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Ireland Ultimate Self Drive

Tour Details

8 Days

Go from St. Patrick’s Cathedral to the Cliffs of Moher!

This bi-coastal vacation will take you from the east to the west over the course of 8 nights. Explore Ireland’s forty shades of green with stops in Dublin, Galway and Killarney.

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Day 1,Welcome to Dublin!

Upon arrival in Dublin you'll collect your rental car and get going! The first nights of your trip will be at the 4-star Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel. You’ll be just nine miles outside of Dublin’s city center. There are a few must-see sites here including Trinity College, the Guinness Storehouse, Christ Church Cathedral and Temple Bar.
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Day 2.,Dublin

Today you might want to visit the Malahide Castle and Gardens, one of the oldest castles in Ireland. Set on 260 acres, this magnificent 12th century castle has been home to the Talbot family for over 800 years. You can explore the history of the Malahide Castle and Gardens by looking into the lives, experiences and adventures of the Talbot Family. You will love exploring this wonderful castle with its impressive reception rooms and glorious views onto its immaculate grounds.
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Day 3,Dublin - Roscommon

Next, you will take the two hour drive west to the 4-star Kilronan Castle Estate & Spa in Roscommon. Take a trip to the Lough Key Forest & Activity Park depending on the weather for an outdoor afternoon adventure! The Kilronan Castle Hotel is located near Sligo and Galway if you were interested in taking any day-trips. Sligo is one of the most scenic areas in Ireland and is very close to the start of the Wild Atlantic Way- Donegal.
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Day 4.,Roscommon - Galway

Drive to Galway, the long-established, self-proclaimed and generally accepted capital of bohemian Ireland. You’ll find artists, musicians and other creative types filling its pub and cafe-lined streets. Take a day-trip to the incredible Cliffs of Moher in County Clare this afternoon.
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Day 5,Galway

Saturated with history, the city nonetheless has a contemporary vibe. Remnants of the medieval town walls lie between shops selling Aran sweaters, handcrafted Claddagh rings, and stacks of secondhand and new books.
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Day 6., Galway - Killarney

Continue to Killarney, the town famous for being home to the Ring of Kerry - but there is so much more to this beautiful southern city. You will have a rental car for the duration of your trip so making day-trips will be easy.
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Day 7,Killarney

The town of Kerry is an eclectic, unique area with a bustling main street lined with charming shops and locally run restaurants. You will find some great hiking trails within the Killarney National Park and then follow it up with a pint at the hotel’s pub- Molly Darcy’s Traditional Irish Pub.
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Day 8,Killarney - Laois

Continue east to the 5-star Heritage Killenard where you will spend your final night. At this remarkable resort property you’ll have a beautiful golf course available and a traditional bar on-site to unwind at. Located about one-hour from Dublin, this is the perfect spot to continue your Irish adventure.
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Day 9,Depart Ireland

Depart Ireland from Dublin Airport today.
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Clayton Hotel – 5 Star

The Clayton Hotel is only minutes from Galway city center, with 195 spacious & luxurious bedrooms, and complimentary parking and Wi-fi for all guests.
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Kilronan Castle Estate & Spa – 5 Star

The Kilronan Castle in Roscommon is situated just 45 minutes from Sligo Airport, one hour from Knock International Airport & two hours from Dublin International Airport. Kilronan Castle is the ideal base from which to explore Ireland's rugged West Coast.

Price shown are estimated prices from JFK, prices will vary depending on season and & departure city. Prices are per person. If traveler is under 13 please call in reservation. Subject to availability

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