Silversea Luxury Cruises To DUBLIN

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Atmospheric cobbled streets, with buskers scraping fiddles and characterful pubs inviting passersby inside, is Dublin in a snapshot. A city of irrepressible energy and lust for life, Ireland's capital is as welcoming a place as you'll find. Horse-drawn carriages plod along cobbled centuries-old streets, blending with an easy-going, cosmopolitan outlook. Known for its fun-filled gathering of pubs, any excuse works to enjoy a celebratory toast and chat among good company. View more

Home to perhaps the world's most famous beer - slurp perfect pourings of thick, dark Guinness - cranked out for the city's thirsty punters. Learn more of the humble pint's journey at the Guinness Storehouse. Dublin has come along way since the Vikings established a trading port here, back in the 9th Century. In the time since, the city became the British Empire's defacto second city, and the Georgian imprint still adds oodles of historic character. Learn of 1916's Easter Uprising, when the Irish rebelled and established their independence here, as you visit the infamous, haunting Kilmainham Gaol. The uprising's leaders were tried and executed in these dark confines. Dublin's St. Patrick's Cathedral has immense history below its steep spire, which dates back to 1191. There's rich literary heritage to leaf through too, and the city's streets were rendered vividly in James Joyce's classic Ullyses. The Museum of Literature celebrates the full scope of Dublin's lyrical talents. Trinity College also has a prestigious roll-call of alumni - visit to see the Book of Kells, a beautifully illustrated bible of the medieval era.

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LONDON (Tower Bridge) To LONDON (Tower Bridge)
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Excursions in DUBLIN

A Glimpse of Dublin & Guinness Tour

Explore the Old World architecture, traditions and flavours of Dublin during this memorable, half-day city excursion to the Guinness Storehouse.


Dublin City Tour, Merrion Square, Dublin Castle, and Cathedrals

Depart the pier for the scenic, approximately 1.5-hour orientation drive through Dublin City. See the Old Parliament Building, Trinity College, founded in 1592 by Queen Elizabeth I, and Merrion Square. One of Dublin's grandest Georgian squares, Merrion Square is now the address of the National Gallery of Ireland and Irish Parliament. From here, pass by St. Stephen's Green, Dublin Castle, the Christ Church Cathedral and St. Patrick's Cathedral.


St. James Gate Brewery and Guinness Storehouse

Next, proceed to the Guinness Storehouse at the St. James Gate Brewery, birthplace of the world's most famous creamy stout. The brewery first saw the light of day near this spot over 250 years ago. Upon arrival, enter the Guinness Storehouse, an entertaining exhibition on the history of Guinness. During your self-guided walking tour, see, hear and smell the ingredients as they make their way through a series of vast machines and processes before becoming world-famous Guinness stout. In addition, view Guinness advertising and a showcase on how the product has been brought to market over the years with virtually every type of transportation.


Guinness Bar and Tasting, Dublin City Views and Gift Shop

Your self-guided tour of the Storehouse ends in the circular panoramic bar, which features sweeping views across the city of Dublin. Here, enjoy a complimentary sample of Guinness, just a few hundred yards from where it's made. Following your Guinness tasting, some free time is made available to browse the gift shop for Guinness-themed gifts and souvenirs. At the conclusion of your visit, re-board your coach and commence the approximately 30-minute drive back to the pier.

Dublin Heritage Tour

Begin this half day heritage tour by boarding your luxury coach for a trip into Dublin, Ireland's capital city


St. Patrick's Cathedrals

Arrive at St Patrick's Cathedral and enjoy a visit to one of Ireland's oldest Churches, founded in 1191. An ancient Celtic Stone slab (preserved in St Patrick's Cathedral) is said to have marked the location of the well where St Patrick baptised converts in the 5th century. The present Cathedral building, in terms of shape and size, dates from approximately 1220 AD. This building replaced the earlier church.


Book of Kells

Depart St Patrick's Cathedral where your tour continues to Trinity College, the alma mater of distinguished alumni, including Jonathan Swift of Gulliver's Travels fame, Oscar Wilde and Nobel Prize winner Samuel Beckett. You will make your way to the Trinity College Library Long Room that houses 200,000-antiquarian texts, and in an adjacent room, the Book of Kells.


The lavishly illustrated medieval manuscript contains the four Gospels. The book probably dates to the early 9th century and may have been the work of monks from Iona. The scribes embellished their calligraphy with intricate Celtic designs, human figures and animals. You will view an exhibit on the production of the Book, as well as other exhibits on Ireland.

Dublin, Trinity College and Grafton Street (Limited Mobility Friendly)

This accessible Dublin shore excursion gives you a perfect overview of this incredible, historic city. Enjoy a panoramic drive of the city including highlights such as the Guinness Store House and O'Connell Street, see the stunning St. Patrick's Cathedral, experience the ornate Trinity College Campus with the famous Book of Kells, and enjoy some free time for shopping at the popular Grafton Street in the heart of city.

Start your tour by meeting your tour guide at the Dublin cruise dock and head out on a memorable panoramic drive through the Irish capital. Along the way, you will have time to sit back, relax and enjoy the views as your tour guide narrates you through some of the very best highlights the city has to offer. You will see Georgian Dublin with beautiful traditional homes and parks, the famous Guinness Storehouse, the massive General Post Office where the infamous 1916 Rebellion began, and O'Connell Street which is the main through faire in Dublin. There will also be time to make a short stop at the glorious St. Patrick's Cathedral for an opportunity to get out of the van and enjoy the spectacular exterior of the Cathedral firsthand.

Next, you will continue to the prestigious Trinity College campus and have a unique opportunity to experience firsthand the artistically decorated medieval bible, the Book of Kells. The illuminated illustrations of the Christian Gospels dating from 800 AD are located in the magnificent 18th century Old Library building. While here, you will also have time to explore the immaculate campus grounds.

The final stop of the day will be the vibrant Grafton Street, the shopping hub of Dublin. Here, you will find a fun atmosphere, different shops for all types of tastes, street vendors and local cafes. You will have some free time to explore the area on your own, before returning to your ship.

Please note: This tour involves a minimal amount of walking and is specially designed for guests with limited mobility and guests who utilise a wheelchair or a scooter. Full time wheelchair users, are kindly requested to contact shoreconcierge@silversea.com in order to provide further details and determine if the tour is suitable for them. The tour route avoids steps and stairs. Lightweight, comfortable clothing with flat, closed-toe walking shoes and sun protection are recommended. An accessible vehicle with a wheelchair lift or ramp will be used for transportation. Guides are not allowed to push wheelchairs. A minimum participation of 6 guests is required to operate the excursion at the advertised rate. Space on this tour is extremely limited; we suggest you book well in advance to avoid disappointment.

EPIC: The Irish Emigration Story Tour

Discover the history of Ireland's genealogy, people, inventions, music, art, dance, and literature during this memorable, half-day excursion to EPIC: The Irish Emigration Museum.


EPIC: The Irish Emigration Museum

Depart the pier and take a panoramic orientation drive through Dublin City. Along the way, pass by the Customs House, Old Parliament House, now the Bank of Ireland, and Trinity College, home of the world-renowned Book of Kells, a handwritten manuscript of the Gospels. Continue onwards towards the Georgian squares of Merrion and Fitzwilliam, the National Gallery of Ireland, Government Buildings and St. Stephen's Green. At the conclusion of your city tour your guide and driver will take you on a short drive to EPIC: The Irish Emigration Museum.


Upon arrival, receive a brief introduction and audio-guides, and then enjoy access to the museum during a self-guided tour through its 20 visually stunning galleries. Discover the history of Ireland's genealogy, its many famous and infamous people, inventions, music, art, dance, and literature. Marvel at the building that houses this interesting exhibition, and stroll through the magnificent stone vaults dating from 1820. Whilst browsing through the galleries, take your souvenir passport that was presented to you on arrival through each gallery, and have it stamped along the way.


Irish Family History Centre and History Talk

This immersive and interactive experience takes you all the way to present day, and leaves you with the feeling that 'Every Person Is Connected' (EPIC) to Ireland. Following your self-guided tour, your knowledge of Ireland and the Irish people is further enhanced with an Irish History Talk with a local genealogy expert. Explore the display screens and interactive games with the help of your local historian and genealogy expert, and receive a complimentary, one-month subscription to FindMyPast.ie, where you can access over 100 million Irish family history records.


Please note: This tour involves a moderate amount of walking, with a few steps to negotiate to get on/off the coach, two steps at the entrance to the museum and 20 steps inside the venue; an elevator is available. Walking inside the museum is at the discretion of each guest. It is suitable for guests who utilise a wheelchair who can embark and disembark the via the coach steps .Guests are advised to wear warm, comfortable clothing with flat, closed-toe and non-slip walking shoes and a weatherproof jacket from the ship. Due to the local climate, most of the coaches are air-cooled.

Fabulous Food Trail

Spend a half-day enjoying Dublin's Fabulous Food Trail! Enjoy an exciting tasting and cultural walk offering an insider's look at the better known parts of Dublin - a terrific introduction to a lively part of the city. The best food and culturally 'off-the-beaten-track' experience to be had in the area, offering the opportunity to discover the hidden tastes of Dublin and be a local for the morning or afternoon!


Dublin City

Begin this exciting and delicious tour by boarding your luxury coach and travelling the short distance to Dublin City. After arriving in the city you will begin your Food Trail walk, led by a local food guide, for a gentle 2 - 2.5 hour tour through the side streets and laneways of Dublin. Enjoy the narration of your knowledgeable 'foodie' guide as the best of Irish food is showcased and explained. This walking tour will take you to some of the following places - food halls, markets, fruit and flower stalls, cheese-mongers, fishmongers, cafes, butchers and bakers. Soak in the history and culture of this charming city while enjoying delicious foods in its historic neighborhoods. Meet the proprietors some of whose families have traded in one spot for generations and those who more recently brought exciting flavours to Dublin. One of the best parts of this epicurean experience is tasting the products of the various stops along the way. After this charming tour, stop for a refreshing drink of choice in one of the city's famous pubs before re-boarding your coach and travelling the short journey back to Dublin

Malahide Castle and Dublin Bay

Explore the storybook castle of Malahide and beauty of Dublin's city centre during this picturesque, half-day sightseeing excursion via coach and boat.


Dublin City, Malahide Castle, Rounded Towers and Turrets, Parkland

Depart the pier for the scenic, approximately 45-minute drive to Malahide Castle, seat of the Talbot family from 1185 until 1975. This historic castle, which sits on approximately 250 acres (about 101 hectares) of parkland and dates from the 14th century, presents a storybook appearance, with its rounded towers and turrets reaching toward a vivid blue sky.


Guided Castle Tour, Irish Period Furniture, Irish Portrait Paintings, Gardens, Free Time

Upon arrival, take a guided walking tour of the castle. Along the way, view one of the finest collections of Irish period furniture in existence, together with a collection of Irish portrait paintings from the National Gallery. Following your tour, some free time is made available to explore the castle's beautiful gardens.


Howth, Boat Cruise, Dublin Bay & City Centre, Lighthouses, Bull & Lambay Islands, Clontarf

Next, re-board your coach and continue on to the quaint fishing port of Howth. Upon arrival, embark your awaiting boat and set sail on a majestic, approximately one-hour cruise along Dublin Bay en route to Dublin's city centre. From this vantage-point, see aspects of Dublin that are not possible on any other mode of transportation. Sites to be seen include the Baily and Kish lighthouses, Howth Head, Ireland's Eye and Lambay Island. In addition, take in sights such as Clontarf, the World Wildlife Reserve of Bull Island, and Poolbeg Chimneys. Your cruise concludes at Dublin Port. Upon arrival, disembark the boat and commence the short transfer back to the pier.

North Coast & Malahide Castle

Malahide Village and Castle

Depart the pier for the scenic, approximately 30-minute drive through the city's northern outskirts en route to the picturesque seaside village of Malahide. Upon arrival, head for a guided tour of the 12th-century Malahide Castle. The Malahide Castle grounds span approximately 268 acres (about 108 hectares), and include a 20-acre garden with more than 5,000 species of plants. The structure boasts circular towers, a Gothic entrance porch, exquisite Irish period furniture, historical portraits, and more. Highlights of your visit includes a guided tour of the spectacular reception rooms, and a brand new interactive exhibition area on the ground floor of the castle that recounts the history of its original founder and his family.


Malahide Village, Howth Abbey, Abbey Tavern, Marina, and Fishing Harbour

Next, re-board your coach and drive through the village of Malahide, a noted yachting centre, and Portmarnock, where the world-famous Portmarnock Golf Club is located. This club was home of the Irish Open Championship for many years. Upon arrival in the quaint fishing port of Howth, stop by the 11th-century Abbey Tavern to enjoy an Irish coffee, a wonderful combination of whiskey, double cream, strong black coffee and a tablespoon of sugar. Located amidst the ancient ruins of Howth Abbey with the lovely fishing harbour and marina below, the Abbey Tavern is an ideal spot in which to relax and savour the genuine atmosphere of old Ireland. Upon entering, embrace its Old World charm, authenticity and simplicity. Blazing turf fires, original stonewalls, flagstone floors and gaslights make for a truly warm welcome.

Dollymount, Clontarf, and Dublin Bay and Mountains

Leaving the Abbey Tavern, re-board your coach and commence the approximately 30-minute drive back to the pier. En route, pass through Dollymount and Clontarf, and take in spectacular panoramic views of Dublin Bay and the Dublin Mountains whilst driving over the summit.


Please note: This tour involves a moderate amount of walking for approximately 0.62 miles (about 1 Km), at times over inclines, with a few steps to negotiate to get on/off the coach, three steps at the entrance to Malahide Castle and 30 steps inside the venue. This tour is not suitable for guests with limited mobility and guests who utilise a wheelchair. Guests are advised to wear warm, comfortable clothing with flat, closed-toe and non-slip walking shoes and a weatherproof jacket from the ship. Guests must be at least 18 years old to be served alcoholic beverages. Due to the local climate, most of the coaches are air-cooled.

Powerscourt Estate and Distillery

Discover the spectacular natural beauty, gardens and whiskey-making traditions of the Powerscourt Estate during this scenic and informative, half-day sightseeing excursion.


Dublin, Suburbs, Wicklow County and Hills, Dargle River, Powerscourt Estate

Depart the pier for the scenic, approximately 45-minute drive south through Dublin's suburbs en route to the 'Garden of Ireland', as the neighbouring county of Wicklow is known. Wicklow is a natural scenic wonderland with domed, granite mountains, purple glens, soft, rolling hills, and silvery streams rushing cool-and-clear from mountain and bog-land into the rivers of the countryside. Upon arrival, proceed for a visit to the approximately 14,000-acre (about 5,665-hectare) Powerscourt Estate, nestled in the Wicklow Hills on the Dargle River. Open to the public for over 50 years, the estate is a wonderful blend of formal gardens, sweeping terraces, statuary and ornamental lakes together with secret hollows, rambling walks, walled gardens, and over 200 varieties of trees and shrubs.


History of Powerscourt, Powerscourt Gardens, Free Time, Powerscourt Distillery

During a major refurbishment in 1974, a fire broke out and left only the roofless shell of the main house. The walls of the main house, which date from the 16th century, stood as a stark reminder of the fire until 1996, when the rebuilding process began. Today, this fine house now stands proudly against the backdrop of its exquisite gardens. Some free time is provided to explore one of the most beautiful gardens in Ireland, recently voted #3 in the 'World's Top Ten Gardens' by National Geographic magazine. Next, a short stroll brings you to the newly-opened Powerscourt Distillery. Surrounded by the beautiful Wicklow Mountains, guarded by the mighty Sugarloaf, enjoying a temperate coastline climate and bathed by pure spring waters, Powerscourt provides the perfect setting for distilling Irish whiskey.


Distillery Tour, Introductory Film, Distillation Process, Fercullen Irish Whiskey Tasting

Formerly the hub of all farming activity on the estate, the Old Mill House has been faithfully restored, and extended, to help accommodate the distillery's development. Steeped in history and built using local Wicklow granite, the bell that adorns the northern west wall was originally used to herald the daily lunch break to workers in distant fields. As one of the older buildings on the estate, it also boasts an ancient water mill deep in its foundations. During a guided tour of the distillery, view an introductory film and observe the distillation process, then proceed for a tasting of three Fercullen Irish whiskey, with a non-alcoholic beverage for guests under the age of 18. At the conclusion of your visit, re-board your coach and commence the approximately one-hour drive back to the pier.

Silver Shore Privato - Dublin by Private Car with Guide - Full Day

Explore Dublin at your leisure during your full-day (8 Hour) sightseeing tour via private car. Customise your own itinerary or choose to see an overview of the area's highlights.


Depart the pier with your English-speaking guide in an air-conditioned car or van and discover the city and surrounding areas at your own pace. Your exclusive tour concludes back at the pier.

Silver Shore Privato - Dublin by Private Car with Guide - Half Day

Explore Dublin at your leisure during your half-day (4 Hour) sightseeing tour via private car. Customise your own itinerary or choose to see an overview of the area's highlights.

Depart the pier with your English-speaking guide in an air-conditioned car and discover the city and surrounding areas at your own pace. Your exclusive tour concludes back at the pier.

Silver Shore Privato - Dublin by Private Van with Guide - Full Day

Explore Dublin at your leisure during your full-day (8 Hour) sightseeing tour via private van. Customise your own itinerary or choose to see an overview of the area's highlights.

Depart the pier with your English-speaking guide in an air-conditioned van and discover the city and surrounding areas at your own pace. Your exclusive tour concludes back at the pier.

Silver Shore Privato - Dublin by Private Van with Guide - Half Day

Explore Dublin at your leisure during your half-day (4 Hour) sightseeing tour via private van. Customise your own itinerary or choose to see an overview of the area's highlights.

Depart the pier with your English-speaking guide in an air-conditioned van and discover the city and surrounding areas at your own pace. Your exclusive tour concludes back at the pier.


VIP package: The Best of Wicklow

Embrace the scenic natural splendour of the Wicklow Mountains and their surrounds during this panoramic, full-day sightseeing excursion with lunch at a private home.


Irish Countryside Drive, Wicklow Mountains and Glendalough Monastic Ruins

Depart the pier for the scenic, approximately 1.5-hour drive to Glendalough. En route, pass by the wild heather-covered glens and tranquil landscapes for which the Irish countryside is famous. From here, travel into the green Wicklow Mountains with their rounded summits, lush valleys and the impressive 6th-century monastic ruins of Glendalough. Upon arrival, take a guided tour of these monastic ruins, followed by some free time for independent exploration.


Lunch in a Beautiful Private Home and Powerscourt Gardens

Next, re-board your coach and proceed for a fresh, homemade lunch with tea/coffee in a beautiful, private home. Owner, chef & host Anne, extends a very warm welcome into her home 'VIP style', offering delicious fayre and wonderful hospitality in beautiful period surroundings. On arrival at this country period residence you will enjoy a welcome Bellini before settling down to a delicious home-cooked lunch. After lunch, re-board your coach and continue on for a visit to the Powerscourt Gardens. The estate was originally an important strategic site for the Anglo-Normans who came to Ireland in the 12th century. By the year 1300, a castle was built and in the possession of the le Por (Power) family from which it takes its name. Today, the estate is owned by the Slazenger family.


Powerscourt Gardens, Italian and Japanese Gardens, Beech Trees and Shopping

Upon arrival, enter the estate along an avenue lined with 200-year-old beech trees. Some free time is made available to explore the superbly landscaped formal Italian and Japanese gardens at your leisure. The gardens, originally begun in the 1740s by Richard Wingfield, the Viscount Powerscourt, are set against the background of the Wicklow Hills, a truly breath-taking vista. You can also view a video on the history of the estate, and browse several small gift shops at offering high-quality linens, woollen goods, crafts, and local foodstuffs and souvenirs. At the conclusion of your visit, re-board your coach and commence the approximately 45-minute drive back to the pier.

World Cruise Collection: The Horses & Heritage of County Kildare

Newly-designed especially for our valued World Cruise guests, your exclusive World Cruise Collection tour begin from your ship via motor coach, travel through the beautiful Irish countryside to the Irish National Stud Farm. Along the way, your guide will provide you with background information on County Kildare's horse breeding industry which is the cornerstone of Kildare's thriving economy.

County Kildare's horse

Enjoy time at the stud farm facilities where stallions are groomed, exercised, tested and bred before stepping into the Japanese Gardens, regarded as one of the gems in Ireland's heritage. Nowhere better symbolizes all that is great about County Kildare, the beating heart of Ireland's thoroughbred industry, than the stud and the month of May makes for a lovely time of year as the foaling season will be coming to an end and there will be plenty of mares and foals around. The Japanese gardens, created by Lord Wavetree at the height of the Edwardian penchant for Orientalism, contain an impressive array of trees and shrubs and take the form of an allegorical journey from the cradle to the grave, beginning with life emerging from the Gate of Oblivion, a cave, and leading to the Gateway of Eternity, a contemplative Zen rock garden. Following your time here, proceed to the famous Kildare Hotel and Country Club.

Special Lunch at the Kildare Hotel and Country Club

A highlight of your day is sure to be the special lunch on we have arranged for you at the Kildare Hotel and Country Club or the "K" Club. As you dine in the John Jefferson Smurfit Room you will be surrounded by history and the beauty of architecture. The room is located in the hotel itself which dates from 1832 and boasts a magnificent Georgian stucco ceiling, complete with ornate plasterwork and a magnificent Waterford Crystal Chandelier.

Celbridge and Castletown House

Once replenished, re-board your motor coach and drive to Celbridge and Castletown House. Castletown is the largest and most significant Palladian style country house in Ireland. The house is set amongst beautiful 18th century parklands of Celbridge, Co.Kildare. The house was built c.1722 for the speaker of the Irish House of Commons, William Conolly (1662- 1729) the designs of a number of important architects were used, notably Alessandro Gailiei, Sir Edward Lovett Pearce and later Sir William Chambers.

Following your memorable visit to Castletown, you will return to Dublin and your awaiting ship for an approx 1 hour drive

Please note: This World Cruise Collection involves a moderate amount of walking (approx. 1 km), with few steps to negotiate to get on/off the coach. It is not suitable for guests who utilise a wheelchair and for guests with mobility issues .Guests are advised to wear warm, comfortable clothing with flat, closed-toe and non-slip walking shoes and a weatherproof jacket. Due to the local climate, most of the coaches are air-cooled.

Land programmes in DUBLIN

4NT POST-CRUISE: MANORS OF IRELAND

Follow the Ring of Kerry where bogs, mountains, lakes and sea blend into a breathtaking landscape. Explore the Victorian Muckross House, the gardens at Powerscourt Demesne, and the 13th-century Blarney Castle, before visiting the home of the world-famous Waterford Crystal. Stay at two exquisite Relais & Château properties, the Sheen Falls Lodge and Cliff House Hotel, which will truly be the cherry on top of this magical trip around Ireland.


Note: Guests should fly out of Shannon Airport at the end of the program.


DAY 1 - DUBLIN

Debark your cruise today and begin your tour exploring the beautiful island of Ireland. You will be transferred from the ship to your hotel for your overnight stay. Once checked-in you will be at your own leisure for the afternoon to explore Dublin independently.


The Merrion is one of Dublin's most luxurious five-star hotels. It is located in the center of Dublin quite near the home of the Irish parliament. The property was created from four beautifully restored Georgian townhouses and also boasts a contemporary garden wing.


Dinner this evening is included at the Garden Room Restaurant


Overnight at the Merrion Hotel


DAY 2 - DUBLIN/ WATERFORD

Enjoy breakfast this morning before check-out at the hotel.


Today you will stop to visit the wonderful Powerscourt Demesne before continuing to Wexford. Located in Enniskerry, one of Ireland's prettiest villages, Powerscourt's 26,000 acres cover both shores of the River Dargle. The gardens are adorned with statuary and ornamental lakes, making this site a truly impressive and tranquil Eden.


Following your visit here, proceed to Ardmore in County Waterford via the home of the world-famous Waterford Crystal. Completed in 2010, the state-of-the-art House of Waterford traces the history of Waterford Crystal from its founding in 1783 by brothers George and William Penrose to the present day. The tour includes a reconstruction of the manufacturing process and shows how the original factory would have worked.

After lunch, continue on to The Cliff House Hotel in Waterford which is unique amongst Irish hotels. This Waterford hotel sits into Ardmore Bay in the picturesque landscape of West Waterford, and splashing with natural light, its gardens, terrace and balconies seem literally to trickle down the cliffs. The hotel interiors draw an extraordinary landscape inwards. Palettes of marine blue, fuchsia, aubergine and sea green evoke the surrounding Waterford countryside. It is as true to the trusted service standards of yesteryear as the subtle, stylish comforts expected by you - the 21st century guest.


Dine tonight in the hotel's Michelin Starred House Restaurant.


Overnight at the Cliff House Hotel


DAY 3 - WATERFORD/ KENMARE

After your breakfast at the hotel, join your driver and guide as you travel west to County Cork and the historic Blarney Castle. Here you will visit the castle which dates back to 1466. It was built in two sections and has a massive oblong keep, with battlements that are typically Irish in form. Below them the famous Blarney Stone is set in the wall, and to kiss it, one has to lean over backwards from the parapet walk of the battlements. Legend tells us, the gift of eloquence is imparted to all those who kiss it.


Following lunch, continue on to Kenmare via the iconic West Cork countryside, hugging the coastline. The area is known for its rugged peninsulas, beaches such as Inchydoney, and towns and villages such as Skibbereen, Clonakilty, and Rosscarbery.


Continue to Kenmare and Sheen Falls Lodge in County Kerry where you will spend two nights. Once the summer residence of the Marquis of Lansdowne, in its day the Sheen Falls Lodge welcomed the gentry in their pursuit of deer hunting and salmon fishing. Thankfully today the deer roam the estate and surrounding woodlands freely, and visitors from all over the world can now enjoy the luxury accommodations of the Lodge and the stunning beauty of its environs.


The setting of 300 acres of magical woodlands and crystal cascading waterfalls is truly unique to Sheen Falls Lodge. After check-in, there will be time to rest. Dine tonight in the luxurious surrounds of La Cascade Restaurant in Sheen Falls Lodge


Overnight at the Sheen Falls Lodge


DAY 4 - KENMARE

Following a traditional full Irish breakfast at the Lodge, set out to explore the beautiful Iveragh Peninsula, better known as the Ring of Kerry, on a scenic drive. This is one of the most magical places in Kerry, offering countryside with a variety of terrains that combine with the sea into a landscape that is breathtaking. Even the names of its towns, Cahirciveen, Glenbeigh, Killorglin and Sneem convey their beauty. Lunch is served this afternoon before your tour continues.


Enjoy a jaunting car tour of the Killarney lakes before visiting Muckross House, a magnificent Victorian mansion and one of Ireland's leading stately homes, located within Killarney National Park. The elegantly furnished rooms portray the lifestyles of the landed gentry, while downstairs in the basement one can experience the working conditions of the servants employed in the house. Then, step into the wonderful gardens at Muckross to admire the wonderful flora abundant with aroma and color.


Return to the Lodge for dinner this evening which is included at the informal Restaurant Lounge.


Overnight at the Sheen Falls Lodge


DAY 5 - KENAMRE/ DEPART SHANNON

Full Irish breakfast is served in the hotel dining room before it is time to check-out of the hotel. Your driver will be waiting to transfer you to the Shannon Airport for your international flight.



For rates and availability please contact Silversea Cruises


Package Inclusions:

  • Two nights at the Sheen Falls Lodge - Kenmare- Classic Room
  • One night at The Cliff House - Waterford- Deluxe Sea View Room
  • One night at The Merrion- Dublin- Garden Wing Room
  • All transfers between airport/ hotel/ pier
  • Meals: Daily Breakfast, 3 Lunches, 4 Dinners
  • Sightseeing program as described

The operator reserves the right to alter the order of visits to accommodate local hours and days of operation.


Luggage Information:

Luggage will remain with guests throughout the entire trip.


Visa Information:

If you require a visa for Ireland please consult with your travel professional well in advance of your voyage. It is the responsibility of the guest to obtain all the appropriate visa documents before your cruise.


Accessibility:

Those with mobility impairment(s) may find sites where uneven ground makes certain locations unsuitable for wheelchairs.


Please Note:

All Land Programs require a minimum number of participants in order to operate as described. If this minimum number is not obtained, Silversea reserves the right to offer the program at a different rate based on private arrangements, or to cancel a specific departure.


This description is a general overview of the highlights of this program. The local Silversea representative will do everything possible to insure that all of the sites described here are visited, though the tour sequence and specific sites mentioned is subject to change. Closure of some sites due to local or national holiday observances, flight schedules, weather or other factors may affect the program, and the local operator reserves the right to substitute other sites if necessary.


Gratuities to guides/drivers, meals and alcoholic drinks other than those noted in itinerary, and other personal expenses are not included in the price of this tour. This program is subject to a 100% penalty for any cancellation notices received 90 days or less prior to sailing.


All Land Adventure fares are subject to change and are not guaranteed until payment is received in full by Silversea. All Land Adventures are non-transferable and non-refundable for any reason, within 90 days of sailing and are recommended to guests 18 years or age and older. Our local operator reserves the right to substitute other sites if local situations, including holidays and weather, require. Silversea shall have no obligation or liability of any kind to guests for the business practices, acts or omissions in connection with or arising out of arrangements with independent contractors, including but not limited to airline carriers, ground-tour operators, and hotels since they are neither agents for nor employees of Silversea Cruises. Silversea's liability does not extend beyond the vessel.

4NT PRE-CRUISE: MANORS OF IRELAND

Follow the Ring of Kerry where bogs, mountains, lakes and sea blend into a breathtaking landscape. Explore the Victorian Muckross House, the gardens at Powerscourt Demesne, and the 13th-century Blarney Castle, before visiting the home of the world-famous Waterford Crystal. Stay at two exquisite Relais & Château properties, the Sheen Falls Lodge and Cliff House Hotel, which will truly be the cherry on top of this magical trip around Ireland.


Note: Guests should fly into Shannon Airport to begin this program.


DAY 1 - ARRIVE SHANNON/ KENMARE

After completing Immigration and Customs formalities in Shannon Airport, your driver will meet you and transfer you to Sheen Falls Lodge in Kerry County for check-in.


Once the summer residence of the Marquis of Lansdowne, in its day the Sheen Falls Lodge welcomed the gentry in their pursuit of deer hunting and salmon fishing. Thankfully today the deer roam the estate and surrounding woodlands freely, and visitors from all over the world now enjoy the luxury accommodations of the Lodge and the stunning beauty of its environs. The setting of 300 acres of magical woodlands and crystal cascading waterfalls is truly unique to Sheen Falls Lodge. The Lodge is conveniently located near the brightly colored village of Kenmare and is a very short journey to Killarney and its world-famous lakes.


The remainder of the day is at leisure for independent activities.


Dine tonight in the luxurious surrounds of La Cascade Restaurant in Sheen Falls Lodge.


Overnight at the Sheen Falls Lodge- Kenmare


DAY 2 - KENMARE

Following a traditional full Irish breakfast at the Lodge, set out to explore the beautiful Iveragh Peninsula, better known as the Ring of Kerry, on a scenic drive. This is one of the most magical places in Kerry, offering countryside with a variety of terrains that combine with the sea into a landscape that is breathtaking. Even the names of its towns, Cahirciveen, Glenbeigh, Killorglin and Sneem convey their beauty.


Following lunch, enjoy a jaunting car tour of the Killarney lakes before visiting Muckross House, a magnificent Victorian mansion and one of Ireland's leading stately homes, located within Killarney National Park. View the elegantly furnished rooms and the wonderful gardens at Muckross.


Return to the Lodge for dinner this evening which is included at the informal Restaurant Lounge.


Overnight at the Sheen Falls Lodge



DAY 3 - KENMARE/ WATERFORD

After your breakfast at the Lodge, join your driver and guide as you navigate the iconic West Cork countryside, hugging the coastline. The area is known for its rugged peninsulas, beaches such as Inchydoney, and towns and villages such as Skibbereen, Clonakilty, and Rosscarbery.


Travelling on to the historic Blarney Castle which dates back to 1466. The castle was built in two sections and has a massive oblong keep, with battlements that are typically Irish in form. Below them the famous Blarney Stone is set in the wall, and to kiss it, one has to lean over backwards from the parapet walk of the battlements. Legend tells us, the gift of eloquence is imparted to all those who kiss it.


Following lunch, continue on to Waterford and the Cliff House Hotel, where Irish hospitality has been on offer since the 1930's.


Dinner tonight is included at the Cliff Bar restaurant.


Overnight at the Cliff House Hotel



DAY 4 - WATERFORD/ DUBLIN

Enjoy breakfast this morning before checking out of the hotel.


Your first destination this morning is the home of the world-famous Waterford Crystal. Completed in 2010, the state-of-the-art House of Waterford traces the history of Waterford Crystal from its founding in 1783 by brothers George and William Penrose to the present day. The tour includes a reconstruction of the manufacturing process and shows how the original factory would have worked.


The next stop on your tour, before reaching Dublin, is the wonderful Powerscourt Demesne. Located in Enniskerry, one of Ireland's prettiest villages, Powerscourt's 26,000 acres cover both shores of the River Dargle. The gardens are adorned with statuary and ornamental lakes, making this site a truly impressive and tranquil Eden. Lunch is provided this afternoon.

Following your visit, continue on to Dublin, to check in at The Merrion. The Merrion is one of Dublin's most luxurious five-star hotels. It is located in the center of Dublin quite near the home of the Irish parliament. The property was created from four beautifully restored listed Georgian town houses and also boasts a contemporary garden wing.


Dinner this evening is included at the Garden Room Restaurant.


Overnight at the Merrion Hotel



DAY 5 - DUBLIN

Full Irish breakfast is served in the hotel dining room before it is time to check-out of the hotel. Your driver will be waiting to transfer you to the Dublin pier to join your awaiting ship. Bon Voyage!



For rates and availability please contact Silversea Cruises


Package Inclusions:

  • Two nights at the Sheen Falls Lodge - Kenmare- Classic Room
  • One night at The Cliff House - Waterford- Deluxe Sea View Room
  • One night at The Merrion- Dublin- Garden Wing Room
  • All transfers between airport/ hotel/ pier
  • Meals: Daily Breakfast, 3 Lunches, 4 Dinners
  • Sightseeing program as described

The operator reserves the right to alter the order of visits to accommodate local hours and days of operation


Luggage Information:

Luggage will remain with guests throughout the entire trip.


Visa Information:

If you require a visa for Ireland please consult with your travel professional well in advance of your voyage. It is the responsibility of the guest to obtain all the appropriate visa documents before your cruise.


Accessibility:

Those with mobility impairment(s) may find sites where uneven ground makes certain locations unsuitable for wheelchairs.


Please Note:

All Land Programs require a minimum number of participants in order to operate as described. If this minimum number is not obtained, Silversea reserves the right to offer the program at a different rate based on private arrangements, or to cancel a specific departure.


This description is a general overview of the highlights of this program. The local Silversea representative will do everything possible to insure that all of the sites described here are visited, though the tour sequence and specific sites mentioned is subject to change. Closure of some sites due to local or national holiday observances, flight schedules, weather or other factors may affect the program, and the local operator reserves the right to substitute other sites if necessary.


Gratuities to guides/drivers, meals and alcoholic drinks other than those noted in itinerary, and other personal expenses are not included in the price of this tour. This program is subject to a 100% penalty for any cancellation notices received 90 days or less prior to sailing.


All Land Adventure fares are subject to change and are not guaranteed until payment is received in full by Silversea. All Land Adventures are non-transferable and non-refundable for any reason, within 90 days of sailing and are recommended to guests 18 years or age and older. Our local operator reserves the right to substitute other sites if local situations, including holidays and weather, require. Silversea shall have no obligation or liability of any kind to guests for the business practices, acts or omissions in connection with or arising out of arrangements with independent contractors, including but not limited to airline carriers, ground-tour operators, and hotels since they are neither agents for nor employees of Silversea Cruises. Silversea's liability does not extend beyond the vessel.

Hotels in DUBLIN

DUB SIMPLY HOTEL

Our Simply Hotel selection is the perfect choice for those who want a centrally located setting from which to discover - or rediscover - the city. Rooms in these 4.5 and 5-star properties are generally Standard Double or King rooms that provide comfortable accommodations and superior service for those who wish to extend their trip with a cultural or shopping experience in some of the world's most iconic cities.

For your convenience, we can easily organize transfers between the airport and hotel or between the hotel and the pier so that you only have to decide how much or how little you wish to do.

Hotel brands that we consistently feature include Intercontinental, JW Marriott, Fairmont or the Conrad Group.

DUBLIN GRANDE HOTEL

Grande Hotel is for those who want to begin or prolong their Silversea holiday - luxury accommodations, exclusive service and impeccable attention to detail in style. Grande Hotel guests appreciate the finer things in life. These properties have been chosen not only for their prime location but for their outstanding service and their exceptional quality.


For your convenience, we can easily organize transfers between the airport and hotel or between the hotel and the pier so that you only have to decide how much or how little you wish to do.


Hotel groups that are frequently featured in our program include Shangri-La, Four Seasons, Peninsula or Fairmont to name just a few.

GRANDE HOTEL: THE WESTBURY

The Westbury


The unrivalled location and luxury of The Westbury in Dublin, blends city living with an oasis of comfort and calm. The Westbury's central location in the heart of Dublin offers unrivalled access to the pedestrianised social hub of Grafton Street, as well as the historic open spaces of Dublin's Trinity College and St Stephen's Green. Irish heritage abounds in the hotel too, from the flowers to the food, along with one of the country's foremost art collections.

SIMPLY HOTEL: CONRAD DUBLIN

Conrad Dublin


The award-winning Conrad Dublin is located at the heart of the city, standing opposite the gardens of St Stephen's Green and overlooking the majestic National Concert Hall. Heavily inspired and influenced by Dublin's rich literary culture and heritage, enjoy 5 star service, luxury accomodations and fine dining.

An Introduction to Silversea Cruises

The romance of the seas, small ship sizes and intimate atmosphere, Silversea has long been a leader in the ultra-luxury market. Travelling to both iconic and secluded ports, Silversea’s award-winning itineraries inspire wanderlust and exploration. With over 900 destinations, longer port stays and more late-night departures than ever before, even the savviest traveler will find something new. A butler for every suite, a complimentary in-suite bar stocked with your preferences, all-inclusive exquisite dining, award-winning onboard entertainment and an unparalleled space to guest ratio all contribute to the Silversea experience. Not forgetting our famed Italian hospitality, where new faces become old friends. Bienvenuti a bordo.