2022 Best of Ireland South (Tour C) - 7 Days/6 Nights 7-night small group tour starting at $1575.00 per person
Day 1: Dublin Tour | Book of Kells | Little Museum of Dublin
Meet your guide at 2:00 PM in the hotel lobby and set off on apanoramic tour of Dublin city center. Enjoy a walking tour of Trinity College with a local guide; visit the librarytosee the Book of Kells, the famous 9th-century manuscript that is perhaps Ireland's greatest cultural treasure. Next, visit the Little Museum of Dublin; located in a Georgian townhouse, it tells the fascinating story of the city. Your after-hours visit is a CIE Tours Exclusive- you willenjoy a welcome drink there with your group before returning to your hotel for dinner.
Day 2: Sheepdog Demonstration | Blarney Castle | Killarney
Relax and enjoy the farmlands of the picturesque midlands. Savor farm life as your visit a traditional farm; enjoy homemade scones with tea, and watch trained dogs show off their skills herding sheep. Visit Blarney Castle to kiss the famous “Stone of Eloquence” or explore the tranquil gardens. Travel through Macroom and into County Kerry where the scenery becomes more mountainous. Arrive in the charming town of Killarney.
Day 3: Dingle Peninsula | Traditional Irish Night at Muckross Schoolhouse
Discover the glorious Dingle Peninsula, made famous in the movies “Ryan's Daughter” and “Far & Away,” which showcased the wonderful scenery found here. Travel to Slea Head at the westernmost tip of the peninsula for awesome views of the Atlantic Ocean. Enjoy an evening of traditional Irish entertainment over dinner at Muckross Schoolhouse - a CIE Tours Exclusive.
Day 4: Jaunting Car Ride | Adare | Limerick Panoramic Tour
Take a traditional horse-drawn jaunting car through the Killarney National Park to Ross Castle and Kenmare Estate. Visit Moriarty's at the Gap of Dunloe, a CIE Tours preferred shopping partner. Head to the village of Adare, famous for its main street lined with thatched cottages and colorful gardens. Proceed to Limerick and take a panoramic tour.
Day 5: Cliffs of Moher | Galway
Travel along the coast of County Clare to view the Cliffs of Moher, which soar almost 700 feet above churning Atlantic swells. Walk along the top of the cliffs to O'Brien's Tower for great views of Galway Bay and the Aran Islands. Take a guided walking tour of the old city of Galway. In the evening, head for a medieval-style feast, where lords and ladies will serenade you with music and songs from days of yore.
Day 6: Irish National Stud | Dublin
Enjoy the scenic Irish countryside on your way to Kildare where you'll visit the home of equine royalty, The Irish National Stud. Here you'll see impeccably bred stallions alongside protective mares, frolicking foals, and athletic yearlings. Stroll around the delightful grounds to explore St. Fiachra's Garden, including its miniature Japanese Gardens. Spend the rest of the day at your leisure and dine at your choice of one of the many restaurants or pubs scattered throughout Dublin.
Day 7: Tour End in Dublin
Your tour ends after breakfast today.
B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner
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