The pinnacle of Irish luxury train journeys is the Legends & Loughs tour of Ireland takes you on a four-night adventure to some of Ireland’s most exquisite must-see locations. The Grand Hibernian luxury train awaits for this four-night round-trip to Cork, Galway, Westport & Dublin. This is or a truly unforgettable tour you will cherish for a lifetime. Immerse yourself in unrivalled levels of luxury as you transverse across the sublime Irish countryside to your next destination. Spend time at leisure at one of Ireland’s most captivating destinations, before boarding again for an evening of relaxing, entertainment and exquisite cuisine.
During your four-night journey, you will experience nothing short of pure opulence. With stewards available 24 hours a day, all meals provided including a four-course dinner, plus unlimited complimentary alcoholic beverages, the Grand Hibernian acts as a luxury hotel on wheels. After a day of excursions, an evening of relaxing, it’s time to unwind in your very own accommodation, complete with en-suite. Nothing short of sheer perfection, your private quarters are made up of fine polished woods and exquisite fabrics, creating your very own haven from home. As far as journeys go, this is one everyone must experience at least once in a lifetime.
Day 1 – Dublin:
Your journey begins in Dublin where you are welcomed aboard by the Train manager for a champagne toast in the Observation Car. As the train departs and heads towards Cork, you are treated to a traditional afternoon tea. Once we have arrived, we disembark for a short walking tour of Cobh with a local historian where you will also have the chance to explore the Cobh Heritage Centre. Rejoin the train later in the day for your first taste of the glorious cuisine served on board before conversing with fellow guests over coffee and liqueurs in the Observation Car.
Day 2 – Cork:
Awake in your own private cabin and enjoy a leisurely breakfast before choosing one of two activities; choose a guided walking tour of Cork or enjoy an exclusive tour of the Jameson Distillery in Midleton finishing with whiskey tasting. Return to the Grand Hibernian for lunch on board as we continue to the Killarney National Park. Disembark and head towards the 15th century Ross Castle on the shores of Lough Leane where you will also experience a scenic boat trip. After, stroll back to the train for some leisure time to relax or spend some time exploring the charming streets of Killarney. As day turns to night, enjoy dinner and drinks followed by entertainment back on board the train.
Day 3 – Limerick:
The morning is yours to relax on board as you enjoy the ever-changing scenery glide by. Once arrived in Limerick, immerse yourself in a secret Ireland most visitors never experience. Enjoy the contemporary art, architecture, sculpture and culture where you’ll also enjoy a lunch. Return to the train later that day for a delightful dinner as we continue towards Athlone.
Day 4 – Westport:
After a leisurely breakfast, enjoy some time aboard the train conversing with fellow passengers or relaxing in your cabin before we arrive at Westport just before noon where you’ll meet a local guide. After a short tour, enjoy lunch in a local tavern before you visit Westport House, a beautiful stately home with interiors dating over 350 years. Take a walk through the grounds and admire the views, possibly even a hawk-flying display. Explore Westport’s beautiful town before rejoining the train for the final time.
Day 5 – Dublin:
As we head back to Dublin, enjoy a delightful breakfast before your journey concludes.
All prices shown are for one adult ticket based on sharing accommodation for sleeper journeys or shared table for day trips. Single occupancy of cabins may incur additional charge. Prices are set by the operator and may change at short notice. We endeavour to ensure prices are always accurate and update our own website as soon as possible. All timings and details of included tours and activities are for guidance only and will only be confirmed in your travel documents that will be posted to you 7 days before departure. For any questions including discounts, offers or group pricing, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.