IRELAND, SCOTLAND & LINDISFARNE TOUR -2018
April 6 - April 21$300.00 - $3999.00
Do you love 17th century castle-hotels, Irish tea shops, celtic historic places — where St Patrick began his ministry? Then you must come on this Celtic Tour!
Fly to Dublin, Ireland and transfer from hotel to Crown Plaza Hotel, Dublin Airport.
Free day to rest up and fellowship have supper.
Dublin, the capital of Ireland, situated in the east of the country offers the same facilities as any other European city while still maintaining the most traditional and vibrant of Irish culture. Dublin has some wonderful sights to see, like the River Liffey that cuts the city in two or Grafton street, the city’s shopping heart, and the famous O’Connor’s street. Also the home of Guinness, Dublin will prove a thrilling experience for anyone, surrounded by music and the unique hospitality of Dubliners. Visit Trinity College and see the Book of Kells.
DAY 1 : 8th April
10:00 AM – Pick up at Crown Plaza Hotel, Dublin Airport and transfer to Hotel in Galway.
Visit Clonmacnoice monastery, which was founded by St. Ciaran in 544 AD.
Stop for lunch before arriving in the famous Galway Bay on the west coast. Galway is very cosmopolitan and you will see the main street full of musicians from everywhere.
Galway is the capital of the West of Ireland. The streets and buildings of this ancient town have many interesting features, and its position on the edge of the Gaeltacht (Irish speaking area) makes it the gateway to magnificent areas such as Connemara, Corrib country, and the Aran Islands. Recently, the city centre of Galway has been closed to traffic in order to allow for the enjoyment of the city’s narrow shopping streets.
DAY 2 : 9th April
Visit the famous Cliffs of Moher.
We’ll drive along the cliff’s road to see breath-taking views of the Atlantic Ocean.
Stop for a traditional pub lunch.
Have an evening medieval banquet at Bunratty Castle. Bunratty was originally built in the 12 th century.
DAY 3 : 10th April
Free day in Galway
Great shopping in the picturesque town and the best fish ‘n chips.
DAY 4 : 11th April
Transfer to a Hotel in Northern Ireland
Stop off at Grianan of Aileach, a fort dated from 1700. BC from the top there are spectacular views. It was the base of the kings of Ailech which belonged to the famous dynasties called Norther Ui Neill. Related to the famous legendry Irish King, Neill of the nine hostages.
DAY 5 : 12th April
Beautiful scenic drive of the Antrim Coast Road, Glens of Antrim.
We drive through the lovely nine deep green glens each with its own unique character.
Carrickfergus Castle, built in 1177. Stay at Crawfordsburn Hotel.
DAY 6 : 13th April
Tour of Belfast, C.S. Lewis house.
Birthplace of Titanic and gateway to Northern Ireland. Belfast has plenty of variety for visitors wishing to expand their visit, encounter the beautiful coastal landscapes or discover more about Northern Ireland’s industrial heritage.
High Tea Belfast Castle.
DAY 7 : 14th April
Bangor is where the 5th century monastery was established. Prophesied by St Patrick and founded by Comgall. The 24 hour prayer and praise was initiated at here. There was continuous prayer and praise for almost 200 years. Downpatrick, St Patrick’s grave. Saul Church. Saul church is the site of St Patrick’s first church in Ireland. There is always an open heaven here. St Patrick had many signs and wonders and was known as, “The man who raises dead people.”
See Kathie’s book “Celtic Flames.”
DAY 8 : 15th April
Fun ferry boat to our hotel in Mull, Scotland.
Mull is a beautiful island.
DAY 9 : 16th April
Drive across the lovely Isle of Mull to catch the ferry to the Isle of Iona.
Iona was the home of Columba’s famous monastery in the 6th century. St Columba had an incredible signs and wonders ministry in the 6th century.
See Kathie Walters book “Columba the Celtic Dove.” Columba had many miracles and rose the dead.
Day 10 : 17th April
Drive through the spectacular and very majestic Scottish Highlands.
See the famous Loch Ness.
DAY 11 : 18th April
Free day Edinburgh
Visit Edinburgh Castle or shopping in the Royal Mile.
DAY 12 : 19th April
We will drive by Bamburgh Castle and go to Holy Island
Cross at low tide to Holy Island, (Lindisfarne) where St. Aiden had a monastery on the 6th century. St. Aiden was summoned there to oversee the monastery by King Oswald who was the Christian King of Northumbria. Later St. Cuthbert was made a Bishop and had many healings and miracles. He died in March, 687 AD and he was buried in a stone coffin.
The monks opened his coffin 11 years later and found that his body had not decayed. He was reburied on the ground floor in a coffin/shrine and many miracles occurred when people came.
Sea Houses. Gateway to the Northumbrian coast. The bestest ice cream.
DAY 13 : 20th April
Stirling Castle was part of the history of William Wallace, Robert the Bruce, Mary, Queen of Scots and Bonnie Prince Charlie. See the William Wallace memorial.
Scottish Night and watch local Scottish dancing and dinner.
End Celtic Tour.
DAY 14 : 21st April
Fly home from Edinburgh or stay over a day or two.
The Price for this Celtic Tour is $3,999.00 (does not include airfare). A nun-refundable registration fee of $300.00 is required and does not apply towards the total cost. There is a $700 single-room suppliment if you would like your own hotel room.
Payment Due Dates:
IMMEDIATELY – $300.00
FEB 5 – $1500.00
MARCH 15 – $2499.00
Included: All our hotels are 4-5 star. All meals, ferry fees, and ground transportation is included. I am happy to point you in the right direction if you need help with flights.
E-mail me for me more details. You can hold your spot with a non-refundable deposit of $300 at the bottom of this page or paypal it to firstname.lastname@example.org. BE SURE TO INCLUDE YOUR FULL NAME AND THE NAMES OF ANY ONE TRAVELLING WITH YOU.