Escorted Tour of The Wild Atlantic Way
This guided tour covers approximately half the coast of the Island of Ireland (north and west) and includes a significant portion of the Wild Atlantic Way. This Tour begins with a meet and greet ( Included in Tour price )with dinner, bed and breakfast in our Hotel in Dublin. Next morning the tour leaves this hotel after breakfast at 9.30 am.When we have completed our Wild Atlantic Way and Coastal Tour we return to Dublin City.
Contact us for a quotation for this and the other scheduled tours in this series which are as follows.
- 9th Nov 2017 to 23rd Nov 2017.
- 1st Feb 2018 to 15th Feb 2018.
- 22nd Feb 2018 to 8th March 2018.
- 15th March 2018 to 29th March 2018. (This tour gives you the opportunity to take part in a St Patrick’s Day Parade Celebrations).
Of course because we are doing this series of Wild Atlantic Way Tours in the Winter/ Spring period you get to see our Beautiful rugged coastline at its wildest. Our bus tour will travel through the counties of Dublin, Louth, Down, Antrim, Derry, Donegal, Leitrim, Sligo, Mayo, Galway and Clare by the Wild Atlantic Way and Coast. Returning to Dublin, we travel through counties Limerick, Tipperary, Offaly, Laois, and Kildare.
Indeed, when and where possible, we will be including some local festivities with the tours.
Some attractions and cultural events on or close to our bus tour route which we can choose to visit include (with a minimum of ten visitor attractions visited on the tour/subject to change):
- Newgrange Neolithic (New Stone Age) Centre
- The Downpatrick Cultural Centre
- Titanic Centre, Belfast
- The Giant’s Causeway
- The Walls of Derry
- Glencolmcille Folk Village
- Sliabh League, One of the highest sea cliffs in Europe
- Carrowmore Megalithic Landscape
- Belleek Castle, Ballina
- Ballina Craft Whiskey Distillery
- Ceide Fields, the most extensive stone age monument in the world
- Westport House
- Kylemore Abbey in Connemara
- Cliffs of Moher, County Clare
- The National Stud and Japanese Gardens
For this guided tour to depart on departure date, minimum numbers apply to this bus tour and subsequent bus tours. We will have a per-advised cut-off date for advanced booking and confirmation on all our tours. If the scheduled dates to not suit you, you can pick your own departure date. We can quote you for this tour even if you are an individual traveler or if you want to tour with a group of your family or friends on a private tour. ( Then the 16th Person (Organiser) gets a free place on the tour ). Please Email Jim: Sláinte@slainteirelandtours.ie
Inquiries for special interest tours we also welcome,especially for guests tracing their Irish Ancestors.We will carry out prior to your arrival on the tour, basic local research to find ( as far as is possible ) your ancestral home or location and any family connections still in the locality.We will also try to find the final resting place of last known ancestors. ( Not guaranteed ). There is an extra charge for this service. Please contact Jim on Email: Sláinte@slainteirelandtours.ie
All Drivers including Chauffeur Drivers are also Experienced Tour Guides. ( Not just Drivers ). Travel is by a modern 24 seater coach for groups of up to 12 guests accompanied by a Driver Guide. For groups of 12 plus, a modern 28/ 32 seater coach with driver and a separate tour guide is included with the tour. All our accommodation is per-approved 3 and 4 star hotels or 4 star guest houses.
Prices start from 1,987 Euro PP. sharing.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Dublin City|
|DEPARTURE TIME DUBLIN||9.30 am from our Hotel|
|RETURN TIME DUBLIN
||6.30 pm on last day of tour|
|INCLUDED IN PRICE
Telephone: 00353 (0)96 73311 (Leave a brief message of your requests and we will contact you).
Go raibh maith agat – Thank you
Option One: From Ballina there is a day trip to Ceide Fields the most extensive enclosed stone age field system in the World. Thereafter we continue our tour along the majestic cliffs of north Mayo through beautiful rugged bog land to Belmullet where we claim from this most westerly place in Co. Mayo our next parish is America.
Option Two: You can have a more relaxed day with our half day guided tour in the surrounding Ballina hinterland followed by a seaweed bath or relax and enjoy all that Ballina has to offer in the way of shopping, sight seeing and museums. Traditional Music and Irish dancing available in the evening.
Option One; We then travel through Mullranny to the largest offshore island on the Wild Atlantic Way, Achill Island, immortalised by the artists Paul Henry and Camille Souter .
Option Two: You can have a more relaxed day with our half day guided tour surrounding Ballina hinterland followed by a seaweed bath or relax and enjoy all that Ballina has to offer in the way of shopping, sight seeing and museums. Returning to Ballina for another night of Fun and craic.
Option One: Day trip to Cong via Mamcross returning to Galway.
Option Two: Half Day tour of Galway City followed by Free Time