Ireland (14 days)

What’s included:
• Accommodation at a 4 Star hotel
• Transfers to and from the airport
• Breakfast included daily

What’s not included:
• International flights to and from Ireland. Contact us for the best prices from your home town.
• Taxes, Insurance, Additional meals not stated below

Minimum 2 guests

Day 1: Arrive in Dublin, Ireland and board your included transfer to your 4 star hotel.

Day 2: Free to explore the sights and sounds of Dublin using your included “Hop on Hop off” 2 day pass.

Day 3: CLIFFS OF MOHER Day Tour From DUBLIN.

Tour departs at 7:30 a.m.

The world famous Cliffs of Moher Day Tours from Dublin.

Visit the biggest visitor attraction in all of Ireland.

See the set of the Princess Bride and Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince!

Also visit Kinvara fishing village, take great photos at Bunratty Castle, drive through the picturesque Burren and Galway Bay in a very relaxed 1 day-tour from Dublin.

This is the most popular tour in the most comprehensive network of guided tours in Irish travel history!

THE CLIFFS OF MOHER – Leave Dublin with us by morning and by early afternoon savour this majestic, serene, and spiritual masterpiece.

DAY 4: KILKENNY & WICKLOW Day Tour from DUBLIN
Tour Departs at 9:00 a.m.

What a way to get a taste of the true beauty of Ireland! Our Kilkenny and Glendalough day tours from Dublin are a very relaxing and beautiful day trip to enjoy.

Travel through beautiful Kildare to historic Kilkenny. Once the medieval capital of Ireland, Kilkenny boasts Ireland’s finest Norman castle with an opportunity to enjoy a pint of Kilkenny in Kilkenny.

Also great shopping in the traditional Kilkenny design shop. Gaze at the rolling hills, rugged mountains, and glacial valleys of County Wicklow – the Garden of Ireland.

Visit the monastic city of St. Kevin at Glendalough (Braveheart wedding scenes and made famous through ‘PS I Love You’). Sparkling lakes, dense forests and romantic babbling brooks make this a spectacular scenic drive and a fine day out from the big city.

Oh and did we mention we include an exclusive visit to one of the ancient wonders of our pre-Celtic Bronze Age past – Brown Hill Dolmen! – a sneak peak into how our ancient Irish ancestors buried their dead and celebrated their passage into the next world…

Day 5: Free day to spend however you would like, dinner and show in the evening.
Enjoy your day relaxing, shopping or doing whatever you like. That evening you will be treated to an evening of tradition Irish entertainment. Located in the heart of Dublin City Centre, next to the famous O’Connell Bridge, Celtic Nights is choreographed for maximum audience participation and family fun entertainment. It includes world championship dancers and All Ireland winning musicians showcasing the very best in Irish dance including the famous brush dance, ‘sean nos’ (Old Style) and you will even have the opportunity to share the stage with the Irish dancers for a Céilí. Nowhere else in Dublin city will you find an experience like the Celtic Nights 3 Course feast, featuring traditional home style cooking in a charming Irish atmosphere.

Day 6: CONNEMARA & GALWAY Day Tour from DUBLIN

Tour departs at 8:00a.m.

This is an excellent day tour to Connemara which is Ireland’s most dramatic landscape. Among the many highlights of this tour are Kylemore Abbey and Killary Harbour. We also have plenty of time to experience Galway, Ireland’s coolest city.

Day 7: BLARNEY Day Tour From DUBLIN

This tour Includes admission to Blarney Castle and Gardens.

Visit the most famous castle in all of Ireland! The world famous Blarney Castle. Lie back and kiss the magical Blarney Stone and see the exciting battlements. Get the gift of the gab for 7 years! Also visit the Titanic town of Cobh in 1 brilliant day trip from Dublin.

Enjoy a stroll in one of Ireland’s most historic towns and visit St Coleman’s Cathedral, overlooking Cork Harbour. We will also take a panoramic drive through Cork City. This tour allows you to see the best of County Cork on this 1 day adventure from Dublin.

Day 8: GIANTS CAUSEWAY Day Tour From DUBLIN

The most action packed day tour possible from Dublin!

Giant’s Causeway, Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, Dunluce Castle, White Park Bay, Ballintoy, the Antrim Coast and one hour of free time in Belfast.

You cannot truly visit Ireland without a visit to the legendary Giant’s Causeway! Volcanic activity helped Finn McCool forge this wonder of the world some 60 million years ago. The 6km of sheer cliffs rising to over 90m and forming a series of bays are spectacular.

We include the all-new innovative and imaginative Giant’s Causeway Visitors’ Centre.

From the Giant’s Causeway to Belfast, and the magnificent rope bridge this tour has it all! Definitely the most comprehensive tour of Northern Ireland!

CARRICK A REDE
We spend an hour strolling along the windswept coastal path with amazing views to and from the rope bridge. Traditionally fishermen erected the bridge to Carrick-a-Rede Island over a chasm 23m deep and 20m wide, to harvest salmon from their nets. With views of the Mull of Kintyre in Scotland and Rathlin Island.

GIANT’S CAUSEWAY
We continue along the coastal drive with fantastic views of Whitepark Bay and Portbradden. We visit the 37,000 basalt columns whose tops form “stepping stones” leading from the cliff foot and disappearing under the sea. They reappear in the island of Straffe, hence the legend that this was a road built by the giant Finn McCool to enable him to cross over to Scotland. Truly an amazing wonder of the world!

COASTLINE VIEWS
We travel along the Causeway Coastal route between Ballycastle and Dunluce to experience one of the most dramatic drives in the world, now rated as one of the world’s great road journeys. We transport you by windswept cliffs, spectacular scenery, and fabulous unspoiled beaches.

DUNLUCE CASTLE
We continue a wonderful day with a photo stop at Dunluce Castle, home to the McDonnell Clan for many years and considered the most romantic castle in Ireland. En route we pass through Bushmills, famed for the fantastic whiskey, which is enjoyed all over the world.

BELFAST
Our next stop is Belfast City Centre. We provide you with a brief city tour taking in City Hall, the famous Titanic Dry Dock, and also The Victoria Square Centre, with its 360 degree view of the City. We return to Dublin after a great day, arriving in Dublin City at 8.30pm approx.

Day 9: Mystical Newgrange & Hill of Tara

Tour departs at 9:00 a.m.

Highlights
• See Neolithic Passage Tombs of Newgrange
• Hill Of Tara
• Irish High Crosses
• Largest Neolithic Burial Chamber in Europe from 3,200 BC
• Spectacular views at Howth Summit

Day 10: BELFAST & TITANIC Day Tour From DUBLIN

The North has become a must-see for any traveller and lover of Ireland. This tour enables you to focus on Belfast, birthplace of the Titanic, and the little corner of our motherland so ever present in world headlines since 1969 but now experiencing a new dawn.

This tour also visits the Celtic crosses at Monasterboice, set in truly Irish picturesque countryside. The ruins are of an early Christian settlement. The site houses two churches built in the 14th century or earlier, including a round tower, however the highlight are the 10th century high crosses. This is for many a photographic highlight of their time in Ireland.

Day 11: Free day to visit sights and shop the quaint stores of Dubin.
That evening experience an enchanting evening of Irish Folklore and Storytelling while enjoying a traditional Irish candlelit dinner in Dublin’s oldest pub’s.

Day 12: DINGLE Day Tour From DUBLIN
The Dingle Peninsula has amazing mountain scenery to see as you travel around this spectacular peninsula. Enjoy the most westerly drive in Europe known as the Slea Head drive. Marvel at the Atlantic Coast as you travel on this spectacular road which hugs the western shoreline. Enjoy great views of the Blasket Islands and maybe even see the “Sleeping Giant.”

You will also stop in Dingle town. This is one of the most picturesque fishing towns in Ireland. Dingle town is the heart and soul of the Peninsula. Please note: with small groups this tour may use express luxury transfers for some of the journey to/from Dublin.

Day 13: Free day to explore the sights and sounds and an evening of contemporary Irish song and dance.
Located in the heart of Dublin city centre directly opposite Dublin Castle. The Temple Bar Hotel has a lovely warm and modern feel to it, which lends itself well to one of Ireland’s best contemporary Irish Dance Shows. This Show is a sequence of eclectic and modern Irish dance rhythms. It features World Champion Irish dancers, many of whom have toured internationally with the Riverdance and Lord of the Dance troupes in recent years. This show embraces all that has made Irish dancing a world wide phenomenon. While soaking up the atmosphere of the celtic nights live music and dance experience, enjoy crafted Irish cuisine, steeped in tradition but with modern Dublin influences.

Day 14: Transfer to the airport to fly home.

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