From vibrant and history-filled Dublin, across rolling green hills to the dramatic coast, experience all of Ireland's charm on this magical tour of the Emerald Isle. Live like royalty during an overnight stay on the grounds of a castle. Visit Waterford, Ireland's oldest city, where you'll have the opportunity to visit the House of Waterford Crystal. Choose from a selection of Killarney's best restaurants with our Diner's Choice program. See the Atlantic from the stunning 700-foot Cliffs of Moher. Experience the world-famous beauty of the Ring of Kerry. See sheepdogs in action on a working farm. Explore Dublin with a local guide - either by foot or on a panoramic city tour - it's your choice! See beautiful Killarney from your seat on an Irish jaunting car. Journey to historic Blarney Castle, lean back and kiss its famous stone!

Details

Tour Operator
Collette
Offer
Offer valid through 12/31/2017
Duration
9 Days
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1DublinOvernight Flight: Anticipation mounts as you wind your way toward the Emerald Isle and its many wonders. Rich history, rolling hills and warm smiles lie ahead in Dublin, Waterford, Killarney and Limerick. With tomorrow comes quintessential Ireland.
Day 2DublinDublin, Ireland - Tour Begins: Get a taste of old Dublin. Tonight you and your fellow travelers revel in a traditional Irish evening, including regional cuisine.
Day 3DublinDublin: Today, it's your choice! Will you ride with a local guide to see St. Patrick's Cathedral, St. Stephen's Green, Grafton Street, and the historic Phoenix Park? Or will you choose a walking tour of the city's historic center, exploring O'Connell Street, the General Post Office, and the River Liffey? Either way, what follows is an afternoon to discover Dublin's charms on your own.
Day 4DublinDublin - Kilkenny - Waterford: Step back in time. Begin the day in the medieval splendor of 12th century Kilkenny on the River Nore. Then, in ancient Waterford, embark on a leisurely paced walking tour of Ireland's oldest city. It's your choice! Tour the Waterford Crystal factory and learn how exquisite crystal has been made for centuries; or visit the Medieval Museum for a guided tour and glass of wine in the 15th-century Mayor's Wine Vault.
Day 5WaterfordWaterford - Blarney Stone - Killarney: Live the legend. The story goes that those who kiss the Blarney Stone gain the gift of eloquence. This morning, give it a shot at historic Blarney Castle. Cross into County Kerry and continue on to charming Killarney. In Killarney's stunning national park, board a traditional boat* and sail through the breathtaking lakes in the company of an expert boatman. This evening it's Diner's Choiceâ?¦tonight's dinner is included and you'll choose the perfect spot from a 'menu' of Killarney's great restaurants.
Day 6KillarneyKillarney - Ring of Kerry - Killarney: Take in the rugged coastline. Loop your way around the picturesque Ring of Kerry, past pristine beaches, quaint villages and majestic landscapes. At the Gap of Dunloe, shop for local artisan-made crafts. See border collies in action during a traditional sheepdog demonstration at a family-run farm. The night is free for reminiscing about the day as you find your own authentic taste of Irish culture.
Day 7KillarneyKillarney - Adare - Limerick: Start your day with a traditional jaunting car ride* through Killarney National Park. Travel to Adare, Ireland's prettiest village, for some time at leisure. Continue to Limerick where a panoramic city tour showcases King John's Castle and the Treaty Stone. Delve into the fascinating history of the "city of the violated treaty."
Day 8LimerickLimerick - Cliffs of Moher - Galway - Limerick: Today brings you to the dramatic, 700-foot-high Cliffs of Moher for cinematic views of the mighty Atlantic. Pass through the windswept, limestone landscape of the Burren, known for its stark beauty and Neolithic tombs. Continue on to Galway where a brief tour showcases 'The City of Tribes' before relaxing over dinner in a local restaurant.
Day 9LimerickLimerick - Tullamore/Kilbeggan - Kingscourt: You don't have to be a connoisseur to appreciate the old-world heritage of Ireland's whiskey territory. Your journey brings you to Tullamore and Kilbeggan in the heart of Ireland, where a superb distillery brings whiskey craftsmanship to life and gives you a taste of the final product. Top your day off with an overnight stay on the regal grounds of Cabra Castle where you toast the end of a fabulous trip during your farewell dinner.
Day 10KingscourtKingscourt - Tour Ends: Your journey ends in Kingscourt.
Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
May 06, 2018$2,299.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
May 13, 2018$2,299.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
May 15, 2018$2,299.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
May 20, 2018$2,299.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
May 27, 2018$2,299.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
June 03, 2018$2,299.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
June 07, 2018$2,299.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
June 14, 2018$2,299.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
June 24, 2018$2,299.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
June 28, 2018$2,299.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
July 01, 2018$2,299.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
July 03, 2018$2,299.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
July 08, 2018$2,299.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
July 10, 2018$2,299.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
July 19, 2018$2,299.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
July 22, 2018$2,299.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
July 29, 2018$2,299.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
August 02, 2018$2,299.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
August 05, 2018$2,299.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
August 12, 2018$2,299.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
August 19, 2018$2,299.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
August 26, 2018$2,299.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
August 28, 2018$2,299.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
September 02, 2018$2,299.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
September 04, 2018$2,299.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
September 06, 2018$2,299.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
September 09, 2018$2,299.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
September 16, 2018$2,299.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
September 18, 2018$2,299.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
September 20, 2018$2,299.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
September 23, 2018$2,299.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
September 27, 2018$2,299.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
September 30, 2018$2,299.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
October 04, 2018$2,249.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
October 07, 2018$2,249.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
October 09, 2018$2,249.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
October 14, 2018$2,249.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
October 16, 2018$2,199.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
October 18, 2018$2,199.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
October 25, 2018$2,099.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
October 30, 2018$2,099.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
November 04, 2018$1,999.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
November 08, 2018$1,999.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
March 05, 2019$1,999.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
March 12, 2019$2,099.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
March 14, 2019$2,099.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
March 17, 2019$2,099.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
March 21, 2019$2,099.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
March 24, 2019$2,099.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
March 31, 2019$2,099.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
April 02, 2019$2,149.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
April 07, 2019$2,149.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
April 14, 2019$2,199.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
April 23, 2019$2,249.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
April 28, 2019$2,249.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
Lodging
Absolute Hotel Limerick, Ireland
Granville Hotel Waterford, Ireland
Killarney Avenue Killarney, Ireland
Hotel Riu Plaza The Gresham Dublin Dublin, Ireland
Cabra Castle Kingscourt, Ireland
Killarney Plaza Hotel Killarney, Ireland
Killarney Towers Killarney, Ireland
Savoy Hotel - Limerick Limerick, Ireland
George Boutique Hotel Limerick City, Ireland
Disclaimer
* NOTE:Tour prices are land only rates based on per person, double occupancy. Some dates may feature various changes in hotels, sightseeing and inclusions. Please confirm your specific itinerary at the time of booking. Government taxes and fees are additional. Land rates are guaranteed at time of deposit. Certain taxes and fees are to be paid upon exiting the country in local currencies.
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