3 Day Tour Of Southern Ireland (Galway and Kerry)

3 Day Tour Of Southern Ireland (Galway and Kerry)

The most popular tour in Ireland! Irish-dance in Galway, Cliffs of Moher, party in Galway plus much more! Overnight in beautiful Kerry & Galway, oh and the finest tour guides mother Ireland has ever produced!
Backpacker
€389
Economy
€599
Free cancellation
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Overview

Experience the best of western and southwestern Ireland on this three day tour from Dublin.

You’ll overnight in Galway and on the Dingle Peninsula allowing you to enjoy evenings at leisure in both town and country.

Soak up the wonderful scenery of Connemara with its world famous lakes, mountain ranges and deserted villages from the Great Famine of the 1840s. In the afternoon and evening there is ample time to explore Galway city, with a wide range of Irish and European restaurants, pubs and music venues to choose from.

Your second day takes you on a road trip along the Wild Atlantic Way to Cliffs of Moher and lunch in the tiny villages of Doolin or Liscannor before crossing the river Shannon to settle for the evening on the hauntingly beautiful Dingle Peninsula.

Your third day takes in the highlights of the Ring of Kerry and Killarney before returning to Dublin.

Add in a few good pub meals and the opportunity to sample local beers, ciders and whiskeys and you have a pretty solid itinerary covering many of Ireland’s most popular regions.

Accommodation is included in the unbeatable price. Please see booking calendar for dates, rates and collection points.

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Pick-up Points

  • 08:00am - 5 Beresford Pl, Mountjoy, Dublin 1, D01 V2V4, Ireland
  • 08:15am - Molly Malone Statue, Suffolk Street

Itinerary

  • Day 1: Dublin - Connemara - Galway

    We'll depart Dublin this morning and make our way to the West of Ireland and beautiful Connemara. We'll stop for refreshments in the midlands before arriving in the enchanting village of Cong (until 1st April). John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara filmed the Quiet Man here and the village is also home to Ashford Castle, a stunning resort which is frequently host to celebrity weddings and royal families on vacation. We have time to visit Cong Abbey before continuing our journey through the wilderness of Connemara. We enjoy the unique landscape, beautiful lakes, valleys and mountain scenery. This area is Gaelic speaking and still maintains many of Ireland's traditional ways, despite suffering massive depopulation during the Great Famine of 1845 - 1851. From April 1st we'll include a visit to Glengowla silver mine (paid entrance included) which has an amazing historical show mine alongside sheepdog displays and traditional turf cutting above ground. Arrive in Galway mid afternoon for time at leisure in this atmospheric city. We have time to explore the Spanish Arch and ramble down colourful Shop Street with its many street performers, seafood eateries and quaint Irish bars. Overnight in Galway.
  • Day 2: Galway - Cliffs of Moher - Dingle Peninsula - Co. Kerry

    Today you will have the Atlantic Ocean by your side as we cruise down a portion of the Wild Atlantic Way. The coastal route is characterised by beautiful golden beaches and maybe even dolphins and whales breaching off the shore. Meanwhile, the limestone Burren region is a lunar landscape with unique features such as underground rivers and waterfalls dating back 300 million years. Today's highlight is the Cliffs of Moher, the most popular natural tourist destination in Ireland and easily most spectacular cliffs in Europe. Rising over 700 ft in height, the cliffs mark the edge of Europe are home to some of nature's most majestic birds including puffins, gannets and many more. We'll cross the mighty River Shannon in County Limerick where Viking longboats once ruled the waves. In the afternoon, look forward to touring the breathtaking Dingle Peninsula, in the heart of rural Ireland. Overnight in one of Co. Kerry's atmospheric villages or towns, most likely Annascaul.
  • Day 3: Highlights of the Ring of Kerry - Killarney - Dublin

    This morning we'll take in some highlights of the Ring of Kerry (which typically include Moll's Gap, Leprechaun Crossing, Killarney National Park, Lakes of Killarney, Torc Waterfall) before enjoying time at leisure in Killarney. Many guests enjoy an (optional) horse and carriage or horse ride. The journey back to Dublin takes us on a leisurely drive through the heritage town of Adare with its fabulous thatched cottages and the Golden Vale, Ireland's finest agricultural land with its rolling fields and pastures. We return to Dublin by 19:00 approx.

Additional Info

Language
EnglishThis tour is exclusively in English.
Ticket
You will receive your ticket (featuring your booking number) via email immediately at time of booking. There is no need to print the ticket. If you wish, you can simply show it on your phone or tablet.

Accommodation

Select between Backpacker or Economy options. Backpacker includes a bed in a small to medium mixed youth hostel dorm. Economy includes a double, twin, triple or single room in a bed & breakfast accommodation. For more information regarding the accommodation options for this tour, please visit this page.

Free Cancellation

With a free cancellation option up to 72 hours before departure you can book with confidence. Lock in your seats (any date for Spring / Summer 2024) at the early bird rate today.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 72 hours before the tour's start time.
  • If you cancel less than 72 hours before the tour's start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 72 hours before the tour's start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the local time in Ireland.
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