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Tastes & Tales of Ireland

Tastes & Tales of Ireland

From mouthwatering cuisine to medieval monasteries, this 9-day trip through Ireland's scenic countryside uncovers the tastes and tales of a truly amazing locale.

Discover the rich heritage and diverse culture as you make your way through the enchanting cities of Dublin, Cork and Killarney, where you will mingle with the locals, enjoy award-winning cuisine, and overnight in Dromoland Castle. Any trip to Ireland wouldn't be complete without a trip to the Guinness Storehouse, so grab a pint and toast to the good life. Cheers!

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Your Travel Value Includes:

  • Airport transfers in Dublin on day 2 and in Shannon on day 9 (ask for details)
  • Twin-bedded rooms in hotels listed or similar; hotel taxes, service charges and tips for baggage handling
  • 7 breakfasts (B), 2 morning coffees (MC), 2 lunches (L) and 5 three-course dinners with choice of entree and coffee or tea (D)
  • Services of a professional Irish Driver/Guide
  • Private luxury motor coach with air conditioning, reclining seats and an emergency restroom
  • Sightseeing, special features and scenic highlights as indicated in the itinerary, including admission charges where applicable Brendan provides headsets for included sightseeing, so you can easily hear your guide's commentary
  • Portfolio of travel documents
  • Souvenir group photo

Tastes & Tales of Ireland Photo Gallery

Cork English Market Dromoland Castle Grafton Street, Dublin Guinness Storehouse Titanic

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Tastes & Tales of Ireland
Offer Details
November 2011 - April 2012

9 Day Boutique Tour
From: $2,675 (land only)
By: Brendan Vacations
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Offer Highlights Include

Dublin, Cork, Newmarket-on-Fergus, Killarney

Suggested Itinerary

This is a compacted version of this offer's itinerary,
see the Taste & Tales of Ireland full itinerary.
  • DAY 1 - Depart USA
    Board your overnight transatlantic flight.
  • DAY 2 - Arrive in Dublin, Ireland
    Relax for the afternoon or drop in at the Guinness Storehouse, set in the heart of Dublin.
  • DAY 3 - Tour Historic Dublin
    Join your local guide for a walking tour of Dublin's Fair City.
  • DAY 4 - Dublin / Cork
    Travel to historic Cashel with free time to visit the iconic Rock of Cashel and continue on to Cork.
  • DAY 5 - Cork / Killarney
    This morning visit Cork City and the English Market, in business since 1788.
  • DAY 6 - Killarney
    Your choice of activity today. You might want to go on a guided horseback ride through Killarney National Park.
  • DAY 7 - Ring of Kerry
    Travel the road that winds around the beautiful Iveragh Peninsula, better known as "The Ring of Kerry."
  • DAY 8 - Killarney / Dromoland Castle
    Head north to Foynes, the birthplace of Irish Coffee and visit the Flying Boat Museum before heading north to Dromoland Castle, one of the most famous baronial castles in Ireland.
  • DAY 9 - Dromoland Castle / Depart Shannon
    Enjoy breakfast at the castle, then transfer to Shannon Airport.
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