The magnificent West Coast of Ireland awaits, this is a truly magical place packed full of stories, traditions and awesome scenery that feeds the soul. Hiring your Private Driver Guide is the best way to explore the Wild Atlantic Way. Their passion and expertise will enhance your epic tour of the longest coastal route in the world.
On your first day, we'll travel from Dublin City to Cork to start of your Wild Atlantic Way adventure. En-route we will visit the impressive Rock of Cashel, where you will see this unique site which is also home to a 12th century Round Tower and Chapel plus a 13th-century Cathedral.
Pucker up! Today is the day you get to Kiss the legendary Blarney Stone. Don't forget to take time to enjoy the amazing gardens before strolling over to the famous Blarney Woolen Mills, the worlds largest Irish gift shop.
Then on to the star of the Wild Atlantic Way to the charming town of Kinsale. Dubbed "Ireland's Gourmet Capital". Perfect for Dinner! There are lots of pubs, restaurants and craft/gift shops dotted around the colourful streets of Kinsale.
The first stop on your Private Tour today will be at the 16th century Charles Fort for a photo-op to capture the stunning views and learn of its fascinating history.
Next, we continue onto West Cork, en-route will visit the Drombeg Stone Circle dating back to 153BC. Then drive through some of the most beautiful unspoiled towns in rural Ireland until we arrive at Mizen Head on Ireland's most Southwesterly Point.
After a great day, you will spend the evening in the little harbour town of Bantry.
Today you'll sit back, relax and absorb the spectacular scenery enroute to Kerry.
You'll make a stop today at the famous Molly Gallivan’s 200 year old Cottage & Traditional farm. At Molly Gallivan’s you will experience the simple country lifestyle in rural Ireland before the days of electricity & modern convenience
Sit back, relax and absorb the spectacular scenery on your driving tour of The Ring of Kerry. Amazing coastal scenery, beaches, mountains, lakes, waterfalls, wildlife and forests - The Ring of Kerry has it all. Stop for lunch in one of the many picture-postcard towns along the way.
Listen to your Private Driver Guide share great stories, sing songs and learn from their local knowledge.
No trip to "The Kingdom of Kerry" is complete without a ride on the famous Jaunting Cars of Killarney. Be regaled by the stories of the local Jarveys while you enjoy your Jaunt through Killarney National Park.
Next up is Muckross House where you will enjoy an in-depth guided tour of the magnificent 19th century mansion set among wonderful gardens, lakes, mountains and woodland.
Later this evening, you will be tapping away to a traditional Irish show of the best of Irish dance and music.
Today is the day you will enjoy your Private Driving tour of the Dingle Peninsula which is renowned for its archaeological treasures which just happen to be situated on the most dramatic coastal scenery and beaches of Ireland - the Wild Atlantic Way.
This circular route takes in The Beehive Huts, Famine Cottages, Dunbeg Fort, Gallarus Oratory, Kilmalkedar Church plus much more.
The colourful town of Dingle is the perfect place for lunch, a nice drink and some exploring.
Later this evening, you'll take a step back in time with a stay in a Castle steeped in history that offers luxurious surroundings within 30 acres of private gardens and woodland.
Overnight Ballyseede Castle
Wave goodbye to your Castle as we travel to the village of Adare, founded in the 13th century, abounds with a rich history and a strong heritage, which remain ever-present in its monuments, thatched cottages, streets and people.
After lunch, we'll head to see the iconic Bunratty Castle. From the Vikings to the Normans, great Irish Earls and Gentry this site has been occupied for over 1,000 years.
Enjoy a wonderful evening colourful town of Doolin which is set right in the heart of the Wild Atlantic Way on the edge of the historic Burren.
Doolin is a traditional Irish village full of characters and stories who will welcome you with open arms.
Depart from Doolin heading for the Cliffs Of Moher, the No.1 Tourist Attraction in Ireland.
We will head for The Majestic Cliffs Of Moher and step out to the edge of the world with awe-inspiring views. Spend time here to relax, hike or enjoy the self-guided exhibition at The Visitors Centre.
From here travel through the lunar-like landscape of The Burren towards the small Irish town of Kinvara as we make our way to Galway.
Spend the evening in Galway exploring this lively city full of traditional music, fine food and Irish hospitality.
The first stop on your Private Tour today is to hop on board the ferry for an enjoyable crossing to Inis Mór, the largest of the Aran Islands.
Take the full day to explore the island and meet the locals who speak both Irish and English.
Visit the world heritage site Dun Aonghasa along with Dun Eoghanacht Fort, The Worm Hole, The Seal Colony, The Seven Churches and lots, lots more.
After a great day, we return to Galway for another nights entertainment in The European Cultural Capital 2020.
Overnight in Galway
Cameras ready as we tour our way through the majestic Connemara region taking in Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Gardens, built in the late 1800s by Mitchell Henry MP inspired by his love for his wife, Margaret. It became home to a community of Benedictine Nuns in 1920 and has been renowned as a place of spirituality and education.
Complete your day with a tour of Killary Fjord, Ireland's only true fjord extending 16 km in from the Atlantic. It forms the border between Galway and Mayo, boasting some of the most spectacular scenery in the West of Ireland.
Spend the evening exploring Westport which is a real hidden gem on the Wild Atlantic Way.
Say goodbye to elegant Georgian Westport as we head further north along the Wild Atlantic Way.
Nestled among County Mayo’s majestic Nephin Beg mountain range lies an expanse of picturesque land that feels like your own private hideaway.
Breathe in the salty fresh-air as we meander through the small towns and villages en-route to Sligo.
Overnight in Sligo
Enjoy the vibrant town of Sligo where the famous poet W.B. Yeats spent his childhood holidays and drew inspiration from the history and legends of this principle town.
Today you will take in some of Ireland's most beautiful and unspoiled landscapes and the start of the Wild Atlantic Way.
It's no wonder Donegal was named the "Coolest Place on the Planet for 2017" by National Geographic Traveller.
Overnight in Donegal
Spend the day exploring the historic city of Derry, the homeland of the famous Irish poet Seamus Heaney.
Derry is famous for its 17th-century walled city standing at 20 feet high with 7 gates, watchtowers and 24 cannons.
This was the last walled city to be built in Europe and you will get the chance to participate in an intriguing walking tour of the only remaining completely walled city in Ireland.
Say goodbye to Derry as we travel across the country to Dublin.
Along the way, we will visit the prehistoric site of Newgrange in Co. Meath. This Neolithic site was built over 5,000 years ago making it 500 years older than the Pyramids of Egypt.
This brings your Irish adventure to an end as we transport you back to Dublin with a suitcase full of very special memories.