British Isles Cruise & Amsterdam

From $2099 (was $2349)

Per person, double occupancy, excludes roundtrip airfare

16 Days
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Introduction

Experience Europe at its best. From swingin' London to the rugged Irish coast, wild Scotland, and the meandering canals of Amsterdam, travel in style by land and by sea on this unforgettable journey from London to Amsterdam

Tour Includes

5 Countries
  • England
  • Ireland
  • Scotland
  • Belgium
  • Netherlands
Sightseeing
  • London
  • Isle of Portland
  • Cork
  • Dublin
  • Belfast
  • Kirkwall
  • Invergordon
  • Newhaven
  • Zeebrugge
  • Amsterdam
Cruise Accommodations
  • 10 Nights
  • Cruise aboard Norwegian Cruise Line's Dawn
Hotel Accommodations
  • 4 Nights
  • Moderate hotels based on twin/double occupancy
Meals
  • All meals onboard ship
  • 4 Breakfasts and 1 Dinner on land portion
Service
  • A professionally trained English-speaking local tour director who is knowledgeable of the area and will provide you with a wealth of information. Their friendly service will make your trip a memorable experience.
Baggage Handling
  • To and from your hotel room and cruise ship cabin throughout your tour for one piece of Checked Baggage per person.

Activity Level

Activity Level Active


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Tour Highlights

  • See London's most famous sights on a city tour of England's dazzling capital city
  • Visit Dublin and Belfast, the Emerald Isle’s largest and most culturally rich cities
  • Visit the legendary Scottish highlands on a port stop in Invergordon
  • See the highlights of Amsterdam on a memorable city tour

Mandatory Vaccinations Against COVID-19

All guests, including minors, must be fully vaccinated, at least 2 weeks prior to departure, to participate. Guest vaccination requirements are currently for all departures through December 31, 2021 and may be extended.

Free Balcony Upgrade and Free Beverage or Internet Package Set Sail Offers

*Inside Cabins receive choice of two set sail offers. Ocean View and Balcony Cabins receive choice of four set sail offers. Unlimited Open Bar requires additional service fees. Web prices reflect Instant Rebate pricing. Offers valid for new bookings only and subject to availability. Offer may be cancelled at any time. Click here to view additional offer details.

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British Isles Cruise & Amsterdam

Tours Starts: London, United Kingdom

Tours Ends: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Day 1

Depart for London

Your journey begins on an overnight flight.

Day 2

Arrive in London

If you purchased airline tickets through YMT Vacations, a friendly representative will welcome you at the airport and transport you to the hotel. Settle into your comfortable room or take a stroll through the streets of England’s capital city. The afternoon and evening are yours to enjoy at your own pace until guests are invited to sit down for a delicious included Welcome Feast. (D)

Copthorne Tara or similar

Day 3

London City Tour

Savor a delicious breakfast before stepping out into London for a city tour. See Big Ben, the River Thames, the world-famous coronation site of Westminster Abbey, and the Tower Bridge.
Enjoy a free afternoon, or join us on an optional tour. The Tower of London may be most famous for housing the Crown Jewels, but on this afternoon’s optional tour, you’ll also learn about the fortess’ history as an execution site. (B)

Copthorne Tara or similar

Day 4

London Leisure Day & Embarkation (Departs at 5:00 PM)

Spend a free morning exploring London on your own. Get settled into your cabin this afternoon on the NCL Dawn; you’ll set sail this evening. (B)

Day 5

Isle of Portland, United Kingdom (7:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Welcome to the Isle of Portland, UK, a stunning island just off of Dorset’s southern coast. Sit down to some of Britain’s finest fish and chips in local restaurants, visit the Portland Castle or Portland Bill Lighthouse, or the scenery of the UNESCO-recognized Jurassic Coast..

Day 6

Cork, Ireland (11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Experience Cork, Ireland’s second largest city that is bursting with charm. Look out for grand Georgian avenues, 17th-century alleys, modern masterpieces such as the opera house, and narrow streets crammed with pubs, shops, cafes and restaurants.

Day 7

Dublin, Ireland (12:00 AM - 9:15 PM)

Arrive in Dublin, capital city of the “Emerald Isle.” Dublin is laid out perfectly for walkers, so shops, restaurants, the River Liffey, and many other highlights are easy to explore on foot. The Bank of Ireland, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, and Trinity College are some of the city’s most popular draws for visitors.

Day 8

Belfast, Northern Ireland (7:00 AM - 3:00 PM)

Spend the day enjoying this picturesque capital city on Northern Ireland’s east coast. The city is divided into “quarters,” such as the Titanic Quarter, which is anchored by the Titanic Belfast museum, or the Cathedral Quarter, which is the cultural center of Belfast.

Day 9

Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland (1:30 PM - 8:30 PM)

Today is yours to explore Kirkwal. The “Heart of Neolithic Orkney” is a group of 5,000-year-old sites, including Skara Brae, a preserved village with a reconstructed house, and Maeshowe, a burial tomb incorporating Viking carvings.

Day 10

Invergordon (Inverness), Scotland (7:00 AM - 6:00 PM)

Spend the day in Invergordon in the legendary Scottish Highlands, famous for its wild and majestic landscapes.

Day 11

Newhaven (Edinburgh), Scotland (7:00 AM - 6:00 PM)

Scotland’s beautifully maintained capital city is a UNESCO World Heritage site, and highlights include the Royal Scottish Academy, The Georgian House, St. Giles Cathedral, The Scottish Parliament, Greyfriars Bobby, and Edinburgh Castle.

Day 12

At Sea

Day 13

Zeebrugge, Belgium (8:00 AM - 6:00 PM)

Today’s stop is the port city of Zeebrugge. You may travel on your own to nearby Bruges, home to some of the world’s best-preserved Medieval architecture, or stay closer to the ship and explore Zeebrugge's old fish markets and marina houses.

Day 14

Disembarkation in Amsterdam with City Tour (Arrives at 7:00 AM)

After disembarkation, enjoy a city tour of Amsterdam. Highlights of today’s tour include Waterloo Square; the Opera House; City Hall; Rembrandt Square; Café de Sluyswacht; the Protestant Zuiderkerk; Moses and Aaron Church; and the Portuguese Synagogue. Enjoy the evening on your own.

Dutch Design Hotel Artemis or similar

Day 15

Amsterdam Leisure Day

Spend your final day in Europe enjoying Amsterdam at your leisure. The city is best explored via boat on the famous canals, or on bicycle. Amsterdam has a bustling Diamond District; the famous Bloemenmarkt floating flower market, one of the most fragrant places in Amsterdam thanks to its thousands of blooms. Art lovers shouldn’t the miss 200-year-old Rijksmuseum. It is overflowing with spectacular pieces, including works from Dutch masters like Rembrandt, Johannes Vermeer, and of course, van Gogh. You’re also free to join us on an optional tour of Zaanse Schans, where the 18th and 19th centuries are brought to life. (B)

Dutch Design Hotel Artemis or similar

OPTION: ZAANSE SCHAANS; WINDMILLS,
CLOGS AND CHEESE OH MY!OPTION: ZAANSE SCHAANS; WINDMILLS, CLOGS AND CHEESE OH MY!:

Enjoy a city tour, visit to the Windmills, take in a wooden clog carving demonstration and end with a taste of the local cheese. $109 p/p. Please add this option at time of booking.


Day 16

Depart for Home (B)


Please note that this is a proposed itinerary; the actual itinerary may vary due to season, special events, or weather. Hotels may differ depending on date. Because our tour arrangements are often made a year or more in advance, YMT Vacations reserves the right to alter the itinerary. Itinerary changes are made to improve your vacation experience, as well as respond to any unforeseen circumstances that mandate alterations. By their nature, all tour vacations involve a certain level of physical activity. While YMT tours have been designed with our guests in mind and are not physically demanding, this tour does include walking and periods of standing during the sightseeing visits. You will also encounter steps and some uneven ground along the way, particularly at older, historical sights. Please ask your Travel Consultant for more information.


YMT Vacations itineraries may contain suggestions for activities for your leisure time; these suggestions do not constitute a recommendation nor an endorsement of any specific service provider and the decision to participate in any such activities should be made independently.

Inside Cabin

Decks 4, 5, 8, 9, & 10

These Inside Staterooms are the most affordable way for you to cruise. You'll have two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed and of course you'll have access to room service and all kinds of other great amenities on board. Approx. 142 sq ft.

Oceanview Picture Window Cabin

Deck 5 & 6

These Oceanview Staterooms come with two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed as well as a picture window with a great view. These are mid-ship staterooms, which means you'll be right near everything on board. Approx 159 sq ft.

Balcony Cabin

Deck 9

These staterooms have two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed and a pull out sofa. Along with a sitting area, floor-to-ceiling glass doors and a private balcony with an amazing view. Approx 203 sq ft.

Norwegian Dawn's Deck Plans

Click here to view Norwegian Dawn deck plans on Norwegian Cruise Line's website. Content that you may read on Norwegian Cruise Line's website may not be applicable to your tour, please speak with a YMT Travel Consultant for clarification.




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