This 12 days & 11 nights Europe Tour package comprises of exotic European experience begins with the streets of London. Spend your time eyeing the beautiful sites of the London city & visit the prestigious Cambridge University campus. This 12 days Europe itinerary will take you to the countryside of The United Kingdom and a roundabout the famous cities of Durham, Edinburg, Alnwick, Inverness and Lochness. Witness the Greenlands of Scotland. Head next to the capital of Ireland, Dublin and Belfast for the glimpse of Irish land. It includes the magnificent Powerscourt gardens, Rocks of Cashel and the small town of Kilkenny. Spend your time in Ireland in visiting the old palaces overlooking the sea, the historical sites, the ocean views, cottage life of Bunraty, Burren National Park. End your trip in Dublin with Ashford Castle and monastic ruins in Clonmacnoise.
date_range 11 Nights / 12 Days
Day 1: LONDON
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Arrival. Transfer to the hotel. Welcome to Europe!! Transfer to hotel and free time. You will receive information about the start of the circuit during the afternoon, or you can check the informative panels in the hotel reception area.
Day 2: LONDON
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Visit London. Night 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 a meeting point in Piccadilly to walk to Leicester Square, China Town and Soho with its amazing atmosphere, its theaters and bustle . Time for dinner in this area with numerous ethnic restaurants (Indian, Thai, Chinese, international, and so on) . Return to the hotel from Picadilly.
Day 3: LONDON - CAMBRIDGE - YORK - DURHAM
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT: Picturesque countryside with hills and woods.We will depart from London toward northern England. We will stop in CAMBRIDGE to admire its beautiful residential colleges. After lunchtime, we will continue to YORK where its cathedral, its Roman walls and lively shopping streets will create a charming memory. Time for a stroll. Afterwards, we will continue north. DURHAM. Arrival in this small, charming medieval town full of life which has a wonderful cathedral right in front of its castle.
Day 4: DURHAM - ALNWICK - EDINBURGH
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT: Cross into Scotland. Castles, views over the sea. Sightseeing of Edinburgh.We will travel to Scotland. We will stop in ALNWICK, a picturesque town with lovely gardens and a big medieval castle where the Harry Potter film was shot. We will later continue to EDINBURGH, where we will arrive at noon. This is Scotland’s capital city and one of the most active cities in Northern Europe. Its monumental centre has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Its castle overlooks the city, its steep streets and its parks. Sightseeing tour with a local guide included.
Day 5: EDINBURGH - INVERNESS - LOCH NESS - FORT AUGUSTUS - GLASGOW
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Magnificent countryside of high mountains and lakes. Boat trip. Loch Ness. We will continue enjoying a stage with gorgeous landscapes in the Scottish Highlands. Time for a walk and a coffee in PITLOCHRY, a charming village. We will pass by INVERNESS the north of Scotland, city located very near the mysterious Loch Ness. After lunch we include the tickets to enter URQUHART medieval castle from where we will make a boat trip on the dark waters of the lake. Afterwards, we passed through FORT AUGUST with its sluice gate system and FORT WILLIAM, a tourist centre at the foot of Ben Nevis, the highest summit in the United Kingdom. We will return south through the high plateaus where it is not difficult to glimpse the snow before contouring Loch Lomond, one of the most popular lakes in Scotland. Arrival in GLASGOW at the end of the day.
Day 6: GLASGOW - BELFAST - DUBLIN
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT: Ferryboat to Ireland.We will depart from Glasgow toward southern Scotland. We will board a ferryboat in Cairnryan. Journey toward Northern Ireland. Arrival in BELFAST, Northern Ireland’s capital city. This monumental city is overcoming its religious conflicts. We will resume our journey to EIRE (Ireland). Arrival in DUBLIN at the end of the day.
Day 7: DUBLIN
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Dublin sightseeing. 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 (depending on the duration of sunlight, this visit may take place the afternoon before, upon arrival in Dublin). Free afternoon.
Day 8: DUBLIN - POWERSCOURT - KILKENNY - CASHEL - CORK
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Powerscourt gardens, Rock of Cashel, dinner included in Cork. We will depart from Dublin. POWERSCOURT is located in its vicinity. We will visit (ticket included) its magnificent gardens, designed in the 18th century and considered the most beautiful gardens in Ireland featuring its fountains, its Japanese garden, and its pet cemetery. Afterwards, we will travel to KILKENNY where we will have time for lunch and to stroll around this lively small town. Further south, we will stop to visit the impressive Rock of CASHEL, meaning stone ringfort, (ticket included), a medieval fortress that symbolises the fight of Irish people against England. Arrival in CORK at mid-afternoon. Time for a stroll around the centre of Ireland’s second largest city. Dinner included.
Day 9: CORK - KINSALE - KILLARNEY - LIMERICK
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Kinsale, Killarney, carriage tour and cruise in National Park. Dinner in Limerick. We will depart for KINSALE. We will 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. After strolling around and lunch, we include a romantic horse and carriage tour of its NATIONAL PARK, amid gardens by the lake. We will take the horse and carriage tour until we arrive at Ross Castle which offers wonderful views by the lake. We include a short cruise to enjoy the beautiful views of the lake. Afterwards, we will get back en route. Brief stop in ADARE, a small village that preserves its picturesque traditional thatched-roof cottages and the ruins of the old abbey. Mid-afternoon arrival in LIMERICK. Time to stroll around its centre where you will have the opportunity to visit its castle, walk along its river, go to its cathedral or discover its shopping centre. Dinner included.
Day 10: LIMERICK - CLIFFS OF MOHER - GALWAY
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Folk Park in Bunraty, Poulnabroune Dolmen, Clifts of Moher Ticket included for FOLK PARK in BUNRATY, a wonderful park where we will learn about how life was in Ireland in the past with its typical cottages and old markets. Its castle stands out as it accurately reproduces how life was in the Middle Ages. We will later continue to CAHERCONNELwhere Poulnabroune dolmen is found. We may have a 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 may walk to O’Brien’s Tower. Our route later goes through Burren National Park which displays amazing landscapes. Arrival in GALWAY.
Day 11: GALWAY - 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 to DUBLIN where we will arrive late in the afternoon.
Day 12: DUBLIN
After breakfast, end of our services.
Terms of Tours: Travel by bus with English speaking guide, basic travel insurance, and breakfast buffet.
Includes arrival transfer
City tour in: LONDON, EDINBURGH, DUBLIN, CLONMACNOISE
Boat: on the Loch Ness in Loch Ness, in Ross Castle in Killarney
Evening transfer: Soho in London in LONDON
Ticket admission: Urquhart castle in Loch Ness, Powerscourt gardens in Powerscourt, Rock of Cashel in Cashel, National Park with horse and carriage tour in Killarney, Folk park in Bunraty in LIMERICK, Clonmacnoise monastic ruins in CLONMACNOISE
Ferry: Scotland - Ireland in Belfast
2 dinner included in: CORK, LIMERICK
Entrance fees/Extra activities
Others : Other Exclusions (Condition: To avail honeymoon package rates clients have to show a Wedding Certificate not older than 6 months at the time of check-in at the hotel)