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15% discount and $99 deposit valid on the land portion of new bookings reserved prior to 12/23/2020 on the following 2021 Guided Coach Tours and Classic Itineraries with Driver: Taste of Ireland, Best of Ireland South, Irish Classic and Taste of Scotland & Ireland. 10% discount and $99 deposit valid on the land portion of new bookings reserved before 12/23/2020 for all additional Guided Coach Tours and Classic Itineraries with Driver. For 10% discount on Private Driver vacations. Land discounts do not apply to Evergreen tours, Military Tattoo departures, Custom Private Groups, and all self-drive options including Classic Itineraries Self Drive and Traveler's Choice. Discounts and $99 deposit are combinable with each and are also eligible for repeat guest incentive for verified past guests. Deposits are required within 5 days of making the reservation and are non-refundable. Modified early bird discount available for Group Travel and deposits for Custom Private Group and Custom Private Driver differ. Temporary changes to our standard terms and conditions regarding flexibility apply to all new 2021 bookings for Ireland & Britain. Notice of change in travel plans must be given more than 30 days prior to departure; standard cancellation penalties apply for cancellation without rebooking or changes made less than 30 days prior to departure. Bookings can be changed to a different destination or to another 2021 or 2022 departure date with no land penalty. Penalty waiver applies to the land portion of the booking only; airfares may be subject to penalties and/or change fees from the airline. If you choose a trip or departure that is more expensive than the original, you are responsible for the difference in price; if the trip or departure is less expensive than the original, a future travel credit will be issued for the difference in price. Does not apply to Traveler's Choice Self-Drive Vacations. Flexibility for Group & Custom Private Driver Travel vary; contact 800-223-6508 for details. Future travel credit has no cash value but is fully transferable. Offer dependent on space availability. May be withdrawn at any time.

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Use code CYBER20 for 20% discount and $99 deposit valid on the land portion of new bookings reserved between 11/27- 12/4/2020 on the following 2021 Tour Series taken as either a Guided Coach Tour, Classic Itinerary Self-Drive or Classic Itinerary with Driver: Taste of Ireland, Best of Ireland South, Irish Classic and Irish Adventure. Use code EARLY2021 for 10% discount and $99 deposit valid on the land portion of new bookings reserved before 12/23/2020 for all additional Guided Coach Tours, Classic Itineraries Self-Drive and Classic Itineraries with Driver. Use code EARLY15 for 15% discount and $99 deposit valid on the land portion of new bookings reserved before 12/23/2020 for Taste of Scotland & Ireland. For 10% discount on Private Driver vacations use code EARLY2021PD. Land discounts do not apply Custom Private Groups and Traveler's Choice self-drive vacations. Discounts and $99 deposit are combinable with each and are also eligible for repeat guest incentive for verified past guests. Deposits are required within 5 days of making the reservation and are non-refundable. Modified early bird discount available for Group Travel and deposits for Custom Private Group and Custom Private Driver differ; contact 1-800-223-6508 for more information. Temporary changes to our standard terms and conditions regarding flexibility apply to new 2021 bookings for Ireland & Britain. Notice of change in travel plans must be given more than 30 days prior to departure; standard cancellation penalties apply for cancellation without rebooking or changes made less than 30 days prior to departure. Bookings can be changed to a different destination or to another 2021 or 2022 departure date with no land penalty. Penalty waiver applies to the land portion of the booking only; airfares may be subject to penalties and/or change fees from the airline. If you choose a trip or departure that is more expensive than the original, you are responsible for the difference in price; if the trip or departure is less expensive than the original, a future travel credit will be issued for the difference in price. Does not apply to Traveler's Choice Self-Drive Vacations. Flexibility for Group & Custom Private Driver Travel vary. Future travel credit has no cash value but is fully transferable. Offer dependent on space availability. May be withdrawn at any time

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Itinerary

Tour Itinerary

  1. Day 1
    Dublin Panoramic Tour | GPO Museum
    Your tour starts at
  2. Day 2
    Glendalough | Johnstown Castle
    Set off for Glendalough in the beautiful Wicklow Mountains. Tour the picturesque ruins of this once-thriving monastery, established by St Kevin in the sixth century, including several churches, large Celtic crosses and an iconic round tower. Then, head to Wexford, where you will visit Johnstown Castle, a romantic Gothic Revival castle in an idyllic setting. Tour the castle and its splendid gardens both designed by one of the leading architects of the 19th century, then sit down for dinner in the luxury of the castle's dining room. (B, D)
  3. Day 3
    House of Waterford Crystal | Blarney Castle
    Depart for Waterford, where you will visit the House of Waterford Crystal, a CIE Tours preferred shopping partner. Watch superb artisans create sparkling masterpieces on a factory tour.  Next, visit Blarney Castle, where you can climb the winding staircase to kiss the famous Blarney Stone for the legendary gift of the gab, or enjoy the tranquil gardens. Take some free time, and then head to Killarney, where you'll dine with your group in your hotel tonight. (B, D)
  4. Day 4
    Jaunting Car Ride | Ring of Kerry Highlights| Kenmare
    Take a jaunting car ride through the Killarney National Park to Ross Castle for views of Lough Leane and the Macgillycuddy's Reeks. Head out to see the highlights of the Ring of Kerry, Ireland's famed scenic drive. Stop in the beautiful Gap of Dunloe to visit our CIE Tours preferred shopping partner, Moriarty's. Stop for lunch in the charming town of Kenmare. Return to Killarney and enjoy the rest of the day free for dining and exploring as you wish. (B, L)
  5. Day 5
    Cliffs o| Moher & Kilronan Castle
    Depart Killarney today and head north to the Cliffs of Moher. Visit the cliffs, taking in the glorious views from 700 feet above the churning Atlantic below. Arrive at your accommodation for the next two nights, the fairytale Kilronan Castle, sitting on 40 acres of parkland. Lovingly restored in 2006, this beautiful castle dates back to the 18th century and was home to the same family for three centuries.  Dine with your group tonight in the splendid dining room. (B,D)
  6. Day 6
    Arigna Mining Experience | Sligo | Sheepdog Demonstration
    Visit the Arigna Mining Experience to explore the fascinating, arduous work of coal miners and discover the impact of the industry on the local area from the 1700s through the closure of the mine in 1990. Visit Sligo for some free time to explore. Next, immerse yourself in farm life, as you visit a traditional, family-owned farm in the shadow of beautiful Ben Bulben, the famed mountain that inspired William Butler Yeats. Watch skilled sheepdogs hard at work herding their flock. Return to enjoy your castle accommodations for the evening. (B)
  7. Day 7
    Slane Castle | Slane Distillery| Newbridge House | Irish Night
    Visit Slane Castle and learn the colorful history of this estate, home to the Coyningham family since 1703, and how it has been the setting for legendary rock concerts by world-famous artists. Next, walk next door to Slane Distillery, housed in 250-year-old farm buildings, for a tour and a tasting of their signature triple-casked whiskey. The Coyninghams teamed up with a historic American whiskey family to establish the distillery in 2016, with the goal of creating the most environmentally-friendly distillery in the world. Proceed on to Newbridge House and discover this magnificent Georgian house, with its ornate plasterwork and original furnishings and art. Head to Dublin, where you will delight in a lively evening of traditional Irish music, song and dance and dinner at the Abbey Tavern. (B, D)
  8. Day 8
    Independent Day in Dublin
    Today you are free to explore Dublin independently, using your Hop-On, Hop-Off bus vouchers, plus choose from one of Dublin's most popular attraction
  9. Day 9
    Tour ends in Dublin
    Your tour ends after breakfast. (B)
Countries Visited

France , Ireland

Cities Visited

Tours, Dublin, Waterford, Sligo

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Health and Safety Protocols for CIE Tours

Before You Arrive

Because rules and guidelines vary from country to country and are continually changing, before you travel, we will provide you with the most up-to-date information to ensure you are informed about protocols in your destination.

Most airlines have announced new procedures including requiring flight attendants to wear masks, sanitizing all surfaces between flights and having seating configurations that allow for physical distancing. We recommend visiting your airline's website for specific information on their policies.

On the Road
  • For guests who elect to go on a group tour, the majority of our departures will be small groups, with a number of empty seats on coaches to allow guests to space out for a more comfortable experience. For those who prefer an even smaller group and more independence, we have an extensive offering of private driver and self-drive options. While specific protocols will vary from location to location, some general guidelines will be followed:
  • The interiors of our coaches will be sanitized daily, including regular cleaning of high-touch areas and surfaces. Scheduled stops will facilitate frequent hand washing and hand sanitizer will be available at all times.
  • At hotels, guest rooms will be disinfected thoroughly between stays and common areas such as lobbies, elevators, restaurants and fitness centers will be cleaned continuously throughout each day.
  • When visiting attractions, all appropriate local safety precautions will be followed, and guests may be rotated in smaller sub-groups when necessary.
  • Social distancing will be incorporated in some form in most activities and visits. Teams are working hard to make this as seamless as possible, ensuring your comfort and security.
Our Team

Our Tour Directors are not only local experts but are also trained to handle a variety of unexpected situations - including illnesses and emergencies. They will be thoroughly trained on enhanced hygiene and physical distancing procedures, and will ensure that guests know what to expect every step of the way. If any issues arise, we have systems and protocols in place and the Tours Directors also have extensive local support to assist.

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Accommodations

Package: Irish Spirit - 9 days/8 Nights land tour

Ashling Hotel
This contemporary property offers 225 spacious and well-equipped guest rooms as well as stylish, mod...

Clayton Whites Hotel
Whites of Wexford is one of Ireland's leading 4-star hotels. The hotel is a 6-story glass and stone ...

Killarney Towers Hotel
This modern hotel provides guests with 182 rooms that are comfortable and include satellite TV and v...

Killarney Towers Hotel
This modern hotel provides guests with 182 rooms that are comfortable and include satellite TV and v...

Kilronan Castle
This castle hotel offers excellent hospitality and a warm welcome to guests. The traditional and lux...

Kilronan Castle
This castle hotel offers excellent hospitality and a warm welcome to guests. The traditional and lux...

Grand Canal Hotel
This modern hotel offers comfort, convenience, service and value in 142 tastefully decorated rooms. ...

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Questions & Answers

Question: How many suitcases can I take with me on my trip?

Each person is allowed one "check-in," and one "carry-on." Remember to take all valuables with you as "carry-on", because electronic equipment, cameras, laptops, jewelry, business documents and money are not covered by the airlines' liability, so always carry them aboard with you.

Question: Is Airfare Included in the Price?

Airfare from your point of origin to and from the trip is not included in the land price.

CIE Tours Customer Reviews

Overall Rating
4.3
Accommodations
4.1
Itinerary
4.4
Professional Staff
4.6
Repeat with Operator
4.3
Value for Money
4.3

Ratings based off 1962 reviews about CIE Tours - currently showing 15 reviews with comments only

The trip was wonderful. This is our second CIE tour and totally enjoyed both and highly recommend.

Fantastic trip, more than I was expecting.

We greatly enjoyed this tour. The itinerary covered a lot of fabulous places to see, the accommodations were excellent, and the tour guide/coach driver was very entertaining and informative. We will definitely consider CIE and Affordable Tours in booking our next vacation. Thanks!

I expected more hands on guidance in the choice of pubs, more going as a group. However I liked very much our driver/guide, Matt Nolan. His manner was very pleasant, his introductions to the areas we visited and history talks were just enough, and he was skilled driver on the narrow roads. Time on the bus was calm and quiet which seemed to suit us. He managed all the travel details professionally.

Exceeded my expectations. Wonderful accommodations, very interactive experience with the tour stops.

Wonderful experience, we are looking forward to booking another tour.

Price very reasonable. Nice accommodations. Great tours and good amount of free time.

It was a great experience from beginning to end.

I would highly recommend CIE Tours. The tour, accommodations and food were excellent. Our driver, David, was the best!

2nd trip with CIE. both were up to expectations. good drivers and guides. good selection of places to tour.

This was a great tour with lots of included activities. CIE was very accommodating and helpful.

CIE is a very solid tour company. This was our third trip with CIE and we have toured with five other companies, all well known. CIE is not the cheapest, but the quality is excellent and there are no optional excursions. Everything is included in the price. This means they stick to popular tour options. Optional excursions offer the chance to customize the tour or to opt out of some selections. There were no CIE scheduled attractions that we would have left out. Service and organization were very sound as always.

Our driver/ guide, Murt, made the whole experience very enjoyable. He had a great sense of humor, provided interesting stories & historical events and gave us the best amount of time each day to see all the events on our schedule.

CIE was great. Tour Director was wonderful.

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