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Itinerary

Tour Itinerary

Countries Visited

Ireland

Cities Visited

Bunratty , Dublin , Killarney

  1. Day 1
    Dublin City Tour | Dublin Castle | Merry Ploughboy Pub
    At 2:00 PM, meet your tour director in the hotel lobby and depart for a panoramic tour of Dublin. Drive through the lively streets with a local guide, seeing this historic city’s highlights: Trinity College, elegant Georgian homes, and modern buildings rising by the River Liffey. Visit Dublin Castle for a guided tour and see the splendid State Apartments; for centuries the seat of colonial power in Ireland, this impressive complex is today a place for official ceremonies. Return to your hotel for a welcome drink with your group, then head to the Merry Ploughboy Pub for a dinner of Irish specialties and a lively show with traditional music and step-dancing. (B, D)
    Meals:   Breakfast   Dinner
  2. Day 2
    Blarney Castle | Killarney
    Travel through lush green countryside on your way to Blarney Castle. Along the way, stop for photos of the stately ruins of the Rock of Cashel on their hilltop perch. At Blarney, climb the winding staircase to kiss the legendary Blarney Stone and gain the gift of the gab, or wander the beautiful gardens. Arrive in the friendly lakeside town of Killarney, where you’ll dine at your hotel this evening. (B, D)
    Meals:   Breakfast   Dinner
  3. Day 3
    Ring of Kerry | Skellig Experience | Sheepdog Demonstration
    Visit CIE Tours preferred shopping partner Moriarty’s in the beautiful Gap of Dunloe, before embarking on the famed Ring of Kerry scenic drive. The winding, 100-mile route reveals breathtaking coastal and mountain views, with plenty of photo stops. Pause for a casual lunch in a cozy restaurant. Continue on to Valentia Island to visit the Skellig Experience, a visitor center telling the story of the neighboring island of Skellig Michael, which you’ll see off the coast. Learn how this island, a filming location for “Star Wars”, was once the austere home of early Christian monks. Stop for a stroll around the quaint, colorful village of Sneem, and at Moll’s Gap for panoramic views of Ireland’s highest mountains. Visit a farm to see a demonstration of skilled dogs herding sheep. Return to Killarney and enjoy a free evening to dine and discover the pubs as you wish. (B, L)
    Meals:   Breakfast   Lunch
  4. Day 4
    Cliffs of Moher | Medieval Castle Banquet
    Leave Killarney, taking a 20-minute ferry ride across the River Shannon before driving along the coast of County Clare to the Cliffs of Moher, a spectacular wall of sandstone soaring almost 700 feet above the Atlantic. Continue on to your hotel. In the evening, enjoy a medieval-style feast of traditional Irish fare at a castle. Lords and ladies will serenade you with songs and harp music evocative of medieval times. (Please note that January departures may offer a different dining experience.) (B, D)
    Meals:   Breakfast   Dinner
  5. Day 5
    Galway | Dublin
    Drive to the vibrant, artistic city of Galway for a panoramic tour. Take some free time to browse the local shops, watch some street performers, see the medieval buildings, or relax in one of the many pubs. Travel across the country to Dublin, where you’re free to spend the night dining in one of the city’s excellent restaurants or exploring its legendary pubs. (B)
    Meals:   Breakfast
  6. Day 6
    Tour Ends in Dublin
    Your tour ends after breakfast today. (B) >
    Meals:   Breakfast

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Accommodations

Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge
Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge
This hotel was once a Masonic School and still retains many striking original features that give it a unique charm. Standard rooms are tastefully decorated and boast a fresh and warm feeling. The Brasserie Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner with fresh, seasonal and sustainable produce. Tom’s Bar is a great place to relax with a drink or a snack. Set in Ballsbridge, close to the Royal Dublin Society and Aviva Stadium, this property is a short distance from the city center, with good bus service close by.
Killarney Towers Hotel
Killarney Towers Hotel
This modern hotel provides guests with 182 rooms that are comfortable and include satellite TV and video facilities. An excellent restaurant serves great Irish breakfasts and carvery dinners while the choice of bars offer live music most nights. Enjoy a strenuous workout or leisurely dip in the pool in the extensive leisure center. Located in the center of Killarney town within easy walking distance of shops, restaurants, pubs and the Killarney National Park. Hotel parking.
Killarney Towers Hotel
Killarney Towers Hotel
This modern hotel provides guests with 182 rooms that are comfortable and include satellite TV and video facilities. An excellent restaurant serves great Irish breakfasts and carvery dinners while the choice of bars offer live music most nights. Enjoy a strenuous workout or leisurely dip in the pool in the extensive leisure center. Located in the center of Killarney town within easy walking distance of shops, restaurants, pubs and the Killarney National Park. Hotel parking.
Clayton Hotel Limerick
Clayton Hotel Limerick
With views from the beautiful location on the River Shannon waterfront in Limerick City Center, Clayton Hotel Limerick offers free WiFi throughout and access to the Waterfront Restaurant, Grill Bar and Restaurant and ClubVitae leisure center, featuring a 39 foot indoor heated swimming pool, Jacuzzi, gym, steam room and sauna. The light and modern rooms offer CIE Tours' guests a flat-screen TV, tea/coffee making facilities, free WiFi and private bathrooms with soft cotton towels, a hairdryer and toiletries. Grill Bar & Restaurant offers locally sourced flame-grilled food with a view and a bar with contemporary designs where guests can enjoy an extensive European lunch and dinner. For a lighter bite indulge in a handcrafted coffee and specialty teas with freshly bakes snacks throughout the day in Red Bean Roastery. The Waterfront Restaurant in the heart of the city feature views of the River Shannon from wrap around glass walls.
Academy Plaza Hotel
Academy Plaza Hotel
This modern and centrally located hotel offers 285 rooms of several types. All public areas are spacious and comfortable, including the large reception and lobby area, Sir Harry's Bar & Bistro, Oscar's Restaurant and Abacus Asian Restaurant. Complimentary WiFi is available throughout the hotel, which is located on Cathal Brugha Street, just off O'Connell Street, one of Dublin’s main thoroughfares. Trinity College, St. Stephen's Green, Temple Bar, shops, galleries and pubs are all within easy walking distance.

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Customer Reviews

Overall Rating
4.4
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Professional Staff
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Repeat with Operator
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Value for Money
4.4

Ratings based off 54 reviews - currently showing 16 reviews with comments only

The Tour Operator, CIE, did a great job. Seven of my family made this trip, ranging in age from 16 to 81. We all had a great time. We were kept together throughout -- room assignments were close and bus seating adjacent. The country is beautiful and the Irish among the most friendly people in the world. Patrick, our guide/driver, was especially informative and able to fill in the hours aboard the bus with amusing anecdotes about Ireland and the Irish. He was especially kind to my 81-year-old wife who requires a wheelchair. It was a great family experience. I recommend it to all.

Our family of 5 booked the 6-day Taste of Ireland Tour through Brenda @ Affordable Tours. Everything about the tour was wonderful. We saw so many things in Ireland that we never could have managed to see on our own in 6 days! The accomadations were very nice, the people of Ireland are very friendly, accomodating and respectful. We had adequate time to walk the grounds, explore and take photos at most all of the stops. Our driver was very knowledgable, accomodating and entertaining, which helped to make our time on the Tour Coach much more enjoyable. The 2 meals per day were also very tasty!

The tour itself was as expected. We had a well informed, courteous, organized and entertaining guide (Patrick). Except for the last hotel, the accommodations were very nice. The Academy Plaza Hotel was very clean and the towels were very nice but the bed was quite uncomfortable and we had never seen such a small bathroom. The biggest problem I have with CIE was the lack of communication before our trip. I finally contacted the agent who had booked our trip and was told that CIE was really behind in getting information out but she would see what she could do. She finally emailed our voucher the day before we left for Europe. When we arrived home last night, we had a terrific packet of helpful materials that would certainly have made our arrival and departure from Ireland less stressful.

The tour was well organized and the accomodations were above average. However, I have dedided that a group of this size (44 people) is larger than I want to travel with. In addition, a single traveler, it was awkward to make connections with the other travelers.

CIE tours was great. We enjoyed the beautiful country of Ireland. Our tour guide/manager arranged something special for us as soon as he learned that we were on our honeymoon and set us up as King and Queen at the Bunratty Castle dinner! It truly made our honeymoon a better experience! Using a guided tour helped us enjoy the country and its culture since we had a great itenerary on the Taste of Ireland. We wouldn't have explored that much into the coastline and country if we were to do a self-guided tour. My most favorite part was the sheep herding at a small farm. It was cold the whole time but we expected this at this time of the year.

The tour director was excellent. He was very helpful and really knew the area well. I had a wonderful experience and I am grateful for my trip.

This is my first experience booking a multi-day tour. The price of the package was fair since I stayed in very nice hotels (except for the haunted hotel) and a lot of the activities and luggage were taken care of. The tour guide/driver was exceptional! He was so informative, funny, courteous and dedicated. Most of the folks on the tour were also very friendly and polite. One of my issues was the entertainment on the first night. We were suppose to go to another restaurant, but had to be scheduled for another place. The food and service of this restaurant was fine, but the entertainment was not to my liking. I loved the Irish dancing and the comedian, but the singing was just so campy. There were also 10 other tour groups at this restaurant, so it felt so impersonal and crowded. My other issue on this tour was having to stop at gift shops. I much rather have free time exploring the towns than to shop at some tourist-driven gift shop.

CIE Tours are excellent! Our tour director was amazing and everything we did was spectacular!

CIE provided a very enjoyable and professional experience. The accommodations were very nice, the expeditions were varied and were a lot of fun.

For the most part I enjoyed this tour. I just think a little too much was crammed into a week long tour. I would have liked to have spent more time in some of the places we visited. Also the size of the tour (46 people) was a little bit more than I would have liked.

This trip was far better than my expectations. Everyone on the tour agreed - just fantastic. Amazing value. Wonderful experience. I'm a fan!!!!!!!!!!!

Hotel for the last night had very small room where there was not even a space for suitcases

Terrific CIE tour; CIE tour guide was fantastic and Affordable Tours was terrific with my booking details! Thank you!

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