Depart Dublin in the morning and travel south west to the magnificent Rock of Cashel, once home to the Kings of Munster. This ancient fortress set on a hill commands spectacular views across the surrounding countryside. It's structures includes a medieval round tower, chapel, cathedral and a castle..
Next it's on to Cork, which locals claim is the real capital of Ireland. It's also known as the rebel county and is home to the 600-year old Blarney Castle with its magical Blarney Stone. Legend has it that one kiss of the Blarney Stone bestows the gift of eternal eloquence. There'll be time to explore the castle and its extensive gardens.
Finally it's one to the picturesque harbour town of Kinsale, often called the 'jewel' of West Cork. It's renowned for its award-winning restaurants, rich history and dramatic scenery.