Live like royalty

Stay in 3Irish Castles

From $1550 per person

land only

Tour Overview

Live like royalty for 6 nights, 7 days. Stay in 3 different castles. Explore these 17th and 18th century castles that have been transformed into 4 and 5 star amazing hotels. They have all the old world charm but have all the modern conveniences of any 5 star hotel. You can take your time exploring the surrounding countryside and all it has to offer and then return to enjoy the luxury of your accommodation. You can enjoy the beautiful grounds that these castles have, some having walled gardens that you can explore too!

You stay for two nights in Fitzpatrick's Castle in South Dublin. While there you can explore the Ancient East, and then you go North West to stay in Co Roscommon's Kilronan Castle, and Donegal's Lough Eske Castle, or similar Castles. You can visit places like Glendalough, Powerscourt House and gardens, Newgrange, Sliabh Liag cliffs, Lisadell House, and so much more. 

Suggested Itinerary

Day 1

Pick up your rental car at the airport and make your way

to Powerscourt House and Gardens. Explore the gardens and waterfall. Then make your way to the ancient site of Glendalough to explore St Kevin's round tower and the two beautiful lakes there. Return to your first Castle.. Fitzpatrick's Castle in Killiney, enjoy a good meal and relax, have a swim in the pool or workout in the gym. 

Day 2

Take off today and go north visiting the ancient underground passage tomb of Newgrange. You could also take some time to check out the coastal town of Howth with its beautiful cliff walk. You will stay for your second night in Fitzpatrick's Castle.

Day 3

Driving across country today to Co Roscommon where you stay in Kilronan Castle for two nights. On your way you can take in some interesting places. Visit Strokestown House and famine musuem, Take a stroll around Lough Key Forest Park and visit the 12th century Abbey in Boyle Co Roscommon before taking the scenic drive to your accommodation.

Day 4

You have lakes and forests, small quaint towns and villages to explore today, you could also go to Arigna Mines. The drive is breath-taking. You go up through the Arigna mountain drive where you can see for miles. The mines are now a tourist attraction where you get a tour through the mines. Pop into Carrick-on-Shannon where you can visit the smallest Church in the world, visit Leitrim Crystal or just check out some of the great restaurants. Return to your accommodation and enjoy a spa treatment or a swim in the pool.

Day 5

Go to Donegal today taking in the coastal drive of Mullaghmore. You can also visit the last resting place of one of your greatest poets..WB Yeats in Drumcliff, and you could also take in Lisadell House in Sligo. Then make you way to Lough Eske Castle just outside Donegal town. Enjoy the beautiful walled garden there or just relax in the comfort of this beautiful Castle.

Day 6

Take a drive to the highest cliffs in Ireland today....Sliabh Liag and enjoy the stunning breath-taking scenery while there. You could take a packed lunch with you and take a hike on the beautiful cliff walk. You could then take a trip to Killybegs fishing village where you will get the most delicious fresh fish food. 

Day 7

You return to Dublin airport today to catch your evening flight back home and say goodbye to Ireland until the next time.

Jan to April

$1550

Y0ur cost cover's your 5 star accommodation in three Irish Castles, rental car, daily package giving you important info such as phone no's, driving instructions, suggested restaurants, festivals and events near you. 

May to Sept

$2000

Y0ur cost cover's your 5 star accommodation in three Irish Castles, rental car, daily package giving you important info such as phone no's, driving instructions, suggested restaurants, festivals and events near you. 

Oct to Dec

$1550

Y0ur cost cover's your 5 star accommodation in three Irish Castles, rental car, daily package giving you important info such as phone no's, driving instructions, suggested restaurants, festivals and events near you. 

Chauffeured

 

 

If you would like your own expert driver to bring you safely from one Castle to another please contact us and we will arrange it for you. 

If you wish to have your car upgraded from a manual to automatic please contact us and we will be happy to do so for you.

Please note that prices are per person. Breakfast each morning with all taxes included.

Your car rental is for an Economy class car eg; Opel Corsa or Fiat Punto.

Included with your car is all compulsory insurances - collision Damage Waiver insurance (CDW with an excess/deductible), theft protection insurance. Road tax sales tax at 13.5% unlimited free mileage, third party liability insurance and 24 hour peace of mind break down cover. 

Private Chauffeur Option 

Enjoy the services of an experienced and friendly driver guide.

Take the stress out of driving on unfamiliar and sometimes very narrow roads.

With our knowledgeable drivers you see much more.

You can take in all the amazing scenery without the worry of negotiating the narrow roads.

Contact us for a price quotation today,

What you get for the price.

Manual economy class rental car for duration - upgrade to automatic available.

2 Accommodation in Fitzpatrick's Castle for 2 nights with private facilities and breakfast each morning.

3  Accommodation in Killronan Castle for 2 nights with private facilities with breakfast each morning.

4 Accommodation in Lough Eske Castle for 2 nights with private facilities with breakfast each morning.

Please note that all of these castles are very popular at certain times of the year, we will endeavor to book you into the names castles but if they do not have availability we will book you into similar castles and give you a new itinerary.

Payment methods

1  Full payment three months before start date of tour.

2  Deposit of $300 paid three months before start date with balance paid two months before start date.

3  We can offer an installment plan. Please contact us to discuss the best option for you.

Contact us:

mai@secretirelandtoursllc.com

Travel Insurance

We recommend that you purchase a travel insurance protection plan to help protect you and your travel investment against the unexpected. For your convenience, we offer Travel Insurance  through Travelex Insurance Services. For more information on available plans on or to enroll, contact Travel Insurance Services at 800-228-9792and reference location no 17-0074.

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How to pay.

We accept check, postal order, bank draft or if you would like to pay online we accept payment through Venmo, Zille or Square. Please post your check to:

Secret Ireland Tours 

P.O. Box 75059

Ft Thomas

KY 41075-0059

If paying online please contact us letting us know which method you are using. 

Contact us:

mai@secretirelandtoursllc.com

We have organized music in the  local pubs for our tour groups. These sessions are very welcoming to anyone who would like to sing a song, or dance, or indeed, join with an instrument. 

You will hear, for free, some of the finest musicians in the country.  These musicians have travelled the world with their music, but there's nothing like playing in the local pub with their friends.

We will bring you to all the stunning areas only the locals know.

You will see lakes, mountains, sea shores, forests, holy places, and much more. You will meet the locals who might just tell you some stories about where you are.

Relax and take in the fresh air. Go for a walk, take pictures and soak it all up.

On our travels we will see 11th and 12th century ruins of Castles, Abbeys, underground passage tombs, outdoor altars and famine grave sites.

You will go back in time listening to the history of these places. 

We will also be bringing you to restored castles and modern gravesites. "Oh but why are they bringing me to a gravesite" I can hear you say. Just wait and come with us, you will be amazed at what you see.

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Write to Mai Hernon McEvilley at

mai@secretirelandtoursllc.com