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Itinerary

Day 1 | November 4 | Dublin, Ireland

Anticipation mounts with your flight as you make your way toward the Emerald Isle and its many wonders. Rich history, rolling hills and warm smiles lie ahead in Dublin, Waterford, Killarney and Limerick. With tomorrow comes quintessential Ireland.

Day 2 | November 5 | Dublin Ireland

Get a taste of old Dublin tonight as you and your fellow travelers revel in a traditional Irish evening, including regional cuisine. Hotel Riu Plaza The Gresham Dublin * Dinner Included

Day 3 | November 6 | Dublin, Ireland

Today, it’s your choice! Choose to ride with a local guide to see St. Patrick’s Cathedral, O’Connell Street, the General Post Office, and the historic Phoenix Park -OR- choose a walking tour of the city’s historic center, exploring St. Stephen’s Green, Grafton Street, and the River Liffey. Either way, what follows is an afternoon to discover Dublin’s charms on your own. Hotel Riu Plaza The Gresham Dublin * Breakfast Included

Day 4 | November 7 | Waterford, Ireland

Begin your day in the medieval splendor of 12th century Kilkenny on the River Nore. Then, in Waterford, embark on a leisurely paced walking tour of Ireland’s oldest city. It’s your choice! Tour the Waterford Crystal factory and learn how exquisite crystal has been made for centuries -OR- visit the Medieval Museum for a guided tour and glass of wine in the 15th-century Mayor’s Wine Vault. Granville Hotel * Breakfast & Dinner Included

Day 5 | November 8 | Killarney, Ireland

Live the legend. The story goes that those who kiss the Blarney Stone gain the gift of eloquence. This morning, give it a shot at historic Blarney Castle. Cross into County Kerry and continue on to charming Killarney. In Killarney’s stunning national park, board a traditional boat and sail through the breathtaking lakes in the com- pany of an expert boatman. This evening, it’s Diner’s Choice… tonight’s dinner is included and you’ll choose the perfect spot from a “menu” of Killarney’s great restaurants. Killarney Avenue * Break- fast & Dinner Included

Day 6 | November 9 | Killarney, Ireland

Take in the rugged coastline. Loop your way around the pictur- esque Ring of Kerry, past pristine beaches, quaint villages and majestic landscapes. At the Gap of Dunloe, shop for local artisan-made crafts. See border collies in action during a traditional sheepdog demonstration at a family-run farm. The night is free for reminiscing about the day as you find your own authentic taste of Irish culture. Killarney Avenue * Breakfast Included

Day 7 | November 10 | Limerick, Ireland

Start your day with a traditional jaunting car ride through Killarney National Park. Travel to Adare, Ireland’s prettiest village, for some time at leisure. Continue to Limerick where a panoramic city tour showcases King John’s Castle and the Treaty Stone. Delve into the fascinating history of the “city of the violated treaty.” The George Hotel Limerick * Breakfast Included

Day 8 | November 11 | Limerick, Ireland

Today brings you to the dramatic, 700-foot-high Cliffs of Moher for cinematic views of the mighty Atlantic. Pass through the windswept, limestone landscape of the Burren, known for its stark beauty and Neolithic tombs. Continue on to Galway where a brief tour showcases “The City of Tribes” before relaxing over dinner in a local restaurant. The George Hotel Limerick * Breakfast & Dinner Included

Day 9 | November 12 | Kingscourt, Ireland

You don’t have to be a connoisseur to appreciate the old-world heritage of Ireland’s whiskey territory. Your journey brings you to Tullamore and Kilbeggan in the heart of Ireland, where a superb distillery brings whiskey craftsmanship to life and gives you a taste 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. Cabra Castle * Breakfast & Dinner Included

Day 10 | November 13 | Home

Your journey ends today with a flight home. Breakfast Included

Mode of Travel

  

Pricing Per Person

  • $ 2,549 – Double
  • $ 3,049 – Single

Tour Price Includes: Roundtrip Transfers by Southwest Tour and Travel from Guaranteed Departure Points, Roundtrip Airport Transfers in Ireland, Hotel Accommodations and Itinerary as Noted

Items Not Included in Tour Price: Roundtrip Airfare, Airport Baggage Fees, Travel Protection and Gratuities (Southwest Tour & Travel can arrange your airfare for you to make this a complete package for you)

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Departure Date

11/04/2019

Return Date

11/13/2019

Passport Required for This Tour

Tour Highlights

  • Dublin, Ireland
  • Traditional Irish Evening
  • Walking Tour of Kilkenny on the River Nore
  • Waterford, Ireland
  • Blarney Castle / Blarney Stone
  • Killarney, Ireland
  • Boat Tour in Killarney National Park
  • Ring of Kerry
  • Gap of Dunloe, Ireland
  • Sheepdog Demonstration on Local Farm
  • Jaunting Car Ride Through Killarney National Park
  • Adare, Ireland
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Galway, Ireland
  • Limerick, Ireland
  • Ireland’s Whiskey Territory with Tasting
  • Overnight Stay Cabra Castle
  • Additional Tour Choices: Dublin Local Tour or Walking Tour of Dublin’s Historic Center Waterford Crystal Factory or Medieval Museum
  • 8 Breakfasts / 5 Dinners

Hosted By: Collette Tours

Activity Level:

Active
This tour will require guests to be able to walk longer distances, climb several flights of stairs and navigate steps and uneven terrain. Your itinerary will include a higher number of longer travel days with morning and/or evening activities.