6 Night Irish Escape
CruisePlus Land Offer
December 1, 2019
Globus Land Tour
When you think of a vacation to Ireland, what comes to mind? Lush, green landscape, historic and religious sites, or ancient medieval ruins? Perhaps it’s visiting farms or savouring authentic Irish food. Your amazing guided tour of Ireland includes overnight stays in Dublin, Ballina, Galway, Limerick, Killarney, and Waterford.
- Visit the famous Blarney Castle & Kissing Stone… pucker up!
- Learn all about the world-famous Guinness beer at their Storehouse in Dublin
- Savour the spectacular views from the Cliffs of Moher
What we are Including
- 7-day guided tour
- 6 nights of superior accommodations
- Full Irish breakfast daily, 2 three-course dinners with wine and choice of menus including a welcome dinner in Dublin
- Daily guided sightseeing with certified local guides & admission fees
- Motorcoach transportation with free Wi-Fi on board
- Ask us about arranging your airfare, or adding nights in Dublin to explore the city in depth!
Day 1 ARRIVE IN DUBLIN, IRELANDCéad míle fáilte! A hundred thousand welcomes! Check into your hotel. The rest of the day is free to relax in Ireland’s capital city. This evening, meet your Tour Director and travelling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel. Dinner
Day 2 DUBLINThe morning’s orientation drive in the “Fair City” includes statue-lined O’Connell Street, elegant Georgian squares with their tall red brick townhouses, colourful doors and wrought iron-decorated windows, Oscar Wilde’s Trinity College, and St. Patrick’s Cathedral. The afternoon is at leisure for you to explore the city further, or you could join an optional excursion to the Guinness Storehouse and learn all about the world-famous beer: from how Guinness is made to the ancient craft of barrel making in the cooperage. The evening ends with a sample of “The Black Stuff,” followed by dinner. Breakfast
Day 3 DUBLIN–GALWAY–CLIFFS OF MOHER–ENNISYour day begins with a drive to Galway, a popular seaside destination and a buzzing cosmopolitan center with colourful shops and a busy café and bar culture. Then, a scenic route takes you across the limestone plateau of The Burren with its strange and beautiful karst landscape to the 668-foot CLIFFS OF MOHER, where you savour the breathtaking panorama of the Clare coast. Breakfast
Day 4 ENNIS–RING OF KERRY–KILLARNEYA day full of splendid scenery as you head south and stop at quaint Adare with its pretty thatched cottages. Continue on to Killorglin on Dingle Bay to join the famed RING OF KERRY for a 100-mile panoramic drive around the island’s southwestern tip. There is plenty to focus your camera on here: sparkling seascapes, mountains dotted with brightly coloured farmhouses, winding lanes bordered with subtropical vegetation, and the breathtaking panorama of the Lakes of Killarney from Ladies View. Travel on to the popular resort of Killarney for an overnight stay. Breakfast
Day 5 KILLARNEY–BLARNEY–WATERFORDAcross the Kerry Mountains and through County Cork, the route brings you to Blarney, renowned for its magical Kissing Stone. There is time here for lunch, to walk up to the castle, and to shop for traditional Irish handicrafts. In the afternoon, proceed via Cork to Waterford, a stronghold founded by the Danish Vikings, and home to the famous crystal. After dinner this evening, enjoy an IRISH COFFEE DEMONSTRATION. Breakfast Dinner
Day 6 WATERFORD–KILKENNY–DUBLINKilkenny, one of Ireland’s prettiest towns with medieval cobblestone streets and Old-World charm, is your first destination today. You will have time to discover the town on your own, visit the castle or the Design Centre or simply wander through the charming streets and be part of the Irish day-to-day life. Then, travel back to Dublin, and tonight, as a fitting farewell to Ireland, consider an optional evening with dinner, followed by dance, song, and laughter. Breakfast
Day 7 DUBLINYour vacation ends with breakfast this morning. Breakfast