You’ll feel like you’re on the edge of the world when you walk the paths of the Beara Peninsula at the tip of South West Ireland. Set just about as far south west as you can get in Ireland, the views on this walking holiday are endless. Our walks will explore the wild, rugged coast with plenty of secluded coves and imposing cliffs to admire. Leisurely to moderate
The essence of this road trip is 10 days you will never forget - as you explore Ireland with a small group of women, and an emphasis on meeting the locals. No pressure, no early morning departures. Fall in love with Ireland.
“It’s a place where beauty and serenity, laughter and music come together, wrapped up in myths and legends, and sprinkled with fairy dust and little people.” Beautiful Ireland; soft green countryside, long sandy beaches, rugged cliffs, sinuous lakes and rivers provide a great setting for a great people. Naturally friendly, always ready to chat, the Irish are naturally hospitable - and do it very well.
Ireland, appropriately known as the Emerald Isle, is a country steeped in history and rugged vistas. We'll encounter these vistas first hand as we hike to high cliffs, remote islands, coastal areas, and the lunar landscape fo the Burren. We'll learn about Ireland's turbulent past, including the Great Famine, and the centuries of conflict between the British and Irish.
The Emerald Isle is known for its varied and delightful hiking and on this trip we aim to sample the best. We'll experience the diverse geography of the island as we hike parts of the Wicklow, Kerry, and Burren Ways, visit Killarney National Park and the Cliffs of Moher, and hike in mountains and along cliff tops. We'll also listen to Irish music and sample Irish cuisine, learn about Irish history, and experience the hospitality for which Ireland is known.
Encounter folklore and fairy tales as you explore Ireland’s breathtaking coastline and ancient cities. Journey over the green plains of Ireland, visiting medieval castles and ancient sites filled with folklore and whimsy. Take in the view’s of Ireland’s rugged coastline, explore its great history, and connect with the country’s friendly atmosphere on this cultural adventure.
Ireland packs a wallop into its small size; with its ever-changing scenery, ancient castles, small villages, charming pubs interesting crafts, it’s a fabulous place to explore with the Womens Travel Network. Along the way we’ll enjoy authentic Irish music and dance and plenty of time to get into the Irish spirit!
Join Women Traveling the World as we experience first hand this beautiful country known as the Emerald Isles. Offering beautiful landscape and lush green colors set against the Atlantic Ocean the cliff sides are worth the visit alone. The shorelines are trimmed by golden sands and rocky cliffs. Inland lakes and rural idylls are varied and tranquil.
In Search of the Celtic Queen Granuaile with special guest author Anne Chambers. This epic journey to Ireland includes: Excursions with author Anne Chambers and archaeologist Michael Gibbons – Privately guided tours and walks with local experts in the Burren, Cong, Westport, Clare Island, Connemara, and Medieval Galway
Steeped in the mist of history and woven into a rich tapestry of arts and literature, Ireland offers magnificent landscapes of vibrant mossy hills and dramatic coast strewn with castles, prehistoric monuments and manor houses, as well as a fascinating Celtic heritage. Follow in the footsteps of Irish writers in Dublin, see the wind-swept Cliffs of Moher, the rock-encrusted Burren, the translucent Killarney lakes, the spectacular Ring of Kerry seascapes, then join in a singalong in a local pub.