Irish Wonder 2017

Ireland Tours
Ireland
$1185

Travel Itinerary

Departure Dates: Every Sunday from May 07 thru October 01, 2017

 

Day 1: ARRIVE DUBLIN – SIGHTSEEING

Welcome to Dublin. Relax after check-in. Later your Local Specialist takes you on a panoramic sightseeing tour, which includes views of Dublin Castle, Trinity College, St. Patrick's Cathedral and Phoenix Park. It's a great introduction to your Irish journey.

Hotel

Maldron Newlands Cross


Day 2: DUBLIN – BOYLE – KNOCK – BALLINA (2 NIGHTS)

View the ruins of the Cistercian Abbey at Boyle, dating back to the 12th century. Visit the pilgrimage town of Knock in County Mayo, where the Virgin Mary appeared to villagers in 1879. Dine tonight at your hotel in Ballina.

Meal(s)

Full Breakfast
Dinner

 

Day 3: COUNTY DONEGAL EXCURSION – BELLEEK (NORTHERN IRELAND)

Travel across the border into Northern Ireland for a visit to the Belleek Pottery centre. Visit traditional weavers in the town of Donegal where you also view the 15th century castle. Stop at Drumcliffe to view the grave of renowned Irish poet W.B Yeats. See the harbour town of Mullgahmore, before returning to your hotel in Ballina.

Meal(s)

Full Breakfast

 

Day 4: BALLINA – WESTPORT – GALWAY – LIMERICK (2 NIGHTS)

This morning travel via Westport and the beautiful region of Connemara to Galway on the banks of the Corrib River. View the cathedral, built on the site of the old prison and stroll around Eyre Square. Tonight why not join your Travel Director and companions for a medieval banquet in an Irish castle?

Meal(s)

Full Breakfast

Hotel

Travelodge Ennis Road

 

Day 5: CLIFFS OF MOHER EXCURSION

This morning drive to the western coast and the magnificent Cliffs of Moher. Bring the history of the cliffs to life with a visit to the 'Atlantic Edge' exhibition. Return to Shannon for free time exploring on your own or perhaps join your Travel Director for an Optional Experience to Bunratty Folk Park.

Meal(s)

Full Breakfast
Dinner

 

Day 6: LIMERICK – DINGLE PENINSULA – TRALEE

This morning in Limerick your orientation drive includes views of St. Mary's Cathedral and King John's Castle. Enjoy a scenic drive along the Dingle Peninsula. See the unspoilt and colourful villages and fishing harbours of Ireland's most westerly point. Later, arrive in the town of Tralee, famed for its annual 'Rose of Tralee' festival and beauty pageant before arriving at your hotel.

Meal(s)

Full Breakfast
Dinner

 

Day 7: TRALEE – BLARNEY – DUBLIN

Visit Blarney Castle and don't forget to kiss the Blarney Stone and acquire the 'gift of the gab'. Arrive later in the capital, Dublin, for the final night of your holiday.

Meal(s)

Full Breakfast

Hotel

Citywest

 

DEPART DUBLIN

Say farewell to your Travel Director and new-found friends as your memorable holiday in the Emerald Isle comes to an end. Transfers are available. Conditions apply.

Meal(s)

Full Breakfast

 

What's Always Included

Sightseeing Highlights

  • Belleek Pottery

Visit the famous pottery factory

  • Blarney

Kiss the Blarney Stone during your visit of Blarney Castle and acquire the gift of the gab

  • Boyle

View the Cistercian Abbey

  • Cliffs of Moher

View the stunning seascape from the cliffs and visit the Atlantic Edge exhibition in the eco-friendly Visitor Centre

  • County Donegal

Visit this picturesque area

  • Dingle Peninsula

Enjoy the beautiful countryside along the Dingle peninsula, Ireland's most westerly point

  • Dublin

With your Local Specialist see St. Patrick's Cathedral, Phoenix Park, the glorious Georgian Squares, and Trinity College on your panoramic sightseeing tour

  • Galway

View Galway Cathedral and Eyre Square

  • Knock

Visit the pilgrimage town of Knock

  • Limerick

View St. Mary's Cathedral and King John's Castle

 

 

Optional Experiences

Notes

Optional Experiences are subject to change. Your Travel Director will supply you with a final list of Optional Experiences available on your trip. Optional Experiences cannot be booked online; they can be purchased during your trip through your Travel Director.

Sligo

  • Luxurious River Shannon Cruise

Adult Price: €30.00The longest river in the British Isles, the River Shannon is immortalised in songs and legends. Come with us for a cruise on this majestic river, through the beautiful rolling countryside of counties Leitrim and Roscommon. You’ll also enjoy refreshments on the luxurious Moon River Pleasure Cruiser.

Ballina

  • Fine Dining in a Stately Home

Adult Price: €55.00We’ll travel by coach to an award-winning restaurant in a quirky, 19c neo-gothic manor house. Here you’ll be served authentic locally-sourced food in an elegant setting.

  • Irish Traditions and Song

Adult Price: €27.00Tonight, you'll enjoy Irish hospitality in a cosy local pub. Experience the folk tradition and enjoy a drink while locals sing and play music for you.

Limerick

  • Medieval Castle Banquet

Adult Price: €69.00Enjoy 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.

  • Bunratty Castle And Folk Park

Adult Price: €20.00Come on a visit to the 15th-century Bunratty Castle and admire its fine furnishings, antiques and paintings. You’ll experience an Ireland of the past, as you wander through the folk park with its thatched cottages and smoky turf fires. In the village, we'll have free time to explore the quaint shops and relax in the local tea room.

Dublin

  • Dinner in Dublin City

Adult Price: €45.00Come to one of Dublin's most locally-loved restaurant-pubs. You'll enjoy dinner and charming hospitality that this part of the world is renowned for.

  • Dublin Dinner and Cabaret

Adult Price: €71.00Enjoy an evening of fine food and non-stop fun as Ireland’s history unfolds in a cabaret of comedy, song and dance. The cast will have you tapping your toes and joining in the show, all in the spirit of Irish humour. And you’ll even be served an Irish coffee to round off your dinner.

 

Disclaimer

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  • - All tour information is correct at time of tours going live, however is subject to change, please confirm all details at time of booking.
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  • - International airfare is not included
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