What are you waiting for? CIE Tours is offering a very special 10 percent discount on guided vacations in Ireland and there are just so many incredible options to chose from.
The new year is ripe with opportunity to discover (or rediscover) Ireland with CIE Tours International.
A limited-time Fall Sale offers 10 percent off any 2019 guided vacation, using promotion code FALL10. The beauty of Ireland is endless, but the discount is only available through Nov. 30, 2018.
Here are just three of the transformative Irish tours to consider (pricing is before 10 percent discount):
This fast-paced jaunt through the Emerald Isle starts with an introduction to the historic heart of Dublin.
Next, guests can kiss the famous “Stone of Eloquence” at Blarney Castle and explore the Blarney Woollen Mills for Irish goods.
A drive along the 100-mile Ring of Kerry offers epic coastal views and "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" fans will appreciate a stop at the Skellig Experience, from which they can see the gorgeous rocky offshore island that became Luke’s hideaway.
A taste of Irish farm life comes by way of a sheepdog demonstration before guests cross the River Shannon Estuary by ferry to explore the Cliffs of Moher.
The tour continues through Galway and concludes in Dublin. Unique experiences are peppered throughout, including an Irish song and dancing demonstration and a medieval-style feast in a castle.
Travelers seeking a leisurely pace to take in Ireland’s most acclaimed sights will gravitate toward this trip.
In Dublin, they’ll view the priceless 8th century Book of Kells at Trinity College.
Next, in the heartland, guests visit the banks of the mighty River Shannon and see the elaborate Celtic crosses of Clonmacnoise.
During a stay in Galway, they’ll explore scenic Connemara, Kylemore Abbey and take a short catamaran cruise of Killary Harbour. Traveling south around Galway Bay, guests will watch sheepdog demonstrations and view the Cliffs of Moher.
A traditional horse-drawn jaunting car ride through the Killarney National Park is a highlight, followed by a traditional drive along the Ring of Kerry.
Stops at the Blarney Castle and Waterford, among others, finally lead travelers back to Dublin.
CIE Tours’ most comprehensive Irish experience affords travelers ample time to soak in the country’s vibrant culture and rich history.
Starting in Dublin, the guest journey includes iconic points like Blarney Castle, and unexpected treasures like Kinsale, an old fishing town now renowned for sailing and gourmet food.
The rugged western coastline of Cork comes by way of Clonakilty and Skibbereen, and Ross Castle in Killarney National Park is accessed via a horse-drawn jaunting car ride.
On the Dingle Peninsula, guests take a scenic boat trip and can sip a traditional Irish coffee at the South Pole Inn, once the home of a famed Antarctic explorer.
Sheepdogs demonstrate their herding skills in Caherconnell before guests visit a charming village in the Burren and then explore the medieval city walls and other attractions of Galway.
Ireland’s only fjord is seen during a catamaran cruise of Killary Harbour, followed by a homestead visit including a farmhouse lunch. A stop at the magnificent country estate Lissadell House in County Sligo is followed by a visit to Belleek Pottery in County Fermanagh to see craftspeople create their renowned fine china.
Day 10 includes the Slieve League Cliffs and time in Donegal. Thereafter, guests take a walking tour of Derry’s medieval walls and explore the Giant’s Causeway and its enormous hexagonal columns formed more than 60 million years ago.
In Belfast, travelers will see the shipyards where RMS Titanic was built.
The tour moves on to historic Brú na Bóinne to learn about the 5,000-year old burial tombs of Newgrange and Knowth and travelers conclude in Dublin.
For more information or to book a 2019 trip, visit CIE Tours, call 800-559-0388, or connect with a travel professional.