Scenic Ireland

  • Overview
  • Itinerary
  • Extensions
  • Accommodations
  • Details
  • Overview

    Enjoy an eight day journey and go where Ireland takes you. Visit stunning destinations such as Limerick, the Cliffs of Moher and enjoy the beautiful Savoy hotel. On this amazing trip you will also encounter breathtaking panoramic views of the Dingle Peninsula, and see historic locations including the “Rock of Cashel,” and Kilkenny Castle. This journey is packed with unforgettable destinations, but also gives you time to explore Ireland on your own as well. Enjoy local shops and restaurants or stroll through woodland settings. You may choose to venture out and visit the Blarney Castle where you must take the opportunity to kiss the Blarney Stone for good luck!

    Highlights

    • Round trip scheduled airfare
    • Round trip transfers between airports and hotel
    • Hotel luggage handling
    • Personal airport VIP greeting and check-in service
    • Pre-departure orientation and travel documents
    • 6 nights at the Savoy Hotel (or similar)
    • Breakfast provided daily
    • 1 Dinner at Bunratty Castle (Medieval Banquet)
    • Discovery Program Guide
    • Cliffs of Moher, Rock of Cashel, Kilkenny Castle, Killarney, Bunratty Folk Park
    • Excursion to Dingle Peninsula and Galway

    Itinerary

    Day 1

    Board Your Transatlantic Flight

    Fly transatlantic overnight to Ireland. Dinner is served and in-flight entertainment is provided.
    Day 2

    Arrive in Ireland

    Welcome to Ireland. Upon arrival, you are met by Chamber Discoveries staff and transferred to The Savoy Hotel located perfectly within the vibrant shopping district of Limerick. Spend the remainder of the day relaxing and enjoying your surroundings.
    Day 3

    Cliffs of Moher - Galway

    This morning enjoy a guided journey towards the Clare coast to the Cliffs of Moher where a magical vista awaits you. The cliffs are six hundred feet high and span for six miles along the Atlantic Ocean on the western seaboard of County Clare. O’Brien’s Tower stands proudly on a headland of the majestic Cliffs. From the Cliffs one can see the Aran Islands, Galway Bay, as well as The Twelve Pins and the Maum Turk Mountains in Connemara. Afterwards, depart for Galway where you will enjoy a panoramic tour, followed by free time to explore the shops, cafés and pubs on Quay Streets. Later, return to Limerick. (B)
    Day 4

    Limerick

    Today you are free to explore on your own. Enjoy a stroll through Limerick, Ireland. Explore many famous Irish landmarks, theatrical and sporting events, only a short walk or taxi-ride away from your base at The Savoy. Spend time browsing through the antique and clothing boutiques and getting acquainted with the local people in one of the many restaurants and pubs. Later, you may wish to join our Chamber Exchange this evening where you will meet with local business representatives. (B)
    Day 5

    Dingle Excursion

    Our included tour today features panoramic views of the Dingle Peninsula on the way to the Blasket Island Center. Learn about the way of life and unique literary achievements on this string of remote offshore islands which were last inhabited in 1953. Visit Dingle, which many may recognize as the film setting for Ryan’s Daughter. Enjoy this market town and fishing port. Later, we will return to Limerick. (B)
    Day 6

    Cashel - Kilkenny - Bunratty

    Today you will depart for the small town of Cashel where you will pause to visit the unforgettable Rock of Cashel. The dramatic limestone rock crowned with secular and religious buildings dominates the flat countryside for miles around. Travel onwards to historic Kilkenny. In medieval times this was a prosperous trading center and even today the narrow streets still follow ancient routes. Visit Kilkenny Castle, built in the 13th century, home to the powerful Butler family for almost 600 years. Tonight you will enjoy a medieval-style banquet and entertainment in Bunratty Castle. The castle was built around 1425, and was the stronghold of the high kings and earls who ruled the region. This evening’s entertainment will be provided by Comely Colleens and portly Seanchais dressed in full medieval costume, as you are invited to dine with the Earl of Thomond. (B, D)
    Day 7

    Limerick - Blarney

    Day at leisure. Take an optional trip to Blarney Castle where you can kiss the Blarney Stone for luck! (B)
    Day 8

    Flight Home

    Farewell to Limerick and Ireland. Transfer to the airport, where, after check-in, you will have plenty of time for your last minute duty free shopping. Your flight to the U.S. arrives the same day. (B)

    Extensions

    Days 9-10

    Dublin

    Join our Optional 2 night post-tour to Dublin and enjoy a guided tour of Dublin. This option includes transportation from Limerick to Dublin, 2 nights hotel accommodation in a city-center hotel, with breakfast included, a full day and transportation to the Dublin airport for your flights home. This is a value-packed tour!! Worth every penny.

    Accommodations

    LIMERICK, IRELAND The Savoy Hotel

    Accommodations

    LIMERICK, IRELAND The Savoy Hotel

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