Discover Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way

This fantastic 10 day tour includes popular destinations such as Derry, Westport and Galway combined with fantastic attractions and the stunning scenery of the Wild Atlantic Way. Just look at what is included!
Day 1 Arrival in Letterkenny
We arrive at our Letterkenny hotel in time for dinner.  We offer various Ireland overnight options  depending on your arrival times and ferry route to Ireland. Please contact your Albatross Account Manager for suggestions.

Day 2 Dramatic Derry-Londonderry & Guildhall
This morning, we meet our informative guide for a 2 hour walking tour of Derry. After lunch, we enjoy a 1 hour guided tour of the Tower Museum before walking to the neo-gothic Guildhall where we discover its unique history and stunning stained glass windows. We spend the rest of the day in Derry at leisure.

Day 3 Glenveagh National Park & Castle
We travel this morning through hauntingly beautiful wilderness, pristine lakes, tumbling waterfalls and rugged mountains to Glenveagh National Park. On arrival we watch a short movie on the history of the area before transferring to a shuttle bus which will take us to Glenveagh Castle where we enjoy a guided tour. We spend the rest of the afternoon at leisure back in Letterkenny.

Day 4 County Donegal to County May via Sligo
After enjoying our full Irish breakfast we drive to Donegal where we embark upon a 75 minute circular cruise of stunning Donegal Bay. Whilst on board we are entertained with a sing-a-long! We have free time in Donegal for lunch before we begin our journey into County Mayo, stopping off in Sligo for the afternoon, before arriving at the McWilliam Park, our hotel for the next 3 nights.

Day 5 National Museum of Ireland’s Country Life & Westport House
We spend this morning at the National Museum of Ireland's Country Life set in the spectacular grounds of Turlough Park House. We travel on to the charming town of Westport where we enjoy free time for lunch before enjoying a 1 hour guided tour of Westport House, one of the jewels in the crown of Ireland's historical family homes.

Day 6 Carrick-On-Shannon & Strokestown Park
(If required we can arrange local coach hire to allow for a driver's day off)
We travel to the pretty town of Carrick-on-Shannon where we board the Moon River Pleasure Cruiser for a relaxing 1 hour cruise on the River Shannon.  We enjoy free time for lunch in the town before we complete our day with a visit to Strokestown Park & the Irish National Famine Museum where we enjoy a 45 minute guided tour of the Georgian Palladian mansion and a 40 minute tour of the Famine Museum housed in the stable yards.

Day 7 County Mayo to County Clare via Galway City
En route to our next hotel in Ennis, we stop at Galway where we spend some time at leisure exploring this fascinating city.

Day 8 Aran Islands & The Cliffs of Moher
We travel along the Wild Atlantic Way to Doolin Pier where we board the Doolin ferry for a 30 minute cruise to the Island of Inis Oirr. On arrival we enjoy a pony and trap tour before a stunning cruise to the base of the Cliffs of Moher.

Day 9 Foynes Flying Boat Museum & Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
This morning we drive to Killimer where we board a ferry for the 20 minute crossing to Tarbert from where we travel to the famous Foynes Flying Boat Museum. We explore the museum and enjoy an Irish coffee making demonstration before we set off for Bunratty Castle and Folk Park.

Day 10 Departure
We must leave Ireland today and head for our overnight hotel if required.
Legend

Dillon's Hotel

Letterkenny, County Donegal
AAA+ Atmospheric Bar
Located in the traditional Irish town of Letterkenny, this family run 3 star hotel is friendly, welcoming and full of character. Furnished to a high standard throughout, there are 83 bedrooms which are traditional in style, as well as a bistro restaurant and a bar and grill, which are also warmly decorated with quality furnishings. • Lift • Bar • Restaurant • Tea/coffee in room • Coach parking is off-site & free of charge

McWilliam Park Hotel

Claremorris, Ireland
AAAA Good Touring Location Great Atmosphere Great Irish Hospitality
A warm welcome awaits at the 4 star McWilliam Park Hotel, located on the edge of Claremorris town, just a 15 minute walk away. Furnished to a high standard throughout, there is a grand reception area and feature staircase, 103 spacious bedrooms furnished to a very good standard, a relaxing bar and an elegant, stylish restaurant. Superb leisure facilities include an indoor swimming pool, sauna, spa bath, steam room and gym. • Lift • Bar • Restaurant • Tea/coffee in room • Leisure facilities • Coach parking is on-site & free of charge

Treacys West County Hotel

Ennis, County Clare
AAA+ Excellent Public Areas
This friendly, contemporary 3 star hotel is managed and operated by the Treacy family who have a wealth of hotel experience and a reputation for offering a very warm welcome to all guests. All 152 bedrooms are spacious, light-filled and finished to a high standard. Meals are served in the Skillet Pot restaurant and the hotel's large traditional Irish bar is where live music takes place on most nights. Leisure facilities include an indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room and gym. • Lift • Bar • Restaurant • Tea/coffee in room • Leisure facilities • Coach parking is on-site & free of charge
9 Nights Half Board
May & Sept 2019 Twin from £699pp
Jul 2019 Twin from £759pp
Double for Sole Use Supplement from £195
Selected Dates Only

Inclusions
• Return ferry crossing Holyhead - Dublin

3 Nights Half Board Dillons Hotel (Nights 1, 2 & 3)

• Porterage & welcome tea/coffee
• Choice of menu & tea/coffee after dinner
• 2 hour guided walking tour of Derry
• 1 hour guided tour of Tower Museum, Derry
• Entrance to the Guildhall, Derry
• Entrance to Glenveagh National Park with guided castle tour
• 75 minute circular Donegal Bay cruise

3 nights Half Board McWilliam Park Hotel (Nights 4, 5 & 6)

• Porterage & welcome tea/coffee
• Choice of menu & tea/coffee after dinner
• Entrance to National Museum Ireland Country Life
• Guided tour of Westport House
• 1 hour boat cruise on River Shannon
• Guided tour Strokestown Park & Irish National Famine Museum

3 Nights Half Board Treacys West County Hotel (Nights 7, 8 & 9)

• Porterage & welcome tea/coffee
• Choice of menu & tea/coffee after dinner
• Live entertainment & Irish farewell dinner on last night
• Return ferry to Aran Island
• Aran Island pony & trap ride & cliff cruise
• Ferry Killimer - Tarbert
• Guided tour Foynes Flying Boat Museum
• Entrance to Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
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£699 for 10 days

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