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Irish Pubs & Folklore 2014 (8 Day)

8 days with CIE Tours   Rating: First Class

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800-680-2858 800-680-2858 Itinerary
Click for Dates and Prices Day 1: Dublin & Guinness Storehouse
Land at Dublin Airport and transfer to your hotel. In the afternoon tour Dublin to see the Bank of Ireland, Trinity College and Georgian squares. Visit the Guinness Storehouse to learn about Ireland’s “black beer” and sample a creamy pint.

Day 2: Farmhouse Tea & Kilkenny
Travel through Kildare to a traditional farmhouse to meet the owners and enjoy tea and scones. Drive to Kilkenny for a walk through the medieval heart of the city and after dinner you may check out some pubs near your hotel. (B, D)

Day 3: Waterford Crystal & Blarney
Visit the House of Waterford Crystal to see how this magnificent glass is created. Then head to Blarney Castle to kiss the “Stone of Eloquence.” Shop at the Blarney Woollen Mills or stop in the pub located between the shops. Travel to Killarney and check in to your hotel. (B, D)

Day 4: Dingle Peninsula & Cottage Dinner
Explore the scenic Dingle Peninsula and admire great views of mountains. Visit the Dingle Brewing Company to enjoy a sample and browse around the town. Head to Kate Kearney’s Cottage for a fun dinner with local musicians. (B, D)

Day 5: Cliffs of Moher & Galway
Take a ferry ride across the River Shannon to see wild, sweeping views at the awesome Cliffs of  Moher. Head to the coastal town of Doolin for lunch and tour central Galway. (B, L, D)

Day 6: Westport House & Achill Island
Tour the stately 18th century Westport House to see priceless treasures in an elegant setting. Travel to Achill Island, joined to the mainland by a bridge, to enjoy great scenery and lunch. Return to Westport where the evening is free. (B, L)

Day 7: Kilbeggan Distillery & 12th Century Brazen Head Pub
In the center of Ireland visit the Kilbeggan Distillery, the oldest in Ireland, for a tour and a delicious Irish coffee. Drive to your hotel in Dublin and head to a dinner with lively Irish music in the Brazen Head Pub, Dublin’s oldest. (B, D)

Day 8: Back Home
Transfer to Dublin Airport. (B)
800-680-2858 800-680-2858 Map
800-680-2858 800-680-2858 All This Included
  • Airport transfers at start and end of tour
  • Sightseeing by luxury coach
  • Professional driver/guide
  • 7 nights in hotels listed
  • Full breakfast daily (B) except on day 1
  • 5 dinners (D) including: Kate Kearney’s Cottage Irish Night, Food, Folk and Fairies dinner/show at the Brazen Head Pub, 3 table d’hote dinners
  • 2 lunches (L)
  • Welcome get-together drink
  • Tour of Dublin with a local guide
  • Tour and a pint at the Guinness Storehouse
  • Farmhouse visit for tea and scones
  • Walking tour of Kilkenny’s Medieval Mile
  • Ferry ride across the River Shannon
  • Day tour to Achill Island
  • Tour and an Irish coffee at Kilbeggan Distillery Experience
  • Visits and admissions to House of Waterford Crystal, Blarney Castle, Blarney Woollen Mills, Dingle Brewing Company, Cliffs of Moher and Westport House
  • Headsets for walking tours
  • Deluxe carry-on backpack, ticket wallet, luggage tags & strap
  • All local taxes, hotel service charges & porterage for one suitcase per person
800-680-2858 800-680-2858 Highlights
  • Discover Ireland’s Legends & Folklore
  • Brazen Head Pub Dinner
  • Achill Island
  • Guinness Storehouse
  • Kate Kearney’s Irish Night
  • Dingle Brewing Company
800-680-2858 800-680-2858 Accommodations
Dublin: Burlington Hotel
Kilkenny: Ormonde Hotel
Killarney: International Hotel
Westport: Wyatt Hotel
Dublin: Ashling Hotel
800-680-2858 800-680-2858 Notes
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