Highlights of this trip: Dublin – Newgrange – Belfast – Giant’s Causeway – Londonderry – Glenveagh Nationalpark – Achill Island – Killimer – Ring of Kerry
1. Day: Dublin
Übernahme vom Wohnmobil oder Camper. Lernen Sie Ihr neues Zuhause kennen und gewöhnen Sie sich an den Linksverkehr. Halt im nächsten Supermarkt um sich kulinarisch einzudecken und Installation auf dem 1. Campingplatz.
2. Day: Dublin – Belfast (approx. 160 km)
On your drive to Belfast, visit "Newgrange". The prehistoric monument was built during the Neolithic period around 3200 BC, making it older than Stonehenge and the Egyptian pyramids.
3. Day: Belfast
Belfast is the capital and the largest city of Northern Ireland. All attractions of the city are easy to visit from Donegall Square which is located in the city center. Visit one of the many original irish pubs.
4. Day: Belfast – Giant’s Causeway - Bushmills (approx. 140 km)
Drive across coastal landscape to County Antrim. Drive up north to Ballyvoy and visit „Fair Head“ a rocky headland. Before coming to Bushmills stop at Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, a famous rope bridge which links the mainland with the tiny island of Carrickarede. The highlights of Northern Ireland is the „Giant’s Causeway“.
5. Day: Bushmills – Londonderry (approx. 100 km)
Visit the ruin of Dunluce Castle and the nice Bann Valley. Continue on the „Causeway Costal Route“ to Londonderry.
6. Day: Londonderry
Londonderry has a nice historic city from the Middle Ages. Derry is the only remaining completely intact walled city from the 17th century in Ireland and one of the finest examples of a walled city in Europe.
7. Day: Londonderry - Donegal (approx. 165 km)
Drive via Sperrin Mountains to Enniskillen. At Lough Erne visit the Castle. A bit further north visit the monastic site from the 6th century on „Devenish Island“.
8. Day: Donegal –Glenveagh Nationalpark – Donegal (approx. 200 km)
On serpentine style coastal roads you pass impressive „Mount Errigal“ an continue to Glenveagh National Park. With luck you will see a golden eagle which was reintroduced into the park.
9. Day: Donegal – Westport (approx. 210 km)
Drive along the coast to Sligo with its famous landmark „Ben Bulben“, like a table mountain. Continue to County Mayo, one of the pristine regions of Ireland. Take the coastal road via Ballycastle and Bellmullett to Westport.
10. Day: Westport – Achill Island – Westport (approx. 120 km)
Achill Island is the largest island off the coast of Ireland and accessable via Michael Davitt Bridge. Rugged coastal landscape with fascinating interactions of the lights.
11. Day: Westport – Clifden – Ballyvaughan (approx. 180 km)
In the region of Leenane gaze at "Killary Harbour“, the only fjord in Ireland.
12. Day: Ballyvaughan – Killarney (approx. 200 km)
The terrific coastal landscape to Killimer is one of the highlights of this trip. In Killimer take the ferry across the Shannon river to Tarbet. Continue to Killarney.
13. Day: Ring of Kerry (approx. 190 km)
Day excursion on the peninsula Iveragh, which is called „Ring of Kerry“. Many scenic points along the way with picturesque landscape, rich flora and fauna influenced by the mild climate of the Gulf Stream.
14. Day: Killarney – Baltimore (ca. 120 km)
Drive to Lauragh and across und überqueren den Healy Pass. From Adrigole drive along the fantastic and scenic southwest coast to Baltimore.
15. Day: Baltimore – Waterford (ca. 220 km)
Drive along the coast road to Clonakilty and Kinsale to Cork. Cork is the second largest city on the island and Cook harbour is one world's largest natural harbours. Continue northbound to Waterford.
16. Day: Waterford – Wicklow – Dubin (ca. 240 km)
The region of Wicklow is called "the Garden of Ireland". Visit one of the many enchanting gardens. Drive back to Dublin the capital city of Ireland. Cozy like a small village, cosmopolitan like a big city and again cozy like a pub - that's Dublin. Stroll along and gaze at the historical buildings from the 18th century.
17. Day: Dublin
Drop off your vehicle.