Arrival in Dublin. Meeting at the airport. Hotel accommodation.
Bus tour of Dublin. During the tour professional guide will acquaint you with the main attractions of the capital of Ireland: St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Trinity College, Dublin Castle, Temple Bar Street and Grafton Street (main shopping street of Dublin), Liffey promenade, Phoenix Park, the home of Oscar Wilde and others. The tour to the Guinness Storehouse where you can learn more about the history and manufacture process of the world-famous beer. You will also be able to visit the bar offering a magnificent view of Dublin.
Moving to the southwestern part of the country through the Rock of Cashel by a comfortable bus.
On the steep slopes of the cliff rising above the town of Cashel there are the ruins of once majestic and ancient capital city which was ruled by the kings of Munster. There is an old legend telling us that hundreds of years ago St. Patrick brought the Christian faith to King Cork III exactly here! Next, the path leads us to the Blarney Castle. Medieval Balreny Castle is an essential symbol of Ireland and Irish heritage. The legendary stone from the Abbey of Scone is another notable showplace of the castle; the kings of Scotland had been crowned on this stone since ancient times. According to the legend if a person kisses the stone he/she will become a perfect orator. Overnight in County Kerry. Dinner at the hotel.
Traveling to the most famous panoramic route around the Iveragh peninsula of Ireland better known as the Ring of Kerry. This is, undoubtedly, one of the most miraculous places in whole Ireland. Beautiful mountains and coastal scenery will be your permanent companions for most of the route; in addition, there are some other interesting sights: city of Cahersiveen with the old Catholic Church named after the Irish national hero Daniel O’Connell; stone fort Staigue built in III-IV century BC; town of Waterville often visited by Charlie Chaplin where you can stroll along the beach. The Ring of Kerry ends at the Killarney National Park where you can enjoy spectacular views of three lakes and Torc Waterfall, visit Muckross Manor, ride horses and buy some original Irish souvenirs. Overnight in County Limerick. Dinner at the hotel.
A visit to Bunratty Castle and Folk Park in the morning. Bunratty Castle has a dramatic and bloody history; with the interior of XV-XVI centuries, the castle is one of the few fully-preserved buildings of that times. Folk Park is an old Irish village with XIX century buildings from all over Ireland. There is a doctor’s house, a school, a pawn shop, bar, grocer’s house, post office and etc. A visit to the castle and the village gives you the opportunity to plunge into the atmosphere of the two most interesting periods in the history of Ireland. The next destination is the coast of Atlantic Ocean and Cliffs of Moher. The famous Irish rock formed 6000 BC. The stones still remember the very first settlers of the island who moved to this region hundreds years ago – the Scythians, the English, the Scots and the Danes. You can marvel a beautiful view of the Atlantic Ocean from a height of 200 meters here. The lone stone O’Brian’s tower is proudly standing on the top of the cliff. It was built in 1835 by Cornelius O ‘Brian to impress the ladies being hosted by him with a breathtaking view from the tower. Cornelius was a descendant of Brian Boru, the King of Ireland. Some scenes from the movie “Harry Potter and Half-Blood Prince” were shot near the cliffs of Moher. Return to Dublin. Hotel accommodation.
Departure at airport
The price of the program (excluding airfare) starts from AZN 2200 per person based on double occupancy.