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Irish Highlights Winter

7 days with Brendan Vacations   Rating: First Class

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Itinerary
Click for Dates and Prices Day 1 Arrive Dublin – Afternoon Sightseeing
Spend the morning relaxing or exploring this vibrant, friendly city. Meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers this afternoon and view Trinity College, St. Patrick's Cathedral, Phoenix Park and the stately Georgian Squares with your Local Specialist. This evening enjoy a Welcome Reception where you meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers at a traditional Irish pub - the perfect introduction to Dublin.Welcome Reception

Day 2 Dublin – Galway – Bunratty - Limerick
This morning head towards Galway. See the Cathedral and enjoy some free time in the city. Visit Bunratty Castle and explore the Folk Park, a living museum dedicated to life in Ireland during the 18th and 19th centuries before continuing to Limerick. View King John's Castle, St. Mary's Cathedral and the Treaty Stone during your orientation.Full Breakfast

Day 3 Limerick - Cliffs of Moher – Killarney (2 Nights)
The spectacular Cliffs of Moher are your first stop today. See the history of the cliffs brought to life with a visit to the 'Atlantic Edge' exhibition. After a picturesque coastal drive through the villages of Lahinch and Kilrush take the ferry across the Shannon estuary. Arrive tonight in Killarney, your home for the next two nights.Full Breakfast

Day 4 Ring of Kerry Excursion
Today we experience Ireland's most scenic coastal drive around the Iveragh Peninsula, better known as the Ring of Kerry. It is undoubtedly one of the most magical and varied places in the whole of Ireland and is truly a photographer's delight. We will also see Daniel O'Connell's Cahirciveen, the fishing village of Waterville, the Black Valley and Moll's Gap. Here mountains, valleys, lakes and sea blend into a landscape that is often breathtaking beyond words.Full Breakfast

Day 5 Killarney – Blarney – Youghal – Waterford
As you are leaving Killarney this morning cross the Kerry Mountains and travel through the colourful market town of Macroom and see the impressive Castle Arch. Once the gateway to Macroom Castle, it is now almost all that remains. Next stop is Blarney Castle to kiss the Blarney Stone and acquire the 'gift of the gab'. Later visit the historic seaport town of Youghal, once home to Sir Walter Raleigh before arriving in Waterford. Dine tonight at your hotel.Full Breakfast, Dinner

Day 6 Waterford – New Ross – Co. Wicklow – Dublin
This morning visit the House of Waterford Crystal for a Cultural Insight demonstration. Watch the master craftsmen at work during your tour of the workshop, and see the exquisite completed pieces in the showroom. Later stop in the town of New Ross and see the monument to John F. Kennedy who visited his ancestral family hometown in 1963. Visit the three-masted famine ship Dunbrody, and gain a Cultural Insight into the tragic plight of Irish emigration during the 1800s. Continue through County Wexford and the lush countryside of County Wicklow. Join your companions and Travel Director this evening for a Be My Guest Farewell Dinner, before continuing to your Dublin hotel.Full Breakfast, Be My Guest Dining

Day 7 Depart Dublin
Say goodbye after your unforgettable journey through the friendly Emerald Isle. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply.Full Breakfast
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All This Included
The fast-track to Ireland – this insight into the southern side takes you from Dublin and back again, stopping at Limerick, Waterford and the scenic Ring of Kerry along the way.You'll enjoy Insider moments like… smelling slow-baked apple and carrot cake as you join the Fulvio Family, in the heart of their home and try treasured family favourites like soda bread.
  • 6 full Irish breakfasts.
  • 3 dinners (including Be My Guest).
  • First Class hotel accommodation featuring twin rooms and private facilities.
  • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes included.
  • Travel by luxury air-conditioned coach with reclining seats and an on-board restroom.
  • Ferry across the Shannon Estuary.
  • The services of a professional Travel Director throughout your journey.
  • Provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences.
  • A travel wallet with your documentation.
  • Complimentary keepsake photo.
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', Youghal, the crystal showroom at Waterford and the famine ship in New Ross
  • View Trinity College, St. Patrick's Cathedral and Phoenix Park in Dublin, the Cathedral of Galway, King John's Castle and St. Mary's Cathedral in Limerick
  • Scenic drive of the Ring of Kerry
Accommodations
Dublin: Mespil
Limerick: Greenhills
Killarney: Killarney Avenue
Waterford: Marina
Dublin: Mespil
Notes
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
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