Best Of Ireland South


This Best of Ireland South Escorted Coach Tour of is 7 days/6 nights. See the South of Ireland in all its glory with this incredible tour.


Blarney Castle
Burren Birds of Prey Centre
Cliffs of Moher
Dingle Peninsula
Jaunting car ride in Killarney
King John’s Castle
Sheepdog Demonstration


Superior First Class

The Talbot Hotel Stillorgan, Dublin (1 night)
Scotts Hotel, Killarney (2 nights)
The Inn at Dromoland, Newmarket-on-Fergus (2 nights)
The Grand Canal Hotel, Dublin (1 night)

Tour Includes:

Full daily breakfast (except Day 1)
All on-tour transportation including shuttles and ferries
Welcome get-together drink with your group
Five dinners including a fun night at Taylors Three Rock Pub, a lively medieval castle banquet, and a local venue in Dingle.
Free Wi-Fi on coaches so you can stay connected along the way
Documents wallet and backpack to keep you organized
All local taxes, hotel service charges & handling of one suitcase per person

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2020 Prices
Mar 7 – Mar 14 – €1445
Mar 28 – Apr 4 – €1525
Apr 2 – Apr 9 – €1525
Apr 4 – Apr 11 – €1525
Apr 9 – Apr 16 – €1565
Apr 11 – Apr 18 – 1565
Apr 18 – Apr 25 – €1565
Apr 25 – May 2 – €1605
May 2 – May 9 – €1685
May 7 – May 14 – €1685
May 9 – May 16 – 1685
May 16 – May 23 – €1725
May 21 – May 28 – €1725
May 23 – May 30 – €1725
May 30 – Jun 6 – €1725
Jun 4 – Jun 11 – €1805
Jun 11 – Jun 18 – €1805
Jun 13 – Jun 20 – €1765
Jun 20 – Jun 27 – €1765
Jun 25 – Jul 2 – €1805
Jun 27 – Jul 4 – €1805
Jul 9 – Jul 16 – €1765
Jul 16 – Jul 23 – 1805
Jul 18 – Jul 25 – €1805
Jul 25 – Aug 1 – €1805
Jul 30 – Aug 6 – €1765
Aug 1 – Aug 8 – €1805
Aug 6 – Aug 13 – €1805
Aug 13 – Aug 20 – €1765
Aug 15 – Aug 22 – €1805
Aug 22 – Aug 29 – €1805
Aug 29 – Sep 5 – €1845
Sep 5 – Sep 12 – €1805
Sep 12 – Sep 19 – €1685
Sep 17 – Sep 24 – €1685
Sep 24 – Oct 1 – €1605
Sep 26 – Oct 3 – €1605
Oct 1 – Oct 8 – €1525
Oct 3 – Oct 10 – €1525
Oct 10 – Oct 17 – €1485
Oct 15 – Oct 22 – €1445
Oct 17 – Oct 24 – €1445
Oct 24 – Oct 31 – €1405

Single room supplement: €255

*All prices are per person sharing. Single Supplements apply.

Best of Ireland South (Tour B) 6 Days / 5 Nights

Day 1: Dublin & Taylor’s Three Rock Pub
Meet your guide at 2:00 PM in the hotel lobby and set off on an orientation tour of Dublin city center. Take a guided tour of Trinity College and view the illuminated manuscript of the 8th century Book of Kells, the world’s most famous medieval manuscript. In the evening, enjoy a welcome drink with your group before heading to Taylor’s Three Rock Pub for a dinner of Irish specialties and a lively show.

Day 2: Blarney Castle & Killarney
Relax and enjoy the picturesque midlands of Ireland, with its many mixed farms. Stop for photos of the stately ruins on the Rock of Cashel, rising high above the surrounding plain. Get a taste of farm life at a nearby sheep farm. Enjoy scones with tea and watch trained dogs herd sheep. Visit Blarney Castle to kiss the famous “Stone of Eloquence” or explore the tranquil gardens. Treat yourself to quality Irish made goods at Blarney Woollen Mills. Travel through Macroom and into County Kerry where the scenery becomes more mountainous. Arrive in the charming town of Killarney.
(B, D)

Day 3: Dingle Peninsula & Dingle Bay Cruise
Discover the glorious Dingle Peninsula, made famous in the movies “Ryan’s Daughter” and “Far & Away,” which showcased the wonderful scenery found here. Travel to Slea Head at the westernmost tip of the peninsula for awesome views of the Atlantic Ocean. Embark on a short cruise around Dingle Harbour and Bay for great panoramic views all around. Enjoy dinner at a local venue before spending the remainder of the evening free exploring Killarney.
(B, D)

Day 4: Jaunting Car Ride & Medieval Castle Banquet
Take a traditional horse-drawn jaunting car through the Killarney National Park to scenic Ross Castle. Head to the village of Adare, famous for its main street lined with thatched cottages and colorful gardens. In Limerick visit King John’s Castle, which has guarded the River Shannon and access to the interior of the country for over 800 years. In the evening head to Bunratty or Knappogue Castle for a medieval-style feast. During and after the meal the lords and ladies will serenade you with song and harp music.
(B, D)

Day 5: Cliffs of Moher & Galway
Travel along the coast of County Clare to view the Cliffs of Moher, which soar almost 700 feet above the churning Atlantic swells. Walk along the top of the cliffs to O’Brien’s Tower for great views of Galway Bay and the Aran Islands. Visit the Burren Birds of Prey Centre where you will see dynamic flying displays and learn about raptor conservation. Join a local guide in Galway for a brief stroll through the twisting streets of the old city and before spending some time on your own.
(B, D)

Day 6: Irish National Stud & Dublin
Enjoy the scenic Irish countryside on your way to Kildare where you’ll visit the home of equine royalty, The Irish National Stud. Here you’ll see immaculately-bred stallions alongside protective mares, frolicking foals and athletic yearlings. Stroll around the delightful grounds to explore St. Fiachra’s Garden, including its miniature Japanese Gardens. Spend the rest of the day at your leisure and dine at your choice of one of the many restaurants or pubs scattered throughout Dublin.

Day 6: Tour ends in Dublin
Your tour ends after breakfast today

B: Breakfast; D: Dinner



Blarney Castle  Blarney Castle

Built nearly 600 years ago by one of Ireland’s greatest chieftains, Cormac MacCarthy, this stronghold has been attracting attention ever since. Millions have flocked to Blarney to kiss the legendary Stone of Eloquence, found at the top of the tower, making it one of Ireland’s greatest treasures.


Burren Birds of Prey Centre Bird of Prey

The Centre is home to one of the largest collections of Birds of Prey in Ireland with scheduled flying displays daily.



Cliffs of Moher
Cliffs of Moher

One of Ireland’s top visitor attractions, the cliffs are 700 feet high and extend for 5 miles over the Atlantic Ocean on the western seaboard of County Clare. O’Brien’s Tower stands proudly on a headland and one can see the Aran Islands, Galway Bay and Connemara. The cliffs are home to major colonies of cliff nesting seabirds.

Dingle Peninsula  Dingle Peninsula

The Dingle Peninsula stretches 30 miles into the Atlantic Ocean from Ireland’s south-west coast and is dominated by the Slieve Mish Mountains and Mount Brandon, Ireland’s second highest peak. The steep sea-cliffs and sandy beaches provide spectacular views.


Jaunting Car Ride in Killarney   Killarney Jaunting cars 2

Drive through part of the extensive Killarney National Park at a leisurely pace to enjoy wonderful lake and mountain views and stop for photos. All the while your driver entertains you with local folklore and history of the area.


King John’s Castle King John's Castle

King John’s Castle is situated in the heart of medieval Limerick City, overlooking the majestic River Shannon. It was built between 1200 and 1210 and was repaired and extended many times in the following centuries. The interpretative center contains an imaginative historical exhibition which tells the story of the Castle.


Sheepdog Demonstration SheepdogTrials

Sheep farming is an important part of country life and watch a farmer with his working dogs control a flock of sheep. See how agile dogs obey various commands to round up sheep, especially useful in mountainous regions.


Do you feel like a 6 day coach tour isn’t for you? Why not check out our car tours for a more open ended itinerary? Or our dedicated golf site for a more active trip to Ireland?