FROM $5,845

Irish Odyssey Escorted Coach Tour from Dublin to Kingscourt

Get ready for a fabulous 11-night escorted coach tour that starts in Dublin and ends in Kingscourt. Discover the stunning beauty of Ireland, from the vibrant and bustling hub of Dublin to the quaint and charming villages throughout the country. You will have the opportunity to visit sites such as the Cliffs of Moher and the Giant’s Causeway. Experience a traditional farmhouse and enjoy watching a demonstration of highly-skilled sheepdogs herding sheep at a local farm.

Irish Odyssey Escorted Coach Tour from Dublin to Kingscourt

DEPARTURE DATE: September 6, 2024
Countries Visited: Ireland


The Ultimate Irish Journey

Explore Ireland's gorgeous scenery and rich history on this comprehensive Irish tour that hits every corner of the island.

Travel Dates & Pricing

September 6, 2024from $5,845 CAD per personPer Person

What's Included

  • 11 night escorted coach tour from Dublin to Kingscourt
  • 10 breakfast, 1 lunch, 7 dinner
  • An evening of Irish entertainment
  • Transportation (Buses, shuttles & ferries)
  • Welcome drinks with your group
  • Free Wi-Fi on luxury coaches
  • All entrance fees to attractions
  • A travel backpack
  • Travel adapter
  • Rain poncho
  • Luggage strap and tags
  • Documents wallet
  • Taxes


1Fri Sep 6Dublin City Tour | Kilmainham Gaol
2Sat Sep 7EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum | Taylors Three Rock Pub
3Sun Sep 8Farmhouse Visit | House of Waterford Crystal
4Mon Sep 9Cork | Blarney Castle | Killarney
5Tue Sep 10Jaunting Car Ride | Dingle Peninsula | Sheepdog Demonstration
6Wed Sep 11Cliffs of Moher | Galway
7Thu Sep 12Lough Corrib Cruise | Kylemore Abbey | Galway
8Fri Sep 13Ballintubber Abbey | Belleek Pottery | Derry
9Sat Sep 14Giant’s Causeway | Derry Walking Tour | Walled City Brewery
10Sun Sep 15Belfast Walking Tour
11Mon Sep 16Titanic Belfast | Long Meadow Cider | Farewell Dinner
12Tue Sep 17Tour Ends in Kingscourt

Day 1 Dublin City Tour | Kilmainham Gaol

Your tour departs at 2:00 PM from your Dublin hotel. Take a panoramic tour of the
city’s highlights and view Trinity College, St Patrick’s Cathedral, and the GPO. Tour
Kilmainham Gaol, built in 1796, and hear stories of Ireland’s revolutionary leaders.
Enjoy a welcome drink with your group before dining independently.

Day 2 EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum | Taylors Three Rock Pub

Visit EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum and discover the story of the 10 million
people who have left Ireland over the last 1,500 years – and their impact on the
world. Your afternoon is free to explore Dublin. Later, enjoy dinner and
entertainment at Taylors Three Rock Pub.

Day 3 Farmhouse Visit | House of Waterford Crystal

Visit a traditional farmhouse and learn about country life while enjoying tea and
scones. At the House of Waterford Crystal, a CIE Tours preferred shopping partner,
watch skilled artisans cut crystal into sparkling masterpieces. Continue along the
coast to Cork city for dinner at your hotel.

Day 4 Cork | Blarney Castle | Killarney

Take a brief walking tour of Cork city with a local guide. Perhaps stroll through the
English Market, where vendors have been selling local and artisanal foods since
1788. Visit Blarney Castle to climb the winding stairs and kiss its famed stone, or
stroll the gardens. Enjoy the scenery as you head to colorful Kenmare. Stop at Moll’s
Gap for marvelous views on your way to Killarney.

Day 5 Jaunting Car Ride | Dingle Peninsula | Sheepdog Demonstration

Take a traditional horse-drawn jaunting car ride to Ross Castle and Kenmare Estate
and see Lough Leane, the largest of Killarney’s lakes. Visit Moriarty’s, a CIE Tours
preferred shopping partner, in the Gap of Dunloe. Travel to the scenic Dingle
Peninsula for views of heathery mountains, sandy stretches of beach, and rocky
headlands. Enjoy a demonstration of highly-skilled sheepdogs herding sheep at a
local farm. Enjoy dinner at Páidí Ó Sé’s pub in Ventry while you hear a fun talk on
Gaelic sports.

Day 6 Cliffs of Moher | Galway

Visit the family pub of the late famed playwright, John B. Keane for some tea and
scones. One of Ireland’s most beloved writers, he wrote many works in a room
behind the bar. Embark on a ferry ride across the River Shannon Estuary and drive
along the coast of County Clare. Visit the Cliffs of Moher, soaring 700 feet above
the Atlantic, and enjoy views of Connemara and the Aran Islands. Proceed on to
vibrant Galway and join a local guide for a walking tour of the city’s historic heart.

Day 7 Lough Corrib Cruise | Kylemore Abbey | Galway

Travel through Connemara for sweeping views of misty mountains and shimmering
lakes. Take a scenic cruise on Lough Corrib and sip some creamy Irish coffee
(seasonal). Stop at Kylemore Abbey for a walk through this elegant mansion, set
beside a tranquil lake. Return to Galway, where the rest of your day is free for
independent sightseeing and dining.

Day 8 Ballintubber Abbey | Belleek Pottery | Derry

Travel north to Claremorris to visit Ballintubber Abbey, Ireland’s only royal Abbey.
Known as “the Abbey that refused to die”, it has been in continuous use for more
than 800 years. Visit Belleek Pottery, then follow the Atlantic Shore to Donegal
town, where you’ll visit CIE Tours preferred shopping partner Triona Design.
Continue on through the majestic Barnesmore Gap to Derry.

Day 9 Giant’s Causeway | Derry Walking Tour | Walled City Brewery

Explore the Giant’s Causeway, huge hexagonal columns formed over 60 million
years ago. Back in Derry, join a local guide for a walk around this historic city’s
medieval walls; take a walk across the Peace Bridge and complete your tour at the
Walled City Brewery Restaurant. In a CIE Tours exclusive, enjoy a flight of the
brewery’s craft beers with your dinner.

Day 10 Belfast Walking Tour

Visit the historic city of Belfast, taking a panoramic tour to see grand government
buildings, the peace wall, and the docks where the RMS Titanic was built in 1912.
Take a walking tour of the city with a local guide to learn an insider’s perspective.
Then, the rest of the day will be yours to explore this fascinating city as you wish.

Day 11 Titanic Belfast | Long Meadow Cider | Farewell Dinner

Visit the magnificent Titanic Belfast, a high-tech attraction that will immerse you in the
story of the doomed liner. Next, go to Long Meadow Cider, an award-winning family
orchard, for a tour and tasting followed by a picnic lunch. Travel to Kingscourt and
enjoy some free time in your luxury castle hotel, built in 1760 and set on 100 acres of
gardens and parklands. In the evening, share a farewell dinner with your group. (B, L,

Day 12 Tour Ends in Kingscourt

Your program ends after breakfast.

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