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Study Abroad 2020

Study abroad is an increasingly important part of the college experience.

Exploring new cultures can be life-changing, and many students point to their time abroad as the defining aspect of their education. EF College Study Tours and Explorica faculty-led international education programs offer a great alternative to the traditional study abroad experience. Competitively priced, all-inclusive and completely customizable, these tours give you the flexibility to take your coursework around the globe in just one to four weeks.

England, Ireland and Wales
March 2020


  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Ireland
  • Day 2: Shannon • Killarney   Meet your Tour Director at the airportmap of itinerary
  • Day 3: Killarney,  Visit the Kerry Bog Village Museum,  Take an excursion to the Ring of Kerry
  • Day 4: Killarney • Blarney • Dublin,  Travel via Blarney to Dublin; See the Rock of Cashel;  Visit Blarney Castle;  Enjoy a traditional Guinness stew dinner in Dublin
  • Day 5: Dublin,  Take a guided tour of Dublin and visit Georgian squares, O’Connell Street, St. Stephen’s Green, Phoenix Park;  See the Book of Kells at Trinity College;  Visit St. Patrick’s Cathedral;  Spend a half day exploring Dublin on your own
  • Day 6: Dublin • Holyhead • North Wales,  Travel via ferry to HolyheadTravel via Snowdonia National Park to North WalesVisit a Welsh castleEnjoy dinner in North Wales
  • Day 7: North Wales • Stratford-upon-Avon • Oxford • London  Travel via Stratford and Oxford to LondonTake a tour of Stratford-upon-Avon Enjoy lunch in Stratford-upon-AvonVisit Shakespeare’s birthplace and visit Anne Hathaway’s cottageTake a tour of Oxford
  • Day 8: London, Take a guided tour of London and see Big Ben, Houses of Parliament, Piccadilly Circus, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace (if scheduled)
  • Day 9: Depart for home

Trip Details

  • Final dates of the trip have not been determined
  • Cost is approximately $3,190 until November 15– air fare, hotels, meals, transportation and tour guide. Payment plans can be arranged through the website.  Friends and relatives are welcome to come with you.
  • You will need to acquire your own passport.
Study Abroad England


Questions? Contact Jayne Battye


March 2020 abroad trip