A view of the Cliffs of Moher in Ireland on a sunny day.
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Tour code: BEIDD4

Tour Inclusions

The Emerald Isle

  • 13 days
  • Republic of Ireland / Northern Ireland
  • Max 18 Passengers

Overview

From north to south, this is one Irish journey that delves into the Emerald Isle’s fascinating history, rich traditions and cultural heritage like no other. Starting with the legendary Giant’s Causeway, our road will lead us to Ireland’s rugged peninsulas, quaint villages and ancient landmarks – all while drawing on local knowledge to transport you to the heart of this captivating country.
Worth Noting…
Booking our 9 March departure in 2025? You’ll be in Dingle on 17 March when St Patrick’s Day is celebrated. Sláinte!
The Emerald Isle 2024 map.
  • Tour Starts/Ends
  • 1 Overnight Stop
  • Day Stop

Tour Highlights

  • Discover Northern Ireland's history on a Black Cab Tour of Belfast’s street art and political murals
  • Set foot on the basalt columns of the legendary Giant’s Causeway
  • Be blessed with the ‘gift of the gab’ while visiting the iconic Blarney Castle
  • Uncover the magnificent Cliffs of Moher – an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Tour Itinerary

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  • Day 1 - Dublin (Republic of Ireland)

    Historic and full of character, Dublin is where we’ll meet the group and begin our adventure. This evening is an opportunity to get to know one another over a delicious welcome dinner. Accommodation: Ashling Hotel (or similar)

    • Meals
      • Dinner
  • Day 2 - Dublin – Belfast (Northern Ireland)

  • Day 3 - Belfast – North Irish Coast (Republic of Ireland)

  • Day 4 - North Irish Coast – Derry – North Irish Coast

  • Day 5 - North Irish Coast – County Roscommon

  • Day 6 - County Roscommon – Galway

  • Day 7 - Galway

  • Day 8 - Galway – Cliffs of Moher – Dingle Peninsula

  • Day 9 - Dingle Peninsula

  • Day 10 - Dingle Peninsula – County Cork

  • Day 11 - County Cork – Kinsale – County Cork

  • Day 12 - County Cork – Kilkenny

  • Day 13 - Kilkenny – Dublin

Tour Inclusions

Accommodation

- 12 nights in hand-picked accommodation

The Crew

- Experienced Tour Leader and Driver

Transport

- Premium mini-coach transportation

Reviews

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  • 29th April 2024
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    The accommodation was excellent. The rooms were spacious and well appointed The food provided as part of the tour was excellent. The staff at the hotels were friendly and helpful. The pace of the tour was good and the small group size made life easy moving around and comfortable on the bus.
  • 29th April 2024
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    I enjoyed the Backroads Emerald Isle tour, and would recommend it to fellow travellers. I may suggest that you undertake the tour more into the season than I did - the weather you can't control, but perhaps you may have a better experience with it more into summer and spring these days.
  • 27th April 2024
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    Too many long days on the bus and we spent much longer than necessary at most places we visited.eg the Blarney Woollen Mills.
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