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Ireland Forever

Irresistibly Irish and endless Emerald Isle fun, this family vacation takes your family from Dublin to the Cliffs of Moher... travels include a journey by train, a ride on a World War II amphibious vehicle, and cooking class at a world-famous cooking school!



Irresistibly Irish, discover... Dublin on a scavenger hunt that reveals the city throughout the ages... the secrets of Irish cuisine in a family cooking class at famed Ballymaloe Cookery School... the story of the Titanic and Irish emigration... race horses, birds of prey and sheep dogs... artistic inspiration during a pottery lesson... and family-inspired fun on a journey designed for the entire family.

Hands-on family fun has everyone's eyes a-smiling... attend a farm-fresh cooking demonstration and dinner with entertainment at the acclaimed Ballymaloe Cookery School, set in a 100-acre organic farm... attend a private barbecue dinner during a three-night stay at a resort in Cork... explore Dublin on a treasure hunt that takes you back in time, from the Viking ages to the Middle Ages... uncover the real story of the Titanic... learn all about sheep dogs at a demonstration at a sheep farm and birds of prey at a falconry experience... discover your artistic side at a hands-on demonstration in Irish pottery making... and revel in the real Ireland along the Wild Atlantic Way...



Irresistibly Irish, discover... Dublin on a scavenger hunt that reveals the city throughout the ages... the secrets of Irish cuisine in a family cooking class at famed Ballymaloe Cookery School... the story of the Titanic and Irish emigration... race horses, birds of prey and sheep dogs... artistic inspiration during a pottery lesson... and family-inspired fun on a journey designed for the entire family.

Hands-on family fun has everyone's eyes a-smiling... attend a farm-fresh cooking demonstration and dinner with entertainment at the acclaimed Ballymaloe Cookery School, set in a 100-acre organic farm... attend a private barbecue dinner during a three-night stay at a resort in Cork... explore Dublin on a treasure hunt that takes you back in time, from the Viking ages to the Middle Ages... uncover the real story of the Titanic... learn all about sheep dogs at a demonstration at a sheep farm and birds of prey at a falconry experience... discover your artistic side at a hands-on demonstration in Irish pottery making... and revel in the real Ireland along the Wild Atlantic Way...



Traveling Well Includes:
  • A farm-fresh cooking demonstration and dinner with entertainment at the acclaimed Ballymaloe Cookery School, set in a 100-acre organic farm
  • A three-night stay at Fota Island Resort in Cork includes a private barbecue dinner where you'll meet an Irish storyteller and musicians
  • All gratuities to Tauck Director, local guides, and drivers
  • Discover the history of Dublin throughout the centuries to present day on a scavenger hunt that introduces you to landmark sites in the city
  • Visit Titanic Experience Cobh and emigration exhibits

  • Call 504-398-0056 for more information or to book today! Mention code 17745232
    Tour OperatorTauck Tours
    OfferOffer valid through 3/31/2024
    Duration
    8 Days
    Itinerary
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1DublinArrive and explore

    Tour begins: 1:00 PM, The Shelbourne. A transfer is included from Dublin Airport to one of Ireland's premier hotels, the The Shelbourne, centrally located in the heart of the Irish capital on St. Stephen's Green. Your family will have the perfect introduction to the city - and a lot of fun - on a scavenger hunt that brings you key landmark sites. Later this afternoon a visit to EPIC, the wonderful Irish Emigration Museum, tells the story of Irish emigrants the world over. Join us tonight for a welcome dinner at your elegant hotel.



    Lodging:The Shelbourne

    Meals: D
    Day 2DublinRace horses and the Titanic

    Horses, racing and Ireland, are a rich part of history and legends. Depart Dublin today for a visit to the Irish National Stud & Gardens in Kildare for the immersive Irish Racehorse Experience. Continue on to Cobh, where the Titanic picked up 123 passengers on April 11, 1912 on its ill-fated maiden voyage across the sea. Learn more at Titanic Experience Cobh, located in the historic White Star Line ticket office, telling the story of the ship and Irish emigration. End the day at a five-star resort hotel set on an island in Cork.



    Lodging:Fota Island Resort

    Meals: B, L, D
    Day 3CorkA visit to the old fishing town of Kinsale

    Visit Kinsale, whose Irish name means head of the brine; where freshwater River Bandon meets the saltwater of the sea. A charming fishing village, the town enjoys a reputation for fresh seafood, gourmet cuisine, the arts, and as a summer retreat for Irish families. Return to the resort late afternoon, and join us tonight for a barbecue dinner.



    Lodging:Fota Island Resort

    Meals: B, D
    Day 4KinsaleResort fun and Ballymaloe Cookery School

    Work up an appetite for a home-cooked Irish dinner tonight by enjoying a variety of outdoor activities at your resort this morning. After lunch, head out to Ballymaloe, the only cookery school in the world located in the middle of its own 100-acre organic farm. Tour the gardens and farm, attend a cooking demonstration by expert chefs, and with guidance, cook your own authentically Irish dinner.



    Lodging:Fota Island Resort

    Meals: B, L, D
    Day 5CorkSheep dogs, falconry & a jaunting car

    En route to picturesque Killarney, your family will learn all about sheep dogs at a demonstration at a sheep farm. Continue to Killarney, where the magical landscapes and rich stories intertwine on a tour by jaunting car (horse & carriage). The day ends with a falconry experience - the sport of kings is an ancient art, thought to be 4,000 years old - and is both educational and entertaining. You'll see several varieties of birds of prey including hawks, falcons and owls, with many species of each. Return to your hotel late afternoon and spend the remainder of the day as you please.



    Lodging:The Killarney Park

    Meals: B, L, D
    Day 6KillarneyA lake cruise and a day in Killarney

    A morning cruise along Lough Leane, the picturesque lower lake of the Lakes of Killarney, reveals panoramic landscapes that are the inspiration behind many Irish arts. The remainder of the day is free to explore Killarney as your family pleases.



    Lodging:The Killarney Park

    Meals: B
    Day 7County KildareCliffs of Moher and the Wild Atlantic Way

    Keep your camera at the ready today as you travel to the County Clare coast to visit one of the world's most photographed natural wonders. Some five miles long, the Cliffs of Moher soar 659 feet over the crashing Atlantic Ocean waves below, providing you with amazing bird's-eye views of the craggy Irish coast... can't wait to see the pictures! Visit the town of Ennis for lunch, then head back east to County Kildare and the fabulous Carton House; join us for a farewell reception and dinner.



    Lodging:Carton House

    Meals: B, L, D
    Day 8DublinJourney home

    Tour ends: Maynooth / Dublin. Fly home anytime. A transfer is included to Dublin Airport from Carton House; allow 3 1/2 hours for flight check-in at the airport. Please note: Airline schedules and arrival departure details may fluctuate; ask at time of booking.

    Lodging:

    Meals: B
    Dates/Pricing
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    DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
    June 16, 2024$5,890.00* (USD) / LIMITEDQuote
    June 23, 2024$5,890.00* (USD) / LIMITEDQuote
    June 25, 2024$5,890.00* (USD) / AVAILABLEQuote
    July 07, 2024$5,890.00* (USD) / AVAILABLEQuote
    July 21, 2024$5,890.00* (USD) / AVAILABLEQuote
    July 28, 2024$5,890.00* (USD) / AVAILABLEQuote
    August 04, 2024$5,890.00* (USD) / AVAILABLEQuote
    August 11, 2024$5,890.00* (USD) / AVAILABLEQuote
    Disclaimer
    * All prices are per person in U.S. dollars, based on double occupancy.

    Itinerary Changes - Although not expected, Tauck reserves the right to alter the sequence of ports or omit or substitute scheduled ports or attractions at any time without prior notice.
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    Ireland Forever
    From $5,890.00 (USD)

    Irresistibly Irish and endless Emerald Isle fun, this family vacation takes your family from Dublin to the Cliffs of Moher...
     
     
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