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Discover the Jewel of Ireland

Overview

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  • A memorable journey around the spectacular Ring of Kerry
  • Discover the stunning Dingle Peninsula
  • Head off west to Slea Head, Europe's most westerly point
  • Explore all that Killarney has to offer - you won't be disappointed
  • Spend time in charming Enniscorthy

The vibrant town of Killarney, known as the 'Jewel of Ireland', is rich not only in stunning scenery, but also the warmth of Irish hospitality. Join us and experience the dramatic landscapes, the majesty of grand mountain ranges and the allure of shimmering, mystical lakes.

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Itinerary

Day One - Home to North Wales
We make our way from our interchange to our overnight hotel, the Hotel Cymyran in Holyhead, and will enjoy an evening meal. (D)

Day Two – North Wales to Killarney
From our overnight hotel to Holyhead, from where we take the ferry to Dublin then travel westwards to Killarney where we spend the next four nights at the Innisfallen Hotel, and will enjoy an evening meal. (B,D)

Day Three – The Ring of Kerry
Today we are in for a treat as we set off on a sensational 100 mile coastal drive taking in some of the most breathtaking landscapes along the Atlantic coast. Our grand journey returns through the fames Molls Gap, Ladies View and Killarney National Park.  (B,D)

Day Four – The Dingle Peninsula and Slea Head
We call in at the picturesque fishing harbour town of Dingle, before continuing on to Slea Head from where we can see the ‘next parish to America’, the name affectionately given to the outlying Blasket Islands. Then it is off to the Dingle Peninsula, famous for its rugged coastline and dramatic landscape. (B,D)

Day Five – A day at leisure in Killarney
Enjoy a day at leisure. (B,D)

Day Six – Killarney to Enniscorthy
We say goodbye to Killarney and make our way to the picturesque town of Enniscorthy  where we stay overnight at Treacy’s Hotel. (B,D)

Day Seven – Enniscorthy to South Wales
We depart this morning and make our way to the ferry from Rosslare, then on to our overnight hotel, the Aberavon Beach Hotel. (B,D)

Day Eight – South Wales to Home
Today continue back to the interchange.  (B)

Aberavon Beach Hotel

Situated on the seafront of the magnificent sweep of Swansea Bay, the Aberavon Beach Hotel enjoys a quiet location, ideal for exploring the surrounding scenery of South Wales.

Rooms at this hotel


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The Local Area

Included Excursions

Full Day: Dingle Peninsula And Slea Head

Known for its rugged beauty and fantastic cultural heritage, the Dingle peninsula has been recommended as a must-visit spot for nature lovers by some of the top travel guides the world over. The peninsula features green landscapes, rocky hills, sandy beaches and dramatic cliff faces. The town of Dingle itself is a hub for Irish culture and has a large Irish speaking population. We'll move onto Slea Head, which gives a dramatic view from the tip of the Dingle Peninsula, the beach here is known as one of the best in Ireland. From here, you can enjoy spectacular views across to the outlying Blasket Islands, known as ‘the next parish to America’. 

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Full Day: Ring of Kerry including Kerry Bog Village

We take a stunning 100-mile scenic drive around some of the Atlantic Coast’s most inspiring scenery. We pass through picturesque villages, taking in sites of great historical interest. Don’t miss the stunning views at Ladies View. We also visit Kerry Bog Village, giving you a fascinating insight into life in 18th-century Ireland during the famine.

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