DAY 1 – Fri, June 3, 2022
DAY 2 – Sat, June 4, 2022 Arrive Dublin
A “Cead Mile Failte” to the Emerald Isle is extended on arrival at Dublin airport by your driver/guide before a short drive to The Man O‘ War traditional
Irish pub for brunch. From here it is a scenic drive to our hotel in Northern Ireland to relax and unwind before an early dinner.
Brunch /Dinner/Overnight—Culloden Estate & Spa, Belfast
DAY 3 – Sun, June 5, 2022 – Belfast & Giant’s Causeway
This morning we take the marine drive north past the “Green Glens of Antrim” to Ballycastle on the North Antrim Coast to visit The Giant’s Causeway. On our return to Belfast, enjoy a panoramic tour providing some free time to explore the core of the city. A special evening meal at a local, buzzing, Belfast restaurant will complete this day.
Dinner/Overnight— Culloden Estate & Spa, Belfast
DAY 4 – Mon, June 6, 2022 – Titanic Belfast
Opened in 2012, Titanic Belfast is a monument to Belfast’s maritime heritage on the site of the former Harland & Wolff shipyard in the city’s Titanic Quarter where the RMS Titanic was built. Our morning will be devoted to this visit. We will visit the lovely town of Enniskillen this afternoon before arriving at your luxurious castle accommodations for the next two nights.
Dinner/Overnight — Kilronan Castle, Roscommon
DAY 5 – Tues, June 7, 2022 – Sligo & Yeats Country
Today we visit the Mass Rock and Holy Well at Tobernalt before travelling on to Mullaghmore for views of Donegal Bay. A visit to Parke’s Castle on the shores of Lough Gill will include a magical cruise aboard “The Rose of Inishfree”.
Dinner/Overnight—Kilronan Castle, Roscommon
DAY 6 – Wed, June 8, 2022 – Galway & Cong
Galway has recently been named Europe’s City of Culture for 2020. There is no better place to have a guided walking tour with a local expert. This afternoon we are off to Cong, location for the classic film, “The Quiet Man”.
Dinner /Overnight— The Lodge at Ashford Castle, Cong
DAY 7 – Thur, June 9, 2022 – Cliffs of Moher & Killarney
The landscape radically changes as we drive along the southern shores of Galway Bay via Ballyvaughan to traverse the Burren region of Clare. A view of the mighty Cliffs of Moher that stretch over eight kilometers above the Atlantic Ocean will take your breath away.
Dinner / Overnight— The Dunloe Hotel, Killarney
DAY 8 – Fri, June 10, 2022 – Ring of Kerry
A leisurely drive is planned to take us around the Iveragh Peninsula, reputed to be the most scenic one hundred mile drive in Europe. Travel via Killorglin, Cahirciveen, Waterville on Ballinskelligs Bay and the quaint village of Sneem. Your evening is free to explore Killarney, always buzzing with events and festivals year-round.
Overnight— The Dunloe Hotel, Killarney
DAY 9 – Sat, June 11, 2022 – Blarney & Cork
Leaving Killarney for Waterford, we travel over the Kerry Mountains to the village of Blarney. Enjoy a panoramic tour of Cork City including a stop in the English Market before a live music session at the Marine Bar this afternoon.
Dinner/Overnight—Granville Hotel, Waterford
DAY 10 – Sun, June 12, 2022 – Wexford & Wicklow
This morning we head towards the south-east county of Wexford. In New Ross you will follow in the footsteps of a group of Famine emigrants as you board a replica of the sailing vessel Dunbrody at the Quayside. Free time this afternoon to relax & unwind.
Overnight—The K Club, Kildare
DAY 11 – Mon, June 13, 2022 – Dublin’s ‘Fair City’
A guided panoramic tour of Dublin’s famous streets, squares, magnificent buildings, and beautiful public parks with a visit to the brand-new Liberties Distillery for a tasting and tour precedes an afternoon free for shopping or exploring Dublin on your own. Tonight, dinner and Irish music at the famous Johnnie Fox’s.
Overnight—The K Club, Kildare
DAY 12 – Tues, June 14, 2022 Dublin Tour Ends
Your tour ends after a final hearty Irish breakfast in your hotel & a transfer back to Dublin Airport for our flight home to Canada.