2022 : Irish Odyssey

12 Days/11 Nights

The ultimate Irish journey

Explore Ireland's gorgeous scenery and rich history on this comprehensive Irish tour that hits every corner of the island.

Trip Highlights:

  • Ballintubber Abbey
  • Bru na Boinne
  • Irish Step Dancing
  • Kilmainham Gaol
  • Giant's Causeway
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Titanic Belfast

    Hotels:

  • Herbert Park Hotel
  • The River Lee Hotel
  • Killarney Plaza Hotel
  • The Galmont Hotel & Spa
  • City Hotel, Derry
  • Cabra Castle Hotel
  • Grand Central Hotel Belfast
  • Call (603) 524-2500 for more information or to book today! Mention code 15828500

    Tour Operator
    CIE Tours
    Offer
    Offer valid through 12/31/2021
    Duration
    12 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1DublinDublin City Tour & Kilmainham Gaol : Your tour begins at 2:00 PM at your Dublin hotel. Take a panoramic tour of the city's highlights and view Trinity College, St Patrick's Cathedral, and the GPO. Tour Kilmainham Gaol, built in 1796, and hear stories of Ireland's revolutionary leaders. Enjoy a welcome drink with your group before dining independently.
    Day 2DublinEPIC The Irish Emigration Museum - Taylors Three Rock Pub : Visit EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, the world's only fully digital museum, and discover the story of the 10 million people who have left Ireland over the last 1,500 years - and their impact on the world. Your afternoon is free to explore Dublin. Later, enjoy dinner and entertainment at Taylors Three Rock Pub. (B, D)
    Day 3CorkFarmhouse Visit - House of Waterford Crystal : Visit a traditional farmhouse and learn about country life while enjoying tea and scones. At the House of Waterford Crystal, a CIE Tours preferred shopping partner, watch skilled artisans cut crystal into sparkling masterpieces. Continue along the coast to Cork city for dinner. (B, D)
    Day 4KillarneyCork - Blarney Castle - Killarney : Take a brief walking tour of Cork city with a local guide. Perhaps stroll through the English Market, where vendors have been selling local and artisanal foods since 1788. Visit Blarney Castle to climb the winding stairs and kiss its famed stone, or stroll the gardens. Enjoy the scenery as you head to colorful Kenmare. Stop at Moll's Gap for marvelous views on your way to Killarney. (B, D)
    Day 5KillarneyJaunting Car Ride - Dingle Peninsula - Sheepdog Demonstration : Take a traditional horse-drawn jaunting car ride to Ross Castle and Kenmare Estate and see Lough Leane, the largest of Killarney's lakes. Visit Moriarty's, a CIE Tours preferred shopping partner, in the Gap of Dunloe. Travel to the scenic Dingle Peninsula for views of heathery mountains, sandy stretches of beach, and rocky headlands. Enjoy a demonstration of highly-skilled sheepdogs herding sheep at a local farm. Enjoy dinner at Paidi O Se's pub in Ventry while you hear a fun talk on Gaelic sports. (B, D)
    Day 6GalwayCliffs of Moher - Galway : Visit the family pub of the late famed playwright, John B. Keane for some tea and scones. One of Ireland's most beloved writers, he wrote many works in a room behind the bar. Embark on a ferry ride across the River Shannon Estuary and drive along the coast of County Clare. Visit the Cliffs of Moher, soaring 700 feet above the Atlantic, and enjoy views of Connemara and the Aran Islands. Proceed on to vibrant Galway and join a local guide for a walking tour of the city's historic heart. (B, D)
    Day 7GalwayLough Corrib Cruise (Seasonal) - Kylemore Abbey - Galway : Travel through Connemara for sweeping views of misty mountains and shimmering lakes. Take a scenic cruise on Lough Corrib and sip some creamy Irish coffee (seasonal). Stop at Kylemore Abbey for a walk through this elegant mansion, set beside a tranquil lake. Return to Galway, where the rest of your day is free for independent sightseeing and dining. (B)
    Day 8DerryBallintubber Abbey - Belleek Pottery - Derry : Travel north to Claremorris to visit Ballintubber Abbey, known as "the Abbey that refused to die," Ireland's only royal abbey, which has been in continuous use for more than 780 years. Visit Belleek Pottery, then follow the Atlantic shore to Donegal town, where you'll visit CIE Tours preferred shopping partner Triona Design. Continue on through the majestic Barnesmore Gap to Derry. (B, D)
    Day 9DerryGiant's Causeway - Derry Walking Tour - Walled City Brewery : Explore the Giant's Causeway, huge hexagonal columns formed over 60 million years ago. Back in Derry, join a local guide for a walk around this historic city's medieval walls; take a walk across the Peace Bridge and complete your tour at the Walled City Brewery Restaurant. In a CIE Tours Exclusive, you'll enjoy a drink with your dinner and a flight of 4 of the brewery's beers to taste. (B, D)
    Day 10KingscourtBelfast Tour - Titanic Belfast : Visit the historic city of Belfast, taking a panoramic tour to see grand government buildings, the peace wall, and the docks where the RMS Titanic was built in 1912. Visit the magnificent Titanic Belfast, a high-tech attraction that will immerse you in the story of the doomed liner. The rest of the day is free to explore as you wish (B)
    Day 11KingscourtNewgrange or Knowth Tomb - Farewell Dinner : Visit the Bru na Boinne Visitor Centre to learn about the 5,000-year-old burial tombs of Newgrange and Knowth, followed by a visit to one of these mysterious marvels. Travel to Kingscourt in the afternoon and enjoy some free time in your luxury castle hotel, built in 1760 and set on 100 acres of gardens and parklands. In the evening, share a farewell dinner with your group. (B, D)
    Day 12KingscourtTour Ends in Kingscourt : Your program ends after breakfast. (B) B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner
    Dates/Pricing

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    DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
    03/04/2022$2,915.00* (USD) / 12 Days from Dublin to KingscourtQuote
    03/25/2022$2,965.00* (USD) / 12 Days from Dublin to KingscourtQuote
    04/15/2022$3,170.00* (USD) / 12 Days from Dublin to KingscourtQuote
    04/22/2022$3,170.00* (USD) / 12 Days from Dublin to KingscourtQuote
    04/29/2022$3,225.00* (USD) / 12 Days from Dublin to KingscourtQuote
    05/06/2022$3,490.00* (USD) / 12 Days from Dublin to KingscourtQuote
    05/27/2022$3,195.00* (USD) / 12 Days from Dublin to KingscourtQuote
    06/03/2022$3,660.00* (USD) / 12 Days from Dublin to KingscourtQuote
    06/17/2022$3,290.00* (USD) / 12 Days from Dublin to KingscourtQuote
    06/24/2022$3,660.00* (USD) / 12 Days from Dublin to KingscourtQuote
    07/01/2022$3,660.00* (USD) / 12 Days from Dublin to KingscourtQuote
    07/17/2022$3,290.00* (USD) / 12 Days from Dublin to KingscourtQuote
    07/29/2022$3,660.00* (USD) / 12 Days from Dublin to KingscourtQuote
    08/12/2022$3,660.00* (USD) / 12 Days from Dublin to KingscourtQuote
    08/19/2022$3,290.00* (USD) / 12 Days from Dublin to KingscourtQuote
    09/02/2022$3,290.00* (USD) / 12 Days from Dublin to KingscourtQuote
    09/16/2022$3,660.00* (USD) / 12 Days from Dublin to KingscourtQuote
    09/30/2022$3,580.00* (USD) / 12 Days from Dublin to KingscourtQuote
    10/07/2022$2,915.00* (USD) / 12 Days from Dublin to KingscourtQuote
    10/14/2022$3,260.00* (USD) / 12 Days from Dublin to KingscourtQuote
    10/28/2022$2,615.00* (USD) / 12 Days from Dublin to KingscourtQuote
    11/04/2022$2,895.00* (USD) / 12 Days from Dublin to KingscourtQuote
    Lodging
    Herbert Park Hotel
    The River Lee Hotel
    Killarney Plaza Hotel
    The Galmont Hotel & Spa
    City Hotel, Derry
    Grand Central Hotel Belfast
    Cabra Castle Hotel

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    • 2022 : Irish Odyssey

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      The ultimate Irish journeyExplore Ireland's gorgeous scenery and rich history on this comprehensive Irish tour that hits every corner of the island.

     
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