Mystical Ireland Tour

B= Breakfast; L= Lunch; D= Dinner

Day 1 : Dublin Arrival & Dublin Castle

Start at Dublin Airport with a transfer to your hotel. At 2:00 pm tour central Dublin to see highlights including Trinity College, the Bank of Ireland, Georgian houses and squares. Take a guided tour around Dublin Castle which has played a major role in historic events throughout the centuries. Enjoy a welcome drink at your hotel.

Day 2 : St. Patrick’s Grave & Ulster Folk Park

Drive north to visit Down Cathedral to see St. Patrick’s burial place and learn about his life and work in the nearby St. Patrick Centre. See cottages and town houses with displays of traditional crafts and trades at the Ulster Folk Park. Drive to Belfast and relax in your city center hotel. (B,D)

Day 3 : Titanic Belfast & Mount Stewart

See the highlights of Belfast this morning including the Titanic Belfast, a new attraction that traces the development and sinking of RMS Titanic. In the afternoon visit Mount Stewart House, a stately mansion containing priceless works of art and walk through the delightful gardens. Dine independently this evening. (B)

Day 4 : Giant’s Causeway & Derry

Drive along the scenic “Nine Glens of Antrim” coastal route. Stop at the Giant’s Causeway, hexagonal columns formed by volcanic activity over 60 million years ago. Continue to Derry and join a local guide for a short walk around the medieval city walls. (B,D)

Day 5 : Donegal & Yeats’ Grave

Travel through the rugged countryside of Donegal and visit Triona Design for a demonstration of weaving and an Irish coffee. Drive south through County Sligo, pausing to view Yeats’ Grave. Continue to Westport for free time to explore this attractive 18th century town. (B,D)

Day 6 : Westport House & Achill Island

Tour stately Westport House, which contains interesting portraits, furniture and silver. Cross the bridge to Achill Island and follow the Atlantic Drive for wonderful views and see the Deserted Village, a reminder of the 1840’s Famine. (B,D)

Day 7 : Cliffs Of Moher & Bunratty Medieval Banquet

Visit the Connemara Marble Factory and travel to Galway City for a panoramic tour. Drive through the Burren to the huge Poulnabrone Dolmen and walk along the majestic Cliffs of Moher for great views. Drive to Bunratty for a jolly medieval dinner and entertainment at Bunratty Castle. (B,D)

Day 8 : Tour Ends Shannon Airport

Transfer to Shannon Airport where your tour concludes at 10:30 am. (B)