Thanks for your interest in the Celtic Invasion. I have another trip all lined up for you. Remember, this is not your typical “tour”. It’s a vacation for like-minded people who want to enjoy history and Celtic music.
You will need to pay your deposit ASAP if you want to join this tour. We have limited space (only 8-14 people tops), so place your deposit down today.
Our Next Celtic Invasion Vacation takes place
June 6-13, 2015
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SEVEN NIGHTS IN DONEGAL, IRELAND
Saturday, Day 1. Arrive in Belfast. Drive to the Giant's Causeway and enjoy lunch the Causeway center after soaking in this magificient landscape. Continue on to County Donegal and our cottage. Stop at a grocery store before arriving at our cottage in Mountcharles. Marc will make you dinner then sing you music to welcome you to Ireland.
Sunday, Day 2. Enjoy a guided tour of Donegal with a local guide Derek Vial of Tour Donegal, Explore the Maghera Sea Caves. Visit Glencolmcille Folk Village. Visit Clowden More, a 6000 year old tomb. End the day with dinner at Nancy's Bar in Ardara before heading back to the cottage for music by Marc.
Monday, Day 3. Experience Slieve League by boat with Paddy Byrne on his Sliabh Liag Boat Tours. Stop at a local pub for some food before driving St Johns Point and a magnificent walk on this lighthouse peninsula. Finish the evening with music by Fidil at our cottage and dinner by Marc.
Tuesday, Day 4. Explore Donegal Castle, then enjoy a leisurely stroll through Donegal Town and the Folk Village. Then drive South towards Bundoran to walk across the Fairy Bridge and talk with the fae on the Wishing Chair as you soak in the incredible vista. Drive back to Dunkineely to enjoy live music by Marc Gunn at McIntyre's Pub before enjoying an wonderful dinner Kitty Kelly's.
Wednesday, Day 5. Drive to Northern Donegal to Glenveagh National Park. We'll tour the castle and the beautiful gardens before rounding the coast visitin Doe castle, Errigal, and Horn Head. Enjoy dinner at Leo's Tavern, owned by the Brennan family most famous for Clannad, Moya Brennan and Enya. Enjoy live traditional Irish music session at McIntyre's in Dunkineely.
Thursday, Day 6. We saw Slieve League by water. Now lets see how impressive the highest cliffs in Ireland actually are. Then we'll head back to our cottage for some downtime and to visit the nearby Salthill Gardens before we enjoy a fancy dinner at Castle Murray Restaurant and one final concert by Marc Gunn.
Friday, Day 7. Leave our trusty cottage and drive back towards Northern Ireland. We'll stop at the Grianan Ring Fort on the way before heading to Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge. Enjoy a tour of the Bushmills Distillery and a visit to Dunluce Castle. Then head to the Hedges Hotel for a nice dinner and walk through The Dark Hedges, which were featured on Game of Thrones.
Saturday, Day 8. Our journey is done. We'll head to our various departure points with fond memories of Ireland.
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HOW MUCH DOES THIS TRIP COST?
First, print or email this form:
Pay a $325 Nonrefundable Deposit (see application for details).
Payment can be broken up into a payment plan of up to four seperate payments (not including the deposit). Find all the details on the application page above.
Regular Price: $1,950 + deposit = $2,275 Final payment due by February 15, 2015
Single Room Supplemental: $500
If you have any questions, please drop me a line ASAP.
LAND FARE INCLUDES:
Transport to and from the airport
Day trip transportation
Driver and guides
Full breakfasts and dinners, lunch and all drinks are on your own
Musical entertainment by Marc Gunn and additional musicians
LAND FARE HOTELS:
6 nights in Co. Donegal, Ireland
1 night in Donegal, Ireland
Sleeping accommodations for a shared bedroom (supplemental for single)
You are responsible for your own air travel
Fly into Donegal and arrive before 11 am, Depart after 9 am on the final day.
The best time to purchase tickets is within 30-90 days of traveling
If you’re using Frequent Flyer Miles, give yourself at least six months to book your tickets
As always, remember! Celtic Invasion Vacations are more than just trips to see everything. We will do as much or as little as we choose. Be prepared to relax and enjoy Ireland. It will be magic. And I hope you will join me.