Shared Tour: Cliffs Moher, Bunratty Castle, Burren and Galway
We start this day trip with a journey to Ireland's rugged and unique mid-western coast. Limerick is next, on the mighty River Shannon and then on to the imposing Bunratty Castle, with its lovely folk park. Take in the sight of the stunning Cliffs of Moher, the Burren and Galway Bay. A flavor of Galway City concludes the tour before our return to Dublin.
Departure of Intercity train to Cork (breakfast available for purchase) we join our coach at Limerick with a short tour of the treaty city and setting for "Angela's Ashes". We head north to Bunratty Castle and Folk Village (admission included), then to a Doolin Pub for our lunch stop (lunch not included) and on to the majestic Cliffs of Moher on the wild Atlantic coast. We enter the unique lunar landscape of the Burren, rounding Black Head before heading along the shores of Galway Bay to Galway, the city of the tribes, where we join our Dublin bound train (light meals available) arriving in Heuston at approximately 8:45pm. The drive from the Cliffs of Moher to Galway city is regarded as one of the top 10 coastal drives in Europe. On this tour you travel through three of Ireland's four provinces.
This tour is provided on a reserved basis prior to departure. Passengers must contact the local sightseeing company upon arrival to reconfirm their tour.
Dublin Heuston Station (Customer Service Desk)
7:00am Monday through Saturday; check in at 6:40am
Food, beverages, transportation to/from hotel
The Railtours Ireland hosts will be in bright yellow jackets.