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Collette Irish Splendor
from £1199 pp
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  • Location
    Ireland, Europe
  • Board Basis
    Selected Meals Included
  • Duration
    7 Days
  • Holiday Type
    Escorted Tours
  • Brochure/Itinerary
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Please call free – 0800 707 6229 - for Huge Extra Savings on Collette Irish Splendour tour

Savour a true taste of “Irish Splendour” when you spend the night in a stately castle. Relax by a roaring peat fire. Stand in awe on the Cliffs of Moher. Tour rollicking Dublin and share a conversation with the locals at a pub featuring traditional Irish entertainers. Sip on the “Water of Life” at a whiskey distillery. Visit Christ Church Cathedral, one of Ireland’s most historic buildings. Explore the spectacular Dingle Peninsula and drive the Slea Head road for majestic coastal views. Gaze upon the historic Rock of Cashel. Visit the famous Gap of Dunloe where you can shop for traditional Irish goods. Meet a local family and enjoy tea and scones at their farm. Kiss the Blarney Stone at Blarney Castle. From the breathtaking sights of Kerry to the historic Rock of Cashel, gaze across the countryside and culture of Ireland.

Highlights
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  • Travel the Dingle Peninsula, one of the world’s most beautiful coastal routes.
  • See the Rock of Cashel, the historic site where St. Patrick preached.
  • Overnight on the grounds of a historic castle.
What's Included
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  • 8 Meals
  • 6 Breakfasts
  • 2 Dinners
  • Expertly crafted itineraries
  • 4-star+ accommodation
  • Skilled and engaging tour managers
  • Expert local guides with insider knowledge
  • Attraction entrance fees with preferential access
  • Unparalleled sightseeing
  • Enriching cultural experiences
  • Comfortable on-tour transportation
  • Hotel-to-hotel baggage handling
  • Plus, access to Wi-Fi hotspots on tour
Tour Itinerary
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Day 1: Kingscourt, Ireland

Experience a true taste of “Irish Splendour” on a trip that combines fabulous accommodations, stunning scenery and incredible cuisine. Make a return to times past when you join us on an unforgettable tour of the amazing “Emerald Isle.” Open your tour on the regal grounds of Cabra Castle. Tonight, join your fellow travellers for a welcome dinner.

Day 2: Kingscourt - Tullamore/Kilbeggan - Cliffs of Moher - Ennis

Start your day with a cross-country journey to Irish whiskey territory. The ancient towns of Tullamore and Kilbeggan have long been associated with the whiskey industry. During a visit to one of these historic distilleries, learn the process of whiskey making and delight in a tasting of the final product. Continue to the stunning 700-foot-high Cliffs of Moher for awe-inspiring views of the mighty Atlantic and the Aran Islands. End your day in the charming town of Ennis.

Day 3: Ennis - Killarney

Today, experience the customs and daily life of a traditional Irish family and enjoy homemade scones and tea during a memorable visit to the Molanna Dairy Farm. Continue on to Killarney, your home for the next two nights. This evening, enjoy dinner at one of Killarney’s best local restaurants.

Day 4: Killarney - Dingle Peninsula - Killarney

Set off this morning to follow what is perhaps Ireland’s most majestic coastal route – the stunning Dingle Peninsula. Stop at the Gap of Dunloe where you can shop for traditional Irish goods handcrafted by local artisans. Travel to the town of Dingle and then drive the beautiful Slea Head road, where some of the country’s most spectacular landscapes are found.

Day 5: Killarney - Dublin

Depart Killarney for Ireland’s breathtaking countryside. Visit historic Blarney Castle where you have the opportunity to kiss the famous Blarney Stone. Legend has it that those who kiss the stone are bestowed with the gift of eloquence. Next, travel to the town of Cashel for views of the historic Rock of Cashel, the reputed location where St. Patrick preached and converted the King of Munster. End your day in Dublin.

Day 6: Dublin

Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Dublin, the “Fair City.” Take in O’Connell Street, Grafton Street and the city's magnificent rows of stately Georgian town homes. Then, enjoy some leisure time to independently explore the cultural offerings of delightful Dublin. Tonight, tour Christ Church Cathedral, one of Dublin’s most historic buildings and toast the end of an incredible journey with canapes and cocktails in the cathedral’s crypt.

Day 7: Dublin - Tour Ends

Your tour comes to an end in Dublin.

Accommodation
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  • Cabra Castle
  • Old Ground Hotel
  • Killarney Towers
  • Ashling Hotel

 

Solo Prices
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Solo Prices are available upon request. Please call 0800 707 6229 for a price with a single supplement. 

Prices
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Please note, prices listed are guide prices only and are based on 2 people sharing and don't include any additional supplements. Holiday prices are fluid and dynamic and may be changed at a moment's notice, prior to booking, at which point they are confirmed. Please call the team free on 0800 707 6229 for more departure dates available and a quote.

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