About the tour: Kilkenny, Wicklow Mountains and Dublin

Explore Dublin and Ireland’s Ancient East on this short break to the enchanting Emerald Isle.

Tour Includes


  • 5 nights hotel with Irish breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Convenient regional joining points

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Tour Itinerary

Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old (except for Disneyland Paris bookings) however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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    Regional departure by coach, then to Holyhead for the ferry to Ireland, then to Carlow for a four-night stay

    • Included meals: Dinner

    Included excursion to Kilkenny, Ireland’s old medieval capital. You have free time to explore the town at leisure or join our optional walking tour.

    Above the broad sweep of the River Nore sits the castle, while a pretty humpbacked stone bridge leads up into narrow, cheerful streets laced with carefully maintained buildings.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    View of Kilkenny Castle from the Bridge
    Kilkenny

    Included Highlights

    • Kilkenny

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.
    • Kilkenny Walking Tour
    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.
    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in Euros (cash payments only).

    Optional excursion to Waterford, the oldest city in Ireland, first visited by the Vikings in 852 AD. The walled city has retained much of its medieval character, together with the graceful buildings from its 18th century expansion.

    The parameters of the 10th century settlement can be clearly identified in The Viking Triangle. Reginald's Tower is the most historic urban medieval monument in Ireland.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Bishops Palace, Waterford
    Waterford

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.
    • Waterford
    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.
    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in Euros (cash payments only).

    Join our full day included tour to the spectacular Wicklow Mountains, visiting the valley of the two lakes, Glendalough, celebrated equally for its beauty and for its historical and archaeological interests.

    We end the day in ‘Ballykissangel’ famed, Avoca.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Wicklow Mountains
    Wicklow Mountains

    Included Highlights

    • Wicklow Mountains

    We leave Carlow and head to Dublin. On arrival our optional sightseeing tour will give you a taste of this fascinating city. The tour will show you the inner city of Dublin, which if left on your own would take a week!

    Be sure to get a drink of the ‘black stuff’ in one of the many homely Dublin taverns and, of course, see the city’s main highlights, including Trinity College and the Ha’penny Bridge.

    We stay overnight in the Dublin area.

    • Included meals: Breakfast
    Dublin
    Dublin

    Included Highlights

    • Dublin

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.
    • Dublin Sightseeing
    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.
    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in Euros (cash payments only).

    To Holyhead, then home.

    • Included meals: Breakfast*

    Accommodation

    If you prefer, then you can join the tour at the hotel. To do this, we will require a copy of your passport for identification purposes and you must advise us at the time of booking.

    No reduction will be given if you should choose to do this.

    All hotel rooms benefit from private bathroom facilities.
    Some hotels have tea and coffee making facilities. Please check the tour pages for more information or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Most hotels have a lift, please call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 for more information.
    Some hotels have ground floor rooms. Please email for information on individual hotels or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Your hotels will supply towels in your room.

    We are unable to guarantee that the hotel will be able to meet your dietary requirements. We find that the majority of European countries do not generally cater for vegetarians and that the meal supplied may well be what everyone else is having minus the meat.

    We will of course endeavour to arrange for a vegetarian meal at the hotel. We do however suggest that you advise us of your dietary requests at the time of booking and recommend that you speak to the receptionist on arrival with regard to your request.

    You will stay for four nights at the 4-star Seven Oaks Hotel in Carlow.

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