For beer enthusiasts, a trip through the rolling hills, rugged countryside and coasts of Ireland.
Dublin to Bunratty - 7 to 10 days
Spring, Summer, Autumn
Hotels from 2 to 4 Star
Arrival in Dublin:
Tour one of the liveliest capitals in Europe. Stops at Kavanagh's Pub (Gravedigger's) for a pint, Guinness Storehouse and The Merry Ploughboy Pub for traditional Irish songs, dancing and music. Visit the famous Temple Bar area including J.W. Sweetman's and Porterhouse Brewery.
Dublin to Kilkenny:
Travel through the heart of Ireland on the way to Carlow. Stop at Carlow Brewing Co. Upon arrival in Kilkenny, visit St. Francis Abbey Brewery to sample some Smithwick's. Take some time to tour the beautiful Kilkenny Castle and gardens.
Kilkenny to Cork:
Travel along the coast to Cork. Take part in the Jameson Experience in Midleton. Stop at Franciscan Well Brewery & Brewpub. Visit the Beamish & Stout and Murphy's Brewery.
Cork to Killarney:
Stop to visit the famous Blarney Castle and village this morning on your way to Killarney, through Ireland's rugged countryside. Enjoy the beautiful lakes and mountain views. Visit the Dingle Peninsula and Dingle Brewery.
Killarney to Burren:
Travel north to view the Cliffs of Moher, an impressive wall of rock that rises almost 700 feet above the churning Atlantic Ocean. Visit Burren Brewery and enjoy a night's stay with unparalleled views.
Burren to Bunratty:
Travel to this small village to visit the famous Bunratty Castle. Overnight stay and farewell celebration at the original Durty Nelly's Pub. Departure to US from Shannon Airport.