11-Night Ireland Intensive Voyage on Azamara Pursuit
Starting in Southampton, you’ll set sail for the enigmatic Emerald Isle with a day at sea and a visit to County Cork. Climb the castle steps to kiss the legendary Blarney Stone, browse the centuries-old English Market or immerse yourself in the Titanic Experience. No matter what you do, County Cork is sure to instill the Irish spirit.
Your spirited adventure then takes you to the city of Foynes where a boat ride along Ireland’s longest river will make you fall in love with the Emerald Isle. The enchanting city of Galway awaits with an array of brightly coloured shops, excellent bars, restaurants, and traditional Irish music sessions with the live instruments that developed the folk music genre of Ireland.
A late night in Donegal offers a glance at a forgotten Ireland. It’s a land far away from tourist hot spots, where the sun shines brilliantly over mountain passes, historic castles, and charming coastal pubs.
Londonderry is easily explored on foot (there’s no need to rush with another late stay) so visitors can marvel at the city’s mighty 26-foot high, 400-year old surrounding walls and savor a sweet Irish Coffee on a stroll through town.
Visit the wall of murals telling the story of "The Troubles" during your first overnight stay in Belfast and wander the Giant’s Lair during a last late stay in Warrenpoint before your voyage concludes with another overnight stay in the fascinating city of Dublin. Brush up on your education with a trip to the prestigious Trinity College Library or tour the infamous prison, Kilmainham Gaol, which once held many of the fabled Irish revolutionaries.