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Ireland in Motion

Starts from Dublin
Multi-city tour

See the brilliant best of Ireland on-the-go! This exciting adventure starts in the dazzling city of Dublin, where a bike tour lets you ride to-and-from the Irish capital’s top attractions. Continue to nearby Howth and hike around its charming marvels, before learning archery and clay-pigeon shooting amid the picturesque landscapes of Galway. Last stops stops: historic cities and towns and the County of Kerry, where you’ll go horseback riding across an epic national park defined by soaring mountains and rolling hills.

 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 flight 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:
    • Lazy Bike Dublin City Tour
    • Howth Hiking Tour
    • Clay Pigeon Shooting with instructor in Galway area
    • Archery with instructor in Galway area
    • Killarney National Park Horseback Riding
  • Earn Aeroplan® points

ITINERARY

Day 1

Depart Canada

Fly to Dublin.

Ireland in Motion

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 lazy bike tour of Dublin.

More Moments Activities Included:
Lazy Bike Dublin City Tour:
  • Enjoy a fully guided tour from Dublin city centre. The 2-hour route takes in some of the major tourist attractions in Dublin.  It includes stops at Dublin Castle, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Guinness Brewery and Christ Church Cathedral. You’ll have plenty of time for photographs and learn some interesting stories and facts along the way.
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Ireland in Motion

Day 3

Dublin: Sightseeing

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

Meal(s): Breakfast
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Ireland in Motion

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)
Ireland in Motion

Day 5

Galway: Sightseeing

This morning, make your way to Killary Harbour, Ireland’s only fjord. Enjoy a day of clay pigeon shooting and archery!

Meal(s): Breakfast
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Ireland in Motion

Day 6

Galway – Kerry area (approx. 196 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)
Ireland in Motion

Day 7

Kerry: Sightseeing

Breakfast at your hotel. Today you will enjoy a horseback ride at Killarney National Park.

Meal(s): Breakfast
Accommodation:
(1 night)
Ireland in Motion

Day 8

Kerry – Dublin (approx. 295km)

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)
Ireland in Motion

Day 9

Dublin - Return to Canada

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

Meal(s): Breakfast
Ireland in Motion

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

IMPORTANT INFO

AGE REQUIREMENT

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

DEPARTURE DATES

Daily between April 1 and 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


 

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.

Pricing display

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