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Ireland in a Nutshell

Private tour
8 days
5 cities
2nights

Dublin, Ireland

The capital of Ireland, Dublin is a true living history book, founded by Vikings in the 9th century at the mouth of the River Liffey. Like any ancient city, Dublin primarily attracts travelers with its architecture and historical monuments. Dublin Castle, St. Patrick's Cathedral and the Christ Church Cathedral are the oldest witnesses of the history of Dublin. Moreover, the hub is known for its numerous museums like the National Museum of Ireland, the Museum of Heraldry, and the Museum of Modern Art....
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    Day 1: Arrival & Evening Bar Crawl
    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: Exploring Ireland's Countryside on the Way to Cork
    In the morning you check out and meet your driver-guide to explore Ireland's countryside on the way to Cork. The first stop during your trip is the Rock of Cashel, the site that was the he Seat of the High Kings of Munster and where St Patrick converted King Aengus to Christianity. The Rock of Cashel is a spectacular group of medieval buildings set on an outcrop of limestone in the Golden Vale. 

    Your trip continues with a stop at the stunning Blarney Castle where you have the chance to kiss the famous Stone of Eloquence. 

    *Please, note: you may add a journey on gorgeous Dublin – Rosslare railway line that passes Killiney Bay, the Avoca viaduct and the waterfront in Wexford town to your route today.

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    The Grafton Hotel
    4-star hotel
    IE, 8 Dawson Street, Dublin 2, Dublin, D02 N676
    The Grafton Hotel
    Standard Double Room Breakfast Included
    Located in the heart of Dublin, nearby well-known St. Stephen's Green Park, the newly renovated hotel boasts 127 brand new rooms with an exceptional interior decorated in 1920's style.... show more
    3 days / 2 nights
    $514
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    • Guided Evening Bar Crawl
    • Walking Tour with Entrance to the Book of Kells
    • Guinness Storehouse Tour
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    • Arrival Private Airport Transfer
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Connection | Dublin - Cork
Private Transfer Sedan & Exploring Ireland's Countryside
In the morning you meet your driver-guide to explore Ireland's countryside on the way to Cork. The first stop during your trip is the Rock of Cashel, the site that was the he Seat of the High Kings of Munster and where St Patrick converted King Aengus to Christianity. The Rock of Cashel is a spectacular group of medieval buildings set on an outcrop of limestone in the Golden Vale. Your trip continues with a stop at the stunning Blarney Castle where you have the chance to kiss the famous Stone of Eloquence. *Please, note: you may add a journey on gorgeous Dublin – Rosslare railway line that passes Killiney Bay, the Avoca viaduct and the waterfront in Wexford town to your route today.
Dublin hotel
Dublin, Ireland
8 h
Cork hotel
Cork, Ireland
1night

Cork, Ireland

Ireland's second largest city, Cork, is set on the River Lee and has a connection to the sea by Cork Harbour. Being a business-like university city during a working day, with the onset of twilight, it suddenly changes, becoming the center of active nightlife with a bunch of colorful clubs and pubs. The city is dominated by The Church of St. Anne located on a picturesque hill overlooking the river, while the historic part of Cork is famous for medieval Saint Fin Barre Cathedral, Blackrock Castle and the Crawford Art Gallery....
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    Day 3: Arrival
    Your final destination today the university city of Cork. Upon arrival, you have a panoramic ride through the compact and charming 800 year old city center. You explore the streets of the 18th century Huguenot Quarter and admire the Burges’s magnificent French Neo-Gothic cathedral before you arrive to your hotel and check in.

    Day 4: Wild Atlantic Way to Killarney
    Today you check out from the hotel and travel with your driver-guide along the wild and rugged south and west coast, which is part of Ireland’s famous Wild Atlantic Way route. Today is all about the very best Irish scenery and truly breathtaking panoramas that present a new vista with every mile. During the day you enjoy a number of magnificent photo stops. You first make a stop to view the beautiful scenery at the Old Head of Kinsale. 

    You then travel along the coastline to Skibbereen and around Bantry Bay - one of the world’s largest natural harbours. There is time for lunch in the picturesque village of Kenmare and then you make your way through the most stunning part of the Ring of Kerry (its "short route" ) along the Killarney National Park.

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    The Imperial Hotel
    4-star hotel
    IE, 76 South Mall, Cork
    The Imperial Hotel
    Classic Double Room Breakfast Included
    Originally designed in 1813, the 4-star Imperial Hotel in Cork offers luxurious apartments. Vibrant colors make rooms unique and cozy, inviting guests to relax in. Guests can also enjoy a fantastic time at the Escape Spa and treat themselves with therapy.... show more
    2 days / 1 night
    $233
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Connection | Cork - Killarney
Private Transfer & Exploring the Wild Atlantic Way
After breakfast you travel with your driver-guide along the wild and rugged south and west coast, which is part of Ireland’s famous Wild Atlantic Way route. Today is all about the very best Irish scenery and truly breathtaking panoramas that present a new vista with every mile. During the day you enjoy a number of magnificent photo stops. You first make a stop to view the beautiful scenery at the Old Head of Kinsale. You then travel along the coastline to Skibbereen and around Bantry Bay - one of the world’s largest natural harbours. There is time for lunch in the picturesque village of Kenmare and then you make your way through the most stunning part of the Ring of Kerry (its "short route" ) along the Killarney National Park.
Cork hotel
Cork, Ireland
8 h
Killarney hotel
Killarney, Ireland
1night

Killarney, Ireland

The Irish city of Killarney is known for its quaint, colorful streets, charming Irish pubs and stunning scenic beauty. Castles, gardens, and lake adventures are among the highlights of the gorgeous Killarney National Park, which is among the main reasons to travel to this region....
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    Day 4: Arrival
    Your final destination today is the popular town of Killarney.

    Upon arrival, you are taken to your hotel for the check-in. The evening is free and you can take the hotel shuttle to town to enjoy Ireland’s most famous tourist town and all of its great pubs and restaurants.

    Day 5: The Dingle Peninsula on the Way to Limerick
    Following breakfast you check out from the hotel and are met by your guide-driver. This day is dedicated to a memorable day tour to the Dingle Peninsula - a journey that takes in the wild and rugged beauty of the Slea Head Drive - once cited as 'the most beautiful place on earth' by the National Geographic. The peninsula is littered with archaeological remains and secluded sandy beaches. Dingle Town is one of Ireland’s quickly disappearing Gaeltacht regions where Irish is the first language.

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    Arbutus Hotel
    4-star hotel
    College Street, Killarney, Co. Kerry, Ireland
    Arbutus Hotel
    Classic Double Room Breakfast Included
    The historic Arbutus Hotel has been run by the same family for over 86 years and is situated in central Killarney, a 5-minutes drive from Killarney National Park and the Torc Waterfall. Each room has an individual charm, blending antique pieces with contemporary comforts. Guests can enjoy a fine pint in the award-winning Buckley's Bar, which also serves home-cooked meals made from traditional Irish recipes.... show more
    2 days / 1 night
    $268
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Connection | Killarney - Limerick
Private Transfer & Dingle Peninsula Tour
This day is dedicated to a memorable day tour to the Dingle Peninsula - a journey that takes in the wild and rugged beauty of the Slea Head Drive - once cited as 'the most beautiful place on earth' by the National Geographic. The peninsula is littered with archaeological remains and secluded sandy beaches. Dingle Town is one of Ireland’s quickly disappearing Gaeltacht regions where Irish is the first language.
Killarney hotel
Killarney, Ireland
8 h
Limerick hotel
Limerick, Ireland
1night

Limerick, Ireland

The beautiful Irish city of Limerick boasts revamped quays and riverside walks, as well as many sights, medieval castles, and churches. Among the must-sees are the historic King John Castle, St. Mary's Cathedral, and the Hunt Museum....
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    Day 5: Arrival
    In the evening you arrive in Limerick and check-in to your centrally-located hotel.

    Day 6: Trip for Galway & Cliffs of Moher Tour
    Following breakfast, you check out from the hotel and meet with your guide-driver. 

    Your first stop is the famous Bunratty Castle and the Folk Park where you enjoy its sights as you stroll from house to house of the charming village street. Afterwards, you make your way to The Cliffs of Moher - a sheer precipice that stretches for 5 miles along the Wild Atlantic Way. The Cliffs of Moher are one of the most impressive coastlines in Ireland. Today you pay s visit to 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.

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    Limerick Strand Hotel
    4-star hotel
    Ennis Rd, Limerick, V94 03F2, Ireland, Limerick, Ireland
    Limerick Strand Hotel
    Superior King Room Breakfast Included
    The award-winning Limerick Strand Hotel is situated in the heart of the city next to the River Shannon walking distance of Limerick's central shops, bars, and restaurants. The bright and airy bedrooms feature large king-size beds, flat-screen LCD TVs and free Wi-Fi. Homemade Irish cuisine, made with local produce, is served in The River Restaurant or The Terrace Bar and Cafe overlooking the River Shannon.... show more
    2 days / 1 night
    $196
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Connection | Limerick - Galway
Private Transfer & Cliffs of Moher Tour Sedan
Your first stop is the famous Bunratty Castle and the Folk Park where you enjoy its sights as you stroll from house to house of the charming village street. Afterwards, you make your way to The Cliffs of Moher - a sheer precipice that stretches for 5 miles along the Wild Atlantic Way. The Cliffs of Moher are one of the most impressive coastlines in Ireland. Today you pay s visit to 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.
Limerick hotel
Limerick, Ireland
8 h
Galway hotel
Galway, Ireland
2nights

Galway, Ireland

Galway is is a city in the West of Ireland in the province of Connacht, on the edge of the Wild Atlantic Way. The city is known as Ireland's Cultural Heart and is renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals, celebrations, and events. The medieval city is home to many attractions worth seeing, including Lynch Castle, Galway Cathedral, as well as the Cliffs of Moher, which are a short trip away. ...
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    Day 6: Arrival
    Upon arrival, you are taken to your hotel for the check-in. The rest of the day is free to explore Galway city and enjoy some of the great music and food in the bars and restaurants.

    Day 7: Free Day in Galway & Optional Tours
    Today you are free for you to enjoy and explore Galway on your own.

    Alternatively, you can take one of our carefully planned optional tours or day trips:

    Connemara & Kylemore Abbey Tour from Galway

    Scenic Cruise of Corrib River & Lake

    Galway Walking City Tour

    Connemara and Aran Island Food Tour

     Galway Food Tour

    Day 8: Departure
    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.

    Note: alternatively you can have a private transfer to Shannon or Dublin airport. Contact your specialist for details.

    We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future trips!

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    Galmont Hotel & Spa
    4-star hotel
    Lough Atalia Rd, Galway, H91 CYN3, Ireland, Galway, Ireland
    Galmont Hotel & Spa
    Classic King Room Breakfast Included
    Just a three-minute walk from the central Eyre Square and overlooking Galway Bay, The Galmont stands in the heart of the city. With a range of guest rooms to choose from, the hotel is home to the award-winning spirit one spa and the best events facilities in the west of Ireland. Large rooms at The Galmont Hotel & Spa all feature a wall-mounted LCD TV and free Wi-Fi. The luxury bedding includes Egyptian cotton sheets and goose feather pillows. Guests are welcome to have a meal at the in-house Marinas Grill or enjoy a drink at The Coopers Bar & Lounge.... show more
    3 days / 2 nights
    $510
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    • Departure Private Shannon Airport Transfer Sedan
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What’s included:
  • Accommodation at remarkable downtown hotels in Dublin, Cork, Limerick and Galway and a heritage country house hotel in Killarney;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Private airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Bus transfer from Galway to Dublin airport;
  • Professional English speaking tour guide-drivers;
  • Guinness Storehouse group tour;
  • Entrance tickets to: Trinity College Library, Blarney Castle, Rock of Cashel, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Cliffs of Moher Visitors Centre; 
  • All taxes and fees;
  • Support line during the trip.

Not included:international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

Note:
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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