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8 Days / 7 Nights

Day 1 - Welcome to Ireland

Arrive at Dublin Airport. Transfer to your hotel in Dublin. You are free to explore the city at your leisure this afternoon. Your hotel will be within walking distance of the city centre.

Overnight: Dublin (Dinner)

Day 2 - Blarney Castle & Kerry
Today meet with your coach & English speaking driver/guide & depart Ireland’s Capital traveling to County Kerry. En route stop in the town of Blarney to visit Blarney Castle. Here you will find the legendary Stone of Eloquence. Kiss it & you’ll never again be lost for words. Enjoy some time for shopping at Blarney Woollen Mills. It was bought in 1976 by a former worker has been transformed into what is perhaps the largest quality craft shop in Ireland. Overnight: Kerry (Bed & breakfast)

Day 3 - Ring of Kerry
Today you can enjoy a superb tour of the Iveragh Peninsula, which will give you the opportunity to discover the Ring of Kerry. Taking in spectacular scenery - mountains, peat bogs, lakes & magnificent views of the Atlantic Ocean. Leaving Killarney pass through Killorglin, famous for its Puck Fair, then to Glenbeigh where the cliff road affords panoramic views of the Dingle Peninsula & Dingle Bay. Next arrive in the sea town of Waterville. Continue to Sneem Village, famous for its brightly coloured houses. Next today enjoy transportation of a different kind! A pony and trap (also known as a Jaunting Car) helps you discover areas of Killarney National Park that you might not otherwise visit. Relax aboard a jaunting car as your Jarvey [driver] takes you through the magnificent scenery of the National Park. Today enjoy dinner on your own in one of the many restaurants or pubs in Killarney town. Overnight: Kerry (Bed & breakfast)

Day 4 - The Burren & Cliffs of Moher
Travel northwards to Tarbert & take a short boat ride across the mouth of the river Shannon to land on Clare’s shore at Killimer. Travel along the coast to the Cliffs of Moher, the most majestic cliffs in Ireland which rise from the Atlantic Ocean. On a clear day, you can admire the Aran Islands & Connemara Mountains. Enjoy a tour of the Burren Region. The Burren is a high plateau of porous limestone situated in Northern Clare. The limestone is bare with no trees growing here or land covering the stone. But the Burren is not as deserted as we believe: the cracks allow different types of flowers to grow all year round. The rocks hide many caves such as the Ailwee caves.
Limerick (Bed & breakfast)

Day 5 - Galway City & Cruise
This morning travel to Galway City & get oriented with this beautiful place which has attracted many musicians & artists. Visit Galway Cathedral, one of the largest & most impressive buildings in Galway built between 1958 & 1965. Next enjoy a cruise along the Corrib River to Lough Corrib including scones & an Irish coffee. This journey on the Corrib Princess takes passengers along the majestic River Corrib and onto the lake. Visitors will see unsurpassed views of the historic monuments & natural amenities that make this one of the most spectacular waterways in Ireland. Overnight: Galway (Dinner & bed & breakfast)

Day 6 - Connemara
Today travel through the beautiful Connemara Region filled with lakes, rivers, bogs & mountains. Enjoy some time at leisure in Connemara National Park. Visit Kylemore Abbey, built in 1868 by Mitchell Henry, and see its most famous feature the miniature Cathedral. It has been home to the Irish order of Benedictine nuns since 1920. Overnight: Galway (Bed & breakfast)

Day 7 - Dublin’s Fair City
Depart Galway for Dublin today. Enroute visit Clonmacnoise on the banks of the Shannon. Explore the visitors centre and take a tour to see the high towers, the 11th century cathedral & the wonderful high crosses. Continue on to Dublin to discover Dublin’s Fair City. The North Side of the city offers striking monuments such as the GPO (General Post Office) on O’Connell Street & the Phoenix Park, the largest public park in Europe. The cities south side appears more sophisticated with its vast Georgian squares & is home to Trinity College, Dublin Castle & two Anglican Cathedrals. Visit Trinity College, Ireland’s oldest university & home to the Book of Kells. Overnight: Dublin (Bed & breakfast)

Day 8 - Farewell
After a final Irish breakfast transfer to Dublin Airport for your departure flight home.

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  April - October 2017      
           
  Departure Dbl Occ Sgl Occ  
  30 May - 06 Jun On Request  
  20 Jun - 27 Jun $1,905 $2,675  
  04 Jul - 11 Jul Sold Out  
  18 Jul - 25 Jul Sold Out  
  01 Aug - 08 Aug Sold Out  
  15 Aug - 22 Aug Sold Out  
  05 Sep - 12 Sep Sold Out  
  19 Sep - 26 Sep Sold Out  
  03 Oct - 10 Oct $1,665 $2,435  
       
  Optional Tours: Per Person
  Medieval Banquet at Bunratty Castle $76  
  Evening Entertainment at Taylor’s Three Rock $71
       
  Accommodation    
  Dublin - 4* Grand Hotel, Malahide, 4* Gresham Hotel, 3* Academy Plaza
  Hotel or similar    
  Kerry - 4* Dromhall Hotel, 4* Randles Court Hotel or similar
  Limerick - 4* George Hotel or similar
  Galway - 4* Clayton Hotel or similar
       
       
Inclusions:
  • Services Include: 7 nights accommodation at 3/4 star hotels with full Irish Breakfasts each morning
  • Dinner at Hotels: Day 1 - Dublin, Day 5 - Galway
  • Visits: Blarney Castle, Cliffs of Moher, Galway Cathedral, Kylemore Abbey, Clonmacnoise, Trinity College
  • Jaunting Car Ride
  • Ferry Ride across the river Shannon
  • Lough Corrib Cruise
  • Modern motor-coach with driver/guide included as per itinerary
  • Half Day Dublin City Tour guide
  • Porterage x 1 piece of luggage per person in/out of hotels
  • Service charges and taxes at existing rates
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