3-Day Blarney Castle, Kilkenny and Irish Whiskey Small-Group Tour from Dublin

3-Day Blarney Castle, Kilkenny and Irish Whiskey Small-Group Tour from Dublin

Unspoilt coasts blend into rocky shores and ancient buildings in Ireland’s south east corner.

Sip fine Irish beer in a quality local pub, sample seafood straight from the ocean, and uncover the mysteries of ancient Irish ruins.

This tour takes you to the heart of an Ireland rarely seen by visitors.

Unearth Ireland’s most unspoilt corner on this small group tour of beautiful beaches and ancient local history.
* Duration: 3 days
* Starts: County Dublin, Ireland
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




Unspoilt coasts blend into rocky shores and ancient buildings in Ireland’s south east corner.

Sip fine Irish beer in a quality local pub, sample seafood straight from the ocean, and uncover the mysteries of ancient Irish ruins.

This tour takes you to the heart of an Ireland rarely seen by visitors.

Unearth Ireland’s most unspoilt corner on this small group tour of beautiful beaches and ancient local history.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Cahir, Cahir, County Tipperary
Departing Dublin, you travel south towards Cork, through the lush farming counties of Kildare, Laois and Tipperary. Our first stop is the heritage town of Cahir, where its impressive castle towers over an island in the River Suir.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Blarney Castle & Gardens, Monacnapa, Blarney, Cork T23 Y598 Ireland
Kiss the famed Blarney Stone amidst the walls of this impressive medieval stronghold and receive the ‘gift of the gab’!
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Jameson Distillery Midleton, Distillery Walk, Midleton Ireland
Here you have a chance to learn the history, find out how the drink is made, and taste one of Ireland’s favourite exports.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Kinsale, Kinsale, County Cork
In the afternoon, you glide along the beautiful coastline south of Cork before arriving in Kinsale. This charming little fishing village is your overnight stop, with all its local restaurants and lively pubs. Enjoy your free evening whilst exploring the narrow streets and brightly coloured houses.
Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Cobh, Cobh, County Cork
Delve into the mystery and history of this coastal town, the last port of call for Irish emigrants on the famous ship’s ill fated voyage.
Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Copper Coast Geopark Visitor Centre, Osborne Terrace Knockmahon, Bunmahon Ireland
After exploring the stories of Ireland’s past, you head east along the Copper Coast, a Unesco Geopark famed for its beauty and intricate histories.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Waterford, Waterford, County Waterford
You continue until you reach Waterford, Ireland’s oldest city founded by Vikings in the 9th century. Survey the brilliant craftsmanship at the Waterford Crystal factory, explore the selection of superb museums or wander the Viking Triangle on foot.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Kilkenny, Kilkenny, County Kilkenny
This town is a vibrant place with a thriving pub and restaurant culture. After spending the evening here you’re certain to understand why people voted it Ireland’s friendliest city!
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Kilkenny Castle, The Parade, Kilkenny R95 YRK1 Ireland
Survey the dominant and unmistakeable three walled castle whilst roaming its splendid grounds.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Glendalough Village, Glendalough Village, Vale of Glendalough, County Wicklow
Be awed by the “Valley of the Lakes”. Wander its wildly beautiful trails or explore the renowned monastery with its rounded tower.
Duration: 45 minutes

Pass By: Sally Gap, Wicklow Mountains, Wicklow Ireland
Soar to Ireland’s most impressive peaks then dive into its profound valleys. Head through the centre of the National Park to cross the famous Sally Gap, before descending the short distance back to Dublin.