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Departure TimesFly-In (meet us there) - arrival any time on Thursday with hostel check in available from 3pm
Join us for an unforgettable trip to the legendary island nation of Ireland! Spend each night in the vibrant capital of Dublin with its history, culture and sights like Trinity College, Abbey Theatre, the Guinness Storehouse, Old Jameson Distillery and Temple Bar. An included day trip heads to the impressive Cliffs of Moher and then to the beautiful seaside town of Galway. Night time is for enjoying the traditional Irish pubs and a pint of Guinness.
*March 14th/15th-17th 2019 weekend is during the famous St. Patrick's weekend with the famous parade and festival taking place on Sunday (and other events taking place every day during the weekend)!
Thursday - Day 1 Arrival on your own to hostel in Dublin (you will be sent specific directions several days before the trip) with check in after 3pm. Euroadventures leader will be available from Thursday evening at reception. A night out to several pubs in the Temple Bar area will be offered.
Friday - Day 2 Breakfast provided. At approx. 10am, we have a morning walking tour of historic Dublin with stops at Dublin Castle, Temple Bar, Trinity College, Dubh Linn, Leinster House and more! The guide will show you all Dublin has to offer with a unique and local twist! At the end of the tour, we’ll head to the Guinness factory (and a free pint!) and at night an optional pub crawl to Dublin's best night spots.
Saturday - Day 3 Breakfast provided and 7am departure on the included all day trip to tour the famous Cliffs of Moher, The Burren, and Galway City. Return to Dublin at approx. 7:30pm and free night on your own to rest, relax or hit the city’s nightspots again.
Sunday - Day 4 After breakfast check out at 11am and departure on your own. You are free to leave your bags at the hostel and continue exploring Dublin if your departure is later in the day.
*During the March 14th-17th St. Patrick’s weekend, the festival and parade will take place starting from Sunday morning. Following breakfast at 10am, head to the parade route to get great spots for viewing, and following the parade head to the Temple Bar area where you can enjoy the non-stop party in the streets and pubs! It's advised to plan your departure as late as possible so you can enjoy a full day of festivities in the city.
**Please note that with groups smaller than 20 persons, a stop in Galway will be replaced by vists to Limerack, Doolin, Kinvara, Corcomroe Abbey and the Burren National Park
***Groups with more than 20 persons will have a Euroadventures guide to accompany them. Otherwise all information and activities are booked and arranged for you, and detailed itinerary provided to do the trip on your own
Language: English, Irish Gaelic
Typical Cuisine: Irish stew, bacon and cabbage, potato, boxty, black pudding, coddle, colcannon, whiskeys and of course very famous for beer, in particular its most famous stout variety, Guinness.
Must see: Guinness Store House, Kilmainham Gaol, St. Patrick’s cathedral, Dublin Castle, Cliffs of Moher, Galway Cathedral, Quay Street.
- Fly In - accommodations & activities (meet the group at destination)
- 3 nights accommodations In Dublin (2 nights when indicated "2 nights")
- 3 breakfasts
- Walking tour of Dublin
- Guinness museum & factory tour (includes 1 pint at Guinness Gravity Bar)
- Day trip to the Cliffs of Moher, The Burren & Limerick City (please note that certain destinations can change)
- Euroadventures trip leader (accompanies groups of 20 + people)
*Certain activities may be excluded during St. Patrick's weekend. Please consult .pdf itinerary to see specifics and full details.
- Transportation to/from Dublin
- Lunch & Dinner
- Good Walking Shoes
- Rain Jacket
- Money (debit/credit card)
Where we stay
3 nights in a centrally located hostel in Dublin.
Cliffs of Moher - included - day tour takes you to the magnificent wild Atlantic. You have the opportunity to walk along this iconic landmark with sweeping views along the coast out to the Aran Islands. Highlights of trip: Limerick, The Burren, The Cliffs Of Moher, Corcomroe Abbey, Galway Bay, Kinvara Harbour Village.
Guinness museum & factory - included - will take you on a magical journey deep into the heart of the world famous Guinness. Housed in an old Fermentation Plant at St James's Gate, the now seven-storey visitor experience tells the story of Ireland's iconic drink & brings to life the heritage of Guinness from early days to growth as a global brand, known around the world. The experience starts standing at the bottom of the world’s largest pint glass, which rises through the building. It is a dramatic story that begins over 250 years ago and ends in Gravity Bar where you'll enjoy your included pint of Guiness and spectacular views over Dublin.
*Guinness Factory not included on St. Patrick's weekend trip.
Pubcrawl - 12 Euro - in a city world famous for its pub scene, Dublin’s nightlife should not be missed. From traditional pubs to modern bars and late night clubs.
How To Reach Destination
Fly to the Dublin airport which is 6.2mi (10km) from the city center. Most discount airlines service the Dublin airport and some with multiple flights per day.