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8 days, 7 nights
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Day 1 Dublin

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!

Breakfast included
The Morgan Hotel
The Morgan Hotel
10 Fleet Street, Temple Bar, Dublin, Dublin, IE, Dublin 2
Signature Queen/King Room
1 room
Up to 2 guests
1 Queen Bed
22 m²
Breakfast included
More amenities
Arrival: Private Airport Transfer
3h
Guided Evening Bar Crawl
Guided Evening Bar Crawl
Day 2 Dublin

Dublin City Tour & Guinness Storehouse Experience
After a 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.

4h
Dublin Walking Tour with Entrance to the Book of Kells
Dublin Walking Tour with Entrance to the Book of Kells
2h
Guinness Gravity Bar Experience
Guinness Gravity Bar Experience
Day 3 Dublin

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.

The Morgan Hotel
Address
10 Fleet Street, Temple Bar, Dublin, Dublin, IE, Dublin 2
Car from Dublin to Cork
Departure
Dublin, IrelandDublin hotel...
8 h
Arrival
Cork, IrelandCork hotel...

Description for connection

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.
Day 3 Cork

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.

Breakfast included
Maldron Hotel Shandon Cork
Maldron Hotel Shandon Cork
John Redmond Street, Shandon, Cork, Cork, IE, T23 X94W
Double Room
1 room
Up to 2 guests
1 Double Bed
22 m²
Breakfast included
More amenities
Day 4 Cork

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.

Maldron Hotel Shandon Cork
Address
John Redmond Street, Shandon, Cork, Cork, IE, T23 X94W
Car from Cork to Killarney
Departure
Cork, IrelandCork hotel...
8 h
Arrival
Killarney, IrelandKillarney hotel...

Description for connection

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.
Day 4 Killarney

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.

Breakfast included
Randles Hotel Killarney
Randles Hotel Killarney
Muckross Road, Killarney, Kerry, IE, 64
Deluxe Double Room
1 room
Up to 2 guests
1 Double Bed
30 m²
Breakfast not included
More amenities
Day 5 Killarney

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.

Randles Hotel Killarney
Address
Muckross Road, Killarney, Kerry, IE, 64
Car from Killarney to Limerick
Departure
Killarney, IrelandKillarney hotel...
8 h
Arrival
Limerick, IrelandLimerick hotel...

Description for connection

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.
Day 5 Limerick

Arrival
In the evening you arrive in Limerick and check-in to your centrally-located hotel.

Breakfast included
Limerick Strand Hotel
Limerick Strand Hotel
Ennis Road, Limerick, Limerick, IE
Superior Room
1 room
Up to 2 guests
1 King Bed
28 m²
Breakfast included
More amenities
Day 6 Limerick

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.

Limerick Strand Hotel
Address
Ennis Road, Limerick, Limerick, IE
Car from Limerick to Galway
Departure
Limerick, IrelandLimerick hotel...
8 h
Arrival
Galway, IrelandGalway hotel...

Description for connection

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.

Day 6 Galway

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.

Breakfast included
The Galmont
The Galmont
Lough Atalia Road, Galway, Galway, IE
Superior Double Room
1 room
Up to 2 guests
1 King Bed
Breakfast included
More amenities
Day 7 Galway

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

Galway Food Tour

Day 8 Galway

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!

The Galmont
Address
Lough Atalia Road, Galway, Galway, IE
Departure: Shuttle from Dublin Airport

What's included

Exceptional downtown hotel accommodations
Guided sightseeing tours with expert English-speaking guides
Delicious breakfasts at your hotels
Entrances to Dublin Castle, Christ Church Cathedral and more
Tickets and intercity transportation as per itinerary
Professional meeting services at the airport
Dedicated support team before and during your trip

Reviews

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4.9 / 5
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This was a dream trip for me, and they helped make it a dream come true.
The guides they work with are top-notch.
We had a “trip of a lifetime,” thanks to them.
I was extremely pleased with the personalized service.
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