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Cliffs of Moher

7 Day Irish Heritage


  • Avoca
  • Bunratty Castle
  • Bunratty Banquet
  • Dublin Grafton Street
  • Dublin Temple Bar
  • Killarney Jaunting Car
  • Waterford
  • Cliffs of Moher

From £1285 Land Only

2018 Irish Heritage - 7 Days/6 Nights

Authentic Local Experiences:

  • Enjoy the beautiful scenery of Killarney during a horse-drawn jaunting car ride through the grounds of the Killarney National Park while your driver entertains you with local folklore and history of the area.
  • Discover the story behind Irish coffee and enjoy one yourself when you visit Foynes Flying Boat & Maritime Museum.

Trip Highlights:

  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Cobh Heritage Centre
  • Glasnevin Museum
  • House of Waterford Crystal
  • King John's Castle
  • Ring of Kerry Tour
  • Skellig Experience

Dining Experiences:

  • Five dinners including a lively medieval castle banquet, Killeen House Restaurant in Killarney, and dinner and traditional show at Merry Ploughboy Pub.

For further information and bookings please contact us:
E-mail:
  lesley@best-of-scotland.co.uk
Tel:  +44 (0)1592 752990
Fax:  +44 (0)1592 331680
Toll Free:  1-888 678 1567 USA/Canada


2018 IRISH HERITAGE & DROMOLAND CASTLE 8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS

Day 1: LIMERICK & MEDIEVAL CASTLE BANQUET
Tour begins 2:00 PM, Limerick hotel. Following a short trip around Limerick, you’ll step back in time at King John’s Castle. Immerse yourself in the rich history of Limerick with costumed guides and touch screen technology. Then join your group for a welcome drink before heading to Knappogue or Bunratty Castle where you’ll dine with lords and ladies at a medieval-style banquet.
(D)

Day 2: CLIFFS OF MOHER & JAUNTING CAR RIDE
Take in the spectacular beauty of the Cliffs of Moher – soaring 700 feet (200m) above the Atlantic surf. Relax on the ferry ride across the River Shannon Estuary and travel along the river shore to Foynes. Visit the Flying Boat & Maritime Museum and see how these great machines changed the world of travel. Discover the story behind Irish coffee and sample this warming drink. Head to Killarney National Park where you’ll view Ross Castle from a traditional jaunting car ride. Later, enjoy free time before dinner.
(B, D)

Day 3: RING OF KERRY TOUR & SHEEPDOG TRIALS
Embark on Ireland’s most popular scenic drive, the Ring of Kerry, with plenty of stops to capture photos of Ireland’s natural beauty. Cross to Valentia Island to visit Skellig Experience to learn about the off-shore island of Skellig Michael, home of early Christian monks and the filming of scenes from “Star Wars VII” movie. Passing through Waterville and the village of Sneem, stop at Moll’s Gap for views of the Macgillycuddy's Reeks. Experience farm life at a nearby farm and watch specially trained dogs herding sheep. Return to Killarney for dinner at the award-winning Killeen House Restaurant.
(B, D)

Day 4: BLARNEY CASTLE & COBH HERITAGE CENTER
Visit the famous Blarney Castle and kiss the “Stone of Eloquence” or walk through the lovely parklands and gardens. Treat yourself to quality Irish-made goods at the Blarney Woollen Mills before heading to the Cobh Heritage Center. Trace your ancestors, learn more about the ill-fated Titanic and Lusitania, or immerse yourself in the history of Irish emigrants. Relax as you follow the coastal route to Waterford. In the evening take a gentle walk with a local historian who will reveal Waterford’s Viking and medieval past.
(B, D)

Day 5: WATERFORD CRYSTAL & 6TH CENTURY GLENDALOUGH
Witness the creation of crystal masterpieces during your visit to the House of Waterford Crystal. Travel through the scenery of the Wicklow Mountains on the way to Glendalough, one of Ireland’s most beautiful destinations. Explore the remains of one of the most important monastic sites in Ireland, founded by St. Kevin in the 6th century. Continue on to an elegant Victorian mansion overlooking Dublin Bay and Dun Laoghaire Harbour - your hotel for the night. Dine on Irish specialties at the Merry Ploughboy Pub, with a lively show of traditional Irish songs and step-dancing.
(B, D)

Day 6: DUBLIN SIGHTSEEING TOUR & GLASNEVIN CEMETERY MUSEUM
Take a morning guided tour of Dublin. Highlights include elegant Georgian townhouses with brightly-painted doors, the River Liffey, Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, Ireland’s national cemetery, which is a who’s who of modern Irish history. The afternoon and evening are free for you to explore and dine. Use your independent open-top bus tour voucher to visit one of the featured attractions.
(B)

Day 7: TOUR ENDS IN DUBLIN
Your tour ends after breakfast.
(B, D)

B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner

Hotels:

  • Limerick Strand Hotel, Limerick (1 night)
  • The Brehon Hotel, Killarney (2 nights)
  • Granville Hotel, Waterford (1 night)
  • Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire, Dublin (2 nights)

All Tours Include:

  • Full daily breakfast (except Day 1)
  • All on-tour transportation including shuttles and ferries
  • Welcome get-together drink with your group
  • Free Wi-Fi on coaches so you can stay connected along the way
  • Documents wallet and backpack to keep you organized
  • All local taxes, hotel service charges & handling of one suitcase per person

7 days Shannon to Dublin
Start SHANNON End DUBLIN

Single room supplement: £Please ask
The prices are land only and per person sharing a twin room

2018
Monday 26 March 2018 £1320
Monday 9 April 2018 £1360
Monday 23 April 2018 £1635
Monday 30 April 2018 £1505
Monday 7 May 2018 £1505
Monday 21 May 2018 £1505
Monday 28 May 2018 £1540
Monday 4 June 2018 £1845
Monday 18 June 2018 £1575
Monday 2 July 2018 £1625
Monday 23 July 2018 £1845
Monday 30 July 2018 £1575
Monday 3 September 2018 £1625
Monday 17 September 2018 £1845
Monday 24 September 2018 £1575
Monday 8 October 2018 £1285
Monday 22 October 2018 £1285


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