2022 : Taste of Ireland - Tour A

7 Days/6 Nights

See the very best of the Emerald Isle

This fast-paced, short-and-sweet Ireland tour is the perfect introduction to the Emerald Isle. Taste of Ireland hits all of the "greatest hits" highlights-from Blarney Castle to the Cliffs of Moher-with five-day, six-day or seven-day departures to suit your schedule.

Trip Highlights:

  • Blarney Castle
  • Dublin Castle
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Ring of Kerry
  • Sheepdog Demonstration
  • Merry Ploughboy Pub
  • Skellig Experience
  • Irish Night in Dublin

    Hotels:

  • Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge
  • Killarney Towers Hotel
  • Bunratty Castle Hotel
  • Academy Plaza Hotel
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    Tour Operator
    CIE Tours
    Offer
    Offer valid through 12/31/2021
    Duration
    7 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1DublinIndependent Touring in Dublin : Your tour begins with a day of independent touring in Dublin. Take a Hop-On, Hop-Off bus tour and enjoy a visit to one of Dublin's top attractions - Guinness Storehouse, Teeling Distillery, EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, or GPO Museum. Dine independently this evening.
    Day 2DublinDublin Panoramic Tour - Dublin Castle - Merry Ploughboy Pub : Enjoy the morning exploring Dublin with the included vouchers. Meet your guide at 2:00 PM in the hotel lobby, and set out on a panoramic tour of Dublin. Drive through the lively streets with a local guide, seeing this historic city's highlights: Trinity College, elegant Georgian homes, and modern buildings rising by the River Liffey. Visit Dublin Castle for a guided tour and see the splendid State Apartments; for centuries the seat of colonial power in Ireland, this impressive complex is today a place for official ceremonies. Return to your hotel for a welcome drink with your group, then head to the Merry Ploughboy Pub for a dinner of Irish specialties and a lively show with traditional music and step-dancing. (B, D)
    Day 3KillarneyBlarney Castle - Killarney : Travel through lush green countryside on your way to Blarney Castle. Along the way, stop for photos of the stately ruins of the Rock of Cashel on their hilltop perch. At Blarney, climb the winding staircase to kiss the legendary Blarney Stone and gain the gift of the gab, or wander the beautiful gardens. Arrive in the friendly, lakeside town of Killarney, where you'll dine in your hotel this evening. (B, D)
    Day 4KillarneyRing of Kerry - Skellig Experience - Sheepdog Demonstration : Visit CIE Tours preferred shopping partner Moriarty's in the beautiful Gap of Dunloe, before embarking on the famed Ring of Kerry scenic drive. The winding, 100-mile route reveals breathtaking coastal and mountain views, with plenty of photo stops. Pause for a casual lunch in a cozy restaurant. Continue on to Valentia Island to visit the Skellig Experience, a visitor center telling the story of the neighboring island of Skellig Michael, which you'll see off the coast. Learn how this island, a filming location for "Star Wars", was once the austere home of early Christian monks. Stop for a stroll around the quaint, colorful village of Sneem, and at Moll's Gap for panoramic views of Ireland's highest mountains. Visit a farm to see a demonstration of skilled sheepdogs herding sheep. Return to Killarney and enjoy a free evening to dine and discover the pubs as you wish. (B, L)
    Day 5ShannonCliffs of Moher - Medieval Castle Banquet : Leave Killarney, taking a 20-minute ferry ride across the River Shannon Estuary before driving along the coast of County Clare to the Cliffs of Moher, a spectacular wall of sandstone soaring almost 700 feet above the Atlantic. Continue on to Bunratty Castle Hotel, near Bunratty Castle and Folk Park. In the evening, head out to a castle for a medieval-style feast of excellent traditional dishes. Lords and ladies will serenade you with songs and harp music evocative of medieval times. (Please note that January departures may offer a different dining experience.) (B,D)
    Day 6DublinGalway - Dublin : Drive to the vibrant, artistic city of Galway for a panoramic tour. Take some free time to browse the local shops, watch some street performers, see the medieval buildings, or relax in one of the many pubs and cafes. Travel across the country to Dublin, where you're free to spend the night dining in one of the city's excellent restaurants or exploring its legendary pubs. (B)
    Day 7DublinTour Ends in Dublin : Your tour ends after breakfast today. (B) B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner
    Dates/Pricing

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    DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
    01/23/2022$1,545.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    02/27/2022$1,585.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    03/13/2022$1,615.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    03/25/2022$1,615.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    04/01/2022$1,715.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    04/10/2022$1,525.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    04/24/2022$1,715.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    05/04/2022$1,940.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    05/11/2022$1,940.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    05/22/2022$1,745.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    05/29/2022$1,940.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    06/05/2022$2,045.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    06/19/2022$2,045.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    06/26/2022$2,045.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    06/29/2022$2,045.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    07/01/2022$2,045.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    07/06/2022$2,045.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    07/15/2022$2,045.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    07/24/2022$2,045.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    07/29/2022$2,045.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    08/01/2022$2,045.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    08/12/2022$1,825.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    08/21/2022$1,825.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    08/28/2022$1,825.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    09/09/2022$1,825.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    09/16/2022$2,045.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    09/25/2022$2,045.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    09/30/2022$2,045.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    10/02/2022$1,770.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    10/14/2022$1,770.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    10/23/2022$1,585.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    11/13/2022$1,595.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    Lodging
    Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge
    Killarney Towers Hotel
    Bunratty Castle Hotel
    Academy Plaza Hotel

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    • 2022 : Taste of Ireland - Tour A

      From $1,525.00 (USD)

      See the very best of the Emerald IsleThis fast-paced, short-and-sweet Ireland tour is the perfect introduction to the Emerald Isle.

     
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