Your Epic Itinerary Includes:
Fly with Aer Lingus from an Aer Lingus USA or Canadian gateway. Once you land, collect your complimentary vehicle from our Avis Partner and make your way to the Falls Hotel & Spa, a beautiful 4-star hotel in Ennistymon, Co. Clare. Nestled in a wooded vale beside the tumbling waters of the River Inagh, the Falls Hotel & Spa is regarded as one of the finest Hotels in Clare.
Flights to Ireland, Avis car hire, accommodation & dinner.
The Falls Hotel in Clare conceals within its walls an eighteenth-century mansion, a late medieval castle, and a formidable history of four and a half centuries embracing clans and warfare, landlords and tenants, poets, dreamers, and entrepreneurs. Enjoy a swim in the pool. Take a stroll alongside the powerful cascades of the Inagh river in Ennistymon town.
Accommodation / two course dinner for two at the Falls Hotel.
The First Day
Discover Aillwee Cave, located in the heart of the Burren region, perched high on its terraced mountainside with one of the most spectacular views of Galway Bay. You will explore the underworld of the Burren in the show cave, take a walk with a hawk or watch a flying display at the birds of prey centre.
Breakfast at the Falls Hotel, entrance to Aillwee Cave/Birds of Prey Centre.
The First Afternoon
Travel to Ballyvaughan, Clare’s most northerly village on a small picturesque harbour. Take a late lunch at Burren Hyland’s Hotel, where you will be met with a warm welcome, a seasonal Burren menu, and the tranquillity to relive your morning.
Two course lunch for two people in Hyland’s Hotel.
The Second Day
At the Cliffs of Moher Experience you will walk the safe, paved pathways and view the famous Cliffs on Europe’s western frontier and enjoy the spectacular vistas over sea, land and sky. Visit the Craft Store and Craftworkers street for shopping, purchase a local artisan gift. Dine in the Café where the food is sourced locally.
Admission to the Cliffs of Moher Experience
The Second Afternoon
Visit Lahinch, famous for its Victorian promenade – an ideal spot for people watching! On your visit to the Cliffs of Moher Experience stop off for a coffee-break at Moher Cottage. Less than a mile from the Cliffs of Moher experience, enjoy the amazing terrace views. The coffee has been reported as the best in Ireland.
Tea or Coffee and treats for two people at Moher Cottage
The Second Night
Dine in the Wild Honey Inn, a Michelin starred pub. Located in a lovingly restored 19th century Inn, nestled in the Burren National Park. Wild Honey Inn has reinvented the concept of the Irish pub, sourcing the finest, freshest seasonal produce from the waters and the wild of Ireland’s natural larder – cooked simply to highlight the flavours: “Wild food from Land and Sea’’.
Dinner for two at Wild Honey Inn
The Third Morning
Travel to Doolin and stay in Anthony’s. The warmth, personal attention, and homely charm of a modern country house and restaurant, combined with the professional and seamless service of a hotel – this is Doolin Inn, your home in the heart of Doolin. From a hearty, healthy breakfast to set you up for the day, to a beautifully appointed bedroom with everything you need, and the friendly advice of people who really know Doolin.
Overnight accommodation at the Doolin Inn
The Third Day
Today you will sail to the Aran Islands, on board Garrihy’s Doolin2Aran Ferries. Explore the island’s stunning landscape with its ancient castles and maze of stone walls. On the way back, you will view the Cliffs of Moher by sea. The sheer spectacle of the cliffs towering above the boat is an incredible, unforgettable experience, sailing directly below the Cliffs of Moher and further south towards Hag’s Head.
Breakfast at the Doolin Inn, Ferry to Aran Island/Cruise with Doolin2Aran Ferries
The Third Night
This evening enjoy a taste of the Burren at Anthony’s in Doolin. Enjoy some of the freshest taste experiences around, with local artisanal produce being at the core of their food ethos. The seafood is freshly caught by local fishermen; herbs and vegetables are grown in the polytunnel and otherwise, sourced where possible, from local growers and foragers. The meat all hails from local farmers around the Burren and west of Ireland region.
Three-course dinner for two people in Anthony’s at the Doolin Inn.
The Fourth Morning
Enjoy your last breakfast at the Doolin Inn and check out of the hotel. Today you will visit the Burren Smokehouse, a family-run business set up in 1989 by Birgitta & Peter Curtin in Lisdoonvarna, Co. Clare. Ten thousand salmon each year go into producing 50 tonnes of delicious smoked goods. You can visit the smokehouse and learn how the fish is smoked.
Entrance to Burren Smokehouse Atlantic Experience
The Fourth Day
A guided tour of the Burren with the Burren and Cliffs of Moher UNESCO Global Geopark Geologist. In this tour, Dr. Eamon Doyle will give you insights on the dramatic formation of the Burren and Cliffs of Moher which started over 300 million years ago. He will provide intriguing details of the complex underground river systems and the unique biodiversity that can be found in the region.
Guided tour with an expert geologist Dr. Eamon Doyle.
The Fourth Evening
Check into Hotel Woodstock and enjoy the warmth of a beautiful country house where there is a passion to make you feel at home. The ease and friendliness of a hotel that is family-run and that knows the difference real service makes. From the moment you step into the wide, airy foyer to be greeted by a sumptuous lounge, roaring log fire, and friendly management, you’ll feel the love at Hotel Woodstock.
Dinner and accommodation at the Hotel Woodstock
The Fifth Morning
Visit Ennis, the capital town of County Clare and enjoy the boutiques, bars and restaurants in this charming and picturesque medieval town.
Ennis is a friendly (seriously – they’ve won national awards for their friendliness), and welcoming place, and the people are never short of a story or time for a chat
Breakfast at your hotel.
The Last Night
Visit Bunratty Castle and Folk park and enjoy a medieval banquet fit for a king. Experience a truly unique entertainment and dining experience in the iconic setting of the world-famous Bunratty Castle. The lifestyle of medieval Ireland is recaptured at the Castle with a medieval banquet night.
Dinner for two at the Bunratty Medieval Banquet.
The End of your Epic Trip
Fly again with Aer Lingus and relax in the comfortable surroundings of their spacious aircraft. Enjoy a complimentary in-flight meal and an in-flight entertainment system. Enjoy a safe and convenient flight and a warm Irish welcome on board.
Return flights home.
At Avis, we believe that renting a car in Ireland is about more than getting from A to B, It’s about taking the journey, the memories you can make and the cars you explore it in. That’s why we are offering a mid sized automatic car perfect for exploring. Take in the breath taking views of the Cliffs of Moher, and experience the best of Co. Clare.
Terms & Conditions:
- Prize is for Mid-Sized automatic car Toyota Auris or Similar
- Full insurance coverage is included
- Winner must meet licence requirements by holding a full driver’s licence for 2 years and eligible to hold a licence for 8 years