About the tour: Ireland’s Spectacular South West – Kerry, Cork & the Dingle Peninsula by Air

Fly to Cork and experience the two delights of Ireland's South West, on this two centred tour featuring dramatic scenery and spectacular views at every turn. See the charming harbour town of Kinsale, and the picturesque fishing villages of the Ring of Kerry. Enjoy Killarney, a beautiful town, where you have the opportunity to partake in a jaunting car ride. Witness the spectacular surroundings of the Dingle Peninsula, with breathtaking views of long sandy beaches, hidden bays and a dominating mountain range. With the chance to also visit Cork, built on water like Venice, and the famous Blarney Castle, you’ll have a holiday experience you’ll never forget.

Tour Includes


  • 6 nights hotel with Irish breakfast
  • 6 evening meals
  • Escorted in Ireland by a Tour Manager

7 days from $1539 pp

Departure Dates

Once you have booked your tour either online, or by telephone ( 1300 020 171 ), you have the flexibility of how you pay off the remainder of your balance. You can:

  • Use our balance payment facility online to make and track your card payments. You can pay as much as you want up until your final due date or pay it all, the choice is yours.
  • Send payments via online banking.
  • Send payments via cheque.
  • Call us and make a card payment, either a small amount or as lump sum until your final due date.

Our contact and online banking payment details will be on your confirmation invoice to remind you of your choices.

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Tour Itinerary

Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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    Tonight you will meet your group at the hotel for a dinner and a chance to get to know one another.

    • Included meals: Dinner

    Today you have a chance to join our optional excursion to Blarney, where you can explore the village, or visit the castle, which incorporates the famous ‘Blarney Stone’ (entrance extra). Tradition has it that kissing the stone will bestow upon the kisser the art of flattery and successful lying! Next stop is Cork, Ireland’s third city. With its long maritime connection, like Venice, Cork is built on the water, with the city centre blossoming from an island on the River Lee. You will find myriad bridges and quays adding to the romance and personality of this picturesque city.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Cork
    Cork

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.
    2019 2020
    • Cork & Blarney
    $44 $46
    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.
    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in Euros (cash payments) or sterling (via card payments). Card payments are available on Luxuria and Silver Service only.

    Join our included excursion to Kinsale. Ireland’s gourmet capital, Kinsale is a beautiful harbour town and a joy to explore with its narrow, winding streets. Perhaps enjoy lunch on the quayside.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Included Highlights

    • Kinsale

    We leave Rosscarbery and make a brief stop in Skibbereen, and later, the picturesque resort of Bantry. We head into County Kerry, making a brief stop in the market town of Kenmare before we arrive for a three-night stay at our hotel in the resort of Tralee.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Included Highlights

    • Kenmare
    • Bantry
    • Skibbereen

    See dramatic scenery and the picturesque fishing villages of the Ring of Kerry on our included excursion. Later, in Killarney take an optional ride on the jaunting cars (pony and trap rides) and enjoy the infectious humour of the families who have run them for generations.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Included Highlights

    • Ring of Kerry
    • Killarney

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.
    2019 2020
    • Jaunting Car Ride
    $45 $49
    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.
    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in Euros (cash payments) or sterling (via card payments). Card payments are available on Luxuria and Silver Service only.

    Tralee is the gateway to the Dingle Peninsula which we explore today on our included excursion, where breathtaking views abound. This beautiful corner of Ireland has provided the backdrop to so many films, including ‘Ryan’s Daughter’ and ‘Far and Away’. Each turn provides a spectacular view of long, sandy beaches, steep cliffs and hidden bays. The peninsula is dominated by the range of mountains that form its spine, running from the Slieve Mish to Mount Brandon, Ireland’s second-highest peak.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Included Highlights

    • Tralee
    • Dingle Peninsula

    If you are leaving the tour in Europe, you will say farewell to the group after breakfast this morning. If you joined the tour in the UK, today you will return and continue to your original joining point.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Ireland’s Spectacular South West – Kerry, Cork & the Dingle Peninsula by Air 7 days from $1,539pp

    Book online OR call our friendly travel advisers on:
    1300 020 171

    Accommodation

    If you prefer, then you can join the tour at the hotel. To do this, we will require a copy of your passport for identification purposes and you must advise us at the time of booking.

    No reduction will be given if you should choose to do this.

    All hotel rooms benefit from private bathroom facilities.
    Some hotels have tea and coffee making facilities. Please check the tour pages for more information or call our Customer Service Department on 1300 020 171.
    Most hotels have a lift, please call our Customer Service Department on 1300 020 171 for more information.
    Some hotels have ground floor rooms. Please email for information on individual hotels or call our Customer Service Department on 1300 020 171.
    Your hotels will supply towels in your room.

    We are unable to guarantee that the hotel will be able to meet your dietary requirements. We find that the majority of European countries do not generally cater for vegetarians and that the meal supplied may well be what everyone else is having minus the meat.

    We will of course endeavour to arrange for a vegetarian meal at the hotel. We do however suggest that you advise us of your dietary requests at the time of booking and recommend that you speak to the receptionist on arrival with regard to your request.

    You will stay for three nights at the 3-star superior Celtic Ross Hotel in Rosscarbery, near Clonakilty.

    You will then stay for three nights in Tralee at the Manor West Hotel on the outskirts of the town.

    Celtic Ross

    • Swimming Pool
    • English Speaking Staff
    • Guest Lounge
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Lift
    • WiFi Available
    • TV
    • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
    • Hairdryer
    • Telephone

    Manor West Hotel & Leisure Club

    • Swimming Pool
    • Bureau de Change
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Lift

    All of our coaches are modern and comfortable, and you can be assured of a high level of service. On selected air holidays, the executive coach may not have an onboard toilet or drinks facilities.

    Executive Features

    • Air conditioning
    • Drinks machines
    • Onboard toilet
    • Reclining seats