Discover the scenic beauty of the Burren on a 2-day tour of the Cliffs of Moher and Blarney Castle from Dublin. Drive through the dramatic landscapes of southwest Ireland. Stay overnight in the historic city of Cork, and much more.
What to Expect
Experience the dramatic landscapes of the southwest of Ireland on a 2-day budget tour to the Cliffs of Moher, Blarney Castle, and more. Kiss the famous Blarney Stone, enjoy panoramic views across the Atlantic Ocean, and stay in the historic city of Cork to enjoy the local life up-close.
Day 1: Dublin - Blarney Castle - Cobh - Cork
Depart Dublin for a relaxing drive through scenic County Cork. Go to the quaint town of Blarney to kiss the legendary Blarney Stone (optional) at the medieval stronghold of Blarney Castle. Learn the story behind the tradition as you explore the castle’s dungeons, caves and hidden bedrooms. Stop for lunch, before driving to the seaside town of Cobh, world famous as the last port of call for the fated Titanic ocean liner. Continue to Cork for a tour of the historic city's highlights. Then, check into your overnight accommodation in the city center for an evening at leisure.
Day 2: Cork - Burren - Cliffs of Moher - Dublin
Start the day with a drive through the beautiful Golden Vale, home to some of the best farm land in Ireland. Stop in Limerick to see the River Shannon and get some fine photos of King John's Castle. Continue west to County Clare, enjoying views of the wild Atlantic Ocean as you drive along the West Coast. Marvel at beautiful beaches of golden sand, looking out for dolphins and whales. Admire the lunar landscape of The Burren, where Alpine, Arctic and Mediterranean flowers grow side-by-side. Hear inspiring tales of how the Irish overcame the horrors of the Great Potato Famine of 1845-49, when over 1 million Irish fled to all 4 corners of the earth to escape. Upon arrival at the Cliffs of Moher, gaze in awe at the sheer majesty of the cliffs and crashing waves. See why world surf champ, Kelly Slater, came here for the award-winning surf movie “Wave Riders.” En route back to Dublin, enjoy a short photo stop at the 15th-century tower house of Bunratty Castle.
- Entrance fees
What's Not Included
- Lunch and dinner
- Additional attractions
Pick-up at 08:20 from Paddys Palace, Lower Gardiner Street, Dublin