Return ferry sailing
2 nights’ dinner, bed and breakfast in Dublin
4 nights’ dinner, bed and breakfast in resort
4 nights’ of entertainment, music and dancing
Entrance to Kylemore Abbey, Bunratty Castle and Folk Park and Cliffs of Moher
Free time in Dublin
Scenic drive through Connemara National Park
Free time in Lisdoonvarna
DURING YOUR STAY
Day 1 – Following local pick-ups we catch the ferry and travel to Dublin, here we will enjoy one night dinner, bed and breakfast.
Day 2 – After breakfast we have some free time in Ireland’s exciting capital, Dublin. We then drive to Lisdoonvarna for four nights.
Day 3 – We take a trip to the mighty Cliffs of Moher, standing 214m above the Atlantic coast on a clear day you can see the Aran Islands and Galway Bay, and the Twelve Pins. One of Ireland’s most visited natural attractions it captures the hearts of all who experience its astonishing views. We also enjoy a scenic tour of The Burren, an area of limestone rock covering majestic mountains and tranquil valleys with gently meandering rivers. We enjoy a short stop at the Burren Centre, where you can discover the unique magic of the
Burren region wild with flora, fauna, legends and natural history. This afternoon we return to our hotel for free time.
Day 4 – Enjoy a morning at leisure. This afternoon we visit Bunratty Castle and Folk Village. Bunratty Castle, built in 1425, is the most
complete and authentic medieval fortress in Ireland and contains furnishings and works of art from the period. Bunratty Folk Park, set in 26-acres, is a stunning recreation of a 19th Century village. Enjoy the sights, sounds and scents of this enchanting place as you stroll from house to house around the charming village.
Day 5 – Travelling through Spiddal and Maam Cross we arrive at majestic Kylemore Abbey. Originally home to a community of nuns of the Benedictine Order who found refuge here in 1920. The nuns opened a renowned boarding school for girls and began restoring the Abbey, gothic church and Victorian walled gardens. Now
visitors can experience the Victorian atmosphere of the Abbey’s restored rooms, learn the tales of the tragedy and romance of its past inhabitants. On our return we stop off in Galway to browse the shops or relax in the Eyre Square, before returning back to our hotel in time for dinner.
Day 6 – We step off at Limerick where medieval castles and churches give this city a grand feel. We then continue to our overnight hotel
Day 7 – After breakfast we catch our ferry and return home.