TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Arrival. Transfer to the hotel.Welcome to Europe!!!. Upon arriving at the airport we will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel. You can enjoy free time until your tour starts. Please, check the informative posters placed at the hotel reception area which have all the information about your upcoming services such as meeting place, time and the guide’s name.
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Dublin sightseeing. Today we will have a sightseeing tour of Dublin, Ireland’s peaceful capital city. We will enjoy a stroll on the banks of River Liffey, visiting its parks, its old university and its lively downtown streets. We will stroll around Trinity College. In the afternoon enjoy some leisure time.
DUBLIN 45ºF - POWERSCOURT - KILKENNY 45ºF - CASHEL 45ºF - CORK 45ºF
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Powerscourt gardens, Rock of Cashel, dinner included in Cork. In the morning we will depart from Dublin heading to POWERSCOURT which is located near-by. We will visit its magnificent gardens, designed in the 18th century and considered the most beautiful gardens in Ireland (entrance included). Admire its fountains, Japanese Gardens, and its pet cemetery. Afterwards, we will travel to KILKENNY, here we will have time for lunch and to stroll around this lively town. Further south, we will stop to visit the impressive Rock of CASHEL (entrance included), a medieval fortress that symbolizes the fight of Irish people against England. We will arrive in CORK around mid-afternoon. Time for a stroll in the centre of Ireland’s second largest city. Dinner included.
CORK 45ºF - KINSALE 45ºF - KILLARNEY 46ºF - LIMERICK 43ºF
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS:Kinsale, Killarney, carriage tour and cruise in National Park. dinner in Limerick. We will depart for KINSALE. Making a stop by Charles Fort to admire its great views of the ocean right by the 17th century fortress. Time in the historic centre of KINSALE, a seaside town, considered by many as one of the most beautiful coastal towns in Ireland. Afterwards, we will travel to KILLARNEY, a tourist town in the heart of Ireland. Time for lunch and a walk around, we will also enjoy a romantic horse and carriage tour of its national park (included). The horse and carriage tour will take us to Ross Castle which offers wonderful views by the lake. We include a short cruise to enjoy the beautiful views. Continuing, a brief stop in ADARE, a small village that preserves its picturesque traditional thatched-roof cottages and the ruins of the old abbey. Mid-afternoon we will arrive in LIMERICK. Time to stroll around its centre where you will have the opportunity to visit its castle, walk along the river, its cathedral or discover its shopping centre. Dinner included.
LIMERICK 43ºF - CLIFFS OF MOHER - GALWAY 43ºF
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Folk Park in Bunraty, Poulnabroune Dolmen, Cliffs of Moher. Today we will visit FOLK PARK in BUNRATTY (ticket included), a wonderful park where we can learn about how life was in Ireland in the past with its typical cottages and old markets. Its castle stands, accurately reproducing how life was in the Middle Ages. We will continue to CAHERCONNELL where the Poulnabrone dolmen is found. We may get the chance to see an exhibition of how dogs shepherd sheep. Afterwards, we will visit the impressive Cliffs of Moherwhich overlook the ocean, those who wish can walk to O’Brien’s Tower (entrance included). Our route continues through Burren National Park which displays amazing landscapes. Finally arriving in GALWAY.
GALWAY 43ºF - CLONMACNOISE - DUBLIN 45ºF
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Monastic ruins in Clonmacnoise. We will depart for CONG, a small picturesque village located in a magnificent lake area. We will visit the ruins of the Royal Abbey and walk around Ashford Castle, a gorgeous medieval castle that has been turned into a hotel. We will travel to CLONMACNOISE, where after lunch, we will visit its monastic ruins (ticket and visit included). We will resume our journey back to DUBLIN,where we will arrive in the late afternoon. End of our services. Please, check the time of your flight in case you might need an additional night.
|MALDRON PARNELL SQUARE***|
PARNELL SQUARE WEST
Pembroke Rd, Ballsbridge, Co. Dublin 4
Central Park, Leopardstown, Co
|RADISSON BLU CORK****|
DITCHELEY HOUSE. LITTLE ISLAND
|CLAYTON SILVER SPRINGS****|
T23 E244 CORK
|MALDRON HOTEL LIMERICK***|
Sothern Ring Road, Roxboro Limerick
|MALDRON SANDY ROAD****|
Sandy Road,, Headford Road