2019 Southern Gems – 7 Days/6 Nights
Authentic Local Experiences:
- Hear the colorful story of Kinsale as a local guide leads you through medieval streets of this picturesque port town.
- 6 hot breakfasts (B) and 4 dinners (D) includng a night out at Taylors Three Rock for dinner and a show, and a festive medieval castle banquet.
- Blarney Castle
- Blasket Centre
- Dingle Bay Cruise
- Dublin Castle
- Foynes Flying Boat & Maritime Museum
- Russborough House
- The Gibson Hotel, Dublin (2)
- Actons Hotel, Kinsale (1)
- Cahernane House Hotel, Killarney (2)
- Temple Gate Hotel, Ennis (1)
2019 7-DAY SOUTHERN GEMS
Day 1: Russborough House & Dublin
Tour begins 2:00 PM at your Dublin hotel. Head to Blessington for a guided tour around Russborough House, a Palladian mansion filled with interesting treasures, works of art, and early photographic collections. Enjoy a welcome drink with your group before dining independently this evening.
Day 2: Dublin Castle & Dublin Tour
Tour central Dublin. Take a guided tour of Dublin Castle, the seat of power and government for many centuries, and see the State Apartments. Your afternoon is free to enjoy an independent Dublin open-top bus tour and a visit to one of Dublin’s top attractions — Guinness Storehouse, Teeling Distillery, EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, or the General Post Office Museum. Later, head to Taylors Three Rock for a dinner of Irish specialties and a lively show.
Day 3: Blarney Castle & Kinsale Walk
Travel to Blarney Castle to kiss the famous “Stone of Eloquence” or walk through the gardens. Treat yourself to Irish-made goods at the Blarney Woollen Mills. Head south to Kinsale, an old fishing town now renowned for sailing and gourmet food. Join a local guide for a short walk around Kinsale’s historic streets.
Day 4: West Cork Coastal Drive & Killarney
Journey along the rugged western coastline of Cork via Clonakilty, passing picturesque coves and beaches. Travel to Killarney for some free time and a horse-drawn jaunting car ride through Killarney National Park to view Ross Castle and Killarney Estate. Stop for a group photograph. Enjoy dinner at your hotel and a free evening in Killarney.
Day 5: Scenic Dingle Peninsula & Blasket Centre
Explore the Slea Head Drive and embark on a scenic boat trip of Dingle Harbour and Bay to view the heathery mountains, sandy beaches, and green landscapes of the Dingle Peninsula. Visit the Blasket Centre in Dunquin to learn about the offshore Blasket Islands. Enjoy some free time in Dingle and visit the South Pole Inn before continuing to Killarney for a free evening and independent dining.
Day 6: Cliffs of Moher & Medieval Castle Banquet
Visit the Foynes Flying Boat & Maritime Museum, which recalls air travel in the 1930s and 1940s. Drive to the Cliffs of Moher, soaring 700 feet above the Atlantic Ocean. Travel inland to Ennis. Head to a castle for a medieval-style banquet with traditional songs and stories.
Day 1: Tour Ends In Ennis
Your program ends after breakfast.
B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner
|FridayMar 29, 2019from Dublin||ThursdayApr 4, 2019to Shannon7 Days||$2565||Guaranteed Small Group|
|SundayApr 14, 2019from Dublin||SaturdayApr 20, 2019to Shannon7 Days||$2155||Guaranteed|
|SundayApr 21, 2019from Dublin||SaturdayApr 27, 2019to Shannon7 Days||$2305|
|SundayMay 5, 2019from Dublin||SaturdayMay 11, 2019to Shannon7 Days||$2525|
|FridayMay 17, 2019from Dublin||ThursdayMay 23, 2019to Shannon7 Days||$2975||Guaranteed Small Group|
|SundayMay 19, 2019from Dublin||SaturdayMay 25, 2019to Shannon7 Days||$2565|
|SundayMay 26, 2019from Dublin||SaturdayJun 1, 2019to Shannon7 Days||$2525|
|SundayJun 2, 2019from Dublin||SaturdayJun 8, 2019to Shannon7 Days||$2635|
|SundayJun 9, 2019from Dublin||SaturdayJun 15, 2019to Shannon7 Days||$2595||Guaranteed|
|FridayJun 14, 2019from Dublin||ThursdayJun 20, 2019to Shannon7 Days||$2635|
|FridayJun 21, 2019from Dublin||ThursdayJun 27, 2019to Shannon7 Days||$2635|
|SundayJun 23, 2019from Dublin||SaturdayJun 29, 2019to Shannon7 Days||$3085||Guaranteed Small Group|
|SundayJun 30, 2019from Dublin||SaturdayJul 6, 2019to Shannon7 Days||$2655||Guaranteed|
|FridayJul 5, 2019from Dublin||ThursdayJul 11, 2019to Shannon7 Days||$2655|
|FridayJul 12, 2019from Dublin||ThursdayJul 18, 2019to Shannon7 Days||$2655|
|SundayJul 14, 2019from Dublin||SaturdayJul 20, 2019to Shannon7 Days||$2615||Guaranteed|
|SundayJul 21, 2019from Dublin||SaturdayJul 27, 2019to Shannon7 Days||$2615|
|FridayAug 2, 2019from Dublin||ThursdayAug 8, 2019to Shannon7 Days||$2655||Guaranteed|
|SundayAug 4, 2019from Dublin||SaturdayAug 10, 2019to Shannon7 Days||$2655|
|FridayAug 9, 2019from Dublin||ThursdayAug 15, 2019to Shannon7 Days||$2655|
|SundayAug 11, 2019from Dublin||SaturdayAug 17, 2019to Shannon7 Days||$2655||Guaranteed|
|FridayAug 16, 2019from Dublin||ThursdayAug 22, 2019to Shannon7 Days||$2615|
|SundayAug 18, 2019from Dublin||SaturdayAug 24, 2019to Shannon7 Days||$2615||Guaranteed|
|SundayAug 25, 2019from Dublin||SaturdayAug 31, 2019to Shannon7 Days||$2655|
|FridayAug 30, 2019from Dublin||ThursdaySep 5, 2019to Shannon7 Days||$3105||Guaranteed Small Group|
|SundaySep 1, 2019from Dublin||SaturdaySep 7, 2019to Shannon7 Days||$2605|
|SundaySep 8, 2019from Dublin||SaturdaySep 14, 2019to Shannon7 Days||$2605||Guaranteed|
|FridaySep 13, 2019from Dublin||ThursdaySep 19, 2019to Shannon7 Days||$2605|
|SundaySep 15, 2019from Dublin||SaturdaySep 21, 2019to Shannon7 Days||$2605|
|FridaySep 20, 2019from Dublin||ThursdaySep 26, 2019to Shannon7 Days||$2505||Guaranteed|
|FridaySep 27, 2019from Dublin||ThursdayOct 3, 2019to Shannon7 Days||$2385|
|SundaySep 29, 2019from Dublin||SaturdayOct 5, 2019to Shannon7 Days||$2835||Guaranteed Small Group|
|SundayOct 6, 2019from Dublin||SaturdayOct 12, 2019to Shannon7 Days||$2205||Guaranteed|
|FridayOct 18, 2019from Dublin||ThursdayOct 24, 2019to Shannon7 Days||$2205|
|FridayOct 25, 2019from Dublin||ThursdayOct 31, 2019to Shannon7 Days||$2055|