7 Day Tour – Dublin to Killarney via Galway
Travel from Dublin via Galway to Killarney in County Kerry, taking in some of Ireland’s most beautiful sights on this unique 7 day tour. Your experienced driver guide will show you the hidden gems of this memorable part of the Wild Atlantic Way, a 2,500km coastal driving route along the stunning West Coast. Enjoy guided tours of The Burren and Cliffs of Moher, as well as the world-famous scenery of County Kerry.
By focusing on smaller groups, our tours offer a personalised experience, allowing us to go off the beaten track to show you the real Ireland.
Day One – Dublin | Galway
Your adventure begins with a City Tour of Ireland’s capital, Dublin, including a City Centre Walking Tour. Dublin is the historic home to many famous landmarks including Trinity College, the 9th century gospel manuscript the Book of Kells, and the Guinness Storehouse.
Explore the rich literary and cultural traditions of this vibrant city, before travelling across the country to Galway aboard a luxury coach. You’ll overnight in a top hotel by the Atlantic Ocean in Galway, a city famed for its picturesque medieval streets and lively nightlife.
Enjoy relaxing accommodation overlooking the Atlantic Ocean in the 4 star Galway Bay Hotel. www.galwaybayhotel.com
Day Two – Coast of Galway Bay, Connemara and Kylemore Abbey
Depart Galway City for Connemara, one of the most unspoiled areas in Ireland. You’ll travel along by Galway Bay towards the Irish-speaking Gaeltacht region, where roads stretch for miles through mountains and bogs without a house in sight. Visit the spot where
Alcock & Brown crash landed after the first Transatlantic flight, and lunch in the pretty town of Clifden before enjoying a trip to the 19th century Kylemore Abbey.
Return to your hotel with an option to attend the Riverdance-style show Trad on the Prom.
Day Three – Coast of County Clare | Cliffs of Moher | The Burren
Heading south from Galway, your tour meanders along the Atlantic coast through picturesque towns and villages. You’ll marvel at the distinctive limestone landscape of The Burren, which boasts unique indigenous flowers and historic attractions, including the 4,000 year old portal tomb of the Poulnabrone Dolmen and the twelfth century Corcomroe Abbey.
After stopping for lunch in the charming seaside town of Doolin, your tour continues with a trip to the iconic Cliffs of Moher, where you can feel the force of the Atlantic Ocean as you stand on the edge of Europe. The cliffs are 700 feet tall at their highest, providing a magical view stretching from Galway Bay and the Connemara mountain ranges to the Dingle Peninsula in Kerry.
You’ll overnight in the Castletroy Park Hotel in the modern city of Limerick. www.castletroypark.ie
Day Four – Limerick | Dingle
Begin the day with a tour of King John’s Castle, a 13th century landmark in Limerick City. Sitting at the mouth of the River Shannon, the castle has guarded the city for over 800 years. In the afternoon you will depart Limerick for Dingle via Foynes to visit the Flying Boat & Maritime Museum, the only museum of aviation in Ireland, and the birthplace of the “Irish coffee”.
In the evening you will travel to the quaint fishing village of Dingle for overnight accommodation in the 4 star Dingle Skellig Hotel. www.dingleskellig.com
Day Five – Dingle | Killarney
The Dingle Peninsula features some of the most stunning scenery in Ireland, made famous in the movies such as Ryan’s Daughter and Far and Away. Your journey today will take you through majestic mountain passes to isolated villages including the Irish-speaking village of Dun Chaoin. At the Blasket Island Visitor Centre you will learn about the hardships and triumphs of life on these wild islands off the Kerry coast, which were populated by native Irish speakers until a final evacuation in 1953.
Overnight in Killarney, a town renowned for the craic of its pubs and an abundance of traditional music sessions. Accommodation in the 4 star Randles Court Hotel. www.randlescourt.com
Day Six – Ring of Kerry | Killarney
Today you have the option to tour the Ring of Kerry, or investigate the spectacular attractions in the Killarney region. The world-famous Ring of Kerry is a breathtaking 179km long coastal route that winds through the rugged Iveragh peninsula, with jaw-dropping highlights to get out and explore, including unspoiled beaches, windswept mountains, majestic waterfalls and medieval castles.
Alternatively, you can make the short journey to view the Macgillycuddy Reeks through the famous Moll’s Gap, before a visit to the 19th century Muckross House on the shores of the Killarney Lakes.
At the gateway to Killarney National Park, this Tudor mansion and its grounds are literally fit for royalty, as the lavish site where Queen Victoria holidayed in 1861.
Overnight in Killarney.
Day Seven – Return to Dublin
After a final breakfast in Killarney, your unforgettable tour among some of Ireland’s most spectacular scenery must come to a close. Transfer via coach to Dublin Airport, bringing to a satisfying end your unique adventure along the Wild Atlantic Way!
- All transport aboard a luxury coach.
- Guided tours of The Burren/Cliffs of Moher, Dingle
- Peninsula, choice of Killarney/Ring of Kerry.
- Entry to all listed attractions except Trad on the Prom.
- Overnight accommodation in 4 star hotels, bed and
- breakfast basis.
- Memories to last a lifetime!
- *Hotels subject to availability
High Season – June, July, August and September: €1400.00
Low Season: €1150.00
Prices are per person sharing, based on 10 paying passengers.