Ireland: Legacies & Landscapes (land tour)

Dates: June 1, 2015 (TBA)
Tour Leader: Stephen Mandal

The Rock of Cashel. Image by Clemensfranz
The Rock of Cashel. Image by Clemensfranz
Map of this itinerary (Subject to Change) Knowth. Image by Jean Housen Poulnabrone Dolmen Blackfriary Community Archaeology Project. Image by S. Mandal Dublin, Ireland. Image by Nogwater Cliffs of Moher. Image by A Enyedy Gallarus Oratory. Image by K. Jahne Kylemore Abbey. Image by Bert Kaufmann

Amidst the splendid, natural beauty of Ireland’s landscapes (especially in June) are monuments and archaeological sites that attest to an extraordinary prehistoric, ancient, and medieval legacy. See spectacular prehistoric passage tombs, imposing fortresses, and standing stones, including Newgrange and Knowth. Experience the grandeur of early Christian and medieval castles, monasteries, and cathedrals, such as Kells and the Rock of Cashel. Visit impressive museums and cultural centers. Enjoy lovely vistas of rolling hills and lakes, gorgeous coastal beaches, and soaring cliffs, including excursions to the Burren, Cliffs of Moher, Dingle Peninsula, and Boyne Valley.


Tour Pricing: TBA per person double occupancy
Single Supplement: TBA


 

Itinerary

*NOTE* Sample abbreviated Itinerary from 2014. The 2015 trip is still in the planning process.
 
Saturday & Sunday, June 7 & 8, 2014 – Home | Dublin
Monday, June 9 – Dublin
Tuesday, June 10 – Dublin | Trim, County Meath
Wednesday, June 11 – Trim | Hill of Tara | Hill of Slane | Trim
Thursday, June 12 – Trim | Slane | Newgrange | Knowth | Trim
Friday, June 13 – Trim | Monasterboice | Mellifont | Trim
Saturday, June 14 – Trim | Corlea Trackway | Strokestown Park | Westport, County Mayo
Sunday, June 15 – Westport | Céide Fields | Carrowmore | Westport
Monday, June 16 – Westport | Killary Fjord | Kylemore Abbey | Westport
Tuesday, June 17 – Westport | The Burren | Poulnabrone Dolmen | Cliffs of Moher | Killarney
Wednesday, June 18 – Killarney | Dingle Peninsula | Killarney
Thursday, June 19 – Killarney | Ross Island | Cork
Friday, June 20 – Cork | Rock of Cashel | Dublin
Saturday, June 21 – Dublin
Sunday, June 22 – Dublin | Home
 

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