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Wicklow Hills

Wicklow Hills

Celtic Connections

This two-centre tour offers a great introduction to Dublin and County Wicklow. Coupled with a stay in North Wales, it also provides an opportunity to explore the beautiful and dramatic scenery of the stunning National Parks on both sides of the Irish Sea. For guests arriving in Ireland on a Sunday or Monday, entertainment on 1 night is also included.

Snowdon Mountain Railway • Llanberis • Menai Straits • Dublin • Wicklow Mountains National Park

Day 1 Journey to North Wales with a recommended stop in Chester en route.

Day 2 Experience the highs and lows of the national park today. Begin with a short walk to the Snowdon Mountain Railway for an included journey to the summit where breathtaking views await. Allow time for the audio-visual show at Llanberis Station. This afternoon is at leisure. Visitors can learn about the area's history in the National Slate Museum, or treat themselves to a trip on the narrow gauge Llanberis Lake Railway.

Day 3 Depart Llanberis and journey north across the Menai Straits, through Anglesea to your afternoon ferry crossing to Dublin. Arrive in Carlow, your base for 3 nights.

Day 4 A full day excursion to Dublin. Following an introductory guided tour, enjoy time at leisure to explore this fascinating and charming city that is steeped in history. See Dublin Castle, Trinity College, the iconic Ha'penny Bridge and the abundance of museums and galleries. Alternatively, spend time in medieval Waterford and Kilkenny.

Day 5 A full day excursion to explore the Wicklow Mountains National Park with recommended stops in the delightful villages of Glendalough, Avoca and the seaside town of Bray. A visit to Powerscourt Estate can be included for an additional cost, if preferred.

Day 6 An early departure to Dublin this morning and crossing to Holyhead for homeward journey.

All tours are tailored to your requirements

Royal Victoria Hotel Snowdonia, Llanberis

A hotel since the 1830s, the hotel is located near the foot of Mount Snowdon. It offers a welcoming, comfortable touring base and still retains much of its original character.

• 3 star • 106 bedrooms • Lift

• Coach parking

Woodford Dolmen Hotel, Carlow

Located on the banks of the River Barrow, the hotel offers comfortable accommodation, friendly service and is a good base from which to explore the surrounding area.

• 3 star • 81 bedrooms

• Lift to some floors

• Plenty of ground floor rooms

• Coach parking

Your tour includes:

• 2 nights half board in Llanberris with:
Tea/coffee on arrival and porter service
Full Welsh breakfast
3 course dinner with choice and tea/coffee

• Journey on Snowdon Mountain Railway

• Return ferry crossings

• 3 nights half board in County Carlow with:
Tea/coffee on arrival and porter service
Full Irish breakfast
3 course dinner with choice and tea/coffee

• Entertainment on 1 night

• Introductory guided tour of Dublin

For a quotation, or to enquire about this tour, fill in our online form, send us an email or call us on 01432 277666.

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