Best of Ireland South 7 Days

See Ireland's highlights in our 6 or 7 day Best of Ireland (south) tours. View Ireland's capital city Dublin, Blarney Castle, Blarney Woollen Mills, Killarney, Dingle, Bunratty, Cliffs of Moher, Galway and much more.

The South of Ireland contains some of the country’s most popular attractions and undoubtedly some of its prettiest scenery.

On this 6, 7 or 8 day Tour you'll have the opportunity to see Irelands southern coast as you travel from Dublin to Killarney to Galway, stopping in between to visit sites such as Dingle Bay, Killarney National Park and the dramatic Cliffs of Moher.

You'll also get to dine like royalty at the Bunratty medieval banquet and if desired, go on walking tours of Trinity College in Dublin or Galway City!

Included in this tour:

  • Sightseeing by luxury coach
  • Professional driver/guide
  • 6 nights in hotels listed
  • Full breakfast daily (B) except on day 1
  • 5 dinners (D) including
    -Taylor's Three Rock Pub dinner and traditional show
    -A lively Medieval Castle Banquet
    - a local venue in Dingle 
    -2 table d’hote dinners
  • Welcome get-together drink
  • Tour of Dublin with a local guide
  • Farmhouse tea and scones with trained sheepdog display
  • Cruise around Dingle Bay in Kerry (Apr 2 - Oct 29 departures)
  • Horse-drawn jaunting car ride in Killarney
  • Walking tours of Dublin’s Trinity College and Galway
  • Storytelling session in Newmarket-on-Fergus
  • Irish National Stud & Gardens
  • Dublin open-top bus tour with a visit to Guinness Storehouse or General Post Office
  • Visits and admissions to Blarney Castle, Burren Nirds of Prey Centre, Cliffs of Moher, Dingle Peninsula, Jaunting car ride in Killarney, King John's Castle, Sheepdog Demonstration.
  • Headsets for walking tours
  • Deluxe carry-on backpack, ticket wallet, luggage tags & strap
  • All local taxes, hotel service charges & porterage for one suitcase per person
  • Free Wi-Fi on coaches and in hotel lobbies
Overnights for the 7 day tour (tour A):
  • The Talbot Hotel Stillorgan,  Dublin (2 nights)
  • Scotts Hotel Killarney (2 nights)
  • The Inn at Dromoland, Newmarket-on-Fergus (2 nights)Dublin (1 night) for Thursday departure
Currency:
Please note that we charge in Euros (€). Prices in other currencies are for indication only and subject to fluctuation.
 

 

Day 1: Arrive Dublin & Independent City Sightseeing
Enjoy your day with an independent Dublin open-top bus tour and a visit to one of Dublin’s top attractions – Guinness Storehouse, Teeling Distillery, EPIC Ireland, or the General Post Office Museum. This bustling city has plenty of museums, shops, and parks you may also enjoy visiting. In the evening you are free to dine at one of the many restaurants and pubs that Dublin has to offer.

Day 2: Dublin & Taylor’s Three Rock Pub
enjoy a free morning in Dublin for further independent sightseeing with the included vouchers. Meet your guide at 2:00 PM in the hotel lobby and set off on an orientation tour of Dublin city center. Take a guided tour of Trinity College and view the illuminated manuscript of the 8th century Book of Kells, the world’s most famous medieval manuscript. In the evening, enjoy a welcome drink with your group before heading to Taylor’s Three Rock Pub for a dinner of Irish specialties and a lively show.
(B, D)

Day 3: Blarney Castle & Killarney
Relax and enjoy the picturesque midlands of Ireland, with its many mixed farms. Stop for photos of the stately ruins on the Rock of Cashel, rising high above the surrounding plain. Get a taste of farm life at a nearby sheep farm. Enjoy scones with tea and watch trained dogs herd sheep. Visit Blarney Castle to kiss the famous “Stone of Eloquence” or explore the tranquil gardens. Treat yourself to quality Irish made goods at Blarney Woollen Mills. Travel through Macroom and into County Kerry where the scenery becomes more mountainous. Arrive in the charming town of Killarney.
(B, D)

Day 4: Dingle Peninsula & Dingle Bay Cruise
Discover the glorious Dingle Peninsula, made famous in the movies “Ryan’s Daughter” and “Far & Away,” which showcased the wonderful scenery found here. Travel to Slea Head at the westernmost tip of the peninsula for awesome views of the Atlantic Ocean. Embark on a short cruise around Dingle Harbour and Bay for great panoramic views all around. Enjoy dinner at a local venue before spending the remainder of the evening free exploring Killarney.
(B, D)

Day 5: Jaunting Car Ride & Medieval Castle Banquet
Take a traditional horse-drawn jaunting car through the Killarney National Park to scenic Ross Castle. Head to the village of Adare, famous for its main street lined with thatched cottages and colorful gardens. In Limerick visit King John’s Castle, which has guarded the River Shannon and access to the interior of the country for over 800 years. In the evening head to Bunratty or Knappogue Castle for a medieval-style feast. During and after the meal the lords and ladies will serenade you with song and harp music. 
(B, D)

Day 6: Cliffs of Moher & Galway
Travel along the coast of County Clare to view the Cliffs of Moher, which soar almost 700 feet above the churning Atlantic swells. Walk along the top of the cliffs to O’Brien’s Tower for great views of Galway Bay and the Aran Islands. Visit the Burren Birds of Prey Centre where you will see dynamic flying displays and learn about raptor conservation. Join a local guide in Galway for a brief stroll through the twisting streets of the old city and before spending some time on your own.
(B, D)

Day 7: Tour Ends in Shannon
Your tour ends after breakfast today.
(B)

B: Breakfast; D: Dinner

 

Tour Start Date in Ireland Tour End Date in Ireland Land price Twin Sharing Guranteed Departure
Thu 30 May 2019 Wed 5 Jun 2019 $2,029 Please Call
Sat 1 Jun 2019 Fri 7 Jun 2019 $2,029 Please Call
Thu 6 Jun 2019 Wed 12 Jun 2019 $2,129 Please Call
Sat 8 Jun 2019 Fri 14 Jun 2019 $2,129 Please Call
Thu 13 Jun 2019 Wed 19 Jun 2019 $2,129 Available
Sat 15 Jun 2019 Fri 21 Jun 2019 $2,079 Please Call
Thu 20 Jun 2019 Wed 26 Jun 2019 $2,079 Please Call
Sat 22 Jun 2019 Fri 28 Jun 2019 $2,079 Available
Sat 29 Jun 2019 Fri 5 Jul 2019 $2,129 Available
Thu 4 Jul 2019 Wed 10 Jul 2019 $2,079 Please Call
Thu 11 Jul 2019 Wed 17 Jul 2019 $2,079 Please Call
Thu 18 Jul 2019 Wed 24 Jul 2019 $2,129 Available
Sat 20 Jul 2019 Fri 26 Jul 2019 $2,129 Available
Sat 27 Jul 2019 Fri 2 Aug 2019 $2,129 Please Call
Thu 1 Aug 2019 Wed 7 Aug 2019 $2,079 Please Call
Sat 3 Aug 2019 Fri 9 Aug 2019 $2,129 Available
Thu 8 Aug 2019 Wed 14 Aug 2019 $2,129 Available
Thu 15 Aug 2019 Wed 21 Aug 2019 $2,079 Available
Sat 17 Aug 2019 Fri 23 Aug 2019 $2,129 Available
Sat 24 Aug 2019 Fri 30 Aug 2019 $2,129 Available
Thu 29 Aug 2019 Wed 4 Sep 2019 $2,129 Available
Sat 31 Aug 2019 Fri 6 Sep 2019 $2,179 Please Call
Sat 7 Sep 2019 Fri 13 Sep 2019 $2,119 Available
Sat 14 Sep 2019 Fri 20 Sep 2019 $1,969 Sold Out
Thu 19 Sep 2019 Wed 25 Sep 2019 $1,969 Available
Thu 26 Sep 2019 Wed 2 Oct 2019 $1,869 Please Call
Sat 28 Sep 2019 Fri 4 Oct 2019 $1,869 Available
Thu 3 Oct 2019 Wed 9 Oct 2019 $1,789 Please Call
Sat 5 Oct 2019 Fri 11 Oct 2019 $1,789 Available
Sat 12 Oct 2019 Fri 18 Oct 2019 $1,739 Please Call
Thu 17 Oct 2019 Wed 23 Oct 2019 $1,689 Available
Thu 24 Oct 2019 Wed 30 Oct 2019 $1,639 Available
Best of Ireland South 7 Days

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