Delight on your next vacation to Ireland! A relaxing tour that features 2 nights in a Deluxe Castle along with excellent touring. Enjoy breathtaking views while you travel the Ring of Kerry and visit the majestic 700 foot high Cliffs of Moher. Experience excellent accommodations with meals throughout, including a pub lunch and a traditional Irish cabaret show with dinner in Dublin.
Morning arrival at Dublin Airport. After clearing customs, collecting luggage and meeting up with all international passengers booked by Celtic Tours, your transfer will depart Dublin Airport for Roscommon and your Castle Hotel. Time to enjoy the grounds of the castle. Perhaps take in an optional spa service. Tonight, you will enjoy dinner and an overnight stay at Kilronan Castle. (D)
A scenic historic tour today will take you via Boyle, where you can see the ruins of the old Cistercian abbey. The ivy-clad abbey dates back to 1161. Continue on to Carrick-on-Shannon, which straddles the River Shannon. Continue on via Longford and Athlone, with a optional visit to the Church of Peter and Paul, an impressive structure of the Roman Renaissance style. Enjoy a pub lunch and some free time in Athlone. Return to your Castle Hotel via Roscommon. This evening is free to enjoy all the facilities at the castle and perhaps a light dinner on your own tonight. Overnight stay at Kilronan Castle. (B,L)
Morning departure from Kilronan Castle. You will travel south via the majestic Cliffs of Moher, stopping to admire the spectacular views. Continue along the western coastline, as the tour makes its way to charming Killarney town via Lahinch and Adare. In Killarney, you will enjoy dinner at your hotel this evening. Killarney is an excellent location to experience traditional music, pub entertainment or a traditional top-rated Irish Cabaret show (which can be pre-booked at the time of your reservation for $49 per person). Overnight stay in Killarney. (B,D)
You will depart on one of Ireland's most popular and beautiful drives, the Ring of Kerry. Traveling from Killarney, you will come to the town of Killorglin, famous for its traditional Puck Fair, and from there you will commence the ring tour. Your drive is along the coastline of the broad Iveragh Peninsula, through the towns of Glenbeigh, Cahirciveen, Waterville, and Sneem. Enjoy the spectacular scenery with wind-swept cliffs, still lakes, lost valleys, and rocky mountains blending together, as your tour circles back to Killarney for dinner and an overnight stay. (B,D)
Depart Killarney, with a stop in Blarney for optional visits to Blarney Woollen Mills and Blarney Castle, perhaps to kiss the famed Blarney Stone. Leaving Blarney, you will travel the short distance to Cobh (Queenstown), the last port of call for the Titanic. Leaving Cobh, your tour will make its way to Waterford. Enjoy dinner and an overnight stay in Waterford. (B,D)
Morning brings a visit to the House of Waterford Crystal before making way to Dublin via Kildare. An afternoon check-in to your Dublin hotel allows for time to relax before attending a traditional Irish cabaret and dinner show in Dublin. Return to your hotel at approximately 10:30pm to stay overnight in Dublin. (B,D)
Visit EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum on your morning sightseeing tour. A fantastic interactive experience, which uncovers the dramatic and inspiring stories of the Irish who traveled the world, from early times to the modern day. Following your EPIC visit, make your way to the Guinness Storehouse for a visit. After, visit a Dublin whiskey distillery for a tasting. You are free to explore the capital city in the afternoon. Tonight, enjoy dinner on your own before the final overnight stay in Dublin. (B)
An early morning transfer takes you to Dublin Airport for the return flight home. Pick up your last minute gifts at the duty-free shops before boarding your flight. You arrive home the same day. (B)
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