Irish Wonder - 2015

5 out of 5 stars

9 days

from $1250 pp

Trip available from May 2015 to Sep 2015.
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Take a fascinating look around Ireland's noble cities such as Dublin, Limerick, Galway and more, viewing majestic castles and exquisite cathedrals. See the Trinity College, get in the spirit and kiss the Blarney Stone and then gaze at the dramatic Cliffs of Moher and spectacular Dingle Peninsula.

Trip type:
CostSaver
Trip code:
IRWO

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Trip Itinerary

  • 1.

    DEPART HOME

    Overnight flight to Dublin.

  • 2.

    ARRIVE DUBLIN – SIGHTSEEING

    Welcome to Dublin! Relax after check-in. Later, your Local Specialist takes you on a panoramic sightseeing tour, which includes views of Dublin Castle, Trinity College, St. Patrick's Cathedral and Phoenix Park. It's a great introduction to your Irish journey!

    Hotel

    Bewleys Leopardstown

  • 3.

    DUBLIN – BOYLE – KNOCK – SLIGO (2 NIGHTS)

    View the ruins of the Cistercian Abbey at Boyle, dating back to the 12th century. Visit the pilgrimage town of Knock in County Mayo, where the Virgin Mary appeared to villagers in 1879. Dine tonight at your hotel in Sligo.

    Meal(s)

    Full Breakfast,Dinner

    Hotel

    Sligo Park

  • 4.

    COUNTY DONEGAL EXCURSION – BELLEEK (NORTHERN IRELAND)

    Travel through the beautiful County Donegal. See the harbour town of Mullaghmore before heading to the town of Donegal where you see the 15th century castle. Visit traditional weavers in Ardara before heading across the border into Northern Ireland for a visit to the Belleek Pottery centre. Stop at Drumcliffe to view the grave of renowned Irish author, W.B. Yeats before returning to your hotel in Sligo.

    Meal(s)

    Full Breakfast

  • 5.

    SLIGO – WESTPORT – GALWAY – LIMERICK – SHANNON (NEAR LIMERICK) (2 NIGHTS)

    This morning, travel via Westport and the beautiful region of Connemara to Galway on the banks of the Corrib River. View the Cathedral, built on the site of the old prison, and stroll around Eyre Square before continuing on to Limerick, the setting for the film ‘Angela's Ashes'. Here your orientation drive includes views of St. Mary's Cathedral and King John's Castle. Tonight, why not the vibrant city of Limerick or join your Travel Director and companions for a medieval banquet in an Irish castle.

    Meal(s)

    Full Breakfast

    Hotel

    Oak Wood Arms Hotel

  • 6.

    CLIFFS OF MOHER EXCURSION

    This morning drive to the western coast and the magnificent Cliffs of Moher. Bring the history of the cliffs to life with a visit the ‘Atlantic Edge' exhibition. Return to Shannon for free time exploring on your own or perhaps join your Travel Director for an optional experience to Bunratty Folk Park.

    Meal(s)

    Full Breakfast,Dinner

  • 7.

    SHANNON – DINGLE PENINSULA – TRALEE

    Enjoy a scenic drive along the Dingle Peninsula. See the unspoilt and colourful villages and fishing harbours of Ireland's most westerly point. Later, arrive in the town of Tralee, famed for its annual ‘Rose of Tralee' festival and beauty pageant before arriving at your hotel in Tralee.

    Meal(s)

    Full Breakfast,Dinner

    Hotel

    Earl Of Desmond Hotel

  • 8.

    TRALEE – BLARNEY – DUBLIN

    Visit Blarney Castle and don't forget to kiss the Blarney Stone and acquire the ‘gift of the gab'! Arrive later in the capital, Dublin, for the final night of your holiday.

    Meal(s)

    Full Breakfast

    Hotel

    Bewleys Leopardstown

  • 9.

    DUBLIN - RETURN HOME

    Say farewell to your Travel Director and new-found friends as your memorable vacation in the Emerald Isle comes to an end.

    Meal(s)

    Full Breakfast

What's Always Included

Sightseeing Highlights

  • Belleek Pottery

    Visit the famous pottery factory
  • Blarney

    Kiss the Blarney Stone during your visit of Blarney Castle and acquire the gift of the gab
  • Boyle

    View the Cistercian Abbey
  • Cliffs of Moher

    View the stunning seascape from the cliffs and visit the Atlantic Edge exhibition in the eco-friendly Visitor Centre
  • County Donegal

    Visit this picturesque area
  • Dingle Peninsula

    Enjoy the beautiful countryside along the Dingle peninsula, Ireland's most westerly point
  • Dublin

    With your Local Specialist see St. Patrick's Cathedral, Phoenix Park, the glorious Georgian Squares, and Trinity College on your panoramic sightseeing tour
  • Galway

    View Galway Cathedral and Eyre Square
  • Knock

    Visit the pilgrimage town of Knock
  • Limerick

    View St. Mary's Cathedral and King John's Castle

Dining

  • 3 three course dinners

  • 7 full breakfasts

Travel Highlights

  • Audio headsets provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences
  • Travel by luxury air-conditioned coach with reclining seats and an on-board restroom
  • Hotel accommodation featuring twin rooms and private facilities
  • Variety of Optional Experiences
  • The services of a professional Travel Director throughout your trip
  • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes included

Airport Transfers

Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page

Optional Experiences

Notes

Optional Experiences are subject to change. Your Travel Director will supply you with a final list of Optional Experiences available on your trip. Optional Experiences cannot be booked online; they can be purchased during your trip through your Travel Director.

Sligo

  • Luxurious River Shannon Cruise

    Adult Price: €27.00 The longest river in the British Isles, the River Shannon is immortalised in songs and legends. Come with us for a cruise on this majestic river, through the beautiful rolling countryside of counties Leitrim and Roscommon. You’ll also enjoy tea, coffee and homemade Irish scones on the luxurious Moon River Pleasure Cruiser.
  • An Evening Of Irish Entertainment

    Adult Price: €25.00 A chance for you to experience Irish hospitality. You’ll enjoy a drink and discover folk tradition while being entertained by the people who live and work in the area.
  • Scenic Drive And Dinner

    Adult Price: €44.00 This evening you’ll discover the beauty of the land, as we take a scenic drive off the beaten track. Later, enjoy dinner in a local restaurant with a choice of drink included.

Limerick

  • Medieval Castle Banquet

    Adult Price: €66.00 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.
  • Bunratty Castle And Folk Park

    Adult Price: €19.00 Come on a visit to the 15th-century Bunratty Castle and admire its fine furnishings, antiques and paintings. You’ll experience an Ireland of the past, as you wander through the folk park with its thatched cottages and smoky turf fires. In the village, we'll have free time to explore the quaint shops and relax in the local tea room.

Tralee

  • Irish Ceilidh Evening

    Adult Price: €36.00 Enjoy the great atmosphere or ‘craic’ at our ceilidh evening. You’ll experience traditional Irish music and dancing and have the chance to sing along to some familiar Irish melodies. A drink and some treats are included.

Dublin

  • Dinner in Dublin City

    Adult Price: €44.00 Come to one of Dublin's most locally-loved restaurant-pubs. You'll enjoy dinner and charming hospitality that this part of the world is renowned for.
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