Shades of Ireland

13 Days | 17 Meals from $3,999

From history-filled Dublin to the rolling green hills and dramatic coast, experience Ireland’s charms on a journey through the Emerald Isle. Choose how you explore the city of Dublin. Kiss the Blarney Stone at historic Blarney Castle. Pick from a selection of the best restaurants with our Diner’s Choice program. Experience the world-famous beauty of the Ring of Kerry. See sheepdogs in action on a working farm. See Killarney from an Irish jaunting car. Stand in awe at the top of the stunning 700-foot Cliffs of Moher. Live like royalty during an overnight stay on the grounds of a castle. A vibrant blend of captivating culture and stunning nature, this is the Ireland you’ve always imagined.

SEPT 27, 2021
13 Days | 17 Meals
From

$3,999
Per person based on Double Occupancy

Highlights

Dublin • Irish Evening • Kilkenny • Cliffs of Moher • Waterford • Blarney Castle • Farm Visit • Killarney • Ring of Kerry • Jaunting Car Ride • Galway • Donegal Town • Derry • Giant's Causeway • Glens of Antrim • Belfast • Titanic Experience • Traditional Irish Ceili

Itinerary

Day 1: Dublin, Ireland Tour Begins
Dinner Included

Get a taste of old Dublin. Tonight, you and your fellow travellers revel in a traditional Irish evening, including regional cuisine.

Day 2: Dublin
Breakfast Included

Today, it's your choice! Choose to ride with a local guide to see St. Patrick's Cathedral, O'Connell Street, the General Post Office, and the historic Phoenix Park ORchoose a walking tour of the city's historic centre, exploring St. Stephen's Green, Grafton Street, and the River Liffey. Either way, what follows is an afternoon to discover Dublin's charms on your own.

Day 3: Dublin Kilkenny Waterford
Breakfast & Dinner Included

Step back in time and begin the day in the medieval splendour of 12th century Kilkenny on the River Nore. Then, in Waterford, embark on a leisurely paced walking tour of Ireland's oldest city. It's your choice! Tour the Waterford Crystal factory and learn how exquisite crystal has been made for centuries ORvisit the Medieval Museum for a guided tour and glass of wine in the 15thcentury Mayor's Wine Vault.

Day 4: Waterford Blarney Stone Killarney
Breakfast & Dinner Included

Live the legend. The story goes that those who kiss the Blarney Stone gain the gift of eloquence. This morning, give it a shot at historic Blarney Castle. Cross into County Kerry and continue on to charming Killarney, where you will board a traditional boat* and sail through breathtaking lakes in the company of an expert boatman. This evening, enjoy dinner on the town.

Day 5: Killarney Ring of Kerry Killarney
Breakfast Included

Take in the rugged coastline as you loop your way around the picturesque Ring of Kerry, past pristine beaches, quaint villages and majestic landscapes. At the Gap of Dunloe, shop for local artisanmade crafts. End your day with a traditional jaunting car ride* through one of Ireland's best kept secrets Killarney National Park.

Day 6: Killarney Cliffs of Moher Ennis
Breakfast Included

Bid Killarney farewell and travel across the lovely Shannon River into County Clare. Visit the Cliffs of Moher, one of Ireland's most iconic sites. Walk along the rambling edge, soaking up unparalleled views and snapping incredible photos. Complete your day at the historic Old Ground Hotel and experience the finest in Irish hospitality.

Day 7: Ennis Galway Enniskillen, Northern Ireland
Breakfast & Dinner Included

Experience the daily life of a traditional Irish family during a memorable farm visit. Then continue on to Galway for a brief tour that showcases "The City of Tribes." Your day ends in the northwest reaches of Eire.

Day 8: Enniskillen Donegal Town Derry
Breakfast & Dinner Included

Take in the rugged, natural beauty of County Donegal. Stop in Donegal Town and stroll the town square, enjoying its quaint craft and woolen shops. Next, travel to Derry, known for its turbulent political history. This afternoon, a local guide leads a walk through the old city, including the Craft Village, a charming 19th century Georgian square in the heart of the walled city. Tonight, it's Diner's Choice…choose your included dinner from a "menu" of Derry's great restaurants.

Day 9: Derry Inishowen Peninsula Derry
Breakfast Included

This morning, journey to the Inishowen Peninsula and Malin Head. Take in breathtaking scenery as you explore Ireland's northernmost point. Return to Derry, and enjoy an afternoon at leisure.

Day 10: Derry Giant's Causeway Glens of Antrim Belfast
Breakfast Included

See the most famous natural site in Northern Ireland as you visit the magnificent Giant's Causeway. Formed by volcanic activity millions of years ago, the causeway resembles a cobble road leading into the sea. Then lose yourself in the natural beauty of Northern Ireland as you explore the scenic back roads of the Glens of Antrim to Belfast.

Day 11: Belfast
Breakfast & Dinner Included

Begin the day with a guided tour of Belfast, the capital of Northern Ireland, and hear of the struggles in this great city's history as you pass through the different neighborhoods. See "Samson" and "Goliath," the cranes at the shipyard that built the Titanic, before touring the "Titanic Experience," Northern Ireland's most visited attraction. Top your day off with a traditional Irish ceili; an experience that takes you back to the cobblestoned streets and Irish fare in 20thcentury Ulster. Enjoy rousing music and dance as your Irish adventure comes to a close.

Day 12: Tour Ends
Post Night: Europa Hotel Belfast

Step into the spacious grand foyer and you'll feel a warm welcome at the Hastings Europa Hotel, located in the heart of Belfast city center. This cosmopolitan hotel offers superior accommodations and style.

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