MORRISTOWN, N.J., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Looking ahead to next year, CIE Tours International is enhancing its most popular Ireland vacation – the "Irish Heritage" tour -- by adding a final night's stay and dinner at the luxurious Dromoland Castle Hotel & Country Estate. The 9-day/7-night escorted vacation is priced from $1,428 for land only or from $1,830 with airfare from NY to Ireland. Departures run weekly on Wednesdays, March 9th through December 8th, 2011.
As a bonus for travelers who plan ahead, CIE Tours is also introducing a "Book Early and Save up to 10%" policy for the land portion of this Irish Heritage tour and all CIE escorted tours for 2011 when paid in full by September 30, 2010. Specifically, travelers who book 12 months or more before departure date will save 10%; 10 to 11 months, 7%; and 8 to 9 months, 5%.
Appealing to Americans of every lineage, this Irish Heritage tour focuses on the scenic highlights of the south of Ireland including the Cliffs of Moher, Shannon River Estuary, Killarney, the Ring of Kerry, Blarney, Cobh, Glendalough, and Kildare, as well as the cities of Dublin, Waterford, and Kilkenny.
Activities include some of Ireland's most appealing attractions, including a ferry ride across the Shannon river; tour of the Foynes Flying Boat Museum with Irish Coffee; a walking tour of Waterford City with a local historian/guide; Dublin open-top bus tour with complimentary visit/drink at Guinness Storehouse or Old Jameson Distillery; and the new highlight of free time at Dromoland Castle to enjoy the leisure facilities/spa and estate or play a round of golf.
Admission to the following attractions is also provided: Cliffs of Moher, Skellig Experience, Muckross House & Gardens, Blarney Woollen Mills, Cobh Heritage Centre, Glendalough Visitor Centre, Kilmainham Gaol, and the Irish National Stud & Japanese Gardens.
The price covers deluxe and superior first class hotel rooms for seven nights with private bath/shower including the final night at 5-star Dromoland Castle Hotel, full Irish breakfasts each day, six dinners including a medieval banquet at a 15th century Bunratty Castle, dinner and traditional Irish show in Dublin, and a Farewell Dinner at Dromoland Castle; welcome get-together drink, fully escorted sightseeing program, services of a professional Irish tour director, all baggage handling, government taxes, and hotel service charges.
For more information, contact a travel agent or CIE Tours, tel. toll free 1-800-CIE-TOUR or visit www.cietours.com
SOURCE CIE Tours International