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Shades of Ireland Double

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We are traveling one day before the tour begins in Dublin to relax and explore on your own. Arrive on Day two. Day three is at leisure. Enjoy free time to visit Trinity College and see The Book of Kells, the lavishly decorated first four gospels of the New Testament, widely regarded as Ireland’s finest national treasure. Tonight, you and your fellow travelers revel in a traditional Irish evening, including regional cuisine. Day four choose to ride with a local guide to see St. Patrick's Cathedral, O'Connell Street, the General Post Office, and Phoenix Park or embark on a walking tour of the city's historic center, exploring St. Stephen's Green, Grafton Street, and the River Liffey. Day five depart Dublin for Waterford, where en route, stop in the medieval city of Kilkenny on the River Nore. Next, in Waterford you will have a choice of touring the House of Waterford Crystal or visit the Medieval Museum for a guided tour and glass of wine in the 15th-century Mayor's Wine Vault. Day six en route to Killarney, journey to Blarney Castle and a chance to kiss the Blarney Stone. In Killarney, board a traditional boat and sail through the breathtaking lakes in the company of an expert boatman. Tonight, it's Diner's Choice. Choose your included dinner from a menu of Killarney's great restaurants. Day seven travel around the coastal Ring of Kerry. Enjoy ocean scenery as you travel through picturesque villages. At the Gap of Dunloe, shop for local artisan-made crafts. See border collies in action during a traditional sheepdog demonstration at a family-run farm. The evening is at leisure. Day eight start your day with a traditional jaunting car ride through Killarney National Park. Travel to Adare, Ireland's prettiest village for free time. Next, travel to Limerick where a panoramic city tour showcases King John’s Castle and the Treaty Stone. Day nine depart for the Cliffs of Moher whose stunning 700 foot high cliffs have awe-inspiring views of the mighty Atlantic and the Aran Islands. After leaving the Cliffs of Moher, travel through the limestone landscape of the Burren, known for its stark beauty and Neolithic tombs. Arrive in Galway where a brief city tour introduces “The City of Tribes”. Day ten depart Limerick for a journey to Irish Whiskey territory. Visit a distillery and learn the process of whiskey making and enjoy a tasting of the final product. Arrive in Kingscourt where you will spend your final night in Cabra Castle. Tonight toast the end of a fabulous trip during your farewell dinner. Day eleven the tour ends and you head home with fond memories of the Emerald Isle.
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Class Details

11 Sessions
Weekly - Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu

Yosemite Hall Parking Lot, West Campus

Community Education Host 



Please read:  Cancellation waiver insurance, airfare, hotel accommodations, hotel transfers, and 14 meals included. $829.00 deposit per person due upon registration. Save $100.00 and book by March 13, 2020.



Registration Closes On
Friday, September 11, 2020 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
9/11/2020 - 9/21/2020 Weekly -Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 4:00 AM - 11:59 PM Modesto, Yosemite Hall Parking Lot, West Campus  Map, Room: Parking Lot 211 Community Education Host