Blue Water Holidays
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Experts in River and Small Ship Cruising Holidays since 2002
01756 706500 +44 1756 706500
Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

Ireland Intensive Voyage

Discover the lively towns and cities of Ireland including Belfast and Galway on this luxury voyage from Dublin, with the opportunity to purchase a golf package

Cruise Only
12 nights from £3679pp

Luxury Holiday
  • Belfast
  • Dublin
  • Blarney Castle

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Ireland Intensive Voyage Special Offer

Discover rich heritage, embrace the lively culture and enjoy a warm welcome as you experience Ireland on this luxury cruise.

Enjoy an overnight stop in vibrant Dublin, ample time to see the iconic sights and take in the nightlife. Explore Warrenpoint, situated between the Mountains of Mourne and the glacial fjord of Carlingford Lough, before mooring overnight in Belfast, a city rich in history and linked to the ill-fated Titanic.

Explore cosmopolitan Londonderry, home to the Peace Bridge, and visit Donegal, a jewel in the crown of the Emerald Isle. With the iconic Blue Stack Mountains in the distance, Donegal’s rugged coastline gives way to welcoming seaside pubs. Continue to Galway with its brightly coluored shops, and onto Foynes, located halfway down the River Shannon.

Cobh is rich in maritime history and steeped in quaint Irish charm, while Waterford offers Neolithic standing stones, megalithic tombs and Norman forts.

Avid golfers can purchase a golfing package which includes rounds of golf at six locations including Adare Manor and Royal Portrush. Please contact us for details and pricing

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Ireland Intensive Voyage Itinerary

Days 1-2 - Dublin (Republic of Ireland)

Embark your ship in Dublin.

Day 3 - Warrenpoint (Northern Ireland)

Beautifully situated between the Mountains of Mourne and the glacial fjord of Carlingford Lough, the picturesque seaside town of Warrenpoint is home to charming sights and natural wonders. It’s also the gateway to some of Northern Ireland’s most scenic spots, including the Ring of Gullion and the Mourne Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Days 4-5 - Belfast

Stroll along the slipways where the Titanic was built and explore a stunning new museum dedicated to the ship's famous, ill-fated journey. Set out from the city and explore the otherworldly landscape of the Giant's Causeway, with its hexagonal natural rock formations. Wet your whistle at the Bushmills distillery or settle into a classic pub for a pint of Guinness.

Day 6 - Londonderry

Northern Ireland’s second largest city, Derry’s ancient walls hide a saga of strength and struggle. Today this emerging cosmopolitan city is complete with quaint restaurants, hearty pubs, and fantastic independent shops. Walk along river Foyle and take in the stunning Peace Bridge. Tour the city’s ancient walls and explore its historic buildings. Or, travel to the Counties Londonderry and Donegal for a bounty rolling hillsides and natural splendor.

Day 7 - Killybegs (Republic of Ireland)

Authentically Irish, Donegal is a jewel in the crown of the Emerald Isle. With the iconic Blue Stack Mountains in the distance, Donegal’s rugged coastline gives way to welcoming seaside pubs, while its charming city center (known as The Diamond) blends quaint modern shops with 15th century castles, abbeys, and monuments paying tribute to the storied past of the region.

Day 8 - Galway

Dating back to 1124, Galway has a storied history, surviving everything from Norman invaders and Cromwellian conquests to the Irish Potato Famines of 1845-1852. Nowadays, Galway is considered one of Ireland’s most enchanting cities, with brightly colored shops, excellent bars and restaurants, traditional Irish music sessions, and an average of 122 festivals and events each year.

Day 9 - Foynes

Halfway down the majestic River Shannon. Foynes is a port with its fair share of aviation and culinary history. It was the first place in Europe to welcome transatlantic flights of innovative seaplanes, and it’s the birthplace if Irish Coffee. Watch the world drop off at the nearby Cliffs of Moher, find a peaceful escape in Adare, Ireland’s proclaimed prettiest town, or live it up in Limerick (rhyming optional).

Day 10 - Cobh

The final port of call on the Titanic's ill-fated maiden voyage, Cobh is rich in maritime history and steeped in quaint Irish charm. Take the Titanic Trail walking tour, visit Spike Island, or hop on the train to explore the nearby city of Cork. Searching for the gift of gab? Check out the Blarney store a short drive from the city.

Day 11 - Waterford

The Viking traders who founded Waterford in 914 were not the first to settle in this vicinity; Neolithic standing stones and megalithic tombs testify to much older cultures. A veritable march through the centuries continues with Norman forts, medieval abbeys, and numerous manor houses of 17th and 18th century vintage surrounded by primeval forests, and delightful gardens perfect for strolling.

Day 12 - At sea

Enjoy the facilities on board during a day at sea.

Day 13 - Southampton (England)

Disembark your ship in Southampton.

The Captain reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 12-night full-board cruise
  • Complimentary selected spirits, beers and wine throughout
  • Complimentary bottled water, soft drinks, speciality coffees and teas
  • Shuttle service to and from ports
  • Butler service for suite guests

Price Does Not Include

  • Flights and transfers - we can arrange these for you, please contact us for details
  • Shore excursions
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