Shades of Ireland

9 Day Guided Tour from Dublin to Kingscourt with Collette

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on Collette's 9 Day Shades of 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...read more

     
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Guided Tour Starts In
Starts In
Dublin
Guided Tour Ends In
Ends In
Kingscourt
Accomodation
Accomodation
4 Star
44
Max Group Size
44
Guided Tour
Trip Style
Guided Tour
Scenic
Trip Style
Scenic
Countries Explored:
Ireland
Trip Operated By:
Collette
Collette
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Trip Reviews:
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Trip Code:
COL68

Itinerary

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1 Dublin, Ireland - Tour Begins
Get a taste of old Dublin. Tonight, you and your fellow travelers revel in a traditional Irish evening, including regional cuisine. Stay: Hotel Riu Plaza The Gresham (2 Nights) (D)
2 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)
3 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. Stay: Granville Hotel (B/D)
4 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’s Diner’s Choice…tonight’s dinner is included, and you’ll choose the perfect spot from a "menu" of Killarney’s great restaurants. Stay: Killarney Avenue Hotel (2 Nights) (B/D)
5 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)
6 Killarney - Adare - Limerick
Start your day with a traditional jaunting car ride through Killarney National Park. Travel to Adare, Ireland’s prettiest village, for some time at leisure. 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." Stay: Absolute Hotel (2 Nights) (B)
7 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)
8 Limerick - Tullamore/Kilbeggan - Kingscourt
You 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 Castle where you toast the end of a fabulous trip during your farewell dinner. Stay: Cabra Castle (B/D)
9 Kingscourt - Tour Ends
Your journey ends in Kingscourt. (B)

Collette Inclusions

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Journey Highlights
  • Overnight on the grounds of a regal castle.
  • Experience the Ring of Kerry, one of the world's great coastal roads.
  • See sheepdogs in action when you visit a working farm.
Trip Inclusions
  • Expertly crafted itineraries
  • 4-star+ accommodation
  • Skilled and engaging tour managers
  • Expert local guides with insider knowledge
  • Attraction entrance fees with preferential access
  • Many meals full of local flavour
  • Unparalleled sightseeing
  • Enriching cultural experiences
  • Comfortable on-tour transportation
  • Hotel-to-hotel baggage handling
  • Plus, access to Wi-Fi hotspots on tour
Activity Level
  • This tour requires average physical activity. You should be in good health, able to climb stairs and walk reasonable distances, possibly over uneven ground and cobblestoned streets.
Arrival & Departure
  • Arriving Flight: The closest arrival airport is Dublin (DUB) Airport, Please make sure your flights arrive before 12:00am
  • Departing Flight: The closest departure airport is Dublin (DUB) Airport, Please do not book flights departing earlier than 12:00am on the last day
Private Airport Transfers
  • Private, chauffeur service is included for all air-inclusive tour bookings. This personalised service is included within a 40km radius from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Canberra, Darwin, Cairns and Hobart airport gateways. Service is available between 41-70 kms for a small fee.
Trip Notes
  • Itinerary and inclusions subject to change.

Optional Inclusions

These optional activities can be pre-booked & included in your trip quote.

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Medieval Banquet
  • Location: Limerick. Cost: $133.
  • In a beautiful land of rolling green fields, ancient battlefields and medieval fortresses once inhabited by generations of clansmen, you can conjure up a world filled with lords and ladies, knights and damsels as you experience a true medieval banquet...read more

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