Trip Overview

Best of Dublin & Galway

Tour rating: 4.89 / 5, Based on 5 Reviews
Private tour to Ireland

Dreaming to see the best of Ireland? Enjoy the top attractions of this gorgeous island country during guided city tours, insightful day trips to places like Newgrange Boyne Valley, as well as exciting activities like a cruise to the Cliffs of Moher, tasting whiskey at the Jameson Distillery and enjoying a traditional Irish dancing show. This program can be built around your preferences and includes the best central hotels and airport transfers.

Best of Dublin & Galway

7 days2 cities
Ireland1 country
Private tour to Ireland
From
$2,496
Tour rating: 4.89 / 5, Based on 5 Reviews

Dreaming to see the best of Ireland? Enjoy the top attractions of this gorgeous island country during guided city tours, insightful day trips to places like Newgrange Boyne Valley, as well as exciting activities like a cruise to the Cliffs of Moher, tasting whiskey at the Jameson Distillery and enjoying a traditional Irish dancing show. This program can be built around your preferences and includes the best central hotels and airport transfers.

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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.

3 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
3 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: no meals 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.

  • Meals: breakfast.
  • Sightseeing: Dublin Castle, Christchurch Cathedral, Ha’penny Bridge, Guinness Storehouse, Trinity College Library

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

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Day 3
Newgrange Boyne Valley Trip
Day Tour
Day Tour

Prepare for one of the most exciting days of your trip as today you are going to visit the Newgrange Boyne Valley. Together with your local guide, you see the most outstanding sites.

  • Meals included: breakfast.
  • Sightseeing: enter the 5200-year Passage Tomb at Newgrange, Newgrange visitor center, Monasterboice tour, remains of an early Christian settlement, Hill of Slane, Hill of Tara.
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The Grafton Hotel
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Set in the center of Dublin, the Grafton Hotel houses 127 brand new guestrooms.
train
Dublin
Galway
2 h 30 min

Have an enjoyable time traveling on a train along the Irish countryside. These modern trains are fitted with nice seats, provide great onboard amenities, and plenty of legroom.

Galway City Gallery

Galway

second 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.

4 days in the city
Detailed itinerary
3 nights in a centrally located hotel
Day 4
Train to Galway & City Tour
Private Transfer Included
Transfer
City Tour
City Tour

Following breakfast, you check out and are transferred to the rail station for your train to Galway. Upon arrival, you check in the hotel and have a guided sightseeing tour.

  • Meals included: breakfast.
  • Sightseeing: Eyre Square, Brown's Doorway, John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaque, the Quincentennial Fountain, Old Town of Galway, Lynch's Castle, St Nicolas' Church, Spanish Arch.
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Day 5
Day Trip to Cliffs of Moher
Day Tour
Day Tour

Following breakfast, you embark on a saturated day-trip to one of the most impressive coastlines in Ireland. Together with your guide-driver, you explore the picturesque sheer that stretches for 5 miles along the Wild Atlantic Way and learn more about this unique natural wonder. After the tour, you return to Galway.

  • Meals included: breakfast.
  • Transport: private transfer.
  • Sightseeing: Cliffs of Moher, Cliffs of Moher Visitor Center entrance, Burren Region.
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Day 6
Day Trip to Connemara & Kylemore Abbey
Day Tour
Day Tour

In the morning after breakfast, you have one more day to explore outstanding Ireland locations, with your guide-driver, you make your way to the Connemara region and visit the Kylemore Abbey.

  • Meals included: breakfast.
  • Transport: private transfer.
  • Sightseeing: Connemara region, Kylemore Abbey, Aughnanure Castle.
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Day 7
Departure
Private Transfer Included
Transfer

This is the final day of your exciting Ireland exploration. Following breakfast, your driver transfers you to the Shannon Airport and you have a flight home (as an option, you may depart home from Dublin Airport).

  • Transfer: airport transfer.
  • Meals included: breakfast.
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Galmont Hotel & Spa, Galway
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Located next to the central Eyre Square and overlooking Galway Bay, the Galmont stands in the heart of the city. Being home to the award-winning spa center, the hotel also provides large guestrooms with LCD TV and free Wi-Fi as well as luxury Egyptian cotton bedding and goose feather pillows. Guests are welcome to have a meal at the in-house Marinas Grill or enjoy a drink at The Coopers Bar & Lounge.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Accommodation at remarkable hotels in Dublin and Galway;
  • Delicious breakfasts at your hotels;
  • Airport transfers with private drivers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Sightseeing tours with private professional English-speaking guides in Dublin & Galway;
  • Small group tour to Newgrange from Dublin;
  • Guided day trips with private transportation to the Cliffs of Moher and Connemara & Kylemore Abbey from Galway;
  • Entrance tickets to the Book of Kells Exhibition, Cliffs of Moher Visitors Centre, Aughnanure Castle, Kylemore Abbey;
  • Regular class train tickets: Dublin - Galway;
  • All tourist fees & taxes, including tourist city taxes;
  • Support line during the trip.

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, gratuities.

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Tour Highlights

  • Customizable itinerary which can be tailored around your preferences
  • Accommodation options of your choice
  • Only reliable guides and drivers
  • Sightseeing tours of Dublin and Galway
  • Cliffs of Moher Cruise
  • Irish Dance Night

What To Know

  • You can use your bank card to pay almost anywhere in Europe. If you need some local cash, it is best to use an ATM. When you withdraw cash from an ATM, the currency conversion will be done automatically by your bank, and the exchange rate will usually be much better than if you exchange currency at a local bank.
  • Water isn't free in the restaurants. Free public toilets are quite rare, we suggest you have some change with you as well.
  • You will find many places (restaurants and shops) closed on Sundays.
  • The tour program includes some walking tours, we recommend you to pack comfortable shoes. During your tour, be careful not to walk on the bike line.
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