This eight-day luxury itinerary covers the cultural highlights of the United Kingdom's London and the Republic of Ireland's Dublin. Begin your tour in England's capital, with day trips to Blenheim and Bath before you catch a flight to the Emerald Isle's charming Dublin. Enjoy the convenience of private tours and knowledgeable guides as you visit ancient Roman baths, historic palaces, and colorful neighborhoods.

Highlights

  • Join a private tour of London's most iconic sights
  • Explore ancient Roman ruins in Bath
  • Discover Blenheim Palaces intriguing history
  • Admire 18th-century architecture along famous O'Connell Street
  • Stroll along the River Liffey for pretty views of Dublin's waterfront

Brief Itinerary

Day Highlights Overnight
Day 1 Arrive in London London
Day 2 Driving tour of London attractions London
Day 3 Day trip to Bath London
Day 4 Day trip to Blenheim Palace London
Day 5 Flight to Dublin Dublin
Day 6 Explore charming Dublin Dublin
Day 7 Irish food tour Dublin
Day 8 Depart  

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in London

England - London - Houses of Parliament + Double Decker Bus
Houses of Parliament and Big Ben

Welcome to London! England's capital is the perfect place to start your vacation in the United Kingdom. Meet your private transfer at the airport and drive to your accommodation in central London.

Day 2: Driving tour of London attractions

England, London, TOwer Bridge
Discover the Victorian Tower Bridge

Today, you will fully immerse yourself in London, stopping to visit some of London's most iconic attractions on a private driving tour. As a part of this luxury experience, you will see Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, the Tower of London, and London Bridge. 

Day 3: Day trip to Bath

Bath, England, UK
The Romans built their public baths on natural hot springs

This morning you will board a direct train to the enchanting city of Bath in southwest England. Surrounded by rolling countryside, Bath is best known for its natural hot springs and 18th-century Georgian architecture. Delight in discovering Bath's ancient Roman roots as you explore UNESCO-protected Bath Abbey, the Royal Crescent, and of course, the Roman Baths.

Day 4: Day trip to Blenheim Palace

England - Oxfordshire - Blenheim Palace
Tour the opulent Blenheim Palace

Rise bright and early this morning for a day trip to Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire. A magnificent historic house built in the early 18th century, you will join your guide for a private tour around the palace. Discover the significance of the grand rooms and the palace’s intriguing history. You will also enjoy a tour of the vast grounds, which boast manicured gardens and precious fountains.

Day 5: Flight to Dublin

Dublin, Ireland. Saint Paul Church
Dublin's St. Paul's Church on Arran Quay

Meet your driver and head to the airport for your short flight to Ireland's capital, Dublin. Transfer to your hotel and after checking in, take the rest of the day to explore your surroundings.

Day 6: Explore Dublin

Ireland - Dublin - Dublin Castle
Admire Dublin Castle

Today you will join a private walking tour to visit Dublin's top attractions, including City Hall, Trinity College, the 18th-century St. Mary's Church, Dublin Castle and the former House of Parliament. Stroll along the south bank of the River Liffey to explore Dublin's 'cultural quarter' also known as the Temple Bar District—a great neighborhood to pick out a restaurant. From there, walk along O'Connell Street, Dublin's main thoroughfare to take in some of its 18th-century architecture.

Day 7: Irish food tour

England - Dublin - Temple Bar in Temple Bar District
Enjoy a day dedicated to Irish cuisine

Today you will join a food-tasting tour of Dublin, featuring local snacks and entertaining stories. You will visit the lesser-known regions of the city while your expert guide informs you about Dublin’s food culture, stopping at local bakeries, delicatessens, chocolatiers, and cheesemongers to sample tasty snacks. From there, head to a local farmers’ market and enjoy the lively atmosphere as you roam its stalls and vendors.

Day 8: Depart

Ha'penny Bridge, Dublin, Ireland
Take in an Irish sunset from the Ha'penny Bridge

Enjoy one final taste of luxury with a private transfer from your hotel to the airport for your onward journey home. 

Map

Map of Luxury London and Dublin Tour - 8 Days
Map of Luxury London and Dublin Tour - 8 Days