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Kerry Highlights Tour and Gleneagle Hotel

Experience the best of Killarney and County Kerry with a sightseeing tour to Southwest Ireland.

Staying in the famous Gleneagle Hotel means a host of facilities and great entertainment await. During your tour, guests visit the stunning Wild Atlantic Way coastline, the wonders of Killarney National Park and some of the quaint seaside towns of County Kerry.

The Gleneagle Hotel has welcomed guests to Killarney for over six decades and is one of Ireland’s most popular hotels. Each newly refurbished bedroom has modern amenities along with complimentary Wi-Fi internet and tea/coffee making facilities. Guests also enjoy complimentary access to the Aquila Club pool and leisure centre. There are new treatment rooms, a hair salon, an extensive gift shop and a frequent shuttle bus service to Killarney town centre.

Hotel facilities

Each newly refurbished bedroom has modern amenities including:

  • Free WiFi
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Leisure and spa facilities
  • Porterage services

Tour itinerary

Day 1

We will be leaving Belfast at 8:30am and making stops at our 3 pick-up locations Sprucefield, in front of Marks & Spencer 8:45am, Banbridge, Kenlis Street 9:00am and Newry, Five Ways Service Station at 9:15am.

We will be making two comfort stops along the way at Obama Plaza and Adare. We will arrive at the Gleneagle Hotel for approximately 5pm, and upon arrival you will receive a welcome drink. Once settled into your room dinner will be served in the restaurant followed by guest entertainment.

Dingle, Slea Head, County Kerry

Day 2

Enjoy breakfast and depart for a day tour to the famous town of Dingle, journeying along the coast and through the quaint villages of county Kerry. After some free time in Dingle continue to see Slea Head and Coumeenoole Beach.

Pass through Dunquin and Ballyferriter with amazing views onto the Blasket Islands. Return to the hotel for approximately 5pm and enjoy a 3-course dinner followed by some lively entertainment.

Day 3

After breakfast depart for a full day tour of the Ring of Kerry Tour to explore the Wild Atlantic Way. View some of Ireland’s most dramatic seascapes and coastal scenery.

See the Skellig Islands, an UNESCO Heritage Site and visit colourful seaside towns with time for photos, shopping and lunch. Continue through Waterville, Cahersiveen, Killorglin and Killarney. Return to the hotel, dinner and entertainment afterwards

Day 4

After a good nights’ rest, enjoy a lazy breakfast in the restaurant. Today is a free day to relax and explore Killarney. Or take some time in the hotel to enjoy the leisure facilities, maybe some lunch and a stroll – the day is yours! OR an optional half-day tour to Muckross House & Gardens including admission to Muckross House for a guided tour (Must be booked in advance with Guest Relations – additional charge).

Enjoy some time at the craft shop and café. Take some time to enjoy the hotel leisure facilities, maybe some lunch in the bar or a stroll around the local area – the day is yours! Dinner this evening will be followed by some entertainment.

Day 5

After breakfast we will depart for Belfast at 8:45am – We should arrive back in Belfast around 4:30pm. (Six day tour) A free day for final souvenir shopping or time to yourself.

The coach will drop guests to Killarney town where you can explore Knockreer Estate, Killarney House or St Mary’s Cathedral. Return to the hotel for dinner and entertainment.

Day 6

After breakfast we will depart for Belfast at 8:45am – We should arrive back in Belfast around 4:30pm.

*** Itinerary will be changed for the Christmas Craicer breaks and updated closer to the time***


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