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Hence travelling through Europe during the summer is an adventure that can mix together so many different activities – swimming and hanging out at the beach, partying at night, but also visiting numerous historical sites and learning about the local culture.
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Vacation Style Holiday TypeFamily
Activity Level Leisurely
Group Size Medium Group
Europe might be one of the smallest continents in the world, but when it comes to the cultural and historical legacy, it sure is one of the greatest.
- General Services: Coach tour in small groups with a maximum occupancy of 50% of the seats, disposal of disinfecting gels and application of extraordinary sanitation measures. Distribution of approved masks and gloves. Selection of hotels with breakfast included with sanitary guarantees. Guide in Spanish (sometimes may be bilingual).
- Basic travel insurance.
- Includes arrival transfer
- City tour in: STOCKHOLM, TALLINN, RIGA, VILNIUS, WARSAW
- Boat: Suomenlinna islands in Helsinki in HELSINKI
- Ticket admission: Turaida Castle in Turaida, Rundale Palace in Rundale, Trakai Castle in VILNIUS, Grutas Park in GRUTAS PARK
- Ferry: Stockholm Sweden / Turku Finland in FERRY ESTOCOLMO, TURKU, Helsinki Finland / Tallinn Estonia in HELSINKI-TALLINN FERRY
- 2 Lunch included in: Turaida, Rundale
- Tips and Porterage
- Any monument entrance fees, camera fees, guide charges
- Any services not mentioned in the inclusion list
Supplements / options / add ons:
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.
IMPORTANT – IF YOU REQUESTED ADDITIONAL NIGHTS on arrival at the hotel you will have your booking made but the guide of your trip will normally not arrive until the start of the included activities. YOUR TIME BEFORE THIS MOMENT IS THEREFORE FREE. At your hotel they can help you with all the information you need.
NB: The schedules you will find in this itinerary are approximate. The guide, depending on the situation and in order to improve the development of the circuit, may adjust the schedules.
DUBLIN 16ºC light rain
Dublín: Calidez y dimensiones humanas
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.
Note: depending on the duration of sunlight, this visit may take place the afternoon before, upon arrival in Dublin.
DUBLIN 16ºC light rain
Dublin- Powerscourt- Kilkenny- Cashel- Cork.-
Total distance covered: 330 km
Countryside: Pleasant countryside, forests, hills, picturesque villages on the way.
08:30 hrs – Dublin –Departure-. We start our trip to Powerscourt, very close to Dublin.
09:15 hrs – POWERSCOURT, with our tickets included, we will visit the magnificent Palace Park designed in the eighteenth century, considered one of the prettiest parks in Ireland with its fountains, its Japanese garden and its pet cemetery.
10:30 hrs – Powerscourt –Departure-. We go on our way towards the south of Ireland, passing through the Wicklow National Park.
12:30 hrs – KILKENNY we have time for lunch and a stroll in this city full of life with its castle, cathedral and beer houses, etc.
14:30 hrs – Kilkenny –Departure-.
15:30 hrs- CASHEL –Arrival-. A mediaeval fortress that symbolises the Irish’s struggle against the English. Tickets included to Cashel Castle-Rock and time in the village.
17.00 hrs – Cashel –Departure-.
18.15 hrs – CORK, Arrival at the end of the afternoon. Time for a stroll around the centre of Ireland’s second largest city. Dinner in the hotel included.
DUBLIN 16ºC light rain – POWERSCOURT – KILKENNY 14ºC light rain – CASHEL 14ºC light rain – CORK 14ºC broken clouds
Powerscourt: Incluimos la entrada al parque del Palacio.
Cork- Kinsale- Killarney- Adare- Limerick.-
Total distance covered: 245 km
Countryside: Pretty countryside, above all in Killarney National Park
08:15hrs- Cork –Departure-.
09.00hrs – KINSALE –Arrival, we stop alongside Charles Fort to admire the views over the ocean beside the seventeenth century fortress. After this, we come to the centre of the village considered the prettiest of all of Ireland’s fishing villages. Time for a stroll in the historic centre with its maritime flavour.
10:30 hrs – Kinsale -departure.
12:30 hrs – KILLARNEY, a tourist city in the heart of Ireland. After time for a stroll and to have lunch, we include a romantic ride in a horse-pulled carriage through the national park, amidst gardens and by the lake. In our carriage we come to ROSS CASTLE and its marvellous views by the lake. Here we include a short boat cruise with magnificent views of the lake.
16.00hrs – Killarney –Departure-. We continue on our way. We take a brief stop in ADARE, a small village that maintains its picturesque stone houses with thatched roofs, and the ruins of an ancient abbey.
18.00 hrs – LIMERICK Arrival and free time to stroll by the river, to visit the cathedral or see its castle, etc.
19.30 hrs – Transfer to the hotel, dinner included.
CORK 14ºC broken clouds – KINSALE 14ºC broken clouds – KILLARNEY 13ºC light rain – LIMERICK 13ºC broken clouds
Kinsale: Fuerte Charles.
Limerick - Bunraty- Cliffs Of Moher- Galway.-
Total distance covered: 190 km
Countryside: Impressive scenery on the Moher cliffs
08:30 hrs – Limerick –Departure-. Near this city.
09.00hrs – Bunraty Folk Park. We include tickets to this open air museum complex, a marvellous park where we will get a glimpse of what life was like in Ireland in the past, it’s typical cottages, its ancient trades and mediaeval castle. Time to stroll.
11.30hrs – Bunraty Folk Park –Departure-. We travel to the coast amidst green scenery and hills.
11.30 hrs- MOHER CLIFFS, overlooking the ocean (entrance included). Those who want to, can walk to O’Brien’s Tower (tickets not included, sometimes closed because of the weather). Time for lunch.
14.00 hrs -departure.
15.00 hrs – Caherconnel Fort, Arrival at this circular stone Celtic Fort in the heart of the carstic scenery of BURREN NATIONAL PARK. Maybe we can see the display of shepherd dogs, and see how they drove their sheep.
16:30 hrs – Departure. We stop to take photos in this area, where we find the Poulnabrone Dolmen. Our road goes on through attractive scenery and little isolated villages.
18.15hrs- Arrival in GALWAY, time to see the city and its university atmosphere, with a picturesque pedestrian area.
19.45 hrs.- Transfer to the hotel.
LIMERICK 13ºC broken clouds – CLIFFS OF MOHER – GALWAY 13ºC broken clouds
Moher: Identidad de Irlanda.
Galway- Cong- Clonmacnoise- Dublin.-
Total distance covered: 295 km
090 hrs – Galway –Departure-.
10.00 hrs – Cong- Arrival in this small picturesque town in the magnificent area of lakes where John Ford filmed “The Quiet Man”. We will see the ruins of the Royal Abbey and stroll around the fantastic Ashford Castle, now turned into a hotel. Time to have a stroll.
11.30 hrs – Departure. We going towards the centre of Ireland.
13.00 hrs – Clonmacnoise: Time for lunch before we visit the ruins of the Celtic monasteries. (Ticket and tour included).
15.45 hrs– Clonmacnoise –Departure-. We continue on our route.
17.15 hrs – Dublin; Arrival. –
NB: The Clonmacnoise complex only allows a certain number of people to enter at a time. Sometimes your visit may be at a different time, depending on what we are allowed to do. We will adapt the stage for all of the planned visits to be made.
GALWAY 13ºC broken clouds – CLONMACNOISE – DUBLIN 16ºC light rain
Clonmacnoise: El mágico conjunto monástico irlandés.
Dublin- Caernarfon- Liverpool.-
Total distance covered: 200 Km.
Scenery: We pass through Wales: beautiful maritime landscapes along the Irish Sea. Remember to have your passport to hand; it may be required to enter the United Kingdom.
06.45 hrs Departure from the hotel to board the modern ferry that departs at 08.05 hrs. Crossing of approximately 3 1/2 hrs (occasionally, due to technical reasons or because of bad weather, we may take a different ferry).
11.30 hrs Disembark in Holyhead, a port situated on an island in north Wales.
12.15 hrs Caernarfon.- After crossing the Britannia bridge, we arrive at this town, which is a World Heritage Site situated on the seashore, with its spectacular castle that dominates the bay and its medieval streets. This is where those who are in line for the throne have been crowned since the Fourteenth Century (”the Prince of Wales”). Time to walk around and have lunch.
13:45 hrs Caernarfon –Departure-. We follow the coast towards England.
16:45 hrs Liverpool –Arrival at hotel.- We suggest a visit to the Beatles Museum (admission not included) so that you can discover this fascinating place and the Albert Dock.
DUBLIN 16ºC light rain – CAERNARFON 15ºC light rain – LIVERPOOL 16ºC broken clouds
Caernarfon: Vista general con su castillo.
Liverpool- Stratford- Oxford- London.-
Total distance covered: 400 km.
Scenery: Picturesque hilly countryside.
07:45 hrs- Liverpool –Departure-. Brief bus tour round this World Heritage Site, taking in some of the iconic sites in the city. Travel towards the heart of England.
11:00 hrs- Stratford Upon Avon.- The small town where Shakespeare was born, with its beautiful gardens and Tudor houses. Time, if you wish, to visit the house where Shakespeare was born (admission not included), to stroll around and have lunch.
13:00 hrs- Stratford –Departure-. We cross beautiful landscapes of the Cotswolds, with its hills and cottages with thatched roofs.
14:30 hrs- Oxford –Arrival-. Free time in this prestigious University city and to visit one of its spectacular main colleges. Time to stroll around.
16:30 hrs- Oxford –Departure-.
18:00 hrs – London –Arrival-.
End of our services.
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