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Discover Ireland

This 300km tourist trail takes you past some of Ireland’s most famous attractions and through spectacular countryside.

Day 1

Start in Dublin, with a visit to Trinity College and the Book of Kells as well as a sample of Guinness in its home town.

Day 2

Day trip from Dublin to Newgrange, a 5,200 year old passage tomb located in the Boyne Valley. This is followed by a stop at Trim Castle, the largest Anglo-Norman fortification in Ireland. 

We went to Newgrange last summer and I have never seen anything so old and mysterious in my life.

Ben Kuhn

Day 3 + 4

The next day head west to Galway, which is a bustling little city on the west coast. Full of culture, music and art takes centre stage. From here you will take a drive through stunning, brooding Connemara National Park (which can be driven in a nice loop).

Pine Island, Connemara, Co Galway


Day 5 – 6

Heading south through the moonlike landscape of the Burren. Take a detour to the Cliffs of Moher, spectacular cliffs facing the Atlantic Ocean. Overnight in Doolin. A good place to listen to traditional Irish music. Day trip from Doolin to Aran Mor, the largest of the Aran Islands.

Day 7 – 8

Keep going south through Limerick with a stop at Bunratty castle. Continue onwards through the Connor Pass into County Kerry, stopping for a day in Dingle before setting out to visit its peninsula, taking in the views and prehistoric monuments of Slea Head.

Skellig Michael, Dingle Peninsula

Day 9

Continue on to Killarney, the perfect base from which to explore the famous Ring of Kerry, a much-trafficked 179km loop around the Iveragh Peninsula.

Day 10

Finish off in Irelands second city, Cork.Experience snug pubs with live-music sessions, restaurants dishing up top-quality local produce, and a genuinely proud welcome from the locals.

  • Trip Type

    Group of 5-30 people
  • Duration

    8 – 12 days
  • Starting Location

    Dublin City
  • Final Destination

    Cork City

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