2018 - 9 Day Irish Gold

4 Star Vacation - 8 Nights - 14 Meals

Highlights

Authentic Local Experiences:

  • Sip an Irish coffee as you enjoy a casual music session at the Marine Bar in Dungarvan.
  • Local guides will impart historic facts and local lore on walking tours of Dublin's Trinity College, Galway and Waterford.

    Trip Highlights:

  • Blarney Castle
  • Book of Kells
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Clonmacnoise Monastic Site
  • House of Waterford Crystal
  • Ring of Kerry Tour
  • Skellig Experience
  • Waterford's Medieval Museum

    Dining Experiences:

  • Four dinners including a traditional Irish Night in Killarney, and O'Connell's Restaurant in Dublin.

    Hotels:

  • Royal Marine Hotel
    Dublin (1 night)
  • Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa - Galway
    Galway (2 nights)
  • The Malton Hotel
    Killarney (2 nights)
  • Granville Hotel
    Waterford (1 night)
  • Clayton Hotel Burlington Road
    Dublin (2 nights)

    All CIE Tours Include:

  • Sightseeing by luxury coach
  • Professional tour director
  • Full daily breakfasts (except Day 1)
  • Welcome get-together drink
  • Audio headsets
  • Free Wi-Fi on coaches
  • Deluxe documents wallet and backpack
  • All local taxes, hotel service charges & porterage for one suitcase per person
  • Call (281) 438-1139 for more information or to book today! Mention code 13454026

    Tour Operator
    CIE Tours
    Offer
    Offer valid through 9/30/2017
    Duration
    9 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1DublinDUBLIN TOUR & BOOK OF KELLS : Tour begins 2:00 PM, Dublin hotel. Head out for an introductory tour of Dublin including O'Connell Street, St. Stephen's Green, the seat of government at Leinster House and other public buildings. Take a stroll through Trinity College's campus in the centre of the city with a student guide and view the priceless 8th century Book of Kells, an illuminated manuscript of the four gospels. Enjoy a welcome drink with your group then enjoy an independent evening at one of Dublin's many restaurants or pubs.
    Day 2GalwayCLONMACNOISE MONASTIC SITE & GALWAY CITY TOUR : Journey across the rolling pastures of Ireland's heartland to visit Clonmacnoise. This monastic settlement was founded in 545 AD and is set on the banks of the mighty River Shannon. See elaborate high Celtic crosses decorated with biblical scenes. Head to Galway and enjoy a guided walking tour through the city centre. Enjoy free time to explore Galway on your own before dinner.
    (B, D)
    Day 3GalwayCONNEMARA CATAMARAN CRUISE & KYLEMORE ABBEY : Today explore scenic Connemara to admire how constantly-changing cloud formations give granite hills, sparkling lakes and peat bogs an added dimension. Head to Kylemore Abbey to tour elegant rooms and the charming church, set beside a tranquil lake. Enjoy a casual before a short catamaran cruise of Killary Harbour, a 9-mile fjord (Mar 18 - Oct 28 depts). Return to Galway where the evening is free to explore the city.
    (B, L)
    Day 4KillarneyCLIFFS, SHEEPDOGS & TRADITIONAL IRISH NIGHT : Travel south around Galway Bay and through the Burren, a region of rounded limestone hills which has a curious lunar-like appearance. Immerse yourself in farm life and watch trained sheepdogs obey their owner as they direct sheep through various obstacles. View the Cliffs of Moher, which rise almost 200m above the pounding Atlantic surf. Embark on a memorable ferry across the River Shannon Estuary and head to Killarney. Head to a cosy pub for an Irish night featuring a lively show with dinner.
    (B, D)
    Day 5KillarneyJAUNTING CAR & RING OF KERRY : Take a horse-drawn jaunting car through the Killarney National Park to scenic Ross Castle, set on the shores of Lough Leane. Head to Muckross House for a guided tour and a stroll through the gardens. Set out on Ireland's most popular scenic drive - the Ring of Kerry -- with plenty of stops for photo opportunities. Savour a light lunch and take a break in the colourful village of Sneem. Cross to Valentia Island by bridge and tour the Skellig Experience, which explains the life of early Christian monks on Skellig Michael, a rocky offshore island that was featured in the "Star Wars VII" movie. Return to Killarney for an evening on your own.
    (B, L)
    Day 6WaterfordBLARNEY CASTLE & TRADITIONAL MUSIC SESSION : Drive through the mountains into richer farming country on the way to Blarney Castle. Kiss the famous "Stone of Eloquence" or explore the tranquil gardens. Treat yourself to quality Irish made goods at Blarney Woollen Mills before travelling along the coast to the Marine Bar in Dungarvan for a creamy Irish coffee and traditional music. Continue to Waterford to witness the creation of crystal masterpieces during your visit to the House of Waterford Crystal.
    (B, D)
    Day 7DublinWATERFORD WALK & O'CONNELL'S RESTAURANT : This morning join a local guide for a walking tour through the narrow streets of the old city to discover Waterford's long history and some of its colorful characters. Visit the nearby Medieval Museum, a modern building which incorporates a 13th century Choristers' Hall and the 15th century Mayor's Wine Vault. Stop in Kilkenny for a look around the compact city centre and have lunch on your own. Travel to Dublin and in the evening head to the popular O'Connell's Restaurant where a warm welcome and superb cuisine await you.
    (B, D)
    Day 8DublinINDEPENDENT DAY IN DUBLIN : Spend an additional day in Dublin with an independent open-top bus tour with a visit to Guinness Storehouse, Teeling Distillery, EPIC Ireland or the General Post Office Museum.
    (B)
    Day 9Tour Ends in DublinTOUR ENDS IN DUBLIN : Your tour ends after breakfast.
    (B)

    B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner

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    03/11/2018$1,735.00* (USD) / 9 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    03/25/2018$1,735.00* (USD) / 9 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
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    04/22/2018$1,885.00* (USD) / 9 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    04/29/2018$2,060.00* (USD) / 9 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
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    09/23/2018$2,320.00* (USD) / 9 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    09/30/2018$2,190.00* (USD) / 9 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    10/07/2018$2,060.00* (USD) / 9 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    10/14/2018$2,060.00* (USD) / 9 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    10/21/2018$2,060.00* (USD) / 9 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
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    Lodging
    Royal Marine Hotel, Dublin (1 night)
    Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa - Galway, Galway (2 nights)
    The Malton Hotel, Killarney (2 nights)
    Granville Hotel, Waterford (1 night)
    Clayton Hotel Burlington Road, Dublin (2 nights)
    Disclaimer

    Single room supplement: $630

    Tours


    • 2018 - 9 Day Irish Gold

      From $1,735.00 (USD)

      HighlightsAuthentic Local Experiences: Sip an Irish coffee as you enjoy a casual music session at the Marine Bar in Dungarvan. Local guides will impart historic facts and local lore on walking tours of Dublin's Trinity College, Galway and Waterford.

     
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