2017 Enchanting Ireland

July 16 – 28, 2017unspecified
Tour Operator: Odysseys Unlimited
Price: From $4,592 (Air included from select gateways)
Tour Length: 13 days
UNC Lecturer: George Lensing

Begin your 13-day trip in Dublin; tour the beautiful capital, including visits to Trinity College and St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Travel to Galway and stop for tea at Tyrrellpass Castle before continuing on to 6th-century Clonmacnoise. Cruise to the Aran Islands, and travel by boat to Muckross House where the Kerry Folklife Centre showcases the crafts of bookbinding, pottery, and weaving. Experience the stunning mountain and coastal scenery of the Ring of Kerry. Visit the small town of Blarney and see the both the ruins of the 15th-century castle and the Blarney Stone, then continue on to the Rock of Cashel. Conclude your journey in Kilkenny with a tour of the castle, considered one of the most beautiful in the country, and a visit to the National Stud Farm on the way back to Dublin. You may take an optional post-tour extension to Northern Ireland.

Schedule of Events

  • Day 1 : Depart U.S.
  • Day 2 : Dublin
  • Day 3 : Dublin
  • Day 4 : Dublin / Galway
  • Day 5 : Galway / Connemara
  • Day 6 : Galway / Aran Islands
  • Day 7 : Galway / County Clare / Killarney
  • Day 8 : Killarney
  • Day 9 : Killarney / Ring of Kerry
  • Day 10 : Blarney / Cashel / Kilkenny
  • Day 11 : Kilkenny
  • Day 12 : Kilkenny / Dublin
  • Day 13 : Depart for U.S.

Additional Information

Note: Tour schedule is subject to change due to local conditions. Many excursions in this program involve an element of walking as some of the finest attractions are located in areas not closely accessible by motorcoach.

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All 2017 prices and itineraries (including port order) are tentative and subject to change; final pricing adjustments may occur after the release of marketing materials.