Imagine Ireland ...
Your 'Imagine Southern Ireland' Tour ...
Enjoy a night at Waterford Castle
Beginning and ending in Dublin, we'll meet you at arrivals and begin your adventure by first traveling south into Ireland's garden county...County Wicklow. Here we'll wander around Glendalough, an ancient monastery known for it's round tower, St Kevins chapel and beautiful lakes. From here we'll take a relaxing stroll around the stunning and historic Powerscourt House & Gardens before seeing first hand how Ireland's infamous tweed is woven at Avoca Handweavers and of course a day wouldn't be complete without at least one of our hidden gems! :). After a good nights sleep, we'll carry on into counties Kilkenny and Waterford taking in the historic Kilkenny Castle and Smithwick's brewery before moving onto Waterford where we'll see first hand the process behind the creativity of Ireland's world renowned crystal and perhaps taking home a piece of your own! :) From here we'll journey west into counties Tipperary, Cork and Kerry where we'll get well immersed into Ireland's history by touring the Rock of Cashel and Cahir Castle then Blarney Castle where you'll get the gift of eloquence! :) We'll spend the next two nights near Killarney in preparation for the next days adventure of the Ring of Kerry concluded by a pony and trap ride through the amazing Gap of Dunloe. Next we'll move up along the Wild Atlantic Way taking in the highlights (as well as some hidden gems!) of counties Limerick and Clare but not before experiencing the infamous and breathtaking Slea Head Drive and Connor Pass! As we journey north, we'll conclude the day with King John's Castle before we settle into Bunratty to experience a medieval dinner fit for a king and a few drinks at the original Durty Nellies after if you like. :) After a good night out, we'll stand at the cliffs edge at the Cliffs of Moher before moving onto the Galway, the capitol of culture via the ever mesmerizing burren with loads of hidden gems throughout! After another night in an Irish castle, we'll tour the oldest Benedictine Abbey and Victorian gardens at the romantic Kylemore Abbey then sprinkle in a few film locations of the Quiet Man as well as other hidden gems along the way. We'll tour the regions infamous marble factory at the Connemara Marble visitors center and take a cruise on the largest fjord in Ireland as well as see border collies telling the sheep where to go! :) Next we'll wander around the ruins of Roscommon Castle before checking the inventory in the oldest pub in Europe (possibly the world), Seans bar in Athlone and tour Tullamore Distilery before settling down in Dublin for a night out on the town! :) For the last day, we'll enjoy some of the city and all it has to offer before getting a good nights rest for your journey back to reality.
This 10 day tour covers some of the highlights of the southern half of the state as well as many hidden gems. Your're welcome to book this tour as it's written although please know, we love to make modifications! It's your tour! :)
Your Private Tour will include...
1) Your personal Chauffeur / Tour guide providing history &
folklore along your journey.
2) A variety of Accommodations (from 4* B&B to Castle)
with a traditional full Irish breakfast each morning.
3) Comfortable touring vehicle that exceeds all EU inspection standards
inclusive of free wifi, expenses for fuel and driver.
4) Lunch and photo stops at your leisure
5) An experience you'll never forget! ;-)
Secure your dates for the 'Imagine Ireland' Tour here...
As with all of our tours, a €500.00 deposit is required to secure your intended dates. You may book your 'Imagine' Tour now and contact us. with your dates and number of guests. Upon receipt of your deposit, your dates will be secured and we'll provide you with a detailed itinerary & a small token of our appreciation. Your remaining balance may be paid through our Payment screen for your convenience... please see our T&C. for details. We look forward to making your stay a special one! (Flights & Special tips not included). Use our Currency Converter for your convenience.