South Ireland: Galway and Kerry 3-Day Budget Tour

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See the best of South Ireland and the Ring of Kerry on a 3-day budget tour from Dublin. Visit Gaelic-speaking Galway, and discover a city that is ultra-chic, yet totally Irish. Marvel at the Cliffs of Moher, and much more.
About this activity
Duration 3 days
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Live guide
English
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Experience

Highlights
  • See the best of South Ireland and the Ring of Kerry
  • Listen to some traditional Irish music in Galway Bay
  • Stand on the top of the dramatic Cliffs of Moher
  • Stay in Ireland's party capital in Kerry
  • Discover the lunar landscape of The Burren
  • Drive along the world's longest coastal touring route
  • Marvel at the Rock of Castle Dunamase in Ireland's Golden Vale
Full description
Discover the majestic beauty of the Ring of Kerry and South Ireland on a 3-day budget tour to Gaelic-speaking Galway and the Cliffs of Moher. Mix with local characters, and learn the legends of the “Emerald Isle” up-close-and-personal. Enjoy an unforgettable night in Killarney, Ireland’s party capital. Dormitory style accommodation is provided in hostels, with the option to stay in B&B or apartment-style accommodation for those that crave a bit more privacy.

Day 1: Dublin - Connemara - Galway
Depart Dublin for Galway, traveling towards the west of Ireland, and stopping en route for a comfort break. Enjoy the magnificent scenery of the Irish midlands. Experience the rugged wilderness of Connemara as you drive over dramatic mountains that have provided the setting for countless Hollywood movies. Continue along the Connemara coastline to Galway City. Find a nice pub in Galway Bay to listen to some traditional Irish music before retiring for the night.

Day 2: Galway - Cliffs of Moher - Kerry
Experience the crashing waves of the Atlantic Ocean as you drive down the west coast. See beautiful beaches of golden sand, keeping a lookout for dolphins and whales along the way. Follow the route of the Atlantic Way, the world’s longest coastal touring route. Explore the lunar landscape of The Burren, the only place on earth where Alpine, Arctic, and Mediterranean flowers grow side-by-side. Then, discover the crown jewels of Ireland at the Cliffs of Moher. See why the cliffs were chosen as a backdrop for the film "The Princess Bride," and why world surf champ Kelly Slater shot the award-winning surf movie "Wave Rider" there. Spend the night in Kerry, where nightlife offerings include the chance to sing a few of the songs your guide will have taught you during the day (please note that on some tours, accommodation will be in Cork, depending on availability).

Day 3: Kerry – Blarney Castle - Dublin
Take in some highlights of the Ring of Kerry (which typically include Moll's Gap, Leprechaun Crossing, Killarney National Park, Lakes of Killarney, Torc Waterfall) before enjoying time at leisure in Killarney. Many guests enjoy an (optional) horse and carriage or horse ride. The journey back to Dublin takes you on a leisurely drive through the heritage town of Adare, with its fabulous thatched cottages, and the Golden Vale, Ireland's finest agricultural land with its rolling fields and pastures. Return to Dublin by 19:00 approx.
Includes
  • Guide
  • Transportation
  • Accommodation
  • Breakfasts
  • Entrance fees
What’s Not Included
  • Lunches and dinners
  • Additional attractions

When you get there

Meeting point

Meet at 08:00 at Paddys Palace, Lower Gardiner Street, Dublin

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