Ireland's Hidden Gems

Dublin, Cork, Dingle, Galway, Westport, Sligo, Londonderry, Belfast

Lands full of idyllic towns and lush landscapes are yours to discover. Find your own secrets and tell your own story, secure in the knowledge that a confirmed reservation and a warm welcome awaits at your journey's end. Not only do you get great scenery at every turn but you also experience Ireland's rural villages, pubs, local people, ancient history, heritage, mythology and ancient trading and pilgrim paths.

Our prices start from

$ 1,837 LAND ONLY

13 Days • INDEPENDENT • 12 Meals

Operated Tour

The Details

  • 12 nights accommodation
  • 12 breakfasts

Itinerary

Engaging Experiences These special places and experiences are considered tour highlights. Look for them in the daily itineraries.

Day 1 - Arrive In Dublin

A Hop-On Hop-Off tour is a great introduction to the city, with more than 20 stops along the route.

The Mont

Welcome to Ireland! You will be met in the arrivals hall by your private driver and transferred to your Dublin hotel. A Hop-On Hop-Off tour will introduce you to this city, with more than 20 stops along the way. Take in historic sights and modern marvels as you embark on a journey of discovery.

Day 2 - Delicious Dublin

Experience the highlights of Irish food and Dublin's food scene on a walking tour with a local foodie.

The Mont

Breakfast Included

Enjoy the best of Irish food and experience Dublin's food scene on a walking tour with a local foodie. Stop at some of the city's award-winning eateries and food shops to taste some delicious samples. Bring your appetite and indulge in everything from ice cream to Irish stew.

Day 3 - Dublin - County Cork

Ardfield Farmhouse

Breakfast Included

Embark on a journey through 5000 years of history along Ireland's Ancient East to County Cork. Cork has so much to offer, from its vibrant city center to coastal villages such as Kinsale, and beautiful working farms like Ardfield B&B.

Day 4 - West Cork

Ardfield Farmhouse

Breakfast Included

Explore Kinsale, famed for its scenic harbor, gourmet food and artisans. Journey through Skibereen and Schull to Crookhaven - a small village on Ireland's most southwestern tip, to experience a bit of seaside hospitality. Why not visit St. Brendan's church founded in the 1700's?

Day 5 - Bantry Bay - Dingle

Dingle Benners Hotel

Breakfast Included

Explore Bantry Bay and the wonderful Kenmare village before making your way to the Irish speaking Dingle Peninsula in County Kerry to explore it majestic hills, mountains and lakes.

Day 6 - Dingle

Dingle Benners Hotel

Breakfast Included

A market town and fishing port, Dingle has long been well supplied with pubs, restaurants and delightful local craft displays. Stop for a pint, take time to explore the village or see the Blasket Islands. Even relax on one of its sandy beaches.

Day 7 - Cliffs Of Moher

Experience the Cliffs of Moher on a breath taking cruise.

Hotel Meyrick

Breakfast Included

Experience the Cliffs of Moher on a breathtaking cruise. The cliffs rise up to 700 feet above the pounding Atlantic waves and stretch 5 miles along the coast. Travel through The Burren National Park before stopping at Galway, a thriving, bohemian and cultural city full of character.

Day 8 - Westport - Sligo

The Glasshouse

Breakfast Included

Explore Westport, a cheerful town overlooking Clew Bay. Continue traveling north to Sligo, home to one of the world's most important poets, W.B. Yeats, a Nobel Prize Laureate.

Day 9 - Sligo - Londonderry

Meet a local guide who will keep you captivated sharing their experience of growing up in this city on a walking tour along its 17th-century walls and iconic buildings.

Bridge B&B

Breakfast Included

A city steeped in history and culture, Londonderry is not to be missed. A local guide will captivate you on a memorable walking tour as they share their experience of growing up in this city.

Day 10 - Antrim Coast - Belfast

Titanic Hotel Belfast

Breakfast Included

Set out along the breathtaking Antrim Coast. Why not take time to visit the famous Giant's Causeway to see the ancient basalt columns? Is it the legendary work of a giant or volcanic activity? That's for you to decide today. Then make your way to Belfast.

Day 11 - Belfast

Titanic Hotel Belfast

Breakfast Included

A Hop-On Hop-Off tour is a great way to take in the city's sights and hear about its living history. Stop at the impressive Titanic experience and learn about her story in a fresh and insightful way at the very place where this tragic legend got her start.

Day 12 - Belfast - Dublin's Doorstep

Dunboyne Castle Hotel

Breakfast Included

Take time for a leisurely breakfast, then journey back through the Mourne Mountains to Dublin's Doorstep. Choose from a number of spectacular properties in Kildare and Meath to stay in on your last night in Ireland.

Day 13 - Depart Dublin

Breakfast Included

Slán go fóill – goodbye until we meet again.

Pricing is per person, double occupancy, land only, based on travel date. International airfare is additional.

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