Winter Getaway Killarney – 5 Days

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Winter Getaway Killarney – 5 Days

Gather your friends and take a winter break in Killarney! Experience the best attractions in southern Ireland without the crowds — with plenty of time to take in the lively pubs, shops, and postcard-perfect winter scenery. With just 24 guests, this smaller guided vacation allows you to maximize your vacation days with a memorable getaway.
Authentic Local Experiences

Enjoy an Irish coffee at Moriarty’s, on your way to Kenmare.
Become a distiller’s apprentice in an interactive experience, where you will learn about the history of Irish whiskey, while tasting the delicious spirit.

Trip Highlights Winter killarney

Blarney Castle
Cliffs of Moher
Dingle Peninsula
Distiller’s Apprentice Experience at Celtic Whiskey Bar
Ferry ride across the River Shannon
Irish coffee at Moriarty’s Pub
Tea & Scones at Bunratty Castle

Your Tour Includes:

 Sightseeing by luxury coach
 Professional tour director
 Full daily breakfasts (except Day 1)
 3 dinners (D) including a fun night out in a 1620’s era pub
 1 lunch (L)
 4 daily hot breakfasts (B)    
 Welcome get-together drink
 Audio headsets
 Free Wi-Fi on coaches
 Deluxe documents wallet and backpack
 All local taxes, hotel service charges & porterage for one suitcase per person

Hotel – 4 Nights

Killarney Avenue Hotel, Killarney (3 nights)
Bunratty Castle Hotel, Bunratty (1 night)

 

 

<big>Tour Pricing</big>


Start End Price (Land Only)
Shannon Shannon Twin pps
Wed Nov 15, 2017 Sun Nov 19, 2017 €697
Wed Feb 7, 2018 Sun Feb 11, 2018 €697
Wed Mar 7, 2018 Sun Mar 11, 2018 €697
Wed Mar 14, 2018 Sun Mar 18, 2018 €741
Wed Mar 21, 2018 Sun Mar 25, 2018 €741
Single room supplement: €174

All prices are per person sharing. Single Supplements apply.

<big>Tour Itinerary</big>

Winter Gateway: Killarney 5 Days / 4 Nights

Day 1: Cliffs of Moher & Killarney
Your guide will welcome you at Shannon Airport and drive you to nearby Bunratty Castle Hotel to enjoy tea and scones before your tour begins at 10:00 AM. Drive along the coast of County Clare to see the spectacular Cliffs of Moher. Ferry across the River Shannon Estuary and continue to the charming town of Killarney to explore on your own. Join your group for a welcome drink followed by dinner in the hotel restaurant.
(D)

Day 2: Dingle Peninsula Drive
Discover the Dingle Peninsula, once described by National Geographic Traveler as “the most beautiful place on earth.” There will be frequent stops to admire the views and take photos. Spend free time exploring Dingle town. In Inch enjoy dinner and entertainment at Foley’s Bar. Then return to Killarney, where you might like to find a “singing bar.”
(B, D)

Day 3: Kenmare & Ring of Kerry
Enjoy an Irish coffee at Moriarty’s before heading to Kenmare to browse around and have lunch. Travel along part of the scenic Ring of Kerry, with plenty of stops to take photos and views. Back in Killarney you’ll become a Distiller’s Apprentice in a unique Irish whiskey experience and enjoy a sample of the finished product. The evening is free to explore and dine on your own.
(B, L)

Day 4: Blarney Castle & Bunratty
Visit Blarney Castle to kiss the famous “Stone of Eloquence” or walk the lovely grounds. Treat yourself to quality Irish made goods at Blarney Woollen Mills. Journey through the rugged countryside to the quaint village of Bunratty to explore on your own. Enjoy dinner at Durty Nelly’s, one of Ireland’s landmark pubs.
(B, D)

Day 5: Tour Ends in Shannon
Your tour ends after breakfast.
(B)

B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner

<big>Tour Includes</big>

Blarney Castle Blarney Castle

Built nearly 600 years ago by one of Ireland’s greatest chieftains, Cormac MacCarthy, this stronghold has been attracting attention ever since. Millions have flocked to Blarney to kiss the legendary Stone of Eloquence, found at the top of the tower, making it one of Ireland’s greatest treasures.

Cliffs of Moher Cliffs of Moher

One of Ireland’s top visitor attractions, the cliffs are 700 feet high and extend for 5 miles over the Atlantic Ocean on the western seaboard of County Clare. O’Brien’s Tower stands proudly on a headland and one can see the Aran Islands, Galway Bay and Connemara. The cliffs are home to major colonies of cliff nesting seabirds.

Dingle Peninsula Dingle Peninsula

The Dingle Peninsula stretches 30 miles into the Atlantic Ocean from Ireland’s south-west coast and is dominated by the Slieve Mish Mountains and Mount Brandon, Ireland’s second highest peak. The steep sea-cliffs and sandy beaches provide spectacular views.