Dublin & beyond!

Ireland's Ancient East

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6+ Nights
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* Vacation is round-trip, per person, based on 2 travelers. Includes air, airport taxes, hotels, tours and car rental. Additional baggage charges may apply. Rates are available for 1 to 9 travelers.
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5,000 years of history in one vacation

Experience Ireland's Ancient East on this 6, 7 or 8-night vacation! With your own car, explore the many highlights of this region including Dublin, Kilkenny, Waterford, and Wicklow. 

What's Included
  • Round-trip economy class airfare to Dublin (DUB)
  • Manual car rental for the duration - upgrade to automatic available
  • 2 nights in County Laois at The Heritage Killenard or similar 
  • 3 nights in B&B's of your choice throughout Ireland
  • 1 night in County Wicklow at Druids Glen Resort or similar
  • Admission to Kilkenny Castle
  • Kildare Village 10% Discount Voucher
Great Ways to Explore
  • Enjoy admission to the 12th century Kilkenny Castle!
  • With your own car, explore Ireland's rural beauty on your own time. Drive through one charming village after the next on your way to each destination.
  • In Waterford, see where the famous Waterford crystal comes from with a tour of the factory, then pick up a souvenir.
  • Spend a few nights in the "Garden of Ireland," Wicklow! See the ancient monastic city of Glendalough, surrounded by gorgeous countryside.
  • Ireland is famous for its warm hospitality. While you're there, don't miss a traditional music session at a local pub!
Package Overview

Explore 5,000 years of history in Ireland's Ancient East! This self-drive vacation takes you from vibrant cities to lush countryside, and everything in between. 

Get acclimated to the Irish way of life in County Laois, known as the Heritage County. Explore the charming village of Kildare before making your way into the capital of Dublin. 

You'll then have your choice of bed and breakfasts in Ireland! Stay a night or two in Kilkenny, home to the beautiful Kilkenny Castle, and make your way south to Ireland's oldest city, Waterford. Famous for its hand-crafted crystal, Waterford is a fascinating blend of centuries-old history and modern culture and dining. 

Your Irish adventure comes to an end in County Wicklow known as the "Garden of Ireland." Surrounded by mountains and valleys, take a deep breath of fresh crisp air as you enjoy hiking, biking, kayaking or whatever you desire.

Upgrade & Include Even More!

For $99 per person, add the following to your vacation:

  • Breakfast daily
  • Admission to Cliffs of Moher
  • Admission to Blarney Castle

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