2018 - 10 Day Elegant Ireland

See More Dates
See more from this supplier 
Starting: May 06, 2018
Through: May 15, 2018
Book By: May 2 2018 7:00PM
# of Nights: 9
Supplier:  CIE Tours International
Terms:  Terms & Disclaimers
ID:  5230640
from $2,495.00  (USD)
Per Person

Land Only Price
Contact Us
Overview Supplier
Day Destination
1 DUBLIN ARRIVAL & BOOK OF KELLS      
2 CLONMACNOISE MONASTIC SITE & GALWAY      
3 LOUGH CORRIB CRUISE & CONNEMARA      
4 CLIFFS OF MOHER & ENNIS      
5 FLYING BOAT & MARITIME MUSEUM & KILLARNEY      
6 DINGLE PENINSULA & BLASKET CENTRE      
7 KILLARNEY'S JAUNTING CAR & CORK COASTLINE      
8 CHARLES FORT & HISTORIC KINSALE      
9 BLARNEY STONE & DUNBOYNE CASTLE      
10 TOUR ENDS AT DUNBOYNE CASTLE      
Number of Nights: 9
Itinerary Map
More Information

2018 - 10 Day Elegant Ireland
Authentic Local Experiences: Discover the rich history of Dublin's Trinity College as you embark on a walking tour with a local guide. Immerse yourself in country life as you watch a farmer work with highly skilled dogs to herd sheep and sit down to tea or coffee with some home baking. Trip Highlights: Blarney Castle Blarney Castle Built nearly 600 years ago by one of Ireland’s greatest chieftains, Cormac MacCarthy, this stronghold has been attracting attention ever since. Millions have flocked to Blarney to kiss the legendary Stone of Eloquence, found at the top of the tower, making it one of Ireland’s greatest treasures. Blasket Centre Blasket Centre The Blasket Centre on the mainland in Dún Chaoin on the tip of the Dingle Peninsula is a fascinating heritage centre/museum honouring the unique community who lived on the remote Blasket Islands until their evacuation in 1953. The Blasket Centre tells the story of island life, subsistence fishing and farming, Book of Kells Book of Kells Visitors walk through the city-center campus of Trinity College to view this world-famous 9th century gospel manuscript housed in the magnificent Old Library. See the ’Turning Darkness into Light’ exhibition, the Book of Kells and other related manuscripts in the Treasury and the magnificent 18th century Long Room. Charles Fort Charles Fort A star fort located on the water's edge, at the southern end of the village of Summer Cove, on Kinsale harbour, County Limerick, Ireland. James' Fort is located on the other side of the harbour. Charles Fort is built on the site of an earlier stronghold known as Ringcurran Castle, which featured prominently during the Siege of Kinsale in 1601. The fort, which is named after Charles II, was designed by the Surveyor-general Sir William Robinson - architect of the Royal Hospital Kilmainham. Cliffs of Moher Cliffs of Moher One of Ireland’s top visitor attractions, the cliffs are 700 feet high and extend for 5 miles over the Atlantic Ocean on the western seaboard of County Clare. O’Brien’s Tower stands proudly on a headland and one can see the Aran Islands, Galway Bay and Connemara. The cliffs are home to major colonies of cliff nesting seabirds. Clonmacnoise Monastic Site Clonmacnoise Monastic Site This great monastery was founded in 548 by St Ciaran and was a great centre of learning in medieval times. Many manuscripts were written there. Today see three high crosses and the ruins of a cathedral, seven churches and two round towers set on a mound beside the River Shannon. Foynes Flying Boat & Maritime Museum Foynes Flying Boat & Maritime Museum On July 9th 1939, the luxury Pan Am Flying Boat, the ’Yankee Clipper’ landed at Foynes and the Museum is dedicated to recalling the time when Foynes became the center of the aviation world from 1939 to 1945. Irish Coffee was first created here in 1942 Kylemore Abbey Kylemore Abbey This Abbey is home to an order of Benedictine Nuns. See the fairy tale castle and Abbey set in an area of great natural beauty in Connemara. Visit the restored rooms of the Abbey and learn about its history and tales of tragedy and romance. Lough Corrib Cruise Lough Corrib Cruise Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of a cruise on the all-weather Corrib Princess. As you cruise on Lough Corrib, Ireland's 2nd largest lake enjoy unsurpassed views as you pass castles and various sites of both historical and cultural interest. Sheepdog Demonstration Sheepdog Demonstration Sheep farming is an important part of country life and watch a farmer with his working dogs control a flock of sheep. See how agile dogs obey various commands to round up sheep, especially useful in mountainous regions. Timoleague Franciscan Friary Timoleague Franciscan Friary Timoleague Franciscan friary is located in a village on the bank of the River Argideen overlooking Courtmacsherry Bay. It was built on the site of an earlier church dedicated to St Molaga whose feast was celebrated here until the seventeenth century. The foundation of the friary has been attributed to Domhnall Got MacCarthy (d. 1252) in 1240 and also to William de Barry (d. 1373), Dining Experiences: Eight dinners including a dinner and show at Merry Ploughboy Pub, and dinner at the award-winning Killeen House. Hotels: IE-DUB-RSH Dublin (1 night) IE-GAL-RSA Galway (2 nights) IE-CLA-OGR Ennis (1 night) IE-KER-AHE Killarney (2 nights) IE-COR-CRO Rosscarbery (2 nights) IE-MEA-DCA Dublin (1 night)

(Click on date or price for additional details)
Travel Date Range Nights Price From   Information  
May 06, 2018 - May 15, 2018

9

$2,495.00   Land Only Price   View Details
Jun 03, 2018 - Jun 12, 2018

9

$2,615.00   Land Only Price   View Details
Jul 01, 2018 - Jul 10, 2018

9

$2,615.00   Land Only Price   View Details
Aug 12, 2018 - Aug 21, 2018

9

$2,615.00   Land Only Price   View Details
Sep 02, 2018 - Sep 11, 2018

9

$2,615.00   Land Only Price   View Details
Sep 16, 2018 - Sep 25, 2018

9

$2,615.00   Land Only Price   View Details
Sep 23, 2018 - Oct 02, 2018

9

$2,615.00   Land Only Price   View Details
Sep 30, 2018 - Oct 09, 2018

9

$2,700.00   Land Only Price   View Details
Oct 21, 2018 - Oct 30, 2018

9

$2,700.00   Land Only Price   View Details
Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

People who viewed this offer also were interested in these offers: