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This deluxe 11-day fully escorted tour includes Air from Chicago and 17 Meals.  Stay 2 night Dublin, 1 night Waterford, 3 nights Killarney and 2 nights Ennis and 1 night Barberstown Castle Hotel. Touring includes Guinness in Dublin, St Patrick's Cathedral and Book of Kells, Glendalough, Waterford Medieval Museum with Wine Reception, Midleton Distillery, Blarney Castle, Ring of Kerry, Kissane Sheep Farm, Dingle Peninsula, Bunratty Folk Park, Cliffs of Moher, Galway City,  King John's Castle. Enjoy Traditional Irish Entertainment at Nancy Hand's Pub and Medieval Entertainment at Bunratty Castle. See Killarney National Park while enjoying a horse drawn jaunting car. All Sightseeing and Admissions included in the cost, there are no optional tours to buy.

 


11 Day Package
Departing: Sunday, October 1, 2017
17 Meals Included
AIRFARE is Included


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Incredible Dingle Peninsula


Daily Itinerary:

DAY 1   Fly overnight to Dublin.  (Inflight Meals)
DAY 2 
Upon arrival, we are met at the airport by our motorcoach. Then, we drive through Dublin to The Guinness Storehouse, located in the heart of the Guinness Brewery. The highlight of the visit is a pint of Guinness in the Gravity Bar with a magnificent view of this 1028-year-old city. We check into our hotel and have time to rest.  Before our included dinner we enjoy a welcome drink. Radisson Blu Hotel — Dublin (D)
DAY 3
After breakfast we enjoy a panoramic drive around the major sites.  We visit Trinity College where we see the incredible Book of Kells. This is one of Ireland’s dearest treasures. We visit St Patrick’s Cathedral. The rest of the afternoon is free to explore on our own.  This evening we enjoy a Traditional Irish dinner with entertainment at Nancy Hands, a lovely old Dublin Pub.  Radisson Blu Hotel — Dublin (B, D and Entertainment)
DAY 4 
We travel through the beautiful Wicklow Mountains to visit the 6th Century Monastery Glendalough. We continue on to Waterford and enjoy an after-hours private tour of the beautiful Medieval Museum.  We see the charter of Ireland’s oldest city, which was laid out in 1377, see Edward the IV’s sword and the only piece of Henry the VIII’s clothing to survive. We visit the Choristers Hall, built in 1270 under the city as part of the Bishops residence and the Mayors Wine Vault where we have our wine reception. Dinner is included at our hotel this evening. Faithlegg House Hotel — Waterford (B, D)
DAY 5  
This morning we tour the Midleton Distillery and enjoy a tasting before traveling on to Blarney Woolen Mills for shopping and the Blarney Castle for a chance to kiss the Blarney Stone.  After lunch on our own, we continue on to Killarney where we stay 3 nights. Killarney Plaza Hotel — Killarney (B, D)
 DAY 6
  Today, we travel the “Ring of Kerry”.   The roads are narrow and the views so spectacular the journey will be a memorable one.  We visit Kissane Sheep farm before returning to Killarney. After our included dinner we can stroll the quaint streets of Killarney or perhaps enjoy some traditional music at a pub.  Killarney Plaza Hotel — Killarney (B, D)
 DAY 7
This morning, we meet our Jarvey for a horse and jaunting car ride into Killarney National Park.  Then we board our motorcoach for our journey out onto the Dingle Peninsula.  We explore the incredible beauty of the Dingle and return to Killarney later this afternoon. The rest of the day is free to explore Killarney on our own. Killarney Plaza Hotel —  Killarney (B)
 DAY 8 
We visit the village of Adare, one of Ireland’s special places, with thatched roof cottages and Tudor style houses. We visit Bunratty Castle and Folk Park.  This 11th-century castle has been restored to its former medieval glory. In the surrounding area is a folk park where we can see people working as they would have in the 1800’s.  We enjoy a Medieval banquet and entertainment this evening.  Templegate Hotel – Ennis (B, D & entertainment)
 DAY 9
Today we travel into the Burren of County Clare and visit the famed Cliffs of Moher. Standing 702 feet at their highest point, they stretch for 5 miles along the Atlantic coast of County Clare in the west of Ireland. From the Cliffs of Moher on a clear day one can see the Aran Islands and Galway Bay, as well as the Twelve Pins and the Maum Turk mountains in Connemara, Loop Head to the south and the Dingle Peninsula and Blasket Islands in Kerry.   We then travel around Galway Bay to Galway City where we enjoy a city tour and time to explore.  We return to our hotel and enjoy dinner. Templegate Hotel – Ennis (B, D)
 DAY 10
Today we drive into Limerick for a visit of King John’s Castle. The castle was built between 1200 and 1210. The visitor center contains an imaginative historical exhibition, which recounts the history of the castle in dramatic fashion.  A special treat awaits us as we overnight at Barberstown Castle. The oldest part of the building was built in the 13th-century and now it is a 4 Star Castle hotel.  All the bedrooms are elegantly and luxuriously appointed, laden with antique furniture. Barberstown Castle — Straffan (B, D)
 DAY 11 
We transfer to the airport for our flight home (B, Inflight Meal)

Additional Tour Information:

Deposit:  $1220 per person. This deposit amount includes a $420 additional optional premium for Trip Cancellation / Interruption Insurance. If you choose not to include this benefit, please deduct $420 from deposit.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellation charges will be assessed as follows: 121 or more days prior to departure: fully refundable; 120-96 days prior to departure: $800 ; 95 days & less prior to departure: No refund. Cancellation / Interruption Insurance could protect you from these charges. Insurance premium is not refundable. Air deviations may not be available but if possible will cost more.
A valid Passport is required. Please read insurance terms:http://www.tripmate.com/wpTPG30

Prices in our brochure and on our website were effective on January 2, 2017. At the time you purchase your air tour or cruise, prices may be higher because of an increase in carrier charges. For current prices, please call us at 800-421-3330.
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