2017 - Chauffeur Irish Heritage & Dromoland Castle
8 Day Chauffeur Vacation - Prebooked 4 & 5 Star Hotels - 8 Days / 7 Nights

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Irish Heritage & Dromoland Castle 8 Day Tour
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Program Advantages:

  • Travel with Your Own Driver
  • Enjoy a Tailored Commentary
  • All Hotels Prebooked
  • Lunch and Dine Independently

Hotels:

Deluxe & Superior First Class

  • Limerick Strand Hotel
    Limerick (1 night)
  • The Brehon Hotel
    Killarney (2 nights)
  • Granville Hotel
    Waterford (1 night)
  • Royal Marine Hotel
    Dun Laoghaire, Dublin (2 nights)
  • Dromoland Castle Hotel
    Newmarket-on-Fergus (1 night)

Program Includes:

  • Chauffeur-drive vehicle – a sedan for 2 people, multi-person vehicle (MPV) for 4 people and a minibus for up to 9 people
  • Pick up and drop off at any international airport in Ireland, Britain or other domestic location by arrangement
  • Comprehensive insurance, gasoline, tolls and parking
  • Services of a professional driver/guide
  • Prebooked stays for 8 nights in hotels listed below
  • Full breakfast daily except on day 1
  • Driver’s accommodation, meals & expenses
  • Dublin open-top bus tour and a visit to one of these prime attractions, Guinness Storehouse, General Post Office Museum, Epic Ireland or Teeling Whiskey Distillery
  • Get Ready! Get Set! Go! – information book with basic travel facts
  • Ireland Step by Step – 128-page guide with maps and suggested itineraries (one per room)
  • Ireland at a Glimpse – discount book with 50% vouchers for almost 100 attractions
  • Deluxe carry-on backpack, ticket wallet, luggage tags & strap
  • All local taxes, hotel service charges & porterage for one suitcase per person
  • Concierge services of a dedicated CIE Tours’ travel expert to coordinate planning your tour
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    Itinerary

    2017 Chauffeur Irish Heritage & Dromoland Castle 8 Days / 7 Nights

    Day 1: Shannon Airport & Limerick Sightseeing
    Your trip starts at Shannon Airport where your driver will meet you. Your hotel in Limerick is 16 miles from Shannon Airport. Suggested visits – King John’s Castle, Hunt Museum or Frank McCourt Museum.

    Day 2: Limerick to Killarney
    You may like to travel to Killarney via the famous Cliffs of Moher and through the Burren. Or head south through the village of Adare to your next hotel in Killarney. You may see the Killarney National Park on a traditional jaunting car ride. Suggested visits – Foynes Flying Boat Museum, Ross Castle.
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    Day 3: Explore the Ring of Kerry Tour or Dingle Peninsula
    Killarney is a small town situated in one of the loveliest locations in Ireland. Wherever you travel today you will see magnificent scenery of mountains, cliffs and golden beaches. The Ring of Kerry is a 100-mile drive of ever-changing views. Suggested visits – Kerry County Museum, Skellig Experience. The neighboring Dingle Peninsula is about the same length. Suggested visits – Dingle Brewing Company, The Blasket Centre.
    (B)


    Day 4: Killarney to Waterford
    Today’s journey is about 120 miles by the direct route through Macroom, Cork and along the south coast. You may like to stop in Blarney, a few miles from Cork, to climb the famous castle. Your hotel is located on the docks in the center of this bustling, compact city. Suggested visits – Blarney Castle, Blarney Woollen Mills, Cobh Heritage Centre, House of Waterford Crystal, Bishop’s Palace, Medieval Museum.
    (B)


    Day 5: Waterford to Dublin
    You may like to spend the morning exploring the ancient port town of Waterford. There are plenty of places within easy walking distance of your hotel. Travel north to Dublin, either heading inland via Kilkenny or the coastal route through New Ross and Arklow. Your elegant Victorian hotel is overlooking Dublin Bay a few miles south of the city center. Suggested visits – Kilkenny Castle, Glendalough Monastic Site, Russborough House.
    (B)


    Day 6: Dublin Sightseeing
    Why not use your vouchers for an open-top bus tour today? The route goes around all the important places in the city and you may get off and on vehicles at will. Or have your driver take you to venues that appeal to you. Suggested visits – Trinity College and the Book of Kells, the many museums and art galleries, James Joyce Tower, Guinness Storehouse.
    (B)


    Day 7: Dublin to Newmarket-on-Fergus
    Journey across the center of the country today as you head to the famous Dromoland Castle Hotel. The direct route is about 140 miles. You may like to arrive at your hotel early so that you may enjoy the facilities. Suggested visits – Irish National Stud & Gardens, Bunratty Folk Park.
    (B)


    Day 8: Tour Ends at Shannon Airport
    Your vacation ends after breakfast with a transfer to Shannon Airport.
    (B)


     

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