Iconic 5 Day Tour of County Clare
Iconic 5 Day Tour of County Clare
Our Special Iconic Tour Package includes 6 nights accommodation here at Clareville House, with the added bonus of no daily packing/unpacking and within walking distance of Pub/Restaurant, Village Shops, Bank, Post Office and a variety of attractions, including the famous St Cronan’s 10th Century Church. You will enjoy 5 days of touring County Clare with Derek, which includes visits to all the major attractions plus some lesser known but wonderful hidden gems along the way.
Cliffs of Moher, The Burren, Loop Head Lighthouse, Wild Atlantic Way Drive, Aran Islands, Walking on the Burren, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Craggaunowen 16thC Castle & Archaeological Open-Air Museum, Ennis Walking Tour and a Local East Clare Tour.
In addition to the above sites, at your request, we can also include visits to Limerick City, Galway City, Rock of Cashel, Holycross Abbey, Blarney Castle, Ring of Kerry, Dingle Peninsula, Kylemore Abbey/Connemara and Ring Of Lough Derg Day Tour in Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands.
Enjoy 6 nights B & B at the 4 Star Clareville House B & B.
Spend 5 Exciting days touring County Clare.
From the Lough Derg Lake District to the Cliffs of Moher and from
Loop Head Lighthouse to The Burren – We’ll show you the best of what Co Clare has to offer!
Stay 6 nights at the wonderful Clareville House 4 Star B & B in the Heritage Village of Tuamgraney and enjoy a 5 Day Tour of Clare which takes you on the highways & byways of our beautiful County, incorporating many of our major attractions and several off the beaten track hidden gems.
(All tours are available for non-guests of Clareville House B & B).
No Daily Packing/Unpacking – Stay in a Heritage village – Walking distance to pubs, restaurants, local attractions – Transport to/from evening dinner and/or music sessions. Airport Transfers can also be arranged. That means that Derek would be your Private Driver/Tour Guide for the duration of your stay!
What has County Clare got to offer?
(Can be adjusted to suit your requirements):
Day 1: Your Arrival – To Be Confirmed. We will include a Short Local Tour if time permits.
Day 2: We start off with a drive to Loop Head Peninsula & Lighthouse and continue with an exciting walk on the Kilkee Cliffs, which is a spectacular stretch of the rugged Clare coastline.
Marvel at the roaring waves of the Atlantic Ocean and enjoy a unique sense of peace in this remote part of the world.
We continue along the Clare coast on the Wild Atlantic Way to Lahinch Beach, St Brigid’s Holy Well and the Iconic Cliffs of Moher. We visit the Burren Centre in Kilfenora Village to learn some of the history of the Burren region.
Day 3 :- We take to the high seas for a guided trip to Inis Oirr, the smallest of the Aran Islands, and take a cruise under the Cliffs of Moher on the return journey. We’ll continue with a drive on the Wild Atlantic Way and call to the Hazel Mountain Chocolate Factory and Kilmacduagh Abbey on our way home.
Day 4 :- We start today with a visit to the Clare Museum followed by a Walking Tour of Ennis Town in the company of Jane O’Brien and follow up with an afternoon visit to Bunratty Castle & Folk Park. Plenty of Shopping therapy available today also.!
Day 5 :- Today we head for the Heart of the Burren Region for a Guided Walk, which will enable you to connect with the landscape, view limestone paving, visit archaeological and sacred sites and enjoy the breath-taking scenery of this unique karst landscape.
We’ll explore the flora, fauna, geology, history, archaeology, mythology and farming practices of the Burren. This walk will be both interesting and enjoyable and you will have every opportunity for personal interaction with your guide.
We follow up with a visit to the Burren Perfumery, Poulnabrone Dolmen and at Leamaneh Castle you’ll hear the story of the infamous and notorious Maire Rua (Red Mary)!
We continue to the nearby 14thC Quin Abbey with amazing views of the surrounding countryside from the top of the Tower.
We finish off the day with an “Off the Beaten Track” Tour of several sites in East Clare. We’ll visit a Holy Well, Mass Rock, Famine Burial Ground, St Cronan’s 10thC Church and Williamstown Famine Quay, from where many of the people from this area started their journey to the USA during famine times.
Day 7 :- Your Departure – To Be Confirmed. We will include a Short Local Tour if time permits.
NOTE :- Some of the details above may change due to circumstances on the day. Price on application depending on the number of people in your group and the number of Touring Days you require.
There are several variations on these day tours and if you tell us your favourite places and things to do, we can include them. This makes it YOUR TOUR!
Our Price will include: Transport throughout the day and all entry fees. (You pay separately for lunch)
We are flexible – If you have a particular tour you would like to do, please let us know.