Tour Overview

4 days/3 nights/5 meals - See some of the historic sites in Ireland and the most beautiful houses & gardens in Europe combined with typical Irish hospitality on this short break. Book of Kells, Guinness Storehouse, Powerscourt Gardens, Irish National Stud & Japanese Gardens are just some of the highlights of this tour..

What's included

  • 4 days/3 nights/5 meals
  • Meeting, assistance & transfers on arrival & departure
  • Sightseeing transfers by luxury coach with driver/guide
  • Accommodation in your choice of grade of hotels for 3 nights
  • Full Irish breakfast daily
  • 1 table d’hote dinners
  • Farewell dinner & show at the Abbey Tavern
  • Visits and entrance fees to Trinity College, Guinness Storehouse, Gardens on the tour itinerary, Glendalough, Irish National Stud & Japanese Gardens
  • All local taxes and hotel service charges
  • Porterage for one suitcase per person
  • Complimentary Tour Leader Place

Tour highlights

  • Christ Church Cathedral
  • Dublin
  • Dublin Castle
  • Dublinia
  • Kilmainham Gaol
  • Trinity College & Book of Kells
  • Dublin Writers Museum
  • James Joyce Tower & Museum
  • National Gallery
  • National Museum of Ireland - Collins Barracks
  • Avondale House & Forest Park
  • Avoca Handweavers
  • National Stud & Japanese Gardens
  • Wicklow Mountains National Park
  • Trinity College Dublin & Book of Kells
  • Glendalough
  • Powerscourt House & Gardens

Overnights for this tour

  • Dublin for 3 Nights 

Accomodation options

  • Superior & First Class Hotels
  • 4-Star Country Manor Houses
  • 4 & 5 Star Irish Castles
  • Any Combination of the above

Tour itinerary

Day 1 - Arrive Dublin

Arrive Dublin Airport and meet with your experienced Irish driver/guide. All of the drivers we use are qualified guides and have such great personalities that really will make your trip unforgettable. Travel into Ireland’s capital city and visit Trinity College which houses the famous Book of Kells, transcribed by 9th century monks. Continue on to a more modern attraction, The Guinness Storehouse which tells the 250 year story of one of Ireland’s greatest exports. At the end of the tour, sample a pint of “The Blackstuff” whilst enjoying 360 degree panoramic views of the city from the Gravity Bar. After checking into your hotel, the remainder of the afternoon & evening is free for individual sightseeing. Why not try one of Dublin’s superb restaurants followed by an evening in one of the many entertaining pubs. Overnight Dublin BB

Day 2 - Wicklow Mountains

Today, we travel south into the Garden of Ireland, Wicklow County. Visits today may include, depending on the time of year, Kilruddery House & Gardens, Mount Usher Gardens, Powerscourt House & Gardens and Rissborough. Enjoy the stunning scenery on your way to the ancient monastic settlement at Glendalough that was founded by St. Kevin in the 6th century. The Glendalough Valley is located in the Wicklow Mountains National Park and is renowned for its Monastic Site with Round Tower and its scenic lakes and valleys. Overnight Dublin DBB

Day 3 - Irish National Stud & Japanese Gardens

After breakfast, head inland with exciting visits to such places as Castletown House and Parklands, Coolcarrigan Gardens, Lodge Park Walled Garden & Steam Museum and the Irish National Stud and Japanese Gardens. The Japanese Gardens, acclaimed as the most beautiful Japanese gardens in Europe, celebrated its centenary year in 2010. Return to Dublin for a farewell meal and traditional Irish music & dance show at the Abbey Tavern. Overnight Dublin BB

Day 4 - Depart Dublin

After a hearty Irish breakfast, depart your Hotel for Dublin Airport to arrive in plenty of time for your return flight home.

BB = Bed & Irish Breakfast DBB = Dinner, Bed & Irish Breakfast

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Tour Prices

Prices for our group tours are determined by the grade of accommodation required and the tour start date and will be for land only from arrival into and departure from Ireland. To arrange your tour, simply fill out our Enquiry Form, e-mail us at groups@irishtourism.com or call us in Ireland on our TollFree and International numbers as displayed on this page.

All our private & exclusive group tours include the following services at no extra cost.

  • Your own private luxury coach to suit your group size – groups from 10 passengers
  • Experienced and friendly driver/guide or driver and licensed guide throughout your tour
  • Individually designed itinerary
  • No optional extras unless agreed with the group organiser and advised to all members of the group prior to arrival in Ireland – NO HIDDEN EXTRAS
  • Generous complimentary tour leader policy – Flexible Free Places according to requirements
  • Flexibility of the itinerary even when touring in Ireland
  • 24/7 help line when in Ireland

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