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    9 Day Private Chauffeur Vacation

    | Private Chauffeur | Hotel Gems | 9 Days | 8 Meals | Ireland's best-loved attractions


    Discover Ireland in all its shades of green and glory on this 9-Day adventure. This package is a perfect introduction to the very Best of Ireland and some of it’s main highlights. During this 9-day tour of the Emerald Isle, stay in some of the best accommodation, visit its best-loved attractions, sample its best gourmet food and hear it’s best-kept secrets, legends and tales.

     

    Explore Irish Culture and heritage, the quintessential destinations and beautiful scenery of the Irish landscape while relaxing and traveling in style in our luxurious vehicles and accompanied by our experienced and entertaining chauffeur drivers. Visit Ireland’s most famous attractions – including Kilkenny Castle, the Blarney Stone, Cliffs of Moher and Dublin City!

     

    This 9 Day Best of Ireland Tour is the perfect bucket list of the BEST that Ireland has to offer! 

     

    Note: The tour is fully customizable to suit your specific needs and requirements. 

     

    (*The featured image at the top of the page is of Killary Harbour, Connemara, County Galway. Tourism Ireland © Chris Hill Photographic 2011 +44(0) 2890 245038)

     

     

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    From $2,300 per person From $2,509 per person From $2,870 per person

    Discover the Best that Ireland has to offer on this unforgettable vacation........


    What's Included

    Luxury Vehicle & Private Chauffeur Driver

    Dedicated, private chauffeur, serving as your local expert for 7 days of your trip; Private departure transfer from Dublin City Hotel to Dublin Airport.

    Deluxe Hotels

    1 Night B&B in Kilkenny City; 1 Night B&B in Cork City; 2 Nights B&B in Killarney, County Kerry; 2 Nights B&B in Galway City; 2 Nights B&B in Dublin City.

    Sightseeing

    Entrance to Kilkenny Castle, Rock of Cashel, Blarney Castle, Muckross House & Gardens, Cliffs of Moher, Kylemore Abbey, Clonmacnoise, Hop-on/Hop-off Dublin, Christchurch Cathedral & the Guinness Storehouse is included in the pricing- Your choice of additional pre-organized sightseeing can be added to your quote if required.

    * Terms and Conditions

    Land Only - Price is per person sharing in Twin/Double Room throughout and is based on a minimum of four people travelling. Rates are subject to availability and varies by travel dates. Specialized Travel Services strongly recommends Travel Insurance to cover trip cancellation & interruption, medical & health insurance, loss of baggage or trip delay.

    Day 1: Dublin Airport & Kilkenny City.

    Arrive into Dublin Airport, where you will begin your Ireland tour by travelling south to the medieval Kilkenny City. Here you will visit Kilkenny Castle, which has been lovingly restored and stands dramatically on a strategic height that commands a crossing on the River Nore.

     

    Hotel Stay: In Kilkenny City (B&B Basis)

    Day 2: Tipperary & Cork.

    Depart Kilkenny and head south to Cork, stopping off at the Rock of Cashel, a historic monastic site dramatically situated on a tall outcrop of limestone in County Tipperary. Continue towards Cork City for the rest of the evening at leisure.

     

    Hotel Stay: In Cork City (B&B Basis).

    Day 3: Blarney & Killarney.

    It’s off to Blarney Village to visit Blarney Castle and Gardens and to climb the castle’s 127 stone steps, to reach the revered Blarney Stone at the summit. If you kiss the Blarney Stone, you will receive the ‘Gift of the Gab’, also known as the gift of eloquence! Next to Killarney renowned for its beauty and famed for the splendor of its scenery – this town is a real gem in the County Kerry Crown.

     

    Hotel Stay: In Killarney, Co. Kerry (B&B Basis).

    Day 4: Ring of Kerry.

    Drive Ireland’s most famous peninsula today – The Ring of Kerry, which takes you through spectacular coastal scenery, and villages and towns depicting typical rural life in Ireland. As you descend into Killarney, fabulous views of the three Lakes of Killarney are afforded from ‘Ladies View’, named after Queen Victoria’s visit at the beginning century. At Killarney National Park, check out the wonderful Muckross House and Gardens. 

     

    Hotel Stay: In Killarney, Co. Kerry (B&B Basis).

    Day 5: Cliffs of Moher, the Burren & Galway.

    Today’s adventure takes you to County Clare to visit the iconic Cliffs of Moher and to take some “Insta-worthy” images of the scenic views. Standing 702 feet at their highest point, they stretch for 5 miles along the Atlantic coast. Travel through the mysterious Burren region and see the Poulnabrone Dolmen, an ancient and fascinating example of a portal tomb. Onto Galway, and take a stroll around the city visiting areas such as Eyre Square, the Claddagh and the Spanish Arch.

     

    Hotel Stay: In Galway City (B&B Basis).

    Day 6: Connemara.

    Today, you can explore the beautiful, wild and rugged region of Connemara. Connemara, made famous by a number of well-known movies such as “The Quiet Man” and “The Field”.  Visit Kylemore Abbey & Gardens, home of the Benedictine nuns in Ireland. View Ireland’s only Fjord, Killary Fjord, located in Leenane, and forming a partial border between counties Galway and Mayo.

     

    Hotel Stay: In Galway City (B&B Basis).

    Day 7: Ireland's Midlands & Dublin.

    Today, you will travel to Dublin, stopping enroute at Clonmacnoise, where Saint Ciaran founded an early monastery around the year 545. On arrival in Dublin City, your driver will finish your tour at the Camden Court Hotel. Explore the capital city at your own leisure and get to know Dublin famous landmarks including the Georgian Squares, Trinity College and St. Patrick’s Cathedral.

     

    Hotel Stay: In Dublin City (B&B Basis).

    Day 8: Dublin City

    Discover more of the capital city today. A great way to explore the city is on the hop-on/hop-off bus tour. The tour includes stops at some of Dublin’s most renowned sites, such as Christchurch Cathedral and the Guinness Storehouse. The seven-storey visitor experience tells the story of Ireland’s iconic drink and brings to life the heritage of Guinness from early days to growth as a global brand, known all around the world.

     

    Hotel Stay: In Dublin City (B&B Basis).

    Day 9: Depart from Dublin Airport

    This morning, a private driver will meet you in the hotel lobby and transfer you to Dublin Airport for your departure flight.

     

    Slán go fóill! (Bye for now!)

     

    + option to add extra nights to your vacation and extend your stay

     

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    Contact our dedicated team on +1-800-664-7474

    Vacation Highlights

    Some of the Best Hotels

    Deluxe Hotel Accommodation in Kilkenny City; Cork City; Killarney; Galway City and Dublin City, inclusive of a Full Irish Breakfast.

    Some of the Best attractions

    Kilkenny Castle;

    Rock of Cashel;

    Blarney Castle;

    Muckross House & Gardens;

    Cliffs of Moher & Atlantic Edge Exhibition;

    Kylemore Abbey & Gardens;

    Clonmacnoise;

    Hop-on/Hop-off Bus Tour in Dublin City;

    Christchurch Cathedral;

    The Guinness Storehouse.

    Some of the Best Scenic Drives

    Ireland’s Ancient East

    The Ring of Kerry

    The Wild Atlantic Way

    Connemara

    Midlands of Ireland

    What's Included

    Luxury Vehicle & Private Chauffeur Driver

    Dedicated, private chauffeur, serving as your local expert for 7 days of your trip; Private departure transfer from Dublin City Hotel to Dublin Airport.

    Deluxe Hotels

    1 Night B&B in Kilkenny City; 1 Night B&B in Cork City; 2 Nights B&B in Killarney, County Kerry; 2 Nights B&B in Galway City; 2 Nights B&B in Dublin City.

    Sightseeing

    Entrance to Kilkenny Castle, Rock of Cashel, Blarney Castle, Muckross House & Gardens, Cliffs of Moher, Kylemore Abbey, Clonmacnoise, Hop-on/Hop-off Dublin, Christchurch Cathedral & the Guinness Storehouse is included in the pricing- Your choice of additional pre-organized sightseeing can be added to your quote if required.

    * Terms and Conditions

    Land Only - Price is per person sharing in Twin/Double Room throughout and is based on a minimum of four people travelling. Rates are subject to availability and varies by travel dates. Specialized Travel Services strongly recommends Travel Insurance to cover trip cancellation & interruption, medical & health insurance, loss of baggage or trip delay.

    Photo Gallery

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    Kilkenny Castle, Kilkenny City. Photographer Mark Wesley © Tourism Ireland
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    Blarney Castle, Co. Cork © Tourism Ireland
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    The Burren, County Clare ©Clare County Council - Courtesy AirSwing Media
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    Rock of Cashel, Co. Tipperary. Photographer: Brian Morrison © Tourism Ireland

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