$500 deposit per person
refundable until May 5
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NOVEMBER 4-11, 2020
Day 1: Overnight Flight. Experience a true taste of “Irish Splendor” on a trip that combines fabulous accommodations, stunning scenery and incredible cuisine. Make a return to times past when you join us on an unforgettable tour of the amazing “Emerald Isle.”
Day 2: Dublin, Ireland - Your tour opens in Dublin with a visit to Christ Church Cathedral. Join your fellow travelers for canapes and cocktails in the cathedral’s crypt.
Day 3: Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Dublin, the “Fair City.” Take in O’Connell Street, Grafton Street and the city's magnificent rows of stately Georgian town homes. Then, enjoy some leisure time to independently explore the cultural offerings of delightful Dublin. (B)
Day 4: Killarney - Depart Dublin for Ireland’s breathtaking countryside. Visit the town of Cashel for views of the historic Rock of Cashel, the reputed location where St. Patrick preached and converted the King of Munster. Next, journey to historic Blarney Castle where you’ll have the opportunity to kiss the famous Blarney Stone. Legend has it that those who kiss the stone are bestowed with the gift of eloquence. End your day in charming Killarney and enjoy dinner this evening at one of Killarney’s best local restaurants. (B, D)
Day 5: Dingle Peninsula - Set off this morning to follow what is perhaps Ireland’s most majestic coastal route – the stunning Dingle Peninsula. Stop at the Gap of Dunloe where you can shop for traditional Irish goods handcrafted by local artisans. Travel to the town of Dingle and drive the beautiful Slea Head road, where some of the country’s most spectacular landscapes are found. (B)
Day 6: Cliffs of Moher - Ennis - Today, experience the customs and daily life of a traditional Irish family and enjoy homemade scones and tea during a memorable visit to the Molanna Dairy Farm. Continue to the stunning 700-foot-high Cliffs of Moher for awe-inspiring views of the mighty Atlantic and the Aran Islands. End your day in the charming town of Ennis. Enjoy the ambience of your historic hotel, cozy up to its roaring peat fire, and feel the warmth of Irish hospitality. (B)
Day 7: Tullamore - Kingscourt - Start your day with a cross-country journey to Irish whiskey territory. The ancient town of Tullamore has long been associated with the whiskey industry. During a visit to one of these historic distilleries, learn the process of whiskey making and delight in a tasting of the final product. Top your day off with an overnight stay on the regal grounds of Cabra Castle, where you toast the end of a fabulous trip during your farewell dinner. (B, D)
Day 8: Kingscourt - Your tour comes to an end in Kingscourt. (B)
This Tour is in conjunction with Collette.