2023 : Gems of Southern England

8 Days/7 Nights

Explore the southern corner of England's bustling cities and breathtaking scenery

Journey through the ancient cities of England's historic South: palaces, castles, cathedrals, and gardens await you.

Trip Highlights:

  • Stonehenge
  • Kensington Palace
  • Blenheim Palace
  • Roman Baths
  • Canterbury Cathedral
  • Windsor Castle

    Hotels:

  • Castle Hotel Windsor
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Bath
  • Avisford Park Hotel
  • Chilston Park Hotel
  • Hilton London Kensington
  • Call (386) 258-7600 for more information or to book today! Mention code 16574947

    Tour Operator
    CIE Tours
    Offer
    Offer valid through 9/30/2022
    Duration
    8 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1WindsorArrival - Windsor Castle : Meet your guide at 2:00 PM in your Windsor hotel. Venture to see the splendors of Windsor Castle, a residence of the Queen, and the oldest and largest inhabited castle in the world. Enjoy a welcome drink with your group; dine and explore this intriguing medieval town as you wish this evening.(D)
    Day 2BathBlenheim Palace - Cotswolds - Bath : Travel to Blenheim Palace, the magnificent country house once home to Winston Churchill and often seen as the setting for popular TV shows and movies; tour the house and explore the gardens. Set off on a drive through the rolling hills of the quintessentially English Cotswolds, with charming villages and colorful gardens. Arrive in Bath, a striking city of honey-colored Georgian buildings with an ancient heritage. Take a walking tour of the city before visiting the famed Roman Baths. Dine at your hotel this evening.(B,D)
    Day 3BathStonehenge - Salisbury : Visit prehistoric Stonehenge and marvel at the vast monoliths mysteriously erected 5,000 years ago. Head to the medieval city of Salisbury, with free time for lunch and sightseeing. Along with charming local shops, Salisbury boasts a splendid 13th-century cathedral housing the world's oldest working clock. Head back to Bath, where your evening is free to explore and dine as you wish.(B)
    Day 4PortsmouthWinchester - Portsmouth : Visit Winchester, in medieval times the most important city in England; some believe this is where the legendary King Arthur had his Round Table. Enjoy some free time to explore. Next, delve into nautical life in Portsmouth, where you'll visit the historic dockyards. Head on to dinner at your hotel in the countryside.(B)
    Day 5ROYAL TUNBRIDGE WELLSBirling Gap -Royal Tunbridge Wells - Sissinghurst : Visit Birling Gap for a gentle cliff walk. Head to Royal Tunbridge Wells, a delightful old spa town, for some free time to discover its exquisite Georgian and Victorian architecture and charming shops and pubs. Next take a stroll to explore Sissinghurst Castle Garden, one of the finest gardens in England. Head to your hotel for dinner.(B, D)
    Day 6LondonLeeds Castle - Canterbury Cathedral : Journey to romantic Leeds Castle in Kent, once called "the loveliest castle in the world". Tour this storybook structure, complete with a moat, and discover its colorful gardens. Proceed to the beautiful city of Canterbury. Take time to explore its medieval center before visiting its imposing cathedral and hearing some of its enthralling tales. Head to London where you'll dine with your group.(B, D)
    Day 7LondonKensington Palace - Afternoon Tea - London Exploring : Visit Kensington Palace, the home of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, William and Kate. Next, savor afternoon tea, a classic English experience, before spending the rest of the day at leisure, exploring London.(B, D)
    Day 8LondonTour Ends in London : Your tour ends after breakfast.(B)B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner
    Dates/Pricing

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    DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
    04/15/2023$2,715.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Windsor Castle to LondonQuote
    05/20/2023$3,295.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Windsor Castle to LondonQuote
    06/03/2023$2,855.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Windsor Castle to LondonQuote
    07/15/2023$3,350.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Windsor Castle to LondonQuote
    09/02/2023$2,855.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Windsor Castle to LondonQuote
    10/07/2023$2,715.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Windsor Castle to LondonQuote
    Lodging
    Castle Hotel Windsor
    DoubleTree by Hilton Bath
    Avisford Park Hotel
    Chilston Park Hotel
    Hilton London Kensington

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    • 2023 : Gems of Southern England

      From $2,715.00 (USD)

      Explore the southern corner of England's bustling cities and breathtaking sceneryJourney through the ancient cities of England's historic South: palaces, castles, cathedrals, and gardens await you.

     
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