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Off the Beaten Path

Adventurous Ireland

European Escapes

See the brilliant best of Ireland on-the-go! This exciting adventure starts in the dazzling city of Dublin, where a Segway tour lets you zip around a historic park. Continue to nearby Howth and hike around its charming marvels, before wakeboarding, rock climbing and abseiling around the picturesque landscapes of Galway. Last stops stops: historic cities and towns and the County of Kerry, where you’ll go kayaking around an unforgettably beautiful island teeming with diverse wildlife and ancient woodlands.

If you love the freedom and adventure of the open road, then this vacation is just what you need. The car rental and hotel stays are included in the package, along with a bunch of other travel essentials that will help make this trip easy, fun, and unforgettable.

Location:

  • Dublin, Ireland (DUB)
  • Galway, County Galway, Ireland
  • County Kerry, Ireland
9  Days | 7  nights

INCLUSIONS

  • Round-trip flights to Dublin (if flight and hotel package option is chosen)
  • 7 nights of accommodation
  • 7 Irish breakfasts
  • 8-day car rental in selected category
  • 5 More Moments activities included:
    • Segway Tour Phoenix Park, Dublin
    • Howth Hiking Tour
    • Wakeboarding in Galway area
    • Rock climbing & abseiling in Galway area
    • Kayaking to Innisfallen Island in Killarney
  • Earn Aeroplan® points

Off the Beaten Path

Uncover Europe's hidden gems through authentic experiences in off-the-beaten-path villages and cities.

Make your own way around the Old World with tour packages that include:

  • Round-trip flight with Air Canada
  • Private airport and train station transfers (select packages only)
  • Hotel accommodation
  • Daily breakfast
  • Train transportation or car rental (select packages only)
  • More Moments activities or excursions (select packages only)
  • Aeroplan® points

Travel with More Moments: Anytime you see More moments in a tour itinerary, the activity or excursion is included!

Prices displayed on this page reflect applicable reductions but may not reflect real-time pricing. Final prices will be displayed before confirming your payment. A supplement may apply for passengers travelling alone.

Aeroplan points will be awarded once travel has been completed. For terms and conditions of the Aeroplan program, visit aircanada.com/aeroplan-termsandconditions. ®Aeroplan is a registered trademark of Aeroplan Inc., used under licence.

ITINERARY

Day 1

Depart Canada

Fly to Dublin.

Adventurous Ireland

Day 2

Welcome to Dublin

Welcome to Ireland! After picking up your car, you will drive into the city centre of Dublin and check into your hotel. In the afternoon, enjoy a guided tour on a Segway.

More Moments Activities Included:
Segway Tour Phoenix Park:
  • Explore the largest enclosed park in Europe using the latest in green technology. Not only will you enjoy the thrill of the Segway itself, but you get to experience it on different terrains throughout the park with some history along the way.
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Adventurous Ireland

Day 3

Dublin: Sightseeing

After breakfast, make your way to Howth village for a guided hike.  

More Moments Activities Included:
Howth Half-Day Hiking Tour:
  • Head off the beaten track with Howth Guided Tours, exploring hidden corners of Dublin and Ireland. Tune your senses and spirit to the ancient druids of Howth. Hike to H.G. Wells’ most beautiful view in the world. Follow W.B. Yeats’ Fairy Road down to the sea and the cliffs. After the hike, enjoy all the amazing hospitality Howth has to offer.
Meal(s): Breakfast
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Adventurous Ireland

Day 4

Dublin - Galway (approx. 220 km)

After breakfast, check out of your hotel.  Head for Galway with some stops along the way.  Visit Belvedere House Gardens & Park. Stop at the Clonmacnoise 6th century Christian site before crossing the River Shannon, Ireland’s longest river.   

Meal(s): Breakfast
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Adventurous Ireland

Day 5

Galway: Sightseeing

This morning, make your way to Killary Fjord, Ireland’s only fjord.  Enjoy a day of wakeboarding, rock climbing and abseiling!

More Moments Activities Included:
Wakeboarding and Rock Climbing and Abseiling:
  • Wakeboarding is like snowboarding behind a speedboat.  Ride across the surface of the boat’s wake performing jumps and tricks as you improve.
  • Rock Climbing and Abseiling:  This exhilarating activity involves climbing and abseiling with instruction along the magnificent rock faces of craggy Connemara, with endless views all around you and the chance to get away from the world! Routes are available to challenge every level of climber.
Meal(s): Breakfast
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Adventurous Ireland

Day 6

Galway – Kerry area (approx. 200 km)

After breakfast, check out of your hotel and head out to Kerry. Travel south through the rich midland pastures and pass through the medieval city of Limerick. Stop in the pretty village of Adare, whose Heritage Centre allows you to experience the area’s unique history, originating from 1233. Continue to Kerry where you will spend the next 2 nights.

Meal(s): Breakfast
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Adventurous Ireland

Day 7

Kerry: Sightseeing

Breakfast at your hotel.  Today you will enjoy a kayaking adventure on the lakes of Killarney with experienced guides, set in the heart of Killarney National Park.

More Moments Activities Included:
Kayaking to Innisfallen Island, Killarney:
  • Experience the unique beauty of Innisfallen Island, its rich history and wildlife diversity.  With every turn on this unique adventure, your heart will be captured by the dramatic scenery of mountains rising from the lake’s shores, majestic ancient woodlands and crystal-clear lake waters. Explore the abbey ruins before making your way back towards Ross Castle.
Meal(s): Breakfast
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Adventurous Ireland

Day 8

Kerry – Dublin (approx. 300 km)

After breakfast, check out of your hotel and head back to Dublin. Along the way, we suggest stopping at the iconic Rock of Cashel ($). The ruins contain one of the most remarkable collections of stone carvings and medieval architecture to be found anywhere in Europe. Guided tours are provided throughout the day.

Meal(s): Breakfast
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Adventurous Ireland

Day 9

Dublin - Return to Canada

After breakfast, return your car rental at the airport and board your flight home.

Meal(s): Breakfast
Adventurous Ireland

ACCOMMODATIONS

WHERE YOU'LL STAY

The hotels listed below are presented as examples for your reference only. Where “or similar” is indicated, guests will stay at a hotel of the same star rating. The hotel accommodations will be communicated to the consumer or travel agent prior to departure.

LOCATION
HOTEL
Dublin, Ireland (DUB)
Maldron Newlands Cross Hotel (or similar)
Galway, County Galway, Ireland
Salthill Hotel(or similar)
County Kerry, Ireland
Brandon Hotel (or similar)

Room Specifications

Unless otherwise indicated, guests will stay in a standard room at all hotels during the trip.
Bed size(s): 1 double bed or 2 twin beds
Room occupancy: Maximum 3 people

PROMOTIONS

European Escapes

See you in Europe! Get 50% OFF our CareFlexPlus travel protection for a flexible summer or fall trip to Europe.

+ Elevate your European vacation by adding a car rental or exciting activities!

 

Book between: July 1 and August 22, 2021
Travel between: July 2 and December 15, 2021
Applicable to: Flight & Hotel or tour packages in Europe

EUROPE PROMISE

Every Europe package offers:


FREE 1st
CHECKED BAG


EXCHANGEABLE
DEPOSIT


CONNECTING FLIGHTS
STARTING AT $49


EARN
POINTS

Certain conditions apply. Find out more

TRAVEL PROTECTION PLANS

The CareFlexPlus plan allows you to cancel with a FULL REFUND up to 25 days prior to departure and more! Learn more

Number of travellers: To add more travellers to your booking, select your hotel below, and on the next page you can update the number of travellers by clicking on "Change search" on the top right.

This offer starts on July 1, 2021, at 12:01 a.m. ET until August 22, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. ET ("Offer Period").

Only applicable to new bookings of Flight & Hotel or tour packages in Europe. Minimum 5-night stay required. Not applicable to group bookings. Subject to availability at time of booking. The CareFlexPlus travel protection plan at $29.50 must be added at time of booking by all passengers sharing a room accommodation. The CareFlexPlus plan can be used year-round. Please visit our Travel Protection page for more details. This offer can be withdrawn at any time. Terms and conditions are subject to change without prior notice.

Due to travel restrictions, government recommendations and passenger demand resulting from the impact of COVID-19, eligible scheduled flights available for booking during the offer period may vary and are subject to change at any time without notice. Flights operated by Air Canada or Air Canada Rouge.

IMPORTANT INFO

AGE REQUIREMENT

Tour is not recommended for children under 12 years.  Over 12 years is considered an adult.

DEPARTURE DATES

Daily from April 01 - November 30, 2021

MORE TO KNOW

Not included

  • Meals, unless noted
  • Transfers, unless noted
  • Parking fees
  • Additional activities and excursions
  • Personal expenses and insurance
  • For car rental exclusions, please see above

ACTIVITIES

The More Moments activities/excursions mentioned in the itinerary are all included in the package but may be rescheduled to take place on an earlier or later day, depending on availability and operational day.

TRANSPORTATION

Car Rental
Automatic Category F (CCAN) Compact 5-person Ford Focus or similar

Available on request through our call center
Manual Intermediate Category D (IDMR) 5-person VW Jetta or similar
Manual Intermediate Category P (IVMR) 6-person Opel Zafira or similar
Standard Automatic Car Category G (SDAR) 5-person VW Jetta or similar
Standard Automatic Car Category T (SVAR) 6-person VW Touran or similar

Inclusions: Unlimited mileage, third-Party Liability Insurance Coverage, Collision Damage Waiver and theft Protection, Location Service Charge (LSC).

Exclusions: Super Cover (SDW), Non-waivable excess, GPS, Fuel, Personal Accident Insurance Plus (PAI Plus) and Personal Effects Protection (PEP), other optional services such as refueling charges, applicable one-way service fees, extra additional driver's fee, baby seats, etc., extra additional

Credit card at commencement of rental is mandatory – to cover toll fees, speed cameras, parking offences, etc. Credit Card deposit required at destination (unless Super Cover SDW is purchased). Funds will be blocked but not charged to the credit card.
Damage Excess (Non waivable excess): For CCMN (C), IDMR (D) & CCAN (F) cars: 2000 EUR; for IVMR (P), SDAR (G) & SVAR (T): 2,500 EUR. Subject to change without notice. The previous amounts will be blocked (not charged) on renters' credit card unless the Super Cover (SDW) is purchased at destination by credit card.
Minimum Age 25 years old: CCMN (C) & CCAN (F). Minimum age 27 years old: IDMR (D), SDAR (G) & IVMR (P). Minimum age 30 years old: SVAR (T). If driver does not meet minimum age requirements, young driver surcharge of 26EUR per day will be charged at destination. Please contact us for more information for customers over the age of 75 at time of rental.

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Prices take into account taxes and are rounded to the nearest full dollar. Full details on taxes and fees are on the booking page.