2019 - 10 Day Elegant Ireland
4 & 5 Star Vacation - 9 Nights /18 Meals
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Elegant Ireland 10 Day Tour
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Authentic Local Experiences

  • Discover the rich heritage of Dublin’s Trinity College, visting the library to see the Book of Kells, a splendid medieval manuscript, as you embark on a walking tour with a local guide.
  • Take a walking tour of Kinsale and learn the history of this former fishing port, which is a haven for foodies and art-lovers today.

Dining Experiences

  • 9 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 8 dinners including Merry Ploughboy Pub dinner and show, Rozzers Restaurant in Killeen House and farewell dinner at a Dublin restaurant.

Trip Highlights

  • Dingle Peninsula
  • Book of Kells
  • Charles Fort
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Clonmacnoise Monastic Site
  • Foynes Flying Boat & Maritime Museum
  • Kylemore Abbey
  • Timoleague Franciscan Friary

Hotels:

  • Radisson Blu St Helen's Hotel | Dublin (1)
  • The Galmont Hotel & Spa | Galway (2)
  • Old Ground Hotel | Ennis (1)
  • Aghadoe Heights Hotel | Killarney (2)
  • Celtic Ross Hotel | Rosscarbery (2)
  • Dunboyne Castle Hotel | Dunboyne (1)
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    Itinerary

     

    2019 ELEGANT IRELAND 10 DAYS / 9 NIGHTS / 18 MEALS

    Day 1: Dublin Arrival & Book of Kells
    Tour begins 2:00 PM at your Dublin hotel.Then join your group for a guided walking tour of Trinity College, where you’ll view the Book of Kells. Enjoy a welcome drink before heading to the Merry Ploughboy Pub for dinner and a lively show.(D)

    Day 2: Clonmacnoise Monastic Site & Galway
    Journey across the rolling pastures to visit Clonmacnoise, a monastic settlement founded in 544 AD and set on the banks of the River Shannon. Take a walking tour of Galway with a local guide. See the Claddagh, once a fishing village, where the famous ring originated.
    (B, D)


    Day 3: Lough Corrib Cruise & Connemara
    Embark for a cruise on Lough Corrib to enjoy the scenery and sip an Irish coffee while enjoying an Irish dancing demonstration. Drive through scenic Connemara. At Kylemore Abbey, visit elegant rooms and the charming lakeside church. Enjoy lunch and more views of Connemara before returning to Galway where the evening is free to explore and dine on your own.
    (B, L)


    Day 4: Cliffs of Moher & Ennis
    Watch trained dogs herd sheep and enjoy tea and homemade scones. Travel through the Burren to view the Cliffs of Moher. Enjoy a walking tour of Ennis, dating back to the 11th century, with narrow streets and quaint shops.
    (B, D)


    Day 5: Flying Boat & Maritime Museum & Killarney
    Cross the River Shannon Estuary on a short ferry and drive along the shore to Foynes to visit the Foynes Flying Boat & Maritime Museum. Stop in Listowel to explore and lunch on your own before heading to picturesque Killarney. Dine at Rozzers Restaurant in Killeen House.
    (B, D)


    Day 6: Dingle Peninsula & Gallarus Oratory
    Explore the scenic Dingle Peninsula for views of heathery mountains, sandy beaches, and rocky headlands. Visit Gallarus Oratory, a stone chapel that was also a shelter for pilgrims. Stop in Dingle to explore and have lunch on your own. Return to your hotel in Killarney for dinner.
    (B, D)


    Day 7: Killarney’s Jaunting Car & Cork Coastline
    Take a traditional horse-drawn jaunting car ride through Killarney National Park and along the shores of Lough Leane. Stop at Ross Castle and Kenmare Estate to admire the unspoiled scenery. Drive to Kenmare to have lunch and explore on your own. Continue along the County Cork coast and through Bantry and Skibbereen before arriving in Rosscarbery.
    (B,D)


    Day 8: Charles Fort & Historic Kinsale
    Travel along the West Cork coast to view Timoleague Franciscan Friary, founded in 1240, with picturesque ruins of the church and living quarters. Head to Kinsale, renowned since medieval times for seafaring trade. Join a local guide at the star-shaped Charles Fort before taking a gentle stroll through town.
    (B,D)


    Day 9: Blarney Stone & Dunboyne Castle
    Visit Blarney Castle to kiss the famous “Stone of Eloquence” or enjoy a stroll through the grounds. Shop for quality Irish-made products at the Blarney Woollen Mills. Arrive at your luxurious castle hotel near Dublin and enjoy a farewell dinner at a Dublin restaurant.
    (B,D)


    Day 10: Tour Ends at Dunboyne Castle
    Your program ends after breakfast.
    (B)


    B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner

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