A Week In... Ireland Tauck Tours

A Week In... Ireland

Indulge in a vacation that will provide smiles throughout, on this A Week In...Ireland escorted tour. On your journey from Shannon to Dublin you'll marvel at the glorious Cliffs of Moher. Additional highlights include a stay in a castle, an opportunity to kiss the Blarney stone, a private concert recital, a delicious culinary experience and an in-depth exploration of Dublin. This journey in the Emerald Isle is brimming with fascinating and memorable moments.


8 Daysfr. $5,590

  • TAUCK’S YELLOW ROADS – Journey off the beaten path, from lunar-like landscapes of The Burren to the lush Wicklow Hills
  • PRIVATE RECITAL at Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral in Cork
  • STAY two nights at Dromoland Castle, one of the world’s most famous castle hotels
  • GUIDED TOUR through Glendalough to see the ruins of a 6th-century monastic settlement
  • VISIT Cliffs of Moher
  • TOUR Blarney Castle and earn the gift of gab
  • EXPLORE Kinsale, where you'll visit historic Charles Fort, 17th-century fortification
  • CULINARY EXPERIENCE at Ballyknocken House and Cookery School
  • SIGHTSEEING TOUR in Dublin
  • STROLL ALONG Grafton Street, the River Liffey and St. Stephen’s Green
  • SEE ruins and sites dating from the 10th century in the monastic settlement of Glendalough
  • CLIMB the ramparts and kiss the famous Blarney Stone
  • Airport transfers upon arrival and departure as detailed
  • All customary gratuities for hotel and restaurant staff and local guides are included.
  • The customary gratuities for the Tauck Director and local drivers are not included. We ask that gratuities be extended on a voluntary, individual basis and not as a group.
  • All items of a personal nature (room service, beverages, telephone charges, laundry, dry cleaning, special food requests, etc.) and meals not specified on the tour itinerary are not included and must be paid by the client.
  • Airline excess luggage charges, vaccinations, visa fees and services, airport arrival and departure taxes, individual airport transfers (when applicable), and other optional or incidental extras are not included.
  • All rates exclude airfare unless expressly noted.
7 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 3 dinners
  • Dromoland Castle in New Market on Fergus, Ireland (2 nights)
  • Hayfield Manor Hotel in Cork, Ireland (2 nights)
  • The Shelbourne, Autograph Collection in Dublin, Ireland (3 nights)

ARRIVE SHANNON, AND CEAD MILE FAILTE Location Information Description

Shannon, Ireland

A transfer is included from Shannon Airport to Dromoland Castle, your royal home for two nights. Join us this evening for a welcome cocktail reception and dinner in the castle.

Dinner

Dromoland Castle

CLIFFS OF MOHER, THE BURREN, AND AN IRISH CASTLE Location Information Description

Shannon, Ireland

Make your way today through The Burren, an eerie landscape of limestone outcrops, en route to the Cliffs of Moher. Over five miles long and towering up to 660 feet, the cliffs reign unrivaled over the Atlantic Ocean coastline, offering amazing views.

Sample a taste of country life during lunch in Ennis; return to Dromoland Castle for a day spent as you please.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Dromoland Castle

A BIT OF BLARNEY AND A CONCERT IN CORK Location Information Description

Cork, Ireland

Your travels take you to County Cork today for a two-night stay in an elegant manor house hotel and an in-depth discovery of all things Irish – including a visit to legendary Blarney Castle; get ready to pucker up for the “gift of gab” if you climb its ramparts to kiss the magical stone.

After time to explore Blarney's castle and village and enjoy lunch on your own, continue on to Cork and the Hayfield Manor Hotel, your stately home for the next two nights. This evening, you’re invited to a private recital at St. Fin Barre’s Cathedral before returning for dinner at your hotel.

Breakfast, Dinner

Hayfield Manor Hotel

A TRIP TO KINSALE AND EXPLORING CORK Location Information Description

Kinsale, Ireland

This morning, head out from your manor house accommodations to coastal Kinsale, where you'll visit historic Charles Fort, one of the finest examples of a 17th-century fortification in Ireland; spend some time exploring and have lunch on your own in this lovely harborside village.

Location Information Description

Cork, Ireland

Return to Cork for an afternoon spent exploring the city as you wish. Dinner tonight is à la carte at your leisure at one of the hotel's fine restaurants.

Breakfast, Dinner

Hayfield Manor Hotel

BALLYKNOCKEN COOKERY SCHOOL THEN DUBLIN Location Information Description

Ballyknocken, Ireland

Today you are in for a tasty treat! This morning, drive to Ballyknocken for a stop at the Ballyknocken Cookery School. Nestled between lush herb, vegetable and fruit gardens, Ballyknocken House and Cookery School is the fulfilled dream of Wicklow native and Irish celebrity chef, Catherine Fulvio. Discover an infectious passion for good food (using fresh & quality ingredients) and develop new skills during a culinary experience with one of the school’s tutors.

Location Information Description

Dublin, Ireland

Drive to your hotel in Dublin and get ready for an Irish evening experience tonight.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

The Shelbourne, Autograph Collection

A DAY WELL SPENT IN DUBLIN'S FAIR CITY Location Information Description

Dublin, Ireland

Experience an in-depth introduction to Dublin on a sightseeing tour that includes lively O’Connell Street, elegant Georgian squares, and beautiful parks.

This afternoon, take some time to enjoy the city as you wish, perhaps wandering along eclectic Grafton Street, strolling along the River Liffey, exploring St. Stephen’s Green (on which your hotel is situated), or experiencing the grandeur of Merrion Square; laid back and laden with charm, Dublin is small, compact and made for walking.

Have dinner on your own tonight; Dublin restaurants – of which there are many to choose from close to your hotel – and Irish cuisine have earned high marks on the European culinary scene.

Breakfast

The Shelbourne, Autograph Collection

GLENDALOUGH, THE WICKLOW HILLS AND DUBLIN Location Information Description

Wicklow, Ireland

Extend your Ireland travel outside Dublin into the hills of Wicklow to the monastic settlement of Glendalough, founded in the 6th century, via Tauck’s scenic Yellow Roads. Most of the ruins and sites date from the 10th century and are remarkably preserved; see some of the most significant ones on a guided tour.

Location Information Description

Dublin, Ireland

Please join your hosts tonight for a farewell reception followed by dinner at your stately hotel on St. Stephen's Green; your Irish eyes will be smiling as you celebrate the new friendships you've made and the fun you've had on the Emerald Isle!

Breakfast, Dinner

The Shelbourne, Autograph Collection

HOMEWARD BOUND Location Information Description

Dublin, Ireland

Fly home anytime. A transfer is included from The Shelbourne, Autograph Collection to Dublin Airport; allow a minimum of 3 hours for flight check-in.

Breakfast

Departure Date
Price
Sun, May 22, 2022
$5,690.00
Fri, May 27, 2022
$5,690.00
Fri, Jun 03, 2022
$6,190.00
Sun, Jun 05, 2022
$5,590.00
Fri, Jun 17, 2022
$6,190.00
Sun, Jun 19, 2022
$5,590.00
Fri, Jul 01, 2022
$6,190.00
Sun, Jul 03, 2022
$5,590.00
Sun, Jul 10, 2022
$5,590.00
Fri, Jul 29, 2022
$6,190.00
Sun, Jul 31, 2022
$5,590.00
Fri, Aug 05, 2022
$6,190.00
Fri, Aug 12, 2022
$6,190.00
Sun, Aug 14, 2022
$5,590.00
Fri, Aug 19, 2022
$6,190.00
Sun, Sep 04, 2022
$5,590.00
Sun, Sep 11, 2022
$5,590.00
Fri, Sep 16, 2022
$6,190.00
Sun, Sep 25, 2022
$5,590.00
Fri, Oct 07, 2022
$6,190.00
Sun, Oct 09, 2022
$5,590.00

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
  • 60 days or more before departure: $350.00 per person
  • 59-8 days before departure: $600.00 per person
  • 7-1 days before departure: $900.00 per person
  • On departure day and later: 100% of total price
  • Any changes or cancellations to airline reservations made through Tauck either before or after departure are subject to the cancellation / change policies of the individual airlines. In n some instances these cancellation / change fees may be up to 100% of the ticket price.
  • 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.
  • 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 $350 non-refundable, non-transferable, per-person, per-vacation deposit is required to reserve space for you. Payment of the deposit indicates you have read and accepted all Terms & Conditions. Your booking is not confirmed until the deposit payment is processed and you receive a confirmation invoice.
  • Final payment is due 75 days prior to departure. 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.
  • Additional deposits or payments are required for international air added to the start and/or end of your vacation.
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