Luxury 9-Day Ireland Road Trip from Dublin to Kilkenny, Cork, and Galway

Perfect travel plans
Everything included
Fully customizable

Description

Summary

Duration
9 days & 8 nights
Available
Jan. - Dec.
Hotel
8 nights included
Car rental
9 days included
Flights
Optional
Travel app
All vouchers, itinerary, & map

Description

Escape for the holiday of a lifetime with this 9-day luxury road trip in Ireland!

Ireland offers the ultimate luxury holiday experience for anyone up for an unforgettable adventure, including couples, families, solo travelers, and friends.

Your exclusive luxury holiday package will bring you to the country's most popular attractions and restaurants in the best destinations in Ireland. With this perfectly planned vacation itinerary, you will stay 4 nights in Dublin, 1 night in Kilkenny, 2 nights in Cork, and 1 night in Galway, experiencing the ultimate luxury vacation in Ireland.

We will help you have the best 9-day luxury holiday in Ireland imaginable, so you can leave feeling fulfilled and inspired.

Upon arriving in Ireland, you will collect the luxury rental vehicle of your choice. We will provide you with the best car rental for the entirety of your 9-day luxury self-drive holiday, including CDW insurance. From there, you will drive off to discover some of the best travel destinations in Ireland, including the stunning Phoenix Park and St Stephen's Green.

Your 9 days in this one-of-a-kind destination in Europe will be filled with bucket-list experiences and bespoke activities. Expect sweeping views over the best attractions, heavenly meals at top-rated restaurants, and world-class service at 5-star luxury hotels.

Finding the perfect luxury lodging is going to make your vacation in Ireland feel truly special. The home for your 9-day luxury holiday will be only the most exclusive 5-star hotels in Ireland. You will choose from the best selection of luxury hotels and places to stay, all conveniently located along your carefully planned self-drive route.

Throughout your exclusive vacation in Ireland, you will get to experience some of the best attractions and activities offered in the country. Highlights of your itinerary include visiting the famous Dublin Castle, experiencing the fantastic St Patrick's Cathedral up close, and discovering the unique features of the highly-recommended Guinness Storehouse. These are only a few of the many spectacular attractions and sights you will find on your luxury travel itinerary in Ireland.

Between attractions and activities, you will have plenty of time to stroll along the best shopping streets and markets in Ireland. Here you can find unique souvenirs to preserve the memory of your luxury holiday in Ireland.

As your luxury vacation in Ireland comes to an end, you will return home with new experiences and unforgettable memories. Not to forget, a full camera album on your phone with amazing photos and videos from the most beautiful places in Ireland to share with your friends and family.

This exclusive travel plan is designed to include everything you need to have the best vacation in Ireland. By booking this luxury holiday package, you can avoid spending hours researching and planning your 9-day road trip in Ireland. Let the experts figure out the details, so you can focus on enjoying.

To deliver the best experience possible, we make it easy for you to customize each day of your luxury holiday in Ireland before and after booking. Our flexible trip planning means you will be able to explore Dublin, Kilkenny, Cork, Adare — Rathkeale, and Galway at your own pace.

Book with us to get access to 24/7 personal travel support throughout your entire journey. Enjoy a step-by-step guide in our easy-to-use mobile app, including all travel documents for your exclusive getaway to Ireland.

The best flights, activities, tours, and hotels in Ireland fill up quickly, so book your luxury vacation package in advance. Select a date and start planning your luxury holiday in Ireland today!

Read more

Included

Hotel, 8 nights
Rental car, 9 days
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support

Destinations

 Cork, Ireland. Fishing boats inside the port of Cobh. A city with colorful houses in Ireland.Cork / 2 nights
Galway - city in IrelandGalway / 1 night
Photo of River Nore in Kilkenny in Ireland by Taylor Floyd MewsKilkenny / 1 night
Aerial view of Dublin city center at sunset with River Liffey and Samuel Beckett bridge in the middle. Bridge designed by Santiago Calatrava.Dublin / 4 nights
Photo of Colorful row houses with towering cathedral in background in the port town of Cobh, County Cork, Ireland.Cobh

Map

Attractions

Photo of Phoenix park with a beautiful view, Dublin, Ireland.Phoenix Park
Photo of amazing Cliffs of Moher at sunset in Ireland, County Clare.Cliffs of Moher
St Stephen's GreenSt Stephen's Green
Dublin CastleDublin Castle
Photo of the entrance to Dublin Zoo in the Phoenix park, Dublin. Opened in 1831 it covers an area of 28 hectares in the heart of Dublin City.Dublin Zoo
Photo of the St. Patrick's Cathedral in Dublin, Ireland.St Patrick's Cathedral
Photo of Guinness Storehouse, Popular Tourist Attraction in Dublin, Ireland.Guinness Storehouse
Photo of Greenhouse in The National Botanic Garden in Glasnevin, Dublin, Ireland.National Botanic Gardens
Photo of Ruins of the medieval old huge cathedral among tombstones on Rock of Cashel, Ireland.Rock of Cashel
Photo of view of famous illuminated Ha Penny Bridge in Dublin, Ireland at sunset.Ha'penny Bridge
Photo of fountain depicting Galway Hookers in Eyre Square with Browne doorway in background in Galway, Ireland.Eyre Square
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Bunratty East, Drumline ED, Shannon Municipal District, County Clare, Munster, IrelandBunratty Castle & Folk Park
Photo of Fota Wildlife Park: giraffe being fed leaves, Ireland.Fota Wildlife Park
Photo of the Book of Kells exhibition at the library of Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.Book of Kells
Photo of exterior view of the National Museum of Ireland .National Museum of Ireland – Archaeology
Molly Malone StatueMolly Malone Statue
Kilkenny CastleKilkenny Castle
Kilkenny Castle. Historic landmark in the town of Kilkenny in Ireland.Kilkenny Castle Park
Blarney Castle & Gardens, Blarney, Blarney ED, Blarney - Macroom, Cork, County Cork, Munster, IrelandBlarney Castle & Gardens
Powerscourt House & Gardens, Powerscourt Demesne, Enniskerry ED, The Municipal District of Bray, County Wicklow, Leinster, IrelandPowerscourt House & Gardens
Wicklow Mountains National Park, Ballinastoe, Calary ED, The Municipal District of Wicklow, County Wicklow, Leinster, IrelandWicklow Mountains National Park
Majestic water cascade of Powerscourt Waterfall, the highest waterfall in Ireland. Famous tourist atractions in co. Wicklow, Ireland.Powerscourt Waterfall
Spanish ArchSpanish Arch
Photo of Fitzgerald’s Park is on the Cork and was founded for the Cork Exhibition which was attended by Queen Victoria.Fitzgerald's Park
photo of Cahir castle in county Tipperary, Ireland .Cahir Castle
photo of view of Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and St Nicholas, Galway, Ireland.Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and St Nicholas, Galway
photo of Blarney Castle, Co.Cork, Ireland, home of world famous Blarney Stone .Blarney Stone
Trinity College Dublin, Mansion House A ED, Dublin, Dublin 2, County Dublin, Leinster, IrelandTrinity College Dublin
Titanic Experience Cobh, Ballyvoloon, Cobh Urban ED, Cobh Municipal District, County Cork, Munster, IrelandTitanic Experience Cobh
photo of view of MTU Kerry North Campus, Tralee, Cork, Ireland.Munster Technological University
photo of Front old City Gaol in County Cork. Republic of Ireland. Historic prison was built in 1824.Cork City Gaol
photo of Galway City Museum Galway, Irland.Galway City Museum
Great Escape Rooms, Townparks, St Nicholas, Galway City, County Galway, Connacht, IrelandGreat Escape Rooms
Limerick Racecourse
Shannon Heritage, Bunratty East, Drumline ED, Shannon Municipal District, County Clare, Munster, IrelandShannon Heritage

Flights
Yes
No

Round trip
Economy
Round trip
Economy

Travel details

Flights

Round trip
Economy
Round trip
Economy
Travel dates

Include flights?

Yes
No

Travelers

Rooms

Flights

Car
Yes
No

Car

Small car

Small car

Category
small car
Transmission
People
Large bags
Medium car

Medium car

Category
Medium
Transmission
People
Large bags
Premium car

Premium car

Category
premium car
Transmission
People
Large bags

Hotels

Personalize your itinerary

Day 1

Day 1 – Dublin - arrival day

  • Dublin - Arrival day
  • More
  • Ha'penny Bridge
  • More

Your luxury holiday in Ireland begins as soon as you reach the city of Dublin. There, you’ll pick up the luxury rental vehicle of your choice and hit the roads!

The first destination of your luxury vacation in Ireland is Dublin - a city with many fantastic attractions to explore. Catch an early flight to enjoy as much time as possible discovering Dublin.

Start your sightseeing in the city with a visit to the fantastic Ha'penny Bridge. This footbridge is a popular stop on travelers’ itineraries in Dublin, with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 13,278 visitors.

Tonight you will be treated to a stay at one of best luxury hotels in Dublin. We have picked out three of the most exclusive luxury lodging and hotel options for you to choose from.

Exploring new places can make you hungry. When you’re ready for dinner, we recommend trying one of the finest restaurants in Dublin.

For a culinary experience you will remember, have a look at the menu at FX Buckley Steakhouse Temple Bar. With an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,660 customers, it’s truly one of the best restaurants in the whole of Dublin.

If you feel like having something slightly different, check out Shouk. This is one of the most recommended restaurants in the city. Considering its average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,608 customers, it’s one that most guests enjoy.

PHX Bistro is another restaurant you could book a table at tonight. This fantastic restaurant is often recommended by both travelers and locals in Dublin, and has an impressive average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,038 customers.

As your day in Dublin is coming to an end retreat to a bar where you can celebrate the start of your exciting luxury holiday in Ireland.

Make your way to The Temple Bar Pub. This bar promises a great atmosphere for your celebrations and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 25,491 customers.

Or, why not continue your evening at The Brazen Head, rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars among 11,980 guests.

Another bar where you can have a great time tonight is The Church Café, Late Bar & Restaurant. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 10,779 customers.

Raise a toast to the start of your 9-day luxury vacation in Ireland and look forward to more fantastic days to come!

Read more

Experiences

Day 2

Day 2 – Dublin

  • Dublin
  • More

Drive 23 km, 1 hour 32 min

  • Phoenix Park
  • Dublin Zoo
  • Guinness Storehouse
  • Dublin Castle
  • National Botanic Gardens
  • More

On day 2 of your exciting luxury holiday across Ireland you will continue exploring the city of Dublin. You still have 3 nights left in the city. Enjoy your break from the road and spend this day sightseeing and eating at some of the best restaurants in Dublin. Your accommodation will be conveniently located close to several of the best attractions in the city.

Start your sightseeing of the day with a visit to the fantastic Phoenix Park. This attraction is a park and has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 37,298 visitors.

Next up on your agenda, you’ll find the extraordinary Dublin Zoo, which is a zoo that gets around 1,105,005 visits every year. This attraction is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 25,663 visitors.

If you, like many others, have been feeling curious about the spectacular Guinness Storehouse tourist attraction, then you should definitely take the opportunity to visit this attraction today.

The outstanding Dublin Castle is another stop you can visit today in Dublin. This must-see tourist destination is a highly recommended attraction in the city. Rated at an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 31,463 visitors, it’s one many travelers find worthy of a visit.

If you want to experience even more of Dublin, then consider a visit to the incredible National Botanic Gardens. National Botanic Gardens is a botanical garden and popular attraction most travelers enjoy. More than 15,718 people have rated this attraction an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars.

Exploring new places makes you hungry. Luckily Dublin has multiple restaurants that offer fantastic dining experiences you’ll appreciate after a long day of sightseeing.

If you’re curious about the best restaurant in Dublin, make sure to check out The Vintage Kitchen. This restaurant is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 911 customers.

Alternatively, another top-rated restaurant in the city is Chapter One Restaurant. This one-of-a-kind restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 849 customers.

A common recommendation among luxury travelers who have vacationed Dublin before is Mr Fox. This restaurant has a popular menu, deserving of an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 690 customers.

If you’re not yet ready to head back to your hotel, check out some of the bars in the area and experience the local nightlife.

Porterhouse Temple Bar is one of the best bars in Dublin and the perfect place for an after-dinner drink. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 7,884 customers.

You may also want to check out Light House Cinema. Equally popular, this bar offers a great drink list and a nice atmosphere for your celebrations. Light House Cinema is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 3,744 customers.

Alternatively, head out to The Old Storehouse Bar and Restaurant. The Old Storehouse Bar and Restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 4,719 customers and is a top choice among travelers as well as locals.

Reminisce about your day, look through photos, and prepare for another great day to come! Your luxury holiday in Ireland has plenty more in store for you.

Read more

Experiences

Day 3

Day 3 – Dublin

  • Dublin
  • More

Drive 5 km, 54 min

  • Trinity College Dublin
  • Book of Kells
  • National Museum of Ireland – Archaeology
  • St Stephen's Green
  • St Patrick's Cathedral
  • More

Day 3 of your luxury road trip Ireland offers you another day to explore the magnificent city of Dublin. Today you will continue your luxury holiday in the best possible way - by discovering the best sights, most exciting activities, and finest restaurants in the city.

One of the best travel destinations you can visit in Dublin today is the stunning Trinity College Dublin. This university has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 4,032 reviews.

Next up, make your way to the spectacular Book of Kells. This attraction is a codex and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 13,299 visitors.

When you’re ready for your next sight of the day, continue to the incredible National Museum of Ireland – Archaeology. National Museum of Ireland – Archaeology gathers around 370,965 visitors each year. This attraction is a national museum and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 12,321 visitors.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit the fantastic St Stephen's Green. This park and travel destination is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 29,521 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to the outstanding St Patrick's Cathedral. This anglican or episcopal cathedral is a much-appreciated attraction with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 21,169 visitors.

You will be excited to learn that there are plenty of options for luxury tours and bespoke activities in Dublin. Add the best tours to your luxury vacation package before or after booking.

After a long day of discovering the unique quirks of Dublin, it’s an excellent idea to sit down for a lovely meal. We’ve collected the most recommended restaurants in the city for you, so you can check out the menus and make your reservation in advance.

According to reviews, The Stags Head is one of the absolute best places to eat in Dublin. At this restaurant, you’ll enjoy a great atmosphere and a fantastic food and drinks menu. The Stags Head is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 4,691 customers.

Alternatively, if you’re curious to try a local favorite, check out The Celt. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 4,507 customers and guarantees you a nice dining experience to end your day.

When your taste buds call for something different, you may want to pay O'Donoghues Bar a visit instead. This restaurant is a top recommendation often mentioned by both travelers and locals. O'Donoghues Bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 4,110 customers.

If you feel like it, head out to a bar to celebrate another fantastic day in Dublin and take the pulse of the city’s nightlife.

To get a drink at one of the best bars in the city, go to The Bank on College Green. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 4,043 customers.

If you’d like to continue your evening somewhere else, we recommend heading to Café en Seine. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 4,282 customers.

A third bar where you could have a great time tonight is Murray’s Pub. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,882 customers.

Raise a toast to another amazing day of your luxury holiday in Dublin, Ireland and seize the opportunity to celebrate.

Read more

Experiences

Day 4

Day 4 – Enniskerry, Wicklow, The Municipal District of Bray, and Kilkenny

  • Kilkenny
  • More

Drive 182 km, 3 hours 20 min

  • Powerscourt House & Gardens
  • Powerscourt Waterfall
  • Wicklow Mountains National Park
  • Kilkenny Castle Park
  • Kilkenny Castle
  • More

On day 4 of your luxury holiday in Ireland, wonderful attractions await. Today you have the opportunity to discover two places in one day, the city of Kilkenny and the city of Enniskerry. You’ll stay in Kilkenny for 1 night.

Begin your adventures of the day with a visit to the outstanding Kilkenny Castle. This attraction is a schloss country house museum and has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 10,743 visitors.

Next up, make a stop at the incredible Kilkenny Castle. This schloss country house museum and travel destination has received an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 11,458 reviews.

Joining a top-rated tour in Kilkenny is another excellent way to spend your luxury holiday in Ireland. The best tours in this destination will take you on a discovery of some of Ireland’s most well-known attractions and best-kept secrets.

It’s now time to hit the road again and travel to your next destination, the city of Enniskerry.

Make your way to the incredible Powerscourt House & Gardens in Enniskerry for some sightseeing. This popular attraction is a park and has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 9,458 visitors.

For the night, you’ll have the choice of the best luxury hotels and places to stay in the city of Kilkenny.

After a long day of experiencing some of the most fantastic attractions and sights in Ireland, we recommend you try Petronella Restaurant, one of the best restaurants in Kilkenny. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 640 customers.

If you’re keen on trying something else, locals also recommend Butcher Restaurant as one of the top restaurants in the city. Butcher Restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 563 customers.

Another of the most recommended restaurants in Kilkenny is Matt The Millers Bar & Restaurant. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,409 customers.

After dinner, you can enjoy some downtime at your hotel or head out to a bar for a couple of drinks.

If you’re not yet ready to call it a day, pop into the top-rated Tynans Bridge House Bar. This bar is considered one of the best in Kilkenny and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 509 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Kytelers Inn. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,411 customers.

Alternatively, go to Paris Texas Bar and Restaurant. This is one of the most frequently recommended bars by locals in Kilkenny and is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 2,225 reviews.

Go over your photos from the day, raise a toast, and rest your tired legs. A new adventurous day of your luxury road trip in Ireland awaits!

Read more

Experiences

Day 5

Day 5 – The Municipal District of Cahir — Cashel, Cahir, Cobh, and Cork

  • Cobh
  • Cork
  • More

Drive 189 km, 2 hours 41 min

  • Rock of Cashel
  • Cahir Castle
  • Fota Wildlife Park
  • Titanic Experience Cobh
  • More

Get ready for day 5 of your luxury vacation in Ireland. On this day of your exciting road trip holiday, you will have the most wonderful time discovering The Municipal District of Cahir — Cashel and Cahir. You’ll stay in Cork for 2 nights. Enjoy a flexible travel itinerary and choose how much time you want to spend at each destination.

Start your day with one of travelers’ favorite attractions in The Municipal District of Cahir — Cashel, the incredible Rock of Cashel. This popular attraction is a castle that has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 13,510 visitors.

To experience the local culture, see the best attractions, and meet new people at the same time, add a tour or activity to your luxury holiday package in Ireland. As a luxury traveler, you will choose among only the best experiences available to you on this day of your exclusive road trip vacation in The Municipal District of Cahir — Cashel.

It’s now time to get back on the road and continue to the next destination of your day, the city of Cahir.

Make your way to the incredible Cahir Castle for some unforgettable sightseeing in Cahir. This popular attraction is a castle and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 5,042 visitors.

Today you’ll check in at one of the most exclusive hotels in the city of Cork. Luxury hotels in Cork offer fantastic facilities and wonderful rooms. In combination with staff that is generous with both their time and recommendations, you’re guaranteed a pleasant

Stay in Cork.

After a long day of traveling and sightseeing, we recommend you try one of the best restaurants in Cork, Sin é. This restaurant offers a fantastic menu and impeccable service, deserving of its average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 1,654 reviews.

Locals also recommend Liberty Grill as one of the best restaurants to have dinner at in Cork. The Liberty Grill is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,609 customers, including locals as well as travelers.

For a slightly different culinary experience, book a table at Elbow Lane Brew and Smoke House. This popular restaurant has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 792 customers.

Depending on your plans for tomorrow, you might want to head back to your hotel for some relaxation. If not, this is your chance to take the temperature of Cork's nightlife.

If you’re not quite ready for bed yet, head off to a popular bar like The Oliver Plunkett. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 5,192 customers.

Another place you could go for some drinks is the top-rated The Old Town Whiskey Bar at Bodega. Often recommended by locals, this bar is an excellent place to check out tonight. The Old Town Whiskey Bar at Bodega has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,534 customers.

Alternatively, go to Cornstore Cork. Rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 1,516 reviews, it’s one worth checking out if you’re in the party mood.

Celebrate another great day of your luxury holiday in Ireland with a toast! Enjoy a good night’s sleep at your lovely hotel and get ready for another fun day to come.

Read more

Experiences

Day 6

Day 6 – Blarney, Glanmire, and Cork

  • Cork
  • More

Drive 30 km, 1 hour 14 min

  • Munster Technological University
  • Fitzgerald's Park
  • Cork City Gaol
  • Blarney Castle & Gardens
  • Blarney Stone
  • More

On day 6 of your luxury holiday, you’ll get the opportunity to experience the spectacular city of Blarney. You’ll stay in Blarney for 1 night, which gives you enough time to discover some of the most amazing things to see and do in the city. Start your morning with a hearty breakfast and get ready for an entire day of enjoying Blarney to the fullest.

Today you will have the opportunity to visit multiple popular travel destinations in Blarney. Begin your sightseeing with a visit to the outstanding Blarney Castle & Gardens. This attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 10,764 visitors.

When you’re finished at Blarney Castle & Gardens, make a stop at the wonderful Blarney Stone. This incredible attraction is a stone, rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 4,710 visitors.

Tonight you will stay at one of the best luxury hotels in Blarney. We have selected the perfect options for you to have the loveliest experience in Blarney.

Treat yourself to an overnight stay at the wonderful Clayton Hotel Cork City, a highly recommended 4-star hotel in the city. This hotel has an average rating of 4 out of 5 stars by 4,488 guests and guarantees you a pleasant break from your self-drive luxury vacation.

Another excellent luxury accommodation alternative in Blarney is the fantastic Maldron Hotel Cork South Mall. This 4-star hotel is the ultimate place to lay back and treat yourself to some well-deserved downtime after a busy day exploring. Maldron Hotel Cork South Mall is rated an average of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 5,007 guests.

Alternatively, check in at the outstanding Hayfield Manor Hotel. This 5-star hotel is warmly recommended by previous guest and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 181 reviews to prove it. Get cozy and rest before it’s yet again time to hit the roads.

Our flexible booking system will automatically provide you with the best luxury hotel alternatives if these are not available.

After a long day of exploring, it’s time for indulging in some food. Make a reservation at one of the best restaurants in Blarney.

We recommend you eat at a restaurant that locals enjoy, like the fantastic Izz Cafe. This excellent restaurant has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 731 customers.

Alternatively, check out the menu at Market Lane. Considered one of the best restaurants in Blarney, it has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,609 customers.

If you’re curious about more of the best restaurants in Blarney, The SpitJack Cork is one to check out. The SpitJack Cork is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,934 customers.

As the day is coming to an end, retreat to your hotel for some rest, or head out to a bar to celebrate your time in Blarney.

Many locals go to A Bróg Bar + Kitchen to have a good time. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,592 customers.

If you feel like going somewhere else, another popular option in the city is The Thomond Bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,430 customers.

The Woodford is another great option in Blarney. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,261 customers.

Enjoy an amazing evening in Blarney, and get ready for more fantastic days to come of your luxury vacation in Ireland!

Read more

Experiences

Day 7

Day 7 – West Clare Municipal District, Bunratty, The Municipal District of Adare — Rathkeale, and Galway

  • Galway
  • More

Drive 257 km, 4 hours 12 min

  • Limerick Racecourse
  • Shannon Heritage
  • Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • More

On day 7 of your luxury holiday in Ireland, wonderful attractions await. Today you have the opportunity to discover two places in one day, the region of West Clare Municipal District and the city of Bunratty. You’ll stay in Galway for 1 night.

Begin your adventures of the day with a visit to the outstanding Cliffs of Moher. This attraction is a cliff and has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 32,664 visitors.

Joining a top-rated tour in West Clare Municipal District is another excellent way to spend your luxury holiday in Ireland. The best tours in this destination will take you on a discovery of some of Ireland’s most well-known attractions and best-kept secrets.

It’s now time to hit the road again and travel to your next destination, the city of Bunratty.

Make your way to the incredible Bunratty Castle & Folk Park in Bunratty for some sightseeing. This popular attraction is a park and has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 12,442 visitors.

For the night, you’ll have the choice of the best luxury hotels and places to stay in the city of Galway.

After a long day of experiencing some of the most fantastic attractions and sights in Ireland, we recommend you try Hooked, one of the best restaurants in Galway. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,796 customers.

If you’re keen on trying something else, locals also recommend O'Connell's Bar Galway as one of the top restaurants in the city. O'Connell's Bar Galway is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,659 customers.

Another of the most recommended restaurants in Galway is Kai Restaurant. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,177 customers.

After dinner, you can enjoy some downtime at your hotel or head out to a bar for a couple of drinks.

If you’re not yet ready to call it a day, pop into the top-rated Tigh Chóilí. This bar is considered one of the best in Galway and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,662 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Caribou. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 979 customers.

Alternatively, go to A Púcán. This is one of the most frequently recommended bars by locals in Galway and is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 3,188 reviews.

Go over your photos from the day, raise a toast, and rest your tired legs. A new adventurous day of your luxury road trip in Ireland awaits!

Read more

Experiences

Day 8

Day 8 – Dublin

  • Galway
  • Dublin
  • More

Drive 209 km, 2 hours 47 min

  • Eyre Square
  • Galway City Museum
  • Spanish Arch
  • Great Escape Rooms
  • Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and St Nicholas, Galway
  • More

On day 8 of your luxury road trip holiday in Ireland you will have the opportunity to experience two destinations in one day, the city of Galway and the city of Dublin. You’ll stay in Dublin for 1 night.

Your day starts in Galway. Give yourself time to see some of the city’s very best attractions before it's time to hit the road.

Make the amazing Eyre Square your first stop of the day. The average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 13,114 visitors gives you an idea of what to expect from this square and attraction before you head there.

Next up, make a stop at the incredible Galway City Museum. With an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,232 visitors, it's easy to understand why so many people visit this city museum and attraction. In fact, this welcomes around 161,558 visitors annually.

Another unforgettable travel destination you can visit on this day of your luxury holiday is the outstanding Spanish Arch. This best-rated sightseeing destination has an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 5,753 visitors.

When you’re finished at the top-tier point of interest, the perfect next stop is the popular Great Escape Rooms. This spectacular top-tier point of interest and attraction is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars in 1,162 reviews.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to the fantastic Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and St Nicholas, Galway. This catholic cathedral is a remarkable attraction with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 4,556 visitors.

Make the most of your day in Galway by joining exclusive tours and activities that take your luxury holiday in Ireland to the next level. This is only one of many experiences you can include in your luxury travel package in Ireland. So make sure to check out the other options too, to find the best way to spend your time in Galway today.

By the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Dublin, where you will choose among some of the best luxury hotels.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Lemon Jelly Cafe, one of the best restaurants in Dublin. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 4,104 customers.

If you’re not yet ready to head back to your hotel, we recommend you check out the nightlife of the city.

The Palace Bar is one of the best bars you can visit in Dublin tonight. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,824 customers.

You can also enjoy a glass or two at a popular place like Merchant's Arch. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 2,988 customers.

Raise a glass in celebration of your fantastic luxury holiday in Ireland! Head back to your hotel for some much-needed rest in preparation for tomorrow’s adventures.

Read more

Experiences

Day 9

Day 9 – Dublin - departure day

  • Dublin - Departure day
  • More
  • Molly Malone Statue
  • More

Today is the last day of your 9-day luxury holiday in Ireland and it’s soon time to start your journey home. This is your chance to get one last glimpse of Dublin before saying goodbye.

Catch a later flight to enjoy some extra time for exploring. If you have a late departure, we recommend doing some last-minute shopping or sightseeing.

Make the most of what’s left of your luxury vacation in Ireland by heading out to the stunning Molly Malone Statue. This extraordinary best-rated sightseeing destination and attraction is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 11,774 reviews, and is an excellent choice for your last sightseeing in Dublin.

Don’t end your vacation hungry.

You will then say farewell to Dublin and begin your journey home. We wish you safe travels and a warm welcome home, with unforgettable memories and incredible photos from your luxury holiday in Ireland in your luggage!

Read more

Experiences

Similar travel packages

Link to appstore phone
Install Europe’s biggest travel app

Download Europe’s biggest travel marketplace to your phone to manage your entire trip in one place

Scan this QR code with your phone camera and press the link that appears to add Europe’s biggest travel marketplace into your pocket. Enter your phone number or email address to receive an SMS or email with the download link.