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2022 Best of Ireland South (Tour A) - 8 Days/7 Nights

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Itinerary

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Tour Itinerary

Countries Visited

Ireland

Cities Visited

Dublin , Killarney

  1. Day 1
    Independent Exploration in Dublin
    Explore Dublin independently. Head into the city center, to take the Hop-On, Hop-Off bus tour and see this vibrant city of Georgian squares, bustling pubs, and the River Liffey. Choose a visit to one of Dublin’s top attractions using your voucher
  2. Day 2
    Dublin Tour | Book of Kells | Little Museum of Dublin
    Enjoy a free morning in Dublin for further independent sightseeing with the included vouchers. Meet your guide at 2
  3. Day 3
    Sheepdog Demonstration | Blarney Castle | Killarney
    Relax and enjoy the farmlands of the picturesque midlands. Savor farm life as you visit a traditional farm; enjoy homemade scones with tea, and watch trained dogs show off their skills herding sheep. Visit Blarney Castle to kiss the famous “Stone of Eloquence” or explore the tranquil gardens. Travel through Macroom and into County Kerry where the scenery becomes more mountainous. Arrive in the charming town of Killarney. (B, D)
  4. Day 4
    Dingle Peninsula | Traditional Irish Dinner at Muckross Schoolhouse
    Discover the glorious Dingle Peninsula, made famous in the movies “Ryan’s Daughter” and “Far & Away,” which showcased the wonderful scenery found here. Travel to Slea Head at the westernmost tip of the peninsula for awesome views of the Atlantic Ocean. Enjoy an evening of traditional Irish entertainment over dinner at Muckross Schoolhouse – a CIE Tours Exclusive. (B, D)
  5. Day 5
    Jaunting Car Ride | Adare | Limerick Panoramic Tour
    Take a traditional horse-drawn jaunting car through the Killarney National Park to Ross Castle and Kenmare Estate. Visit Moriarty’s in the Gap of Dunloe, a CIE Tours preferred shopping partner. Stop in the picturesque village of Adare, with its thatched cottages and colorful garden, before proceeding to Limerick for a panoramic tour. Dine at a medieval-style feast, where lords and ladies will serenade you with songs and music from days of yore. (B, D)
  6. Day 6
    Cliffs of Moher | Galway
    Travel along the coast of County Clare to the spectacular Cliffs of Moher, soaring 700 feet above the churning Atlantic. Drive through the austerely beautiful landscape of the Burren on your way to Galway. Join a local guide in Galway for a walking tour of this thriving historic city; see its charming medieval streetscape, filled with small local shops and cafes, and many street musicians. Return to your hotel in Clare for dinner. (B, D)
  7. Day 7
    Irish National Stud | Dublin
    Enjoy the scenic Irish countryside on your way to Kildare where you’ll visit the home of equine royalty, The Irish National Stud. Here you’ll see impeccably bred stallions alongside protective mares, frolicking foals, and athletic yearlings. Stroll around the delightful grounds to explore St. Fiachra’s Garden, including its miniature Japanese Gardens. Spend the rest of the day at your leisure and dine at your choice of one of the many restaurants or pubs scattered throughout Dublin. (B)
  8. Day 8
    Tour Ends in Dublin
    Your tour ends after breakfast today. (B) B

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Inclusions

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: Best of Ireland South (Tour A) - 8 days/7 nights Land tour

Talbot Hotel Stillorgan
This hotel offers 150 air-conditioned, modern guest rooms with all conveniences for a comfortable st...

Talbot Hotel Stillorgan
This hotel offers 150 air-conditioned, modern guest rooms with all conveniences for a comfortable st...

Scotts Hotel
The hotel offers 105 spacious guest rooms featuring free Wi-Fi, private bathroom, tea/coffee- making...

Scotts Hotel
The hotel offers 105 spacious guest rooms featuring free Wi-Fi, private bathroom, tea/coffee- making...

The Inn at Dromoland
This modern hotel is located on the wooded countryside of the Dromoland Castle Estate. The hotel fea...

The Inn at Dromoland
This modern hotel is located on the wooded countryside of the Dromoland Castle Estate. The hotel fea...

Clayton Hotel Dublin Airport
This contemporary hotel near Dublin Airport provides us Tours' guests the ideal choice for a pre- o...

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
4.2

Ratings based off 1975 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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