Best of Ireland South and West Self-Drive Tour 15 Days

Best of Ireland South and West Self-Drive Tour 15 Days

14 Night Tour From $1,676 pps

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This tour arrives into and departs from Dublin, but it can be customised to include Shannon as an arrival/departure point.

This tour includes part of the Wild Atlantic Way

Overview

This comprehensive tour of southern Ireland from the east coast to the west, along the south and through the Irish midlands, ensures that you never feel rushed as you go about discovering the stunning sights of each region. And you will also see part of the Wild Atlantic Way a stunning coastal route along Ireland's western coast.

This tour is perfect if you want to take things at your own pace, see all of southern Ireland's most loved attractions and maybe even find a piece of hidden Ireland for yourself.

Starting out with three full days in Dublin you’ll have plenty of time to take in Ireland's capital before discovering all that Ireland’s south and west coasts have to offer from wonderfully picturesque towns like Westport and Tramore to scenic delights such as the Ring of Kerry and the Burren Region.

In this itinerary, you'll find suggested activities and attractions in each of the regions you’ll be visiting. But of course don’t feel you have to stick to our suggestions. Part of the fun of a self-drive tour is discovering those hidden gems for yourself!

Tour Highlights

  • Dublin City - Ireland’s capital city has a plethora of attractions, museums, pubs and an epic history
  • Kilkenny City - Ireland’s medieval capital is complete with winding narrow streets and a long history
  • Blarney Castle – Kiss the stone and get the gift of the gab!
  • The Ring of Kerry - Ireland’s most popular scenic routes with fields of a thousand greens and dazzling coastal views
  • Dingle Peninsula - One of Ireland's most remote regions, enjoy staggering natural beauty and a history of the ages
  • The Burren - This karst like landscape is a unique eco-system on Ireland’s west coast
  • The Cliffs of Moher - Stand on the precipices of Europe and inhale the salty goodness of the wild Atlantic winds
  • Limerick City – this bustling and historic city has lots of attractions, shops and bars
  • The Connemara Region - Situated on the west coast, Connemara has an unspoiled and calming natural beauty
  • Westport – one of Ireland’s prettiest towns full of charm and character!

Overnights for this Tour

  • Dublin for 2 nights
  • Kilkenny for 1 night
  • Waterford for 1 night
  • Cork for 1 night
  • Kerry for 3 nights
  • Limerick for 1 night
  • Clare for 1 night
  • Galway for 2 nights
  • Mayo for 1 night
  • Dublin for 1 night

What's included in this Tour

  • 14 nights accommodation based on your chosen package
  • Full Irish breakfast each morning
  • Car rental (automatic compact car, insurance and all taxes)
  • All our tours are flexible - you can choose your own style of accommodation and you can add or delete days. You can also upgrade to a larger car.

What's not included in this Tour

Flights and dinners. Visitor attractions listed in the tour are just suggestions and are not included in the price of the tour. We can however quote you for some of these visits on request.

Itinerary in Brief

  1. Days 1 and 2: Arrival in Dublin and Dublin City
  2. Day 3: Kilkenny City
  3. Day 4: Waterford City and Tramore
  4. Day 5: Cork City and the Blarney Stone
  5. Days 6 and 7: The Ring of Kerry
  6. Day 8: The Dingle Peninsula
  7. Day 9: Adare and Limerick
  8. Day 10: The Burren and the Cliffs of Moher
  9. Day 11: Galway City
  10. Day 12: The Connemara Region
  11. Days 13: Westport and Mayo
  12. Day 14: Dublin via the midlands
  13. Day 15: Departure from Dublin

This tour arrives into and departs from Dublin, but it can be customised to include Shannon as an arrival/departure point.

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