Europe Travel Tours Now Offers Britain & Ireland. On offer are a selection of guided tours. We can also organize independent tours, groups or a simply private driver. Contact us at [email protected]
England, Scotland, Wales & Northern Ireland – Great Britain
The south is mostly rolling hills after the forests, the highlands of Scotland are mountain ridges and deep valleys that were created by glaciers in the last ice age. Invaders have landed on Britain’s shores many times since the dawn of history. The Celts came from Europe and pushed the first Britons (the Picts) into Scotland. They were followed by the Romans, Anglo-Saxons from Germany, the Vikings from Scandinavia and the Normans from France. The British then built the world’s largest empire which closed after WWII and most of its colonies became independent nations.
The capital, London was founded by the Romans in the first century and when the Welsh Henry Tudor defeated Richard III in the War of the Roses he was the last king to win the throne in battle. The British have a strong preservation ethic and have some of the most outstanding architecture, museums, castles, history and monuments to experience. Transport and tourist services are very well organized and the country is a joy to visit.
The Republic of Ireland – Eire
Known as the Emerald Isle filled with rolling green hills it also has rugged, rocky landscapes and peat bogs formed by glaciers 15,000 years ago. The southwest has cliffs that plunge hundreds of feet into the Atlantic Ocean. The Celts landed from Europe around 2700 years ago and the Vikings followed 1000 years later. In 1170, Norman Vikings who had taken control of England invaded Ireland and made it an English territory. Britain changed to the Protestant religion in the 1600’s while most Irish remained Catholic. In 1948, Ireland became an independent country, while six mainly Protestant counties in the northeast remained
in Britain. Ireland is a nation of storytellers, writers, musicians and dancer. They are most welcoming hosts.
Please click on the links and take a look at our tours of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland.
Tours of Britain & Ireland:
Best of Britain – 9 nights/ 10 days – England, Scotland and Wales – A great introduction tour GB100
Highlights of Britain – 14 nights/ 15 days – England, Scotland and Wales – in depth tour GB101
The Heart of England and Wales – 7 nights/ 8 days – London, Stonehenge, Bath, Stratford-Upon-Avon and Windsor Castle – Tour GB102
Great British Cities – 7 nights/ 8 days – Edinburgh, Glamis Castle, St Andrews, York, Stratford-upon-Avon, London – Tour GB103
Scottish Dream – 7 nights/ 8 days – From Glasgow, Loch Ness, St Andrews, Culloden, Blair Athol Distillery and Edinburgh – Tour GB104
A Taste of Britain – 7 Nights/ 8 Days – An introduction to England and Scotland – Tour GB106
An Irish Odyssey – 11 Nights journey around the Emerald Isle– Tour IE100
The Jewels of Ireland –13 Nights/ 14 Days on this Epic Tour of Ireland – Tour IE101
An Irish Adventure – 7 Nights/ 8 Days The major Irish highlights in just over a week – IE102
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