Discover the beauty and history of Ireland.

Perform at medieval fortress, Blarney Castle, step on to the edge of the world for an awe-inspiring view
of the cliffs of Moher, and enjoy magnificent lake shore walks at Kylemore Abbey.

ITINERARY

Please note that the itinerary is subject to change.

DAY 1 | SUNDAY, JUNE 30, 2019
DEPARTURE

  • Depart Seattle. Overnight flight to Ireland.

DAY 2 | MONDAY, JULY 1, 2019
DUBLIN / GALWAY

  • Arrive at the Dublin airport and meet with your driver/guides and Tour Director.
  • Panoramic tour of Dublin includes the Guinness Storehouse and the Book of Kells.
  • Depart Dublin and arrive at the Connemara Coast Hotel.

DAY 3 | TUESDAY, JULY 2, 2019
CLIFDEN / GALWAY

  • Depart the hotel for a tour of Connemara and a visit to Kylemore Abbey.
  • Depart for Clifden, one of the most picturesque towns in Ireland.
  • Depart Clifden for your hotel.
  • Performance on Eyre Square in Galway, also known as John F. Kennedy Memorial Park.

DAY 4 | WEDNESDAY, JULY 3, 2019
KILLARNEY

  • Check out and depart your hotel.
  • Arrive at the Cliffs of Moher.
  • Depart the Cliffs for Killimer, where you will take the ferry to Tarbert, County Limerick.
  • Arrive in Tarbert and travel to Killarney, where you will enjoy time at leisure.
  • Check in to the Gleneagle Hotel.

DAY 5 | THURSDAY, JULY 4, 2019
KILLARNEY

  • The band will take center stage in the town of Killarney for a 4th of July parade performance, followed by a command performance at Muckross House in Killarney National Park.
  • A night of celebration to follow with a traditional American-style barbecue.


DAY 6 | FRIDAY, JULY 5, 2019
COBH / CORK

  • Check out and depart the hotel for Cobh.
  • In Cobh, take a fascinating guided Titanic Walking Tour of the harbor town.
  • Depart Cobh for Blarney Castle.
  • The band will perform on the grounds of Blarney Castle.
  • Depart Blarney Castle for The Blarney Hotel and Golf Resort.

DAY 7 | SATURDAY, JULY 6, 2019
BLARNEY / CLONAKILTY / CORK

  • Take a short journey to Clonakilty to perform at the South of Ireland Band Championships. The band will perform both indoors as part of the competition and outdoors as part of the Old Time Fair.
  • Depart Clonakilty and arrive in Blarney.

DAY 8 | SUNDAY, JULY 7, 2019
DUBLIN / BLARNEY

  • Depart Blarney for the Rock of Cashel, one of Ireland’s most visited sites.
  • Depart Cashel for Dublin, free time and last evening on own in Dublin.
  • Double decker coach shuttle service from hotel to Temple Bar.

DAY 9 | MONDAY, JULY 8, 2019
DEPARTURE

  • Transfer to airport for return flight to Washington, to-go breakfast bag if needed for early departure.

INCLUSIONS

  • Airfare: anticipate Air Canada or Aer Lingus from Vancouver* or Seattle: $1,000 *Includes motorcoach from UW campus to Vancouver if needed
  • GMT Travel Director in Ireland
  • (7) Seven nights hotel accommodation based on sharing twin / double / triple rooms with private bathroom & shower facilities
  • Full Irish cooked buffet breakfast served daily
  • Barbecue in Killarney, Gleneagle Hotel
  • Included dinner on day 2 in Connemara Coast Hotel
  • Admissions to: Guinness Storehouse, Book of Kells, Kylemore Abbey, Cliffs of Moher, Muckross House, Blarney Castle and the Titanic Walking Tour of Cobh, Rock of Cashel
  • Ferry crossing from Killimer to Tarbert
  • Travel and transfers by luxury touring coach for 8 days
  • Services of professional driver / guides throughout
  • Driver/guide gratuities
  • All local taxes and service charges
  • Post Departure Travel Insurance

QUESTIONS?
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