St. Patrick's Week 2012

Highlights

Celebrate St. Patrick's 2012 - in Ireland

It's never too soon to start planning. Celebrate St. Patrick's Day festivities in Ireland on this scenic fun filled tour!

Your St. Patricks Week 2012 Tour includes:

  • First Class Hotels with private bath or shower for six nights
  • Full Irish breakfasts daily, except day of arrival
  • Four hotel dinners
  • Dinner and entertainment in Dublin
  • Opportunity to view St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Dublin
  • Daily sightseeing by luxury coach with the services of a Celtic Tours driver/guide
  • Visits to Trinity College and the Book of Kells, Guinness Storehouse, Cliffs of Moher, Irish National Stud Farm, St. Brendan’s Cathedral, Dingle Peninsula
  • Optional visit to Blarney Castle and Blarney Woollen Mills
  • Porterage of one suitcase per person.
  • Optional pub entertainment.
  • Tips and taxes in Ireland. Gratuities to the driver/guide not included
  • Celtic Tours flight bag and portfolio of travel documents
  • Airfare: Air is not included in the package price. Celtic Tours offers a wide range for air options. Visit www.celtictours.com for the latest airfare from your home city. Air is available from 11 months from date of departure.

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Itinerary

Your Celtic Tours World Vacations Itinerary:

Day 01, Thursday: U.S. to Ireland. Depart U.S. for overnight flight to Ireland. Dinner is served on board.

Day 02, Friday: Dublin. Transfers available to your hotel up to 12 noon. Free time to rest. Afternoon visit to Trinity College to view the 8th Century manuscript “Book of Kells”. Some free time in Dublin to browse or relax at your hotel. Evening dinner and traditional Irish Cabaret show. Overnight in Dublin .

Day 03, Saturday: ST. PATRICK'S DAY! After breakfast, we are transferred to the parade route, where we can enjoy the festivities. Remainder of the day is free to browse, visit some of the famed Dublin pubs or visit the theatre. Overnight in Dublin.

Day 04, Sunday: Dublin - Athlone - Galway. Depart Dublin and travel across the midlands of Ireland via historic Athlone, crossing the river Shannon and the market town of Ballinasloe and Loughrea. Visit to St. Brendan's Cathedral, which contains outstanding examples of stained glass by various Irish artists. Continue on to nearby Galway city for dinner and overnight.

Day 05, Monday: Galway - Cliffs of Moher - Limerick - Adare - Killarney. Depart Galway and travel along the scenic western coast to the Cliffs of Moher, which rise 700 feet above the Atlantic Ocean. Continue on via Limerick and the old world village of Adare to Killarney for dinner and overnight. Optional pub entertainment tonight in Killarney.

Day 06, Tuesday: Killarney - Dingle Peninsula Tour. A delightful day takes us along the Kerry coast to the Dingle Peninsula, which offers magnificent coastal scenery. Beyond Slea Head, we see the Blasket Islands, the last outpost of Europe. A full day tour returning to Killarney for dinner and overnight.

Day 07, Wednesday: Killarney - Blarney - Cashel - Kildare. Morning depature from Killarney. We travel over the scenic Kerry/Cork mountains to Blarney. Optional visit to Blarney Woollen Mills or Blarney Castle to kiss the famed Blarney Stone. Leaving Blarney, we travel north via Cashel, where you have a photo opportunity, as we pause briefly to view the historic limestone ruins of the Rock of Cashel. Continue on to County Kildare where we visit the Irish National Stud Farm to view the newborn foals. Dinner and overnight at our nearby hotel.

Day 08, Thursday: Dublin Airport - U.S. After breakfast, we transfer to Dublin Airport for our return flight home. Ample time allowed for last minute duty free shopping before boarding our flight home. We arrive home the same day.

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Note on this tour:

We are currently taking waitlists for this tour, as it is sold out. Please call if interested in this departure for further information. 

This tour does not include:

  • Lunches
  • Tips to driver/guide
  • US Departure Taxes
 
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