Day 1: Arrival
Welcome to the fabulous capital of Ireland - Dublin!
Upon arrival, your driver meets you at the arrivals hall and transfers you to your centrally located hotel for the check-in.
In the evening you meet your private guide for an evening bar crawl that is that is an amazing way to be introduced to the life of this beautiful city. Together you enjoy a walk along the evening streets of the old town followed by a visit to some local bars. Sharing tables with the locals as it was in the old times and tasting the most traditional drinks and snacks surely enriches your experience in Dublin!
Day 2: Dublin City Tour & Guinness Storehouse Experience
After a full Irish breakfast this morning, meet your guide in the hotel lobby and carry on to a walking city tour of Dublin.
During the sightseeing tour you see many of Dublin’s icons while being guided to some hidden and wonderful spots that visitors most often miss. You see Dublin Castle, Christchurch Cathedral, the famous Ha’penny Bridge, the Georgian doors of Dublin and Trinity College Library where you see the famous Book of Kells.
You then pay a visit to the most popular Ireland's attraction - the remarkable Guinness Storehouse, located in the heart of the St. James's Gate Brewery. Your group tour of the Storehouse begins at the bottom of the world's largest pint glass and as you make your way to the 7th floor you learn about the history and the making of Guinness through various interactive experiences.
After the tour you return to your hotel and have evening at leisure.
Note: to highlight your tour, you may add a Guinness Storehouse connoisseur experience on top.
Day 3: Day Trip to Newgrange Boyne Valley
In the morning you walk to the meeting point, located within walking distance from your hotel, meet your group and embark on a small group tour to Newgrange Boyne Valley, a true must-visit of any Irish journey.
During the tour, you enter the ancient 5200-year Passage Tomb at Newgrange, and Newgrange visitor center, enjoy a guided tour at Monasterboice, the remains of an early Christian settlement and a guided walking tour at Hill of Slane, a prehistoric monument associated with Saint Patrick. Entrance and guided tour at the archeological complex Hill of Tara, an ancient Celtic ritual site, are also included.
After the tour you drive back to the Dublin city center.
Please, note: the tour is available on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Alternatively, you can go on a small group tour to Giant's Causeway at an extra charge. Contact your travel specialist for the details.
Day 4: Train to Galway
In the morning you check out and have a transfer to the train station. Here you board a 2.5-hour train to a harbor city of Galway.
Day 4: Arrival & City Tour
Upon arrival, you meet your guide at the station, walk to your hotel (located within walking distance from station) and leave your luggage.
Then you enjoy a 2-hour walking tour around Galway and its best sights. Your route starts at the Eyre Square, where you learn the Occupy Wall Street movement and other important points of Galway history. Then you explore Brown's Doorway, John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaque, and the Quincentennial Fountain. As you make your way through the Old Town of Galway, you also see Lynch's Castle, St Nicolas' Church, and the beautiful Spanish Arch.
After the tour, you either return to your hotel or continue exploring the city on your own.
Day 5: Day Trip to Cliffs of Moher
Following breakfast, you embark on a wonderful day-trip to one of the most impressive coastlines in Ireland.
Together with your private guide-driver you make your way to the Cliffs of Moher - a sheer precipice that stretches for 5 miles along the Wild Atlantic Way.
Upon arrival, you get to enter the Cliffs of Moher Visitor Centre to see the exhibition dedicated to this natural wonder and the region.
After the tour, you continue your journey and have time to see the Burren Region followed by a scenic drive to the city of Galway.
Day 6: Day Trip to Connemara & Kylemore Abbey
Today after breakfast you explore the unspoiled beauty of Connemara distinct region with a private guide-driver.
During the tour, you learn more about the origin of the Irish language and the reason why it is still the native language of the region. You see the rivers and lakes that flow from the Twelve Pins Mountain Range and find out why this unique corner of Ireland was a filming location for the famous Marley & Me and the Field.
You also visit the 19th century magnificent Kylemore Abbey, situated on a lake in the middle of the mountains, and Aughnanure Castle, dating back to the 16th century, before you return to Galway.
Day 7: Departure to Dublin Airport
This is the last day of your amazing Irish adventure! After breakfast, you check out from your hotel and walk to the bus station where you take a 2.5-hour bus directly to Dublin airport.
We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future trips!
Please, note: as an option, you can choose to have a private transfer to Dublin airport or to Shannon airport. Contact your specialist for details.
Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.
1. Hotels availability is subject to change. In case current hotels are booked out we will provide alternative hotels of an equal value for you.
2. We include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.
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