SOUTH WEST OF IRELAND TOURS

WEST & SOUTH WEST OF IRELAND

 

Day 1:

Day Tour: Connemara:

Time: 9.00 am to 5.00 pm

Accommodation: Galway

Suggested itinerary:

On this day tour we will visit Clifden and the beautiful lakes of Connemara. We also drive the fantastic Sky Road. This is a loop drive of the very tip of the coast with some fantastic views. We will also visit Kylemore Abbey and return to Galway for overnight stay. Galway is renowned for it pubs restaurants and traditional music.   

 

Day 2:

Day Tour: Cliffs of Moher & Burren

Time: 9.00 am to 5.00 pm

Accommodation: Dingle

Suggested itinerary:

Leaving your accommodation in Galway we will travel south along the Atlantic Coastline. This private day tour passes through small picturesque quaint villages and towns. Our first stop is Dunguaire Castle, a 16th century castle just outside the village of Kinvara which is renowned for the Galway hooker boats. From here our tour travels into the centre of The Burren paradise, a remarkable bare limestone area with its many combinations of unusual factors such as its unique geology, flora and fauna. We will stop in the village of Doolin for some lunch. After lunch we will arrive at the famous Cliffs Of Moher. They are 700 feet above sea level and 8 km long, giving superb views of the Clare coastline, Connemara Mountains and the Aran Islands. After a very enjoyable day I will transfer you to your accommodation in Dingle for an overnight stay.

 

Day 3:

Day Tour: Dingle Peninsula & Slea Head Drive

Time: 9.30 am to 4.30 pm

Accommodation: Dingle

Suggested itinerary:

Departure from your accommodation in Dingle at 9:30 a.m – 4:30 p.m.  This private tour is a very enjoyable tour stopping at Eask Tower, Ventry Village, Dunbeg Fort, Beehive Huts, Coumeenole Beach, magnificent views of the Blasket Islands, The Blasket Island’s Heritage Center, shopping at Louis Mulcathy’s Pottery, Clogher, Lunch in Bally Ferriter village, Gallarus Oratory, Cuas a’ Bhodaigh, The Conor Pass and a visit to Seán Daly of Dingle Crystal (when available) to watch a demonstration of his craftsmanship. This tour provides amazing viewing points and endless photo stops of the Dingle Peninsula.

 

 Day 4:

Day Tour: Ring of Kerry & Skellig Ring

Time: 9.00 am to 5.00 pm

Accommodation: Killarney

Suggested itinerary:

A full day private tour of the famous Ring of Kerry.  One of Ireland’s most famous drives, reaching breathtakingly beautiful places no bus tour can reach and most self-guided tours will miss.  From the Skellig Ring along the coast of the Iveragh peninsula to Waterville, the summer home of Charlie Chaplin, this tour provides amazing viewing points, endless photo stops and all the Irish history and folklore you could wish for, all while traveling in luxury.

Departure from your accommodation in Dingle at 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m .  On this tour we will visit Killorglin, Caherciveen, Valentia Island travelling to the best viewing point of the Skellig Islands, Lunch in Portmagee, Sneem town, Waterville, Muckross House and Gardens and Torc Waterville in Killarney.

 

 Day 5:

Day Tour: Killarney

Time: 9.00 am to 5.00 pm

Accommodation: Killarney

Suggested itinerary:

Departure from your accommodation at 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  On this tour we will visit Killarney town, the famous Ross Castle, Muckross House & Gardens where you can choose to take a traditional jaunting car ride to Torc Waterfall.  We will also visit Ladies View, Molls Gap.  You can also choose to take a boat trip (optional) on the Lakes of Killarney or take a stroll through Killarney National Park.  This tour also provides amazing viewing points and endless photo stops of Killarney.

 

Day 6:

Day Tour: Blarney & Kinsale

Time: 9.00 am to 5.00 pm

Accommodation: Kinsale

Suggested itinerary:

On today’s tour your first destination will be the Famous Blarney Castle and Stone. We will then head to Kinsale in west Cork. On arrival in KInsale we will have a light lunch. After a short lunch, your Dingle Slea Head Tours driver guide will meet and will take you on a tour of Kinsale, taking in its many attractions such as Kinsale’s Charles Fort with its spectacular views overlooking Kinsale town. After your last days touring, you can relax and enjoy dinner at one of Kinsale’s outstanding restaurants.

 

Day 7:

Day Tour: Cobh & East Cork

Time: 9.00 am to 5.00 pm

Suggested itinerary:

After a full Irish breakfast your driver will take you from Kinsale to enjoy a day tour of east Cork. Our first visit will be to Cobh, formally known as Queenstown (1850 until 1920) and from where most Irish emigrants departed for America and elsewhere in the world. Tourist attractions will focus on the immense maritime and emigration legacy of the town – the Queenstown Story Heritage Centre, the Titanic Experience, the Titanic Trail walking tour, Cobh Museum. Having enjoyed the beautiful town of Cobh, you will journey to the lovely sea side town of Youghal to view its historic buildings and monuments within its ancient town walls. You will enjoy a wholesome lunch before departing to Midleton and a tour of the Old Midleton Distillery, home of the worlds famous Jameson Irish Whiskey. Here, you will also enjoy a wonderful whiskey tasting experience. Our driver will then take you back to Kinsale for dinner and an overnight stay.

 

Day 8:

Transfer to Airport

Time: T B C

Suggested itinerary:

Your Private driver will transport you to your appointed airport for onward travel.

 

Inclusions

  • Beverages
  • Bottled water
  • Hotel pick up
  • Private tour

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Entrance fees
  • Accommodation

We would be delighted to help you to plan a tour of your own design and we would be more than happy to discuss the great possibilities that we can offer. We can furnish you with information about any places you would like to consider and, hopefully, put you in charge of the kind of Tour you would like to make.

Please contact us today to book your West & South West of Ireland private 8 day tour.

 

 

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