Escape to the lush landscapes, charming cities, and friendly people of Ireland during the low season so you can experience it all without the crowds and, most importantly, without the high-season prices. This Ireland tour is an ideal introduction to the Emerald Isle for first-time visitors who have limited time. You’ll relish in some of Ireland’s most magnificent scenery as well as its most famous towns. You’ll start and end in Dublin, and you’ll also have overnights in Ennis, Killarney, and Waterford. Highlights of this tour include the 668-foot Cliffs of Moher on Ireland’s west coast, where you’ll savor breathtaking views of these sheer cliffs dropping into the ocean, and the Ring of Kerry, a 100-mile panoramic drive through rugged and awe-inspiring landscapes. Words cannot capture the magnificence of this natural beauty; it must be witnessed in person!You’ll also have time to enjoy bustling Dublin, the “Fair City,” Adare with its pretty thatched cottages; medieval Waterford, home to the famous crystal; and Kilkenny, one of Ireland’s prettiest and liveliest towns. From the scenic beauty to the unique interactions and experiences with the down-to-earth locals, this Ireland tour is sure to delight all of your senses, and at a price you just can’t miss!
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All Escapes by Globus tours and departures are excluded from the following Globus discounts: Book Early & Save, Welcome Back Credit, Second Tour discount and Small Group discount.
Hotels listed may occasionally be substituted with alternate hotels of equivalent standard.
Free Wi-Fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.
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January & March 2020 Travel
Globus offers Small-Group Discoveries on select dates. A Small-Group Discovery is limited to an average of just 24 guests per departure. There’s always room to roam with extra space between you and other travelers—while still getting up close and personal to the experiences you’ve been dreaming of. Small-Group Discoveries include all the features of a traditional Globus escorted tour, complete with expert Tour Director, Driver, and Local Guides who ensure that your health and safety is our top priority. A Small-Group Discovery trip is the perfectly sized tour—without the crowds.
6 guests in a party: $1,073*18 guests in a party: $254*
Buffet breakfast daily; 2 three-course dinners
ARRIVE IN DUBLIN, IRELAND Céad míle fáilte—a hundred-thousand welcomes! Free time before meeting your Tour Director and traveling companions this evening for a welcome dinner at your hotel. (D)
DUBLIN DUBLIN Morning orientation drive to see O’Connell Street, Georgian squares, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, and Trinity College. Free time. (B)ENHANCE YOUR FREE TIME in Dublin with a visit and dinner at the Guinness Storehouse. This and more options throughout your tour are available for purchase with MyGlobus.
DUBLIN–GALWAY–CLIFFS OF MOHER–ENNIS GALWAY Visit a popular seaside destination on Ireland’s west coast.CLIFFS OF MOHER Visit the 668-foot-high cliffs above the Atlantic Ocean. (B) 203 mi / 326 km
ENNIS–ADARE–KILLORGLIN–RING OF KERRY–KILLARNEY ADARE Stop at the quaint village to see its pretty thatched cottages.KILLORGLIN Visit the gateway to the Ring of Kerry.RING OF KERRY Panoramic drive around the island’s southwestern tip. (B) 181 mi / 300 km
KILLARNEY–BLARNEY–WATERFORD BLARNEY Visit the village renowned for its magical Kissing Stone with free time to explore.WATERFORD Visit the home to the famous crystal. [LF] An Irish coffee demonstration after dinner. (B,D) 131 mi / 210 km
WATERFORD–KILKENNY–DUBLIN KILKENNY See one of Ireland’s prettiest towns with medieval cobblestones. DUBLIN Free time. (B) 120 mi / 192 km
DUBLIN. Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)
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|1||Hilton Garden Inn Dublin City Centre||The hotel is walking distance from the Temple Bar neighborhood, Irish Whiskey Museum, Trinity College, O'Connell Street, and EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum. Guests can enjoy all-day restaurant and fitness center. All bedrooms have complimentary WIFI, 40-inch TV, mini-fridge, work desk with ergonomic chair and the Suite Dreams® by Serta bed.||Dublin 1||1 Custom House Quay||First-Class|
|2||The Address Connolly||The newly refurbished, The Address Connolly is conveniently located in the heart of Dublin's City Centre. The hotel property boasts 160 exceptionally appointed guest rooms and suites offering every amenity to ensure a comfortable and luxurious stay for all guests. This central Dublin hotel is the ideal location for corporate or leisure stays in Dublin. It is on the doorstep of a host of Dublin tourist attractions within walking distance.||Dublin 1||Amiens Street||Superior First-Class|
|3||Temple Gate Hotel||This Ennis Hotel rests on the site of a 19th century Convent of Mercy with a fascinating and eventful history. Prior to its conversion to a convent, the original houses, Row House and Lifford House was the property of Charles O'Connell, cousin of Daniel O'Connell. He was a frequent visitor to the area particularly in the years 1827 - 1829 when planning his election campaign. The Sisters of Mercy moved from the Ennis Convent in 1995 to new premises nearby.||Ennis-Co.Clare||The Square||First-Class|
|4||Killarney Avenue Hotel||Step into the old world charm of the Killarney Avenue Hotel located in the heart of downtown Killarney.||Killarney-Co.Kerry||East Avenue Road||Superior First-Class|
|5||Granville Hotel||The Granville, a boutique hotel in the center of Waterford's historic and shopping district, overlooking the marina. Dating back to the early 1700's, The Granville is one of Ireland's most historic hotels. Stained glass, tapestries, and wood panelling lend to the charm of it. There are standard modern amenities in all bedrooms such as flat screen TVs, 24 hour room service, hairdryer and tea and coffee making facilities. There is an AA Rosette awarded Bianconi Restaurant to sample delicious local food.||Waterford||The Quay||Superior First-Class|