2019 Celtic Lands

April 27 – May 6 – Waitlist only
Tour Operator: Gohagan
Price: From $6,495 (airfare additional)
Tour Length: 10 days
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Commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the historic D-Day landings during this once-in-a-lifetime, eight-night Celtic Lands voyage. By exclusive arrangement, walk the hallowed beaches of Normandy, France, with Dwight David Eisenhower II, grandson of General and President Dwight D. Eisenhower, and meet Allen Packwood, Director of the Churchill Archives Centre at the University of Cambridge. Cruise aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star small ship Le Champlain from London, England to Wales, Ireland, France and Scotland, with guided excursions in each port of call. Visit UNESCO World Heritage-designated Caernarfon Castle near Holyhead, Wales; admire the austere beauty of the Inner Hebridean isles of Iona, Mull and Skye and their storied treasures of Iona Abbey and Duart Castle; walk in the footsteps of medieval and present-day princes in North Wales; and view relics of the rich Celtic heritage in Dublin, including the Book of Kells. London Pre-Program and Glasgow and Edinburgh Post-Program Options available

Schedule of Events

  • Day 1 : Depart U.S.
  • Day 2 : London / Windsor
  • Day 3 : London / Embark Le Champlain
  • Day 4 : Caen
  • Day 5 : Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue / Cherbourg
  • Day 6 : Isles of Scilly
  • Day 7 : Dublin
  • Day 8 : Holyhead
  • Day 9 : Tobermory / Isle of Mull / Isle of Iona
  • Day 10 : Glasgow / Depart

Additional Information

Note: Tour schedule is subject to change due to local conditions. Many excursions in this program involve an element of walking as some of the finest attractions are located in areas not closely accessible by motorcoach.

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All 2019 prices and itineraries (including port order) are tentative and subject to change; final pricing adjustments may occur after the release of marketing materials.