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Welcome to Ireland for your luxury romantic Honeymoon! You will be met by your private chauffeur at Dublin Airport and transferred to your hotel. Discover some of Dublin's most romantic treasures today on a Hop-On Hop-Off tour of the city. Stroll through Dublin Castle, and take in Chester Beatty Library rich in collections from countries across the world or discover St Valentine's Shrine at White Friar Street Church. Later this afternoon, enjoy a sixty-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 HotelThe Morgan
HighlightsChester Beatty Library, Dublin, Dublin Castle, Jameson Distillery, St Valentine’s Shrine
This morning pick up your Hertz car rental and embark on a journey of Ireland’s history through the ages. Take the time to visit the beautiful 18th century Powerscourt Gardens, a superb blend of formal gardens, sweeping terraces, statuary and ornamental lakes together with secret hollows, rambling walks, walled gardens and over 200 variations of trees and shrubs. Onto Kilkenny, a city that dates back more than 1,500 years. Step out on Ireland’s Medieval Mile with a Local Specialist in this fascinating walking tour experience. Kilkenny’s streets, laneways, hidden gems and tales of wealthy merchant families will be brought alive in this walled city.
Enjoy an overnight stay in the charming Butler House in the heart of the city.
Sample HotelButler House
HighlightsKilkenny Walking Tour, Powerscourt Gardens
Travel further south this morning to the rebel county, Cork. This morning why not stop by Blarney Castle, built six hundred years ago by one of Ireland's greatest chieftains, Cormac MacCarthy. Legend tells us that the Blarney Stone imparts the gift of eloquence to those who kiss it. Onto, Ireland’s second largest city, Cork. Visit the English Market where in the old days, stalls sold local foodstuffs, and shoppers haggled with the stall-owners. Journey to Kinsale, famous for its beautiful yachting, sea angling and gourmet restaurants for your overnight stay. Walk the small winding streets of this unique town at the centre of Irish history where the first settlers came.
Sample HotelKinsale Hotel & Spa
HighlightsBlarney Castle, Cork, English Market, Kinsale
This morning, taste your way through beautiful Kinsale with an epic display of culinary treats. Renowned for the seafood that pairs so beautifully with the salty sea air, you'll be taken on a tour through the metaphorical belly of the town with a Local Specialist. Meet charming locals and food producers alike, stop at various eateries and restaurants, and learn about the food and people of this striking town. Next stop Killarney, the heart of County Kerry, otherwise known as 'The Kingdom'.
Sample HotelGreat Southern Killarney
Leave your car behind today, as you sit back, relax and take in the stunning views on the Ring of Kerry on a motor-coach day tour. Travel the road that winds around the beautiful Iveragh Peninsula. It is undoubtedly one of the most magical places in all Ireland. Here mountains, valleys, lakes and sea blend into a landscape that is often breath-taking beyond words. The tour stops at Kerry Bog Village, Kells for Sheep Dog Trails, Waterville, Sneem and Ladies View.
Sample HotelGreat Southern Killarney
HighlightsLadies View, Ring of Kerry , Kerry Bog Village, Kells for Sheep Dog Trails, Sneem, Waterville
Embark on a journey along the west coast to the Cliffs of Moher in County Clare. Stop in Doolin and hop aboard the 1-hour cruise that will take you on a voyage of discovery along the 5-mile Atlantic shoreline of the Cliffs of Moher. Gaze in awe at the sheer scale and uniqueness of this natural phenomenon. You will not find a more romantic, enriching, and fulfilling experience. Then on to bask in the royal glow of Dromoland Castle – one of the most luxurious castle hotels in Ireland.
Sample HotelDromoland Castle
HighlightsCliffs of Moher, Doolin
Head back to Dublin today, consider doping off your car at the Hertz downtown depot. Balance of the day is at leisure to explore this intimate city, why not bring a romantic picnic to one of Dublin's best kept secrets, Iveagh Gardens. Once, a private city garden, Iveagh gardens is the perfect place to find a tranquil atmosphere in the city.
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Sample HotelThe Wilder
HighlightsDublin Iveagh Gardens
Make your way to Dublin airport for your flight home. Safe Travels.
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Full breakfast included daily
*Trip USD Pricing for this itinerary is low $1400, mid $2008 and high $2574 based on the following effective from dates: Low - 15 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 $1771, mid $2540 and high $3257 based on the following effective from dates: Low - 15 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