Castles & Whiskey

Galway – Newmarket – Waterford – Cavan

Welcome to Ireland!

Castles & Whiskey


Our Castles & Whiskey Tour is a perfect week-long package for those looking for an experience that’s truly uniquely Irish. 

Above all, consult with your Travel Specialist. We will ensure that the highlights of your trip are booked in advance so you won’t miss out on the fun!  Lots of time at leisure will be built in so you can explore on your own, and at your own pace. Let the journey guide you.

*Please keep in mind – This is a SAMPLE itinerary and is meant for inspiration only!

All of our tours are created on a custom basis to ensure the ideal trip that’s only for you. The itineraries on our website are intended solely as inspiration and are not available for purchase as a set package.

Make it Yours

  • Accommodation – Ireland offers a wide range of accommodation styles including boutique hotels, charming B&B’s, and luxurious castle hotels.  Juniper will select where you stay based on your preferences.
  • Transportation – All of the dots will be connected based on your preferences and budget.  Airport transfers, car rentals, train passes, even private chauffeurs!
  • Day tours and entrance tickets – pre-scheduled tours and experiences for a seamless and enriching travel experience!

Castles and Whiskey Day-by-day Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Galway

Welcome to Ireland! Enjoy your week living luxuriously with castle and distillery tours tasting the famous Irish whiskey. Upon arrival, a private driver will meet you at the airport arrivals hall and take you to your castle accommodation in Galway. Check into your castle accomodation and begin exploring this magnificent place.

Overnight in Galway

Day 2: Galway

Enjoy the day with one of the numerous activities the castle has to offer from horseback riding along the beach to an island and lobster excursion. Spend the evening with a romantic picnic on the beautiful castle grounds. 

Overnight in Galway

Day 3: Galway to Newmarket

Today you will head to your next destination in Newmarket. A private driver will be taking you to your next castle accommodation. Along the way, you will stop at Micil Distillery for a tasting and tour. Once in Newmarket, check into your hotel and enjoy a relaxing evening at this 5-star accommodation.

Overnight in Newmarket-on-Fergus

Day 4: Newmarket to Waterford

There are numerous things to do at your castle accommodation to enjoy your morning here before heading to Waterford. There is everything from archery to falconry to a peaceful walk around the estate. Talk with your destination specialist about the perfect activity to choose from. In the afternoon a private driver will take you to your accommodation in the country’s oldest town. On the way, stop at the Waterford Distillery for a private tour and tasting. Enjoy your island getaway castle this evening. 

Overnight in Waterford 

Day 5: Waterford to Dublin to Cavan

Today you will be heading to your final destination, Cavan. On the way you will stop in Dublin for a day of sightseeing and tastings. Stop at one of the many Dublin distilleries and perhaps the famous Guinness Factory. Enjoy a private tour of the city before heading to your next castle accommodation. 

Overnight in Kingscourt

Day 6: Cavan

Spend your morning relaxing and taking in the beautiful property you are getting to experience. In the afternoon, tour and taste some Irish whiskey at nearby local distilleries.

Overnight in Kingscourt

Day 7: Depart for Home

Say farewell to your amazing time in Ireland! A private driver will pick you up and take you to the airport departure hall for your return flight home. Hopefully, you picked some souvenirs up relive your time in Ireland at home!

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