Irish Highlights

9 Day Tour

Discover Ireland’s most spectacular sites such as the beautiful Killarney National Park, the fascinating Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, and the historic Clonmacnoise. Explore the scenic Ring of Kerry with its colourful villages, green hillsides and sandy beaches. This tour showcases the best of Ireland’s unspoilt nature and interesting history.

Day 1

Ferry Crossing

Embark on the ferry for the crossing from Calais/Dunkirk to Dover. Upon arriving in Dover, the journey continues towards the hotel.

We are happy to send you a program which is adapted to your flight schedule. Please get in touch with us if you would like this.

Overnight stay including half-board in the London/Reading area.

Day 2

England & South Wales

Admire the varied scenery while travelling westwards through England and South Wales to Fishguard to get the ferry crossing to Rosslare.

Overnight stays including half-board in the Wexford/Waterford area.

Day 3

Waterford, Jameson Experience & Kilarney

Make the most of a short stopover in Waterford which is the oldest city in Ireland, and the home of the House of Waterford Crystal. Afterwards visit the Jameson Experience in Midleton to get an insight into the production of Irish whiskey. After a tasting of the famous drink, continue to County Kerry and visit the sublime Killarney National Park.

2 overnight stays including half-board in Kerry area.

Day 4

Ring of Kerry & Irish Sheep Farm

Enjoy a scenic route around the Ring of Kerry, which is considered as one of the most stunning panoramic routes in the world with its colourful villages, wonderful beaches, coastal views, green hillsides and romantic bays. During the journey, stop-off at a typical Irish sheep farm to see what a typical working day is like and get to know the animals.

Day 5

Limerick & Cliffs of Moher

Travel to Limerick and visit Bunratty Castle & Folk Park for a throwback to the 1900s to experience the Irish way of life in bygone times. The open-air museum has more than 30 buildings to explore, presenting an authentic insight into the past. Continue to the stunning Cliffs of Moher which rise 200 metres above sea level.

2 overnight stays including half-board in the Clare/Birr area.

Day 6

Connemara & Kylemore Abbey

Enjoy a panoramic tour through the unspoilt and colourful nature of Connemara, and upon arriving in Clifden admire the spectacular view of the Twelve Pins mountain range. Afterwards continue to the romantically located Kylemore Abbey to discover its past as a Benedictine monastery and go for a relaxing stroll through the beautiful gardens.

Day 7

Clonmacnoise & Dublin Sightseeing Tour

Visit the monastery Clonmacnoise to admire its beautiful high crosses and explore its numerous ruins. This ancient site located on the River Shannon dates back to the 6th century. Afterwards continue to Dublin and enjoy a sightseeing tour through the charming Irish capital. Discover famous sights such as St. Patrick’s Cathedral and the Guinness Storehouse.

Overnight stay including half-board in the Dublin area.

Day 8

Ferry Crossing

In the morning take the ferry from Dublin to Holyhead. Continue to Hull and board the P&O night ferry.

Day 9

Homeward Journey

The homeward journey from Rotterdam/Zeebrugge continues by coach.

Chester/Liverpool Extension

You have the opportunity to extend your tour with an extra overnight in the area of Chester or Liverpool. Visit the historic city of Chester with its famous cathedral and numerous timbered houses. Alternatively, you could visit the breathtaking Snowdonia National Park or the beautiful Bodnant Garden in Wales. Otherwise, visit some of the numerous stately homes in the region such as Arley Hall or Tatton Park. The next day take the opportunity to travel through the Peak District National Park to Liverpool, the hometown of the Beatles.

Dublin Extension

Want to further explore the Irish capital? The tour can be extended to include an additional overnight in the Dublin area, which is famous for its lively atmosphere and varied highlights. Visit some of Dublin’s most renowned sights such as Trinity College, Christ Church Cathedral or St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Alternatively, visit the Guinness Storehouse to get an insight into the production of the famous drink. End the day with a calming cruise on the River Liffey.

Irish food experience

Experience traditional Irish dishes, music and dance on an Irish themed evening. Listen to Irish folk music that will have your feet tapping in no time and enjoy a lovely meal. You could also add an Irish coffee demonstration where you get to know interesting facts about this famous Irish beverage. You can find out if you like the combination of hot coffee, Irish whiskey, sugar and thick cream during a tasting. To round up your Ireland tour you can enjoy a Medieval Banquet at the Bunratty Castle & Folk Park.

Interested in organising a tour with us?

Call us on: +44 (0) 20 8861 9300

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Accommodation

7 overnight stays including half-board in traditional middle class hotels:

  • 1x in the London/Reading area
  • 1x in the Wexford/Waterford area
  • 2x in the Kerry area
  • 2x in the Clare/Birr area
  • 1x in the Dublin area

Arrival by ferry

  • Ferry crossing Calais/Dunkirk – Dover for coach and passengers
  • Ferry crossing Fishguard – Rosslare for coach and passengers
  • Ferry crossing Dublin – Holyhead for coach and passengers
  • Ferry crossing Hull – Rotterdam/ Zeebrugge with P&O Ferries for coach and passengers
  • Overnight on board in an inside double cabins incl. shower/WC and English breakfast buffet

Arrival by air

  • Local coach transport
  • Flight booking optional at a supplement

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