Irish Wonder - Leisure Holidays

Irish WonderIreland

From RM5,381 / per person for 7 nights
Experience Ireland's majestic castles, exquisite cathedrals and noble cities on this CostSaver trip.

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Summary

Centuries of Irish culture and heritage are revealed on this adventure across the windswept valleys of Ireland, from Dublin to the charismatic seaside villages along the Dingle Peninsula and the Blarney Stone, where you'll acquire the gift of the gab.


NOTES: Please note that not all departure date are definite.

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Itinerary

Transfer

On arrival at Dublin Airport transfers will operate at 08.30am, 11am, and 1pm. Guest arriving later should make their own arrangement to the hotel. 

Return transfers on the last travel day will arrive at Dublin airport at 7am, 9am a& 11am. 

Accommodation

Day 1: Hotel Maldron Newlands Cross

Day 2-3: Hotel Twin Trees

Day 4-5: Castle Oaks House

Day 6: Hotel Earl of Desmond

Day 7: Hotel Citywest

Sightseeing

Day 1: Arrive Dublin - Sightseeing
Welcome to Dublin. Relax after check-in. Later your Local Specialist takes you on a panoramic sightseeing tour, which includes views of Dublin Castle, Trinity College, St. Patrick's Cathedral and Merrion Square. It's a great introduction to your Irish journey.


Day 2: Dublin - Boyle - Knock - Ballina 
View the ruins of the Cistercian Abbey at Boyle, dating back to the 12th century. Visit the pilgrimage town of Knock in County Mayo, where the Virgin Mary appeared to villagers in 1879. Dine tonight at your hotel in Ballina.


Day 3: Belleek (Northern Ireland) - County Donegal Excursion
Travel across the border into Northern Ireland for a visit to the Belleek Pottery centre. Visit traditional weavers in the town of Donegal where you also view the 15th century castle. Stop at Drumcliffe to view the grave of renowned Irish poet W.B Yeats. See the harbour town of Mullaghmore, before returning to your hotel in Ballina.


Day 4: Ballina - Westport - Galway - Shannon (Near Limerick)
This morning travel via Westport and the beautiful region of Connemara to Galway on the banks of the Corrib River. View the cathedral, built on the site of the old prison and stroll around Eyre Square.


Day 5: Cliffs of Moher Excursion
This morning drive to the western coast and the magnificent Cliffs of Moher. Bring the history of the cliffs to life with a visit to the 'Atlantic Edge' exhibition. Return to Shannon for free time exploring on your own.


Day 6: Shannon (Near Limrick) - Dingle Peninsula - Tralee
This morning in Limerick your orientation drive includes views of St. Mary's Cathedral and King John's Castle. Enjoy a scenic drive along the Dingle Peninsula. See the unspoilt and colourful villages and fishing harbours of Ireland's most westerly point. Later, arrive in the town of Tralee, famed for its annual 'Rose of Tralee' festival and beauty pageant before arriving at your hotel.


Day 7: Tralee - Blarney - Dublin
Visit Blarney Castle and don't forget to kiss the Blarney Stone and acquire the 'gift of the gab'. Arrive later in the capital, Dublin, for the final night of your holiday.


Day 8: Depart Dublin
Say farewell to your Travel Director and new-found friends as your memorable holiday in the Emerald Isle comes to an end. Transfers are available. Conditions apply.

Extras

Included Extras

Please find below a selection of extras that are included within the price of your tour.

On-Trip Transport

Luxury air-conditioned coach

Meals

10 Meals as per itinerary - 7 breakfast, 3 dinners

Local Specialist

Local specialist to bring locations alive

Travel Director

An expert Tour Director & separate driver

Hotel Charges & Local Taxes

All baggage handling, hotel charges & local taxes

Optional Extras

All of the below extras are additional to the price of your tour, and can be selected on the next stage.

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