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Welcome to Dublin! Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel by private transfer. Meet your local host who will give you insights into this beloved city and answer any questions you may have on your planned trip. This afternoon meet a guide for a private walking tour. Experience all the highlights and uncover hidden gems on an exploration of this ancient yet modern city. Enjoy a visit to the 400-year-old Trinity College and see the Book of Kells, not your average paperback. Later visit EPIC Ireland, the Irish Emigration Museum, and journey through centuries of rich history or even discover some hidden gems about your own ancestry.

Hotel

Dylan Hotel

Highlights

Dublin, Trinity College, EPIC

After a relaxing breakfast, your luxury car rental will be dropped to your hotel before you start your journey to Cork. Visit Blarney Castle, home to the magical stone. Have a grand time when you participate in the age-old tradition of kissing this landmark. Legend says you’ll head home with the gift of gab. Continue on to the charming town of Killarney with its colorful pubs, cafés and restaurants. Here adventure awaits. The choice is yours, whether you sip and savor some local treats or stroll along the lakes right on your doorstep. 

Hotel

Cahernane House Hotel

Meals

Full Breakfast

Highlights

Cork, Blarney Castle, Killarney

Admire the breathtaking scenery along the famous Ring of Kerry. Fall in love with all this charming coastal setting has to offer as you view quaint villages, high cliffs and lush greenery. On your return, change your transport to a jaunting car, the perfect way to enjoy Killarney’s National Park as you journey along the lakes.

Hotel

Cahernane House Hotel

Meals

Full Breakfast

Highlights

Ring of Kerry, Killarney National Park

Travel to the Cliffs of Moher, rising up to 700 feet above the pounding Atlantic waves to see the most stunning views in Ireland. Follow in the footsteps of fellow travelers who have visited this breathtaking location and make memories of your own. Then meet a delightful local guide who will encourage you to stop and drink in the environment of the Burren and it’s amazing Eco system full of cliffs, caves and archeological sites.

Hotel

Old Ground Hotel

Meals

Full Breakfast

Highlights

Cliffs of Moher , Burren

Travel to Galway known as ‘the city of the tribes’, such a fun city, full of character. The locals know this for sure as one of the brightest and most intriguing jewels in our Emerald crown. Walk its cobblestone streets, see its colorful shop facades, and join in the music and laughter, you may be tempted to dance in the streets. Continue on to Cong and Ashford Castle.

Hotel

Ashford Castle

Meals

Full Breakfast

Highlights

Galway, Cong, Ashford Castle

Travel to Westport and escape the bustle of urban life while cycling the 42km Greenway. Tonight, dine at Ashford Castle’s George V Restaurant for a luxurious evening fit for a king or queen. Explore the rich history of this iconic location. Jackets necessary for men, crowns optional for all.

Hotel

Ashford Castle

Meals

Full Breakfast, Dinner

Highlights

Westport, Greenway, Ashford Castle’s George V Restaurant

Travel to Sligo and bid your own farewell to WB Yeats, Ireland’s beloved poet, at Drumcliff. Continue on to Donegal and enjoy a visit to the sensational Slieve League cliffs, towering high above the ocean and offering panoramic views of both the mountains and coast.

Hotel

Lough Eske Castle

Meals

Full Breakfast, Dinner

Highlights

Sligo, Drumcliff, Slieve League cliffs

Enjoy a tour of Derry with a local guide and hear from the heart, the recent and ancient history as you walk along these 17th-century walls and admire the city’s iconic buildings and landmarks. Then prepare to be amazed when you journey on to the breathtaking Antrim Coast. 

Hotel

The Salthouse

Meals

Full Breakfast

Highlights

Derry, Antrim Coast

At the Giant’s Causeway, see the ancient and legendary basalt columns placed against the backdrop of the Antrim Coast. Here, you will meet a local walking guide for special insights into this intriguing location and figure out whether this beauty is the work of a giant or volcanic activity. Perhaps rise early to see the sunrise on the Causeway or on the famous Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge. End your day in Belfast.

Hotel

Grand Central Hotel

Meals

Full Breakfast

Highlights

Giant’s Causeway, Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, Belfast

Meet a local guide for a living history tour when you visit the impressive Titanic Museum. Learn about this legend’s infamous history on the very shores where she got her start. Hear about her fateful journey, from her creation, to her eventual tragedy. And if you’re a Game of Thrones enthusiast, you’re in the perfect spot to indulge your passion.

Hotel

Grand Central Hotel

Meals

Full Breakfast

Highlights

Titanic Museum

Travel to the Boyne Valley region in County Meath. Visit the stunning Slane Castle, set in the middle of a 1,500-acre estate, that has been a family home since 1701. Next, tour the Slane Whiskey Distillery where you are taken through their heritage room, barley room, cooperage, and maturation warehouse before a final stop to view the pot stills and production areas that includes a tasting of course! Return to Dublin.

Hotel

Dylan Hotel

Meals

Full Breakfast

Highlights

Boyne Valley, Bru-na-Boinne Centre, Newgrange

Drop your car off at Dublin Airport where your vacation ends. Slán go fóill – goodbye until we meet again.

Meals

Full Breakfast

What's Included?

It includes Hertz Car Hire Prestige Collection with drop off service at your Dublin Hotel.

Your selection of hand-selected accommodations from B&B’s to castles, manors and hotels

 

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Your choice of pre-organized sightseeing. 

Full breakfast included daily

*Price is per person, land only and based on 2 sharing. Subject to availability; varies by inclusions and travel dates. CST#2084503-20