Country Roads of Ireland (Preview 2019)

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Highlights


Additional Included Highlights

  • Dublin: See Custom House, Dublin Castle and O’Connell on your orientation of the city.
  • Cahir: See the massive castle.
  • Dingle Peninsula: Enjoy a scenic tour to Slea Head.
  • Adare: See the main street lined with thatched cottages.
  • Londonderry: See Derry’s walls, the Gothic Guildhall and the Georgian houses of Shipquay Street.
  • Carrickfergus: Drive around the immense Castle.
  • Scenic drives: Derrynasaggart Mountains, Ring of Kerry, Dingle, Burren, Blue Stack Mountains of Donegal and the Antrim Coast.

Authentic Dining

  • Ballygally: The Irish call it 'craic' - the warm feeling resulting from the confluence of music, drink, good food, laughter, and conversation. And after circumnavigating the Emerald Isle, there's bound to be a fair share of craic at your grand finale Celebration Dinner. Sláinte!
  • Killarney: Your farm-to-table experience is all about locally-sourced ingredients prepared with skill, so that you can taste the freshness in every mouthful.

Insight Experiences

  • Dublin: Enjoy VIP priority entrance to the Book of Kells and a guided walk though Trinity College with a University insider.
  • Kildare: Experience a behind-the-scenes look at the Irish National Stud and wander through the beautiful Japanese Gardens.
  • Kilkenny: Kilkenny has the greatest amount of All-Ireland titles of its national sport of Hurling. Meet a player to gain an exciting insight into this unique Irish cultural experience, through a demonstration of skill.
  • Killarney: Hear the history, legend and folklore of Killarney from a local Jarvey, while on-board a famous jaunting car ride.
  • Londonderry: There's no better way to experience sightseeing than with one of Northern Ireland's best storytellers, Ronan, as he takes you on a tour inside the city walls.

Stay at the Best Addresses

  • Ballygally: Ballygally Castle is a stunning 17th century castle which overlooks the golden sands of the bay and offers excellent facilities.

Top Rated Highlights

  • Giant's Causeway: Learn about the towering hexagonal basalt columns - a geological spectacle to behold.
  • Belfast: Your Local Expert will show you the City Hall, Queen's University, the Parliament Building at Stormont and murals in different locations indicating political sentiments of local residents.
  • Cork: Relish this university city with its interesting waterways and grand Georgian parades of houses.
  • Blarney: Dangle from the ramparts to kiss the Stone of Eloquence, and never be lost for words again!
  • Ring of Kerry: Venture into a world of towering cliffs, lush lakelands and remote villages, as you travel the magical Ring of Kerry. Journey through Sneem, pass the Black Mountains, Moll's Gap and admire Queen Victoria's Ladies View.
  • Cliffs of Moher: Stop by the Exhibition Centre and overlook the Wild Atlantic Way from these majestic cliffs.
  • Galway: Enjoy an orientation tour of the many landmarks in Galway such as the Lynch Memorial, Church of St. Nicholas, Spanish Arch and Eyre Square.
  • Drumcliffe: Visit the final resting place of Irish poet William Butler Yeats.
  • Adare: Experience a village walk through the main street lined with thatched cottages.
  • Cahir: See one of the largest castles in Ireland.
  • Carrickfergus: See the immense Castle as your drive around it.
  • Dingle Peninsula: Enjoy a scenic drive to Slea Head.
  • Drumcliffe: Visit the final resting place of Irish poet William Butler Yeats.
  • Dublin: During your orientation with your Travel Director, see the Custom House, Guinness Storehouse, Dublin Castle and the Georgian townhouses as you travel down O'Connell Street and along the River Liffey.
  • Scenic Drives: Irish scenery is some of the most beautiful in the world. Relax and admire the views as your travel past the Derrynasaggart Mountains, the Ring of Kerry, Dingle Peninsula, Burren, the Blue Stack Mountains of Donegal and the Antrim Coast.
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