Self Drive Tours of Ireland

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When it comes to the best independent vacations Ireland has to offer, look no further than Discovering Ireland Vacations. All of our self drive and fly drive tour packages are designed and tailored to deliver an authentic and rich experience of the Emerald Isle.

Self-Drive Vacations

Our wide range of self-drive vacations around Ireland allow you to spend as long as you wish in each location, giving you the option to stay just one night in that town or city that captures your heart as you enjoy the friendliness, humour and Irish welcome.

As experienced Irish vacation specialists, we offer visitors the chance to experience Ireland’s diverse scenery, culture and leisure activities whilst driving around and exploring a variety of spectacular landscapes. When you aren’t limited by a schedule, you can also spend time learning and basking in the ancient history and folklore at some of Ireland’s well known heritage sites and places of interest at your leisure.


One of the main benefits of a vacation in Ireland is how small it is - it's relatively easy to fit a lot in to a small trip and driving is the best way to do it. Visitors to Ireland love self-drive vacations as it offers the option to make your own way to everything independently, enjoy flexibility and explore hidden gems and make unplanned stops along the way. 

Fly Drive Vacations

A fly drive vacation to Ireland is ideal for the independent traveler looking to explore all that Ireland has to offer at their own pace, offering the best way to enjoy a relaxing break and meet the people, with the flexibility of being your own driver. They are ideal for people who enjoy the freedom seek to make their own plans. Versatile and adaptable, these tours make the ideal honeymoon in Ireland, so contact our experienced specialists today to book and plan your tour of Ireland to ensure that you get the most from a self-drive vacation.

The tours and packages outlined in our Ireland fly drive vacation section are just some of the sample travel packages available, so please do talk to one of our expert vacation guides to arrange your own customised tour. Given the country is so small, the driving distances In Ireland are never too long. We will provide you with a rented car and thoroughly plan your itinerary for you. Enjoy the ease of using prepaid vouchers for each night's accommodation, and our self-drive tours with airfaire are a popular choice. There is also the option to add on activities such as golfing, fishing, cycling and hiking.

We offer, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12 and 14 night Ireland self-drive vacations including the popular "Highlights of Ireland" tour which takes in Waterford, Dublin, Kerry and Galway. This is one of our most popular tours and it can be commenced from any Irish Airport and includes many of the most popular visitor attractions in the country. Take in the historic history of Trinity College and Kilmainham Gaol in Ireland's capital city of Dublin. Enjoy Powerscourt House in the Sunny South East, Blarney Castle in Cork and soak up the magical scenery along the Ring of Kerry with a visit to the Dingle Peninsula, and Killarney. A trip the famous Cliffs of Moher is a must as well as the stunning Burren landscape, followed by a visit to Galway, the Aran Islands and Connemara.

We additionally have a range of Irish castles and manors tours available where visitors can enjoy overnight stays in the majestic Ballyseede Castle in Kerry, Gregans Castle in Clare, Dromoland Castle and Merrion Hotel in Dublin. Ideal for honeymoons, these Irish castles and manors tours include gourmet meals in some of Irelands most prestigious culinary locations.

Elements of our self-drive tours of Ireland can be tailored and customized to suit your needs and if you have any special requests please mention to our travel advisors who will be more than happy to set them up for you. Your dream vacation starts here with Discovering Ireland Vacations.


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