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Shades of Ireland featuring Northern Ireland

Jun 18, 2019 - Jul 1, 2019


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Shades of Ireland featuring Northern Ireland

June 18 - July 1, 2019 • 14 Days
18 Meals: 12 Breakfasts • 6 Dinners

From vibrant and history-filled Dublin, across rolling green hills to the dramatic coast and onwards to Derry, experience all of the charms of Ireland on this magical tour of the Emerald Isle. Live like royalty during an overnight stay on the grounds of a castle. Uncover the legend of the Titanic at Belfast’s famed Titanic Experience. Choose from a selection of Derry’s best restaurants with our Diner’s Choice program. See the Atlantic from the stunning 700-foot Cliffs of Moher. Tour the walled city of Derry. Stand on the awe-inspiring Giant’s Causeway. Experience the world-famous beauty of the Ring of Kerry. Enjoy tea and scones on a traditional family farm. Explore Dublin with a local guide – either by foot or on a panoramic city tour – it’s 
your choice! See beautiful Killarney from your seat on an Irish jaunting car. Journey to historic Blarney Castle, lean back and kiss its famous stone!
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BOOK NOW: 

Double $5,079  •  
Single $6,109  •  Triple $5,034
Includes flight from Halifax
*All Rates are Per Person and are subject to change


Highlights...
Dublin • Irish Evening • Kilkenny • Waterford •Choices on Tour • Blarney Castle • Killarney • Ring of Kerry • Jaunting Car Ride* • Cliffs of Moher • Farm Visit • Galway • Donegal Town • Derry • Giant's Causeway • Glens of Antrim • Belfast • “Titanic Experience” • Castle Stay


For more information contact
Maritime Travel - Clayton Park
(902) 457-9222
Jane Hunt • jhunt@maritimetravel.ca
Janice Harpell •
jharpell@maritimetravel.ca


*All Rates are Per Person and are subject to change. Rates include ALL applicable savings.
Regular rates: Double $5,429 ; Single $6,459; Triple $5,384

Included in Price: Round Trip Air from Halifax International, Air Taxes and Fees/Surcharges of $100 per person (subject to increase until paid in full), Hotel Transfers for groups of 10 or more
Not included in price: Cancellation Waiver and Insurance of $355 per person
IMPORTANT CONDITIONS: Your price is subject to increase prior to the time you make full payment. Your price is not subject to increase after you make full payment, except for charges resulting from increases in government-imposed taxes or fees. Once deposited, you have 7 days to send us written consumer consent or withdraw consent and receive a full refund. (See registration form for consent.)

Itinerary


Collette Experiences
/_uploads/images/branch_tours/bl-star.png Experience the daily life of an Irish family during a visit to a local farm.

Day 1: Overnight

Flight Set out on an amazing Irish adventure that tells the complete story of the Emerald Isle.

Day 2: Dublin, Ireland - Tour Begins
Get a taste of old Dublin. Tonight, you and your fellow travellers revel in a traditional Irish evening, including regional cuisine. Today dinner will be included.

Day 3: Dublin
Today, it’s your choice! Choose to ride with a local guide to see St. Patrick’s Cathedral, O’Connell Street, the General Post Office, and the historic Phoenix Park -OR- choose a walking tour of the city’s historic centre, exploring St. Stephen’s Green, Grafton Street, and the River Liffey. Either way, what follows is an afternoon to discover Dublin’s charms on your own. Today breakfast will be included.

Day 4: Dublin - Kilkenny - Waterford
Step back in time. Begin the day in the medieval splendour of 12th century Kilkenny on the River Nore. Then, in Waterford, embark on a leisurely paced walking tour of Ireland’s oldest city. It’s your choice! Tour the Waterford Crystal factory and learn how exquisite crystal has been made for centuries -OR- visit the Medieval Museum for a guided tour and glass of wine in the 15th-century Mayor’s Wine Vault. Today breakfast and dinner will be included.

Day 5: Waterford - Blarney Stone - Killarney
Live the legend. The story goes that those who kiss the Blarney Stone gain the gift of eloquence. This morning, give it a shot at historic Blarney Castle. Cross into County Kerry and continue on to charming Killarney. In Killarney’s stunning national park, board a traditional boat* and sail through the breathtaking lakes in the company of an expert boatman. This evening, enjoy dinner on the town. Today breakfast and dinner will be included.

Day 6: Killarney - Ring of Kerry - Killarney
Take in the rugged coastline. Loop your way around the picturesque Ring of Kerry, past pristine beaches, quaint villages and majestic landscapes. At the Gap of Dunloe, shop for local artisan-made crafts. End your day with a traditional jaunting car ride* through one of Ireland’s best kept secrets - Killarney National Park. Today breakfast will be included.

Day 7: Killarney - Cliffs of Moher - Ennis
Bid Killarney farewell as we travel across the lovely Shannon River into County Clare. Visit the Cliffs of Moher, one of Ireland’s most iconic sites. Walk along the rambling edge, soaking up unparalleled views and snapping incredible photos. Complete your day at the historic Old Ground Hotel, and experience the finest in Irish hospitality. Today breakfast will be included.

Day 8: Ennis - Galway - Enniskillen, Northern Ireland
Experience the daily life of a traditional Irish family during a memorable farm visit. Then continue on to Galway, where a brief tour showcases “The City of Tribes.” Your day ends in the northwest reaches of Eire. Today breakfast and dinner will be included.

Day 9: Enniskillen - Donegal Town - Derry
Today you take in the rugged, natural beauty of County Donegal. Stop in Donegal Town and stroll the town square, enjoying its quaint craft and woollen shops. Next, we travel to Derry, known for its turbulent political history. This afternoon, a local guide leads you on a walk through the old city, including the Craft Village, a charming 19th century Georgian square in the heart of the walled city. Tonight, it’s Diner’s Choice…you will choose your included dinner from a "menu" of Derry’s great restaurants. Today breakfast and dinner will be included.

Day 10: Derry - Inishowen Peninsula - Derry
This morning, journey to the Inishowen Peninsula and Malin Head. Take in breathtaking scenery as you explore Ireland's northernmost point. Return to Derry, and enjoy an afternoon at leisure. Today breakfast will be included.

Day 11: Derry - Giant's Causeway - Glens of Antrim - Belfast
See the most famous natural site in Northern Ireland as you visit the magnificent Giant’s Causeway. Formed by volcanic activity millions of years ago, the causeway resembles a cobble road leading into the sea. Then lose yourself in the natural beauty of Northern Ireland as you explore the scenic back roads of the Glens of Antrim. Today breakfast will be included.

Day 12: Belfast - Kingscourt, Ireland
Get ready for a guided tour of Belfast, the capital of Northern Ireland. Hear of the struggles in this great city’s history as you pass through the different neighbourhoods. See “Samson” and “Goliath,” the cranes at the shipyard that built the Titanic, before touring the “Titanic Experience,” Northern Ireland’s most visited attraction. Next, we cross back into the Republic of Ireland. Top your day off with an overnight stay on the regal grounds of Cabra Castle where you toast the end of a fabulous trip during your farewell dinner. Today breakfast and dinner will be included.

Day 13: Kingscourt - Tour Ends
As your tour ends today, you continue on your personalised holiday. Today breakfast will be included.

Day 14: Kingscourt
Enjoy your day of leisure before returning home. Today breakfast will be included.