Save $300CAD Per Couple Until November 30 with Royal Irish Tours
Price: $1,999CAD Per Person
(Prices are per person, land only, double occupancy and based on the following departures - Celtic Royal, Sept 30, Oct 7 & 14, 2023.)
Offer: Save $150CAD Per Person or $300CAD Per Couple on the Advertised Price
Departure Date: April 29, 2023
Return Date: May 7, 2023
Photo: Drive north along the Antrim Coast and visit the Giant’s Causeway
Discover the splendor of Northern Ireland on this first Class tour that takes you from coast to coast, from Dublin to Belfast to Shannon. Travel through the mystical Glens of Antrim, walk the historic walls of Derry, Londonderry, and visit the birthplace of the ill-fated Titanic. Breakfast daily, hearty dinners, beautiful hotels, this tour brings you the best of the north.
- Transportation throughout by luxury touring coach
- Services of an experienced driver & local touring guide
- 7-nights accommodation in first class hotels
- All rooms ensuite
- 7 full Irish Breakfasts
- Welcome drink on arrival
- 4 table d’hôte evening meals
- Visit the top voted tourist attraction in Europe - Titanic Experience in Belfast
- Admissions to: Saint Patrick Visitor Centre, Belfast City Hall, Titanic Belfast, Giant’s Causeway Centre, Belleek Pottery, Kylemore Abbey, Cliffs of Moher
- Traverse the ancient steps at the Giant's Causeway - a UNESCO World Heritage site
- Walking tour of Derry City
- Baggage handling charges
Photo: Visit the shipyard where the Titanic was built in 1909, followed by a tour at the Titanic Experience—recently voted Europe's top visitor attractions.
Day 1: Today is leisurely as we all gather in our hotel in Malahide overlooking the Irish Sea in north County Dublin. If you have purchased our Air & Land package you are transferred from the airport to the hotel. Enjoy a predinner drink and an introduction to your travelling companions before an early dinner.
Dinner/Overnight—Grand Hotel, Dublin
Day 2: Head north through the majestic Mountains of Mourne into Saint Patrick’s Country to visit the grave of Ireland’s Patron Saint and the Saint Patrick Centre which tells his story. Afterwards we drive to Strangford, where Game of Thrones is filmed and take the ferryboat ride to beautiful Portaferry. Onwards to Belfast for a panoramic tour which will include the political wall murals located on the Protestant Shankill Road and the Catholic Falls Road—a unique cultural experience.
Dinner/Overnight—Europa Hotel, Belfast
Day 3: A guided tour of Belfast City Hall is first on the agenda this morning. In the afternoon, visit the shipyard where the Titanic was built in 1909, followed by a tour at the Titanic Experience—recently voted Europe's top visitor attraction. The evening is free to explore the Northern capital on your own.
Overnight—Europa Hotel, Belfast
Photo: Stay in first class hotels.
Day 4: This morning we drive north along the Antrim Coast and visit the Giant’s Causeway. We then continue on to Derry (Londonderry), where a local guide will tell the ‘Story of Derry’ on a walking tour of this historic walled city.
Dinner/Overnight—Kee’s Hotel, Co. Donegal
Day 5: We visit Belleek, home of the world famous porcelain factory. We then enter the romantic domain of W. B. Yeats via Drumcliffe where he is buried and other sites in Sligo associated with the life of the poet, before continuing to Westport.
Dinner/Overnight—Westport Coast Hotel, Westport
Day 6: Connemara remains one of the wildest and most romantic places in Ireland. A drive around Murrisk Peninsula brings us to Delphi and Killary Harbour. Enjoy a visit to Kylemore Abbey on the shores of Kylemore Lough. Some free time this afternoon to discover the charm of Westport.
Overnight—Westport Coast Hotel, Westport
Photo: Connemara remains one of the wildest and most romantic places in Ireland. Enjoy a visit to Kylemore Abbey on the shores of Kylemore Lough.
Day 7: Enroute to Galway this morning we will pass thru’ the village of Cong location for the classic film ‘The Quiet Man’. Some time in Galway City before driving along the southern shores of Galway Bay, traversing the Burren region and viewing the mighty Cliffs of Moher. An optional Medieval Banquet at Knappogue Castle is on offer tonight.
Overnight—Radisson Blu, Limerick
Day 8: Sadly your tour ends today. After a hearty full Irish breakfast, you will be transferred back to Dublin for your flight, or can extend your vacation from Limerick or Dublin.