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UNITED KINGDOM:ENGLAND / IRELAND / SCOTLAND / WALES

Adventures Afloat: Island Cultures and Ancient Ports of the North Atlantic: Voyage from Ireland to Scotland

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Program #21217RJ
14 Days | 13 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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.
From quaint sheep farms and ancient fishing villages, to the urban homes of legendary singers and political leaders, Ireland and Great Britain offer a fascinating mosaic of culture and history. Discover all that they have to offer during this journey that leads through the cities, ports and villages of Ireland, Wales, England, the Isle of Man and Scotland.


Highlights

• Learn about the important role that sheep dogs play at a local family farm during a special field trip to the Kissane Sheep Farm in the Ring of Kerry.
• Walk in the footsteps of the Beatles as you visit the neighborhoods where John, Paul, George and Ringo grew up and first performed.
• In Belfast, delve into local politics during a meeting with a local Sinn Fein party member and former Lord Mayor of Belfast Tom Hartley.

Activity Notes

Walking up to 1-2 miles per day; some uneven and hilly terrain. Getting in/out of small boats and tenders.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Dublin (Ireland), 1 night; coach to Kilkenny City, 1 night; coach to Killarney, 2 nights; coach to Cobh via Cork, embark Sea Explorer, 7 nights (ports of call include Waterford, Holyhead (Wales), Liverpool (England), Douglas (Isle of Man), Belfast (Northern Ireland), Isle of Mull (Scotland)); disembark Troon (Scotland), coach to Glasgow, 1 night; departure.

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12 nights of accommodations
33 meals: 12 breakfasts, 10 lunches, 11 dinners
11 Field trips
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