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A 7-Day Evergreen Ireland North Tour starting from $895 with CIE
from $895 pp

  • Duration: 7 Days
  • Destinations: Ireland

Venture north for spectacular beauty on the Evergreen Ireland Tour with CIE Tours. See Ireland like never before and visit the Celtic nation's top destinations.

Special Offers and Member Benefits:

  • Special Offer*
    • 7-day tour starting at $895
  • Member Benefits
    • $25.00 per person discount on Escorted Motorcoach Tours and a $25.00 total booking discount on Self-drive Vacation Packages. Combinable with other discounts CIE offers.

What You May Experience:

Scenic wonders, lively cities, and cozy firesides: this winter tour of Ireland showcases the best of the northern half of the island. Visit Donegal, Giant’s Causeway, charming Carlingford, and more.

Where You Will Stay:

Along the tour, you will stay in a variety of accommodations, such as:

  • Academy Plaza Hotel, Dublin - This modern and centrally located hotel offers 285 rooms of several types. All public areas are spacious and comfortable, including the large reception and lobby area, Plaza Bar and Grill and Oscar’s Restaurant. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel, which is located on Cathal Brugha Street, just off O’Connell Street, one of Dublin’s main thoroughfares. Trinity College, St. Stephen’s Green, Temple Bar, shops, galleries and pubs are all within easy walking distance.
  • Galway Bay Hotel, Galway - The award-winning, 4-star Galway Bay Hotel overlooks Galway Bay and is located on Galway’s Blue Flag beach. Guests can enjoy the hotels swimming pool, a massage fountain, and its AA Rosette Bay Brasserie. With bright, cozy decor, each room offers an interactive TV, free Wi-Fi, and free newspapers on request. Guests can also make use of a private bathroom with a hairdryer, tea/coffee facilities. Guests have free use of the leisure center, which features a fully equipped, modern gym, and a sauna.
  • Station House Hotel - Letterkenny, Donegal - Station House Letterkenny is a 3-star modern contemporary boutique hotel, offering high-quality accommodation. The hotel is in the center of town close to all shopping, pubs, and restaurants. The colorful, spacious bedrooms all offer modern facilities such as flat-screen TV (in-house movies), and free Wi-Fi and computer modem connection. Luxury glass-paneled private bathrooms have showers and full-length mirrors.
  • AC Hotel by Marriott Belfast, Belfast - AC Hotel Belfast is an urban retreat in a riverside location. Explore Belfast on foot with Titanic Belfast, City Hall, Belfast Waterfront, SSE Arena and the shops of Victoria Square a short walk away. The contemporary bedrooms feature king-size beds, Nespresso coffee makers, glass enclosed double showers and technology including free high-speed internet access and 49-inch TVs. Guests can also enjoy an AC Fitness Room, 24-hour room service and can opt for a continental or cooked breakfast. With 2 meeting rooms, an AC Lounge, riverside terrace and all-day dining, the hotel provides the perfect co-working space. When day turns to night, the restaurant “Novelli at City Quays” will excite, as multi-Michelin-starred chef Jean-Christophe Novelli brings his flare to the dining experience, whilst expert bartenders serve up local knowledge with craft beer and cocktails.

The CIE Tours Difference:

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Included With Your Trip

What's Included & Welcome Gifts:

  • Full daily breakfast and many meals*
  • An evening of Irish entertainment  
  • Transportation (Buses, shuttles & ferries)
  • Welcome drinks with your group
  • Free Wi-Fi on luxury coaches
  • All entrance fees to attractions
  • Comprehensive travel itinerary
  • A travel backpack
  • Travel adapter
  • Rain poncho
  • Luggage strap and tags
  • Documents wallet

What is Special About This Tour?:

A hidden gem, Carlingford is a picture-perfect town on the Cooley Peninsula with magnificent mountain and sea views. Explore its medieval sights, enjoy abundant local oysters or shop local makers. Plus, very special CIE Tours exclusives at the Crosskeys Inn and Sean’s Bar – two of the most iconic pubs in Europe

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Additional Package Options: 

  • Vacation Protection Insurance
  • Roundtrip Airfare
  • Hertz® Rental Car
  • Direct Airport Transfer Service (town car or limousine) 
  • And much more!
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Here is a look at the details of this trip:

At A Glance: Evergreen Ireland Itinerary ~ 7 days ~ Dublin, Ireland Roundtrip ~ from $895 

Day 1: Dublin Tour | Welcome Drink

Your tour begins at 2:00 PM at your hotel. Enjoy a panoramic tour of Dublin, a city known for its literary heritage, Georgian architecture, famed pubs, and the wit of its people. See the capital city’s sights including Trinity College, St. Stephen’s Green, the River Liffey and more. Return to your hotel for a welcome drink with your group before free time for dinner on your own.

Day 2: Sean's Bar | Galway Walking Tour

Proceed to Athlone for a CIE Tours Exclusive, a visit to Sean’s Bar, Ireland’s oldest pub dating back to 900 AD. Choose a creamy Irish coffee or another drink and raise your glass as visitors have for centuries. Travel on to Galway and join a local guide for a walking tour of this buzzing city on the River Corrib. There’s much to see in the city that was chosen the European Capital of Culture for 2020: the medieval streetscape, Eyre Square, the Spanish Arch. Take some time to explore on your own – listen to the buskers (street musicians), stop into a pub, or explore the many small shops that line the main street. Dine independently this evening.

Day 3: Donegal | Sheepdog Demonstration

Travel on to County Sligo to view an amazing demonstration of highly-skilled dogs herding sheep at their owner’s command. Journey on through rugged scenery and arrive in Donegal, a town established around a Viking harbor and today known for handcrafted tweeds and woolens. Visit our CIE Tours preferred shopping partner Triona Design. Take some free time to discover the charm of this lively town. Head on to Letterkenny, where you will dine in your hotel

Day 4: Derry Walking Tour | Giant's Causeway | Crosskeys Inn

Join a local guide for a walking tour of historic Derry, viewing the Old City, with its fortification walls dating back to the 17th century. Proceed on to the Giant’s Causeway, impressive sea cliffs and hexagonal basalt column formations along the Atlantic, which folklore says was built by the legendary Finn MacCool. Experience this awe-inspiring natural spectacle and take in an exhibition about its history. Enjoy dinner with your group at the oldest thatched pub in Ireland dating to 1654, the Crosskeys Inn. A CIE Tours exclusive venue, it’s one of Ireland’s most famous traditional music pubs.

Day 5: Belfast Tour | Titanic Belfast

Take a panoramic tour of Belfast, a port city rich in history, with a dynamic arts scene. Its wealth of architectural heritage includes the imposing City Hall, built in 1906 in a classical Renaissance style, and the Parliament Buildings at Stormont, home of the Northern Ireland Assembly, which arose out of the 1990s peace process. Visit Titanic Belfast to discover the role Belfast ship-builders played in the history of the ill-fated ocean-liner.

Day 6: Carlingford | The Merry Ploughboy

Travel to the charming historic town of Carlingford on the Cooley Peninsula, famous for its beautiful views, oyster farms, and medieval church. Explore the town independently, with time to see some of the historic sites and browse the shops. Return to Dublin for a lively evening of dinner and traditional Irish entertainment at the Merry Ploughboy pub.

Day 7: Tour Ends in Dublin

Departure Dates
Start: November 6, 2022
End: December 31, 2022
Price: $895 pp

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