Day 1: Dublin
Arrive at Dublin, validate your Pass at the Aircoach stop outside Dublin Airport and jump on an Aircoach right into the city center. Use of this service activates your Dublin Pass, check in at hotel and day is free to explore:so the more you see, the more you save! Dublin is a delight to explore and very easy to navigate on foot, many visitor attractions are within easy walking distance of each other.
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The Dublin Pass entitles you to the benefit of fast-track entry, allowing you to skip the long queues at some of the busiest tourist attractions! Simply show your Dublin Pass to the attendant and you can bypass the queue, saving you time, adding convenience and making you feel like a VIP!
Save even more money with the Dublin Pass and avail of more fabulous special offers in some of Dublin's finest shops, restaurants, theatres, entertainment venues, tours and much more! Overnight at hotel.
Day 2: Dublin
Today after breakfast day is free with Dublin pass FREE ENTRY to 27 of Dublin's top visitor attractions. Overnight at hotel.
Day 3:Dublin- Galway (2:45 minutes)
Today after breakfast check out from hotel and board train for Galway, after check in Walking is a good way to see the city, as its compact design makes it easy to tour. Galway is also known for shopping and has many crafts shops.
The walk begins at the railway and bus station corner of Eyre Square, the center of historic Galway, Eyre Square, Kennedy Memorial Park, Collegiate Church of St. Nicholas, built in the 1300s etc. Overnight at hotel.
Day 4: Connemara Day Trip from Galway: Kylemore Abbey and Ross Errilly Friary
Today after breakfast Leave your Galway hotel and head north by luxury coach through the countryside of County Galway, in the west of Ireland. First stop is near the town of Headford visit Ross Errilly Friary - one of the best preserved Franciscan friaries in Ireland. Known locally as Ross Abbey, the medieval ruin is considered as a National Monument of Ireland, with atmospheric cloisters and medieval tombs just itching to be explored. After strolling around the ruin with your guide, hop back on your coach for the short trip to Cong village, where The Quiet Man featuring John Wayne, was filmed. With roughly 45 minutes at leisure here, you can perhaps retrace the steps of actors through the village, or maybe amble over to Cong Woods to see 11th-century Ashford Castle. Alternatively just relax with a coffee (own expense) on the banks of Lough Corrib - Ireland's largest lake.
Continue to County Connemara, traveling around Loch Na Fooey - an unspoiled glacier lake - and soak up sights of the region's incredibly scenic countryside. Hear tales of life in Connemara from your guide and learn about the time-honored Irish traditions and customs that are still preserved in Gaelic-speaking Connemara today.Next stop is Kylemore Abbey - a majestic Benedictine abbey on the banks of Lake Kylemore. Steeped in history, the abbey is said to have been built as a romantic gift in the late 1800s, and later served as a refuge for Benedictine nuns who fled Belgium during World War I. Entry to Kylemore Abbey is at your own expense, and once inside you'll have two hours to spend at leisure. Enjoy lunch (own expense), stroll around the abbey or perhaps take a look at its Victorian walled gardens.
On the journey back to Galway, pass though the spectacular scenery of Connemara's Inagh Valley, weaving alongside the Maam Turks Mountains and back around Lough Carrib. Arrive back to Galway in the early evening. Overnight at hotel.
Day 5: Galway- Dublin(2:45 minutes)
Today after breakfast check out from hotel and board train for Dublin.
Tour cost per person from £390
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- 2 nights accommodation in Dublin with breakfast
- 2 days Dublin Pass
- Sector ticket from Dublin to Galway
- 2 nights accommodation in Galway with breakfast
- Connemara Day Trip from Galway: Kylemore Abbey and Ross Errilly Friary
- Sector tickets galway to Dublin