8 Day tour From Dublin- 339 GBP
15th March 2008
Booking Ref: BAC PW O2D
The Mother of all St. Paddy’s weekend extravaganzas!!
Others will claim the same, don’t be fooled!
FOGRA/PLEASE NOTE: Tour starts and ends in Dublin
In 2007 these St. Paddys day tours featured on Irish Television.
Exclusive Party, free Paddys Day t-shirt!!
INCLUDES ALL THIS:
Guinness Brewery - Exclusive access on Paddys Day, free pint of the black stuff!
City Tour of Dublin
Paddywagon info Pack
Invite to the legendary St. Patricks Day Party
Irish music, dancing and singalongs all inclusive
Guided Day Tour to Glendalough (Braveheart location) and Bono’s home – Killiney
Monster Ceili (learn to Irish dance!!)
Enjoy the massive city centre Parade
The full services of the 100% Irish team and clan!
Downtown Dublin Accommodation and Breakfasts
5 Day tour of All Ireland
Historic Derry Walking Tour
Cliffs of Moher
and much, much more
Day 1 - Welcome to Dublin party
You arrive in Dublins fair city and check into our fine city centre accommodation, Paddy's Palace (5 Beresford Place, Lower Gardiner Street - right beside central bus station Bus Aras. Tel. 018881756). Check in is available from afternoon on. Tonight we’ll party at a massive Paddy wagon party, Irish dance and singalong on the banks of the river Liffey.
Day 2: Dublin city tour & Day tour to Glendalough
After fine hearty breakfast and maybe a romantic stroll through relaxed morning Dublin or take the city tour by coach provided for you by us. After lunch we’ll mount up and go off on a relaxing and enjoyable day tour to Glendalough. The monastic citadel if St. Kevin set in the majestic Wicklow mountains, this beauty spot was chosen by Mel Gibson to be the Scottish highlands in the blockbuster Braveheart. It is located less than an hour from Dublin.
We’ll also take in Killiney on the way, Irelands home to the stars – Van Morrison, Enya and the U2 boys!
Youll be free tonight to take in a few cultural activities in Dublin city centre, go to the city centre carnival or just find a cosy pub and make new friends! Dublin will be packed, it’s the eve of St. Patricks Day!!!
Day 3: St. Paddys Day in Dublin
The only national festival celebrated the world over! We all head down together to the Guinness brewery, as Paddywagon customers youll be special guests of Guinness and we’ll have privileged access to the all glass, trendy ‘gravity bar’ on top of the brewery, with 360 degree views of Dublin town. At lunch-time we’ll regroup and go to O’Connell bridge to take our places to watch the worlds biggest non-military parade and festival proceed past us with over 250,000 participants!
In the evening maybe try out the monster ceili, or the many other activities we have laid on for you our valued guests. Afterwards, it’s a celebration of human happiness in the famed Temple Bar area!
6PM it's the world famous St. Patrick's Day party! Meet the Irish, music, dance the night away in our exclusive city centre venue.
Day 4: Dublin to Belfast
Leave Dublin's Paddy Palace at 8am and begin your adventures at Drogheda where youll see the preserved head of St. Oliver Plunkett (executed 1681) in St. Peters Cathedral. Cross the border at South Armagh. A fascinating evening in Belfast awaits. We strongly recommend the world famous Black Taxi tour (optional) to view the Peace wall and political murals.
Day 5: Belfast to Historic Derry
A glorious touring day! Cruise the Beautiful North Coast. You'll see the Carrick-a-rede rope bridge (seasonal), walk the Giants Causeway and take fantastic photos of Dunluce Castle. Overnight in Historic Derry. Amazing music night in Peadar O'Donnells pub!
Day 6: Derry to Galway
Begin today with an excellent in-depth walking tour of Derry's walls (1601) and the well known Bogside district. Drive through enchanting Sligo visiting the sacred grave of our national Poet, Nobel laureate WB Yeats. Explore the vast archaeological and cultural richness of Irelands North West Coast. Stop at Knock, Catholic Irelands vast pilgrimage site. Tonight youll overnight in Galway, Irelands party capital.
Day 7: Galway to Killarney
Today you will have the wild atlantic ocean by your side as we cruise down the West Coast. Run around the lunar landscape of the Burren before gazing in awe at the majesty that is the cliffs of moher. Overnight in Killarney, Irelands premier tourist town.
Day 8: Killarney to Dublin
Cross the Cork and Kerry Mountains to kiss the legendary Blarney Stone on top of Blarney Castle. Souvenir heaven! You'll make your way up through the battle fields of "Braveheart" to Dublin for our final farewells.
Departs: Paddys Palace Dublin on the afternoon of Saturday15th March
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