2024 : Best of Ireland South (Tour A)

8 Days/7 Nights

Ireland's finest attractions in a week-long trip

Give us a week, and we'll tour the best of Ireland with you. Thrill at the amazing Cliffs of Moher and the gorgeous Dingle Peninsula on this perfect introduction to the Emerald Isle.

Trip Highlights:

  • Blarney Castle
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Village of Adare
  • Dingle Peninsula
  • Jaunting Car Ride in Killarney
  • Sheepdog Demonstration
  • Medieval Castle Banquet
  • Muckross Schoolhouse

    Hotels:

  • Talbot Hotel Stillorgan
  • Scotts Hotel
  • The Inn at Dromoland
  • Grand Canal Hotel
  • Call (858) 459-1065 for more information or to book today! Mention code 17652582

    Tour Operator
    CIE Tours
    Offer
    Offer valid through 3/31/2024
    Duration
    8 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1DublinIndependent Exploration in Dublin : Explore Dublin independently. Head into the city center, to take the Hop-On, Hop-Off bus tour and see this vibrant city of Georgian squares, bustling pubs, and the River Liffey. Choose a visit to one of Dublin's top attractions using your voucher: EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, Teeling Distillery, or the GPO Museum. You are free to explore the restaurants and pubs of the city center, or return to your hotel, for independent dining as you wish.
    Day 2DublinDublin Tour - Teeling Whiskey Distillery : Enjoy a free morning in Dublin for further independent sightseeing with the included vouchers. Then your tour departs at 2:30 PM from the hotel lobby and sets off on a panoramic tour of Dublin city center. Visit the award-winning Teeling Distillery. This new distillery in the heart of the city was Dublin's first distillery to open in 125 years. Return to your hotel for a welcome drink and dinner with your group.(B, D)
    Day 3KillarneySheepdog Demonstration - Blarney Castle - Killarney : Relax and enjoy the farmlands of the picturesque midlands. Savor farm life as you visit a traditional farm; enjoy homemade scones with tea, and watch trained dogs show off their skills herding sheep. Visit Blarney Castle to kiss the famous 'Stone of Eloquence' or explore the tranquil gardens. Travel through Macroom and into County Kerry where the scenery becomes more mountainous. Arrive in the charming town of Killarney.(B, D)
    Day 4KillarneyDingle Peninsula - Traditional Irish Dinner at Muckross Schoolhouse : Discover the glorious Dingle Peninsula, made famous in the movies 'Ryan's Daughter' and 'Far & Away,' which showcased the wonderful scenery found here. Travel to Slea Head at the westernmost tip of the peninsula for awesome views of the Atlantic Ocean. Enjoy an evening of traditional Irish entertainment over dinner at Muckross Schoolhouse.(B, D)
    Day 5LimerickJaunting Car Ride - Adare - Limerick Panoramic Tour : Take a traditional horse-drawn jaunting car through the Killarney National Park to Ross Castle and Kenmare Estate. Visit Moriarty's in the Gap of Dunloe, a CIE Tours preferred shopping partner. Stop in the picturesque village of Adare, with its thatched cottages and colorful garden, before proceeding to Limerick for a panoramic tour. Dine at a medieval-style feast, where lords and ladies will serenade you with songs and music from days of yore.(B, D)
    Day 6GalwayCliffs of Moher - Galway : Travel along the coast of County Clare to the spectacular Cliffs of Moher, soaring 700 feet above the churning Atlantic. Drive through the austerely beautiful landscape of the Burren on your way to Galway. Join a local guide in Galway for a walking tour of this thriving historic city; see its charming medieval streetscape, filled with small local shops and cafes, and many street musicians. Return to your hotel in Clare for dinner.(B, D)
    Day 7DublinIrish National Stud - Dublin : Enjoy the scenic Irish countryside on your way to Kildare where you'll visit the home of equine royalty, The Irish National Stud. Here 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, including its miniature Japanese Gardens. Spend the rest of the day at your leisure and dine at your choice of one of the many restaurants or pubs scattered throughout Dublin.(B)
    Day 8DublinTour Ends in Dublin : Your tour ends after breakfast today. (B)B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner
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    Lodging
    Talbot Hotel Stillorgan
    Scotts Hotel
    The Inn at Dromoland
    Grand Canal Hotel

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    • 2024 : Best of Ireland South (Tour A)

      Ireland's finest attractions in a week-long tripGive us a week, and we'll tour the best of Ireland with you. Thrill at the amazing Cliffs of Moher and the gorgeous Dingle Peninsula on this perfect introduction to the Emerald Isle.

     
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