Best CBest of Ireland South D trip 6 Day-Travel from Dublin to Shannon on our best 6 day Ireland trip, a short guided tour of Ireland which covers everything you need to see on your first trip to the Emerald Isle. Looking for cheap holidays directly from Ireland?

A scenic tour of Dingle Bay is enhanced by stories of local lore and history. Keep your eyes open – you might spot a dolphin or two.

  • Enjoy fresh baked scones with tea as you visit a local farmhouse.
  • Discover the rich history of Dublin’s Trinity College to see the Book of Kells.

Day 1 Arrive Dublin - Book of Kells & Taylors Three Rock Pub Meet your guide at 2:00 PM in the hotel lobby and set off on an orientation tour of Dublin city center. Enjoy a walking tour of Trinity College with a local guide. Proceed on to view the Book of Kells, the famous 9th-century illuminated manuscript that contains four Gospels. In the evening, enjoy a welcome drink with your group before heading to Taylors Three Rock Pub for a dinner of Irish specialties and a lively show. (D)

Day 2 Blarney Castle & Killarney Relax and enjoy the farmlands of the picturesque midlands. Get a taste of farm life at a nearby sheep farm. Enjoy scones with tea and watch trained dogs herd sheep. Visit Blarney Castle to kiss the famous “Stone of Eloquence” or explore the tranquil gardens. Treat yourself to quality Irish-made goods at Blarney Woollen Mills. Travel through Macroom and into County Kerry where the scenery becomes more mountainous. Arrive in the charming town of Killarney. (B, D)

King Johns CastleDay 3 Peninsula & Dingle Bay Cruise Discover the glorious Dingle Peninsula, made famous in the movies “Ryan's Daughter” and “Far & Away,” which showcased the wonderful scenery found here. Travel to Slea Head at the westernmost tip of the peninsula for awesome views of the Atlantic Ocean. Embark on a short cruise around Dingle Harbour and Bay for great panoramic views all around. Next, a very special CIE Tours exclusive – visit Muckross Schoolhouse for an immersive experience showing rural Ireland in the 1930s. Smell the turf, learn about school life, watch a butter-making demo and more, before enjoying dinner in the schoolhouse. (B, D)

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Cork IrelandDay 4: Jaunting Car Ride & Limerick Panoramic Tour Take a traditional horse-drawn jaunting car through the Killarney National Park to tour the scenic Ross Castle and Kenmare Estate. Head to the village of Adare, famous for its main street lined with thatched cottages and colorful gardens. Proceed to Limerick and take a panoramic tour. (B, D)

Day 5 Cliffs of Moher & Galway Take a guided walking tour of the old city of Galway. Later, travel along the coast of County Clare to view the Cliffs of Moher, which soar almost 700 feet above the churning Atlantic swells. Walk along the top of the cliffs to O’Brien’s Tower for great views of Galway Bay and the Aran Islands. In the evening, head to Bunratty or Knappogue Castle for a medieval-style feast, where lords and ladies will serenade you with music and songs. (B, D)
Blarney Castle
Day 6 Tour Ends in Shannon Your tour ends today in Shannon after breakfast. (B) B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner

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Tour Includes:
Sightseeing by luxury coach
Professional driver/guide

Headsets for walking tours
Deluxe carry-on backpack, ticket wallet, luggage tags & strap
All local taxes, hotel service charges & porterage for one suitcase per person
Free Wi-Fi on coaches and in hotel lobbies
  • Talbot Hotel Stillorgan, Dublin (2 nights)
  • Scotts Hotel, Killarney (2 nights)
  • The Inn at Dromoland, Newmarket-on-Fergus (2 nights)

Price per person sharing a twin or triple room. ONLY ONE TRIPLE ROOM IS AVAILABLE PER DEPARTURE - BOOK EARLY. Save 10% per person on coach land tour prices if you are & under 18 and traveling with at least one full fare paying passenger. Airfare is available from many cities. Just ask.

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7/29/2022 1740
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10/21/2022 1375
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