August 30 – September 6, 2021
A first class tour including entrances and tours as noted, breakfast daily, featuring Dublin, St. Patrick´s Cathedral, Trinity College and the Book of Kells, County Galway, the Cliffs of Moher and the Burren, the music capital of Ireland Killarney, and the Ring of Dingle. There will be plenty of time for music and the “mighty craic”, walks in the villages and the lovely countryside.
Airport group transfers, superior class hotels, breakfast daily, private bath, private guide and transportation/entrances to all planned sights are included.
Day 2. A whole day in wonderful Dublin. In this 1,000 year old city, with a literary history that includes James Joyce, Oscar Wilde and George Bernard Shaw, we will visit St. Patrick’s Cathedral, burial site of Gulliver’s Travels author Jonathan Swift and where St. Patrick baptized the locals; and Trinity College with the world-famous Book of Kells, the illuminated Bible from the 9th century. Overnight Dublin.
Day 3. West to the rugged Atlantic Coast and the town of Galway. We’ll stroll through Eyre Square with the Kennedy Memorial, down to the harbor. We’ll visit the Spanish Arch, reminiscent of hundreds of years of international intrigue and occupation; and we’ll see the “King’s Head” pub, linking this town to the English Civil War of the 17th century. Overnight Galway.
Day 4. West, along the Atlantic Coast to the mighty Cliffs of Moher. These 650 foot high granite cliffs are famous the world over. Later we travel through the Burren National Park and the villages of Lisdoonvarna and Ballyvaughan. Overnight Galway.
Day 5. South to Killarney. Explore the boutiques in the town center and enjoy the street music. This lovely village is located in Killarney National Park, surrounded by the Macgillykuddy´s Reeks mountain range. A spectacular Irish setting, this is a gateway to the Dingle Peninsula, a circular scenic road meandering past some of the most beautiful vistas in Ireland. Overnight Killarney.
Day 6. An all day excursion out on the Dingle Peninsula. We pass through the Slieve Mish Mountains all the way out to Slea Head, the most western point of Ireland and Europe, jutting into the wild Atlantic Ocean. The Dingle has some of Ireland’s roughest and most natural scenery. Overnight Killarney.
Day 7. Northeast past the lush green of the Wicklow Mountains back to Dublin. There will be time to visit that last minute museum, the Guinness Brewery or to find the final Irish gifts. Overnight Dublin.
Day 8. Transfer to the airport for the return flight
Prices are PER PERSON sharing a room and based upon current exchange rates / costs and do not include airfare or taxes. Late deposit $3349, Early deposit $3049, MRT Returnees $2749. Single supplement $599.
PAYMENTS: $1500 p/p deposit with REGISTRATION FORM on website. Upon submission of the Reservation Form, you will receive an invoice to be paid by credit card. Balance due 90 days prior to departure. See TERMS & CONDITIONS on the website. Call Mike at 517-914-1728, send an email to Mike@mikerosstravel.com or visit the website at www.mikerosstravel.com