Iconic Ireland and Ashford Castle Trafalgar Tours

Iconic Ireland and Ashford Castle

Immerse yourself in the delightful Emerald Isle on an Iconic Ireland and Ashford Castle, 10 Day tour. Begin in Dublin and visit exciting destinations including Cork, Blarney, Killarney, Cliffs of Moher, Galway, Connemara, County Kilkenny and Ring of Kerry. Famous castles, medieval towns, towering cliffs, historic abbeys, beautiful gardens and friendly locals abound on this memorable trip.

A royal time awaits as you cross over the drawbridge and spend the night in Ashford Castle. Kiss the famous Blarney Stone on your visit to Blarney Castle. Admire the views from the impressive Cliffs of Moher and the incredible Ring of Kerry. Priority admission to view the Book of Kells, is sure to be a highlight for many. Stroll through one of Ireland's most beautiful gardens, Powerscourt Gardens. Take a guided tour of St. Patrick's Cathedral and the cobbled courtyard of Trinity College. Learn about the 12th century, 'lost' medieval town - Newtown Jerpoint. Join a family for lunch at their home, Belmore House. Witness master craftsmen at work as you visit Connemara Marble Factory. Enjoy the many sights, sounds and tastes of Ireland's capital, Dublin. Reflecting back on this trip will provide smiles to all you regale with your stories for years to come.


10 Daysfr. $2,475

  • ORIENTATION of Killarney and Galway
  • WALKING TOUR in Killarney National Park
  • SEE Galway Cathedral
  • SCENIC DRIVE of the Ring of Kerry
  • VIEW Dublin's Georgian Squares
  • CRUISE on Lough Corrib
  • KISS the Blarney stone
  • MARVEL at the Cliffs of Moher
  • TOUR Connemara marble factory
  • VISIT Powerscourt Gardens
  • EXPLORE St. Patrick's Cathedral and Trinity College
  • STAY in Ashford Castle
  • VIEW Torc Waterfall
  • GAIN INSIGHT 12th-century Ireland at remains of the Lost Town of Newtown Jerpoint
  • GUIDED SIGHTSEEING Dublin and Killarney
  • VISIT Kylemore Abbey
  • Handcrafted Highlights
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries
  • All porterage and local charges included
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • VIP entry to many sights
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Gratuities are included for services during the land stay of your vacation unless otherwise noted. This includes wait staff at included meals, and porterage at hotels for one suitcase per person. Gratuities for your tour director, local hosts, guides, and drivers are not included in the vacation price (unless otherwise noted in pricing details) and are discretionary.
  • 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.
9 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 5 Dinners
  • Clayton Hotel Ballsbridge in Dublin, Ireland (2 nights)
  • Maldron Hotel Shandon Cork in Cork, Ireland (1 night)
  • Killarney Towers Hotel in Killarney, Co. Kerry, Ireland (2 nights)
  • Maldron Hotel Sandy Road Galway in Galway, Ireland (2 nights)
  • Ashford Castle in Mayo, Ireland (1 night)
  • Maldron Hotel Parnell Square in Dublin, Ireland (1 night)
  • The hotels listed are intended to be used on all departures however Trafalgar Tours 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 DUBLIN Location Information Description

Dublin, Ireland

The Emerald Isle puts its best foot forward in this iconic exploration of its soul-stirring landscapes. Kick off your epic journey along the walled gardens and rambling walks of Powerscourt Gardens - its sweeping terraces, ornamental lakes and over 200 varieties of trees and shrubs ensure it befits its status as one of the most beautiful gardens in Ireland.

Enjoy a Welcome Reception this evening to get to know your fellow travellers.

Dinner

Clayton Ballsbridge

DUBLIN SIGHTSEEING AND FREE TIME Location Information Description

Dublin, Ireland

Lyrics and legends await this morning as you join a 'Local Specialist' on a city tour to visit St. Patrick's Cathedral, where Jonathan Swift was once installed as Dean. Admire the colorful doorways in the stately Georgian Squares and stroll along the cobbled courtyard of Trinity College. Enjoy priority access to see the Book of Kells.

Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure to soak up the charisma of this city. Take some time to wander along Grafton Street and see its lively performers, stop for a pint of the 'Black Stuff' in Temple Bar or relax in St. Stephen's Green.

Breakfast

Clayton Ballsbridge

DUBLIN – CO. KILKENNY – CORK Location Information Description

Kilkenny, Ireland

Leave the hospitality of Dublin behind for County Kilkenny where you'll delve into the history of a 'lost' medieval town - Newtown Jerpoint. Take a step back in time to the 12th century and wander through its remains which are said to be the final resting place of St. Nicholas.

Later, you'll join the O'Connells at their home, Belmore House. Embrace the peaceful rural setting - the perfect backdrop to 'Connect With Locals' over a 'Be My Guest' lunch. Inspired by Irish food and the warmth of your hosts, you'll continue south to the lively city of Cork.

Location Information Description

Cork, Ireland

Enjoy a free evening to discover Cork's sights, sounds and flavors.

Breakfast, Lunch

Maldron Hotel Shandon

CORK - BLARNEY - KILLARNEY Location Information Description

Killarney/Ireland, Ireland

Head to Blarney in pursuit of the 'gift of the gab'. Kiss the fabled Stone then head west to the lakeside setting of Killarney, your springboard to the enduring beauty of the Ring of Kerry.

Breakfast

Killarney Towers

RING OF KERRY EXCURSION Location Information Description

Ring of Kerry, Ireland

Spend a leisurely morning exploring Killarney or join a 'Local Specialist' for a scenic guided walk at Torc Waterfall, strolling over wooden paths and lakeshore trails. Circle the scenic Ring of Kerry admiring its famous 'forty shades of green' and seeing first-hand the scenic landscapes that have inspired writers and poets for centuries.

Breakfast, Dinner

Killarney Towers

KILLARNEY - CLIFFS OF MOHER - GALWAY Location Information Description

Cliffs of Moher, Ireland

Your up-close encounter with Ireland's ravishing beauty not yet at its end, journey north stopping for a walk along the iconic Cliffs of Moher, an extraordinary feature of the famous Wild Atlantic Way. Admire the dramatic cliffs that rise 200 metres above the pounding Atlantic and survey the endless ocean views.

Location Information Description

Galway, Ireland

Continue on to Galway for a two-night stay.

Breakfast, Dinner

Maldron Hotel Sandy Road

GALWAY FREE TIME Location Information Description

Galway, Ireland

'Dive Into Culture' at the Connemara Marble Factory, watching master craftsmen carve Connemara marble. Then enjoy an orientation tour of Galway with plenty of free time afterwards to explore this vibrant city on your own.

Breakfast

Maldron Hotel Sandy Road

GALWAY - CONNEMARA - ASHFORD CASTLE Location Information Description

Connemara, Ireland

A rugged realm of mountains, lakes, rivers and villages provides a stunning backdrop for our leisurely drive through Connemara - an unspoiled region of Western Ireland that was immortalized in John Wayne's 'The Quiet Man'.

Visit Kylemore Abbey and meander through its exquisite Victorian walled garden. Later, board 'The Isle of Innisfree' for an exclusive cruise on shimmering Lough Corrib. Captain Patrick, Ashford Castle's 'Local Specialist', will share his local knowledge as you glide through its peaceful waters.

Location Information Description

Mayo, Ireland

Upon disembarking, a lone piper will escort you over the drawbridge to Ashford Castle, one of Trafalgar's 'Stays With Stories', where tonight you will dine as lords and ladies at an elegant royal dining experience. *gentlemen are requested to wear a jacket

Breakfast, Dinner

Ashford Castle

ASHFORD CASTLE - DUBLIN Location Information Description

Mayo, Ireland

Indulge in the sumptuous environment of Ashford Castle. Stroll around its exquisite estate and admire its lavish interiors before you return to Dublin.

Location Information Description

Dublin, Ireland

Spend the rest of the afternoon delving into the centuries-old history of the Irish capital. This evening, it's time to reminisce over shared memories at a delicious Farewell Dinner.

Breakfast, Dinner

Maldron Hotel Parnell Square

Location Information Description

Dublin, Ireland

As the curtain falls on a memorable journey with new friends, say a fond slán go fóill to Dublin and the Emerald Isle. Transfers are available. Conditions apply.

Breakfast

Departure Date
Price
Sun, Sep 05, 2021
$3,350.00
Sun, Sep 12, 2021
$3,350.00
Sun, Sep 26, 2021 – Wait-list
$3,150.00
Sun, Oct 03, 2021
$3,075.00
Sun, Oct 24, 2021
$2,575.00
Sun, Nov 07, 2021
$2,475.00
Sun, Nov 21, 2021
$2,846.00
Sun, Jan 02, 2022
$2,550.00
Sun, Jan 16, 2022
$2,550.00
Sun, Jan 30, 2022
$2,933.00
Sun, Feb 13, 2022
$2,550.00
Sun, Feb 27, 2022
$2,550.00
Sun, Mar 13, 2022
$2,550.00
Sun, Mar 27, 2022
$2,550.00
Sun, Apr 10, 2022
$2,575.00
Sun, May 15, 2022
$3,450.00
Sun, May 22, 2022
$3,450.00
Sun, May 29, 2022
$3,450.00
Sun, Jun 05, 2022
$3,450.00
Sun, Jun 19, 2022
$3,450.00
Sun, Jul 03, 2022
$3,450.00
Sun, Jul 24, 2022
$3,450.00
Sun, Jul 31, 2022
$3,450.00
Sun, Aug 07, 2022
$3,450.00
Sun, Aug 28, 2022
$3,450.00
Sun, Sep 04, 2022
$3,450.00
Sun, Sep 11, 2022
$3,450.00
Sun, Sep 18, 2022
$3,405.00
Sun, Oct 02, 2022
$3,150.00

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 prior to departure the deposit is non-refundable
  • 59-16 days prior to commencement of services: 30% of total price*
  • 15-8 days prior to commencement of services: 50% of total price*
  • 7-1 days prior to commencement of services: 90% 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 $200 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 60 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).
  • For complete terms and conditions please visit the Trafalgar Terms & Conditions for more information.
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