Shades of Ireland featuring Northern Ireland

From vibrant and history-filled Dublin, across rolling green hills to the dramatic coast and onwards to Derry, experience all of the charms of Ireland on this 13-day magical tour of the Emerald Isle. Live like royalty during an overnight stay on the grounds of a castle. Uncover the legend of the Titanic at Belfast's famed Titanic Experience. Choose from a selection of Derry's best restaurants with our Diner's Choice program. See the Atlantic from the stunning 700-foot Cliffs of Moher. Tour the walled city of Derry. Stand on the awe-inspiring Giant's Causeway. Experience the world-famous beauty of the Ring of Kerry. Enjoy tea and scones on a traditional family farm. Explore Dublin with a local guide - either by foot or on a panoramic city tour - it's your choice! See beautiful Killarney from your seat on an Irish jaunting car. Journey to historic Blarney Castle, lean back and kiss its famous stone!

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Tour Operator
Collette
Offer
Offer valid through 12/31/2017
Duration
12 Days
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1DublinOvernight Flight: Set out on an amazing Irish adventure that tells the complete story of the Emerald Isle.
Day 2DublinDublin, Ireland - Tour Begins: Get a taste of old Dublin. Tonight you and your fellow travelers revel in a traditional Irish evening, including regional cuisine.
Day 3DublinDublin: Today, it's your choice! Will you ride with a local guide to see St. Patrick's Cathedral, St. Stephen's Green, Grafton Street, and the historic Phoenix Park? Or will you choose a walking tour of the city's historic center, exploring O'Connell Street, the General Post Office, and the River Liffey? Either way, what follows is an afternoon to discover Dublin's charms on your own.
Day 4DublinDublin - Kilkenny - Waterford: Step back in time. Begin the day in the medieval splendor of 12th century Kilkenny on the River Nore. Then, in ancient Waterford, embark on a leisurely paced walking tour of Ireland's oldest city. It's your choice! Tour the Waterford Crystal factory and learn how exquisite crystal has been made for centuries; or visit the Medieval Museum for a guided tour and glass of wine in the 15th-century Mayor's Wine Vault.
Day 5WaterfordWaterford - Blarney Stone - Killarney: Live the legend. The story goes that those who kiss the Blarney Stone gain the gift of eloquence. This morning, give it a shot at historic Blarney Castle. Cross into County Kerry and continue on to charming Killarney. In Killarney's stunning national park, board a traditional boat* and sail through the breathtaking lakes in the company of an expert boatman. This evening, enjoy dinner on the town.
Day 6KillarneyKillarney - Ring of Kerry - Killarney: Take in the rugged coastline. Loop your way around the picturesque Ring of Kerry, past pristine beaches, quaint villages and majestic landscapes. At the Gap of Dunloe, shop for local artisan-made crafts. End your day with a traditional jaunting car ride* through one of Ireland's best kept secrets - Killarney National Park.
Day 7KillarneyKillarney - Cliffs of Moher - Ennis: Bid Killarney farewell as we travel across the lovely Shannon River into County Clare. Visit the Cliffs of Moher, one of Ireland's most iconic sites. Walk along the rambling edge, soaking up unparalleled views and snapping incredible photos. Complete your day at the historic Old Ground Hotel and experience the finest in Irish hospitality.
Day 8EnnisEnnis - Galway - Enniskillen, Northern Ireland: Experience the daily life of a traditional Irish family during a memorable farm visit. Then, continue on to Galway, where a brief tour showcases 'The City of Tribes.' Your day ends at the Manor House Hotel, a stunning 19th-century estate located on a secluded lake in the westernmost reaches of Northern Ireland.
Day 9EnniskillenEnniskillen - Donegal Town - Derry: Today you take in the rugged, natural beauty of County Donegal. Stop in Donegal Town and stroll the town square, enjoying its quaint craft and woolen shops. Next, we travel to Derry, known for its turbulent political history. This afternoon, a local guide leads you on a walk through the old city, including the Craft Village, a charming 19th century Georgian square in the heart of the walled city. Tonight, it's Diner's Choiceâ?¦you will choose your included dinner from a 'menu' of Derry's great restaurants.
Day 10DerryDerry - Inishowen Peninsula - Derry: This morning, journey to the Inishowen Peninsula and Malin Head. Take in breathtaking scenery as you explore Ireland's northernmost point. Return to Derry and enjoy an afternoon at leisure.
Day 11DerryDerry - Giant's Causeway - Glens of Antrim - Belfast: See the most famous natural site in Northern Ireland as you visit the magnificent Giant's Causeway. Formed by volcanic activity millions of years ago, the causeway resembles a cobble road leading into the sea. Then, lose yourself in the natural beauty of Northern Ireland as you explore the scenic back roads of the Glens of Antrim.
Day 12BelfastBelfast - Kingscourt, Ireland: Get ready for a guided tour of Belfast, the capital of Northern Ireland. Hear of the struggles in this great city's history as you pass through the different neighborhoods. See 'Samson' and 'Goliath,' the cranes at the shipyard that built the Titanic, before touring the 'Titanic Experience,' Northern Ireland's most visited attraction. Next, we are off to Kingscourt, crossing back into the Republic of Ireland. Top your day off with an overnight stay on the regal grounds of Cabra Castle where you toast the end of a fabulous trip during your farewell dinner.
Day 13KingscourtKingscourt - Tour Ends: Your tour ends in Kingscourt.
Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
05/03/2018$2,849.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
05/08/2018$2,849.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
05/15/2018$2,849.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
05/29/2018$2,849.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
06/05/2018$2,849.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
06/12/2018$2,849.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
06/19/2018$2,849.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
06/26/2018$2,849.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
07/10/2018$2,849.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
07/24/2018$2,849.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
08/07/2018$2,849.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
08/14/2018$2,849.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
08/28/2018$2,849.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
09/04/2018$2,849.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
09/11/2018$2,849.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
09/25/2018$2,849.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
10/02/2018$2,749.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
10/09/2018$2,749.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
10/16/2018$2,749.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
10/23/2018$2,699.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
11/06/2018$2,549.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
03/12/2019$2,549.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
03/19/2019$2,549.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
04/09/2019$2,699.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
04/16/2019$2,699.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
04/23/2019$2,749.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
04/30/2019$2,749.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
Lodging
Granville Hotel Waterford, Ireland
Tower Hotel Waterford Waterford, Ireland
Killarney Avenue Killarney, Ireland
Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge Ballsbridge, Ireland
Old Ground Hotel Ennis, Ireland
Cabra Castle Kingscourt, Ireland
Europa Hotel Belfast Belfast, United Kingdom
City Hotel Derry Derry, Ireland
Killarney Towers Killarney, Ireland
Manor House Country Hotel Co. Fermanagh, Ireland
Hampton Hotel Dublin , Ireland
Disclaimer
* NOTE:Tour prices are land only rates based on per person, double occupancy. Some dates may feature various changes in hotels, sightseeing and inclusions. Please confirm your specific itinerary at the time of booking. Government taxes and fees are additional. Land rates are guaranteed at time of deposit. Certain taxes and fees are to be paid upon exiting the country in local currencies.
Airfare is additional and is available through Collette Vacations.

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  • Shades of Ireland featuring Northern Ireland

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    From vibrant and history-filled Dublin, across rolling green hills to the dramatic coast and onwards to Derry, experience all of the charms of Ireland on this 13-day magical tour of the Emerald Isle.

 
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