Irish Gold Coach Tour 9 Days / 8 Nights Tour of Ireland - Ireland Escorted Travel Vacation - Guided Tour - Ireland travel itinerary

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Our Irish Gold Ireland travel itinerary for an 8 day Irish bus tour is the perfect Ireland travel vacation, an all inclusive vacation with meals, escorted Ireland travel the way you want it. Pass tiny, storybook villages, where thatched roofed cottages are surrounded by postage stamp pastures, and ancient castles abound. Butter-golden gorse shrubs blanket the stone-framed green fields. The air is scented by the flavor of peat fires. Nearly every bend in the road affords gorgeous vistas of sky, land and water. The tour is operated by the best travel agents in Ireland.

Trim Castle Day 1Dublin City Tour | Pearse Lyons Distillery Your tour departs at 2:00 PM from your hotel in Dún Laoghaire, (pronounced "Dunleary") has a rich maritime history, beautiful seafront, and numerous attractions to explore. Get started with a panoramic tour of Dublin, seeing historic O’Connell Street, Georgian buildings and squares, and St Stephen’s Green. Visit the historic Liberties section of the city to explore Pearse Lyons Distillery. Housed inside an old church, Pearse Lyons offers a distinctive experience. At your hotel, enjoy a welcome drink with your fellow guests, and then have dinner on your own.

Stephens Green DublinDay 2Sean’s Bar | Galway Walking Tour
Head to the vibrant, artistic city of Galway. Along the way, enjoy a drink at Sean’s Bar in Athlone. The oldest pub in Europe, Sean’s Bar has been quenching thirsts since 900 AD. Join a local guide for a walking tour through Galway.   Galway's charm lies in its mix of urban culture and natural beauty, and you'll find an array of activities to suit different interests. Whether you're exploring the city's historic sites, enjoying its lively music scene, or immersing yourself in its stunning landscapes, Galway offers a memorable experience for visitors.  Join your fellow travelers for dinner at your hotel. (B, D)

Day 3Connemara | Catamaran Cruise | Kylemore Abbey & Gardens
Explore scenic Connemara to admire how constantly-changing cloud formations give granite hills, sparkling lakes and peat bogs an added dimension. Take a short catamaran cruise of Killary Harbour, a 9-mile fjord (seasonal). Tour Kylemore Abbey, set beside a tranquil lake, and see its elegant rooms, the charming church, and the Victorian Walled Gardens. Return to Galway where the evening is free to explore the city. (B)

Kylemore AbbeyDay 4Sheepdog Visit | Cliffs of Moher | Kate Kearney’s Cottage
Travel south around Galway Bay and through the stark beauty of the Burren, a distinctive limestone landscape. Immerse yourself in farm life as you watch trained sheepdogs herd their flock. Visit the Cliffs of Moher, rising 700 feet above the pounding Atlantic surf. Ferry across the River Shannon estuary to the lovely town of Killarney. In the evening, visit Kate Kearney’s Cottage for a lively show of traditional music and dance over dinner. (B, D)

Day 5Jaunting Car Ride | Ring of Kerry Highlights | Kenmare
Take a traditional horse-drawn jaunting car through Killarney National Park to scenic Ross Castle, set on the shores of Lough Leane. See the highlights of Ireland’s most popular scenic drive, the Ring of Kerry. The stunning coastal and mountain landscapes will provide plenty of photo opportunities. Visit Moriarty’s in the Gap of Dunloe. Visit the colorful village of Kenmare and enjoy free time to explore its charming craft shops, art galleries and cafes. When you return to Killarney, your evening is free to explore as you wish. (B)

Day 6Blarney Castle | Marine Bar in Dungarvan | House of Waterford Crystal
Drive through the mountains into rich farming country on the way to Blarney Castle. Kiss the famous “Stone of Eloquence” or explore the tranquil gardens. Travel along the coast to the Marine Bar in Dungarvan, for some traditional music. Continue to Waterford, where you’ll watch skilled artisans create sparkling masterpieces during your visit to the House of Waterford Crystal. (B, D)

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Cape ClearDay 7Waterford Walking Tour | Kilkenny | Dinner in Dublin
Join a local guide for a walking tour through the narrow streets of Waterford, discovering its fascinating past. In Kilkenny, you’ll have free time to explore the medieval city center and tour the beautifully restored Kilkenny Castle. Here you will see glorious 17th-century tapestries, family portraits, and sumptuous furnishings. Travel on to Dublin, where you’ll dine with a glass of wine at The Donnybrook Gastropub. (B, D)

Day 8Tour Ends in Dublin
8-day tour ends after breakfast. (B)
B: Breakfast; D: Dinner

When we book your flights together with a coach tour, we include complimentary group transfers on the starting and ending date of tours at times specified on each itinerary-a $30 per person fee applies to land only bookings.

Sightseeing by luxury coach
Professional tour director
7 nights in hotels listed
7 breakfasts (B), and many meals
Welcome get-together drink
Tour of Dublin
Walking tours of Dublin’s , Galway and Waterford
Killary Fjord catamaran cruise
Ferry ride across the River Shannon
Irish coffee and music session at the Marine Bar in Dungarvan
Visits and admissions
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

Your Hotels Stay at the following (or similar):

  • Royal Marine Hotel | Dun Laoghaire, Dublin (1)
  • The Galmont Hotel & Spa | Galway (2)
  • Great Southern Hotel | Killarney (2)
  • Granville Hotel | Waterford (1)
  • Clayton Hotel Burlington Road | Dublin (1)

    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 8 & under 18 and traveling with at least one full fare paying passenger.
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