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IRELAND / WALES / ENGLAND

Adventures Afloat: Emerald Escape: A Voyage Through Time in Ireland, England and Wales

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Program #21027RJ
10 Days | 9 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Rolling green glens, idyllic lochs, Stone Age monoliths and medieval castles — these arresting scenes form the backdrop for the fascinating history and heritage of Ireland, England and Wales. Journey back through the centuries in quaint harbor villages, tiny Channel islands and bustling commercial seaports where every windswept dale and ancient citadel is as storied as it is striking.


Highlights

• In the Welsh town of Holyhead, trace Holy Island’s long history back to Roman fortresses and prehistoric settlements and contemplate this ancient heritage while walking the rugged coastline.
• Discover the long maritime tradition of Liverpool and how this institution spurred the city’s rise to greatness on a visit to the 18th-century Town Hall.
• Learn how the right to build St. Fin Barre’s Cathedral in Cork was won by Victorian architect William Burges and how the formidable church became his greatest masterpiece of ecclesiastical architecture.

Program Notes

Programs with Crystal Cruises are designed for the independent traveler. These programs offer a lower activity level and the ability to choose your own shore excursion based on your preferences and physical ability. Road Scholar will provide one exclusive shore excursion and private onboard lectures with our own Study Leader.

Activity Notes

Walking up to one mile, mostly paved surfaces, some uneven terrain. Some optional excursions may require more walking.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Dublin (Ireland), 1 night; embark Crystal Serenity, 7 nights (ports of call include: Belfast (Northern Ireland), Holyhead (Wales), Liverpool (England), Cork (Ireland), Portland (England), Guernsey); disembark London, departure.

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8 nights of accommodations
23 meals: 8 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 8 dinners
2 Expert-led lectures
7 Field trips

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