Journey Through the West Self-Drive Tour 11 Days

Journey Through the West Self-Drive Tour 11 Days

10 Night Tour From $1,096 pps

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This tour arrives/departs from Shannon but these arrival/departure points can be customised to include other airports such as Dublin.

This tour includes part of the Wild Atlantic Way


The West of Ireland and beautiful scenery go hand in hand. From Galway to Cork you’ll find towering mountain ranges, vast beaches of golden sands and sheer cliff faces. See all this and more with our Journey Through the West 11 Day (10 nights) Self-Drive Tour.

The journey begins in Galway where you can enjoy all that the Connemara Region has to offer and of course Galway City. After that, your route will take you to see the Burren in Clare, The Ring of Kerry, Blarney Castle in Cork, Waterford City, Kilkenny Castle and the famous Rock of Cashel in Tipperary - each region just as action packed as the last.

This tour will take you off the beaten track and allow you discover for yourself the true beauty of Ireland’s west coast. Explore and experience a whole new world as you journey through the west of Ireland and enjoy part of the Wild Atlantic Way - Ireland's 2,500km coastal driving route!

This tour can be upgraded to also include an expert driver/guide. Click here for more details.

Tour Highlights

  • Kylemore Abbey– Located in the heart of Connemara with a tales of romance, history and intrigue
  • Connemara Region- Situated on the west coast, Connemara has an unspoiled and calming natural beauty
  • The Burren Region- This karst like landscape is a unique eco-system on Ireland’s west coast
  • The Ring of Kerry - One of Ireland’s most popular scenic routes with fields of a thousand greens and dazzling coastal views
  • Dingle Peninsula – One of the most remote regions in Ireland, enjoy staggering natural beauty and a history of the ages
  • Waterford City– Ireland’s oldest city it was founded by the Vikings in 914
  • The Rock of Cashel - Once the seat of the High Kings of Munster,its long history can be traced to the 5th century

Overnights for this Tour

  • Galway for 2 nights
  • Clare for 1 night
  • Kerry for 2 nights
  • Cork for 2 nights
  • Waterford for 1 night
  • Kilkenny for 1 night
  • Clare for 1 night

What's included in this Tour

  • 10 nights accommodation based on your chosen package
  • Full Irish breakfast each morning
  • Car rental (automatic compact car, insurance and all taxes)

All our tours are flexible - you can choose your own style of accommodation and you can add or delete days. You can also upgrade to a larger car.

What's not included in this Tour

Flights and dinners. Visitor attractions listed in the tour are just suggestions and are not included in the price of the tour. We can however quote you for some of these visits on request.

Itinerary in Brief

  1. Day 1: Arrival in Shannon and Galway City
  2. Day 2: The Connemara Region or the Aran Islands
  3. Day 3: The Burren and the Cliffs of Moher
  4. Day 4: Limerick City and Adare
  5. Day 5: The Dingle Peninsula
  6. Day 6: The Ring of Kerry
  7. Day 7: Cork and the Blarney Stone
  8. Day 8: Waterford City and Lismore
  9. Day 9: Kilkenny City
  10. Day 10: Tipperary and the Rock of Cashel
  11. Day 11: Departure from Shannon

This tour arrives/departs from Shannon but these arrival/departure points can be customised to include other airports such as Dublin.

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