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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 a visit to their luxurious private Connoisseur Bar for a tasting like no other. Taste the different types of Guinness while a local expert takes you on a journey leading right to the heart of the black stuff. 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 at the award-winning family operated Ballykeefe Distillery. Next, visit Blarney Castle, built nearly six hundred years ago. Kiss the famous 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 dinning 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. Stop along the way in Caherdaniel Village and discover and savor the seaweed bounty thriving on our shoreline. Learn how to forage, find and sustainably harvest these Super foods. 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 a fabulous 2-hour culinary walking tour of Galway, where you’ll meet artisan producers and sample everything from cheese to strawberry tarts with your Local Specialist. This city is the perfect place for getting a taste of our culture as it’s known for its amazing café, bar scene and traditional Irish music that spills out on to 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 Herbalist and experience foraging wild herbs while walking along country lanes. Travel on to the Cliffs of Moher, rising 700 feet above the pounding Atlantic waves. End you trip at the with a lavish experience at the unforgettable Adare Manor

Sample Hotel

Adare Manor

Meals

Full Breakfast, Dinner

Highlights

The Burren, Cliffs of Moher, Adare

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at the Adare Manor and some estate activities before your trip back to Dublin. Later this afternoon, 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

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 $5152 , mid $5830 and high $6046 based on the following effective from dates: Low - 02 January, Mid - 01 October, High - 01 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 $6825, mid $7724 and high $8012 based on the following effective from dates: Low - 02 January, Mid - 01 October, High - 01 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