Guided Rail tours

Five night Rail Tour of the Irish countryside by road and rail.

Be guided by our experienced guides while in luxurious transport in sightseeing trips of Dublin, Limerick, Galway and the Ring of Kerry.

We will meet you at Dublin airport and take you to your accommodation. After you check in, we will guide you around your first day in Dublin city. The Dublin sightseeing trip will include a visit to the Book of Kells exhibition in Trinity College Dublin, Kilmainham Gaol, the National Museum, St Patrick’s Cathedral and Christchurch Cathedral. On your first night in Dublin, we would certainly recommend that you check out Dublin’s busy Temple Bar!

Start the day with a scenic train journey from Dublin Heuston Station through the historic counties of Kildare, Offaly, Tipperary and Limerick. See the Hidden Heartlands on this rail tour with its rolling green pasture lands and the fertile farms that make up Ireland’s Golden Vale. See Limerick City and take in the local sights and surrounding attractions on foot with one of your local guides or by the city’s very own bike rental scheme. Limerick is a Viking city dating back to the 9th century and is home to a multitude of historical and cultural treasures. Explore King’s Island and the Medieval Quarter of Limerick to bring your Limerick experience to life.

Set off early morning and take a scenic  journey from Limerick to Galway via the majestic Cliffs of Moher and the world famous Burren region in County Clare, Ireland. The lively university city of Galway is at the heart of the West of Ireland and enjoy a perfect opportunity to explore all the shops, bars and excellent restaurants along Galway’s Shop Street with its variety of buskers and other street performers. Soak up Galway’s culture throughout the afternoon before heading back to Limerick by rail for your overnight stay.

On your guided road trip to Killarney from Limerick. you may decide to visit Ireland’s prettiest village, Adare dating back to 1200AD. Its majestic Adare Manor will host the 2027 Ryder Cup and its village is an eclectic mix of quaint shops, high end boutiques and cosy pubs. Once you arrive in Killarney, visit Muckross House and Gardens on the outskirts of the town or take a tour around Killarney national park by horse and carriage. One of the main attractions in Killarney is the town itself with its colourful shops, cute cafes and ample fine restaurants. There is always plenty to see and do with traditional Irish music, food, drink and craic making it a great gateway town to take on the Kingdom of Kerry.

See the Ring of Kerry and discover landscapes of magnificent beauty alongside the MacGillycuddy Reeks mountain range. Along the way, you will encounter larger bustling towns to the more traditional quaint Irish villages. Visit such places as Glenbeigh which holds the famous Kerry Bog Village, a cluster of reconstructed cottages dating back to the 1800’s, Cahersiveen,  the principal town of the peninsula and Sneem with its brightly painted buildings and quaint village green. Return to Killarney via Ladies View, a famous stopping point to view the three Lakes of Killarney in all of their splendour.

Conclude your vacation with an early morning Rail tour trip back to Dublin City. On your last day check out Dublin’s famous ‘Stephen’s Green’ with it’s shops and cafes on Grafton Street, get your last minute shopping gifts, take a picture with the Molly Malone statue at the top of Grafton Street and enjoy your last evening with an overnight in Dublin City centre.

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