Enjoy a unique opportunity to experience one of the most popular scenic drives in the world, the Ring of Kerry. Take in breath taking views as you travel through the highest mountain ranges in Ireland bordered by the stunning seascapes of County Kerry. With visits to the Guinness Storehouses in Dublin, Killarney Jaunting cars and National Park, Dingle Peninsula and the Kindom of Kerry you won’t be short of things to see and do!
Arrival Day: After joining the coach via one of our departure points or our executive Door2Door service, you will be introduced to your professional driver and whisked away in comfort journeying to Holyhead for our 13:50 ferry crossing to Dublin Port. We aim to arrive at The Plaza Hotel near Dublin in time for you to relax before your evening meal and settle down for your first night.
Guinness Storehouse: After breakfast our first visit today is to the Guinness Storehouse. This historical building is central to Dublin's and Ireland's heritage, providing a magical journey deep into the heart of the world famous GUINNESS® brand and company. The seven floors tell the story from its origins here at St. James's Gate in Dublin to its growth as a global brand, known all around the world. After our visit we travel onto Tralee and arrive at the hotel for the next four nights of your stay. Evening dinner and overnight stay.
Ring of Kerry: This morning we take a trip on a Jaunting Car. The Jaunting Car Tour is the perfect option to show you the hidden delights of Killarney National Park & the famous Lakes of Killarney. After our ride, we continue on our journey around the Ring of Kerry. This area in the southwest of Ireland is one of our most scenic routes located in some of the most beautiful, unspoilt natural environments in Ireland. Here we will marvel at the fantastic views and scenery. In the evening we will return to our hotel in Tralee for dinner and overnight stay.
Dingle Peninsula: After breakfast you will have some free time to peruse the pretty streets of Dundalk and marvel at the impressive St Patricks Church. This afternoon, we board the coach and travel the short distance to the town of Kingscourt for the final night of our stay and a night to be treated like Kings and Queens. From the moment you arrive through the 100 acres of beautifully manicured gardens and parkland to the magnificent 19th century 4* Cabra Castle Hotel, you will feel totally welcomed and thoroughly spoiled.
Rest Day: Breakfast in the hotel. Today is a day to relax and enjoy some free time as our driver has a well earned day of rest. Dinner & overnight.
Kingdom of Kerry: Today we leave the Kingdom of Kerry and travel back towards Dublin. On route we visit the Newbridge Silverware Visitor Centre, a contemporary shopper’s paradise hosting the complete range of products. Located within the grounds is the museum of icons that is home to numerous collections and artefacts that relate to many stars like princess Diana, Marilyn Monroe, Michael Jackson, The Beatles, princess Grace and many more. After our visit we travel onwards to our hotel in Dublin for dinner and overnight stay.
Departure Day: Make the most of the wonderful food that is on offer for breakfast this morning. After a fabulous holiday creating wonderful memories, it's time to bid farewell to your hosts and beautiful Ireland for your journey home, and your ferry crossing from Dublin Port to Holyhead.
The Earl of Desmond Hotel
Ferry Crossing from Holyhead to Dublin
4 Nights at the Earl of Desmond
Telephone, Radio and TV in all rooms
Lift to all floors
2 Nights stay in Plaza Hotel, Dublin
Multi channel TV in all rooms
Tea & Coffee making facilities
The Square is just 5 min walk from the hotel and boosts over 160 shops with plenty of restaurants.