It is a wonderful trip by train and motor coach across Ireland and back. The train was clean and comfortable, but can be quite full at times, so if you are traveling with family, get onboard early to ensure that you sit together. There was...More
Your morning begins at Dublin Heuston Station, where you board a train to Limerick. Order breakfast (own expense) and enjoy the passing lush, green countryside views.
On arrival in Limerick, a local guide leads a walking tour of the ancient city. Learn tidbits about its rich past, Viking heritage, and literary reputation.
Next, board a northbound coach to Bunratty Castle and Folk Park. Discover Ireland’s most complete medieval castle, including historic tapestries and artworks, and then see Folk Park, which offers a glimpse of 20th-century Irish village life.
It isn’t a trip to Ireland without a traditional pub lunch. Wash down classic dishes with a Guinness or cup of tea at Gus O’Connor’s Pub in Doolin (own expense).
The coach then transports you to the rugged Cliffs of Moher. Your journey continues past scenic coastline of the Burren and Galway Bay. Stroll through Galway before boarding a train to Dublin, where dinner awaits (own expense).
Long day but such a great tour! The Bunratty Castle was one of the coolest castle and villages we saw on our trip and the cliffs of moher was breathetaking. Had plenty of stops throughout the day and our guide shared lots of great history....More
We really enjoyed this tour. We got to see everything we wanted to see without the stress of driving ourselves. Our tour was led my Jonathon. He provided historical context to everything we saw that really enhanced the experience. Highly recommend.
We had to contend with some cold windy conditions, and we were unable to take the train in the morning because they were working on the tracks over the long holiday weekend (we went on Easter Monday). Nothing was open in the train station where...More