Craftours Lifestyles Magazine December 2018 - Page 56

9-DAY DISCOVERING THE PATCHWORK TREASURES OF IRELAND WITH THE NATIONAL QUILTER’S CIRCLE July 22 - 30, 2019 Package Includes: • Round-trip international airfare from New York City to Dublin, Ireland. • Private motor coach and professional driver/guide the entire time. • Professional Craftours escort the entire time. • First-class hotel accommodations in Galway, Killarney and Dublin. • Daily Irish breakfast and two dinners. • Special viewing of Destination Craft with Jim West Ireland episode. • Commemorative collector’s item from the 2012International Quilt Festival of Ireland. • Special “Irish Christmas Wish Doll” sewing workshop with a professional Irish artisan. • Special hand quilting workshop with Ashley Hough. • Optional tour to Kylemore Abbey and Gardens and scenic drive through the stunning Connemara Region. • A crystal carving demonstration by a master artist. • A special presentation and shopping opportunity at the family owned Connemara Marble facility. • Panoramic city tour in Galway and drive to the craft village in Spiddal. • Panoramic city tour in Dublin including driving past Trinity College, Phoenix Park and other notable sights. • A Panoramic drive through the famous Dingle Peninsula and a stop in the seaport town of Dingle. • An optional dry felting workshop with a master artisan. • Sightseeing at the spectacular Cliffs of Moher and drive through the “Burren.” • A photo opportunity at see the ruins of Ross Castle in Killarney. • A short visit to the award winning “tidy town” of Adare. • Shopping at the Blarney Woolen Mills and an opportunity (for a small fee) to kiss the famous Blarney Stone. • Photo stop at the extraordinary Rock of Cashel. • An optional Irish Scone Making cookery class. • Free time for shopping on the famous Grafton Street in Dublin. • A Craftours lanyard, luggage tag and commemorative gift. • An optional Irish singing and Riverdance-type show. • A visit to a family owned weaving and spinning factory. The entire cost of this 9-day tour is $ 2,997 .00 (per person based on double occupancy) Click here for more information