Ireland Supreme - stay at Dromoland Castle - limited to 26 persons

Irish Supreme tour
Highlights: Stay in Luxurious Dromoland Castle, where the legend of days gone by is brought to life in this exquisite example of Ireland's magical castle hotels. Ireland Deluxe Guided Tour at the best time to travel to Ireland.

Irish Supreme

Day 1: Dublin Arrival & Book of Kells
Your group luxury tour of Ireland starts at 2:00 pm when you meet your tour guide at your Dublin hotel. Dublin rings with names like George Bernard Shaw, Oscar Wilde, and Jonathan Swift.  Its Georgian brick row houses are famous for their glass laced doors.  Drive past Leinster House, the seat of government, and St. Stephen's Green. Cross the River Liffey and see the wide O'Connell Street with many monuments and the General Post Office, where the 1916 Uprising started. Walk through Trinity College with a student guide to see stately buildings and visit the Old Library where the priceless 8th century manuscript of the Book of Kells is housed. In the evening discuss your itinerary with your tour director and your fellow travelers over a welcome drink and dinner with your group. (D)

Cliffs of MoherDay 2 Glendalough excursion
Travel to the scenic Wicklow Mountains to view the stunning landscapes of the Glendalough Valley. Stop in to the Glendalough Visitor Centre to learn about the renowned early medieval monastic settlement founded in the 6th century by St. Kevin and now one of the most important monastic sites in Ireland. Enjoy a free afternoon in Dublin, and dinner on your own. (B)

Day 3: Irish National Stud & Farmhouse Waterford
Travel to Kildare to visit the Irish National Stud to learn about the valuable horse breeding industry and see some of the magnificent animals. Take a walk around the delightful grounds to see St. Fiachra’s Garden, created in 1999 and the miniature Japanese Gardens. Travel on to the House of Waterford Crystal to witness the centuries’ old traditional creation of crystal masterpieces. (B,D)

Day 4 Spike Island & The Jameson Experience, Midleton
Set sail for Spike Island and discover its history as a home to monks, convicts, and rebels. Tour the imposing star-shaped fortress, Fort Mitchel, which served as a defensive fort as well as one of Europe's largest prisons. Savor a picnic lunch on the island before returning to the mainland. Visit the Jameson Experience, Midleton, an Irish whiskey museum and historic distillery to see whiskey making up close and where you might even become a "Qualified Irish Whiskey Taster." Enjoy dinner on your own. (B, L)

Day 5: Blarney Castle& Killeen House Restaurant
You will have the opportunity (if you dare) to kiss the Blarney Stone and gain the gift of eloquence!  On arrival in Killarney take a leisurely jaunting car ride through the Killarney National Park to Ross Castle, set on the shores of Lough Leane, the largest of the region's famous lakes. Enjoy dinner at Rozzers' Restaurant or Killeen House. (B, D)

lUXURY TOUR OF SOUTHERN IRELANDBook of KellsDay 6: Derrynane House & Seaweed Walk
Begin the day with a visit to stately Derrynane House, home of one of Ireland's important national figures, Daniel O'Connell. The house is now an Irish National Monument and part of a 320-acre National Park along the scenic Kerry Coast. Partake in the Atlantic Irish Seaweed Walk to discover some interesting facts and the delicious flavors of seaweed found along a beautiful Kerry beach. (B, D)

Day 7: Dingle Peninsula & Dromoland Castle
Visit the Dingle Peninsula for a tour of this rich, historical region and its countless beautiful vistas. Take advantage of some free time to explore on your own. Marvel at the sight of highly-skilled sheepdogs as they perform a sheepherding demonstration. In the afternoon, stop by John B. Keane's Pub for some traditional refreshment with tea and scones. Then, set out on a ferry across the River Shannon for amazing riverside views where you might even see a dolphin or two. You'll spend the night at the luxurious Dromoland Castle, situated on a 450-acre estate and dating back to the 16th century. (B, D)

Day 8: Cliffs of Moher & St Tola Goat Farm
View the Cliffs of Moher, majestic walls of rock, which extend five miles along the coast. You may walk to O'Brien's Tower at the highest point for panoramic views of the Aran Islands in Galway Bay, if the weather is clear. Journey through part of the Burren, a region of rounded limestone hills. Then take a tour of St Tola Goat Farm, a working farm set on 65 acres. Enjoy a cheese-making demonstration before sampling some of St Tola's offerings in a wine and cheese pairing. (B, D)

Day 9: Limerick & Farewell Dinner
Set off for a panoramic tour of the beautiful city of Limerick on the River Shannon to see its compact, medieval old town and Georgian squares. Travel on to Craggaunowen and participate in their Living Past Experience, which recreates Ireland's history from ancient times to life in a medieval castle and on to the 1970's when a leather-hulled boat sailed across the Atlantic as it is believed St. Brendan did before Columbus. Enjoy a luxurious farewell dinner in your hotel, The International Golf Links & Hotel. (B, D)

Day 10 Tour Ends

B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner

Tour Includes:
When we book your flights together with a coach tour, we include complimentary group transfers on the starting and ending date of tours at times specified on each itinerary-a $30 per person fee applies to land only bookings.

  • Sightseeing by luxury coach
  • Professional driver/guide
  • 9 nights in hotels listed
    • 9 breakfasts, (B), 1 picnic lunch on Spike Island (L), plus traditional tea and scones at John B. Keane’s Pub and fresh foraged seaweed delights in Kerry, and 7 dinners (D) including a luxurious farewell dinner.
  • Blarney Castle Dingle Peninsula Cliffs of Moher Irish National Stud and Gardens Jaunting Car Ride in Killarney National Park Glendalough Valley The House of Waterford Crystal Trinity College walking Tour The Book of Kells
  • 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

  • Your Hotels:
    Stay at the following (or similar):
  • Shelbourne Hotel Dublin (1 night)
  • Castlemartyr Resort | Castlemartyr, Cork (2)
  • The Europe Hotel & Resort | Killarney (2)
  • Dromoland Castle Hotel | Dromoland, Newmarket-on-Fergus (1)
  • Trump International Golf Links & Hotel | Doonbeg, Co. Clare (2)
  • No departures planned for 2021
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