Grand Tour of Ireland

Self-drive

16 Nights / 17 Days

Grand Tour of Ireland

Self-drive Tour

daily Departure
from April to October

You’ll bring home memories of a lifetime with this grand tour of Ireland. Experience the very best of the Emerald Isle, taking in all the classic sights as well as plenty of hidden gems to delve deeper into Ireland’s culture, history and traditions.

During your tour, you’ll have the opportunity to enjoy scenic drives along the rugged coastline, see the green pastures and walk the towering cliffs. Meet the locals, see the wonders and enjoy it all at your own pace!

Price p.p. from
2300
EUR
The amount will be charged in EUR
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What's Included

  • 1 night hotel accommodation in Dublin
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation in Belfast
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation in Donegal area
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation in Westport area
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation in Galway area
  • 1 night hotel accommodation in Doolin area
  • 3 nights hotel accommodation in Killarney area
  • 1 night hotel accommodation in Cork area
  • 1 night hotel accommodation in Kilkenny area
  • 1 night hotel accommodation in Dublin

Full cooked regional breakfast each morning.

Transfers & Rental Car

  • Private transfer by car from Dublin Airport to hotel.
  • A self-driven rental car for 15 days; inclusive of Insurance based on 4 persons sharing 1 car. Pick up and drop off at Dublin Airport.
  • Private transfer by car from Dublin hotel to Airport.

Highlights not to be missed

  • Explore the historical and vibrant capitals of Dublin and Belfast.
  • See the gems of Ireland’s most iconic driving route, the Ring of Kerry.
  • Discover the geological wonders of the Giant’s Causeway with its unique volcanic basalt columns.
  • Explore the magic of the lunar-like area of The Burren.
  • Discover ancient castles and medieval sites such as Bunratty Castle and The Rock of Cashel.
  • Enjoy some quiet time in nature at the Killarney National Park.
  • Take in the rugged beauty of Slea Head and the Dingle Peninsula.
  • Kiss the Blarney Stone at Blarney Castle and receive the Gift of Gab.

Advance entrance tickets to the following attractions:

  • Dublin: Guinness Storehouse Entrance Tickets.
  • Fast-track Easy Access Book of Kells Tour with Dublin Castle.
  • From Doolin Pier: Cliffs of Moher Cruise.
  • Titanic Belfast Experience Entrance Tickets.

Optional Activities


Brief Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrive in Dublin

Day 2 : Megalithic Newgrange & Scenic Landscapes

Day 3 : Discover Belfast

Day 4 : Giant’s Causeway & Antrim Coast

Day 5 : Wild Atlantic Way & Cliffs of Slieve League

Day 6 : Rugged Coastlines & Stone Age Sites

Day 7 : Achill Island

Day 8 : Connemara National Park

Day 9 : Galway & Aran Islands

Day 10 : Cliffs of moher & Limestone Landscapes

Day 11 : Medieval Castles & Killarney National Park

Day 12 : Ring of Kerry

Day 13 : Dingle Peninsula

Day 14 : Garnish Island & Ireland’s South Coast

Day 15 : Ancient Castles & The Blarney Stone

Day 16 : Through the Wicklow Mountains to Dublin

Day 17 : End of the Tour

Download PDF - Detailed Itinerary

Accommodation

Wake up, in the accommodation type of your choice and enjoy another day of exploration.

COMFORT

These are in well-appointed comfort hotels. All rooms are with private shower or bath and WC. Breakfast is always provided and is included in the price.

QUALITY

These are in quality four-star hotels or the best hotels available at each location at the time of booking. All rooms are with private shower or bath and WC.

LUXURY

These are in luxury or charming hotels. All rooms are with private shower or bath and WC. Breakfast is always provided and is included in the price.

Not Included

  • Flights to/from Ireland.
  • City Tax and Meals & Beverages.
  • Entrance fees to Attractions (unless otherwise stated).
  • Fees for ferries, tunnels, toll roads, parking of any kind or any other miscellaneous driving expenses.
  • Personal Travel Insurance (highly recommended).
  • Tips and gratuities to drivers and local guides.

Price p.p. from
2300
EUR
The amount will be charged in EUR

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