December
Month
5 Nights
Duration

Festive Flavours of Southern Ireland

7th – 13th December 2024

Embark on a magical journey through the charming landscapes and cultural treasures of Southern Ireland with our Festive Flavours of Southern Ireland tour. Begin your exploration in the historic city of Waterford, where you’ll be captivated by a delightful Walking Tour through its winding streets and iconic landmarks. Immerse yourself in the rich heritage of Irish whiskey with a visit to the renowned Midleton Distillery before delving into the poignant history of Cobh at the Heritage Museum.

Indulge in festive delights with Tea, Coffee, and Christmas Treats at Rock House, setting the tone for the holiday spirit. Continue your adventure as you witness the famed Rock of Cashel, where ancient history comes to life amidst the stunning ruins, before discovering the medieval charm of Kilkenny on a guided Walking Tour. Experience the craft of brewing at the Smithwicks Experience and marvel at the beauty of the Irish National Stud & Gardens. With free time to explore the enchanting Christmas Markets in each location, this tour promises a perfect blend of tradition, culture, and seasonal cheer, creating memories to last a lifetime.

Our 5 Night / 6 Day tour of Ireland includes:

  • Deluxe motorcoach for all transfers, touring and sightseeing
  • Services of a professional Tour Director throughout
  • First-class hotel accommodations for five (5) nights in: Tower Hotel, Waterford (2), Clayton Hotel, Cork (2), Rivercourt Hotel, Kilkenny (1)
  • Welcome drink reception
  • Porterage at hotels throughout of 1 suitcase per person
  • Taxes and Service Charges on items included
  • Travel documents to include: Document wallet, luggage tags, and daily itinerary

*Images Courtesy of  Cathal Noonan & Patrick Browne Photography_Winterval*

Tour Details

TOUR PRICE  Land Only Price: $2009.00 per person based on Double Room Occupancy (Land Only)
SINGLE SUPPLEMENT (Limited Single Rooms Available)  $499.00 to be paid along with the full per-person tour price based on Sole Room Occupancy
START DATE US Flight departure on 7th December 2024 with Tour commencement on 8th December 2024 at Dublin Airport
END DATE Tour Finishes on 13th December 2024 at Dublin Airport
WEAR Clothing (we recommend layered clothing, sensible walking shoes, a rain jacket and a carry bag for daily touring)
INCLUDED

Sightseeing & Visitor Attractions:

Waterford Walking Tour,

Midleton Distillery

Cobh Heritage Museum

Tea/Coffee & Christmas Treats Rock House Cashel

Kilkenny Walking Tour

Smithwicks Experience

Irish National Stud & Gardens.

Free time to explore each location’s festive offerings such as Christmas Markets.

*Subject to change*

NOT INCLUDED
Optional Travel Protection
Gratuity to Tour Director

Airfare not included

Tour Registration:

For all tour registrations please fill out the booking form found on the right-hand side of this webpage please also click the number of members that you will be signing up for and that all information is correct before proceeding.

To register for this tour and if you are paying by check please click on the PDF icon below and download & print this registration form.

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Festive Flavours of Southern Ireland

Day-to-Day Outline Itinerary

(subject to change)

1

Day 1 - 7th December 2024 - Overnight Flight to Ireland

Dinner and refreshments will be served. You will awaken this morning to your first glimpse of Ireland.

2

Day 2 - 8th December 2024 - Arrive Dublin - Waterford

Visits & Sightseeing to include:-

  • Scenic Drive from Dublin to Waterford
  • Waterford Walking Tour

Dinner, Overnight & Breakfast: Tower Hotel, Waterford

3

Day 3 - 9th December - Waterford City

Visits & Sightseeing to include:-

  • Free Day to explore Waterford at Leisure
  • Visit Winterval Festivial

Overnight & Breakfast: Tower Hotel, Waterford

4

Day 4 - 10th December 2024 - Waterford to Cork

Visits & Sightseeing to include:-

  • Midleton Distillery
  • Cobh Heritage Museum

Dinner, Overnight & Breakfast: Clayton Hotel, Cork

5

Day 5 - 11th December 2024 - Cork City

Visits & Sightseeing to include:-

  • Free time to explore Cork at Leisure

Overnight & Breakfast: Clayton Hotel, Cork

6

Day 6 - 12th December 2024 - Cork to Kilkenny

Visits & Sightseeing to include:-

  • Tea/Coffee Treats at Rock House Cashel
  • Kilkenny Walking Tour
  • Smithwicks Experience

Dinner, Overnight & Breakfast: Rivercourt Hotel, Kilkenny

7

Day 7 - 13th December 2024 - Depart Ireland to US or Dublin Extension

Visits & Sightseeing to include:-

  • Irish National Stud & Gardens (on-route to Dublin)

In the blink of an eye, your vacation in Ireland has come to an end! After breakfast, you will be escorted to Dublin Airport where you bid your last farewells to your Irish Tour Director.

7th December 2024 – Overnight Flight to Ireland

8th & 9th December 2024 – Tower Hotel, Waterford

Board Basis: DBB/BB

10th & 11th December 2024 – Clayton Hotel, Cork

Board Basis: DBB/BB

12th December 2024 – Rivercourt Hotel, Kilkenny

Board Basis: DBB

13th December 2024 – Return Flight to US

You bid farewell to the Emerald Isle as you board your flight back home.

DBB = Dinner, Bed & Breakfast 

BB = Bed & Breakfast

All our coaches are Luxurious and ideal for a comfortable tour of Ireland. There is ample leg room and all seats recline.  The coaches are fully air conditioned and have a wc on board. There is a PA system on board so as not to miss a word of our knowledgeable and competent drivers/guides.

Luxury 49 Seat Executive Coach

  • 49 Reclining Seats
  • Full air conditioning
  • DVD player
  • Refrigerator
  • WC

Kerry Coaches 49 Seater

*Subject to Change depending on numbers going on tour *

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Festive Flavours of Southern Ireland

7th – 13th December 2024

Land Only Tour Price

  • Land Only Tour Price $2009.00 per person – Based on double occupancy
  • Single Supplement $499.00 (Book early limited availability) – Based on single occupancy & to be paid along with Full Tour Cost

How To Join

  • To join this tour, complete the below registration form and send it along with a check deposit of $500.00 per person and make payable to Brack Tours if paying by credit card please see the right-hand section of this webpage for the tour booking form.

Deposits & Payments Schedule per person:

  • A deposit of $500.00 per person is required at the time of booking
  • Second Part Payment of $800.00 per person due by 6th August 2024 if you have registered online a payment link will be sent via email.
  • Final Payment due by 2nd October 2024

If paying by check:

  • Complete the registration form
  • Make check payable to Brack Tours
  • Mail the form along with the check to: Brack Tours LLC 8 East Main Street #111 Avon MA 02322 USA

Tour Booking Code:

  • TOIS24

Air Cancellation Penalties:

  • Air: 120 days prior to departure air is Non-refundable

Land Cancellation Penalties:

  • Land: Outside of 65 days Forfeit of deposit per person
  • Land: 64 – 46 days Forfeit 35% Land Price per person
  • Land: 45 – 16 days  Forfeit 50% Land Price per person
  • Land: 15 days or less Forfeit 100%  Land Price  per person

Tour Registration

To register for this tour and if you are paying by check please click on the PDF icon below and download & print this registration form.

We recommend you have adequate Travel Protection

Travel Protection Policy Details

Buy travel protection from Travel Insured International

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