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Treasures of Ireland

6 Days 1 Country 7 Cities

From gorgeous green landscapes to Guinness breweries, the Emerald Isle is itching to have every corner unearthed.

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    • This trip will be operated in conjunction with our sister company and Celtic Specialists - Brendan Vacations.
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    • For trips that are part of our Guaranteed Room Share, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms. Solo travel is not accepted on guided Family Experiences holidays unless travelling as part of a family group. 
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      Please read our Trip Notes before booking

      iNotes
      • This trip will be operated in conjunction with our sister company and Celtic Specialists - Brendan Vacations.
      • Arrive in Dublin a day or two prior to the start of your Guided Holiday and begin exploring this exciting city on your own. Ask your Trafalgar Specialist for details and prices.
      • Trip prices are per person, land only, based on double occupancy and reflect applicable discount. Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.
      • Trip prices are correct at the time of the products going live, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking. All trip information is correct at time of trips going live, however are subject to change - please confirm all details at time of booking.
      • For full terms and conditions, please refer to our Website Terms of Use page.
      • Twin-share option not available for trips to South America, Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii or for any holiday & cruise combination, or in Asia and Eastern Mediterranean except Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) & Best of Turkey. It's also not available on Small Group trips.  Guided Vacations included in this restriction are Newfoundland and Labrador (DNLA) as well as Panama, the Canal & Beyond (LPAN).  
      • For trips that are part of our Guaranteed Room Share, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms. Solo travel is not accepted on guided Family Experiences holidays unless travelling as part of a family group. 

      About this trip

      Céad míle fáilte - A hundred thousand welcomes await you in Ireland. Embrace the free-spiritedness of your hosts as you explore soulful Dublin and secure your gift of the gab with a Blarney kiss. Admire inspiring Irish landscapes along the Ring of Kerry and striking Cliffs of Moher, and learn about Cobh's tragic Titanic history.


      Trip type: Country Explorer i

      Trip code: BRSD

      5 Nights

      accommodation

      7 Meals
      • 5 full breakfasts

      • 2 dinners (including Be My Guest)

      On-trip Transport

      All transport shown.

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      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • City tour in Dublin and Titanic Tour in Cobh

        • Scenic drive around the Ring of Kerry

        • Orientation of Waterford, Cork and Killarney

        • See Dublin's Georgian Squares

        • View St. Kevin's Cross in Glendalough and St. John's Castle in Limerick

        • Visit Trinity College, EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, Glendalough, Waterford Crystal, Blarney Castle, Torc Waterfall, Foynes Flying Boat Museum and the Cliffs of Moher


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 5 full breakfasts

        • 2 dinners
          (including Be My Guest)


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      Travel Highlights

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        • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing

        • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals

        • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

        • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

        • Hand-picked Insider Experiences

        • Optional Experiences and free time

        • All porterage and restaurant gratuities

        • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

        • Services of a professional Irish Travel Director

        • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver

        • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes

        • VIP entry to many sights


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


       

      Treasures of Ireland

      Your Itinerary

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      Dublin, Ireland

      Day 1

      Arrive Dublin – Afternoon Sightseeing

      Waterford Crystal, Co. Waterford, Ireland

      Day 2

      Dublin – Glendalough – Waterford – Cork

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      Day 3

      Cork – Cobh – Blarney – Killarney (2 Nights)

      Ring of Kerry, Co. Kerry, Ireland

      Day 4

      Ring of Kerry Excursion

      King John

      Day 5

      Killarney – Foynes – Cliffs of Moher – Limerick

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      Day 6

      Limerick – Depart Shannon

      Day 1

      Arrive Dublin – Afternoon Sightseeing Day 1 - Arrive Dublin – Afternoon Sightseeing

      Put a little Irish spring in your step and stroll through the lyrical capital of Dublin - your springboard to an unforgettable jaunt through the treasures of Ireland. Join a Local Specialist this afternoon to explore the city's iconic sights. Walk the cobbled courtyard of Trinity College to stroll through its library and see the ornate Book of Kells. Enjoy an exclusive Welcome Reception at EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum where we'll hear the tale of millions of brave Irish emigrants who left their Irish roots behind for foreign lands.

      Hotel

      Maldron Parnell Square

      Meals

      • Welcome Reception

      Hotel

      Maldron Parnell Square

      Meals

      • Welcome Reception

      Day 1

      Day 2

      Dublin – Glendalough – Waterford – Cork Day 2 - Dublin – Glendalough – Waterford – Cork

      Departing Dublin this morning, we journey to the peaceful 6th century monastic ruins at Glendalough that have survived repeated Norman attacks over the centuries. We'll watch the master craftsmen of the renowned House of Waterford Crystal as they create delicate works of art which we will have an opportunity to admire first hand in their workshop during a Cultural Insight. Our final stop is the 'rebel' city of Cork, where we'll have a free evening to enjoy a little Irish craic and soak up the lively atmosphere of this university city.

      Hotel

      Maldron

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Hotel

      Maldron

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Evening of Irish Entertainment with Pub Supper

      Tonight, we'll travel by coach to a local pub for an evening of Irish entertainment with local musicians/singers including a good hearty Pub Supper.

      Adult Price: €48.00

      Day 2

      Day 3

      Cork – Cobh – Blarney – Killarney (2 Nights) Day 3 - Cork – Cobh – Blarney – Killarney (2 Nights)

      Stop in picturesque Cobh, the charming seaside town which was the final port of call for the tragic Titanic on its fateful voyage. Join your Local Specialist for a walking tour to re-live the timeline of the Titanic. We enjoy a scenic drive to Blarney Castle, kissing its famous stone to acquire the 'gift of the gab' before meandering to the picturesque town of Killarney where we'll spend the next two nights.

      Hotel

      Killarney Avenue

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Hotel

      Killarney Avenue

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Day 3

      Day 4

      Ring of Kerry Excursion Day 4 - Ring of Kerry Excursion

      Stop at Torc Waterfall for a leisurely guided walk with a Local Specialist over wooden paths and lakeshore trails. The rest of our day is spent admiring the enduring beauty of Ireland's most scenic coastal drive around the Ring of Kerry before joining your companions for a memorable Be My Guest dinner at Muckross Farms, stepping back in time to learn about traditional Irish farm life against the scenic backdrop of the lakes of Killarney. Please note: This leisurely paced walk meanders over wooded paths and lakeshore trails. Walkers should wear good walking shoes for a stroll through picturesque surrounds.

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Be My Guest Dining

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast
      • Be My Guest Dining

      Optional Experiences

      Experience a Jaunting Cart Ride

      Enjoy a traditional pony and trap ride through the beautiful Bourn-Vincent National Park. During your journey, your Local Specialist will share fascinating anecdotes about the area and Ireland.

      Adult Price: €21.00

      Gaelic Roots

      A tour de force of traditional Irish song, music and dance, Gaelic roots showcases Ireland at its best. Using traditional instruments, Irish dance and time-honoured folk songs, this energetic show will have you tapping your feet and singing along in no time.

      Adult Price: €33.00

      Day 4

      Day 5

      Killarney – Foynes – Cliffs of Moher – Limerick Day 5 - Killarney – Foynes – Cliffs of Moher – Limerick

      Delve into the era of the first transatlantic flights at the Flying Boat Museum in Foynes, which at one time was the refuelling point for Pan Am's Flying Boat, the Yankee Clipper. Gain a fascinating Cultural Insight as you board a replica Boeing 314 to experience life as a passenger and learn how Irish Coffee was invented to treat weary passengers whose New York flights were cut short due to bad weather. This afternoon we travel to the spectacular Cliffs of Moher which rise up to 700 feet above the pounding Atlantic waves before continuing to our hotel in Limerick.

      Hotel

      Greenhills

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Hotel

      Greenhills

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Medieval Castle Banquet

      Enjoy a banquet and medieval entertainment in the great hall of the castle. The court jester will make an appearance, as will the castle’s musicians and the ladies and gentlemen of the medieval court – giving you an evening you won’t forget.

      Adult Price: €69.00

      Day 5

      Day 6

      Limerick – Depart Shannon Day 6 - Limerick – Depart Shannon

      Our epic journey through the highlights of Ireland has sadly come to an end. For now it's time to wish your fellow travellers slán abhaile as our memorable holiday comes to an end. Transfers are available. Conditions apply. Please note: Your coach returns to Dublin from Shannon on Day 6. You are welcome to utilise this complimentary transfer. Drop-off in Dublin will be at the Clayton Hotel Dublin Airport at approximately 4pm depending on traffic.

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Day 6

      Available Departures

      Please see http://www.trafalgar.com:80/aus/tours/treasures-of-ireland for the latest discounts & departure information.

      The Trafalgar Difference

      • Be My Guest
        It's 1930s Ireland revisited. Visit the working farms of Muckross taking you back to a time of traditional farming. Learn how to churn butter and dine in the Quilles Farmhouse against the scenic backdrop of the lakes of Killarney

      • Cultural Insight
        Learn how delicate Irish crystal is crafted at the House of Waterford Crystal during a workshop tour and visit Foynes Flying Boat Museum, the only dedicated flying boat museum in the world, to gain insight into the rich history of aviation

      • Hidden Treasure
        Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure

      • Local Specialist
        For included sightseeing in Dublin, Cobh and Killarney

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      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • City tour in Dublin and Titanic Tour in Cobh

        • Scenic drive around the Ring of Kerry

        • Orientation of Waterford, Cork and Killarney

        • See Dublin's Georgian Squares

        • View St. Kevin's Cross in Glendalough and St. John's Castle in Limerick

        • Visit Trinity College, EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, Glendalough, Waterford Crystal, Blarney Castle, Torc Waterfall, Foynes Flying Boat Museum and the Cliffs of Moher


      What's Included

      Dining

        • 5 full breakfasts

        • 2 dinners
          (including Be My Guest)


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      What's Included

      Travel Highlights

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        • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing

        • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals

        • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

        • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

        • Hand-picked Insider Experiences

        • Optional Experiences and free time

        • All porterage and restaurant gratuities

        • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

        • Services of a professional Irish Travel Director

        • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver

        • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes

        • VIP entry to many sights


        Airport Transfers

      • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


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