2018 - 9 Day Taste of Wales

3 & 4 Star Vacation /8 Nights - 16 Meals

Highlights

Authentic Local Experiences:

  • Enjoy a light-hearted stroll with a local guide who will recount humorous tales and traditions of Tenby as you stroll around the town center and enjoy great views of the city walls and harbour.

    Trip Highlights:

  • Cardiff Castle Banquet
  • Chester Cathedral
  • Harlech Castle
  • Penderyn Distillery
  • St David's Cathedral
  • St Fagans National Museum of History
  • Snowdonia Train Ride
  • Stonehenge
  • Windsor Castle

    Dining Experiences:

  • Six dinners including a lively Welsh evening of traditional foods and entertainment, and a special farewell dinner.

    Hotels:

  • Hallmark Hotel The Queen, Chester
    Chester (1 night)
  • Celtic Royal Hotel
    Caernarfon (2 nights)
  • Fourcroft Hotel
    Tenby (2 nights)
  • Clayton Hotel Cardiff
    Cardiff (2 nights)
  • MGallery Castle Hotel
    Windsor (1 night)

    All CIE Tours Include:

  • Sightseeing by luxury coach
  • Professional tour director
  • Full daily breakfasts (except Day 1)
  • Welcome get-together drink
  • Audio headsets
  • Free Wi-Fi on coaches
  • Deluxe documents wallet and backpack
  • All local taxes, hotel service charges & porterage for one suitcase per person
  • Call (803) 252-6900 for more information or to book today! Mention code 13453842

    Tour Operator
    CIE Tours
    Offer
    Offer valid through 9/30/2017
    Duration
    9 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1ChesterMANCHESTER ARRIVAL & CHESTER : Tour begins 2:00 PM, Chester hotel. Chester is about 30 miles from Manchester Airport, you'll need to arrange a transfer. Set out on a walking tour to see medieval streets with lovely half-timbered houses and shops. Walk along part of the city walls and view Roman ruins. Also visit Chester Cathedral, which dates back to 660 AD. Enjoy a welcome drink with your group before dinner.
    (D)
    Day 2CaernarfonSHEEPDOGS & CONWY : Cross into Wales and travel across the scenic Horseshoe Pass. Immerse yourself in farm life as you watch trained dogs herding sheep. Stop for photos of 13th century St. Asaph's Cathedral. In Conwy, a town dominated by its huge castle, take a walk around the narrow streets and see Britain's smallest house. Drive to Caernarfon for some free time before dinner.
    (B, D)
    Day 3CaernarfonNORTH WALES & SNOWDONIA TRAIN RIDE : Start the day with a ride on a narrow-gauge steam train to admire the scenery of the Snowdonia National Park. Pause for photos of Mount Snowdon, the highest peak in Wales and take a look around the typical Welsh village of Betws-y-Coed. Tour the National Slate Museum, which relates the tough working conditions of this region's slate industry, developed in Victorian times.
    (B, D)
    Day 4TenbyHARLECH CASTLE & TENBY WALKING TOUR : Experience the magnificent Welsh coastline. Visit the mighty Harlech Castle, one of the "Iron Ring Castles" that were built along the coast by the English in the 13th century. Browse the attractive Georgian town of Aberaeron. Continue to picturesque Tenby, featuring a harbor, castle ruins and defensive town walls. After dinner, join a local guide for a walk to hear tales and traditions associated with Tenby.
    (B, D)
    Day 5TenbyLOVESPOON WORKSHOP & PEMBROKE CASTLE : Drive around scenic Pembrokeshire, a region of gentle rolling hills and indented coastline. Watch the ancient Welsh tradition of carving at the Lovespoon Workshop. Tour the imposing Pembroke Castle, a 12th century fortress, to explore the labyrinth of passageways and towers. Head to the magnificent St David's Cathedral before returning to Tenby for a free evening.
    (B)
    Day 6CardiffPENDERYN DISTILLERY & CARDIFF : Journey to Mumbles, taking in the views of Three Cliffs Bay along the way. Spend free time exploring the shops and sites of Mumbles. At Penderyn Distillery see the process of whisky production and sample the finished product. Head to Cardiff for a guided tour of Cardiff Castle followed by an unforgettable evening of Welsh hospitality at a traditional banquet with entertainment.
    (B, D)
    Day 7CardiffCARDIFF SIGHTSEEING : Visit St Fagans National Museum of History, an open air museum on the grounds of St Fagans Castle. After a tour of Cardiff Bay the afternoon and evening are free for independent activities.
    (B)
    Day 8WindsorSTONEHENGE & WINDSOR CASTLE : Marvel at the wonder that is Stonehenge, one of Britain's most important prehistoric monuments. Continue on for a visit to Windsor Castle, the official residence of The Queen and the largest inhabited castle in the world. In the evening join your fellow travelers for a drink followed by a farewell dinner.
    (B, D)
    Day 9Tour Ends in WindsorTOUR ENDS IN WINDSOR : Your tour ends after breakfast
    (B)

    B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner

    Dates/Pricing

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    DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
    April 27, 2018$2,740.00* (USD) / 9 days Manchester to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    May 11, 2018$2,740.00* (USD) / 9 days Manchester to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    May 25, 2018$2,290.00* (USD) / 9 days Manchester to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    June 22, 2018$2,305.00* (USD) / 9 days Manchester to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    July 20, 2018$2,325.00* (USD) / 9 days Manchester to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    August 03, 2018$2,835.00* (USD) / 9 days Manchester to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    August 17, 2018$2,385.00* (USD) / 9 days Manchester to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    August 31, 2018$2,795.00* (USD) / 9 days Manchester to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    September 14, 2018$2,795.00* (USD) / 9 days Manchester to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    September 28, 2018$2,345.00* (USD) / 9 days Manchester to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    October 12, 2018$2,710.00* (USD) / 9 days Manchester to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    Lodging
    Hallmark Hotel The Queen, Chester, Chester (1 night)
    Celtic Royal Hotel, Caernarfon (2 nights)
    Fourcroft Hotel, Tenby (2 nights)
    Clayton Hotel Cardiff, Cardiff (2 nights)
    MGallery Castle Hotel, Windsor (1 night)
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    • 2018 - 9 Day Taste of Wales

      From $2,290.00 (USD)

      HighlightsAuthentic Local Experiences: Enjoy a light-hearted stroll with a local guide who will recount humorous tales and traditions of Tenby as you stroll around the town center and enjoy great views of the city walls and harbour.

     
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