Hotel room - Ashford Castle Hotel

LUXURY IRELAND

Explore the Emerald Green Isle of Ireland, famous for its warm friendly welcome, its very special whiskey and its legendary Guinness! Discover spectacular unspoilt scenery, stay in a real castle, marvel at the stunning coastlines and absorb the mysteries of an incredible history dating back to earliest times. Experience Ireland at its very best on our de luxe Experience Ireland tour.

DAY
1
  •  © DRTA Jamesons Experience DublinMorning arrival in Dublin.
  • Sightseeing tour including Trinity College, St Stephen's Green, & St Patrick's Cathedral.
  • Visit the Guinness Storehouse for a tour ending in the famous rooftop Gravity Bar.
  • Experience Grafton Street and Temple Bar, famous for their pubs, clubs, restaurants and shops.
  • Enjoy a Premium Whiskey Dinner at The Old Jameson Whiskey Distillery with traditional music and dance.
  • Overnight at the 5 star Westbury Hotel in central Dublin.
DAY
2
  • Traverse the “Emerald Isle” to the mystic Celtic monastery at Clonmacnoise
  • Cruise along the Atlantic shore around the dramatic 200m high Cliffs of Moher
  • Sightseeing tour of Galway, former capital of Celtic Ireland
  • Dinner and overnight at the luxury Ashford Castle hotel in Connemara.
DAY
3
  • Enjoy a breathtaking scenic flight by helicopter around the picturesque Aran IslandsPhoto courtesy visitarran.com
  • Visit Kylemore Abbey, the oldest Benedictine Monastery in Ireland famous for its "cathedral in miniature’ & Victorian Walled Garden.
  • Scenic drive through the stunning scenery of the Connemara National Park
  • Return for another night of luxury at Ashford Castle.
DAY
4
  • Have a go at Falconry, fishing, horse riding or golf in the wonderful grounds of the Castle.
  • Travel north to admire Marble Arch Caves, considered to be one of Europe’s finest show caves,
  • Explore underground rivers, waterfalls and winding passages
  • Enjoy a remarkable underground boat trip.
  • Overnight at the luxurious Ballyliffin Lodge Hotel and Spa near Derry.
DAY
5

 

  • Visit the world-famous Giant's Causeway – 37,000 basalt columns created by a volcanic eruption 60 million years ago.
  • Admire stunning coastal scenery and wobbly Carrick-a-rede Rope Bridge.
  • Visit Old Bushmills Whiskey Distillery – the world’s oldest licensed whisky distillery - inlcuding a "wee taster"
  • Sightseeing walk around Belfast including the City Hall, the Linen Hall Library, St. Anne's Cathedral and Belfast Castle.
  • Dinner and overnight at the luxury Merchant Hotel in the Centre of Belfast
DAY
6

Malahide Castle Drawing Room ©Catherine McCLuskey DRTA

  • Experience the awe-inspiring Neolithic ceremonial site of Brú na Bóinne including the megalithic passage tombs of Newgrange and Knowth.
  • Visit Malahide Castle famous for its Great Hall and the Oak Room.
  • Enjoy a traditional Irish farewell dinner at one of Ireland's oldest pubs with live Irish music .
  • Overnight at the 5 star Westbury Hotel in central Dublin.
DAY
7
  • Transfer to Dublin airport for the return flight.