4 Day/3 Night private luxury tour of the magnificent South of Ireland starting in Cork
Have only a few days, but would like to see as much of the spectacular Southwest as possible? This 4 day tour takes you from Cork to Killarney to Galway or Limerick. If you're ok with being on the move, this short but sweet tour is for you! You'll take advantage of the excellent Irish rail service and simply take the train from Dublin to Cork where I'll be waiting. We'll be on our way in luxurious comfort to Killarney with stops along the way. After three overnights in Killarney and three full day tours, its off to Galway or Limerick City where you'll overnight and continue on to Dublin via train. This chauffeured tour takes you to some of the most beautiful places in the South of Ireland and can be easily reversed. An ideal tour package for those arriving/departing from Dublin, but wanting to see a little more of Ireland.
The itinerary is based on my experience of how to best enjoy not just the destination but the journey. It's "Your Tour - Your Trail"™. Please share this great tour with me in 2019!
This tour was originally created with the starting point in Cork however, it can easily start in Galway or Limerick as well.
Day 1 - Arrive via train in Cork from Dublin at 12:00. Scenic drive to Killarney via Blarney Castle & Wollen Mills or visit to the Jameson Experience in Midleton. Arrive in Killarney. Overnight. Killarney
Days 2 - The Dingle & Slea Head Tour, from the green, rolling fields to jagged cliffs overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Overnight Killarney.
Day 3 - The Ring of Kerry Tour, exploring one of Ireland's most famous drives, reaching spectacular places no bus tour can and most self-guided tours will miss. From the Skellig Ring looking out to the Star Wars filming location on the coast of the Iveragh peninsula, to Waterville. Overnight. Killarney
Day 4 - Enjoy the scenic drive and ferry crossing the River Shannon on the way to the Famous Cliffs of Moher to either Limerick or Galway. From either, you can overnight or reconnect with the train for return to Dublin.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel
End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel
Duration: 4 days
Traffic & weather can impact an Irish tours no matter the season, but flexibility and having an experienced, private guide/driver behind the wheel allows you to enjoy the journey, as well as the days, no matter the weather or the traffic conditions on the road.
Travel in true executive class BMW 740LI (long wheelbase) sedan or 2017 Mercedes V-Class touring van, depending on number of guests. In order to provide you the very best, exclusive touring experience available, each premium vehicle is of a standard unmatched by rental class vans or cars often offered by tour providers.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
30 Euro - For lunch, refreshments and souvenirs while touring.
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Gerard was a wonderful guide. He went above and beyond to do such nice things for us. I will tell all of our friends to take his tours when they come to Ireland.