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IrelandCastle-hopping Ireland

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Experience old world luxury with the grand castles and manor's road trip of Ireland. This trip takes you around Southern Ireland and explores parts of the Wild Atlantic Way. Spend 8 days basking in the splendor of the breathtaking Irish scenery, while immersing yourself in Ireland’s unique culture and history. Every night of this tour brings you to a high-end authentic castle o...

Experience old world luxury with the grand castles and manor's road trip of Ireland. This trip takes you around Southern Ireland and explores parts of the Wild Atlantic Way. Spend 8 days basking in the splendor of the breathtaking Irish scenery, while immersing yourself in Ireland’s unique culture and history. Every night of this tour brings you to a high-end authentic castle or grand manor with luxury accommodations.

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Tour itinerary includes
  • Countryside
    Countryside
  • Local cuisine
    Local cuisine
  • Relax
    Relax
  • Sightseeing
    Sightseeing
  • City
    City

Customisable trip itinerary

This tour idea is fully customisable

The itinerary has been created by our local agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

Day 1: First stop in Ireland

Your adventure begins in County Clare...

• Touch ground at County Clare’s Shannon Airport - a transport will be waiting to collect you

• We begin your trip with a visit to King John’s Castle in County Limerick, then on to Bunratty Castle and Folk Park in County Clare

• Unwind with a nightcap at the hotel! You are in Ireland!

Visited:
County Clare

Day 2: Rock of Cashel and County Tipperary

It's a long way to Tipperary...

• Experience the dramatic views of County Tipperary’s Glen of Aherlow

Head north to the magnificent Rock of Cashel and west to Limerick for an afternoon at Lough Gur

•Lough Gur is one of Ireland’s archaeological and historical hidden gems 

Visited:
Rock of Cashel, County Tipperary

Day 3: County Kerry, Killarney and bubbles!

Beautiful scenery...it just keeps coming 

• Drive from Killarney to Kenmare and experience its amazing landscape and awe-inspiring views

• Stop for lunch and maybe pop into some of the boutiques in Killarney then travel on to Killarney National Park

• Take a horse carriage ride or play some golf before heading back to the luxurious hotel in Kenmare

Visited:
County Kerry, Killarney

Day 4: Ring of Kerry and Skellig Islands

A cruise to remember...

• Relish the beauty of Kenmare Bay on a fantastic Atlantic cruise

• Study the unique marine life and uninhabited islands before visiting the Skellig Islands (Star Wars fans be ready!)

• Visit Ross Castle, Muckross House and Gardens before landing back to your lush hotel for the evening

Visited:
Kerry ring, Skellig

Day 5: Cork and the Blarney Castle

• Spend the morning experiencing the charming village of Blarney

• Make a stop at the Blarney Castle to kiss the Blarney stone - traditional and necessary

• Stop in Cobh for a peak at the destined last port of call for the ill-fated Titanic 

Visited:
Cork, Blarney Castle

Day 6: Galway and Ashford Castle

5-star castle here you come...

• Experience neighboring towns Salthill and  Galway, overlooking the peaceful Galway Bay

• Salthill is more oriented around its lapping waters while Galway is known for its bustling pubs  

• End the day at the five-star Ashford Castle, voted the “best resort in Ireland”

Visited:
Galway, Ashford Castle

Day 7: County Mayo and Galway

Coming up next...Amazing Irish landscapes

• Discover Galway and Mayo Counties making stops at Kylemore Abbey, Westport and Connemara

• Cross the Sky Road’s breathtaking coastline views and be sure to snap a few photos for the memory bank

• Pamper yourself with one of the Ashford Castle’s spa treatments 

Visited:
Mayo, Galway

Day 8:  The famous Cliffs of Moher

Truly something to behold, the cliffs are calling!

• Be amazed at what County Clare has to offer - from the Atlantic views atop towering cliffs to its small typical Irish Villages

• Stop at the Cliffs of Moher, Poulnabrone Dolmen, Caherconnell Stone Fort and The Burren

• Spend your last night in Ireland at one of its finest hotels.

Visited:
Galway, Dromoland

Day 9: Last day of the journey

We've loved having you...

• Return to Shannon airport at least two hours prior to your scheduled flight

Hope to see you again soon

Visited:
Shannon Airport

County Clare Rock of Cashel County Tipperary County Kerry Killarney Kerry ring Skellig Cork Blarney Castle Galway Ashford Castle Mayo Dromoland Shannon Airport

Price details

This tour idea is fully customisable

The price reflects this specific tour 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.

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
  • Car rental

Not included in price:

  • Arrival and departure flights
  • Meals and beverages not indicated
  • Personal expenses
  • Service 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
  • Beth, in Ireland will inform you of any changes to your flights
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