The Irish Experience: City, Town, and Castle

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7+ Nights
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The ultimate joyride

Don't miss a thing on your Irish excursion! Say goodbye to the inconveniences of group travel and hello to nights in Ireland's quaint towns, buzzing cities, and even spend a night in a castle! Break free of a rigid itinerary and be your own navigator as you explore the Emerald Isle. Depart from your home-base accommodations in areas such as Kilkenny, Connemara, Westport, and Dublin as you taste, hear, see, and feel authentic Ireland.

What's Included
  • Round-trip economy class airfare to Dublin (DUB)
  • Manual rental car - upgrade to automatic available
    • Pick up at Dublin Airport on Day 1 and drop off in Dublin City Center on Day 6.
  • 2 nights in Kilkenny at the Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel, or similar
  • 2 nights in Connemara at the Abbeyglen Castle Hotel
  • 1 night in Westport at the Hotel Westport, or similar
  • 2 nights in Dublin at the Brooks Hotel, or similar
  • Breakfast daily
Great Ways to Explore
  • See Ireland the way you want to with this self-drive trip! Stop at small towns and green parks along the way. 

  • Learn about Ireland's rich history with a visit to churches and cathedrals, such as Christ Church! 

  • Check out Aughnanure Castle in Galway, the home of the 'Fighting O'Flahertys!' 

  • Spend an afternoon in Westport, where you can bike the Great Western Greenway! 

  • Stop in Guinness Storehouse in Dublin, where you can enjoy a pint of cold beer! 

Package Overview

Roll down the windows, turn up the tunes, and let the road rise to meet you as you feel the heartbeat of Ireland. 

On this trip, you'll cruise through Killkenny, Connemara, and more. Plan out our own routes and indulge your adventurous side as you make stops wherever you please. While you stay in Kilkenny, you might fancy a stop at the Waterford Crystal Factory. In Connemara, you might dive into history with a stop at Aughnanure Castle before you spend the night in a castle yourself! 

As you move from accommodation to accommodation, you'll have plenty to see and do, so don't wait another minute to create a vacation experience that is uniquely your own! 

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Please note that some recommendations in the following suggested itinerary may not be included in your package. Check What's Included above for full details on inclusions.

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