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2024 Celtic Delight

Delight in all that is delivered on this special 7-night tour of Ireland, which features a wonderful 2-night stay at a wonderful castle! This is the perfect tour for those that want the best of Ireland. Enjoy scenic beauty, historic sights and a relaxed but refreshing itinerary that delivers. Select departures are designated small-group!

2024 Celtic Delight

Delight in all that is delivered on this special 7-night tour of Ireland, which features a wonderful 2-night stay at a wonderful castle! This is the perfect tour for those that want the best of Ireland. Enjoy scenic beauty, historic sights and a relaxed but refreshing itinerary that delivers. Select departures are designated small-group!

Tour Highlights

  • Twelve (12) meals with seven (7) breakfasts and five (5) dinners.
  • Top sights with visits to; Athlone, Roscommon, Killarney, Blarney, Cobh, Waterford, and Dublin.
  • Includes a two (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.
  • Dinner and entertainment in Dublin.
  • Full sightseeing by deluxe touring motor coach.
  • Professional Irish driver/guide to escort you throughout.
  • Panoramic city tours of Dublin.
  • Scenic drive of the Ring of Kerry.
  • Visits to: Arigna Mining Experience, Cliffs of Moher, Cobh, House of Waterford, Guinness Brewery Storehouse, and the new Epic Museum in Dublin.
  • 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.

*Please note: Hotel changes on select departures as of follows:
  • April 03 - overnights at the Castlerosse Hotel in Killarney (and not at the Killarney Towers)
  • May 01, May 08, Jun 26, Aug 28, Sept18 & Sept 25 - last two nights in Camden Court in Dublin

Guaranteed Departures

Please note, each departure requires a minimum number of participants to operate. Tours will be noted "guarantee" when this number reached. Please do not book airfare until you have been advised that the tour is guaranteed. Celtic Tours is not responsible for airfare booking on non-guaranteed tours that do not operate.

Itinerary

YOUR ITINERARY:

Wednesday; (day 1) is the start date in Ireland. Departure from the US would be on Tuesday (due to overnight flights). Group departure on Wednesday morning from Dublin Airport to Kilronan Castle.

Day 1, 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*, a private transfer will depart Dublin Airport for Roscommon and our Castle Hotel. Time to enjoy the grounds of the castle (your room may not yet be ready on arrival, as check-in time is later in the afternoon). Perhaps take in an optional spa service. Tonight, meet your driver/guide and fellow tour members who may have joined earlier. Enjoy dinner and overnight at Kilronan Castle. (D)

(*You must arrive 30-minutes before the group transfer departs Dublin Airport to avail of the group departure.)

Day 2, Thursday | Roscommon - Sligo - Roscommon

A leisurely departure from our castle hotel, we travel a short distance to the Arigna Mines, where we enjoy the unique Arigna Mining Experience. The surrounding natural scenery where the mine is located is striking. After touring the mine, we travel along scenic Lough Allen to Dromahair and the lake isle of Innisfree, immortalized by the poet William Butler Yeats. Continue on to Sligo Town, where you have free time to explore the history of the area, or perhaps visit the Yeats Library and Art gallery. This afternoon we travel the short journey back to our castle hotel so you can enjoy some free time and relax before dinner tonight. Overnight at Kilronan. (B,D)

Day 3, Friday | Roscommon - Cliffs of Moher - Adare - Killarney

Morning departure from Kilronan Castle. We travel south via the majestic Cliffs of Moher, where we pause and enjoy 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, pub entertainment or a traditional top-rated Irish Cabaret show (which can be pre-booked at the time of your reservation for $49 per person). Overnight in Killarney. (B,D)

Day 4, 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. Tonight venture out independently and enjoy one of the many restaurants Killarney has to offer. Overnight in Killarney. (B)

Day 5, Sunday | Blarney - Cobh - Waterford

Depart Killarney, with a stop in Blarney, where we pause for optional visits to the 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 make our way to Waterford. In Waterford, we enjoy dinner and an overnight stay. (B,D)

Day 6, 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. Overnight in Dublin. (B,D)

Day 7, Tuesday | Dublin

On our morning sightseeing tour we visit EPIC, The Irish Emigration Museum. A fantastic interactive experience, which uncovers the dramatic and inspiring stories of the Irish who traveled the world, from early times to the modern day. Following our EPIC visit, we make our way to the Guinness Storehouse for a visit. Our afternoon is free to enjoy the capital city. Tonight, enjoy dinner on your own before the final overnight in Dublin. (B)

Day 8, 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

Small Group Departures on select dates

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May 08  (Sold Out)  Small Group Tour - Guaranteed $2639
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 Small Group Tour $2339
 Small Group Tour $2199
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Featured Hotels

Celtic Delight - Premier Escorted Motorcoach Tour
Kilronan Castle Estate & Spa Ballyfarnon, Co. Roscommon
Castlerosse Park Resort Killarney, Co. Kerry
Killarney Towers Hotel Killarney, Co. Kerry
Dooley's Hotel Waterford City, Co. Waterford
Academy Plaza Hotel Dublin 1, Co. Dublin
Camden Court Hotel Dublin 2, 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

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    Requests are not guaranteed and are subject to each hotel's discretion and availability

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]

Castlerosse Hotel Killarney

Killarney, Co. Kerry -

The Castlerosse Park Resort better encompasses the range of accommodation and leisure facilities available as well as our location within Killarney National Park. [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 City, Co. Waterford -

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

Academy Plaza Hotel

Dublin 1, Co. Dublin -

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

Camden Court Hotel

Dublin 2, Co. Dublin -

The Camden Court Hotel is located within a 5 minute walk to Grafton Street. [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 discount will apply.

This tour does not include:

  • Items not noted on itinerary
  • Lunches and dinners (not noted on the itinerary)
  • Tips to driver/guide

Airfare

Celtic Tours is currently offering group air for 10 participants traveling from the same airport. Individuals should book directly with airlines. Your arrival flight must land by 9am for this tour. Please make sure you book your flight to arrive and depart on accurate dates. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please note, do not book air until you have been advised that the tour date selected is guaranteed. Each date requires a minimum number to operate.

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 to allow for overnight flights. The tour begins on Saturday.

Arrival transfers available from Dublin Airport at 9:00 am. (Flight should arrive on tour start date by 9:00 am to avail of this group transfer). Celtic Tours tracks flights booked with them to note delays and to ensure your transfer is not missed. If your flight time is later, please book a pre-night arrival to avoid missing the included transfer. Passengers book on earlier morning flights will have extended wait time at the airport.

If Celtic Tours does not book your air, you may avail of these free transfers, provided you submit your flight information within 35 days prior to departure and you are available 30 minutes prior to scheduled airport departure. Otherwise, transfers to the first hotel would be your responsibility. Transfer also available from Belfast International Airport up to 12:00 noon on tour start date. Tour ends for all passengers at 6:10 am at Dublin Airport.