Friday, March 6, 2009


Celtic Charm

From Bunratty to Dingle Bay, this tour offers magnificent scenery and all the charms Ireland has to offer!

Your Itinerary
Day 01, Wednesday: U.S. to Ireland. Evening departure from the U.S. for overnight flight to Ireland. Dinner is served shortly after departure. (Note: Flight information is required for those clients that purchase land only.)
Day 02, Thursday: Shannonside. Early morning arrival at Shannon Airport. Having cleared Irish customs, our driver guide will escort us to our motorcoach and transfer us to our nearby hotel. Early morning transfer from Shannon to Bunratty. Those arriving after the transfer time can meet the group at the Bunratty hotel. Some free time to rest. Afternoon sightseeing tour takes us to the Western Atlantic coastline. Travel via Ennis to Lahinch, Miltown Malbay, Spanish Point, and Kilkee. Return to our hotel in Bunratty. Optional medieval castle banquet tonight at Bunratty Castle. (Banquet must be pre-booked with initial reservation at $93.00 per person.)
Day 03, Friday: Limerick - Blarney – Cork. Morning departure from Limerick. We travel southeast via Charleville and Mallow to Blarney. Optional visit to kiss the Blarney Stone or shop for knitwear, Irish Crystal, or gifts. Continue sightseeing in West Cork. Dinner and overnight in Cork. Optional evening pub entertainment.
Day 04, Saturday: Cork - Bantry Bay - Kenmare – Killarney. Departing our hotel, we travel to scenic Bantry Bay, one of the largest deep sea ports in Europe. As we travel on to Kenmare, we will see palms and many unusual plants that are natural to this area, situated on the Gulf Stream. Onwards to Kenmare and Moll’s Gap, overlooking the scenic Lakes of Killarney. Continue on to Killarney for dinner and overnight. Tonight we have an optional visit to the lively pubs in Killarney.
Day 05, Sunday: Killarney - Dingle Peninsula – Killarney. Departing Killarney, we drive along the Kerry coast to the Dingle Peninsula, which offers magnificent coastal scenery. Beyond Slea Head, we see the Blasket Islands, the last outpost of Europe. Dinner and overnight in Killarney. Optional evening pub entertainment.
Day 06, Monday: Killarney - Shannon Airport – U.S. Morning departure from Killarney for our two-hour transfer to Shannon Airport. We arrive at Shannon approx. 9:30a.m., allowing ample time for last minute duty free shopping before boarding your flight home. Arrive home to the U.S. the same day. (Note: You will go through U.S. Customs at Shannon Airport.)
2009 Departures
Celtic Charm
6 days-Cost Per Person Sharing
Depart Return Land
U.S. To U.S. Only
Wed. Mon. Cost
Jan 28 Feb 02 $599
Feb 04 Feb 09 $619
Feb 11 Feb 16 $619
Feb 18 Feb 23 $619
Feb 25 Mar 02 $629
Mar 04 Mar 09 $629
Mar 18 Mar 23 $629
Mar 25 Mar 30 $629
Apr 01 Apr 06 $649
Apr 08 Apr 13 $659
Apr 15 Apr 20 $649
Apr 22 Apr 27 $649
Oct 14 Oct 19 $649
Oct 21 Oct 26 $679
Oct 28 Nov 02 $649
Nov 04 Nov 09 $629
Nov 11 Nov 16 $629
Nov 18 Nov 23 $629
Nov 25 Nov 30 $619
Dec 02 Dec 07 $619
Single Room Supplement $219
Hotels or similar:
Limerick: Bunratty Castle Hotel (1 nt.)
Cork: Celtic Ross Hotel (1 nt.)
Killarney: Killarney Towers (2 nts.)
Your Celtic Vacation Includes:
• Land cost of tour selected. Celtic Tours offers a full range of air options. See page 23 for details.
• First Class and Superior First Class hotels throughout.
• Dinner each evening except on Day 02. Optional castle banquet available at time of booking.
• Full sightseeing by Deluxe Touring Motorcoach.
• Professional Irish driver/guide to escort you throughout.
• Visits to: Blarney Woollen Mills and Dingle Peninsula.
• Porterage of one (1) suitcase per person.
• Tips and taxes in Ireland. Gratuities to the driver/guide not included.
• Celtic Tours flight bag and portfolio of travel documents.
AVAILABLE ONLINE: Travel Agents - please visit our website to book this tour or many others for your clients online today.
IMPORTANT: Departure dates shown are air dates from the U.S. Land tour starts one day later on Thursday. Morning transfers for this tour are available and will depart from Shannon Airport for passengers who book air with Celtic Tours. If Celtic Tours does not book your air, you may avail of these free transfers, provided you provide your flight information within 45 days prior to departure and you are available 30 minutes prior to airport departure. Otherwise, you must find your own transfer to your first night hotel. Tour ends at Shannon Airport at 9:30 a.m.
Airfare: Celtic Tours offers a wide range of air options for you. Current Aer Lingus airfares from Aer Lingus gateways can be found on page 23. We do offer other airline and gateway options. Up-to-date airfares are available via email at or via our website at You may also book this tour online. Published fares apply to individual reservations. Group reservations—please review your group contract or contact our group department at 1-800-833-4373.
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