Irish Honeymoon Dream

Get swept away on this unique honeymoon, and create once in a lifetime memories by experiencing the magic of Ireland. This tour includes luxuriously romantic accommodations, while enjoying the authentic sights and sounds of traditional Irish culture. Allow the Irish locals here at Destinations to create your dream itinerary, we can customize your trip to suit your needs.

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Please keep in mind that we can customize a tour to your particular needs. Perfect for families, small groups and couples traveling together. For groups of four or more we highly recommend a private driver/guide with private transport.

Itinerary

Days 1 & 2

Arrive in Shannon, pick up your rental car, and drive to Dromoland castle, County Clare, for a 2 night stay. The castle, a magnificent Renaissance structure built in the 16th century, was once the royal seat of the O’Brien clan. Visit the breathtaking Cliffs of Moher, which soar more than 700 feet above the Atlantic. From here you will enjoy stunning views of the Aran Islands, Galway Bay, and Connemara. Tour The Ailwee Caves with it’s amazing underground waterfall.

Tour the Burren, a barren limestone landscape, dotted by prehistoric tombs with some of nature’s finest flora and fauna. Visit the charming village of Lisdoonvarna, pop into a pub, and feast on fresh oysters and a proper pint of Guinness, all while listening to traditional Irish music.

Days 3 & 4

Drive south with a stop in the picturesque village of Adare. Continue to Killarney, County Kerry, for a 2-night stay at Cahernane House. Relax after your journey. This evening take a horse and carriage ride to Muckross House on the Killarney Lakes. See the Gap of Dunloe and Kate Kearney’s Cottage. Take a tour of the Dingle Peninsula featuring some of Ireland’s most spectacular coastal scenery, including Slea Head and the Connor Pass.

Dingle town is well known for hiking, fishing and sailing by day and by night for lively restaurants, pubs and a traditional music scene. Tour the famous Ring of Kerry; for centuries artists and writers have celebrated this beautiful landscape where the contrasting mountain, lake, and coastal scenery is at its most spectacular. Options include a boat trip to the Skellig Islands, which was a monastic settlement in early Christian times and was raided by the Vikings in 810AD; it is now home to one of the largest sea gannet colonies in the world.

Days 5 & 6

Continue to Cork, and en route visit Blarney Castle to kiss the famous stone eloquence. You’ll stay 2 nights at the luxurious Hayfield Manor, Cork’s premier 5 star hotel, offering guests the ultimate in luxury and superior service. Hayfield manor offers the perfect base from which to explore all that the city has to offer. Tour Cork City and include a visit to the Shandon Bells, the gothic style University College, St Finbarr’s Cathedral, City Market and the Crawford Art Gallery.

Visit Cobh harbor, last port of call for Titanic. Then sample some Irish whiskey at Middleton Distillery. Visit the picturesque fishing town of Kinsale. Enjoy a gourmet meal and stroll hand in hand through the narrow cobble stoned streets. Kinsale is famous for its natural beauty and is known as the “Gourmet Capital of Ireland”. It is also a hub for craftspeople and artists.

Days 7, 8, & 9

Depart Cork, drive north, and visit the medieval city of Kilkenny, once the capital of Ireland in the middle ages. Tour Kilkenny Castle and shop at Kilkenny Design. Continue north towards Dublin. Or perhaps make a stop in County Meath and visit the historical site of Newgrange; a prehistoric monument / ancient temple, built in 3200BC during the Neolithic period, making it older than both the Egyptian Pyramids and Stonehenge. Newgrange is a place of astrological, spiritual, religious and ceremonial importance. It will take your breath away to witness such a sight. Stay 3 nights at Brooks Hotel Dublin.

Explore all Dublin has to offer. Dublin is a prosperous and dynamic capital city, with a proud colorful past and a thriving present. Enjoy getting settled in and exploring your vibrant surroundings. Perhaps this evening you’ll have a delicious pre theatre dinner at the Michelin star rated restaurant ‘Chapter One’, and then onto a show at the ‘Gate Theatre’. Explore Trinity College and the Book of Kells, a beautiful manuscript created by monks ca. 800. Visit the Dublin Writers Museum, Dublin Castle, The Guinness Storehouse, trendy Grafton Street, and the youthful scene at Temple Bar. Dublin city never sleeps; in the evening, enjoy traditional live music and dinner in one of the many fine pubs. We’ll give you an insider’s list of our favorite places!

Day 10

After a delicious Irish breakfast, enjoy your private transfer to Dublin Airport to prepare for your return flight home.

Your Ireland Trip Includes:

  • Deluxe accommodations for 9 nights
  • Private Car transfer to your hotel on arrival
  • Full Irish Breakfast each day
  • Self-Drive rental vehicle OR upgrade to a Professional Driver Guide
  • All taxes & service charges
  • 24 / 7 Concierge service in Ireland while travelling
  • Touring Map of Ireland & List of recommended pubs, restaurants and places of interest
  • An exclusive & extensive list of all the best crafting trails and activities in Ireland
  • Deluxe portfolio of travel Documents & Personalized Itinerary
  • Prices based on per person sharing. Single supplement will be additional. Call for details
  • For airfare; use points or contact our air department for best schedules & fares

Airfare

Airfare is not included but may be booked with us at competitive rates – just let us know your preferred dates and U.S. Departure airport*

Pricing

Please contact our travel experts for current pricing 1800-832-1848