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Taste of Traditional Ireland

Holiday Highlights

  • Traditional music and Irish coffee demonstration in Tralee
  • Enjoy the coastal scenery at Mizen Head
  • Visit historic Bunratty Castle and Folk Park
  • Guided tour of the Jameson Distillery
  • Journey through beautiful Killarney National Park
  • See the magnificent Cliffs of Moher

Holiday Summary

8 days from only £549

Departures
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Accommodation
7 nights
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Board: Half Board

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Holiday details

What is Included?

  • Choice of luxury coach travel or flights and transfers
  • 7 nights half-board accommodation
  • Touring itinerary with excursions by coach
  • 2 included drinks at the BBQ on night 2

This wonderful holiday will give you a taste of some traditional elements for which the Emerald Isle is renowned. Enjoy the ‘craic’ with Irish entertainment, Irish coffee as well as experiencing city, countryside, coast and heritage attractions.

map of Irleand

Your Hotels

Stillorgan Park Hotel, Dublin
Stillorgan Park Hotel

The Stillorgan Park Hotel is one of Dublin’s premier 4-star rated hotels. It enjoys a great location 10 minutes drive from Dublin city centre.



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Manor West Hotel, Tralee
Manor West Hotel

This modern and luxurious family-run 4-star hotel features an 18-metre pool, spa bath, sauna, steam room, and gym. The hotel is situated next to the award-winning Manor West Retail Park and shopping centre.

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Lahinch Golf & Leisure Hotel, County Clare
Lahinch Golf & Leisure Hotel

Located by the beach, this 4-star luxury hotel offers excellent leisure facilities including a swimming pool, gym, sauna, spa bath, and a steam room. You'll find a choice of dining options in the hotel, such as the cosy Aberdeen Bar, with it's lovely fireplace, Dunes Restaurant which serves home-cooked meals and full Irish breakfasts and The Emperor Restaurant which serves Chinese and Asian cuisine.

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Vienna Woods Hotel, Cork
Vienna Woods Hotel

In leafy surroundings in the historical village of Glanmire, just 10 minutes from Cork City Centre is the 4-star Vienna Woods Hotel. The restaurant serves traditional Irish and international cuisine and there is a beautiful conservatory which overlooks the gardens.

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Glengarriff Eccles Hotel, Glengarriff
Glengarriff Eccles Hotel

Situated against a backdrop of breathtaking views in Bantry Bay, the Glengarriff Eccles Hotel offers a blend of rich history and modern-day comfort. The restaurant serves traditional cuisine and daily fish specials.

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Joining Your Holiday

This tour is available with departures from the following regions…

  • East Midlands
  • North East
  • North West
  • South East
  • South West
  • West Midlands
  • Yorkshire

We offer a number of ways to join our tours. Enter your postcode to see which are available to you…

Home Connect - we collect you from your home

For the ultimate in convenience and comfort, why not choose our Home Connect service?

Relax in the comfort of your own home, waiting for your driver to collect you from your front door and take you to meet your coach. Then at the end of your holiday we’ll take you home again - it’s that easy! When you book this service you’ll be given a collection time window, usually of approximately 30 minutes. This will be re confirmed when your tickets are issued.

Note: Home Connect is only available on Grand Tourer holidays travelling by coach.

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Tour Connect - easy connections at nearby locations

Try our Tour Connect Service for a hassle-free way to travel.

This service may incur a small supplement for those travelling from selected joining points and for customers booking within four weeks of departure.

We’ll pick you up by coach from a convenient joining point near you and take you to one of our interchanges. Here you’ll join your holiday coach and set off for a fantastic holiday.  When you've chosen your tour, give us a call and we'll let you know your approximate pick-up time.

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Direct Connect - make your own way to join the tour

Available from your area for this tour at no extra cost and car parking available for a small fee.

You can also choose to drive or get a lift direct to one of our coach interchanges. Our coach interchanges offer plenty of seating, toilet facilities, refreshments and a shop. They also provide car parking for your convenience for a small fee.

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Holiday Details

Day 1: Home to Dublin
For travel by coach, we make our way to Holyhead and join the ferry over to Ireland, going on to our overnight stay at the Stillorgan Park Hotel. If you fly, make your way to your chosen airport for the flight to Dublin. On arrival you will be met by a representative and transferred to your hotel. (D)
Day 2: Dublin to Cork via County Waterford
We journey southwards, calling in at the heritage town of Lismore, before continuing on to Cork where we stay overnight at the Vienna Woods Hotel. Our dinner this evening will be a BBQ at the Blackrock Inn with 2 included drinks. (B,D)
Day 3: Mizen Head and Bantry to Glengarriff
Today we call at Mizen Head and the interesting Signal Station Visitor Centre, built to save lives off the trecherous rocks at Ireland’s most southwesterly point. We continue on then to Bantry, where we stay overnight at the Glengarriff Eccles hotel. (B,D)
Day 4: Killarney National Park to Tralee
This morning we travel through rugged countryside of the beautiful Killarney National Park. After a short break in Killarney town, we continue on to Tralee where we stay for the next two nights at the Manor West Hotel. (B,D)
Day 5: A day at leisure to explore Tralee
Today we have a day at leisure to explore the pretty town of Tralee. (B,D)
Day 6: Adare and Bunratty Castle to Lahinch
We call at the picture-postcard village of Adare, then visit the popular Bunratty Castle and Folk Park where 19th-century life is vividly recreated. Continuing our journey we travel to the coast of County Clare and our hotel, the 4-star Lahinch Golf & Leisure Club. (B,D)
Day 7: Cliffs of Moher to Dublin
We take in the rugged scenery of the stunning Cliffs of Moher, one of Ireland’s outstanding coastal attractions, then head back across the heart of Ireland to Dublin. Once in Dublin we enjoy a guided tour uncovering fascinating heritage at the Old Jameson Distillery, before continuing on for our final nights stay at the Stillorgan Park Hotel once more. (B,D)
Day 8: Dublin to Home
We depart this morning and make our way home. (B)

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