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Great Tour of Ireland end London

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  • 8 Days
  • Cities Visited

    Dublin, Powerscourt, Kilkenny, Cashel, Cork, Kinsale, Killarney, Adare, Limerick, Bunratty, Cliffs of Moher, Galway, Cong, Clonmacnoise, Caernarfon, Liverpool, Stratford, Oxford, London

    Group Size:
    1-50
    Age Range:
    1 to 99
    Languages: English
    Type: Flexible Touring, Guided Group Tours, Packages & Tours

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Tour at a Glance

Tour at a Glance

This tour is part of our Touropa flexible range of touring.

  • Tailor the itinerary by selecting when and where you start and end the tour
  • Choose to take the entire tour or a small portion of the itinerary (even just one night)
  • Guaranteed escorted coach tour, guided in English only
  • Start Point:
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  • Map is an indication of destinations visited and may not depict the exact route taken.

Itinerary

Welcome to Europe! Upon arriving at the airport we will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel. You can enjoy free time until your tour starts. Please, check the informative posters placed at the hotel reception area which have all the information about your upcoming services such as meeting place, time and the guide’s name.

Today we will have a sightseeing tour of Dublin, Ireland’s peaceful capital city. We will enjoy a stroll on the banks of River Liffey, visiting its parks, its old university and its lively downtown streets. We will stroll around Trinity College. In the afternoon enjoy some leisure time.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

In the morning we will depart from Dublin heading to Powerscourt which is located near-by. We will visit its magnificent gardens, designed in the 18th century and considered the most beautiful gardens in Ireland (entrance included). Admire its fountains, Japanese Gardens, and its pet cemetery. Afterwards, we will travel to Kilkenny, here we will have time for lunch and to stroll around this lively town. Further south, we will stop to visit the impressive Rock of Cashel (entrance included), a medieval fortress that symbolizes the fight of Irish people against England. We will arrive in Cork around mid-afternoon. Time for a stroll in the centre of Ireland’s second largest city. Dinner included.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Dinner

We will depart for Kinsale. Making a stop by Charles Fort to admire its great views of the ocean right by the 17th century fortress. Time in the historic centre of Kinsale, a seaside town, considered by many as one of the most beautiful coastal towns in Ireland. Afterwards, we will travel to Killarney, a tourist town in the heart of Ireland. Time for lunch and a walk around, we will also enjoy a romantic horse and carriage tour of its national park (included). The horse and carriage tour will take us to Ross Castle which offers wonderful views by the lake. We include a short cruise to enjoy the beautiful views. Continuing, a brief stop in Adare, a small village that preserves its picturesque traditional thatched-roof cottages and the ruins of the old abbey. Mid-afternoon we will arrive in Limerick. Time to stroll around its centre where you will have the opportunity to visit its castle, walk along the river, its cathedral or discover its shopping centre. Dinner included.

Meals Included:
Breakfast, Dinner

Today we will visit Folk Park in Bunratty (ticket included), a wonderful park where we can learn about how life was in Ireland in the past with its typical cottages and old markets. Its castle stands, accurately reproducing how life was in the Middle Ages. We will continue to Caherconnell where the Poulnabrone dolmen is found. We may get the chance to see an exhibition of how dogs shepherd sheep. Afterwards, we will visit the impressive Cliffs of Moher which overlook the ocean, those who wish can walk to O’Brien’s Tower (entrance included). Our route continues through Burren National Park which displays amazing landscapes. Finally arriving in Galway.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

We will depart for Cong, a small picturesque village located in a magnificent lake area. We will visit the ruins of the Royal Abbey and walk around Ashford Castle, a gorgeous medieval castle that has been turned into a hotel. We will travel to Clonmacnoise, where after lunch, we will visit its monastic ruins (ticket and visit included). We will resume our journey back to Dublin, where we will arrive in the late afternoon.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

We will board a ferry in the early morning. After a journey of three hours, we will arrive in Wales. We will visit Caernarfon, a World Heritage site by the sea overlooked by an impressive castle. There will be time for lunch and a stroll. We continue to Liverpool, where you will have a chance to visit The Beatles Story Exhibition.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

Today we explore central England. We will visit Stratford-upon-Avon, Shakespeare’s hometown. Time to take some lunch and a stroll. Afterwards, we will travel to Oxford, a town that is synonymous with study and culture. Kings, statesmen, philosophers and scientists have studied here! We will continue to London, arriving in the late afternoon. End of our services.

Meals Included:
Breakfast

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What’s included?

Accommodation in 3- 4* hotels

English speaking tours in Dublin and Clonmacnoise

Touring as per itinerary

7 Buffet Breakfasts, 2 Dinners

Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle

Arrival transfer

SAINT PATRICK´S CATHEDRAL AND DUBLIN ON FOOT T22

In this optional activity we will visit Saint Patrick´s Cathedral, founded in the 12th century, the largest Anglican in Ireland, a wonderful Irish oak choir, stained glass windows that tell the story of Saint Patrick, the country´s patron saint. Later we will visit the Chester Beatty Library with its magnificent collections of medieval books and one of the best collections of the Koran, Ming dynasty drawings and Egyptian ceramics. In this exhibition we will see texts, manuscripts, miniature painting and ancient art from the great Eastern and Western religions. We will continue our walk through Arcade Marquet George Street, a wonderful market in Victorian style where today different types of products, antiques, paintings, clothes, etc. are sold. We will visit Powerscourt Town House centre, house of the capital of the Wingfield family, representing the Georgian style of the time. Today it works as a shopping gallery for antiques. We will also pass through Wicklow Street, a picturesque street where you will see different shops, restaurants and cafes. Continuation to Temple Bar where you can admire the wall of fame of the main rock bands and musicians who have left this country. The visit ended in front of Trinity College.

DURATION: 2hrs 30 min

INCLUDED:
-Local guide service -Transfer included with our bus to St. Patricks Cathedral -Entrance and guided tour of St. Patricks Cathedral.

PRICE: 35 EUR

MINIMUN GROUP REQUIRED: 10 persons

Ticket admission: Powerscourt gardens, Rock of Cashel, National Park with horse and carriage tour, Folk park in Bunratty, Cliffs of Moher, Clonmacnoise monastic ruins

Gratuities

Basic travel insurance

Boat in Ross Castle

Ferry: Ireland – Wales

Passport or visa fees

Other meals, snacks and drinks

Departure transfer

Pre and post tour accommodation

Any other items of personal nature

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All rates are based on twin/double share. Please enquire for single and triple rates. Rates are based on AUD. Availability is conditional on final confirmation from the supplier and is subject to change.

Hotel List (or similar)

Aloft Dublin
1 Mill St, The Liberties, Dublin, D08 XK58, Ireland
Tel: +353 1 963 1800
Rating
4.5
Aloft Dublin
Clayton Hotel Silver Springs
Tivoli, Cork, T23 E244, Ireland
Tel: +353 21 450 7533
Rating
4
Clayton Hotel Silver Springs
Maldron Hotel Limerick
Southern Ring Road, Roxboro Road, Limerick, V94 EDP4, Ireland
Tel: +353 61 436 100
Rating
3.5
Maldron Hotel Limerick
Maldron Hotel Sandy Road Galway
Headford Point, Sandy Rd, Galway, H91 ET6N, Ireland
Tel: +353 91 513 200
Rating
4
Maldron Hotel Sandy Road Galway
Moxy Chester Liverpool
Chester CH3 5BS, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 1244 646002
Rating
3.5
Moxy Chester Liverpool
Ibis London Earls Court
47 Lillie Rd, London SW6 1UD, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 20 7610 0880
Rating
3.5
Ibis London Earls Court

Important things to note

Hotels are confirmed 48 hours prior to departure.

Optional activities can only be booked locally with guide.

The tour is flexible so you can tailor it to suit your needs. Upon quoting/booking, you will have an option to choose your start and end date and destinations within the tour parameters. As these tours allow for such flexibility, the same people, tour guides or drivers may not be on your entire journey.

Single sharing supplement is available. Single passengers are only able to share a room with the same sex.

Additional discounts: children under 3- 80%, children from 3-8 years- 40%, children from 9-15 years- 10%, travellers over 65 years- 5%

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Great Tour of Ireland end London

From $1,942 AUD
  • 8 Days
  • Cities Visited

    Dublin, Powerscourt, Kilkenny, Cashel, Cork, Kinsale, Killarney, Adare, Limerick, Bunratty, Cliffs of Moher, Galway, Cong, Clonmacnoise, Caernarfon, Liverpool, Stratford, Oxford, London

    Group Size:
    1-50
    Age Range:
    1 to 99
    Languages: English
    Travel Style: Flexible Touring, Guided Group Tours, Packages & Tours

Or contact your local travel agent.

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