Irish Experience

Admiring the Inagh lake, its mountains and the rugged beauty of Connemara in the distance - Irish Experience - Brendan Vacations

*This tour has multiple departure dates

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Live an Irish Experience for 11 days with Brendan Vacations

Explore the Emerald Isle on this most in-depth Irish experience trip, filled with tales of mythical creatures and the troubled history of an island split into two. Beyond soul-stirring landscapes, there’s time with a local ‘Cabbie’ who’ll guide you through Belfast.

Iconic Experience

  • A Local Specialist will show you Dublin’s elegant Georgian squares, O’Connell Street and the Custom House.
  • With a local specialist, explore the city walls. See the Gothic Guildhall and the Georgian houses of Shipquay Street.
  • Victorian Walled Garden: Visit the turreted Neo-Gothic Kylemore Abbey. This monastery was founded in 1920 for Benedictine Nuns who fled Belgium in World War I.
  • Explore the historic heart of Galway. See landmarks such as the Spanish Arch and the cathedral, or perhaps admire the distinctive Claddagh rings.
  • Cliffs of Mohe, stop by the Exhibition Center and look out over the Wild Atlantic Way from these majestic cliffs.
  • It is said that those who kiss the Blarney Stone are bestowed with the power to persuade, flatter and coax. But to do so, you must dangle from the ramparts! Visit Blarney Castle and see the famous Stone of Eloquence.
  • Visit the port town of New Ross. On the quayside, perhaps see the Dunbrody replica famine ship and statue of John F. Kennedy.

Dive into Culture

  • Discover the full story of the Titanic at the Titanic Belfast visitor attraction and monument in Belfast.
  • See traditional craftsmen at the Belleek Pottery Visitor Center, one of the oldest working potteries in the world.
  • During a workshop tour, learn how crystal is crafted at the House of Waterford Crystal.
  • Explore the tragic history of Ireland’s famine emigration at the Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience, a replica of one of the original ships used in the 1800s.

You will have lived an Irish Experience at the end of this tour.

Activities & Highlights: Dublin Sightseeing, Titanic Belfast Experience, Giant’s Causeway, Londonderry, Belleek Village, Connemara Excursion, Kylemore Abbey, Cliffs of Moher, Barrtra Seafood Restaurant, Ring of Kerry, Blarney Castle & Stone, John F. Kennedy Monument in New Ross, Dunbrody Famine Ship

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