Vance Bros. presents … A Musical Tour of Ireland November 5-12, 2011 Tour Cost: $1,495 per person sharing. Departure Tax Additional: $127 subject to change until ticketed. Travel Protection Plan available at $89 Single Supplement $217 Additional-limited Day 01 Saturday November 5: USA – Dublin: Depart Boston’s Logan Airport on EI #136 at 7:15 p.m. (Those joining the tour in Boston please be there three (3) hours prior to departure time) on your overnight flight to Dublin, Ireland via Aer Lingus. In flight entertainment and dinner will be served shortly after take off. Day 02 Sunday November 6: Dublin - Kingscourt: Arrive at Dublin Airport where you are met by your Irish driver/guide and escorted to your luxury motor coach. Depart Dublin, you travel north through Phoenix Park, the biggest enclosed park in Western Europe containing the beautifully situated Dublin Zoo. On then to Trim rich in historical associations and ancient residence of Irish High Kings. On then via Navan and into Kingscourt, County Cavan to your castle home for the evening. Check in where you are then free to rest, relax and independently explore. Dinner and overnight at Cabra Castle. Day 03 Monday November 7: Kingscourt – Castlebar: After your first full Irish breakfast, we will travel across the green heart of Ireland to Castlebar. The main towns on our route will be bustling Mullingar, Longford and Carrick-on-Shannon, which as the name suggests is a popular base for inland boating enthusiast. On to Castlebar where you’ll check into your manor style country house hotel, situated on 82 acres of grounds and gardens. Dinner at your hotel and later enjoy a musical session with the Vance Bros. Overnight at the Breaffy House Hotel. Day 04 Tuesday November 8: Achill Island: After breakfast our days touring will be spent discovering the beauties of County Mayo. We drive from Castlebar, along wide Clew Bay to Mulrany and still further west to Achill Island. Achill is linked to the mainland by a bridge, making this lovely spot accessible to tourist and Irish holiday-makers alike. Enjoy spectacular views of the wide Atlantic Clew Bay and Blacksod Bay before returning via Bangor. Dinner and overnight at your hotel in Castlebar. Day 05 Wednesday November 9: Castlebar – Killarney: After breakfast we will leave the west of Ireland and travel south to the beauty of Killarney town. You will travel through the counties of Mayo, Galway, Clare, and Limerick and into Kerry. Check into your hotel where you are then free to independently explore. Dinner followed by a musical session with the Vance Bros. Overnight at the Killarney Towers Hotel. Day 06 Thursday November 10: Ring of Kerry: This morning, we depart on one of Ireland’s most popular and beautiful drives, the Ring of Kerry. Traveling from Killarney, we come to the town of Killorglin, famous for “Puck Fair” and from here we commence the ring tour. Our drive is along the coastline of the broad Iveragh Peninsula, through the towns of Glenveagh, Cahirciveen, Waterville and Sneem. The scenery is spectacular as wind-swept cliffs, still lakes, lost valleys and rocky mountains blend in awesome beauty. As one looks around, it is easy to agree with the old Irish saying, “even if a man has only a small bit of earth here, he has a lot of the heavens”. From Sneem, we continue via “Ladies View” back to Killarney. Dinner followed by a musical session with the Vance Bros. and guests. Overnight at our Killarney hotel. Day 07 Friday November 11: Killarney – Dingle Peninsula – Limerick: Departing Killarney, we drive along the Kerry coast to the Dingle Peninsula, which offers magnificent coastal scenery. Beyond Slea Head, we see the Blasket Islands, the last outpost of Europe. On then through the towns of Abbeyfeale, Newcastle West, and Adare to historic Limerick City. Tonight you’ll dine like Lords & Ladies at a farewell medieval banquet at Bunratty Castle. Overnight at the Absolute Hotel in Limerick. Day 08 Saturday November 12: Limerick – Shannon - USA: After breakfast, you’ll travel the short distance to Shannon Airport for your return flight on EI #135 departing at 12:30 p.m.. Ample time for last minute duty-free shopping before you board your flight. Arrive back at Boston’s Logan Airport the same day at 2:20 p.m. Your Tour Includes: ***Roundtrip airfare from Boston to Ireland via Aer Lingus *** Six (6) nights First Class Hotel Accommodations, rooms with private facilities ***Full Irish breakfast daily, except day of arrival *** Five (5) Hotel dinners plus farewell medieval banquet at Bunratty Castle *** Touring includes: Irish Midlands, Achill Island, Ring of Kerry and Dingle Peninsula ***g Music sessions with the Vance Bros. and guests *** Deluxe touring motor coach for all transportation and sightseeing with the services of a professional Irish driver/guide *** Porterage of one (1) suitcase per person *** Tips & taxes in Ireland. NOTE: Gratuity to the driver/guide is not included ***Celtic Tours flight bag and portfolio of travel documents Tour Cost: $1,495 per person sharing twin/double occupancy Departure Tax: $127 Additional, subject to change until ticketed. Single Supplement: $217 limited available) Travel Protection Plan: $89 Additional, due with initial deposit, non-refundable Please Print RESERVATION APPLICATION Please reserve ________seat(s) on Vance Bros. Musical Tour of Ireland November 5-12, 2011 Name (as on passport): _____________________________________________________________________________________ Note: A valid U.S. Passport is required (valid for 6 months beyond date of travel) for travel to Ireland. 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