LONDON - WINDSOR - HIDCOTE MANOR GARDEN - BOURTON-ON-THE-WATER - STRATFORD UPON AVON - BRECON BEACONS NATIONAL PARK - CARDIFF - BATH - STONEHENGE - SALISBURY - OXFORD
By plane from Zagreb 7 days / 6 nights
Travel date: 8/20/20/2020.
VALUE MORE: TICKETS INCLUDED IN ALL VISITING LOCATIONS WITHOUT SITUATION ADDITIONAL!
Day 1: ZAGREB - WINDSOR - SWINDON
Passengers meet with airport manager Franjo Tudjman at the information counter two hours before departure. Distribution of travel documents and British Airways flight from Zagreb to London on BA 849 at 13:20. Arrival in London at 14:55 local time. Boarding the bus and traveling to the Cotswolds. Before arriving in the region, we will visit Windsor Castle, the main residence of the English and British rulers since the Middle Ages (ticket included). It is one of the largest inhabited castles in the world and is largely open to the public. After the visit to the castle, he continued his journey to the area around Swindon upon arrival at the hotel. Overnight stay.
Day 2: SWINDON - HIDCOTE MANOR GARDEN - BOURTON-ON-THE-WATER - STRATFORD-UPON-AVON
Breakfast. Today will take us to some of the most charming towns in the Cotswolds region, a region that stands out in England as extraordinarily picturesque and charming, beautiful nature with deep wooded valleys, gentle hills and romantic villages. We will first visit the Hidcote Manor Garden (ticket included), one of Britain's most famous and beautiful gardens, created in the early 20th century. Then our journey takes us to one of England's most beautiful villages, Bourton-on-the-Water. We will walk along the beautiful, gold-colored stone houses lined up along the Windrush River, which is bridged by low, elegant bridges, which is why the place is called "Little Venice". As the day goes on we head to Stratford on the Avon River, one of England's most visited cities - the birthplace of William Shakespeare. With just over 20,000 residents, Stratford has more than 3 million visitors a year. A beautiful and charming little town, Stratford is carefully decorated, packed with centuries-old Shakespeare-era homes. Visiting the core of the city, that is, Shakespeare's hometown (ticket included) and leisure. Accommodation in a hotel, overnight.
Day 3: SWINDON - BRECON BEACONS NATIONAL PARK - CARDIFF
Breakfast. Trip to Wales: After breakfast we head to Brecon Beacons National Park. One of three Welsh National Parks, it is situated on a mountainous land of the same name in south Wales. In addition to the beautiful nature of the park, there are several attractions that stand out from the narrow-gauge rail that we will also ride (ticket included). Departure for the capital of Wales, Cardiff. Located at the mouth of the River Severn, Cardiff became the capital of Wales in 1955. and it's also called the "youngest European capital". Also known as the "Red Dragon City", Cardiff is unfairly undervalued compared to other British cities and really has something to see. But what is the main reason for coming to Cardiff is its famous fortress-castle - Cardiff Castle (ticket included), a striking combination of fort and Victorian luxury. The city once known as the city of coal and iron is today a culture city, in which the docks that once escorted sailors, sailors and expeditions all the way to Antarctica were transformed into a charming promenade and 19th-century city avenues. pulsating with the life of a big city. Accommodation in a hotel. Overnight stay.
Day 4: CARDIFF - BATH - STONEHENGE - SALISBURY
Breakfast. Traveling from Wales takes us south of England and the town of Bath, in the Avon River valley. The city developed around the only natural springs of thermal mineral water in England, and thanks to this, in Roman times, was granted the status of a famous spa, Aquae Sulis. Once a favorite, elite destination of the rich English aristocracy, Bath is now one of England's most beloved, beautiful and preserved cities. Today, Bath is listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1987. because of its unique urbanism and the beauty of the classicist buildings, which are very harmoniously fitted to the remains of the Roman baths. Upon arrival, we will visit the famed Roman Baths (ticket included). Free time in Bath for a walk, coffee or lunch. The continuation of the journey takes us across Stonehenge, the most famous prehistoric site in the British Isles (ticket included), for millennia a mythical place built by a people who belonged to the bell-jar culture, most probably between 3100 and 1500 B.C. Accommodation in a hotel in the wider Salisbury area, overnight.
Day 5: SALISBURY - OXFORD - LONDON
Breakfast. Check out of the hotel and head to downtown Salisbury, a lovely little town with one of the most beautiful and famous cathedrals in the country. Salisbury is also called "The Town in the Countryside" because it is surrounded by a typically English countryside, with no tall buildings or skyscrapers, and its old houses with dr. vein beams have been unchanged for centuries. Visit to the cathedral (ticket included). A journey to London takes us across Oxford, the old university town and the term for British learning, a city of rich educational tradition and rich in landmarks, located on the banks of the Cherwell and Thames rivers - its university mentioned for the first time in the 12th century, making it one of the oldest in the world. Approaching the city from afar you will notice the towers at the famous Cathedral of Christ the King which we will visit upon arrival (ticket included). After visiting the cathedral, we will walk through Carfax, the center of this beautiful city. The Radcliffe Camera, the Ashmolean Museum, the Hertford Bridge known as the Bridge of Sighs, the Sheldonian Theater, 36 colleges and many more sights make this city a must-visit spot in the UK. Continued journey to London, arrival and accommodation at the hotel. Overnight stay.
Day 6: LONDON
Breakfast. Free day to enjoy London. We suggest going with the tour guide to Big Ben and Houses of Parliament, via the British Prime Minister's seat in Downing Street, the Royal Horse Guard, to Trafalgar Square. An individual visit to the National Gallery, one of the world's most famous image galleries located in the same square. In the National Gallery you can see famous paintings by Van Gogh, Monet, Titian, Holbein, Rubens, Raphael, etc. Walk to Covent Garden, a part of town famous for shops, restaurants, theaters, etc. Free time for lunch. Departure to the panoramic Coca Cola London Eye with a magnificent view of the city. Free time for personal programs. We suggest going to the famous Bohemian borough of Soho, a hotbed of rich social life, which took off in the 1960s, the time of the Beatles, Mary Quant and Swinging London. Or visit some of the great museums such as the British Museum, Natural History Museum, etc. Overnight stay.
Day 7: LONDON - ZAGREB
Breakfast package. Transfer to British Airways airport and flight from London to Zagreb on BA 848 at 7:25 am. Arrival to Zagreb at 10:45 local time.
Package price per person in double room: FM 8.980 kn / 9.280 kn
(Aeronautical fees in the amount of HRK 1,190 are included in the price)
FM DISCOUNT RELATED TO REGULAR PRICE IS VALID TO NOTIFICATION OF CAPACITY COMPLETION! THIS DISCOUNT EXCLUDES POSSIBLE OTHER DISCOUNTS OR SPECIAL ACTIONS!
Single room supplement: 2.290 kn
Discount for third person on extra bed: - 200 kn
Supplement for 4 dinners (1st-4th day): HRK 790 - RECOMMENDED!
PACKAGE PRICES INCLUDE: Zagreb-London-Zagreb airfare, airline fees, tour manager, hotel accommodation 3/4 * in double rooms shower / WC / TV based on English breakfast (the last package is breakfast) : one night in Swindon, one night in Stratford, one night in Cardiff, one night in Salisbury and two nights in London, bus transfer from 1 to day. 5th, London airport shuttle, sightseeing & public transportation with tour manager, Local Visiting Tickets: Windsor Castle, Hidcote Manor Garden, Shakespeare Birthplace in Stratford, Brecon Mountain Railway, Cardiff Castle, Bath Roman Baths , Stonehenge, Salisbury Cathedral and Christ Church College, Oxford, and the cost of organizing and selling the trip
PRICE OF THE PACKAGE DOES NOT INCLUDE: Tickets for cultural and historical monuments and museums not listed as included, half board, public transport tickets, facultative contents, travel health insurance (RECOMMENDED!), Tips to local providers and staff, and personal order costs.
PRICES FOR FACULTY FACILITIES AND TICKETS (subject to change from October 2019, subject to change): Ticket to Madame Tussauds Wax Museum £ 35; British Airways London Eye £ 26; Thames round trip price of approx. 14,00 GBP; Westminster Abbey £ 22; St Paul's Chatedral £ 18; Tower of London £ 25, National Museums are free (British Museum, National Gallery, Tate Modern, Tate Britain, etc.)
The organizer may change the order of sightseeing during a city tour in London, depending on the timetable, museum opening hours or public holidays. Sightseeing content remains posted regardless of the order of sightseeing.
Departure times for the program are listed in accordance with the British Airways flight schedule published in November 2019 and are subject to change.
MINIMUM OF PASSENGERS: 25
GENERAL INFORMATION ON THE UNITED KINGDOM:
OFFICIAL NAME: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
GOVERNMENT: parliamentary monarchy
CAPITAL: London, 9.126 million inhabitants (2018)
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT: Heathrow Airport, also known as London Heathrow
AVERAGE FLIGHT DURATION: Approximately 2:15 h by direct line
LANGUAGE: English (official)
RELIGION: Christians 59.5%, atheists 25.7%, muslimani 4.4%, Hindus 1.3%, Sikhs 0.7%, etc.
TIME DIFFERENCE: Greenwich Mean Time (Croatia 12:00 = United Kingdom 11:00)
MONEY: GBP (British Pound); 1 GBP = 100 penny
NUMBER OF POPULATION: Approximately 65 million (2017)
AREA: 242.495 km²
DRIVE SIDE: Left
GEOGRAPHICAL POSITION: The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is a country in western Europe, the island of Great Britain and the north-east of the island of Ireland. Great Britain belongs to the Isles of Wight, Scilly, Anglesey, Orkney, Hebrides and Shetland; it covers a total of 242 513 km². It covers the largest of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. It is separated from the European mainland by the English Channel (French La Manche) and the Doors Gate.
CLIMATE: The UK has a temperate and distinctly ocean humid climate with little annual fluctuations in temperature. Frequent fog (mostly in winter) and considerable clouds are characteristic of much of the British territory.
ELECTRICAL VOLTAGE: 230 V
DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR TRAVEL: A Croatian passport requires a valid passport or identity card, which must be valid for at least 3 months after entry. Children must have their passport / ID.
HEALTH: Vaccination is optional. We recommend that you consult your World Health Organization website (WHO, www.who.int) before traveling. We also recommend that you take a convenience store pharmacy for your trip.
PHONE: Country code is 00 44. Mobile phone connections are good. Please contact your network operator for details.
CREDIT CARDS: Most credit cards are accepted at all banks, most hotels, restaurants and shops (MasterCard, Visa), while Amex is accepted less frequently. For the most part, the entrance to each store contains credit card symbols accepted by each store as a payment method.
PAYMENTS: Optional, but it is common to leave 10% of the total bill in a restaurant or taxi if you were satisfied with the service provided.
TRAVEL SAFETY: Please refer to the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs for travel safety to individual countries or on their website: www.mvep.hr.
CLOTHES: We advise comfortable cotton clothing for warmer periods and windbreakers, covers and warmer clothing for the winter. Bring sun, wind, rain and snow protection regardless of the time of year you are traveling.
FOOD AND BEVERAGES: Britain has a rich indigenous culinary tradition, but its colonial history has deeply enriched the original cooking traditions and absorbed the cultural influences of its post-colonial areas - especially those in South Asia. British cuisine has many regional varieties within the broader category of English, Scottish and Welsh and Northern Irish cuisine. Some of the specialties are fish and chips, eccles cake, black pudding, laverbread, Yorkshire pudding, haggis, etc.
SHOPPING: Popular souvenirs are all memorabilia related to Union Jack symbols, souvenirs related to the royal family, British tea, local costumes, jewelry, attraction models, magnets, wines, beer. A large number of facilities are open from 8am to 8pm on weekdays, from 9am to 5pm on Saturdays, while on Sundays they are shortened.
SAF: Please keep money, documents and other valuables in the hotel or room safe, the organizer of the trip or the hotel does not take responsibility for the stolen items.
Embassy of the Republic of Croatia in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland:
21 Conway Street, London W1T 6BN, UK
Igor Pokaz, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
0044 20 73872022, Consul .: 73871144
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Embassy Office Hours: • Monday-Friday 9am - 5pm
Phone: 00 44 20 7387 1144
Fax: 00 44 20 7387 0310 or 00 44 20 7387 0936
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