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Introduction to Ireland

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Introduction to Ireland - Globus
Introduction to Ireland - Globus
Michael "Our first time visiting Ireland. This 7 day trip gave us a very nice introduction to the Irish Republic (South). I note this tour did not venture into Northern Ireland. The coach was clean, comfortable and each days journey was of a reasonable distance. Our driver, Gary, was courteous, professional, pleasant and most capable. We never felt we were in the bus too long. I must mention our guide Stua..."
Excellent
16 reviews
Starts
Dublin
+11 Destinations
Southern Ireland
Ends
Dublin
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Highlights

  • Sip a pint in Dublin and stop by seaside town Galway
  • Learn how Irish coffee is made and bake your own scones
  • See spectacular vistas from the 668-foot Cliffs of Moher
  • Learn the incredible history of the Emerald Isle
  • Enjoy a fun-filled cabaret evening with friends
Age range
8 to 80 year olds
Max Group Size
50
Transportation
Coach / Bus, Ferry
Travel style
In-depth Cultural, Coach / Bus
Operator
Globus
Start and end in Dublin! With the in-depth cultural tour Introduction to Ireland, you have a 7 day tour package taking you through Dublin, Ireland and 11 other destinations in Ireland. Introduction to Ireland includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: ARRIVE IN DUBLIN, IRELAND
  2. Day 2: DUBLIN–KILDARE–CASHEL–LIMERICK–ENNIS
  3. Day 3: ENNIS. WEST COAST EXCURSION
  4. Day 4: ENNIS–RING OF KERRY–KILLARNEY
  5. Day 5: KILLARNEY–BLARNEY–WATERFORD
  6. Day 6: WATERFORD–AVOCA–GLENDALOUGH–DUBLIN
  7. Day 7: DUBLIN

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers

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  • Flights

  • Insurance

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  • Additional Services

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  • Written on August 15, 2019
    4.5 - Excellent

    It was an excellent tour, Holly was fantastic, the driver Anto was exceptional, and all of the sightseeing was amazing.

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  • Introduction to Ireland reviewer 2
    Written on April 29, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Fantastic tour! Great way to experience Ireland for the first time!

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  • K
    Written on April 21, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Fabulous tour, weather was great, tour guide knowledgeable and driver was excellent. Bus was comfortable and excursions were excrllent

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  • MG
    Written on September 20, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Mike and I loved everything about this tour! Very relaxed tour guide and our driver was excellent. The evenings shows were so enjoyable but the Piub evening was on top of our list Thanks for a wonderful experience!

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  • EK
    Written on September 13, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    The hotels were lovely, the tour was very well done, we saw a lot in 6 days. The bus was comfortable and everyone was very accommodating.

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  • A
    Written on September 9, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Visiting Ireland is an unforgettable experience! I enjoyed the spectacular sceneries, the food and the music. Our tour guide Hugh was awesome, immersed in Ireland's culture and History. He always made sure we were ok during the journey and the driver Don... Read more

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  • A
    Written on September 9, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    What a great time my friend and I had in Ireland. I enoyed the sceneries, the history which was well executed by Hugh. What a great tour guide he was making sure we were ok during the tour. We enjoyed everything Irish. Everyday I play Irish music and I... Read more

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  • J
    Written on August 23, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    This was a great tour of Ireland. I had been once 35 yrs ago, and this was so much better. Hugh, our guide, was very informative and always on top of things, the bus was comfortable, and all the hotels were very nice. Meals were better than expected,... Read more

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  • R
    Written on July 25, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Great tour - saw so much in a short time. Knowledgeable and professional tour director and the bus driver was warm, friendly and an exceptional driver who made us all feel safe

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  • Introduction to Ireland reviewer 10
    Written on July 23, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Our first time visiting Ireland. This 7 day trip gave us a very nice introduction to the Irish Republic (South). I note this tour did not venture into Northern Ireland. The coach was clean, comfortable and each days journey was of a reasonable distance. Our... Read more

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Questions & Answers

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    • Do you arrange airport transfers?

      Airport transfers are available for this tour at an additional cost, please contact our customer support team to arrange this once you have a confirmed booking.

    • When and where does the tour end?

      This tour concludes after breakfast at The Gibson in Dublin and then it's time to say goodbye to your fellow travellers before your onward journey home! Please be aware that the hotel is subject to change until your final documents are released.

    • What are the optional excursions?

      Please see below the list of optional excursions in local currency, however, please note this is a guideline only and prices are subject to change:

      Bunratty Castle Medieval Banquet. Price: Starting from $95/person
      Jaunting Car Ride. Price: Starting from $17/person
      Pub evening. Price: Starting from $41/person
      Taylors Irish Cabaret. Price: Starting from $102/person

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    About the countries

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    Location
    Start and end in Dublin.
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    For any tour departing before 8 October 2019 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 8 October 2019, a minimum payment of $250 is required to confirm your booking with Globus. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 50 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 777 km.
    • Dublin (Ireland)
    • 48 km
    • Kildare (Ireland)
    • 128 km
    • Limerick (Ireland)
    • 31 km
    • Ennis (Ireland)
    • 47 km
    • Galway (Ireland)
    • 41 km
    • Cliffs of Moher (Ireland)
    • 102 km
    • Killarney (Ireland)
    • 31 km
    • Ring of Kerry (Ireland)
    • 96 km
    • Blarney (Ireland)
    • 105 km
    • Waterford (Ireland)
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