2017 Irish Splendor Tour

Luxury Trip
2017 Irish Splendor Tour
October 28 – November 4, 2017
8 Days / 7 Nights

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Departure Cities:
Des Moines International Airport


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$2,949 per Person / Double Occupancy
$3,249 per Person / Single Occupancy
$2,919 per Person / Triple Occupancy

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Additional rate of: Business Class $3,790

For bookings made after April 28, 2017, call for rates.

This SPECIAL incredible price includes:

  • Round trip Air from Des Moines, Air Taxes and fees/Surcharges, Hotel Transfers
  • Meals: 6 Breakfasts and 3 Dinner
  • Tour Dublin
  • Irish Night
  • Kilmainham Goal
  • Blarney Castle
  • Killarney
  • Diner’s Choice
  • Dingle Peninsula
  • Farm Visit
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Whiskey Distillery
  • Cabra Castle

Day 1: Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017 Overnight Flight. Experience a true taste of “Irish Splendor” on a trip that combines fabulous accommodations, stunning scenery and sumptuous food. Join us and return to times gone by during your unforgettable tour of the amazing “Emerald Isle.”

Day 2: Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017 Dublin, Ireland – Tour begins. Open your tour in Dublin. Tonight, join our fellow travelers for traditional entertainment during a fun-filled Irish evening. (D)

Day 3: Monday, Oct. 30, 2017 Dublin, Ireland. Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Dublin, the “Fair City.” Take in O’Connell Street, Grafton Street and the city’s magnificent rows of stately Georgian town homes. Tour Kilmainham Goal, the historic prison that held some of Ireland’s most famous political and military leaders, including Charles Stewart Parnell and Eamon de Valera. Next, enjoy some leisure time to explore the cultural offerings of delightful Dublin on your own. Perhaps you’ll choose to tour the Guinness Storehouse to learn about the brewing process that creates this beloved beverage, plus how to pour and enjoy the perfect pint. (B)

Day 4: Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017 Dublin – Killarney. Depart Dublin for Ireland’s breathtaking countryside. Visit the town of Cashel for views of the historic Rock of Cashel, the reputed location where St. Patrick preached and converted the King of Munster. Next, journey to historic Blarney Castle where you have the opportunity to kiss the famous Blarney Stone. Legend has it that those who kiss the stone are bestowed with the gift of eloquence. End your day in charming Killarney. This evening, it’s Diner’s Choice…your dinner is included and you’ll choose the perfect spot from a “menu” of Killarney’s great restaurants. (B, D)

Day 5: Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017 Killarney – Dingle Peninsula – Killarney. Set off this morning to follow what is perhaps Ireland’s most majestic coastal route – the stunning Dingle Peninsula. Stop at the Gap of Dunloe where you can shop for traditional Irish goods handcrafted by local artisans. Travel to the town of Dingle and then drive the beautiful Slea Head road, where some of the country’s most spectacular landscapes are found. (B)

Day 6: Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 Killarney – Ciffs of Moher – Ennis. Today, experience the customs and daily life of a traditional Irish family during a memorable visit to the Molanna Dairy Farm, plus savor homemade tea and scones. Continue to the stunning 700-foot-high Cliffs of Moher for awe-inspiring view of the mighty Atlantic and the Aran Islands. End your day in the charming town of Ennis. Enjoy the ambience of your historic hotel, cozy up to its roaring peat fire and feel the warmth of Irish hospitality. (B)

Day 7: Friday, Nov. 3, 2017 Ennis – Tullamore/Kilbeggan – Kingscourt. Start your day with a cross-country journey to Irish Whiskey territory. The ancient towns of Tullamore and Kilbeggan have long been associated with the whiskey industry. Become engaged in the process of whiskey making and enjoy a tasting of the final product during a visit to one of these historic distilleries. Top your day off with an overnight stay on the regal grounds of Cabra Castle where you toast the end of  fabulous trip during your farewell dinner. (B, D)

Day 8: Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017 Kingscourt – Tour ends. Our tour ends in Kingscourt. (B) Travel home enjoying the many memories with family and friends to share.

(Brochure available upon request)


Send Deposit to: Janine McCarthy, DJ Country Tours, Inc., P.O. Box 96, Conrad, IA 50621


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