IRISH MYTHS & LEGENDS - 8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS

Irish family tourA family tour (for children 8 and older) in Ireland with cooking demonstrations, a bike tour, train trip and other fun activities in Ireland to keep the kids busy. No boredom here!

Authentic Local Experiences

  • Compete with your fellow travelers in a cook-off led by a local chef at Cook’s Academy.
  • Visit a working farm with a 250-year-old cottage, watch the sheepdog tend his flock, and enjoy delicious tea and scones
  • Cruise to Spike Island to discover how this beautiful spot has been variously home to monks, soldiers and prisoners since the sixth century

 

Day 1: DUBLIN ARRIVAL & MEATH
After landing at Dublin Airport, your tour begins in your hotel at Johstown Estate in County Meath, a beautiful 18th-century Georgian manor. Spend a leisurely afternoon enjoying the 120 acres of parkland and dedicated kids’ swimming pool. Meet your tour director and travel companions over a welcome drink and dinner. (D)

DublinDay 2: DUBLIN CITY & COOKOFF 
Drive into Dublin, where you'll board an amphibious vehicle for a Viking Splash tour of the city, passing Trinity College, Christ Church Cathedral and Dublin Castle. Next, roll up your sleeves and get cooking, as you compete with other families in a fun cook-off with a professional chef at Cooks Academy. Return to your hotel in Meath and relax before dinner. (B, L, D)
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Powersourt TourDay 3:  BLARNEY CASTLE 
Head south through the countryside to Cork. Take a walk with your tour director around the stunning grounds of Blarney Castle, home of the famous stone that promises the gift of the gab to all who kiss it. Climb the battlements and kiss the stone, or just enjoy the view. Browse around the village of Blarney, charmingly set around a large village green, before heading to your hotel where you will enjoy dinner.(B, D)



Malahide CastleDay 4: SPIKE ISLAND & KINSALE
Drive to Cobh and take a short cruise to Spike Island. The local guide will share the history of the island as you make your way to the Fortress to explore independently, , Afterwards, enjoy a picnic lunch with your family. In the afternoon spend free time in the historic fishing town of Kinsale – now a picturesque haven for foodies and art-lovers - before returning to your hotel. (B, L)

Day 5: CLIFFS OF MOHER & GALWAY 
Leave Cork and travel to Adare, one of Ireland’s prettiest villages, with its old stone buildings and thatched cottages. Visit the Cliffs of Moher, which soar almost 700 feet above the churning Atlantic. Travel through the Burren, a unique region of limestone hills where many rare flowers thrive in the sheltered crevices. Continue to Galway, where you will have dinner in your hotel. (B, D)

Day 6: GALWAY
Visit Hazel Mountain Chocolate, bean-to-bar makers of chocolate, for a special private experience: discover how the bean is roasted, cracked, winnowed, stoneground and tempered into a chocolate bar, and then enjoy a tasting. Afterwards, take a child-friendly walking tour of Galway - and then enjoy free time in this vibrant city, with its buzzing atmosphere, medieval architecture, and popular street performers. Have dinner with your group in a local restaurant. (B, D)

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Powersourt TourDay 7: RATHBAUN FARM & LIMERICK
In Ardrahan visit Rathbaun Farm, a picturesque 150-year old farmhouse with a variety of animals. Learn about traditional farming practices, watch a sheepdog demonstration, and enjoy homemade tea and scones. Continue to the historic city of Limerick and check into your hotel. Take a walking tour along the Shannon River in Limerick, passing the Treaty Stone and King John’s Castle, followed by a farewell dinner. (B, D)

Day 8: TOUR ENDS IN SHANNON
Your tour ends after breakfast. (B)

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B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner

  • Airport transfers at start and end of tour
  • Sightseeing by luxury coach
  • Professional tour director
  • 7 nights in hotels listed
  • Full breakfast daily (B) except on day 1


    Trip Highlights:
    The Cliffs of Moher

  • Farm visit with a sheepdog demonstration and tea with scones
  • Hands on cooking experience
  • Viking Splash Tour
  • Blarney Castle
  • Galway Walking Tour
  • Private Chocolate Tasting


    Dining Experiences:
    6 dinners and 2 lunches , plus afternoon tea and scones

  • Headsets for walking tours
  • Deluxe carry-on backpack, ticket wallet, luggage tags & strap
  • All local taxes, hotel service charges & baggage handling for one suitcase per person
  • Free Wi-Fi on Coach and hotel lobbies

Your Hotels Johnston House Hotel | Meath (2)
  • The Imperial Hotel | Cork (2 nights) 
  • Raheen Woods Hotel | Galway (2 nights) 
  • Clayton Limerick Hotel | Limerick (1)
START END PRICE  
Saturday Aug 15, 2020 from Dublin Saturday Aug 22, 2020 to Shannon8 Days $2,519 Guaranteed
Single Supplement   $600  

 

Cancellation Penalties: Airfare up to 100%; Land: : Penalties per person apply: 70 days or longer: Forfeiture of deposit 69 - 46 days: 35% per person 45 - 8 days: 45% per person 7 - 1 days: 60% per person, On day of departure: 100% per person Travel Insurance

Save 10% per person on coach land tour prices if you are 8 & under 18 and traveling with at least one full fare paying passenger. Airfare is available from many cities. Just ask. NEW! We can accept payments in US dollars, euros and pounds sterling. Please ask for our wire transfer details. Currency Converter by OANDA.com, The Currency Site.

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