Taking in Dublin, Cork City (Ireland second largest) and the pictureque 'Kindom of Kerry', this iconic 'Tour of Ireland' encompasses breathtaking scenery as we travel along the Wild Atlantic Way. We discover as we go, many notable sites that introduce us to the delightful 'ever homely' rural Irish culture. A great tour for first time visitors to this 'green and pleasant' land.


Day One: On arrival we transfer you, to your hotel. Early afternoon, we take a familiarisation tour of Dublin’s city’s landmarks as we make our way to the world renown Guinness Storehouse Museum. Afterwards you have a choice of discovering the vibrance of the city’s restaurants and bars, or heading back to your hotel.

Day Two: After breakfast, we head south stopping by ‘The Rock Of Cashel’, seat of the ancient Kings of Ireland. An optional tour is followed by lunch. Then we head to Cobh, a picturesque harbour town, renowned as the last stop over for the ill-fated RMS Titanic. We have the opportunity to visit the Heritage Centre. Overnighting in Cork, there’s the chance to explore Ireland’s second largest city.

Day Three: We make a morning visit Blarney Castle, to kiss the famous ‘Blarney Stone’, before heading out to Killarney. We make our way through the delightful Cork/Kerry countryside passing through the historic market town of Macroom. Once in Killarney and having checked in to your hotel, there’s time to take a jaunty cart ride to Ross Castle, or explore the town further well into the evening.

Day Four: After an Irish breakfast, we start our journey around the Ring of Kerry. We take a route through Killorglin and Glenbeigh to Cahersiveen. It’s here we can stop to visit the Daniel O’Connell Memorial Church. We then travel on to the coastal town of Waterville, once the location of Charlie Chaplin’s summer holiday cottage, and onwards through spectacular coastal scenery and mountain passes, where on a good day, we can see as far as the Skellig Islands. As we pass through Sneem we stop in the village, before making our way back to Killarney, via ‘Molls Gap’, and Lady’s View. Time permitting we can call into Muckross House before heading back to Killarney.

Day Five: Today we journey northwards to the rugged West Coast, taking the ferry from Tarbot in to County Clare. Here we stop by the Ciiffs of Moher, a sheer 700ft cliff face, the largest in Europe. We call in the visitors centre,to view the spectical and afterwards we can stop for lunch in the near by picturesque village of Doolin. From here you can take a boat cruise to view the cliffs from the sea. Later we make our way to Galway via the scenic Burren Headland, a UNESCO world heritage site, and pass through Kinvarra and by Dunguaire Castle a 16th-century tower house on the shores of Galway Bay. Once in Galway and checked in to your hotel, your evening is free to experience this colourful cultural town.

Day Six: This morning we make our way back to Dublin through the Irish heartlands stopping by Athlone, a town that straddles the mighty Shannon, and home to Ireland’s oldest Pub. We also call into Killbeggan, were Irelands’ oldest registered Whiskey Distillery (not Bushmills as you may think) is situated. When reaching Dublin late afternoon, there’s an opportunity for last minute shopping in the city centre and a chance to wander through The Temple Bar District.

Day Seven: After breakfast its time to say farewell and make the transfers for your return home.


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