Irish Odyssey - Dublin/Dublin 2021 (12 Days)
CIE TOURS was thought to offer only inclusive Ireland tours. Today CIE TOURS features escorted Italy Tours, Scotland, England and Wales. Now CIE has introduced Iceland Tour Packages to meet guests requests. CIE TOURS offers 93 various guided vacations operated by over 160 very experienced tour guides. CIE also specializes in private itineraries designed by guests with a private driver. So many people desire to visit the land of their Irish or Scottish ancestors. Pavlus Travel is a leader in Ireland Tours, great service and our discounted CIE TOUR prices ensure that you never pay retail prices on your Ireland Vacation.

Irish Odyssey

Dublin/Dublin 2021 (12 Days)

Starting at $2,450


Destinations & Sightseeing
Itinerary and Meals
Accomodations

telephone icon
800.528.9300

Ireland’s coastline boasts limitless wonder to explore, and this trip ensures you won’t miss a thing. From bustling Dublin to historic Cork to scenic Killarney to medieval Galway to pedestrian-friendly Derry, and beyond, your journey includes the chance to a well-rounded mix of the country’s cities, sights, signature sceneries–and even a stay in a majestic castle hotel.

Click for larger view.
Map for Irish Odyssey - Dublin/Dublin 2021 (12 Days)


Destination & Sightseeing

Authentic Local Experiences:

  • Enjoy a flight of locally brewed craft beers with your dinner at the Walled City Brewery a family owned establishment located in a former army barracks in the heart of  Derry - CIE Tours Exclusive
  • Visit two pubs belonging to the families of late Irish luminaries : Páidi  Ó Sé, a great Kerry GAA footballer, and John B Keane, one of Ireland's finest playwrights

Trip Highlights:

  • Irish Night in Dublin
  • Ballintubber Abbey
  • Belleek Pottery
  • Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre
  • Giant's Causeway
  • Kilmainham Gaol
  • Kylemore Abbey
  • Páidi Ó Sé's Pub Dinner
  • Titanic Belfast
  • Walled City Brewery - CIE Tours Exclusive

Dining Experiences:

  • 11 hot breakfasts (B) and 9 dinners (D)

Hotels - 11 Nights:

  • Herbert Park Hotel | Dublin (2 nights)
  • The River Lee Hotel | Cork (1 night)
  • Killarney Plaza Hotel | Killarney (2 nights)
  • The Galmont Hotel & Spa | Galway (2 nights)
  • City Hotel | Derry (2 nights)
  • Cabra Castle Hotel | Kingscourt (1 night)
  • Knightsbrook Hotel & Golf Resort | Trim, Co. Meath (1 night)

ITINERARY

Dublin City Panoramic Tour | Kilmainham Gaol
Tour begins 2:00 PM at your Dublin hotel. Set out on a panoramic tour of the city's highlights and view Trinity College, St Patrick's Cathedral and the GPO.  Tour Kilmainham Gaol, built in 1796, and hear stories of Ireland's revolutionary leaders.  Enjoy a Welcome drink with your group before dining independently.

EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum | Taylors Three Rock Pub
Visit EPIC the Irish Emigration Museum, the world's only fully digital museum, and discover the story of the 10 million people who have left Ireland over the last 1,500 years and their impact on the world. Your afternoon is free to explore Dublin. Later, enjoy dinner and entertainment at Taylors Three Rock Pub. (B, D)

Farmhouse Visit | House of Waterford Crystal
Visit a traditional farmhouse and learn about country life while enjoying tea and scones.  At the House of Waterford Crystal, a CIE Tours preferred shopping partner, watch skilled artisans cut crystal into sparking masterpieces.  Continue along the coast to Cork city for dinner(B, D)

Cork Walking Tour | Blarney Castle | Killarney
Take a brief walking tour of Cork City with a local guide.  Perhaps stroll through the English Market, where vendors have been selling local and artisanal foods since 1788.  Visit Blarney Castle to climb the winding stairs to kiss the famed stone, or stroll the gardens.  Enjoy the scenery as you head to colorful Kenmare.  Stop at Moll's Gap for marvelous views on your way to Killarney(B, D)

Jaunting Car Ride | Dingle Peninsula | Sheepdog Demonstration
Take a traditional horse-drawn jaunting car ride to Ross Castle and Kenmare Estate and see Lough Leane, the largest of Killarney's lakes. Visit Moriarty's at the Gap of Dunloe, a CIE Tours preferred shopping partner. Travel to the scenic Dingle Peninsula for views of heathery mountains, sandy stretches of beach, and rocky headlands. Enjoy a demonstration of highly-skilled sheepdogs herding sheep at a local farm. Stop at Slea Head to admire the views and take photos. Enjoy dinner at Páidí Ó Sé's pub in Ventry while you hear a fun talk on Gaelic sports. (B, D)

Cliffs of Moher | Galway
Visit the family pub of the late famed playwright, John B. Keane for a talk and some tea and scones. One of Ireland's most beloved writers, he wrote many of his works in a room behind the bar. Embark on a ferry ride across the River Shannon Estuary and drive along the coast of County Clare. View the famous Cliffs of Moher, which soar 700 feet above the Atlantic Ocean. Walk to O'Brien's Tower for views of Connemara and the Aran Islands. Proceed to vibrant Galway and join a local guide for a walking tour of the city's historic heart. (B, D)

Lough Corrib Cruise (Seasonal) | Kylemore Abbey | Galway
Travel through Connemara for sweeping views of misty mountains and shimmering lakes. Take a scenic cruise on Lough Corrib and sip some creamy Irish coffee (seasonal). Stop at Kylemore Abbey for a walk through the elegant mansion set beside a tranquil lake. Return to Galway, where the rest of the day is free for independent sightseeing and dining. (B)

Ballintubber Abbey | Belleek Pottery | Derry
Travel north to Claremorris to visit Ballintubber Abbey, known as “the Abbey that refused to die,” Ireland's only royal Abbey, which has been in continuous use for more than 780 years. Visit Belleek Pottery, then follow the Atlantic shore to Donegal town, where you will visit CIE Tours preferred shopping partner Triona Design. Continue on through the majestic Barnesmore Gap to Derry(B, D)

Giant's Causeway | Derry Walking Tour | Walled City Brewery
Explore the Giant's Causeway, huge hexagonal columns formed over 60 million years ago. Back in Derry, join a local guide for a walk around this historic city's medieval walls; take a walk across the Peace Bridge and complete your tour at the Walled City Brewery Restaurant. In a CIE Tours Exclusive, you'll enjoy a drink with your dinner and a flight of 4 of the brewery's beers to taste. (B, D)

Belfast City Tour | Titanic Belfast | Cabra Castle
Head to Belfast for a panoramic city tour followed by a visit to Titanic Belfast. Travel to Kingscourt and your castle hotel, built in 1760. Arrive mid-afternoon to enjoy this lovely property. After dinner in the Court Restaurant, enjoy a display of Irish step-dancing. (B, D)

Brú Na Bóinne Visitor Centre | Farewell Dinner
Visit the Brú na Boinne Visitor Centre to learn about the 5,000-year-old burial tombs of Newgrange and Knowth, followed by a visit to one of these mysterious marvels. Travel to your hotel in Trim, the setting for some scenes of the movie "Braveheart", and enjoy some free time. In the evening, share a farewell dinner with your group. (B, D)

Tour Ends in Trim
Your program ends after breakfast. (B)

Check Mark Disclaimer: Prices listed are per person, based on double occupancy, and in USD. All promotions are valid for new bookings only, capacity controlled and valid on select dates and departures. Individual Terms and Conditions will apply to all promotions. Any promotion can be withdrawn at any time without notice. Please speak with your Pavlus Travel Planner for complete vendor terms and conditions, including eligible tour and cruise dates.

REDEEM POINTS FOR TRAVEL WITH PAVLUS TRAVEL. Book with Pavlus Travel and use Membership Rewards® points from American Express for all or part of a cruise, vacation package, flight or prepaid hotel. Terms & Conditions Apply. We’re Cruise Specialists with Great Cruise Deals, European River Cruise Experts & Europe Tour Packages retailers.

Travel Leaders IATA CLIA ASTA