2023 : Ireland South Daytripper

7 Days/6 Nights

Maximize your adventure, minimize the moving around

Turn your Irish vacation into a staycation. Set up your home base in the lovely village of Adare, then set out on day trips to see some of Ireland's top attractions.

b>Trip Highlights:

  • Cobh
  • South Pole Inn
  • Dingle Peninsula
  • Sheepdog Demonstration
  • Blarney Castle
  • Dublin Tour
  • Jaunting Car Ride in Killarney
  • Taylor's Three Rock
  • Ring of Kerry Highlights
  • Cliffs of Moher

    Hotels:

  • The Dunraven Adare
  • Aloft Dublin City Hotel
  • Call 979-836-6600 for more information or to book today! Mention code 16449006

    Tour Operator
    CIE Tours
    Offer
    Offer valid through 6/30/2022
    Duration
    7 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1AdareWalking Tour of Adare - Welcome Dinner : Your tour begins at 2:00 PM at your hotel. The Dunraven, your home for the next five nights, is a luxury, family-run hotel in the heart of Adare, one of Ireland's prettiest villages. Adare's history stretches back to the 12th century, and the hotel is one of oldest in Ireland, dating back to the 18th century. Take a guided walking tour to see the village's charming thatched cottages and ancient churches, and discover the many historic buildings that were built in the early 19th century by the Earl of Dunraven. In the evening, enjoy a welcome drink with your group at Aunty Lena's Bar, which adjoins the beautifully preserved Adare Court House. (D)
    Day 2AdareCliffs of Moher - The Burren - Sheepdog Demonstration : Travel to the Cliffs of Moher, stunning sea cliffs that tower above churning Atlantic swells. Proceed on to the Burren, an incredible landscape of glacial-era limestone dotted with cliffs, caves, and unique flowers and wildlife. Immerse yourself in farm life as you watch highly skilled sheepdogs herd their flock; then sit down to a cup of tea and homemade scones. Dine in your hotel in Adare this evening.(B, D)
    Day 3AdareRing of Kerry Highlights - Jaunting Car Ride - Killarney : Depart for a scenic drive through the highlights of the famous Ring of Kerry, taking in the rugged coastline and mountainous landscapes. Admire the scenery at Ladies View, so named because Queen Victoria's ladies-in-waiting were charmed by the vista on the Queen's visit to Ireland in 1861. Stop in the stunning Gap of Dunloe for a visit to Moriarty's, our CIE Tours preferred shopping partner. Take some free time to explore the charming town of Kenmare. Head to Killarney, where you'll travel via jaunting car to view the lakes and enjoy a photo opportunity at the picturesque Ross Castle, before having some free time to explore the town independently. Continue on back to Adare, where you'll dine in your hotel.(B, D)
    Day 4AdareDingle Peninsula - South Pole Inn : Travel to the rugged mountainous landscapes of the Dingle Peninsula; many people speak Irish in this stronghold of traditional culture. In Ventry, stop for lunch at Páidi � Se's pub. Páidi � Se was a legendary Gaelic footballer, and his pub is a lively spot for sport and music, attracting celebrity visitors. Travel on to the charming town of Dingle to enjoy some free time, and then head to the South Pole Inn for a drink; you'll hear the story of Ireland's Antarctic explorer, Thomas Crean, who made several trips to the South Pole with Robert Scott and Ernest Shackleton. Return to Adare where your evening is free to explore and dine independently.(B, L)
    Day 5AdareScenic Train to Cobh - Titanic Walking Tour - Blarney Castle : Take one of Ireland's most scenic rail journeys from Cork and arrive in the seaport town of Cobh. Its picturesque harbor was the last glimpse of Ireland for millions of emigrants over the centuries. Take a guided walking tour to explore Cobh's role as the last port of call for the ill-fated Titanic, and take some independent time to discover the town. Depart for Blarney Castle where you can kiss the 'Stone of Eloquence' or explore the elegant gardens. Return to your hotel for a special dinner there with your group.(B, D)
    Day 6DublinLunch at Taylors Three Rock - Independent Dublin Sightseeing : Head to Dublin for a lunchtime private pub experience at Taylors Three Rock. A band will play traditional music just for your group - and you'll have the opportunity to learn the art of pouring a pint of Guinness. Spend the rest of the day exploring independently on a Hop-On, Hop-Off bus tour. A voucher will admit you to your choice of one of the city's top attractions: GPO Museum, EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, or Teeling Whiskey Distillery. Enjoy an evening free to discover Dublin's pub and restaurant scene. Your hotel is in a great location in the historic Liberties - near the Guinness Storehouse and close to the lively pubs of Temple Bar.(B, L)
    Day 7DublinTour Ends in Dublin : Your tour ends in Dublin after breakfast.(B)B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner
    Dates/Pricing

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    DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
    04/09/2023$2,290.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Adare to DublinQuote
    04/23/2023$2,170.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Adare to DublinQuote
    05/07/2023$2,170.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Adare to DublinQuote
    05/28/2023$2,090.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Adare to DublinQuote
    06/11/2023$2,215.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Adare to DublinQuote
    06/25/2023$2,415.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Adare to DublinQuote
    07/09/2023$2,215.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Adare to DublinQuote
    07/23/2023$2,215.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Adare to DublinQuote
    08/13/2023$2,415.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Adare to DublinQuote
    09/24/2023$2,215.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Adare to DublinQuote
    10/08/2023$2,355.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Adare to DublinQuote
    10/22/2023$2,090.00* (USD) / 7 Days from Adare to DublinQuote
    Lodging
    The Dunraven Adare
    Aloft Dublin City Hotel

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    • 2023 : Ireland South Daytripper

      From $2,090.00 (USD)

      Maximize your adventure, minimize the moving aroundTurn your Irish vacation into a staycation. Set up your home base in the lovely village of Adare, then set out on day trips to see some of Ireland's top attractions.

     
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