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Mystical Ireland | 8 Day Escorted 2019 | From $1,689 Land Only

Tour Includes:

Transport

  • Sightseeing by luxury coach
  • Professional driver/guide

Accommodation

      • City North Dublin (1 night)
      • Hilton Belfast Hotel (2 nights)
      • City Hotel, Derry (1 night)
      • Hotel Westport (2 nights)
      • Royal Marine Hotel (1 night)

        Meals

        • Full breakfast daily except on day 1
        • 4 dinners
        • 1 Lunch
        • Welcome get-together drink

        Other Inclusions

        • Visits, tours and admissions
        • Headsets for walking tours
        • Deluxe carry-on backpack, ticket wallet, luggage tags & strap
        • All local taxes, hotel service charges & porterage for one suitcase per person

         
        7 Nights / 13 Meals

        Starts in Dublin / Ends in Shannon

        Highlights:

         

        Titanic Belfast

        Down Cathedral

        Cliffs of Moher

        Giant's Causeway

                                                                            Donegal Castle

                                                                              Westport House

         


        8 Mystical Ireland Tour Itinerary

        Day 1 : Dublin Arrival & Dublin Castle

        Your Irish trip starts at 2:00 pm when you meet your tour director at your Dublin hotel. Tour Dublin to see elegant Georgian townhouses, pass St. Stephen's Green and Trinity College and cross the River Liffey to drive along O'Connell Street. Take a guided tour through Dublin Castle, which was the seat of power and government for many centuries. In the evening meet your tour director and fellow travelers over a welcome drink to discuss your trip and dine in your hotel.

        Day 2 : St. Patrick’s Grave & Crumlin Road Gaol

        Visit Down Cathedral with St. Patrick’s historical burial site marked by a huge boulder. Immerse yourself in his work, life and times in the nearby St. Patrick Centre. Next, explore the Crumlin Road Gaol to see what prison life was like through the ages and discover the dark secrets that lies within. Head to central Belfast with time to relax before dinner at your hotel.

        Day 3 : Titanic Belfast & Walking Tour

        Take a panoramic tour around central Belfast to see Victorian buildings, the imposing City Hall in Donegal Square and the shipyards where RMS Titanic was built in 1912. Visit Titanic Belfast to learn about this ill-fated famous liner through state-of-the-art displays. In the afternoon, join a local guide for a walking tour of Belfast before spending time on your own.

        Day 4 : Giant’s Causeway & Derry Walk

        Drive north along the Glens of Antrim, for lovely views of mountains, valleys and coastline. This scenic region is the location for “Game of Thrones.” Explore the Giant’s Causeway, enormous hexagonal columns formed by volcanic activity 60 million years ago. Stop for photos at the ruins of Dunluce Castle and in Derry join a local guide for a short walking tour around the defensive walls that encircle the compact old city.

        Day 5 : Donegal Castle & Westport

        Travel through the rugged countryside of Donegal, renowned for heathery hills, sheep and the many tweeds made from their wool. Stop in Donegal town for a tour of Donegal Castle, built by the O'Donnell chieftain in the 15th century and expanded in the 17th century. Drive around Donegal Bay and through Counties Sligo and Mayo. Drive to Westport and see the main streets and historic buildings on a gentle walking tour.

        Day 6 : Sheep Herding & Westport House

        Enjoy views of the pilgrimage mountain of Croaghpatrick and stop in the beautiful village of Leenane. Head to a local farm to watch skilled dogs herding sheep. View Killary Harbour, Ireland’s only fjord, and enjoy a light lunch and guided tour of Westport House. This stately mansion, which overlooks the ocean, contains a wealth of interesting portraits, furniture, silver and porcelain. Enjoy free time in Westport.

        Day 7 : Galway & Cliffs Of Moher

        Travel to Galway for some free time to explore the city. Head out to see the majestic Cliffs of Moher, which soar 700 feet above the Atlantic. Enjoy the evening feasting at a medieval-style banquet in a castle.

        Day 8 : Tour Ends in Bunratty

        Your program ends after breakfast today. 

         

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