Romantic Éire

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Romantic Éire

8 days - From 599€ (taxes incl.)/person

Day 1 : Arrive in Shannon / Dublin - Galway.
Arrive at Shannon or Dublin Airport and head directly to Galway. Visit this beautiful city that has been strongly influenced by the Spaniards, as evidenced by the famous Spanish Arch. Just behind the old walls is the Claddagh, a fishing village, where the famous Claddagh ring comes from. An Irish traditional ring, it was once offered for engagement or worn as a wedding band, today it can be used as a pledge of friendship.
Dinner is at your own leisure and overnight in the heart of Connemara for 3 nights.

Day 2 : Connemara.
Breakfast at the hotel.
Visit Kylemore Abbey with its Victorian gardens and neo-Gothic miniature cathedral built by the former owner out of love for his deceased wife. The Connemara National Park will offer you beautiful walks between peat bogs, lakes and hills.

Day 3 : Clifden.
Breakfast at the hotel.
Head for the small Roundstone Harbour, then continue towards Clifden. Do not forget to admire the sublime coastal landscape from the top of the "Sky Road". Last night in Connemara.

Day 4 : Cliffs of Moher. (211 km)
Breakfast at the hotel.
You will reach the spectacular Cliffs of Moher rising up to 214 metres above the Atlantic Ocean, 8 km in length.
Dinner is at your own leisure and accommodation near Doolin for 4 nights.

Day 5 : The Aran Islands.
Breakfast at the hotel.
From the tiny port of Doolin, take a boat to the Aran Islands, which is a group of 3 islands off the western coast of Ireland at the outskirts of Galway Bay. Gaelic remains the daily language of the inhabitants of the islands. Return by the evening boat.

Day 6 : Walk in the Burren.
Breakfast at the hotel.
En route to the Clare area, you will pass by the Burren. Lying in a deserted karst plateau, this set of rocks covers about 300 km² and is rich in archaeological sites. There are many megalithic sites, but also Neolithic ruins. In the Burren, you can also find about 500 fortresses!

Day 7 : Ennis and / or Bunratty Castle and Folk Park.
Breakfast at the hotel.
Ennis is a destination of choice that will offer you a mix between the past and the modern! Here each street has a story to tell, you will find a particular lifestyle, a mixture of traditional and modern life.
Dinner is at your own leisure and last night in County Clare.

Day 8 : Departure / Shannon or Dublin Airport.
Breakfast at the hotel.
Depending on the time and place of your flight, you can either take the opportunity to visit the Irish capital or make a last stop at Claire Castle before heading out to Shannon airport.

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