Splendors of Ireland

  • Gain Irish memories to last a lifetime

    14 days

    Aug. 23 to Sep. 5, 2020

    Perched on the northwest tip of Europe, this is the one place in the world where even time getting lost will be worthwhile. With ancient myths and legends to uncover, amazing landscapes to explore and locals who will be more than happy to reveal its hidden gems, just go where the island of Ireland takes you. Guaranteed, you will return home with memories that will last a lifetime.

    Join Dignity Travel for this fully accessible and easy tour of Ireland. You will experience lost legends, friendly people, historic sites, and new friendships.

     

    Tour package

    $10,264.98* per person (double occupancy)

    $13,701.06* per person (single occupancy)

     

    Reservation deadline for this tour is May 20, 2020

    All itineraries and prices are subject to change without notice and are based on estimated group size. A refundable deposit of $5,000 per person is required to confirm your reservation. If traveling as a single occupant a $7,000 refundable deposit is required. All major credit cards accepted for deposit. Final payment is due by Jun. 23, 2020. Deposits are fully refundable, minus processing fees until the final payment deadline.

     

    Dignity Travel advantages for this tour

    • Fully accessible tour to Ireland
    • Great tour for people who are slow walkers or cannot walk long distances
    • Airport to hotel roundtrip transfers
    • Entrance fees to listed attractions
    • Viewing the Cliffs of Moher by shore and sea
    • Visit to the Waterford Museum
    • Killarney scenic drive
    • Visit to Bunratty Castle Folk Park … and much more
    • Experienced care and tour hosts to assist throughout travel (based on group size)
    • Local guides
    • Tips for local guides and driver included in tour package
    • Transportation in an accessible air-conditioned luxury motor coach
    • Four-star hotel accessible hotel accommodations with daily Irish breakfast
    • Lunches and dinners included in tour package per itinerary
    • Farewell dinner and traditional Irish Shows
    • Personal care attendants and/or nurse (based on group size or arranged on an individual basis)
    • Roommates for single travelers may be arranged
    • Security and social opportunities of group travel experience

     

    Itinerary at a glance

    Aug. 22 – Depart North America

    Aug. 23 – Arrive Dublin

    Aug. 24 – Tour of Dublin including Trinity College

    Aug. 25 – Visit St. Patrick’s Cathedral and Jameson Distillery

    Aug. 26 – Day tour to Malahide Castle and Howth Village 

    Aug. 27 – Tour of Waterford Museum

    Aug. 28 – Travel to Limerick with stop at Irish National Stud

    Aug. 29 – Day at Bunratty Castle Folk Park

    Aug. 30 – Scenic tour to Killarney and Muckross House

    Aug. 31 – Free day in Limerick

    Sep. 01 – Travel to Galway with stop at the Cliffs of Moher

    Sep. 02 – Day tour to the Connemara Region

    Sep. 03 – Visit to Ashford Castle

    Sep. 04 – Free day in Galway

    Sep. 05 – Transfer from hotel to Shannon airport

     

    *Rates include all of the listed group benefits. Rates are subject to availability and are the same for accessible or non-accessible rooms. The number of accessible rooms are limited and available on a first come basis. Book early to guarantee your room choice or contact us to establish an interest fee monthly payment plan. All itineraries and prices are subject to change without notice and are based on group size. The rate does not include airfare or travel protection.


  • Dublin Aug. 23

    Arrive Dublin and transfer to accessible centrally located hotel. Located off the city’s main thoroughfare, O’ Connell Street, the Hotel is a short stroll from the shopping, galleries, theatres and of course the cosmopolitan area of Temple Bar.

    Lunch, Dinner

  • Dublin Aug. 24

    We will spend a glorious day exploring Dublin as we visit Trinity College and Book of Kells.  This College is famed for the great treasures of which it has the honor to be guardian including the Book of Kells, a Ninth Century illuminated manuscript. We will then visit the Guinness Storehouse which is home to Guinness Stout, the famous black beer.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Dublin Aug. 25

    Today we continue our of the beautiful city of Dublin including a visit to St Patrick’s Cathedral which stands on the oldest Christian site in Dublin where, it is said, the Saint baptized converts to the Christian faith in a well alongside the building.  We will also tour the famous Jameson Distillery where beautiful copper stills and other instruments used in the whiskey distillation process can be seen.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Dublin/Mahlhide Castle/Dublin Aug. 26

    We will enjoy a half-day exploring Howth Village and Malahide Castle. Stopping first at the grounds of the castle, we will have a live-guided tour of the refurbished castle and wander the majestic grounds. We will then travel along the scenic coast to the picturesque fishing village of Howth where we will enjoy a delicious seafood lunch. In the evening we will delight in a traditional Irish dinner show.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Dublin/Waterford/Dublin Aug. 27

    Today we will enjoy a day-trip to first the Waterford Museum to learn about this world famous crystal. Then we will venture on to County Wicklow to discover the beautiful rolling green hills which have made Ireland so famous. We will also visit one of the world’s greatest gardens at Powercourt House situated in the foothills of the Wicklow Mountains.

    Breakfast, Dinner

  • Dublin/Limerick Aug. 28

    We depart Dublin today for our journey to Limerick. Along the way we will stop at Kildare in Tully County where we will visit the Japanese Gardens and Irish National Stud, which promotes Irish racing horses and is one of the country’s major attractions. After visiting Kildare, we will continue to the Rock of Cashel with its well preserved ecclesiastical remains and one of Ireland’s most spectacular landmarks.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Limerick Aug. 29

    We tour the major city of Limerick today. Its compact old town is known for medieval-era St. Mary’s Cathedral and St. Johns’ Square, lined with Georgian townhouses which stand along the River Shannon. We will visit King John’s Castle, Bunratty Castle and park where 19th century life is vividly recreated. We will enjoy the tastes, scents, sights and sounds of these enchanting places as we stroll around these historical gems.

    Breakfast, Dinner

  • Limerick/Killarney/Limerick Aug. 30

    Today will enjoy a day-tour from Limerick to Killarney which is on the northeastern shore of Lough Leane and part of the Killarney National Park. Our tour will feature time at the Muckross House, gardens and traditional farm which dates back to the 19th century. Beautifully situated beside Muckross Lake, you will enjoy the beautiful gardens and a interior tour of the house.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Limerick Aug. 31

    You will have the day to enjoy Limerick on your own. Shop, have a sport of tea or enjoy a museum.

    Breakfast, Dinner

  • Limerick/Galway Sep. 01

    We depart Limerick for Galway today. Along the way we will stop at the Cliffs of Moher which stand more than 600 feet above the wild Atlantic Ocean. The cliffs are home to thousands of seabirds and the view on a clear day is spectacular with Mount Brandon and the Aran Islands often visible on the horizon.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Galway Sep. 02

    Today we will discover the most coveted region, Connemara, in County Galway. A particularly beautiful region, appreciated for its patchwork-like scenery of little green fields, never-ending stone walls, thatched cottages and pretty fishing villages. We will also visit Kylemore Abbey which is the only Irish home of the Benedictine Nuns. Built originally as a castle, it is one the best examples of Irish neo-gothic architecture. The estate also features a Victorian Walled Garden.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Galway/Cong/Galway Sep. 03

    We will visit the famous Ashford Castle grounds and enjoy a scenic boat ride as we learn the history of the gorgeous estate. After we will visit the small village of Cong made famous as the filming location of “A Quite Man” starring John Wayne. In the evening we will enjoy a traditional Irish show featuring past stars from the “Lord of the Dance.”

    Breakfast, Dinner