Best of Ireland Reverse 2017

Tour Type: Country Explorer
Brochure Type: Europe & Britain First Class 2017

Ravishingly beautiful and enchanting to explore, you'll soon learn why the Irish say if you're lucky enough to be Irish, you're lucky enough? Visit the Ring of Kerry and unspoilt region of Western Ireland featured in John Wayne's 'The Quiet Man'. See the stronghold of the O'Donnell Clan and beautiful Dingle Peninsula, as well as Adare, one of Ireland's prettiest villages.

Sightseeing Highlights
  • City tour in Dublin
  • Orientation of Donegal, Galway and Waterford
  • Visit the Glasnevin Trust in Dublin, County Donegal, the Marian Shrine at Knock, Bunratty folk park, Cliffs of Moher, the rugged Burren, mystical Connemara, Kylemore Abbey, Blarney to kiss the stone and gain the 'gift of the gab', the crystal showroom at Waterford and the Famine Ship in New Ross
  • View St. Patrick's Cathedral and Phoenix Park in Dublin and Donegal Castle
  • See the Cathedral of Galway
  • Scenic drives along the Dingle Peninsula and Ring of Kerry
Dining Highlights
  • 9 full breakfasts
  • 1 cream tea (Be My Guest)
  • 5 dinners
First class travel Highlights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Hand-picked Insider Experiences
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • VIP entry to many sights

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Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
10 Days
Escorted - Yes
Day 1DublinArrive Dublin - Afternoon Sightseeing: Welcome to Dublin. Relax and enjoy the sights of Dublin. Later meet your fellow travellers and Travel Director for a sightseeing tour of this wonderful city with a Local Specialist. This evening visit Glasnevin Trust for an informative and poignant tour with a Local Specialist where you will hear stories about some of the brave characters from recent Irish history. Enjoy a Welcome Reception of drinks and canapes and get to know your fellow travellers.Welcome Reception
Maldron Parnell Square
Day 2BallinaDublin - Donegal - Ballina: Traverse Ireland and visit the town of Donegal. View the castle which was once the stronghold of the O'Donnell Clan. Stop at the poignant grave of Irish poet William Butler Yeats in the churchyard at Drumcliff. Drive past the hills and loughs that inspired the lyrical lines penned by Yeats to the town of Ballina.Full Breakfast, Dinner
Day 3GalwayBallina - Knock - Galway (2 Nights): Head south and visit the town of Knock to view the Marian Shrine. Later arrive in Galway with free time to see the Cathedral or stroll through Eyre Square.Full Breakfast
Day 4ConnemaraConnemara Excursion and Afternoon Tea at Westport House: This unspoiled region of Western Ireland is captured in the film 'The Quiet Man' featuring John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara. Today see the untouched landscape of the Connemara with its picturesque mountain ranges and golden beaches that stretch out into the Atlantic. During your scenic drive, stop at Kylemore Abbey for an included visit to the country's most romantic castle and walk through the Victorian Walled Garden. Travel on to Westport House for a memorable Be My Guest experience. Enjoy a welcome drink in the impressive drawing room which features James Wyatt's 19th century sky ceiling and an impressive original parquet floor. After a guided tour of the house you will be hosted for a delicious afternoon tea in the restored Victorian kitchens.Full Breakfast, Be My Guest Dining
Day 5ShannonGalway - Cliffs of Moher - Bunratty - Shannon: This morning stop for a visit to the magnificent Cliffs of Moher and see the history of the cliffs brought to life with a visit to the 'Atlantic Edge' exhibition. Later enjoy an included visit to Bunratty Castle and Folk Park dedicated to life in Ireland during the 18th and 19th century before arriving in Shannon.Full Breakfast, Dinner
Oakwood Arms
Day 6TraleeShannon - Adare - Dingle Peninsula - Tralee (2 Nights): This morning stop in Adare, one of the prettiest villages in Ireland. Sit back and enjoy the beauty of the Dingle Peninsula with its small fishing towns and rugged landscape on your drive along the coast. Check into your hotel in Tralee for a two night stay.Full Breakfast
The Rose
Day 7TraleeRing of Kerry Excursion: Today we experience Ireland's most scenic coastal drive around the Iveragh Peninsula, better known as the Ring of Kerry. It is undoubtedly one of the most magical and varied places in the whole of Ireland and is truly a photographer's delight. We will also see Daniel O'Connell's Cahirciveen, the fishing village of Waterville, the Black Valley and Moll's Gap. Here mountains, valleys, lakes and sea blend into a landscape that is often breathtaking beyond words.Full Breakfast
Day 8WaterfordTralee - Blarney - Youghal - Waterford: At Blarney Castle gain the 'gift of the gab' as you have a chance to kiss the famous stone. Travel via the historic seaport town of Youghal, once home to Sir Walter Raleigh. Arrive later in Waterford and see how the famous crystal is crafted during your guided tour of the visitor centre to gain a Cultural Insight into this important and precious Irish export.Full Breakfast, Dinner
Day 9DublinWaterford - New Ross - Co. Wicklow - Dublin: This morning visit the Dunbrody Famine Ship in New Ross to gain a Cultural Insight into the plight of Irish Emigrants. New Ross is also the ancestral home town of John F. Kennedy. Head through scenic Co. Wicklow known as The Garden of Ireland and on to Dublin. Tonight join your fellow travellers for a Farewell Dinner this evening - the perfect way to celebrate your time in Ireland.Full Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
Rochestown Park
Day 10Depart DublinDepart Dublin: After a hearty Irish breakfast, say farewell to your Travel Director and fellow travellers as your Irish holiday comes to an end. Transfers are available. Conditions apply.Full Breakfast

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10/15/2017$1,975.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure - On RequestQuote
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