Experience some of Britain’s fascinating towns as you travel through England, Scotland, and Wales, stopping for overnights in London, Leeds, Edinburgh, Grantown-on-Spey, Glasgow, Liverpool, Cardiff, and Plymouth. Part of the charm of traveling through Britain is seeing the spectacular scenery, and on this Britain tour, you’ll get the opportunity to witness some of its most scenic areas. Travel through Northumberland National Park, with its wide-open spaces and landscapes of endless beauty; Brecon Beacons National Park, with its dramatic landscapes; Dartmoor National Park; and Wales’ incomparable Snowdonia National Park, with picturesque villages, mountains, and lakes. Drive through the serene Lake District, England’s largest natural park, and stop for photos at Lake Windermere, England’s largest lake. Keep an eye out for the Loch Ness monster in the Scottish Highlands, with some of Scotland’s most stunning scenery, including vast areas of unspoiled wilderness and gorgeous lochs (lakes).On this Britain tour, you’ll also travel to some of Britain’s charming towns. In Stratford-upon-Avon, explore the town that Shakespeare called home and get a glimpse into life in 16th-century England. Walk through York’s quaint streets and marvel at England’s most complete medieval city. In Chester, enjoy a walking tour of this city famed for its Roman remains and black and white half-timbered buildings. In Bath, explore the elegant city famed for its excavations of the 2,000-year-old Roman baths. In Plymouth, see the Mayflower Steps, where the Pilgrim Fathers embarked in 1620. Enjoy an orientation drive in Cardiff, the capital of Wales, and sightseeing in Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital. At the conclusion of your tour, travel via high-speed Eurostar train to Paris for three overnights and guided sightseeing. All services in Paris, including Local Host assistance, are provided by Monograms. These are just some of the many highlights of this value-minded Britain tour—with Paris. A dream vacation!
Sightseeing:Visits to Shakespeare’s Stratford-upon-Avon, Coventry, Hadrian’s Wall, Jedburgh, Edinburgh Castle, tickets for Edinburgh Military Tattoo (departure numbers July 31 through August 21), St. Andrews, Pitlochry, Culloden Moor, Fort William, Gretna Green, Liverpool, Betws-y-Coed, Caernarvon, Ludlow, Bath, Glastonbury, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Plymouth, Stonehenge; orientation drive in Cardiff; walking tours in York and Chester. Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description including admission charges where applicable.
LONDON Holiday Inn London Kensington (F) or Novotel London West (F)LEEDS Mercure Leeds Parkway (F)EDINBURGH Capital (F)GRANTOWN-ON-SPEY Craiglynne (F)GLASGOW Pond (F)LIVERPOOL Holiday Inn Liverpool City Centre (F)CARDIFF Novotel (F)PLYMOUTH Jurys Inn (F)LONDON Novotel London West (F)PARIS Mercure Paris Montmartre Sacré Coeur (F)
Full English breakfast daily; 4 three-course dinners with choice of menus
Transportation: Private, first-class, air-conditioned motorcoach, high-speed Eurostar train