Ireland's Southern Loop

Day 1 : Vacation Starts in Dublin

Arrive at Dublin Airport and take a group coach transfer to your hotel between 7:00 am and 12:00 noon. You are free to use your vouchers for a hop-on, hop-off bus to explore Dublin on your own.

Day 2 : Dublin Sightseeing

You have a full day to use your voucher for a hop-on, hop-off bus tour of central Dublin, stopping at all the major points of interest. Visit either Guinness Storehouse or General Post Office.


Day 3 : Dublin to Kilkenny

Take a taxi to the Hertz downtown office to pick up your car and head south to Kilkenny, a distance of 80 miles. Kilkenny is a wonderful medieval city. Suggested visits – Irish National Stud & Gardens, Kilkenny Castle, Rothe House, Smithwick’s Brewery.


Day 4 : Kilkenny to West Cork or Kerry

Seaview House is in Ballylickey near Bantry and Parknasilla is in Sneem on the Ring of Kerry. You may like to drive through Cork or Blarney – there are many different routes to choose. Suggested visits – Rock of Cashel, Cobh Heritage Centre, Titanic Experience, Blarney Castle.


Day 5 : West Cork or Kerry Touring

Whichever location you choose, you are surrounded by spectacular scenery. Explore the popular Ring of Kerry or the lesser-known Beara Peninsula. Browse Killarney, Kenmare or Bantry. Suggested visits – Bantry House, Muckross House & Gardens.


Day 6 : Ballybunion or Dingle Peninsula

Move hotel today – either to the challenging golfing haven of Ballybunion or the colorful town of Dingle. The Dingle Peninsula is well worth exploring. Suggested visits – Dingle Brewing Company and Blasket Experience.


Day 7 : Head to Adare

It’s only a short journey to Adare, a charming village just south of Limerick city. You may take a ferry to County Clare and drive to the Cliffs of Moher and the rocky hills of the Burren.


Day 8 : Leisurely Day in Adare

Explore Adare Village or Foynes Flying Boat Museum. Visit Limerick’s attractions or head further afield to Galway. Suggested visits – Bunratty Folk Park, Cliffs of Moher, King John’s Castle.


Day 9 : Vacation Ends at Shannon Airport

Leave your rental car at Shannon Airport and check in for your flight.

  • Hertz self-drive car with unlimited mileage based on a minimum of 2 people traveling together. Or a chauffeur-drive small coach and driver, based on a minimum of 10 people traveling together. Other cars and minibuses available - see our website or call us for rates
  • Standard or automatic transmission
  • Collision Damage Waiver (CDW), theft protection (TP), government tax (VAT) and Location Service Charge (LSC)
  • Arrival group airport transfer when you book our flights - $30 per person fee applies to land only bookings
  • Taxi transfer from your Dublin Hotel to Hertz downtown officee
  • Prebooked stays for 8 nights in Manor House & Irish Country Hotels listed below
  • Full breakfast daily except on day 1
  • Dublin open-top bus tour with a visit to Guinness Storehouse or General Post Office
  • Ireland at a Glimpse – discount book with 50% vouchers for almost 100 attractions
  • Deluxe carry-on backpack, ticket wallet, luggage tags & strap
  • All local taxes and hotel service charges
  • Free Wi-Fi on coaches and in hotel lobbies

Return airfare, airport taxes, visa charges, insurance, tips, all items of personal nature and anything not mentioned in the 'Inclusions'. GST 5%.


Cost per person on twin sharing basis. Any Increase in the rate of exchange leading to an increase in land arrangements and high season surcharge if any, will have to be borne by the client. Standard terms and conditions apply.