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Ireland Family Vacations, Fall 2017 Travel Itinerary
Travel Dates: Arriving Shannon September 26, departing Shannon October 15
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September 26: Cottage booked in County Kilkenny via AirBnB 3 nights
September 29: Cottage booked near Bantry in West Cork via AirBnB 2 nights
October 1: Gleneagle Hotel & Apartments in Killarney for TBEX Conference
October 6: The Old Bank B&B, Bruff, County Limerick (Official Tourism Partner since 2012)
October 7: The Lodge at Ashford Castle (Official Tourism Partner)
October 9: Cottage booked in COunty Donegal via AirBnB 2 nights
October 11: Lough Eske Castle, Donegal Town, County Donegal (Official Tourism Partner)
October 13: The Inn at Dromoland 2 nights
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September 26: Arrive Shannon and collect rental car from Irish Car Rentals (Official Tourism Partner). Find a wonderful spot for brunch (maybe Bunratty area?) then on to our lodging.
September 27: Returning to Kilkenny! Excited to view the new Medieval Mile Museum and explore more of this wonderful medieval city.
September 28: Hoping for fine weather to ride the Waterford Greenway!
September 29: On to West Cork! Route TBD
September 30: Planning to get outside in West Cork! Hiking in Gougane Barra is high on my list of things to do- and open to more suggestions!
October 1: Arrive in Killarney. Considering touring the Gap of Dunloe. Recommendations welcome!
October 2: Ring of Kerry day tour with Ireland Chauffeur Travel Tonight-TBEX Welcome Party on the Streets of Killarney
October 3: Self-guided Dingle day trip. Can't wait to experience an Up Close Fungi adventure before heading out along- then beyond- Slea Head Drive. Tonight- TBEX Opening Night Party
October 4-5: TBEX Conference
October 6: On to Bruff via Adare, where I am going to get a first glace at the refurbishment that has taken place at Adare Manor. Hubby's birthday may call for a nice dinner in Adare or Limerick!
October 7: Arrive at The Lodge at Ashford; enjoy the estate
October 8: More fun at Ashford and in the village of Cong
October 9: Drive to County Donegal- recommended stops appreciated!
October 10: Hoping for great weather to cycle at Glenveagh National Park!
October 11: Arrive at Lough Eske Castle via the Wild Atlantic Way and Slieve League Cliffs
October 12: Enjoy Donegal Town and the wonderful castle estate
October 13: Back toward Shannon Airport
October 14: Final day in Ireland
October 15: Depart Ireland (and begin planning for our return- right now it looks like June/ July 2018!)