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From Dublin to London with Paris (904E)

12 Day Tour from Dublin to Paris

2017 Tour Details

Stunning scenery, pretty villages, ancient sights, and exciting cities—this Britain and Ireland tour (with Paris) offers all of this and more. Your tour starts in Dublin, Ireland’s fun capital; ends in Paris, France’s exciting capital; and overnights along the way in Ennis, Killarney, Tramore, Cardiff, and London.

Highlights of this tour include the 668-foot Cliffs of Moher on Ireland’s west coast, where you’ll marvel at breathtaking views of rugged cliffs dropping into the ocean, and the Ring of Kerry, a 100-mile panoramic drive through rugged and magnificent landscapes. You’ll savor views of the sparkling seascapes, mountains dotted with brightly colored farmhouses, winding lanes, and views of the Lakes of Killarney. Words cannot capture the magnificence of these natural beauties; you must witness them in person! Also enjoy drives through rich dairy farmland. Stop for photos in Adare, founded in medieval times and known today as one of Ireland’s friendliest and prettiest villages. In fact, its streets are still lined with the original thatched cottages from the 1820s.

Another tour highlight is prehistoric Stonehenge. You’ve seen photos of Stonehenge—now’s your chance to stand in front of it. Visit Bath, famous for its Roman baths used for socializing and bathing 2,000 years ago. In both Dublin and Cardiff, an orientation drive familiarizes you with the cities. In London, you’ll have time on your own to explore or to take optional excursions.

At the conclusion of your tour, travel via high-speed Eurostar train to Paris for three overnights and guided sightseeing, including visits to the Louvre and a Seine cruise. All services in Paris, including Local Host assistance, are provided by Monograms.

From the vibrant cities to the quaint villages and gorgeous scenery, this value-minded tour through Britain and Ireland—with Paris—is sure to delight all of your senses!
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 Destinations & Sightseeing

Sightseeing:
Visits to Galway, Cliffs of Moher, Adare, Killarney, Blarney, Tramore, Bath, Stonehenge; orientation drives in Dublin, Cardiff. Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description including admission charges where applicable.

Guides:

Host service in London; professional Tour Director while touring

Scenic Highlights:
The Burren, Ring of Kerry and Lakes of Killarney, Salisbury Plain

Transportation:

Transportation:
Private, first-class, air-conditioned motorcoach; Irish Sea crossings by day ferry; highspeed Eurostar train

 Meals

 Meals & Itinerary

Full English breakfast daily; 2 three-course dinners with choice of menus

 Itinerary

Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.

Day 1 Arrive in Dublin, Ireland

Check into your hotel. In the afternoon, there’s time to rest or discover the vibrant Irish capital.

Day 2 Dublin

Meet your Tour Director and traveling companions and start your day in the “Fair City” with an orientation drive along statue-lined O’Connell Street; elegant Georgian squares with their tall red brick townhouses, colorful doors, and wrought-iron decorated windows; Oscar Wilde’s Trinity College; and St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Why not end the day with an optional Irish cabaret evening including dinner, dance, song, and laughter?

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 3 Dublin–Galway–Cliffs of Moher–Ennis

Head for dairy farm country in the center of the “Emerald Isle.” Stop in Galway, a popular seaside destination and a buzzing cosmopolitan center with colorful shops and a busy café and bar culture. Then, cross the glacial-era limestone plateau of The Burren to visit the spectacular 668-foot CLIFFS OF MOHER before heading for Ennis, county town of Clare. Tonight’s optional opportunity: a medieval banquet at Knappogue Castle.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 4 Ennis–Adare–Ring of Kerry–Killarney

Stop for photos in Adare, one of Ireland’s prettiest villages, beautifully set in woods along the Maigue River, and with thatched cottages lining its wide main street. In County Kerry, join the road known as the RING OF KERRY for a 100-mile coastal panoramic drive. Focus your camera on sparkling seascapes, mountains dotted with brightly colored farmhouses, winding lanes bordered with subtropical vegetation, and views of the Lakes of Killarney from Ladies View. Later, discover Killarney, a town full of history, heritage, and world-class hospitality. A special optional adventure awaits: take a horse-drawn jaunting car along the national park lakeshore for pictures of Ross Castle.

Breakfast Breakfast
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Day 5 Killarney–Blarney–Tramore

Move on across the Kerry Mountains and through County Cork to Blarney, famous for its magical Stone of Eloquence. You will have time to shop for traditional Irish handicrafts and handmade crystal, or perhaps walk up to the castle. After lunch, drive past Cork, the country’s second-largest city, to Tramore. Tonight, you might like to join an optional pub tour before dinner at your hotel.

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Day 6 Tramore–Cardiff, Wales

An early start for the short drive to Rosslare. In just under four hours, you cross St. George’s Channel by FERRY to South Wales. Continue through rich dairy farmland to Cardiff, where an orientation drive introduces you to the capital’s major attractions: Cardiff Castle, Cathays Park, Millennium Stadium, and the stately civic buildings. Tonight, why not join an evening of Welsh entertainment and dinner?

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 7 Cardiff–Bath, England–Stonehenge–London

Your day begins with a drive across the spectacular Severn Bridge into England. Stop in the elegant Georgian city of Bath, famous for its Roman relics, before visiting STONEHENGE, one of the wonders of the world and the best-known prehistoric monument in Europe. Explore the visitor center with its imaginative exhibitions, then explore the ancient landscape on foot. After returning to London around 3:30 pm, how about celebrating the success of your tour with a night out on the town?

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 8 London

Today is devoted to exploring on your own or enjoying our exciting program of optional activities. You may choose to join a Local Guide for an optional morning sightseeing tour of the city’s famous landmarks: the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Whitehall’s mounted horseguards and the Prime Minister’s Downing Street, Piccadilly Circus, and Buckingham Palace. Later on, maybe visit Windsor Castle or the Tower of London with its spectacular Crown Jewels. Tonight, dinner at a traditional pub, followed by a leisurely cruise on the Thames River, would be a fun way to end your vacation!

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 9 London–Paris, France

Travel by high-speed EUROSTAR TRAIN (Standard class) to Paris. Your Local Host is available to help you make the most of your stay.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 10 Paris

Morning guided sightseeing features Paris’ most famous highlights, including gothic NOTRE DAME CATHEDRAL and a SEINE CRUISE.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 11 Paris

Your Local Host will have many suggestions for your day at leisure.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 12 Paris

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

Breakfast Breakfast

 Tour Director

With Cosmos, there’s no better way to get to know your destination than through the eyes of your Tour Director. Averaging over a decade... we’d like you to meet a Tour Director, who is representative of the type of expert that will be with you on your vacation.

TRICIA WILLIAMSON

Years of Experience: 35

What I love most is the magnificent scenery of the British Isles, the pleasure of being able to show travelers evidence of our long and varied history, and the opportunity to meet so many interesting people; both the travelers themselves and the people we encounter at the many stops along the way!

Tour Director - TRICIA WILLIAMSON

 Accommodations

DUBLIN Regency (ST)
ENNIS Auburn Lodge (ST)
KILLARNEY Killarney Court (F)
TRAMORE Majestic (ST)
CARDIFF Holiday Inn Cardiff North (F)
LONDON Novotel London West (F)
PARIS Mercure Paris Montmartre Sacré Coeur (F).

 Optional Excursions

The following optional excursions are examples only for this vacation. These may or may not be offered, and availability is subject to days of operation and seasonality. Please select a departure date to view optional excursions and pricing for a specific date (due to currency fluctuation, pricing shown is subject to change until purchased).

Price Ranges

$ ($50 USD and under)
$$ ($51 - $100 USD)
$$$ ($101 - $150 USD)
$$$$ (Over $150)


Paris
Dublin
Ennis
Killarney
Tramore
Cardiff
London

Paris

Dinner and Cabaret Show at the Famous Lido

Dinner and Cabaret Show at the Famous Lido

Enjoy dinner and the new cabaret show at the Famous Lido, located on the famous Champs-Elysees. Its revues have added sparkle to the City of Light since 1946. The Lido boasts a panoramic theater without columns, to ensure perfect visibility for the entire audience.

Price Range: $$$$

An Evening at the Moulin Rouge

An Evening at the Moulin Rouge

Enjoy an exciting evening at the world-renowned Parisian cabaret, Moulin Rouge!

Price Range: $$$$

Seine River Cruise

Seine River Cruise

There's no better way to see the City of Light. Enjoy a cruise on the River Seine followed by a guided discovery tour to admire monuments of Paris, including the Concorde, Opera, Madeleine, and Champs Elysees.

Price Range: $$$

Private Guided Tour

Private Guided Tour

This private tour with a professional, certified local guide is the ideal way to discover the City of Light. Make the most of your Paris experience at your pace and in your style - after all, it is your trip!

Price Range: $$$$

The Palace of Versailles

The Palace of Versailles

Admire the historic Versailles, the beautiful, restored palace of Louis XIV, the Sun King.

Price Range: $$$

Eiffel Tower Dinner and Seine Cruise

Eiffel Tower Dinner and Seine Cruise

Combine Parisian legends in this unforgettable evening.

Price Range: $$$$

1 Day Trip to Provins, Medieval city

1 Day Trip to Provins, Medieval city

With 58 historic monuments, this UNESCO World Heritage Site has to be seen to be believed. Preserved as a striking medieval city, the city of Provins has preserved its striking medieval appearance.

Price Range: $$

Claude Monet's Giverny & Museum of Impressionism

Claude Monet's Giverny & Museum of Impressionism

Drive along the Seine Valley to the home of Claude Monet, leader of the Impressionist movement. Visit the house, the former studio, and stroll through the garden, a famous source of inspiration for many celebrated artists. Also visit the beautiful new Musée des Impressionistes nearby.

Price Range: $$$

Loire Valley and Lunch

Loire Valley and Lunch

Visit 11th-century Amboise Castle, the manor house of Clos Lucé where Leonardo da Vinci lived and worked from 1515 until his death in 1519, and Chenonceau Castle, built over the River Cher.

Price Range: $$$$

Guided Visit of the D-Day Landing Beaches

Guided Visit of the D-Day Landing Beaches

This full-day minibus excursion includes Pointe du Hoc, the American Cemetery, and Omaha Beach. After an included lunch, see the ruins of Arromanches artificial harbor. The sense of history and importance of these sites is inescapable.

Price Range: $$$$

Discovery of Champagne

Discovery of Champagne

Cheers! Enjoy a full-day excursion by minibus to the Champagne region. See the vineyards of the Champagne region as you travel along the country roads.

Price Range: $$$$

Claude Monet's Giverny & Palace of Versailles

Claude Monet's Giverny & Palace of Versailles

Travel to Claude Monets Giverny with a guided visit of the wonderful gardens. Later admire the lavish 17th century Palace of Versailles.

Price Range: $$$$

Dublin

Guinness Storehouse Visit & Supper

Guinness Storehouse Visit & Supper

Guinness is known the world over - take this opportunity for a guided tour of the brewery, learn of its history, its role in Dublin life and affiliated trades. As well as the tour, enjoy a pint in the Gravity Bar and take in the 360 degree view before enjoying an Irish-themed dinner.

Price Range: $$

Traditional Irish Cabaret Evening

Traditional Irish Cabaret Evening

A long established ever popular evening that brings together a wonderful mix of great Irish dancing, ballad singing and folk groups, and comedy. This is preceded by a three-course dinner, a drink of your choice, and an Irish coffee.

Price Range: $$

Ennis

Knappogue Castle Banquet

Knappogue Castle Banquet

Set within a 15th century castle, costumed entertainers welcome you with a goblet of mead before serving a four-course dinner with wine. What follows is a repertoire of songs, and music provided by a harpist and violinist, featuring many of the great tunes of Ireland.

Price Range: $$

Killarney

Jaunting Car Ride

Jaunting Car Ride

A horse drawn carriage ride through the Killarney National Park to Ross Castle. A beautiful location beside the lake, amongst stunning scenery, with informed and fun local banter!

Price Range: $

Tramore

Pub Evening

Pub Evening

For local Irish flavor, take a scenic drive to a traditional pub with a local musician ready to entertain you and give you wonderful memories of this beautiful country. Two drinks of your choice are included.

Price Range: $

Cardiff

Welsh Evening

Welsh Evening

Experience Welsh culture at its finest during this delightful evening of food, wine, and traditional entertainment.

Price Range: $$

London

Shownight

Shownight

A wonderful escorted evening in London's theater district starts with a delicious dinner, followed by excellent seats at your chosen show.

Price Range: $$$$

Morning City Sightseeing

Morning City Sightseeing

Morning sightseeing with a Local Guide includes all the famous landmarks: the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben beside River Thames, Westminster Abbey, Whitehall's mounted horseguards and the Prime Minister's Downing Street, Piccadilly Circus, and Buckingham Palace. The highlight is a visit to ST. PAUL'S CATHEDRAL, Sir Christopher Wren's masterpiece built between 1675 and 1708.

Price Range: $

Tower of London & Crown Jewels

Tower of London & Crown Jewels

From the opulent Crown Jewels to the uniformed Beefeaters and infamous ravens, this fascinating excursion introduces you to the Tower of London, one of the country's most famous castle fortresses.

Price Range: $$

A Taste of London

A Taste of London

Combine a dinner outing at a traditional London pub with a relaxed, nighttime cruise along the Thames River, viewing some of the capital's most beautiful illuminated sights.

Price Range: $$

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