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Sailing around Iconic Ireland

Sailing around Iconic Ireland

This circumnavigation of the 'Emerald Isle' delivers a rich collection of iconic Irish highlights, from the vibrant city life of Dublin and Belfast to Cobh's infamous harbour, and the magnificent metamorphic mountains of Connacht and Ulster. With so much packed into one sailing, this immersion into Irish culture is sure to be a real treat

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Fred Olsen Cruises from Liverpool - Sailing around Iconic Ireland

 

 

3-10 September 2019                    7 nights                     Black Watch            from £1149

 

                             

Set sail from Liverpool for a cruise that takes circumnavigation of the ‘Emerald Isle’ and delivers a rich collection of iconic Irish highlights, from the vibrant city life of Dublin and Belfast to Cobh’s infamous harbour, and the magnificent metamorphic mountains of Connacht and Ulster.  With so much packed into one sailing, this immersion into Irish culture is sure to be a real treat

 

First you could discover the colourful houses of Cobh harbour – home to the pier from which many boarded the ill-fated Titanic, or pucker up for a trip to Blarney Castle to kiss its famous stone, so much to see including Spike Island prison, Killybegs – Ireland’s largest fishing port & Galway, steeped in history.

 

The iconic highlights continue in historic Belfast which is the gateway to the breathtaking Giants Causeway and the birthplace of Titanic too and visiting the site where it was built features on many a-to-do-list.

 

Dublin, time in the city can be spent tracking down the Book of Kells, a hand-illuminated manuscript of the Gospels in Trinity College or perhaps uncover the vibrant culture of the famous Temple Bar district and fans of the ‘black stuff’ are well-advised to visit the popular Guinness Storehouse.

 

 

SAILING PROGRAMME

Date                                         Arrive               Depart                  Destination

Tue 03 Sept                                              pm                   Liverpool

Wed 04 Sept                       early pm           late night           Cobh, Ireland

Thu 05 Sept                        early am           late night           Cruising bays of South-West Region

Fri 06 Sept                          early am           late pm             Galway, Ireland

Sat 07 Sept                        early am           late pm              Killybegs, Ireland

Sun 08 Sept                        early am           late pm              Belfast, Northern Ireland

Mon 09 Sept                        early am           late pm              Dublin, Ireland

Tue 10 Sept                         am                                          Liverpool

 

 

RECOMMENDED EXPERIENCES

· Visit the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin

· Unearth history at the Titanic Experience

· Tour the Giants Causeway

 

 

ALL INCLUDED IN YOUR CRUISE PRICE:

Home pick-up * Comfortable ensuite cabin accommodation * Breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, 5 course a la carte dinner, late night buffet and self-service tea & coffee * Varied daytime activities * Lectures & Talks * Swimming pools, Jacuzzis & Gym * Choice of live evening entertainment * 2 formal nights

 

 

 

Not included in package:

All drinks on board

Shore excursions

Hair & beauty treatments & selected fitness classes

Personal laundry & dry cleaning

Passport & Visa costs

Holiday Insurance

Government levies or taxes

Discretionary gratuities to crew & guides etc on board or ashore.

 

Please Note:  In partnership with CITO Limited who is the principal for Fred Olsen Cruise Lines and therefore Jones Holidays are acting as agents.

 

Fuel Surcharges / Fuel Supplements

Fred Olsen reserve the right to levy fuel surcharges/fuel supplements at any time and we will advise any changes to the above prices as soon as we are aware.

 

Prices are correct at time of going to print but may change at any time, call for latest prices.

 

BLACK WATCH - Fred Olsen Line

 

The Black Watch is the ultimate home from home at sea, spacious with a friendly, familiar feel and providing a traditional cruise experience.  Refurbished at the end of 2016, the ship features stylish new decor, fittings and furniture, plus the new 'The Poolside' restaurant.  What is more, new TVs, mini-bars and safes enhance the accommodation on board, boasting a 3D cinema too.  Despite all these new features, Black Watch still retains her sleek, intimate style and has a welcoming ambience just like the rest of the Fred.Olsen fleet.

 

GOOD TO KNOW:

Cabins:          

Comfortable, stylish complete with smart TV, hairdryer, tea/coffee making facilities and individually controlled air conditioning.

Meals:

Irresistible choice of cuisine every day throughout your cruise – with 5 course a la carte dinners, casual breakfast and lunch buffets, late-night snacks and more.

Shore Excursion:

Shore excursions are not included in our packages.  A shore tour information booklet will be sent to you by Fred.Olsen.  These can be booked directly with Fred.Olsen prior to departure or once on board (subject to availability).  Naturally you may wish to explore at your own pace, however please do check visa & immigrations requirements for the port of call.

Insurance:

Having suitable insurance cover is a mandatory requirement for your cruise, please ensure your policy covers ocean cruising.

Passports:

Fred.Olsen requires every passenger to have a passport with at least 6 months validity.

 

Whilst Fred.Olsen warmly welcome guests with disabilities and/or reduced mobility it should be recognised that their fleet is not ideally suited to those fully reliant upon mobility aids or those unable to negotiate a stepped gangway.  If you have any concerns regarding your suitability please discuss this with us before booking.

 

Rooms are allocated on a first come first served basis and are limited. If no single supplement applies this is limited to single room allocation and therefore additional cost may apply.  Prices displayed are per person unless otherwise stated. If door to door pick up is included there may be additional charges for out of area. Itineraries and hotel inclusions may be subject to change.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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