Ireland - Kingdom of Kerry - Wed 29th August 2018
- Duration: 7 Days
- Location: Killarney
- Product code: P0AQ0F
Set amidst the stunning scenery of south-west Ireland, Killarney provides the perfect location for a fantastic holiday. This pretty resort’s quaint side streets are bursting with traditional pubs, quality restaurants and colourful shops. Kerry has always offered visitors a great diversity of scenery, culture, leisure activities, ancient history and folklore. This mountainous area has an abundance of natural beauty, enriched by sub-tropical flora flourishing in an unusually warm and temperate climate.
Our holidays to the area have always been very popular. This year we are staying at the 4* Killarney Towers Hotel which is located in the centre of town.
Our local guide who joins us for the fantastic excursions around the ‘Ring of Kerry’ and ‘Dingle Peninsula’ will keep you amused whilst they tell tales of local folklore and the area’s history. Please book early to secure your place!
After being collected from your home in the morning (6.00am approx.) we travel to Pembroke in West Wales with refreshment stop on route before boarding the 2.45pm Ferry to Rosslare. Docking at 6.45pm we continue to arrive in the beautiful city of Waterford at around 8.30pm for our overnight stop at the excellent Dooley’s Hotel on the waterfront.
After breakfast we depart the hotel and continue to Killarney, arriving at the hotel late afternoon.
A day in Killarney. Your driver/courier will organise an optional excursion by horse Jaunting Carts around the town and through the National Park to Lough Leane for a boat trip on the lake. Absolutely beautiful scenery from onboard with a typically Irish commentary from the Captain! Memorable day out. Extra charge for boat & carts.
DAYS 4 & 5
Two full day excursions with our local guide.
The spectacular Ring of Kerry drive around the Iveragh Peninsula is one of Europe’s great drives, travelling through spectacular changing scenery from dramatic ocean views, to lush green valleys and mountain passes. The Dingle Peninsula offers more stunning scenery with some of the most stunning beach views in the country. Famously used in the film ‘Ryan’s Daughter’. Includes time in the lovely town of Dingle.
After breakfast we depart Killarney and enjoy the lovely Irish scenery - arriving back in Waterford with free time to explore the town with it’s charming waterfront and excellent shops. Our overnight hotel is TBC - evening meal inc.
Departing the hotel early, we board the 8.45am Irish Ferries ship from Rosslare (Breakfast included on board)- arriving in Pembroke at 12.45pm. Comfort stops as required on our journey home - arriving back and returned to your home around 7.30pm.
Meal plan included - Dinner Bed & Breakfast
4* Killarney Towers Hotel
Situated in the heart of Killarney town, this superb hotel offers modern facilities in comfortable and stylish surroundings. A great position to explore the town-the hotel also boasts the lively O’Donoghues pub and leisure facilities including an indoor swimming pool. In the contemporary restaurant there is a 3 course evening dinner - served buffet style with a choice of menu plus tea and coffee. All bedrooms are finished to a very high standard - very comfortably appointed with modern facilities including tea/coffee making. Lift to all floors.