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Brendan Vacations Irish Highlights Fall-Winter 2019-2020 (WRIHN14)

7 Days starts and ends in Dublin Print
Tour Style: Country Explorer
Europe & Britain 2019
Visits: Dublin, Limerick, Killarney, Ring of Kerry, Waterford, Ireland

Share a pint and some craic with new friends and you'll wish you'd stayed longer on the Emerald Isle. From cathedrals and castles to Waterford crystal, there's a lot to say sláinte about.

Sightseeing Highlights

  • CITY TOUR in Dublin
  • ORIENTATION of Galway, Limerick and Waterford
  • VISIT Bunratty Folk Park, the Cliffs of Moher, Blarney to kiss the stone and gain the 'gift of the gab', the Crystal Showroom at Waterford and the famine ship in New Ross
  • VIEW St. Patrick's Cathedral in Dublin, King John's Castle and St. Mary's Cathedral in Limerick
  • SEE the Cathedral of Galway
  • SCENIC DRIVE of the Ring of Kerry

Dining Highlights

  • 6 full breakfasts
  • 3 dinners

First class travel Highlights

  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Ferry across the Shannon Estuary
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Hand-picked Trip Highlights
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and a professional Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • VIP entry to many sights

Brendan Vacations Tour Itinerary

Day: 1 Arrive Dublin – Afternoon Sightseeing
Tread in the footsteps of James Joyce and Oscar Wilde, through the lyrical streets of Dublin - your launch pad to a memorable encounter with Ireland's iconic highlights. After a leisurely morning, meet a Local Specialist for a sightseeing tour with views of Trinity College, St. Patrick's Cathedral and the stately Georgian Squares. Indulge in a little Irish craic this evening, joining your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception.Welcome Reception
Day: 2 Dublin – Galway – Bunratty – Limerick
We journey to Galway, the City of Tribes, where we'll see its stone cathedral on the banks of the Corrib and spend some free time exploring its colourful façades. Irish traditions and heritage are explored next, during a visit to Bunratty Castle and its Folk Park, a living history museum that reveals insights into life in Ireland during the 18th and 19th centuries. Be sure to drop into Mac's for a pint and meet the Bean an Tí and try to spot a fairy. Then, it's on to Limerick, our home for the night. Spend a free evening enjoying the world-renowned hospitality of the Irish.Full Breakfast
Day: 3 Limerick – Cliffs of Moher – Killarney (2 Nights)
This morning view the 13th-century King John's Castle overlooking the Shannon, St. Mary's Cathedral and the Treaty Stone during your orientation in Limerick. Our first stop is the spectacular Cliffs of Moher where we will learn about their history during a visit to the 'Atlantic Edge' exhibition. After a picturesque coastal drive through the villages of Lahinch and Kilrush, we take the ferry across the Shannon estuary. Our home for the next two nights is the colourful little town of Killarney.Full Breakfast
Day: 4 Ring of Kerry Excursion
Circle the spectacular Ring of Kerry - its emerald green hills, centuries-old stone villages and vivid blue seascapes provide a soul-stirring backdrop for our leisurely drive around a beautiful coastline that has inspired writers and poets for centuries. We'll see Daniel O'Connell's Cahirciveen, the fishing village of Waterville, Moll's Gap and the Black Valley, renowned for being the last place in Ireland without electricity and telephone networks. Full Breakfast
Day: 5 Killarney – Blarney – Youghal – Waterford
Cross the rugged Kerry Mountains and travel to Blarney Castle to kiss the stone and acquire the 'gift of the gab'. En route to Waterford, we stop in the historic seaport town of Youghal, once home to Sir Walter Raleigh. This evening we dine in our hotel.Full Breakfast, Dinner
Day: 6 Waterford – New Ross – Co. Wicklow – Dublin
'Dive Into Culture' and witness the centuries-old tradition of crafting fine glass at the House of Waterford Crystal. Here we will watch the talented master craftsmen in their workshop creating exquisite pieces. Our next stop is in the town of New Ross, where we'll see the monument to John F. Kennedy who travelled to his ancestral family hometown in 1963. We'll visit the three-masted famine ship Dunbrody and 'Dive Into Culture' yet again, gaining insights into the tragic plight of the Irish emigrants who fled the potato famine during the 1800s. Continuing through County Wexford and the lush countryside of County Wicklow, we journey to Dublin stopping en route at Glenealy Farmhouse, where we'll 'Connect With Locals' over a Be My Guest dinner and meet the Fulvio family.Full Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
Day: 7 Depart Dublin
For now, it's time to say a fond slán abhaile to your fellow travellers as you close the curtain on an unforgettable journey through the Emerald Isle. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply.Full Breakfast

Available Room Types: Single, Twin, TwinShare, Triple

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*Tour StartInsight RetailRequest Quote
10/27/2019 $1,425.00
Guaranteed Departure 11/03/2019 $1,350.00
11/10/2019 $1,350.00
11/17/2019 $1,350.00
11/24/2019 $1,350.00
12/01/2019 $1,350.00
12/08/2019 $1,350.00
12/19/2019 $1,350.00
12/25/2019 $1,550.00
12/31/2019 $1,575.00
01/05/2020 $1,350.00
01/12/2020 $1,350.00
01/19/2020 $1,350.00
01/26/2020 $1,350.00
02/02/2020 $1,350.00
02/09/2020 $1,350.00
02/16/2020 $1,350.00
02/23/2020 $1,350.00
03/01/2020 $1,395.00
03/12/2020 $1,395.00
03/15/2020 $1,395.00
03/18/2020 $1,425.00
03/22/2020 $1,425.00
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