Ireland

The Emerald Isle

Ireland has always been a land of legend and folklore, steeped in the mysticism of its Celtic history. Come and explore the truth behind the legends - the spectacular landscapes, the ancient castles and some true Irish hospitality.

Sample Ireland Tour Itinerary

Day One: US Departure

Day Two: Shannon Airport - Galway

  • Galway - arrival and evening at leisure.

Day Three: Galway - Connemara Peninsula - Galway

  • Connemara Peninsula - where the wild and desolate beauty still give a sense of touching the soul of the ancient Gaelic Kingdom. See the picturesque seaport of Clifden and beautiful Kylemore Abbey.
Trinity College, Dublin

Trinity College, Dublin

Day Four: Galway - Clonmacnois - Dublin

  • Clonmacnois - with the remains of a monastic settlement founded by St. Ciaran in 548.

Day Five: Dublin

  • Dublin - Ireland's capital founded by the Vikings on the River Liffey. See St. Patrick's Cathedral, Trinity College with the Book of Kells, O'Connell Street, the Four Courts, Dublin Castle, the Custom House and enjoy Jury's, one of Dublin's favorite night spots.

Day Six: Dublin - Kilkenny - Waterford - Blarney

  • Kilkenny - with its skyline highlighted by the castle, towers and church spires.
  • Waterford - where we visit the famous Waterford Crystal Factory and showrooms.
  • Blarney Castle - where you will surely want to kiss the famous Stone of Eloquence.

Day Seven: Blarney - Cork - Killarney

  • Cork - Ireland's enchanting second largest city. See its two Cathedrals of St. Mary and St. Finbarr, the steeple of Shandon Church, the colorful English and Coal Markets.
  • Killarney - with its numerous lakes and spectacular mountain ranges, long the inspiration of poets and painters.
Limerick

Limerick

Day Eight: Killarney - Ring of Kerry - Killarney

  • Ring of Kerry - the scenic drive which epitomises the very image of the Emerald Isle of lush green valleys, crystal clear lakes, majestic mountains, deserted coastlines and quaint, picturesque villages.

Day Nine: Killarney - Adare - Bunratty Castle & Folk Park - Limerick

  • Adare - with its thatched cottages, one of Ireland's prettiest villages.
  • Bunratty Castle - Ireland's oldest medieval fortress with a Folk Park, which vividly recreates life in 19th Century Ireland, with 30 buildings representing village life.
  • Limerick - built on the Shannon River, see St. Mary's Cathedral, the Treaty Stone and King John's Castle.

Day Ten: Limerick - Cliffs of Moher - The Burren - Limerick

  • Cliffs of Moher - a five-mile-long granite wall rising up to 700 feet above the crashing sea below.
  • The Burren - 100 square miles of limestone desert with ancient stone circles, forts and dolmens.

Day Eleven: Shannon - USA

 

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