Trip Overview

The Best of Atlantic Way and Dublin

Tour rating: 4.85 / 5, Based on 5 Reviews
Private tour to Ireland

Breathtaking Ireland has many secrets for you to reveal. This time a fully-customizable tour by Firebird offers you to explore the Wild Atlantic Way, featuring all significant landmarks of the region. Find out what is the ancient Book of Kells, discover magnificent Killarney National Park, and admire the Cliffs of Moher. So, are you ready to set off on your Wild Atlantic Way journey?

The Best of Atlantic Way and Dublin

8 days4 cities
Ireland1 country
Private tour to Ireland
From
$2,989
Tour rating: 4.85 / 5, Based on 5 Reviews

Breathtaking Ireland has many secrets for you to reveal. This time a fully-customizable tour by Firebird offers you to explore the Wild Atlantic Way, featuring all significant landmarks of the region. Find out what is the ancient Book of Kells, discover magnificent Killarney National Park, and admire the Cliffs of Moher. So, are you ready to set off on your Wild Atlantic Way journey?

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Dublin, Ireland

Dublin

first destination

The marvelous capital of Ireland, Dublin, is an ancient city whose long history stretches back for dozens of centuries.

2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 1
Arrival & Guided Evening Bar Crawl
Private Transfer Included
Transfer

Welcome to the fabulous capital of Ireland - Dublin! Upon arrival, your driver meets you at the arrivals hall and transfers you to your centrally located hotel for the check-in.

In the evening you meet your private guide for an evening bar crawl that is an amazing opportunity to learn more about the life of this beautiful city. Together you enjoy a walk along the evening streets of the old town followed by a visit to some local bars. Sharing tables with the locals as it was in the old times and tasting the most traditional drinks and snacks surely enrich your experience in Dublin!

  • Transport: airport transfer.
  • Meals: not included.

 

 

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Day 2
Dublin City Tour & Guinness Storehouse Experience
City Tour
City Tour

Fuel up on Irish breakfast this morning as there will be plenty to do and see around the capital city today, starting with famous attractions and colorful doors and ending with the history of Guinness.  After the tour us over,  the remaining part of the day free.

Please, note: to highlight your tour, you may add a Guinness Storehouse connoisseur experience on top.

  • Meals included: breakfast.
  • Sightseeing: century-old Dublin Castle, Christchurch Cathedral, Ha’penny Bridge, Guinness Storehouse.
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4-star hotel
4

Enjoy your stay in a remarkable 4-star hotel nestled right in the heart of the city and offering top-quality service, great amenities, and comfortable guestrooms, equipped with everything you need for a comfortable stay.

train
Dublin
Cork
3 hrs

Travel through some of the most scenic places of the region while making your way from Dublin to Cork. The whole train ride to the final destination takes about 3 hours.

Cork, Ireland Gallery

Cork

second destination

The beautiful city of Cork is one of the most popular hubs in Ireland, boasting plenty of amazing sights to explore, amazing landscapes, and hearty locals.

1 day in the city
Detailed itinerary
1 night in a centrally located hotel
Day 3
Cork and Cobh Sightseeing
Day Tour
Day Tour

The following breakfast and check out from your hotel, you have a transfer to the railway station where you take the train to the charming town of Cork.

Please, note: alternatively, you may extend your stay in Dublin and have a day-trip to Kells and Bru na Boinne to explore the rich history of County Meath.

Upon arrival in the city, you are taken to your centrally-located hotel for check-in. Then you meet your private guide and set off to Cobh, a lovely seaport town that is beautifully nestled on the south coast of the County Cork. Following the 25-minute train ride, you arrive in Cobh and start exploring the old town that was known as Queenstown from 1849 until 1920.

After, you go back to Cork and enjoy a half-day tour around the 800-year-old enchanting town. During the tour, you have a fantastic opportunity to experience the cozy atmosphere of Cork. Your local guide introduces you to the unique history of the region and its incomparable traditions. 

Then you return to your hotel and have the rest of the evening at leisure to relax after the long day.

  • Transport: regular class train.
  • Meals: breakfast.
  • Sightseeing: English Market, Huguenot Quarter, Burges's French Neo-Gothic Cathedral, the cathedral church of the diocese of Cloyne, St Colman's.
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4-star hotel
4

Enjoy your stay in a remarkable 4-star hotel nestled right in the heart of the city and offering top-quality service, great amenities, and comfortable guestrooms, equipped with everything you need for a comfortable stay.

car
Cork
Killarney
8 hrs

Our trusted driver will take through the most dramatic landscapes and towns on your way from Cork to Killarney. To make this drive memorable there are several sightseeing stops planned for you to make some photos. So just relax and enjoy the ride.

Killarney, Ireland Gallery

Killarney

third destination

Killarney is an important pit-stop for those who explore the famous Ring of Kerry. The town boasts very beautiful architecture and is famous for several breathtaking lakes. 

2 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 4
Wild Atlantic Way to Killarney
Private Transfer Included
Transfer
Day Tour
Day Tour
Nature views
Nature views

After breakfast in the hotel, you check out, depart Cork and travel along the wild and rugged south and west coast, which is part of Ireland’s famous Wild Atlantic Way route. Today is all about the very best Irish scenery and truly breathtaking panoramas that present a new vista with every mile. During the day you enjoy a number of magnificent photo stops.

There is time for lunch in the picturesque village of Kenmare after which in the afternoon you make your way through the most stunning part of the Ring of Kerry along the lakes and the national park.

In the evening, you arrive at the popular town of Killarney. Upon arrival, you are taken to your hotel for the check-in. The evening is free and you can take the hotel shuttle to town to enjoy Ireland’s most famous tourist town and all of the great pubs and restaurants.

  • Transport: car.
  • Meals: breakfast.
  • Sightseeing: Old Head of Kinsale, Skibbereen, Bantry Bay, Ring of Kerry National Park.
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Day 5
Killarney City Tour
City Tour
City Tour
Nature views
Nature views

Following breakfast, you embark on a 2-hour private walking tour of Killarney with a professional local guide. First, you head to Killarney's famous lakes to admire the breathtaking sceneries and explore the world of the unique Irish wildlife. 

After the tour, you have the rest of the evening free to explore the wonderful town on your own and check out what its numerous pubs and restaurants have to offer.

  • Meals: breakfast.
  • Sightseeing: the Lakes of Killarney.
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4-star hotel
4

Enjoy your stay in a remarkable 4-star hotel nestled right in the heart of the city and offering top-quality service, great amenities, and comfortable guestrooms, equipped with everything you need for a comfortable stay.

Galway City Gallery

Galway

fourth destination

Galway, located in the western part of Ireland, is a great place to start your tour around Ireland. The city, set on the banks of the River Corrib, is renowned for its vibrant cultural scene with multiple festivals and events taking place each year.

3 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
2 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 6
Cliffs of Moher & Arrival to Galway
Private Transfer Included
Transfer
Day Tour
Day Tour
Nature views
Nature views

Following breakfast, you check out from the hotel and meet with your guide/driver. Together, you make your way to the jaw-dropping Cliffs of Moher - a sheer precipice that stretches for 5 miles along the Wild Atlantic Way. The Cliffs of Moher are one of the most impressive coastlines in the world and a highlight of any Ireland trip. 

After the tour, you continue your journey to the city of Galway. Upon arrival, you are taken to your hotel for the check-in. The rest of the day is free to explore Galway city on your own or just rest after such a busy day.

  • Transport: car.
  • Meals: breakfast.
  • Sightseeing: Cliffs of Moher, Cliffs of Moher Visitor Centre.
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Day 7
Galway City Tour
City Tour
City Tour

Following breakfast, you meet your guide and go on an exciting walking tour around Galway, covering the best sights of the city. After your excursion is over, you are free to return to your hotel or continue exploring the city on your own.

Please, note: you may extend your stay in Galway and explore the unspoiled beauty of Connemara distinct region. Contact your destination specialist for details.

  • Meals: breakfast.
  • Sightseeing: Eyre Square, Brown's Doorway, John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaque, quincentennial Fountain, Old Town of Galway, Lynch's Castle, St Nicolas' Church, and the Spanish Arch.
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Day 8
Departure from Galway
Private Transfer Included
Transfer

This is the final day of your exciting exploration of Ireland. Following breakfast, your driver transfers you to the airport and you have a flight home.

Transfer: airport transfer.
Meals included: breakfast.

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4-star hotel
4

Enjoy your stay in a remarkable 4-star hotel nestled right in the heart of the city and offering top-quality service, great amenities, and comfortable guestrooms, equipped with everything you need for a comfortable stay.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Accommodation in top-pick centrally located 4-star hotels in Dublin, Cork, Killarney, and Galway;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Private airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Professional English speaking tour guide-drivers;
  • Regular class train ticket from Dublin to Cork;
  • Entrance tickets to: Trinity College Library & Cliffs of Moher Visitors Centre; 
  • All taxes and fees;
  • Support line during the trip.

Note: Hotels availability is subject to change. In case current hotels are booked out we will provide alternative hotels of an equal value for you.​

Note: We include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

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Tour Highlights

  • A guided sightseeing tour of Dublin
  • Guinness Storehouse Experience
  • Entrance to the Trinity College Library
  • Visit to the Killarney national Park
  • Cliffs of Moher Tour
  • Walking tour around Galway

What To Know

  • The currency used by default in Ireland is Euro. To be on the safe side, make sure to withdraw some cash from the ATM beforehand
  • Tips to guides and drivers in Ireland are up to your discretion. However, if you really enjoyed the service, a symbolic tip of no more than $10 will be appreciated
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