05/15 - 05/26/2019

12-Day Ireland & Iceland Cruise

  • Day 1
    DUBLIN - IRELAND
  • Day 2
    DUBLIN – CELEBRITY REFLECTION
  • Day 3
    GLASGOW-SCOTLAND
  • Day 4
    AT SEA
  • Day 5-6
    REYKJAVIK - ICELAND
  • Day 7
    AKUREYRI - ICELAND
  • Day 8-9
    AT SEA
  • Day 10
    BELFAST - NORTHERN IRELAND
  • Day 11
    CORK - IRELAND
  • Day 12
    DUBLIN - IRELAND

Tour Overview


What’s included in this cruise tour:

  • Tour manager throughout the trip
  • Cruise accommodation, meals, entertainment on board
  • Shore excursions
  • Travel Insurance
  • Taxes

Excludes

  • Onboard gratuities
  • Meals (unless otherwise indicated)
  • Personal expenditures

Tour highlights:

  • Visit Dublin’s famous college, Trinity College and the Book of Kells
  • Explore Glasgow, Scotland’s second largest city, and visit the beautiful Loch Lomond
  • 2 Day tour of Iceland’s capital, Reykjavik and enjoy the Blue Lagoon
  • Visit Iceland’s second largest city, Akureyri; and see the famous waterfall of the gods
  • See the Giant’s Causeway in Belfast
  • Learn about the famous medieval stronghold Blarney Castle in Cork, Ireland

Offer ID: 1314369

Celebrity Reflection
Year Built: 2012
Refurbished: 2018
Tonnage: 126,000
assenger Capacity: 3,046

Itinerary

  • 1
    5/15 DUBLIN - IRELAND
    Arrive in Dublin, Ireland today and transfer to the hotel.
    Hotel: City North Hotel Abbey or Similar
  • 2
    5/16 DUBLIN – CELEBRITY REFLECTION
    Enjoy a delicious breakfast at the hotel and get ready for a city tour of Dublin, Ireland. First we will visit the brewery Guinness Storehouse and learn about the brewing process and taste the most authentic beer in the world. Next will explore the famous Trinity College, the most ancient university in Ireland with many Nobel Prize winners who have graduated from this university. Here you can see The Old Library, which holds over 200,000 books. Learn about the famous Book of Kells, believed to be created in 800 A.D. See Dublin Castle, originally built in the 13th century on what was previously settled by the Vikings. It was used as a military fortress, a prison, treasury, and the courts of law for the past 700 years. Today it is used for most of Ireland’s national affairs. Afterwards, we will head to the port and board Celebrity Cruises Celebrity Reflection. Enjoy outstanding cuisine, fun entertainment, and much more.
    Amount of walking: Moderate
    (Breakfast included)
  • 3
    5/17 GLASGOW-SCOTLAND
    Today our cruise ship arrives in Scotland’s second largest city, Glasgow. We will first head over to Scotland’s only medieval church, the Glasgow Cathedral, which took 300 years to complete surviving the ravages of the religious revolution. See the University of Glasgow, founded in 1451, with more than 500 years of history and is the fourth oldest university in the United Kingdom. Stroll through George Square, which was built during the Victorian era. The square is like an open-air sculpture museum with statues of Glasgow and Scottish celebrities. Last but not least, enjoy the beautiful Loch Lomond, the largest freshwater lake in the United Kingdom, with the peaks of mountains reflected in the clear blue water.
    Amount of walking: Moderate
  • 4
    5/18 AT SEA
  • 5-6
    5/19-5/20 REYKJAVIK - ICELAND
    (DAY 1) Today we arrive in the most northern city of Iceland, Reykjavik, the island’s largest port city. First visit Harpa Concert Hall, a concert hall and conference centre, which has distinctive colored glass facade inspired by the basalt landscape of Iceland. Nearby is the Sun Voyager Sculpture, designed by the famous artist Jon Gunnar Arnason. It symbolizes the determination and courage to explore the unknown. See Hallgrímskirkja, a Lutheran parish church standing at 74.5 meters high, as one of the tallest buildings in Iceland. Perlan is a popular landmark with futuristic revolving glass-domed shaped like a crystal ball supported by 6 massive hot water tanks. Here you can see the beautiful city of Reykjavik.
    Amount of walking: Easy
    (DAY 2) Enjoy Blue Lagoon, a geothermal spa with rich minerals like silica and sulfur, helping many people suffer from skin diseases such as psoriasis. The lagoon is a milky, aquamarine colored lake. Although there are many natural hot springs in Iceland, this popular lagoon was a result of a close by geothermal plant founded in 1976. Enjoy the Blue Lagoon, along with the blue skies and white smoke, while conditioning your skin to relieve yourself from fatigue.
    Amount of walking: Easy
  • 7
    5/21 AKUREYRI - ICELAND
    Today our cruise ship arrives in Akureyri, the largest city in northern Ireland. Although with the population of only 18,000 and only a distance of 100 kilometers from the Arctic, due to geographical factors of the city, the area has relatively mild climate with a considerably ice-free harbor. We will visit Godafoss Fall, the famous waterfall with the height of 12 meters over a width of 30 meters. The rock formation in the waterfall is why it is considered one of the greatest natural wonders in Iceland. Its origin is closely connected with the famous event of the conversion from heathenism to Christianity in the year 1000.
    Amount of walking: Moderate
  • 8-9
    5/22 AT SEA
  • 10
    5/24 BELFAST - NORTHERN IRELAND
    Our cruise ship arrives in Belfast, which is the biggest port in Northern Ireland. We will visit Giant’s Causeway, an area made up of approximately 40,000 massive interlocking black basalt columns, which resulted from an ancient volcanic eruption some 50-60 years ago. Studies of these formations have contributed to the development of earth sciences.
    Amount of walking: Moderate
  • 11
    5/25 CORK - IRELAND
    Today we arrive in Cork, the second largest city in Ireland. The city was selected as the European Capital of Culture due to the rapid development of cultural and arts. We will first visit Blarney, a town that is home to the Blarney Castle. It was built 600 years ago and is considered one of Ireland’s greatest treasures. The English people referred to this as the Kiss Castle since many tourists believe by kissing The Blarney Stone will bring good luck. Shop around English Market, one of the oldest European indoor market. It has been very popular even Queen Elizabeth II visited the market in 2011.
    Amount of walking: Moderate
  • 12
    5/26 DUBLIN - IRELAND
    Today we disembark in Dublin, Ireland. After disembarkation, you will be transferred to the airport for your safe flight back home.