A TASTE OF ENGLAND & SCOTLAND - This exclusive trip whets the appetite to explore the island further. Medieval towns, narrow cobbled streets, half-timbered houses, city walls, Romans ruins, national parks and castles. Great Britain is never boring. In England and Scotland, you can experience wildly varied culture, history and nature. The cosmopolitan city of London is the finale and highlight of the trip.
7 days / day trips / night ferry / adaptations as desired
- Day 1 - Departure from home Departure in the morning towards Rotterdam. On board a modern night ferry you set course for Hull in Central England.
- Day 2 - Yorkshire & Edinburgh Arrival in HULL in the morning. Visit the medieval city of YORK - city walk, then KNARESBOROUGH in the Yorkshire Dales and visit the famous cave "Mother Shipton". In the afternoon we travel to the UNESCO World Heritage City of EDINBURGH. Here you can enjoy a city tour or a guided walk through the alleys of the medieval old town.
Day 3 - Highlands Tour - University City of Stirling
Drive to the HIGHLANDS to "Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park", then STIRLING CASTLE, once residence of the Scottish kings. The Wallace Monument also pays tribute to Scotland's freedom fighters.
Alternative: GLASGOW in the afternoon. On an excursion you will get to know the lively modern design capital.
- Day 4 - Edinburgh - York - Excursions EDINBURGH: Double Museum Royal Museum / Museum of Scotland - not far from the Royal Mile or just stroll around. On the way to YORK: visit Scarborough the largest seaside resort in Yorkshire or alternatively go back in time at the Jorvik Viking Centre.
Day 5 - Cambridge & Colleges – London
Guided walking tour of CAMBRIDGE and visit to King's College. If the weather is fine, try "punting" on a flat boat.
In the late afternoon we arrive in the mega-metropolis LONDON. After moving into the accommodation first exploration tours.
Day 6 - London City Tour - London Individual - Departure
CITY TOUR LONDON: Buckingham Palace, Royal Albert Hall, Hyde Park, Kensington Palace, Tower of London and Tower Bridge or cruise on the THEMSE past the Globe Theatre, Big Ben, Houses of Parliament, St. Paul's Cathedral, Tower Bridge. On request: Madame Tussauds, London Dungeon or flight on the London Eye.
Evening departure from London by ferry from Dover - Calais.
- Day 7 - Arrival at home Tired and happy after an eventful week.