The Grand Atlantic Tour
Tour DH37 - Four Day Tour
10:00 we embark on the famous Ring of Kerry tour which is a largely coastal drive around the Iveragh Peninsula - lots of stunning mountain and coastal scenery, including the famous Lakes of Killarney.
Evening free in Killarney Perhaps enjoy a traditional night entertainment. Your Host can give you suggestions and ideas.
07:30. After another Full Irish Breakfast we transfer to Killarney by road to Limerick. After a short tour of this historic Vicking city, famous as the setting for the movie Angela's Ashes on the mighty river Shannon, we visit Bunratty Castle and its lovely folk park. After a couple of hours here we strike West for the tiny fishing village of Doolin on the Wild Atlantic Coast. We have lunch here in Gus O'Connor's traditional bar (not included).
Next, we visit the majestic Cliffs of Moher highest sea cliffs in Europe, and enjoy at least 1 hour and half or so here .Perhaps take some of the cliff walk if you dare.
We continue Northwards along the Atlantic coast and experience the unique limestone desert of Burren, famous for its unique flora and fauna.
We round Black Head and make our way along the stunning south shore of Galway Bay to Galway city arriving around 6:15pm (depending on traffic conditions).
Checkin to your 4 Star standard (Subject to availability.) Galway Hotel.
Evening free to enjoy this really exciting city with its huge selection of traditional bars some with music and a wide variety of restaurants and cafés.
Map of Galway.
10.00am. We depart Galway and strike out into the faboulous scenery of Connemara (inlets of the ocean). On our journey we passed the house where Bruce Ismay (director of the white Star Line) retired to in disgrace after surviving the Titanic sinking until his death in 1932.
We visit the World famous Kylemore Abbey & Garden (admission to Abbey & garden included).
This is also our lunch stop (not included). See the Tweleve Bens and Maamturks mountain ranges. Plenty of shopping and photo opportunities en route.
We continue on along the shores of Galway Bay and arrive in Galway at around 18:00hrs.
We depart Galway by train at 19:20hrs to Dublin Heuston by InterCity train (bar & snacks available on board) arriving at 21.50hrs.
Extra nights available in Galway city at the end of your tour - Please ask for details when booking.
* Price is per person sharing
Single Room Supplement applies
Adult (Sharing): €549
Student (Sharing): €495
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