Escape to the lush landscapes, charming cities, and friendly people of Ireland during the low season so you can experience it all without the crowds and, most importantly, without the high-season prices. This Ireland tour is an ideal introduction to the Emerald Isle for first-time visitors who have limited time. You'll relish in some of Ireland's most magnificent scenery as well as its most famous towns. You'll start and end in Dublin, and you'll also have overnights in Ennis, Killarney, and Waterford. Highlights of this tour include the 668-foot Cliffs of Moher on Ireland's west coast, where you'll savor breathtaking views of these sheer cliffs dropping into the ocean, and the Ring of Kerry, a 100-mile panoramic drive through rugged and awe-inspiring landscapes. Words cannot capture the magnificence of this natural beauty; it must be witnessed in person!You'll also have time to enjoy bustling Dublin, the 'Fair City'; Adare with its pretty thatched cottages; medieval Waterford, home to the famous crystal; and Kilkenny, one of Ireland's prettiest and liveliest towns. From the scenic beauty to the unique interactions and experiences with the down-to-earth locals, this Ireland tour is sure to delight all of your senses, and at a price you just can't miss!
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- Offer valid through 12/31/2023
- 7 Days
- Escorted - Yes
|Day 1||Dublin||Cead mile failte-a hundred-thousand welcomes! Free time before meeting your Tour Director and traveling companions this evening for a welcome dinner at your hotel. (D)|
|Day 2||Dublin||Ireland's Capital City DUBLIN Morning orientation drive to see O'Connell Street, Georgian squares, St. Patrick's Cathedral, and Trinity College. Free time. (B)TOUR HIGHLIGHTCITY SIGHTS 'In Dublin's fair city where girls are so pretty' you'll also find great personality and charm. The charisma of Dubliners and the bounty of pubs here is matched only by the gorgeous Georgian Squares, 12th-century St. Patrick's Cathedral, and legendary library of Trinity College.|
|Day 3||Ennis||Notes Above High Sea GALWAY Visit the popular seaside destination on Ireland's west coast.CLIFFS OF MOHER Visit the 668-foot-high cliffs above the Atlantic Ocean. (B) 203 mi / 326 kmTOUR HIGHLIGHTPICTURE PERFECT Feast your eyes on a stunning spectacle of sea and sky on the Cliffs of Moher on the Wild Atlantic Way. Try to resist the inspiration that has moved artists, poets, and scientists throughout the ages as you stand on the edge of 320 million years of geologic perfection on the rugged coastline of County Clare.|
|Day 4||Killarney||Beauties of Counties Limerick & Kerry ADARE Stop at the quaint village to see its pretty thatched cottages.KILLORGLIN Visit the gateway to the Ring of Kerry.RING OF KERRY Panoramic drive around the island's southwestern tip and [LF] an Irish coffee demonstration at one of the local bars. (B) 181 mi / 300 kmLOCAL FAVORITELOCAL TASTES It's crystal clear why we get a warm feeling on the Ring on Kerry with traditional Irish Coffee - as much a warm welcome now as it was for stranded travelers in 1943. It was a wintry night in Limerick when Foynes Port chef Joe Sheridan concocted this soothing elixir of hot coffee, Irish whiskey, sugar, and whipped cream to make their cancelled flight a little more palatable. Raise a toddy glass of Caife Gaelach with a hearty 'slainte!'|
|Day 5||Waterford||The Gift of Gab & Fine Crystal BLARNEY Visit the village renowned for its magical Kissing Stone with free time to explore.WATERFORD Visit the home to the famous crystal. (B,D) 131 mi / 210 kmTOUR HIGHLIGHTLEGENDS & LORE Cut the blarney and hear the history of how telling tales is forever linked to the 15th-century castle and the village below in Blarney. One of the last estate villages that remain standing in Ireland, the village was built by an 18th-century landlord to house the castle workers there. It's true!|
|Day 6||Dublin||Cat Fights & Capital Lights KILKENNY See one of Ireland's prettiest towns with medieval cobblestones. DUBLIN Free time. (B) 120 mi / 192 kmTOUR HIGHLIGHT LEGENDS & LORE 'There once were two cats from Kilkenny. Each thought there was one cat too many.' Find out why people from Kilkenny are often referred to as 'cats' while visiting the town also known as 'Marble City'. See its 12th-century castle, secret lanes, cobbled streets, and medieval buildings and enjoy its perfect mix of small-town charm and eclectic big-city atmosphere. |
|Day 7||Dublin||Safe Travels Until We Meet Again! Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)|
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