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Best of Ireland

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Connemara
Tour Style: First Class
11 Days from $2,115 per person

Ravishingly beautiful and enchanting to explore, you'll soon learn why the Irish say if you're lucky enough to be Irish, you're lucky enough… Visit the Connemara region, an unspoilt part of Western Ireland featured in John Wayne's ‘The Quiet Man'. See the stronghold of the O'Donnell Clan and beautiful Adare, one of Ireland's prettiest villages.

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  1. Board your overnight flight to Europe (not included).
  2. Write your own lively tale of legends and iconic landscapes during this epic encounter with Ireland's treasures. On arrival at Dublin Airport transfers will operate at 8.30 am, 11 am and 1 pm. Guests arriving later should make their own way to the hotel.We begin our journey in the whimsical capital of Dublin joining a Local Specialist to see the sights. Irish history takes center stage this evening as we visit Glasnevin Trust for an informative and poignant tour with a Local Specialist where we'll hear stories about some of the country's bravest characters and enjoy a Welcome Reception of drinks and canapés with our fellow travelers and Travel Director.

    meal(s):WR
    hotel:Ballsbridge
  3. Meander through the scenic countryside of County Wicklow, The Garden of Ireland, and on to New Ross – the ancestral home town of John F. Kennedy. Gain a Cultural Insight into the plight of the starving Irish emigrants who boarded the Dunbrody Famine Ship to flee the potato famine before arriving in Waterford, where we'll stay overnight. This afternoon, we celebrate the centuries-old craft of flint glass creations during a Cultural Insight tour at the House of Waterford Crystal where we'll see talented master craftsmen at work.
    meal(s):FB, D
    hotel:Dooley's/Fitzwilton
  4. Journey via the historic seaport town of Youghal, once home to Sir Walter Raleigh, and pursue the ‘gift of the gab' at Blarney Castle where you'll have a chance to kiss the famous stone. Arrive in Co. Kerry for a two night stay.
    meal(s):FB, D
    hotel:Killarney Towers/Manor West Tralee
  5. Ireland's breathtaking Ring of Kerry takes center stage today as we embark on a scenic drive past its mountains, lakes and lush green countryside – unquestionably one of the most magical and varied places in Ireland. We'll see Daniel O'Connell's Cahirciveen, the fishing village of Waterville, Moll's Gap and Black Valley, whose remoteness saw it become the last area in Ireland to receive electricity.
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  6. Meandering through the windswept countryside with rugged landscapes, we arrive in Adare, one of the prettiest villages in Ireland. Enjoy views of St. Mary's Cathedral, the Treaty Stone and the 13th century King John's Castle at the heart of Limerick during your orientation tour. Delve into Ireland's fascinating day-to-day of life in the 18th and 19th centuries during an included visit this afternoon to Bunratty Castle and Folk Park, before continuing to your hotel.
    meal(s):FB
    hotel:Radisson/Greenhills
  7. We journey to the magnificent Cliffs of Moher and see the history of these imposing sheer cliffs that plunge into the Atlantic waters below, brought to life with a visit to the ‘Atlantic Edge' exhibition. Later, we arrive in Galway enjoying some time at leisure to see its beautiful stone Cathedral or stroll through Eyre Square.
    meal(s):FB
    hotel:Connacht
  8. Connemara's ‘savage beauty' is yours to explore today as we tread in the footsteps of Oscar Wilde who described its “wild mountainous splendor” as magnificent. Admire the views on this scenic drive to Kylemore Abbey, now a Benedictine monastery, where we will embark on an included visit to the country's most romantic castle and walk through its exquisite Victorian Walled Garden. Our journey takes us to Westport House where we'll indulge in a memorable Be My Guest afternoon tea with tales of the Pirate Queen, and enjoy Banoffee and Baileys flavors in the Old Kitchens of this stately 16th century home.
    meal(s):FB, BG, D
  9. Heading north, we stop in the pilgrimage town of Knock to view the Marian Shrine where villagers witnessed an Apparition of Our Lady in 1878. We continue to Drumcliff to see the final resting place of the beloved Irish poet W.B Yeats set against the backdrop of the Benbulben Mountains – his simple headstone inscribed with a self-penned epitaph. Our next stop is in Donegal to view the castle which was once the stronghold of the O'Donnell Clan. We arrive in Sligo this evening, our home for the night.
    meal(s):FB
    hotel:Clayton
  10. Meandering south to Dublin, we enjoy some free time to enjoy the village atmosphere of this lively multicultural city. Walk down Grafton street and admire the colorful street performers, stroll along the Liffey and cross the Ha'penny Bridge. This evening, we close the chapter on an epic journey through Ireland, joining our fellow travelers for a memorable Farewell Dinner.
    meal(s):FB, FD
    hotel:Clayton
  11. After a hearty Irish breakfast, we bid our Travel Director and fellow travelers a fond farewell as our Irish vacation comes to an end.  Return transfers on the last travel day will arrive at Dublin Airport at 7 am, 9 am and 11 am. Conditions apply.

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Price is per person and is based on two people sharing a twin bedded room. Single rooms are available at a supplement.

Single Room Supplement: $460 p.p.

Triple Discount: $10 p.p.

Gratuities: Option to pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver $97 per person.

Airport transfers: On arrival at Dublin Airport transfers will operate at 8:30 am, 11:00 am and 1:00 pm. Guests arriving later should make their own way to the hotel. Return transfers on the last travel day will arrive at Dublin Airport at 7:00 am, 9:00 am and 11:00 am.

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  • WIFI on Coach and in Hotels WIFI on Coach and in Hotels
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  • Expertly Selected Hotels Expertly Selected Hotels
  • Cultural Enrichment Cultural Enrichment

Meal Summary

9 nights, 9 full breakfasts, 1 cream tea, 5 dinners, On-trip transport, .

Included Highlights

Be My Guest

  • Enjoy a traditional High Tea hosted in the Drawing Room of a stately 16th century home near the charming town of Westport

Cultural Insight

  • Explore the tragic history of Ireland's famine emigration at the Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience, a replica of one of the original famine ships used in the 1800s, and learn how delicate Irish crystal is crafted at the House of Waterford Crystal during a workshop tour

Local Specialist

  • For included sightseeing in Dublin

Hidden Treasure

  • Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure

Sightseeing Highlights

  • City tour in Dublin
  • Orientation of Waterford, Killarney, Limerick, Galway, Donegal
  • Visit the Glasnevin Trust in Dublin, Famine Ship in New Ross, the crystal showroom at Waterford, Blarney to kiss the stone and gain the ‘gift of the gab', Adare, Bunratty folk park, Cliffs of Moher, the rugged Burren, mystical Connemara, Kylemore Abbey, the Marian Shrine at Knock, County Donegal
  • View St. Patrick's Cathedral in Dublin, King John's Castle and St. Mary's Cathedral in Limerick, Donegal Castle
  • See the Cathedral of Galway
  • Scenic drives along the Ring of Kerry

Reviews

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Best of Ireland Reverse
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Service rating : Great tour director and driver. Tour director was very knowledgeable and had a fine sense of humor. All of the hotels were very nice, but it would have been nice to be more centrally located in the towns. The provided dinner meals were very good. The driving time between stops was never very long. Over all, we thoroughly enjoyed the tour.
Vacation : The trip was moderate in cost for what we received.
Sunday, October 22, 2017
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Service rating : Schedule was consistent and well planned. Accommodations were very good and meals excellent. Points of interest were well coordinated and provided a good overview of Ireland's history and culture.
Response from Grand European Travel:
Thank you for your review. Ireland is a wonderful destination and we are glad you enjoyed your tour and learnt about the country's culture.
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Vacation : I didn't purchase very much but greatly tempted especially with the glass, wool and porcelain offerings.
Sunday, October 22, 2017
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Service rating : Very responsive and helpful with advice regarding air travel and tour choice.
Vacation : Well-organized, local Tour Director was outstanding; we learned so much!
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
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Service rating : Flawless service. Could not have been better.
Response from Grand European Travel:
Thank you for your review. We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your trip to Ireland and that you received excellent service from our staff. We look forward to seeing you on another tour again soon!
Friday, October 20, 2017
Vacation : Great value. Will use GE Tours again.
Sunday, October 15, 2017
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Service rating : The travel specialists are of great help helping me set up my trips through GET.....answering questions or getting back to me with info needed. The trips have been fun and informative.
Vacation : I have taken 6 trips now through GET.....to England, London & Paris, Italy, Spain, Scotland, & now Ireland. All the trips have been fun & informative, but since you have to hit so many locations in so limited a time you can feel a bit rushed. You wish you could stay at certain places a bit longer.
Monday, October 2, 2017
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Service rating : Helpful and thorough staff with good communication and follow-up.
Vacation : Our very excellent tour director and driver provided an awesome experience. We learned so much about Ireland and thoroughly enjoyed the itinerary offered. Everything was well organized and flowed with no problem. Thank you Michael and Darrius!
Monday, October 2, 2017
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Service rating : My questions were answered promptly and efficiently. I would recommend this company to others and hope to book another tour with them again.
Vacation : Excellent tour guide and bus driver. Fun group of passengers. Awesome learning about and seeing Ireland.
Sunday, October 1, 2017
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Service rating : Everything was very well organized. Our only complaint was the rooms had no fans available.
Vacation : I don't care to shop as much but there were too many stops to shop but then the trade is what they count on.
Sunday, September 24, 2017
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Service rating : Very good itinerary. Very nice hotels except some were not well located.
Vacation : Good itinerary, nice hotels, too many optionals. I would prefer to have more included excursions..
Monday, September 18, 2017
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Service rating : Information about trip was explained well. Documents arrived on time.
Vacation : Trip was great and saw a lot of Ireland. Wish we could have had a bit more down time, as we came home exhausted. Our tour director was also great, and we enjoyed his knowledge of Ireland and his Irish jokes.
Sunday, September 3, 2017
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Service rating : Our guide and our driver were so knowledgeable, professional and downright fun. They made our trip to this beautiful country that much more enjoyable. I cannot wait for our next visit!
Vacation : This tour was a great way to plan our vacation to Ireland. While some in our family have visited parts of Ireland in the past, this experience was greatly enjoyed by all.
Monday, August 28, 2017
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Service rating : Tour was very well organized. Tour director was very knowledgeable about local culture and history. Very good selection of sites visited across Ireland. Hotels were good and dinners were excellent.
Vacation : Service provided was well worth the price including additional optional activitees offered
Response from Grand European Travel:
Thank you for your feedback. We are thrilled you enjoyed your tour of Ireland, and were able to select some optional activities that specifically interested you. 
Monday, August 28, 2017
Monday, August 28, 2017
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Service rating : The trip was well planned. The accommodations were excellent, food was delicious and the sites were spectacular. Our tour guide Darren provided a great deal of history covering Ireland and the sites we toured. Our driver Paul was very courteous and cheerful. We loved his singing and whistling. A perfect tour celebrating our 50th wedding anniversary and my birthday.
Vacation : It was difficult to decide on what to buy-so many wonderful choices of handcrafts.
Sunday, August 27, 2017
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Service rating : We were very pleased with many sites that we saw, the optional tours that were offered, the quality of the hotels and food and the tour director and coach driver. They did an excellent job. We especially appreciated the way our luggage was taken to our rooms and usually there when we arrived. The tour was very well planned and executed.
Response from Grand European Travel:
Thank you for your review.  We're glad to hear that everything down to the luggage handling was well executed. Your comments on our Best of Ireland vacation will help others choose the right trip for them.  
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Vacation : We thought the tour was very competitive for what we saw and did.
Thursday, August 24, 2017
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Service rating : THE TOUR WAS GREAT, AND THE TOUR DIRECTOR DID A GREAT JOB. SHE EVEN ARRANGED FOR A DOCTOR TO COME TO THE HOTEL FOR MY HUSBAND FOR A MINOR PROBLEM. I WOULD CHOOSE GRAND EUROPEAN AGAIN IN THE FUTURE
Response from Grand European Travel:
Thank you for your feedback.  We're glad to hear that the Tour Director took good care of your group, and your husband in particular.   We hope to see you on another trip soon!
Friday, August 25, 2017
Vacation : ALL THE EXTRA TOUR WERE WELL WORTH IT.
Sunday, August 20, 2017
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Service rating : I would definitely recommend them again! The trip was well planned and tour guide was great!
Vacation : Whole trip was beautiful and accommodations were very good.
Monday, August 14, 2017
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Service rating : Fabulous driver(John) and very knowledgeable tour guide ( Peter Flood)
Vacation : Hotels were okay, time spent in each location was too short especially if we had to eat.
Sunday, August 13, 2017
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Service rating : My experience was wonderful from the very start when I booked my tour Gregg was helpful and gave me saving opinions, such as AARP and early booking discounts without my even asking and I really appreciate it because I am a retired widow and felt he was looking out for me.
Response from Grand European Travel:
Thank you for such a nice comment about our service! We really pride ourselves on the individual attention we offer to each and every customer.
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Vacation : Cost was pretty much all inclusive (flight hotel transportation entrance fee breakfast and some dinners) and I like that I can pay ahead and not worry about day to day expenses.
Monday, July 31, 2017
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Service rating : Fantastic tour guide and destinations
Vacation : Very fun trip with a lot of variety. Saw many things we wouldn't have been able to on our own.
Monday, July 31, 2017
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Service rating : Well organized only had one hotel that was a problem. O'Dooley's in Waterford was on the main road and heard traffic all night as well as loud male voices (maybe the bar on main level)
Vacation : Food was good and hotels fine except for the Waterford experience
Sunday, July 9, 2017
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Service rating : Great tour director (Michael McClure)! I would recommend a Guinness tour instead of the cementary tour in Dublin. We were disappointed that we didn't get to see that!
Vacation : Wondering if other tours groups paid as much as we did....!
Saturday, July 8, 2017
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Service rating : Interesting stories told throughout the trip
Vacation : this said optional not required
Friday, July 7, 2017
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Service rating : amazing and informative trip I would highly recommend ! Michael Brabenec was our travel director and he was awesome !! the coach trip was a great way to see all the main areas in Ireland for the first time--and trafalgar did it right ! the hotels were awesome- so much food !! -trips wonderful. extra excursions well worth it--they planned everything and we just "showed up"---even had a few surprises along the way ! -it was so awesome I cannot wait to do it again in another country!! Highly recommend trafalgar coach trips..and hope to get Michael again !!!!! (and even at the beginning.. planning the trip itself..everyone was so helpful and informative and efficient--I had not one issue from start to finish except it was over way too fast and I cannot wait to do it again !!!!)
Response from Grand European Travel:
We are so happy to see that Ireland was everything you had hoped for and you enjoyed the expertise of your Travel Director Michael.  We love hearing when everything goes flawlessly for our guests.  Thank you for sharing and see you again soon! \n\n
Friday, July 7, 2017
Vacation : bought what I wanted at each town !
Sunday, June 25, 2017
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Service rating : Everything was smooth without any hassle
Vacation : Quality for the cost, will book again
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Best of Ireland Reverse
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Service rating : The whole trip was excellent. Our tour director was extremely friendly, organized, understanding, and knowledgeable. He took extra time to make sure all travelers were comfortable during our bus routes. He celebrated my birthday during the trip which I had forgotten about. I really enjoyed the hidden gems he shared with us.
Response from Grand European Travel:
We are so happy that you celebrated your birthday with us.  Hope it was filled with fun and lots of happy memories from your trip.
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Vacation : Reasonably priced tour. We got alot for the money!
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Best of Ireland Reverse
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Service rating : The London tour was fabulous. Tony Perry the tour guide was the best. He was always there with information as well as guidance for what we wanted to do in our spare time. Rob Rainwater from GET was very helpful in setting everything up.
Vacation : Very disappointing. Our tour guide, Jillian McDonnell, was very good at dropping us places for several hours and picking us up. When she guided us, she went so fast that half the group couldn't keep up. She wasn't a good source of information other that the potato famine and revolutionary heroes. I asked her before the trip about something that I really wanted to see. She said that she'd think about it. That was it.She also was supposed to send us an email list which has never come.
Response from Grand European Travel:
We are very sorry to hear about your disappointing experience in Ireland.  We will certainly review your comments with the management and will also follow up on the passenger email list you have not received.  Thank you for taking the time write.
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Best of Ireland Reverse
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Service rating : The sites we visited were great, the tour director and bus driver were excellent, the optional excursions were interesting. Good value.
Vacation : The sites we visited were interesting, the tour director and bus drivers were excellent, and the optional excursions were great. Good value.
Friday, June 2, 2017
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Service rating : I would definitely use this travel service again and recommend it to others. Every part of the trip went smoothly without any problems.
Vacation : An awesome trip! Excellent tour guide and bus driver. Great accommodations, delicious meals, interesting and incredible visit sites and scenery. Historical information and Irish heritage stories made the trip extra special.
Sunday, May 28, 2017
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Service rating : Tour guide was excellent. She made sure that all our needs were addressed.
Vacation : Hotels were fine. Too many one night stays. It would have been more desirable to have two night stays and modify the tour, e.g. eliminate the Marble factory. Wake up call a 1/2 later would have been desirable.
Monday, May 22, 2017
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Service rating : Well planned itinerary with an excellent tour leader.
Vacation : Excellent tour and tour guide.
Sunday, May 14, 2017
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Service rating : Loved all the countryside we enjoyed on the trip!!!
Vacation : Friendly and helpful service all the way.
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
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Service rating : From the planning with Barb Gardner to the travel with Valerie Foley, our trip was wonderful. Thank you GET for a fabulous experience in the Emerald Isle.
Response from Grand European Travel:
Thank you so much for the fantastic feedback.  We will be sure to share it with both Barbara and Valerie.  We appreciate your business and hope to see you on another trip very soon.
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Vacation : I would attach photos, but I'm old and not technologically capable.
Monday, May 8, 2017
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Service rating : All in all I thought everything went as planned with no hitches. The tour guide was exceptional, the hotels great and the food was great.
Vacation : Very well executed travel plan. I really got a feel for the country and its history. I wish some of the hotels were closer to the heart of the city. I could have used a few more days in Dublin.
  • U.S. citizens traveling to Ireland must have a current passport that is valid for six months beyond the conclusion of their trip. You can find information on how to apply for a passport here, and how to renew a passport here. No visa is required for U.S. citizens entering Ireland.

  • The currency in the republic of Ireland is the Euro (€) and in Northern Ireland is the Pound (£). While it’s a good idea to bring some money with you, you’ll usually find a better exchange rate when you arrive at your destination.  The most convenient way to obtain cash is to use your ATM card at local banks in Ireland. We recommend you also bring a valid credit card for purchases while you are traveling.  It is important that you inform your financial institutions of your travel plans before you leave home so they don’t flag your purchases as potentially fraudulent charges.

  • One of the most enjoyable parts of traveling is sampling the local cuisine.  Culinary experiences to try include a full Irish breakfast, a visit to a chip shop, and hearty lunch at a good local pub.  And be sure to sample Irish national specialties including Irish stew, coddle, potato bread, corned beef and whiskey cake.

    Ireland is famous for its stout and beer, the most famous being Guinness. Other popular brands include Murphy’s Irish Stout, Beamish, and Kilkenny beer. Whiskey is also renowned with the most famous distilleries being the Old Midleton Distillery in Cork, the Old Jameson Distillery in Dublin, and the Bushmills Distillery in Antrim.

  • The weather in Ireland is mild, moist, and quickly changeable. We suggest packing a variety of lightweight clothing items that can be layered to save space in your suitcase and give you more options for how to dress. Important items to bring include sturdy walking shoes and a waterproof jacket with a hood. For more helpful information please refer to our Packing Tips & Packing List.

  • Tipping in Ireland is less common than in the U.S. When dining in a restaurant, it’s appropriate, although not required, to leave a tip of up to 5-10 percent.  Leave your gratuity on the table rather than adding it to your credit card receipt to ensure that your waiter receives it.

    At the end of your guided vacation, it’s customary to offer your motor coach driver and Travel Director a gratuity. We recommend €3.00 per person/per day for your driver and €5.00 per person/per day for your Travel Director.  Recommended gratuity for a Local Host and Local Specialist is 1-2 euros per person, paid at the conclusion of each guided visit.  A convenient option is to prepay your tips before your departure.

  • Baggage on our trips is restricted to one large suitcase per person with dimensions not exceeding 30x19x10 inches and a maximum weight of 50 pounds. You are also permitted one piece of hand luggage, which should be small enough to fit under your coach seat or on the small overhead shelf compartment. Please note that luggage with an adjustable handle and wheels will not fit in the overhead compartment of the coach. Hotel porterage is included in your vacation.

  • You will need to be comfortable on your feet, walking and standing for up to three hours in various weather conditions.  All of our vacations involve walking, often on cobblestone and uneven surfaces in historic city centers.  In order to get the most out of your vacation you need to be able to comfortably walk 1-3 miles unassisted in one day, be in good condition and be able to keep pace with the group. 

    If you need any medications, it is important that you bring enough to last you the whole trip and keep them in your carry-on bag while you travel.

  • We highly recommend our optional Travel Protection Plan, which allows you to cancel for any reason up to 24 hours before departure. The plan also includes trip interruption, baggage loss or delay, and medical and emergency assistance. Click here for a summary of coverage details, terms and conditions.

Optional Experiences are subject to change and seasonal availability. Your Travel Director will supply you with a final list of Optional Experiences available on your trip and pricing. Optional Experiences cannot be booked online; they can only be purchased during your trip through your Travel Director.

Galway

City of the Tribes Walk and Dinner

Join us on a stroll in the center of the bustling medieval port of Galway. Then, we'll meet our local specialist who will enthrall us with stories as we meander through the streets while taking in the main historical sights. Enjoy a hearty three-course meal with a choice of classic traditional Irish dishes. One drink will be included.

Galway Castle Banquet

Join us on a drive to Galway Castle where you'll begin your evening of medieval entertainment. This will be accompanied by a delicious dinner where wine will flow, and you’ll be treated to songs and the marvelous Irish art of story-telling.

Trad on the Prom

The best in Irish dancing from the most-awarded performers in Ireland. Combined with some of Ireland's best musical talent, this show is truly "can’t miss".

Killarney

Experience a Jaunting Cart Ride

Enjoy a traditional pony and trap ride through the beautiful Bourn-Vincent National Park. During your journey, your Local Specialist will share fascinating anecdotes about the area and Ireland.

Visit Muckross House and its Gardens

Come with us to Muckross House and its beautiful gardens. With a backdrop of oak-clad mountains, enjoy taking in the towering azaleas and rhododendrons as you meander along the shores of the lakes. The 18th century house contains some wonderful examples of furniture and paintings, including a portrait of King James VI, for whom Shakespeare wrote Macbeth.

Celtic Steps

Enjoy a spectacular evening of Irish music, song and dance performed by champion dancers and musicians and showcasing the music of Kerry and beyond.

Irish Folk Theatre and Dinner

Join us as we embrace the folklore and spirit of old Ireland’s life and times, when even the most everyday chore would be celebrated. Siamsa Tire players will cast a charm you'll remember forever.Beforehand, enjoy a hearty Irish meal in a local restaurant. This experience will be offered for those trips that stay at Tralee.

Limerick

Irish Ceilidh Evening

Come along and experience the craic at a special ceilidh evening. Enjoy a drink and some local specialties, watch some traditional Irish dancing, and sing along to some familiar Irish melodies.

Sligo

Luxurious River Shannon Cruise

The longest river in the British Isles, the River Shannon is immortalized in songs and legends. Come with us for a cruise on this majestic river, through the beautiful rolling countryside of counties Leitrim and Roscommon. You’ll also enjoy refreshments on the luxurious Moon River Pleasure Cruiser.

Scenic Drive And Dinner

This evening you’ll discover the beauty of the land, as we take a scenic drive off the beaten track. Later, enjoy dinner in a local restaurant with a choice of drink included.

Waterford

Explore Waterford's Viking History

Join us in Waterford, where the history dates back as far as the Vikings. Your Local Specialist will bring the historic area to life through stories and anecdotes; one guest even described the trip as the "best history lesson ever".

Irish Folk Fun

During this evening of entertainment, you'll get the chance to experience Irish hospitality in the best folk tradition. Enjoy a drink while locals sing and play music for you.

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