PARIS 55ºF - EPERLECQUES - LONDON 55ºF
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Visit included to a Bunker in Eperlecques. Ferry to cross the English channel to the UK. Departure to the north of France. In EPERLECQUES we pay a visit to the huge BUNKER (admission included) set in a wood, where the V1 and V2 missiles (the first space rockets) were launched to the UK. Then we take a modern ferry that crosses the English Channel. We continue to LONDON, arriving there late in the afternoon.
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: City tour of London. Evening transfer to Soho district. In the morning, we take a comprehensive tour of LONDON: Westminster, House of Parliament, the City and the Thames. Free afternoon. Optionally, we offer the possibility of visiting the Thames Valley and the town of Windsor with its impressive castle. 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 theaters, and bustle (this transfer can also be organised the day before, on arriving in London). Time for dinner in this area with numerous ethnic restaurants (Indian, Thai, Chinese, International, and so on). Time for dinner in this area with numerous ethnic restaurants (Indian, Thai, Chinese, International, and so on). Return to the hotel from Piccadilly
Free day. You can enjoy the charm of this city. Free time to explore and discover memorable places.
LONDON 55ºF - CAMBRIDGE 52ºF - YORK 55ºF - DURHAM 55ºF
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.
DURHAM 55ºF - ALNWICK 55ºF - EDINBURGH 55ºF
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.
EDINBURGH 55ºF - INVERNESS 54ºF - LOCH NESS - FORT AUGUSTUS 48ºF - GLASGOW 55ºF
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Visit included to a whisky distillery. Loch Ness. We will continue enjoying a stage with gorgeous landscapes in the Scottish Highlands . We will make a stop to know a traditional whisky distillery. 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 will travel throught FORT AUGUSTUS 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.
GLASGOW 55ºF - BELFAST - DUBLIN 55ºF
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.
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.
DUBLIN 55ºF - CAERNARFON 57ºF - LIVERPOOL 57ºF
We will board a fast ferryboat early in the morning. After a journey of two or three hours, we will arrive in Wales. We will visit CAERNARFON, a World Heritage site by the sea overlooked by an impressive castle. Time for lunch and a stroll. We will travel next to LIVERPOOL, where you will have a chance to visit The Beatles Story exhibition.
LIVERPOOL 57ºF - STRATFORD 55ºF - OXFORD 55ºF - PORTSMOUTH-ST. MALO FERRY
PORTSMOUTH-ST. MALO FERRY - MONT ST. MICHEL - FOUGÈRES 50ºF - CHARTRES 52ºF - PARIS 55ºF
Desembarcamos en Normandía, viajamos hacia el MONT SAINT MICHEL, extraordinario lugar con su abadía rodeada por el mar. Tras este punto conocemos FOUGERES, pequeña ciudad de Bretaña a los pies de la mayor fortaleza de Europa, tiempo para pasear por sus calles adoquinadas medievales y almorzar. Continuamos a CHARTRES, una parada para admirar su magnífica catedral gótica. Continuamos hacia París. Llegada sobre las 20.30 hrs.End of our services.