2020 - Irish Myths & Legends

8 Days/7 Nights

Tour Highlights

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

    Dining Experiences

  • 6 dinners (D)
  • 2 lunches (L) plus afternoon tea and scones
  • 7 daily hot breakfasts (B)

    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

    Hotels:

  • The Johnstown Estate Hotel & Spa - Co. Meath (2 nights)
  • The Imperial Hotel - Cork (2 nights)
  • Raheen Woods Hotel - Galway (2 nights)
  • Clayton Hotel Limerick - Limerick (1 night)
  • Call (603) 524-2500 for more information or to book today! Mention code 14514665

    Tour Operator
    CIE Tours
    Offer
    Offer valid through 9/30/2019
    Duration
    8 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1DublinDUBLIN ARRIVAL & MEATH : After landing at Dublin Airport, your tour begins in at 2:00 PM 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)
    Day 2Meath DUBLIN CITY & COOKING EXPERIENCE : 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 Meath and relax before dinner. (B, L, D)
    Day 3CorkBLARNEY CASTLE : Head south through the countryside to Cork. Take a walk with a guide 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)
    Day 4CorkSPIKE ISLAND & KINSALE : Drive to Cobh and take a short cruise to Spike Island - a beautiful spot that has served as a monastery, a fortress and, during Victorian times, was the largest prison in the world. 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 5GalwayCLIFFS 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 for a free evening at the hotel. (B, D)
    Day 6GalwayCHOCOLATE TOUR AND 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)
    Day 7LimerickRATHBAUN FARM & LIMERICK : In Ardrahan visit Rathbaun Farm, a welcoming place with its 250-year-old thatched cottage and many sheep. Learn about traditional farm life, watch the farm's sheepdog hard at work herding his flock, 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 the 13th-century King John's Castle, followed by a farewell dinner in a local pub. (B, D)
    Day 8ShannonTOUR ENDS IN SHANNON : Your tour ends after breakfast. (B)
    Dates/Pricing

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    DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
    04/25/2020$2,550.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Dublin to Shannon : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    05/09/2020$2,150.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Dublin to Shannon : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    06/27/2020$2,450.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Dublin to Shannon : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    08/01/2020$2,650.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Dublin to Shannon : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    08/15/2020$2,650.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Dublin to Shannon : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    09/05/2020$2,590.00* (USD) / 8 Days from Dublin to Shannon : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    Lodging
    The Johnstown Estate Hotel & Spa - Co. Meath (2 nights)
    The Imperial Hotel - Cork (2 nights)
    Raheen Woods Hotel - Galway (2 nights)
    Clayton Hotel Limerick - Limerick (1 night)

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    • 2020 - Irish Myths & Legends

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      Tour HighlightsAuthentic Local Experiences Compete with your fellow travelers in a cook-off led by a local chef at Cook's Academy.

     
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