Savor a true taste of "Irish Splendor." Explore the historical city of Dublin including a tour of medieval Christ Church Cathedral and its imposing crypt. Gaze upon the historic Rock of Cashel. Kiss the Blarney Stone at Blarney Castle. Explore the spectacular Dingle Peninsula and drive the Slea Head road for majestic coastal views. Meet a local family and enjoy tea and scones at their farm. Stand in awe on the Cliffs of Moher. Spend the night in a stately castle and relax by a roaring peat fire. Sip on the "Water of Life" at a whiskey distillery. From Dublin's charming Grafton Street to the breathtaking sights of County Kerry, gaze across the countryside and culture of Ireland.
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- Offer valid through 3/31/2024
- 8 Days
|Experience a true taste of "Irish Splendor" on a trip that combines fabulous accommodations, stunning scenery and incredible cuisine. Make a return to times past when you join us on an unforgettable tour of the amazing "Emerald Isle."
|Your tour opens in Dublin, Ireland's historic capital city. Tonight, join your fellow travelers for dinner at Roly's Bistro, a local farm-to-table restaurant.
|Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Dublin, the "Fair City." Take in the lively atmosphere of O'Connell Street, the city's main thoroughfare dotted with monuments and historic buildings, and charming Grafton Street with its galleries, boutiques and pubs. See Trinity College before touring medieval Christ Church Cathedral and its imposing crypt. Then, enjoy some leisure time to independently explore the cultural offerings of delightful Dublin. Later, you may join an optional tour to the Guinness Storehouse, followed by a traditional Irish evening with dinner and an Irish dancing performance.
|Depart Dublin for Ireland's breathtaking countryside. Visit the town of Cashel for views of the historic Rock of Cashel, the reputed location where St. Patrick preached and converted the King of Munster. Next, journey to historic Blarney Castle where you'll have the opportunity to kiss the famous Blarney Stone. Legend has it that those who kiss the stone are bestowed with the gift of eloquence. End your day in the market town of Tralee, and enjoy dinner this evening at a local restaurant.
|Set off this morning to follow what is perhaps Ireland's most majestic coastal route - the stunning Dingle Peninsula. Travel to the town of Dingle and drive the beautiful Slea Head road, where some of the country's most spectacular landscapes are found.
|Today, experience the customs and daily life of a traditional Irish family and enjoy homemade scones and tea during a memorable visit to the Molanna Dairy Farm. Continue to the stunning 700-foot-high Cliffs of Moher for awe-inspiring views of the mighty Atlantic and the Aran Islands. End your day in the charming town of Ennis. Enjoy the ambience of your historic hotel, cozy up to its roaring peat fire, and feel the warmth of Irish hospitality. This evening you may join an optional tour to a Medieval Banquet dinner, which is hosted in a castle.
|Start your day with a cross-country journey to Irish whiskey territory. During a visit to a historic distillery, learn the process of whiskey making and delight in a tasting of the final product. Top your day off with an overnight stay on the regal grounds of a historic castle where you toast the end of a fabulous trip during your farewell dinner.
|Your tour comes to an end in Kingscourt.
- Hotel Riu Plaza The Gresham - Dublin, Ireland
- Killarney Towers - Killarney, Ireland
- Temple Gate Hotel - Ennis, Ireland
- Fitzpatrick Castle - Killiney, 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.