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Treasures of Ireland

6 Days 1 Country 5 Cities

Irish icons come together on this trip around the south's biggest cities, Dublin, Cork, Killarney and Limerick.

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6 Days 1 Country 5 Cities

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    • This trip will be operated in conjunction with our sister company and Celtic Specialists - Brendan Vacations.
    • * All prices are per person, double share.
    • 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.
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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 traveling as part of a family group. 
    • Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange your flights to arrive on or before day 1.

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      Secure your trip with a deposit today

      Easy Quote View Trip Book Now Please call 866 513 1995

      Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange your flights to arrive on or before day 1.

      Please read our Trip Notes before booking

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      • International Air: Trafalgar guarantees to quote you the lowest possible airfare available on the day that you book. Please note that airfares are not included in the prices above.
      • Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange flights to arrive on or before Day 1.
      • This trip will be operated in conjunction with our sister company and Celtic Specialists - Brendan Vacations.
      • * All prices are per person, double share.
      • 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.
      • Conditions and restrictions apply, visit www.trafalgar.com/previewconditions for details.
      • 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 Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.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.
      • Double-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 traveling as part of a family group. 
      • Travel to Europe often requires an overnight flight. Please arrange your flights to arrive on or before day 1.

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      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.

      Please note: All Preview 2018 itineraries are subject to change. Booked guests will be contacted about any changes to their trip upon the release of the 2018 Europe & Britain brochure.


      Trip type: Country Explorer i

      Trip code: BRSDB

      5 Nights

      accommodation

      7 Meals
      • 5 full breakfasts

      • 2 dinners (including Be My Guest)

      On-trip Transport

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      Highlights

      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • City tour in Dublin

        • Scenic drive around the Ring of Kerry

        • Orientation of Waterford, Cork, Cobh and Killarney

        • See Dublin's Georgian Squares and Phoenix Park

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

        • Visit Trinity College, Glendalough, Waterford Crystal, Cobh Heritage Centre, 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)

        • Luxury air-conditioned coach

        • 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

        • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver

        • Services of a professional Irish Travel Director

        • 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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      Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

      Day 1

      Arrive Dublin – Afternoon Sightseeing

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      Day 2

      Dublin – Glendalough – Waterford – Cork

      Blarney Castle, Co. Cork, Ireland

      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

      Dublin, Ireland

      Day 6

      Limerick – Depart Shannon

      Day 1

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

      Welcome to Dublin. Discover the city's charms on a guided tour with a Local Specialist. Walk the cobbled courtyard of Trinity College to visit its library and the ornate Book of Kells. Later make an exclusive visit to one of the city's unique treasures, The Little Museum of Dublin, after it has closed its doors to the public for a Welcome Reception with canapés and drinks.

      Hotel

      Clayton Ballsbridge

      Meals

      • Welcome Reception

      Hotel

      Clayton Ballsbridge

      Meals

      • Welcome Reception

      Day 1

      Day 2

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

      Leave the bustling Irish capital for the peaceful 6th century monastic ruins at Glendalough. The 100-foot-tall Round Tower, the Cathedral, and St. Kevin's Cross are highlights of your stop. Travel on to see more delicate works of art during your Cultural Insight experience at the House of Waterford Crystal in Waterford. Later head to Cork, the 'Rebel County', where you have a free evening.

      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)

      Visit the Heritage Centre in Cobh to learn about the city's history and legacy. From the Great Famine and the 'coffin ships' to the doomed Titanic and Lusitania, this unique display presents the Queenstown Story in a way like no other. Then head to Blarney where you can climb to the top of Blarney Castle to kiss the famed stone and acquire the 'gift of the gab'. Arrive later in picturesque Killarney.

      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

      This morning enjoy free time in Killarney or stop at Torc Waterfall for a leisurely guided walk with a Local Specialist. Continue your day winding around the picture-perfect Ring of Kerry. Take in the views of coast and sea, fields and rolling hills in this landscape that has inspired artists and poets for centuries. Join your companions this evening for a memorable Be My Guest dinner on a traditional farm in 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

      Your first stop today is the Flying Boat Museum in Foynes, the refuelling point for Pan Am's Flying Boat, the Yankee Clipper, from 1939-1945. Gain a Cultural Insight as you board a replica Boeing 314 to experience life as a passenger. Toast the last day of your trip with your fellow travellers and Travel Director when you enjoy a delicious Irish coffee in the place where it was allegedly invented in the 1940s by Joe Sheridan - a chef in Foynes. Later travel to the spectacular Cliffs of Moher which rise up to 700 feet above the pounding Atlantic waves before continuing on to your hotel in Limerick.

      Hotel

      Greenhills

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Hotel

      Greenhills

      Meals

      • Full Breakfast

      Optional Experiences

      Irish Folklore and Hospitality

      You'll get the chance to experience Irish hospitality in the best folk tradition tonight. Enjoy this lively evening of entertainment and a drink while locals sing and play music for you.

      Adult Price: €27.00

      Day 5

      Day 6

      Limerick – Depart Shannon Day 6 - Limerick – Depart Shannon

      It's time to say farewell to the Emerald Isle and your travel companions at the end of your holiday. 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/usa/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 where you'll meet the families who plough the land, learn how to churn butter and dine in the Quilles Farmhouse against the scenic backdrop of the lakes of Killarney

      • Cultural Insights
        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 Treasures
        Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure

      • Local Specialists
        For included sightseeing in Dublin and Killarney

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      What's Included

      Sightseeing Highlights

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        • City tour in Dublin

        • Scenic drive around the Ring of Kerry

        • Orientation of Waterford, Cork, Cobh and Killarney

        • See Dublin's Georgian Squares and Phoenix Park

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

        • Visit Trinity College, Glendalough, Waterford Crystal, Cobh Heritage Centre, 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)

        • Luxury air-conditioned coach

        • 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

        • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver

        • Services of a professional Irish Travel Director

        • 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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      Guest Reviews and Ratings

      • Guest Service Rating from 84 Reviews

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        Service rating : The trip through Ireland was fantastic. A beautiful country that was showcased well during this tour. The Treasures were well highlightedProduct : A balance of beautiful country sites, hidden treasures and history

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        Service rating : Andrew our guide and Paul our driver were knowledgeable and extremely professional. The tour was simply amazing! We're already looking at another one.Product : The same tour with more days to yourself in each city would be great.

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        The complete trip was well planned. Everything happened on time. Out tour director, Andrew, was wonderful. And Paul, our driver was very professional.

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        All aspects of out tour of a Ireland were amazing. Our tour guide was fantastic and her stories of Growiing up in Ireland made us want to visit again and explore more of this great island! Hats off to our coach driver for a great job!

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        Service rating : I would have given an excellent, however, I did not think the last hotel in Limerick was as good as the others we stayed at for our trip.Product : for such a short trip, it really highlighted the best to see.

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