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7-Night Irish Heritage & Dromoland Castle

Price: From $2,349 Per Person
7 Nights

This popular tour from Authentic Ireland partner CIE Tours is now offering a perfect ending to your visit to Ireland....a night in the sumptuous surroundings of 5-star Dromoland Castle. See the Cliffs of Moher, enjoy the Skellig Experience, visit the Cobh Heritage Centre & the Waterford Crystal Centre. Experience a Medieval Castle Banquet and a lively show with dinner at the Merry Ploughboy Pub. Attend Sheepdog Trials on the stunning Ring of Kerry, and enjoy a delectable meal at award-winning Killeen House. Tours and visits also include King John’s Castle, Blarney Castle, Blarney Woollen Mills, Russborough House, Glasnevin Museum, Irish National Stud and Japanese Gardens.

Our team of travel agents who are experts in Ireland are on standby to advise you on this guided bus tour as well as any of our other Ireland tours.  

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Tour Highlights:

ACCOMMODATION

  • 6 nights of 4-Star Hotel Accommodation
  • 1 night in Fairytale Dromoland Castle

TRANSPORTATION

  • Luxury Coach Transportation with Professional Driver/Guide

DINING INCLUSIONS

  • 7 Scrumptuous Full Irish Breakfasts
  • Welcome Get-Together Drink
  • Medieval Banquet & Show at Bunratty or Knappogue Castle
  • Killeen House Gourmet Restaurant in Killarney
  • Traditional Irish Dinner & Show at The Merry Ploughboys' Pub
  • Farewell Dinner at Dromoland Castle
  • Irish Coffee at the Foynes Flying Boat Museum
  • 2 Table d'Hote Dinners

UNIQUE EXPERIENCES

  • Overnight Stay at 5-Star Dromoland Castle
  • Scenic Tours of The Ring of Kerry & Wicklow Mountains
  • House of Waterford Crystal Factory Tour
  • Sheepdog Demonstration with Local Farmer in County Kerry
  • Walking Tour of Waterford with Local Guide
  • Ferry Ride across The Rover Shannon
  • Both Guided & Independent Tours of Dublin City

ENTRANCES & ADMISSIONS

  • King John's Castle
  • Glasnevin Museum
  • Rusborough House
  • Cobh Heritage Centre
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Foynes Flying Boat Museum
  • The Skellig Experience
  • Blarney Castle
  • Blarney Woollen Mills
  • Irish National Stud & Japanese Gardens

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Limerick (IH-B), County Limerick

Arrive at

Shannon Arrival (CIE), County Clare

Arrive at Shannon Airport after your overnight flight from the U.S.
Airport Transfers: If you also book your flight with us when reserving your tour, transfers from/to the airport at the start/end of your tour are included free of charge. If you book your flights independently, a $30.00 per person transfer fee will be added to your tour cost (which covers arrival and departure transfers). Please note that transfers cannot be provided for flights arriving after 12:00 noon. In the unlikely event that your flight arrives after 12:00 noon, we recommend taking a taxi to your hotel.


Accommodation

Limerick Strand Hotel - Limerick (IH-B), County Limerick

4 Star
Room Type: Double/Twin

Overnight Location

Limerick (IH-B), County Limerick

Limerick & Medieval Castle Banquet:
Your Irish trip starts at 2:00 pm when you meet your tour director at your Limerick hotel. Limerick is 16 miles from Shannon Airport. Depart for a short drive around Limerick and visit the huge King John’s Castle, built in the 13th century on the banks of the River Shannon to safeguard the city. Join your tour director for a welcome drink before heading to Knappogue or Bunratty Castle for a medieval-style banquet.

Killarney (IH-B), County Kerry

Accommodation

The Brehon Hotel - Killarney (IH-B), County Kerry

4 Star
Room Type: Double/Twin

Overnight Location

Killarney (IH-B), County Kerry

Cliffs of Moher & River Shannon Ferry

Take in the spectacular beauty of the Cliffs of Moher, soaring 700 feet above the Atlantic surf. Travel to a local goat farm to learn all about the making of goat cheese before sampling. Relax on a ferry ride across the River Shannon Estuary, and travel on to Killarney. Enjoy free time before dinner.


Killarney (IH-B), County Kerry

Accommodation

The Brehon Hotel - Killarney (IH-B), County Kerry

4 Star
Room Type: Double/Twin

Overnight Location

Killarney (IH-B2), County Kerry

Ring of Kerry Tour & Sheepdog Trials
Embark on Ireland’s most popular scenic drive, the Ring of Kerry, for great views of mountains, open Atlantic Ocean, beaches and cliffs. Enjoy plenty of breaks to admire the natural beauty and take photos. Cross to Valentia Island by bridge to visit the Skellig Experience and learn about early Christian monks who lived on the isolated islands and about the prolific bird life today. Pass through Waterville and the attractive village of Sneem and stop at Moll’s Gap for great mountain vistas. See more spectacular views at a nearby sheep farm as well as demonstrations of shearing and trained dogs herding sheep. Return to Killarney and in the evening head to the award-winning Killeen House Restaurant for a warm welcome and superb cuisine.

Waterford (IH-B), County Waterford

Accommodation

Granville Hotel - Waterford (IH-B), County Waterford

3 Star
Room Type: Double/Twin

Overnight Location

Waterford (IH-B), County Waterford

Blarney Castle & Cobh Heritage Centre
Depart Killarney and drive to Blarney. Visit the famous Blarney Castle and either climb to the top to kiss the “Stone of Eloquence” or walk through the lovely parklands and gardens. Browse through the Blarney Woollen Mills for quality Irish-made goods. Visit the town of Cobh, last port of call for RMS Titanic, to tour the Cobh Heritage Centre to learn about travel conditions for the many emigrants on early sailing ships and steam vessels. Follow the coastal route to Waterford and check in to your hotel. In the evening take a gentle walk with a local historian who will reveal Waterford’s Viking and medieval past.

Dublin (IH-B), County Dublin

Accommodation

Royal Marine Hotel - Dublin (IH-B), County Dublin

4 Star
Room Type: Double/Twin

Overnight Location

Dublin (IH-B), County Dublin

Waterford Crystal & Russborough House
Witness the creation of crystal masterpieces during your visit to the House of Waterford Crystal. Travel through the scenery of the Wicklow Mountains on the way to Glendalough, one of Ireland’s most beautiful destinations. Explore the remains of one of the most important monastic sites in Ireland, founded by St. Kevin in the 6th century. Continue on to an elegant Victorian mansion overlooking Dublin Bay and Dun Laoghaire Harbour - your hotel for the night. Dine on Irish specialties at the Merry Ploughboy Pub, with a lively show of traditional Irish songs and step-dancing.

Dublin (IH-B), County Dublin

Accommodation

Royal Marine Hotel - Dublin (IH-B), County Dublin

4 Star
Room Type: Double/Twin

Overnight Location

Dublin (IH-B2), County Dublin

Dublin Sightseeing Tour & Glasnevin Museum:
Take a morning guided tour of Dublin, originally founded by Vikings over 1,000 years ago. See elegant Georgian townhouses with brightly-painted doors and cross the River Liffey to view the wide thoroughfare of O’Connell Street and the gaunt figures at the Famine Memorial. Tour Glasnevin Museum, Ireland’s national necropolis, which is a who’s who of modern Irish history. It is the final resting place of Daniel O’Connell, Michael Collins, Charles Stewart Parnell, Brendan Behan and other prominent people. The afternoon is free so that you may use your independent open-top bus tour voucher with a visit to Guinness Storehouse or General Post Office. Dine on your own this evening.

Dromoland (IH-B), County Clare

Accommodation

Dromoland Castle - Dromoland (IH-B), County Clare

Castle
Room Type: Double/Twin

Overnight Location

Dromoland (IH-B), County Clare

Irish National Stud & Dromoland Castle Hotel:
Leave Dublin and drive to the Irish National Stud to see some of Ireland’s finest horses and learn about breeding techniques. Take a walk around the St. Fiachra's Gardens and miniature Japanese Gardens. Travel to the imposing and deluxe Dromoland Castle Hotel. Relax in the elegant surroundings of this wonderful fairytale resort. Then savor a delicious farewell dinner in the oak-paneled dining room – a fitting way to spend the last evening of your Irish tour.


Depart From

Shannon Departure (CIE), County Clare

Your tour ends after breakfast this morning, at which point you will depart for home from Shannon Airport.


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Your Price Includes

ACCOMMODATION
  • 6 nights of 4-Star Hotel Accommodation
  • 1 night in Fairytale Dromoland Castle

TRANSPORTATION

  • Luxury Coach Transportation with Professional Driver/Guide

DINING INCLUSIONS

  • 7 Scrumptuous Full Irish Breakfasts
  • Welcome Get-Together Drink
  • Medieval Banquet & Show at Bunratty or Knappogue Castle
  • Killeen House Gourmet Restaurant in Killarney
  • Traditional Irish Dinner & Show at The Merry Ploughboys' Pub
  • Farewell Dinner at Dromoland Castle
  • Irish Coffee at the Foynes Flying Boat Museum
  • 2 Table d'Hote Dinners

UNIQUE EXPERIENCES

  • Overnight Stay at 5-Star Dromoland Castle
  • Horse & Carriage 'Jaunting Car' Ride
  • Scenic Tours of The Ring of Kerry & Wicklow Mountains
  • House of Waterford Crystal Factory Tour
  • Sheepdog Demonstration with Local Farmer in County Kerry
  • Walking Tour of Waterford with Local Guide
  • Ferry Ride across The Rover Shannon
  • Both Guided & Independent Tours of Dublin City

ENTRANCES & ADMISSIONS

  • King John's Castle
  • Glasnevin Museum
  • Rusborough House
  • Cobh Heritage Centre
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Foynes Flying Boat Museum
  • The Skellig Experience
  • Blarney Castle
  • Blarney Woollen Mills
  • Irish National Stud & Japanese Gardens

Prices Based On

  • Prices are Per Person based on 2 people traveling together and sharing a room.
  • Single travellers are very welcome on the Irish Heritage & Dromoland Castle Tour - life-long friendships are regularly formed with fellow passengers! Single travellers may have their own hotel room each night at an additional cost of US$618.00
  • All Taxes & Fees Included.

Great Vacation. Fabulous Vacation Planner

Your Hometown: Palo Alto, CA

I cannot speak highly enough about the vacation planning services we received from Amanda. With only 8 days lead time before we were to get on a plane, Amanda arranged a 9 day vacation that will long be remembered. She was patient, kind and had a wonderful sense of humor that remained in place even as I constantly changed parameters on her. I would not hesitate to use Amanda or Authentic Ireland Vacations. I will certainly do so in the future.

Beautiful Ireland

byGwendolyn A GodfreyAuthentic Ireland Travel
Your Hometown: Zephyrhills

We worked with Lauren who arranged a fabulous Ireland trip for us and every detail was taken care of from start to finish. The hotels were wonderful and the Irish people are the very best. Don't hesitate to contact Lauren to plan your Irish vacation, you'll more more than satisfied.

Your Hometown: Dayton

Amazing!! Every single detail was taken care of for us! Heather did a great job! It was so nice to not have to worry about logistics and we could just enjoy Ireland. I would highly recommend if you are renting a car to get an automatic. I drive a standard in the states, but it would have been way to much to think about and would have prevented me from enjoying the county side.

Honeymoon

byElizabeth TravisAuthentic Ireland Travel
Your Hometown: Blacksburg

My husband and I went to Ireland for our honeymoon and it was AMAZING! Heather helped us and honestly, we had such a fun time. We didn't do a lot of the mentioned or planned items because we tend to just like to explore places but the set up to be able to do that if we wanted to or not was amazing!

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Your Hometown: Knoxville, TN

I am a travel agent and I had the opportunity to work with Tim LeGris which was a wonderful experience . The trip was for a 10 day chauffeured trip for an older couple who wanted to see and stay at castles and manors in Ireland. Tim put together the perfect trip. I had lunch with the couple when they returned. They said it was the best trip ever. Tim, thank you for your expertise and the amazing job you did on such a short notice trip to Ireland!

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