Day 1 – USA-Ireland
Depart from USA for overnight flight to Ireland.
Day 2 – Shannon-Adare, Ireland
Upon arrival at Shannon Airport, you will be welcomed by our professional staff and introduced to your Irish driver/guide. We make our way via Private Transfer to the town of Adare, which has been voted “The Prettiest Town in Ireland”. We then arrive at Adare Manor, a five-star property, dating back to 1464. It stands at the northern end of Adare town and boasts deluxe amenities with authentic charm. This evening we have an opportunity to experience the five-star dining at this one of the “Leading Hotels of the World.” Welcome dinner and overnight at Adare.
Day 3 – Adare-Killarney, Ireland
We enjoy a traditional Irish breakfast this morning before we travel south to Killarney, in County Kerry. This town is a lively hub of activity with many restaurants and singing pubs. Upon arrival we enjoy a tour through Killarney National Park & Muckross House Estates. Muckross House is a magnificent Victorian mansion and one of Ireland’s leading stately homes. After our visit we are dropped off at our hotel, the Killarney Park Hotel. This deluxe five-star property is situated in the heart of Killarney. Overnight at the Killarney.
Day 4 – Dingle Peninsula, Ireland
After breakfast, experience the true beauty of Ireland on this full day tour to the breathtaking Dingle Peninsula. Traveling via Tralee and The Slieve Mish Mountains we will stop in the sleeping fishing village of Dingle before heading out to see Slea Head and the ominous views of The Blasket Islands With its 12th century Bee Hive Huts, its ominous views of the Blasket Island originally home to Irish Monks, we have been told by many travelers that the awe inspiring beauty of this particular area has left them with a truly spiritual feeling. Suggested lunch stop in Dingle is Maria DeBraae, right on the main street, Dingle. Tonight enjoy many of the local restaurants Killarney has to offer. Overnight in Killarney.
Day 5 – Killarney-Blarney-Cork, Ireland
Breakfast is followed by a leisurely departure from Killarney where many new friends have been made. Our journey takes us east over the Kerry and Cork Mountains to Macroom where we pause for a short visit. Our next stop, the picturesque town of Blarney, is the home of Blarney Castle and the Blarney stone, which legend has it bequeaths the “gift of eloquence” to all who kiss it. Time to shop at the historical woolen mills or stop in Christy’s Pub for a Pint! We depart Blarney and travel to Cork City. Driving into Cork City, we are treated to a panoramic tour.
Day 6 – Cork-Cashel-Kildare-Dublin, Ireland.
We depart Cork after breakfast traveling northeast. We stop for a photo opportunity in County Tipperary at the historic Rock of Cashel. The Rock of Cashel is a stone fort poised 200 feet above the town. Built in the 5th century, it is said to be the site where St. Patrick illustrated the sacred trinity to the Kings of Munster using the modest shamrock. It is on through Kildare, home of the famous Irish National Stud, where horse breeding and racing is an art. Our final stop today is Dublin. This time is on our own to explore all the shops and pubs via the famous pedestrian walkways. Overnight Dublin.
Day 7 – Dublin, Ireland
Today you tour the town of Dublin on your own. I would suggest a Hop On Hop Off Dublin Bus Pass. You will be sure to see St. Patrick’s Cathedral where writer Jonathan Swift gave his sermons, The G.P.O. on O’Connell Street scene of the 1916 Easter Uprising where the bullet holes still remain to this day. Drive through famous Phoenix Park where the Pope said Mass in late 70’s and finally Trinity College to view the 8th century manuscripts, The Book of Kells, still preserved as they were when the Monks produced them all those centuries ago. Why not visit Guinness Storehouse for a peek at the makings of this world famous brew. Make sure to visit Dublin’s oldest Pub this afternoon, The Brazen Head. You might enjoy a Literary Pub Crawl this evening after dinner. Overnight Dublin.
Day 8 – Dublin Airport, Ireland
Private Transfer this morning to Dublin Airport. In the true Irish Tradition we wish you a “Safe Home”.
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