MUSIC PERFORMANCE TOURS
Band Tour of Ireland
DAY 1 (U.S.A.)
Depart the United States aboard your overnight transatlantic flight to Europe. The night will pass quickly, and you will soon be landing in Shannon.
DAY 2 (ARRIVAL SHANNON - LIMERICK)
After passing through necessary customs formalities, you will be met by your Tour Director and transferred Limerick, Ireland's fourth largest city. Upon arrival in Limerick, you will be given a walking tour of the historic center. Following your tour you will check into your hotel for dinner and overnight.
DAY 3 (LIMERICK - KILLARNEY AREA)
Irish breakfast at your hotel. Your first visit today will be Muckross House and Abbey. Dinner and overnight at your hotel in Killarney,
DAY 4 (KILLARNEY - RING OF KERRY FIRST CONCERT)
Irish breakfast at your hotel. Following breakfast you are off on one of the most beautiful rides you will ever have the enchanting Ring of Kerry, a circular seaside road which is one of Europe's finest coastal drives. Dinner and overnight at your hotel in Killarney.
* Your first concert performance will be today in the Killarney area.
DAY 5 (KILLARNEY - WATERFORD)
Irish breakfast at your hotel. Your morning will include a visit to Blarney and its Castle. You will also make a stop at the Blarney Woolen Mills. Following your visit you will continue to Waterford for dinner and overnight.
DAY 6 (WATERFORD - DUBLIN)
Irish breakfast at your hotel. This morning you will have a tour of the Waterford Crystal Factory prior to traveling to Dublin. Dinner and overnight at your hotel.
DAY 7 (DUBLIN SECOND CONCERT)
Irish breakfast at your hotel. You are off this morning on a tour of Dublin which will include O'Connell Street, with its many fine statues, Merrion Square, medieval Dublin Castle, Trinity College with its famous Book of Kells, and St. Patrick's Cathedral.
* Your second concert performance will be today in Dublin.
DAY 8 (DUBLIN - SLIGO)
Irish breakfast at your hotel. This morning you will drive deep into County Sligo, an area rich in ancient ruins. Along the way you will stop at Drumcliff to see the church where William Butler Yeats is buried. Continue on to Sligo for dinner and overnight.
DAY 9 (SLIGO - GALWAY - THIRD CONCERT)
Irish breakfast at your hotel. A very busy day today will begin with a cruise on the Lough Corrib. Time permitting, you will continue to the Cliffs of Moher. Stretching for five miles, these awesome cliffs provide presipitous nesting sites for a variety of seabirds, including puffins. Dinner and overnight at your hotel.
* Your third and final concert will be in the Galway area.
DAY 10 (GALWAY -- SHANNON - USA)
Today you bid farewell to Ireland as your motorcoach transfers you to the airport for your return flight to the United States, taking with you so many wonderful memories of your tour of Ireland.