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Best of Ireland

See the jewels in Ireland's crown on this Country Explorer trip, passing through Dublin, Limerick and more.

An in-depth encounter with the Best of Ireland awaits, from spectacular sights like the Cliffs of Moher and Ring of Kerry to the past and present showcased in Dublin, Galway and pretty Adare. You'll learn all about Irish famine history, former kings and how to embrace the craic.

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Discover one country in depth.

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About this trip


What's included

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9 nights

Accommodation

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15 Meals

9 breakfasts, 1 lunch (Be My Guest), 5 dinners

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On-trip Transport

All transport shown. VIP private door-to-door UK airport transfers included. *This service is excluded from UK-based trips.


The Trafalgar difference

Connect with Locals

Enjoy a traditional 'Be My Guest' High Tea hosted in the Drawing Room of a stately 16th-century home near the charming town of Westport. (Day 8)

Dive into Culture

Explore the tragic history of Ireland's famine emigration at the Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience, a replica of one of the original famine ships used in the 1800s. (Day 2)
Learn how delicate Irish crystal is crafted at the House of Waterford Crystal during a workshop tour. (Day 2)

Local Specialist

For included sightseeing in Dublin

Make a Difference

Visit the Glasnevin Cemetery Museum in Dublin, where an expert historian will reveal the cemetery's importance to Irish history and explain how your visit helps fund its preservation. (Day 1)


Sightseeing highlights

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ORIENTATION of Waterford, Killarney, Limerick and Galway

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VISIT the Glasnevin Trust in Dublin, Famine Ship in New Ross, the crystal showroom at Waterford, Blarney to kiss the stone and gain the 'gift of the gab', Adare, Bunratty Folk Park, Cliffs of Moher, Connemara and Kylemore Abbey

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VIEW St. Patrick's Cathedral in Dublin and King John's Castle in Limerick

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SEE Galway Cathedral and St. Mary's Cathedral in Limerick

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SCENIC DRIVE of the Ring of Kerry

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