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Welcome to Ireland! Dublin is the starting place for your grand adventure. Stop at Trinity College where you will visit the library that holds the famous Book of Kells, a hand-illuminated manuscript of the Gospels. Then on to the Guinness Storehouse for your VIP Guinness experience and a tasting like no other. Sláinte.

Sample Hotel

The Davenport

Highlights

Dublin, Trinity College, Book of Kells, Guinness Storehouse

Hear many of the Master Distiller’s secrets from their fields to your glass on a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience at the award-winning family-operated Ballykeefe Whiskey Distillery. Next, visit Blarney Castle, built nearly six hundred years ago. Kiss the famous Blarney Stone and wander through this iconic spot and the beautiful gardens surrounding it. Continue to the charming town of Killarney and enjoy the culinary excellence and the finest locally sourced seasonal produce and regional specialties at Herbert Restaurant, Cahernane.

Sample Hotel

Cahernane House Hotel

Meals

Full Breakfast, Dinner

Highlights

Ballykeefe Distillery, Blarney Castle, Killarney

Travel the road that winds around the beautiful Iveragh Peninsula, better known as ‘The Ring of Kerry’ to see the rugged landscapes and crashing seas that have inspired writers and poets for centuries. VisitCaherdaniel Village and discover and savor the seaweed bounty thriving on our shoreline.  On this MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience, learn how to forage, find and sustainably harvest these Superfoods. And feast on a range of tasty sea veggies, certainly worth a try. 

Sample Hotel

Cahernane House Hotel

Meals

Full Breakfast

Highlights

Ring of Kerry, Caherdaniel Village, Seaweed Foraging

This morning visit the Flying Boat Museum at Foynes, housed in the original terminal building. The museum recalls that nostalgic era when Foynes was the centre of the aviation world and the birthplace of Irish Coffee. Next head to Galway, a thriving bohemian and cultural city.

Sample Hotel

The Hardiman

Meals

Full Breakfast

Highlights

Foynes, Flying Boat Museum, Galway

Enjoy another MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience on a fabulous 2-hour culinary walking tour of Galway with a Local Specialist, meet artisan producers and sample everything from cheese to strawberry tarts. This city is known for its amazing café and bar scene – where traditional Irish music performances often spill out onto the streets. Later tour Connemara, and stop at the lakeside Kylemore Abbey, the former castle turned abbey, that boasts a love story like no other. 

Sample Hotel

The Hardiman

Meals

Full Breakfast

Highlights

Connemara, Kylemore Abbey

The Burren hedgerows have abundant plants and flowers that have been used for medicine since ancient times. This morning, meet a Local Specialist and walk along country lanes foraging for wild herbs. Next, travel to the Cliffs of Moher for a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience. This natural masterpiece, set against the crashing waves of the Atlantic Ocean and part of the Burren and Cliffs of Moher UNESCO Burren Geopark. Afterwards, discover that it’s not such a ‘long road to Tipperary’, before settling in for your lavish overnight at Cashel Palace. 

Sample Hotel

Cashel Palace

Meals

Full Breakfast

Highlights

The Burren, Cliffs of Moher, Cashel

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at the Cashel Palace followed by a unique visit to The Rock. Sample the famous Cashel Blue cheese before your trip back to Dublin. Later this evening, enjoy a 60-minute masterclass in the art of making whiskey cocktails at the Jameson Distillery. Learn about exciting new methods, drink like the locals and discover how this ancient spirit has changed with the times.

Sample Hotel

The Davenport

Meals

Full Breakfast

Highlights

The Rock of Cashel, Cashel Blue Cheese Farm Experience, Jameson Distillery Masterclass

You are transferred to the Dublin airport for your return flight home.

Meals

Full Breakfast

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What's Included?

You are transferred to the airport for your return flight home.

Private Mercedes vehicle with WiFi for your group of any size

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

 

For our full list of hand-selected accommodations please visit our hotel search

Your choice of pre-organized sightseeing. Plan your days with your chauffeur at your own pace.

Full breakfast included daily

*Trip USD Pricing for this itinerary is low $5298, mid $6125 and high $6263 based on the following effective from dates: Low - 02 January, Mid - 02 October, High - 07 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 $6102, mid $7055 and high $7213 based on the following effective from dates: Low - 02 January, Mid - 02 October, High - 07 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