2022 Southern Gems - 7 Days/6 Nights 7-night small group tour starting at $1695.00 per person
Day 1: Dublin City Tour | Dublin Castle
Meet your guide at 2:00 PM at your Dublin hotel. Take a panoramic tour of the city, then tour splendid Dublin Castle. Learn the pivotal role of the castle in Irish history since it began as a medieval fortress, and see the lavish State Apartments – once the residence of viceroys, and today the site of presidential inaugurations. Enjoy a welcome drink with your group before enjoying an evening free to dine as you wish.
Day 2: Dublin Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour | Taylors Three Rock Pub
Tour Dublin independently, on a Hop-On, Hop-Off bus tour. Plus choose a visit to one of Dublin’s top attractions – Guinness Storehouse, Teeling Distillery, EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, or The GPO Museum. Join your group in the evening for a dinner of Irish specialties and a lively show at Taylors Three Rock Pub.
Day 3: Blarney Castle | Kinsale Walking Tour
Travel to Blarney Castle; climb the winding staircase to kiss its famous stone or enjoy the gardens. Go to Kinsale, a picturesque old fishing town now known for art galleries and gourmet food. Join a local guide for a fascinating walk around its historic streets, once besieged by the Spanish Armada, before dinner in your hotel.
Day 4: Killarney | Dingle
Head west to the bustling, friendly town of Killarney, where you will have free time to explore. Next, visit Moriarty’s in the Gap of Dunloe, a CIE Tours preferred shopping partner. Continue on to Dingle, where you will dine in your hotel.
Day 5: Slea Head Loop | Blasket Centre | Murphy’s Ice Cream & Dingle
Set out on the Slea Head Loop, one of Ireland’s most beautiful drives, through scenic ocean and mountain vistas. Visit the Blasket Centre in Dunquin to learn about the Blasket Islands, visible off the coast. Abandoned in 1954, they were once a lively outpost of traditional culture and language. Return to Dingle and visit Murphy’s Ice Cream; taste their distinctive flavors like Irish Orange Marmalade, Brown Bread, and Dingle Gin. Take the rest of the day to wander and dine as you wish in this quaint seaside village.
Day 6: Cliffs of Moher | Medieval Castle Banquet
Visit the Foynes Flying Boat & Maritime Museum, which recalls how a small village became one of the world’s greatest hubs for air travel in the 1930s and 1940s. Drive to the magnificent Cliffs of Moher, soaring 700 feet above the Atlantic Ocean. In the evening, head to a castle for a medieval-style banquet with traditional songs and stories.
Day 7: Tour Ends in Shannon
Your tour ends after breakfast.
B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner
Same Price as Booking 2022 Southern Gems - 7 Days/6 Nights Direct
As always, Enchanting Ireland works directly with all tour operators therefore our rate is theirs and there are no additional fees. All tour operators pay a commission to travel agencies however, if you book 2022 Southern Gems - 7 Days/6 Nights direct, they keep this commission rather than passing it along to you - so our prices are the same as booking it yourself. We will, however, charge in USD, handling the currency conversion to save any transfer fees as well as make your pre-post travel plans at no additional charge.