2019 - 9 Day Irish Adventure
3 & 4 Star Vacation - 8 Nights /14 Meals
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Irish Adventure 9 Day Tour
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Authentic Local Experiences

  • Cruise to Spike Island, and learn the fascinating story of a beautiful island that was a monastery in the 6th century and the largest prison in the British Isles in Victorian times
  • Discover the true story of the world’s most famous ship at Titanic Belfast ‐ in the city where it all began

Dining Experiences

  • 5 dinners (D) dinners including a traditional Irish dinner and show at the Glyde Inn
  • 1 Lunch (L)
  • 8 hot breakfasts (B)

Trip Highlights

  • Waterford Crystal Factory Tour
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Cobh Cruise and Spike Island Tour
  • Blarney Castle
  • Giant's Causeway
  • Knock Shrine
  • Skellig Experience
  • Titanic Belfast

Hotels - 8 Nights

  • Clayton Hotel | Dublin (1 night)
  • Dooley’s Hotel | Waterford (1 night)
  • International Hotel | Killarney (2 nights)
  • Ardilaun Hotel | Galway (1 night)
  • Everglades Hotel | Derry (1 night)
  • Croke Park Hotel | Dublin (2 nights)
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    Irish Adventure - 9 Days / 8 Nights

    Day 1: Dublin Tour & Book of Kells
    Tour begins 2:00 PM at your Dublin hotel. Set out a private guided city tour. Highlights include 18th century Georgian houses with brightly-painted doors, tranquil parks and the wide O'Connell Street. Take a guided walking tour through the campus of Trinity College to view the illuminated manuscript of the Book of Kells. In the evening, enjoy a welcome drink with your group before dining independently in one of Dublin’s many restaurants or lively pubs.

    Day 2: 6th Century Glendalough & Waterford Crystal
    Enjoy the delightful scenery of the Wicklow Mountains on the way to Glendalough, one of Ireland’s most beautiful destinations. Explore the remains of one of the most important monastic sites in Ireland, founded by St. Kevin in the 6th century. Walk through the deep valley to view the picturesque ruins of a round tower, churches, and Celtic crosses. Relax as you continue to Waterford. Witness the creation of crystal masterpieces during your visit to the House of Waterford Crystal. Before dinner, take a gentle stroll around the narrow streets of the historic city with a local guide.
    (B, D)


    Day 3: Spike Island Cruise & Blarney Castle
    Cruise along the coast of Cobh and tour historic Spike Island. Explore the sites of a 6th century monastery, a sprawling fortress, the Victorian‐era&srquo;s largest convict depot and more. Visit Blarney Castle to kiss the famous ”Stone of Eloquence“ or explore the tranquil gardens. Treat yourself to quality Irish made goods at Blarney Woollen Mills. Journey west through rugged countryside and settle in to your centrally located hotel in Killarney.
    (B, D)


    Day 4: Ring of Kerry Drive & Skellig Experience
    Discover the natural beauty of the Emerald Isle on Ireland's most popular scenic drive, the Ring of Kerry, with plenty of photo stops along the way. Cross the bridge to Valentia Island to visit the Skellig Experience, which explains the life of early Christian hermits on Skellig Michael, a rocky offshore island that was featured in the film "Star Wars VII." After lunch, stroll around Sneem and stop at Moll’s Gap for its panoramic views. Enjoy the evening in Killarney for dinner on your own and perhaps a visit to one of the town's many lively pubs.
    (B, L)


    Day 5: Cliffs of Moher & Galway
    Embark on a memorable ferry ride across the River Shannon Estuary. Travel along the coast of County Clare, stopping by St. Brigid's Well, a mystical site whose waters are said to have healing powers. View the Cliffs of Moher, which soar almost 700 feet above the churning Atlantic swells. Walk along the top of the cliffs to O'Brien's Tower for great views of Galway Bay and the Aran Islands. Head to Galway to join a local guide for a brief stroll through the twisting streets of the old city before spending some time on your own.
    (B, D)


    Day 6: Sheepdogs & Derry's Medieval Walls
    Stop in the pilgrimage town of Knock, one of the world's leading shrines. Visit the church where villagers saw a vision of the Virgin Mary in 1879. Immerse yourself in Irish farm life during a visit to an authentic working farm and watch trained sheepdogs round up mountain sheep. Head to Donegal for some free time in this charming town. On arrival in Derry meet a local guide to discover the history of this ancient city which retains its fortified medieval walls dating from 1613.
    (B, D)


    Day 7: Giant's Causeway & Glyde Inn
    Explore the northern coastline and the Giant's Causeway, enormous hexagonal columns formed by volcanic activity over 60 million years ago. Visit Titanic Belfast and learn about the ill-fated ship through state-of-the-art displays. See the docks where this famous liner was built just over a century ago. Stop at the Glyde Inn for a farewell dinner with Irish specialties and entertaining traditional Irish songs and music.
    (B, D)


    Day 8: Dublin Sightseeing
    Enjoy an independent Dublin open-top bus tour and a visit to one of Dublin’s top attractions -- Guinness Storehouse, Teeling Distillery, EPIC Ireland, or the General Post Office Museum.
    (B)


    Day 9: Tour Ends in Dublin
    Your tour ends after breakfast.
    (B)


    B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner

    All components of this tour (hotels, visits and attractions) for 2019 itineraries are subject to change until finalized in September 2018.

     

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