Hidden Castles and Manors

This delightful 8 day tour allows you to stay in some of Irelands oldest castles. These castles, the oldest dating back to the 12th century, have all been converted into hotels which offer you all the comforts of a hotel whilst retaining their original charm and character. On this tour you will stay in Ireland's most lively towns and experience traditional Irish culture as you relax in the countryside.

Locations Visited: Kildare x 2 nights / Connemara x 3 nights / Cavan x 2 nights

TOUR IRELAND IN LUXURY : We can arrange a luxury rental car or your own private chauffeur and guide. Contact us for more details.

ADD AN ACTIVITY TO THIS TOUR: You have the option to add a round (or two!) of golf, horseback riding, a guided walk in the Burren or a medieval banquet dinner at a castle! Please read the tour itinerary for more information.

At a Glance

  • Eight Days and Seven Nights.
  • Castle and Manor Accomodation.
  • Staing in Kildare, Cavan & Connemara.
  • Car Hire - Inclusive of Unlimited Miles/CDW/Theft Insurance/VAT/Sales Tax.
  • Prices from 1140 Euros pps.

Tour Highlights


Connemara is the Ireland of your dreams: lakes, mountains, pretty cottages, fast flowing streams and friendly people, a wild and wonderful place. The name Connemara was originally Conmaicnemara, or "the tribe of Cormac by the sea", given by the ancient Gaelic tribes.

Trinity College (Book of Kells)

Established in 1592 by Queen Elizabeth 1, Trinity College was originally founded as a Protestant College. At its foundation, the college offered free education to Catholics who were prepared to change their religion, and right up until the 1970s...read on!

Mourne Mountains

Tucked away in the south west corner of County Down you can find the heather covered granite summits of the Mourne Mountains.