Jewels of Ireland CIE Tours International

Jewels of Ireland

Discover enchanting Ireland including the Dingle Peninsula and Kinsale, Connemara, the Cliffs of Moher, Giant’s Causeway and Slieve League Sea Cliffs. Visit the Dark Hedges, famous from Game of Thrones, and meet locals on unique farm visits.

The beauty of Ireland is obvious as you will see during your 15 day Jewels of Ireland tour from CIE Tours. This expert-planned tour features an itinerary that will have you visiting nearly every major landmark and destination in Ireland as you spend your nights in some of the most incredible hotels and inns in the region. The 15 day Jewels of Ireland tour points a spotlight, as the name suggest, on the jewels that make Ireland such a special place to visit.


15 Daysfr. $3,799

  • Blasket Center
  • Boyne Valley Visitor Center
  • Dingle Bay Cruise
  • The Dark Hedges
  • Donegal Castle
  • Giant's Causeway
  • Lissadell House
  • Slieve League - Europe’s Highest Sea Cliffs
  • Titanic Belfast
  • 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)
  • The Gibson Hotel in Dublin (2 nights)
  • Actons Hotel in Kinsale (1 night)
  • Cahernane House Hotel in Killarney (2 nights)
  • Temple Gate Hotel in Ennis (1 night)
  • Galway Bay Hotel in Galway (2 nights)
  • Mill Park Hotel in Donegal (2 nights)
  • Radisson Blu Hotel in Belfast (1 night)
  • Cabra Castle Hotel in Kingscourt (1 night)
  • Knightsbrook Hotel & Golf Resort in Trim (1 night)
  • Croke Park Hotel in Dublin (1 night)

Russborough House & Dublin

Dublin, Ireland

Tour begins 2:00 PM at your Dublin hotel. Head to Blessington for a guided tour around Russborough House, a Palladian mansion filled with interesting treasures, works of art, and early photographic collections. Enjoy a welcome drink with your group before dining independently this evening.

The Gibson Hotel

Dublin Castle, Dublin Tour & Taylors Three Rock

Dublin, Ireland

Tour central Dublin. Take a guided tour of Dublin Castle, the seat of power and government for many centuries, and see the State Apartments. Your afternoon is free to enjoy an independent Dublin open-top bus tour and a visit to one of Dublin’s top attractions -- Guinness Storehouse, Teeling Distillery, EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, or the General Post Office Museum. Later, head to Taylors Three Rock for a dinner of Irish specialties and a lively show.

Breakfast, Dinner

The Gibson Hotel

Blarney Castle & Kinsale Walk

Blarney, Ireland

Travel to Blarney Castle to kiss the famous “Stone of Eloquence” or walk through the gardens. Treat yourself to Irish-made goods at the Blarney Woollen Mills.

Kinsale, Ireland

Head south to Kinsale, an old fishing town now renowned for sailing and gourmet food. Join a local guide for a short walk around Kinsale’s historic streets.

Breakfast, Dinner

Actons Hotel

West Cork Coastal Drive & Killarney

Killarney/Ireland, Ireland

Journey along the rugged western coastline of Cork via Clonakilty and Skibbereen, passing picturesque coves and beaches. Travel to Killarney for some free time and a horse-drawn jaunting car ride through Killarney National Park to view Ross Castle and Killarney Estate. Stop for a group photograph. Enjoy dinner at your hotel and a free evening in Killarney.

Breakfast, Dinner

Cahernane House Hotel

Scenic Dingle Peninsula & Blasket Centre

Dingle, Ireland

Explore the Slea Head Drive and embark on a scenic boat trip of Dingle Harbour and Bay to view the heathery mountains, sandy beaches, and green landscapes of the Dingle Peninsula. Visit the Blasket Centre in Dunquin to learn about the offshore Blasket Islands and enjoy some free time in Dingle.

Killarney/Ireland, Ireland

Visit the South Pole Inn before continuing to Killarney for a free evening and independent dining.

Breakfast

Cahernane House Hotel

Cliffs of Moher & Medieval Castle Banquet

Foynes, Ireland

Visit the Foynes Flying Boat & Maritime Museum, which recalls air travel in the 1930s and 1940s.

Cliffs of Moher, Ireland

Drive to the Cliffs of Moher, soaring 700 feet above the Atlantic Ocean.

Ennis, Ireland

Travel inland to Ennis and head to Knappogue or Bunratty Castle for a medieval-style banquet with traditional songs and stories.

Breakfast, Dinner

Temple Gate Hotel

Sheepdog Trials & Galway

Caherconnell, Ireland

Travel through the rounded limestone hills of the Burren to Caherconnell and watch skilled dogs round up sheep and stop in a charming Burren village to explore independently.

Galway, Ireland

Head to Galway for a guided walking tour around the central attractions – the narrow streets, the medieval city walls, and Lynch’s Castle. Enjoy free time to explore before dinner.

Breakfast, Dinner

Galway Bay Hotel

Connemara Catamaran Cruise & Homestead Visit

Killary Harbour, Ireland

Drive through Connemara to Leenane for a catamaran cruise of Killary Harbour, Ireland’s only fjord.

Galway, Ireland

At Dan O’Hara’s Homestead, experience farm life and see Connemara ponies, donkeys, and chickens. Savor a farmhouse lunch before heading to Standun in Spiddal for an Irish coffee and a talk on Irish crafts. Spend a free evening in Galway.

Breakfast, Lunch

Galway Bay Hotel

Belleek Pottery & Donegal Castle

Donegal, Ireland

Travel north through County Mayo. Stop at Lissadell House in County Sligo for a tour of this 19-century Greek revival mansion. In County Fermanagh, visit Belleek Pottery to see craftspeople create the renowned fine china. Head to Donegal Castle before departing for your hotel for dinner.

Breakfast, Dinner

Mill Park Hotel

Slieve League Cliffs & Glengesh Pass

Shanbally, Ireland

Enjoy a coastal drive to view Europe’s highest sea cliffs at Slieve League and enjoy traditional tea and scones.

Ardara, Ireland

continuing through Glencolmcille to the majestic Glengesh Pass to Ardara. Visit Triona Design for demonstrations of spinning, weaving, and knitting. Enjoy some free time to explore before returning to the hotel for dinner.

Donegal, Ireland

Overnight in Donegal.

Breakfast, Dinner

Mill Park Hotel

Derry Walk & Giant’s Causeway

Londonderry, United Kingdom

Meet with a local guide for a walking tour to see Derry’s medieval walls, the Diamond, and St. Columb’s Cathedral.

Belfast, United Kingdom

Overnight in Belfast.

Breakfast, Dinner

Radisson Blu Hotel

Titanic Belfast & Hillsborough Castle

Belfast, United Kingdom

Tour Belfast and see a city filled with grand Victorian buildings. Visit Titanic Belfast and discover the city’s rich maritime history including the shipyards where the RMS Titanic was built in 1912. Visit Hillsborough Castle, the residence of the Secretary of State of Northern Ireland.

Kingscourt, Ireland

Drive to Kingscourt to Cabra Castle Hotel, built in 1760, and enjoy free time. After dinner, enjoy a lively step-dancing display.

Breakfast, Dinner

Cabra Castle Hotel

Brú na Bóinne

Trim, Ireland

Visit Brú na Bóinne to learn about the 5,000-year old burial tombs of Newgrange and Knowth. Enjoy a free afternoon before enjoying dinner at your hotel.

Breakfast, Dinner

Knightsbrook Hotel & Golf Resort

Independent Dublin Sightseeing

Dublin, Ireland

Enjoy your independent open-top bus tour and a visit to one of Dublin’s top attractions – Guinness Storehouse, Teeling Distillery, EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, or the General Post Office Museum.

Breakfast

Croke Park Hotel

Depart Dublin for Home

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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