Iitinerary - Best of the Emerald Isle by Rail

Day 1 - Arrive in Killarney

Your adventures through the Emerald Isle begin in Killarney, where you'll check in at your hotel for a relaxing two-night stay. Spend the rest of the day exploring, perhaps wandering to St. Mary's Cathedral or just soaking up the atmosphere in the quaint town center. (Overnight in Killarney)

Day 2 - Killarney

Killarney is a famous stop on the spectacular Ring of Kerry, which you will have the chance to discover today! On your full day tour, you will acquaint yourself with the magnificent natural beauty of one of Ireland's crowning gems, exploring MacGillycuddy Reeks, the sandy shores of Dingle Bay and the wonderful coastal views of Kenmare Bay. Pass through the wonderful National Park along the way, and admire the sparkling Lakes of Killarney. Don't forget your camera! (Overnight in Killarney) Included Breakfast

Day 3 - Galway

Check out of your hotel today and travel along Ireland's railway tracks from Killarney to Galway. Sit back, relax and enjoy the journey, passing through gorgeous countryside as you go. Upon arrival, check in at your hotel for a two-night stay. Galway is a pretty, coastal gem on Ireland's west coast. Explore the quirky boutiques and galleries along the cobbled lanes of the Latin Quarter, and head to the 18th-century Eyre Square for an evening meal accompanied by some traditional Irish folk music - plenty of the pubs here are famed for offering just that! (Overnight in Galway) Included Breakfast

Day 4 - Galway

From Galway, you're just a stone's throw from the UNESCO-listed Cliffs of Moher, one of Ireland's most enduringly popular attractions. Join a professional guide for the journey through tiny fishing villages, travelling past ancient Duguaire Castle and admiring Burren, where striking limestone scenery is reminiscent of the moon's surface. Take your time strolling along the hiking trails and cliff paths, marveling at Celtic crosses and perhaps enjoying a pint in Gus O'Connors pub - one of Ireland's most famous watering holes! (Overnight in Galway) Included Breakfast

Day 5 - Dublin

Check out of your hotel this morning and board a train bound for Dublin. On arrival, check in at your hotel for a three-night stay and set out to explore the Irish capital city. Explore the imposing St. Patrick's Cathedral, which dates back to 1191 AD, or learn about the Emerald Isle's history at the National Museum of Ireland. You might also like to indulge in a trip to the Guinness Storehouse, complete with tastings, of course! (Overnight in Dublin) Included Breakfast

Day 6 - Dublin

Explore Dublin with a hop-on, hop-off tour today, creating a personalized city sightseeing experience! Dublin truly does overflow with history landmarks and iconic sights, and you'll be able to discover the best of them with the Dublin Pass included with your vacation. Visit Dublin Zoo, the GAA museum, Old Jameson Distillery and many, many more. Spend your evening in Temple Bar, sampling authentic cuisine and indulging in some good old fashioned craic at one of the numerous traditional pubs. (Overnight in Dublin) Included Breakfast

Day 7 - Dublin

Make the most of your time in Dublin by using the opportunity to visit Blarney Castle and Cork on a spectacularly scenic day trip. Travel through the verdant landscapes of the Irish countryside to the historic site of Blarney Castle, world-famous for its enchanting Blarney Stone, which supposedly gives all those who kiss it the gift of the gab. Visit the city of Cork and the imposing Rock of Cashel Cathedral in County Tipperary, too, before returning to Dublin for another overnight stay. (Overnight in Dublin) Included Breakfast

Day 8 - Belfast

Ride the rails from Ireland to Northern Ireland today, pulling into the capital, Belfast. The journey is scenic and relaxing, taking just over two and a half hours. Check in at your hotel for a two-night stay and start exploring! Visit the renovated Dockyards' Titanic Quarter, exploring in depth with the entrance ticket included in your vacation, and don't miss the opportunity to learn about 9,000 years of Irish culture and history at the Ulster Museum. (Overnight in Belfast) Included Breakfast

Day 9 - Belfast

Discover more of Ireland's magic today on a day trip from Belfast to the marvelous Giant's Causeway. Join a knowledgeable guide for the journey through Northern Ireland to the Causeway itself, visiting attractions like Carrickfergus Castle and the Old Bushmills distillery en route. Enjoy a nail-biting stroll across the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge and marvel at the magnificent stones in one of Ireland's most beautiful locations. The myths and legends of the area will only add to your enjoyment. (Overnight in Belfast) Included Breakfast

Day 10 - Your Journey Ends In Dublin.

Departure dates and prices 2021 - Best of the Emerald Isle by Rail

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Prices are based on two people sharing a standard room, and are subject to availability and change. Single occupancy supplements apply. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival

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Best of the Emerald Isle by Rail

2021 discount prices from £1567

Experience the myriad charms of Ireland! Discover rolling countryside, sparkling coastline, ancient landmarks and traditional customs of the Emerald Isle, breezing from city to city by train and enjoying handpicked daytrips, sightseeing tours and tickets to help you get the most out of your stay..

To book this scenic rail holiday with Railbookers call them direct on 0203 780 2110 and quote code TR55RB you will then recieve a 5% discount saving per person on this Best of the Emerald Isle by Rail rail holiday.

Travel 55 in association with Railbookers. To book call direct on 0203 780 2110 and quote Travel 55 code TR55RB you will then receive a 5% discount from the Railbookers brochure price.

What's Included

  • Rail travel in standard class throughout
  • 2 nights' hotel stay with breakfast in Killarney
  • 2 nights' hotel stay with breakfast in Galway
  • 3 nights' hotel stay with breakfast in Dublin
  • 2 nights' hotel stay with breakfast in Belfast
  • Transfer from Shannon Airport to Killarney
  • Full day tour of the Ring of Kerry plus Killarney Lakes and National Park
  • Cliffs of Moher day trip from Galway
  • Dublin Pass with hop-on, hop-off sightseeing tour
  • Blarney Castle and Cork day trip from Dublin
  • Titanic Belfast entrance ticket
  • Giant's Causeway day trip from Belfast

Trip Highlights

  • Traverse the stunning Ring of Kerry past rugged coastal vistas and lush green countryside
  • Gaze out at the sea from Cliffs of Moher in County Clare
  • Kiss the Blarney Stone at historic Blarney Castle
  • Discover where the Titanic was built in Belfast's Titanic Quarter
  • Marvel at the basalt columns and discover the myths of the Giant's Causeway

Dublin

Giant's Causway

Trains

Irish Rail

Irish Rail is operated by Iarnród Éireann, running all passenger and freight services, as well as the service to Belfast in conjunction with Northern Ireland Railways.

NI Railways

NI Railways operates the rail network in Northern Ireland, with connecting services to the Republic of Ireland.


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