2018 TREASURES OF IRELAND END DUBLIN 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
  • Scenic drive around the Ring of Kerry
  • Orientation of Waterford, Cork, Cobh and Killarney
  • See Dublin's Georgian Squares and Phoenix Park
    View St. Kevin's Cross in Glendalough and St. John's Castle in Limerick
  • Visit Trinity College, Glendalough, Waterford Crystal, Cobh Heritage Centre, Blarney Castle, Torc Waterfall,
  • Foynes Flying Boat Museum and the Cliffsof 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)
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach
  • 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
  • Services of a professional Irish Travel Director
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • VIP entry to many sights

    YOUR ITINERARY

DAY 1 - ARRIVE DUBLIN – AFTERNOON SIGHTSEEING
Welcome to Dublin. Discover the city's charms on a guided tour with a Local Specialist. Walk the cobbled
courtyard of Trinity College to visit its library and the ornate Book of Kells. Later make an exclusive visit to one
of the city's unique treasures, The Little Museum of Dublin, after it has closed its doors to the public for a
Welcome Reception with canapés and drinks.
HOTEL Clayton Ballsbridge
MEALS Welcome Reception

DAY 2 - DUBLIN – GLENDALOUGH – WATERFORD – CORK
Leave the bustling Irish capital for the peaceful 6th century monastic ruins at Glendalough. The 100-foot-tall
Round Tower, the Cathedral, and St. Kevin's Cross are highlights of your stop. Travel on to see more delicate
works of art during your Cultural Insight experience at the House of Waterford Crystal in Waterford. Later head
to Cork, the 'Rebel County', where you have a free evening.
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

DAY 3 - CORK – COBH – BLARNEY – KILLARNEY (2 NIGHTS)
Visit the Heritage Centre in Cobh to learn about the city's history and legacy. From the Great Famine and the'conships' to the doomed Titanic and Lusitania, this unique display presents the Queenstown Story in a way like no other. Then head to Blarney where you can climb to the top of Blarney Castle to kiss the famed stone
and acquire the 'gift of the gab'. Arrive later in picturesque Killarney.
HOTEL Killarney Avenue
MEALS Full Breakfast

DAY 4 - RING OF KERRY EXCURSION
This morning enjoy free time in Killarney or stop at Torc Waterfall for a leisurely guided walk with a Local
Specialist. Continue your day winding around the picture-perfect Ring of Kerry. Take in the views of coast andsea, elds
and rolling hills in this landscape that has inspired artists and poets for centuries. Join your companions this evening for a memorable Be My Guest dinner on a traditional farm in Killarney.
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

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

DAY 5 - KILLARNEY – FOYNES – CLIFFS OF MOHER – LIMERICK
Your first stop today is the Flying Boat Museum in Foynes, the refuelling point for Pan Am's Flying Boat, the Yankee Clipper, from 1939-1945. Gain a Cultural Insight as you board a replica Boeing 314 to experience life as a passenger. Toast the last day of your trip with your fellow travellers and Travel Director when you enjoy a
delicious Irish coffee in the place where it was allegedly invented in the 1940s by Joe Sheridan - a chef in Foynes. Later travel to the spectacular Cliffs of Moher which rise up to 700 feet above the pounding Atlantic waves before continuing on to your hotel in Limerick.
HOTEL Greenhills
MEALS Full Breakfast

OPTIONAL EXPERIENCES
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

DAY 6 - LIMERICK – DEPART DUBLIN
It's time to say farewell to the Emerald Isle and your travel companions at the end of your holiday. Transfers
are available. Conditions apply.
MEALS Full Breakfast

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