CSULB: Department of Liberal Studies – Ireland (2024)

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510
23-days
California
Ireland
Max People : 20
College/University
Tour Details

Dates

July 6 – 28, 2024

Departure & Return Location

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

Ages

CSULB Students

Questions

info@stoneandcompass.com

Itinerary
Subject to change
Day 1
Departure

Fly to Dublin

Day 2
Dublin/Limerick

Following an overnight flight, we touchdown at Dublin Airport. From there, a scenic drive awaits, leading us to the picturesque city of Limerick.

Amidst the journey, we plan a pit stop, allowing time to stretch our legs and absorb the surroundings.

Our day concludes as we check into the welcoming Courtbrack Residence Hall at Mary Immaculate College, offering a comfortable retreat after the day’s travels

Day 3
Limerick

Commence the day with a hearty breakfast, setting the stage for a productive class meeting.

Following the meeting, embark on an enriching Outdoor Walking Orientation Tour, immersing yourself in the local surroundings.

As the day winds down, gather for a group dinner at the inviting Dolan’s Pub, where good food and camaraderie await.

Day 4
Limerick

Start the day with a nourishing breakfast, paving the way for Class Meeting 3, where discussions and insights unfold.

In the afternoon, embark on a journey through time with a visit to the majestic King John’s Castle, exploring its rich history and captivating architecture.

Day 5
Limerick

The day kicks off with a satisfying breakfast, followed by the engaging Class Meeting 4, where insights and knowledge come to the forefront.

As the afternoon unfolds, immerse yourself in the cultural and historical tapestry by visiting St. Mary’s Cathedral, a testament to the city’s rich heritage and architectural brilliance.

Day 6
Limerick

Begin the day with a nourishing breakfast, setting the stage for Class Meeting 4. Following the session, channel your creativity as you delve into working on presentation ideas.

In preparation for the next adventure, pack a small bag for the upcoming excursion to Galway, ensuring you’re ready to explore with ease.

Day 7
Limerick/Galway

Post-breakfast, embark on a journey to Galway, making a captivating stop at Bunratty Castle along the way.

As the day unfolds, savor the evening in the vibrant city of Galway, immersing yourself in its lively atmosphere and cultural delights.

Day 8
Galway

Commence the day with a leisurely breakfast, paving the way for a refreshing Salt Hill Walk, where coastal views and fresh air beckon.

The remainder of the day is yours to explore the enchanting streets and attractions of Galway, soaking in the city’s unique charm.

Conclude the evening in Galway, savoring the vibrant atmosphere and perhaps discovering some hidden gems.

Day 9
Galway/Limerick

Following a satisfying breakfast, bid farewell to Galway and embark on a breathtaking journey through The Burren, tracing the mesmerizing route of the Wild Atlantic Way.

A highlight awaits as you stand in awe at the majestic Cliffs of Moher, where nature’s grandeur takes center stage.

Conclude the day by returning to Limerick, reflecting on the wonders witnessed along the way.

Day 10
Limerick

Fuel up with breakfast, gearing up for Class Meeting 5.

Post-meeting, dive into refining presentation ideas, ensuring a productive and creative session.

Day 11
Dingle Peninsula

Begin the day with a hearty breakfast before embarking on an enriching coach tour of the picturesque Dingle Peninsula, where stunning landscapes and cultural gems await exploration.

Day 12
Limerick

Start the day with breakfast, gearing up for Class Meeting 6, where final touches and preparations take place.

The culmination arrives with the eagerly awaited Final Presentations, a moment to showcase the culmination of your experiences and learnings.

Day 13
Blarney Castle

Fuel up with breakfast before setting out on a coach tour to the enchanting Blarney Castle. Prepare to be captivated by its history and perhaps even bestow the gift of eloquence with a visit to the famous Blarney Stone.

Day 14
Limerick

Enjoy a leisurely free day to explore at your own pace. Take the time to pack for the upcoming journey to Dublin.

Cap off the day with a group social.

Day 15
Limerick/Dublin

Post-breakfast, set off for Dublin with a delightful lunch stop en route. Take in the historical marvels at the Rock of Cashel.

Upon arrival in Dublin, check in at Trinity College, setting the stage for the Group Welcome Dinner, a fitting conclusion to your memorable journey.

Day 16
Dublin

After breakfast, kick off the day with a warm Welcome Introduction at the Campus Bell Tower, setting the tone for your Dublin experience.

Embark on a Campus Tour, with a special visit to the iconic Book of Kells. Following this, indulge in a driving tour of Dublin, discovering its vibrant charm.

The evening is yours to explore at leisure, a perfect way to round off your Dublin adventure.

Day 17
Museum, Jameson Tour & Guinness Storehouse Tour

After breakfast, start the day with a visit to museums, immersing yourself in the rich cultural offerings of Dublin.

Embark on an informative Jameson Tour, followed by a visit to the iconic Guinness Storehouse for a tour and a delightful lunch.

The evening is yours to enjoy freely, allowing you to savor the last moments of your Dublin experience.

Day 18
Belfast Day Trip

Post-breakfast, set out on a full-day adventure to Belfast. Explore the poignant history at the Titanic Museum, delving into the city’s maritime legacy.

Follow it up with a Belfast Coach Tour, with a lunch stop downtown, allowing you to savor the local flavors.

Day 19
Kilmainham Gaol & Abbey

After a satisfying breakfast, delve into history with a visit to Kilmainham Gaol, exploring its significance in Ireland’s past.

Later, immerse yourself in cultural richness with a visit to the Abbey Theatre, a hub of theatrical heritage.

Day 20
Glendalough

Fuel up with breakfast for a full-day excursion to the mesmerizing Glendalough. Explore the beauty of the monastic site, surrounded by lush landscapes and serene lakes.

Take in the tranquility and history of this ancient place before returning, leaving you with lasting memories of your Irish adventure.

Day 21
St. Patrick’s Cathedral

After breakfast, assemble at 9 AM in front of Christchurch Cathedral for an engaging day ahead.

Explore the historic St. Patrick’s Cathedral, soaking in its cultural and architectural significance.

The evening is yours to wander and enjoy freely, capping off your Dublin experience on your own terms.

Day 22
Dublin

Enjoy a leisurely free day, allowing you the flexibility to explore, relax, or revisit favorite spots.

In the evening, come together for a heartfelt Farewell Dinner, sharing stories and making memories as you bid adieu to your unforgettable journey

Day 23
Departure

Conclude your adventure with a coach journey to Dublin Airport, where you’ll board your flight back home. Reflect on the incredible experiences and memories as you embark on the final leg of your journey. Safe travels!

Includes/Excludes

Price Includes

  • Roundtrip Airfare
  • Lodging
  • Welcome dinner and farewell dinner
  • Translator
  • Museum/Historical Site Admission Fees
  • Transportation
  • Tour Guide(s)

Price Excludes

  • Private ExpensesSnacks, gifts, shopping, etc.
  • Alcohol not included
Payments

Payment can be made in full or following the payment schedule below.

Total Price

$3,950

Deposit

$150

Due:  December 15, 2023

First Installment

$1,900

Due:  March 1, 2024

Second Installment

$1,900

Due:  May 1, 2024

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