Spend a leisurely morning exploring vibrant, artistic Galway as you please. Venture to Athlone, where you’ll enjoy a choice of Irish coffee, whiskey, or beer as you cruise Loch Ree in a replica Viking longship. Then head to Sean’s bar in a CIE Tours Exclusive. Sean’s Bar is not only the oldest in Ireland; dating back to 900 AD, it’s the oldest in Europe, according to the Guinness Book of Records. The sloped floors (often covered with sawdust), candlelight, and turf fire pay nostalgic tribute to this pub’s rich history. Enjoy dinner in your Athlone hotel this evening.