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Jewels of Ireland

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Embark on a 14-day Ireland tour that begins and ends in Dublin. Explore the hidden gems of the Emerald Isle, from its iconic attractions to unexpected treasures. This leisurely journey includes accommodation and meals, allowing you to savor the splendor of every corner of Ireland at a comfortable pace.

The Tour

Your journey begins in Dublin with an afternoon departure from your hotel at 2:00 PM for a panoramic city tour. Discover the rich history of Dublin Castle with a guided exploration of this iconic site, once the center of power in Ireland. Admire the State Apartments, still in use for official ceremonies, and then enjoy a welcome drink with your fellow travelers, setting the tone for your adventure ahead.

On the second day, dive into Dublin’s vibrant culture independently with a Hop-On, Hop-Off bus tour, choosing to visit one of the city’s premier attractions like the Guinness Storehouse or the EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum. The day concludes with an evening of Irish specialties and a lively show at Taylors Three Rock Pub. The third day takes you to the legendary Blarney Castle. Climb the castle’s staircase to kiss the famous stone or wander its beautiful gardens. Next, explore the historic streets of Kinsale, a charming old fishing town known for its art galleries and gourmet food, with a local guide.

Day four and five bring a mix of free time and structured exploration. In Killarney, enjoy the local ambiance before visiting a preferred shopping partner, Moriarty’s. Then, head to Dingle for dinner at your hotel. The following day, drive along the scenic Slea Head Loop, visit the Blasket Centre to learn about the unique Blasket Islands, and savor unique flavors at Murphy’s Ice Cream in Dingle. Day six is marked by a visit to the stunning Cliffs of Moher and an evening medieval banquet, complete with traditional songs and stories.

As the journey continues, day seven offers a sheepdog demonstration in the Burren and a walking tour of vibrant Galway. Day eight features a catamaran cruise on Killary Harbour and a visit to the picturesque Kylemore Abbey. On day nine, witness the craftsmanship at Belleek Pottery and explore the historic Donegal Castle. Day ten is a coastal day, with a visit to Europe’s highest sea cliffs, Slieve League, and a demonstration at Triona Design.

The eleventh day is filled with historical insights in Derry and the natural wonder of the Giant’s Causeway. Your last full day, day twelve, includes a leisurely morning and a visit to Titanic Belfast, followed by a return to Dublin. On day thirteen, enjoy independent sightseeing in Dublin, with the opportunity to use any remaining vouchers. Your enriching 14-day tour concludes in Dublin after breakfast on the fourteenth day.

Hotels

Starting on an exquisite journey through Ireland, guests will be thrilled to stay at a collection of renowned hotels, each offering its own unique charm and luxury. The adventure begins at the Kinsale Hotel & Spa, where breathtaking views of Oysterhaven Bay promise a serene start. Next, guests will experience the coastal allure of the Dingle Skellig Hotel, famed for its stunning location and warm hospitality. At Teacy’s Oakwood Hotel, guests can indulge in the rich cultural tapestry of the region, followed by a relaxing retreat at the Galway Bay Hotel, where the beauty of the Atlantic is just a glance away. The Mill Park Hotel in Donegal immerses guests in rustic elegance, preparing you for the exquisite opulence of the Culloden Estate and Spa in Belfast. In Dublin, The Croke Park Hotel’s energetic atmosphere offers a delightful contrast, and finally, The Gibson Hotel’s modern sophistication in the city’s heart concludes this luxurious and diverse Irish hotel experience.

What’s Included

Guests will explore a journey where every detail is meticulously planned for an unforgettable Irish experience. Guests are treated to full daily breakfasts and various meals throughout their stay, ensuring a delightful start to each day (though the first day’s breakfast is not included.) In the evenings, immerse in authentic Irish entertainment, a perfect blend of culture and fun. Transportation is seamless and stress-free, with buses, shuttles, and ferries all included, allowing guests to explore with ease. Upon arrival, a warm welcome awaits with special welcome drinks shared with the group, fostering a sense of camaraderie. Stay connected on the go with complimentary Wi-Fi on all luxury coaches, a thoughtful touch for the modern traveler. Admission fees to all attractions are covered, ensuring a hassle-free exploration of Ireland’s treasures. A comprehensive travel itinerary is provided and expertly crafted to ensure a rich and fulfilling journey.

To make your travel even more comfortable, we offer a welcome gift: a handy travel backpack, a universal travel adapter, a rain poncho for those unpredictable Irish showers, a luggage strap and tags for easy identification, and a documents wallet to keep your travel essentials organized and secure. This thoughtful package is designed to enhance your travel experience, making it as enjoyable and worry-free as possible.

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