Day 1 DUBLIN, IRELAND.
Céad míle fáilte—a hundred-thousand welcomes! Your Local Host will help you maximize your time in the “Fair City.”
Day 2 DUBLIN.
Morning guided sightseeing takes you past St. Patrick’s Cathedral, the largest church in Ireland, along elegant Georgian squares, and statue-lined O’Connell Street. Look out for the effigy of Oscar Wilde, reclining on a huge granite stone and seemingly without a care in the world; or Molly Malone, commemorating the young woman featured in the local ballad Cockles and Mussels. Finally, visit the Old Library at TRINITY COLLEGE, and see the famous 1,200-year-old Book of Kells. It is testimony to Dublin’s literary tradition, dating back over a thousand years, when monks would transcribe the Bible into beautiful manuscripts.
Dublin sightseeing might take place on Day 1
Day 3 DUBLIN.
Your Local Host will have some interesting suggestions for your day at leisure. Maybe stroll through Temple Bar, a lively area of Dublin, located on the south bank of the Liffey River and home to many cultural institutions
Day 4 DUBLIN–LONDON, ENGLAND
Travel to London by AIR on selected flights
Day 5 LONDON.
Morning guided sightseeing includes all of London’s famous landmarks. Drive past the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben; Westminster Abbey, where Prince William and Catherine, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, were married; Whitehall’s mounted horseguards; the Prime Minister’s Downing Street; Piccadilly Circus; and Buckingham Palace. Take photographs of the London Eye, the giant Ferris wheel situated on the riverbank, and the Shard, the tallest building in Western Europe. Visit ST. PAUL’S CATHEDRAL. Sir Christopher Wren’s masterpiece with its world-famous dome is an iconic feature of London’s skyline, and the awe-inspiring interior holds fascinating stories about its history
Day 6 LONDON.
Full day at leisure for you to enjoy the very best of London. Your Local Hosts will have recommendations, like the Victoria and Albert Museum, located in stylish South Kensington, featuring the world's leading collection of art and design around the world
Day 7 LONDON–PARIS, FRANCE.
Travel to Paris by HIGH-SPEED EUROSTAR TRAIN (Standard class)
Day 8 PARIS.
Morning guided sightseeing includes a drive past the Latin Quarter, Les Invalides, Place de la Concorde, the Arc de Triomphe and a stop to take photos of the Eiffel Tower from one of the best panoramic viewing points. Also admire the heart of the city from a different perspective on a SEINE RIVER CRUISE. Board your comfortable boat near the Eiffel Tower and spend a relaxing hour gliding by many of the city's important landmarks such as the L'Institut de France, magnificent Notre Dame Cathedral, Hôtel de Ville, the Conciergerie, famous Louvre Palace and museum, and much more
Day 9 PARIS.
Full day at leisure with many things to see and do! Your Local Host is ready to help you with suggestions that include a visit to the Montmartre district with the beautiful Sacré Coeur Basilica
Day 10 PARIS.
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.