Castles and Manors Summer 2020

Tour Type: Country Explorer
Brochure Type: Europe & Britain 2020

Visit Dublin, the wild Cliffs of Moher and the island's 'emerald' countryside. See the wilderness of Connemara, the soul-stirring Ring of Kerry and the powerful seat of kings at Cashel.

Sightseeing Highlights
  • WALKING TOUR in Killarney National Park
  • ORIENTATION of Killarney and Galway
  • VISIT Irish National Stud, Rock of Cashel, Cliffs of Moher and Kylemore Abbey
  • VIEW Torc Waterfall
  • SEE Dublin's Georgian Squares and Galway Cathedral
  • SCENIC DRIVE of the Ring of Kerry and through Connemara
Dining Highlights
  • 7 breakfasts
  • 1 lunch (Be My Guest)
  • 4 dinners
First class travel Highlights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and up to half your evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • Services of a professional Travel Director
  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Handcrafted Highlights
  • Ferry across the Shannon estuary
  • VIP entry to many sights

Call (847) 897-7011 for more information or to book today! Mention code 14887974

Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
Offer valid through 6/30/2020
8 Days
Escorted - Yes
Day 1DublinArrive Dublin - Afternoon Sightseeing: Set your watch to the lively pace of Ireland's capital city - the springboard for your in-depth journey through the lush landscapes and enduring allure of Ireland. Our exploration of Dublin with a 'Local Specialist' will see us view St. Patrick's Cathedral and the colourful Georgian Squares. Spend some time at leisure exploring Dublin's pretty streets before joining your travel companions and Travel Director for a Welcome Reception celebrating traditional Irish flavours.
Clayton Ballsbridge
Day 2CongDublin - Galway - Cong: Our first stop today is Europe's Capital of Culture, where you will have an opportunity to see Galway Cathedral and stroll through Eyre Square. We overnight at one of Trafalgar's 'Stays With Stories' on the shores of Lough Corrib. Feel like lords and ladies as you relax in the elegant country quarters of the Lodge at Ashford Castle, celebrating the heritage and hospitality of Ireland.
The Lodge at Ashford Castle
Day 3ClifdenCong - Westport - Clifden (2 Nights): Leaving the elegant estate of Ashford Castle behind, our journey takes us to Westport House where we'll 'Connect With Locals' and indulge in a memorable 'Be My Guest' High Tea with tales of the Pirate Queen, and enjoy Banoffee and Baileys flavours in the Drawing Room of this stately 16th-century home. Our home for the next two nights is one of Trafalgar's 'Stays With Stories' - the spectacular Abbeyglen Castle.
Abbeyglen Castle
Day 4Connemara ExcursionConnemara Excursion: Drive through the 'savage beauty' of Connemara, as described by Oscar Wilde who was inspired by the region's craggy mountains, shimmering lakes and endless shades of green. We visit Kylemore Abbey, a magnificent castellated structure built as a family home and now inhabited by a group of Benedictine nuns. Venture into the secret nooks and crannies of its extensive walled Victorian garden before returning to your castle accommodation for a delicious dinner.
Day 5KillarneyClifden - Kinvarra - Cliffs of Moher - Killarney (2 Nights): This morning visit the Connemara marble artisan workshop where you'll 'Dive Into Culture' and witness first-hand how this famous green jade-like marble is carved. Later we stop at a charming sea port village of Kinvarra before visiting the plunging Cliffs of Moher that rise imposingly from the Atlantic, over 200 metres above the waters below. Then head to Killarney, one of Ireland's most beautiful heritage spots. Our home tonight is one of Trafalgar's 'Stays With Stories' - Great Southern, a Victorian-styled hotel built over 160 years ago.
Great Southern
Day 6Ring Of Kerry ExcursionRing of Kerry Excursion: Enjoy a slow start to your morning, joining a 'Local Specialist' for a leisurely guided walk at Torc Waterfall, strolling over wooded paths and lakeshore trails. We embark on an epic drive next, exploring the enduring beauty of the Ring of Kerry whose enchanting coastal landscapes have inspired writers and poets for centuries.
Day 7DublinKillarney - Cashel - Kildare - Dublin: Discover the legacy of St. Patrick when you visit the imposing Rock of Cashel, once the traditional seat of the kings of Munster. View its ecclesiastical ruins with a 'Local Specialist' then traverse scenic landscapes to Kildare. Here you'll 'Dive Into Culture' and learn about Ireland's thoroughbred industry at the Irish National Stud. You'll have a rare opportunity to see the foaling unit, museum and of course the magnificent stallions that continue to make racing history. Later today, return to the Irish capital where you'll inject a bit of the craic into your Farewell Dinner with new friends.
Clayton Ballbridge
Day 8DublinDepart Dublin: We say a fond farewell to our newfound friends and Dublin today. You will be transferred to the airport, where your journey through the Emerald Isle comes to an end. Transfers are available. Conditions apply.

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
07/11/2020$3,075.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
07/18/2020$3,075.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
07/25/2020$3,075.00* (USD) / Land Price - FullQuote
08/01/2020$3,120.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
08/08/2020$3,075.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
08/15/2020$3,075.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
09/05/2020$3,075.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
09/12/2020$3,075.00* (USD) / Land Price - FullQuote
09/19/2020$3,075.00* (USD) / Land Price - Definite DepartureQuote
09/26/2020$3,025.00* (USD) / Land Price - FullQuote
10/03/2020$2,850.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
10/10/2020$2,850.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
10/17/2020$2,850.00* (USD) / Land PriceQuote
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  • Castles and Manors Summer 2020

    From $2,850.00 (USD)

    Tour Type: Country ExplorerBrochure Type: Europe & Britain 2020Visit Dublin, the wild Cliffs of Moher and the island's 'emerald' countryside. See the wilderness of Connemara, the soul-stirring Ring of Kerry and the powerful seat of kings at Cashel.

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