Vacations to Ireland

[Ireland Fly/Drive Vacation] [Southern Ireland Escorted Tour]

Ireland Go-As-You-Please Fly & Drive Vacation
8 Days/6 Nights

Departures Any Day thru Oct 31, 2017
Land Only - Deduct $249 per person

Oct 1 thru 31, 2017
Double - from $769* per person

Discovering the secrets of Ireland is an enriching experience. Towering rugged peaks, gentle rolling hills and lush valleys compete for your attention. irish people are naturally friendly souls. They love visitors, good conversation, easy wit and a relaxed attitude to life. Your vouchers are accepted at 1200 Town & Country Homes Association private homes and farmhouses all over Ireland. This gives you the opportunity to touch the very heart of Irish hospitality. Fuel, CDW insurance and excess are not included. Insurance can be purchased during pick up of your rental car and is recommended. Minimum age for car rental is 23, there is no maximum age. Drivers between age 23-25 are subject to a surcharge. You must have a full clean driving license for at least 2 years.

Your Open Skies agent, with the help of our Ireland tour operator, will be happy to put together an itinerary for you to follow.

OPEN SKIES GO-AS-YOU-PLEASE FLY & DRIVE INCLUDES: Round-trip space available air on Air Canada from any of their departure cites, 6 night's accommodations in 3 & 4 star Town & Country Homes Associations throughout Ireland, Irish breakfast daily, Group BA automatic car rental with unlimited mileage, hotel taxes and service charges. Extra nights available. Standby flights option available on Iberia Airlines with departures from Chicago, New York and Miami, for those not eligible on Air Canada. Call, email or chat with Open Skies for single and children's rates.

Southern Ireland Escorted Vacation from Dublin
9 Days/7 Nights

Departures Every Thursday thru October 5, 2017

Double Room - from $1149* per person
Land Only - Deduct $249 per person

This tour provides great sights and lots of off-the-beaten track adventure. Mix with the local characters that make this tour a truly brilliant insight into the beloved country, the people and the legends.

Day 1: Depart via Air Canada's (or use your own carrier) overnight flight to Dublin.

Day 2: Arrive Dublin and proceed on your own to your hotel. Free afternoon and evening to explore Dublin.

Day 3: Dublin-Golden vale-Dingle Peninsula
Begin the day with a visit to the Guinness Storehouse and a complimentary pint of Guinness. Then make your way to the midlands of Ireland. In the afternoon stop at Adare with its fabulous thatched cottages, on your first night you will stay in an old Irish pub, the Randy Leprechaun on the Dingle Peninsula, where you will receive a complimentary drink!

Day 4: Dingle Peninsula-Killarney
Take the short drive to Dingle, where you will visit its most famous resident, Fungie the Dolphin. Then it's off around Slea Head with amazing views, regarded as the most beautiful Peninsula in the world. Then it's back to Dingle where there is ample time for shopping and lunch. Complete your day with a visit to Inch, before continuing on to Killarney where you stay for the next 2 nights.

Day 5: Killarney-Ring of Kerry-Killarney
The day begins with a horse and cart ride through Killarney National Park (optional) or horseback ride through the park for the energetic and adventurous (optional). Next it's off on a journey around the Ring of Kerry. The afternoon is packed with many highlights including Moll's Gap, Ladies View, Leprechaun Crossing, Killarney National Park, Lakes of Killarney, Torc Waterfall, Muckross House and much more.

Day 6: Killarney-Blarney-Cobh-Cork
The day begins by crossing the Cork and Kerry mountains and heading for the world renowned Blarney Castle. Here you spend plenty of time (2hrs) visiting the Castle, and kissing the Blarney Stone endowing you with the gift of eloquent speech for 7 years. The next stop is Cork, your guide shall point out some of the city's highlights including Patrick Street and the beautiful River Lee before heading off to Cobh. See the Titanic monument in the town center, and visit the impressive St. Coleman's Cathedral. You will spend the night in Cork.

Day 7: Cork-Cliffs of Moher-Galway
The first stop will be a photo of the beautiful Bunratty Castle.Today's emphasis shall be the Wild Atlantic Way, including the breathtaking and world famous Cliffs of Moher. Rising over 700 ft in height, these cliffs are home to some of natures most majestic birds including puffins, gannets and many more. Doolin is the lunch stop before continuing onward to explore the geological marvel that is the Burren. The journey takes you along the West Coast of Clare, and Galway Bay before stopping at Corcomroe Abbey. Overnight in Galway.

Day 8: Galway-Connemara-Dublin
Depart Galway and visit Maam's Cross and the Maam Valley. Onwards then to Leenane and the spectacular Aasleagh Falls. Stop for some photos along with a walk along Ireland's only fjord, Killary Harbour. The lunch stop is the charming village of Cong. Have time to visit Cong Abbey before heading off on the short journey through the midlands back to Dublin. Proceed to your hotel for overnight in Dublin

Day 9: Proceed on your own to the airport for you return flight home.

OPEN SKIES SOUTHERN IRELAND ESCORTED TOUR INCLUDES: Round-trip space available air on Air Canada from any of their departure cites, 7 night's economy accommodations (2 in Dublin, 1 in Dingle Peninsula, 2 in Killarney, 1 in Cork & 1 in Galway), breakfast daily except in Dublin, transportation via motor coach while on tour, service of guide while on tour, hotel taxes and service charges.

**NOTE: Prices quoted are per person, double occupancy. Persons traveling single require a single supplement. Prices do NOT include departure taxes. Where domestic partner and companions eligible are listed, there may be a supplement. Contact Open Skies® for details.

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