Ireland Family Vacation 8 days 7 nights

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1 EUROPE Ireland Family Vacation 8 days 7 nights Dublin, Cashel, Killarney and Newmarket-on-Fergus Highlights Day 2 : Discover Dublin Enjoy a guided tour of the famed Guinness Storehouse, where you ll be treated to lunch in a private dining room. During your stay in Dublin, you ll also visit the Trinity College Library to view the ancient Book of Kells, a breathtakingly beautiful illuminated manuscript created by Celtic monks around the 9th century. Explore historic Blarney Castle where you ll kiss the Blarney Stone. It is said that he or she who kisses the Blarney Stone will forever be granted the gift of gab, the ability to speak with a Day 3 : Explore the Rock of Cashel Explore the ruins of the Rock of Cashel the ancient seat of Celtic kings and a spectacular example of Celtic stonework and medieval architecture. Day 4 : Muckross House and Killarney National Park Travel by horse-drawn cart through the lush, green countryside to the Victorian estate of Muckross House, where you ll enjoy a privately guided tour. Hike or bike through the picturesque gardens and waterfalls of Killarney National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Day 5 : Sleep Like Royalty in Dromoland Castle Both an historic castle and a modern 5-star hotel, Dromoland Castle lets you live like the kings and queens of yore. Hike or bike the castle grounds as you enjoy spectacular views of the shimmering

2 lake, lush forests and championship golf course. Day 7 : Cliffs of Moher The dramatic Cliffs of Moher drop over 700 feet straight into the ocean. Hear the sound of crashing Accomodations The Westin Dublin Killarney Plaza Hotel & Spa Dromoland Castle Airports DUB (Dublin) SNN (Shannon) Meals 7 Breakfasts 3 Lunches 4 Dinners Ages Minimum age: 4 Suggested age: 6+ Trip Price (US$) 1 Adult : $3,999 - $4,879 Child : $3,799 - $4,639 Call (800) ^ or your Travel Agent Order a free brochure today Day 1 : Dublin Arrive in Dublin After clearing customs, meet an Adventures by Disney representative. Relax as a driver assists with your luggage and whisks you away to the hotel! The Westin Dublin Unwind from your journey and explore the area that will be your home for the next few days. Learn about some of the nearby sights at the Adventures by Disney hospitality desk. Welcome Reception and Dinner Tonight, meet the other families that will share the adventure. Dine in a private room at the hotel and get ready for your quest across the Emerald Isle! Accomodations: The Westin Dublin Meals included: Dinner Day 2 : Dublin Dublin City Tour Enjoy a privately guided tour as you discover the city s dynamic history, experience times of yore at Dublin Castle and taste the good life at the Guinness Storehouse! You ll board an amphibious vehicle for a unique look at the city on land and water! Lunch at Source Bar in the Guinness Store-

3 house Enjoy a leisurely lunch at the Guinness Storehouse and marvel at this seven story building that once housed a fermentation plant. Afternoon in Dublin Spend the afternoon with the family exploring historic Dublin relax, shop or visit the amazing museums. Join our local expert for a peek at the ancient illuminated Book of Kells at Trinity College or take an independent walking tour of the Temple Bar neighborhood s cobblestone streets. Ask your Adventure Guides for more suggestions. Dinner in Dublin Gather together for a family dinner on your own at one of Dublin s world-class restaurants. Your Adventure Guides will be Accommodations: The Westin Dublin Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch Day 3 : Cashel Journey to Cashel Travel across the emerald Irish countryside to the land of kings. Enjoy the scenic views as you journey to a picturesque town full of royal lore. Explore the Rock of Cashel Explore the royal seat of the Kings of Munster and walk among the collection of medieval buildings that crown the hilltop of Tipperary s Golden Vale. Learn about the Welcome to Killarney Journey to Killarney where your family will be warmly welcomed by The Killarney Town Crier. Enjoy a family dinner on your own and be sure to ask your Adventure Guides for ideas. That evening, take a ghost walk through the abandoned castles and lakeside ruins of Killarney National Park. Accommodations: Killarney Plaza Hotel & Spa Meals included: Breakfast Day 4 : Killarney Journey to Muckross House Muckross House, an historic Victorian estate that borders the picturesque lake in Killarney National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Lunch at Muckross House Explore the meticulously restored manor s 65 rooms with a local expert and following lunch enjoy a bike ride or stroll along the scenic lake shore with the family. An Evening in Killarney Share an evening with your family as you experience the music, shops, food and fun in the picturesque Irish town of

4 Adventures by Disney hospitality desk for recommendations. Accommodations: Killarney Plaza Hotel & Spa Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch Day 5 : Adare Blarney Castle As you travel to County Clare you will make a stop along the way to explore Blarney Castle. Here you will have an opportunity to kiss the Blarney Stone and visit the gardens at this historic castle. Lunch on Your Own in Adare Snuggled in a wooded setting among farmlands along the River Maigue is the quaint village of Adare. On your journey to Dromoland Castle we will stop in this charming town for lunch and a brief visit before heading to Newmarket-on-Fergus. Arrive at Dromoland Castle a president. Presidents, dignitaries, and heads of state frequently stay here. The bayside resort is bustling with exciting activities featuring tennis, golf, boating, putting greens, croquet, archery and spa services.* Dinner at Dromoland and Disney Movie Night This evening, adult travelers dine at the hotel s Fig Tree Restaurant located in the Golf and Country Club, while the Adventure Guides treat the kids to a night of food and fun and a classic Disney movie. *These activities are available at an additional cost. Accommodations: Dromoland Castle Meals included: Breakfast and Dinner Day 6 : Dromoland A Day at Dromoland Join your fellow adventurers for a late morning tour of the castle grounds and then spend a leisurely day at Dromoland Castle enjoying one of several optional activities the hotel has to offer. A Night in County Clare authentic dishes are served in a unique and evocative setting throughout the evening. A variety of *These activities are available at an additional cost. Accommodations: Dromoland Castle Meals included: Breakfast and Dinner Day 7 : Cliffs of Moher

5 Irish Farm Tour and Lunch Enjoy a taste of the simple life and spend the morning with your family on a working Irish farm. Learn the secrets of scone making and sheep herding, or try your hand at bottle-feeding a baby lamb or piglet. Then savor a home style lunch complete with freshly baked soda bread served piping hot right out the oven. The Cliffs of Moher The dramatic Cliffs of Moher drop over 700 feet straight into the ocean. Hear the sound of crashing waves and marvel at the highest point of the Cliffs. Farewell Dinner Celebrate with your fellow Adventurers at a private feast while enjoying traditional Irish entertainment. This extravagant dinner party caps off a week of extraordinary experiences! Accommodations: Dromoland Castle Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Day 8 : Shannon Breakfast at the Hotel Bid goodbye to all your fellow adventurers, wish them the luck of the Irish, and enjoy one last breakfast in your castle home! Transfers to Airport we handle your luggage and arrange for transportation to the Shannon airport. Accommodations: Dromoland Castle Meals included: Breakfast (1) All prices are in U.S. dollars. AIRFARE TO AND FROM DESTINATION IS NOT INCLUDED IN OUR LAND PACKAGE PRICES. time of booking for your party. Government fees or taxes are subject to change. Guests added to your party after the booking are priced at the prevailing rate at the time they are added. The child rate applies to Guests under 12 at the time of travel when accompanied by an adult in the same room. Guests under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. If you are traveling with children, check Overview, FAQs and Itinerary. Room Note on Accommodations: Subject to availability: Parties of three in North Queensland are accommodated in a two-bedroom apartment with one queen bed and two twin beds. Parties of three in Ayers Rock, Sydney and Hobart are accommodated in one room with one king bed or two double beds, or two twin beds, plus a rollaway. Parties of three at Freycinet National Park are accommodated in a two-room cabin with one king bed, two twin beds and one double sofa bed. Parties of four booked as a quad: In North Queensland, quads are accommodated in a two-bedroom apartment with one queen bed and two twin beds. In Ayers Rock, quads are accommodated in one room with two double beds. In Sydney and Hobart, quads are accommodated in two rooms, each having either one king bed or two twin beds. At Freycinet National Park, quads are accommodated in a two-room cabin with one king bed, two twin beds and one double sofa bed. Parties of four booked as two doubles: In North Queensland, accommodations consist of two one-bedroom apartments, each having either one queen bed or two twin beds. In Ayers Rock, Sydney and Hobart, accommodations consist of two rooms, each having either one king bed, two double beds or two twin beds. At Freycinet National Park, accommodations consist of two one-room cabins, each having one king bed and one double sofa bed. Connecting rooms may be requested in Ayers Rock, Sydney and Hobart. Two-bedroom apartments or cabins may be requested in North Queensland and Freycinet National Park.

6 If you are under 18 years of age, you must have your parent or guardian s permission to dial this number. The agents serving the toll-free number accept only domestic US reservations. Canadian Guests please contact your local Travel Agent. This printable itinerary is for informational purposes only and is subject to change at any time without notice. Terms, conditions and restrictions apply. Adventures by Disney Travel Services, Inc. CST# ; Disney