Northern Europe
The British Isles by Sea: Ireland, Scotland and England
Gain a deeper understanding of the British Isles, exploring ancient castles in Edinburgh, idyllic villages in Ireland, the Inner Hebrides in Scotland and grand architecture in England.
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Program No. 20419RJ
17 days
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At a Glance

Immerse yourself in the customs and traditions of modern Celtic communities as you journey along the coastlines of England, Scotland and Ireland on board the ms Prinsendam.
Activity Level
Walking up to two miles per day; some uneven terrain and stairs.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Learn about the canals and historical architecture of Amsterdam.
  • Thrill in the remarkable landform of Northern Ireland's Giant’s Causeway — a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Explore the Castle of Mey, the northernmost castle on the UK mainland and long time residence of the Queen Mother.
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Steve Blamires
Steve works as a group leader and historian for National Geographic, and his tenure with them has allowed him to circumnavigate the globe, travel extensively on all seven continents and meet like-minded travelers with a thirst for knowledge and adventure. Steve is especially interested in expedition cruises, and he specializes in the history of polar exploration. When Steve isn’t leading educational travel groups, he’s usually listening to music or writing; he has six books in print!
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