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Apr 17, 2021 - Apr 24, 2021

Heart of Ireland - Includes NON-STOP FLIGHTS FROM HARTFORD & 2 Night Castle Stay!

8 Day(s) | 8 Meals


  • Motorcoach transportation to Hartford/Bradley Airport
  • Round Trip Non-Stop Air Flights from Hartford / Bradley
  • Six (6) nights accommodations in First Class hotels and Superior Class Hotels, Including two (2) nights CASTLE STAY!
  • Full Irish Breakfast Daily (except arrival)
  • Four (4) Hotel Dinners
  • Visits to: The Cliffs of Moher, Celtic Crystal, Connemara Marble, Blarney Woolen Mills, Guinness Storehouse, EPIC Museum
  • Panoramic tour of Dublin & scenic touring of the Dingle Peninsula
  • Transportation & sightseeing by deluxe motorcoach throughout
  • Professional Irish Driver/Guide to escort you through the tour


Day 1

US-Ireland Depart the US for your overnight non stop flight to Dublin, Ireland. Dinner is served shortly after take-off.

Day 2

Arrive Dublin, Ireland – Galway; Morning arrival at Dublin Airport. Depart Dublin & travel the short journey to Galway, where we check into our hotel. Free time to rest. In the afternoon, we enjoy a local panoramic sightseeing tour of Galway City. Dinner & overnight in Galway.

Day 3

Galway- Connemara – Galway: Today we enjoy a scenic tour of Connemara. Travel along Galway Bay to Maam Cross & Clifden. Continue on via Kylemore Abbey for a brief photo op. We continue via scenic countryside; keep an eye out for sheep en-route to Moycullen. Stop to visit the Connemara Marble Factory and the Celtic Crystal Factory. Return to Galway. Evening free to enjoy Galway, with dinner on your own. Overnight in Galway.

Day 4

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 view, before making our way to Killarney for dinner & overnight.

Day 5

Killarney - Dingle Peninsula: A delightful day takes us along the Kerry coast to the Dingle Peninsula, which offers magnificent coastal scenery. Beyond Slea Head, we see the Blasket Islands, the last outpost of Europe. A full day tour returning to Killarney, where we enjoy dinner at our hotel this evening. Overnight in Killarney.

Day 6

Killarney - Cashel –Dublin: 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 Cashel, where we pause for a photo-op at the historic Rock of Cashel. Arrive in Dublin, where the evening is free to dine on your own tonight. Overnight at our castle hotel tonight in Killiney, Co. Dublin. Our castle hotel is situated at the brow of Killiney Hill, in the prestigious south Dublin suburb of Killiney and overlooking Dublin Bay.

Day 7

Dublin: Coming into the capital city this morning for sightseeing. We visit the Guinness Storehouse, enjoying panoramic views of the city from the Gravity Bar, followed by the EPIC Museum. Some time free then to enjoy the capital city independently. Dublin has plenty of shops, cafe, museums and more for you to enjoy. This evening, we enjoy a farewell dinner at our castle hotel in Killiney, Co. Dublin.

Day 8

Dublin - U.S.:Morning transfer to Dublin Airport for your return flight home!







Payment Policy

DEPOSIT: $900 pp due with reservations; FINAL PAYMENT: November 1, 2020

Cancellation Policy

If a passenger cancels from deposit date to August 1, 2020 the cancellation fee is $700 pp; Aug 1 to Nov 1, 2020 the cancellation fee is $800 pp; Nov 12 to Dec 15, 2020 the cancellation fee is $1500 per person; no refunds if cancelled after Dec 15, 2020.

Trip Protection Policy

Trip Protection Coverage strongly recommended. Aon Affinity administers the NTA Travel Protection plan designed specifically for members of the National Tour Association. The Pre-existing medical condition exclusion can be waived by purchasing the Enhanced Plan within 14 days of your deposit or initial payment. Purchase of the plan within this time period also provides eligibility for the Financial Insolvency benefit. Traveling companions / roommates are required to take the same plan (Basic or Enhanced) in order to be properly covered.Premium is non-refundable once paid. Three ways to enroll:

1. Website: https://nta.aontravelprotect.com Tour Operator Location #076068. You can also view plan details on this site.

2. Call Aon-800-388-1470. Tour Operator Location #076068. Customer service agents can also answer questions about each plan.

3. Call Friendship Tours / The Ship Shop 860-243-1630 or 800-243-1630

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