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Sunday, Day 01 is the start date in the Ireland. Note: with overnight flights, a Saturday flight would be needed, to meet group on Day 01, Sunday at Dublin Airport. A 9:15 am group transfer is provided from Dublin Airport on arrival. Should your flight arrive after 9:15, we suggest booking a pre-night, so that you can meet the group as needed on Sunday.
Day 01, Sunday: Arrive Dublin, Ireland - Galway
Morning arrival at Dublin Airport. Depart Dublin and travel the short journey to Galway, where we check into our hotel. Free time to rest. In the afternoon, we enjoy a local panoramic sightseeing tour of Galway City. Dinner and overnight in Galway. (D)
Day 02, Monday: Galway- Connemara - Galway
Today we enjoy a scenic tour of Connemara. Travel along Galway Bay to Maam Cross and Clifden. Continue on via Kylemore Abbey and stop briefly for a photo opportunity. We continue via scenic countryside; keep an eye out for sheep en route to Moycullen. We stop to visit the Connemara Marble Factory and the Celtic Crystal Factory. Return to Galway. Our evening is free to enjoy Galway this evening, with dinner on your own. Overnight in Galway. (B)
Day 03, Tuesday: Galway - Cliffs of Moher - Killarney
Morning departure from Galway. We make our way to the awe inspiring and majestic Cliffs of Moher, which rise 700 feet above the Atlantic Ocean. A spectacular day with great sea and cliff view, before making our way to Killarney for dinner and overnight. (B,D)
Day 04, Wednesday: Killarney - Dingle Peninsula
A delightful day takes us along the Kerry coast to the Dingle Peninsula, which offers magnificent coastal scenery. Beyond Slea Head, we see the Blasket Islands, the last outpost of Europe. A full day tour returning to Killarney, where we enjoy dinner and overnight in Killarney. (B,D)
Day 05, Thursday: Killarney - Cashel - Dublin
Leaving Killarney, we travel over the mountains to Blarney, where we pause for a visit to Blarney Woolen Mills. Here you have time to enjoy an optional visit to Blarney Castle, and perhaps kiss the famed Blarney Stone. Leaving Blarney, we travel via Tipperary and Cashel, where we pause for a photo-op at the historic Rock of Cashel. Arrive in Dublin, where the evening is free to dine on your own tonight. Overnight at our castle hotel tonight in Killiney, Co. Dublin. (B)Our castle hotel is situated at the brow of Killiney Hill, in the prestigious south Dublin suburb of Killiney and overlooking Dublin Bay.
Day 06, Friday: Dublin
Coming into the capital city this morning for sightseeing. We visit the Guinness Storehouse, enjoying panoramic views of the city from the Gravity Bar, followed by the EPIC Museum. Some free time then to enjoy the capital city independently. Dublin has plenty of shops, cafe, museums, and more for you to enjoy. This evening, we enjoy a farewell dinner at our castle hotel in Killiney, Co. Dublin. (B,D)
Day 07, Saturday: Dublin - U.S.
Early morning transfer to Dublin Airport for your return flight home. Flights to the U.S. arrive home the same day. (B)
Heart of Ireland Tour Includes
Additional NotesDeparture from Dublin is on arrival of all International flights booked by Celtic Tours (scheduled generally for 9:15 am). Due to flights arriving at various times, passengers arriving early may have an extended wait at the airport until all flights arrive. You may want to consider booking a pre-night to avoid a long wait at the airport or to avoid missing the group transfer.*Flight bags are included on tours from May 03 - Oct 11, 2020 dates only. Tours booked on dates [currently Oct 18, 2020-April 25, 2021] outside of this range will receive a portfolio of documents, but the flight bag is not included.
Your tour land price is per person based on two (2) people sharing a twin or double room. When a single room is booked, a single supplement will apply. There is no reduction for triple rooms on this tour.This tour does not include:
Airfare is additional. Once you select your tour date, you will be given the opportunity to search our system for the best available airfare from your home city. The tour date shown is the date one arrives in Ireland. All air should be booked a day prior to accommodate overnight flights to Ireland.Our system will search for the best possible airfare during your booking process. Note: airfare cannot be booked sooner than eleven (11) months from date of departure.
Departures & Transfers
Departure date is the date the tour starts in Ireland. One would depart from the US. one day prior to the date noted to allow for overnight flights. The tour begins on Sunday in Ireland.One (1) free group transfer is offered from Dublin at 9:15 am. Please make sure you arrive before this time. If your flight time is later, please book a pre-night arrival to avoid missing the included transfer. Passengers booked on earlier morning flights will have extended wait time at the airport.If Celtic Tours does not book your air, you may avail of these free transfers, provided you submit your flight information within 35 days prior to departure and you are available 30 minutes prior to scheduled airport departure. Otherwise, transfers to the first hotel would be your responsibility. The tour ends at Dublin Airport at 7:00 am for all passengers.
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