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British Neoclassical Architecture & Decorative Arts
Article about the influences on Neoclassical architecture and the decorative arts in the Georgian period. Odyssey Traveller is an Antipodean travel company serving World Travellers since 1983 with small group educational tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers.
Standing Stones of Britain and Europe
An article for senior couples and mature solo travellers curious to learn about Standing stones of Scotland, England, Wales, France and other parts of Europe. Support material for Odyssey's small group tours of pre-historic Britain, Scotland and the Anglo - France tour.
Article for senior couples and mature solo travelers curious about the foundation for the Industrial revolution of Britain and Europe. Leads the reader to Scotland and the Derwent valley mills and to Manchester and Newcastle upon tyne in a period of great expansion.
Georgian Style of Architecture: Definitive Guide for Seniors
Article to provide the senior couple or mature solo traveler with an appreciation of the influence of Georgian Architecture in Britain when on a small group educational tour.
Lumps and Bumps: How to Read the British Landscape
The British landscape has been worked and re-worked. It is secrets of this palimpsest landscape is revealed through drainage patterns and prehistoric features all the way through to the modern day. These small group tours for mature and senior travellers examine the landscape from the Neolithic, to Roman, through the seven ages of Britain in walking tours and history tours of Britain.
Sami culture within the Vikings
Article about the Sami culture of the Arctic circle for small group educational tours for senior couples and mature single travellers interested in learning about the Vikings and their journeys into the Atlantic and south across Russia.
Learning about Ireland | Travel tips for Seniors
Learn about Ireland the place before you join an escorted small group tour for mature and senior travellers to the Emerald isle. Our client profile is couples and also for single senior tours of Ireland.
Ireland's Gems: Definitive Guide for Travellers
Ireland’s Gems More than 11 million people travelled to Ireland according to the latest tourism statistics, lured by its lush scenery, historic landmarks, and centuries-old culture. (This number includes visitors to both Northern Ireland, part…
10 Books to Read If You Are Planning to Visit Britain
10 Books to Read If You Are Planning to Visit Britain For Odyssey Travellers, Britain has and remains a key destination in the organisation’s collection of escorted small group educational tours offered each year. For…
Aran Islands, Ireland
The Aran Islands, Republic of Ireland - not to be confused with the Isle of Arran in Scotland - are a rugged archipelago in Ireland's wild Atlantic, visible from the west coasts of County Galway and County Clare
History of Ireland: The Definitive Guide for Senior Travellers
History of Ireland Ireland (Irish: Éire) is an island carved into two after centuries of subjugation, foreign domination, and various conflicts that lasted until the 20th century. In this post, we will look at the riveting…
Famed for poets, playwrights, and pubs, Dublin is a city of contrasts: home to some of the English language's greatest writers, the city is also known for its down-to-earth pub culture; the heart of modern, prosperous Ireland.
County Cork, in the south-west corner of Ireland, is the largest county by area, home to Ireland's second-biggest city, Cork. Known as the 'Rebel County', Cork has always had a fiercely independent streak.
British Village Icons: Definitive Guide for Travellers
Icons of the British Villages: Pubs and Cottages The British pub and cottage figure prominently in the image of a (often romanticised) quintessential “British village”. In this article, we will give special attention to these…
Medieval British Village Life: The Definitive Guide for Seniors
Life in the Medieval British Village In a previous article, we looked at the icons of the British village–the pub and the cottage–and looked at their history and evolution from Roman and Norman times. In…
Lakes, mountains, wild Atlantic beaches: County Kerry is a highlight of any tour of Ireland, packing some of the world's most spectacular scenery into a small area for Odyssey Travellers to explore on a small group tour.
Galway is centre of traditional Irish culture, home to the country's largest Gaeltacht (Irish-speaking) region, on the Connemara Peninsula and the Aran Islands.
Small group tours to Ireland
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Gardens of Ireland Small Group Tour
Visiting Ireland, Northern Ireland
Ireland a land of diverse and rich gardens from the dramatic Powerscourt to the impressive kitchen Garden of Kylemore Abbey and the secretive Anne’s Grove. Visit Dublin's historic Botanic Garden to the greenness of Killarney with its rugged Kerry peninsula and charming Muckross House.
From A$7,450 AUDView Tour
Ireland and Lake District walking small group tour
Visiting England, Ireland
A guided small group tour for senior walkers that starts in the capital of Ireland, Dublin. This escorted tour with local guides also explores the Giant's causeway, a UNESCO World heritage site. It transfers from Ireland to Scotland to head to walk in the National park of the Lake district.
From A$12,250 AUDView Tour
5 daysMay, Sep
Belfast City Tour
Visiting Ireland, Northern Ireland
A small group tour of Northern Ireland's Belfast. Odyssey's tour leader and local guides have a collection of day tours with itineraries that provide authentic experiences in this city. For mature couples and solo travellers. A single supplement is charged for solo travellers.
From A$4,995 AUDView Tour
18 daysAug, Apr
Small Group tours exploring the Treasures of Ireland
An escorted small group tour to Northern Ireland & Ireland, with local guides and itineraries that give authentic experiences Ireland's capital, Dublin, including 1/2 day tour of St Patricks cathedral and Trinity college. Destinations also Aran islands , Kerry plus the world heritage site, the giant's causeway. Ireland tours for singles over 50 and couples.
From A$10,965 AUDView Tour