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Explorica launches Harry Potter breaks

Explorica, an educational travel company will offer spring break tours of Scotland and England designed with the Harry Potter fan in mind.

The tour is set for March 9-18, 2006 and is guaranteed to captivate anyone who has read one of the ever-popular books.

“This trip is a perfect holiday gift that will bring Harry Potter’s world to life for any teen who has fell in love with the series,” said Mark Cestari, VP of Marketing, Explorica.

“The tour further demonstrates how Explorica combines travel with an educational twist. We’ve included actual film locations on the tour as well as stops Harry and his friends made in the books.”

The itinerary begins in Edinburgh, Scotland, with tours of Edinburgh Castle the Sir Walter Scott Monument and the Old Town. From there, Explorica “wizards” will travel to Newcastle via Hadrian’s Wall and visit Alnwick and Bamburgh castles. Then the tour continues through York to London, which includes a Harry Potter sightseeing tour. Go to