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11 Days Emerald Explorer

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 11 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TELL8589

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

11 days

See all of the Emerald Isle in one adventure!

Join us on this 11-day Grand Tour of Ireland ~ touring the country through Belfast & the Antrim Coast, Donegal, Sligo, Galway, Limerick, the Ring of Kerry, Cork and Dublin ~ a great way to get the best out of the Emerald Isle.

Tour Highlights:

  • Outward Ferry: Cairnryan to Belfast
  • Guided Coach Tour of Belfast
  • The Beautiful Antrim Coast
  • Donegal Town 
  • Sligo
  • Galway City
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Ennis & Limerick
  • Killarney
  • Jaunting Car Ride
  • Lough Leane Boat Cruise
  • The Ring of Kerry
  • Cork City
  • Return Ferry: Dublin to Holyhead

All of the bedrooms at the hotels are en-suite and are equipped with TV, telephone, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities.

Meal Arrangements:

Stormont Hotel, Belfast, Central Hotel, Donegal, Falls Hotel, Ennistymon, Killarney Towers Hotel, Killarney All Evening Meals & Breakfasts

Talbot Hotel, Stillorgan – Evening Meal Only

Return Ferry (Dublin to Holyhead) - Breakfast

PRICE FROM ? £999 per person
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Itinerary

Killarney Towers Hotel, ~ 4 Star x 3 nights

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Stormont Hotel, Belfast ~ 4 Star x 2 nights

Central Hotel, Donegal ~ 3 Star x 2 nights

Falls Hotel, Ennistymon ~ 3 Star x 2 nights

Talbot Hotel, Stillorgan ~ 4 Star x 1 night

Itinerary:

Friday:             We head north to Cairnryan in time for our outward ferry.  On arrival in Belfast, we make our way to the Stormont Hotel for our 2 night stay.

Saturday:         Our guide meets us at the hotel, and we enjoy a 2 ½ hour guided coach tour of the City of Belfast, taking in the many sights and sounds of this fabulous city.  Our coach will then drop off at City Hall and you will have the rest of the day at leisure with free time to explore the City for yourself before re-joining the coach for the journey back to the hotel.

Sunday:           Following breakfast we leave the hotel and take the spectacular Antrim Coast Road up towards Ballycastle and on to Derry from where we continue our journey to Donegal, for our 2-night stay. There will be regular comfort stops during our journey.

Monday:          Today we enjoy a relaxing day at leisure to enjoy Donegal town.  Maybe enjoy a boat ride around the bay (not included).

Tuesday:         We leave Donegal and head to Sligo, loved by local poet WB Yeats and watched over by awe-inspiring Benbulben Mountain.  After some free time here we continue to the cosmopolitan city of Galway with its rich maritime history.  Following this visit we continue our journey to Ennistymon and on to the Falls Hotel, our base for the next 2 nights.

Wednesday:     Following breakfast we make the short journey to visit the Cliffs of Moher, standing 702 feet at their highest point and stretch for 5 miles along the Atlantic coast of County Clare and offer a magical vista.  After spending some time here we continue to Lisdoonvarna, a beautiful and historic spa town.

Thursday:        We leave Ennistymon and make our way to Ennis, a picturesque and historic market town and capital of Co. Clare.  After spending some free time here, we head for Limerick, a bustling modern city with a rich medieval past which resounds around its ancient streets, where we have time to explore before continuing our journey to Killarney for our 3-night stay.

Friday:             Following breakfast this morning our jaunting cars will arrive at the hotel to take us to Lough Leane where we enjoy a relaxing boat cruise to Ross Castle.  Following this visit there will be a local coach waiting to return us to the hotel.  The afternoon is at leisure to explore the lovely resort of Killarney with its many shops, bars and cafes.

Saturday:         Today we enjoy a coach tour of The Ring of Kerry, probably the best-known scenic drive in Ireland, a round trip with stunning vistas throughout.

Sunday:           After breakfast we leave Killarney and make our way to Cork City.  Like Venice, the city is built upon water and the city centre is built on an island in the River Lee.  Here you’ll find unique shopping, numerous pedestrian walk-ways & sidewalks and at every corner you’ll come across another panoramic view.  Following our free time here we continue the journey to Stillorgan for our last overnight stay.

Monday:          We leave the hotel this morning and make our way to Dublin port in time for our ferry to Holyhead.  Please Note: There will be no breakfast at the hotel this morning, we have arranged breakfast on the ferry.  We re-join our coach and make the journey home.

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