Irish Highlights Winter 2017/18

Tour Type: Country Explorer
Brochure Type: AWS Europe Asia Central and North America 1718

Share a pint and some Irish 'craic' with new friends and you'll wish you'd stayed longer - your journey from Dublin through Ireland's lush counties and charming towns gives a taste of what you will enjoy on the Emerald Isle. From cathedrals and castles to exquisite Waterford crystal, stately city squares and scenic coastal drives, there's a lot to say 'slainte' about.

Sightseeing Highlights
  • City tour in Dublin
  • Scenic drive of the Ring of Kerry
  • Orientation of Galway, Limerick and Waterford
  • See the Cathedral of Galway
  • View St. Patrick's Cathedral and Phoenix Park in Dublin, King John's Castle and St. Mary's Cathedral in Limerick
  • Visit Bunratty Folk Park, the Cliffs of Moher, Blarney to kiss the stone and gain the 'gift of the gab', Youghal, the Crystal Showroom at Waterford and the famine ship in New Ross
Dining Highlights
  • 6 full breakfasts
  • 3 dinners (including Be My Guest)
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)
  • Ferry across the Shannon Estuary
  • 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

Call (520) 445-6812 for more information or to book today! Mention code 13427551

Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
7 Days
Escorted - Yes
Day 1DublinArrive Dublin - Afternoon Sightseeing: Spend the morning relaxing or exploring this vibrant, friendly city. Meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers this afternoon and view Trinity College, St. Patrick's Cathedral, Phoenix Park and the stately Georgian Squares with your Local Specialist. This evening enjoy a Welcome Reception where you meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers at a traditional Irish pub - the perfect introduction to Dublin.Welcome Reception
Day 2LimerickDublin - Galway - Bunratty - Limerick: This morning head towards Galway. See the Cathedral and enjoy some free time in the city. Visit Bunratty Castle and explore the Folk Park, a living museum dedicated to life in Ireland during the 18th and 19th centuries before continuing to Limerick. View King John's Castle, St. Mary's Cathedral and the Treaty Stone during your orientation.Full Breakfast
Day 3KillarneyLimerick - Cliffs of Moher - Killarney (2 Nights): The spectacular Cliffs of Moher are your first stop today. See the history of the cliffs brought to life with a visit to the 'Atlantic Edge' exhibition. After a picturesque coastal drive through the villages of Lahinch and Kilrush take the ferry across the Shannon estuary. Arrive tonight in Killarney, your home for the next two nights.Full Breakfast
Killarney Avenue
Day 4Ring Of Kerry ExcursionRing 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 5WaterfordKillarney - Blarney - Youghal - Waterford: As you are leaving Killarney this morning cross the Kerry Mountains and travel through the colourful market town of Macroom and see the impressive Castle Arch. Once the gateway to Macroom Castle, it is now almost all that remains. Next stop is Blarney Castle to kiss the Blarney Stone and acquire the 'gift of the gab'. Later visit the historic seaport town of Youghal, once home to Sir Walter Raleigh before arriving in Waterford. Dine tonight at your hotel.Full Breakfast, Dinner
Day 6DublinWaterford - New Ross - Co. Wicklow - Dublin: This morning visit the House of Waterford Crystal for a Cultural Insight demonstration. Watch the master craftsmen at work during your tour of the workshop, and see the exquisite completed pieces in the showroom. Later stop in the town of New Ross and see the monument to John F. Kennedy who visited his ancestral family hometown in 1963. Visit the three-masted famine ship Dunbrody, and gain a Cultural Insight into the tragic plight of Irish emigration during the 1800s. Continue through County Wexford and the lush countryside of County Wicklow. Join your companions and Travel Director this evening for a Be My Guest Farewell Dinner, before continuing to your Dublin hotel.Full Breakfast, Be My Guest Dining
Red Cow Moran
Day 7Depart DublinDepart Dublin: Say goodbye after your unforgettable journey through the friendly Emerald Isle. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply.Full Breakfast

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
12/20/2017$1,195.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure - FullQuote
12/27/2017$1,325.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure - FullQuote
12/31/2017$1,325.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
01/07/2018$1,195.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
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03/18/2018$1,195.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite Departure - FullQuote
03/21/2018$1,195.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
03/25/2018$1,195.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
Christmas Day is celebrated in Ireland on 25 December. The majority of businesses and organizations (except for hospitals) are closed on Christmas Day. Some smaller stores selling food may open however public transport services may not operate at all. Your itinerary may be affected and inclusions changed to accommodate closures.

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