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We are pleased to repeat this popular break to Carlow, which is one of Ireland’s smallest towns, offering rural charm and a warm welcome.  Highlights of the tour include Ireland’s Ancient East, visiting the stunning Wicklow Mountains, the city of Waterford and ancient Kilkenny. Our base is the charming Seven Oaks Hotel where we include 2 nights of entertainment.

 

Your Holiday Package Includes:                                          

5 nights dinner, bed & breakfast

Luxury coach travel

Ferry travel            

Services of experienced tour driver

2 nights evening entertainment

EXCURSIONS – excluding any entry fees

Your Holiday Accommodation:

The *** SEVEN OAKS HOTEL enjoys an enviable reputation and is only 3 minutes-walk from the town centre.  It offers the best in traditional Irish food featuring the finest local produce.  The en suite bedrooms have colour TV, telephone, tea making facilities, hairdryer and trouser press.  There is a leisure centre with swimming pool and Jacuzzi.  There is a lift.

The **** STORMONT HOTEL is situated in the leafy suburbs of Belfast four miles from the city centre. Enjoy contemporary dining and relax in the stylish lounge and reception area.  All bedrooms are en suite with TV, telephone, hairdryer, tea making facilities and Wi-Fi.  There is a lift.

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Itineraries

Sunday

Date : April 3, 2022

Travel to Carlow

We travel to Holyhead and board the early afternoon Stena Line ferry to Dublin. We then transfer to Carlow for 4 nights half board accommodation at the Seven Oaks Hotel.

Monday

Date : April 4, 2022

Killenny & New Ross

This morning we explore Ireland’s Ancient East beginning with a visit to the medieval city of Kilkenny. Discover the cobbled lanes and secret alleys and view the magnificent 12th century castle. We continue to the port town of New Ross, situated on the banks of the River Barrow and home to a picturesque quayside.

Tuesday

Date : April 5, 2022

Wicklow Mountains, Wicklow Gap, Glendalough & Avoca

Today we enjoy a true Irish scenic experience, through lush idyllic landscape to the Wicklow Mountains, Wicklow Gap, Glendalough and Avoca. Glendalough is an amazing glacial valley containing 2 picturesque lakes and a number of early monastic settlements in the National Park. Avoca is a picturesque riverside town famous for hand weaving and more recently the home to the T.V. series “Ballykissangel.” Tonight after dinner we include entry to the hotel dance club, which takes place in the ballroom.

Wednesday

Date : April 6, 2022

Waterford & Tramore

This morning we visit the city of Waterford, the oldest city in Ireland and home of Waterford Crystal. Later we head to the coastal town of Tramore and follow the Copper Coast, a UNESCO Global Geopark, which extends along the County Waterford coastline for 25 km and is named after the 19th century copper mines that lie at the heart of this spectacular stretch of cliffs.

Thursday

Date : April 7, 2022

Stormont

We leave Carlow and travel north via the Mountains of Mourne and onto Stormont for overnight half board accommodation at the impressive Stormont Hotel.

Friday

Date : April 8, 2022

Return home

We transfer to Belfast Port for our late morning sailing to Loch Ryan. We disembark early afternoon and travel south via the main roads and motorways, arriving into our local area early evening.

Supplements

Single supplement – £138.00

CURRENCY: Euro

PASSPORT: Not Required

TRAVEL INSURANCE: Required

Deposit

£80.00 per person

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