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Ceol agus Craic (Music and Fun)

7 Days | 6 Nights

  • Slideshow: Ceol agus Craic (Music and Fun)
  • Slideshow: Ceol agus Craic (Music and Fun)
  • Slideshow: Ceol agus Craic (Music and Fun)

2 Nights in Galway — which can easily be explored by foot. Visit Eyre Square, Salmon Weir Bridge, the Cathedral, Galway Bay, Claddagh Village, Wolfe Tone Bridge and the Spanish Arch. Great venues for Traditional Irish Music in Galway include: An Pucan, Taafe’s and Tig Coili. Day 2, travel trough the rugged Connemara  Region. Here you can tour the amazing Kylemore Abbey. Originally built in 1867 as a romantic gift, Kylemore Abbey and the surrounding mountains and lakes are steeped in history.


2 Nights in Doolin — the home of Traditional Irish Music. Famous pubs in Doolin: O’Connor’s, McGann’s, and McDermott’s. Most of the pubs feature a seisiún. Visit the Cliffs of Moher and the Burren in Co. Clare — along with the Aillwee Caves, the seaside villages of Lahinch, Ballyvaughan, and Lisdoonvarna (home to a yearly “Matchmaker’s Festival”). You may also travel by ferry to the Aran Islands from Galway or Doolin.

Travel day from Doolin to Killarney
Take a Car Ferry to the North of County Kerry where you will be able to explore the Dingle Peninsula and Slea Head.  Much of the Dingle Peninsula is an area where the Irish language Gaelic is widely spoken The area has a host of antiquities from Iron Age stone forts to inscribed stones, early Christian oratories and beehive huts. Dingle town is full of brightly colored houses and good restaurants but still maintains its fishing village ambiance. 

2 Nights Killarney — Local Killarney Day — visit Kate Kearney’s Cottage at the Gap of Dunloe, tour the Victorian Muckross House and Gardens, walk up Torc Waterfall, view Ross Castle and take a Jaunting Cart Ride through the National Park.

 

Sample Itinerary

Accommodation
2 Nights Hotel Meyrick — just a short walk from Galway city centre, bus and rail station. 

2 Nights Hotel Doolin, a warm welcome awaits you at this Country House surrounded by 20 acres of natural beauty — less than a mile to Doolin Village.

2 Nights Arbutus Hotel — this is one of the most historic and best-loved Kerry hotels in the heart of Killarney town centre. This fantastic  hotel has been run by the Buckley family since 1926
 
Transportation
7 Days Hertz automatic economy car rental inclusive of Collision Damage Waiver Insurance, Unlimited Mileage, Value Added Taxes, Third Party and Theft Protection
 
Meals
Full Irish Breakfast Daily
 
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