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7-Day Driftwood Treasure Ireland Small Group Tour from Dublin

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    What to Expect
    Revel at some of Europe’s very best scenery, including:
    Ireland’s highest mountain range The Macgillycuddy Reeks
    The Green fields and stone walls of Dingle
    Connemara’s mountains, lakes, beaches and rivers
    Ireland’s wild and rugged Atlantic coastline
    The River Shannon (which we cross by ferry)
    The Burren Limestone Plateau
    The Caher Mountains of the Beara Peninsula
    The green inland scenery of areas such as the Golden Vale in Tipperary
    Enjoy some of Ireland’s most popular and worthwhile tourist destinations:
    Blarney Castle to kiss the magical Blarney Stone
    Killarney National Park
    The Cliffs of Moher
    Visit some of Ireland’s great houses and Gardens:
    Muckross House and Gardens, Kerry
    Bantry House and Gardens, Cork
    Garinish island Gardens, Cork
    Kylemore Abbey and Grounds, Connemara
    Wonder at some of Ireland’s historical treasures and experience the rich historical past of the region, from Stone Age man to the modern age.
    Visit The Rock of Cashel
    Ancient Neolithic Stone circles, Celtic ring forts, castles, monastic sites and built tombs
    Explore three of Ireland’s most diverse south western Peninsulas:
    The majestic Iveragh peninsula (better known as the Ring of Kerry)
    The rugged Beara Peninsula (also known as the ‘undiscovered peninsula’)
    The rolling hills of the Dingle Peninsula
    Take some free time to explore local communities and meet the Irish people in locations such as:
    The vibrant and buzzing Galway city
    The galleries and pubs (about 54 in total!) in Dingle town (pop. about 2500)
    The shops and boutiques of picturesque Kenmare
    Some fun little side trips:
    Visit a working sheep farm for a demonstration of working dogs and also sheep shearing
    Take a boat trip to try Spot Dingle’s most Friendly occupant – Funghi the Dolphin in Dingle Bay
    And at night:
    Live music and excellent food in some of Ireland’s best pubs and restaurants.
    Overnight in quality, locally owned guesthouse and small hotel accommodation in small, friendly local communities.
    Spend a night in a superb Irish Castle Hotel
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    My wife and I just returned from the 7 day tour of southwest Ireland. Because it was a small group we were able to explore remote places not accessible to a larger tour group. Edwina and Sean were fantastic guides as they were both personable...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Alan B
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Just returned to Dublin after this 7 day tour. Our guides Edwina “Ed” and Sean were fabulous. Very knowledgeable natives and expert drivers. My favorite activity was the sheep herding demo by Bridget and Seamus and feeding the baby lambs. The Gougane Barra was breathtakingly...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We were a group of 6 friends (3 young and 3 older women) traveling together. We loved this tour. It was a great blend of experiences for all of us. Our tour guide worked hard to arrange a last minute request for our more adventurous...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Sherrie H
    Reviewed 8 July 2019

    We were part of a recent 15-person group tour led by Tadge. It was a very enjoyable experience as we covered nearly 1,000 miles on lots of back roads that allowed us to see not only the classic sites, but, the countryside and quaint aspects...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank WilmingtonDETraveler
    Reviewed 7 July 2019

    We have never taken a tour with a group longer than a day as we were a bit apprehensive we would be spending our precious vacation time waiting for fellow traveler who did not think they needed to respect others time (this never happened on...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
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    vagaboss, Owner at Vagabond Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2019

    Hello Love2travelMpls - we are definitely the ideal guided small group tour company for those who don't like bus tours! Our tours have lots of options and flexibility which make them a bit different. At Vagabond we love to go off the beaten track and...More

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    5 July 2019|
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    Response from Lestel01 | Reviewed this property |
    We stayed at the Grand Canal also due to early start in the morning. Place was nice and staff very helpful. Many from our group also stayed there.
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    Response from lmk_8 | Reviewed this property |
    I hope you have as much fun as we did on this tour! We went in May but according to our guide, the weather doesn’t change all that much during spring/summer. I also live in FL so the weather was chilly for us. A raincoat... More
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    Response from lmk_8 | Reviewed this property |
    The Vagabond tours are more active than the Driftwood tours. The Vagabond tours usually include longer hikes & maybe kayaking, surfing, horseback riding, etc. But don’t think that there’s not activity in the Driftwood tour... More
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