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  New tour for 2020  

Key Features
Duration: 12 days / 11 nights
Tour feature: Maximum group-size of 18 - Characterful Hotels - Tour Pace: Leisurely
Starting: Dublin
Ending: Dublin
Tour Highlights
  1. Day 1 Battle of the Boyne Visitor Centre and Belfast

    Warm, welcoming with its own distinct charm, our epic journey around Ireland begins in the bustling capital of Dublin where we’ll meet the group and begin our adventure. Setting out, out journey takes us north to the fascinating Battle of the Boyne Visitor Centre where we'll learn about this significant battle in Irish history. The it onwards to our second capital city of the day as we head for the port city of Belfast, capital of Northern Ireland. After checking in to our hotel we’ll get to know each other a little better over a welcome dinner.

    Overnight: Malone Lodge Hotel (or similar), Belfast

    Meals: Dinner

  2. Day 2 Belfast sightseeing and Giant’s Causeway

    This morning we gain a taste of Northern Ireland's recent past and its influences on contemporary culture on a unique Black Cab tour of Belfast’s beautiful and fascinating street art and political murals. Second stop will be the renowned Titanic Museum, where we’ll discover the personal stories surrounding the infamous ship’s fateful journey. Lunch is seved in style at nearby Ballyscullion Park, an elegant private country house before we take time to explore Ireland’s natural geological wonder, the Giant’s Causeway. We round off our evening at our accommodation in Londonderry.

    Overnight: Beech Hill Country House (or similar), Londonderry

    Meals: Breakfast and Lunch

  3. Day 3 Londonderry and Isle of Doagh

    A leisurely start awaits as we sepnd this morning strolling along Londonderry’s cobbled streets and old city walls. Later, we board the mini-coach and head north to explore the Northern Irish Coast; at the Isle of Doagh, we’ll visit the sombre but intriguing Famine Village and Visitor Centre where we’ll gain an insight into the tough times and Irish life during the era of the Great Famine. Later we return to our accommodation in Londonderry.

    Overnight: Beech Hill Country House (or similar), Londonderry

    Meals: Breakfast

  4. Day 4 Ulster American Folk Park and Irish Pottery

    Another fascinating day of history awaits us today as we make our way to the Ulster American Folk Park; here we’ll discover why two million Irish people sailed away to start a life in the New World. By afternoon we head for the Belleek Pottery Centre; Belleek production dates back to 1857 and remains home to Ireland’s oldest working fine china pottery. Later we continue to Roscommon, where we’ll regroup for dinner together at our hotel.

    Overnight: Kilronan Castle (or similar), Ballyfarnon

    Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

  5. Day 5 Connemara Heritage and History Centre

    Today our journey takes us to Connemara where we pause at the award-winning Connemara Heritage and History Centre – with plenty of time to stroll the centre we’ll learn a thing or two about the area’s culture and traditions from a local family. Then its onwards to the homestead of Dan O’Hara (he of the famous ballad) before we hit the road to the harbour city of Galway for an evening of leisure.

    Overnight: Park House Hotel (or similar), Galway

    Meals: Breakfast

  6. Day 6 Explore Galway

    We'll start the day today with an orientation walk of Galway where we’ll see the sights of the town including the likes of the Spanish Arch, Galway Cathedral and Eyre Square. Then the afternoon will be yours to spend exploring brightly coloured pubs, tasting local seafood and listening to the ever-present throng of tuneful street performers. Buzzing, bohemian and utterly charismatic, you’re sure to fall for Galway’s many charms!

    Overnight: Park House Hotel (or similar), Galway

    Meals: Breakfast

  7. Day 7 Caherconnell Stone Fort and Cliffs of Moher

    Departing Galway we make our way in to the remote south West of Ireland; frst stop is the karst landscapes of the Burren and the eery and well-preserved Caherconnell Stone Fort. Here, we’ll witness the local traditional sheepdog trials in action. Later we continue on to the Dingle Peninsula where we’ll round off the day with a visit to the magnificent Cliffs of Moher – an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

    Overnight: Dingle Benners Hotel (or similar), Dingle

    Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

  8. Day 8 The Dingle Peninsula

    Today we explore the epic landscapes of the Dingle Peninsula. We start today with a visit to one of its most famous landmarks: the Gallarus Oratory, a unique stone chapel that resembles an upturned boat. Then onwards to the fascinating Blasket Centre, which celebrates the history of the beautiful Great Blasket Island. Later we return Dingle itself for the evening, where we’ll have plenty of free time to explore the quaint fishing port.

    Overnight: Dingle Benners Hotel (or similar), Dingle

    Meals: Breakfast

  9. Day 9 Kenmare, Blarney Castle and Blarney Stone

    More dramatic vistas await today as we explore the peaks and lakes of Ireland's south west corner! First, we’ll take in the views across the Lakes of Killarney as we travel to pretty Kenmare, the ‘head of the sea’. Then we make time for a true Irish icon at Blarney Castle; here you may grab the opportunity to kiss the famous Blarney Stone - a block of limestone built into the castle’s battlements. Legend has it that once kissed you’ll be blessed with the ‘gift of the gab’! Tonight, we’ll make the most of our new-found eloquence over dinner in Cork.

    Overnight: The Kingsley Hotel (or similar), Cork

    Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

  10. Day 10 Kinsale, Charles Fort and Cork

    Our itinerary today takes us to Ireland's South Coast and the charming fishing community of Kinsale where we'll enjoy a walking tour to get the lay of the land. We then turn our attention to Charles Fort, one of Europe’s best-preserved star-shaped fortresses. We’ll return to Cork this evening – but before that, there will be plenty of time to soak up Kinsale’s laid-back atmosphere in the local pubs and restaurants.

    Overnight: The Kingsley Hotel (or similar), Cork

    Meals: Breakfast

  11. Day 11 Tipperary and Kilkenny

    The famous song tells us it's a long way to Tipperaray but we'll pass thorugh this charming rural region on route to the historic town of Kilkenny. Here we'll enjoy a walking tour of cobbled streets and pastel townhouses as we see the key sites of "Ireland’s ‘most perfect" medieval city. By evening we come together for our last hurrah: a delicious farewell dinner. What an adventure it’s been!

    Overnight: Kilkenny River Court Hotel (or similar), Kilkenny City

    Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

  12. Day 12 Huntington Castle, Avoca and farewell!

    Today our epic Irish journey takes us back to the bright lights of Dublin, but not before two final stops. We'll pause firstly at the imposing Huntington Castle, where we’ll be treated to a guided tour of itsopulent interiors and have a chance to stroll the elegant gardens. Then onwards to the famous copper mining town of Avoca. By evening we return to cosmopolitan Dublin where our tour will come to a close.

    Meals: Breakfast

*Journey times and distances are estimates and are based on the direct route between the start location and end location for each day of the itinerary, where applicable. They do not include detours or stops for sightseeing.

Unique features

  • Enjoy a Black Cab Tour of Belfast's magnificent street art and political murals.
  • Set foot on the basalt columns of the legendary Giant's Causeway.
  • Discover the moon like landscape of the Burren.
  • Explore Ireland's Dingle Peninsula.
  • Achieve the "gift of the gab" by kissing the famous Blarney Stone.
  • Maximum group-size of 18 passengers for that intimate touring experience.

What's included

  • 11 nights in boutique accommodation.
  • Transportation by luxury mini-coach.
  • The services of your professional driver and separate tour leader.
  • Full Irish breakfast daily.
  • 1 x lunch.
  • 5 x evening meals.
  • A comprehensive touring programme including the following admissions:
    • Portumna Castle
    • The Skellig Experience Visitor Centre
    • Molly Gallivan’s Cottage
  • Expert local advice during planning your trip.
  • Postage of your vacation documents pack.

Optional extras

  • Additional accommodation in Dublin before or after your tour.
  • Airport transfers.
  • Ferry crossing to Dublin from the UK before your tour.

Exclusions

  • Trip Insurance – we ask that our guests purchase suitable cover in case planned travel is affected or disrupted due to unforeseen circumstances. More information on the benefits of trip insurance can be found here.
  • Flights – adeo Travel do not book air travel but are happy to offer advice on where to seek competitive airfare.
  • Meals and/or sightseeing other than that outlined above.

Departure Dates 2020

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May 31, 2020
June 11, 2020
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June 7, 2020
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June 9, 2020
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June 11, 2020
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June 14, 2020
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June 16, 2020
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June 18, 2020
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June 21, 2020
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June 25, 2020
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June 28, 2020
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July 2, 2020
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July 5, 2020
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July 7, 2020
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July 19, 2020
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July 21, 2020
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July 29, 2020
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August 2, 2020
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August 4, 2020
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August 6, 2020
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August 9, 2020
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August 11, 2020
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August 16, 2020
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August 18, 2020
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August 23, 2020
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August 25, 2020
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September 1, 2020
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September 3, 2020
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September 10, 2020
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September 17, 2020
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September 20, 2020
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September 24, 2020
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September 27, 2020
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October 1, 2020
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October 4, 2020
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October 6, 2020
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October 11, 2020
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* Prices are per person based on two people sharing either a double room or twin room. A single supplement will apply for those bookings where a single room is required.

Pricing 2020

Single Supplement: from £600 per person.

Pricing Notes

  • Prices are per person based on two people sharing a twin room.
  • Prices are for land only tours and all tours are subject to availability.
  • Prices are correct at the time of publishing to website but are subject to confirmation at time of booking.
  • Prices are in British Pounds Sterling (GBP£) for approximate costs in other currencies please contact us.
  • All trip details are correct at time of publishing to website however are subject to change.
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