Gaelic
Horizons

Cheers to Tradition

True to the nature of the Emerald Isle, the Irish city of Bantry leads to verdant scenes and stunning beauty like the Gardens of Garnish Island. A heritage of carpet craft and tapestries lives on in Killybegs, home to the world-famous, hand-knotted Donegal carpets. From Cobh, take a panoramic journey through County Cork, a road that leads to the famous Blarney Castle. Once you've ascended the tower's steps, you have the opportunity to kiss the legendary stone in hopes it will bestow you with the gift of gab as your companions cheer you on. The cultural heart of Ireland is Galway, but for a different perspective of the iconic city, head underground to Aillwee Cave, with winding passages carved in the limestone from melting water from the Ice Age. Experience a culinary adventure through Belfast’s top eateries alongside your fellow explorers and guided by a passionate foodie who also shares insights into Northern Ireland's folklore.

Cultural Expedition

Dublin Roundtrip

September 5, 2025

7 Nights

World Voyager

SECOND GUEST
SAILS FREE

PLUS

FREE Cultural Immersion

SECOND GUEST SAILS FREE +

ADDITIONAL SAVINGS WITH EXPLORE & SAVE
Category Description Per Guest Cruise Fares
BEFORE
Promotions are applied
Per Guest Cruise Fares
AFTER
Promotions are applied
NS Navigator Suite $20,199 pp $9,849 pp
DS Discovery Suite $18,699 pp $9,099 pp
JS Journey Suite $17,699 pp $8,599 pp
E1 Horizon Deluxe Stateroom $13,899 pp $6,699 pp
E2 Veranda Deluxe Stateroom $14,299 pp $6,899 pp
A1 Horizon Stateroom $10,299 pp $4,899 pp
A2 Horizon Stateroom $10,099 pp $4,799 pp
B1 Veranda Stateroom $10,499 pp $4,999 pp
B2 Veranda Stateroom $10,099 pp $4,799 pp
AO Adventure Oceanview Stateroom $8,699 pp $4,099 pp

Cruise Fares are per guest, cruise-only, based on double occupancy, and are subject to change at any time without notice. Government Taxes and Fees of $350 per guest are included in the fares shown and are not eligible for special offers or promotional savings.

Sep 05 Dublin, Ireland Depart: 7:00 pm

Dublin, Ireland

Ireland’s capital, Dublin, is bustling, cosmopolitan, ancient, and young at heart all at once. It is one of Europe’s liveliest cities, where medieval and 17th-century buildings stand comfortably amid all the trappings of a 21st-century community. Marvels like the incredible Book of Kells, one of the most beautifully illuminated manuscripts in the world, call out to the curious. A gentle and relaxing cruise along the River Liffey immerses you in the capital’s colorful history, from the first arrival of the Vikings to the rapid development of the city during the 18th and 19th centuries. When in Dublin, the Guinness Storehouse, located in the heart of St. James’ Gate Brewery, invites you to raise a glass at the Gravity Bar with a 360-degree view of the city skyline.

Sep 06 Cork (Cobh), Ireland Arrive: 10:00 am Depart: 8:00 pm

Cork (Cobh), Ireland

The wondrous County Cork is a destination filled with rich heritage. From here, the famed Blarney Castle and its equally renowned stone beckon you for a kiss in exchange for the gift of gab. Whiskey lovers rejoice as Cork is the site of the Old Jameson Distillery, a beautifully restored and self-contained industrial complex taking you to the heart of the cherished whiskey-making tradition. Traverse the bridges arching over the River Lee, taking in the many cathedrals and their ornate gargoyles as you make your way to a typical Irish pub for a taste of the iconic Guinness stout. Near Cork lies the picturesque sailing town of Kinsale with vibrant streetscapes and delicious restaurants. Affectionately known as Ireland’s "real capital" by its proud locals, this city is speckled with bridges that lend it a distinctive European flair and landmarks like St. Fin Barr’s Cathedral that add to its rich tapestry.

Sep 07 Bantry, Ireland Arrive: 7:00 am Depart: 5:00 pm

Bantry, Ireland

Sitting amid the picturesque Wild Atlantic Way of West Cork, Bantry surrounds you with landscapes of rolling hills, lakes, woods and lush pastures. The 17th-century manor known as Bantry House exudes a stately essence, and the gardens on its grounds create a stunning, Edenic scene. Explore the city’s longstanding history with a visit to the ancient megalithic stone circle at Kealkill and Carraiganass Castle. Admire the architecture of the town’s churches at sites like St. Finbarr’s and St. Brendan The Navigator Church of Ireland. Bantry’s culture holds a great passion for equestrianism, making it an ideal destination for a pony trek across panoramic views. On Fridays, the Bantry Farmers & Craft Market comes alive with local vendors selling fresh produce, fish, eggs, honey and much more.

Sep 08 Galway, Ireland Arrive: 8:00 am Depart: 5:00 pm

Galway, Ireland

Ireland’s cultural heart is Galway, or Gaillimh as it’s known in Irish. Situated on the picturesque west coast of the country, you can delight in an array of fascinating experiences set in a breathtaking backdrop. For a different perspective, head underground to Aillwee Cave, with winding passages carved in the limestone from melting water from the Ice Age. On the cultural side, by far the most in-depth overview of all there is to know about the city of tribes can be found at the Galway City Museum. But if you really want to get to know the local life in Galway, make your way to one of its many pubs and grab a pint with the locals.

Sep 09 Killybegs, Ireland Arrive: 9:30 am Depart: 6:30 pm

Killybegs, Ireland

Killybegs is one of six historic towns in the Donegal region, home to wild landscapes, white sandy beaches, and cozy little pubs. It’s a city that also takes deep pride in its fishing, tapestries, and carpet craft heritage. For an in-depth experience, visit the Killybegs Maritime and Heritage Center, situated at the famous Donegal carpets building, where world famous hand-knotted carpets are made. You can also revel in its natural wonders, like Bá Fhionntrá (Fintragh Bay), a stunning sheltered beach that stretches only about a mile but holds excellent views of Drumanoo Head, Inishduff Island, and Muckross Head.

Sep 10 Londonderry, Northern Ireland Arrive: 9:00 am Depart: 7:00 pm

Londonderry, Northern Ireland

In Londonderry, you can see the walls everywhere you go. Derry, as it’s referred to locally, is the only completely walled city in Ireland and one of the finest in Europe. Almost 20 feet high and at least as wide, the mile-long oval comes complete with gates, watchtowers, battlements, bastions, and huge cannons. The best way to experience this fascinating fortification is to take a walking tour and hear a local guide bring to life the stories of the brutal 17th century sieges. You can top off your day by raising a glass at the Walled City Brewery.

Sep 11 Belfast, Northern Ireland Arrive: 7:00 am Depart: 7:00 pm

Belfast, Northern Ireland

Within the lush scenes of Northern Ireland’s County Down sits the seaside town of Bangor, close to the heart of Belfast. Delve into the story of the famous RMS Titanic at the Belfast museum and be transported back in time with interpretive materials, media, and a thrilling ride that takes you through recreated shipyards. Or head over to the Ulster Folk Museum, an eye-opening journey to the past that uncovers a way of life from over a century ago. Weave through the verdant counties of Down and Antrim toward the natural splendor of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Giant’s Causeway, a dramatic coastal formation of interlocking basalt columns, the result of ancient volcanic fissure eruptions or, as legend has it, the handiwork of giants. Take the Belfast food trail, led by a knowledgeable guide, for an exploration of the city’s gastronomic hot spots, showcasing its colorful heritage. Back in Bangor, become enchanted by the local, rich history at Bangor Castle and its Victorian gardens..

Sep 12 Dublin, Ireland Arrive: 8:00 am

Dublin, Ireland

Ireland’s capital, Dublin, is bustling, cosmopolitan, ancient, and young at heart all at once. It is one of Europe’s liveliest cities, where medieval and 17th-century buildings stand comfortably amid all the trappings of a 21st-century community. Marvels like the incredible Book of Kells, one of the most beautifully illuminated manuscripts in the world, call out to the curious. A gentle and relaxing cruise along the River Liffey immerses you in the capital’s colorful history, from the first arrival of the Vikings to the rapid development of the city during the 18th and 19th centuries. When in Dublin, the Guinness Storehouse, located in the heart of St. James’ Gate Brewery, invites you to raise a glass at the Gravity Bar with a 360-degree view of the city skyline.

Always Included

  • FREE cultural immersion
  • FREE gourmet dining with ever-changing menus
  • FREE unlimited beverages, including fine wines, spirits and craft beers
  • FREE open bars and lounges, including 24-hour bar service with specialty canapés
  • FREE stocked in-room minibar
  • FREE specialty coffees, teas and fresh-pressed juices
  • FREE afternoon and high tea
  • FREE champagne and gourmet canapés during meet and greet
  • FREE 24-hour room service, including spirits, wine and beer
  • FREE L'OCCITANE bath amenities
  • FREE pre-paid gratuities
  • FREE use of walking sticks and binoculars
  • FREE reusable water bottle
  • FREE butler service and expanded room service menu in suites
Government Taxes and Fees per guest are included in Cruise Fares.
Trip delay and medical evacuation coverage included at no additional cost.

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  • FREE cultural immersion includes culinary experience ashore, such as local market visits, specialty tastings and more
  • FREE Josper Grill Dining Experience at 7AFT Grill
  • FREE culinary presentations and wine tastings
  • FREE cooking demonstrations and cuisine tastings
  • FREE events hosted by a Tastes & Traditions Expert on select expeditions
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  • FREE cultural immersion
  • FREE enrichment programs and workshops on select expeditions
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