Celtic, Mythic and Unique

Riding through the land of Joyce and Beckett is like finding your very own four-leaf clover: a chance to explore the island’s countless shades of green—a Celtic, mythic and unique experience! Wide open spaces, castles, sheep, velvet meadows, lichen-covered rocks, single-lane country roads: there’s so much to enjoy, and all in an atmosphere where days seem to extend to 28 hours—an irresistible invitation to take the time to drink it all in. And in addition to these numerous charming attractions, there’s the warm welcome of the Irish people! With a pint of Guinness at the pub to end the day, Ireland is sure to cast its spell.

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July 20 to August 4, 2020
> Price (taxes included) : $4,495
Formula: Vélo Québec Voyages
Trip length: 15 days / 14 nights
Level of difficulty: 3+

General Conditions

Options for serving you better
Delayed departure or return, single occupancy, travel insurance, bike rental (for several destinations) and much more: ask our consultants!

From day to day

Short route: 541 km • Long route: 982 km

Day 1 - Arrival in Dublin and transfer to Kinsale (4.5 hrs).
Day 2 - Free day or looped route via Ballinclashet, Roberts Cove, Crosshaven, Carringaline, Ballyfeard, Belgooly (41 to 64 km). 
Day 3 - Kinsale, Ballinspittle, Timoleague, Clonakilty, Drinagh, Drimoleague, Bantry (88 to 95 km).
Day 4 - Free day or looped route via Ballydehob, Schull, Toormore, Goleen, Durrus or via Crookhaven, Mizen Head (84 to 99 km).
Day 5 - Bantry, Ballylickey, Glengariff, Caha Pass, Kenmare, Moll’s Gap, Killarney (76 km).
Day 6 - Killarney, Castelmaine, Inch, Lios Poil, Dingle (63 km).
Day 7 - Free day or looped via Baile an Fheirtéaraigh, Dun Chaoin, Ventry. Looped route via Feohanagh (41 or 58 km).
Day 8 - Dingle, Aughacasla, Camp, Tralee, Abbeydorney, Finuge, Listowel (76 km).
Day 9 - Listowel, Ballylongford, Tarbert (ferry), Kilrush, Cooraclare, Quilty, Miltown Malbay, Lahinch. Looped route via Kilkee, Doonberg  (71 or 86 km).
Day 10 - Free day or looped route via Cliffs of Moher and/or looped route via Inishmore Island (20 to 35 km).
Day 11 - Lahinch, Ennistymon, Lisdoonvarna, Ballyvaughan, Kinvarra, Kilcolgan, Oranmore, Galway. Looped route via Poulsallagh, Fanore (85 or 96 km).
Day 12 - Galway, Bearna, Spiddal, Costelloe, Carraroe, Kinvara, Maam Cross, Leenane. Looped route via Kilkerrin, Carna  (81 to 122 km).
Day 13 - Free day or looped via Maumtrasna, Killavally, Westport, Leckanvey, Louisburgh (112 km).
Day 14 - Transfer from Leenane to Dublin (4 hrs).
Day 15 - Transfer to Dublin airport and flight back to Montréal.
Elevation Profile

The package includes:

  • round-trip air transportation for passenger, baggage and bicycle with Air Transat;
  • transfer between airport and hotel;
  • 14 nights in three- or four-star hotels (double occupancy);
  • 14 breakfasts and 4 evening meals;
  • bus transfer on day 14;
  • baggage transportation (one bag per person, 20-kg maximum);
  • mechanical assistance and access to a relief vehicle;
  • daily route plans;
  • taxes;
  • protection from the Compensation Fund for Customers of Travel Agents (CFCTA). No charge from January 1st, 2019.
Equipment (e.g., bicycle) is not included.

Start/Finish: Montréal-Trudeau/Dublin > Dublin/Montréal-Trudeau
Possibility of flight departure from Toronto. Find out more.

From 12 to 25 cyclists, accompanied by our guide.

Price of land portion of trip (taxes included): $3495
Package excluding air transportation for passenger and bicycle.

Vélo Québec Voyages est une agence de voyages accréditée, fondée en 1995. Elle propose 70 destinations à vélo au Québec et à travers le monde, et fait voyager quelque 6000 vacanciers chaque année.