Door 2 Tour

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Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm

Gold Grand Tour Of Ireland

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 12 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TBAK5127

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Luxury Coach

Holiday Highlights

12 Days - 11 nights with dinner, bed & breakfast

Home Link included

Fabulous sightseeing on the North, West and South coasts

• Visit to Belleek China Factory

Step into the world of Belleek Pottery

you enter one of northern Ireland's oldest

and most fascinating attractions

• Giant's Causeway

For centuries the Giant's Causeway

has inspired artists, stirred scientific

debate and captured the imagination

of all who see it

PRICE FROM ? £1175 per person
Plan My Trip

Monday
We depart for the north of England and cross over the border into Scotland for our first night in Dumfries with overnight dinner, bed and breakfast.

Tuesday
Continuing to the west coast of Galloway we take the short ferry crossing from Cairnryan to Larne. Our first stop in Ireland is the Giant’s Causeway. This volcanic outcrop of perfectly formed ‘stepping stones’ is surroundedby Gaelic legend. We continue to Donegal Bay and Ballyshannon where we spend the next four nights at Dorrians Imperial Hotel with dinner, bed and breakfast.

Wednesday
A day of breathtaking scenery as wetravel around Donegal Bay to the fishing port ofKillybegs for a short stop. We then carry on toGleann Cholm Cille where you have theopportunity of visiting the folk village (entryextra) and souvenir shop We then continue toAdara in the wide valley of the Owentocher River.The ancient skills of hand embroidery andhomespun tweed are still alive.

Thursday
Enjoy a free day to explore Donegal.

Friday
A free morning to relax in Ballyshannon.In the afternoon we have a short tour to theresort of Bundoran and a visit to the BelleekChina Factory.

Saturday
Today we make our way southto County Sligo and Knock and continue onto the Galway area for an overnight stay with dinner, bed and breakfast.

Sunday
We depart after breakfast and makeour way across the Shannon Estuary by ferry into Kerry and on to Killarney where we spend the next four nights with dinner, bed and breakfastat the Eviston House Hotel.

Monday.
Today we travel to Tulle, home of the Rose Festival, with an opportunity to visit the folk museum (entry extra). We then continue on to the Dingle Peninsula, where the rugged coastline and wide sandy beaches were the natural setting for the film Ryan’s Daughter.

Tuesday.
A free day to enjoy Killarney perhaps taking a stroll to the lakes or a ride in the famous “jaunting cars.

Wednesday.
No tour of Ireland would be complete without a scenic drive around theRing of Kerry with its majestic coastal and mountain views.

Thursday.
We make our way to Blarney, just outside Cork, with its famous castle and Blarney Stone. We then travel to Wexford for our overnight stay with dinner, bed and breakfast.

Friday.
An early start for Rosslare where we catch the morning ferry back home

Other Information

As this is a touring holiday, we use a number

of hotels along the route. Many of them

feature in other Irish tours and are described

elsewhere in this section. All are of a high

standard and provide bedrooms with

en suite facilities. Dinner, bed and

breakfast is included

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