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Ireland...

  Here is a sample itinerary for Ireland that can be a self drive tour or splurge and enjoy a chauffeur driven experience.

Day 1  DUBLIN
Arrive Dublin airport, meet and transfer to your hotel. Balance of the day at leisure.

Day 2 DUBLIN
Morning sightseeing tour of Dublin city visiting St Patricks Cathedral, Trinity College, to view the famous Book of Kells, government buildings, Dublin Castle and Phoenix Park. (B)

Day 3  WATERFORD
Leave Dublin and drive via Carlow, center of beet sugar industry to the medieaval city of Kilkenny and on to Waterford to visit the famous Crystal factory. (B)

Day 4  KILLARNEY
Drive via the popular seaside resorts of Tramore, Dungarvan and Youghal to Cork. Continue to Blarney Castle to kiss the legendary Blarney Stone and on to Killarney. (B)

Day 5  KILLARNEY
Full day  Ring of Kerry tour. Probably the most breathtaking tour in Ireland, this tour includes the Iveragh Peninsula, a panorama of coastal and mountain scenery including Waterville, Parknasilla and Windy Gap. (B)

Day 6  CONG
Leave Killarney for Cong, driving via Abbeyfeale, Newcastle West and Adare with its thatched cottages. Visit Limerick, Ireland's oldest city, situated on the River Shannon. Places of interest worth visiting - 13th century King John's Castle, St. Mary's Cathedral, Walls of Limerick and the Treaty Stone. Continue on via Ennis, Kilrush, Kilkee and Lisdoonvarna, well known seaside resorts to Galway and Cong County Mayo. (B)

Day 7 NEWMARKET-ON-FERGUS
Leave Cong for Newmarket-on-Fergus, driving into the heart of Connemara, with its marvelous rugged  beauty and Galway City, situated on well known Galway Bay. Continue via Gort and Ennis to Dromoland Castle, in the evening, attend Mediaeval Banquet at Bunratty or Knappogue.  (BD)

Day 8  SHANNON
Transfer to Shannon Airport in time for your departure flight. (B)

 

What's Included?

Arrival and departure transfers
Self drive or chauffeur driven vehicle
Accommodations in category chosen - why not stay in the famous Irish Castles?
Irish breakfast daily
Sightseeing tour in Dublin - seat in coach or by private car with driver/guide and entrance fees

 

 

What Else!

So much to see and do in Ireland. We have many tours to choose from - scheduled group tours, independent tours, self drive or by rail. Also available B&B packages, country house tours, Irish Castle tours and golf tours.

Inquire for your special tour to IRELAND.

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