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Dublin, Wicklow and Valley of the Kings

5 day tour
From £309 per person - minimum 20 passengers

Enjoy this tour to Dublin and Wicklow which takes you from Ireland’s vibrant capital, to the beautiful scenery of Powerscourt and the Wicklow Mountains before heading back in time to explore some important moments in Ireland’s history at sites such as Newgrange and the site of Battle of the Boyne.


Dates

Dates throughout 2022 & 2023


Suggested itinerary by coach or air

Day 1

Depart the UK

Travel to Dublin by coach and ferry or fly from your local airport. Arrive in Meath and check into your hotel.

Day 2

Morning Sightseeing in Dublin and afternoon free

Enjoy a guided tour of Dublin city sights – see Christchurch and St. Patricks Cathedrals, Trinity College, the oldest university in Ireland, Temple Bar, the iconic Ha’penny Bridge and the fascinating Dublin Castle. The afternoon is free to explore and enjoy the city further.

Day 3

Powerscourt Estate and Wicklow Mountains

Today, visit the impressive Powerscourt Estate where you’ll explore the beautiful landscaped gardens. At 121m high, Ireland’s highest waterfall is also located on the estate. After lunch travel onto Glendalough, a glacial valley famous for its 6th century monastic settlement and start of the ‘Valley of the Two Lakes’, then passing the Wicklow Gap, enjoy stunning scenic views of Wicklow’s countryside and the two Blessington Lakes.

Day 4

‘Valley of the Kings’

A chance to visit Newgrange, a magnificent UNESCO World Heritage ancient royal burial site, dated 3,200BC, older than the Egyptian pyramids! Afterwards, head north to the site of the Battle of Boyne, the location of one of the most pivotal battles in Irish history between the Catholic King James and the Protestant King William. Finally, you will visit the churchyards of Monasterboice, home to some of the best examples of Celtic high crosses in Ireland.

Day 5

Return to the UK

After breakfast start your journey home either by coach and ferry or fly to your local airport.


Suggested Hotels

Hamlet Court Hotel ****

The Hamlet Court Hotel is located in the village of Johnstownbridge and only 30 minutes from Dublin. It is a traditional 4 star family owned hotel with an excellent reputation. Each of the 30 en-suite guest rooms comes with television, telephone, hairdryer, tea & coffee making facilities, and free WiFi. The onsite pub gives you chance to have the craic with the locals and maybe listen to some live music. All rooms are ground floor.

The Royal Hotel, Bray ***

Situated just 25 minutes’ drive from Dublin’s city centre, the family friendly Royal Hotel and Merrill Leisure Club is situated in the heart of Bray, Co. Wicklow. The hotel is surrounded by breath taking scenery, wonderful mountain walks and historic houses and gardens. It is only a 5-minute walk from Bray seafront and guests have free access to the hotel’s swimming pool, sauna, and spa bath.

The Royal Hotel offers 125 en suite bedrooms, each including tea & coffee facilities, toiletries, hairdryer, TV and free WIFI. Guests can dine in McGettigan’s Bray restaurant & bar, which offers a modern Irish dining experience and award-winning food. The bar offers a variety of beers, wines and spirits, as well as local bands performing every weekend. Coach parking and lift access is available at the hotel.


Dates  5 days / 4 nights
2022 dates  From £309.00 per person
2023 dates  Prices on request

Prices include return ferry. If you would like a price travelling by air, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Single room supplement available upon request.

Exchange rate based on £1 = €1.170. All prices are per person based on sharing a double or twin room and with one free place for a coach driver or group organiser in a single room, both are based on a minimum 20 full fare paying passengers. Prices do not include UK coach hire, travel or travel insurance. Dates are subject to availability. Smaller groups can be quoted for on request. Pictures are for illustrative purposes only. Greatdays Holidays Limited has an ATOL licence (4279) and all of our air package tours are protected under this licence. In the unlikely event of our insolvency, the Civil Aviation Authority will ensure that you are not stranded abroad and will arrange to refund any monies you have paid to us for an advance booking. All the flights and flight-inclusive holidays on this tour are financially protected by the ATOL scheme. When you pay you will be supplied with an ATOL Certificate. Please ask for it and check to ensure that everything you booked (flights, hotels and other services) is listed on it. Please see our booking conditions for further information or for more information about financial protection and the ATOL Certificate go to: www.atol.org.uk/ATOLCertificate. Our website policy is to use only copyright free images or images which have been authorised to us for free use by the owner. If you consider an image to be unauthorised or to be your property, please contact us immediately and if invalid we will have the image removed. If your image requires crediting or is missing a copyright statement then we will be pleased to add this to the webpage, contact us at info@greatdays.co.uk

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