Coastal Discovery

8 Days Starts in Dublin Airport & Ends in Dublin Airport

Tour highlights

Independently discover the awe-inspiring coast of Ireland, on the Coastal Discovery, 8-Night Self-Drive tour. Venture into Wicklow and visit the Powerscourt Gardens, or travel among the Wicklow Mountains into Glendalough. Follow the itinerary suggested by Celtic Tours to see spectacular views, lively streets, and beautiful countryside.

Itinerary

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Arrive in Wicklow, Ireland

Arrive this morning in Ireland. After clearing customs, collect your automatic car. Departing Dublin, make your way south into the beautiful countryside and the Wicklow mountains, and on to your hotel - the award winning Brooklodge & Macreddin Village Spa & Hotel. This hotel is the perfect place for the start of your vacation.

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Exploring Wicklow

There are many options today in beautiful Wicklow and the surrounding region. Perhaps a visit to the impressive Powerscourt Gardens, or travel through the popular Wicklow Mountains to Glendalough. Return to your hotel and perhaps make a visit to the spa.

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Viking City of Waterford

Departing our luxury hotel, make your way further south and east to the Viking City of Waterford. A stop in Kilkenny is possible today en route. Overnight in Waterford.

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Coastal Discovery

Make your way south west via the breathtaking coast. Perhaps enjoy a stop in Kinsale for a fresh lunch, direct from the Irish Waters. Maybe pay a visit to Mizen Head to experience spectacular views, before making your way to Killarney - a great town to experience pub entertainment.

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Killarney - Dingle Peninsula

Today, you might like to take a drive through the beautiful Dingle Peninsula, with breathtaking views of Slea Head. You might see Fungie, the famous Dingle Dolphin. With the variety of amazing restaurants offering Fish and Chips, you'll surely find this an enjoyable way to spend your day.

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Killarney - Bunratty

On a leisurely departure from Killarney, make your way north, stopping at the impressive Cliffs of Moher before arriving to Bunratty. Here you can opt to enjoy the banquet at Bunratty this evening. Overnight stay in Bunratty.

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Bunratty - Dublin

Make your way from Bunratty today to Dublin. Perhaps a stop in Kildare and visit the Irish National Stud, Arriving in the Capital of Ireland, drop your car rental at the Dublin location, and then make your way to your Dublin hotel. Overnight stay in Dublin.

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Dublin

Today you are free to discover Dublin. Enjoy the lively streets of the city that are adorned with buskers and entertainers. Visit the many shops and pubs that Dublin has to offer. Overnight stay in Dublin

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Dublin - Return Home

After breakfast, a private transfer arrives to collect you and take you to the Dublin Airport for your return flight home, where you bid farewell to Ireland, until you return again!

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Choosing the right vacation package can become a chore with so many packages offered by different companies. In choosing Celtic Tours you will have taken a major step forward.

Our expert staff brings you years of vast experience and you can be assured that we treat your vacation as our own. We are a family-owned company founded in 1972. Travel agents and individual passengers can attest to Celtic Tours reputation.

As a leading European tour operator, we are pleased to offer you many destinations to choose from, making Celtic Tours your one stop for all your European travel needs. We are pleased to offer excellent touring options in Ireland. Many of our tours feature Castle stays to enhance your experience. We also offer an abundance of touring options in the United Kingdom, Italy, Croatia, Poland and many more! Offering you only the best in quality and service to all the destinations we service.

All payments to Celtic are protected by a $1 million-dollar bond with the United States Tour Operators Association. When you travel with Celtic Tours, you will find it's a whole new experience. You will find our top-rated guides to be informative of the history and culture of areas visited, as well as humorous and flexible to assist your special needs. Should you choose either an escorted tour, a self-drive, chauffeured, golf tour, spa stay or city stay, you will receive equally outstanding service from our staff and suppliers. You will be the final judge of our product.

For your convenience, our call center is open Monday-Thursday 9:00 am to 7:25 pm and Friday 9:00 am to 5:55 pm. Major holidays are observed. Please call 1-800-833-4373 to speak to any one of our highly-experienced travel professionals. You will always be greeted by a friendly member of our staff on the other end during our business hours.

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What's included

  • Eight (8) nights of pre-booked hotels (Hotels are on a request basis and are subject to availability at time of booking) 
  • Full Irish breakfast daily, except for day of arrival
  • Automatic Economy Car with super CDW insurance included (upgrades to larger cars are available online)
  • Portfolio of travel documents
  • Irish taxes

Additional Notes:

Celtic Tours have based this package on the following hotels: BrookLodge & Macreddin Village, Dooley's Hotel, Killarney Plaza Hotel, Bunratty Castle Hotel, and Camden Court Hotel. However, the hotels are on a request basis and are subject to availability at time of booking. 

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