Treasures of Ireland 6 days

Céad míle fáilte - A hundred thousand welcomes await you in Ireland. Embrace the free-spiritedness of your hosts as you explore soulful Dublin and secure your gift of the gab with a Blarney kiss. Admire inspiring Irish landscapes along the Ring of Kerry and striking Cliffs of Moher, and learn about Cobh's tragic Titanic history.

HIGHLIGHTS
SIGHTSEEING HIGHLIGHTS

City tour in Dublin and Titanic Tour in Cobh
Scenic drive around the Ring of Kerry
Orientation of Waterford, Cork and Killarney

See Dublin's Georgian Squares
View St. Kevin's Cross in Glendalough and St. John's Castle in Limerick
Visit Trinity College, EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, Glendalough, Waterford Crystal, Blarney Castle, Torc Waterfall, Foynes Flying Boat Museum and the Cliffs of Moher

DINING

5 full breakfasts
2 dinners
(including Be My Guest)

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)
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
Services of a professional Irish Travel Director
All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
VIP entry to many sights

YOUR ITINERARY
DAY 1 - ARRIVE DUBLIN – AFTERNOON SIGHTSEEING

Put a little Irish spring in your step and stroll through the lyrical capital of Dublin - your springboard to an unforgettable jaunt through the treasures
of Ireland. Join a Local Specialist this afternoon to explore the city's iconic sights. Walk the cobbled courtyard of Trinity College to stroll through its
library and see the ornate Book of Kells. Enjoy an exclusive Welcome Reception at EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum where we'll hear the tale of
millions of brave Irish emigrants who left their Irish roots behind for foreign lands.
HOTEL Maldron Parnell Square
MEALS Welcome Reception

DAY 2 - DUBLIN – GLENDALOUGH – WATERFORD – CORK
Departing Dublin this morning, we journey to the peaceful 6th century monastic ruins at Glendalough that have survived repeated Norman attacks
over the centuries. We'll watch the master craftsmen of the renowned House of Waterford Crystal as they create delicate works of art which we will
have an opportunity to admire first hand in their workshop during a Cultural Insight. Our final stop is the 'rebel' city of Cork, where we'll have a free
evening to enjoy a little Irish craic and soak up the lively atmosphere of this university city.
HOTEL Maldron
MEALS Full Breakfast

OPTIONAL EXPERIENCES

Evening of Irish Entertainment with Pub Supper
Tonight, we'll travel by coach to a local pub for an evening of Irish entertainment with local musicians/singers including a good hearty Pub Supper.

Adult Price: €48.00
(Price is subject to change)

DAY 3 - CORK – COBH – BLARNEY – KILLARNEY (2 NIGHTS)
Stop in picturesque Cobh, the charming seaside town which was the final port of call for the tragic Titanic on its fateful voyage. Join your Local
Specialist for a walking tour to re-live the timeline of the Titanic. We enjoy a scenic drive to Blarney Castle, kissing its famous stone to acquire the
'gift of the gab' before meandering to the picturesque town of Killarney where we'll spend the next two nights.
HOTEL Killarney Avenue
MEALS Full Breakfast

DAY 4 - RING OF KERRY EXCURSION
Stop at Torc Waterfall for a leisurely guided walk with a Local Specialist over wooden paths and lakeshore trails. The rest of our day is spent admiring
the enduring beauty of Ireland's most scenic coastal drive around the Ring of Kerry before joining your companions for a memorable Be My Guest
dinner at Muckross Farms, stepping back in time to learn about traditional Irish farm life against the scenic backdrop of the lakes of Killarney. Please
note: This leisurely paced walk meanders over wooded paths and lakeshore trails. Walkers should wear good walking shoes for a stroll through
picturesque surrounds.
MEALS Full Breakfast Be My Guest Dining

OPTIONAL EXPERIENCES

Experience a Jaunting Cart Ride
Enjoy a traditional pony and trap ride through the beautiful Bourn-Vincent National Park. During your journey, your Local Specialist will share
fascinating anecdotes about the area and Ireland.
Adult Price: €21.00
(Price is subject to change)

Gaelic Roots
A tour de force of traditional Irish song, music and dance, Gaelic roots showcases Ireland at its best. Using traditional instruments, Irish dance and
time-honoured folk songs, this energetic show will have you tapping your feet and singing along in no time.
Adult Price: €33.00
(Price is subject to change)

DAY 5 - KILLARNEY – FOYNES – CLIFFS OF MOHER – LIMERICK
Delve into the era of the first transatlantic flights at the Flying Boat Museum in Foynes, which at one time was the refuelling point for Pan Am's Flying
Boat, the Yankee Clipper. Gain a fascinating Cultural Insight as you board a replica Boeing 314 to experience life as a passenger and learn how Irish
Coffee was invented to treat weary passengers whose New York flights were cut short due to bad weather. This afternoon we travel to the
spectacular Cliffs of Moher which rise up to 700 feet above the pounding Atlantic waves before continuing to our hotel in Limerick.
HOTEL Greenhills
MEALS Full Breakfast

OPTIONAL EXPERIENCES

Medieval Castle Banquet
Enjoy a banquet and medieval entertainment in the great hall of the castle. The court jester will make an appearance, as will the castle’s musicians
and the ladies and gentlemen of the medieval court – giving you an evening you won’t forget.
Adult Price: €69.00
(Price is subject to change)

Irish Folklore and Hospitality
You'll get the chance to experience Irish hospitality in the best folk tradition tonight. Enjoy this lively evening of entertainment and a drink while
locals sing and play music for you.
Adult Price: €27.00
(Price is subject to change)

DAY 6 - LIMERICK – DEPART SHANNON
Our epic journey through the highlights of Ireland has sadly come to an end. For now it's time to wish your fellow travellers slán abhaile as our
memorable holiday comes to an end. Transfers are available. Conditions apply. Please note: Your coach returns to Dublin from Shannon on Day 6.
You are welcome to utilise this complimentary transfer. Drop-off in Dublin will be at the Clayton Hotel Dublin Airport at approximately 4pm
depending on traffic.
MEALS Full Breakfast

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