Irish Mosaic – Ireland from North to South

This tour encapsulates the best of the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. Discover the fascinating Irish capital cities, Dublin and Belfast, which are both known for having a friendly atmosphere and mixture of modern and historic architecture. Finally, explore Northern Ireland’s wild and unspoilt nature such as Giant’s Causeway and the Antrim Coast.

Day 1

Ferry Crossing

P&O night ferry crossing from Rotterdam/Zeebrugge to Hull

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Day 2

Ferry Crossing

On arrival in Hull continue to Holyhead and take the ferry to Dublin.Overnight stay including half-board in the Dublin area.Flight option: Arrive in Dublin and transfer to the hotel

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Day 3

Kilkenny and Rock of Cashel

Travel via the lovely town of Kilkenny to the imposing Rock of Cashel. Afterwards continue to County Kerry. 2 overnight stays including half-board in the Kerry area.

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Day 4

Ring of Kerry and Killarney National Park

Today explore the world famous Ring of Kerry on a breathtaking scenic route around the Iveragh peninsula. Afterwards stop at the picturesque Killarney National Park which boasts a diverse landscape of lakes, woodlands and mountain peaks.

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Day 5

Cliffs of Moher and Galway

Start the day with a cruise along the magnificent Cliffs of Moher. Continue to the medieval Caherconnell Stone Fort, an exceptionally well preserved stone ringfort located in the Burren. The last stop of the day is in Galway where a well-deserved pint can be enjoyed in one of the numerous traditional pubs. Overnight stay including half-board in the Galway area.

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Day 6

Connemara, Kylemore Abbey and Westport

Travel through the diverse landscape of Connemara. Stop in the village of Clifden which is surrounded by the astonishing mountain range of the Twelve Bens. Afterwards visit the stunningly located Kylemore Abbey to discover its past as a Benedictine Monastery and explore the grounds. Continue to the pretty city of Westport and look round Westport House, widely thought of as the most beautiful house in Ireland. The 16th century home has 30 rooms on show for visitors to explore. Overnight stay including half-board in the Castlebar/Westport area.

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Day 7

Slieve League, Glenveagh National Park and Derry

Experience the sensational view from Slieve League, the highest cliffs in Ireland at 601 metres tall. Afterwards continue through the wonderful scenery of the Glenveagh National Park and visit the wonderfully situated Glenveagh Castle. Continue to the historically significant city of Derry, which has intact 17th century city walls. Overnight stay including half-board in the Derry area.

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Day 8

Dunluce Castle, Giant's Causeway and Belfast

Start the day with a photo stop at the romantic ruins of Dunluce Castle. Afterwards visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site Giant’s Causeway, which consists of 37,000 basalt columns rising above sea level that create a spectacular spectacle. Continue along the gorgeous Antrim Coast to Northern Ireland’s capital city, Belfast. Overnight stay including half-board in the Belfast area.

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Day 9

Belfast and Dublin

A day of two capital cities starts with a sightseeing tour of Northern Ireland’s capital Belfast which has a striking combination of Victorian heritage and modernity. Afterwards continue to Dublin, the charming Irish capital and discover its famous sights. Overnight stay including half-board in the Dublin area.

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Day 10

Ferry Crossing

In the morning get the ferry from Dublin to Holyhead. Continue to Hull and board the P&O night ferry.Flight option: Transfer to the airport to catch the return flight.

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Day 11

Homeward Journey

The homeward journey from Rotterdam/Zeebrugge continues by coach

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Day 1

Ferry Crossing

P&O night ferry crossing from Rotterdam/Zeebrugge to Hull

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Day 2

Ferry Crossing

On arrival in Hull continue to Holyhead and take the ferry to Dublin.

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Day 3

Kilkenny and Rock of Cashel

Travel via the lovely town of Kilkenny to the imposing Rock of Cashel. Afterwards continue to...

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Day 4

Ring of Kerry and Killarney National Park

Today explore the world famous Ring of Kerry on a breathtaking scenic route around the Iveragh...

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Day 5

Cliffs of Moher and Galway

Start the day with a cruise along the magnificent Cliffs of Moher. Continue to the medieval...

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Day 6

Connemara, Kylemore Abbey and Westport

Travel through the diverse landscape of Connemara. Stop in the village of Clifden which is...

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Day 7

Slieve League, Glenveagh National Park and Derry

Experience the sensational view from Slieve League, the highest cliffs in Ireland at 601 metres...

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Day 8

Dunluce Castle, Giant's Causeway and Belfast

Start the day with a photo stop at the romantic ruins of Dunluce Castle. Afterwards visit the...

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Day 9

Belfast and Dublin

A day of two capital cities starts with a sightseeing tour of Northern Ireland’s capital Belfast...

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Day 10

Ferry Crossing

In the morning get the ferry from Dublin to Holyhead. Continue to Hull and board the P&O night...

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Day 11

Homeward Journey

The homeward journey from Rotterdam/Zeebrugge continues by coach

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Accommodation
8 overnight stays including half-board in traditional middle class hotels:
  • 1x in the Dublin area
  • 2x in the Kerry area
  • 1x in the Galway area
  • 1x in the Castlebar/Westport area
  • 1x in the Derry area
  • 1x in the Belfast area
  • 1x in the Dublin area
Arrival by air
  • Local coach transport
  • Flight booking optional at a supplement
Arrival by Ferry
  • Ferry crossing Amsterdam/ IJmuiden – Newcastle with DFDS Seaways for coach and passengers
  • Ferry crossing Hull – Rotterdam/ Zeebrugge with P&O Ferries for coach and passengers
  • Overnight on board in inside double cabins incl. shower/WC and English breakfast buffet
  • Ferry crossing Cairnryan – Belfast/ Larne and Dublin – Holyhead for coach and passengers