10 Day Classic Ireland - Thursday Departure

10 Day Classic Ireland - Thursday Departure


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Itinerary

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1, Thursday - Depart for Ireland
Depart for Ireland

DAY 2, Friday - Arrive in Dublin
Arrive and transfer to your hotel. Most flights arrive in the early morning and your room may not be ready for you. In this case, leave your luggage with the concierge and your Tour Manager will provide suggestions for you to begin to explore the city on your own. This evening, enjoy a Welcome Drink and orientation meeting with your Tour Manager and fellow travelers at approximately 5 pm, followed by a Welcome Dinner
Overnight: Dublin
Meals: Dinner

DAY 3, Saturday - Dublin City Tour
This morning's sightseeing includes a panoramic tour of Dublin including a visit to Trinity College, home to the Book of Kells. View St. Stephen's Green, Phoenix Park and St. Patrick's Cathedral. The remainder of the day is at leisure
Overnight: Dublin
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Sunday - Travel to Kilkenny
Departing Dublin, travel through scenic County Wicklow past the Blessington Lakes on your way to Kilkenny, located on the banks of the River Nore. Spend the balance of the afternoon at leisure. Later tonight, enjoy dinner together at the hotel
Overnight: Kilkenny
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 5, Monday - Waterford, Blarney Castle en Route to Killarney
Today, on to Waterford, known as Ireland's oldest city, a place that can trace its beginnings back to the arrival of the Vikings. Enjoy a stop at the world-famous Waterford Crystal showroom* for a factory tour to see the collection of exquisite glassware in its city of origin. Then, drive through the scenic south of Ireland into enchanting County Cork for a visit to storied 15th century Blarney Castle, where you'll have an opportunity to kiss the legendary Blarney Stone, promising you the "gift of gab". Free time for shopping for traditional Irish crafts at the Blarney Woollen Mills before driving to Killarney, in County Kerry, with its soaring mountain ranges, beautiful valleys, crystal lakes and spectacular rugged coastline along the Atlantic Ocean. This evening, enjoy dinner at the hotel*Available for Apr-Oct departures only
Overnight: Killarney
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 6, Tuesday - Ring of Kerry Tour
Today's sightseeing begins with a tour through Killarney National Park and the world-famous "Ring of Kerry," perhaps the most picturesque locale in all of Ireland. Pass by the remote villages of Cahirciveen and Sneem, which are full of traditional colorful houses. Return to Killarney in the late afternoon. Perhaps, try the optional Jaunting Car (pony & open carriage) excursion through the peaceful green countryside. Tonight, experience the optional Gaelic Roots Live Show,* an exciting Irish show which brings together all that is great about the culture and traditions of Ireland*Available for mid Apr-mid Oct 2019 departures only
Optional: Jaunting Cars (PM)
Optional: Gaelic Roots Live Show (PM)
Overnight: Killarney
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7, Wednesday - Bunratty Castle and Folk Park, Cliffs of Moher, Galway City Tour
Travel north through the picturesque village of Adare, with its pastel-hued storefronts and thatched roof houses, known as the "prettiest village" in Ireland. Visit Bunratty Castle, the most complete and authentic medieval fortress in Ireland restored to its former splendor with original furnishings, tapestries and works of art. On to the delightful Folk Park, dedicated to life in Ireland during the 19th century. Experience the sights and sounds of this enchanting place as you stroll from house to house or around the charming village street complete with school, post office, doctor’s house, hardware shop, and, of course, McNamara's pub! Later, view some of Ireland's most spectacular scenery as you drive to the mighty Cliffs of Moher, a wall of rock that rises some 700 feet above the ocean. Continue north through the desolate limestone plateau known as the Burren to lively Galway, once a seafaring town steeped in tradition, and now one of the fastest growing cities in Europe. Enjoy a tour of the colorful town, including a stop at the grand Galway Cathedral on the banks of the River Corrib. Dinner at your hotel this evening
Overnight: Galway
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 8, Thursday - Connemara Excursion
Today, enjoy a full day excursion into the Irish countryside. Travel west for a visit to Kylemore Abbey in the heart of Connemara National Park. There, admire the lakes, mountains, and calm shades of green for which Ireland is renowned
Overnight: Galway
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 9, Friday - Return to Dublin
Begin the day with a relaxed morning in Galway where you might shop for souvenirs or, take a stroll around Eyre Square. Then, continue on your drive back to Dublin. Tonight, enjoy a farewell dinner and lively traditional entertainment with your newfound friends. Afterward, perhaps stroll through the Temple Bar area or watch the street performers and musicians along the banks of the River Liffey and cross the Ha’penny Bridge. It’s your last night on the Emerald Isle!
Overnight: Dublin
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 10, Saturday - Depart Ireland
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

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Inclusions

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Escorted Package Includes

  • Round trip flights New York-Dublin, Dublin-New York
    Other departure cities available.
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 8 nights accommodations
  • 3 nights Dublin
  • 2 nights Galway
  • 2 nights Killarney
  • 1 night Waterford
  • Hotel taxes, fees & service charges
  • Hotel porterage
  • All transfers included only with airfare purchase on package arrival & departure dates†
  • 13 meals: 8 breakfasts, 5 dinners with wine
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Services of English-speaking tour manager
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
  • Special Features

  • Visit Trinity College, home to the Book of Kells
  • Tour Kylemore Abbey, in the heart of the Connemara National Park
  • View the mighty Cliffs of Moher, an impressive wall of rock
  • Visit Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, offering a unique insight into Irish life
  • View the Ring of Kerry, the mythical & unspoiled region in Ireland
  • Visit the 15th century Blarney Castle with a chance to kiss the Blarney Stone
  • Enjoy a tour of the world-famous Waterford Crystal Factory
  • Farewell Dinner with traditional Irish Entertainment
  • †Transfers are available for purchase for land only or on alternative flight dates

    *Not Included:
    Optional tours and gratuities.


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    Accommodations

    Clayton Hotel Charlemont
    This first class hotel is set nearby the Grand Canal in the south side of Dublin.

    Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel
    This first class hotel is centrally located in Kilkenny.

    Killarney Plaza Hotel & Spa
    This first class hotel is located in the town of Killarney.

    Galway Bay Hotel
    This first class hotel overlooks Galway Bay.

    The Galmont
    This first class hotel is located on the waterfront of Lough Atalia in Galway.

    Maldron Hotel Kevin Street
    This tourist class hotel is located a short walk from Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

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