Ultimate Ireland!

Ireland Explorer: Six City Stay

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9 Nights
Limited Time Special Offer

See the best of Ireland in 10 days

Spend 10 days exploring six different Irish cities on this self-drive vacation. Starting from the southern half of Ireland from Dublin to Galway in the west, you'll see beautiful countryside and charming villages without missing anything.

What's Included
  • Round-trip economy class airfare to Dublin (DUB)
  • Manual, economy-sized rental car for duration of trip - upgrade to automatic available
  • 1 night in Kilkenny at the Newpark Hotel, or similar
  • 1 night in Cork at the River Lee Hotel, or similar
  • 2 nights in Killarney at the International Hotel, or similar
  • 1 night in Limerick at the Absolute Hotel, or similar
  • 2 nights in Galway at the Hardiman Hotel (formerly Hotel Meyrick), or similar
  • Admission to the Cliffs of Moher
  • 2 nights in Dublin at the Ashling Hotel, or similar
  • Dublin Hop-on/Hop-off Pass (48-hour)
  • Breakfast Daily 
Great Ways to Explore
  • Explore the Dingle Peninsula in County Kerry, home to almost 2,000 archaeological sites!

  • Climb up O'Brien's Tower at the Cliffs of Moher for spectacular views of the Aran Islands and Galway Bay. 
  • Be endowed the gift of flattery when you kiss the stone at Blarney Castle in Cork. 

  • Stroll through Galway City - one of the the most scenic in Ireland - and indulge in a plate of oysters!

  • See Kilmainham Gaol in Dublin, a former prison that played an important part in Irish history - many leaders of Irish rebellions were imprisoned there. 

Package Overview

From Dublin in the east to Galway in the west, explore Ireland's highlights on this 9-night adventure! Get behind the wheel and begin in Kilkenny, a small medieval city best known as the home of Kilkenny Castle. Then, take a short drive east to Cork where you'll see another famous castle, Blarney Castle, and kiss the stone! 

You will then head south to Killarney in County Kerry. Visit Killarney Nation Park to experience Ireland's great outdoors and drive the Ring of Kerry, a popular scenic route. Continue on to Limerick on the River Shannon and visit the 13th century King John's Castle. 

Your journey then takes you to seaside Galway in the wild western coast of Ireland. Hear Gaelic spoken on the streets as you wander this charming city, then drive along the dramatic coastline to the Cliffs of Moher. 

End your Ireland vacation in Dublin, where you'll have access to a 2-day hop-on/hop-off bus pass. Walk the storied Trinity College campus and see the famous Book of Kells, then stroll the streets of hip and cool Temple Bar. Experience urban Irish life in Dublin and end your whirlwind tour with a beer at Dublin's oldest pub, The Brazen Head! 

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Please note that some package inclusions may be restricted or unavailable at time of travel. We will substitute them with similar options of equivalent value, as available.

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