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Family in a Castle
Ireland

Southern Gems

Starting from $2,045

4.7
7 Days
Visit many beloved highlights of Ireland: Dublin Castle, Blarney Castle, the Cliffs of Moher. Experience a medieval castle banquet.  Stay in two of Ireland's most charming towns: Kinsale and Dingle. 

​Guided Tours, Guided Small Groups, Independent Adventures

Bath
England & Wales

Gems of Southern England

Starting from $3,195

8 Days
Journey through the ancient cities of England’s historic South: palaces, castles, cathedrals, and gardens await you.

​Guided Tours, Guided Small Groups

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Highlighting Favorite Tours to Britain

Now is the time to start planning your next trip to Britain! CIE Tours offers several guided vacations featuring a curated blend of beloved visitor favorites and exciting new experiences, including:  * Highlights of Britain: Traverse Britain to see Devon and Cornwall in England's Southwest, the medieval heritage of Wales, and Scotland's delights.

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23 British Experiences for 2023

  Imagine yourself walking in the footsteps of kings in a romantic castle. Or hearing traditional Scottish tunes played by a lively band. Or visiting a traditional farm and watching the sheepdogs show off their herding skills. Check out our list of experiences below to whet your appetite for travel and give you something to dream about! And start your planning. You could be lifting a pint in a historic pub or strolling the cobbled streets of an ancient coastal town before you know it! 

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2025 Early Bird Discount

Get ahead of the flock!  Save up to $1,000 per couple on 2025 Guided Vacations to Ireland, Scotland, England, Wales, Iceland and Italy. Book by May 31st and save!Save $500 per person – Use Code EBD25500 English OdysseyHighlights of BritainIcelandic ExplorerIrish ClassicJewels of IrelandSave $400 per person – Use Code EBD25400Irish OdysseyScottish & Irish DreamScottish & Irish GoldScottish Isles & GlensTaste of Britain & IrelandThe Scots Irish TourSave …

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Tourism Ireland 2025 Early Bird Discount

Get ahead of the flock! Book by May 31st and save!Save $500 per person – Use Code EBD25500 Irish ClassicJewels of IrelandSave $400 per person – Use Code EBD25400Irish OdysseyScottish & Irish DreamScottish & Irish GoldTaste of Britain & IrelandThe Scots Irish TourSave $300 per person – Use Code EBD25300Irish LegendsIreland's Wild Atlantic WayTaste of Scotland & IrelandSave $200 per person – Use Code EBD25200Best of Ireland SouthIreland South DaytripperIrish…

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TRAVEL IS BACK AND IT’S BETTER THAN EVER

MORRISTOWN, New Jersey – CIE Tours is getting back on the road!  On June 22, two coaches of elated travelers began an unforgettable tour of Icel

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Cultural treasures: UNESCO's World Heritage Sites

Many of the world’s finest treasures are on UNESCO's list of “World Heritage Sites”- the list is aimed at protecting cultural treasures and natural areas.

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2024 Daytripper Collection

Picture this: a vacation that feels like home, with cozy, luxurious hotels as your base, and daily adventures to unveil the beauty of Ireland, Scotland, England, or Italy. The four guided vacations in our Daytripper Collection are crafted for those who want the best of both worlds—relaxation and exploration.

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Awards of Excellence Recognize Best of the Best

CIE Tours has presented its annual awards of excellence to the hoteliers and tourism experiences who achieved approval ratings of over 92% from the tens of thousands of guests who travelled with us in 2023. The Awards are based on detailed customer surveys and recognize our hospitality ambassadors, the people and businesses throughout the country who give the warmest of welcomes and highest-quality service to our guests.  This year’s awards were hosted at the Dublin Royal Convention Center on February 6, 2024.

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23 Irish Experiences for 2023

Come with us and experience Ireland's hearty Irish welcomes as only CIE Tours can show you. Feel the mist on your face as you sip an Irish Coffee at the highest cliffs in Europe, raise a toast to new friends at a 1,000-year-old pub, or learn about the capital’s history with a private after-hours entry to the Little Museum of Dublin. Here are a few experiences topping our wish list of things to do in Ireland in 2023. 

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A shaggy Highland cow with large horns sits on a mountain.

Mooo! Fun Facts about Irish and Scottish Cows

Spotting the native creatures is always a fun part of visiting a new country – and in Ireland and Scotland, all that lovely green farmland is home to deer, rabbits, a variety of birds, goats, sheep – and of course cows. These gentle creatures dot the landscape, placidly chewing their cud while they gear up to provide valuable milk and delicious butter for the world to enjoy.  Let’s take a closer look at some fun facts related to these gentle creatures:

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Tourism Ireland New Year 2024

Save up to $600 per person when you purchase airfare along with one of the guided vacations listed below. Sale prices start at $945 per person, plus airfare. Hurry, book by January 31, 2024. Step 1: Find your vacation by selecting your destination from the row below, or scroll down to see the full list of tours (Note: You can sort by any of the columns by clicking on the  icon). Step 2: Click on the tour name and you'll be taken to the itinerary page, where…

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Last Minute Deals

Choose from select departure dates to any of our destinations and save big on your next vacation. But hurry, there are just a few seats available on these dates. Our local, expert tour directors are ready to greet you with the warmest of welcomes.Here's how to unlock 15% savings on Last Minute Deals in 4 easy steps...Step 1: Find your vacation by selecting your destination from the row below, or scroll down to see the full list of tours (Note: You can sort by any of the columns by…

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Tourism Ireland Last Minute Deals

Ireland is the land of breathtaking landscapes, friendly people, and once-in-a-lifetime experiences. CIE Tours' vacations to Ireland help you experience the real island of Ireland, whether you’re raising a pint with new Irish friends at a lively pub, following in the footsteps of your ancestors among the rolling hills and picturesque castles, or enjoying the best of Irish culture through tastings and authentic experiences. You’ll see Ireland in a whole new light.CIE Tours’…

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