Britain Sampler With Paris To Normandy 2020
France, Scotland, United Kingdom (England)
Join our adventure on your guided tour of Britain to sample iconic and inspiringly beautiful locales in England and Scotland. You’ll see the classic landmarks in exciting London, including Big Ben, Venture out to see the mysterious Stonehenge, and the excavations of the Roman Baths. Your Britain guided vacation also takes you to Liverpool (home of the Beatles), and Edinburgh, Scotland You’ll visit York, England, as well as William Shakespeare’s birthplace, Stratford-upon-Avon, before concluding your England and Scotland vacation tour in London.

Your Britain Sampler vacation segues to a wonderful French river cruise aboard your Avalon Suite Ship. You’ll board a Eurostar train from Lndon to Paris to embark on your Seine River cruise from the “City of Lights” in Paris to the picturesque and historical region of Normandy.
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Tour Highlights

Day 1 London: welcome to England

Day 2 London: guided sightseeing

Day 3 London—Stonehenge—Bath: explore prehistoric Stonehenge, see the Roman relics in Bath, welcome dinner

Day 4 Bath—Ludlow—Llangollen—Liverpool: sightseeing in Ludlow, transfer to Liverpool

Day 5 Liverpool—Grasmere—Gretna Green—Edinburgh: stop in Wordsworth’s village, travel to Edinburgh

Day 6 Edinburgh: guided sightseeing, visit Edinburgh Castle

Day 7 Edinburgh—Abbotsford—Jedburgh—York, England: guided tour of Sir Walter Scott’s house in Abbotsford, visit Jedburgh, walking tour in York

Day 8 York—Stratford-upon-Avon—London: visit of Shakespeare’s birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon

Day 9 London—Paris (Embarkation): transfer to Paris; onboard welcome reception

Day 10 Vernon—Les Andelys: choice of excursions to Giverny or Bizy Castle; choice of guided walk, or guided hike in Les Andelys; crêpes tasting on board

Day 11 Caudebec: choice of excursion along the “Normandy Abbeys Route”, or walk in the Natural Park

Day 12 Caudebec: choice of full day excursion to Normandy landing beaches, or “A Taste of Normandy” excursion

Day 13 Rouen: guided sightseeing, see the Astronomical Clock and visit the cathedral

Day 14 Conflans: choice of excursions to Auvers-sur-Oise, or Napoleon and Josephine’s Château de Malmaison

Day 15 Paris: choice of guided sightseeing, or “Heart of Paris” walk, visit Notre Dame Cathedral

Day 16 Paris (Disembarkation): your vacation ends this morning

  • In the event of water level problems or any problems of a technical nature, it may be necessary to operate the itinerary by motorcoach or to alter the program.
  • Included visits and special features are subject to change. If a change becomes necessary, a substitute will be offered.
  • Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.
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