If this is your first time visiting Ireland this is the tour for you. You will arrive into Shannon and stay overnight in Limerick and will explore King John's Castle. Other places you will visit include Waterford, Cobh, Blarney, the south coast of Killarney and finish in Dublin where you can also extend your stay to spend the night at the world famous luxury Dromoland Castle Hotel.
8 Days • fr. $2,725
Your tour begins at 2:00 PM at your Limerick hotel, when you meet your guide for a panoramic tour of Limerick.
Next, visit King John’s Castle and immerse yourself in 800 years of dramatic local history.
Then enjoy a welcome drink with your group, and head out for a medieval-style banquet.
Take in the spectacular beauty of the Cliffs of Moher, soaring 700 feet above the Atlantic surf.
Relax on a ferry ride across the River Shannon Estuary. Travel on to Killarney, where you’ll take a scenic jaunting car ride to Ross Castle and Killarney Estate.
Dine in your hotel this evening.
The Brehon Hotel
Embark on Ireland’s most popular scenic drive, the Ring of Kerry, with plenty of stops to capture photos of Ireland’s natural beauty and some of the locations from the film “Star Wars VII.”
Passing through Waterville and the village of Sneem, stop at Moll’s Gap for views of the mountainous Macgillycuddy’s Reeks. Spend some free time in Kenmare, then visit a sheep farm and watch the expert sheepdogs demonstrate their skills.
Return to Killarney for dinner at the award-winning Rozzers Restaurant at The Killeen House.
The Brehon Hotel
Visit the famous Blarney Castle and climb the winding steps to kiss the famous stone, or walk through the lovely parklands and gardens.
Head to the Cobh Heritage Centre where you can trace your ancestors, learn more about the ill-fated Titanic and Lusitania, or immerse yourself in the history of Irish emigrants.
Relax as you follow the coastal route to Waterford. In the evening take a gentle walk with a local historian who will reveal Waterford’s Viking and medieval past.
Witness the creation of crystal masterpieces during your visit to the House of Waterford Crystal. Travel through the scenery of the Wicklow Mountains on the way to Glendalough, one of Ireland’s most beautiful destinations. There you’ll explore the remains of one of the most important monastic sites in Ireland, founded by St. Kevin in the 6th century.
Continue on to your hotel in Dublin. This evening dine on Irish specialties at the Merry Ploughboy Pub while enjoying a lively show of traditional Irish songs and step-dancing.
The Davenport Hotel
Set out on a panoramic tour of Dublin to see the highlights of Ireland’s capital city.
Spend the afternoon touring independently, with your tickets to the Hop-On, Hop-Off bus tour, and choose one of three of Ireland's most popular attractions: Guinness Storehouse, the GPO Museum, or EPIC Ireland.
Spend the afternoon touring independently, with your tickets to the Hop-On, Hop-Off bus tour, and choose one of these popular attractions: Teeling Distillery, Guinness Storehouse, the GPO Museum, or EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum.
The Davenport Hotel
Visit the home of equine royalty, The Irish National Stud, where you’ll see impeccably-bred stallions alongside protective mares, frolicking foals, and athletic yearlings. Stroll around the delightful grounds to explore St. Fiachra’s Garden and the Japanese Gardens.
Travel to the imposing and deluxe Dromoland Castle Hotel. Relax in the elegant surroundings of this wonderful fairytale castle. Savor a delicious farewell dinner in the oak‐paneled dining room ‐‐ a fitting way to spend the last evening of your Irish tour.
Dromoland Castle Hotel
Your program ends after breakfast.
All rates listed are per person based on double occupancy and are subject to change without notice. Your land package pricing will be confirmed and guaranteed once your deposit is received and applied to the booking, except where price increases may result from increases in government taxes or fees. Room configurations are subject to availability. Guests added to your party after the booking are priced at the prevailing rate at the time they are added.