Discover the legacy of the Celts in Scotland, Wales, Ireland, England, and France on this carefully curated 9-night itinerary. Enjoy two full-day excursions to the hallowed beaches of Normandy on the 80th anniversary of D-Day—each accompanied by acclaimed historians Dwight David Eisenhower II and Allen Packwood OBE. Your Celtic journey begins in London, England, before continuing to France to visit Omaha Beach and Arromanches in Caen and then Utah Beach in Cherbourg. From there, cruise to the Isle of Scilly, England, and then on to Dublin, Ireland; Wales; and the Isles of Iona and Tobermory before your last stop at Fort William, Scotland. Complement your journey with the London Pre-Program and/or the Edinburgh and Glasgow Post-Program options.

  • Trip Itinerary

    Day 1. Depart U.S./Canada
    Day 2. Arrive in London, UK
    Day 3. London/Portsmouth/Embark LE BELLOT
    Day 4. Caen, France for Omaha Beach and Arromanches
    Day 5. Cherbourg for Utah Beach
    Day 6. Tresco, Isle of Scilly, England
    Day 7. Dublin, Ireland
    Day 8. Holyhead, Wales for Caernarfon
    Day 9Isle of Iona/Tobermory, Isle of Mull
    Day 10Fort William, Scotland
    Day 11Glasgow, return to U.S./Canada

  • Trip Highlights

    • Excursion from Fort William through the breathtaking Scottish Highlands, featuring Glencoe, Scotland's most scenic glen.
    • Leisure time in the charming 18th-century port town of Tobermory, Isle of Mull.
    • Visit to the inner Hebridean Isle of Iona featuring the historic Iona Abbey.
    • City tour of Dublin to see St. Patrick's and Christ Church cathedrals and visit Trinity College to see the Book of Kells.
    • Two full-day excursions to the historic D-Day beaches of Normandy, with lunch.