April 2022 / October 2022
Detailed day by day description
This tour is a flexible, guaranteed escorted coach tour, guided in English only.
Once the tour is booked, it is guaranteed so it will definitely go ahead, and will never cancel.
The tour is flexible so you can tailor it to suit your needs. By clicking ‘Quote or Book’, you will have an option to choose your start and end date and destinations within the tour parameters. As these tours allow for such flexibility, the same people, tour guides or drivers may not be on your entire journey.
You will receive information about the start of the circuit during the afternoon, or you can check the informative panels in the hotel reception area.
(Note: Occasionally, depending on our time of arrival in Dublin, the sightseeing tour of the city may be made on the previous afternoon).
Landscapes: Pleasant landscapes, forests, hills, picturesque villages en route.
08.30 hrs. Dublin -Departure. We start our journey to Powerscourt, very close to Dublin.
09.15 hrs. - POWERSCOURT. We will visit ( ticket included ) its magnificent gardens , designed in the 18th century and considered the most beautiful gardens in Ireland featuring its fountains, its Japanese garden, and its pet cemetery.
10.30 hrs.- Powerscourt -Departure. We continue our route towards the south of Ireland, crossing the National Park of Wicklow.
12.30 hrs. - KILKENNY we have time for lunch and stroll through this small city full of life, with its castle, cathedral, brewery ...
14.30 hrs. Kilkenny-Departure.
15.30 hrs. Rock of CASHEL, we will stop to visit the impressive medieval fortress that symbolises the fight of Irish people against England (ticket included).
17.00 hrs. - Cashel - exit.
18.15 hrs. - CORK, arriving at the end of the afternoon. Time for a stroll through the center of the second Irish city. Dinner included in the hotel.
Scenery: B eautiful scenery, especially in the Killarney National Park.
08:15 hrs - Cork - Departure.
09:00 hrs. - KINSALE -We will stop by Charles Fort to admire its great vistas of the ocean right by the 17th century fortress. Time in the historic centre of KINSALE , a seaside town, considered by many as one of the most beautiful coastal towns in Ireland.
10:30 hrs. - Kinsale. Departure.
12:30 hrs - KILLARNEY , a tourist town in the heart of Ireland. After strolling around and lunch, we include a romantic horse an d carriage tour of its NATIONAL PARK , amid gardens by the lake. We will take the horse and carriage tour until we arrive at Ross Castle which offers wonderful vistas by the lake. We include a short cruise to enjoy the views of the lake. Afterwards, we will get back en route.
16:00 hrs - Killarney - Departure. We continue our route;short stop in Adare, small village that preserves its picturesque traditional thatched-roof cottages and the ruins of the old abbey.
18:00 hrs. - LIMERICK - Arrival and free time.
19:30 hrs. - Return to the hotel, dinner included.
Scenery : Breathtaking scenery on the cliffs of Moher.
08.30hrs- Limerick- Departure.
09.00 hrs- BUNRATTY- Ticket included for FOLK PARK a wonderful park where we will learn about how life was in Ireland in the past with its typical cottages and old markets. Its castle stands out as it accurately reproduces how life was in the Middle Ages. Time for a stroll.
10.30hrs- Bunraty Folk Park- Departure. We travel to the coast, green landscapes and hills.
11.30hrs- Cliffs of Moher. Overlooking the ocean. Those who wish it may trek to O’Brien’s Tower (entrance not included, sometimes closed for climatological reasons). Time for lunch.
15.00hrs- CAHERCONNEL Fort arrival to this circular Celtic stone fort in the heart of the karstic landscape of the BURREN NATIONAL PARK . We may have a chance to see an exhibition of how dogs shepherd sheep.
16.30hrs- Departure. We stop to take some photos in this area where the Poulnabrone dolmen i s located.
Our road continues through attractive landscapes, isolated small villages.
18:15 hrs - GALWAY, Time for a walk on arrival to get to know the city and its university atmosphere.
19:45 hrs - Departure to our hotel.
08.45 hrs.- Galway, departure.
09.45 hrs.- Cong - small, picturesque village located in a magnificent lake area where John Ford filmed the movie "The Quiet Man". We will visit the ruins of the Royal Abbey and walk around Ashford castle, a gorgeous medieval castle that has been turned into a hotel. Time to walk and have lunch.
11.15 hrs. - Departure. We continue towards the center of Ireland.
12.45 hrs- Clonmacnoise: we will visit its monastic Celtic ruins. Time to know the enclosure (entrance included).
14.45 hrs - Clonmacnoise -departure. We continue our route.
16.15 hrs.- Dublin; arrival. -
NB: Clonmacnoise allows entry to a limited number of people. Sometimes, depending on what is authorized, the schedule of the visit may be changed. In this case, all the schedules of the stage will be modified to be able to carry out all the planned visits.