The Irish Way of Life

10 Day PREMIUM Tour

Experience Dublin from a different perspective and look forward to a unique cruise along the Dublin Bay. In addition, a traditional Irish evening with music and dance brings you closer to the Irish way of life in a unique way. Enjoy a relaxed day in one of the most beautiful and iconic regions in Ireland, the Ring of Kerry.

Day 1

Travel to Rotterdam/Zeebrugge where the ferry port of P&O Ferries is located. Embark the night ferry to Hull and enjoy the on-board entertainment or grab a drink at the bar.

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

Day 2

After a hearty English breakfast on-board, disembark in Hull and drive across England to Holyhead, where the ferry to Ireland departs from in the afternoon.

2 overnight stays including half-board in a selected premium hotel in the Dublin area.

Day 3

Experience the Irish capital from a unique perspective by starting the day with a stunning boat trip from Dun Laoghaire along the Dublin Bay and through to the town centre. Afterwards, discover the charming capital on a sightseeing-tour to explore highlights such as the Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin Castle and Trinity College. Later on, a traditional Irish evening of music and dance awaits at the Mary Ploughboy Pub – where the Irish joie de vivre is truly contagious.

Day 4

Today’s excursion takes you to the capital of Irish horse breeding, Kildare. On a guided tour meet some playful foals and award-winning horse legends who have earned millions in their active career. This experience will not only excite horse lovers but the uninitiated too, as they discover more about these fabulously regal animals. Explore the adjacent Japanese garden, which is known as one of the most beautiful ones outside of Japan. Afterwards stop at the impressive Rock of Cashel on the way to the enchanting market town of Cahir.

3 Overnight stay including half-board in a selected premium hotel in Sneem.

Day 5

Travel to the Ring of Kerry, one of the most beautiful panoramic roads in the world. The scenic route encompasses views of the rugged coastline, idyllic coves and beautiful beaches. Small colourful villages along the route add charm and character to the unspoilt landscape. Afterwards, visit the city of Killarney for a leisurely stroll around.

Day 6

Today is a coach-free day of the program. Due to the unique location of the hotel, it is possible to enjoy a walk through the beautiful green Kerry countryside along the marked trails. Visitors will have the opportunity to try their hand at archery in an introduction to the art of archery session. Alternatively, relax at the spa with a soothing spa treatment at the hotel and recharge for the coming days. This premium hotel is a paradise for fun activities and relaxation.

Day 7

The first stop today is at Blarney Castle, which is known for the Blarney Stone. Continue to Waterford and enjoy a tour of the world of Waterford Crystal to gain a better understanding of the 200-year history of crystal production.

Overnight stay including half-board in a selected premium hotel in Waterford.

Day 8

Start the day with an excursion to Kilkenny, where one can go for a walk along the “Medieval Mile”, which is known for its medieval streets and historical buildings. Afterwards, visit the Smithwick’s Experience, home of the oldest ale in Ireland. Continue to the impressive 150 year old Powerscourt Estate, which overlooks the fabulous Wicklow Mountains. Drive to your hotel in the Dublin area.

Overnight stay including half-board in a selected premium hotel in the Dublin area.

Day 9

In the morning drive to the port in Dublin and embark on the ferry to Holyhead. Continue to Hull where the P&O night ferry to Rotterdam/Zeebrugge will leave.

Day 10

Continue the homeward journey by coach from Rotterdam/Zeebrugge.

Oysters & Guinness on-board Dublin Bay Cruises

On the third day of the tour, the boat trip from Dun Laoghaire through to Dublin city centre can be upgraded to an exclusive evening boat cruise complete with a pint of Guinness and fresh oysters. The scenic boat trip along Dublin Bay is enhanced by the twinkling city lights which create an atmospheric ambience. After the cruise, return to the hotel for dinner.

Interested in organising a tour with us?

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

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Accommodation

7 overnight stays including breakfast and 4-course dinners in selected premium hotels:

  • 2x the Dublin area
  • 3x in Sneem
  • 1x in Waterford
  • 1x in the Dublin area

Arrival by ferry

  • Ferry crossing Rotterdam/Zeebrugge – Hull and return with P&O Ferries for coach and passengers
  • Overnight stay on board in cabins with double bed incl. shower/WC and English breakfast buffet
  • Ferry crossing Holyhead – Dublin and return for coach and passengers

Arrival by air

  • Local coach transport
  • Flight booking optional at a supplement

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