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Ireland Irish Castles to Scottish Highlands

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Enjoy a total of ten blissful nights exploring the Treasures of Ireland and Scotland. Spend one week discovering Ireland at a comfortable pace and experiencing everything from the capital of Dublin to parts of the Wild Atlantic Way. Advance to Edinburgh where you get to experience Scotland’s diverse capital as well as its surrounding regions. All self-drive tours are completely...

Enjoy a total of ten blissful nights exploring the Treasures of Ireland and Scotland. Spend one week discovering Ireland at a comfortable pace and experiencing everything from the capital of Dublin to parts of the Wild Atlantic Way. Advance to Edinburgh where you get to experience Scotland’s diverse capital as well as its surrounding regions. All self-drive tours are completely customizable.

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Tour itinerary includes
  • City
    City
  • Countryside
    Countryside
  • Sightseeing
    Sightseeing
  • Seaside
    Seaside
  • Nature observation
    Nature observation

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: 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

Visited:
Dublin

Day 2: Art And History Of Dublin

Cultural delights...
• Visit one of Dublin’s museums before taking a
   stroll around the Temple Bar District
• Indulge in a Guinness and some traditional Irish
   food at one of the many authentic Irish pubs

Visited:
Dublin

Day 3: Third Best Garden in the World

Proudly presenting the gardens...
• Stop at Powerscourt House and Gardens to see 
   the third best gardens in the world  
• Explore one of the most serene and beautiful
   places of the country, “The Glen of Two Lakes"  
• Experience one of the many pubs that the town is known for before retiring at the hotel

Visited:
Powerscourt Gardens, Glendalough, Kilkenny

Day 4: The Killarney National Park

Beautiful scenery...
• Visit the Rock of Cashel, a group of medieval buildings set on a rocky outcrop of limestone  
• Discover Muckross House and Gardens and soak up the scenery of Killarney National Park
• Be sure to get a taste of the town's excellent shops and restaurants

Visited:
Killarney

Day 5: Ring of Kerry

Another day of glorious scenery...
• Immerse yourself in the magical scenery that
   makes up beautiful County Kerry  
• Stop in Kenmare, a quaint little town with a variety of quality restaurants and pubs
• Visit Ross castle which commands views of Purple Mountain and Innisfallen and Ross islands

Visited:
Kenmare, Killarney

Day 6: The Prettiest Village in Ireland

Visit this unique village...
• Travel through Ireland by venturing North along
   the Wild Atlantic Way 
• Stop at the Adare Heritage Village in County
   Limerick, regarded as Ireland’s prettiest village
• Continue through the scenic Burren region - a
   nice prelude to the magnificent Cliffs of Moher 

Visited:
Adare, Burren, Doolin

Day 7: Last Day in Ireland

Farewell Irish beauty...
• Spend your last day in Ireland in Galway, a lively
   university city of narrow streets 
• Pay a visit to the ancient monastic site of  
   Clonmacnoise   
• Head to Boyne Valley, a region known for its
   abundance of megalithic sites

Visited:
Galway, Clonmacnoise, Celbridge

Day 8: Welcome to Scotland!

Another romantic dialect...
• Your Scottish adventure begins as soon as your
   Dublin flight touches ground in Edinburgh
• Walk the royal mile in the old town to see the
   crown jewels in Edinburgh Castle 
• The National Museum of Scotland is nearby -
   learn more about the nation’s rich history

Visited:
Edinburgh

Day 9: Highlands Region Of Scotland

A round trip...
• Head north of the capital and into the highland
   region of Scotland
• Soak up the beautiful scenery at Loch Ness and
   attempt to detect the infamous monster
• Experience Glencoe, the most famous and
   picturesque Highland Glen of the country

Visited:
Highlands du Nord Ouest, Loch Ness, Glencoe, Edinburgh

Day 10: Edinburgh: the Capital of Scotland

A rich history...
• Continue your exploration of Scotland’s capital by experiencing Camera Obscura
• Visit the official residence of her majesty at
   Holyrood Palace 
• Discover the floating palace that served the British Royal Family for over forty years

Visited:
Edinburgh

Day 11: End of your Journey

We're sorry to see you go...
• Return to Edinburgh airport two hours prior to
   your flight's scheduled departure
• This will allow ample time to check in for your
   flight home
• Edinburgh airport offers a surprisingly large array of shops and restaurants

Visited:
Edinburgh

Dublin Powerscourt Gardens Glendalough Kilkenny Killarney Kenmare Adare Burren Doolin Galway Clonmacnoise Celbridge Edinburgh Highlands du Nord Ouest Loch Ness Glencoe

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.

Approx. £1,690 / 11 days
Excluding international flights
2 Pax
Price per person in Peak Season (August)£1,670
For other periods and group sizes, please enquire

Included in price:

  • 6 nights in 3- and 4-star hotels, 1 night in an authentic B&B
  • 3 nights in a 3- or 4-star hotel in Edinburgh
  • 8 full Irish Breakfasts
  • 3 full Scottish Breakfasts
  • 6 days car hire (car category F) pick up in Dublin City on Day 3, drop off at Dublin Airport (cardetails: 4 passengers, 2 large suitcases, 1 small suitcase, automatic transmission)
  • Day tour to the Highlands, Loch Ness and Glencoe
  • Private airport transfer to the city centre hotel on Day 1

Not included in price:

  • International and national flights
  • Suggested visits

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