8 Day Tour of Ireland - Corners of Southern Ireland Dublin to Dublin tour

Small group tour - limited to 18 guests

Where to go in Ireland? This suggested tour includes everything on your list of places to see in Ireland. All designated heritage towns in Ireland have a unique historic character.Designated as Ireland history towns because of their unique character provided by a combination of architectural styles, often spanning many centuries, which gives them - and their visitors - a special feeling for the past. This tour reads like a lst of the best sites to see in Ireland. Ancient castles steeped in history and country inns full of character. The further we go into its enchanting landscapes, the deeper you’ll fall under Southern Ireland’s spell and cross into Ireland’s spectacular countryside.

Ennis | Killarney | Kinsale | Waterford


Views of spellbinding scenery. Stories of maritime towns and picture-book villages. Ancient castles steeped in history, and country inns full of character. The further we go into Southern Ireland’s enchanting landscapes, the deeper you’ll fall under its spell!


- Visit Molly Gallivan's Cottage and learn the story of a widow who supported her children by brewing illicit whiskey

- Discover a traditional Irish craft as you tour the famous House of Waterford Crystal

- Uncover the magnificent Cliffs of Moher – an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

 7 day ireland map

Day 1 - Dublin
Historic and full of character, Dublin is where we’ll meet the group and begin our adventure. This evening is an opportunity to get to know one another over a delicious welcome dinner. (D)

Day 2 - Dublin – Kildare – Ennis
After breakfast, we’ll hit the road to our first stop: County Kildare, where we’ve an appointment with the Irish National Stud. After being treated to a private tour and the chance to explore the fascinating museum, we’ll move on to the award-winning gardens of Birr Castle Demesne. Take some time to wander around the grounds and admire the awe-inspiring science and engineering that has been invested in creating such a unique residence. This evening will see us checking into our hotel in Ennis, where we’ll enjoy some free time to spend at our leisure. Accommodation: The Old Ground Hotel (B)

WaterfordDay 3 - Ennis – Cliffs of Moher – Killarney
First today: an orientation tour through Ennis’ character-filled avenues, where we’ll hear enthralling myths, mysteries and tales of rebellions and riots. Then: prepare to be amazed by the rugged natural beauty of the Cliffs of Moher. The keen-eyed among us – or perhaps just those who packed binoculars – may even spot a resident puffin or two. After an invigorating afternoon, we’ll travel across the Shannon Estuary to Killarney: the gateway to the panoramic Ring of Kerry. Accommodation: The Cahernane House (B,D)

Day 4 - Killarney – Ring of Kerry – Killarney
This morning will see us begin our journey around the awe-inspiring Ring of Kerry. Our first stop of the day: the Skellig Experience, where we’ll gain a fascinating insight into the lives of the early Christian monks that once broke bread at the Skellig Michael monastery. A real treat is in store upon our return to Killarney – where we’ll enjoy a performance of traditional Irish music and dance at a Celtic Steps concert. Accommodation: The Cahernane House Hotel (B)

Farms the center of Ireland history

Day 5 - Killarney – Kenmare – Kinsale
This morning we’ll make our way to Molly Gallivan’s Cottage – which, at first glance, appears to be an unassuming rustic farmhouse. But there’s more to it than first meets the eye! More than 200 years ago, Mrs Gallivan supported her seven children by brewing illicit whiskey – and her home was, in fact, a clandestine pub. We’ll learn stories of the enterprising Mrs Gallivan’s antics before travelling onwards to the medieval town of Kinsale, where coastal views, cozy pubs and brightly colored houses await us. Accommodation: The Trident Hotel (B)
Day 6 - Kinsale
The cobbled streets that curve around Kinsale’s pretty bay are just begging to be explored, so we’ll spend this morning on a walking tour with a local guide. Afterwards,  you’ll be free to seek out the town’s hidden treasures at your own pace. Hailed as the Gourmet Capital of Ireland – we recommend selecting a local restaurant for dinner to savor some delicious cuisine from the surrounding region. Accommodation: The Trident Hotel (B)

Day 7 - Kinsale – Waterford
This morning we’ll move on to the charming waterfront town of Cobh. Interestingly, Cobh was the departure point for the last 123 passengers who boarded the Titanic – and you’ll notice poignant markers of this as you make your way around. Later, we’ll continue to Waterford. Dating back to Viking times, Waterford is Ireland’s oldest city – with over 1,000 years’ worth of history to explore. Gain a fascinating insight into how the city’s famed crystal is made before we reconvene for tonight’s final meal with the group. Accommodation: Faithlegg Hotel (B,D)

Day 8 - Waterford – Dublin
After breakfast, we’ll return to cosmopolitan Dublin – where we’ll say our goodbyes. (B)

- 7 nights in boutique accommodation

-Experienced Lynott Tour Leader and Driver

- Premium mini-coach transportation

- Daily full Irish breakfasts (B), 3 Dinners (D)

- Entrance included to all attractions in the itinerary

This tour begins and ends at the  Iveagh Garden Hotel. Pre and post stays are available.


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    Single supplement 680

    We recommend combining with: Castles & Causeways: Journey to Northern Ireland

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