December 4-6th 2023
Dates to come in the new year
This 10-day tour of the United States begins with a welcome by a tour guide at Dublin Airport before departing for Atlanta. The first day is free to relax or explore the city at leisure. Day 2 starts with a guided tour of Atlanta followed by a drive to Pigeon Forge to visit Dollywood resort. Day 3 is dedicated to exploring Dollywood fully. Day 4 involves departing Pigeon Forge and stopping in Knoxville before arriving in Nashville, the home of country music. Day 5 is focused on visiting the graves of music greats at Woodlawn Memorial Park and Mausoleum in Nashville. Day 6 is about experiencing a country music show and lunch on the General Jackson Showboat, followed by a visit to Madame Tussauds. Day 7 is packed with a tour of Ryman Auditorium, Country Music Hall of Fame, and RCA Studio B, followed by a live show at the Grand Ole Opry. Day 8 includes a visiting Graceland, the home of Elvis Presley and Sun Studios before settling into the last hotel in Memphis. Day 9 Flight to Boston with afternoon tour followed by beginning the journey home. The tour ends on Day 10 with an early arrival back in Ireland.
Monday 27th to Thursday 30th of November
Enjoy a wonderful trip to the medieval city of Kilkenny and stay in the luxurious 4-star Hotel Kilkenny for the duration of the tour. The trip includes a visit to the Kilkenny Castle with its impressive tapestries, restored bedrooms, library, and East Wing Picture Gallery. You can also explore the Smithwicks Experience brewery and taste the oldest ale in Ireland. The 12th-century Jerpoint Abbey is another highlight, with stunning Gothic architecture. The trip ends with a tour of The Kilkenny Famine Experience, where you can hear stories from the perspective of Workhouse inmates and staff.
Live music from The Queen of Country Philomena Begley being joined by the fantastic Louise Morrissey, the incredible John Mc Nicholl, Trio Royale, X-factors Mary Byrne, Kayleigh Cullinan from the Voice, Liam Murphy winner of Elvis Idol and the wonderful Chrissy Mac.
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