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Visit the jewels of the Irish countryside with castles, landmarks and traditional pubs!

See all the highlights of Ireland - from North to South, East to West, ranging from the big cities of Dublin and Belfast to quaint coastal towns and stunning landscapes.

Not only will you be exposed to the fantastic history that Ireland has to offer, but you’ll get up-close and personal with the people and culture of this wonderful land.

Trip Details

14 days/13 nights | Dublin to Dublin

Service Level: Signature learn more

Our Signature tours offer everything you would expect from Cobblestone Freeway.

  • A combination of 3 and 4 star hotels and character-rich accommodations
  • 2 meals provided per day plus snacks
  • All land transportation
  • High quality bus with air conditioning
  • Cobblestone host and fully translated local guides
  • Entrance fees & admissions for included sightseeing & cultural events
  • Special events exclusively for Cobblestone Freeway Travellers

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Proposed Itinerary

Day
1-2
Welcome to Ireland ! Explore city with centuries of history and unique charm. Architectural breathtaking sightseeings, well-known Guinness Storehouse and much more. Hear stories of local people, try local cuisine became part of great Irish heritage.
Day
3-4
Next you'll visit the picturesque landscapes of Northern Ireland. See places like the Giant's Causeway - one of the most popular tourist attractions and have a look at Dunluce Castle, which was featured in the TV series Game of Thrones.
Day
5-6
Travel along Causeway Coastal Route. Enjoy impressive views around you and discover the history of this wonderful place and the people who live here. Afterwads, take a trip to Kylemore Abbey - Ireland’s best loved and most iconic tourist attractions and home to the Benedictine nuns since 1920. Explore the 6 acre Victorian Walled Garden with its delightfully restored garden buildings.
Day
7-8
Discover Galway also known as “The City of Tribes” after the fourteen merchant families who led the city during the Hiberno-Norman period. Galway is often referred to as the “Cultural Heart of Ireland” as it is most associated with the Irish language, music, song and dance traditions. Later take a trip to the heart of Galway Bay - Aran Islands. Breath-taking scenery, ecclesiastical ruins from early Christian times, medieval castles, cliffs, prehistoric stone forts (including the famous Dn Aonghasa (Dun Aengus), clean air, unique flora and fauna and a rich folklore that the islanders are proud to recount.
Day
9-10
Heading along the west coast towards the Cliffs of Moher! This is a wonderful place with an impressive panorama of the Atlantic Ocean. Every year it is visited by more than 1 million people. Later, admire Bunratty Folk Park - great chance to experience a window on Ireland’s past. Enjoy the sights, sounds tastes, scents, of this enchanting place. See one of the most famous landmarks on the Dingle Peninsula - Gallarus Oratory. This is the oldest Christian church on the territory of Ireland.
Day
11-12
Explore Killarney on your own. Alternatively take a trip to Killarney National Park - truly spectacular natural beauty spot. Later enjoy the Ring of Kerry, hugely popular road route through the southwest of Ireland that encompasses some of Ireland's best scenery and heritage. To sun up our stay in this region you will enjoy traditional Irish Music, Song & Irish Dance Show.
Day
13-14
On the way to Dublin admire Blarney Castle. Here you will be able to hang upside-down over a sheer drop to kiss the stone, which is said to give the gift of eloquence. There are many versions of the origin of the stone, including a claim that it was the Lia Fáil — a numinous stone upon which Irish kings were crowned.
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Highlights

This tour will take you on a whirlwind of sightseeing and cultural experiences. Feel the medieval influences in Ireland through the beautiful architecture and a special banquet-style dinner in a castle. Experience rural life as you drive through the country side, visit a sheep farm, and explore Bunratty Folk Park. Listen to the tales of an Irish storyteller and dance along in your seat as you watch traditional Irish folk dance. The rich Irish culture will be at your fingertips on this tour!

Ireland is rich with unique geography that you wouldn't have the opportunity to visit anywhere else in the world. Take photos in front of the Giant's Causeway, take in the stunning view of the Cliffs of Moher.

Do all of this before relaxing back at your hotel each evening for a pint of Guinness!

ULTIMATE IRELAND: Colourful Galway, an ancient castle and the Cliffs of Moher!

See all the highlights of Ireland - from North to South, East to West, ranging from the big cities of Dublin and Belfast to quaint coastal towns and stunning landscapes. Not only will you be exposed to the fantastic history that Ireland has to offer, but you'll get up-close and personal with the people and culture of this wonderful land.

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Departure Dates

2018

Early Bird Discount available
until Mar 30, 2018*

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Land Package per person from:

$3,950 usd

Flight escorted (from Edmonton, Canada)

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Single Supplement - $500 USD

HOST: Vincent Rees

Vincent Rees has been a prolific dancer, director, choreographer and connoisseur of Ukrainian dance, art and culture for many years. Raised in Victoria BC, Vincent moved to Edmonton in 1992 to join the world renowned Ukrainian Shumka Dancers. With Shumka, Vincent had the great opportunity of performing across Canada as a cast member of “Absolutely Shumka”, “Shumka’s Cinderella” and “The Nutcracker” with the Kyiv Ballet of Ukraine and Shumka.

He has traveled most of eastern Europe, and South America. Vince created Cobblestone Freeway as a way to combine his passion for culture and travel.

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