Irish Wonder Summer 2018

Ireland Tours
Ireland
$1275

Weekly Departures from April 08, 2-18 thru September 30, 2018

  • Twin-share option

  • Land only price

Sightseeing Highlights:

·      Belleek Pottery -Visit the famous pottery factory

·      Blarney - Kiss the Blarney Stone during your visit of Blarney Castle and acquire the gift of the gab

·      Boyle - View the Cistercian Abbey

·      Cliffs of Moher - View the stunning seascape from the cliffs and visit the Atlantic Edge exhibition in the eco-friendly Visitor Centre

·      County Donegal - Visit this picturesque area

·      Dingle Peninsula - Enjoy the beautiful countryside along the Dingle peninsula, Ireland's most westerly point

·      Dublin - With your Local Specialist see St. Patrick's Cathedral, the glorious Georgian Squares, and Christchurch Cathedral on your panoramic sightseeing tour

·      Galway -  View Galway Cathedral and Eyre Square

·      Knock - Visit the pilgrimage site

·      Limerick - View St. Mary's Cathedral and King John's Castle

Always Included:

·      Audio Headsets Provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences

·      Daily breakfast

·      Luxury air-conditioned coach

    
DAY 1 ARRIVE DUBLIN – SIGHTSEEING

Welcome to Dublin. Relax after check-in. Later your Local Specialist takes you on a panoramic sightseeing tour, which includes views of Dublin Castle, Trinity College, St. Patrick's Cathedral and Merrion Square. It's a great introduction to your Irish journey.

·      HOTEL -     Maldron Newlands Cross

DAY 2 DUBLIN – BOYLE – KNOCK – BALLINA (2 NIGHTS)

View the ruins of the Cistercian Abbey at Boyle, dating back to the 12th century. Visit the pilgrimage town of Knock in County Mayo, where the Virgin Mary appeared to villagers in 1879. Dine tonight at your hotel in Ballina.

·      MEAL(S) -      Full Breakfast & Dinner

·      HOTEL   -      Twin Trees

DAY 3 BELLEEK (NORTHERN IRELAND) – COUNTY DONEGAL EXCURSION

Travel across the border into Northern Ireland for a visit to the Belleek Pottery centre. Visit traditional weavers in the town of Donegal where you also view the 15th century castle. Stop at Drumcliffe to view the grave of renowned Irish poet W.B Yeats. See the harbour town of Mullaghmore, before returning to your hotel in Ballina.

·      MEAL(S)  -      Full Breakfast

DAY 4 BALLINA – WESTPORT – GALWAY – SHANNON (NEAR LIMERICK) (2 NIGHTS)

This morning travel via Westport and the beautiful region of Connemara to Galway on the banks of the Corrib River. View the cathedral, built on the site of the old prison and stroll around Eyre Square. Tonight why not join your Travel Director and companions for a medieval banquet in an Irish castle?

·      MEAL(S)    -      Full Breakfast

·      HOTEL      -      Castle Oaks House

DAY 5 CLIFFS OF MOHER EXCURSION

This morning drive to the western coast and the magnificent Cliffs of Moher. Bring the history of the cliffs to life with a visit to the 'Atlantic Edge' exhibition. Return to Shannon for free time exploring on your own or perhaps join your Travel Director for an Optional Experience to Bunratty Folk Park.

·      MEAL(S)   -   Full Breakfast &  Dinner  

DAY 6 SHANNON (NEAR LIMERICK) – DINGLE PENINSULA – TRALEE

This morning in Limerick your orientation drive includes views of St. Mary's Cathedral and King John's Castle. Enjoy a scenic drive along the Dingle Peninsula. See the unspoilt and colourful villages and fishing harbours of Ireland's most westerly point. Later, arrive in the town of Tralee, famed for its annual 'Rose of Tralee' festival and beauty pageant before arriving at your hotel.

·      MEAL(S)    -       Full Breakfast & Dinner  

·      HOTEL       -      Earl of Desmond

DAY 7 TRALEE – BLARNEY – DUBLIN

Visit Blarney Castle and don't forget to kiss the Blarney Stone and acquire the 'gift of the gab'. Arrive later in the capital, Dublin, for the final night of your holiday.

·      MEAL(S)     -     Full Breakfast

·      HOTEL       -     Citywest

DAY 8 DEPART DUBLIN

Say farewell to your Travel Director and new-found friends as your memorable holiday in the Emerald Isle comes to an end. Transfers are available. Conditions apply.

·      MEAL(S)      -      Full Breakfast

Disclaimer

  • - These prices are correct at the time of the itinerary going live, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking.

  • - All tour information is correct at time of tours going live, however is subject to change, please confirm all details at time of booking.

  • For full terms and conditions, please contact our sales team.

  • International airfare is not included

  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

  • Variety of Optional Experiences

  • An expert Travel Director and separate driver

  • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes

  • Airport transfers are provided on the first and last travel day. Conditions apply

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