402 Washington Street - The Dalles, OR 97058
541-296-6105 or 800-622-5588
2018 - 8 Day Irish Heritage & Dromoland Castle
Authentic Local Experiences: Enjoy the beautiful scenery of Killarney during a horse-drawn jaunting car ride through the grounds of the Killarney National Park while your driver entertains you with local folklore and history of the area. Savour your first glimpse of the majestic Dromoland castle and its enchanting lake, as you pass through the castle gates. Luxuriate in plush, sink-in sofas in front of large, ornate fireplaces with blazing log fires. Cocktails in Dromoland's Library Bar are sublime, so go on and treat yourself. Trip Highlights: Cliffs of Moher Cliffs of Moher One of Ireland’s top visitor attractions, the cliffs are 700 feet high and extend for 5 miles over the Atlantic Ocean on the western seaboard of County Clare. O’Brien’s Tower stands proudly on a headland and one can see the Aran Islands, Galway Bay and Connemara. The cliffs are home to major colonies of cliff nesting seabirds. Cobh Heritage Centre Cobh Heritage Centre From 1848 to 1950 over 6 million adults and children emigrated from Ireland - over 2.5 million departed from Cobh, making it the single most important port of emigration. See ”coffin ships” as well as other vessels, including the Titanic, that stopped in Cobh. Glasnevin Museum Glasnevin Museum This is the world's first cemetery museum. A guided tour gives a valuable insight into this unique Victorian burial place and into the final resting place of the men and women who have helped shape Ireland's past and present. House of Waterford Crystal House of Waterford Crystal Tour this working factory to see all stages of production from craftspeople forming molten glass to the intricate cutting and polishing. At the end of the tour view magnificent trophies and the opulent retail store housing the largest collection of Waterford Crystal in the world. King John's Castle King John's Castle King John's Castle is situated in the heart of medieval Limerick City, overlooking the majestic River Shannon. It was built between 1200 and 1210 and was repaired and extended many times in the following centuries. The interpretative center contains an imaginative historical exhibition which tells the story of the Castle. Ring of Kerry Tour Ring of Kerry One of Ireland’s most popular circular drives around the Iveragh Peninsula, starting and ending in Killarney. The 100-mile route of ever-changing scenery of mountains and shoreline combined with varying weather conditions ensures splendid views. Skellig Experience Skellig Experience You can experience many aspects of those offshore Skellig islands while remaining on the dry land, in a custom built, stone clad, grass roofed, prize winning building located right on the waterfront beside the Valentia Island bridge at Valentia, County Kerry! Dining Experiences: Five dinners including a lively medieval castle banquet, Killeen House Restaurant in Killarney, and dinner and traditional show at Merry Ploughboy Pub. Hotels: IE-LIM-SHL Limerick (1 night) IE-KER-TBR Killarney (2 nights) IE-WAT-GRH Waterford (1 night) IE-DUB-RMA Dun Laoghaire, Dublin (2 nights) IE-CLA-DCA Newmarket-on-Fergus (1 night)
About CIE Tours
We are celebrating 85 years of travel excellence! During this time CIE Tours International has provided travelers with the highest quality vacations to Ireland and Britain and we continue to improve our tours and our services.
Over the years we have built up an enviable reputation for security and reliability with satisfied clients throughout North America. We are members of the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) and the United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA). Both organizations ensure that all members meet stringent standards to protect the traveling public. In addition we set our own high standards for delivering excellent vacations with state-of-the-art luxury coaches; prompt and pleasant customer service; the best hotels; and carefully chosen visits and entertainment.
Our coach tours are fully inclusive with no optional extras to purchase at your destination. You pay one price and we insist that our tour directors focus solely on your enjoyment. Once you pay the deposit, we guarantee our land tour prices. If you prefer to travel independently, we offer self-drive and chauffeur-drive programs for Ireland with a wide range of hotel accommodation, which can be booked in advance, as well as popular B & Bs.
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