Irish Discovery One Week Tour of Ireland with Dromoland Castle
SMALL ESCORTED TOUR OF IRELAND. GROUP TRAVEL TO IRELAND
THIS SMALL TOUR TO IRELAND GOES WITH JUST 4 PEOPLE OR MORE
On our 7 day Ireland tour, you will experience old-world Irish charm and elegance while staying in top class Irish hotels. On this small group 7 day tour of Ireland, you will stay in Ireland's most lively towns and villages and experience traditional Irish culture. One of our favorite Irish Vacations!
The Lynott Tours Difference
- Enjoy a storytelling evening in Dublin’s oldest pub
- Travel by pony and cart and sail through the lakes of Killarney
- “Meet the Irish” by staying in a typical Irish home
- Stay at 5 star Dromoland Castle
Saturday - DEPART FROM HOME
Your Irish vacation begins the moment you board your flight. Destination: IRELAND.
Sunday - DUBLIN
Arrive in Dublin, Ireland's capital, which has retained its Georgian elegance, and transfer to your hotel. Our afternoon tour of Dublin takes you to Trinity College to see the Book of Kells illuminated by Irish monks, and St. Patrick's, Ireland's national cathedral, which is Protestant, not Catholic. Visit the Guinness Storehouse in the heart of old Dublin, where you sample Ireland's most famous creamy stout.
HIGHLIGHT: Storytelling, dinner and traditional music in Dublin's oldest pub, dating from the 1600's. The Seanachi, the Irish word for storyteller, entertains with oral tales of fairies, Celtic warriors and legendary deed-doing. Songs are sung and everyone is made to feel welcome. With turf fire glowing a perfect setting in which to take you back through the romantic mists of time. History comes alive tonight! (D)
Monday - DUBLIN/WICKLOW A full day in the "Garden of Ireland" including Powerscourt Estate and Gardens, and Glendalough. The charming walled garden at Powerscourt, the striking terraces, fine statuary and varied trees are linked by carefully designed walks and set in the magnificent surroundings of the Wicklow Mountains. The Glendalough monastery was founded by St. Kevin, a hermit monk who died about 618 AD. The extensive ruins of Glendalough include several early churches, and a graceful round tower in a spectacular, scenic setting. (B)
Tuesday -KILKENNY Enjoy the relaxed pace of Ireland, known for its bogs and turf fires, rich farmlands and scenic countryside. Travel through the Curragh, the horse breeding center of Ireland. You visit Kilkenny Castle. Stay in Kilkenny, somewhere very special with its cobbled streets and castle, one of the finest examples of an Irish medieval town. Enjoy a pub lunch. HIGHLIGHT: Tonight, "Meet the Irish" by staying as a welcome guest in a local home, not only wonderfully located, but also fully equipped, comfortably homey, and clean. (B,L)
Wednesday - BLARNEY/COBH/KILLARNEY This morning you take the scenic route to Cobh, originally a small fishing village. Cobh was the departure point for many Irish immigrants in the 19th century, and is associated with the loss of the Titanic. Visit Blarney, with a chance to kiss "The Stone". Travel through landscapes of the rarest green, where herds of black and white cows peek from every hill on the way to Killarney. (B)
Thursday - RING OF KERRY EXCURSION
An incredible day awaits! The scenic and spectacular Ring of Kerry offers spectacular views of County Kerry's magnificent shoreline, one of nature's masterpieces. You see beautiful mountain vistas and rugged landscapes along the way. Have your camera ready! HIGHLIGHT: A musical pub evening is in store for us tonight, complete with local entertainment. (B,D)
Friday - ADARE/SHANNON
HIGHLIGHT: Travel by pony and cart and sail through the lakes of Killarney to Ross Castle. We'll travel to the quaint thatched village of Adare. Tonight, we've planned a special farewell castle medieval dinner. We'll be transformed back in time as we sip the traditional mead at a fun-filled medieval dinner at Bunratty Castle, built in 1460 and protected by a moat. You stay at a wonderful 5 star castle hotel. Dromoland Castle was the ancestral home of the Lords Inchiquin, direct descendants of Brian Boru, high king of Ireland. In the book lined bar, guests often settle in to join in the singing of popular Irish ballads. Fishing, horse riding, spa and golf can be arranged. (B,D)
Saturday - HOMEWARD
The tour ends with a transfer to Shannon Airport. Return home with the memories of the friends you've met, and a lifetime of stories to relate. (B) Transfers and hotels available to Dublin available at added cost.
What our clients say: Our tour guide Kevin was a real treasure. He clearly loves his country and has a great store of knowledge which he enthusiastically shared with us. He was very considerate and sensitive to our travel needs. We thoroughly enjoyed each of the stops on our itinerary. It was wonderful to relax and enjoy the journey because you had attended to all of the details.--- GT
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- Irish Discovery one week tour of Ireland includes:
Round trip airfare at added cost.
Airport transfers according to schedule below.
Luxury minicoach transportation with driver/professional guide throughout
First-class accommodations for 6 nights; room with private bath
6 hearty Irish breakfasts (B), special pub lunch (L), 3 special dinners (D)
All taxes and service charges
All sightseeing and entrance fees. Some highlights:
Book of Kells at Trinity College
Powerscourt Estate and Gardens, and Glendalough
Killarney by pony and trap
Boat trip on Killarney's lakes
Ring of Kerry tour
Passport Case with "What You Need To Know Before You Go"
Lynott Tours Irish song-sheet for our on board sing alongs
Your 3* & 4* first-class hotels:
|Dublin - Ashling Hotel
|Kilkenny - Bed & Breakfast
|Killarney - Lake Hotel
|Shannon - Dromoland Castle
The Ashling Hotel is a Dublin landmark in its own right and is conveniently located just over 1 mile from O’Connell Bridge. It is an ideal location for sightseeing and walking distance from Dublin Zoo, Phoenix Park, Kilmainham Gaol, and Guinness Brewery. The Luas (tram) stops right outside and is about a 10-15-minute ride to fashionable Grafton Street. The Ashling has its own carpark which is a real bonus
as parking can be quite difficult in this bustling Georgian City. The
Ashling is also home to Chesterfields Restaurant which is great for dining and the Iveagh Bar for a night cap. Last but not least, the staff at the Ashling are second to none and will make your stay all the more enjoyable with their Dublin wit and charm.
B&B accommodation is the ideal way to experience Irish culture first hand. B&B owners are renowned for their Irish hospitality and genuine
warm welcome. Whether you choose to stay in a town, country house,
farmhouse or historical B&B, your host will have in-depth knowledge of the local area and will be happy to provide information and guidance on all places to visit.
LAKE HOTEL KILLARNEY -
The hotel offers a traditional and warm Irish welcome in a truly magnificent setting. A Family Run Hotel with over 100 years of history, located right on the lakeshore. Experience for yourself the stunning lakeside location where the local Irish stay.
DROMOLAND CASTLE -
Dromoland Castle is the ultimate in luxury and the perfect location for that special occasion. Just 9 miles from Shannon Airport, and 30 miles to the Cliffs of Moher, Dromoland has it all. Dating back to the late 15th early 16th centuries, Dromoland became residence of eight generations of the O'Brien family. Dromoland is set on an estate of more than 400 acres and has such amenities as archery, falconry, golf, clay pigeon shooting, and a relaxing spa. The Earl of Thomond’s Restaurant offers a heavenly dining experience and cocktails in Dromoland’s Library Bar are the perfect way to end the night.
Famous guests over the years include, Bill Clinton, Juan Carlos I of Spain, Nelson Mandela, Muhammad Ali, Richard Branson, Jack Nicholson, Johnny Cash and John Travolta.
Book now for 2020! Airfare can be booked 11 months in advance
Book it and you go. Tours guaranteed when just 4 people book! If you have just 6 persons in your party, we can give
you a PRIVATE DEPARTURE JUST FOR YOUR GROUP AT NO ADDED COST, on any
day. A group of 8 or more - save 5%.
Not Available - No individual space available, but available for groups
of 6 or more Guaranteed=Guaranteed to go, and there are
still a few seats available. Book now. Private Departure=Departure booked by a
group. No individual space available.
|Departs To Dublin Saturdays
||Returns From Shannon Saturdays
||Est. Air/Land JFK* USD
|CHILD REDUCTION 8-11
*Airfares are estimates only, based on limited availability and are subject to
change. The air inclusive prices above are for general information only and not
a reflection of current seat availability. Prices are inclusive of air tax. Baggage and seat charges extra.
Transfers: We are offering transfers at a
set time on our Ireland tour. Anyone not arriving in time for this
transfer will need a PRIVATE transfer. Transfer schedule for coach tours:
Departs Dublin 10AM, returns to Shannon at 9AM. If you have an earlier flight,
you must pay for a private transfer
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BOOK THIS TODAY! CALL LYNOTT TOURS 9AM-6PM
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