Tour of Ireland, September 1-9, 2019

Kiss the Blarney Stone! Sample a freshly brewed Guinness! Walk the Giant’s Causeway! See the ancient Book of Kells at Trinity College!
Experience all this and more on Arete’s Tour of Ireland…


Sunday, 1 September

Morning: Arrivals

Afternoon: Tour of Dublin (including “Harry Potter’s” Trinity College)

Dinner: The Bistro, Killashee Hotel

After Dinner: Visit Naas, the closest village to the Killashee Hotel

Monday, 2 September

Morning: Tour of The Dublin Liberties Distillery; Tour of Guinness Brewery

Lunch: Guinness Brewery

Afternoon: Walking Tour of Dublin (including St. Patrick’s Cathedral)

Dinner: Teelings Whiskey

Tuesday, 3 September

All Day: Tour of Northern Ireland Coast, the Giant’s Causeway (‘home’ of “Game of Thrones”)

Dinner: Local Village

Wednesday, 4 September

All Day: Blarney Castle and Cork

Lunch: Pub Lunch

Dinner: BBQ

Thursday, 5 September

Day at Leisure

Suggestions:  Malahide – Seaside Resort & Fishing Village (with Castle)

                        Killarney – Ireland’s “adventure capital”

                        Tully – Irish National Stud and Gardens

                        Shopping in Dublin

                        Spa Day at Killashee Hotel

Friday, 6 September

All Day: Tour of (the Medieval town of) Kilkenny

Evening/Dinner: Irish Night at Taylor’s, Dublin

Saturday, 7 September

All Day: Tour of Wicklow, Powerscroft House & Gardens, and Glendalough

Evening/Dinner: Gala Dinner, Killashee Hotel

Sunday, 8 September

All Day: Tour of Galway and the West Coast                 

After-dinner Activity: Snug Pub

Monday, 9 September


Single Occupancy:         $2,950
Double Occupancy:       $2,500 each

Price Includes:

  • Eight nights’ accommodation at a 4-star hotel, the Killashee Hotel
  • Use of the Killashee Hotel facilities, including the gym, pool, and spa
  • Guided tours of all the places listed in the Itinerary
  • Breakfast and all meals included in the Itinerary
  • Transfers from/to Dublin Airport

A non-refundable deposit of $250 is due by July 1.

Payments can be made by check, credit card, or wire transfer.

Contact the Arete Office by e-mail or phone (707-546-3110) for more details about payments.