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  • The famous Cliffs of Moher in County Clare
  • Dublin Castle
  • Georgian Dublin
  • Spectators watch the Liffey Swim from Famous Halfpenny Bridge
  • Open Top Sightseeing Bus - Dublin
  • The 6th Century Gallarus Oratory on the Dingle Peninsula
  • Horse & Carriage 'Jaunting Car' Ride in Killarney National Park
  • Ross Castle in Killarney National Park
  • Slea Head on the Dingle Peninsula
  • Rugged Achill Island - County Mayo
  • Keem Strand on Achill Island, County Mayo
  • St Patrick statue located at the foot of Croagh Patrick Mountain near Westport
  • Stunning County Antrim Coastline
  • Belfast City Hall
  • Giants Causeway, UNESCO World Heritage Site - County Antrim
  • Northern Ireland Coastline
  • A selection of wonderful Waterford Crystal creations
  • Waterford Crystal Sculptor at work
  • Killarney Town by night
  • First Class Cabin reconstruction at Titanic Belfast
  • The impressive Titanic Belfast building - same height as the doomed ships hull
  • Donegal Castle, located in Donegal Town
  • The Famous Walls of Derry City
  • Derry's Guild Hall, viewed from the City Walls
  • Famous Reginald's Tower in Waterford City.
  • Winterval Festival in Waterford City.
  • Stunning Coastal Scenery on The Ring of Kerry.
  • Down Cathedral - Historic Burial Site of St Patrick.
  • W.B. Yeats' grave in Drumcliffe Cemetery, County Sligo
  • Storytelling around the Hearth at the Ulster American Folk Park.
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Irish Classic Tour

Begin in Dublin and travel right around the Irish coastline to experience diverse scenic regions and cultural delights!  This guided bus tour from CIE Tours takes you on a journey hitting some of the most desirable Ireland destinations. Travel the Nine Glens of Antrim, view the Giant’s Causeway, visit dramatic Achill Island, see the Cliffs of Moher, take a jaunting car ride in Killarney, enjoy a Medieval Banquet at Bunratty Castle, wonder at Sheepdog Trials and much, much more!

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Tour Highlights:

  • Taylor's Three Rock Pub Dinner & Show
  • Bunratty Castle Medieval Banquet
  • Titanic Belfast Visit
  • Historic Derry & Waterford City Walks
  • UNESCO World Heritage Giant's Causeway
  • Jaunting Car Ride in Killarney
  • Sheepdog Trials on the Ring of Kerry
  • Stunning Achill Island Tour

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The popular Irish Classic Tour offers two slightly different tour itineraries:

Tour A - 11 nights / 20 meals (Listed Prices are for this Option):

  • Start in Dublin/ End in Dublin
  • Dublin 1 night
  • Belfast 2 nights
  • Derry 1 night
  • Westport 2 nights
  • Bunratty 1 night
  • Killarney 2 nights
  • Waterford 1 night
  • Dublin 1 night

Tour B - Extra night in Dublin at end of tour - 12 nights / 21 meals:

  • Start in Dublin/ End in Dublin
  • Dublin 1 night
  • Belfast 2 nights
  • Derry 1 night
  • Westport 2 nights
  • Bunratty 1 night
  • Killarney 2 nights
  • Waterford 1 night
  • Dublin 2 nights

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Your Itinerary

  • Day 1: Dublin (IC), Radisson Blu Royal
  • Day 2 - 3: Belfast (IC), Hilton Hotel
  • Day 4: Derry (IC), City Hotel Derry
  • Day 5 - 6: Westport (IC), Hotel Westport
  • Day 7: Bunratty (IC), Bunratty Castle Hotel
  • Day 8 - 9: Killarney (IC), Killarney Plaza Hotel
  • Day 10: Waterford (IC), Granville Hotel
  • Day 11: Dublin (IC2), Royal Marine Hotel
  • Day 12: Dublin Departure (CIE), County Dublin

Hotel at a Glance

Package Includes

  • Airport Transfers (if Flights also booked with tour)
  • Sightseeing by Luxury Coach throughout
  • Services of a professional Irish Driver/Guide
  • Superior & First Class Hotels with private bath/shower for 11 nights
  • Full Irish Breakfast Daily except on Day of Arrival
  • 7 Dinners Including
    - Taylor’s Three Rock Pub Dinner & Show
    - Medieval Banquet at Bunratty Castle
    - 5 Table d’Hote Dinners
  • 2 Lunches
  • Welcome Get-Together Drink
  • Tours of Dublin and Belfast with your Tour Director
  • Walking tours of Galway, Derry & Waterford with Local Guides
  • Tea & Scones in Listowel
  • Horse-Drawn 'Jaunting Car' Ride in Killarney
  • Sheepdog Trails on The Ring of Kerry
  • Irish Coffee & Music Session at the Marine Bar in Dungarvan
  • Visits and Admissions to:  to Dublin Castle, Down Cathedral, St. Patrick Centre, Ulster Folk Park, Titanic Belfast, Giant’s Causeway, Donegal Castle, W. B. Yeats’ Grave, Westport House, Ballintubber Abbey, Cliffs of Moher, Blarney Castle, Blarney Woollen Mills, House of Waterford Crystal and Dunbrody Famine Ship
  • Headsets for Walking Tours
  • Deluxe Carry-On Backpack, Ticket Wallet, Luggage Tags & Strap
  • All local Taxes, Hotel Service Charges & Porterage for one Suitcase Per Person
  • Free Wifi on-board Coaches and in Hotel Lobbies