London and Countryside

Date: Sunday, September 9-Sunday, September 16, 2018
Departs: 12 noon from Boston
Returns: 10 pm

Price: $4224
Child price: $4224

London and Countryside

London and Countryside
Sunday, Sept 9-Sunday Sept 16, 2018
7 days with air from Boston
$3399.00 per person double. Single supplement:$1,105.00
Meals: Breakfast each morning, except day of arrival 5, three-course dinners in local pub and restaurant within walking distance of the hotel. Also included: Luxury motorcoach for all transfers and sightseeing, English speaking local tour guide. Two full-days sightseeing in London, Entrance to Westminster Abbey, Entrance to Tower of London, Entrance to St. Paul’s Cathedral, Full-day excursion to Windsor, Entrance to Windsor Castle, Entrance to Kew Gardens, Full-day excursion to Stonehenge and Bath, Entrance top Stonehenge, Entrance to the Roman Baths in Bath , Transfers to Logan by bus included from Warwick and Somerset

$500.00 deposit due with reservation. Final due July 6, 2018

Call Valerie at Gourmet Traveler at 401-823-9620 for reservations

DAY 1 USA / LONDON, ENGLAND: Depart on your overnight flight to London, England.
DAY 2 ARRIVE LONDON: Welcome to London! After collecting your bags, you will meet with your transfer driver in the arrivals hall and shortly afterwards, your private transfer will depart and make its way towards your London hotel. PLEASE NOTE: Check-in at London hotels is normally 2:00pm. The hotel will try to accommodate earlier arrival, but this is not guaranteed. The remainder of your day is at leisure. This evening enjoy dinner in a local pub or restaurant within walking distance of the hotel. (D)
DAY 3 LONDON: Today, after breakfast, depart on a full-day sightseeing tour of London. Admire landmarks such as Buckingham Palace and Big Ben. Visit Westminster Abbey, a must-see and a significant structure in British history. This beautiful gothic church is a UNESCO World Heritage Site popular with many visitors to London. Complete with paintings, stained glass windows and other religious artefacts, Westminster Abbey owns the most important collection of monumental sculpture anywhere in Britain. Later, return to your hotel for overnight. (B)
DAY 4 LONDON: Enjoy breakfast before departing on your second full-day of sightseeing in London. Today you will visit the Tower of London, where the Beefeaters guard the dazzling Crown Jewels, and where you will gain excellent views of Tower Bridge from the Medieval Palace. Visit St. Paul’s Cathedral, rebuilt by Sir Christopher Wren after the Great Fire of London in 1666. Hear how the landmark survived the WWII Blitz, study the cathedral's magnificent dome, and view the tombs of some of England’s most renowned leaders like Sir Winston Churchill and Lord Nelson. This evening enjoy dinner in a local pub or restaurant within walking distance of the hotel. (B/D)
DAY 5 WINDSOR & KEW GARDENS: Enjoy breakfast. Depart on a full day at -day excursion from London. Proceed to Windsor Castle, the largest inhabited castle in the world, and the Queen’s favorite residence. Subject to opening restrictions, you may see the State Apartments, St. George’s Chapel, and Queen Mary’s Doll’s House. Afterwards, visit the charming old town to peruse some of the boutiques and cafes. Later, visit Kew Gardens. The world’s most famous garden, Kew boasts breathtaking landscapes, iconic glasshouses, historic buildings, and a vast range of rare and beautiful plants. Return to London for overnight. This evening enjoy dinner in a local pub or restaurant within walking distance of the hotel. (B/D)
DAY 6 STONEHENGE & BATH: Enjoy breakfast. Afterwards, depart on a full-day excursion to Stonehenge and Bath. Your first stop will be to visit Stonehenge, arguably the most famous prehistoric site in Europe, it inspires wonder at the effort it must have taken to drag the enormous stones over the land and erect them in circles. Onwards to the beautiful Georgian city of Bath, often regarded as one of the loveliest cities in all of England. From its beginnings as a Roman camp in the first century AD, Bath developed through troubled centuries to emerge in the 1700?s as a fashionable “spa” resort. Some of England’s bestpreserved Georgian architecture is housed here, together with fascinating relics of earlier eras. You will tour the Roman Baths that were discovered in an excellent state of preservation near to Bath Abbey church and see the magnificent Palladian architecture for which the city is renowned (seen at its best in the Circus and the Royal Crescent). Later, return to London for overnight. This evening enjoy dinner in a local pub or restaurant within walking distance of the hotel. (B/D)
DAY 7 LONDON AT LEISURE: Enjoy breakfast followed by a full-day at leisure in London. (B)
DAY 8 LONDON / USA: After breakfast in the hotel, you will have a private group transfer to your London airport for your return flight to the USA. (B)

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