Best of Ireland road trip!
- Round trip
- 7 nights
- per person
- based on 2 persons
Take a tour through the heart of Ireland on a 7-night road trip. Incl. hotels, car rental, breakfast and return flights!
Explore the Irish heartland and incredible coastline with a road trip to some of its most beautiful locations. Start in Ireland's capital before driving to the west coast and experience Ireland’s unforgettable countryside, wild landscapes and sleepy coastal villages as you go. This trip will take you from the capital to Connemara, from Kerry to Limerick taking in stunning locations and, undoubtedly, some of the most scenic driving routes Ireland has to offer. With everything included from your rental car to perfectly placed hotels along the way, the hardest decision you'll have to make is where to enjoy your first pint of Guinness!
- Roundtrip Ireland: 7 nights
- Rental car
- Return flight from Birmingham, Edinburgh, London City, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, London Luton, Manchester, London Stansted to Dublin
- Visit to Kylemore Abbey (day 3)
Day 1: Welcome to Dublin
Welcome to Ireland! Your Irish road trip begins in the beautiful capital city of Dublin. Pick up your rental car and start exploring! Spend your first day in Ireland getting to know the capital before heading to your hotel, roughly 20 miles away, on the outskirts of Dublin. Depending on your arr…
Day 2-3: Dublin, Galway and Connemara
On day 2, you will have time to head back into the city if you wish and continue your sightseeing tour. There are numerous ways to spend your time in Dublin: visit the Medieval Quarter, the oldest part of the city and home to Dublin Castle and two medieval cathedrals: Christ Church Cathedral and…
Day 4-5: Ring of Kerry and Killarney
Starting your day in County Galway, on day 4 you will hit the road again and take in several more counties: Clare, Limerick and Kerry to be precise. The first part of today’s drive takes you through the heart of County Clare and the Burren National Park, a geological paradise with roughly 2,000 …
Day 6: Dingle Peninsula and Limerick
On day 6, a tour of the Dingle Peninsula awaits, a fantastic scenic route. The Peninsula has an extraordinary number of ring forts, high crosses and other ancient monuments. The area west of Dingle has the greatest concentration of ancient sites in Kerry. The landscape here is dramatic and there…
Day 7: Dublin and return flight on day 8
On day 7, you will make your way back to Dublin. Allow about 2.5 hours for the roughly 120-mile journey from Limerick. Once in Dublin, you will have the rest of the day to explore this lively capital even further. Visit Dublin Castle and as the sun sets, follow the sound of Irish music to the Te…
Optional excursions are available to make your trip even more spectacular. All excursions can be booked and paid for during the booking process. You will receive all practical information before departure.
• Guinness Storehouse Visit (day 1 or day 7) •
The Guinness Storehouse in Dublin is one of Ireland's most popular attractions. Learn about what goes into creating the perfect Guinness on this fantastic tour, before finishing up with an included pint of the black stuff!
This excursion can be booked on day 1 or day 7 of your roundtrip.
• Old Jameson Distillery (day 1 or day 7) •
Take a behind-the-scenes look at one of Ireland's best loved whiskeys! Learn the craft of whiskey making from grain intake to bottling, then finish your visit with a glass of real Irish whiskey! The tour includes a guide.
Please note that alcohol cannot be purchased by or on behalf of any persons under the age of 18 years. Children visiting the Old Jameson Distillery must be under the supervision of a responsible adult at all times.
This excursion can be booked on day 1 or day 7 of your roundtrip.
• Cliffs of Moher Boat Trip (day 4) •
Enjoy a 1-hour guided boat trip to the world-famous Cliffs of Moher towering 200 metres above the sea. You will depart from Doolin sailing south for approximately 20 minutes to the highest point of the cliffs and close to the large sea stack, An Bhreannan Mor. You’re sure to get a great view of puffins and other seabirds in their natural habitats, not to mention the famous sea cave that featured in the Harry Potter film The Half Blood Prince! Wrap up warm (it's Ireland, after all) and look forward to unforgettable views of the County Clare coastline.
This trip can be booked on day 4 of your roundtrip and is available from 1 April to 31 October.
• Aran Islands and the Cliffs of Moher Boat Trip (day 4) •
Inis Oírr is the smallest of the three Aran Islands and is home to ancient castles, one of Ireland’s most beautiful beaches and, of course, traditional pubs and cosy cafes. So if the weather isn’t on your side, you’ll still have plenty to enjoy! You can also hire a bike or explore the island’s winding country roads on foot. On the return trip, you will pass the Cliffs of Moher, towering above the sea!
This day trip departs from Doolin. It can be booked on day 4 of your roundtrip and is available from 1 April to 31 October. A guide is not included in this trip.
- Parking, road and toll fees
- Car rental deposit (payable on location, credit card required)
If you book this deal before 42 days of your departure, you can choose to pay in parts. The deposit will be 50% of the deal’s price plus the booking fee and travel and/or cancellation insurance (when applicable). You will find the payment amounts and deadlines to pay every installment at the last step of the booking process.
Your booking is a direct contract between you and Secret Escapes Ltd. for the provision of your package. Secret Escapes acts as a tour operator responsible, and is therefore liable for the proper execution of the agreement. The Secret Escapes Terms and Conditions (A) apply to this booking. The Secret Escapes Cancellation Terms and Conditions apply to this booking.
Please note that the flights included in this offer are subject to live availability and price, and can change during your booking process. When this is the case, we will always notify during the booking process.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be additional entry requirements in effect at your destination, which are subject to change at short notice. Please familiarise yourself with the latest requirements before departure via your government's foreign advice service.
An excess risk applies in the event of theft or damage to the rental car. You will receive all rental car information along with your travel documents. A credit card deposit is required upon arrival
Maximum 2 adults and 1 child per room
The single supplement is based on travel dates and duration of travel. You will see the final price in the booking process
On the basis of two full-paying adults, a discount for children may be offered dependent on the chosen travel dates and length of stay. You will see the applicable discount in the final booking process. Please note: children up to 12 months old receive a discount on the plane ticket, but will not receive a seat or baggage allowance.
Unfortunately, cots are not available throughout this trip
Unfortunately, this trip is not wheelchair accessible
Parking is available at the hotels, however fees may apply. Please note that the number of parking spaces is limited
It is recommended that you check in to the hotels not later than 18:00. If you will arrive later, please let the hotel know in advance
Please note that flights may be subject to change, delay or postponement by the provider and that flight times are provisional. Don't forget to check the actual flight times before departure on the website of the airline or the airport to avoid inconvenient surprises.
You will receive all documents relevant to your trip, 5 days prior to departure at the latest.
Pets are not permitted on this trip due to international plane travel
The national currency of Ireland is the euro (EUR)
During this trip, transport and excursions may be in groups of international travellers
In case the above-mentioned hotels are unavailable, you'll stay in comparable hotels in the nearby surroundings. You'll receive the final accommodations with your travel documents, 5 days before departure at the latest