Visit County Clare
Clare Six Day Tour
6 days / 5 nights from only £599pp return
Departures from Manchester to Dublin.
Outbound: 15 Aug 2018 16:00
Return: 20 Aug 2018 14:30
To book this tour, call 0161 884 1201
or go to our website www.whitetoursireland.com
Day 1 – Dublin
On Arrival at Dublin Airport (17:00pm), you will be met by our friendly guide, who will provide you with all the information you need to enjoy your first few hours in Ireland. You will be transferred by Coach to a Dublin 3 Star Hotel including dinner.
We depart Dublin for Portumna and visit the Castle Grounds, which occupy a magnificent location of the shores of Lough Derg on the river Shannon. Continue west to the world – renowned Cliffs of Moher, Co. Clare, with stunning views of the Atlantic. Then we make our way back to the 3 star Hydro Hotel in Lisdoonvarna, to a village which is known for its ancient spa and centuries old matchmaking tradition. Enjoy dinner followed by a night of Irish music in a local pub.
Today we visit Galway, a vibrant city with a mix of traditional music and culture. Our journey begins with a cruise on the Corrib River with an Irish coffee making demonstration and Irish step dancing exhibition. We return to the coach and take you on a spectacular coast drive in Connemara and then drive further into the west, into the wild Irish boglands. Then, back to the Hydro hotel for dinner and a night of Irish music.
Free day or *optional outing*
Black Head drive (Nature coastal drive) visit to the world famous Ailwee Cave, Sheep Dog Trial, Burren Centre Kilfenora where you will be given a complete insight into the lunar like landscape of the Burren, which is noted for its crevices and wild Irish flowers. Further along the road, we will see the Poulnabrone Dolmen, a grave dating back over 5000 years and continue on to the Bunratty Medieval Castle before returning to the Hydro Hotel for dinner.
We travel by coach towards Dublin, stopping off at one of Ireland’s oldest licenced whiskey distilleries, the Kilbeggan Whiskey Distillery, where there will be plenty of time to sample this famous drink. Back to Irelands Capital, Dublin City, with a guided tour followed by a visit to the Guinness Storehouse where you will get a chance to taste some of the famous Black Stuff. Overnight in a Dublin 3 star hotel with dinner.
Departure Dublin Airport 14:30