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The Best of Atlantic Way and Dublin

Private tour
8 days
4 cities
2nights

Dublin, Ireland

The mysterious land of castles and leprechauns, wonderful Ireland is, indeed, the enigma you would like to discover! And you will definitely find no better place to start your journey than Dublin. The magnificent Irish capital ideally reflects the national character, embodied in the wonderful historic legacy and, above all, the genuine locals who radiate the undisguised pride of their country. Founded by the Vikings in the 9th century, Dublin primarily attracts visitors by its outstanding architectural ensemble imbued with the medieval spirit. Enjoy a peaceful walk around the inspiring winding streets, witness the grandeur of the Dublin Castle and the St. Patrick’s Cathedral, relax at the enormous Phoenix Park, and organize a museum-day as Dublin has a lot of venues for a deeper history immersion. One more distinctive Dublin feature, alongside the great legacy, is, of course, the traditional bustling Irish pubs, perfect for social interaction coupled with the famous Irish whiskey or beer degustations. Sounds like a great experience?...
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    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: Departure
    Following breakfast you check out from the hotel and have a transfer to the station. 

    Alternatively you may extend your stay in Dublin and have a day trip to Kells and Brú na Bóinne to explore the rich history of County Meath.

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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
    Included Experiences
    • Guided Evening Bar Crawl
    • Walking Tour with Entrance to the Book of Kells
    • Guinness Storehouse Tour
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    Included Transfers
    • Arrival Private Airport Transfer Sedan
    • Departure Private City Transfer
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Connection | Dublin - Cork
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Dublin, Ireland
3 h
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 and Cobh & Cork Sightseeing
    Upon arrival, you are taken to your centrally-located hotel for check-in. 

    Later you meet your guide and head for Cobh, a tourist seaport town on the south coast of County Cork. Within just 25 minutes of train trip from Cork you arrive to Cobh and start exploring the town that was known as Queenstown from 1849 until 1920. Your tour route covers the main attractions in the town center, including the cathedral church of the diocese of Cloyne, St Colman's, which is one of the tallest buildings in Ireland.

    You then continue to Cork and enjoy a walking tour with a professional local guide around the compact and charming 800 year old city. During the tour you stroll the streets of the 18th century Huguenot Quarter and admire the Burges’s magnificent French Neo-Gothic cathedral. Your local guide shares with you the unique history and culture of the city, as well as Corkonian wit and traditions. You also experience the sounds and scents and of the English Market regarded for its mid-19th century architecture. Here you have a chance to taste local specialities to explore the local culture from a new angle.

    Afterwards you return to your hotel and have evening at leisure.

    Day 4: Exploring the Wild Atlantic Way to Killarney
    After breakfast you check out, meet your guide-driver and travel 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
    Included Experiences
    • Cobh & Cork Sightseeing
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    Included Transfers
    • Arrival Private Transfer Sedan
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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
2nights

Killarney, Ireland

Set on the territory on the similarly-named National Park, marvelous Killarney is a real catch for nature enthusiasts. The postcard-like scenery of Killarney's surroundings gives way for a nice variety of recreational activities, making the city one of the most mesmerizing Irish destinations. Killarney itself is known for its quaint streets, traditional farms, and picture-perfect gardens, creating a lovely scene for long pleasant strolls. In addition, Killarney serves as an excellent starting point for a number of outdoor trips. Inspired by the romance of the medieval castles? Set off on a trip to the imposing Ross Castle or the notable Muckross Abbey. Feel delighted by the marvels of nature? The picturesque Gap of Dunloe and a breathtaking trip to the Ring of Kerry just can't be missed on your Ireland itinerary. All in all, there are so many reasons to travel to this region, so you'll definitely find your cup of tea!...
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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 at leisure to enjoy one of the most famous tourist towns in Ireland and its great pubs and restaurants on your own.

    Day 5: Killarney City Tour
    Following breakfast you embark on a 2-hour private walking tour of Killarney with a local guide and see its famous lakes, beautiful scenery and unique wildlife including the red or Sika deer. On this walk you also visit places off the beaten track, like where Queen Victoria once walked back in 1861 and where president Charles de Gaulle of France stayed in 1969.

    After the tour the rest of the evening is at leisure.

    Day 6: Cliffs of Moher Tour on the Way to Galway
    Today after breakfast you check out from the hotel and embark on a wonderful day-trip to one of the most impressive coastlines in Ireland. 

    Note: you may extend your stay in Killarney and set off on an exciting exploration of one of the most popular routes in Ireland, the picturesque Ring of Kerry.

    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. You get to enter the Cliffs of Moher Visitor Centre to see the exhibition dedicated to this natural wonder and the region. 

    You then continue your journey with a scenic drive through the Burren Region to the city of Galway.

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    Killarney Randles Hotel
    4-star hotel
    IE, Muckross Rd, Dromhale, Killarney, V93 N264
    Killarney Randles Hotel
    Standard Double Room Breakfast Included
    Located just a few minutes walk from the city center, the Killarney Randles Hotel offers elegant guestrooms. All rooms come with free WiFi, a flat-screen TV, and a marble bathroom with a hairdryer. Also, guests are welcome to enjoy the food at the restaurant and relax at the spa.... show more
    3 days / 2 nights
    $558
    Included Experiences
    • 2-hour Private Guided Walking Tour
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Connection | Killarney - Galway
Private Transfer & Cliffs of Moher Tour
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. You get to enter the Cliffs of Moher Visitor Centre to see the exhibition dedicated to this natural wonder and the region. You continue your journey with a scenic drive through the Burren Region to the city of Galway.
Killarney hotel
Killarney, Ireland
8 h
Galway hotel
Galway, Ireland
2nights

Galway, Ireland

It’s hard to argue with the fact that breathtaking Ireland enriched the world’s culture by introducing such brilliant phenomena as St. Patrick’s Day, Oscar Wilde, Irish coffee, leprechauns, Guinness, Irish dancing, and countless other things! And there is no better place to explore the Irish heritage than glorious Galway, often referred to as the “Cultural Heart of Ireland”. Galway is famous for its vibrant lifestyle and sanguine atmosphere, you are never far away from a celebration while there, have you heard of the world-famous Galway Arts Festival? But the town’s cultural side is not the only thing worth your attention as the city also boasts numerous significant historical and natural sights. For example, you can spend an afternoon exploring the 14th-century Lynch’s Castle or admiring the striking Galway Cathedral. Or, if you are in the mood for an exciting day trip, you can set off to visit the breathtaking Cliffs of Moher....
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    Day 6: Arrival
    Upon arrival, you are taken to your hotel for the check-in.

    The rest of the evening is free to explore Galway city and enjoy some of the great music and food in the bars and restaurants.

    Day 7: Galway City Tour
    Following breakfast you meet your guide and go on an exciting walking tour around Galway and its best sights.

    Your tour starts at the Eyre Square, where you learn about the Occupy Wall Street movement and other important points of Galway history. Then you explore Brown's Doorway, John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaque and 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.

    Note: you may extend your stay in Galway and explore the unspoiled beauty of Connemara distinct region. Contact your destination specialist for details.

    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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  • Included in your trip
    The Hardiman Hotel
    4-star hotel
    IE, Eyre Square, Galway
    The Hardiman Hotel
    Standard Double Room Breakfast Included
    Set in the best-known Eyre Square since 1852, the luxurious Hardiman Hotel boasts charming Victorian-era style rooms. Also, guests can enjoy hydrotherapy baths as well as a Canadian hot tub.... show more
    3 days / 2 nights
    $536
    Included Experiences
    • Half Day Private Walking Tour
    • Bus Transfer to Dublin Airport
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What’s included:
  • Accommodation at remarkable downtown hotels in Dublin, Cork, Killarney and Galway;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Private airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Professional English speaking tour guide-drivers;
  • Regular class train ticket from Dublin to Cork;
  • Entrance tickets to: Trinity College Library & 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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