Taste of Ireland 8 days
Day 2: Breakfast at the hotel. Sightseeing bus tour of Dublin with a visual inspection of the Cathedral of St. Patrick (St. Patrick Cathedral) (originally on this site was a small Church built in memory of Saint Patrick, in the 13th century was built the Cathedral, the appearance of which has been preserved to the present time), Trinity College (Trinity College), the oldest University of the country, famous for its library, which stores Christian manuscripts, the Book of Celtic (Book of Kells) and other literary masterpieces, Dublin castle (Dublin Castle) . the construction of which began in the XII century. The history of the castle is closely connected with centuries-old presence in Ireland of the British (the British rule lasted for almost a thousand years, until 1922). Visit to the Jameson whiskey Museum. Familiarity with the production technology in ancient times, tasting. Moving to Galway.. Accommodation at the hotel.
Day 3: Breakfast at the hotel. Journey to Connemara (Connemara Region). Connemara is a land of lakes and rivers, bogs and mountains, small villages that still speak the Gaelic language and where little has changed for centuries. This is, without doubt, the most wild and romantic part of Ireland. Connemara is a vast Peninsula, bordering on arid and rocky coast of Galway. Its Northern coast – lands are more severe and more mysterious, with breathtaking views of the ocean, the fjord of Killary Harbor (Killary Harbour), as well as the steep mountains overlooking numerous lakes and marshes. Connemara is a real Paradise for nature lovers and those seeking a thrill. A visit to the Abbey Kylemore (Kylemore). First it was the manor, which in 1868 was built by Mitchell Henry, who spent their honeymoon in these places. One of the most famous Kylemore features is its miniature Cathedral, built in 1870. Today there live nuns of the Benedictine order. They bought the Abbey in 1920, coming here from war-torn Belgium. Travel North along Loch valley Ins. Return to the hotel.
Day 4: Breakfast at the hotel. Journey through the Burren region (the Burren Region). This is one of the most unique regions in Europe. “hotel”means “big rocks”. In addition to the unusual flora, here is a great number of castles and ruins of ancient monasteries. Excursion to the famous cliffs of Moher (Cliffs of Moher) . on the West coast of the County. It offers views of the Atlantic ocean and the cliffs rise to a height of 200 meters above sea level. Drive to Killarney, check in to the hotel.
Day 5: Breakfast at the hotel. The most famous and panoramic route Ireland around the Iveragh Peninsula, better known as the ring of Kerry (Ring of Kerry). This is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places in all of Ireland, the beautiful mountains and landscapes will be constant companions for almost the entire route. Visit “Bog of the Village” is an example of a typical Irish settlements of the 18th-19th centuries during the Great Famine. Transfer to Cahirciveen, the birthplace of the national hero of Ireland, Daniel O”connell. Then drive through the peat bogs to the town of Waterville, then to the village of Sneem, known for its brightly coloured houses. The road continues through the mountains with magnificent views of the famous lakes of Killarney. The Palace of the Macro (Muckross House), built in 1843 in the style of the era of Queen Elizabeth the family of Herbert. This Palace is one of the most sumptuous residences of Ireland, it is surrounded by beautiful gardens and is situated in the heart of Killarney national Park. Return to the hotel.
Day 6: Breakfast at the hotel. Moving to the Dingle Peninsula . where there is a lot of ancient monuments. There are still local people speak the Irish language. The Peninsula is associated with many dramatic events in Ireland. From here, the mountain Slea Head offers stunning views of the Blasket Islands. Drive to Limerick, check in to the hotel.
Day 7: Breakfast at the hotel. Return to Dublin. Accommodation at the hotel. After lunch free time for shopping.
Day 8: Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport.
Included in the tour price:
– accommodation in hotels of chosen category
– eating hot Irish Breakfast
– excursions according to itinerary with English speaking guide
– transportation by comfortable car