Green with Envy: Ireland by Design Globus

Green with Envy: Ireland by Design

More rounds of stout and slainte! or made-from-scratch soda bread? More Wilde or the Wild Atlantic Way? Enjoy a grand craic in Ireland’s oldest pub or a grand entrance at a Galway castle. Who’s ready to indulge in endless shenanigans with help from Globus Choice Touring in Ireland?! You choose how you’d like to tip your hat to adventure on this 8-day discovery from Dublin to Limerick with a menu of complimentary YourChoice Excursions.


8 Daysfr. $2,099

  • YourChoice Excursions in Dublin, Westport, and Galway
  • Morning orientation drive in Dublin, including O’Connell Street, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, and Trinity College.
  • Guided tour of an Irish whiskey distillery in Tullamore.
  • Visit the town of Athlone and stop for lunch at the oldest pub in Ireland.
  • Visit the Benedictine Abbey in Kylemore.
  • Take a ferry crossing to Inishmore, the largest of the Aran Islands.
  • At Ti Joe Watty’s pub in Inishmore, hear from a local about life on Inishmore Island over a light lunch. A minibus tour of the island with a local guide-driver includes a visit to the prehistoric clifftop fort of Dun Aengus.
  • Visit Rathbaun Farm and enjoy morning coffee.
  • Visit the 668-foot-high rocky Cliffs of Moher above the Atlantic Ocean.
  • Attend a farewell dinner at Bunratty Castle with a traditional Irish medieval banquet.
  • Free Wi-Fi available in most hotel lobbies.
  • 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.
  • 1 Lunch
  • 4 dinners
  • Hilton Garden Inn Hotel Dublin Custom House in Dublin (2 nights)
  • Hotel Westport in Westport (2 nights)
  • Galmont Hotel and Spa in Galway (2 nights)
  • Bunratty Castle Hotel in Bunratty (1 night)
  • The hotels listed are intended to be used on all departures however Globus reserves the right to substitute other hotels than those listed. If a change becomes necessary for any reason, the hotel substituted will be of equivalent quality to those listed. No refunds are provided for hotel changes and full cancellation penalties apply.

ARRIVE IN DUBLIN Location Information Description

Dublin, Ireland

Céad mile fáilte—a hundred-thousand welcomes! This evening, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel.

Dinner

HILTON GARDEN INN DUBLIN CUSTOM HOUSE

DUBLIN Location Information Description

Dublin, Ireland

Morning orientation drive, including O’Connell Street, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, and Trinity College.

YourChoice Excursions include one of the following activities of your choice:

OPTION 1: Few things say "Dublin" like Guinness stout. Be our guest at the Guinness Storehouse facility at the historic St. James's Gate Brewery to learn all about the famous beer-from its ingredients to the distillery's brewing techniques. See traditional brewing equipment and hear about the ancient craft of barrel making and the 6-step ritual behind the perfect pour. Afterward, ascend to the 7th-floor Gravity Bar to drink in the city views as you try a pint of the "black stuff," followed by a delicious Irish-themed dinner. Sláinte!

OPTION 2: An evening of Irish Celebration at Taylors Irish Cabaret! Savor a 3-course dinner with wine, and sip Irish coffee while enjoying a performance by musicians, world-champion Irish dancers, singers, and an Irish comedy legend. A fun and festive night you'll never forget!

OPTION 3: Discover Dublin's rich literary heritage on this fun literary pub crawl that is as educational as it is entertaining. Experience the sights and sounds that inspired great Irish writers such as James Joyce, George Bernard Shaw, Samuel Beckett, Oscar Wilde, and W.B. Yeats. Enjoy a hearty pub dinner and a couple of drinks of your choice!

Breakfast, Dinner

HILTON GARDEN INN DUBLIN CUSTOM HOUSE

TULLAMORE Location Information Description

Tullamore, Ireland

Enjoy a guided tour of an Irish whiskey distillery.

ATHLONE Location Information Description

Athlone, Ireland

Visit the town and stop for lunch at the oldest pub in Ireland.

WESTPORT Location Information Description

Westport, Ireland

Enjoy an overnight in Westport.

Breakfast, Lunch

HOTEL WESTPORT

WESTPORT Location Information Description

Westport, Ireland

YourChoice Excursions include one of the following activities of your choice:

Location Information Description

Achill Island, Ireland

OPTION 1: TREK: Top 'o the Morning on Top o' the World. This is a fantastic opportunity to explore Achill Island-Ireland's largest island. May the road rise up to meet you on an excursion along the famous Wild Atlantic Way. Savor the breathtaking panorama of its tall sea cliffs and wild beaches, the rugged mountains, and peat bogs. Learn about local history and traditions of the area and enjoy a morning coffee in a local cafe.

Location Information Description

Westport, Ireland

OPTION 2: PEDAL: The Wind at Your Back in Westport. Get away from the crowds for an authentic adventure. Enjoy the natural beauty of Ireland's west coast town of Westport with an easy, breezy guided e-bike tour.

OPTION 3: TASTE: Rise & Shine! Test the tradition of Irish soda bread-baking and enjoy insight into Irish food culture, its history and heritage. Get to know Ireland through its warm bread and warm people. As soon as your made-from-scratch dough is ready, smother it with Irish-country butter and locally produced homemade jam and enjoy a cup of tea while chatting to fellow artisan bakers.

Breakfast

HOTEL WESTPORT

KYLEMORE Location Information Description

Kylemore, Ireland

Enjoy a visit to the Benedictine Abbey in Kylemore.

Galway Location Information Description

Galway, Ireland

YourChoice Excursions include one of the following activities of your choice:

OPTION 1: FEAST: Some Enchanted Evening! An enchanting and intimate evening of feasting and festivity await at a medieval banquet at Dunguaire Castle. Dating back to 1520, Dunguaire Castle, sits on a rocky promontory tucked into a corner of Galway Bay. After a warm welcome, join your fellow lords and ladies in the banquet hall for a 4-course dinner fit for royalty! Wine and a lively showcase of fine Irish music, storytelling, and more complete this fantastic experience!

OPTION 2: TASTE: Find your Pot o' Gold! If you are a foodie and have a keen interest in Irish cuisine, this experience is a true treasure. Get the inside scoop from a Local Guide on Galway's best eateries during this food tour that reveals the best spots to eat, including the famous Galway Market. Try local specialties like oysters, crab, cheese, doughnuts, and strawberry tarts with visits to award-winning restaurants and cafes.

Breakfast

GALMONT HOTEL AND SPA

EXCURSION TO THE ARAN ISLANDS Location Information Description

Aran Islands, Ireland

Take a ferry crossing to Inishmore, the largest of the Aran Islands.

INISHMORE Location Information Description

Inishmore, Ireland

At Ti Joe Watty’s pub in Inishmore, hear from a local about life on Inishmore Island over a light lunch. A minibus tour of the island with a local guide-driver includes a visit to the prehistoric clifftop fort of Dun Aengus.

Breakfast

GALMONT HOTEL AND SPA

RATHBURN FARM Location Information Description

Ardrahan, Ireland

Visit Rathbaun Farm and enjoy morning coffee.

CLIFFS OF MOHER Location Information Description

Cliffs of Moher, Ireland

Visit the 668-foot-high rocky Cliffs of Moher above the Atlantic Ocean.

BUNRATTY Location Information Description

Bunratty, Ireland

Attend a farewell dinner at Bunratty Castle with a traditional Irish medieval banquet.

Breakfast, Dinner

BUNRATTY CASTLE HOTEL

BUNRATTY Location Information Description

Bunratty, Ireland

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (The nearest airport is Shannon.)

Breakfast

Departure Date
Price
Sat, Apr 27, 2024
$2,399.00
Sat, May 11, 2024
$2,499.00
Sat, May 25, 2024
$2,549.00
Sat, Jun 08, 2024
$2,599.00
Sat, Jun 22, 2024
$2,599.00
Sat, Aug 31, 2024
$2,099.00
Sat, Sep 07, 2024
$2,599.00
Sat, Sep 21, 2024
$2,249.00
Sat, May 10, 2025
$2,989.00
Sat, May 24, 2025
$3,049.00
Sat, Jun 07, 2025
$3,099.00
Sat, Jun 21, 2025
$3,099.00
Sat, Jul 05, 2025
$3,049.00
Sat, Jul 19, 2025
$3,049.00
Sat, Aug 16, 2025
$3,049.00
Sat, Sep 06, 2025
$3,099.00
Sat, Sep 20, 2025
$2,879.00

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
  • 45-22 days prior to commencement of services: 20% of total price*
  • 21-8 days prior to commencement of services: 30% of total price*
  • 7-1 days prior to commencement of services: 50% of total price*
  • On departure day and later: 100% of total price*
  • *Total price does not include any Instant Purchase Air or Instant Purchase Air service fees, which are non-refundable after 24 hours from purchase. Intra-vacation air is non-refundable after final payment.
  • Cancellation fees may also apply to any additional services, including extra night accommodations, independently supplied services, and optional excursions reserved prior to, during, and after the tour. If flight changes, including, but not limited to, flight cancellations or name changes, are requested after full land and air deposits are received, revision fees, change fees, or airline cancellation fees will apply.
  • In many instances, airline revision or change fees can be up to $300, but in some instances may be up to 100% of the ticket price. Cancellation penalties will be quoted at time of cancellation.
  • 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 and does not include airfare unless expressly stated.
  • All prices are in US Dollars.
  • A $250 non-refundable, non-transferable, per-person, per-vacation deposit is required to reserve space for you, with some limited exceptions, as noted below. Payment of the deposit indicates you have read and accepted theseall Terms & Conditions. Your booking is not confirmed until the deposit payment is processed and you receive a confirmation invoice.
  • Final payment is due 45 days prior to departure, with some limited exceptions, as noted below. Within the final payment date, payment in full is required at time of booking to reserve space. Reservations (land, cruise, and air) are canceled if final payment is not received by the due date. The payment policy may vary for group reservations.
  • Additional deposits or payments are required for international air added to the start and/or end of your vacation and/or for intra-vacation air, as specified in the itinerary (“air-inclusive vacations”). Air-inclusive vacation pricing is guaranteed upon receipt of full land plus air deposit or land deposit plus full airfare price, depending on type of airfare purchased (Flex-Air or Instant Purchase Air).
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