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Cliffs of Moher, Flying Boats & Charming Killarney

5 days

  • Cliffs of Moher

Overview

This beautiful, family-run hotel provides wonderful entertainment, excellent quality food and fabulous service which, when combined with the stunning local scenery and attractions, offers the best of the area. With highlights including Bunratty Castle, The Cliffs of Moher and the delightful town of Killarney with the traditional “jaunting cars”.

This tour can be arranged by coach or air.

Hotel

Fitzgeralds Woodlands House Hotel. Adare, County Limerick.

You will receive a special Irish welcome at this superb 4 star, family run hotel, which is located in the countryside just 2 miles from one of the prettiest villages in Ireland, Adare. All 94 excellent, spacious bedrooms are comfortable and stylish and all are equipped with TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. Relax with a drink on the comfy sofas in the bar before enjoying some tasty locally sourced food in the elegant Fieldings Restaurant. The hotel leisure facilities include a swimming pool, sauna, steam room and spa bath. The hotel has no lift but ground floor rooms are available.

 

Itinerary

Day 1 – Travel to Ireland and to our hotel. Dinner on arrival.

Day 2 – Cliffs of Moher & Foynes Museum. We take a morning drive to visit the spectacular Cliffs of Moher Visitor Experience, which is a UNESCO Geo Park. Look out for the colonies of nesting seabirds and enjoy spectacular views of the Aran Islands, Galway Bay and the Maumturk Mountains in Connemara. Later we head to Liscannor, where we have a short stop for lunch before a scenic coastal drive to Killimer. Here we board a ferry for the 20 minute crossing to Tarbert, where we visit the Foynes Flying Boat Museum. This is a unique, uplifting and informative gem of a museum, housed in the original terminal building recalling the nostalgic years of 1937-1945 when Foynes was the centre of the aviation world. It is also the home of Irish coffee, which was created to warm passengers up after a period of bad weather, and we will therefore also enjoy an Irish coffee making demonstration!

Day 3 – Bunratty Castle & Adare. This morning we visit Bunratty Castle & Folk Park. The castle was built in 1425 and restored to its original medieval splendour in 1954. Admire the 15th and 16th century furnishings, tapestries and works of art. Take a stroll through the delightful grounds of the Folk Park, which brings 19th century living to life, with 30 buildings in a village, including a school, post office, doctor’s house, printers and pub! Why not have a chat to some of the characters for an idea of what life would have been like? We will also enjoy tea/coffee and scones during our visit. In the afternoon we can spend time at leisure in Ireland’s prettiest village, Adare, with beautiful stone buildings, thatched cottages, shops, traditional pubs and a heritage centre or alternatively, relax and use the facilities at our lovely hotel.

Day 4 – Killarney. This morning we head to delightful Killarney, one of Ireland’s most popular tourist resorts. Here we enjoy a free day exploring this lovely town packed with interesting shops, cafés, restaurants and traditional pubs. We also have the option to discover Killarney the traditional way and explore some of the highlights of the area by jaunting car, a unique local horse drawn carriage. The nearby National Park offers some spectacular views and visits to historic attractions such as Muckross House, the 15th century Ross Castle and a relaxing cruise on the lake can also be arranged.

Day 5 – It’s time to enjoy a final Irish breakfast before we leave our hotel and begin our journey home.

To Book

Any of our tours can be tailored to suit your particular groups requirements.

For further details please contact one of the team on 01225 764205 or sales@successtours.com