7-Day Driftwood Treasure Ireland Small Group Tour from Dublin

7-Day Driftwood Treasure Ireland Small Group Tour from Dublin

A tour with an excellent vintage, the seven day Driftwood is a fantastically comprehensive Irish tour experience. Its relaxed and flexible itinerary covers some of Ireland’s best scenery and historical sites; there are visits to some of Ireland’s greatest stately homes and gardens; Free times to wander and explore the local communities we visit; excursions to a whiskey distillery, excellent accommodation, food, Irish pubs and much, much more.

We will take you to some of Ireland best known tourist destinations like the Blarney Stone, the Ring of Kerry and the Cliffs of Moher but because our groups and vehicles are smaller, we will also take you right away from the beaten track and show you our favourite hidden corners of Ireland.
* Duration: 7 days
* Starts: Dublin, Ireland
* Trip Category: Multi-day & Extended Tours >> Multi-day Tours




A tour with an excellent vintage, the seven day Driftwood is a fantastically comprehensive Irish tour experience. Its relaxed and flexible itinerary covers some of Ireland’s best scenery and historical sites; there are visits to some of Ireland’s greatest stately homes and gardens; Free times to wander and explore the local communities we visit; excursions to a whiskey distillery, excellent accommodation, food, Irish pubs and much, much more.

We will take you to some of Ireland best known tourist destinations like the Blarney Stone, the Ring of Kerry and the Cliffs of Moher but because our groups and vehicles are smaller, we will also take you right away from the beaten track and show you our favourite hidden corners of Ireland.

Itinerary

Day 1: Connemara Castle Stay

Stop At: Killary Fjord, Leenane Ireland
Be amazed by stunning natural scenery on the shores of Killary Fjord.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden, Connemara On the N59 between Clifden and Westport, Kylemore Ireland
See Kylemore Abbey, famed for its natural setting.
Duration: 1 hour

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Expect royal treatment tonight at Abbeyglen Castle Hotel in the heart of Connemara.

Day 2: Aughanure Castle and The Burren National Park

Stop At: Aughnanure, Co. Galway, Ireland
Take a guided tour of 16th century Aughnanure castle, ancestral home to the ferocious O’Flahertys.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Galway, Galway, County Galway, Western Ireland
Visit the city of the tribes – buzzing, bohemian Galway.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Accommodation tonight; the Wild Atlantic Lodge in beautiful Ballyvaughan.

Day 3: Cliffs of Moher

Stop At: Cliffs of Moher, Lislorkan North, Liscannor Ireland
Hold onto your hat! It’s the 700ft high Cliffs of Moher.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Dingle, Dingle, Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry
Roll into bustling Dingle just in time for a creamy pint of Guinness.
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Enjoy traditional Irish warmth and comfort at Emlagh Country House or Dingle Benners Hotel tonight.

Day 4: Relax in Dingle

Stop At: Dingle, Dingle, Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry
This morning is yours to design. Relax with down time in Dingle. Or partake in some optional activities – see full itinerary for details.

In the afternoon we have a jaw-dropping scenery and knife-edge drops are guaranteed on a leisurely drive around Slea Head.
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Enjoy traditional Irish warmth and comfort at Emlagh Country House or Dingle Benners Hotel tonight.

Day 5: Explore Kerry and Tour Killarney National Park

Stop At: Inch, Inch, Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry
Enjoy a scenic drive along the southern Dingle Peninsula, with a beach stop at Inch Strand.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Killarney National Park Cork Road, Killarney Ireland
Take a horse-drawn ‘jaunting car’ around the magnificent Killarney National Park (Tour Option – €15 per person).
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Your accommodation tonight is at the Glengarriff Park Hotel or the Lansdowne Arms in Kenmare.

Day 6: Garnish Island

Stop At: Bantry House & Garden, Bantry Ireland
Visit stately Bantry House, owned by the same family since the 18th century.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Garinish Island, Glengarriff Harbour, Glengarriff Ireland
Watch for cheeky seals on the boat trip to Garnish Island and its Italianate formal gardens (Tour Option – €16 per person).
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Accommodation and dinner tonight is at the family-owned Gougane Barra Hotel, or the West Cork Hotel.

Day 7: Blarney Castle & The Rock of Cashel

Stop At: Blarney Castle & Gardens, Monacnapa, Blarney, Cork T23 Y598 Ireland
Kiss the Blarney Stone amidst the lush surroundings of Blarney Castle Gardens.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Rock of Cashel, Rock Vista Moor Lane, Cashel Ireland
See the epic Rock of Cashel, with its stunning natural setting and complex history.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.