Your adventures begin in the north west in wild Connemara. Enjoy Ireland's natural, rugged beauty before discovering the party capital Galway. Head to Northern Ireland and visit historic Derry, Donegal and Belfast.
What to Expect
Day 1: Dublin — Connemara — Galway
Meet your Irish tour guide on day one and take a scenic drive across Ireland. Continue north west to wild Connemara. Enjoy the remote, rugged beauty of the mountains and lakes of Connemara.
Enjoy a photo stop at Kylemore Abbey. After a day's touring and sightseeing, take the short drive into Ireland's most beautiful city and party central — Galway. Find a traditional pub down by Galway bay to enjoy the electrifying traditional music. Enjoy a night in the party capital Galway where great traditional music and dance await.
Day 2: Galway — Sligo — Derry
Start your day with a trip to the picturesque village of Cong, the location for the Oscar-winning Hollywood movie, The Quiet Man.
Make your way to the northwest through the enchanting county of Sligo. Have lunch in Strandhill, a surf paradise. Visit the grave of Ireland's most famous poet W.B. Yeats. Then, cross the border into Northern Ireland and enjoy a night of Irish music in lively Derry.
Day 3: Derry — Donegal — Belfast
Walk the historic walled city of Derry, which dates back to 1601 and may be familiar from the 1972 film "Bloody Sunday." Your local guide will amaze you with the story of this historic city.
Next, it's Donegal with its majestic highlands. An extravaganza of sites and scenery, hikes and history, loads of craic and local characters, all perfect for nature lovers. Marvel at Glenveagh Castle and the impressive National Park in the highlands of Donegal.
Spend the night in Derry, listening to music in the shadows of the city's 17-century walls.
Day 4: Derry — Giant's Causeway — Belfast
Another glorious touring day: Cruise the beautiful north coast. You'll see the Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge. Depending on the season, you will have the chance to cross at your own risk, by making a small charitable donation to the National Trust, the UK registered charity that maintains the bridge. Walk the Giant's Causeway and take fantastic photos of Dunluce Castle, before making your way to Belfast.
Day 5: Belfast — Dublin
Spend the morning in Belfast. In the afternoon, make your way back to Dublin. The tour will arrive at Dublin Airport at 16:00 for those with flights to catch, before continuing to Dublin City at approximately 16:30.
- Entrance fees (for attractions on the itinerary)
Paddy's Palace, Lower Gardiner Street, Dublin at 08:00.