Southern Ireland Self-Drive

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8+ Nights
Limited Time Special Offer

From Dublin to Dingle!

See the very best of Ireland on this self-drive adventure of a lifetime! Stay in Waterford, County Cork, Dingle, Adare, and Dublin, and enjoy the freedom to visit Irish favorites with your very own rental car. Experience the Ring of Kerry, Killarney National Park, Limerick, Cork, and more! 

What's Included
  • Round-trip economy class airfare to Dublin (DUB)
  • Manual rental car- upgrade to automatic available
    • Pick up at Dublin Airport on day 1, drop off in Dublin city center on day 7
  • 2 nights in Waterford at Granville Hotel, or similar
  • 2 night in County Cork at the Garryvoe Hotel, or similar
  • 1 night in Dingle at the Dingle Skellig Hotel or Dingle Benners
  • 1 night in Adare at the Fitzgerald Woodlands House Hotel or The Dunraven Adare
  • 2 nights in Dublin at the Chancery Hotel, or similar
  • Breakfast Daily
Great Ways to Explore
  • Explore Waterford, Ireland's oldest city founded by Vikings!

  • Drive on the Slea Head Loop to the stunning cliffs of Mizen Head.
  • Discover the colorful village of Kinsale in Cork.

  • Treat yourself to a pint at the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin!

  • While in Adare, drive into Limerick and visit King John's Castle.

Package Overview

See the true beauty of Ireland on this once-in-a-lifetime road! From city, to country, to coast, you'll experience the best of the Emerald Isle. From Dublin, you'll drive to the picturesque town of Waterford on the southern east coast, then head to County Cork! From colorful Cobh Harbor and Kinsale to the rugged cliffs of Mizen Head, Cork is a wonderland of postcard-worthy scenery.

Next, drive to the one and only town of Dingle. Known to be one of Ireland's most charming town, Dingle is surrounded by exquisite natural beauty. Drive the Slea Head Loop, and consider a drive along the Ring of Kerry near Killarney National Park. After Dingle, you'll continue on to the village of Adare. Famous for its thatched roof cottages and charming old-world feel, Adare is the Ireland you've always dreamed of! 

Last but not least, you'll finish with a stay in the capital city of Dublin. Clink glasses at Temple Bar, visit Dublin Castle, go shopping on Grafton Street, and catch some live music at The Brazen Head! Filled with history, architecture, and culture, Dublin is the perfect ending to a beautiful Irish journey! 

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Please note that some recommendations in the following suggested itinerary may not be included in your package. Check What's Included above for full details on inclusions.

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