Day 01, Sunday: U.S. to Ireland
Depart U.S. for overnight flight to Ireland. Dinner is served on board.
Day 02, Monday: Dublin - Galway
Early morning arrival at Dublin Airport. Having cleared Irish customs, we are greeted by our Celtic Tours driver/guide. Depart Dublin and travel the short journey to Galway, where we check into our hotel. Free time to rest. In the afternoon, we enjoy a local panoramic sightseeing tour of Galway City. Dinner and overnight in Galway.
Day 03, Tuesday: Galway - Cliffs of Moher - Adare - Killarney
Morning departure from Galway. We travel via the scenic Cliffs of Moher, which rise over 700 free over the Atlantic. Continue on via the old world village of Adare, where we pause for a photo-op. Onward to Killarney for dinner and overnight.
Day 04, Wednesday: Dingle Peninsula
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, where we enjoy dinner at our hotel this evening.
Day 05, Thursday: Killarney - Cashel - Kildare - Dublin
Morning departure from Killarney, we travel via Tipperary where we pause for a photo-op at the historic Rock of Cashel. Continue onto County Kildare, with an optional visit to the Irish National Stud Farm. Continue on to Dublin for check-in to our hotel. This evernin enjoy a traditional Irish night with dinner in Dublin.
Day 06, Friday: Dublin
Morning sightseeing includes a visit to St. Patrick's Cathedral and Trinity College to view the 8th Century Book of Kells. Afternoon is free to discover Dublin on your own. Evening is free to dine on your own. Overnight in Dublin.
Day 07, Saturday: St. Patrick's Day!
After breakfast, our driver will transfer us close to the parade route where you have the opportunity to view the festivities. Dinner is on your own this evening.Overnight in Dublin.
Day 08, Sunday: 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.