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Cottey Abroad

2024 Destination: Dublin, Ireland

July 15-22, 2024

Join us as we visit Dublin, Ireland and experience many of the sights and sounds Cottey students encounter on their week abroad! Enjoy 7 days and 6 nights learning about the rich history of Dublin and exploring the beautiful landscape of Ireland.

Itinerary

DAY 1, MONDAY, JULY 15: OVERNIGHT FLIGHT

Depart from the USA.

DAY 2, TUESDAY, JULY 16: DUBLIN

Arrive in Dublin, a former Viking settlement at the mouth of the River Liffey and now Ireland’s capital. Meet your ACIS Tour Manager and begin exploring your surroundings.

DAY 3, WEDNESDAY, JULY 17: DUBLIN

Sightseeing shows you statue-filled O’Connell Street and takes you inside St. Patrick’s Cathedral. In the afternoon, you’ll have time to explore the Temple Bar section of Dublin. Situated near the Liffey and the Ha’penny Bridge, Temple Bar boasts cafés, galleries, and trendy shops. Then become your own lord of the dance floor during an Irish dancing lesson taught by a local expert. Tonight perhaps take an evening stroll around Trinity College’s campus and the lively surrounding neighborhood.

DAY 4, THURSDAY, JULY 18: DUBLIN

Today, you’ll participate in some of the same faculty/staff-led modules Cottey students experience.

DAY 5, FRIDAY, JULY 19: DUBLIN

Free day.

DAY 6, SATURDAY, JULY 20: DUBLIN

Journey to a farm in the Irish countryside for a chance to be Irish for a day. Experience rural Irish culture and partake in traditional activities such as bodhran drum lessons, sugán rope making, a bog visit, and brown bread baking, followed by lunch on the farm. Then, return to Dublin and contrast the different customs and practices of the country’s rural and urban dwellers.

DAY 7, SUNDAY, JULY 21: DUBLIN

Today, you’ll participate in some of the same faculty/staff-led modules Cottey students experience. This evening enjoy a special farewell dinner. 

DAY 8, MONDAY, JULY 22: DEPARTURE

Depart for the USA.

Pricing and Additional Information

Price Options

  • $5,899 including flights
  • $4,199 no flights

A $1,000 deposit is required to reserve a spot.

Final payment will be due by November 2023.

Faculty and Staff module information will be added during fall 2023.

Pricing Includes:

  • Round-trip flights or priced without flights.
  • Public transport pass for the duration of the trip as well as local buses for airport transfers and the city sightseeing tour.
  • Double room accommodations in 4 star centrally located hotels.
  • All activities mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Full-time bilingual Tour Manager to manage travel logistics and provide educational commentary.
  • Breakfast included daily.
  • Farewell dinner on the last night including alcohol.
  • Basic insurance for each passenger, we do recommend all trips upgrade to Ultimate or Ultimate Plus Protection Plans.
  • 24/7 emergency support with ACIS’ worldwide network.
  • Tipping is also included in the trip price.