2017 - 10 Day Irish & British Focus

4 Star Vacation - 9 Nights - 16 Meals

Highlights:

  • Taylor's Three Rock Pub
  • Welsh Evening in Cardiff
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • House of Waterford Crystal
  • Stonehenge
  • Roman Baths & Pump Room

    Hotels:
    Deluxe & Superior First Class:

  • Royal Marine Hotel
    Dun Laoghaire, Dublin (2 nights)
  • Hotel Meyrick
    Galway (1 night)
  • Killarney Towers Hotel
    Killarney (2 nights)
  • Tower Hotel & Leisure Centre
    Waterford (1 night)
  • Radisson Blu Hotel - Cardiff
    Cardiff (1 night)
  • Mercure London Bridge Hotel
    London (2 nights)

    Tour Includes:

  • Sightseeing by luxury coach
  • Professional tour director
  • 9 nights in hotels listed
  • Full breakfast daily (B) except on day 1
  • 6 dinners (D) including
    - Taylor's Three Rock Pub dinner and traditional show
    - Welsh evening in Cardiff
    - 4 table d'hote dinners
  • 1 lunch (L)
  • Welcome get-together drink
  • Tours of Dublin, Cardiff and London
  • Walking tours of Dalkey, Galway and Waterford
  • Tea and scones at Rathbaun Farm
  • Ferry across the River Shannon and from Ireland to Wales
  • Horse-drawn jaunting car ride in Killarney
  • Muckross Schoolhouse butter and bread making demonstration
  • Visits and admissions to Dalkey Castle, St. Patrick's Cathedral, Clonmacnoise Monastic Site, Cliffs of Moher, Blarney Castle, Blarney Woollen Mills, House of Waterford Crystal, Cardiff Castle, Roman Baths & Pump Room, Stonehenge and Tower of London
  • Audio headsets and group photo
  • Deluxe carry-on backpack, ticket wallet, luggage tags & strap
  • All local taxes, hotel service charges & porterage for one suitcase per person
  • Free Wi-Fi on coaches and in hotel lobbies
  • Call (636) 239-3040 for more information or to book today! Mention code 13107359

    Tour Operator
    CIE Tours
    Offer
    Offer valid through 6/30/2017
    Duration
    10 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1DublinDublin Arrival & Dalkey Village : Your Irish trip starts at 2:00 pm when you meet your tour director at your Dublin hotel. Take a short ride to historic Dalkey Village, now an upmarket suburb for a gentle guided walk through the village. Visit the imposing Dalkey Castle and see the newly re-furbished Writers' Gallery. In the evening meet your tour director over a welcome drink to discuss your trip and he will help you choose a restaurant to dine independently.
    Day 2DublinDublin Tour & Taylor's Three Rock : This morning tour central Dublin to see spacious Georgian squares and streets, landmark public buildings and graceful townhouses. Visit St. Patrick's Cathedral to see monuments celebrating the lives of prominent people and events. Jonathan Swift, author of Gulliver's Travels, was Dean of the Cathedral and is buried here. The afternoon is free for independent activities. In the evening drive to Taylor's Three Rock Pub for a great dinner followed by a show with humor, story-telling, Irish music and dance.
    (B, D)
    Day 3GalwayClonmacnoise Monastic Site & Galway City Tour : Leave Dublin and journey across the rolling pastures of Ireland's heartland to visit Clonmacnoise. This monastic settlement was founded in 545 AD by St. Ciaran and is set on the banks of the mighty River Shannon. See elaborate high Celtic crosses decorated with biblical scenes. Walk around the many church ruins and two round towers. Drive to Galway and join a local guide on a gentle walk through the city center before checking into your hotel. Your hotel is located within easy walking distance of lively streets with fun specialty stores, caf's and pubs. Enjoy free time to browse around on your own before dining in your hotel.
    (B, D)
    Day 4KillarneyCliffs of Moher & Killarney : Stop at Rathbaun Farm to see traditional farm animals and farming practices. Watch a farmer demonstrate how his trained dogs herd mountain sheep and then sit down to tea or coffee with some home baking. Travel through the Burren to view the Cliffs of Moher, an impressive wall of rock that plunges to the Atlantic Ocean. The cliffs stretch along the coast for five miles and reach heights of almost 700 feet. Take a ferry across the River Shannon Estuary and drive to your hotel in the center of Killarney.
    (B, D)
    Day 5KillarneyJaunting Car & Ring of Kerry : Take a jaunting car ride through part of the Killarney National Park to admire scenic views of some of Killarney's lakes and mountains. Visit Muckross Schoolhouse for a taste of traditional Irish country life as you watch butter churning and bread making. Drive to the delightful town of Kenmare for a look around and savor a casual lunch. Travel along part of the awesome Ring of Kerry route to view spectacular mountain scenery at Moll's Gap and at Ladies' View. Return to Killarney where the evening is free for independent dining and perhaps visit a pub with live music.
    (B, L)
    Day 6WaterfordBlarney Castle & Waterford : Visit Blarney Castle to kiss the famous "Stone of Eloquence." If you do not wish to climb to the top of the castle, take a walk through the lovely grounds with magnificent trees and colorful borders. Shop at the Blarney Woollen Mills for quality Irish-made souvenirs and travel along the south coast to Waterford. Visit the famous House of Waterford Crystal to watch molten glass being transformed into elaborate and shimmering trophies by the skilled blowers and cutters. View a huge array of stemware in the showrooms and you may purchase pieces also. Check in to your hotel in the center of Waterford and, after dinner, take a gentle walking tour with a local guide to learn about the region's history.
    (B, D)
    Day 7CardiffSouth Wales & Cardiff Evening : Depart Waterford early this morning to catch the ferry from Rosslare to Pembroke Dock in South Wales. Journey through the gentle, green countryside to Cardiff, the capital of Wales. Tour Cardiff Castle, developed in Roman times and transformed into an elaborate Gothic-style residence in the 19th century. A fun Welsh evening with dinner and entertainment will round out your day.
    (B, D)
    Day 8LondonRoman Baths & Stonehenge : This morning drive to Bath, popular for its natural hot springs with the Romans 2,000 years ago and again in the 18th century. Tour the Roman Baths and Pump Room, well preserved after two millennia and renowned for hot springs. Drive to Salisbury Plain to view the prehistoric circle of vast monoliths at Stonehenge. View displays in the Visitor Center which give the story of the moving the huge stones with primitive tools to build this amazing circle. Continue into London in time for dinner in your hotel.
    (B, D)
    Day 9LondonLondon Tour & Tower of London : This morning take a panoramic tour of central London to see famous landmarks including Piccadilly Circus with its statue of Eros, Nelson's Column flanked by huge lions in Trafalgar Square, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. Visit the mighty Tower of London to see the many fortresses, Beefeaters, ravens and the priceless Crown Jewels. The afternoon is free for further exploring and there is no shortage of great things to see and do. In the evening you are free for dinner.
    (B)
    Day 10Tour Ends in LondonTour Ends in London : Your program ends after breakfast.
    (B)

    B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner

    Dates/Pricing

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    DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
    05/20/2017$2,386.00* (USD) / 10 days Dublin to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    06/03/2017$2,468.00* (USD) / 10 days Dublin to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    06/10/2017$2,468.00* (USD) / 10 days Dublin to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    06/17/2017$2,468.00* (USD) / 10 days Dublin to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    07/01/2017$2,468.00* (USD) / 10 days Dublin to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    07/15/2017$2,468.00* (USD) / 10 days Dublin to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    08/05/2017$2,468.00* (USD) / 10 days Dublin to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    08/12/2017$2,468.00* (USD) / 10 days Dublin to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    09/02/2017$2,468.00* (USD) / 10 days Dublin to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    09/09/2017$2,468.00* (USD) / 10 days Dublin to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    09/23/2017$2,468.00* (USD) / 10 days Dublin to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    09/30/2017$2,196.00* (USD) / 10 days Dublin to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    10/07/2017$2,196.00* (USD) / 10 days Dublin to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    10/21/2017$2,196.00* (USD) / 10 days Dublin to London : Price (Land Only) Twin SharingQuote
    Lodging
    Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire, Dublin (2 nights)
    Hotel Meyrick, Galway (1 night)
    Killarney Towers Hotel, Killarney (2 nights)
    Tower Hotel & Leisure Centre, Waterford (1 night)
    Radisson Blu Hotel - Cardiff, Cardiff (1 night)
    Mercure London Bridge Hotel, London (2 nights)
    Disclaimer

    Single room supplement: $630

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