2018 - 13 Day Irish Classic

4 Star Vacation - 12 Nights - 22 Meals

Highlights

Authentic Local Experiences:

  • Visit the iconic John B Keane's Pub in the heart of Listowel to see where he penned some of his most famous works sitting by a blazing fire in a room behind the bar.
  • Sip a creamy Irish coffee as you enjoy a music session at the Marine Bar in Dungarvan.
  • Discover the colorful histories of Belfast, Derry, Westport, and Waterford on walking tours with local guides.

    Trip Highlights:

  • Blarney Castle
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Crumlin Road Gaol
  • Donegal Castle
  • Down Cathedral
  • Dunbrody Emigrant Ship
  • Giant's Causeway
  • Titanic Belfast
  • Westport House

    Dining Experiences:

  • Eight dinners including a festive medieval castle banquet, and dinner with traditional entertainment at Taylors Three Rock Pub

    Hotels:

  • Royal Marine Hotel
    Dublin (1 nights)
  • Hilton Belfast Hotel
    Belfast (2 nights)
  • City Hotel, Derry
    Derry (1 night)
  • Hotel Westport
    Westport (2 nights)
  • Bunratty Castle Hotel
    Bunratty (1 night)
  • Killarney Plaza Hotel
    Killarney (2 nights)
  • Granville Hotel
    Waterford (1 night)
  • Royal Marine Hotel
    Dun Laoghaire, Dublin (2 night)

    All CIE Tours Include:

  • Full daily breakfast (except Day 1)
  • All on-tour transportation including shuttles and ferries
  • Welcome get-together drink with your group
  • Free Wi-Fi on coaches so you can stay connected along the way
  • Documents wallet and backpack to keep you organized
  • All local taxes, hotel service charges & handling of one suitcase per person
  • Call 1 (888) 484-4033 for more information or to book today! Mention code 13453926

    Tour Operator
    CIE Tours
    Offer
    Offer valid through 9/30/2017
    Duration
    13 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1DublinDUBLIN ARRIVAL & DUBLIN CASTLE : Tour begins 2:00 PM, Dublin hotel. Set out on a tour of Dublin to see elegant Georgian townhouses, pass St. Stephen's Green and Trinity College and cross the River Liffey to drive along O'Connell Street. Take a guided tour through Dublin Castle, which was the seat of power and government for many centuries. Enjoy a welcome drink with your group and before dinner.
    (D)
    Day 2BelfastST. PATRICK'S GRAVE & CRUMLIN ROAD GAOL : Take a panoramic tour around central Belfast to see Victorian buildings, the imposing City Hall in Donegall Square and the shipyards where RMS Titanic was built in 1912. Visit Titanic Belfast to learn about this ill-fated famous liner through state-of-the-art displays. In the afternoon, join a local guide for a walking tour of Belfast before spending time on your own.
    (B)
    Day 3BelfastTitanic Belfast & Walking Tour : This morning take a panoramic tour around central Belfast to see Victorian buildings, the imposing City Hall in Donegall Square and the shipyards where RMS Titanic was built in 1912. Visit Titanic Belfast to learn about this ill-fated famous liner through state-of-the-art displays. In the afternoon join a local guide for a walking tour around part of central Belfast and spend time on your own for shopping and dining.
    (B)
    Day 4DerryGIANT'S CAUSEWAY & DERRY WALK : Drive north along the Nine Glens of Antrim, for lovely views of mountains, valleys and coastline. This scenic region is the location for "Game of Thrones." Explore the Giant's Causeway, enormous hexagonal columns formed by volcanic activity 60 million years ago. Stop for photos at the ruins of Dunluce Castle and in Derry join a local guide for a short walking tour around the defensive walls that encircle the compact old city.
    (B, D)
    Day 5WestportDONEGAL CASTLE & WESTPORT : Travel through the rugged countryside of Donegal, renowned for heathery hills, sheep and the many tweeds made from their wool. Stop in Donegal town for a tour of Donegal Castle, built by the O'Donnell chieftain in the 15th century and expanded in the 17th century. Drive around Donegal Bay and through Counties Sligo and Mayo. Head to Westport for a gentle walking tour of this historic town.
    (B, D)
    Day 6WestportSHEEP HERDING & WESTPORT HOUSE : Enjoy views of the pilgrimage mountain of Croaghpatrick as you head to a local farm to watch skilled dogs herding sheep. View Killary Harbour, Ireland's only fjord, and enjoy a light lunch and guided tour of Westport House. This stately mansion, which overlooks the ocean, contains a wealth of interesting portraits, furniture, silver and porcelain. Enjoy free time in Westport.
    (B, L)
    Day 7BunrattyBALLINTUBBER ABBEY & CLIFFS OF MOHER : Visit Ballintubber Abbey, known as "the Abbey that refused to die." The abbey has the unique status of being Ireland's only royal Abbey, which has been in continuous use for more than 780 years. Travel to Galway for some free time to explore the city. Head out to see the majestic Cliffs of Moher, which soar 200m above the foaming Atlantic Ocean. Tonight enjoy an evening at Knappogue Castle with a medieval-style banquet.
    (B, D)
    Day 8KillarneyLITERARY TEA WITH SCONES & DINGLE PENINSULA : Travel the outskirts of Limerick and along the River Shannon into County Kerry. Sample tea and scones in a pub associated with the writer, J. B. Keane. Journey along the Dingle Peninsula as far as Slea Head for glorious scenic views of hills and coastline. Stop in the town of Dingle for refreshment or a look around before heading to Killarney.
    (B, D)
    Day 9KillarneyJAUNTING CAR RIDE & RING OF KERRY : Enjoy a scenic traditional horse-drawn jaunting car ride for views of Lough Leane, Killarney's largest lake. Head to the delightful town of Kenmare for a look around and a casual lunch. Travel along part of the Ring of Kerry route to view spectacular mountain scenery at Moll's Gap and at Ladies' View. Return to Killarney where the evening is free for independent dining and perhaps a visit to a local pub with live music.
    (B, L)
    Day 10WaterfordBLARNEY CASTLE & TRADITIONAL MUSIC : Visit Blarney Castle to kiss the famous "Stone of Eloquence" or stroll the lovely gardens. Treat yourself to Irish goods at the Blarney Woollen Mills. In Dungarvan, enjoy an Irish coffee and informal traditional music session at the Marine Bar. Continue to Waterford where a local guide will lead a stroll around the historic streets of this old port city.
    (B, D)
    Day 11DublinWATERFORD & DUNBRODY'S FAMINE SHIP : Witness the creation of crystal masterpieces by master glassblowers and carvers at the House of Waterford Crystal. In New Ross explore the Dunbrody Famine Ship which transported people to the New World during the 1840's Famine. In Dublin, enjoy an evening at Taylor's Three Rock Pub for dinner with traditional Irish songs and intricate step-dancing.
    (B, D)
    Day 12DublinTOUR ENDS OR DUBLINE SIGHTSEEING : Spend the day in Dublin with an independent Dublin open-top bus tour (valid for 48 hours), plus a visit to either Guinness Storehouse, Teeling Distillery, EPIC Ireland or the General Post Office Museum. Enjoy dinner on your own at one of Dublin's many pubs or restaurants.
    (B)
    Day 13Tour Ends in DublinTOUR ENDS IN DUBLIN : Your tour ends after breakfast.
    (B)

    B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner

    Dates/Pricing

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    March 10, 2018$2,420.00* (USD) / 13 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    March 24, 2018$2,465.00* (USD) / 13 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    March 31, 2018$2,510.00* (USD) / 13 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    April 07, 2018$2,510.00* (USD) / 13 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    April 14, 2018$2,510.00* (USD) / 13 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    April 21, 2018$2,510.00* (USD) / 13 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    May 05, 2018$3,105.00* (USD) / 13 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    May 12, 2018$3,105.00* (USD) / 13 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    May 17, 2018$3,105.00* (USD) / 13 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    May 19, 2018$3,105.00* (USD) / 13 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    May 31, 2018$3,200.00* (USD) / 13 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    June 02, 2018$3,200.00* (USD) / 13 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    June 09, 2018$3,200.00* (USD) / 13 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    June 16, 2018$3,200.00* (USD) / 13 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    June 28, 2018$3,200.00* (USD) / 13 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    July 07, 2018$3,215.00* (USD) / 13 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    July 12, 2018$3,215.00* (USD) / 13 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    July 21, 2018$3,215.00* (USD) / 13 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    July 26, 2018$3,215.00* (USD) / 13 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    August 04, 2018$3,215.00* (USD) / 13 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    August 11, 2018$3,215.00* (USD) / 13 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    August 18, 2018$3,215.00* (USD) / 13 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    August 25, 2018$3,215.00* (USD) / 13 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    September 06, 2018$3,200.00* (USD) / 13 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    September 15, 2018$3,200.00* (USD) / 13 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    September 20, 2018$3,200.00* (USD) / 13 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    September 29, 2018$2,885.00* (USD) / 13 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    October 06, 2018$2,570.00* (USD) / 13 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    October 13, 2018$2,570.00* (USD) / 13 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    Lodging
    Royal Marine Hotel, Dublin (1 nights)
    Hilton Belfast Hotel, Belfast (2 nights)
    City Hotel, Derry, Derry (1 night)
    Hotel Westport, Westport (2 nights)
    Bunratty Castle Hotel, Bunratty (1 night)
    Killarney Plaza Hotel, Killarney (2 nights)
    Granville Hotel, Waterford (1 night)
    Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire, Dublin (2 night)
    Disclaimer

    Single room supplement: $730

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    • 2018 - 13 Day Irish Classic

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      HighlightsAuthentic Local Experiences:Visit the iconic John B Keane's Pub in the heart of Listowel to see where he penned some of his most famous works sitting by a blazing fire in a room behind the bar.

     
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