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Galway, Athlone & Birr Castle Gardens

  • Duration: 5 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TGLE8921

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

5 days

5 Day Coach Holiday

Our impressive itinerary includes a visit to Athlone, a town with a dramatic backstory set on the banks of the mighty River Shannon. From here, you’ll be transported back through the centuries at the Kilbeggan Distillery Experience. We include a day in Galway, a handsome city, ideally compact for a stroll through its winding streets. Our final outing takes us to Birr where we include entrance to Birr Castle Gardens, a storybook fortress and one of Ireland’s top attractions. Explore beautiful Birr, a virtually intact Georgian town.

PRICE FROM ? £399 per person
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Coach Holidays (Ireland)

  • Dinner, Bed & Breakfast 
  • Coach travel throughout
  • Return Irish ferry crossings (Cairnryan to Belfast)
  • Excursions as stated

Holiday Highlights & Inclusions

• Entry to Kilbeggan Distillery Experience & Birr Castle Gardens
• Excursions to Athlone, Galway and Birr
• Four nights dinner, bed & breakfast
• Coach & ferry travel throughout
• ABTA bonded for your peace of mind

Your Excursions

Athlone & Kilbeggan Distillery
Enjoy free time in Athlone, a riverside town where Vikings plundered and almost every building has a story to tell from the medieval castle to the seventeenth century barracks and Victorian workhouse. Onwards to Kilbeggan Distillery Experience to view the creaking waterwheel and giant steam engine before tasting three whiskeys from the range.

A free day in Galway where you’ll find a bustling waterfront and foreboding Lynch’s Castle, eighteenth century Eyre Square and a Latin Quarter with twisting lanes and quirky cafes. 

Birr & Birr Castle Gardens
We visit Birr where we include entrance to the castle gardens. The grounds of this storybook fortress are a tranquil oasis with a fairytale moat, rare plants and waterfalls. Afterwards, explore the Irish heritage town of Birr.

Collect 250 Coach Miles

COACH MILES is our fantastic reward scheme, allowing you to save money the more you travel with us. On this holiday you can collect 250 coach miles.

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Shearwater Hotel & Spa Co Galway

Shearwater Hotel & Spa is a stunning four-star hotel located off the M6 in Ballinasloe Co Galway. Centrally located just ninety minutes from Dublin, 15 minutes from Athlone and 35 minutes from Galway city, this hotel offers immediate relaxation for our guests.

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