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Dublin and Surrounds

Duration
5 Days
Prices From:
US$ 1,004

MODERATE | TAILOR-MADE: Ireland’s historic capital beckons on this short Dublin city break, designed to let you see the best of the city in limited time. Familiar, yet steeped firmly in its own unique culture, let this be your first stop in discovering the Emerald Isle.


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AT YOUR SERVICE. This is a great idea for experiencing Dublin where you can choose your preferred level of accommodation. It can, of course, be modified and/or extended. As we are experts in customizing itineraries to suit your personal interests, time available and budget, we at Goway are at your service!

This 5-day city break spends a day exploring Dublin a city that’s both unique, yet eerily familiar thanks to its history as a cultural hub. It then takes you on day trips to experience more of this beautiful country, including Cork in the south, and the Giant’s Causeway.

Start your break with the Dublin Tour, which combines highlights such as Dublin Zoo and Trinity College, while allowing you to hop on and off as you please, choosing from dozens of sights to create your perfect day.

A full day trip takes you to Cork, home to Blarney Castle and the famous namesake stone. You’ll also visit the Queenstown Story on Cork Harbour, the departure port for countless ships bound for the new world (including the Titanic).

Your final day trip takes you via Belfast to the Antrim Coast, where the Giant’s Causeway and Dunluce Castle overlook the sea. You’ll also have the option of a tutored whiskey tasting at Bushmills Distillery, your lunch stop for the day.

 


STAY LONGER IN DUBLIN. This idea can be extended and/or modified: Go to Day Trips for some ideas. They are just a sample as we can personalize your stay according to your interests, time available and budget. We look forward to being of service and organizing an awesome travel experience…for you!

At Goway we are experts at designing personalized itineraries to suit your special interests, tastes and budget. Let us arrange your ultimate travel experience today.
Duration
5 Days
Prices From:
US$ 1,004

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Day 1

Taxi Dublin Airport to Dublin City Hotel

Duration30 Minutes

The Fleet Street Hotel

Perfectly located in the heart of Temple Bar, in the midst of cool cafes, traditional bars and trendy shops The Fleet Street Hotel offers affordable comfort mixed with modern style. Within a moments walk you will find major attractions such as Trinity College, the famous Grafton Street, O' Connell Street and The Convention Centre Dublin.

Described as funky, cool and friendly. The Fleet Street has grown into its own, with newly refurbished hotel accommodation that offers a mixture of new elegance rooms, double rooms, twin rooms, family and triple rooms to suit each individual's needs.

Meal Plan Full Breakfast
Duration4 Nights
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The Fleet Street Hotel

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    The Fleet Street Hotel



    Perfectly located in the heart of Temple Bar, in the midst of cool cafes, traditional bars and trendy shops The Fleet Street Hotel offers affordable comfort mixed with modern style. Within a moments walk you will find major attractions such as Trinity College, the famous …

    Perfectly located in the heart of Temple Bar, in the midst of cool cafes, traditional bars and trendy shops The Fleet Street Hotel offers affordable comfort mixed with modern style. Within a moments walk you will find major attractions such as Trinity College, the famous Grafton Street, O' Connell Street and The Convention Centre Dublin.

    Described as funky, cool and friendly. The Fleet Street has grown into its own, with newly refurbished hotel accommodation that offers a mixture of new elegance rooms, double rooms, twin rooms, family and triple rooms to suit each individual's needs.

    Facilities

    • Bar
    • Complimentary WI-FI
    • Garden Terrace
    • Grouned Coffee at Lobby
    • Lounge

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Day 2

Dublin - Hop On and Off Bus Pass - 1 Day Pass

Our Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour allows you to experience all the history and culture of Dublin in one visit. There are two routes on the tour, the Original route is 1 hour 45 minutes long with 26 stops conveniently located close to Dublin's most popular attractions. You can hop-off at any time to go visit attractions like Dublin Zoo, the Guinness Storehouse or The Book of Kells in Trinity College. Your guide will point out all the most famous landmarks and points of interest along the way, showing you where famous Dubliners like James Joyce, Oscar Wilde and Samuel Beckett (among others) lived and spent their time.

The second route is through Dublin's Docklands, and takes 45 minutes with 9 stops including The Jeanie Johnston Famine Memorial ship, The Bord Gais Energy Theatre and The National Convention Centre. You can also hop-off at Stop 7 to take a Dublin Bay Cruise. Buses start at 9am daily, and arrive at each stop every 10-15 minutes. You'll enjoy live commentary from our Failte Ireland trained drivers, all native Dubliners who will charm and entertain you.

Duration7 Hours
Day 3

Blarney Castle and Cork Tour

Enjoy a tour to the Republic's second largest city. As you leave Dublin behind; the urban landscape changes to that of the rolling hills and constant hedges of the Irish countryside. We'll pass an area called The Curragh in County Kildare, famous for its history of horse racing. County Kildare is also well known for horse breeding and vast tracks of lands today are owned by the likes of the Agha Khan and Sheik Mohammed. You will visit Blarney Castle, where you can kiss the famous Blarney Stone and gain the 'gift of the gab' before arriving in Cork City. Stop by the English Market, one of the oldest of its kind still trading today, as well as visiting the gothic St. Finbar's Cathedral or perhaps St. Anne's Church. On your way back to Dublin stop by the Rock of Cashel which has one of Ireland's oldest Romanesque wall paintings, as well as some amazing architecture and history.

Duration12 Hours
Day 4

Giant's Causeway and Game of Thrones Day Tour

Why just visit the Giant's Causeway, or why just indulge in your Game of Thrones obsession? Our tour is specifically designed to show you both. Going to 90% of the Game of Thrones locations dedicated film tours does, but also taking you to the most famous tourist attractions in Northern Ireland. And charging the same as a Giant's Causeway tour. Why exploit you because of your love for Game of Thrones.
Highlights: Belfast City, The Dark Hedges or the King's Road, Dunluce Castle or Harrenhal, Giant's Causeway, Larrybane or Renly Baratheon's Camp, Ballintoy Harbour and Cushendun Caves

Duration13 Hours
Day 5

Taxi Dublin City Hotel to Dublin Airport

Duration30 Minutes

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DEPARTURES:

Daily

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Private arrival and departure airport transfers
  • 4 nights in moderate accommodation
  • 1 day hop-on hop-off sightseeing pass
  • Shared Blarney Castle and Cork tour (max 50 guests)
  • Shared Giant's Causeway and Game of Thrones tour (max 50 guests)
  • Breakfast daily (excluding day 1)

PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • Travel insurance
  • International and domestic airfare & airfare taxes
  • Meals and beverages not mentioned
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Visa fees if applicable

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please inquire.

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14 Aug 2022

Excursion Suggestions

As there is so much to see and do in many of our City Breaks/Stopover Ideas, you should consider staying longer. Below is a list of suggestions that can be added to your stay.

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