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2000 Broadway Street, Suite 221, Clarksville, IN 47129

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OVERNIGHT ADULT TRIPS

Irish splendor - ireland

Saturday, October 16 - Saturday, October 23, 2021

Savor a true taste of “Irish Splendor” when you spend the night in a stately castle. Sip on the “Water of Life” at a whiskey distillery. Stand in awe on the Cliffs of Moher. Relax by a roaring peat fire. Meet a local family and enjoy tea and scones at their farm. Explore the spectacular Dingle Peninsula and drive the Slea Head road for majestic coastal views. Visit the famous Gap of Dunloe where you can shop for traditional Irish goods. Kiss the Blarney Stone at Blarney Castle. Gaze upon the historic Rock of Cashel. Tour rollicking Dublin. Visit Christ Church Cathedral, one of Ireland’s most historic buildings and delight in cocktails and canapes in its crypt. From the breathtaking sights of County Kerry to the historic Rock of Cashel, gaze across the countryside and culture of Ireland.  Your registration for this exciting trip includes:

 

  • 8 Days, 7 Nights
  • 8 Meals Included (6 Breakfasts, 2 Dinners)
  • Round-Trip Flight
  • Tour Guide During Entire Stay in Ireland
  • More Details to Come...

TRIP PRICES

Single

Double

 

 

$3,399

$2,999

 

*Prices are Per Person

*A deposit of $600 per person is due upon reservation.  Reservations are made on a first come, first served basis.  Reservations made after the deposit due date of April 10, 2021 are based upon availability.  Final payment due by August 17, 2021.  Deposits are refundable up until April 17, 2021.

**IN-PERSON TRIP PRESENTATIONS**

A representative from Collette Travel will join us to give a detailed presentation about the trip and to answer your questions. We will be offering two different presentation times, and both will be held at the Clarksville Town Hall, located at 2000 Broadway Street. Light refreshments will be served.

 

Ireland 2021 Trip Presentations

Wednesday, February 10th, 2021

1:00-2:00pm & 6:00-7:00pm

Clarksville Town Hall

2000 Broadway Street, Clarksville

 

You must register in advance for the trip presentation by calling 812-283-5313, or by clicking here. Registration for the presentation is FREE, and there is no obligation to register for the trip. We will also stream the presentations online via Facebook Live.

TENTATIVE ITINERARY

Day 1: Saturday, October 16

  • Depart via Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport
  •  Overnight Flight to Dublin Airport, Ireland

 

Day 2: Sunday, October 17

  • Your tour opens in Dublin with a visit to Christ Church Cathedral. Join your fellow travelers for canapés and cocktails in the cathedral’s crypt.

 

Day 3: Monday, October 18

  • Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Dublin, the “Fair City.” Take in O’Connell Street, Grafton Street and the city's magnificent rows of stately Georgian town homes. Then, enjoy some leisure time to independently explore the cultural offerings of delightful Dublin.

 

Day 4: Tuesday, October 19

  • Depart Dublin for Ireland’s breathtaking countryside. Visit the town of Cashel for views of the historic Rock of Cashel, the reputed location where St. Patrick preached and converted the King of Munster. Next, journey to historic Blarney Castle where you’ll have the opportunity to kiss the famous Blarney Stone. Legend has it that those who kiss the stone are bestowed with the gift of eloquence. End your day in charming Killarney and enjoy dinner this evening at one of Killarney’s best local restaurants.

 

Day 5: Wednesday, October 20

  • Set off this morning to follow what is perhaps Ireland’s most majestic coastal route – the stunning Dingle Peninsula. Stop at the Gap of Dunloe where you can shop for traditional Irish goods handcrafted by local artisans. Travel to the town of Dingle and drive the beautiful Slea Head road, where some of the country’s most spectacular landscapes are found.

 

Day 6: Thursday, October 21

  • Today, experience the customs and daily life of a traditional Irish family and enjoy homemade scones and tea during a memorable visit to the Molanna Dairy Farm. Continue to the stunning 700-foot-high Cliffs of Moher for awe-inspiring views of the mighty Atlantic and the Aran Islands. End your day in the charming town of Ennis. Enjoy the ambience of your historic hotel, cozy up to its roaring peat fire, and feel the warmth of Irish hospitality.

 

Day 7: Friday, October 22

  • Start your day with a cross-country journey to Irish whiskey territory. The ancient town of Tullamore has long been associated with the whiskey industry. During a visit to one of these historic distilleries, learn the process of whiskey making and delight in a tasting of the final product. Top your day off with an overnight stay on the regal grounds of Barberstown Castle, where you toast the end of a fabulous trip during your farewell dinner.

 

Day 8: Saturday, October 23

  • Your tour comes to a close in Straffan.
  • Depart via Dublin Airport, Ireland
  • Arrive at Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport

QUESTIONS?

Email Trip Coordinator Ken Conklin at kconklin@clarksvilleparks.com or call 812-283-1423.

OPTIONAL TRIP EXCURSIONS - *Additional Fee

Dublin - The Guinness Storehouse & Traditional Irish Night

$110 Per Person

This culinary and cultural adventure begins at the Guinness Storehouse, Ireland's top international visitor attraction. Explore the brewing process behind this beloved beverage and learn how to pour the perfect pint. At its spectacular Gravity Bar, enjoy a sweeping 360º view of Dublin as you savor a complimentary pint. Next, come to know Ireland's famed welcoming spirit, lively music and dynamic dancing during a fun filled evening of Irish entertainment at its very best. You will become Irish for the night as you take in the local entertainment and savor some of Ireland's most traditional dishes, such as homemade soda bread and Dublin coddle. The Irish dancers will dazzle you and the traditional Irish ballads will touch your heart. This toe-tapping evening will take you on a journey that captures the true local flavor in a welcoming setting that immerses you in the magic of Irish culture that is rich in tradition and cheer. Duration: Approximately 5 hours. Please note a minimum of 4 passengers is required. Transportation is included.

Limerick -Medieval Banquet

$110 Per Person

 

In a beautiful land of rolling green fields, ancient battlefields and medieval fortresses once inhabited by generations of clansmen, you can conjure up a world filled with lords and ladies, knights and damsels as you experience a true medieval banquet hosted in a real castle! The 15th century magically comes to life the moment you enter the castle. Sip honey-rich mead and admire the ornate tapestries and royal furnishings before sitting down for a sumptuous four-course meal and some fine wine suitable for toasting the royal court. Spirits run high with delightful song and dance performances reminiscent of this unique period. Duration: Approximately 4 hours. Please note a minimum of 15 passengers is required. Transportation is included.

2000 Broadway Street, Suite 221, Clarksville, IN 47129  |  (812) 283-5313  |  info@clarksvilleparks.com

2000 Broadway Street, Suite 221, Clarksville, IN 47129

(812) 283-5313 | info@clarksvilleparks.com

2000 Broadway Street, Suite 221, Clarksville, IN 47129

(812) 283-5313  |  info@clarksvilleparks.com

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2000 Broadway Street, Suite 221

Clarksville, IN 47129

(812) 283-5313

info@clarksvilleparks.com

2000 Broadway Street, Suite 221

Clarksville, IN 47129

(812) 283-5313

info@clarksvilleparks.com