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8 DAY IRELAND FLY & DRIVE
From AUD$939 Land Only | AUD$2119*Air & Land

 

Dates

 

Independent Package Includes :

•Round trip flights Sydney-Dublin, Dublin-Sydney
Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices
•Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
•6 nights accommodations
-2 nights Dublin Area
-2 nights Killarney
-2 nights Galway
•7 day car rental: Mini Manual. Upgrade to other categories available
•Car rental includes: Unlimited Mileage, Third Party Liability Insurance, Collision Damage Waiver (C.D.W.), local taxes (VAT)
•Breakfast daily

ITINERARY

 

Please note that the following is a suggested itinerary. While the sites listed below may be visited independently, the package does not cover any applicable entrance or tour fees.

DAY 1 - Depart for Ireland
Depart for Ireland

DAY 2 - Arrive in Dublin
Arrive in Dublin and pick up your vehicle at the airport. Balance of the day at leisure
Overnight: Dublin Area

DAY 3 - Drive to Blarney Castle En Route to Killarney
This morning, depart Dublin and drive through the scenic south of Ireland. Perhaps travel through County Kildare to Kilkenny, a small city located on the banks of the River Nore. Visit this historic town, and see the 12th-century Kilkenny Castle. Another suggested stop is the town of Blarney to visit the 15th-century Blarney Castle. Kiss the famous Blarney Stone and enjoy some free time for shopping at the Blarney Woollen Mills where you can buy Irish garments and souvenirs. Continue on to your hotel in Killarney 
Drive Time: 4 hours* 
Distance: 211 miles* 
Overnight: Killarney 
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4 - Killarney
Enjoy a full day to explore the town of Killarney. Sightseeing may include a visit to the three lakes, ruined castles, and Torc Waterfall all found within Killarney National Park. Travel through the world-famous "Ring of Kerry" and pass the small villages of Cahirciveen and Sneem, which are full of traditional colorful houses. This evening, take a jaunting car ride and view the sights of downtown Killarney 
Overnight: Killarney 
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 5 - Drive to Cliffs of Moher En Route to Galway
Depart Killarney and travel north to Galway. Suggested sightseeing includes a visit to Bunratty Folk Park, which offers an insight into Irish life around the turn of the century. Also not to miss are the Cliffs of Moher, an impressive wall of rock that towers some 700 feet above the Atlantic Ocean. Continue north to County Clare and travel through the vast limestone plateau known as the Burren. This unique and rugged environment has been compared to the surface of the moon. Then, on to your hotel in Galway, a bustling university city 
Drive Time: 4 hours* 
Distance: 165 miles* 
Overnight: Galway 
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6 - Galway
Enjoy a full day to explore Galway, a seafaring town steeped in tradition. Take a stroll through the narrow, winding streets downtown and visit the many shops and historic sights. Stop by Eyre Square and the lively Latin Quarter, where you can view Lynch's Castle. Head north to the Cathedral of St Nicholas, built out of Ireland's famous Connemara marble and limestone. Walk to The Quays and pass the Spanish Arch. Then, stroll down toward the river docks and view Galway's traditional wooden sailboats, known as hookers. Spend the evening in one of the many pubs and restaurants throughout the city 
Overnight: Galway 
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7 - Drive to Dublin
Depart Galway and travel to Dublin, the capital of Ireland. Spend the balance of the day visiting famous sites throughout the city including Dublin Castle, St. Stephen's Green, Phoenix Park, St. Patrick's Cathedral and Trinity College, home to the Book of Kells. Perhaps purchase some souvenirs on Grafton Street, the city's stylish and popular shopping district, or take a tour of the Guinness brewery. In the evening, stop by one of the lively pubs in the Temple Bar district 
Drive Time: 2 hours* 
Distance: 128 miles* 
Overnight: Dublin Area
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 8 - Depart Ireland
Drive to Dublin airport and return your vehicle prior to your departure flight 
Meals: Breakfast

*Please consider that the driving times and distances are estimated and that they can vary because of many circumstances, such as, specific route taken, hotel location, traffic, weather, road conditions, etc.