2017 - 13 Day Irish Classic

4 Star Vacation - 12 Nights - 22 Meals

Highlights:

  • Medieval Castle Banquet
  • Taylor's Three Rock Pub
  • Giant's Causeway
  • Sheepdog Trials
  • Jaunting Car Ride
  • Westport House

    Hotels:

    Superior First Class

  • City North Hotel
    Dublin (1 night)
  • 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 nights)

    Tour Includes:

  • Sightseeing by luxury coach
  • Professional tour director
  • 12 nights in hotels listed
  • Full breakfast daily (B) except on day 1
  • 8 dinners (D) including
    - Bunratty or Knappogue Castle Medieval Banquet
    - Taylor's Three Rock Pub dinner and traditional show
    - 6 table d'hote dinners
  • 2 lunches (L)
  • Welcome get-together drink
  • Tours of Dublin and Belfast
  • Walking tours of Belfast, Derry, Westport, Galway and Waterford
  • Sheepdog trials with farmhouse tea and scones
  • J. B. Keane's Pub in Listowel for tea and scones
  • Horse-drawn jaunting car ride in Killarney
  • Irish coffee and music session at the Marine Bar in Dungarvan
  • Dublin open-top bus tour with a visit to Guinness Storehouse or General Post Office Museum
  • Visits and admissions to Dublin Castle, Down Cathedral, St. Patrick Centre, Ulster Folk Park, Titanic Belfast, Giant's Causeway, Donegal Castle, Westport House, Ballintubber Abbey, Cliffs of Moher, Blarney Castle, Blarney Woollen Mills, House of Waterford Crystal and Dunbrody Famine Ship
  • Audio headsets and group photo
  • Deluxe carry-on backpack, ticket wallet, luggage tags & strap
  • All local taxes, hotel service charges & porterage for one suitcase per person
  • Free Wi-Fi on coaches and in hotel lobbies
  • Call (401) 828-2230 for more information or to book today! Mention code 13453857

    Tour Operator
    CIE Tours
    Offer
    Offer valid through 9/30/2017
    Duration
    13 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1DublinDublin Arrival & Dublin Castle : Your Irish trip starts at 2:00 pm when you meet your tour director at your Dublin hotel. Tour 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. In the evening meet your tour director and fellow travelers over a welcome drink to discuss your trip and dine in your hotel.
    (D)
    Day 2BelfastSt. Patrick's Grave And Ulster Folk Museum : Drive north to visit Down Cathedral to see St. Patrick's historical burial site, marked by a huge boulder. Learn about the many stories of his work, life and times in the nearby St. Patrick Centre. On the outskirts of Belfast visit the Ulster Folk Museum to see traditional town buildings of many types, including churches, a bank, police station and doctor's office. Also see rural cottages showing gardens, crafts, crops and farm animals. Drive to your hotel in central Belfast and relax before dinner.
    (B, D)
    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". Stop at 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. Drive to Westport and see the main streets and historic buildings on a gentle walking tour.
    (B, D)
    Day 6WestportSheepdogs & Westport House : Drive past the pilgrimage mountain of Croaghpatrick and visit a farm to watch skilled dogs herding mountain sheep. Drive to Leenane to view Killary Harbour, Ireland's only fjord, and travel past the Partry Mountains. Enjoy a light lunch before taking a guided tour of Westport House. This stately mansion, which overlooks the ocean and contains a wealth of interesting portraits, furniture, silver and porcelain. Enjoy free time in Westport.
    (B, L)
    Day 7BunrattyCliffs of Moher & Medieval Banquet : Visit Ballintubber Abbey, used for worship continually for 700 years. Travel to Galway for a guided walking tour around the city center. Drive through the Burren to view the majestic Cliffs of Moher, which rise 700 feet above the foaming Atlantic Ocean. Travel inland for a fun evening at either Bunratty or Knappogue Castle to experience a medieval-style banquet with great food, songs and stories.
    (B, D)
    Day 8KillarneyLiterary Tea with Scones & Dingle Peninsula : Drive through the outskirts of Limerick and alongside the River Shannon into County Kerry. Sample tea and scones in a pub in Listowel, 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 9KillarneyKillarney's Lakes & Jaunting Car Ride : Take a traditional horse-drawn jaunting car ride to Ross Castle for views of Lough Leane, Killarney's largest lake. Drive to the delightful town of Kenmare for a look around and savor a casual lunch. Travel along part of the awesome 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 visit a pub with live music.
    (B, L)
    Day 10WaterfordBlarney Castle & Traditional Music : Travel to Blarney Castle to climb to the top and kiss the famous "Stone of Eloquence." Also shop at the Blarney Woollen Mills. Drive to Dungarvan to the Marine Bar for a creamy Irish coffee and an informal traditional music session. Continue to Waterford and after dinner join a local guide for a stroll around the historic streets of this old port city.
    (B, D)
    Day 11DublinWaterford & Taylor's Three Rock : Visit the House of Waterford Crystal to see how molten glass is blown into shapes before being hand-cut and polished by master glassblowers and carvers. View priceless trophies in the showrooms. In New Ross explore the Dunbrody Famine Ship which transported people to North America during the 1840's Famine. In Dublin, this evening's destination is Taylor's Three Rock Pub for dinner with traditional Irish songs and intricate step-dancing.
    (B, D)
    Day 12DublinIndependent Bus Tour : Spend an additional day in Dublin with an independent Dublin open-top bus tour (valid for 48 hours), plus a visit to Guinness or General Post Office Museum.
    (B)
    Day 13Depart Dublin for HomeDepart Dublin for home : Your program ends after breakfast.
    (B)

    B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner

    Dates/Pricing

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    DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
    08/19/2017$2,934.00* (USD) / 13 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    08/24/2017$2,934.00* (USD) / 13 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    08/26/2017$2,934.00* (USD) / 13 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    09/02/2017$2,918.00* (USD) / 13 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    09/07/2017$2,918.00* (USD) / 13 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    09/09/2017$2,918.00* (USD) / 13 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    09/16/2017$2,918.00* (USD) / 13 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    09/21/2017$2,918.00* (USD) / 13 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    09/23/2017$2,918.00* (USD) / 13 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    09/30/2017$2,386.00* (USD) / 13 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    10/05/2017$2,386.00* (USD) / 13 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    10/07/2017$2,386.00* (USD) / 13 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    10/14/2017$2,386.00* (USD) / 13 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    Lodging
    City North Hotel, Dublin (1 night)
    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 nights)
    Disclaimer

    Single room supplement: $642

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    • 2017 - 13 Day Irish Classic

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      Highlights:Medieval Castle BanquetTaylor's Three Rock PubGiant's CausewaySheepdog TrialsJaunting Car RideWestport HouseHotels:Superior First ClassCity North Hotel Dublin (1 night)Hilton Belfast HotelBelfast (2 nights)City Hotel, DerryDerry (1 night)H...

     
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