Small-Group 6-Day Driftwood Ancient Ireland Tour from Dublin

Small-Group 6-Day Driftwood Ancient Ireland Tour from Dublin

Discover eastern Ireland in 6 Days. From the wilderness of the Wicklow Mountains to the perfection of Waterford Crystal and the heritage of ancient Kilkenny; From the gourmet delights of Kinsale, to Cobh’s tragic history of Ireland’s emigration or the grandeur of Ireland’s greatest stately homes, this six day journey through one of Ireland’s most off-the-beaten-track regions is perfect for visitors who want to see a whole new side of Ireland’s ancient east.
* Duration: 6 days
* Starts: Dublin, Ireland
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




Discover eastern Ireland in 6 Days. From the wilderness of the Wicklow Mountains to the perfection of Waterford Crystal and the heritage of ancient Kilkenny; From the gourmet delights of Kinsale, to Cobh’s tragic history of Ireland’s emigration or the grandeur of Ireland’s greatest stately homes, this six day journey through one of Ireland’s most off-the-beaten-track regions is perfect for visitors who want to see a whole new side of Ireland’s ancient east.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Wicklow Mountains National Park, Glendalough Village Ireland

Ireland’s largest single area of upland Wilderness.

Stop At: Knockmealdown Mountains, Knockmealdown, Co. Waterford, Ireland

The Knockmealdown Mountains and the Golden Vale of Tipperary.

Stop At: Comeragh Drive, Comeragh View Killrossanty, Waterford Ireland

The Comeragh Drive through some of the least visited Irish mountains.

Stop At: Hook Head, Hook Head, County Wexford

The Hook Head Peninsula and the unspoilt ‘Copper Coast’ of Waterford

Stop At: Kilkenny Castle, The Parade, Kilkenny R95 YRK1 Ireland

All within Kilkenny City

Stop At: St. Canice’s Cathedral & Round Tower, Coach Rd The Close, Kilkenny R95 V63H Ireland

all within Kilkenny City

Stop At: Loftus Hall, Hook Head Ireland

The most haunted building in Ireland

Stop At: Jerpoint Park, Jerpoint, Thomastown, Kilkenny Ireland

Hear the fascinating story of the ‘lost town’ of Jerpoint.

Stop At: Altamont House, Altamont, Tullow, Co. Carlow, Ireland

A great example of a Robinsonian style garden

Stop At: Blarney Castle & Gardens, Monacnapa, Blarney, Cork T23 Y598 Ireland

Kiss the world-famous stone or get away from the crowds and explore the extensive grounds of the castle

Stop At: Tomb of Saint Nicholas, L4206, Jerpointchurch, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland

grave of Santa Claus

Stop At: Glendalough Village, Glendalough Village, Vale of Glendalough, County Wicklow

A 5th Century Monastic Site nestled in the Wicklow Mountains

Stop At: Rathgall Hillfort, Shillelagh Ireland

Ireland’s largest ancient Ringfort

Stop At: Hook Head, Hook Head, County Wexford

the world’s oldest continually working lighthouse

Stop At: The Round Tower, Ardmore Ireland

The Ardmore Round Tower

Stop At: Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience, The Quay, New Ross Ireland

The Dunbrody Famine Ship and the harrowing story of the Irish famine.

Stop At: Ros Tapestry Exhibition Center, 14 The Quay The Quay, New Ross Y34 PX31 Ireland

The Ros Tapestry and the story of the arrival of the Anglo Normans in Ireland.

Stop At: Cobh Heritage Centre The Queenstown Story, Deepwater Quay, Cobh P24 CY67 Ireland

Centre of mass emigration and last port of call of the Titanic

Stop At: Waterford, Waterford, County Waterford

Waterford Crystal Factory – The World’s most famous crystal producer.

Stop At: Jameson Distillery Midleton, Distillery Walk, Midleton Ireland

Arguably the home of Irish whiskey

Stop At: Stephen Pearce, The Old Pottery, Shanagarry Ireland

Stephen Pearce Pottery – A renowned Irish craftsman