2021 - Irish Legends

10 Days/9 Nights

A mythic journey through the Emerald Isle
Delve into Ireland and its past on this tour, which mixes in plenty of hidden gems and off-the-beaten-path sights among the tried-and-true favorites.

Hotels

  • Killarney Towers Hotel
  • Salthill Hotel
  • Radisson Blu Royal Hotel - Dublin
  • Dunboyne Castle Hotel
  • Newpark Hotel
  • Call (800) 747-9093 for more information or to book today! Mention code 15106748

    Tour Operator
    CIE Tours
    Offer
    Offer valid through 12/31/2020
    Duration
    10 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1DublinDublin Arrival & Malahide Castle : Your tour begins at 2:00 PM at Dunboyne Castle Hotel. We strongly recommend you book an airport transfer when you buy your tour. Head out to visit Malahide Castle, first built in 1185 and filled with medieval artifacts. Enjoy a welcome drink with your group before dinner.(D)
    Day 2KilkennyIrish National Stud & Kilkenny Walk : Visit the home of equine royalty, the Irish National Stud, where you'll see some of the world's finest thoroughbreds. Take a walk around the grounds to see St. Fiachra's Garden and the miniature Japanese Gardens. Enjoy lunch in the Kilkenny Design Centre. Take a walking tour of Kilkenny with a local guide along the Medieval Mile, the city's main road to see historic streets and buildings. The evening is free for dining on your own.(B, L)
    Day 3KilkennyWaterford Crystal & Dunbrody Famine Ship : Witness the creation of crystal masterpieces during your visit to the House of Waterford Crystal. Then join a local guide for a gentle walking tour to hear stories about Waterford's long history and some of its colorful characters. Explore more of the town with time for lunch on your own, then head to New Ross to explore the Dunbrody Famine Ship, a replica of the vessel used during the 1840s famine to transport emigrants to North America.(B, D)
    Day 4KillarneyCobh Heritage Centre & Blarney Castle : Travel south to Cobh, the last port of call of the Titanic and where many places associated with the liner still exist. Visit the Cobh Heritage Centre, which traces the history of emigration over a number of centuries from Ireland to North America. Head to Blarney Castle to kiss the famous stone or stroll through the spacious parklands to view Blarney House before traveling on to Killarney.(B, D)
    Day 5KillarneyKillarney & Dingle Peninsula : Spend the morning at leisure in Killarney, a little town with an ideal location beside Ireland's highest mountains. Discover the glorious Dingle Peninsula as you drive along the south shore to admire views of heathery mountains, sandy stretches of beach, and rocky headlands. Stop at the South Pole Inn to learn about Tom Crean, an early Irish explorer who braved the South Pole. Browse around the town of Dingle and enjoy a drink, dinner and entertainment at Foley's Bar and Restaurant before returning to Killarney.(B, D)
    Day 6GalwayCliffs of Moher & Galway Panoramic Tour : Embark on a memorable ferry ride across the wide River Shannon Estuary. View the Cliffs of Moher, soaring 700 feet above churning Atlantic swells. Walk along the top of the cliffs where on a clear day you can see great views of Galway Bay and the Aran Islands. Immerse yourself in farm life at Rathbaun Farm and watch a farmer demonstrate how his trained dogs herd sheep. Enjoy tea and homemade scones at the farm. Head to Galway for a panoramic city tour.(B, D)
    Day 7GalwayAran Islands Excursion & Pre-Historic Dun Aengus Fort : Set out across the Galway Bay for Inishmore, the largest of the three Aran Islands. These rocky islands are renowned for the hardy islanders who maintain traditional fishing and farming methods. Head to Dun Aengus, a huge pre-historic fortress perched on sheer cliffs, which fall away to the Atlantic Ocean below. Explore Kilronan, the main town, and enjoy a casual lunch before returning by ferry.(B, L)
    Day 8DublinClonmacnoise Monastic Site & Sean's Bar : Visit Clonmacnoise, a monastic settlement founded in 545 AD and set on the banks of the River Shannon. Marvel at elaborate High Celtic crosses decorated with biblical scenes, walk around the many church ruins and two round towers. Head to nearby Athlone and stop at Sean's Bar for an Irish coffee, a CIE Tours Exclusive experience. This pub has a documented history going right back to 900 AD - and is featured in the Guinness Book of Records as the oldest pub in Europe. During renovations in 1970, ancient walls and old coins dating back centuries were discovered. In the evening, head to Dublin's Abbey Tavern for an Irish dinner and lively show.(B,D)
    Day 9Dublin Independent Bus Tour : Enjoy your day in Dublin independently on the Hop-On, Hop-Off bus tour and a visit to your choice of one of Dublin's top attractions - Guinness Storehouse, Teeling Distillery, EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, or the GPO Witness History Visitor Centre.(B)
    Day 10DublinDublin : Your tour ends after breakfast.(B)B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: DinnerAll components of this tour (hotels, visits and attractions) for 2020 itineraries are subject to change until finalized in September 2019.
    Dates/Pricing

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    DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
    03/05/2021$1,939.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    04/09/2021$2,129.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    05/07/2021$2,499.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    05/14/2021$2,469.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    06/11/2021$2,649.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    06/18/2021$3,149.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    06/25/2021$2,619.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    07/02/2021$2,649.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    07/16/2021$2,619.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    08/20/2021$2,569.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    08/27/2021$3,149.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    09/03/2021$2,569.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    09/10/2021$2,519.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    10/01/2021$2,249.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    10/22/2021$2,099.00* (USD) / 10 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    Lodging
    Killarney Towers Hotel
    Salthill Hotel
    Radisson Blu Royal Hotel - Dublin
    Dunboyne Castle Hotel
    Newpark Hotel
    Disclaimer

    Price and itinerary details are subject to change through September 2020. Prices given are per person, double occupancy. If you would like your own room, there is a single-room supplement charge of $2509

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    • 2021 - Irish Legends

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      A mythic journey through the Emerald IsleDelve into Ireland and its past on this tour, which mixes in plenty of hidden gems and off-the-beaten-path sights among the tried-and-true favorites.

     
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