The Ireland Castle Tours offered by Ireland Luxury Travel will take you on a memorable journey through time. Discover all about ancient Kings and mystical druid monks, Irish chieftains, Celtic culture and Heritage sites. Stay in luxury castle hotels in Ireland's most scenic parts of the country. Experience old world elegance in comfort and style.
Choose your travel style and destinations and let Ireland Luxury Travel design your Private Ireland Castle Tour, tailor made to suit you and your interests.
Luxury Self Drive: Guide Price $350 per person sharing, per day
Private Driver Guided Tour: Guide Price $900 per person sharing, per day
Your airport transfer will meet you in arrivals and take you to your hotel to relax after your flight. Stretch your legs and get to know your surroundings by exploring Dublin city center.
A private walking guided tour of Dublin will take you through the historical center.
On your second day in Dublin, you might want to enjoy some sightseeing in Ireland’s vibrant capital city. Don’t miss the Guinness Store House for the history of the famous pint of stout, Trinity College for the Book of Kells, Temple bar for the pubs and people watching or Dublinia museum for the history of the Vikings in Dublin. Visit Dublin Castle, the center of the city’s history and evolution since 1204. Ireland Luxury Travel can make reservations in a Michelin star restaurant, for you to discover gourmet Ireland.
This morning, you will meet your driver or collect your car hire and head south out of the city. Your touring can include a drive through Co. Wicklow, with a stop at the beautiful Glendalough Lake and the medieval monastic church. Continue en route to the beautiful town of Kilkenny. Visit the historical Kilkenny castle built in 1195 and stroll around the traditional Irish town. Alternatively, you can visit the famous Rock of Cashel. This stunning ruin was the historical seat of the high Kings of Ireland. Finally, you will arrive at your Waterford Castle hotel and enjoy some fine dining while you unwind.
This morning, you will drive along the Copper Coast road into Co. Cork. Stop in Middleton’s Jameson Experience and discover the making of Irish whiskey. Head on to the famous Blarney Castle and woolen mills for your lunch and make your way to the top to kiss the stone! On to Co. Kerry to your luxury Hotel.
Today, you will drive the world famous Ring of Kerry. Experience the raw beauty of 179 km (111 miles) of the country’s most scenic peninsula routes round the Iveragh Peninsula in southwest Ireland’s County Kerry. The combination of rugged sea, spectacular mountains and small traditional villages will not fail to impress. Skellig Michael, a rocky island with an abandoned 7th-century Christian monastery, is a major destination point. These spectacular views are world famous.
Today, you will take a stroll through Killarney town. Go into the bustling tourist center or visit the world famous Killarney National Park on a horse and buggy. A visit to Ross Castle and a short boat trip on the lakes are all a must do. Don't forget to take the guided tour of the historical Muckross House and Gardens.
This morning, head out of Kerry towards Co. Limerick. Visit the restored Bunratty Castle to experience life in medieval Ireland. Go out to the coast and drive through the Burren, a rocky nature reserve, home to unique flora and fauna and many archaeological sites. Head for the coast and the awesome Cliffs of Moher. The magnificent cliffs are the top of the list of sights to see in Ireland. Soaring 702 ft above the sea, they offer a fantastic view. Later, settle into your luxury Castle hotel and rest.
Spend your day relaxing and enjoying the activities at your luxury castle hotel. Try some clay pigeon shooting, falconry or fishing. Relax in the hotel spa or go for a round of golf in the parklands course. Step back in time to experience old world elegance.
Head back to the east towards Dublin but make a few highlight stops along the way. Visit Newgrange (c 3,200 B.C.), the best-known monument of the World Heritage Site of Brú na Bóinne, predating the ancient pyramids by 400 years and Stonehenge by 1000. Visit the fantastic Visitor Center for a doze of history and lore. Travel to Monasterboice (an early Christian site with a round tower and 10th Century High Cross) and the Hill of Tara (seat of the high kings of Ireland). Settle into your hotel outside Dublin for a good night sleep before your flight home.
Let your airport transfer bring you on the 40 min drive to Dublin airport for your flight home.
Please Note: This is a custom experience subject to actual pricing. You will be required to leave a $500 deposit per person. Once the reservation is created, a travel specialist will work with you to finalize the tour.
Ireland Luxury Travel are experts in bespoke private travel in Ireland. Incorporating the best in luxury and experiential trips for individuals and groups, their team of advisers, all based in Ireland’s South West Coast, will help connect you to all Ireland has to offer.
Each trip is unique and tailored to the specific interests of each individual. Every detail from arrival is personally manged by your professional adviser. A 24 hr assistance direct line while traveling, local pub and restaurant recommendations, dinner reservations, specially prepared itinerary and entry access to selected sightseeing are all included in your personalized travel pack. Ireland Luxury Travel’s excellent team of private driver guides, walking guides and local experts are ready to enrich your travel experience.
Our suggested itineraries are tailored to your interests and designed around your travel plans.
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