Authentic Local Experiences:
- Get a taste of traditional Irish farm life at a farm in Galway, where you’ll tour the farm, watch sheepdogs at their work, and enjoy some tasty scones with tea.
- Sit down to a dinner of Welsh specialties followed by a lively show with singing, storytelling and traditional music.
- Blarney Castle
- Cardiff Castle
- Cliffs of Moher
- EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum
- Roman Baths
- St. Patrick’s Cathedral
- Tower of London
- 10 breakfasts (B) and 7 dinners (D) including Taylors Three Rock Pub dinner and show, and a lively Welsh evening in Cardiff Castle
- Herbert Park Hotel | Dublin (2 nights)
- Hotel Meyrick | Galway (1 night)
- The Rose Hotel | Tralee (2 nights)
- Dooley’s Hotel | Waterford (1 night)
- Mercure Holland House Hotel & Spa | Cardiff (1 night)
- Mercure London Bridge Hotel | London (3 nights)
Herbert Park Hotel, Dublin
This modern, bright property offers guests style and comfort with modern amenities. The bright, contemporary guest rooms feature king or twin beds, air conditioning and high-speed internet. The Pavilion Restaurant serves a superior quality breakfast buffet, with traditional full Irish breakfast as well as other choices. Located in the upmarket suburb of Ballsbridge, the Herbert Park is a 30-minute walk to the city center and is adjacent to the peaceful Herbert Park, U.S. Embassy and RDS Showgrounds.
Hotel Meyrick, Galway
Opened in 1852, this property has undergone extensive renovations since then. Today, the hotel combines old-world charm with a modern approach to guest comfort. Guest rooms are decorated in contemporary themes. Enjoy the Oyster Grill Restaurant, one of Galway’s foremost restaurants, the tranquil Oyster Bar and the casual menu and fun of O’Flaherty’s Bar. Experience the rooftop leisure club with views of Galway Bay. Located on Eyre Square, in the very heart of Galway city, with many attractions and shops nearby.
The Rose Hotel, Tralee
The Rose Hotel, located at Dan Spring Rd, Tralee, Co. Kerry, is a four star hotel located in Tralee town, close to the town centre with the backdrop of the Slieve Mish Mountains. Offering CIE Tours’ guests 162 modern guest rooms, including 18 executive rooms, complimentary car parking & WIFI are also included. Relax and enjoy the surroundings of the newly renovated Bar & Restaurants and experience delicious food – the chef and his team have carefully selected ingredients in their menus to ensure you get a real taste of our local produce. Enjoy a pre-dinner Cocktail or an after dinner Whiskey in Dott’s Bar. If you want some relaxation time, our Serenity Spa will allow you to do just that, we use world acclaimed ELEMIS beauty products & techniques as well as a range of beauty treatments. There is also a fully equipped gym.
Dooley’s Hotel, Waterford
This charming family-run hotel offers a warm welcome to all guests. It blends a traditional façade and many other cozy attributes, with updated guest rooms and facilities. Enjoy delicious and wholesome food in the Ship Restaurant or the Dry Dock Bar, which offers live music on the weekends. Set on the waterfront in the heart of Waterford city. Within easy walking distance of shopping, Reginald’s Tower and the House of Waterford Crystal.
Mercure Cardiff Holland House Hotel & Spa, Cardiff
This modern hotel’s 165 bedrooms offer guests a range of rooms with facilities such as air conditioning, Wi-Fi and satellite TV. The First Floor Restaurant has developed an enviable reputation for style, ambience and culinary excellence. The menu provides a varied and irresistible range of modern cuisine, all served with style. Located in the heart of Cardiff, all of the sights of Cardiff, such as the iconic Millennium Stadium and Cardiff Castle, are within easy walking distance.
Mercure London Bridge Hotel, London
This contemporary hotel offers 144 bedrooms, the critically acclaimed Loft Restaurant and Bar, a gym, 24 hour room service, and Wi-Fi Internet access. It is located in Southwark in South Bank between Blackfriars Bridge & Southwark Bridge. It is within walking distance of the Tate Modern, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, St Paul’s Cathedral, and Borough Market. It is 3 minutes from London Bridge or Southwark Underground stations.
2020 Irish & British Focus 11 Days / 10 Nights / 17 Meals
B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner
Tour begins 2:00 PM at your Dublin hotel. Tour EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum with your knowledgeable tour guide - and discover the stories of the men and women who left Ireland and the culture they brought with them. In the evening, enjoy a welcome drink with your group before dining independently.
Day 2Dublin Tour & Taylors Three Rock Pub
Tour begins 2:00 PM at your Dublin hotel. Tour EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum with your knowledgeable tour guide - and discover the stories of the men and women who left Ireland and the culture they brought with them. In the evening, enjoy a welcome drink with your group before dining independently. (B, D)
Day 3Clonmacnoise & Galway
Journey across rolling pastures to visit the ancient monastic site of Clonmacnoise. Head to Galway for a relaxing cruise on beautiful Lough Corrib, and savor an Irish coffee as you watch an Irish dancing demonstration (seasonal). Enjoy free time before dinner to browse the specialty stores, cafés, and pubs in the lively city of Galway. (B, D)
Day 4Cliffs of Moher & Tralee
Stop at a farm to watch trained dogs herd sheep and enjoy tea with scones. Travel through the Burren to view the Cliffs of Moher, soaring high above the Atlantic Ocean. Ferry across the River Shannon Estuary and head to Tralee. (B, D)
Day 5South Pole Inn & Dingle
Head to the Dingle Peninsula, where you’ll visit the South Pole Inn, home of the Antarctic explorer Tom Crean. Take the Slea Head Drive to view the stunning coastal scenery, then enjoy free time in the charming town of Dingle. Enjoy a cozy dinner at Finnegans back in Tralee (B, D)
Day 6Blarney Castle & Waterford
Visit Blarney Castle to kiss the famous “Stone of Eloquence” or stroll the gardens. Then travel along the coast to Waterford to witness the creation of crystal masterpieces at the House of Waterford Crystal. After dinner, take a gentle walking tour of Waterford with a local guide. (B, D)
Day 7South Wales & Cardiff
Ferry from Rosslare to Pembroke Dock in South Wales. Journey through the countryside to Cardiff, the capital of Wales. Tour Cardiff Castle, built in Roman times and transformed into an elaborate Gothic-style residence in the 19th century. Enjoy a fun Welsh evening with dinner and entertainment. (B, D)
Day 8Roman Baths & Stonehenge
Take a panoramic drive around Cardiff. Visit Bath, the city known for its natural, mineral-rich hot springs and tour the Roman Baths, popular 2,000 years ago. On Salisbury Plain, view the prehistoric circle of vast stone monoliths at Stonehenge. Continue to London, where you will enjoy a free evening. (B)
Day 9London Tour & Tower of London
Tour London to see famous landmarks including Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, and the Houses of Parliament. Visit the Tower of London to see the fortress, the Beefeaters in their distinctive uniforms, the ravens, and the Crown Jewels. The afternoon and evening are free to explore and dine on your own. (B)
Day 10London Sightseeing
Enjoy a day of sightseeing in London with your voucher for a Hop-On, Hop-Off bus tour. Enjoy a farewell dinner at your hotel. (B, D)
Day 11Tour Ends in London
Your program ends after breakfast. (B)
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