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AAA Group Departure - Shades of Ireland
from $3,899 pp

  • Duration: 10 days
  • Countries: Ireland

From vibrant and history-filled Dublin, across rolling green hills to the dramatic coast, experience all of Ireland’s charm on this magical tour of the Emerald Isle. Live like royalty during an overnight stay on the grounds of a castle. Visit Waterford, Ireland’s oldest city, where you’ll have the opportunity to visit the House of Waterford Crystal. Choose from a selection of Killarney’s best restaurants with our Diner’s Choice program. See the Atlantic from the stunning 700-foot Cliffs of Moher. Experience the world-famous beauty of the Ring of Kerry. See sheepdogs in action on a working farm. Explore Dublin with a local guide – either by foot or on a panoramic city tour – it’s your choice! See beautiful Killarney from your seat on an Irish jaunting car. Journey to historic Blarney Castle, lean back and kiss its famous stone!

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Included With Your Trip
  • Round Trip Air from Albany Airport, Air Taxes and Fees/Surcharges
  • 9 Hotel nights
  • 8 Breakfasts, 5 Dinners
  • Hotel Transfers


Not Included

  • Cancellation Insurance of $290 per person

Member Benefits

  • AAA Member Discount: $50 per person.


Highlights

  • Dublin, Irish Evening, Kilkenny, Waterford, Choices on Tour, Blarney Castle, Killarney, Ring of Kerry, Farm Visit, Jaunting Car Ride, Limerick, Cliffs of Moher, Galway, Castle Sta
Additional Information

Day 1: Wednesday, June 19, 2019 Overnight Flight Anticipation mounts as you wind your way toward the Emerald Isle and its many wonders. Rich history, rolling hills and warm smiles lie ahead in Dublin, Waterford, Killarney and Limerick. With tomorrow comes quintessential Ireland.

Day 2: Thursday, June 20, 2019 Dublin, Ireland - Tour BeginsGet a taste of old Dublin. Tonight, you and your fellow travelers revel in a traditional Irish evening, including regional cuisine.(D)

Day 3: Friday, June 21, 2019 Dublin Today, it’s your choice!Choose to ride with a local guide to see St. Patrick’s Cathedral, O’Connell Street, the General Post Office, and the historic Phoenix Park-OR-choose a walking tour of the city’s historic center, exploring St. Stephen’s Green, Grafton Street, and the River Liffey. Either way, what follows is an afternoon to discover Dublin’s charms on your own.(B)

Day 4: Saturday, June 22, 2019 Dublin - Kilkenny - Waterford Step back in time. Begin the day in the medieval splendor of 12th century Kilkenny on the River Nore. Then, in Waterford, embark on a leisurely paced walking tour of Ireland’s oldest city.It’s your choice!Tour the Waterford Crystal factory and learn how exquisite crystal has been made for centuries-OR-visit the Medieval Museum for a guided tour and glass of wine in the 15th-century Mayor’s Wine Vault.(B, D)

Day 5: Sunday, June 23, 2019 Waterford - Blarney Stone - Killarney Live the legend. The story goes that those who kiss the Blarney Stone gain the gift of eloquence. This morning, give it a shot at historic Blarney Castle. Cross into County Kerry and continue on to charming Killarney. In Killarney’s stunning national park, board a traditional boat* and sail through the breathtaking lakes in the company of an expert boatman. This evening,it’sDiner’s Choice…tonight’s dinner is included, and you’ll choose the perfect spot from a "menu" of Killarney’s great restaurants.(B, D)

Day 6: Monday, June 24, 2019 Killarney - Ring of Kerry - Killarney Take in the rugged coastline. Loop your way around the picturesque Ring of Kerry, past pristine beaches, quaint villages and majestic landscapes. At the Gap of Dunloe, shop for local artisan-made crafts. See border collies in action during a traditional sheepdog demonstration at a family-run farm. The night is free for reminiscing about the day as you find your own authentic taste of Irish culture.(B)

Day 7: Tuesday, June 25, 2019 Killarney - Adare - Limerick

Start your day with a traditional jaunting car ride* through Killarney National Park. Travel to Adare. Continue to Limerick where a panoramic city tour showcases King John's Castle and the Treaty Stone. Delve into the fascinating history of the "city of the violated treaty."(B)

Day 8: Wednesday, June 26, 2019 Limerick - Cliffs of Moher - Galway - Limerick Today brings you to the dramatic, 700-foot-high Cliffs of Moher for cinematic views of the mighty Atlantic. Pass through the windswept, limestone landscape of the Burren, known for its stark beauty and Neolithic tombs. Continue on to Galway where a brief tour showcases "The City of Tribes" before relaxing over dinner in a local restaurant.(B, D)

Day 9: Thursday, June 27, 2019 Limerick - Tullamore/Kilbeggan - KingscourtYou don’t have to be a connoisseur to appreciate the old-world heritage of Ireland’s whiskey territory. Your journey brings you to Tullamore and Kilbeggan in the heart of Ireland, where a superb distillery brings whiskey craftsmanship to life and gives you a taste of the final product.Top your day off with an overnight stay on the regal grounds of Cabra Castlewhere you toast the end of a fabulous trip during your farewell dinner.(B, D)

Day 10: Friday, June 28, 2019 Kingscourt - Tour EndsYour journey ends in Kingscourt.(B)

Departure Dates
Start: June 19, 2019
End: June 28, 2019
Price: $3,899 pp


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