St. Patricks Day - Galway and Whiskey Taster
Departing Thursday 16th March 2017
From £265 per person sharing
St. Patrick’s Day celebrations are held in cities all over Ireland and Galway is no exception. 2017 marks the 114th anniversary of the Galway St. Patrick’s Day Parade and is a platform to showcase local artists and community groups. It aims to celebrate the cities diverse culture and talent with a carnival atmosphere that the whole city can be part of. The beauty of the Galway Parade is that it is small enough to truly feel a part of, yet big enough to create a special atmosphere. Also included is a visit to Kilbeggan Brewery, the oldest licensed distillery, for a guided tour and a visit to Athlone where you can shop in the many quaint boutiques and antique stores along the riverfront, or experience a magnificent journey through history at Athlone Castle where seven hundred years of history are brought to life.
- Luxury coach travel from Coleraine, Ballymoney, Cloughmills, Ballymena, Dunsily, Belfast, Park and Ride Sprucefield, Dungannon and Enniskillen
- 3 nights’ accommodation at the 4* Athlone Springs Hotel – Athlone
- Full Irish breakfast and evening meals
- Free day in Galway on St Patrick’s Day
- Guided tour of Kilbeggan Distillery
- Visits to Athlone and Galway
- Services of an experienced Travel Solutions tour manager
- Single Supplement – £ 75 per person
4* Athlone Springs Hotel
The Athlone Springs Hotel is the perfect location for you to enjoy a fun filled holiday or a relaxing break away. The friendly staff, 68 modern bedrooms, state of the art leisure facilities with swimming pool, treatment rooms, cocktail bar, and restaurant; all just five minutes away from lively Athlone Town; will leave you spoiled for choice.
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Today join your coach at any of the available points and travel to your hotel in Athlone, with comfort stops en-route, before arriving at your hotel later that afternoon.
After breakfast today join your coach and travel to Galway, enjoy all the festivities this city has to offer on St Patrick’s Day. Join the fun on the streets as Galway creating a non-stop carnival atmosphere.
Today you travel to Kilbeggan Distillery for a guided tour of the oldest licenced distillery in Ireland; dating back to 1757, you discover real artisanal Irish whiskey distilling at its finest. Later you will visit Athlone to enjoy all this wonderful town has to offer. Enjoy the many shops or simply relax in the many cafes before returning to your hotel.
After breakfast today and checking out, you will depart Athlone on your journey homewards enjoying comfort stops en-route, returning to your original joining point.
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