2017 - Chauffeur Irish Gold
9 Day Chauffeur Vacation - Prebooked 4 Star Hotels - 9 Days / 8 Nights

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Irish Gold 9 Day Tour
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Program Advantages:

  • Experienced Driver/Guide
  • Visit Your Preferred Places of Interest
  • All Hotels Prebooked
  • Lunch and Dine Where You Wish


Deluxe & Superior First Class

  • Royal Marine Hotel
    Dublin (1 night)
  • Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa - Galway
    Galway (2 nights)
  • The Malton Hotel Killarney
    Killarney (2 nights)
  • Granville Hotel
    Waterford (1 night)
  • Clayton Hotel Burlington Road
    Dublin (2 nights)

Program Includes:

  • Chauffeur-drive vehicle – a sedan for 2 people, multi-person vehicle (MPV) for 4 people and a minibus for up to 9 people
  • Pick up and drop off at any international airport in Ireland, Britain or other domestic location by arrangement
  • Comprehensive insurance, gasoline, tolls and parking
  • Services of a professional driver/guide
  • Prebooked stays for 8 nights in hotels listed below
  • Full breakfast daily except on day 1
  • Driver’s accommodation, meals & expenses
  • Dublin open-top bus tour and a visit to one of these prime attractions, Guinness Storehouse, General Post Office Museum, Epic Ireland or Teeling Whiskey Distillery
  • Get Ready! Get Set! Go! – information book with basic travel facts
  • Ireland Step by Step – 128-page guide with maps and suggested itineraries (one per room)
  • Ireland at a Glimpse – discount book with 50% vouchers for almost 100 attractions
  • Deluxe carry-on backpack, ticket wallet, luggage tags & strap
  • All local taxes, hotel service charges & porterage for one suitcase per person
  • Concierge services of a dedicated CIE Tours’ travel expert to coordinate planning your tour
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    2017 Chauffeur Irish Gold 9 Days / 8 Nights

    Day 1: Dublin Arrival & Touring
    Your vacation starts at Dublin Airport where you will meet your driver. Depending on how you feel you may like to rest in your hotel or take an introductory tour around Dublin’s main attractions.

    Day 2: Dublin to Galway
    Today’s journey is about 140 miles. You may like to visit the monastic settlement of Clonmacnoise, founded in 545 AD by St. Ciaran on the banks of the mighty River Shannon. You may like to take a walking tour around the historic streets of Galway. Suggested visits – Trim Castle, Belvedere House, Athlone Castle.

    Day 3: Explore the Connemara Region
    Drive through scenic Connemara to admire how constantly-changing cloud formations give granite hills, sparkling lakes and peat bogs an added dimension. You may like to take a catamaran cruise of Killary Harbour or travel out to the town of Clifden and the Sky Road, with wonderful scenery. Suggested visits – Kylemore Abbey, Ashford Castle, Cong.

    Day 4: Galway to Killarney
    Travel south to Killarney, a distance of about 120 miles. You can choose to head inland via Limerick city and the pretty village of Adare or journey through the Burren and along the coastline crossing the River Shannon Estuary by ferry. Suggested visits – Cliffs of Moher, Poulnabrone Dolmen, Bunratty Folk Park, King John’s Castle.

    Day 5: Beautiful County Kerry
    Set out from Killarney on Ireland’s most popular scenic drive – the Ring of Kerry. Another popular drive is along the Dingle Peninsula where many movies have been made. The Beara Peninsula to the south of Killarney is a lesser-known drive with smaller roads. Suggested visits – Skellig Experience, Muckross House & Gardens, Dingle Bay Cruise, Blasket Centre.

    Day 6: Killarney to Waterford
    Journey along the south coast today to Waterford, a distance of 120 miles by the direct route. You may choose to drive along the coastline of West Cork with its many interesting villages. Why not kiss the Blarney Stone, just outside Cork city and visit the port town of Cobh, if you are interested in RMS Titanic. Suggested visits – Bantry House, Blarney Castle, Cobh Heritage Centre, House of Waterford Crystal.

    Day 7: Waterford to Dublin
    Today’s journey is about 100 miles, traveling either inland via Kilkenny or taking the coast route. You may like to spend the morning in Waterford to visit some of the many historic sights or the Waterford Crystal Factory. Suggested visits – Waterford Medieval Museum, Bishop’s Palace.

    Day 8: Dublin Touring
    pace when you take an independent open-top bus tour around the city center and visit to one of Dublin’s prime attractions is included.

    Day 9: Depart Dublin for Home
    Your tour ends after breakfast with a transfer to Dublin Airport.


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    If you choose a land only tour with us, book your flights from North America one day earlier than the tour start date.
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