8 Day Private Chauffeur Vacation from $2,329.00 per person
Private Chauffeur | Five Star Hotels | 8 Days | 7 meals
The Majestic Ireland vacation visits Ireland’s most loved areas while also going off the beaten track to discover its hidden gems. With a professional driver-guide at your service, experience Ireland with your own private local expert. Enjoy a unique blend of culture, history and character and retreat to luxury 5 star accommodation, staying in some of our finest accommodation on this luxury vacation.
Explore your Majestic Ireland Vacation; this itinerary can be fully tailored to suit your preferences
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Day 1: Arrive in Dublin Airport ▲
Arrive in Dublin airport and be met by a private driver who will transfer you to your hotel. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure in Dublin, relaxing after your transatlantic flight. Stay in the opulent 5 Star Westbury Hotel, located in the historic center of Dublin.
Day 2: Dublin city exploring▲
Explore Dublin City today. Perhaps visit St. Patrick’s Cathedral or Trinity College; landmarks of the city. The city has three impressive national museums and plenty of smaller ones where you learn about everything from Irish history to Irish whiskey, including Jameson’s Distillery Bow Street. We also recommend a visit to 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. Return to the Westbury Hotel for overnight.
Day 3: Dublin, Kilkenny and Cork ▲
Meet your private-driver guide who will serve as your local expert for the coming days. Leave Dublin and the next leg of your adventure starts in the wonderfully medieval Kilkenny City. Kilkenny is small and compact enough to explore on foot, yet full of fascinating medieval buildings including Kilkenny Castle, St Canice Cathedral and Kyteler’s Inn (14th Century pub reputed to be the homestead of local witch, Alice Kyteler). We also recommend a visit to the Rock of Cashel along the way. The Rock of Cashel is a historic monastic site dramatically situated on a tall outcrop of limestone overlooking county Tipperary. Travel to Cork City and check into Hayfield Manor where you will spend two nights.
Day 4: Cork City and County ▲
This morning explore Cork City, named by Lonely Planet as one of Top 10 Cities in the World to visit in 2010. Cork has earned its reputation as the culinary capital of Ireland; discover Cork’s exciting dining options for foodies, including the famous English Market. Perhaps ring the Shandon Bells in the 300 year-old tower of St. Anne’s Church, and marvel at the French Gothic spires of St. Finbarre’s Cathedral. In the afternoon, we recommend a visit to Blarney Castle and Gardens. If you climb the castle’s 127 steps, you will reach the revered Blarney Stone. If you kiss the Blarney Stone, you will receive the ‘Gift of the Gab’, also known as the gift of eloquence!
Return to Hayfield Manor for overnight.
Day 5: Kinsale, West Cork and Killarney ▲
Travel via the atlantic coast today and discover Cork’s maritime highlights along the way! Your first stop is the gateway to the Wild Atlantic Way; the quaint village of Kinsale. Kinsale is a captivating setting with a long waterfront and narrow winding streets; discover the charm of this lively town! Continue via Clonakilty, Skibbereen and onto Bantry Bay. Perhaps visit Bantry House, home to the Shellswell-White family. Marvel at artifacts collected from the family’s worldwide travels or stroll through the spectacular gardens. Continue onward to the Aghadoe Heights Hotel in Killarney where you will stay for the next 2 nights.
Day 6: Ring of Kerry▲
Explore Ireland’s most famous peninsula today – The Ring of Kerry Drive takes you through spectacular coastal scenery, 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. Continue to Killarney’s National Park and the Muckross Gardens for a visit. Return to the International Hotel Killarney for overnight. Return to Killarney for overnight.
Day 7: Cliffs of Moher and Dromoland Castle▲
Leave Killarney to discover the wonderful scenery of the coast of Clare today. Visit the dramatic Cliffs of Moher and take a walk along the world-famous cliff edge. Later, travel via the Burren region, a karst and mysterious landscape, onto Dromoland Castle, where you will spend your last night of the trip in luxury. Stately halls, elegant public areas and beautifully furnished guestrooms are steeped in a timeless atmosphere that is unique to Dromoland.
Depart from Shannon Airport▲
Depart to Shannon Airport – a private driver will transfer you for your flight back to the United States. Slan Abhaile! (Safe Home!)
+option to add extra nights to your vacation and extend your stay
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5 Star Hotel Highlights▲
Westbury Hotel, Dublin
Hayfield Manor, Cork
Aghadoe Heights Hotel, Killarney
Dromoland Castle, Dromoland
Cliffs of Moher
Rock of Cashel
Ring of Kerry
Lakes of Killarney
Blarney Castle and Gardens
Medieval Kilkenny City
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