Irish Classic CIE Tours International

Irish Classic

Visit classic Ireland on this Irish adventure. Take a cruise on Killary Fjord, visit St. Patrick’s Burial Place, see Titanic Belfast and enjoy a Bunratty Castle Banquet. View the stunning landscapes and visit the towns of Dublin, Belfast, Derry, Westport, Bunratty, Killarney and Waterford.

The 13 day Irish Classic tour from CIE tours is an excellent tour for those who haven't yet been to Ireland and want a comprehensive tour spotlighting everything that makes this country great. From the food to the pubs and, of course, the people of Ireland, you'll gain a connection to this special place as you visit some of the most amazing destinations from north to south. Book your 13 day Irish Classic tour from CIE Tours now and embark on the travel tour of a lifetime.


13 Daysfr. $2,799

  • Blarney Castle
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Crumlin Road Gaol
  • Donegal Castle
  • Down Cathedral
  • Dunbrody Emigrant Ship
  • Giant's Causeway
  • Titanic Belfast
  • Westport House
  • Handling of one piece of luggage per person is included in the cost of all coach tours. Size should not exceed 30 x 20 x 10 inches and weight should be under 50 lbs. Luggage is carried at owner's risk throughout the tour unless insured.
  • Tips for personal services and to tour directors and drivers are not included in tour cost and left to your discretion.
  • All items of a personal nature (room service, beverages, telephone charges, laundry, special food requests, etc.) and meals not specified on the tour itinerary are not included and must be paid by the client.
  • All rates exclude airfare unless expressly noted.
  • Full daily breakfasts (except Day 1)
  • Eight dinners including a festive medieval castle banquet, and dinner with traditional entertainment at Taylors Three Rock Pub.
  • City North Hotel in Dublin (1 night)
  • Hilton Belfast Hotel in Belfast (2 nights)
  • City Hotel in Derry (1 night)
  • Hotel Westport in Westport (2 nights)
  • Bunratty Castle Hotel in Bunratty (1 night)
  • Killarney Plaza Hotel in Killarney (2 nights)
  • Granville Hotel in Waterford (1 night)
  • Royal Marine Hotel in Dun Laoghaire, Dublin (2 night)

Dublin Arrival & Dublin Castle

Dublin, Ireland

Tour begins 2:00 PM at your hotel in County Meath, near Dublin airport. Tour Dublin to see elegant Georgian townhouses, pass St. Stephen’s Green and Trinity College, and cross the River Liffey to drive along O’Connell Street. Take a guided tour through Dublin Castle, the seat of power and government for many centuries and visit the renowned State Apartments. Enjoy a welcome drink with your group and before dinner.

Dinner

City North Hotel in Meath

St. Patrick’s Grave & Crumlin Road Gaol

Downpatrick, United Kingdom

Visit Down Cathedral where St. Patrick’s historical burial site is marked by a huge boulder. Immerse yourself in his work, life, and times in the nearby St. Patrick Centre. Explore Crumlin Road Gaol and see what prison life was like through the ages.

Belfast, United Kingdom

Head to central Belfast for some time to relax before dinner at your hotel.

Breakfast, Dinner

Hilton Belfast Hotel

Titanic Belfast & Walking Tour

Belfast, United Kingdom

Tour central Belfast to see Victorian buildings, the imposing City Hall in Donegall Square, and the shipyards where RMS Titanic was built in 1912. Visit Titanic Belfast to learn about this ill-fated liner. In the afternoon, join a local guide for a walking tour of Belfast before spending time on your own.

Breakfast

Hilton Belfast Hotel

Giant’s Causeway & Derry Walk

Bushmills, United Kingdom

Drive north along the Nine Glens of Antrim for views of mountains, valleys, and coastline. This scenic region is one of the locations for “Game of Thrones.” Explore the Giant’s Causeway, enormous hexagonal columns formed by volcanic activity 60 million years ago.

Londonderry, United Kingdom

Stop for photos at the ruins of Dunluce Castle, and in Derry join a local guide for a short walking tour around the defensive walls that encircle the compact old city.

Breakfast, Dinner

City Hotel

Donegal & Westport

Donegal, Ireland

Travel through the rugged countryside of Donegal, renowned for heathery hills, sheep, and the many tweeds made from their wool.Stop at the Slieve League, a stunning expanse of cliffs that are among the highest in Ireland.. Drive around Donegal Bay and through Counties Sligo and Mayo.

Westport, Ireland

Head to Westport for a gentle walking tour of this historic town.

Breakfast, Dinner

Hotel Westport

Sheep Herding & Westport House

Killary Harbour, Ireland

Enjoy views of the pilgrimage mountain of Croaghpatrick and stop in the beautiful town of Leenane. Head to a local farm to watch skilled dogs herding sheep. View Killary Harbour, Ireland’s only fjord.

Westport, Ireland

Enjoy a drink before taking a guided tour of Westport House, an 18th-century home complete with its original contents including portraits, furniture, silver, and porcelain. Enjoy dinner in Westport House.

Breakfast, Dinner

Hotel Westport

Galway & Cliffs of Moher

Galway, Ireland

Travel to Galway for some free time to explore the city.

Cliffs of Moher, Ireland

Head out to see the majestic Cliffs of Moher, which soar 700 feet above the Atlantic.

Bunratty, Ireland

Enjoy an evening at Knappogue Castle for a medieval-style banquet. Overnight at the Bunratty Castle Hotel.

Breakfast, Dinner

Bunratty Castle Hotel

Literary Tea with Scones & Dingle Peninsula

Limerick, Ireland

Travel the outskirts of Limerick and along the River Shannon into County Kerry. Sample tea and scones in a pub associated with the writer, J. B. Keane.

Dingle, Ireland

Journey along the Dingle Peninsula to Slea Head for glorious scenic views of hills and coastline. Stop in Dingle for refreshment or a look around before heading to Killarney.

Killarney/Ireland, Ireland

Overnight in Killarney.

Breakfast, Dinner

Killarney Plaza Hotel

Killarney’s Lakes & Jaunting Car Ride

Killarney/Ireland, Ireland

Enjoy a scenic traditional horse-drawn jaunting car ride for views of Lough Leane, Killarney’s largest lake.

Kenmare, Ireland

Head to Kenmare for a look around and a casual lunch.

Ring of Kerry, Ireland

Travel along part of the Ring of Kerry to view spectacular mountain scenery at Moll’s Gap and at Ladies View.

Killarney/Ireland, Ireland

Return to Killarney where the evening is free for independent dining and perhaps a visit to a local pub with live music.

Breakfast, Lunch

Killarney Plaza Hotel

Blarney Castle & Traditional Music

Blarney, Ireland

Visit Blarney Castle to kiss the famous “Stone of Eloquence” or stroll the lovely gardens. Treat yourself to Irish goods at the Blarney Woollen Mills.

Dungarvan, Ireland

In Dungarvan, enjoy an Irish coffee and traditional music at the Marine Bar.

Waterford/Ireland, Ireland

Continue to Waterford where a local guide will lead a stroll around the historic old port city.

Breakfast, Dinner

Granville Hotel

Waterford & Dunbrody’s Famine Ship

Waterford/Ireland, Ireland

Witness the creation of crystal masterpieces at the House of Waterford Crystal.

New Ross, Ireland

In New Ross explore the Dunbrody Famine Ship which transported people to North America during the 1840’s Famine.

Dublin, Ireland

In Dublin, enjoy dinner at Taylor’s Three Rock Pub with traditional Irish songs and step-dancing.

Breakfast, Dinner

Royal Marine Hotel

Dublin Sightseeing

Dublin, Ireland

Spend the day in Dublin with an independent Dublin open-top bus tour (valid for 48 hours), plus a visit to either Guinness Storehouse, Teeling Distillery, EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum or the General Post Office Museum. Enjoy dinner on your own at one of Dublin’s many pubs or restaurants.

Breakfast

Royal Marine Hotel

Tour Ends In Dublin

Dublin, Ireland

Your program ends after breakfast.

Breakfast

Departure Date
Price

Important information:

  • All rates listed are per person based on double occupancy and are subject to change without notice. Your land package pricing will be confirmed and guaranteed once your deposit is received and applied to the booking, except where price increases may result from increases in government taxes or fees. Room configurations are subject to availability. Guests added to your party after the booking are priced at the prevailing rate at the time they are added.

ALL guests must carefully verify the existing identification requirements for their particular travel situation DIRECTLY WITH THEIR LOCAL CONSULATES OR EMBASSIES or with a visa service, as these requirements may change. Guests without proper documentation may be denied entry and will not be entitled to a refund
  • 70 days or more prior to departure: Forfeiture of deposit
  • 69 - 46 days prior to departure: 25% per person
  • 45 - 8 days prior to departure: 35% per person
  • 7 - 1 days prior to departure: 50% per person
  • On day of departure: 100% per person
  • All cancellations must be received in writing prior to tour departure. The cancellation policy will apply according to the date that the cancellation notification is received. The MINIMUM cancellation penalty is the deposit amount.
  • The purchase to trip cancellation insurance is strongly recommended.
  • Land only “from price” is per person based on two people sharing a room together.
  • All prices are in US Dollars.
  • A non-refundable land deposit of $250 per person is required for coach tours. Deposits are required within 5 days of making the reservation. Early booking discounts require higher deposits.
  • The final payment must be made by credit card no later than 80 days prior to departure date. If payment is not received as scheduled, the reservation will automatically cancel and deposit payment become forfeit.
  • Once confirmed any revision to land tours will incur a $50 handling fee per booking. If clients cancel from one tour and rebook on another tour or another date, a cancellation fee may apply. Revisions are not permitted within 14 days of departure or once documents have been issued.
  • Documents will be shipped by U.P.S. ground service approximately 21 days prior to departure provided full payment has been received. If documents are required earlier, sufficient notice id required to arrange for early delivery by regular service. Late bookings will incur an express service delivery charge.
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