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Emerald Isle

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9 Nights
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Castles, countryside, and the Cliffs of Moher

Escape to amazing Ireland, where sheep roam green hills and tiny villages sit calmly on the coast. On this incredible 9-night adventure, you'll experience the vibrant cities of Galway and Dublin, as well as the breathtaking landscapes of the Ring of Kerry, the Cliffs of Moher, and the Aran Islands. Get the full Irish experience on this stress-free guided tour around the Emerald Isle.

What's Included
  • Round-trip economy class airfare to Dublin (DUB)
  • Round-trip airport transfers
  • Accommodations in hotels listed, or similar:
    • 1 night in Dublin at The Gibson
    • 1 night in Ballina at the Ballina Manor Hotel
    • 2 nights in Galway at the Galmont Hotel & Spa
    • 1 night in Limerick at the Limerick Strand Hotel
    • 2 nights in Tralee at The Rose Hotel
    • 1 night in Waterford at the Granville Hotel
    • 1 night in Dublin at Hilton Dublin Kilmainham
  • Guided sightseeing as described in the itinerary, including the following:
    • Visit to the Irish National Stud
    • Guided tour of the Strokestown House & Famine Museum
    • Visit to Kylemore Abbey
    • Excursion to the Aran Islands
    • Visit to Cliffs of Moher
    • Guided tour of the Foynes Flying Boat Museum
    • Scenic drives around the Dingle Peninsula & Ring of Kerry
    • Visit to the House of Waterford Crystal & Glendalough monastic site
  • Full Irish breakfast daily, 1 lunch, and 5 dinners
  • Services of a Professional Travel Director
  • Headsets throughout the tour
  • Transportation by private, first-class, air-conditioned motorcoach (with complimentary Wi-Fi)
  • Round-trip ferry to the Aran Islands
  • Hotel tips, taxes, porterage and service charges

*Note: Transfers are included if your flight arrives and departs Dublin between 6:00 am and 1:00 pm

**Note: Children must be 8 years or older at time of travel.

Great Ways to Explore
  • You'll be swept away by the postcard beauty in Dublin, Galway, Waterford and more.

  • Don't miss a beat with this guided getaway. You'll cover all of the highlights of Ireland!
  • Immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring landscapes of the Wild Atlantic Way with a scenic drive around the Dingle Peninsula and the Ring of Kerry.

  • Start each day right with a full Irish Breakfast!

  • Spot herds of sheep as you drive through the hilly green Irish countryside.

Package Overview

This is an escorted tour. It’s perfect if you prefer not to do your own driving and want to see as many sights as you can during your vacation. 

Please note:

GOOD NEWS - The local tour operator will no longer require a COVID-19 vaccination for travelers as of March 1, 2023.  For travelers departing before March 1, the tour operator requires that travelers aged 12 and older provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination in the form of written documentation (paper or electronic copy), in English, for all vacations. Proof of vaccination must be completed at least 14 days prior to the tour start date. *Exceptions apply to children who do not qualify for vaccination.

Get ready for the vacation of a lifetime! Enjoy an incredible journey through Ireland’s bustling cities, quaint towns, and lush countryside. Begin in Dublin with an overnight and an overview that includes O’Connell Street, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, and Trinity College. Heading west, you'll stop in Kildare at the Irish National Stud, then north to Longford’s Strokestown House for a tour of the mansion and an insight into the Great Irish Famine of the 1840s. 

Drive along the beautiful western coastline, and enjoy a visit to Kylemore Abbey before your stay in beautiful Ballina. Next stop: Galway! This colorful city is jam-packed with spirited culture. From the port city of Galway, you'll set sail on an excursion to the breathtaking Aran Islands, famous for their linguistic and cultural heritage.

Also on the agenda: a genuine Irish farm experience with morning coffee and fresh scones, the majestic Cliffs of Moher, King John’s castle in Limerick, and the Foynes Flying Boat museum, where you can explore the only Boeing B314 “Clipper” full-size replica in the world!

Enjoy a spectacular 100-mile panoramic drive around the Ring of Kerry, then a horse-drawn jaunting car ride in Killarney. Blarney, the House of Waterford Crystal, Avoca handweaving mill, and St. Kevin’s Centre of Irish Christianity at Glendalough are the final highlights before you return to Dublin for your last overnight on the Emerald Isle!

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