Ancient history and emerald countryside offer hidden romance during your Ireland tour perfect for newlyweds or adoring couples. Your personalized adventure balances ultimate luxury and captivating scenery, enchanting folklore, and charming villages. Relish in distinct Irish flavors in a restaurant with candlelit magnetism beneath Dublin’s streets. Stroll arm-in-arm through lavish gardens protected by dramatic stone walls. Hold each other...
Dublin – Arrive in the Capital of Ireland with a Romantic Introductory City Tour
Dublin is a romantic city often unnoticed by lovers searching for a passionate getaway. On the outskirts of the city, trees and lush grass decorate the hillsides. The urban interior shimmers with Georgian, Victorian, and Edwardian architecture. The sound of trickling waters emanates from the winding banks of River Liffey. The antique buildings decorate the skyline with dramatic spires imitating the bordering trees. Hidden alleys offer testament to the literary romances of Becket, Joyce, Wilde, and Yeats. The aroma of black tea swirls out of Queen of Tarts, a café off Dame Street known for the delicious cakes and perfectly brewed tea. Your private transfer greets you at Dublin International Airport and escorts you to a gorgeous hotel first opened in the early 19th century.
The historical charms add lustrous ambiance to the contemporary amenities providing a mixture of grace, luxury, and comfort. The city bustles around Grafton Street, the premier shopping district of the city. A statue of Molly Malone marks the beginning of the shops abuzz with eclectic wares, from boutique jewelers to upmarket department stores. Music emanates from a unique mix of classical quartets playing in the evening light and traditional fiddle players offering a touch of vintage culture. For your first dinner to Ireland, you can make your way to Pearl Brasserie, a two-star Michelin restaurant by Patrick Guilbaud and partner Kirsten Batt. The dining room sits below street level and fills with a blend of fresh aromas stemming from Irish and French ingredients.
Waterford – Discover the Romantic Scenery between Dublin and Waterford
Kenmare – Visit Blarney Castle and Cork en route to Kenmare in the West
Kenmare – Relish the Majestic Landscapes on a Private Drive on the Ring of Kerry
Clare – Explore the Rich History and Stunning Scenery around Dromoland Castle
Clare – Delight in a Romantic Experience around the Burren and Cliffs of Moher
Clare – Relax in Comfort and Luxury in County Clare with a Day at your Leisure
Cong – Travel to Connemara to Explore Kylemore Abbey and Charming Cong
Cong – Visit Cong Abbey and Ashford Castle with the Remaining Day at Leisure
Galway – Depart for Home
- Indulge in the romantic ambiance of the charming towns, enchanting villages, and captivating landscape along the Ring of Kerry
- Delight in the beauty of five-star accommodations situated in renovated grand castles, which embody prestige, elegance, and modern luxury
- Stroll along the unique limestone rock formations of Burren on the mesmerizing scenery of Clare County
- Cruise the waters of the Atlantic Ocean for a panoramic view of the fantastical Cliffs of Moher
- Visit the stunning 19th-century estate of Kylemore Abbey to wander amongst the gardens, sip high tea, and explore the more than 33 bedrooms
- Engage with tradition by visiting Blarney Castle and kissing the celebrated Blarney Stone, which legend says was the boulder upon which Irish kings were adorned
- Relish a passionate stroll along the Sky Road circling back to Clifden for a sunset embrace over the western Atlantic coastline
- Bask in the seductive ambiance of a two-star Michelin restaurant known for fusing traditional Irish and delectable French flavors in Dublin
Your Ireland tour embraces romance, passion, and indulgence of the commonly overlooked pleasures of the Emerald Isle. The country is known for charming villages, dramatic coastlines, castles, and pubs, and your 10-day tour immerses you in the seductive scenery and cultural history often overlooked by travelers. Whether on a honeymoon or a dreamy getaway, your Ireland tour will provide comfort in castles and love in secluded landscapes. The adventure begins with your arrival in Dublin. Your private transfer greets you at the airport and escorts you to a gorgeous hotel at the heart of the city, which first opened in the early 19th century.
Dublin is the perfect introduction to Ireland, providing a blend of cosmopolitan appeal and traditional Irish charm. Explore the lively streets and welcoming ambiance before a sensational dinner at a two-star Michelin restaurant. Your car offers you complete freedom for where to stop and how long you can stay in any town, village, or landscape while traversing Ireland, taking you down to Waterford by way of Kilkenny and Wexford. Watch how the famous crystal is made or enjoy a lakeside stroll with Gin Glendalough. Take your time visiting Blarney Castle to embrace tradition and kiss the Blarney Stone. Wander the streets of Cork for a fabulous view of traditional Irish life and cosmopolitan culture.
The Ring of Kerry provides unique landscapes and marvelous villages in which you can enjoy views to the beaches or visit preserved stone castles. Relish the grandeur and tranquility of Dromoland Castle. Take a cruise for a private view of the Cliffs of Moher and walk along the stone mounds of the Burren. Castles and villages provide a storybook ambiance in which you can foster romance and love across the Irish landscape. In Connemara, you discover the gardens of Kylemore Abbey, the elegance of Ashford Castle, and the enchanting ambiance of Cong town, and a seductive sunset while on the Sky Road offer perfect views of a seaside sunset. You return the car in Galway, enjoying the beauty of the western city before traveling to Galway International Airport for your flight home.
$8,445 per person (excluding international flights)
Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.
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