Country Roads of Ireland

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  • Booking Type Instant booking
  • duration 12 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 5-99 yrs
  • max group size 40
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-21191
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
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  • Starts Dublin, Ireland
  • Ends Belfast, Ireland
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Dublin: During your orientation with your Travel Director, see Custom House and travel along the River Liffey. See the Guinness Brewery, Christchurch Cathedral and St. Patrick's Cathedral.
  • Cahir: See one of the largest castles in Ireland.
  • Cork: Ireland's second city - "Rebel Cork" dates back to the 7th century. Your Travel Director will show you the Grand Parade and South Mall, along with City Hall and the Opera House on an insightful orientation tour encompassing the development of the religious settlement of St. Finbarr, to Viking raiding and settlement, to the creation of the Norman city and Merchant Princes. You’ll love learning the tales and history of this port city and enjoy hearing the lilt of the Cork accent.
  • Ring of Kerry: Venture into a world of towering cliffs, lush lakelands, beaches, fields dotted with sheep, rocky coastline, remote villages and historical sites, as you journey the magical Ring of Kerry. This 111-mile circular route is the best place to admire Ireland's scenic beauty and truly one of the most beautiful drives in the world.
  • Killarney: Enjoy hearing of the history of Killarney during your city orientation.
  • Dingle Peninsula: Enjoy a scenic drive to Slea Head.
  • Adare: Experience a village walk through the main street lined with thatched cottages.
  • Cliffs of Moher: Towering cliffs and the dramatic sea, the Cliffs of Moher has inspired countless travellers. Visit the Exhibition Centre and look out over the Wild Atlantic Way from these majestic cliffs that rise over 700 feet high. Gain insights from your Travel Director into the cliffs’ geology, history and the species that find sanctuary in its nooks and crannies.
  • Galway: Fascinating stories and interesting locals take centre stage on your orientation of the historic heart of Galway. Visit the Lynch Memorial Window. Then make your way to the Church of St. Nicholas - the largest medieval parish church in Ireland in continuous use, Spanish Arch and Eyre Square.
  • Ballygalley: Explore this seaside town with your Travel Director.
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Starting in Dublin and ending in Belfast, the tour "Country Roads Of Ireland" is a guided food trip that takes 12 days. You will be traveling through Galway, Killarney, Adare and 4 other destinations in Ireland and England. "Country Roads Of Ireland" is a group tour which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others. Please see the package includes section for further details.

Let the luck of the Irish be with you on this 12-day guided tour across Ireland. Start the tour in Dublin, where you get up close to the Book of Kells, an ancient Gospel manuscript filled with mythical beasts and Celtic knots. In Kilkenny, visit the majestic Kilkenny Castle with a Local Expert. A chef will share traditional Irish recipes at a farm-to-table feast in Killarney. You'll see the Ring of Kerry, a mystical, verdant peninsula dotted with seaside villages. Finally, step onto Giant's Causeway with it's basalt columns carved onto the coast by volcanic lava, or a giant's feet, if Irish myth is to be believed.
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  • Day 1: Welcome to Dublin
  • Day 2: In Dublins Fair City Relaxed Start
  • Day 3: A Journey from Dublin to Cork
  • Day 4: Across the Mountains to Killarney Relaxed Start
  • Day 5: Ring of Kerry Experience Relaxed Start
  • Day 6: Around the Dingle Peninsula
  • Day 7: The Cliffs of Moher and Galway
  • Day 8: Free day Galway or Kylemore Abbey Relaxed Start
  • Day 9: Londonderry
  • Day 10: Walk in the Giants Steps Relaxed Start
  • Day 11: The Antrim Coast to Belfast Relaxed Start
  • Day 12: Depart Belfast
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Meals
  • Dinner with Wine (x5)
  • Breakfast (x11)
Accommodation
  • Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Dublin. hotel
  • Trinity City Hotel, Dublin, Clayton Hotel Burlington Road, Dublin. hotel
  • Maldron Hotel South Mall Cork City. hotel
  • Killarney Plaza Hotel and Spa. hotel
  • Fitzgeralds Woodlands House Hotel & Spa, Limerick. hotel
  • Harbour Hotel Galway. hotel
  • Maldron Hotel Derry, Londonderry. hotel
  • Ballygally Castle Hotel, Co. Antrim. hotel
Transport
  • Travel by coach
Guide
  • Experienced Driver Guide
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Dublin and from Belfast are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Country Roads of Ireland tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. World Nomads' travel insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Country Roads of Ireland tour. You can cancel the tour up to 62 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 61 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 17 June 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 17 June 2024, a deposit of 200 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 61 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Country Roads of Ireland tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.

Visa

For this Country Roads of Ireland tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will furthermore be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • A multitude of COVID-19 distancing measures have been implemented on this package tour to keep travellers safe.
  • This tour requires you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at least 14 days before your departure day. Children below 16 who are unable to be vaccinated, will need to provide proof of a verifiable negative test result for COVID-19 taken within 72 hours of this trip departure.
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