Special Short Break Departure!
Day 01, Thursday:
U.S. to Ireland. Evening departure for our
overnight flight from the U.S. to Ireland. Dinner is served shortly
Day 02, Friday: Shannon
- Killarney. Early
morning arrival at Shannon Airport where we are met by our Celtic
Tours driver/guide after we clear customs. Leaving Shannon Airport, we travel to Killarney where we
have some free time to rest. Afternoon at leisure. Dinner and overnight in
Killarney. Tonight enjoy optional pub entertainment in
Day 03, Saturday: Ring
of Kerry Tour.
Today, we depart on one of Ireland's most popular and beautiful
drives, the Ring of Kerry. Traveling from Killarney we come to the town of
famous for "Puck Fair," and from here we commence the ring tour. Our drive is
along the coastline of the broad Iveragh Peninsula, through the towns of Glenbeigh,
Cahirciveen, Waterville and Sneem. The scenery is
spectacular as wind-swept cliffs, still lakes, lost valleys and rocky mountains
blend in awesome beauty. As one looks around it is easy to agree with the old
Irish saying, "Even if a man has only a small bit of earth here, he has a lot of
the heavens." From Sneem, we continue via "Ladies View" back to Killarney.
Dinner and overnight at our Killarney hotel.
Day 04, Sunday:
Killarney - Blarney. Depart Killarney and travel to
Blarney with an optional visit to Blarney Castle to kiss the famous Blarney Stone or
shop at the Blarney Woollen Mills. Continue on to Cork City where we have some free time before
returning to Killarney for dinner and overnight. Optional pub entertainment in
Day 05, Monday:
Killarney-Shannon-U.S. After a leisurely breakfast, we
depart our hotel for Shannon Airport where we have ample time for some
last minute duty-free shopping before boarding our flight home. Arrive home the