Irish Supreme 10 Days

View some of Ireland's highlights and best attractions in this 10 day Irish Supreme Tour. Visit Dublin, the Irish National Stud in Kildare, Cork city, Blarney Castle, Blarney Woollen Mills, the Ring of Kerry, the Cliffs of Moher, Kylemore Abbey, Ashford Castle and Dromoland Castle.

This 10 day escorted tour is our most luxurious yet, with stays in the world famous Dromoland Castle, Ashford Castle and other 5 star locations.

This more exclusive tour has a maximum of 28 people and includes sightseeing at all of southern Ireland’s most famous attractions, special visits and unforgettable dining experiences!

Included in this tour:
  • Sightseeing by luxury coach
  • Professional driver/guide
  • 9 nights in hotels as per list listed
  • Full breakfast daily (B) except on day 1
  • 7 dinners (D) plus tea and scones in the family pub of a prominent Irish playwright, and a Curious Tasters Journey at Tullamore Dew Distillery
  • 9 daily hot breakfasts (B)
  • Welcome get-together drink
  • Tour of Dublin with a local guide
  • Walking tours of Dublin’s Trinity College, Cork city and Galway city
  • Horse-drawn jaunting car ride in Killarney town
  • Sheepdog trials on Ring of Kerry
  • Ferry rides across the River Shannon and Lough Corrib
  • Tour and an Irish coffee at Tullamore Distillery Experience
  • Dublin open-top bus tour with a visit to Guinness Storehouse or General Post Office
  • Visits and admissions to Cliffs of Moher with a Ranger, Cnoc Suain, Dublin Open Tour Bus, Craggaunowen - The Living Past Experince, Galway Walking Tour, Irish National Stud & Gardens, Guided walk Through Trinity College and the Book of Kells, Jaunting car ride to Ross Castle, Kissane Sheep Shop, Kilkeeny Castle, Kylemore Abbey and River Shannon Ferry
  • 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
  • Free Wi-Fi on coaches and in hotel lobbies

Overnights for this tour:

  • Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin (1 night)
  • The Europe Hotel & Resort, Killarney (2 nights) 
  • Ashford Castle, Cong (2 nights)
  • Dromoland Castle Hotel, Newmarket-on-Fergus (1 night)
  • Adare Manor, Adare (2 nights) 
  • Westbury Hotel, Dublin (2 nights)
Currency:
Please note that we charge in Euros (€). Prices in other currencies are for indication only and subject to fluctuation.

 

Day 1: Dublin Arrival & Book of Kells
Tour begins 2.00 PM at your hotel. Set out to see central Dublin’s highlights including tranquil parks, bustling shopping streets, Leinster House, the seat of government, and St. Stephen’s Green. Take a guided tour through Trinity College and visit the Old Library where the priceless 8th century manuscript of the Book of Kells is housed. Enjoy a welcome drink with your group before dining independently.

Day 2: Irish National Stud, Kilkenny & Rozzers at The Killeen House
Visit the home of equine royalty, The Irish National Stud, to see some of the magnificent thoroughbred horses. Take a walk around the delightful grounds including the miniature Japanese Gardens. Visit the Kilkenny Design Centre, built in 1760 as a coach house and stables for Kilkenny Castle, built in 1192 and added to over the centuries. Tour Kilkenny Castle, home of the Butlers, Earls and Dukes of Ormonde. Continue to Killarney, a town settled beside three lakes in the shadow of Ireland’s highest mountains. Enjoy a warm welcome and delicious cuisine at award winning restaurant Rozzers at The Killeen House.
(B, D)

Day 3: Jaunting Car & Kissane Sheep Farm
Travel around the Ring of Kerry, one of Ireland’s most popular scenic routes. Take a traditional horse-drawn jaunting car through the Killarney National Park to scenic Ross Castle, set on the shores of Lough Leane, Killarney’s largest lake. Immerse yourself in farm life at the Kissane Sheep Farm and watch a sheep herding demonstration as you learn about traditional farming. Enjoy leisure time back in Killarney before dinner.
(B, D)

Day 4: Cliffs of Moher & Ashford Castle
Stop in a pub in Listowel, associated with the writer J. B. Keane, to enjoy tea and scones. Take a ferry ride across the wide River Shannon Estuary and drive along the coast. Take a guided tour of the Cliffs of Moher, majestic walls of rock, which extend five miles along the coast. Walk to O’Brien’s Tower at the highest point for panoramic views of the Aran Islands in Galway Bay. Admire the scenery on a Lough Corrib cruise as you approach Ashford Castle from the water. Unwind in luxurious surroundings and enjoy a sumptuous dinner in Ashford Castle’s restaurant.
(B, D)

Day 5: Connemara & Kylemore Abbey
The breathtaking and scenic Connemara region is sparsely-inhabited due to the poor farming conditions. Visit Kylemore Abbey, a stately 19th century mansion in a tranquil lakeside setting, owned by an order of Irish Benedictine nuns. Walk along the lake shore to see the fine reception rooms and the elaborate church. Stop for a drink at a traditional pub before returning to Ashford Castle in the early afternoon. Dine in another of the castle’s restaurants this evening.
(B, D)

Day 6: Gaelic Ireland
Head to Spiddal to visit Cnoc Suain, a restored 17th century hill-village set in a beautiful landscape. Enjoy fascinating insights into indigenous Irish culture through traditional music, song, storytelling, Céilí dancing and food. In Galway take a walking tour with a local guide to see Eyre Square, Galway Cathedral, the Spanish Arch and parts of the medieval city walls. Journey through part of the Burren, a region of rounded limestone hills. In the evening experience gourmet dining in the hotel’s elegant dining room.
(B, D)

Day 7: Craggaunowen & Estate Walk
Visit Craggaunowen, an award-winning pre-historic park and open-air museum, which has replicated the living conditions of Irish settlers in the early Iron Age. Explore the roots, traditions and dwellings of the Crannog people as well as artifacts from over 1,000 years ago. View the 16th century Craggaunowen Castle overlooking the lake and marvel at the magnificent countryside views. Enjoy a walking tour of your hotel estate, and then a drink before dining in the fine restaurant. 
(B, D)

Day 8: Tullamore Distillery & Dublin Fine Dining
Take in the scenery of central Ireland on your way to Tullamore Dew Distillery. Learn about the area’s history of canals, merchant classes and go behind the scenes to learn about whiskey production, along with tastings. In Dublin you will have some time to relax and enjoy the hotel’s facilities. You will be treated to dinner at one of Dublin’s fine restaurants. 
(B, D)

Day 9: Independent Dublin
Today use your included voucher for an open-top bus tour around the main sights of Dublin. You will also have vouchers to visit two featured attractions – Guinness Storehouse, Teeling Whiskey Distillery, EPIC Ireland or the General Post Office Museum. The evening is free for individual pursuits and dining.
(B)

Day 10: Tour Ends in Dublin
Your tour ends after breakfast.
(B)

B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner

 

Tour Start Date in Ireland Tour End Date in Ireland Land price Twin Sharing Guranteed Departure
Fri 29 Jun 2018 Sun 8 Jul 2018 $4,990 Please Call
Fri 27 Jul 2018 Sun 5 Aug 2018 $4,990 Please Call
Fri 10 Aug 2018 Sun 19 Aug 2018 $4,990 Available
Fri 17 Aug 2018 Sun 26 Aug 2018 $4,990 Available
Fri 21 Sep 2018 Sun 30 Sep 2018 $4,990 Available
Fri 28 Sep 2018 Sun 7 Oct 2018 $4,750 Sold Out
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