From Dublin to Cork

Adventure travel
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Dublin
Ireland
from  1349 €
Visit old castles and sacred places with mystical aura, and enjoy the beautiful scenery of Ireland that will accompany you during this route.
Come to Dublin earlier to attend the most interesting places on your own - the Temple Bar area, Guinness Storehouse and Irish whiskey Jameson Distillery, for instance. On the next day visit to the Newgrange passage tomb that is about 5000 years old with temples that once served for astrologic, religious and ceremonial rituals. In the evening get to the county town of Sligo - one of the most scenic places in Ireland with the shops and cafes, and the Sligo Abbey built in 1253. Visit to Drumcliff and Yeats' tomb in the next morning. Drumcliff is famous early Christianity site with the ruins of a round tower, a high 9th century cross, monastery and the Irish poet's, Yeats' tomb in the Drumcliff churchyard. From there take a public bus to the 800 old town of Galway for a traditional storytelling walk of the city. Today Galway is a thriving, bohemian city popular for its beaches, winding promenade and cobblestoned streets with colourful shops and cafés. This is a great city to listen to traditional music in a pub while sipping genuine Irish Guinness. Enjoy a walk through the Burren, a unique Irish landscape of karsts and visit a farmhouse to get a taste of a local Irish grannie's homemade cakes. After the lunch go to one of the most popular places in Ireland, the 214 m high spectacular Cliffs of Moher at the bank of the Atlantic Ocean.

On the next day of the tour go to the Aran Islands to visit the Viking Fortress and scenic cliffs, Ruins of Seven Churches and to watch a seal colony. Enjoy an overnight stay on these charming islands. Then return to mainland and hit the road to Killarney for an orientation walk and spend free time to explore the town or the national park. Take an option to rent a bike to get around. Go to Cork in the final part of the tour and stay there for two nights. It is one of the largest Ireland's cities. At first visit to the Blarney Castle and its beautiful gardens, and the Blarney Stone; it is believed that one could acquire the gift of eternal eloquence by kissing it. Then enjoy an orientation walk and a free time on the next day. Cork is known for its many universities, theatres, art schools, general diversity and culture. With many immigrants settling in the inviting city, it's easy to find different types of foods, shops and cafés lining the streets.
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Price includes
  • 1 lunch
  • 8 nights in hotels/guest houses
  • half-day Newgrange tour
  • Drumcliff and Yeats' tomb visit
  • Galway storytelling tour and orientation walk in Cork
  • Burren walks
  • Aran Islands
  • visit to Cliffs of Moher
  • Blarney Castle and the Blarney stone visit
  • transport services according to the route, including public and private bus, and boat
  • English-speaking group leader and local guides
  • prepared route
Additional expenses
  • meals not included (approximately EUR 250 - 350)
  • additionally chosen trips and excursions
  • airline tickets to the starting point of a tour, and back
  • visa, if necessary
  • travel insurance
Useful info
NB! Please check the hotel notice board for trip information and group meeting time.

 

 

 

 

 

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