Enjoy Ireland’s spectacular southern and western coastlines on this 4-day rail and coach tour from Dublin. Visit highlights including Cork city, the Blarney Stone and Limerick; and take coach trips around the beautiful Ring of Kerry and Galway Bay, and to the epic Cliffs of Moher and Connemara. See wild beaches and fjord-like bays; visit pretty villages and castles, and absorb Ireland’s traditional rural charms on route. Three nights’ accommodation — two in Killarney, and one in Galway city — plus daily breakfasts, and all rail travel and coach trips are included.
- 4-day coach and rail tour from Dublin to Ireland's southern and western coasts
- Kiss the famous Blarney Stone
- Short city tour of Cork
- Queenstown Story Heritage Center in Cobh
- Scenic coastal drive around the Ring of Kerry
- Limerick city tour
- Bunratty Castle and Folk Park
- Stunning Cliffs of Moher, the Burren and Galway Bay
- Overnight B&B accommodation in Killarney and Galway including full Irish breakfast
- Hosted train travel
- Information pack
- Friendly, professional tour guide
Discover Ireland’s stunning south and west coasts on this 4-day rail and coach tour starting and ending in Dublin. Travel by rail to Cork city, and visit Cobh and Blarney Castle to kiss the Blarney Stone. Then, travel by train to Killarney for two nights, and take in the gorgeous Ring of Kerry, before continuing to Limerick to see the spectacular Cliffs of Moher and other beauty spots. After overnight in Galway City, visit the beautiful Connemara region before returning by train to Dublin.
Your 4-day tour includes all rail and coach travel; two nights’ accommodation in a comfortable B&B in Killarney; an overnight stay in a 3-star hotel in Galway city, and coach trips with an expert driver-guide to the attractions mentioned. Daily full Irish breakfasts are also included. Evenings are free to spend at your leisure.
Day 1: Dublin - Killarney:
Depart from the Dublin Heuston Station on the InterCity train to Cork (breakfast available). Upon arrival you will visit Blarney Castle and kiss the Blarney Stone. After time for lunch (own expense) and shopping, enjoy a short city tour of Cork and then visit Cobh Heritage Center home of the "Queenstown Story". Transfer back to Cork station for train to Killarney where you will be transferred to a comfortable Bed and Breakfast accommodation (with en-suite facilities). Evening free.
Day 2: Killarney - Ring of Kerry - Iveragh Peninsula:
At 10:00am depart Killarney and spend a day travelling on the scenic route around the county's Iveragh Peninsula, otherwise known as the Ring of Kerry. Its enchanting mountain and coastal scenery is unmissable! Overnight in Killarney.
Day 3: Bunratty Castle - Galway City - Cliffs of Moher:
At 7:30am transfer from Killarney to Limerick. Upon arrival, take a short tour of Limerick City and then continue on to Bunratty Castle and Folk Park. Continue on to the village of Doolin for a pub lunch (own expense). Next visit the stunning Cliffs of Moher then Black Head, the Burren and Galway Bay. Spend overnight in the heart of Galway City at a 3 star hotel including a full Irish breakfast the following morning.
Day 4: Connemara - Kylemore Abbey - Dublin:
At 10:00am head into magnificent Connemara where John Ford filmed "The Quiet Man" in 1951, taking in Clifden, Kylemore Abbey (reduced admission rate applies to the Abbey itself), Leenane and Killary Harbor (Ireland's only Fjord) or Roundstone, the Coral Beach and the Sky Road. Admire the breathtaking wild Atlantic coastline. You will return to Galway for your train to Dublin Heuston arriving at 8:50pm.