5 Day Ireland Mini Tour

Our Five Day Mini Tours take in much of this beautiful country.  With 4 overnights stays, you get more time to take in the country, sights and people that Ireland has to offer.

Tour Details

 Language

This tour is in English.

 Attractions and Entrance Fees

Entrance fees are not included, however you can book your tickets in advance on the TICKETS link next to each stop

 

Locations

Pick-Up Point
Pick-up will be from your location within the Dublin Area

Day 1

Day 1 of our tours see's us leaving Dublin and heading towards our first stop

Day 1

Kilbeggan Distillery

Kilbeggan Distillery is an Irish whiskey distillery situated on the River Brosna in Kilbeggan, County Westmeath, Ireland. It is owned by Beam Suntory. A small pot still distillery, the licence to distil dates to 1757, a copy of which can be seen in the distillery. 

Kilbeggan Distillery

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Croagh Patrick

Croagh Patrick is a peak steeped in history, religion and mythology. At 764m high and offering breathtaking views across Clew Bay, climbing it is also a rite of passage for hiking enthusiasts.

Croagh Patrick is one of Ireland’s most stunning mountain climbs with its unique conical shapetowering above the edge of the Atlantic Ocean on the rugged west coast. On a clear day, it offers panoramic views of the hundreds of tiny, green drumlin islands in Clew Bay, the Wild Atlantic Way, the gorgeous tourist town of Westport and surrounding mountain ranges.

Croagh Patrick

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Westport

Fall in love with Westport when you first step foot into town and make your way along the Carrowbeg River, lined with colourful flowers and traditional shop fronts.

Stroll leisurely around Westport Town making your way to the historic Westport House. Learn about the house's captivating history on a guided tour and relax in the manicured classical gardens.

Westport is one of Ireland’s most beloved towns, experience it for yourself.

Westport

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Overnight Stay

We bed down for the night before we set off on our travels in the morning.  Don't forget to book your accommodation here separately.

Overnight Stay

Day 2

Wake up and get ready for our second day of the tour.

Day 2

Aasleagh Falls

Aasleagh Falls is located a short distance from Leenane village, just north of the Galway/Mayo border. This is picturesque waterfall, located on the River Erriff, and is located just before the river meets Killary Harbour. Parking is available at a lay-by close to the falls on the R335 regional road. A pathway exists which allows visitors to make the short walk to the waterfall. Salmon fishing is very popular at this location.

Aasleagh Falls

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Leenaun

Leenaun, also Leenane, is a village and 1,845 acre townland in County Galway, Ireland, on the southern shore of Killary Harbour and the northern edge of Connemara.

Leeann

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Connemara National Park

Situated in the West of Ireland in County Galway, Connemara National Park covers some 2,000 hectares of scenic mountains, expanses of bogs, heaths, grasslands and woodlands. Some of the Park’s mountains, namely Benbaun, Bencullagh, Benbrack and Muckanaght, are part of the famous Twelve Bens or Beanna Beola range. Connemara National Park was established and opened to the public in 1980.

Connemara National Park

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Kylemore Abbey

Kylemore Abbey and Victorian Walled Garden Originally built as a Castle in 1867 as a romantic gift, Kylemore Abbey and the surrounding mountains and lakes are steeped in history. Learn of tales of tragedy, romance, engineering initiatives and royal visits. It became home to a community of Benedictine Nuns in 1920 and has been renowned as a place of spirituality and education.

Kylemore Abbey

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Clifden

Clifden is a coastal town in County Galway, Ireland, in the region of Connemara, located on the Owenglin River where it flows into Clifden Bay. As the largest town in the region, it is often referred to as "the Capital of Connemara".

Clifton and the surrounding Connemara is renowned for its use of Irish as its first language.  Here you will hear Gailge (Irish) spoken fluently and frequently by the locals.

Clifden

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Overnight Stay

We bed down for the night before we set off on our travels in the morning.  Don't forget to book your accommodation here separately.

Overnight Stay

Day 3

Day 3 starts off nice and early and takes us to our next stop on this tour

Day 3

Connemara

Connemara is a region on the Atlantic coast of western County Galway, in the west of Ireland.

The area has a strong association with traditional Irish culture and contains much of the Connacht Irish speaking Gaeltacht (Irish Speaking Population), which is a key part of the identity of the region and is the largest Gaeltacht in the country.

Visiting Connemara, you will hear the Irish Language spoken as fluent as you speak your own language.  This community thrives on the Irish historical tradition and their lives are based on tradition and religion.

Clifton - Connemara

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Cong

Cong is a village straddling the borders of County Galway and County Mayo, in Ireland.

The filming location for John Waynes "The Quiet Man" starring John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara.

The Quiet Man Museum is a must for any Quiet Man enthusiasts. It is an exact replica of the White O’Morn cottage in the movie. The four poster bed, the tables and chairs which Mary Kate cherished, the thatched roof, emerald green half door and white washed front combine to charm all those who visit it.

Cong

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Galway City

Galway us known as the City of Tribes and is a vibrant bohemian city situated along the Wild Atlantic Way. 

Uncover rich medieval history as you meander the colourful, cobbled streets of the Latin Quarter. Settle in by a glowing turf fire for craic agus ceol in a traditional pub or take a stroll along the promenade in Salthill. Tour this beautiful city and bay by foot, bus or boat and explore its incredible food scene.

Known for its packed calendar of exciting cultural events, Galway offers something for every visitor.

Galway City

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Overnight Stay

We bed down for the night before we set off on our travels in the morning.  Don't forget to book your accommodation here separately.

Overnight Stay

Day 4

Day 4 is here and we head off to our next stop

Day 4

Kinvarra

Kinvara or Kinvarra is a sea port village in the southwest of County Galway, Ireland. It is located in the civil parish of Kinvarradoorus in the north of the barony of Kiltartan. 

 

We drive through this village on our way to our next stop.

Kinvarra

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The Burren

The Burren is part of the 1600 mile long Wild Atlantic Way coastal route, making this one of the longest defined coastal routes in the world.  the Burren is renowned for its remarkable assemblage of plants and animals and over 70% of Ireland's species of flowers are found there.  The region supports Arctic-alpine and Mediterranean Basin plants side-by-side, due to the unusual environment.

The Burren

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Cliffs of Moher

The Cliffs of Moher are one of the most popular tourist destinations in the whole of Ireland and topped a list of attractions in 2006by receiving almost one million visitors at the official visitors centre.

Whilst the Cliffs can be accessed at multiple points, as well as an 18 kilometre (11 mile) cliff walk, the majority of visitors come through the official visitor centre

Cliffs of Moher Tour

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Ennis

Situated at the heart of the county on a bend in the River Fergus, Ennis is the capital of County Clare. It’s an historical town and is certainly one of Clare’s most characterful and picturesque centres – with its narrow, winding streets, historical buildings and busy market town atmosphere. At the same time, the town has many modern influences – making Ennis a town that is very much about ‘then and now’.

Ennis

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Overnight Stay

We bed down for the night before we set off on our travels in the morning.  Don't forget to book your accommodation here separately.

Overnight Stay

Day 5

Day 5 of our Tour takes us to new and fantastic place

Day 5

Bunratty Castle

Originally a viking trading camp, Bunratty is situated in County Clare.  We take a tour of this iconic fortress; hear and see how the Lords and Ladies of this Castle lived.  We hear stories of battles and bravery as well as take in the stunning views across this idyllic countryside.

Bunratty Castle

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Bunratty Folk Park

Bunratty Folk Park is the wonderfully intriguing Bunratty Folk Park.  Set on 26 acres of unspoilt Clare countryside, Bunratty Folk Park features over 30 buildings in a "Living" museum.  This village is the best way to see how we actually lived hundreds of years ago.  the shops are open, the clothes that the people wear are authentic and the class divide is obvious.

Bunratty Folk Park

Kilkenny Castle

Kilkenny Castle is a castle in Kilkenny, Ireland built in 1195 to control a fording-point of the River Nore and the junction of several routeways. It was a symbol of Norman occupation and in its original thirteenth-century condition it would have formed an important element of the defences of the town with four large circular corner towers and a massive ditch, part of which can still be seen today on the Parade.

Kilkenny Castle

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Home

We now head back to our starting point after a wonderful tour and hopefully you will have many memories of your trip around Ireland.

Don't forget that we have many tours available and if you cannot see a tour which suits you, then we can create a fully customised tour for you and your guests.  We offer all types of tours, from 1 day tours through to 14 days and everything in between.

Dublin

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What's Included

  • Incredible photo opportunities
  • Travel in comfort with premium vehicles
  • Live onboard commentary (English language)
  • The memories of your experience

What's Not Included

  • Food
  • Gratuities
  • Entrance costs

Why Choose This Tour

See all of the highlights in one day

Travel in comfort

Experienced tour guide

5 star on TripAdvisor

Exclusive transport for you and your guests

Why Book Us?

A local independant operator

A knowledgable Tour Guide

Award Winning Service (Tailor Made Tour Company of the Year for Ireland 2022)

An exclusive private vehicle not shared with others

Travel in comfort and style

Customised tours to suit your own agenda

Authentic Irish Travel guide and driver

 

Kinvarra

Kinvarra
Stop 18

Connemara National Park

Leenaun

Leeann
Stop 7

Aasleagh Falls

Ennis

Ennis
Stop 21

Clifden

Clifden
Stop 10

Kylemore Abbey

Cong

Cong
Stop 14

Galway City

Galway City
Stop 15

Connemara

Clifton - Connemara
Stop 13

Croagh Patrick

Westport

Westport
Stop 3

The Burren

The Burren
Stop 19

Cliffs of Moher

Bunratty Castle

Home

Dublin
Stop 27

Kilbeggan Distillery

Kilkenny Castle