Ireland & Britain 2019 - Celtic Tours

 
 
Ireland & Britain 2019 - Celtic Tours
IRELAND
                                  & BRITAIN




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Ireland & Britain 2019 - Celtic Tours
WELCOME                                                                            What Other Travelers Are Saying...
Since first opening our doors in 1972, we have had the distinct pleasure of        “I just want to thank you for your help and
bringing our family values, professionalism and fabulous products for you,         patience with me as I booked my first group with Celtic Tours. As this
to offer to your clients, friends and family to enjoy.                             was my first group tour, I had a lot of questions, and appreciated how
                                                                                   you took the time to explain how everything worked.” - Colleen
Thanks to you, our valued travel agents and their customers, who continue
to put their trust in us, we are able to continue to provide this excellent ser-
                                                                                   “I just wanted to let you know what a fabulous time we had with Celtic
vice and travel experiences. We wish to extend our sincerest appreciation
and thanks as we enter our 47th year!                                              Tours! I took my 87 year old mother in law on this trip and we had a ball.
                                                                                   Our driver Terry, the accomodations, food, and locations we visited
As a Doctor is to medicine and a Lawyer is to law, your Travel Agent is to         were amazing.” - Laura
travel! Your travel agent is key to helping you plan the perfect vacation.
Professional travel agents know the landscape of travel and provide unlim-         “Just returned from Ireland (7/28/2018). We had a great time. Our tour
ited support. Something you won’t find with online booking services. Celtic        guide Micky Nolan always entertained, informed, and did whatever it
Tours works with your travel agent to bring together all the key elements          took to give us one of the best vacations we’ve ever had. Great food
of your vacation to make it unforgettable and a vacation of your dreams. If
                                                                                   and hotels was helpful, but Micky made it special. So glad we chose
you currently aren’t working with a professional travel agent, Celtic Tours is
delighted to provide you with a recommendation in your area.                       Celtic tours.” - Darrell

This brochure features vacations to Ireland, England, Scotland, & Wales…
with many more touring options found online at WWW.CELTICTOURS.
COM. We also offer our Europe brochure, which features tours and options
through main-land Europe. We pride ourselves on bringing you excellent
tours, new and exciting itinerary, but always unsurpassed service and
support. As a family owned and operated company, we treat your vacation
as we would our own!

With a high standard of service and a variety of destinations that we
service, many customers choose to come back to Celtic Tours time and
time again. There is comfort in knowing you and your customers will always
get a high level of service, products and professionalism, no matter the
destination you book with us!

Consider Celtic Tour for all of your European vacation needs. We are proud
to offer extensive tour offerings throughout Europe!

You will always find a friendly human voice on the other end of the line when
you call Celtic Tours. We don’t welcome you with automation, but personally
answer every call that comes into our office during business hours, making
sure you do not have to navigate through a phone queue and you are taken
care of straight away.
                                                                                    On Achill Island our driver let us get out & walk down this windy road,
Celtic Tours knows for many customers budget for their trip to Ireland,
Britain or other parts of Europe. Celtic Tours puts the best possible prices        it was so awesome... our driver/tour guide Mick Nolan is the best!
forward…but we also offer regular sales and discounts you can take                  @christylori
advantage of. Take advantage of early bird promotional discounts and save
more when you travel to multiple destinations. Visit our website and contact
your travel agent to sign up for sales and touring information. Find us on         “We just returned Saturday from our Heart of Ireland Tour. We had a
Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for up to date sales and savings!                  fantastic trip, Celtic Tours was well organized, offered very nice hotels,
                                                                                   and a great itinerary. Our tour guide, Mick Nolan, was outstanding. He
Save more on family vacations and travel as a group by private motorcoach          gave us so much information on the history and people of Ireland.This
or join one of our popular tours from our brochure. Celtic Tours uses top          was my first experience with Celtic, but definitely not my last.Thank you
hotels and most of our escorted tours to Ireland include a 2-night stay at
a castle. Celtic Tours can also customize itineraries to suit your group’s         Celtic Tours for a fantastic vacation.” - Peggy
needs. Groups earn the best rate and can qualify for free travel spots for
group leaders.                                                                     “We just returned from the, ‘Dream’ package vacation. We really enjoyed
                                                                                   ourselves. Our driver and tour guide, Terry, was excellent. We are ready
The nation’s most reliable tour operators belong to the United States              to go back. Thank you.” - Rick
Tour Operators Association (USTOA). All members are required to post a
minimum $1 million dollar bond, which is supervised outside of the tour            “Just came back from 7 days on the Heart of Ireland tour. Our driver and
operator’s control.                                                                accomodations were fabulous and the food delicious! Hope to return
                                                                                   again for another tour in the future.” - Mary
Celtic Tours also offers you peace of mind: with a 24/7 emergency service
from a Celtic Tours representative, always just a phone call away.

We welcome you to visit our website for discounts, specials and more tours
offered in addition to what you find here in our brochure. Please visit and          Use #celtictours to take us along
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and promotions! All available through your local travel agent.                              on your journey!
We look forward to offering you a warm welcome on your Celtic Tours World
Vacation. Remember to have your travel agent request availability of dates
from Celtic Tours, as some tours sell out very fast.

Have a wonderful holiday! Please contact me with your comments on your
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                 Noel F. Murphy                                                                  @celtictours
                 CEO
Ireland & Britain 2019 - Celtic Tours
INCLUSIVE MOTORCOACH TOURS
Our motorcoach tours offer extensive value. Most tours include 2-night stays, with two meals daily, and some with special nights that
include dinner and entertainment at lively venues. Many of our scheduled Ireland tours now include a 2-night stay at a deluxe castle!
Daily sightseeing by Deluxe Motorcoach included, with free time allowed in the major cities, giving you the opportunity to visit museums,
galleries, or to take in an evening show or play. Accommodations are at high quality hotels. Our inclusive tours are well known to travel
agents, who consider them the best value for your money.

NO HIDDEN COSTS
Celtic Tours World Vacations does not have hidden costs
on our tours, like many other companies. No reservation
charges, no baggage fees, no additional taxes or service         Celtic Tours, a recognized leader in tourism to Europe is a proud
charges.                                                         member of American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA), National
                                                                 Association of Career Travel Agents (NACTA) and CCRA.
GUARANTEED PRICE
Our price guarantee is for all land packages purchased
in this brochure. We will not increase any price once you
are under deposit. In this way, we protect you against any
currency rate changes.
FAMILY & FRIENDS - Ireland, Britain, Italy, plus many
other destinations
Celtic Tours started this program that has been copied by
many other companies. Celtic will take care of your family
and friends, as if they were our own. Small groups can
travel together on an exclusive coach with a professional
driver/guide. Itineraries can be tailored to suit your group.
Celtic Tours can arrange special golf outings or dinners
with entertainment for any occasion or event you and your
family may be celebrating, at a very reasonable cost.
                                                                                                                 Your Money is
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GROUP TRAVEL
Celtic Tours can offer your group special rates for either                         United States Tour Operators Association
our published tours or an itinerary designed for your                              $1 Million Travelers Assistance Program
group. You can travel by private coach or share one of
our many scheduled departures. Our group rates for all            As an Active Member of USTOA, it is required to post $1 Million with USTOA to
destinations include free and discounted places for the           be used to reimburse, in accordance with the terms and conditions of the USTOA
group organizers.                                                 $1 Million Travelers Assistance Program, the advance payments of Celtic Tours
                                                                  customers in the unlikely event of Celtic Tours bankruptcy, insolvency or cessation
CELTIC PREFERRED AGENCY                                           of business. Further, you should understand that the $1 Million posted by Celtic
We welcome our travel agent partners to join our Celtic           Tours may be sufficient to provide only a partial recovery of the advance payments
Preferred Agency program. Contact                                 received by Celtic Tours. More details of the USTOA Travelers Assistance Program
preferred@celtictours.com for full details.                       may be obtained by writing to USTOA at 345 Seventh Avenue, Suite 1801, New
                                                                  York, New York 10001, or by email to information@ustoa.com or by visiting their
                                                                  website at www.USTOA.com.
SELF-DRIVE TOURS
For those wishing to travel independently, the experts at
Celtic Tours can make sure your vacation is planned to
perfection. See our website for our Self-Drive Vacation
Planning Guide.                                                 Celtic Savings and More!
                                                                Since 1972, Celtic Tours World Vacations has been bringing
AIR TICKETS                                                     you quality vacations, service and travel excellence, with more
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                                                                ways to save.
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                                                                Save up to $300 per couple on select tours and departures.
COMBINATION TOURS                                               Discounts limited to the first 10 passengers and cannot be
Combine any two tours, each 5-night or longer, and              combined with other discounts, promotions or savings.                 Early
receive additional savings. Some restrictions apply.            Save With - family & friends discounts                                Bird
Contact your travel agent or visit www.celtictours.com to       Save 5% on the land on any escorted motorcoach tour - 8              Savings
see all tours available.                                        days / 6 nights or longer when six or more family or friends
                                                                travel together on the same tour. Savings up to $900 on your
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Let our golf experts work with you on a special golf            Save $50 on the land on any escorted motorcoach tour - 7
vacation. Itineraries are tailored to suit your needs. Group    days / 5 nights when six or more family or friends travel together on the same tour.
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SMALL GROUP TOURS: We know many of our clients prefer           Save With 2-fer discounts
the smaller more intimate group size when traveling.            Book any two escorted coach tours and receive 5% per person off the land cost.
With that, a select number of tours are designated “small       Discount applied at time of booking. (Applies to joint tours taken in conjunction with
group tours” and are limited to 25 tour participants. The       each other. Some restrictions apply).
departures designated “Small Group” are noted on our            Repeat Customer
website. Additionally, Celtic Tours offers a line of “Select    Traveling with us again? We would be happy to offer you a repeat customer
Small Group Tours” that are limited to 16 tour participants     discount. Discount based on package booked.
at well. These tours vary from 4-11 Night tours and offer
excellent touring options. To avail of these special tours,     Special Events
                                                                Celtic Tours can work with your group to incorporate a special event. Call us and
please contact our reservations team and they will be able      we’ll be happy to arrange a fantastic vacation to include your special event.
to provide you with more details.
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Ireland & Britain 2019 - Celtic Tours
CONTENTS
         IRELAND
    05   Chauffeur Drive
    07   Celtic Dream
    09   Irish Rose
    10   Celtic Delight
    11   Heart of Ireland
    12   Celtic Sojourn
    13   St. Patrick’s 2020
    15   Scotland & Ireland
    17   Group Tours
    19   Golf Ireland
    21   Self Drive Ireland
         UNITED KINGDOM
    23   Golf Scotland
    24   City Breaks
    25   North Coast 500
    26   Isle of Arran
    27   Isle of Skye
    28   Magical Mull
    29   Highland Explorer
    30   Outer Hebrides
    31   Whisky Experience
    32   Heart of England
    33   Discover Wales

         MORE
    34   Insurance
    35   Terms & Conditions

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CHAUFFEUR
    DRIVE
      8-Night Private Tour




                                                                                                             Westport


Day 1: Monday, Arrive in Ireland! Dublin
Morning arrival at Dublin Airport. After clearing customs and collecting your luggage,
you will be met by your luxury private chauffeur transfer that will take you from the
airport to your pre-booked Dublin hotel. This itinerary is based on the Academy Plaza
Hotel. This is an excellent 3* city center hotel. (Note: Rooms at the Academy Plaza Hotel
are very efficient, but do run on the small side, just to note)
                                                                                                              INCLUSIONS
Day 2: Tuesday, Dublin
Today we have included the Dublin Hop On Hop Off bus for you to enjoy and get                • 8-nights of accommodations
around the city. Also included today is “skip-the-line” admission to the Guinness            • Luxury roundtrip transfers to and from airport
Storehouse, enjoying panoramic views of Dublin city from their gravity bar. Optionally,      • Full breakfast daily, except day of arrival
you can pre-book dinner and a traditional show with Celtic Tours at time of booking.         • Four dinners
Overnight in Dublin. (B)                                                                     • Services of a private chauffeur for 6 days
                                                                                               (available 8 consecutive hours daily)
Day 3: Wednesday, Dublin - Roscommon                                                         • Flexible touring itinerary
After a leisurely breakfast, you are met by your private chauffeur/driver. Maybe stop at     • Scenic drives
Belvedere House and Gardens, or the Kilbeggan Distillery for a tour and tasting with         • Celtic Tours flight bag and portfolio of travel documents
a stop in Athlone and a visit to Sean’s Pub. Arrive at your castle hotel where you will
enjoy dinner and overnight. (B, D)

Day 4: Thursday, Explore the West
Your castle location makes an excellent location to explore the west of Ireland! It is
an easy drive to Sligo and Rosses Point. The village of Rosses Point is set against
                                                                                                    HOTELS OR SIMILAR
the backdrop of the spectacular Dartry mountain range and the beauty of Sligo Bay.
Make your way along the coastal towns of Easky and Enniscrone and from here the              Dublin: Academy Plaza (2 nights)
choice is yours; have your driver take you out to the last outpost of Belmullet or to the    Roscommon: Kilronan Castle (2 nights)
lively town of Westport, with many shops and pubs to enjoy. Make your way back to            Killarney: Killarney Towers (2 nights)
Kilronan for overnight. Dinner is on your own this evening. (B)                              Waterford: Dooley’s Hotel (1 night)
                                                                                             Dublin: Camden Court/Mespil Hotel/Academy Plaza (1night)
                                                                                             *Please note hotels are on request and may be substituted*
Day 5: Friday, Roscommon - Cliffs of Moher - Killarney
Make your way from Roscommon to Killarney. Enroute, a stop at the magnificent
700-foot high Cliffs of Moher. Cross by ferry to Tarbert and onto Tralee. Dinner and
overnight in Killarney. (B, D)

Day 6: Saturday, Coastal Discovery
                                                                                                        2019 TOUR DATES
Today is yours to see some of the most spectacular parts of Ireland. A magnificent                        Based        Based         Based         Based
day lies ahead of us, as we make our way along the Kerry coast and the Dingle                             on 4         on 6          on 8          on 10
Peninsula. The Dingle Peninsula stretches 30 miles into the Atlantic Ocean from                           Pax/2        Pax/3         Pax/4         Pax/5
Ireland’s south-west coast. We stop in Dingle town with an opportunity to dine on                         DBL          DBL           DBL           DBL
fresh caught fish and chips in this small port town. Overnight in Killarney. (B, D)          May 13
                                                                                             May 20
Day 7: Sunday, Blarney - Cobh - Waterford                                                                 $3299        $2889         $2689         $2529
Today you have a chance to stop at the Blarney Castle, perhaps stop in Cobh, and
then to Waterford, where you will dine and overnight. (B, D)                                 (Monday)
                                                                                             May 27 -     $3309        $2909         $2709         $2549
Day 8: Monday, Waterford - Dublin                                                            Sep 23
A leisurely day today as you make your way from Waterford to Dublin. A stop in
Kilkenny is recommended, the renouwned “Craft Capital of Ireland”. Make your way             Sep 23
back to Dublin, where you can experience more of the Capital city. Overnight in              Oct 7        $3021        $2759         $2559         $2399
Dublin. (B)

Day 9: Tuesday, Dublin - US                                                                 Single rooms are additional, no reduction for triple rooms
A transfer will take you to the Dublin Airport for your flight home. (B)
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CELTIC
      DREAM
    11-Night Escorted Tour




                                                                                                                               Cobh


                                 Day 1: Saturday, Arrive in Ireland! Dublin - Belfast
                                 Morning arrival at Dublin Airport. Dublin Airport arrivals can avail of our transfer time of 9:45 am for
                                 departures to our Belfast hotel. Belfast arrivals are provided transfers up to 12:00 noon. From
                                 Dublin Airport we depart and travel the short journey north via Dundalk and Downpatrick, for a coffee/
                                 tea stop at the St. Patrick’s Centre. Opportunity to visit the gravesite of St. Patrick. From here we
                                 continue north to Belfast. From Belfast airport, it is a leisurely start to the day with time to rest. This
                                 afternoon, take in a panoramic city tour of Belfast. We return to the hotel for dinner. Your evening is
                                 free to explore the city on your own before a relaxing overnight stay in Belfast. (D)
                                 Day 2: Sunday, Belfast - Giant’s Causeway - Titanic Museum
                                 Today we enjoy a scenic tour of the Antrim Coast and visit the Giant’s Causeway and Museum.
                                 Marvel at the volcanic columns formed over 60 million years ago and hear the ancient fables of the
                                 Causeway. We return to Belfast where we visit Titanic Belfast. Extending over nine galleries, this
                                 multi-dimensional exhibit draws together special effects, full-scale reconstructions, and innovative
                                 interactive features to explore the Titanic Story in a fresh and insightful way. Learn of her conception
                                 in Belfast in the early 1900’s, through her construction and launch, to her infamous maiden voyage
                                 and catastrophic demise. Enjoy your overnight stay in Belfast. (B)

                                 Day 3: Monday, Belfast - Derry - Glenveagh - Donegal
                                 This morning, we depart Belfast and travel west via Dungiven and the Sperrin Mountains to Derry City.
                                 Enjoy a panoramic city tour of Derry, including free time to explore independently. Departing Derry,
                                 we travel via Bridgend to Glenveagh for a visit to Glenveagh Castle & Gardens in the National Park.
                                 Continue on to our nearby Donegal hotel for dinner and overnight. (B, D)

                                 Day 4: Tuesday, Atlantic Coast - Dungloe - Glenties
                                 Today we travel along the scenic Atlantic drive via Brinlack, Derrbeg, and Bunbeg, voyaging south to
                                 Dungloe and Glenties. Crossing by the Blue Stack Mountains, we return to our hotel for dinner and
                                 overnight stay in County Donegal. (B, D)

                                 Day 5: Wednesday, Donegal - Killybegs - Slieve League - Belleek - Sligo - Roscommon
                                 We travel south along Donegal Bay to Killybegs and the Slieve League Cliffs. Here we enjoy a
                                 minibus transfer to the cliffs, where we delight in the scenic views of Malin Bay and the Slieve League
                                 Cliffs that look out across the Atlantic Ocean. Our tour continues south to Belleek, where we pause a
                                 while to visit the famed Belleek China showroom. Continue south via Sligo, the final resting place of
                                 William Butler Yeats. Dinner and overnight at Kilronan Castle. (B, D)
                                 Day 6: Thursday, Carrick-on-Shannon - Longford - Athlone - Roscommon
                                 A scenic historic tour today takes us via Boyle, where we can see the ruins of the old Cistercian
                                 Abbey, the ivy-clad abbey dates back to 1161. Continue on to Carrick-on-Shannon which
                                 straddles the River Shannon. Continue on via Longford and Athlone, optional visit to the Church of
                                 Peter and Paul, an impressive structure of the Roman Renaissance style. Enjoy a pub lunch and some
                                 free time in Athlone. Overnight at Kilronan Castle. (B, L)

                                 Day 7: Friday, Roscommon - Cliffs of Moher - Adare - Killarney
                                 Morning departure from Kilronan Castle. We travel south via the majestic Cliffs of Moher, where we
                                 pause with spectacular views. Continue along the western coastline, as we make our way to charming
                                 Killarney town via Lahinch and Adare. In Killarney, we enjoy dinner at our hotel this evening. Killarney
                                 is an excellent location to enjoy traditional music, pub entertainment or a traditional top-rated
                     Killarney   Irish Cabaret show (which can be pre-booked at the time of your reservation for $49 per person).
                                 Overnight in Killarney. (B, D)
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2019 TOUR DATES
                                                                                The following tour dates are the dates you arrive in Ireland. Tour begins
                                                                                in Ireland on Saturday. Celtic Tours provides morning group transfers (no
                                                                                later than 9:45am) from Dublin, on arrival of all international flights booked
                                                                                with Celtic Tours. You may also avail of transfers in Belfast for this tour.

                                                                                PRICES ARE LAND ONLY - PER PERSON, BASED ON TWO PASSENGERS
                                                                                SHARING A TWIN/DOUBLE ROOM.


                                                                                    May 4           $2799                     July 20             $2895
                                                                                    May 11          $2799                     July 27             $2895
                                                                                    May 18          $2799                     August 3            $2895
                                                                                    May 25          (Sold Out)                August 10           $2895
                                                                                    June 1          $2859                     August 17           $2895
                                                                                    June 8          (Sold Out)                August 24           $2895
                                                                                    June 15         $2859                     August 31           $2839
                                                   Cistercian Abbey                 June 22         $2859                     September 7         $2839
                                                                                    June 29         $2859                     September 21        $2839
Day 8: Saturday, Killarney - Ring of Kerry                                          July 6          $2895                     September 28        $2789
We depart on one of Ireland’s most popular and beautiful drives, the                July 13         $2895                     October 5           $2789
Ring of Kerry. We circle back to Killarney for dinner and overnight. (B, D)

Day 9: Sunday, Blarney - Cobh - Waterford
                                                                               EARLY BIRD SAVINGS AVAILABLE:
                                                                               SAVE $300 PER COUPLE - USE PROMO CODE: EBDREAM19
Depart Killarney, with a stop in Blarney, where we pause for optional
                                                                               (Valid 125 days prior to departure and available for the first 10 passengers
visits to Blarney Woollen Mills and Blarney Castle, perhaps to kiss the
                                                                               booked)
famed Blarney Stone. Leaving Blarney we travel the short distance to
Cobh (Queenstown), the last port of call for the Titanic. Leaving Cobh,        SMALL GROUP DEPARTURES:
we make our way to Waterford. In Waterford, we enjoy dinner and an             A select number of dates have been designated “Small Group” departures.
overnight stay. (B, D)                                                         Please visit www.celtictours.com for details.
Day 10: Monday, Waterford - Dublin                                             Supplements & Reductions:
Morning brings a visit to the House of Waterford before making our way         Single room supplement for all tour dates: $659 per single room
to Dublin via Kildare. An afternoon check-in to our Dublin hotel allows        Triple room reduction for all tour dates: -$40 per person
for time to relax before attending a traditional Irish cabaret and dinner
show in Dublin. We return to our hotel at approximately 10:30 pm to stay
overnight in Dublin. (B, D)

Day 11: Tuesday, Dublin                                                                                INCLUSIONS
Our morning sightseeing tour, we visit EPIC The Irish Emigration
Museum. A fantastic interactive experience, which uncovers the
dramatic and inspiring stories of the Irish who traveled the world, from       • 11-nights of top hotels, including 2-nights in a deluxe castle
early times to the modern day. Following our EPIC visit, we make our           • Full Irish breakfast daily, except day of arrival
way to the Guinness Storehouse for a visit. After, we visit a Dublin           • 8 Dinners including a dinner with traditional Irish entertainment in Dublin
whiskey distillery for a tasting. Our afternoon is free to enjoy the capital   • 1 Pub lunch in Athlone
city. Overnight in Dublin. (B)                                                 • Full sightseeing by deluxe touring motorcoach
                                                                               • Professional Irish driver/guide to escort you
                                                                               • Panoramic City tours of Belfast, Derry, & Dublin
Day 12: Wednesday, Dublin - U.S.
                                                                               • Scenic drives of Donegal and the Ring of Kerry
An early morning transfer takes you to the Dublin Airport for your return
                                                                               • Porterage of one suitcase
flight home. (B)
                                                                               • Tips & taxes in Ireland. Gratuities to the driver/guide not included
                                                                               • Celtic Tours flight bag and travel documents




                                                                                              HOTELS OR SIMILAR
                                                                               Belfast: Park Avenue (2 nights)
                                                                               Donegal: Jacksons Hotel (2 nights)
                                                                               Roscommon: Kilronan Castle (2 nights)
                                                                               Killarney: Killarney Towers (2 nights)
                                                                               Waterford: Dooley’s Hotel (1 night)
                                                                               Dublin: Academy Plaza Hotel (2 nights)




                                                                                                     ATTRACTIONS
                                                                                Visits to: St. Patrick’s Centre, Giant’s Causeway & Museum,
                                                                                Titanic Belfast, Glenveagh Castle & Gardens, Slieve League Cliffs, Belleek
                                                                                showroom, Cliffs of Moher, Cobh, Midleton Distillery, House of Waterford,
                                                                                Guinness Brewery Storehouse, EPIC Museum

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IRISH
       ROSE
    8-Night Escorted Tour




                                                                                                             Derry


                            Day 1: Saturday, Arrive in Ireland! Dublin - Belfast
                            Morning arrival at Dublin Airport. Dublin Airport arrivals can avail of our transfer time
                            of 9:45 am for departures to our Belfast hotel. Belfast arrivals are provided transfers
                            up to 12:00 noon. From Dublin Airport we depart and travel the short journey north
                            via Dundalk and Downpatrick, for a coffee/tea stop at the St. Patrick’s Centre.
                             Opportunity to visit the gravesite of St. Patrick. From here we continue north to
                            Belfast. Check in at our hotel with free time to relax. From Belfast airport, it is a
                            leisurely start to the day with time to rest. This afternoon, take in a panoramic city
                            tour of Belfast. We return to the hotel for dinner. Your evening is free to explore the
                            city on your own before a relaxing overnight stay in Belfast. (D)

                            Day 2: Sunday, Belfast - Giant’s Causeway - Titanic Museum
                            Today we enjoy a scenic tour of the Antrim Coast and visit the Giant’s Causeway and
                            Museum. Marvel at the volcanic columns formed over 60 million years ago and hear
                            the ancient fables of the Causeway. We return to Belfast where we visit Titanic
                            Belfast. Extending over nine galleries, this multi-dimensional exhibit draws together
                            special effects, full-scale reconstructions, and innovative interactive features to
                            explore the Titanic Story in a fresh and insightful way. Learn of her conception in
                            Belfast in the early 1900’s, through her construction and launch, to her infamous
                            maiden voyage and catastrophic demise. Return to our hotel where the evening is
                            free to experience more of Belfast. Enjoy your overnight stay in Belfast. (B)

                            Day 3: Monday, Belfast - Derry - Glenveagh - Donegal
                            This morning, we depart Belfast and travel west via Dungiven and the Sperrin
                            Mountains to Derry City. Enjoy a panoramic city tour of Derry, including free time to
                            explore independently. Departing Derry, we travel via Bridgend to Glenveagh for a
                            visit to Glenveagh Castle & Gardens in the National Park. Continue on to our nearby
                            Donegal hotel for dinner and overnight. (B, D)

                            Day 4: Tuesday, Atlantic Coast - Dungloe - Glenties
                            Today we head south, along the scenic Atlantic drive via Brinlack, Derrybeg, &
                            Bunbeg, to Dungloe and Glenties. Overnight and dinner in County Donegeal. (B, D)

                            Day 5: Wednesday, Donegal - Killybegs - Slieve League - Belleek - Sligo -
                            Roscommon
                            Travel south along Donegal Bay to Killybegs and the Slieve League Cliffs. Enjoy the
                            scenic views of Malin Bay and the Slieve League Cliffs that look out across the
                            Atlantic Ocean. As we continue south, we pause for a visit to the Belleek China
                            showroom. Dinner and overnight in Kilronan Castle. (B, D)

                            Day 6: Thursday, Carrick-on-Shannon - Longford - Athlone - Roscommon
                            A scenic historic tour today takes us via Boyle, where we can see the ruins of the
                            old Cistercian abbey. Continue on to Carrick-on-Shannon which straddles the River
                            Shannon. Continue on via Longford and Athlone, optional visit to the Church of Peter
                            and Paul, an impressive structure of the Roman Renaissance style. Enjoy a pub lunch
                            and some free time in Athlone. Return to our Castle Hotel via Roscommon. This
                            evening is free to enjoy all the facilities at the castle and perhaps a light dinner on
Ring of Kerry               your own tonight. Overnight at Kilronan Castle. (B, L)
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2019 TOUR DATES
                                                                               The following tour dates are the dates you arrive in Ireland. Tour begins
                                                                               in Ireland on Saturday. Celtic Tours provides morning group transfers (no
                                                                               later than 9:45am) from Dublin, on arrival of all international flights booked
                                                                               with Celtic Tours. You may also avail of transfers in Belfast for this tour.
                                                                               PRICES ARE LAND ONLY - PER PERSON, BASED ON TWO PASSENGERS
                                                                               SHARING A TWIN/DOUBLE ROOM.
                                                                                   May 4          $2169                     July 20		             $2,199
                                                                                   May 11         $2169                     July 27		             $2,199
                                                                                   May 18         $2169		                   August 3		            $2,199
                                                                                   May 25         (Sold Out)                August 10		           $2,199
                                                                                   June 1         $2199                     August 17		           $2,199
                                                                                   June 8         (Sold Out)                August 24		           $2,199
                                                                                   June 15         $2199                    August 31		           $2179
                                                                Adare              June 22         $2199                    September 7           $2179
                                                                                   June 29         $2199                    September 21          $2179
                                                                                   July 6          $2199                    September 28          $2149
Day 7: Friday, Roscommon - Cliffs of Moher - Adare - Killarney                     July 13         $2199                    October 5		           $2149
Morning departure from Kilronan Castle. We travel south via the
majestic Cliffs of Moher, where we pause with spectacular views.
Continue along the western coastline, as we make our way to charming           EARLY BIRD SAVINGS AVAILABLE:
Killarney town via Lahinch and Adare. In Killarney, we enjoy dinner at our     SAVE $120 PER COUPLE - USE PROMO CODE: EBROSE19
hotel this evening. Killarney is an excellent location to enjoy traditional    (Valid 125 days prior to departure and available for the first 10 passengers
music, pub entertainment or a traditional top-rated Irish Cabaret show         booked)
(which can be pre-booked at the time of your reservation for $49 per
person). Overnight in Killarney. (B, D)                                        SMALL GROUP DEPARTURES:
                                                                               A select number of dates have been designated “Small Group” departures.
Day 8: Saturday, Killarney - Ring of Kerry                                     Please visit www.celtictours.com for details.
We depart on one of Ireland’s most popular and beautiful drives, the
Ring of Kerry. Traveling from Killarney, we come to the town of Killorglin,    Supplements & Reductions:
famous for its traditional Puck Fair, and from here we commence the            Single room supplement for all tour dates: $509 per single room
ring tour. Our drive is along the coastline of the broad Iveragh Peninsula,    Triple room reduction for all tour dates: -$87 per person
through the towns of Glenbeigh, Cahirciveen, Waterville, and Sneem.
The scenery is spectacular as wind-swept cliffs, still lakes, lost valleys,
and rocky mountains blend in awesome beauty before we circle back to
Killarney for dinner and overnight. (B, D)
                                                                                                       INCLUSIONS
Day 9: Sunday, Killarney - Shannon - U.S.
We have an early morning departure from Killarney to Shannon Airport,
for your return flight home. (B)                                              • 8-nights of top hotels, including; with 2 nights in a castle
                                                                              • Full Irish breakfast daily, except day of arrival
                                                                              • 6 Dinners
                                                                              • 1 Pub lunch in Athlone
                                                                              • Full sightseeing by deluxe touring motorcoach
                                                                              • Professional Irish driver/guide to escort you
                                                                              • Panoramic City tours of Belfast, Derry
                                                                              • Scenic drives of Donegal and the Ring of Kerry
                                                                              • Porterage of one suitcase
                                                                              • Tips & taxes in Ireland. Gratuities to the driver/guide not included
                                                                              • Celtic Tours flight bag and travel documents




                                                                                             HOTELS OR SIMILAR
                                                                              Belfast: Park Avenue (2 nights)
                                                                              Donegal: Jacksons Hotel (2 nights)
                                                                              Roscommon: Kilronan Castle (2 nights)
                                                                              Killarney: Killarney Towers (2 nights)




                                                                                                    ATTRACTIONS
                                                                              Visits to: St. Patrick’s Centre, Giant’s Causeway &
                                                                              Museum, Titanic Belfast, Glenveagh Castle & Gardens, Slieve League Cliffs,
                                                                              Belleek showroom, Cliffs of Moher


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Ireland & Britain 2019 - Celtic Tours
CELTIC DELIGHT
7- Night Escorted Tour
Day 1: Wednesday, Arrive in Ireland! Dublin - Roscommon
Morning arrival at Dublin Airport. After clearing customs, collecting luggage and arrival of all international
passengers booked by Celtic Tours, your transfer will depart Dublin Airport for Roscommon and our Castle Hotel.
Time to enjoy the grounds of the castle. Perhaps take in an optional spa service. Tonight we enjoy dinner and
overnight at Kilronan Castle. (D)

Day 2: Thursday, Carrick-on-Shannon -Athlone - Roscommon
A scenic historic tour today takes us via Boyle, where we can see the ruins of the old Cistercian abbey, the ivy-clad
abbey dates back to 1161. Continue on to Carrick-on-Shannon which straddles the River Shannon. Continue on
via Longford and Athlone, optional visit to the Church of Peter and Paul, an impressive structure of the Roman
Renaissance style. Enjoy a pub lunch and some free time in Athlone. Return to our Castle Hotel via Roscommon.
This evening is free to enjoy all the facilities at the castle and perhaps a light dinner on your own tonight. Overnight
at Kilronan Castle. (B, L)

Day 3: Friday, Roscommon - Cliffs of Moher - Adare - Killarney
Morning departure from Kilronan Castle. We travel south via the majestic Cliffs
of Moher, where we pause with spectacular views. Continue along the western
coastline, as we make our way to charming Killarney town via Lahinch and Adare. In
Killarney, we enjoy dinner at our hotel this evening. (B, D)
                                                                                                                  INCLUSIONS
Day 4: Saturday, Killarney - Ring of Kerry
Depart on one of Ireland’s most scenic drives, the Ring of Kerry. We circle back to             • 7-nights of top hotels, including 2-nights in a deluxe castle
Killarney for dinner and overnight. (B, D)                                                      • Full Irish breakfast daily, except day of arrival
                                                                                                • 5 Dinners and 1 pub lunch
Day 5: Sunday, Blarney - Cobh - Waterford
                                                                                                • Full sightseeing by deluxe touring motorcoach
Depart Killarney, with a stop in Blarney, where we pause for optional visits to Blarney
                                                                                                • Professional Irish driver/guide to escort you
Woollen Mills and Blarney Castle, perhaps to kiss the famed Blarney Stone. Leaving
                                                                                                • Scenic drives of the Ring of Kerry and Dublin city tour
Blarney we travel the short distance to Cobh (Queenstown), the last port of call for
                                                                                                • Porterage of one suitcase
the Titanic. Leaving Cobh, we make our way to Waterford. In Waterford, we enjoy
                                                                                                • Tips & taxes in Ireland
dinner and an overnight stay. (B, D)
                                                                                                • Celtic Tours flight bag and travel documents
Day 6: Monday, Waterford - Dublin
Morning brings a visit to the House of Waterford before making our way to Dublin via
Kildare. Attend a traditional Irish cabaret and dinner show. Overnight in Dublin. (B, D)

Day 7: Tuesday, Dublin
                                                                                                        HOTELS OR SIMILAR
Our morning sightseeing tour of Dublin to see some top attractions, such as the
Guinness Brewery. Overnight in Dublin. (B)                                                      Roscommon: Kilronan Castle (2 nights)
                                                                                                Killarney: Killarney Towers (2 nights)
Day 8: Wednesday, Dublin - U.S.
                                                                                                Waterford: Dooley’s Hotel (1 night)
A transfer takes you to Dublin Airport for the return flight home. (B)
                                                                                                Co. Dublin: Academy Plaza (2 nights)




                                                                                                          2019 TOUR DATES
                                                                                                The following tour dates are the dates you arrive in Ireland. Tour
                                                                                                begins in Ireland on Saturday. Celtic Tours provides morning
                                                                                                group transfers (no later than 9:15am) from Dublin, on arrival of
                                                                                                all international flights booked with Celtic Tours.

                                                                                                PRICES ARE LAND ONLY - PER PERSON, BASED ON TWO
                                                                                                PASSENGERS SHARING A TWIN/DOUBLE ROOM.
                                                                                                   May 8      $2099             July 24		             $2149
                                                                                                   May 15     $2099             August 7		            $2149
                                                                                                   May 22     $2129             August 14		           $2149
                                                                                                   May 29     (Sold Out)        August 21		           $2149
                                                                                                   June 5     $2149             August 28		           $2149
                                                                                                   June 12    (Sold Out)        September 4           $2129
                                                                                                   June 19    $2149             September 11          $2129
                                                                                                   June 26,   $2149             September 18          $2129
                                                                                                   July 3     $2149             September 25          $2119
                                                                                                   July 10    $2149             October 2		           $2099
                                                                  Cliffs of Moher
                                                                                                   July 17    $2149             October 9		           $2099

                          ATTRACTIONS                                                           EARLY BIRD SAVINGS AVAILABLE:
                                                                                                SAVE $120 PER COUPLE - USE PROMO CODE: EBDEL19
                                                                                                (Valid 125 days prior to departure and available for the first 10
                                                                                                passengers booked)
 Visits to: Cliffs of Moher, Cobh, House of Waterford, Guinness Storehouse,                     Supplements & Reductions:
 Whiskey Distillery and EPIC Museum                                                             Single room supplement for all tour dates: $489 per single room
                                                                                                Triple room reduction for all tour dates: -$72 per person
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HEART OF IRELAND
6- Night Escorted Tour
Day 1: Sunday, Arrive in Ireland! Dublin - Galway
After your arrival in Ireland, depart Dublin and travel to Galway. Enjoy some free time followed by a panoramic city
tour. Dinner and overnight in Galway. (D)
Day 2: Monday, Galway - Connemara - Galway
Today we enjoy a scenic tour of Connemara, stopping at Kylemore Abbey, the Connemara Marble Factory, and
the Celtic Crystal Factory along the way. Overnight in Galway. (B)

Day 3: Tuesday, Galway - Cliffs of Moher - Killarney
Morning departure from Galway. We make our way to the awe inspiring and majestic Cliffs of Moher, which rise
700 feet above the Atlantic Ocean. A spectacular day with great sea and cliff views before making our way to
Killarney for dinner and overnight. (B, D)

Day 4: Wednesday, Killarney - Dingle Peninsula
A magnificent day lies ahead of us, as we make our way along the Kerry coast and the
Dingle Peninsula. The Dingle Peninsula stretches 30 miles into the Atlantic Ocean from
Ireland’s south-west coast. A mix of steep sea cliffs and sandy beaches and a view of
the Blasket Islands beyond Slea Head delight us. A full day tour returning to Killarney,
where dinner is on your own this evening. Overnight and dinner in Killarney. (B, D)
 Day 5: Thursday, Killarney - Cashel - Dublin                                                                  INCLUSIONS
 Leaving Killarney we travel over the mountains to Blarney, where we pause for a visit to
 Blarney Woollen Mills. Here you have time to enjoy an optional visit to Blarney Castle,
 and perhaps kiss the famed Blarney Stone. Leaving Blarney we travel via Tipperary and        • 6-nights of top hotels, including 2 nights in a deluxe castle
 Cashel, where we pause for a photo-op at the historic Rock of Cashel. Arrive in Dublin,      • Full irish breakfast daily, except day of arrival
 where the evening is free to dine on your own tonight. (B)                                   • 4 Dinners
                                                                                              • Full sightseeing by deluxe motorcoach
Day 6: Friday, Dublin                                                                         • Professional Irish driver/guide to escort you
Our morning sightseeing tour of Dublin to see some top attractions, such as the               • Scenic drives of Dingle Peninsula and Dublin city tour
Guinness Brewery. Dinner and overnight in Dublin. (B, D)                                      • Porterage of one suitcase
                                                                                              • Tips & taxes in Ireland
 Day 7: Saturday, Dublin - U.S.                                                               • Celtic Tours flight bag* and travel documents (*flight bag
 A transfer takes you to Dublin Airport for the return flight home. (B)                         available for April-October departures only)



                                                                                                      HOTELS OR SIMILAR
                                                                                              Galway: Imperial Hotel (2 nights)
                                                                                              Killarney: Killarney Towers 2 nights)
                                                                                              Dublin: Fitzpatrick Castle (2 nights)




                                                                                                        2019 TOUR DATES
                                                                                              The following tour dates are the dates you arrive in Ireland. Tour
                                                                                              begins in Ireland on Sunday. Celtic Tours provides morning
                                                                                              group transfers (no later than 9:15am) from Dublin, on arrival of
                                                                                              all international flights booked with Celtic Tours.
                                                                                              PRICES ARE LAND ONLY - PER PERSON, BASED ON TWO
                                                                                              PASSENGERS SHARING A TWIN/DOUBLE ROOM.
                                                                                              February 10       $1259            July 7              $1549
                                                                                              February 17       $1259            July 28             (Sold Out)
                                                                                              February 24       $1259            August 4            $1549
                                                                                              March 3           $1259            August 11           $1549
                                                                                              March 10          $1279            August 18           $1549
                                                                                              March 17          $1279            August 25           (Sold Out)
                                                                                              March 24          $1279            September 1         $1499
                                                                                              March 31          $1279            September 8         $1499
                                                                                              April 7           $1279            September 15        $1499
                                                                                              April 21          (Sold Out)       September 22        $1499
                                                                                              April 28          $1329            October 6           $1399
                                                                           Galway             May 12            $1499            October 13          $1299
                                                                                              May 26            $1499            October 20          $1299
                                                                                              June 2            $1529            October 27          $1299
                                                                                              June 9            $1549            November 3          $1269
                           ATTRACTIONS                                                        June 16
                                                                                              June 23
                                                                                                                $1549
                                                                                                                $1549
                                                                                                                                 November 10
                                                                                                                                 November 17
                                                                                                                                                     $1269
                                                                                                                                                     $1269
                                                                                              June 30           $1549            November 24         $1269

  Visits to: Guinness Storehouse, EPIC Museum, Cliffs of Moher, Connemara                     Supplements & Reductions:
  Marble and Celtic Crystal                                                                   Single room supplement for all tour dates: $399 per single room

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CELTIC SOJOURN
6- Night Escorted Tour
Day 1: Saturday, Arrive in Ireland! Dublin - Belfast
Morning arrival at Dublin Airport. Dublin Airport arrivals can avail of our transfer time of 9:45 am for departures
to our Belfast hotel. Belfast arrivals are provided transfers up to 12:00 noon. From Dublin Airport we depart and
travel the short journey north via Dundalk and Downpatrick. Opportunity to visit the gravesite of St. Patrick. From
here we continue north to Belfast. Check in at our hotel with free time to relax. From Belfast airport, it is a leisurely
start to the day with time to rest. This afternoon, take in a panoramic city tour of Belfast. We return to the hotel for
dinner. Your evening is free to explore the city on your own before a relaxing overnight stay in Belfast. (D)

Day 2: Sunday, Belfast - Giant’s Causeway - Titanic Museum
Today we enjoy a scenic tour of the Antrim Coast and visit the Giant’s Causeway and Museum. Marvel at the
volcanic columns formed over 60 million years ago and hear the ancient fables of the Causeway. We return to
Belfast where we visit Titanic Belfast. Extending over nine galleries, this multi-dimensional exhibit draws together
special effects, full-scale reconstructions, and innovative interactive features to explore the Titanic Story in a fresh
and insightful way. Overnight stay in Belfast. (B)

Day 3: Monday, Belfast - Derry - Glenveagh - Donegal
This morning, we depart Belfast and travel west via Dungiven and the Sperrin
Mountains to Derry City. Enjoy a panoramic city tour of Derry, including free time to
explore independently. Departing Derry, we travel via Bridgend to Glenveagh for a
visit to Glenveagh Castle & Gardens in the National Park. Continue on to our nearby
                                                                                                                    INCLUSIONS
Donegal hotel for dinner and overnight. (B, D)
                                                                                                  • 6-nights of top hotels, including 2-nights in a deluxe castle
Day 4: Tuesday, Atlantic Coast - Dungloe - Glenties                                               • Full irish breakfast daily, except day of arrival
Today we travel along the scenic Atlantic drive via Brinlack, Derrybeg, and Bunbeg,               • 4 Dinners and 1 pub lunch
voyaging south to Dungloe and Glenties. Overnight and dinner in County Donegeal.                  • Full sightseeing by deluxe touring motorcoach
(B, D)                                                                                            • Professional Irish driver/guide to escort you
                                                                                                  • Scenic drives of Donegal and city tours of Belfast and Derry
Day 5: Wednesday, Donegal - Killybegs - Slieve League - Belleek - Sligo -                         • Porterage of one suitcase
Roscommon                                                                                         • Tips & taxes in Ireland
We travel south along Donegal Bay to Killybegs and the Slieve League Cliffs. Here we              • Celtic Tours flight bag and travel documents
enjoy a minibus transfer to the cliffs, where we delight in the scenic views of Malin
Bay and the Slieve League Cliffs. Our tour continues south to Belleek, and then to
Kilronan Castle, where we enjoy dinner and overnight. (B, D)

Day 6: Thursday, Carrick-on-Shannon - Longford - Athlone - Roscommon                                      HOTELS OR SIMILAR
A scenic historic tour today takes us via Boyle, where we see the old ruins of the
Cistercian Abbey. Enjoy a pub lunch and some free time in Athlone. Overnight at
Kilronan Castle. (B, L)                                                                           Belfast: Park Avenue Hotel (2 nights)
                                                                                                  Donegal: Jacksons Hotel (2 nights)
Day 7: Friday, Roscommon - Dublin                                                                 Roscommon: Kilronan Castle (2 nights)
Transfer to Dublin Airport for your return flight home. (B)



                                                                                                            2019 TOUR DATES
                                                                                                  The following tour dates are the dates you arrive in Ireland.
                                                                                                  Tour begins in Ireland on Saturday. Celtic Tours provides
                                                                                                  morning group transfers (no later than 9:45am) from Dublin, on
                                                                                                  arrival of all international flights booked with Celtic Tours. You
                                                                                                  may also avail of transfers in Belfast for this tour.
                                                                                                  PRICES ARE LAND ONLY - PER PERSON, BASED ON TWO
                                                                                                  PASSENGERS SHARING A TWIN/DOUBLE ROOM.
                                                                                                    May 4          $1749             July 27                 $1789
                                                                                                    May 11         $1749             August 3                $1789
                                                                                                    May 18         $1749             August 10               $1789
                                                                                                    May 25         (Sold Out)        August 17               $1789
                                                                                                    June 1         $1789             August 24               $1789
                                                                                                    June 8         (Sold Out)        August 31               $1759
                                                                                                    June 15        $1789             September 7             $1759
                                                                                                    June 22        $1789             September 14            $1759
                                                                                                    June 29        $1789             September 21            $1759
                                                                                                    July 6         $1789             September 28            $1739
                                                                                                    July 13        $1789             October 5		             $1739
                                                              Slieve League Cliffs                  July 20        $1789
                                                                                                  EARLY BIRD SAVINGS AVAILABLE:
                           ATTRACTIONS                                                            SAVE $70 PER COUPLE - USE PROMO CODE: EBSOJ19
                                                                                                  (Valid 125 days prior to departure and available for the first 10
                                                                                                  passengers booked)

 Visits to: St. Patrick’s Centre, Giant’s Causeway & Museum, Titanic Belfast,                     Supplements & Reductions:
 Glenveagh Castle & Gardens, Slieve League Cliffs, Belleek showroom                               Single room supplement for all tour dates: $399 per single room.
                                                                                                  Triple room reduction for all tour dates: -$63 per person

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ST. PATRICK’S 2020
6- Night Escorted Tour
Day 1: Sunday, Arrive in Ireland! Dublin
Morning arrival at Dublin Airport. Depart Dublin Airport at 9:30 am and enjoy a scenic tour of the fishing port of
Howth as we make our way to your Dublin Hotel. Check into your hotel (subject to check in time and availability).
Free time to rest. Afternoon departure for a visit to the Guinness Storehouse, enjoy a panoramic view over Dublin
city from the Gravity Bar while enjoying a pint! Remainder of the day and evening are free to enjoy Dublin.

Day 2: Monday, Dublin - Glendalough - Dublin
Morning sightseeing to the garden of Ireland, Glendalough, in County Wicklow. Our visit includes a stop at the
home of the 6th century monastic settlement founded by St. Kevin and is one of the most important Christian
settlements in Ireland. We return to Dublin where the afternoon is free. Tonight we enjoy dinner and a traditional
Irish show in Dublin. Returning to our hotel around 10:30 pm for overnight in Dublin. (B, D)

Day 3: Tuesday, St. Patrick’s Day!
After breakfast, independently make your way to the nearby parade route where
you can view the fabulous St. Patrick’s parade festivities. You are free today to enjoy
Dublin. Visit museums, galleries and some of Dublin’s most famous pubs! Overnight
in Dublin. (B)

Day 4: Wednesday, Dublin - Cashel - Killarney
Morning departure from Dublin. Travel south via Tipperary where we pause for a
photo-op of the historic Rock of Cashel. Continue onto Blarney, with an option to kiss
the famed Blarney Stone, said to bestow eloquence on all who dare or shop the
famous Blarney Woollen Mills for crystal, tweeds and more. Continue on with the
short journey to Killarney for dinner and overnight. (B, D)

Day 5: Thursday, Killarney - Ring of Kerry
Today we depart on one of Ireland’s most popular and beautiful drives, the Ring of
Kerry. Let the magic of the Ring of Kerry dramatic mountain passes, rugged
coastlines and charming towns sink in as we tour this magnificent area. We make our
way back to Killarney for dinner and overnight. Killarney is a perfect town to enjoy
pub entertainment and live traditional music. (B, D)

Day 6: Friday, Killarney - Limerick - Drogheda
Morning departure from Killarney we travel via the old world village of Adare in
County Limerick and then onwards to Kildare to County Louth for dinner and
overnight in Drogheda. (B, D)

Day 7: Saturday, Drogheda - Dublin
                                                                                                                               St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Transfer to Dublin Airport for your return flight home. (B)

                                                                                                               INCLUSIONS
                                                                                              • 6-nights of top hotels
                                                                                              • Full irish breakfast daily, except day of arrival
                                                                                              • 3 Dinners
                                                                                              • Full sightseeing by deluxe touring motorcoach
                                                                                              • Professional Irish driver/guide to escort you
                                                                                              • Dinner and traditional Irish night with entertainment in Dublin
                                                                                              • Porterage of one suitcase
                                                                                              • Tips & taxes in Ireland
                                                                                              • Celtic Tours flight bag and travel documents




                                                                                                      HOTELS OR SIMILAR
                                                                                              Dublin: Ashling Hotel (3 nights)
                                                                                              Killarney: Killarney Towers (2 nights)
                                                                                              Drogheda: D Hotel (1 night)



                                                                             Dublin
                                                                                              of $61    2020 TOUR DATES
                          ATTRACTIONS
                                                                                              March 15-21, 2020: $1,599
 Visits to: Dublin, Glendalough, Blarney, Killarney, Adare, opportunity to view the
                                                                                              *Pricing is per person, based on two passengers sharing a
 St. Patrick’s day parade in Dublin
                                                                                              double room. Single supplement of $619 will apply*

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SCOTLAND              &

  IRELAND
     12-Night Escorted Tour




                                                                                                                                            Isle of Skye


Day 1: Friday, Arrive in Scotland! Edinburgh
Arrive in Edinburgh and transfer to your pre-booked accommodations (Note: check-
in time is generally from 2:00pm). Enjoy some free time and overnight in Edinburgh.

Day 2: Saturday, Edinburgh - Touring Begins - Isle of Skye
Departure point at 6 Waterloo Pl, guests are requested to check in at least 15
minutes before departure. Depart Edinburgh at 8:30 am, and travel west, passing
Linlithgow Palace and Stirling with its imposing castle and views of the Wallace
Monument. Crossing into the Highlands we head north towards the glorious scenery
surrounding Loch Lubnaig then through Breadalbane (meaning the ‘high country of
Scotland’) and up to the wild desolation of Rannoch Moor. We continue through the
spectacular mountain pass of Glencoe, Fort William , Ben Nevis, and into the Great
Glen. Traveling west on the “Road to the Isles” we head through the splendor of the
Five Sisters of Kintail. We stop to visit the famous Eilean Donan Castle, and cross
over the bridge to Skye. Overnight in Portree. (B)

Day 3: Sunday, A flexible day in Skye
Today offers many touring possibilities based on the weather. Enjoy the amazing
natural scenery of Scotland by walking through its unique landscape. Return to
Portree for overnight. (B)

Day 4: Monday, Edinburgh
Travel south through the Cullin Hills and back over to the mainland for stunning views
over Loch Duich and the Five Sisters of Kintail. Onto Loch Ness for lunch and a
possible spotting of “Nessie”. Continue through highland Perthshire as we head back
to Edinburgh, where you will make your way independently to your hotel. (B)




                                                                                                        ATTRACTIONS
                                                                                         Visits to: House of Waterford, Midleton Whiskey Distillery,
                                                                                         Guinness Storehouse, the EPIC Museum, and the Cliffs of
                                                                                         Moher
                                                                         Portree
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Day 5: Tuesday, Edinburgh - Dublin
Transfer included to Edinburgh Airport to catch a flight to Dublin (flight
purchased seperatley). Transfer from Dublin Airport to your Dublin hotel
for overnight. (B)
Day 6: Wednesday, Dublin - Roscommon
Morning transfer to the Dublin Airport to meet the arriving group.
Transfer from the airport to Roscommon and our castle hotel. Dinner and
overnight at Kilronan Castle. (D)

Day 7: Thursday, Carrick-on-Shannon - Longford - Athlone -
Roscommon
A scenic tour today takes us via Boyle, where we can see the Cistercian
Abbey. Enjoy a pub lunch and some free time in Athlone. Return to our
castle hotel via Roscommon. Overnight at Kilronan Castle. (B, L)

Day 8: Friday, Roscommon - Cliffs of Moher - Adare - Killarney
Morning departure from Kilronan Castle. We travel south via the
majestic Cliffs of Moher, where we pause with spectacular views. Continue
along the western coastline, as we make our way to charming Killarney
town via Lahinch and Adare. In Killarney, we enjoy dinner at our hotel this
evening. Killarney is an excellent location to enjoy traditional music and
pub entertainment. (B, D)
                                                                                                                                               Ring of Kerry
Day 9: Saturday, Killarney - Ring of Kerry
We depart on one of Ireland’s most scenic drives, the Ring of Kerry. Dinner
& overnight in Killarney. (B, D)
                                                                                                         INCLUSIONS
Day 10: Sunday, Blarney - Cobh - Waterford
Depart Killarney, with a stop in Blarney, where we pause for optional visits
to Blarney Woollen Mills and Blarney Castle, perhaps to kiss the famed          • 12-nights of top hotels, including 2-nights in a deluxe castle
Blarney Stone. Leaving Blarney we travel the short distance to Cobh             • Full Irish breakfast daily, except day of arrival (in Ireland)
(Queenstown), the last port of call for the Titanic. Leaving Cobh, we make      • 5 Dinners (Ireland) including a dinner with traditional Irish entertainment in
our way to Waterford. In Waterford, we enjoy dinner and an overnight stay.       Dublin
(B, D)                                                                          • 1 Pub lunch in Athlone
                                                                                • Full sightseeing by deluxe touring motorcoach
Day 11: Monday, Waterford - Dublin                                              • Professional Irish driver/guide to escort you
Morning brings a visit to the House of Waterford before making our way          • Panoramic City tours of Belfast, Derry, & Dublin
to Dublin via Kildare. An afternoon check-in to our Dublin hotel allows for     • Scenic drives of Donegal and the Ring of Kerry
time to relax before attending a traditional Irish cabaret and dinner show in   • Porterage of one suitcase
Dublin. We return to our hotel at approximately 10:30 pm to stay overnight      • Tips & taxes in Ireland. Gratuities to the driver/guide not included
in Dublin. (B, D)                                                               • Celtic Tours flight bag and travel documents

Day 12: Tuesday, Dublin
On our morning sightseeing tour we visit EPIC The Irish Emigration
Museum. A fantastic interactive experience, which uncovers the                                 HOTELS OR SIMILAR
dramatic and inspiring stories of the Irish who traveled the world, from
early times to the modern day. Following our EPIC visit, we make our way
to the Guinness Storehouse for a visit. After, we visit a Dublin whiskey
                                                                                Scotland
                                                                                Edinburgh: Jurys Inn/Motel One (2 nights)
distillery for a tasting. Our afternoon is free to enjoy the capital city.
                                                                                Portree: Choice of B&B or Hotel (2 nights)
Tonight enjoy dinner on your own before the final overnight stay in Dublin.
(B)                                                                             Ireland
                                                                                Dublin: Camden Court/Academy Plaza (1 night)
Day 13: Wednesday, Dublin - US                                                  Roscommon: Kilronan Castle (2 nights)
An early morning transfer takes you to the Dublin Airport for your return       Killarney: Killarney Towers (2 nights)
flight home. (B)                                                                Waterford: Dooley’s Hotel (1 night)
                                                                                Dublin: Academy Plaza Hotel (2 nights)




                                                                                                 2019 TOUR DATES
                                                                                 PRICES ARE LAND ONLY - BASED ON TWO PASSENGERS SHARING A
                                                                                 TWIN/DOUBLE ROOM. SINGLE SUPPLEMENT WILL APPLY.
                                                                                             BB        Hotel                          BB            Hotel
                                                                                 May 3       $3028     $3188        July 26           $3158         $3298
                                                                                 May 10      $3028     $3188        August 2          $3158         $3298
                                                                                 May 17      $3058     $3218        August 9          $3158         $3298
                                                                                 May 24        (SOLD OUT)           August 16         $3158         $3298
                                                                                 May 31      $3078     $3298        August 23         $3158         $3298
                                                                                 June 7         (SOLD OUT)          August 30         $3158         $3278
                                                                                 June 14     $3158     $3298        September 6       $3138         $3278
                                                                                 June 21     $3158     $3298        September 13      $3138         $3278
                                                                                 June 28     $3158     $3298        September 20      $3128         $3268
                                                                                 July 5      $3158     $3298        September 27      $3108         $3248
                                                                                 July 19     $3158     $3298        October 4         $3108         $3248

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SHORT
      BREAKS
     3 to 6-Night Group Tour




                                                                                                                                                      Killarney




KILLARNEY                                                                        Short break tours designed for the budget
                                                                                 conscious groups. Prices start at $549 per person
3-Night Group Tour                                                               Minimum of 20 passengers.
Day 01: Early morning arrival at Shannon Airport.
Travel via Adare to Killarney for dinner and overnight.
                                                                                 Galway
Day 02: Today we depart one of Ireland’s most popular and scenic drives,         3-Night Group Tour
the Ring of Kerry.
Day 03: A delightful day takes us along the Kerry Coast to the Dingle            Day 01, Sun: Early morning arrival at Shannon Airport or Dublin Airport and
Peninsula. Enjoy a full day of touring, before returning to Killarney for        travel to Galway. Free time to rest before setting out in the afternoon, where a
overnight.                                                                       local panoramic tour of Galway is enjoyed. Enjoy dinner at our hotel tonight.
Day 04: Early morning departure for Shannon Airport. Return flight home          Overnight in Galway.
the same day.                                                                    Day 02, Mon: Galway - Connemara - Galway. Today we enjoy a scenic

Dublin
                                                                                 tour of Connemara. Travel along Galway Bay to Maam Cross and Clifden.
                                                                                 Continue on via Kylemore Abbey and stop briefly for a photo opportunity.
                                                                                 We continue via scenic countryside. We stop to visit the Connemara Marble
3-Night Group Tour                                                               Factory and the Celtic Crystal Factory. Return to Galway where dinner is on
                                                                                 your own this evening. Overnight in Galway with your evening free.
Day 01: Early morning arrival at Dublin Airport. Explore Dublin on your own      Day 03, Tue: Galway. Optional Arran Island tour (extra charge would apply)
today.                                                                           or enjoy a sightseeing 90-minute tour of Galway city with free time. Dinner at
Day 02: Today we enjoy a visit to the Guinness Storehouse and EPIC Irish         your hotel tonight.
Emigration Museum, before enjoying some leisurely time to explore the
                                                                                 Day 04, Wed: Galway - Shannon/Dublin Airport. Early morning departure
city.
                                                                                 for the airport (Shannon or Dublin) and check in for our return flight to the U.S.
Day 03: Independently explore Dublin today.                                      Arrive home the same day.
Day 04: Transfer to Dublin Airport for your return flight.


Belfast                                                                                                   INCLUSIONS
3-Night Group Tour
Day 01, Sat: Morning arrival in Dublin or Belfast Airports. Transfer to your      • Arrival and departure transfers
Belfast hotel for check-in (check-in time between noon and 3:00pm). Mid-          • Breakfast daily, except for the morning of arrival
afternoon enjoy a panoramic 90-minute city tour of Belfast. Dinner at your        • Dinners as noted
hotel this evening.                                                               • Touring via deluxe motorcoach for daily sightseeing
                                                                                  • Scenic touring as noted
Day 02, Sun: Belfast - Giant’s Causeway - Titanic Museum. Today
                                                                                  • Irish driver/guide throughout
we enjoy a scenic tour of the Antrim Coast and the visit to the Giant’s
Causeway and Museum. Marvel at the volcanic columns formed over 60                • Service charges and taxes in Ireland
million years ago and hear the ancient fables of the Causeway. We return          • Portfolio of travel documents
to Belfast where we visit Titanic Belfast. Extending over nine galleries,         • Itineraries can be modified to suite your group
this multi-dimensional exhibit draws together special effects, full-scale         • Full service of our experienced group department
reconstructions and innovative interactive features to explore the Titanic
Story in a fresh and insightful way. Learn of her conception in Belfast in the
early 1900’s, through her construction and launch, to her infamous maiden
voyage and catastrophic demise. Return to our hotel where the evening is
free to experience more of Belfast. Enjoy your overnight stay in Belfast.                      HOTELS OR SIMILAR
Day 03, Mon: Belfast. Optional free day in Belfast or enjoy a tour to nearby
Downpatrick and visit the Saint Patrick Center, also the national Grave site      Killarney: Killarney Towers Hotel or similar (3 nights)
of Ireland’s National saint. Return to Belfast where the afternoon is free.       Dublin: Academy Plaza Hotel or similar (3 nights)
Dinner on your own tonight.
                                                                                  Galway: Imperial Hotel or similar (3 nights)
Day 04, Tue: Morning transfer to nearby Belfast Airport or early morning          Belfast: Park Avenue Hotel or similar (3 nights)
transfer to Dublin Airport for your return flight home.
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IRISH RAMBLER
6- Night, Budget, Escorted Tour - Great for groups!
Day 1: Sunday, Arrive Dublin
Morning arrival at Dublin Airport. Depart Dublin Airport at 9:45 and travel north via Drogheda to the historic ruins
of Monasterboice, founded in the 5th century. Muiredach’s high cross features biblical carvings of both the old and
new testaments of the bible. Continue on to nearby Monaghan town and our hotel. After check-in you have some
free time to rest. We enjoy dinner at our hotel in Monaghan. (D)

Day 2: Monday, Armagh - Belfast - Monaghan
Today we travel north via Armagh, the seat of the church in Ireland, to Belfast. We arrive in Belfast and enjoy a
45-minute panoramic city tour. Here you will enjoy Belfast independently to choose what you wish to do and see.
Return to our hotel for dinner and overnight. (B, D)

Day 3: Tuesday, Monaghan - Dublin - Waterford
Morning departure and travel south to Dublin, where we have a panoramic tour of
the city. We stop for a visit to the Guinness Storehouse, where views of the city are
seen from the gravity bar, while enjoying a pint! Leaving Dublin, we continue south to
Waterford for dinner and overnight. (B, D)
                                                                                                              INCLUSIONS
Day 4: Wednesday, Tipperary - Cliffs of Moher - Limerick
Morning departure from Waterford. Travel west via Cahir and Tipperary and Limerick           • 6-Nights of accomodations at 3* or above hotels, with
and Ennis to the stunning Cliffs of Moher, that plunge into the Atlantic 700 feet below.       private bath
The views here are breathtaking. Leaving the Cliffs, we make our way back through            • Full Irish breakfast daily, except day of arrival
Ennis and onto Limerick, where we will enjoy dinner and overnight. (B, D)                    • 5 Dinners included
                                                                                             • Daily sightseeing by luxury coach with the services of a
Day 5: Thursday, Limerick – Adare - Dingle Peninsula – Limerick                                professional driver/guide
An exciting and scenic filled day today as we make our way to the Dingle Peninsula.          • Scenic tour of the Dingle Peninsula
Along the way, we pause in Adare, and then make our way through Newcastle West               • Panoramic tours of Belfast City
and Tralee. We circle the peninsula, seeing a mix of steep cliffs and sandy beaches.         • Visit historic monastic 5th century Abbey ruins at
Afternoon there is time to enjoy a bit of lunch independently in Dingle before                 Monasterboice
returning to Limerick. Tonight enjoy dinner on your own tonight. Perhaps head out            • Visit to Cliffs of Moher & Guinness Storehouse
and enjoy some pub entertainment in Limerick this evening. (B)                               • Porterage of one suitcase per person
                                                                                             • Tips & taxes in Ireland
Day 6: Friday, Limerick - Kildare - Louth/Meath
Morning departure from Limerick. Travel east via Portlaoise to the Horse breeding
and racing county of Kildare. Some free time for lunch in Kildare or Newbridge before
heading Northeast to Drogheda* for dinner and overnight. *Please note:                              HOTELS OR SIMILAR
Depending on hotel utilized on selected departure, overnight on Day 06 – Friday can
be in Kildare, Meath or Drogheda. (B, D)

Day 7: Saturday, Louth - Dublin Airport                                                      Monaghan: Treacy’s Hotel (2 nights)
Early morning departure for nearby Dublin Airport for your flight home. (B)                  Waterford: Treacy’s Hotel (1 night)
                                                                                             Limerick or Ennis: Limerick City/West County (2 nights)
                                                                                             Kildare/Meath: Bracken Court Hotel/Pillo Hotel/D Hotel
                                                                                             (1 night)




                                                                                                      2019 TOUR DATES
                                                                                             PRICES ARE LAND ONLY - PER PERSON, BASED ON TWO PASSEN-
                                                                                             GERS SHARING A TWIN/DOUBLE ROOM. SINGLE SUPPLEMENT OF
                                                                                             $378 (Apr 28-OCT6) $349 (All OTHER DATES) WILL APPLY.

                                                                                              February 24     $1089           July 7          $1329
                                                                                              March 3         $1089           July 14         $1329
                                                                                              March 10        (Sold Out)      July 21         $1329
                                                                                              March 17        (Sold Out)      July 28         $1329
                                                                                              March 24        $1089           August 4        $1329
                                                                                              March 31        $1129           August 11       $1329
                                                                                              April 7         $1129           August 18       $1329
                                                                                              April 14        $1129           August 25       $1329
                                                                                              April 21        $1149           September 1     $1319
                                                                                              April 28        $1199           September 15    $1319
                                                                          Limerick            May 5           $1269           September 22    $1319
                                                                                              May 12          $1269           September 29    $1279
                                                                                              May 19          $1269           October 6       $1239
                          ATTRACTIONS                                                         May 26
                                                                                              June 2
                                                                                                              $1269
                                                                                                              $1299
                                                                                                                              October 13
                                                                                                                              October 20
                                                                                                                                              $1139
                                                                                                                                              $1139
                                                                                              June 9          $1299           October 27      $1139
 Visits to: Scenic touring of Dingle Peninsula, City Tour of Belfast, Monasterboice,          June 16         $1299           November 3      $1089
 Cliffs of Moher, Guinness Storehouse                                                         June 23         $1299           November 10     $1089
                                                                                              June 30         $1329           November 17     $1089

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