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Small-Group 6-Day Driftwood Tour from Dublin

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6 Day Driftwood Tour starting in Dublin - travelling through County Wicklow to Kilkenny City for the first night, onto Waterford and Wexford, 2 Nights in a 5* Castle Hotel. Onto East Cork for a night with the final night in Kinsale, County Cork before returning to Dublin.

REVEL AT SOME OF EUROPE’S VERY BEST SCENERY:
•       The Wicklow Mountains - Ireland’s largest single area of upland Wilderness.
•       The Knockmealdown Mountains and the Golden Vale of Tipperary.
•        The Comeragh Drive through some of the least visited Irish mountains.
•       The Hook Head Peninsula and the unspoilt ‘Copper Coast’ of Waterford

 ENJOY SOME OF IRELAND’S HSTORIC BUILDINGS:
•       Kilkenny Castle, St Canice’s Cathedral and the Round Tower - all within Kilkenny City
•       Loftus Hall - The most haunted building in Ireland
•       Jerpoint Park - Hear the fascinating story of the ‘lost town’ of Jerpoint.
•       Altamount House and Gardens - A great example of a Robinsonian style garden
•       Blarney castle and gardens - Kiss the world-famous stone or get away from the crowds and explore the extensive grounds of the castle
•       Visit the grave of Santa Claus

VISIT SOME OF IRELAND’S ANCIENT HISTORICAL SITES:
•       Glendalough, A 5th Century Monastic Site nestled in the Wicklow Mountains
•       Rathgall - Ireland’s largest ancient Ringfort
•       The Hook Head Lighthouse - the world’s oldest continually working lighthouse
•       The Ardmore Round Tower

EVOCATIVE REMINDERS OF IRELAND’S TURBULENT PAST:
•       The Dunbrody Famine Ship and the harrowing story of the Irish famine.
•       The Ros Tapestry and the story of the arrival of the Anglo Normans in Ireland
•       Cobh/Queenstown - Centre of mass emigration and last port of call of the Titanic

A VISIT TO SOME OF IRELAND’S LEADING NAMES:
•       Waterford Crystal Factory - The World’s most famous crystal producer.
•       Jameson Distillery in Midleton - Arguably the home of Irish whiskey
•       Stephen Pearce Pottery - A renowned Irish craftsman

 

OVERNIGHTING IN:
•       Kilkenny - Ireland’s medieval capital and only inland city.
•       Waterford Castle Hotel - Intimate five star luxury on its own private island.
•       Kinsale - Ireland’s attractive gourmet capital
•       Ballycotton Bay on the south coast of County Cork
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Important Information
Departure Point
The Grand Canal Hotel, Dublin
Departure Time
08:10 AM from The Grand Canal Hotel, Dublin
Duration
6 days
Return Details
The Grand Canal Hotel, Dublin
Inclusions
  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • 5 nights accommodation
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Breakfast
  • Driver/guide
  • Small-group tour (16 Pax Maximum)
Exclusions
  • Entrance fees (Optional) Blarney Castle - €15 per person Kilkenny Castle - €8 per person Queenstown Experience - €9.50 per person The Ross Tapestry - €6 per person
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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The Driftwood 6 Day Ancient Ireland Tour far exceeded what we imagined, thanks to the quality of the tour and our guide, Rhys. I traveled with my wheelchair-bound mother, so a quick note about accessibility challenges. Traveling with a wheelchair is doable depending on one’s
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Response from vagaboss, Owner at Small-Group 6-Day Driftwood Tour from Dublin
Responded 5 Sep 2019
Hello Jennifer M, we are pleased to hear that Rhys was able to assist you and your mother on this occasion. Rhys is a super VagaGuide indeed. Our small group tours are curated to give you the best experience. Thank you for your review, Rob Rankin, Owner.
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A few years ago we did the 11 day Driftwood Tour and were very pleased with our experience. We decided to return and take the 6 Day Ancient Ireland Tour. Once again we were very happy with the tour. The guides were Mark and Pat. Mark was our guide on our previous tour and we
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Key Details
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  • Duration: 6 days
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Languages Offered: English
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