Elegant Ireland

Exclusive travel for clients who prefer to travel with a smaller group. Start and end in Dublin and stay for two nights in most locations, including Galway, Killarney and Cork. See ancient cities and towns on fun, gentle walking tours and end with a night at Dunboyne Castle Hotel, a few miles outside Dublin.

Exclusive travel for clients who prefer to travel with a smaller group. Start and end in Dublin and stay for two nights in most locations, including Galway, Killarney and Cork. See ancient cities and towns on fun, gentle walking tours and end with a night at Dunboyne Castle Hotel, a few miles outside Dublin

Included in this tour: 

  • Discover the rich history of Dublin’s Trinity College as you embark on a walking tour with a local guide.
  • Immerse yourself in country life as you watch a farmer work with highly skilled dogs to herd sheep and sit down to tea or coffee with some home baking.
  • All on-tour transportation including shuttles and ferries
  • Welcome get-together drink with your group
  • Full daily breakfast (except Day 1)
  • Eight dinners including a dinner and show at Merry Ploughboy Pub, and dinner at the award-winning Killeen House.
  • Visits and admissions to Blarney Castle, Blasket Centre, Book of Kells, Charles Fort, Cliffs of Moher, Clonmacnoise Monastic Site, Foynes Flying Boat & Maritime Musuem, Kylemore Abbey, Lough Corrib Cruise, Sheepdog Demonstration and Timoleague Franciscan Friary. 
  • 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
Overnights for this tour: 

Currency:

Please note that we charge in Euros (€). Prices in other currencies are for indication only and subject to fluctuation.

Day 1: Dublin & Taylor’s Three Rock Pub
Meet your guide at 2:00 PM in the hotel lobby and set off on an orientation tour of Dublin city center. Take a guided tour of Trinity College and view the illuminated manuscript of the 8th century Book of Kells, the world’s most famous medieval manuscript. In the evening, enjoy a welcome drink with your group before heading to Taylor’s Three Rock Pub for a dinner of Irish specialties and a lively show.
(D)

Day 2: Blarney Castle & Killarney
Relax and enjoy the picturesque midlands of Ireland, with its many mixed farms. Stop for photos of the stately ruins on the Rock of Cashel, rising high above the surrounding plain. Get a taste of farm life at a nearby sheep farm. Enjoy scones with tea and watch trained dogs herd sheep. Visit Blarney Castle to kiss the famous “Stone of Eloquence” or explore the tranquil gardens. Treat yourself to quality Irish made goods at Blarney Woollen Mills. Travel through Macroom and into County Kerry where the scenery becomes more mountainous. Arrive in the charming town of Killarney.
(B, D)

Day 3: Dingle Peninsula & Dingle Bay Cruise
Discover the glorious Dingle Peninsula, made famous in the movies “Ryan’s Daughter” and “Far & Away,” which showcased the wonderful scenery found here. Travel to Slea Head at the westernmost tip of the peninsula for awesome views of the Atlantic Ocean. Embark on a short cruise around Dingle Harbour and Bay for great panoramic views all around. Enjoy dinner at a local venue before spending the remainder of the evening free exploring Killarney.
(B, D)

Day 4: Jaunting Car Ride & Medieval Castle Banquet
Take a traditional horse-drawn jaunting car through the Killarney National Park to scenic Ross Castle. Head to the village of Adare, famous for its main street lined with thatched cottages and colorful gardens. In Limerick visit King John’s Castle, which has guarded the River Shannon and access to the interior of the country for over 800 years. In the evening head to Bunratty or Knappogue Castle for a medieval-style feast. During and after the meal the lords and ladies will serenade you with song and harp music. 
(B, D)

Day 5: Cliffs of Moher & Galway
Travel along the coast of County Clare to view the Cliffs of Moher, which soar almost 700 feet above the churning Atlantic swells. Walk along the top of the cliffs to O’Brien’s Tower for great views of Galway Bay and the Aran Islands. Visit the Burren Birds of Prey Centre where you will see dynamic flying displays and learn about raptor conservation. Join a local guide in Galway for a brief stroll through the twisting streets of the old city and before spending some time on your own.
(B, D)

Day 6: Irish National Stud & Dublin
Enjoy the scenic Irish countryside on your way to Kildare where you’ll visit the home of equine royalty, The Irish National Stud. Here you’ll see immaculately bred stallions alongside protective mares, frolicking foals and athletic yearlings. Stroll around the delightful grounds to explore St. Fiachra’s Garden, including its miniature Japanese Gardens. Spend the rest of the day at your leisure and dine at your choice of one of the many restaurants or pubs scattered throughout Dublin.
(B)

Day 7: Tour Ends in Dublin
Your tour ends after breakfast today.
(B)

B: Breakfast; D: Dinner

Tour Start Date in Ireland Tour End Date in Ireland Land price Twin Sharing Guranteed Departure
Sun 22 Apr 2018 Tue 1 May 2018 $2,995 Sold Out
Sun 6 May 2018 Tue 15 May 2018 $2,495 Available
Sun 20 May 2018 Tue 29 May 2018 $2,995 Sold Out
Sun 3 Jun 2018 Tue 12 Jun 2018 $2,615 Please Call
Sun 17 Jun 2018 Tue 26 Jun 2018 $3,115 Sold Out
Sun 1 Jul 2018 Tue 10 Jul 2018 $2,615 Available
Sun 15 Jul 2018 Tue 24 Jul 2018 $3,115 Sold Out
Sun 12 Aug 2018 Tue 21 Aug 2018 $2,615 Available
Sun 16 Sep 2018 Tue 25 Sep 2018 $2,615 Available
Sun 30 Sep 2018 Tue 9 Oct 2018 $2,700 Sold Out
Sun 21 Oct 2018 Tue 30 Oct 2018 $2,700 Available
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