2025 : Irish Gold

8 Days/7 Nights

Discover the heart of Ireland

Take your time on this Ireland tour, which explores the most acclaimed sights in the south and west, including the mountainous beauty of Connemara.

Trip Highlights:

  • Sean's Bar in Athlone
  • Kylemore Abbey & Gardens
  • Ring of Kerry Highlights
  • House of Waterford Crystal
  • Jaunting Car Ride
  • Blarney Castle
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Marine Bar in Dungarvan - CIE Tours Exclusive

    Hotels:

  • Royal Marine Hotel
  • The Galmont Hotel & Spa
  • Great Southern Killarney Hotel
  • Granville Hotel
  • Clayton Hotel Burlington Road
  • Call (864) 225-5588 for more information or to book today! Mention code 18009968

    Tour Operator
    CIE Tours
    Offer
    Offer valid through 6/30/2024
    Duration
    8 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1DublinDublin City Tour - Pearse Lyons Distillery : Your tour departs at 2:00 PM from your hotel in Dun Laoghaire, a charming seaside suburb. Get started with a panoramic tour of Dublin, seeing historic O'Connell Street, Georgian buildings and squares, and St Stephen's Green. Visit the historic Liberties section of the city to explore Pearse Lyons Distillery. Housed inside an old church, Pearse Lyons offers a distinctive experience; you'll hear fascinating stories about the church and the neighborhood as well as sample the whiskey. Return to your hotel for a welcome drink with your fellow guests, and then enjoy an independent evening of dining and exploring as you wish.
    Day 2GalwaySean's Bar - Galway Walking Tour : Head to the vibrant, artistic city of Galway. Along the way, enjoy a drink at Sean's Bar in Athlone. The oldest pub in Europe, Sean's Bar has been quenching thirsts since 900 AD. Join a local guide for a walking tour through Galway and discover this thriving city of medieval winding lanes and buzzing street life. Enjoy free time to explore Galway on your own, then join your fellow travelers for dinner at your hotel. (B, D)
    Day 3GalwayConnemara - Catamaran Cruise - Kylemore Abbey & Gardens : Explore scenic Connemara to admire how constantly-changing cloud formations give granite hills, sparkling lakes and peat bogs an added dimension. Take a short catamaran cruise of Killary Harbour, a 9-mile fjord (seasonal). Tour Kylemore Abbey, set beside a tranquil lake, and see its elegant rooms, the charming church, and the Victorian Walled Gardens. Return to Galway where the evening is free to explore the city. (B)
    Day 4KillarneySheepdog Visit - Cliffs of Moher - Kate Kearney's Cottage : Travel south around Galway Bay and through the stark beauty of the Burren, a distinctive limestone landscape. Immerse yourself in farm life as you watch trained sheepdogs herd their flock. Visit the Cliffs of Moher, rising 700 feet above the pounding Atlantic surf. Ferry across the River Shannon estuary to the lovely town of Killarney. In the evening, visit Kate Kearney's Cottage for a lively show of traditional music and dance over dinner. (B, D)
    Day 5KillarneyJaunting Car Ride - Ring of Kerry Highlights - Kenmare : Take a traditional horse-drawn jaunting car through Killarney National Park to scenic Ross Castle, set on the shores of Lough Leane. See the highlights of Ireland's most popular scenic drive, the Ring of Kerry. The stunning coastal and mountain landscapes will provide plenty of photo opportunities. Visit Moriarty's, a CIE Tours preferred shopping partner, in the Gap of Dunloe. Visit the colorful village of Kenmare and enjoy free time to explore its charming craft shops, art galleries and cafes. When you return to Killarney, your evening is free to explore as you wish. (B)
    Day 6WaterfordBlarney Castle - Marine Bar in Dungarvan - House of Waterford Crystal : Drive through the mountains into rich farming country on the way to Blarney Castle. Kiss the famous 'Stone of Eloquence' or explore the tranquil gardens. Travel along the coast to the Marine Bar in Dungarvan, a CIE Tours exclusive venue, for some traditional music. Continue to Waterford, where you'll watch skilled artisans create sparkling masterpieces during your visit to the House of Waterford Crystal, a CIE Tours preferred shopping partner. (B, D)
    Day 7DublinWaterford Walking Tour - Kilkenny - Dinner in Dublin : Join a local guide for a walking tour through the narrow streets of Waterford, discovering its fascinating past. In Kilkenny, you'll have free time to explore the medieval city center and tour the beautifully restored Kilkenny Castle. Here you will see glorious 17th-century tapestries, family portraits, and sumptuous furnishings reflecting the lifestyle of the Butler family who once resided there. Travel on to Dublin, where you'll dine with a glass of wine at The Donnybrook Gastropub. (B, D)
    Day 8DublinTour Ends in Dublin : 8-day tour ends after breakfast. (B) B: Breakfast; D: Dinner
    Dates/Pricing

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    DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
    03/02/2025$2,595.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    03/23/2025$2,595.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    04/06/2025$2,695.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    04/16/2025$3,095.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    04/23/2025$2,695.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    04/27/2025$2,695.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    05/07/2025$3,095.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    05/14/2025$3,095.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    05/28/2025$3,095.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    06/04/2025$3,245.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    06/15/2025$3,245.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    06/22/2025$3,695.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    06/29/2025$3,245.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    07/06/2025$3,245.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    07/13/2025$3,245.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    07/23/2025$3,245.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    08/06/2025$3,245.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    08/13/2025$3,245.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    08/17/2025$3,245.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    08/31/2025$3,695.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    09/03/2025$3,245.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    09/10/2025$3,245.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    09/14/2025$3,245.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    09/24/2025$3,245.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    10/01/2025$2,795.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    10/15/2025$2,795.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    10/19/2025$2,795.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Dublin to DublinQuote
    Lodging
    Royal Marine Hotel
    The Galmont Hotel & Spa
    Great Southern Killarney Hotel
    Granville Hotel
    Clayton Hotel Burlington Road

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    • 2025 : Irish Gold

      From $2,595.00 (USD)

      Discover the heart of IrelandTake your time on this Ireland tour, which explores the most acclaimed sights in the south and west, including the mountainous beauty of Connemara.

     
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