Romancing Ireland

Dublin, Killarney, Ennis, Cong, Donegal, Londonderry, Ballycastle, Belfast, Boyne Valley

This trip is for those looking to be enchanted by the Emerald Isle. Connect in quaint villages and be mesmerized by the unsurpassed allure of our homelands as you journey to places where diverse history meets modern magic. Ireland is for celebrating and boy do we celebrate. From proposals, to anniversaries, to graduations, to birthdays, we do it all. Bring the ones you love the most, embrace where you are and who you're with as you bond with the locals and share together the beauty of their homelands.

Our prices start from

$ 9,163 LAND ONLY

12 Days • INDEPENDENT • 11 Meals

Operated Tour

The Details

  • 11 nights accommodation
  • Dedicated private chauffeur, serving as your local guide
  • All on-tour transportation and related fees
  • Hotel-to-hotel baggage handling
  • Airport transfers (Restrictions apply)
  • 11 breakfasts

Itinerary

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

Day 1 - Arrive In Dublin

Enjoy a visit to the 400-year-old Trinity College and see the Book of Kells, not your average paperback.

Dylan Hotel

Welcome to Dublin! This afternoon meet a local guide for a private walking tour. Experience all the highlights and uncover hidden gems on an exploration of this ancient yet modern city. Enjoy a visit to the 400-year-old Trinity College and see the Book of Kells, not your average paperback. Later visit EPIC Ireland, the Irish Emigration Museum, and journey through centuries of rich history or even discover some hidden gems about your own ancestry.

Day 2 - Dublin - Killarney

Cahernane House Hotel

Breakfast Included

After a relaxing breakfast, travel to Cork. Visit Blarney Castle, home to the magical stone. Have a grand time when you participate in the age-old tradition of kissing this landmark. Legend says you'll head home with the gift of gab. Continue on to the charming town of Killarney with its colorful pubs, cafés and restaurants. Here adventure awaits. The choice is yours, whether you sip and savor some local treats or stroll along the lakes right on your doorstep.

Day 3 - Ring Of Kerry Excursion

Fall in love with all the Ring of Kerry's charming coastal setting has to offer as you view quaint villages, high cliffs and lush greenery.

Cahernane House Hotel

Breakfast Included

Admire the breathtaking scenery along the famous Ring of Kerry. Fall in love with all this charming coastal setting has to offer as you view quaint villages, high cliffs and lush greenery. On your return, change your transport to a jaunting car, the perfect way to enjoy Killarney's National Park as you journey along the lakes.

Day 4 - Killarney - Ennis

Old Ground Hotel

Breakfast Included

Travel to the Cliffs of Moher, rising up to 700 feet above the pounding Atlantic waves to see the most stunning views in Ireland. Follow in the footsteps of fellow travelers who have visited this breathtaking location and make memories of your own. Then meet a delightful local guide who will encourage you to stop and drink in the environment of the Burren and its amazing ecosystem full of cliffs, caves and archeological sites.

Day 5 - Ennis - Cong/Ashford Castle

Ashford Castle

Breakfast Included

Travel to Galway, known as "the city of the tribes." It's such a fun city, full of character. The locals know this as one of the brightest and most intriguing jewels in the Emerald crown. Walk its cobblestone streets, see its colorful shop facades, and join in the music and laughter. You may be tempted to dance in the streets. Continue on to Cong and Ashford Castle.

Day 6 - Greenway Cycling

Travel to Westport and escape the bustle of urban life while cycling the 42km Greenway.

Ashford Castle

Breakfast Included

Travel to Westport and escape the bustle of urban life while cycling the 42km Greenway. Tonight, dine at Ashford Castle's George V Restaurant for a luxurious evening fit for a king or queen. Explore the rich history of this iconic location. Jackets are necessary for men, crowns optional for all.

Day 7 - Cong - Donegal

Enjoy a visit to the sensational Slieve League cliffs, towering high above the ocean and offering panoramic views of both the mountains and coast.

Lough Eske Castle

Breakfast Included

Travel to Sligo and bid your own farewell to WB Yeats, Ireland's beloved poet, at Drumcliff. Continue on to Donegal and enjoy a visit to the sensational Slieve League cliffs, towering high above the ocean and offering panoramic views of both the mountains and coast.

Day 8 - Donegal - Londonderry - Ballycastle

Enjoy a tour of Derry with a local guide and hear from the heart the recent and ancient history as you walk along these 17th-century walls and admire the city's iconic buildings and landmarks.

The Salthouse

Breakfast Included

Enjoy a tour of Derry with a local guide and hear from the heart, the recent and ancient history as you walk along these 17th-century walls and admire the city's iconic buildings and landmarks. Then prepare to be amazed when you journey on to the breathtaking Antrim Coast.

Day 9 - Ballycastle - Giant's Causeway - Belfast

Meet a local walking guide at the Giant's Causeway for special insights into this intriguing location and figure out whether this beauty is the work of a giant or volcanic activity.

Grand Central Hotel

Breakfast Included

At the Giant's Causeway, see the ancient and legendary basalt columns placed against the backdrop of the Antrim Coast. Here, you will meet a local walking guide for special insights into this intriguing location and figure out whether this beauty is the work of a giant or volcanic activity. Perhaps rise early to see the sunrise on the Causeway or on the famous Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge. End your day in Belfast.

Day 10 - Belfast Sightseeing

Meet a local guide for a living history tour when you visit the impressive Titanic Museum.

Grand Central Hotel

Breakfast Included

Meet a local guide for a living history tour when you visit the impressive Titanic Museum. Learn about this legend's infamous history on the very shores where she got her start. Hear about her fateful journey, from her creation, to her eventual tragedy. And if you're a Game of Thrones enthusiast, you're in the perfect spot to indulge your passion.

Day 11 - Boyne Valley / Dublin

Stop at the Bru-na-Boinne Centre to visit one of the Megalithic Passage Tombs at Newgrange of Knowth.

Dylan Hotel

Breakfast Included

Travel to the Boyne Valley in County Meath to experience ancient Ireland at its core. Stop at the Bru-na-Boinne Centre to visit one of the Megalithic Passage Tombs at Newgrange of Knowth. Return to Dublin.

Day 12 - Depart Dublin

Breakfast Included

Say goodbye to new memories and the Emerald Isle as you leave from Dublin Airport.

Pricing is per person, double occupancy, land only, based on January 31, 2021 travel date. International airfare is additional.

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