Shades of Ireland

From history-filled Dublin to the rolling green hills and dramatic coast, experience Ireland's charm on a journey through the Emerald Isle.
Live like royalty during an overnight stay on the grounds of a castle. Stand in awe at the top of the stunning 700-foot Cliffs of Moher. See Killarney from an Irish jaunting car. Pick from a selection of the best restaurants with our Diner's Choice program. Experience the world-famous beauty of the Ring of Kerry. See sheepdogs in action on a working farm. Kiss the Blarney Stone at historic Blarney Castle. Choose how you explore the city of Dublin. A vibrant blend of captivating culture and stunning nature, this is the Ireland you've always imagined.

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Offer valid through 9/30/2020
9 Days
Day 1KingscourtOvernight Flight: Travel to the magical Emerald Isle. Visit Limerick, Killarney, Waterford and Dublin as this comprehensive tour introduces Ireland's natural beauty, rich history and most importantly, its hospitable culture.
Day 2KingscourtKingscourt, Ireland - Tour Begins: Soak in the landscape of rolling hills and feel the warmth of an Irish welcome. This Irish adventure truly begins with dinner at your castle and an overnight stay on the very same regal grounds.
Day 3KingscourtKingscourt - Tullamore/Kilbeggan - Limerick: You don't have to be a connoisseur to appreciate the old-world heritage of Ireland's whiskey territory. Your journey brings you to Tullamore and Kilbeggan in the heart of Ireland, where a superb distillery brings whiskey craftsmanship to life and gives you a taste of the final product. Continue to Limerick, where a panoramic city tour showcases King John's Castle and the Treaty Stone. Delve into the fascinating history of the 'city of the violated treaty.'
Day 4LimerickLimerick - Cliffs of Moher - Galway - Limerick: Today brings you to the dramatic, 700-foot-high Cliffs of Moher for cinematic views of the mighty Atlantic. Pass through the windswept, limestone landscape of the Burren, known for its stark beauty and Neolithic tombs. Continue on to Galway for a brief tour that showcases 'The City of Tribes' before relaxing over dinner.
Day 5LimerickLimerick - Adare - Killarney: Travel south through forty shades of green to Adare, Ireland's prettiest village, for some leisure time. Continue to County Kerry and the Gap of Dunloe to shop for local artisan-made crafts. Once in Killarney, hop on a traditional jaunting car* for a ride through the national park before boarding a traditional boat* and sail through the breathtaking lakes in the company of an expert boatman. Tonight, it's Diner's Choiceâ?¦choose your included dinner from a "menu" of Killarney's great restaurants.
Day 6KillarneyKillarney - Ring of Kerry - Killarney: Take in the rugged coastline as you loop your way around the picturesque Ring of Kerry, past pristine beaches, quaint villages and majestic landscapes. See border collies in action during a traditional sheepdog demonstration at a family-run farm. The night is free for reminiscing about the day as you find your own authentic taste of Irish culture.
Day 7KillarneyKillarney - Blarney Stone - Waterford: Live the legend. The story goes that those who kiss the Blarney Stone gain the gift of eloquence. This morning, give it a shot at historic Blarney Castle. Arrive in Waterford and embark on a leisurely paced walking tour of Ireland's oldest city. Then, it's your choice! Tour the Waterford Crystal factory and learn how exquisite crystal has been made for centuries -OR- visit the Medieval Museum for a guided tour and glass of wine in the 15th-century Mayor's Wine Vault.
Day 8WaterfordWaterford - Kilkenny - Dublin: Step back in time and begin the day in the medieval splendor of 12th century Kilkenny on the River Nore. Later, arrive in Dublin, Ireland's rollicking capital city. Spend the remainder of your day relaxing or set out to independently explore more of this charming city.
Day 9DublinDublin: Today, it's your choice! Choose to ride with a local guide to see St. Patrick's Cathedral, O'Connell Street, the General Post Office, and the historic Phoenix Park -OR- choose a walking tour of the city's historic center, exploring St. Stephen's Green, Grafton Street, and the River Liffey. Either way, what follows is an afternoon to discover Dublin's charms on your own. Tonight, join your fellow travelers for some traditional entertainment during a fun-filled Irish evening including regional cuisine. Toast the end of a fabulous trip!
Day 10DublinDublin - Tour Ends: Your tour ends in Dublin.

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
09/18/2020$2,599.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
03/12/2021$2,499.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
03/19/2021$2,399.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
04/16/2021$2,399.00* (USD) / Land OnlyQuote
Granville Hotel Waterford, Ireland
Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge Ballsbridge, Ireland
Cabra Castle Kingscourt, Ireland
Ballsbridge Hotel Dublin 4, Ireland
The Dunloe Hotel & Gardens Co. Kerry, Ireland
George Boutique Hotel Limerick City, Ireland
* NOTE:Tour prices are land only rates based on per person, double occupancy. Some dates may feature various changes in hotels, sightseeing and inclusions. Please confirm your specific itinerary at the time of booking. Government taxes and fees are additional. Land rates are guaranteed at time of deposit. Certain taxes and fees are to be paid upon exiting the country in local currencies.
Airfare is additional and is available through Collette Vacations.


  • Shades of Ireland

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    From history-filled Dublin to the rolling green hills and dramatic coast, experience Ireland's charm on a journey through the Emerald Isle.Live like royalty during an overnight stay on the grounds of a castle.

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