2019 - 12 Day Self Drive - Irish Odyssey

12 Days/11 Nights

Tour Highlights

Optional Authentic Local Experiences:

  • Dublinia
  • Rock of Cashel
  • Blarney Stone
  • Jameson Experience
  • Muckross House
  • Donegal or Giant's Causeway
  • Trim Castle

    Hotels:

    Superior First Class

  • Herbert Park Hotel - Dublin (2 nights)
  • The River Lee Hotel - Cork (1 night)
  • Killarney Plaza Hotel - Killarney (2 nights)
  • The Galmont Hotel & Spa - Galway (2 nights)
  • City Hotel - Derry (2 nights)
  • Cabra Castle Hotel - Kingscourt (1 night)
  • Knightsbrook Hotel & Golf Resort - Meath (1 night)

    Tour Includes:

  • Hertz self-drive car with unlimited mileage based on a minimum of 2 people travelling together. Various vehicle sizes available - see our website or call us for rates
  • Standard or automatic transmission
  • Collision Damage Waiver (CDW), theft protection (TP), government tax (VAT) and Location Service Charge (LSC)
  • Arrival group airport transfer when you book our flights - $15 per person fee applies to land only bookings
  • Taxi transfer from your Dublin Hotel to Hertz downtown office
  • Prebooked stays for 11 nights in hotels listed above
  • Full breakfast daily except on day 1
  • Dublin open-top bus tour and a visit to one of these prime attractions, Guinness Storehouse, General Post Office Museum, Epic Ireland or Teeling Whiskey Distillery
  • Ireland Step by Step - 128-page guide with maps and suggested itineraries (one per room)
  • Ireland at a Glimpse - discount book with 50% vouchers for almost 100 attractions
  • Get Ready! Get Set! Go! - information book with basic travel facts
  • Deluxe carry-on backpack, ticket wallet, luggage tags & strap
  • All local taxes and hotel service charges
  • Free Wi-Fi in most hotel lobbies
  • Call (888) 743-9865 for more information or to book today! Mention code 14499081

    Tour Operator
    CIE Tours
    Offer
    Offer valid through 9/30/2019
    Duration
    12 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1DublinVacation Starts in Dublin : Arrive at Dublin Airport and continue into the city. Your day is free to explore independently.Use your prepaid vouchers for an open-top bus tour of central Dublin or visit one of Dublin's prime attractions such as Guinness Storehouse, Teeling Distillery, EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum or General Post Office Museum.
    Day 2DublinExplore Dublin : Today you may choose to see more of Dublin, either independently or using your open-top bus tour. Suggested visits include Dublinia, Trinity College, Dublin Castle, St. Patrick's Cathedral and Kilmainham Gaol.
    (B)
    Day 3CorkDublin to Cork : Take a taxi to the Hertz downtown office to pick up your car and and drive south to Cork, a distance of 160 miles. Suggested visits to Irish National Stud & Gardens, Rock of Cashel and Blarney Castle.
    (B)
    Day 4KillarneyCork to Killarney : The direct drive is only 50 miles but you might like to take a scenic route along the shoreline of West Cork. Suggested visits today are Jameson Experience, Fota House, Muckross House or Killarney House.
    (B)
    Day 5KillarneyKerry Touring : You may like to take a full day tour to travel the popular 100-mile Ring of Kerry - it is better to drive in a counter-clockwise direction. Suggested visit to the Skellig Experience. The Dingle Peninsula is also a lovely day tour. Suggested visit to Dingle Brewing Company, Blasket Centre or a Jingle Bay Cruise. Enjoy another evening in Killarney to sample the local pubs and eateries.
    (B)
    Day 6GalwayKillarney to Galway : Today's journey is about 120 miles - cross the River Shannon by ferry and travel along the coast of Clare, stopping at the Cliffs of Moher. Drive through the Burren and around Galway Bay. Suggested visits to Burren Centre and Knappogue Castle.
    (B)
    Day 7GalwayConnemara Region : Today you may wish to tour Connemara, a region of unspoiled open scenery. Suggested visits today are Kylemore Abbey and Gardens, "Connemara Lady" catamaran cruise on Killary Harbour, or take The Quiet Man walking tour of Cong.
    (B)
    Day 8DerryGalway to Derry : The distance today is 170 miles and takes you through Counties Mayo, Sligo and Donegal. Suggested visits to the Museum of Country Life, Belleek Pottery and Florence Court.
    (B)
    Day 9DerryDonegal or Giant's Causeway : Explore the scenery of Donegal or drive to the Giant's Causeway, huge basalt columns. In Derry walk along the medieval city walls, which are intact and provide great views all around.
    (B)
    Day 10KingscourtDerry to Cabra Castle Hotel : This is a journey of 100 miles by the direct route. You may stop at the Ulster American Folk Park outside Omagh or travel via Belfast to Kingscourt to your castle hotel, built in 1760.
    (B)
    Day 11County MeathMeath Stay : Relax in the lovely setting of your hotel in Knightsbrook, County Meath or use the 18-hole golf course. Suggested visits to the Boyne Valley Visitor Centre, Trim Castle or the Hill of Tara.
    (B)
    Day 12DublinVacation Ends Dublin Airport : Dublin Airport is less than an hour's drive away so drop your rental car in good time for your flight..
    (B)

    B: Breakfast

    Dates/Pricing

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    DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
    08/16/2019$2,407.00* (USD) / 12 Days from Dublin to TrimQuote
    08/23/2019$2,407.00* (USD) / 12 Days from Dublin to TrimQuote
    08/30/2019$2,407.00* (USD) / 12 Days from Dublin to TrimQuote
    09/20/2019$2,629.00* (USD) / 12 Days from Dublin to TrimQuote
    09/27/2019$2,629.00* (USD) / 12 Days from Dublin to TrimQuote
    10/04/2019$1,856.00* (USD) / 12 Days from Dublin to TrimQuote
    10/18/2019$1,856.00* (USD) / 12 Days from Dublin to TrimQuote
    10/25/2019$1,856.00* (USD) / 12 Days from Dublin to TrimQuote
    11/01/2019$1,517.00* (USD) / 12 Days from Dublin to TrimQuote
    11/08/2019$1,517.00* (USD) / 12 Days from Dublin to TrimQuote
    11/15/2019$1,517.00* (USD) / 12 Days from Dublin to TrimQuote
    Lodging
    Herbert Park Hotel - Dublin (2 nights)
    The River Lee Hotel - Cork (1 night)
    Killarney Plaza Hotel - Killarney (2 nights)
    The Galmont Hotel & Spa - Galway (2 nights)
    City Hotel - Derry (2 nights)
    Cabra Castle Hotel - Kingscourt (1 night)
    Knightsbrook Hotel & Golf Resort - Meath (1 night)

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      Tour Highlights Optional Authentic Local Experiences: Dublinia Rock of Cashel Blarney Stone Jameson Experience Muckross House Donegal or Giant's Causeway Trim Castle Hotels: Superior First Class Herbert Park Hotel - Dublin (2 nights) The River Lee Ho...

     
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