded upon departure if you did not make any expenses at the hotel.
- The space in the holds of the coaches and in the train wagons is limited and this determines the maximum amount of luggage authorized per passenger on our circuits: one suitcase per person and one handbag. Carrying more luggage than allowed can be checked in at destination.