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5-Day Escape to the South West Small-Group Tour from Dublin

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    Day 1: Dublin - Locke's Distillery - Clonmacnoise - Galway

    Pass By: Rabbie's, Nassau St Opposite the Kilkenny Shop, Dublin Ireland
    Check-in 15 mins prior to departure and meet with your driver guide for this tour.

    Stop At: Clonmacnoise, Shannonbridge Ireland
    Scholars from all around Europe once visited this hugely influential abbey.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Galway.

    Day 2: Galway - Burren - Cliffs of Moher - Killarney

    Stop At: The Burren House Farm County Clare, Ireland Ireland
    This national park is home to some of Ireland’s most profound spiritual and natural culture.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Cliffs of Moher, Lislorkan North Latitude: 52.9714578 Longitude: -9.4247540, Liscannor Ireland
    Behold an awe-inspiring 700ft drop into the crashing waves of the Atlantic Ocean.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight in the lively little town of Killarney.

    Day 3: Killarney - Dingle Peninsula

    Stop At: Dingle Peninsula, Ireland
    Glorious beaches merge with traditional Irish scenery in this land of Gaelic mystery and towering forts.
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight in the lively little town of Killarney.

    Day 4: Killarney - Portmagee - Torc Waterfall

    Stop At: Torc Waterfall, Kenmare Road, Killarney Ireland
    Learn about the ancient curse that formed this waterfall and admire its impressive cascade.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Skellig Ring Scenic Drive, Portmagee Ireland
    Ireland's famous coastal route boasts some of the wildest views in Europe. Ireland's famous coastal route boasts some of the wildest views in Europe.
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight in the lively little town of Killarney.

    Day 5: Killarney - Blarney Castle - Kilkenny Castle - Dublin

    Stop At: Kilkenny Castle, The Parade, Kilkenny R95 YRK1 Ireland
    Survey the dominant and unmistakeable three walled castle whilst roaming its splendid grounds.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Blarney Castle & Gardens, Monacnapa, Blarney, Cork T23 Y598 Ireland
    Try to kiss the famed Blarney Stone amidst the walls of this gorgeous medieval stronghold.
    Duration: 1 hour

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Kilkenny Shop, 6 Nassau St, Dublin 2, Ireland
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Duration
    5 days
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Accommodation included: 4 nights
    • Friendly Driver/Guide
    • 4 nights en-suite accommodation with breakfast
    • Transportation by top of the range Mercedes mini-coach
    • Small Group Tour (16 passengers max)
    Exclusions
    • Meals and refreshments
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Gratuities
    • Admission fees
    • Entry/Admission - Clonmacnoise
    • Entry/Admission - The Burren
    • Entry/Admission - Cliffs of Moher
    • Entry/Admission - Dingle Peninsula
    • Entry/Admission - Skellig Ring Scenic Drive
    • Entry/Admission - Kilkenny Castle
    • Entry/Admission - Blarney Castle & Gardens
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 9 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Minimum age for travel on this tour is 5 years
    • Please note: you will be required to choose between either a 3-star bed and breakfast or 3-star hotel at time of booking
    • Booking three or more people? We can accommodate up to 8 guests in a group, please add each required room to your basket separately
    • When booking three or more people, efforts will be made to book a combination of suitable rooms (double/twin/family). Preferences should be noted upon booking in the Special Requirements section
    • Family rooms are limited and may be available on request. Maximum of 2 Adults and 1 child in one room. Family rooms for 2 adults and 2 children are not available
    • Luggage Allowance: You're restricted to 14kg (31lbs) of luggage per person on our tours. This should be one piece of luggage similar to an airline carry-on bag (approximately 55cm x 45cm x 25cm / 22in x 17in x 10in) plus a small bag for onboard personal items.
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 22 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 21 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    Reviewed 4 days ago

    We had a 14-person private tour for a family reunion vacation. Having the full bus to ourselves was great and our five days both flew by and felt like one long adventure. Ian Moriarty was our guide and we all quickly gelled. He's a fun...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank bradsukala
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Me, the wife, and my teenage son decided to do a last minute trip to Ireland and found this reasonably priced gem of a trip that allowed you to sample the Southern half of Ireland in a 5 day trip. They will book your hotel...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank TheSkell
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Hugh our wonderful guide made this beautiful tour such a great experience. It was so beautiful and scenic! Keep it up! :))) Hugh was so humorous and kind!

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank miam8300
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    First off the positive experience was made possible bc we had a wonderful driver/tour guide, Ian Moriarty. Since this was my first time visiting Ireland, it was helpful to have a well educated guide. The sites we stopped at were spectacular. the places Ian arranged...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Angie P
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We had been on two excellent Rabbie's tours in Scotland, so we had high expectations for this one. And we were not disappointed. We couldn't have asked for a better guide than Hugh. He was knowledgeable with a great sense of humor. Although he couldn't...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Devra B
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