Essential Britain & Ireland (Paris Extension)

13 Day Guided Tour from London to Paris with Globus

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Guided Tour Starts In
Starts In
London
Guided Tour Ends In
Ends In
Paris
Accomodation
Accomodation
4 - 4.5 Star
44
Max Group Size
44
Guided Tour
Trip Style
Guided Tour
Scenic / Cultural
Trip Style
Scenic / Cultural
Countries Explored:
England, Wales, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland, France
Trip Operated By:
Globus
Globus
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Trip Reviews:
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Trip Code:
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Itinerary

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1 Arrive In London, England
Welcome to London! Uniformed Globus Hosts will be waiting to welcome you. After checking into your hotel and an afternoon at leisure, we recommend our optional Taste of London excursion with dinner, followed by a guided illuminations cruise on the Thames River.
2 London - Stonehenge - Bath - Newport, Wales
Meet your Tour Director and travelling companions and depart London at 8 am for a memorable day's sightseeing. Try to unravel the mystery of prehistoric STONEHENGE. Explore the visitor centre with its imaginative exhibitions, then admire the magnificence of the monument up close. At the elegant Georgian city of Bath, see the amazing excavations of the ROMAN BATHS. Then, cross the Severn River for a late-afternoon arrival in Wales. Tonight, enjoy a welcome dinner at your hotel. (B/D)
3 Newport - Cardiff - Waterford, Ireland
A morning orientation drive in the Welsh capital features all the major attractions. Take a guided tour of CARDIFF CASTLE, and discover its history of invasions, abductions, and conflicts over the past 2,000 years. Continue along the South Wales coast to Pembroke, where your FERRY will be waiting. Cross St. George's Channel to Rosslare on the Emerald Isle and proceed to Waterford, a stronghold founded by the Danish Vikings in 853. After dinner this evening, enjoy an IRISH COFFEE DEMONSTRATION. (B/D)
4 Waterford - Kilkenny - Dublin
This morning, enjoy a guided tour of the HOUSE OF WATERFORD CRYSTAL/ then travel on to Kilkenny, one of Ireland's prettiest towns with medieval cobblestones and Old-World charm. Visit magnificent KILKENNY CASTLE, which overlooks the Nore River and has guarded this important river crossing for more than 900 years. The gardens, with extensive woodland paths, rose garden, and ornamental lake, create the setting for a beautiful stroll. On arrival in Dublin, top the day with an optional Irish cabaret evening, including dinner, dance, song, and laughter. (B)
5 Dublin
An orientation drive in Ireland's capital city includes statue-lined O'Connell Street, elegant Georgian squares, St. Patrick's Cathedral, and Oscar Wilde's Trinity College. The afternoon is at leisure to explore this vibrant city. Tonight, maybe take in an optional dinner outing to the Guinness Storehouse. (B)
6 Dublin - Belfast, Northern Ireland - Edinburgh, Scotland
On your way to Northern Ireland, cross the Boyne River, then skirt the Mountains of Mourne. In Belfast, where the Titanic was built, take in the city's vibrant history and view the impressive City Hall. Next, board your FERRY to cross the North Channel to Cairnryan on Scotland's southwest coast and continue through the scenic Scottish border country to Edinburgh. Tonight, relax and enjoy our optional Scottish evening with Highland dancers, bagpipers, and the Ceremony of the Haggis. (B)
7 Edinburgh
Morning city sightseeing with a local expert introduces you to the 200-year-old "New Town" and the famous scientists, inventors, and novelists who lived there. In the "Old Town," visit EDINBURGH CASTLE to admire Scotland's Crown Jewels. The afternoon is free to enjoy the Scottish capital at your own pace. Later, a unique optional excursion: board the former Royal Yacht Britannia, and enjoy dinner at a local restaurant. For departure numbers 0728 through 0818, tickets are included for tonight's performance of the world-renowned MILITARY TATTOO, a vast spectacle of massed Scottish pipe bands that takes place in an arena on the esplanade of Edinburgh Castle. (B)
8 Edinburgh - Jedburgh - York, England
This morning, drive past the abbey ruins at Jedburgh into wild Northumberland National Park. Later, see a section of Hadrian's Wall, the Roman coast-to-coast defense against marauding northern tribes. In York, England's most complete medieval city, stand in awe in front of the great structure of York Minster, then follow your Tour Director through a maze of quaint streets, including the narrow Shambles. (B/D)
9 York - Stratford-Upon-Avon - London
On the last leg of your journey, stop at Stratford-upon-Avon, the fascinating Elizabethan town, to take pictures of Anne Hathaway's Cottage and visit SHAKESPEARE'S BIRTHPLACE. On return to London at about 3:30 pm, a Shownight Theater Evening would be an incredible finale to your holiday. (B)
10 London - Paris, France
Travel by high-speed EUROSTAR TRAIN (Standard class) to Paris. Your Local Host is available to help you make the most of your stay. (B)
11 Paris
Morning guided sightseeing features Paris' most famous highlights like Place de la Concorde, the Arc de Triomphe and a stop to take photos of the Eiffel Tower. Also enjoy a relaxing SEINE RIVER CRUISE with views of Notre Dame Cathedral. (B)
12 Paris
Your Local Host will have many suggestions for your day at leisure. (B)
13 Paris
Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning. (B)

Globus Inclusions

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Trip Inclusions
  • STONEHENGE: Visit the prehistoric monument.
  • BATH: Visit the Roman relics.
  • NEWPORT: Welcome dinner.
  • CARDIFF: Orientation drive, guided tour of Cardiff Castle.
  • PEMBROKE-ROSSLARE: Cross St. George's Channel by ferry.
  • WATERFORD: Enjoy an Irish coffee demonstration; guided tour of the House of Waterford Crystal.
  • KILKENNY: Visit Kilkenny Castle.
  • DUBLIN: Orientation drive.
  • BELFAST: Orientation.
  • BELFAST-CAIRNRYAN: Cross the North Channel by ferry.
  • EDINBURGH: Guided sightseeing, visit Edinburgh Castle.
  • JEDBURGH: Take pictures of the abbey ruins.
  • YORK: Walking tour.
  • STRATFORD-UPON-AVON: Take pictures of Anne Hathaway's Cottage, visit Shakespeare's birthplace.
  • PARIS: This Monograms portion of your holiday includes travel by high-speed EUROSTAR train (Standard class) from London to Paris, transfers to/from train stations, 3 overnights, guided sightseeing and services of an expert Local Host.
  • MEALS: Full English breakfast (B) daily; 3 three-course dinners (D) with wine and choice of menus, including a welcome dinner in Newport.
  • TRANSPORTATION: Motorcoach; ferries Pembroke-Rosslare, Belfast-Cairnryan; high-speed Eurostar train.
  • HEADSETS: Throughout the tour except London.
  • FREE WI-FI: available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.
  • Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.
Included Meals
  • 12 Breakfasts
  • 3 Dinners
Accommodation
  • Hotel Classifications: First Class (F), Superior First Class (SF)
  • London Hilton London Metropole (SF) or Park Plaza Westminster Bridge (SF), Newport Coldra Court by Celtic Manor (F), Waterford Tower (F), Dublin North Star (SF) or The Gibson (SF), Edinburgh Courtyard by Marriott (SF), York Holiday Inn (F) or Mercure York Fairfield Manor (F), London Park Plaza Westminster Bridge (SF)
Trip Notes
  • Accommodation, itinerary and inclusions subject to change.
  • Prices are for land/cruise only. International flights not included.
Sightseeing & VIP Access
Sightseeing & VIP Access
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Culture Through Cuisine
Culture Through Cuisine
Globus has the recipe for a great holiday. Savour the flavours of the UK & Ireland through its regional cuisine. Read more
Expert Local Guides
Expert Local Guides
Travel with expert Tour Directors and Local Guides who share their vast knowledge of the destination. Read more
Superior Hotels
Superior Hotels
Globus picks hotels picked on their centralised location, so you'll stay right in the heart of the destination. Read more
Travel in Style
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Reviews (1)

13 Day Essential Britain & Ireland (Paris Extension) reviews from past clients of Global Journeys.

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“Great britain, Ireland and Paris”
- VIC, Australia Sep 2017 1 Helpful Vote View Photo

Thanks to Georgie and Global Journeys for organizing this wonderful trip. Well paced trip with plenty of things to see and do. Tour guide Clive and bus driver Dave where a great help and full of interesting information and tips right through the tour. Highlights included shows in Dublin and Edinburgh and the hotel Pullman in Paris next to the Eiffel Tower.

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