Kealy’s Coaches 12-day tour of Ireland brings you all the highlights of the Emerald Isle.
This is a fully bespoke tour and caters for your groups requirements and preferences.
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Arrive at Dublin Airport and be transported directly to the city centre to visit Trinity College and the iconic Book of Kells.
Spend the afternoon in Dublin City before the welcome dinner in your hotel at 6.30pm.
Visit Christchurch Cathedral and take a self-guided tour exploring it’s fascinating history at your leisure. Afterwards, continue to the nearby Guinness Storehouse for a self-guided tour of a different kind!
In the afternoon, enjoy a Panoramic Dublin City Tour including O’Connell Street with its monuments, the exterior of the Customs House and the Old Parliament building, Georgian squares, Viking Dublin and Phoenix Park.
On day 3 we travel north to Belfast and take the Panoramic Belfast City Tour including the exterior of City Hall, the exterior of the Opera House, Titanic Quarter, the exterior of the Waterfront Hall, the exterior of Albert Clock, and the exterior of Queens University.
Today we explore Titanic Belfast, the iconic attraction for which Belfast is so well known. Located beside the Titanic Slipways, the Harland & Wolff Drawing Offices and Hamilton Graving Dock – this is the very place where Titanic was designed, built and launched, Titanic Belfast brings you the story of Titanic from her conception, through her construction and launch, to her fateful maiden voyage.
Today we head to the West and the thriving city of the tribes – Galway. Enjoy a guided tour of Belleek Pottery before taking a walking tour of the city, beginning in Eyre Square including the exterior of Lynch Castle, the exterior of St Nicholas Church, along the River Corrib and the Spanish Arch.
Today you have the choice of spending a leisurely day in Galway or taking an excursion to the surrounding countryside of Connemara. Enjoy a relaxing cruise of Killary Fjord and afterwards, a self-guided tour of Kylemore Abbey, a castle built in the late 1800s which is today owned and run by the Benedictine community who have lived here since 1920.
Enjoy a guided tour of Rathbaun Farm, a sheep farm in the heart of county Galway. Afterwards, we travel south along the coast to the world famous Cliffs of Moher. Call into the Cliffs of Moher Visitor Centre and learn about how this magical landscape came to be.
From here we take the short Killimer-Tarbert ferry between counties Clare and Kerry and check into our hotel in Killarney.
From Killarney we take the famous Ring of Kerry day tour, following along the coastal route of Kerry’s Iveragh Peninsula, visiting the towns of Killorglin, Glenbeigh, Cahersiveen, Waterville, Sneem and Kenmare. From the lakes and mountains of Killarney, to the magnificent coastal views of Mountain Stage and Derrynane, this is a tour you won’t forget.
Today we travel to the Dingle Peninsula taking in Inch Beach, Slea Head Drive, and some leisurely time around the little town of Dingle itself. This is a chance to dine in one of the many great seafood restaurants in the town. We travel back to Killarney again for the night.
On our second last day, we travel north again and call into the 15th century Bunratty Castle and Folk Park. Take a tour of this iconic castle, the fourth to be built on this site, and learn what it was like to live here long ago. The Bunratty Folk Park is a ‘living’ village, faithfully recreated to give you a sense of living in this rural village setting.
After breakfast your driver will bring you to Shannon Airport for your departure flight, at the end of a tour you will not forget.