Springtime in Ireland – April 2025

Explore the best of Ireland with us on our customized, small group tour. 

Europe Your Own Way invites you to join us!  Itinerary starts at our meeting point at Shannon airport and ends with 2 nights in Dublin.   Highlights include Dingle Peninsula, Ring of Kerry, Blarney Castle, a tasting and cocktail class at the Jameson Distillery in Cork, the Cliffs of Moher, a tour of Galway, afternoon tea at the Ashford Castle, a tour of Dublin, a visit to Guinness, and so much more!!  Check out the itinerary below and/or reach out with any questions!

Dates:  April 22-30, 2025 – max participants 8

Itinerary:   

Day 1 (Tues, April 22) – Arrival in Ireland.  Welcome to Ireland!!  Transportation from Shannon airport to the Dingle Peninsula where we’ll stay for the night.  Group welcome dinner.

Day 2 (Weds, April 23) – Ring of Kerry.  Full day of exploring the various sites around the Ring of Kerry – Torc Waterfall, Muckross House and Gardens, Muckross Abbey, Ross Castle.

Day 3 (Thurs, April 24) – Blarney and Jameson.  A visit to the Blarney Castle (and the famous stone for those who care to kiss it!) and then a tasting and cocktail class at the Jameson Distillery in Cork.

Day 4 (Fri, April 25) – Cliffs of Moher.  We’ll visit the Cliffs of Moher and end the day in Galway.

Day 5 (Sat, April 26) – Connemara Park.  Morning tour of Galway and then we head over to Connemara Park to hike a trail or 2 in the afternoon.

Day 6 (Sun, April 27) – Downpatrick Head and the Ashford Castle.  Morning visit to Downpatrick Head and then afternoon tea at the famous Ashford Castle.

Day 7 (Mon, April 28) – Dublin.  We’ll hit the highlights of this city over the 2 days we’re here.  Our first day will include a private guided tour, a stop at the Dublin Castle, and a visit to the Guinness Storehouse where we’ll learn the art of pouring a Guinness pint.

Day 8 (Tues, April 29) – Dublin part 2.  We have the full day to continue exploring this lively city including a visit to the Trinity College Library to see the famous book of Kells, a walk down Umbrella Street, and individual free time. Group farewell Dinner.

Day 9 (Weds, April 30) – Departure from Dublin airport.  

Includes: 8 nights’ accommodation (1 night in Dingle, Killarney, Cork, Galway, Westport, and Athlone; 2 nights in Dublin); meals included: 8 breakfasts, 2 dinners (welcome and farewell); ground transportation by private vehicle (includes gas, tolls, and parking); admission to Muckross house and gardens, Ross castle, Blarney castle, Cliffs of Moher, Kylemore abbey, Dublin castle, and Trinity College Library; guided tours in Galway and Dublin; tasting and cocktail class at Jameson Distillery; afternoon tea at the Ashford Castle; visit to the Guinness Storehouse.

Personalized additions either before or after the noted itinerary are possible and gladly accommodated for additional costs.

Price:  $5800 pp single occupancy; $5300 pp double occupancy.  (Trip subject to modification as necessary.)

Not included: airfare, tips, meals, and activity costs other than those noted, “optional” activities, travel insurance.

If you’re interested, please contact me with any questions or to book your spot.  Space is extremely limited. 

Hope you can join us!!!