2019 - 9 Day Irish Gold
4 Star Vacation - 8 Nights/14 Meals

Highlights

Authentic Local Experiences

  • Local guides will impart historic facts and local lore on walking tours of Dublin's Trinity College, Galway and Waterford.
  • See the beautiful ruins of the sixth-century monastery at Clonmacnoise on the banks of the Shannon.

    Dining Experiences

  • 8 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 4 dinners including a traditional Irish Night in Killarney, and O'Connell's Restaurant in Dublin.

    Trip Highlights

  • Blarney Castle
  • Trinity College Book of Kells
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Clonmacnoise Monastic Site
  • House of Waterford Crystal
  • Ring of Kerry
  • Skellig Experience

    Hotels - 8 Nights

  • Royal Marine Hotel - Dun Laoghaire, Dublin (1)
  • The Galmont Hotel and Spa - Galway (2 nights) (2)
  • Great Southern Hotel - Killarney (2)
  • Granville Hotel - Waterford (1)
  • Clayton Hotel Burlington Road - Dublin (2)

    All CIE Tours Include

  • Full daily breakfast (except Day 1)
  • All on-tour transportation including shuttles and ferries
  • Welcome get-together drink with your group
  • Free Wi-Fi on coaches so you can stay connected along the way
  • Documents wallet and backpack to keep you organized
  • All local taxes, hotel service charges & handling of one suitcase per person
  • Call (330) 965-7080 for more information or to book today! Mention code 13984130
    Tour OperatorCIE Tours
    OfferOffer valid through 9/30/2018
    Duration
    9 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    Itinerary
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1DublinDublin Tour & Book of Kells : Tour begins 1:00 PM at your Dublin hotel. Head out for an introductory tour of Dublin including O'Connell Street, St Stephen's Green, the seat of government at Leinster House, and other public buildings. Take a stroll through Trinity College's campus in the center of the city with a guide and view the priceless 8th century Book of Kells, an illuminated manuscript of the four gospels. Enjoy a welcome drink with your group and then enjoy an independent evening at one of Dun Laoghaire's many restaurants or pubs.
    Day 2GalwayClonmacnoise Monastic Site & Galway City Tour : Journey across the rolling pastures of Ireland's heartland to visit Clonmacnoise. This monastic settlement was founded in 545 AD and is set on the banks of the mighty River Shannon. See elaborate high Celtic crosses decorated with biblical scenes. Head to Galway for a guided walking tour through the city center. Enjoy free time to explore Galway on your own before dinner.
    (B, D)
    Day 3GalwayConnemara Catamaran Cruise & Kylemore Abbey : Explore scenic Connemara to admire how constantly-changing cloud formations give granite hills, sparkling lakes and peat bogs an added dimension. Head to Kylemore Abbey to see elegant rooms and the charming church, set beside a tranquil lake. Visit the Victorian Walled Gardens and enjoy a casual lunch. Take a short catamaran cruise of Killary Harbour, a 9-mile fjord (Mar 18 - Oct 28 departures). Return to Galway where the evening is free to explore the city.
    (B, L)
    Day 4KillarneyCliffs, Sheepdogs & Traditional Irish Night : Travel south around Galway Bay and through the Burren, a region of rounded limestone hills which has a curious lunar-like appearance. Immerse yourself in farm life and watch trained sheepdogs obey their owner as they direct sheep through various obstacles. View the Cliffs of Moher, which rise almost 700 feet above the pounding Atlantic surf. Embark on a memorable ferry across the River Shannon Estuary and head to Killarney. Head out for a traditional Irish night featuring a lively show with dinner.
    (B, D)
    Day 5KillarneyJaunting Car & Ring of Kerry : Take a traditional horse-drawn jaunting car through the Killarney National Park to scenic Ross Castle, set on the shores of Lough Leane. Head to Muckross House for a guided tour and a stroll through the gardens. Set out on Ireland's most popular scenic drive - the Ring of Kerry - with plenty of stops for photo opportunities. Savor a light lunch and take a break in the colorful village of Sneem. Cross to Valentia Island by bridge and tour the Skellig Experience, which explains the life of early Christian monks on Skellig Michael, a rocky offshore island that was featured in the "Star Wars VII" movie. Return to Killarney for an evening on your own.
    (B, L)
    Day 6WaterfordBlarney Castle & Traditional Music Session : Drive through the mountains into rich farming country on the way to Blarney Castle. Kiss the famous "Stone of Eloquence" or explore the tranquil gardens. Treat yourself to quality Irish-made goods at Blarney Woollen Mills before traveling along the coast to the Marine Bar in Dungarvan for some traditional music. Continue to Waterford to witness the creation of crystal masterpieces during your visit to the House of Waterford Crystal.
    (B, D)
    Day 7DublinWaterford Walk & O'Connell's Restaurant : In the morning join a local guide for a walking tour through the narrow streets of the old city to discover Waterford's long history and some of its colorful characters. Later, stop in Kilkenny for a look around the compact city center and have lunch on your own. Partake of the Smithwick's Experience and enjoy a tasting paddle of their famous ales. Travel to Dublin and in the evening head to the popular O'Connell's Restaurant for a glass of wine and dinner.
    (B, D)
    Day 8DublinIndependent Day in Dublin : Enjoy an independent open-top bus tour and a visit to one of Dublin's top attractions -- Guinness Storehouse, Teeling Distillery, EPIC Ireland, or the General Post Office Museum.
    (B)
    Day 9Tour Ends in DublinTour Ends in Dublin : Your program ends after breakfast.
    (B)

    B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner

    All components of this tour (hotels, visits and attractions) for 2019 itineraries are subject to change until finalized in September 2018.

    Dates/Pricing
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    DateDescriptionPrice FromQuote
    March 10, 20199 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$2,045.00 (USD)Quote
    March 17, 20199 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$2,045.00 (USD)Quote
    March 24, 20199 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$2,045.00 (USD)Quote
    March 31, 20199 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$2,160.00 (USD)Quote
    April 07, 20199 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$2,160.00 (USD)Quote
    April 21, 20199 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$2,675.00 (USD)Quote
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    April 28, 20199 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$2,430.00 (USD)Quote
    May 05, 20199 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$2,700.00 (USD)Quote
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    May 15, 20199 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$2,700.00 (USD)Quote
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    May 29, 20199 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$3,170.00 (USD)Quote
    June 05, 20199 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$2,740.00 (USD)Quote
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    July 07, 20199 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$2,740.00 (USD)Quote
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    July 24, 20199 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$2,740.00 (USD)Quote
    July 28, 20199 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$2,740.00 (USD)Quote
    August 04, 20199 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$3,190.00 (USD)Quote
    August 07, 20199 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$2,740.00 (USD)Quote
    August 11, 20199 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$2,740.00 (USD)Quote
    August 14, 20199 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$2,740.00 (USD)Quote
    August 21, 20199 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$2,740.00 (USD)Quote
    August 28, 20199 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$3,190.00 (USD)Quote
    September 01, 20199 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$2,740.00 (USD)Quote
    September 04, 20199 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$2,740.00 (USD)Quote
    September 08, 20199 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$2,740.00 (USD)Quote
    September 11, 20199 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$2,740.00 (USD)Quote
    September 15, 20199 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$2,740.00 (USD)Quote
    September 18, 20199 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$2,740.00 (USD)Quote
    September 25, 20199 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$2,585.00 (USD)Quote
    October 02, 20199 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$2,430.00 (USD)Quote
    October 09, 20199 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$2,430.00 (USD)Quote
    October 13, 20199 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$2,430.00 (USD)Quote
    October 20, 20199 days Dublin to Dublin : Price (Land Only) Twin Sharing$2,430.00 (USD)Quote
    Lodging
    Royal Marine Hotel - Dun Laoghaire, Dublin (1)The Galmont Hotel and Spa - Galway (2 nights) (2)
    Great Southern Hotel - Killarney (2)Granville Hotel - Waterford (1)
    Clayton Hotel Burlington Road - Dublin (2) 
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