Irish Splendor

Dublin, Killarney, Dingle Peninsula, Cliffs of Moher, Ennis, Tullamore, Kingscourt

Savor a true taste of "Irish Splendor" when you visit Christ Church Cathedral, one of Ireland's most historic buildings and delight in cocktails and canapés in its crypt. Tour rollicking Dublin. Gaze upon the historic Rock of Cashel. Kiss the Blarney Stone at Blarney Castle. Visit the famous Gap of Dunloe where you can shop for traditional Irish goods. Explore the spectacular Dingle Peninsula and drive the Slea Head road for majestic coastal views. Meet a local family and enjoy tea and scones at their farm. Stand in awe on the Cliffs of Moher. Spend the night in a stately castle and relax by a roaring peat fire. Sip on the "Water of Life" at a whiskey distillery. From the historic Rock of Cashel to the breathtaking sights of County Kerry, gaze across the countryside and culture of Ireland.

Our prices start from

$ 1,699 LAND ONLY

8 Days • GUIDED • 8 Meals

Operated Tour

The Details

  • 6 nights accommodation
  • On some dates alternate hotels may be used.
  • Services of a tour manager
  • All on-tour transportation and related fees
  • Hotel-to-hotel baggage handling
  • Round trip home to airport sedan service provided when you purchase airfare through Member Choice Vacations. One transfer per person, per reservation. (Restrictions apply)
  • 6 breakfasts, 2 dinners


Engaging Experiences These special places and experiences are considered tour highlights. Look for them in the daily itineraries.

Day 1 - Overnight Flight

Experience a true taste of "Irish Splendor" on a trip that combines fabulous accommodations, stunning scenery and incredible cuisine. Make a return to times past when you join us on an unforgettable tour of the amazing "Emerald Isle."

Day 2 - Dublin, Ireland - Tour Begins

Enjoy cocktails and canapés in the crypt of Christ Church Cathedral.

Ashling Hotel, Dublin

Your tour opens in Dublin with a visit to Christ Church Cathedral. Join your fellow travelers for canapés and cocktails in the cathedral's crypt.

Day 3 - Dublin

Ashling Hotel, Dublin

Breakfast Included

Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Dublin, the "Fair City." Take in O'Connell Street, Grafton Street and the city's magnificent rows of stately Georgian town homes. Then, enjoy some leisure time to independently explore the cultural offerings of delightful Dublin.

Day 4 - Dublin - Killarney

Kiss the famous Blarney Stone at Blarney Castle.

Killarney Avenue Hotel, Killarney or Killarney Towers Hotel, Killarney

Breakfast, Dinner Included

Depart Dublin for Ireland's breathtaking countryside. Visit the town of Cashel for views of the historic Rock of Cashel, the reputed location where St. Patrick preached and converted the King of Munster. Next, journey to historic Blarney Castle where you'll have the opportunity to kiss the famous Blarney Stone. Legend has it that those who kiss the stone are bestowed with the gift of eloquence. End your day in charming Killarney and enjoy dinner this evening at one of Killarney's best local restaurants.

Day 5 - Killarney - Dingle Peninsula - Killarney

Travel the Dingle Peninsula, one of the world's most beautiful coastal routes

Killarney Avenue Hotel, Killarney or Killarney Towers Hotel, Killarney

Breakfast Included

Set off this morning to follow what is perhaps Ireland's most majestic coastal route – the stunning Dingle Peninsula. Stop at the Gap of Dunloe where you can shop for traditional Irish goods handcrafted by local artisans. Travel to the town of Dingle and drive the beautiful Slea Head road, where some of the country's most spectacular landscapes are found.

Day 6 - Killarney - Cliffs of Moher - Ennis

Visit the Cliffs of Moher

Old Ground Hotel, Ennis

Breakfast Included

Today, experience the customs and daily life of a traditional Irish family and enjoy homemade scones and tea during a memorable visit to the Molanna Dairy Farm. Continue to the stunning 700-foot-high Cliffs of Moher for awe-inspiring views of the mighty Atlantic and the Aran Islands. End your day in the charming town of Ennis. Enjoy the ambience of your historic hotel, cozy up to its roaring peat fire, and feel the warmth of Irish hospitality.

Day 7 - Ennis - Tullamore - Kingscourt

Overnight on the grounds of a historic castle

Cabra Castle, Kingscourt or Barberstown Castle, Straffan

Breakfast, Dinner Included

Start your day with a cross-country journey to Irish whiskey territory. The ancient town of Tullamore has long been associated with the whiskey industry. During a visit to one of these historic distilleries, learn the process of whiskey making and delight in a tasting of the final product. Top your day off with an overnight stay on the regal grounds of Cabra Castle, where you toast the end of a fabulous trip during your farewell dinner.

Day 8 - Kingscourt - Tour Ends

Breakfast Included

Your tour comes to an end in Kingscourt.

Pricing is per person, double occupancy, land only, based on November 10, 2021 travel date. Single supplement from $350. International airfare is additional. Call AAA for current airfare rates and availability. Itinerary featured is for Oct 2021 - April 2022 tour departures. Departures prior will vary. On some dates alternate hotels may be used..

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