Enjoy this relaxing 7-day tour of the south & west coast of Ireland. Discover the rugged beauty of the Wild Atlantic Way, the world-famous Cliffs of Moher, and the Dingle Peninsula. Explore as much of Ireland as possible in just one week.

This cultural tour allows you, to connect with the history of ancient Ireland by exploring small towns and villages bursting with myth and mystery, experience waves crashing against rugged cliffs, explore castles and monasteries. If you’re looking for something more active and action-packed, check out our Adventure Tours of Ireland.

Our tours include everything you need for a stress – free trip: accommodation, transport, Irish tour guide, breakfast, and a few key cultural inclusions that are simply not to be missed.

DEPARTURE POINT: 8.30 am Jurys Inn, Moore St Plaza, Parnell St, Store Street, Dublin, Ireland


TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Enjoy a sheepdog demo on a working Irish sheep farm.

  • Dine out at the foodie capital of Ireland, Kinsale

  • Take a boat trip around the amazing Skellig Islands.

  • Feel the magic and see stunning sights on the world-famous Ring of Kerry.

  • Experience the Gaelic speaking island of Inis Mor by bike, bus or pony & trap

  • Visit the impressive Rock of Cashel, Cliffs of Moher & kiss the Blarney stone.

  • Discover Irish crafts and “the craic” in Dingle, a harbour town of great charm and superb traditional pubs.

  • Explore the ancient woodlands of Killarney National Park

  • Walk in the cobbled streets of Galway and soak up its lively atmosphere

  • Catch fantastic live Irish music performances and meet friendly locals.

Notes:  6 breakfasts. Continental breakfast in Hostel/Lodge. A mix of cooked & continental in B&B’s/Hote. 

Sturdy walking shoes (ankle high), swimming gear, hat and sunscreen, rain jacket/trousers, warm fleece, hat and gloves, towel, motion sickness tablets, water bottle, towel and toiletries, warm clothing and waterproof jacket, insect repellent, camera.

We’ve chosen high-quality accommodation in a variety of bed and breakfasts, Guesthouses, wilderness lodges and quality hostels.

OPTION 1

Classic – Bed & Breakfast ­& House Hotels

Enjoy a warm Irish welcome in charming and locally owned Bed & Breakfast & Hotel accommodation.

Please note:

B&B Single Supplement – is mandatory for solo travellers – Solo travellers must pay extra to have their private room.

B&B –  Twin/Double Room Share – is automatically included when 2 travellers book together

OPTION 2

Quality – Hostel ­& Lodge:

Rest up for the next day’s adventure in atmospheric and centrally located hostel & lodge accommodation. All prices are based on per person sharing.  Multi-shared room accommodation is included with your tour.

Please choose your accommodation type on the Booking Form displayed on the right-hand side on desktop or below on mobile

Irish Experience Tours are small group tours based on a fixed but flexible itinerary where you stay with the same guide and group of travellers.

Unmissable activities are included. Where there are great options, we’ve left the final decision up to you. Feel free to choose your evening meals and lunches. All additional tour options are marked clearly below.

TOUR INCLUSIONS:

  • 2 Nights Accommodation in Killarney

  • 1 Nights Accommodation in Kinsale, Dingle, Doolin & Galway

  • Entrance fees to  Rock of Cashel, Blarney Castle & Cliffs of Moher

  • Services of a highly-trained and professional Irish Experience tour guide

  • Spectacular sheepdog demonstration

  • 6 delicious and filling hot Irish breakfasts (B&B option)

  • Shannon Ferry Tickets

  • 7 full days in a smooth comfortable minibus

  • Experience traditional Irish music sessions in local cosy pubs

  • Killarney National Park

  • Ferry cruise to Aran Islands

  • Free time in Dingle, Doolin, Galway, Killarney and Kinsale

  • Most daily activities and visits (see Tour Options below)

All details of prices and suppliers listed here are correct at time of publication. Our suppliers occasionally increase prices for optional tour activities during the touring season. This is a rare occurrence. In the unlikely event of a major price increase, we will do our utmost to update you.

  • Dingle Distillery Tour

€15.00
Guided tour of the distillery with craft whiskey, vodka and gin tasting.

  • Boat Trip Dingle

€15.00-€20.00
Boat trip across Dingle Bay to meet Fungie the Dolphin.

  • Skellig Islands Cruise

€40.00
Cruise around Skellig Michael and Little Skellig. 2hr 30 mins

  • Horse-Drawn Jaunting Tour

€15.00
A horse-drawn carriage ride around Killarney National Park.

  • Historical Kinsale Walking Tour

€20.00
Enjoy a pleasant stroll around Kinsale and learn about its colourful past.

Please contact us via the enquire form below about remaining 2020 dates 

2021 DATESHOSTELB&B TWIN/DOUBLEB&B SINGLE
March 7th & 14th€789.00€989.00€1,199.00
April 4th & 18th€929.00€1,229.00€1,549.00
May 2nd, 16th & 30th€929.00€1,229.00€1,549.00
June 13th & 27th€929.00€1,229.00€1,549.00
July 11th & 28th€929.00€1,229.00€1,549.00
August 8th & 22nd€929.00€1,229.00€1,549.00
Sept 5th & 19th€929.00€1,229.00€1,549.00
Oct  3rd, 17th & 31st€789.00€989.00€1,199.00

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Day 1: Dublin to Kinsale

Leave the capital, and enjoy the scenic drive to the south-west of Ireland.
  • Tour the epic Rock of Cashel with its stunning natural setting and historic architecture.
  • Trace the Lee Valley downriver, passing patchwork fields, stone bridges and charming cottages.
  • Choose from a menu of amazing restaurants and colourful streets tonight in Kinsale, Ireland’s gourmet capital.
  • Overnight in Kinsale

The average driving time today is 3 hour 30 minutes.

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Day 2: Kinsale to Killarney

Today your tour takes in some amazing sights on the journey from Cork back to Kerry.

  • Kiss the Blarney Stone and receive the gift of the gab – the Irish ability to flatter and speak with great eloquence.
  • Imbued with your new conversational powers, explore the lush gardens at Blarney Castle
  • Explore Killarney at your leisure
    • Take a scenic horse-drawn carriage ride around Killarney National Park (Tour Option – €15 per person).
    • See the magical 1,000-year-old yew tree growing at the heart of ruined Muckross Abbey.
    • Catch traditional Irish music and outstanding local food in picturesque Killarney.
    • Scenic, short walk to Torc Waterfall.
    • Admire charming 19th century Muckross House Gardens.
    • Your accommodation is at the ​centrally-located at the edge of Killarney National Park

    The average driving time today is 3 hours.

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Day 3: Full Day Ring of Kerry

Today we’re touring the scenic Ring of Kerry route, circuiting the Iveragh peninsula.

Today is your chance to experience Ireland’s island treasures; Valentia island & the Skelligs.

  • Option 1: Take a guided boat trip around both Skellig Islands to experience
    seabirds and amazing history (Tour Option – €40 per person). This cruise
    lasts 2 hour 30 minutes.
    This is an ocean crossing. Departures are seasonal (mid-May to mid-September). The
    12 person capacity boats are small. The cabin conditions are rough and wet; sea legs
    are required. Your departure is weather dependent and, as such, occasionally subject to
    late cancellation.
  • Option 2: Hike to the historic signal tower on Bray Head for amazing views of the islands (1 hour 30 minutes). The trail combines well-worn farm track and open hillside.
  • Your accommodation is at the ​centrally-located at the edge of Killarney National Park

The average driving time today is 3 hours.

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Day 4: Full Day Dingle Peninsula

This morning we make our way to Dingle Peninsula.

  • Enjoy the jaw-dropping scenery and knife-edge drops are guaranteed on a leisurely drive around Slea Head.
  • After lunch is yours to design. Relax with downtime in Dingle. Or partake of the following options;
  • Horse ride on a beach or up a mountain (Tour Option – €45 per person
  • A wee boat trip with local celebrity dolphin, Fungie (TourOption – €15-20 per person
  • Guided sea kayaking on Dingle Bay (Tour Option – €50 per person)
  • Guided SUP on Dingle Bay (Tour Option- €50 – 65 per person)
  • We spend the night in Dingle, where one will be able to sample the fresh seafood or and local craft beers in a nice cosy Irish Pub.

The average driving time today is 2 hour 30 minutes.

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Day 5: Dingle Peninsula to Doolin

From the magical kingdom to mighty Cliffs of Moher as we move from Kerry to Clare.

  • Drive over Ireland’s highest mountain road, The Conor Pass
  • Enjoy a spectacular sheepdog demonstration on a locally run farm.
  • Watch out for dolphins as we take a ferry across the mighty mouth of the Shannon – the longest river in Ireland or Britain!
  • Hike along until you reach the highest point of the Cliffs of Moher standing 214m (702 feet) above sea level
  • Roll into bustling Doolin just in time for a creamy pint of Guinness.
  • Overnight in Doolin

The average driving time today is 3 hours 30 minutes.

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Day 6: Doolin to Dublin

Before we say goodbye, there’s still time for some of Ireland’s highlights.

  • Enjoy a hike through the rocky, windswept Burren Region.
  • Stroll around the tribal city of Galway and take it all in – the busker music, the cobblestone lanes, the contemporary flair that blends well with its medieval past, and of course, the oysters’
  • Lush rolling hills and patchwork farmland as we traverse Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands towards Dublin.

The average driving time today is 3 hours 30mins.

Please book this tour on the Booking Form displayed on the right-hand side on desktop

or below on mobile

colourful street in the gourmet capital of Ireland , Kinsale
senior traveler enjoying the views on a small group hiking tour to the Cliffs of Moher, Doolin, Ireland
small group tour enjoying their Cliffs of Moher tour from Dublin
small group at Torc Waterfall Killarney National Park
two adventure travelers looking over the cliff edge on Aran Islands
solo traveler enjoying the Irish landscape on the Ring of Kerry
group biking on Aran Islands
local guide mark on his castle on Inisoirr , Aran Islands
small group standing on the cliff edge on the Dingle peninsula
man looking down to the Atlantic on the Cliffs of Moher multiday day tour from Dublin
solo traveler at Connemara National Park
solo traveler overlooking Killarney lakes - small group tour of Ireland
small group adventure tour Ireland
small group doing Star Wars pose on the Dingle Peninsula