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!
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- Offer valid through 9/30/2017
- 9 Days
|Day 1||Kingscourt||Overnight Flight: Travel to the magical Emerald Isle. Soak in the landscape of rolling hills and feel the warmth of an Irish welcome. Visit Limerick, Killarney, Waterford and Dublin as this comprehensive tour introduces Ireland's natural beauty, rich history and most importantly, its hospitable culture.|
|Day 2||Kingscourt||Kingscourt, Ireland - Tour Begins: Open your tour in Kingscourt. This Irish adventure truly begins with dinner at Cabra Castle and an overnight stay on the very same regal grounds.|
|Day 3||Kingscourt||Kingscourt - Tullamore/Kilbeggan - Limerick: 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. 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 4||Limerick||Limerick - 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 5||Limerick||Limerick - Killarney: Travel south through forty shades of green into County Kerry. Once in Killarney, hop on a traditional jaunting car* for a ride through the 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 6||Killarney||Killarney - 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 7||Killarney||Killarney - Blarney Stone - Waterford: 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. Arrive in Waterford and embark on a leisurely paced walking tour of Ireland's oldest city. Then, 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 8||Waterford||Waterford - Kilkenny - Dublin: Step back in time. Begin the day in the medieval splendor of 12th century Kilkenny on the River Nore. Later, arrive in Dublin, Ireland's rollicking capital city. Spend the remainder of your day relaxing or set out to independently explore more of this charming city.|
|Day 9||Dublin||Dublin: 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. Tonight, join your fellow travelers for some traditional entertainment during a fun-filled Irish evening including regional cuisine. Toast the end of a fabulous trip!|
|Day 10||Dublin||Dublin - Tour Ends: Your tour ends in Dublin.|
- 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
- George Boutique Hotel Limerick City, Ireland
- * 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.
Airfare is additional and is available through Collette Vacations.