For centuries the Killarney Valley has been recognised far and wide as Ireland's most beautiful destination - casting a magical spell over its visitors. Prepare to be enchanted by its exceptional landscape of mountain ranges, mirrored lakes and ancient forests, woven together by an intricate coastline. This most favoured corner of Ireland fires the imagination and gently soothes the soul. Our base is the excellent Killarney Towers Hotel which occupies a prime position in the town. We include a full day touring the 'Ring of Kerry' a mystical and unspoilt region of Ireland and the dramatic Dingle Peninsula another 'gem of the emerald isle'.
CURRENCY - Currency required for this tour will be the Euro.
PASSPORT - Not required BUT Photographic ID is required.
TRAVEL INSURANCE - Required.
The 3 star Seven Oaks Hotel enjoys an enviable reputation and is only 3 minutes-walk from the town centre. It offers the best in traditional Irish food featuring the finest local produce. All bedrooms are en suite with TV, telephone, tea making facilities, hairdryer, trouser press and Wi-Fi. There is a leisure centre with swimming pool and jacuzzi. There is a lift.
The 4 star Killarney Towers Hotel is superbly appointed occupying a prime position in Killarney. It enjoys a reputation for fine cuisine and high standards of comfort and service. All bedrooms are en suite with TV, telephone, tea making facilities and hairdryer. There is Wi-Fi in the public areas. Leisure facilities at the hotel include sauna, steam room, whirlpool, 15m swimming pool & newly refurbished gym. There is a lift.
The 4 star Talbot House Stillorgan is located a 10-minute drive from the centre of Dublin. All the contemporary bedrooms are en suite with TV, telephone, tea making facilities, hairdryer, trouser press/iron, air-conditioning and Wi-Fi. The Purple Sage restaurant provides you with superior cuisine in modern, comfortable surroundings and there is also a newly refurbished bar & grill. There is a lift.
We journey to Holyhead to board the early afternoon Stena Line Ferry to Dublin. We then transfer to Carlow for overnight half board accommodation at the Seven Oaks Hotel.
We depart after breakfast via Waterford and Cork to the south west corner of Ireland. We continue to the town of Killarney for 4 nights half board accommodation at the Killarney Towers Hotel.
A full day tour to experience the 'Ring of Kerry' with our starting point being the town of Killorglin where we have time to soak up the atmosphere and sample some fresh Irish coffee at the Bog Village. We continue around the famous tourist trail visiting the 'Ladies View' a popular beauty spot, overlooking the Killarney valley and The Macgillycuddy's Reeks Mountains named in honour of Queen Victoria's ladies-in-waiting, who visited it during the royal visit to Muckross House, Killarney in 1861. We also include the peaceful and romantic village of Sneem.
Today we travel via Castlemaine and Annascaul onto the scenic and dramatic Dingle Peninsula, another of the south-west's 'mountain fingers' clawing at the wild Atlantic Ocean and once cited as 'the most beautiful place on earth' by the National Geographic Magazine.
Enjoy a free day in Killarney, brim full of history, heritage, activities and world class hospitality. Alternatively, re-join the coach for a local excursion to Muckross.
We depart after breakfast and travel via Adare en route to Stillorgan for overnight half board accommodation at the Talbot Hotel Stillorgan.
We have an early check out and transfer to Dublin and board the ferry to Holyhead, once on board we have an included breakfast. Travel home arriving late afternoon.
6 nights dinner, bed & breakfast, Luxury coach travel with onboard toilet & facilities, Ferry travel (including breakfast on board on return), Services of experienced tour driver.
EXCURSIONS - excluding any entry fees.
DEPOSIT: £80.00 per person
Single supplement: £136.00