Skellig Michael

Ireland and the Last Jedi Encounter: A Star Wars-Inspired Tour

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Places Visited

Dublin, Killarney, Galway, Donegal...

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Suggested Duration

8 Days

Inspired by the upcoming Star Wars film, the eighth episode in the legendary series, embark on an extraordinary journey following in the footsteps of the last Jedis - Luke and Rey. Discover how ancient Irish settlements inspired the magnificent scenery of the remote hideaway planet of the first Jedi temple. Relish Irish storytelling traditions when meeting locals who witnessed how their hometowns in Ireland were converted into filming sets. Experience an awakening in grandeur, highlighting natural...

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Trip Highlights

  • Traverse the UNESCO World Heritage Site Skellig Michael, the stunning island off the Kerry Coast where Rey discovers and trains with Luke
  • Visit Malin Head at the top of Donegal, while meeting the locals who worked as extras and observed the secretive nature of the movie filming
  • Fill up a pint of refreshing Guinness from Luke’s Tap, a Guinness tap used by Mark Hamill during the filming wrap party
  • Spend a night at a castle in Donegal, where the cast and crew stayed during the filming
  • Explore Newgrange, a circular megalithic passage tomb that resembles the spacecraft used by smugglers in the film, and delve into the depths of Irish history and heritage
  • Partake in a falconry demonstration at Ashford Castle that offers the unique hands-on experience of flying a hawk under professional guidance
  • Witness marvels at the Cliffs of Moher and the Burren, which resemble the stunning breathtaking landscapes seen in a galaxy far away
  • Take to the skies on an optional premium helicopter tour for the ultimate director’s point of view, flying over iconic sights such as Skellig Michael, Cliffs of Moher and the Aran Islands

Starting Price

$8,315 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

Note: Zicasso’s Star Wars-Inspired itineraries are not affiliated with, sponsored or endorsed by, The Walt Disney Company or Lucasfilm Ltd.

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