MIx with the local characters that make this tour a truly brilliant insight into our beloved country, our people and our legends. Irish eyes shall smile as we greet you with the true beauty of the Emerald Isle.
You'll visit the Ring of Kerry
, the Cliffs of Moher
and kiss the magical Blarney Stone
in County Cork and much much more!
From the Blarney Castle, one of the Ireland's great visitor attractions to trendy, Cliffs of Moher and the Ring of Kerry tour included.
Visit Cork, European city of Culture 2005. Kiss the nearby Blarney Stone. One of our most popular tours with loads of repeat customers. We continue to County Kerry, and the magical town of Dingle, where we spend Christmas Day and experience a real rural Irish Christmas surrounded by good company and laughter.
Day 1: Saturday 23th December Dublin - Rock of Dunamase -Blarney Castle - Killarney
We visit the beautiful Rock of Castle Dunamase, steeped in Irish legend in the Golden Vale, Ireland's finest agricultural land with its rolling fields and pastures fresh. In the afternoon we are heading for the world renowned Blarney Castle. Here we spend plenty of time (2h) visiting the Castle, and kissing the Blarney Stone. Surrounded by beautiful and majestic gardens, we may also take the time to visit the Blarney Woolen mills. Tonight our overnight destination at Killarney
Day 2: Sunday 24th December
Experience a Christmas Eve like no other, exploring Ireland's Wild Atlantic coastline oday we embark on the world famous Ring of Kerry. The day begins with a horse and cart ride through Killarney National Park (optional) or horseback ride through the park for the energetic and adventurous (optional). Next it's off on our journey that combines emerald pastures and villages with jaw dropping views of cliffs, mountains and ancient pagan forts. Our afternoon is packed with many highlights including Moll's Gap, Ladies View, Leprechaun Crossing, Killarney National Park, Lakes of Killarney, Torc Waterfall, Muckross House and much more. Tonight we stay in your very own Irish pub, the Randy Leprechaun on the Dingle Peninsula. Here we mix with the locals, and enjoy the characteristics of a genuine Irish small-village, away from the hustle and bustle. Pull up a stool by the fire or choose to dance the night away!
Day 3: Monday 25th December, Christmas Day!! Christmas breakfast - Tour of Dingle Peninsula - Slea Head - Christmas Swim - 5 Course Christmas Banquet.
You will then gather around for a hearty full Irish Christmas Breakfast to set you up for the day. We will then tour around beautiful Dingle Slea Head drive is considered by many photographic magazines as the most beautiful peninsula in the world. And of course the Christmas Swim - Be ready to brace the waters as we work up an appetite for our Christmas Dinner. We then return to the Inspiration Lodge for our Christmas Feast! This is a 5 course meal which includes a nice glass (or two!) of wine to help wash down all the delicious food.
Day 4: Tuesday 26th December Cliffs of Moher - Doolin - The Burren - Wild Atlantic Way
We enjoy a coastal drive along the shores of Galway Bay. This drive is part of the "Wild Atlantic Way" which is a driving route that follows the entire West Coast of Ireland. We arrive at the world famous Cliffs of Moher. Atlantic Edge is the exciting interpretive exhibition at the Cliffs of Moher and its award-winning new Visitor Experience. We stop at the Cliffs for 1,5 h. We pass through the beautiful landscape of the Doolan region. We will take a stop in Doolin, with the time to enjoy lunch for those who are hungry. We make our way through the Burren, We will stop at the "Mini Cliffs" which are a great site to experience this area, and enjoy the coast.