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8 Day Southern Supreme Tour 2013

 

 

8 Day Southern Supreme Tour 2013

Highlights:

  • Ireland's Best Deluxe & Castle Hotels
  • Prize-Winning  Dromoland & Ashford Castles
  • Ring of Kerry Tour
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Farmhouse Lunch

Itinerary:


Day 1 : Dublin & Russborough House

Start at Dublin Airport and transfer to your hotel in the heart of Dublin city. At 2:00 pm take a short ride through the Wicklow Mountains for a guided tour around stately Russborough House, noted for its art and photography collections. In the evening enjoy a welcome drink and dine on your own.


Day 2 : Book of Kells & Irish Evening
Drive around central Dublin to see the principal sights and view the priceless 8th century Book of Kells. In the afternoon use your open-top bus tour voucher for city sightseeing and visit Guinness Storehouse. Head out for a great dinner with a lively traditional show. (B, D)


Day 3 : National Stud & Farmhouse Lunch
Travel to Kildare to visit the Irish National Stud and walk through the charming Japanese Gardens. Enjoy a home-style lunch at a farmhouse and a chat about country living. Drive to Killarney, famous for its scenic location. Check in to your hotel and enjoy a superb dinner in the hotel’s fine restaurant. (B, L, D)


Day 4 :Ring of Kerry & Killeen House Restaurant
Take a jaunting car ride to Ross Castle and then enjoy the Ring of Kerry drive where every bend in 100 miles of road reveals breath taking views of mountains and Atlantic Ocean. Visit the Skellig Experience, which shows the austere conditions of monastic life. Return through Sneem and pause at Moll’s Gap for panoramic views. Dine at the award-winning Killeen House Restaurant. (B, D)


Day 5 : Cliffs of Moher & Dromoland Castle
Take a ferry ride across the River Shannon Estuary to visit the Cliffs of Moher, majestic walls of rock, which extend five miles along the coast. Journey through part of the Burren Country to your lovely castle hotel. After check in you may choose to relax in the wonderful setting or take a short drive to Bunratty Village. (B, D)


Day 6 : Galway & Ashford Castle
Travel to Galway for a panoramic tour and free time to browse around Eyre Square and the pedestrianized streets. Continue north to Cong to the famous Ashford Castle Hotel. In the evening dine in Ashford Castle’s gourmet restaurant. (B, D)


Day 7 : Connemara & “The Quiet Man”

Take a catamaran cruise around Killary Harbour, Ireland’s only fjord, to see stunning scenery as you sip an Irish coffee. Back in Cong take a short walking tour to see where the 1952 movie, “The Quiet Man” was made. Drive to the nearby Eddie’s Pub for an informal dinner with local entertainment. (B, D)


Day 8 : Tour Ends Shannon Airport
Take an 80-mile transfer to Shannon Airport to arrive by 10:30 am. (B)

Hotels:

Deluxe & Castle

  • Westbury Hotel
    Dublin (2 nights)
  • Killarney Park Hotel
    Killarney (2 nights)
  • Dromoland Castle Hotel
    Newmarket-on-Fergus (1 night)
  • Ashford Castle
    Cong (2 nights)

Tour Includes:

  • Airport transfers at start and end of tour
  • Sightseeing by luxury coach
  • Professional tour driver/guide
  • 7 nights in hotels listed
  • Full breakfast daily (B) except on day 1
  • 6 dinners (D) including
    - Dinner and traditional show in Dublin
    - Killeen House Restaurant in Killarney
    - Dinner and entertainment at Eddie's Pub in Clonbur
    - 3 table d'hote dinners
  • Lunch at Bungalow Farmhouse B & B (L)
  • Welcome get-together drink
  • Tour of Dublin with a local guide
  • Horse-drawn jaunting car ride in Killarney
  • Ferry ride across the River Shannon
  • Killary Fjord catamaran cruise with an Irish coffee
  • “The Quiet Man” walking tour of Cong
  • Dublin open-top bus tour with complimentary visit and a drink at Guinness Storehouse
  • Visits and admissions to Russborough House, Book of Kells at Trinity College, Irish National Stud & Japanese Gardens, Skellig Experience and Cliffs of Moher
  • Deluxe carry-on backpack, ticket wallet, luggage tags & strap
  • All local taxes, hotel service charges & porterage for one suitcase per person

Dates & Rates:

Tour leaves Dublin and returns to Shannon Fridays
12 & 26Apr: USD$2928
10May: USD$3172
24May: USD$3298
07Jun – 13Sep: USD$3454
27Sep: USD$3176
11 & 25Oct: USD$2898
08Nov: USD$2468

All rates per person, based on double Occupancy and are in US Dollars

 

 

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