Comphoppers Irish and British Tour 2018

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Kiss the Blarney Stone for the Gift of Eloquence when describing your amazing 2018 Comphoppers Irish British Focus Tour.

Visit castles, cliffs, cathedrals, Stonehenge, Bath, and the Tower of London. Travel from Dublin to London seamlessly visiting iconic locations, enjoying friendly pubs and listening to the tales that make history come alive. This is your Comphoppers special Irish & British Focus group departure provided by CIE International for 2018.

Comphoppers Irish British Focus Tour will leave you plenty of free time to drink a Guinness at St. James’s Gate, see the famous Book of Kells at Trinity College, learn to douse from a Druid at Stonehenge and share stories with a Beefeater at the Tower of London, too.

Sit back and relax in comfort aboard your modern bus with large windows that showcase the beautiful emerald green rolling hills and rugged coastline. CIE commentary is mixed with quiet time and relaxing music. Stop every two hours to stretch your legs and explore. When evening comes your luggage will be whisked away to your room leaving you even more time to emerge yourself in the locale. Enjoy all that your Comphoppers Irish British Focus group departure has to offer. BOOK WITH COMPHOPPERS NOW.

Comphoppers Irish British Focus Tour Fun Facts

  • In Ireland people drive on the left hand side
  • Speed limits are in kilometers
  • Electrical sockets fit 3 pin plugs like the UK
  • Tipping culture is different, tip at your discretion
  • Check roaming charges with your mobile phone provider
  • Currency is Euro, you can get this at the airport when you arrive

2018 COMPHOPPERS IRISH & BRITISH FOCUS 10 DAYS / 9 NIGHTS

October 20-29, 2018 (depart the US October 19, 2018)

Estimated cost $2,415 pp plus air, taxes etc.
BOOK NOW: SAVE 5% on the land price when you deposit by January 19, 2018 

Call Comphoppers for pre/post Irish & British Focus Tour hotels, airfare and travel insurance quotes. Non-Refundable deposit of $250 per person. Bookings subject to cancellation fees and CIE International booking guidelines.  337-739-3664

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Dublin/London 4 Star Vacation – 9 Nights /16 Meals

Fully Inclusive LAND ONLY Guided Vacation

Comphoppers Irish British Focus Tour Highlights:
  • Blarney Castle
  • Cardiff Castle
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • EPIC Ireland
  • Roman Baths & Pump Room
  • St. Patrick’s Cathedral
  • Stonehenge
  • Tower of London
Comphoppers Irish British Focus Tour Features:
  • Taylor’s Three Rock Pub Irish dinner and show
  • Cruise on Lough Corrib
  • A Sheep Dog Herding Demonstration
  • River Shannon Estuary by ferry
  • Jaunting Car ride
  • Muckross Schoolhouse, where students brought sod to keep the fires burning (with butter and bread making demonstration)
  • Kissing of the Blarney Stone
  • House of Waterford Crystal
  • Ferry crossing from Rosslare, Ireland to Pembroke Dock in South Wales
  • Lively Welsh evening in Cardiff with singing, storytelling and traditional music
  • Roman Baths from 2,000 years ago
  • Prehistoric monoliths at Stonehenge
  • Ionic London sites, the Tower of London and Crown Jewels
Comphoppers Irish British Focus Tour Inclusions:

Sightseeing by luxury coach, professional tour director, all on-tour transportation including shuttles and ferries, welcome get-together drink with your group, free Wi-Fi on coaches so you can stay connected along the way, deluxe documents wallet and backpack to keep you organized and all local taxes, hotel service charges & handling of one suitcase per person. Meals and hotels as indicated.

Special group departure for Comphoppers provided by CIE International

Comphoppers Irish British Focus DublinDay 1: DUBLIN ARRIVAL & EPIC IRELAND
Tour begins 2:00 PM, Dublin hotel. Head to EPIC Ireland for a guided tour. EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum is an interactive experience in Dublin’s Docklands. It will inspire and guide you on a journey to discover the stories of Irish emigration around the world, from early times to the modern day. In the evening enjoy a welcome drink with your group before dining independently. (Herbert Park Hotel – Dublin)

Day 2: DUBLIN TOUR & TAYLOR’S THREE ROCK
Set out on a tour of central Dublin to see spacious Georgian squares and streets, landmark public buildings and graceful townhouses. Visit St. Patrick’s Cathedral with its monuments celebrating the lives of prominent people and events. The afternoon is free for independent activities. In the evening head to Taylor’s Three Rock Pub for dinner followed by a show with Irish music and dance. (Herbert Park Hotel – Dublin)
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Day 3: CLONMACNOISE MONASTIC SITE & GALWAY WALKING TOUR
Journey across the rolling pastures of Ireland’s heartland to visit Clonmacnoise. This monastic settlement was founded in 545 AD by St. Ciaran and is set on the banks of the mighty River Shannon. Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere as you cruise on Lough Corrib (Mar 29-Oct 30) enjoying unsurpassed views as you pass castles and various sites. Enjoy free time before dinner to browse the fun specialty stores, cafés and pubs. (Hotel Meyrick – Galway)
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Irish British Tour Cliffs of MoherDay 4: CLIFFS OF MOHER & KILLARNEY
Stop at Rathbaun Farm to watch a farmer demonstrate how his trained dogs herd mountain sheep and then sit down to tea or coffee with some home baking. Travel through the Burren to view the Cliffs of Moher, soaring 200m before plunging into the Atlantic Ocean. Take a ferry across the River Shannon Estuary and head to Killarney. (Killarney Towers Hotel – Killarney)
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Day 5: JAUNTING CAR & RING OF KERRY
Take a jaunting car ride through part of the Killarney National Park to admire scenic views of Killarney’s lakes and mountains. Visit Muckross Schoolhouse for a taste of traditional Irish country life as you watch butter churning and bread making. Visit the town of Kenmare for a look around and a casual lunch. Travel along part of the Ring of Kerry route to view spectacular mountain scenery at Moll’s Gap and at Ladies’ View. Enjoy a free evening back in Killarney. (Killarney Towers Hotel – Killarney)
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Comphoppers Irish British Focus WaterfordDay 6: BLARNEY CASTLE & WATERFORD
Visit Blarney Castle to kiss the famous “Stone of Eloquence” or stroll the lovely grounds. Treat yourself to Irish-made goods at Blarney Woollen Mills and then travel along the coast to Waterford. Witness the creation of crystal masterpieces at the House of Waterford Crystal. After dinner, take a gentle walking tour of Waterford with a local guide to learn about the region’s history. (Fitzwilton Hotel – Waterford)
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Day 7: SOUTH WALES & CARDIFF
Embark on a ferry from Rosslare to Pembroke Dock in South Wales. Journey through the gentle, green countryside to Cardiff, the capital of Wales. Tour Cardiff Castle, developed in Roman times and transformed into an elaborate Gothic-style residence in the 19th century. A fun Welsh evening with dinner and entertainment will round out your day. (Radisson Blu Hotel – Cardiff)
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Comphoppers Irish British Tour Roman BathsDay 8: ROMAN BATHS & STONEHENGE
Visit Bath, popular for its natural hot springs with the Romans 2,000 years ago and again in the 18th century. Tour the Roman Baths and Pump Room, well preserved after two millennia and renowned for hot springs. Head to Salisbury Plain to view the prehistoric circle of vast monoliths at Stonehenge. Continue into London in time for dinner. (Mercure London Bridge Hotel – London)
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Comphoppers Irish British Focus LondonDay 9: LONDON TOUR & TOWER OF LONDON
Take a panoramic tour of central London to see famous landmarks including Piccadilly Circus with its statue of Eros, Nelson’s Column flanked by huge lions in Trafalgar Square, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. Visit the mighty Tower of London to see the many fortresses, Beefeaters, ravens and the priceless Crown Jewels. The afternoon and evening are free for further exploring and dining. (Mercure London Bridge Hotel – London)
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Day 10: TOUR ENDS IN LONDON
Your tour ends after breakfast.
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B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner

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Photos provided by CIE International and Comphoppers

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