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UK & Ireland Earlybird Coach Touring: Irish Adventure - 7 nights + More

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Maximize your time as you travel right around the coastline of Ireland! See must-see attractions such as Blarney Castle, Cliffs of Moher, Ring of Kerry and Giant’s Causeway.

Prices from $2,059*† per person twin share

Valid for travel: Selected Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 7 Jan - 2 Dec 19. Featured price based on 14 Oct 19 departure.


What's Included:

  • 7 NIGHTS 3 & 4-star hotel accommodation
  • Full breakfast daily
  • 1 lunch, 5 dinners
  • Entrances to Waterford Crystal Factory, Blarney Castle, the Skellig Experience, Giant’s Causeway and Titanic Belfast
  • Guided city tours in Dublin, Galway and Derry
  • Cobh Cruise and Spike Island Tour
  • Touring with professional driver/guide
  • Transportation by luxury coach including free WiFi access

Dates & Departures

Valid for travel: 7 January 2019 - 2 December 2019

Deal Ends: 7 February 2019, unless sold out prior. Availability is limited.

SAVE: $229* per person

Itinerary:
 
DAY 1: DUBLIN TOUR & BOOK OF KELLS
Tour begins 2:00 PM at your Dublin hotel. Set out on a private guided city tour. Highlights include 18th century Georgian houses with brightly-painted doors, tranquil parks and the wide O'Connell Street. Take a guided walking tour through the campus of Trinity College to view the illuminated manuscript of the Book of Kells. In the evening, enjoy a welcome drink with your group before dining independently in one of Dublin's many restaurants or lively pubs. Overnight: Clayton Hotel Cardiff Lane, Dublin 
 
DAY 2: 6TH CENTURY GLENDALOUGH & WATERFORD
Enjoy the delightful scenery of the Wicklow Mountains on the way to Glendalough, one of Ireland's most beautiful destinations. Explore the remains of one of the most important monastic sites in Ireland, founded by St. Kevin in the 6th century. Walk through the deep valley to view the picturesque ruins of a round tower, churches, and Celtic crosses. Relax as you continue to Waterford. Witness the creation of crystal masterpieces during your visit to the House of Waterford Crystal. Before dinner, take a gentle stroll around the narrow streets of the historic city with a local guide. Overnight: Dooley’s Hotel, Waterford (B, D)
 
DAY 3: COBH & BLARNEY CASTLE
Cruise along the coast of Cobh and tour historic Spike Island. Explore the sites of a 6th century monastery, a sprawling fortress, the Victorian-era's largest convict depot and more. Visit Blarney Castle to kiss the famous “Stone of Eloquence” or explore the tranquil gardens. Treat yourself to quality Irish made goods at Blarney Woollen Mills. Journey west through rugged countryside and settle in to your centrally located hotel in Killarney. Overnight: International Hotel, Killarney (B, D)
 
DAY 4: RING OF KERRY DRIVE & SKELLIG
Discover the natural beauty of the Emerald Isle on Ireland's most popular scenic drive, the Ring of Kerry, with plenty of photo stops along the way. Cross the bridge to Valentia Island to visit the Skellig Experience, which explains the life of early Christian hermits on Skellig Michael, a rocky offshore island that was featured in the film ”Star Wars VII.“ After lunch, stroll around Sneem and stop at Moll's Gap for its panoramic views. Enjoy the evening in Killarney for dinner on your own and perhaps a visit to one of the town's many lively pubs. Overnight: International Hotel, Killarney (B, L)
 
DAY 5: CLIFFS OF MOHER & GALWAY
Embark on a memorable ferry ride across the River Shannon Estuary. Travel along the coast of County Clare, stopping by St. Brigid's Well, a mystical site whose waters are said to have healing powers. View the Cliffs of Moher, which soar almost 700 feet above the churning Atlantic swells. Walk along the top of the cliffs to O'Brien's Tower for great views of Galway Bay and the Aran Islands. Head to Galway to join a local guide for a brief stroll through the twisting streets of the old city before spending some time on your own. Overnight: Ardilaun Hotel, Galway (B, D)
 
DAY 6: SHEEPDOGS & DERRY'S MEDIEVAL WALLS
Stop in the pilgrimage town of Knock, one of the world's leading shrines. Visit the church where villagers saw a vision of the Virgin Mary in 1879. Immerse yourself in Irish farm life during a visit to an authentic working farm and watch trained sheepdogs round up mountain sheep. Head to Donegal for some free time in this charming town. On arrival in Derry meet a local guide to discover the history of this ancient city which retains its fortified medieval walls dating from 1613. Overnight: Everglades Hotel, Derry (B, D)
 
DAY 7: GIANT’S CAUSEWAY & TITANIC BELFAST
Explore the northern coastline and the Giant's Causeway, enormous hexagonal columns formed by volcanic activity over 60 million years ago. Visit Titanic Belfast and learn about the ill-fated ship through state-of-the-art displays. See the docks where this famous liner was built just over a century ago. Stop at the Glyde Inn for a farewell dinner with Irish specialties and entertaining traditional Irish songs and music. Overnight: Croke Park Hotel, Dublin (B, D)
 
DAY 8: TOUR ENDS IN DUBLIN
Your tour ends after breakfast. (B)
 
 
 
 

Terms & Conditions

'*Agents may charge service fees and/or fees for card payments which vary. A fee will apply for payments made by debit and credit cards. Please check this fee with us or your travel consultant when booking. Conditions apply. Valid for sale until 7 Feb 19, unless sold out prior. Prices correct as at 3 Jan19 but may fluctuate if surcharges, fees, taxes or currency change. Offers subject to availability. Amounts payable to third parties not included. Please check all prices, availability and other information with your travel consultant before booking. Room upgrades and late check-outs are subject to availability unless otherwise stated. Bookings must be made direct with Qantas Holidays or a travel agent. A non-refundable deposit of $500 per person in addition to standard package deposit is required at the time of booking. Package cancellation fees apply. †Prices vary depending on departure date. Price featured is based on 14 Oct 19 departure. Ratings provide a general indication of the standard of accommodation. These are our own views and not related to any other rating system. 3 diamonds (diamond symbol) indicate a comfortable standard of accommodation, 4 diamonds indicate superior standard and 5 diamonds indicate deluxe standard. A half diamond (half diamond symbol) indicates an additional half rating. All savings and bonus nights (if applicable) are included in the advertised price. Offers may be withdrawn without notice and are not combinable with any other offers unless stated. Airfares are not included unless otherwise stated. †Prices vary depending on departure date. The Qantas Holidays General Bookings Conditions apply, available at http://www.qhv.com.au/terms-and-conditions. Other conditions apply - ask for details. Qantas Holidays Limited ABN 24 003 836 459.

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