2022 : Irish Legends

9 Days/8 Nights

A mythic journey through the Emerald Isle

Delve into Ireland and its past on this tour, which mixes in plenty of hidden gems and off-the-beaten-path sights among the tried-and-true favorites.

Trip Highlights:

  • Inishmore & The Aran Islands
  • Dunbrody Famine Ship
  • Clonmacnoise Monastic Site
  • Sean's Bar
  • Irish National Stud
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Cobh Heritage Centre

    Hotels:

  • Dunboyne Castle Hotel
  • Newpark Hotel
  • Killarney Towers Hotel
  • Salthill Hotel
  • Radisson Blu Royal Hotel - Dublin
  • Call (716) 675-1190 for more information or to book today! Mention code 15828490

    Tour Operator
    CIE Tours
    Offer
    Offer valid through 12/31/2021
    Duration
    9 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1DublinDublin Arrival - Malahide Castle : Tour begins at 2:00 PM at Dunboyne Castle. (We strongly recommend you arrange an airport transfer when you book your tour). Head to visit Malahide Castle, first built in 1185 and filled with medieval artifacts. Enjoy a welcome get-together drink with your group before dinner. (D)
    Day 2KilkennyNational Stud - Kilkenny Walking Tour : Visit the home of equine royalty, The Irish National Stud, where you'll see immaculately bred stallions alongside protective mares, frolicking foals and athletic yearlings. Take a walk around the grounds to see St Fiachra's Garden and the miniature Japanese Gardens. Enjoy a casual lunch at the Kilkenny Design Centre, housed in the former stables of Kilkenny Castle. Take a walking tour of Kilkenny with a local guide along the Medieval Mile, the cities main street to see buildings dating back as far as the 13th century. The evening is free for independent dining. (B, L)
    Day 3KilkennyHouse of Waterford Crystal - Dunbrody Famine Ship : Visit the House of Waterford Crystal, a CIE Tours preferred shopping partner; see skilled artisans create crystal masterpieces on a factory tour. Then join a local guide for a gentle walking tour to hear stories about Waterford's long history and some of its colorful characters. Explore more of the town at your leisure, then head to New Ross to explore the Dunbrody Famine Ship, a replica of the vessel used during the 1840s Famine to transport emigrants to North America. (B, D)
    Day 4KillarneyCobh Heritage Centre - Blarney Castle : Travel south to Cobh, the last port of call of the Titanic and where many places associated with the liner still exist. Visit the Cobh Heritage Centre, which traces the history of emigration over a number of centuries from Ireland to North America. Head to Blarney Castle to kiss the famous stone or stroll through the spacious parklands to view Blarney House before travelling to Killarney. (B, D)
    Day 5KillarneyKillarney - Dingle Peninsula : Visit Moriarty's, a CIE Tours prefered shopping partner, in the beautiful Gap of Dunloe. Afterwards discover the glorious Dingle Peninsula as you drive along the south shore to admire views of heathery mountains, sandy stretches of beach, and rocky headlands. Stop at the South Pole Inn for an Irish coffee and learn about Tom Crean, an early explorer who braved the South Pole. Browse around the town of Dingle and enjoy a drink, dinner and entertainment at Foley's Bar and Restaurant before returning to Killarney. (B, D)
    Day 6GalwayCliffs of Moher - Galway Panoramic : Embark on a memorable ferry ride across the wide River Shannon Estuary. View the Cliffs of Moher, soaring 700 feet above the churning Atlantic swells. Walk along the top of the cliffs; on a clear day you can see great views of Galway Bay and the Aran Islands. Immerse yourself in farm life and watch a farmer demonstrate how his trained dogs herd mountain sheep. Enjoy tea and home made scones at the farm. Head to Galway for a panoramic city tour. (B, D)
    Day 7GalwayAran Islands - Dun Aengus Fort : Set out across Galway Bay for Inis Mor, the largest of the three Aran Islands. These rocky islands are renowned for the hardy islanders who maintain traditional fishing and farming methods. Head to Dun Aengus, a huge prehistoric fortress perched on sheer cliffs, which fall away to the Atlantic Ocean below. Explore Kilronan, the island's main village and enjoy a casual lunch before returning by ferry. (B, L)
    Day 8DublinClonmacnoise - Abbey Tavern : Visit Clonmacnoise, a monastic settlement founded in 545 AD and set on the banks of the River Shannon. Marvel at elaborate high Celtic crosses decorated with biblical scenes, walk around the many church ruins and two round towers. Head to nearby Athlone and stop at Sean's Bar for an Irish coffee (CIE Tours Exclusive). This pub has a documented history going right back to 900 AD and is featured in the Guinness Book of Records as the oldest pub in Europe. During renovations in 1970, ancient walls and old coins dating back centuries were discovered. In the evening, head to Dublin's Abbey Tavern for an Irish dinner and lively show. (B, D)
    Day 9DublinTour Ends in Dublin : Your tour ends after breakfast. (B) B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner
    Dates/Pricing

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    DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
    03/04/2022$2,095.00* (USD) / 9 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    04/22/2022$2,245.00* (USD) / 9 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    05/06/2022$2,545.00* (USD) / 9 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    05/20/2022$2,545.00* (USD) / 9 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    06/03/2022$2,595.00* (USD) / 9 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    06/10/2022$2,375.00* (USD) / 9 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    06/17/2022$2,595.00* (USD) / 9 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    07/08/2022$2,595.00* (USD) / 9 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    07/15/2022$2,375.00* (USD) / 9 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    08/05/2022$2,595.00* (USD) / 9 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    08/26/2022$2,595.00* (USD) / 9 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    09/09/2022$2,595.00* (USD) / 9 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    09/23/2022$2,595.00* (USD) / 9 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    10/07/2022$2,075.00* (USD) / 9 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    10/14/2022$2,275.00* (USD) / 9 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    Lodging
    Dunboyne Castle Hotel
    Newpark Hotel
    Killarney Towers Hotel
    Salthill Hotel
    Radisson Blu Royal Hotel - Dublin

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    • 2022 : Irish Legends

      From $2,075.00 (USD)

      A mythic journey through the Emerald IsleDelve into Ireland and its past on this tour, which mixes in plenty of hidden gems and off-the-beaten-path sights among the tried-and-true favorites.

     
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