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Best of Ireland South 8 Days

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

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
  • 7 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 Birds of Prey Centre, Cliffs of Moher, Dingle Peninsula, Jaunting car ride in Killarney, King John's Castle and  a 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 8 day tour (tour D):
  • The Talbot Hotel Stillorgan, Dublin (2 night)
  • Scotts Hotel, Killarney (2 nights)
  • The Inn at Dromoland, Newmarket-on-Fergus (2 nights)
  • Grand Canal Hotel, Dublin (1 night) for Saturday departures or Clayton Hotel, Dublin Airport (1 night) for Thursday departures


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: Irish National Stud & Dublin
Relax as you enjoy the scenic Irish countryside on your way to Kildare where you’ll visit the home of equine royalty, The Irish National Stud. Here you’ll see immaculately bred stallions alongside protective mares, frolicking foals and athletic yearlings. Stroll around the delightful grounds to explore St. Fiachra’s Garden, including its miniature Japanese Gardens. Spend the rest of the day at your leisure and dine at your choice of one of the many restaurants or pubs scattered throughout Dublin.

Day 8: Tour Ends in Dublin
Your program ends after breakfast today.

B: Breakfast; D: Dinner


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