Best of Ireland Summer 2020

Tour Type: Country Explorer
Brochure Type: Europe & Britain 2020

Learn why the Irish say, "if you're lucky enough to be Irish, you're lucky enough", on this journey through Connemara, the stronghold of the O'Flaherty Clan, and to beautiful Adare.

Sightseeing Highlights
  • ORIENTATION of Waterford, Killarney, Limerick and Galway
  • VISIT the Glasnevin Trust in Dublin, Famine Ship in New Ross, the crystal showroom at Waterford, Blarney to kiss the stone and gain the 'gift of the gab', Adare, Bunratty Folk Park, Cliffs of Moher, Connemara and Kylemore Abbey
  • VIEW St. Patrick's Cathedral in Dublin and King John's Castle in Limerick
  • SEE Galway Cathedral and St. Mary's Cathedral in Limerick
  • SCENIC DRIVE of the Ring of Kerry
Dining Highlights
  • 9 breakfasts
  • 1 lunch (Be My Guest)
  • 5 dinners
First class travel Highlights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and up to half your evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Handcrafted Highlights
  • VIP entry to many sights

Call 1 8003707400 e x t 32 for more information or to book today! Mention code 14623703

Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
Offer valid through 12/31/2019
10 Days
Escorted - Yes
Day 1DublinArrive Dublin - Afternoon Sightseeing: Write your own lively tale of legends and iconic landscapes during this epic encounter with Ireland's treasures. We begin our journey in the whimsical capital of Dublin, joining a 'Local Specialist' to see the sights. Irish history takes centre stage this evening as we visit Glasnevin Trust for an informative and poignant tour with a 'Local Specialist'. Our visit will 'Make A Difference' to its efforts to preserve Irish history and we'll hear stories about some of the country's bravest characters and enjoy a Welcome Reception with our fellow travellers and Travel Director.
Maldron Parnell Square/Clayton Ballsbridge
Day 2WaterfordDublin - Co. Wicklow - New Ross - Waterford: Journey through the scenic countryside of County Wicklow, The Garden of Ireland, and on to New Ross - the ancestral home town of John F. Kennedy. 'Dive Into Culture' and gain insights into the plight of the starving Irish emigrants who boarded the Dunbrody Famine Ship to flee the potato famine. We continue to Waterford, where we'll stay overnight. This afternoon, we celebrate the centuries-old craft of flint glass creations, as we 'Dive Into Culture' at the House of Waterford Crystal and witness talented master craftsmen at work.
Day 3KillarneyWaterford - Youghal - Blarney - Killarney (2 Nights): Journey via the historic seaport town of Youghal, once home to Sir Walter Raleigh, and pursue the 'gift of the gab' at Blarney Castle, where you'll have a chance to kiss the famous stone. Arrive in Killarney for a two-night stay.
Killarney Towers/Hotel Killarney
Day 4Ring Of Kerry ExcursionRing of Kerry Excursion: Ireland's soul-stirring Ring of Kerry takes centre stage today as we embark on a scenic drive past its mountains, lakes and lush green countryside - unquestionably one of the most scenic routes in Ireland. We'll see Daniel O'Connell's Cahirciveen, the fishing village of Waterville, Moll's Gap and Black Valley, whose remoteness saw it become the last area in Ireland to receive electricity.
Day 5LimerickKillarney - Adare - Bunratty - Limerick: We continue through the windswept countryside, arriving in Adare, one of the prettiest villages in Ireland. On arrival in Limerick, where we'll enjoy views of St. Mary's Cathedral, the Treaty Stone and the 13th-century King John's Castle during an orientation tour. Delve into an Ireland of old, as you discover the day-to-day life of the Irish during the 18th and 19th centuries on your included visit to Bunratty Castle and Folk Park this afternoon.
Day 6GalwayLimerick - Cliffs of Moher - Galway (2 Nights): We journey to the magnificent Cliffs of Moher, which plunge over 200 metres into the Atlantic waters below. Gain insights into the history of these imposing sheer cliffs during a visit to the 'Atlantic Edge' exhibition. Later, we arrive in Galway with some time at leisure to see its beautiful stone Cathedral or stroll through Eyre Square.
Day 7Connemara ExcursionConnemara Excursion: Connemara's 'savage beauty' is yours to explore today as we tread in the footsteps of Oscar Wilde who described its "wild and mountainous splendour" as magnificent. Admire the views on the scenic drive to Kylemore Abbey, now a Benedictine monastery, where we will embark on an included visit to the country's most romantic castle and walk through its exquisite Victorian Walled Garden.
Day 8SligoGalway - Knock - Sligo: Our journey takes us to Westport House where we'll 'Connect With Locals' and indulge in a memorable 'Be My Guest' morning tea with tales of the Pirate Queen, and enjoy Banoffee and Baileys flavours in the Drawing Room of this stately 16th-century home. Heading north, we stop in the pilgrimage town of Knock to view the Marian Shrine where villagers witnessed an Apparition of Our Lady in 1879. We arrive in Sligo this evening, our home for the night.
Day 9DublinSligo - Dublin: Our journey continues south to Dublin. Here we'll enjoy some free time to take a walk down Grafton Street or stroll along the Liffey. This evening, we close the chapter on an epic journey through Ireland, joining our fellow travellers for a memorable Farewell Dinner.
Clayton Dublin Airport
Day 10DublinDepart Dublin: After a hearty Irish breakfast, we bid our Travel Director and fellow travellers a fond farewell as our Irish holiday comes to an end. Transfers are available. Conditions apply.

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10/02/2020$2,425.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
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  • Best of Ireland Summer 2020

    From $2,395.00 (USD)

    Tour Type: Country ExplorerBrochure Type: Europe & Britain 2020Learn why the Irish say, "if you're lucky enough to be Irish, you're lucky enough", on this journey through Connemara, the stronghold of the O'Flaherty Clan, and to beautiful Adare.

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