Day 1 Powerscourt & Glendalough
On Arrival at Dublin Airport after a over night flight you can reclaim your baggage and enter the arrivals hall. Here you will be met by your driver who is also your tour guide and new best friend!
From Dublin Airport we drive to Powerscourt Estate and gardens in Co Wicklow where you can take a leisurely walk through the Japanese and Italian themed gardens.
As we leave Powerscourt we drive thought the tiny picturesque village of Enniskillen with its beautiful floral displays and traditional cottages.
Our next stop is Johnnie fox’s pub the highest pub in Ireland. You will have time to get a Irish coffee or a pint of Guinness.
We drive the Sally Gap down to Glendalough, which meaning (“Valley of two lakes”) is a glacial valley in Co Wicklow, Ireland, renowned for an Early Medieval monastic settlement founded in the 6th century by St Kevin. Next we make our way down to the medieval City of kilkenny where you will spend 2 nights
Over night in kilkenny City.
Day 2 Kilkenny & Surrounding area's
Kilkenny is a medieval City in Southeast Ireland. Its grand Kilkenny Castle was built in 1195 by Norman occupiers.
The City has deep religious roots and many well-preserved churches and monasteries, including imposing St. Canice’s Cathedral and the Black Abbey Dominican priory, both from the 13th century. It’s also a crafts hub, with shops along its winding lanes selling pottery, paintings and jewellery.
Over night in kilkenny City
Day 3 Rock of Cashel & Blarney Castle
We say goodbye to Kilkenny and drive to The Rock of Cashel in Co Tipperary. Perched on an elevated limestone plain, overlooking the golden vale, it is an incredible sight to behold. Most of the buildings date back to the 12th and 15th centuries.
From the Rock Of Cashel we drive to the lovely village of Blarney in Co Cork to visit Blarney Castle, where you can kiss the Blarney Stone – and for seven years you will have the gift of the gab! We will have plenty of time to indulge in the tax free shopping haven of Blarney Woollen Mills and craft shop.
After Blarney Castle we drive to Kerry for our overnight stay in Killarney, Ireland’s top tourist town! Enjoy your evening in one of the many amazing restaurants, have a taste of the local Guinness and wile away the hours listening to some great traditional Irish music in the local pubs.Over night in killarney
Day 4 The Ring of Kerry
From Killarney we start our 180 kilometer journey around The Ring of Kerry. We leave killarney and drive to Killorglin. Every year , starting on the 10th of August, Killorglin holds the three day Puck Fair Festival,the oldest traditional fair in Ireland.
As we leave Killorglin we will stop and enjoy the views of the Dingle Peninsula and take a photo or two.
We’ll continue our travel through beautiful Irish villages like Waterville, where Charlie Chaplin loved to visit, hence the statue which was unveiled in 1998.
We head of the beaten track and experience some of Ireland’s amazing coastline on the Skellig Ring Drive. Stop into the chocolate factory where the popular Skellig’s chocolate is made, a perfect souvenir. St Finian’s Bay,located along this drive, is an idyllic example of the beautiful beaches Ireland has to offer. Valentia Island is along this route also, where you can see authentic island life and the natural beauty of the coastline. For any Star Wars fans, the island of Skellig Michael, made famous in the last installment, is located nearby.
Once we’ve wound our way along the coastal roads our next stop is the Killarney National Park, home of the beautiful Lakes of Killarney to Moll’s Gap and Ladies View where we might be lucky enough to see leprechauns at the leprechaun crossing!
From Ladies View we make our way to Torc Waterfall, a 18 metre high waterfall. After a full day of traveling we’ll have another overnight stay in Killarney to enjoy the nightlife.Over night in killarney
Day 5 Cliffs of Moher & The Burren
We leave Killarney and make our way to Ireland’s no. 1 tourist destination – the Cliffs of Moher in Co Clare rising over 700 feet above the Atlantic ocean with magnificent views and walking trails.
After the Cliffs of Moher we’ll make our way to The Burren – a breathtaking natural wonder. From the Burren we drive to Galway City to spend your first night.Over night in Galway City
Day 6 Connemara & Kylemore Abbey
Connemara is a district in western Ireland, facing the Atlantic. Its coastline has tiny coves, bays and fishing villages like Roundstone. Connemara National Park is a vast expanse of mountains, bogs, heathland and lakes. The park is also home to a herd of Connemara ponies. The area’s main town, Clifden, has several venues for traditional Irish music. Here, too, are the ruins of Gothic Revival–style Clifden Castle.Over night in Galway City
Day 7 Dublin Airport or Shannon Airport
Your last morning in Ireland you will be transferred to Dublin Airport or Shannon Airport to end your vacation of a life time with Ireland chauffeur vacations.
Private Best of Ireland 7 day tour price is €4200 for up to 6 guests, the price is per vehicle, not per person. Admission fees, accommodation and meals are not included in the private tour price.
You will have:
(2) Nights in kilkenny City
(2) Nights in killarney Town
(2) Nights in Galway City