2018 Celtic Delight

A relaxing tour of Ireland, featuring 2-nights in a Deluxe Castle along with excellent touring. Enjoy breathtaking views along the Ring of Kerry and the majestic 700 foot high Cliffs of Moher. Experience excellent accommodations with meals throughout, including a pub lunch and a traditional Irish cabaret show with dinner in Dublin.

2018 Celtic Delight

A relaxing tour of Ireland, featuring 2-nights in a Deluxe Castle along with excellent touring. Enjoy breathtaking views along the Ring of Kerry and the majestic 700 foot high Cliffs of Moher. Experience excellent accommodations with meals throughout, including a pub lunch and a traditional Irish cabaret show with dinner in Dublin.

EARLY BIRD SAVINGS AVAILABLE - SAVE $140 PER COUPLE - USE PROMO CODE: EBDEL18 (valid for first 10 passengers booked 95 days prior to departure)
 

Tour Highlights

  • Twelve (12) meals with six (6) breakfasts, one (1) pub lunch and five (5) dinners
  • Top sights with visits to Athlone, Roscommon, Galway, Killarney, Blarney, Cobh, Waterford, and Dublin
  • New itinerary with 2-night deluxe Castle stay

Celtic Delight Tour Includes

  • Excellent hotels - seven (7) nights of first class and superior first-class hotels throughout
  • Full Irish breakfast daily, except day of arrival
  • Four (4) hotel dinners plus one (1) traditional Irish entertainment in Dublin
  • One (1) pub lunch in Athlone
  • Full sightseeing by deluxe touring motorcoach
  • Professional Irish driver/guide to escort you throughout
  • Panoramic city tour of Dublin
  • Scenic drive of the Ring of Kerry
  • Visits to: Cliffs of Moher, Cobh, Midleton Distillery, House of Waterford, Guinness Brewery Storehouse and Trinity College, which houses the Book of Kells
  • Porterage of one (1) suitcase per person
  • Tips and taxes in Ireland. Gratuities to the driver/guide not included
  • Celtic Tours flight bag and portfolio of travel documents

Itinerary

YOUR ITINERARY:

Wednesday (day 01) is the start date in Ireland. Note, with overnight flights, a TUESDAY flight would be needed, to meet group on Day 01, Wednesday at Dublin Airport.

Day 01, Wednesday: ARRIVE IRELAND! Dublin - Roscommon

Morning arrival at Dublin Airport. After clearing customs, collecting luggage and arrival of all international passengers booked by Celtic Tours, your transfer will depart Dublin Airport for Roscommon and our Castle Hotel. Time to enjoy the grounds of the castle. Perhaps take in an optional spa service. Tonight we enjoy dinner and overnight at Kilronan Castle. (D)

Day 02, Thursday: Carrick-on-Shannon - Longford - Athlone - Roscommon

A scenic historic tour today takes us via Boyle, where we can see the ruins of the old Cistercian abbey, the ivy clad abbey dates back to 1161. Continue on to Carrick-on-Shannon which straddles the River Shannon. Continue on via Longford and Athlone, optional visit to the Church of Peter and Paul, an impressive structure of the Roman Renaissance style. Enjoy a pub lunch and some free time in Athlone. Return to our Castle Hotel via Roscommon. This evening is free to enjoy all the facilities at the castle and perhaps a light dinner on your own tonight. Overnight at Kilronan Castle. (B,L)

Day 03, Friday: Roscommon - Galway - Cliffs of Moher - Adare - Killarney

Morning departure from Kilronan Castle. We travel southwest via Tuam to Galway County and Moycullen. We enjoy a brief stop at the Celtic Crystal Factory Continuing on, we travel south via the majestic Cliffs of Moher, where we pause with spectacular views. Continue along the western coastline, as we make our way to charming Killarney town via Lahinch and Adare. In Killarney, we enjoy dinner at our hotel this evening. Killarney is an excellent location to enjoy traditional music and pub entertainment. Overnight in Killarney. (B,D)

Day 04, Saturday: Killarney - Ring of Kerry

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 Killorglin, famous for its traditional 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 before we circle back to Killarney for dinner and overnight. (B,D)

Day 05, Sunday: Blarney - Cobh - Waterford

Depart Killarney, with a stop in Blarney, where we pause for optional visits to Blarney Woollen Mills and Blarney Castle, perhaps to kiss the famed Blarney Stone. Leaving Blarney we travel the short distance to Cobh (Queenstown), the last port of call for the Titanic. Leaving Cobh, we stop and enjoy a wee tasting at the Midleton Whisky Distillery before making our way to Waterford. In Waterford, we enjoy dinner and an overnight stay. (B,D)

Day 06, Monday: Waterford - Dublin

Morning brings a visit to the House of Waterford before making our way to Dublin via Kildare. An afternoon check-in to our Dublin hotel allows for time to relax before attending a traditional Irish cabaret and dinner show in Dublin. We return to our hotel at approximately 10:30 pm to stay overnight in Dublin. (B,D)

Day 07, Tuesday: Dublin

Our morning sightseeing tour of Dublin includes a visit to the Guinness Storehouse. Afterwards we visit Trinity College to view the 8th century Book of Kells. Our afternoon is free to enjoy the capital city. Tonight enjoy dinner on your own before the final overnight stay in Dublin. (B)

Day 08, Wednesday: Dublin - Tour ends

An early morning transfer takes you to Dublin Airport for the return flight home. Pick up your last minute gifts at the duty free shops before boarding your flight. You arrive home the same day. (B)

Rates & Hotels

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2018 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
Dates Land Only
May 30  (Sold Out) $1839
Jun 06  (Sold Out) $1859
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Sep 12  (Sold Out)  Guaranteed $1849
Sep 19  (Sold Out) $1849
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Oct 10  (Sold Out)  Guaranteed $1809

Featured Hotels

Celtic Delight - Premier Escorted Motorcoach Tour
Kilronan Castle Estate & Spa Ballyfarnon, Co. Roscommon
Killarney Towers Hotel Killarney, Co. Kerry
Dooleys Hotel Waterford, Co. Waterford
Treacys Hotel Waterford Waterford, Co. Waterford
Academy Plaza Hotel Dublin 1, Co. Dublin
Grand Canal Dublin Dublin 4, Co. Dublin

Tour Details

Your land package begins: / Your land package ends:

(As most International flights are overnight flights - please book air accordingly)

Flight Details


Accommodation Details

Kilronan Castle Estate & Spa

Ballyfarnon, Co. Roscommon -

One of Ireland’s most luxurious Castle Hotels in Roscommon Ireland, the ancestral home of the Tennison family and the legendary Colonel King Tennison. It is one of a few Irish castle estates that can trace its history back to royal families. [more]

Killarney Towers Hotel

Killarney, Co. Kerry -

Enjoying a dominant position on Killarney’s College Street, the Killarney Towers Hotel offers guests all the luxury... [more]

Dooley's Hotel Waterford

Waterford, Co. Waterford -

Dooley's City Centre Hotel, Waterford is a family run hotel in the heart of the Sunny South East... [more]

Treacys Hotel and Spa

Waterford, Co. Waterford -

Formerly Days Hotel Waterford, Treacys Hotel Spa & Leisure Centre is situated in the heart of Waterford City in Ireland's Sunny South-East, and is proud to be one of the finest hotels in Waterford. The hotel is the perfect choice for your business, leisure and family breaks. [more]

Academy Plaza Hotel

Dublin 1, Co. Dublin -

Academy Plaza Hotel has an exceptional location as a Dublin City Centre Hotel.... [more]

Grand Canal Hotel

Dublin 4, Co. Dublin -

Grand Canal Hotel Dublin is located on the leafy banks of Dublin’s Grand Canal in the affluent Ballsbridge area in Georgian Dublin. [more]

Pricing

Your tour land price is per person based on two (2) people sharing a twin or double room. When a single room is booked, a single supplement will apply. When a triple room is booked, a $30 per person discount will apply.

This tour does not include:

  • Items not noted on itinerary
  • Lunches (except for one pub lunch)
  • Tips to driver/guide
  • Airfare

Airfare

Airfare is additional. Once you select your tour date, you will be given the opportunity to search our system for the best available airfare from your home city. The tour date shown above is the date one arrives in Ireland. All air should be booked one day prior to accommodate overnight flights to Ireland.

Our system will search for the best possible airfare during your booking process. Note: airfare cannot be booked sooner than eleven (11) month from date of departure.

Departures & Transfers

Departure date is the date the tour starts in Ireland. One would depart from the US. one day prior to the date noted. The tour begins in Ireland on Wednesday.

Arrival transfers available from Dublin Airport on arrival of all international flights booked by Celtic Tours. Due to varied arrival times, longer waits may occur at the airport before departing. If air is not booked with Celtic Tours, you must be available 30 minutes prior to departure from Dublin Airport. Flight information is required for all land only bookings in order to avail of our transfers.  Tour ends for all passengers at 6:10 am at Dublin Airport.