2019 - 8 Day Great British Cities
4 Star Vacation - 7 Nights - 11 Meals

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2019 Great British Cities 8 Days
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Authentic Local Experiences:

  • Expect an unforgettable evening of music, ceremony, theatre and dance with reserved seats for Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on August 4th - August 18th departures.
  • See Yorkshire’s amazing scenery as you travel by vintage locomotive.

Dining Experiences:

  • 7 breakfasts (B) and 4 dinners (D)) including a festive Scottish evening in Edinburgh and dinner at a historic pub in York.

Trip Highlights:

  • Castle Howard
  • North Yorkshire Steam Vintage Train
  • Glamis Castle
  • Shakespeare’s Birthplace
  • St Andrews
  • Tower of London
  • York Minster
  • Edinburgh Castle

Hotels:

  • Norton House Hotel & Spa | near Edinburgh (3)
  • York Marriott | York (2)
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Victoria | London (2)
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    2019 GREAT BRITISH CITIES / 8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS / 11 MEALS

    Day 1: Edinburgh & Scottish Evening
    Tour begins 6:30 PM at your Edinburgh hotel. Meet your tour director and fellow travelers and enjoy a lively Scottish evening with dinner and entertainment.
    (D)


    Day 2: Edinburgh Castle & City Tour
    Explore central Edinburgh, starting in the 200-year-old "New Town" with planned streets and elegant Georgian houses where many famous writers and inventors lived. See the Royal Mile with its narrow medieval houses, then tour Edinburgh Castle to see the Crown Jewels of Scotland and the Stone of Destiny. The rest of the day is free. On August 4 - August 18 departures, experience the world-famous Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.
    (B)


    Day 3: Excursion To Glamis Castle & St Andrews Walk
    Tour Glamis Castle, the legendary setting of Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” and childhood home of the Queen Mother. Cross the modern Tay Bridge to the medieval town of St Andrews, the "Home of Golf”. Enjoy a panoramic tour and spend some free time browsing on your own. Back in Edinburgh, head to a nearby pub for dinner with your group.
    (B, D)


    Day 4: Abbotsford House & York Minster
    Visit Abbotsford House, former home of Sir Walter Scott. Upon arrival in York, visit York Minster, which is famous for its stained glass windows. In the evening enjoy a pub dinner with your group.
    (B, D)


    Day 5: Historic Train Ride & Castle Howard
    Head to Goathland Station, which served as Hogsmeade Station in the "Harry Potter" series, and travel on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway by vintage locomotive. In Whitby, take a guided stroll around the picturesque harbor, winding streets, and quaint buildings. Tour the elaborate chambers of Castle Howard, an imposing 18th century mansion where “Brideshead Revisited” was filmed.
    (B, D)


    Day 6: Shakespeare’s Birthplace & London
    Travel to Stratford-upon-Avon and Shakespeare’s Birthplace. Discover the world that shaped the man as you look through an exhibition about his life and work, and take in a short performance to see his words come to life. Drive through the scenic Cotswolds region, renowned for picturesque villages built of honey-colored stone with charming gardens. Arrive in London where the evening is at leisure.
    (B)


    Day 7: Tower Of London & City Sightseeing
    Take a panoramic London tour to see some of the famous landmarks including Piccadilly Circus, Nelson’s Column in Trafalgar Square, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. Visit the mighty Tower of London to see the many fortresses, Beefeaters in their elaborate uniforms, and the dazzling Crown Jewels. The afternoon and evening are free for independent activities.
    (B)


    Day 8: Tour Ends In London
    Your tour ends after breakfast.
    (B)


    B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner

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    8 days Edinburgh. Scotland to London
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    Edinburgh. Scotland
    End     
    London
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    Sun Apr 21, 2019Sun Apr 28, 2019US$2689
     
     
     
     
    Sun May 19, 2019Sun May 26, 2019US$2719
     
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    Sun Jun 02 2019Sun Jun 09 2019US$3199
     
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    Sun Jun 23, 2019Sun Jun 30, 2019US$2779
     
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    Sun Jun 30, 2019Sun Jul 07 2019US$2779
     
     
     
     
    Sun Jul 14, 2019Sun Jul 21, 2019US$2809
     
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    Sun Aug 04 2019Sun Aug 11, 2019US$2989
     
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    Sun Aug 11, 2019Sun Aug 18, 2019US$2989
     
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    Sun Sep 01 2019Sun Sep 08 2019US$3439
     
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    Sun Sep 08 2019Sun Sep 15, 2019US$2749
     
     
     
     
    Sun Sep 15, 2019Sun Sep 22, 2019US$2749
     
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    Sun Sep 29, 2019Sun Oct 06 2019US$3199
     
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    Sun Oct 27, 2019Sun Nov 03 2019US$2569
     
     
     
     
     

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