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Ireland Irish explorer road trip

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This 7-night road trip shows you the best that Ireland has to offer, beginning with Ireland’s bustling capital of Dublin. Venturing on to some of the more pastoral regions of Ireland, such as the Wicklow Mountains and the Ring of Kerry; and making stops at some notable castles along the way, you’ll experience Irish hospitality at its finest.
Tour itinerary includes
  • City
  • Food and drink
    Food and drink
  • Sightseeing
  • Nature observation
    Nature observation
  • Countryside

Customizable tour itinerary

This tour idea is fully customizable

This itinerary has been crafted by our Local Agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and your interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

Day 1: Welcome to Ireland!

Your holiday begins...
• Private transfer from Dublin Airport to your
   hotel in the city centre 
• Visit Trinity College, Dublin Castle, The Guinness
   Storehouse and more


Day 2: The Guinness Storehouse

Ireland's top tourist attraction...
• The Guinness Storehouse spans Guinness from
   early days to its current status as a global brand  
• Discover how Irish people lived in times past
   while enjoying a traditional candlelight dinner
• Enjoy Dublin's oldest pub, The Brazen Head,
   before retiring for a final night at the Davenport 

The Guinness Storehouse

Day 3: Wicklow Mountains and Kilkenny Castle

Davenport Early monastic settlement...
• En route to Kilkenny, stop at Glendalough, known for its serene ambience
• Land at the Avoca Village for lunch and a visit to Ireland’s oldest woollen mill 
• Upon arriving in Kilkenny, visit the city’s dramatic castle and cathedral

Glendalough, Avoca, Kilkenny

Day 4: Rock Of Cashel And Killarney

Visit the beautiful Muckross House & Gardens
• Visit the Rock of Cashel, a group of medieval
   buildings set on a rocky outcrop of limestone  
• Experience a horse and carriage ride that stops at some scenic and historic highlights
• Spend the rest of the day exploring Killarney’s
   excellent shops and restaurants 

Rock of Cashel, Killarney

Day 5: ​The Ring of Kerry

Another day of glorious scenery...
• Immerse yourself in the magical scenery that
   makes up beautiful County Kerry  
• Venture to soft mountains, forest glades, around
   bogs, rivers, lakes and pristine beaches
• Stop in Kenmare, a quaint little town with a
   number of quality restaurant and pub options  

Ring of Kerry, Kenmare, Killarney

Day 6: Adare Heritage Village

Historic castles...
• Drive through County Limerick and stop to admire King John’s Castle
• Visit King John’s Castle in the heart of medieval Limerick City
• Visit the breathtakingly beautiful Cliffs of Moher towering above the Wild Atlantic

Limerick, Adare, Birr, Kinnitty Castle, Slieve Bloom Mountains

Day 7:  The Hill Of Tara

Site of Braveheart...
• Stop by the ancient monastic Clonmacnoise
   which dates back almost 1500 years 
• Visit Trim Castle, one of the shooting locations of the epic film, Braveheart 
• The Hill of Tara is a Neolithic Age site in County
   Meath that’s steeped in rich history

Clonmacnoise, Trim

Day 8: Departure

We've loved having you...
• Return to Dublin airport at least two hours prior
   to your scheduled flight
• After check-in, browse the array of stores, bars,
   cafes and shops at “The Loop”
• Thank you for coming, we hope to see you again


Dublin The Guinness Storehouse Glendalough Avoca Kilkenny Rock of Cashel Killarney Ring of Kerry Kenmare Limerick Adare Birr Kinnitty Castle Slieve Bloom Mountains Clonmacnoise Trim

Price details

This tour idea is fully customizable

The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

For 2 Adults
Season Price Per Adult
Prices Starting From
January 2020 to December 2020 $1,140

Included in price:

  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • In-trip ground transportation
  • Activities according to your customized trip
  • Airport transfers
  • 24/7 local agency support
  • Trip creation with an expert local agent

Not included in price:

  • Arrival and departure flights
  • Meals and beverages not indicated
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel gratuities
  • Visa fees
  • Travel insurance
Book your flights to Ireland
International flights are not included in this trip. Thanks to our partnership with Option Way, you can take advantage of booking your flights directly with your local agent.
Check out the many benefits:
  • Competitive rates
  • All-inclusive prices with no hidden fees
  • Your local agent Beth, in Ireland, will inform you of any changes to your flights
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