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Mystical Ireland - See the best of Ireland north and south with CIE Tours

Mystical Ireland

  • 2019 Mystical Ireland – 8 Days/7 Nights
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Starts Dublin
Ends Shannon
  • Tour Highlights
  • Itinerary
  • Dates and Prices
  • Reviews

Tour Highlights

Authentic Local Experiences:

  • Immerse yourself in the life, work and times of St. Patrick, the iconic patron saint of Ireland.
  • Discover the colorful histories of Belfast, Derry, Westport, and Waterford on walking tours with local guides.

Trip Highlights:

  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Crumlin Road Gaol
  • Down Cathedral
  • Giant’s Causeway
  • Titanic Belfast
  • Westport House
  • Dublin Castle
  • St Patrick’s Centre
  • Donegal Castle

Dining Experiences:

  • 7 breakfasts and 6 dinners including dinner in the drawing room of Westport House and a medieval-style banquet in an authentic Irish castle


  • CityNorth Hotel | Gormanstown, outside Dublin (1 nights)
  • Hilton Belfast | Belfast (2 nights)
  • City Hotel | Derry (1 night)
  • Hotel Westport | Westport (2 nights)
  • Bunratty Castle Hotel | Bunratty (1 night)


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CityNorth Hotel, Gormanston

CityNorth Hotel, Gormanston Description:

CityNorth Hotel & Conference Centre is the perfect destination for a leisure or family break with cultural attractions on our doorstep in the Boyne Valley region. The Boyne Valley is one long list of Ireland’s must-sees: Newgrange, the Hill of Tara, Trim Castle, Monasterboice…and so much more.

Hilton Belfast, Belfast

Hilton Belfast, Belfast Description:

Relax at the Hilton Belfast hotel, with 198 contemporary guest rooms equipped with high-speed internet access, a work space and modern amenities. Enjoy river views while dining on classic Irish and British cuisine at Sonoma Restaurant. Listen to soft jazz while sipping on a tempting cocktail at Cables Bar. Get in a workout at the LivingWell Fitness Center. The hotel is located on Lanyon Place, on the banks of the Lagan River and a two-minute walk from the city center and the shopping at Victoria Square.

City Hotel, Derry

City Hotel, Derry Description:

This modern hotel features an open-plan lobby opening out to Thompson’s Restaurant and Coppins Bar. All 146 guest rooms have been designed to the most exacting standards of contemporary styling. The health and fitness club features a swimming pool and gym. Located in downtown Derry, within easy walking distance of Derry’s famous medieval walls and the city’s shops and pubs.

Hotel Westport, Westport

Hotel Westport, Westport Description:

This 18th-century mansion has been lovingly restored and carefully expanded to create a spacious, modern property for a pleasant stay. Large guest rooms are designed for a tranquil night’s rest. Guests can enjoy full Irish breakfasts and fine dining in the elegant restaurant or relax in one of the cozy bars. The spa and leisure center offers excellent facilities. Located beside Dunboyne village, just 15 miles from Dublin Airport and 14 miles from Dublin city center.

Bunratty Castle Hotel, Bunratty

Bunratty Castle Hotel, Bunratty Description:

Nestled in the heart of the historic countryside of Bunratty, this hotel is an ideal base for visiting and touring the cultural West of Ireland. There is a wide selection of dining options from which to choose, including Kathleen’s Bar and Fibber McGee’s Steakhouse Restaurant. The hotel is within easy walking distance of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Durty Nelly’s Pub and the shops at the Bunratty Village Mills.



Tour begins 2:00 PM at your hotel in County Meath, a short drive from Dublin airport. 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, the seat of power and government for many centuries and visit the renowned State Apartments. Enjoy a welcome drink with your group before dinner.

Visit Down Cathedral where St. Patrick’s historical burial site is marked by a huge boulder. Immerse yourself in his work, life, and times in the nearby St. Patrick Centre. Explore the Crumlin Road Gaol and see what prison life was like through the ages. Head to central Belfast for some time to relax before dinner at your hotel.
(B, D)

Tour 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 liner. In the afternoon, join a local guide for a walking tour of Belfast before spending time on your own.

Drive north along the Glens of Antrim for views of mountains, valleys, and coastline. This scenic region is one of the locations 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)

Travel through the rugged countryside of Donegal, renowned for heathery hills, sheep, and the many tweeds made from their wool. Tour Donegal Castle built by the O’Donnell Chieftain in the 15th 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)

Enjoy views of the pilgrimage mountain of Croagh Patrick and stop in the beautiful village of Leenane. Head to a local farm to watch skilled dogs herding sheep. View Killary Harbour, Ireland’s only fjord. Enjoy a drink before taking a guided tour of Westport House, which overlooks the ocean and contains a wealth of interesting portraits, furniture, silver, and porcelain. Enjoy dinner in Westport House.
(B, D)

Travel to Galway for some free time to explore the city. Head out to see the majestic Cliffs of Moher, which soar 700 feet above the Atlantic. Enjoy the evening feasting at a medieval-style banquet in a castle.
(B, D)

Your tour ends after breakfast.

B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner



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Saturday Sep 28, 2019 from Dublin Saturday Oct 5, 2019 to Shannon 8 Days $2009 Guaranteed Sold Out
Thursday Oct 3, 2019 from Dublin Thursday Oct 10, 2019 to Shannon 8 Days $2389 Guaranteed Small Group Call to book
Saturday Oct 12, 2019 from Dublin Saturday Oct 19, 2019 to Shannon 8 Days $1799 Guaranteed Call to book

17 Reviews

Customer: Mr. Lawrence Raymond Egan

Date: 11/13/2018

I would recommend CIE. The driver and guide were polite and knowledgeable. The tour stopped at all the important places in Ireland.

Customer: Mr. Thomas Francis Hussey

Date: 11/06/2018

Their agent was very thorough. Loved the follow up and make sure we had everything covered. I wish they could have booked my pre and post hotel stays where I wanted. But that is a small price to pay. Good detail and everything was as planned. CIE has had great drivers and guides. They move so everything stays smooth. They try and insure your needs and whims are met. I have traveled there 9 times and CIE's tours have been among the easiest and most inclusive.

Customer: Ms. Dawn Leanne Radtke-Adams

Date: 11/12/2018

CIE never disappoints! Amazing sites, lovely accommodations, and the guides and drivers are fantastic! CIE tour #5 for me in June 2018!

Customer: CIE Tours Customer

Date: 06/05/2019

My family and I had a great time touring Ireland. It was an amazing experience and we were able to see a lot of the country and learn all about the areas we went. Brian and Roy deserve an award for best tour guide duo. Their knowledge and professionalism could not have been better. They were soooooo nice.

Customer: Bradley Paul Wheaton

Date: 05/27/2019

I booked my trip through CIE tours. My booking agent was fantastic, he was able to get six of us on a tour at short notice. The trip was wonderful, Brian and Roy were the dream team. They were very personable and informative.

Customer: CIE Tours Customer

Date: 05/27/2019

Very professional and detailed oriented.

Customer: CIE Tours Customer

Date: 05/26/2019

We enjoyed our tour very much. The stops on the tour were beautiful, our guide was knowledgeable and friendly, the bus was tidy and comfortable. It was a positive experience and we hope to enjoy other CIE tours in the future.

Customer: Ms. Nicole Marie Murphy

Date: 04/17/2019

My tour was absolutely amazing!! Our driver, Michael was so informative and so funny. This was my first vacation doing a coach tour, and as a single traveler, I felt safe and stress free. I highly recommend Mystical Ireland and CIE! I can’t wait for my next trip!

Customer: Susan Marie Powers

Date: 04/07/2019

Simple and efficient. I generally called the 800 number and was always greeted and had my concerns answered.

Customer: Lisa Marie Stevenson

Date: 04/01/2019

I have been on several CIE tours love love love them !!!

Customer: CIE Tours Customer

Date: 03/24/2019

I would most definitely book with CIE again. The tour was fantastic!

Customer: CIE Tours Customer

Date: 12/26/2018

Great destinations guide and driver and fellow passangers very friendly fun time

Customer: Charlie Edward

Date: 11/13/2018

This was an easy experience to book, and ended up being reasonably priced for the trip I took. The trip was excellent!

Customer: Mr. Charles Henley Hale

Date: 11/11/2018

Outstanding! Very helpful and easy to work with.

Customer: CIE Tours Customer

Date: 11/08/2018

A travel agent booked for us.

Customer: Tammy Renee Taylor

Date: 11/06/2018

Easy to book and very helpful representatives to guide you along the way.

Customer: Mrs. Joyce Lehan Feodoroff

Date: 11/06/2018

Our travel agent, Sharon, from AAA was wonderful. She took the time, gave us great advise and suggestions

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