July 31, 2021 – 13 DaysJuly 31– August 12, 202113 Days / 12 Nights / 20 MealsDepart U.S. for Dublin overnight July 30th –tour begins July 31st.
$4,660* TOTAL COST per person including air from Myrtle Beach**based on double occupancy & availability
Single Room Supplement $895Optional Travel Protection Insurance $239*Transportation to/from your home (must live within 30 miles of the airport)**Air departure tax, fuel & surcharges are subject tochange until entire group is confirmed and ticketed.
This Fully Inclusive Guided Vacation Features:• 12 nights in hotels listed• 12 daily hot breakfasts (B)• 1 lunch (L)• 7 dinners (D) including amedieval-style banquet in acastle, and Taylors Three Rocktraditional Irish dinner and show.• Sip locally-brewed craft beer withyour dinner at the family-ownedWalled City Brewery, housed in aformer army barracks in theheart of Derry.• Listen to lively Irish traditionalmusic over an Irish coffee atDungarvan’s 300-year-old Marine Bar.Liam Clancy of the legendary Clancy Brothersonce lived nearby and often came in to sing.All CIE Tours Guided Vacations Include:• Sightseeing by luxury coach• Professional tour director• All on-tour transportation including shuttles and ferries• Welcome get-together drink with your group• Free Wi-Fi on coaches so you can stay connected along the way• Deluxe documents wallet and backpack to keep you organized• All local taxes, hotel service charges & handling of one suitcase per personHotels – 12 Nights:Hyatt Centric The Liberties | Dublin (1)Hilton Belfast Hotel | Belfast (2)City Hotel | Derry (1)Hotel Westport | Westport (2)Bunratty Castle Hotel | Bunratty (1)Killarney Plaza Hotel | Killarney (2)Granville Hotel | Waterford (1)The Spencer Hotel | Dublin (2)This tour is subject to CIE Tours’ booking guidelines and cancellation penalties.Refer to General Conditions on your CIE Tours group contract. CST# 2021285-20.NOTE: The features, itinerary and hotels shown for this tour are based on2020 departures, and may be subject to change for 2022 departures.To book or for more information contact:Tom MugnoMGA TRAVEL843.279.031010764 Hwy. 707, Ste. 1, Myrtle Beach, SC email@example.com• Blarney Castle• Cliffs of Moher• Medieval Castle Banquet• Crumlin Road Gaol• Down Cathedral• Dunbrody Famine Ship• Giant’s Causeway• Marine Bar – CIE Tours Exclusive• Walled City Brewery – CIE Tours Exclusive• Irish Night in Dublin
13 Day Irish Classic Tour ItineraryDay 1: Dublin Panoramic Tour & Dublin CastleYour tour begins at 2:00 PM at your Dublin hotel. Take a panoramictour of Dublin, seeing such sights as elegant Georgian townhouses, St.Stephen’s Green and the River Liffey. Visit Dublin Castle, the seat ofpower and government in Ireland for many centuries. Take a guided tourthrough the castle and see the State Apartments, used today for officialfunctions and presidential inaugurations. Enjoy a welcome drink with yourgroup before dining independently.
Day 2: Down Cathedral, The St Patrick Centre, Crumlin Road Gaol& BelfastVisit Down Cathedral where St Patrick’s historical burial site is marked bya huge boulder. Immerse yourself in his work, life, and times in the nearbySt Patrick Centre. Explore Crumlin Road Gaol and see what prison lifewas like through the ages. Head to central Belfast for some time to relaxbefore dinner at your hotel. (B, D)Day 3: Titanic Belfast & Belfast Walking TourTour central Belfast to see Victorian buildings, the imposing City Hall inDonegall Square, and the shipyards where RMS Titanic was built in 1912.Visit Titanic Belfast to learn about the ill-fated liner, which was built inthe city. In the afternoon, join a local guide for a walking tour of Belfastbefore spending time on your own. (B)
Day 4: Giant’s Causeway, Derry Walking Tour & Walled City BreweryDrive north along the Nine Glens of Antrim for views of mountains,valleys, and coastline. This scenic region is one of the locations for “Gameof Thrones.” Stop for photos at the ruins of Dunluce Castle. Explore theGiant’s Causeway, enormous hexagonal columns formed by volcanicactivity 60 million years ago. In Derry join a local guide for a short walkingtour around the defensive walls that encircle the compact old city. Thenvisit the Walled City Brewery, an award-winning CIE Tours Exclusivevenue, for dinner and a flight of their craft beers. (B, D)
Day 5: Westport & Westport Walking TourTravel through the rugged countryside of Donegal, renowned forheathery hills, sheep and the many tweeds made from their wool. VisitTriona Design in Ardara, a CIE Tours preferred shopping partner, and enjoy a demonstration of handweaving. Continue on toward CountyMayo, where you’ll take a walking tour of historic Westport with a localguide, before dinner in your hotel this evening. (B, D)
Day 6: Sheepdog Demonstration & Westport HouseEnjoy views of the pilgrimage mountain of Croagh Patrick and stop in thebeautiful town of Leenane. Head to a local farm to watch skilled dogsherd sheep. View Killary Harbour, Ireland’s only fjord. Enjoy a drink beforetaking a guided tour of Westport House, an 18th-century home completewith its original contents including portraits, furniture, silver, and porcelain.Spend the rest of the afternoon and evening enjoying the lively town ofWestport at your leisure. (B)
Day 7: Galway, Cliffs of Moher & Medieval Castle BanquetTravel to Galway for some free time to explore the city. Head out to visitthe majestic Cliffs of Moher, which soar 700 feet above the Atlantic. Enjoyan evening at a medieval-style banquet in an authentic Irish castle. (B, D)
Day 8: John B. Keane’s Pub & Dingle PeninsulaTravel along the River Shannon into County Kerry. In Listowel, sample teaand scones in the family pub of the late, famed playwright John B. Keane.Journey along the Dingle Peninsula to Slea Head for glorious scenic viewsof hills and coastline. Stop in Dingle for some free time before heading toKillarney. (B, D)
Day 9: Jaunting Car Ride, Ring of Kerry Highlights, Kenmare & KillarneyEnjoy a scenic, traditional horse-drawn jaunting car ride to Ross Castle andthe Kenmare Estate. Visit CIE Tours preferred shopping partner Moriarty’s inthe Gap of Dunloe. Travel along part of the Ring of Kerry to see spectacularmountain scenery at Moll’s Gap and at Ladies View. Stop off in Kenmarefor lunch and free time. Return to Killarney where the evening is free forindependent dining and perhaps a visit to a local pub with live music. (B, L)
Day 10: Blarney Castle, Marine Bar & Waterford Walking TourVisit Blarney Castle to climb the winding staircase and kiss the famed“Stone of Eloquence”, or relax in the lovely gardens. Travel on toDungarvan to enjoy an Irish coffee and traditional music at the MarineBar, a CIE Tours Exclusive Venue. Continue to Waterford where a localguide will lead a stroll around the historic old port city. (B, D)Day 11: House of Waterford Crystal, Dunbrody Famine Ship& Taylors Three RockWitness the creation of crystal masterpieces at the House of WaterfordCrystal, a CIE Tours preferred shopping partner. In New Ross explorethe Dunbrody Famine Ship, which transported people to North Americaduring the 1840’s famine. This evening enjoy dinner and a show at TaylorsThree Rock. (B, D)
Day 12: Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour in DublinEnjoy your day in Dublin independently on the Hop-On, Hop-Off bustour. Use your voucher to visit your choice of one of Dublin’s topattractions: Guinness Storehouse, Teeling Whiskey Distillery, EPIC TheIrish Emigration Museum, or GPO Museum. In the evening, dine at oneof the many restaurants or pubs that Dublin has to offer. (B)
Day 13: Tour Ends in DublinYour tour ends after breakfast. (B)
NOTE: The features, itinerary and hotels shown for this tour are based on 2020 departures, and may be subject to change for 2021 departures.Send Reservation Form with credit card payment or check payable to:MGA Travel, Attn: Tom Mugno, 10764 Hwy. 707, Suite 1, Myrtle Beach, SC 29588 GRP #532276_For reservations, please contact us and include your non-refundable deposit of $400 per person.Optional Trip Protection Insurance is additional at $239 per person and is also due at the time of deposit.
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