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Shamrock Royal

Explore the magical island of Ireland on this luxury coach tour of Ireland. Relax with our two and three night stays in first class hotels, enjoy a hearty full Irish breakfast daily, as well as 9 evening meals. Discover the traditional yet cosmopolitan cites of Dublin, Cork, Belfast. Be inspired by the magical landscapes, quaint fishing villages. You will truly enjoy the best of Ireland on the delightful fully inclusive tour.

 

October 2, 2021 • 15 Days
$3849
CAD per person
Exclusive Maritime Travel Savings of $300 per couple!

Land only. 

 

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• Transportation throughout by luxury touring coach
• Services of an experienced driver & local touring guide
• 14 nights accommodation in first class hotels
• All rooms ensuite
• 14 full Irish breakfasts
• 7 table d'hote evening meals in hotels
• Welcome drink on arrival
• Visit the top voted tourist attraction in Europe - Titanic Experience in Belfast
• Dinner and entertainment at Quill's farmhouse, Muckross Park
• Farewell dinner and entertainment in Dublin
• Admissions to: Saint Patrick Visitor Centre, Belfast City Hall, Titanic Belfast, Giant’s Causeway Centre, Belleek Pottery, Kylemore Abbey, Cliffs of Moher, Cahir Castle, Dunbrody Famine Ship, Kissane Sheep Farm, Irish National Stud & Gardens
• Walking tour of Derry City
• Jaunting car ride through Killarney
• Baggage handling charges


 

ITINERARY

DAY 1 Joining day
Today is leisurely as we all gather in our hotel in Malahide overlooking the Irish Sea in north County Dublin. Enjoy a pre-dinner drink and an introduction to your travelling companions before an early dinner.

Dinner/Overnight—Grand Hotel, Malahide, Co. Dublin


DAY 2 St. Patrick's Country
Head north through the majestic Mountains of Mourne into Saint Patrick’s Country to visit the grave of Ireland’s Patron Saint and the Saint Patrick Centre which tells his story. Afterwards we drive to Strangford, where Game of Thrones is filmed and take the ferryboat ride to beautiful Portaferry. Onwards to Belfast for a panoramic tour which will include the political wall murals located on the Protestant Shankill Road and the Catholic Falls Road—a unique cultural experience.

Dinner/Overnight—Europa Hotel, Belfast 


DAY 3 Belfast City Hall & Titanic Quarter
A guided tour of Belfast City Hall is first on the agenda this morning. In the afternoon, visit the shipyard where the Titanic was built in 1909, followed by a tour at the Titanic Experience—recently voted Europe's top visitor attraction. The evening is free to explore the Northern capital on your own.

Overnight—Europa Hotel, Belfast 


DAY 4 Giant's Causeway & Derry
This morning we drive north along the Antrim Coast and visit the Giant’s Causeway. We then continue on to Derry (Londonderry), where a local guide will tell the ‘Story of Derry’ on a walking tour of this historic walled city.

Dinner/Overnight—Kee’s Hotel, Co. Donegal


DAY 5 Ben Bulben & Clew Bay
We visit Belleek, home of the world famous porcelain factory. We then enter the romantic domain of W. B. Yeats via Drumcliffe where he is buried and other sites in Sligo associated with the life of the poet, before continuing to Westport.

Dinner/Overnight—Westport Coast, Westport


DAY 6 Connemara
Connemara remains one of the wildest and most romantic places in Ireland. Enjoy a visit to Kylemore Abbey. Some free time this afternoon to discover the charm of Westport.

Overnight—Westport Coast, Westport


DAY 7 Galway City & Cliffs of Moher
Enroute to Galway this morning we will pass thru’ the village of Cong location for the classic film The Quiet Man. Some time in Galway City before traversing the Burren region and viewing the mighty Cliffs of Moher. An optional Medieval Banquet at Knappogue Castle is on offer tonight.

Overnight—Raddison Blu, Limerick


DAY 8 Limerick & Adare
After breakfast we head for the Kingdom of Kerry. A tour of Limerick City is undertaken before travelling to Adare and then arriving in the beautiful town of Killarney.

Overnight—Dromhall Hotel, Killarney


DAY 9 Dingle Peninsula
This morning we enjoy a jaunting car ride thru' Killarney National Park. We will visit the fishing port of Dingle and view the Blasket Islands as we round Slea Head. Enjoy views of the Lakes before returning to Killarney.

Dinner*/Overnight—Dromhall Hotel, Killarney 


DAY 10 Kenmare & Killarney
We take the short drive to the heritage town of Kenmare this morning. We then travel the Ring of Kerry road back into Killarney thru’ Moll’s Gap where we visit a traditional working sheep farm. Later this evening you are invited to Quill’s Farmhouse for a traditional Irish dinner and entertainment.

Dinner/Overnight—Dromhall Hotel, Killarney


DAY  11 Blarney & Tipperary
Leaving Kerry we travel east to Blarney Castle (optional). We head to Tipperary and visit Cahir Castle and the town of Cashel, before arriving in medieval Kilkenny.

Dinner/Overnight—Ormonde Hotel, Kilkenny


DAY 12 Waterford & Kilkenny
Follow in the footsteps of a group of Famine emigrants as you board a replica of the sailing vessel Dunbrody at the quayside in New Ross. Next, onto Waterford for some free time to explore the Medieval town. You can visit the Viking Museums or the famous Crystal factory (not included).

Dinner/Overnight—Ormonde Hotel, Kilkenny


DAY 13 Curragh of Kildare
This morning we travel through the Curragh of Kildare for a guided tour of the Irish National Stud. You also visit the Horse Museum and the Japanese Gardens. A panoramic tour of Dublin is undertaken before arriving at your city hotel. This evening, a free night to explore the electric atmosphere in Dublin.

Overnight—Gresham Hotel, Dublin


DAY 14 Dublin's 'Fair City'
The full day is yours to explore Dublin's "Fair City." Check out the famous streets, squares, magnificent buildings, beautiful parks & great shopping. Tonight, you will enjoy a farewell dinner with some lively Irish entertainment.

Dinner/Overnight—Gresham Hotel, Dublin


DAY 15 Tour Ends

Your tour ends after a final hearty Irish breakfast in your Dublin hotel.


Terms & Conditions: Prices quoted are per person, based on double occupancy, and reflect ALL applicable savings. Land only. Airfare extra. Save $100 per person ($200 per couple). Valid on any RIT coach tours or premium sightseeing tour. Book by November 30th. Combinable with Maritime Travel Fall Offer. $100 OFF per couple plus Maritime Travel gifts. Minimum purchase $2000 per couple, before tax. Applies to any RIT 2021 coach and sightseeing tour to Ireland, Scotland, England, or Wales of 10 days or longer. Booking period: September 15 – November 30, 2020. Not valid on air-inclusive bookings.