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The Celtic Kingdom

No-fly cruise from Glasgow to London Tilbury

This voyage takes you to some of the most remote and romantic places in Ireland and the United Kingdom, as well as some of the most vibrant, charming and interesting towns and cities in these isles. From the dramatic coastline of Mull in Scotland and the stunning scenery of Bantry Bay in Ireland to the islands of Jersey and Tresco, we visit historical castles, great gardens and magnificent country houses, and have opportunities to spot the amazing wildlife on land and at sea.

Included excursions and visits: 8

  • Inverary Castle
  • Choice of Delightful Donegal Bay by Waterbus or The Spectacular Scenery of Donegal or A Stroll through Donegal Town
  • Choice of A Famine Story or Bantry House & Gardens or Scenic Gougane Barra
  • Excursion in Killybegs
  • Choice of Panoramic Cork City & Blarney Castle or A Walk Through Cork City
  • Dublin City Highlights
  • Choice of Tintern Abbey and Monmouth or Caerphilly Castle
  • Abbey Gardens
  • Choice of Samares Manor & Scenic Drive or Mont Orgueil Castle or Fortified Jersey & the Underground Hospital

Including...

  • 13 nights cruise on MV Aegean Odyssey
  • All meals on board the MV Aegean Odyssey
  • All onboard gratuities for restaurant and cabin staff
  • Selected wine, beer or soft drinks with dinner
  • In-depth lecture programme featuring expert guest speakers
  • Portable audio headset system on excursions

Plus all these benefits:

  • Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service
  • Embarkation assistance by Titan staff
  • Services of the experienced staff on board MV Aegean Odyssey
  • Port taxes

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VIP Outbound1

Day 1 - Glasgow (Greenock), Scotland

Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service collects you from home, for your journey to Glasgow. On arrival, you are met by Voyages to Antiquity representatives and transferred to Greenock, where we embark Aegean Odyssey (4T) in preparation for an evening sailing.

MV Aegean Odyssey (4T)

Day 2 - Scenic cruising - Oban

For pure drama and rugged beauty, there’s little to beat the islands of the Inner Hebrides off the west coast of Scotland. Relax on board your ship today as we sail through the Sound of Mull and visit Oban, for to explore Inveraray Castle, the imposing home of the Duke of Argyll.

MV Aegean Odyssey (4T)

Day 3 - Tobermory

Time at leisure to visit Tobermory; the main village on the Isle of Mull adds a splash of colour to the island’s wild, natural landscape. Maybe visit the small museum or the scenic Aros Park, or go in search of whales, dolphins, seals and white-tailed eagles, Britain’s largest bird.

MV Aegean Odyssey (4T)

Day 4 - Killybegs, Ireland

This morning we arrive in the small town of Killybegs, on Ireland’s Donegal Peninsula, where you can learn about the local weaving and fishing industries at the Maritime and Heritage Centre or head out of town to enjoy the picturesque Fintra Beach.

MV Aegean Odyssey (4T)

Day 5 - At sea

Enjoy a leisurely day as we cruise along the west coast of Ireland, sailing past the spectacular Cliffs of Moher in County Clare and the Arran Islands in Galway Bay.

MV Aegean Odyssey (4T)

Day 6 - Glengariff

This morning we pay a visit to lovely Bantry Bay and the town of Killarney, set in one of the most wild and beautiful areas of Ireland. We take a drive along a section of the Ring of Kerry coastal road, enjoying the spectacular scenery, before we return to our ship.

MV Aegean Odyssey (4T)

Day 7 - Cork

We call in at Ireland’s second city, Cork, this morning, visiting the iconic Rock of Cashel, one of the country’s most important archaeological sites, and Blarney Castle, home of course to the world-famous Blarney Stone, said to bestow the gift of eloquence on those who kiss it.

MV Aegean Odyssey (4T)

Day 8 - Dublin (overnight)

We arrive in the characterful Irish capital, Dublin, for an overnight stay. Our guided tour this afternoon includes visits to Trinity College and medieval St Patrick's Cathedral, while this evening you are free to explore this fun-loving city at leisure. Maybe enjoy the ‘craic’ in the lively Temple Bar neighbourhood, filled with convivial bars, restaurants and music venues.

MV Aegean Odyssey (4T)

Day 9 - Dublin

There’s more time this morning to enjoy the sights of Dublin, such as Dublin Castle and the National Museum of Ireland, before we set sail across the Irish Sea this afternoon.

MV Aegean Odyssey (4T)

Day 10 - Cardiff, Wales

This morning we reach Cardiff, the capital city of Wales. We enjoy a sightseeing tour of the city, visiting Cardiff Castle, originally built by the Normans in the 11th century and extensively renovated in the Gothic revival style in the 19th century.

MV Aegean Odyssey (4T)

Day 11 - Tresco, Isles of Scilly

Today we arrive in Tresco in the beautiful Isles of Scilly. Here, we pay a visit to the glorious Abbey Gardens, where around 20,000 plant species thrive in the sub-tropical climate.

MV Aegean Odyssey (4T)

Day 12 - Jersey, Channel Islands

The Channel Island of Jersey abounds with natural beauty and charm, renowned for its inviting beaches, spectacular coastal scenery and its fresh dairy produce and seafood. We have a full day here to visit the 800-year old Mont Orgueil Castle, and enjoy free time to explore at your own pace. Browse the independent boutiques in the delightful capital, St Helier, and meet some of the world’s most endangered animals at the Durrell Wildlife Park.

MV Aegean Odyssey (4T)

Day 13 - At sea

Enjoy a relaxing day at sea as we sail back across the English Channel.

MV Aegean Odyssey (4T)

VIP Inbound

Day 14 London Tilbury

After breakfast this morning, disembark Aegean Odyssey, where you will be met and guided to your Titan vehicle, for the journey home.

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The Celtic Kingdom

No-fly cruise from Glasgow to London Tilbury