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Irish Legends

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Visit: Dublin, Kilkenny, Waterford, Cobh, Waterford, Killarney, Dingle, Cliffs of Moher, Galway, Aran Islands, Kilronan, Clonmacnoise, Dublin

A mythic journey through the Emerald Isle. Delve into Ireland and its past on this tour, which mixes in plenty of hidden gems and off-the-beaten-path sights among the tried-and-true favourites.

Day 1: Dublin - Malahide Castle

Tour begins 2:00pm at Dunboyne Castle Hotel. (We strongly recommend you arrange an airport transfer when you book your tour.) Head out to visit Malahide Castle, first built in 1185 and filled with medieval artifacts. Enjoy a welcome drink with your group before dinner.

Meals: Dinner

Day 2: National Stud - Kilkenny's Medieval Mile

Visit the home of equine royalty, the Irish National Stud, where you’ll see some of the world’s finest thoroughbreds. Take a walk around the grounds to see St. Fiachra’s Garden and the miniature Japanese Gardens. Enjoy lunch in the Kilkenny Design Centre. Take a walking tour of Kilkenny with a local guide along the Medieval Mile, the city’s main road to see historic streets and buildings. The evening is free for dining on your own.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

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Jewels of Ireland

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Visit: Dublin, Kinsale, Blarney, Killarney, Dingle, Foynes, Shannon, Cliffs of Mohr, Caherconnell, Glway, Leenane, Belleek, Donegal, Slieve League, Ardara, Derry, Giant's Causeway, Belfast, Kingscourt, Brú na Bóinne, Trim, Dublin

Explore hidden gems on the Emerald Isle. Enjoy the splendour of every corner on this leisurely Ireland tour of the essential—and the unexpected.

Day 1: Dublin Panoramic Tour - Dublin Castle

Tour begins 2:00pm at your Dublin hotel. Experience a panoramic tour of the capital city of Dublin. Then take a guided tour of Dublin Castle, the seat of power and government for many centuries, and see the State Apartments. Enjoy a welcome drink with your group before dining independently this evening.

Day 2: Independent Dublin City Tour - Taylors Three Rock Pub

Enjoy touring Dublin independently, on a Hop-On, Hop-Off bus tour. Plus choose a visit to one of Dublin’s top attractions – Guinness Storehouse, Teeling Distillery, EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, or GPO Witness History. Enjoy a dinner of Irish specialties and a lively show.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

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Irish Classic

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Visit: Dublin, Balfast, Giant’s Causeway, Derry, Donegal, Westport, Leenane, Galway, Cliffs of Mohr, Bunratty, Listowel, Dingle, Killarney, Kenmare, Ring of Kerry, Blarney, Dungarvan, Waterford, New Ross, Dublin

Circle around the Emerald Isle's breathtaking coasts. Skirt along the entire rugged coastline to see the highlights on this Ireland tour.

Day 1: Dublin Castle - Dublin Walking Tour

Tour begins 2:00pm at your Dublin hotel. Take a panoramic Dublin tour, seeing such sights as elegant Georgian townhouses, St. Stephen’s Green and the River Liffey. Visit Dublin Castle, the seat of power and government in Ireland for many centuries. Take a guided tour through the castle and see the State Apartments, used today for official functions and presidential inaugurations. Enjoy a welcome drink with your group before dining independently.

Day 2: St. Patrick's Grave - Crumlin Road Gaol

Visit Down Cathedral where St. Patrick’s historical burial site is marked by a huge boulder. Immerse yourself in his work, life, and times in the nearby St. Patrick Centre. Explore Crumlin Road Gaol and see what prison life was like through the ages. Head to central Belfast for some time to relax before dinner at your hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

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Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way

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Visit: Shannon, Cliffs of Moher, Connemara, Galway, Westport, Achill Island, Mullaghmore, Stranorlar, Derry, Giant's Causeway, Balfast, Dublin

A beach vacation, Irish style! Travel on this Irish adventure along the world's longest scenic coastline drive. See can't-miss attractions and hidden gems along the Emerald Isle's shores.

Day 1: Shannon Arrival - Cliffs of Moher

Tour begins 2:00pm at your Ennis hotel. Visit the spectacular Cliffs of Moher. Then in the evening, join your group for a welcome drink before dinner.

Meals: Dinner

Day 2: Connemara - Galway - Westport

Journey through Connemara for sweeping views of boglands and misty mountains. Tour Galway with a local guide to see the narrow streets, medieval city walls, and Lynch’s Castle. Continue to Westport, built in 1780, with shops and traditional pubs, many with live music.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

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Taste of Ireland & Scotland

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Visit: Glasgow, Loch Lomond, Loch Ness, St Andrews, Edinburgh, Dublin, Blarney Castle, Ring of Kerry, Killarney, Cliffs of Moher, Shannon

Get acquainted with kilts and Celts. This Scottish and Irish tour showcases the very best of both countries, with intriguing off-the-beaten-path experiences woven in with the tried-and-true must-dos. It's the perfect introduction to the isles.

Day 1: Glasgow Highlights

Tour begins at 2:30 PM at your Glasgow hotel. Set out on an introductory tour of central Glasgow—a city that flourished in Victorian times due to the shipbuilding industry and international trade. Drive around George Square with its ornate City Chambers, and visit Provand's Lordship, Glasgow's oldest house, built in 1471. Enjoy a welcome drink with your group before dinner.

Meals: Dinner

Day 2: Loch Lomond - Loch Ness Cruise

Travel alongside the famous Loch Lomond, renowned for its beauty. Drive across the haunting Ranch Moor and through Glencoe, admiring the wild and spectacular scenery. Continue through Fort William and stop at a woolen mill to shop for quality Scottish goods. Embark on a short cruise on Loch Ness before heading to Nairn.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

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Irish & Scottish Sampler

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Visit: Dublin, Belfast, Giant’s Causeway, Glasgow, Pitlochry, St Andrews, Edinburgh

Get a taste of two spectacular countries. This short-and-sweet combination Ireland and Scotland tour visits all the top highlights, mixing in historic cities with iconic sights.

Day 1: Dublin Arrival - Dalkey Heritage Town

Tour begins 2:00 PM at your Dublin hotel. Visit Dalkey Castle, built in 1390, where 500 years of history are brought to life with costumed actors in a fun and interactive tour. Your leisurely stroll in this heritage town will follow in the footsteps of international best-selling writer Maeve Binchy to the Memorial Garden in her honor and past the favorite pub of U2’s Bono, a local resident. Enjoy a welcome drink at your castle hotel with your group before dinner.

Meals: Dinner

Day 2: Dublin Tour - Independent Exploration - Taylors Three Rock Pub

Take a panoramic tour of central Dublin to see rows of stately Georgian houses lining elegant squares. Pass Trinity College and then Leinster House, where both houses of the government convene. In the afternoon, take the Hop-On, Hop-Off tour for independent exploration of Dublin and admission to your choice of one of Dublin’s top attractions: Guinness Storehouse, GPO Witness History, EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, or Teeling Distillery. In the evening, head to Taylors Three Rock for an Irish night with a traditional dinner and lively show.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

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Dublin

Premier Suites Dublin


Price Per Night From:

$295.00 studio |  $330.00 1 bedroom

Location:

City, Dublin

Description:

Located in the heart of Georgian Dublin on Lower Leeson Street, just around the corner from St. Stephen's Green, the central location makes Premier Suites Dublin the ideal base to explore some of Dublin's most popular sights including Trinity College, the National Art Gallery and the National Museum of Ireland and for Shopaholics Dublin's infamous Grafton Street which is home to some of Ireland's most famous stores is just a walk away. Premier Suites Dublin offer guest's luxury 4 star accommodation with the space and privacy only an apartment can bring. It is an ideal option for travellers who are tired of the traditional hotel stay or the diplomat or business person who can be away from home for weeks, or indeed months at a time. Every guests need is catered for, each suite has a spacious living room with a wall mounted 32" plasma TV, a mini hi-fi stereo and a large work desk with complimentary wired and wireless broadband.

Facilities & Services:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Bathroom Welcome Pack
  • Broadband Wireless in Public Areas
  • Broadband Wireless in Rooms and Apartments
  • Burners / Hobs
  • Central Heating
  • Coffee Maker
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Direct Dial Telephone
  • DVD Player
  • Freeview TV
  • Garage
  • Heated Towel Rail
  • Kettle
  • Laundry Facilities on site
  • Microwave (and / or oven)
  • Newspaper Complimentary
  • Parking on site
  • Room Safe
  • Tea and Coffee
  • Toaster
  • Washing Machine / Dryer
  • Work Place

 

Local Attractions & Points of Interest:
  • Trinity College
  • National Art Gallery
  • National Museum of Ireland
  • St. Stephen's Green
  • Grafton Street

 

Apartment Prices are per person twin share in Australian Dollars. Conditions apply and rates are subject to change and availability. Prices are subject to currency fluctuations. (ma)

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Heart of England, Wales & Yorkshire

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Visit: London, Stratford on Avon, North Wales, Shrewsbury, Chatsworth, York, London

Day 1 (Friday): London - Stratford on Avon

You leave London and travel to the birthplace of William Shakespeare, Stratford-on-Avon. Home to the bard’s birthplace, schoolhouse and resting place, you have time to explore this charming market town and enjoy lunch in one of the many restaurants and riverside pubs. You then head to the World Heritage site of Ironbridge, the world’s first ever bridge fully made of iron. Built during the age of Industrial Revolution, explore how it was pieced together or simply enjoy the views from above the lazily flowing River Servern. You make your way to the county town of Shrewsbury; the narrow streets of the town centre is almost completely encircled by the River Severn. Charles Darwin was born in this bustling market town and its timber-framed black and white Tudor buildings are your home for the next two nights.

Day 2 (Saturday): North Wales

Your tour takes you to the heart of North Wales today. Firstly, you explore the imposing might of Conwy and its medieval castle. Built by Edward I in the 13th century, this fortress offers spectacular views from the battlements. Next, you roam the impressive mountains and valleys of the Snowdonia National Park, its slate quarries and travel through the dramatic Pass of Llanberis in the shadow of Snowdon, Wales’ highest peak. Learn about Welsh struggles for independence and the tales of the rebellious Owain Glyndwr as you head back over back over the English border to your accommodation.

Meals: Breakfast

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Devon & Cornwall

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Visit: London, Wessex, Exeter, Cornwall, Falmouth, London

Day 1: London - Wessex - Winchester - Stonehenge - Exeter

Leaving central London, you travel through Wessex, one of England’s ancient kingdoms. You pass through this millennia-old setting on the way to the historic city of Winchester. The former capital of Anglo-Saxon England is synonymous with Alfred the Great and boasts a magnificent cathedral and the Norman Great Hall. From this bustling city, you head to a quieter but equally profound place: the standing stone circles of Stonehenge. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Stonehenge site has been skilfully preserved. At the award winning visitor centre, you can view the exhibition of hundreds of prehistoric items from the Stonehenge collection. By joining the land train shuttle, you make your way to the world famous stone circles. You then travel to Exeter, an important fortified settlement in Roman times and your base for two nights.

Day 2: Excursion to Dartmoor and Tavistock

Explore the remote windswept magnificence of Dartmoor, where you can see strings of the native ponies grazing close to the striking rock formations. Dartmoor is also home to an immense diversity of flora and fauna, so enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of the moor’s isolated beauty. You cross the ancient Clapper Bridge at Postbridge before heading to Tavistock, the historic market town and birthplace of Sir Francis Drake. Arriving back in Exeter in the early afternoon gives you a chance to explore the city’s ancient riches at a leisurely pace. The city walls, the Norman cathedral, the Royal Albert Memorial, and the Quayside all await you.

Meals: Breakfast

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