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Ireland

June 2021

Pre-Booking Only!

Classic Tour

The magic and delight of this beautiful land, with its spectacular scenery, vibrant culture, castles and coastlines has made Ireland a favourite of the women of the Women’s Travel club. Join us on this exclusive journey around the Emerald Isle. This delightful tour will highlight the best that this stunning country has to offer, including Northern Ireland.

 

Signature Moments

  • Kiss the Blarney Stone at Blarney Castle
  • Walk in the footsteps of Giants at Giant's Causeway
  • Let the Cliffs of Moher take your breath away
  • Shop at Beleek Pottery, Waterford Crystal and Blareny Woolen Mills
  • Taste the world famous Guinness
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Inclusions & Highlights
  • Transportation throughout by luxury vehicle
  • Services of an experienced driver/guide
  • 10 nights accommodation in superior first class hotels
  • 10 full Irish Breakfasts
  • 5 Dinners
  • VIP welcome breakfast at the Man O War Pub
  • Lunch at the Marine Bar in Dungarvan
  • Dinner at Michael Deane's Belfast
  • Giant's Causeway
  • Farewell dinner and entertainment at the Abbey Tavern, Howth
  • Admissions to – Titanic Belfast, Giant’s Causeway, Belleek, Rathbaun Farm, Connemara Marble, Cliffs of Moher Visitor Centre, Blarney Castle, Waterford Crystal, Dunbrody Famine Ship
  • Guided walking tour of Derry City
  • Celtic Steps Show in Killarney
  • Jameson Distillery tour and tastings
  • Women's Travel Club Tour Leader

Grand Tour

This tour can be combined with our Scotland Tour to become the Ultimate UK Grand Tour. Grand Tours offer an exceptional experience for an in depth tour of an area. By combining these two tours you can enjoy a seamless tour of both destinations while only having one international flight.

Itinerary
Women's Travel Club Ireland Tour
Day 1 - Arrive Dublin

Welcome to Ireland!
A Cead Mile Failte to the Emerald Isle is extended on arrival Dublin airport by your driver/guide before a short drive takes us to the Man ‘O War traditional Irish pub. Afterwards we travel on to our hotel to relax and unwind before an early dinner.
Accommodations - Grand Central Hotel

 

Day 2 - Belfast

Belfast is packed with history, culture, exciting events, great food, and super shopping. You’ll also find some of the friendliest people you’ll ever meet. Whether it’s following in the footsteps of your favorite characters from Game of Thrones, or tracing the story of the Titanic right to it’s source, there’s something for everyone!
After breakfast we start the day at the world famous Titanic Belfast. The remainder of the day is free for you to further explore the city. This evening you will dine at a local Belfast Bistro.
Accommodations - Grand Central Hotel

 

Day 3 - Giant's Causeway & Derry

This morning we take the marine drive north past the "Green Glens of Antrim" to Ballycastle on the North Antrim Coast and visit the Giant’s Causeway. We then continue to Derry where a local guide will tell the “Story of Derry” on a walking tour of this historic walled city.
Accommodations - Harvey’s Point Hotel

 

Day 4 - Donegal

After a leisurely breakfast we will visit Donegal Town where you may wish to shop for local handcrafts and famous Donegal Tweed. We continue onto Belleek, home of the world famous porcelain factory where you will undertake a tour and see craftsmen at work.
Accommodations - Connemara Coast Hotel

 

Day 5 - Connemara & Galway

This morning you will be taken on a journey through Irish farming practices at Rathbaun Farm Visitors to the farm will be enchanted by its thatched cottage home, turf fire, stonewalls and an array of animals. You will then travel to shop for Connemara marble. Connemara marble is regarded as one of the most authentic Irish products available in Ireland. Geologists estimate that it is about six hundred million years old. The colour and markings in the marble reflects the natural beauty of the mountains of Connemara. There is free time in Galway this afternoon. This evening is at leisure
Accommodations - Connemara Coast Hotel

 

Day 6 - Cliffs of Moher

We drive along the southern shores of Galway Bay via Ballyvaughan before traversing the Burren region of Clare. We view the mighty Cliffs of Moher that stretch for over 8 km above the Atlantic Ocean. There will be a stop in Lahinch for some free time. This evening you are free to dine at one of Killarney’s fine establishments (own expense).
Accommodations - Great Southern Hotel

 

Day 7 - Ring of Kerry

A leisurely tour around the Iveragh Peninsula reputed to be the most scenic 100-mile drive in Europe. Travel via Killorglin, Cahirciveen, Waterville on Ballinskelligs Bay and the quaint village of Sneem. This evening you will dine at the hotel and followed by the Celtic Steps show.
Accommodations - Great Southern Hotel

 

Day 8 - Blarney & Dungarven

After breakfast we depart for Blarney Castle, where you can kiss the stone of eloquence. While here you may also wish to enjoy some retail therapy at the Blarney Woollen Mills. It is then onto Dungarven for a live music session at the Marine Bar.
Accommodations - Faithlegg House

 

Day 9 - Waterford

This morning you will visit the new Waterford Crystal Centre for a tour and shopping. Afterward you will follow in the footsteps of a group of Famine emigrants as you board a replica of the sailing vessel Dunbrody at the quayside in New Ross. You will arrive in Dublin late in the afternoon where you will have free time to explore and dine (own expense).
Accommodations - Ashling Hotel

 

Day 10 - Dublin

After breakfast you will undertake a panoramic tour of Dublin. Afterward you will visit Jameson Distillery for a tour and tasting. This evening you will enjoy a farewell dinner with entertainment at the Abbey Tavern.
Accommodations - Ashling Hotel

 

Day 10 - Depart

After a final hearty breakfast it is time to say good-bye to the Emerald Isle and fabulous new friends. There is a group transfer to Dublin airport for those continuing to Scotland.

 

Grand Tour

This tour can be combined with our Scotland Tour to become the Ultimate UK Grand Tour. Grand Tours offer an exceptional experience for an in depth tour of an area. By combining these two tours you can enjoy a seamless tour of both destinations while only having one international flight.

**Prices are subject to change and availability. Space is limited and activities and specific hotels are subject to change. Travel insurance is strongly recommended.

 

Important Details & Pricing
Pre-Booking Only

Pre-book now to hold your spot. As soon as we have full details and pricing we will let you know. At that time you can decide if you would like to confirm this tour. If you do book you will save $100 off the tour as a thank you for showing us your interest.

 

Rates

Double Occupancy - TBA per person (sharing a room)

Single Occupancy - TBA per person (your own room)

 

If you would like the double occupancy rate but don't have a roommate we will match you with a suitable roommate. The single occupancy rate will give you your own room. Single occupancy very limited.

Deposit of TBA per person due at time of booking.

Final Payment due - TBA

*All payments are non-refundable Please see full terms and conditions.

 

Activity Level

Moderate Activity
Some walking while visiting areas and a few shorter walking tours.

 

Group Size

Minimum - 10 ladies
Maximum - 16 ladies

 

Exclusions
  • International Airfare (can be arranged by WTC)
  • Visa/passport handling fees
  • Meals not listed in itinerary
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Gratuity
  • Optional Activities
  • Expenses of a Personal Nature
  • Early check-in and late check-out of hotel

 

Tour Leader

Irene Murray
Irene has recently retired and really enjoys to travel to fill her time. She loves to stay active and is looking forward to trying some competitive running.

 

Flight Information

Once your flights are booked please forward a copy of your itinerary to info@womens-travel-club.com.
A Women's Travel Club agent is available to help you book your flights. Please do not book any flights until tour is confirmed. Follow this link to a form to request flight options and quotes. A Women's Travel Club agent will send you back the recommended flight option that best suits you. We are pleased to offer a flight booking service for your tour. As quoting of flights can be a time-consuming endeavor, a service fee of $113 ($100 plus HST) will apply.

Arrive to Dublin
Depart from Dublin

Flight Quote

Travel Insurance:

Out of country medical insurance is required. We strongly recommend that you obtain cancellation and interruption insurance to protect your investment.
Use this link to request an insurance quote.
Insurance Quote

Accommodations
Women's Travel Club Ireland Tour
Grand Central Hotel

Hastings Grand Central is more than a hotel. It’s an ode to a city. Standing tall in Bedford Street, this impressive jewel fuses glamour and grandeur with a uniquely Belfast spirit. Perfectly placed in Belfast City. Just as Belfast is at the heart of the Grand Central, the Grand Central is at the heart of Belfast.

Women's Travel Club Ireland Tour
Harvey's Point Hotel

Harvey’s Point is a real hotel run by real people, each of whom has a genuine desire to see guests who are happy, relaxed and pampered. From the moment of arrival until they bid you farewell, their Team is at your service to ensure a memorable ‘Harvey’s Point Experience’.

Women's Travel Club Ireland Tour
Connermara Coast Hotel

The Connemara Coast is nowadays a thriving award-winning hotel catering for many loyal guests who return year after year to appreciate its enchanting setting and enjoy the top class hospitality it provides to young and old alike.

Women's Travel Club Ireland Tour
Great Southern Hotel

We are very much looking forward to welcoming old friends and new to the Great Southern Killarney. Spectacular architecture melded with effortless service and genuine hospitality has made Great Southern Killarney an iconic retreat for over 160 years. Originally opened in 1854, the hotel was named The Great Southern Hotel for over 100 years then changed to The Malton Killarney in 2007 before returning once again in 2018 as the iconic Great Southern Killarney.

Women's Travel Club Ireland Tour
Faithlegg House

Set in a stunning woodland location with fabulous views over the Suir estuary in County Waterford, Faithlegg is a beautifully restored 18th Century mansion at its heart. Situated just 6 miles from Waterford, it’s a charming destination for a leisure break, wedding, meeting or conference.

Women's Travel Club Ireland Tour
Ashling Hotel

You’ll know when you have arrived at the Ashling Hotel Dublin – a genuinely warm welcome, spacious bedrooms, great location and friendly, professional staff all combine to offer you a unique 4 Star experience throughout your stay with them, making them the perfect choice if you are looking for hotels in Dublin city.

Extra Hotel Nights

Often ladies will book a night at the first hotel prior to the tour. This gives them a chance to relax after a long flight and settle in before the tour starts. Let us know if you would like pricing and information on the hotel.
Follow this link to request pre or post tour hotel nights.

Hotel Request