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Grand Ireland Explorer

Grand Ireland Explorer

Grand Ireland Explorer

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This spectacular tour encompasses the best that the island of Ireland has to offer: breath-taking scenery; charming towns; vibrant cities and of course an exceedingly warm welcome. We’ll explore the best of the Emerald Isle on this exciting touring holiday and leave you with memories you will treasure for life!












Note: Hotels in Lisdoonvarna area will be confirmed approximately 4 weeks before departure

Day 1

We travel to Pembroke for our ferry crossing to Rosslare and continue on to Waterford where we stay overnight at Treacy’s Hotel, overlooking the River Suir.

Day 2

We travel through County Cork and enjoy a short stop in Blarney where you will find the famous Blarney Woollen Mills and Blarney Castle (entrance not included). We continue to Tralee where we stay for three nights at The Ashe Hotel, Tralee.

Day 3

This morning we make the short journey to Killarney from where we enjoy an included ride on one of the traditional jaunting cars through part of the National Park to Ross Castle. Here we have included a scenic lake cruise on Lough Leane. After the cruise you will be transferred back to Killarney where you will have free time to explore before we make our way back to Tralee.

Day 4

Today is true highlight of the holiday as we enjoy a scenic one hundred mile drive around the spectacular Ring of Kerry, accompanied by a guide. We’ll visit Killorglin, and the fishing ports of Cahirciveen and Waterville on our travels.

Day 5

We depart Tralee this morning and may our way to Bunratty Folk Park with entrance included. We continue on to Shannon where we stay overnight with an included Irish coffee after dinner.

Day 6

After breakfast we depart Shannon, breaking our journey in Galway, 'the City of Tribes' before arriving in Donegal where we stay for the next two nights.

Day 7

We have arranged a waterbus cruise around Donegal Bay, complete with an outward commentary and a lively fun filled return with live music fron the crew.

Day 8

We depart Donegal and cross into Northern Ireland and first visit the mighty Giant’s Causeway where 40,000 stone columns have created steps leading from the cliff foot and disappearing under the sea. Entrance to the Giant’s Causeway Visitor Centre is also included. We continue our journey to Belfast on what is described as one of the most dramatic stretches of coastline in Europe - The Antrim Coast Road.

NB it is a walk down to the Causeway, a bus is available at an additional cost - not included.

Day 9

Today a guide will join our coach for a tour of the main city sights, including the Botanical Gardens, Queen’s University and the Waterfront Hall. We finish our day at Titanic Belfast where you can learn about the story of Titanic’s conception and early construction, launch, fit out and tragic maiden voyage.

Day 10

Depart Belfast and travel via Dublin where we have included a guided city tour to ensure you see the main sights. In the afternoon we continue our journey to Waterford where we spend our final night.

Day 11

After an early breakfast we travel to Rosslare for our return ferry sailing to Pembroke from where we complete the journey home.

  • Executive coach travel

  • Irish Sea ferry crossings

  • Porterage at all hotels

  • Discover charming Killarney

  • Ride on a traditional jaunting car

  • Boat cruise on Lough Leane

  • Scenic drive around the spectacular Ring of Kerry

  • Entrance to Bunratty Folk Park

  • Time to explore Galway, the City of Tribes

  • Traditional Ceili Night in Lisdoonvarna

  • See the mighty Giant’s Causeway and entrance to the Visitor Centre

  • Guided tour of Belfast

  • Entrance to Titanic Belfast

  • Guided tour of Dublin



30th May £999

15th Aug £999


SRS £245

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Cardiff West Services Cardiff West Services Coach Park
Cross Hands Cross Hands - Library
Duffryn, LLANSAMLET Edwards Travel Centre, Dyffryn Close, Llansamlet
Edwards Depot LLANTRISANT Edwards Depot, Llantrisant, CF72 8QZ
Neath - Railway Neath - Outside Railway Station
Port Talbot Customs Port Talbot Bus Stop OUTSIDE Customs House
Just past the Plaza
Pyle Cross Pyle Cross, bus stop outside supermarket.Pyle Road
Sarn SERVICES Sarn SERVICES - Coach Park
Swansea St Marys Church Bus stop outside church on Princess Way, Swansea

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