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Elegant Ireland - 2018

See the castles. Experience the culture. Meet the locals. And behold those famous shades of green that stretch as far as the eye can see. This is Ireland. And on this adventure you'll enjoy overnights at luxury properties and stand-out experiences to ensure every day is special. Spend two nights at Dromoland Castle including a dinner that will truly make you feel like a royal! Overnight in the country at the Castlemartyr Resort and explore its 220 stunning acres. Visit a family-run farm in Kilkenny and learn about the rise of organic farming in Ireland. Gaze down upon the mighty Atlantic from the 700-foot Cliffs of Moher. Come to know Dublin and experience the world-famous beauty of the Ring of Kerry. Savor an Irish coffee at its birthplace in the Foynes Flying Boat Museum. Journey to Blarney Castle, lean back and kiss its famous stone! Step inside a working farmhouse and visit an Irish family. On this once-in-a-lifetime trip, retrace a beautiful history in a timeless destination.


7 breakfasts
7 lunches
7 dinners
Take in an evening of traditional song and dance.
Enjoy an evening of storytelling and song at Castlemartyr Resort.
Spend two nights at Dromoland Castle, one of Europe's most iconic hotels.
Tour Provider Collette
Number of Days
Price From
AUD $4,449
Start Location
Dublin, Ireland
End Location
County Clare, Ireland
Age Range
Avg. 100+
Group Size
1 to 44
Tour Style
Tour Themes
Physical Rating
Easy to Moderate
Tour departure dates
03 May 201911 May 2019GuaranteedAUD $4,449
14 Jun 201922 Jun 2019GuaranteedAUD $4,449
25 Jul 201902 Aug 2019Fully BookedAUD $4,299 
20 Sep 201928 Sep 2019AvailableAUD $4,299
27 Sep 201905 Oct 2019GuaranteedAUD $4,299
04 Oct 201912 Oct 2019AvailableAUD $4,049
11 Oct 201919 Oct 2019AvailableAUD $4,049
18 Oct 201926 Oct 2019AvailableAUD $3,949
01 Nov 201909 Nov 2019AvailableAUD $3,699
06 Mar 202014 Mar 2020AvailableAUD $3,799
11 Mar 202019 Mar 2020GuaranteedAUD $3,949
20 Mar 202028 Mar 2020AvailableAUD $3,799
27 Mar 202004 Apr 2020Fully BookedAUD $3,799 
10 Apr 202018 Apr 2020AvailableAUD $3,799
17 Apr 202025 Apr 2020AvailableAUD $3,799
24 Apr 202002 May 2020AvailableAUD $3,799
Dublin, Ireland - Tour Begins
There is no better place to begin your journey than Dublin, Ireland's dynamic capital city. Discover a city brimming with history and warmth. End your day at a rollicking "Irish Night" complete with traditional entertainment.
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It's your choice! Will you set out with a local guide on a drive to see St. Patrick's Cathedral, O'Connell Street, and the historic Phnix Park -OR- will you choose a walking tour of the city's historic center, exploring Grafton Street, St. Stephen's Green, the General Post Office, and the River Liffey. Either way, what follows your tour is a free afternoon for discovering Dublin's charms on your own.
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Dublin - Kilkenny - Farmhouse Lunch - Castlemartyr
Leave Dublin behind to visit the country's medieval capital Kilkenny. Meander its historic streets and soak up the unique sights of the city built on both banks of the River Nore. Visit a family-run farm and enjoy lunch while hearing about the traditions of Irish farming. Next, travel south for a relaxing stay at the Castlemartyr Resort, a grand manor house which once belonged to Sir Walter Raleigh. Cap off your evening enjoying Ireland's oldest form of entertainment, storytelling, and explore the legends that shape the country's unique culture.
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Castlemartyr - Blarney - Killarney
Enjoy a leisurely morning to relax at your hotel. Then, it's your choice! Visit the Old Midleton Distillery where a guided tour and tasting will showcase the extraordinary story of Jameson Irish Whiskey -OR- choose to stay behind to stroll Castlemartyr's 220 stunning acres and enjoy its amenities. Later we travel to historic Blarney Castle and embrace the opportunity to kiss the Blarney Stone. Legend has it that those who kiss the stone are bestowed with the gift of eloquence. Arrive in Killarney, your home for the next two nights.
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It's your choice! Join a guide for an adventure on one of the most beautiful coastal routes in the world the Ring of Kerry; this world-famous trail is part of an unspoiled region that is home to the types of plunging cliffs and miles of brilliant greenery for which the Emerald Isle is known -OR- you may stay behind to enjoy a relaxing day at your 5-star resort.
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Killarney - Foynes - Cliffs of Moher - Dromoland Castle
Visit the Foynes Flying Boat Museum which recalls the history of aviation travel between North America and Europe. Foynes is also where Irish coffee was invented, so drink up! Then, journey to the stunning 700-foot-high Cliffs of Moher for awe-inspiring views of the mighty Atlantic and the Aran Islands. As you are whisked through gorgeous countryside, arrive at Ireland's iconic Dromoland Castle for a relaxing 2-night stay.
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Dromoland Castle
Live the life of a royal as you enjoy an entire day at leisure at Dromoland Castle. Or, perhaps take an optional excursion which starts at the Burren, Ireland's rocky and windswept region, to experience a traditional sheepdog demonstration before heading to Galway the ancient "City of Tribes." There, enjoy some free time to explore this historic city before returning to Dromoland Castle. Tonight, enjoy dinner* in the castle and toast the end of an unforgettable trip!
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Dromoland Castle - Tour Ends
Your journey comes to a close in Shannon.
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