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Welcome to Dublin, a modern multi-cultural city that embraces its past and exudes an enduring sense of fun. Upon arrival you will be transferred privately to your city center hotel and meet your Local Host – a proud local who will settle you in with the warmest of welcomes, answer questions and provide local tips and recommendations. Later, visit 14 Henrietta St to experience over three hundred years of city life in the walls of this one address. From its grand Georgian beginnings to the tenement dwellings of later years, the building’s hidden history is revealed on this MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience.
HighlightsDublin, 14 Henrietta
Visit the 400-year-old Trinity College and enjoy the magnificent and priceless treasure that is the Book of Kells. Take the DART (electric train) to Howth and join a Local Specialist for a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience consisting of a Coastal Walk around this ancient and famous Dublin village.
For golfer's tee times and transfers can be arranged at Portmarnock or one of Dublin’s Championship golf courses. (Website only: As on all days of the trip, non-golfers, are taken care off from pre-booked unique local experiences to memorable iconic sights, your private chauffeur is there to make sure you don’t miss a thing)
HighlightsTrinity College, Howth Hike, Portmarnock
Your luxury car will be delivered to your hotel this morning, you are now ready for your driving adventure. First up, visit Glendalough, the ‘Valley of the Two Lakes,’ famous for its early monastic ruins and scenic setting. Be sure to find St. Kevin’s cross. - legend holds that those who can wrap their arms around it will receive their wish. The luck of the Irish will be on your side. On to Waterford and its colorful terrace houses, cafés, and bars overlooking the quayside. Watch the master craftsmen of the House of Waterford Crystal as they create delicate works of art on your private tour with a Local Specialist. Continue to Cork via the Copper Coast Drive and witness Waterford’s spectacular coastline.
HighlightsGlendalough, Waterford, House of Waterford Crystal, Cork
Join your Local Specialist for a walking tour of Kinsale, a historic port and fishing town. Drop into the Kinsale Mead Company, for a unique insight into mead, the world’s oldest alcoholic drink, and its most important ingredient, Honey. Afterwards, embark on two more of Ireland’s top scenic drives as you continue your stunning journey. First is the Sheep’s Head Peninsula that forms a small but unmissable part of the Wild Atlantic Way. Second, the breathtaking Beara Peninsula that boasts wild scenery, stunning loughs and fantastic coastal views. These two Irish treasure drives will take you into the charming town of Kenmare.
HotelSheen Falls Lodge
HighlightsKinsale, Kinsale Mead Co, Sheep’s Head Peninsula, Beara Peninsula
Probably the best known of Ireland’s drives is the Iveragh Peninsula better known as the Ring of Kerry. Admire the breath-taking scenery of rugged landscapes and crashing seas and delight in traditional Irish life as you stop in quaint villages along the way. You’ll be mesmerized by this unspoiled land that has inspired artists and poets for centuries. Returning to Kenmare, enjoy the many dining options and shopping in this elegant small town.
For golfer's tee times can be arranged at one of County Kerry’s Championship golf courses.
HotelSheen Falls Lodge
HighlightsIveragh Peninsula , Ring of Kerry, Kenmare, Kerry Golf Course
Experience the Cliffs of Moher from the Atlantic Ocean on a breath-taking cruise along the five-mile shoreline. Gaze up at the sheer, craggy cliff face that rise six hundred and fifty-feet above you. Next meet a charming Local Specialist who will encourage you to stop and drink in the environment of the Burren and its amazing ecosystem of cliffs, caves, and archaeological sites on a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience. Today is another chance to keep discovering the wonders of the Wild Atlantic Way, Ireland’s awe-inspiring coastal route. You will have to promise to return and complete the journey north.
For golfer's tee times can be arranged at one of the areas Championship golf courses.
HotelThe Mustard Seed at Echo Lodge
HighlightsCliffs of Moher, The Burren, Championship Golf Courses
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast before setting out on your travels to Dublin’s Doorstep. Stop off at Adare, known as Ireland’s prettiest village and join a Local Specialist on a walking tour of this unique village. Journey to Dublin’s Doorstep for your overnight at the historic Cliff at Lyons.
HotelCliff at Lyons
Make your way to Dublin airport, for your trip home. Safe home, go n-ardóidh an bóthar chun bualadh leat, may the road rise to meet you.
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Full breakfast included daily
*Trip USD Pricing for this itinerary is low $2619, mid $3161 and high $3629 based on the following effective from dates: Low - 04 January, Mid - 01 October, High - 03 July. Price is per person, land only and based on double occupancy. Subject to availability; varies by inclusions and travel dates. CST#2084503-20
^Trip CAD Pricing for this itinerary is low $3585, mid $4327 and high $4975 based on the following effective from dates: Low - 04 January, Mid - 01 October, High - 03 July. Price is per person, land only and based on double occupancy. Subject to availability; varies by inclusions and travel dates. All prices and itineraries are subject to change until all services have been confirmed and paid in full. For up to date pricing contact your Brendan Vacations Celtic Expert. BN#776064719 | TICO # R50025597 and W50025598