Tour of Mystical Sites in Western Ireland
May 12 - 22
Many visit Ireland and do pub crawls, literary walks, brewery tours and get in a few castles, museums and shopping.
Mindie Burgoyne’s tours visit hidden Ireland and spiritual sites not in most of the guidebooks. The focus of her tours is “thin places” or places where the veil between this world and the eternal world is thin.
In May 2012, Burgoyne will guide a group of guests on a spiritual journey across ten counties, visiting thin places – or mystical sites – in the west of Ireland. The tour last 10 nights, includes accommodations in 3 star hotels, ground transportation, admissions, breakfasts and some dinners. Several free days are also included for guests who want to explore on their own.
COST – $2055 (based on double occupancy), and is for the land only. It includes lodging in 3 star hotels, breakfasts, some dinners, transportation, admission costs, and some spectacular guides.
10 nights in premiere town-center hotels (3* all w/ private baths)
Double, Triple & Single Occupancy available
All hotel taxes/fees
Airport Transfers to/from city centers while in Ireland
Transportation via luxury coach between towns & for daily touring
Three additional guides – Mary Gibbons (Boyne Valley), Mike Croghan (Rath Croghan) and Dara Molloy (Inis Mor)
Emergency Local Contact available 24/7
Welcome party in Dublin & Farewell evening in Ennis
Daily Private Tours of Thin Places to include sights listed below.
Sites on the tour include:
Dublin City Centre – Trinity College Newgrange – County Meath
Hill of Tara – County Meath
Hill of Uisneach – County Westmeath
Fore Abbey – The Seven Wonders of Fore
Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery – County Sligo
Rathcroghan – County Roscommon
Boa Island – Caldragh Cemetery, – County Fermangh (Northern Ireland)
Knock Shrine – County Mayo
Ballintubber Abbey – County Mayo
Town of Westport – County Mayo
Croagh Patrick, Murrisk Abbey – County Mayo
Inis Mor – Aran Islands
Sky Road Drive through Connemara
Town of Clifden (seaside)
Thoor Ballylee, Coole Park – County Galway
For more information, full itinerary and detailed info on sites, visit the Thin Places Tour website. Tour group is limited to 25.