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.
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.
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.
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!
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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