Taste of Wales 9 Day/8 Night Coach Tour

Experience the peaceful ambience of small villages in Wales.  Wales has its own language, its own Prince, and some of the most beautiful scenery in Britain. British travel writers extol visits to its strongly fortified castles, reminders of the time when English kings had to protect their western flank from the fiery Welsh. 


Malahide Castle
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2018 TASTE OF WALES 9 Days / 8 Nights MAP

Day 1: MANCHESTER ARRIVAL & CHESTER
Tour begins 2:00 PM, Chester hotel. Chester is about 30 miles (50km) 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 2: SHEEPDOGS & 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 3: NORTH 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 4: HARLECH 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)


ChesterDay 5: LOVESPOON 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 6: PENDERYN 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)


LlandudnoDay 7: CARDIFF 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 8: STONEHENGE & 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 9: TOUR ENDS IN WINDSOR
Your tour ends after breakfast
(B)

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B: Breakfast; D: Dinner
Tour Includes:
GROUP AIRPORT TRANSFERS
When we book your flights together with a coach tour, we include complimentary group transfers on the starting and ending date of tours at times specified on each itinerary-a $30 per person fee applies to land only bookings.

Tour Includes:

  • 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
  • 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
Hotels:

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



Price per person sharing a twin or triple room. ONLY ONE TRIPLE ROOM IS AVAILABLE PER DEPARTURE - BOOK EARLY. Save 10% per person on coach land tour prices if you are 8 & under 18 and traveling with at least one full fare paying passenger. Airfare is available from many cities. J

9 days Manchester to London USD  
Start End      Special
MANCHESTER LONDON Departure
   
Fri Apr 27, 2018 Sat May 05 2018 2740 Guaranteed Small Group
Fri May 11, 2018 Sat May 19, 2018 2740 Guaranteed Small Group
Fri May 25, 2018 Sat Jun 02 2018 2290
Fri Jun 22, 2018 Sat Jun 30, 2018 2305 Sold Out
Fri Jul 20, 2018 Sat Jul 28, 2018 2325
Fri Aug 03 2018 Sat Aug 11, 2018 2835 Guaranteed Small Group
Fri Aug 17, 2018 Sat Aug 25, 2018 2385 Guaranteed
Fri Aug 31, 2018 Sat Sep 08 2018 2795 Guaranteed Small Group
Fri Sep 14, 2018 Sat Sep 22, 2018 2795 Guaranteed Small Group
Fri Sep 28, 2018 Sat Oct 06 2018 2345
Fri Oct 12, 2018 Sat Oct 20, 2018 2710 Guaranteed Small Group
Single room supplement: $510

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