The Emerald Isle


1st to 12th May

Ireland is a land of breathtaking scenery, fascinating history and vibrant culture. A motorcycle trip to Ireland is a perfect way to experience all that this country has to offer. It has a network of well-maintained roads that offers a variety of routes for motorcyclists. The coastal trails offer spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean, while the inland paths traverse mountainous landscapes, lakes and forests.

Pilot fee € 3.280,00
Passenger fee € 3.150,00

1 day: Bardonecchia – Paris (Km. 695)
Meeting in the morning at the entrance of the Frejus tunnel, short presentation of participants and staff and so on. Motorway transfer.

2 day: Paris – Calais (Km. 289)
Morning dedicated to the visit of Paris, departure towards Calais in the early afternoon.

Day 3: Calais (ferry) – Swansea (Wales) (Km. 570)
Morning boarding from Calais ( 9.35) to Dover, remember that once disembarked in Great Britain you drive left. Disembarking at Dover, we head west keeping on the coast, until we arrive at Swansea where we will stay.

Day 4: Swansea (Wales) -Pembroke ferry to Rosslare (Ireland) (km. 98)
Departure towards embarkation for Ireland, we take the coastal road, which will take us directly to boarding, the departure of the ferry is scheduled for 14.30 – we will arrive at Rosslare where we will stay overnight.

Day 5: Rosslare – Cork (km.290)
On the way to Cork we will have time to visit Kilkenny Castle, and the Rock of Cashel.

Day 6: Cork – Killarney (Km.232)
Today takes us through a surely fascinating, and very famous, perhaps the most beaten by tourists, surely the main tourist attraction of Ireland: the Ring of Kerry, the itinerary is all to see and drive, the streets are quite narrow, but not too narrow.

7 day: Killarney – Galway (km.240)
Today we have other emotions, we must leave early enough to see everything, we continue to the last part of the Ring, we will see the bay of Dingle, to follow the Connar Pass, here the streets are really narrow, we rewind and we head towards Tralee. After a short visit to the city we will take a small ferry that will take us to one of the most fascinating things in Ireland: the Cliff of Moher, cliffs overlooking the sea, long almost 200 meters high, a natural spectacle.

Day 8: Renmore (Galway) – Donegal (Km. 325)
In today’s stage we will have the opportunity to visit the Abbey of Kylemore, and the Connemara National Park, the path will always be pleasant, as indeed is Ireland.

Day 9: Donegal – Belfast (Km. 325)
Relatively long stage considered also what we are going to visit, departed from Donegal we will make a nice stretch until we reach the coasts of Northern Ireland, very but very beautiful, in some parts remember our scenic roads on the Italian coast. We will visit the Giant’s Causeway, on this attraction there are legends that tell the story of a giant, who in love with a giant has built with his hands all a road of hexagonal stones, which you will see, to reach it on an island, the most credited thesis is one that tells us about a crystallized volcanic eruption that could form such stones, one thing is certain, it is a spectacle, and to think that it is the work of someone seems really impossible. A few kilometers away we can visit the Carrik-a-rede rope bridge, which connects a rock to the mainland. We continue along a coastal road, then motorway to Belfast.

Day: Belfast – Dublin (Km. 170)
Transfer to Dublin where we will stay two nights. In the morning we can visit the capital of Northern Ireland, then in the early afternoon we head towards Dublin.

11 male Day: Dublin
Day completely dedicated to the visit of the city, there are many things to see, certainly we do not pretend to show you all, we recommend the Dublin Tour, is nothing but the classic Bus discovered, which makes the full tour of Dublin, the ticket is valid daily and you can get off and go back whenever you want, there are fixed stops near the most important points of the city, it will be a great choice, also for those who want you can visit the center on foot, we will surely meet in the evening in some pubs to drink the excellent beer. We recommend the Trinity College, a visit to the Guinness factory is impossible, and then a tour of the city centre.

12 day: Dublin -Rosslare (boarding for France) Roscoff (Km. 148)
Last day in Ireland, from Dublin we head towards the embarkation (17.00) we will spend the night on the ship, and then dock in France, precisely in Roscoff, on the coast of Normandy.

Day 13: Roscoff – Tours (Km. 503)
We are back in France, are the last days of our holiday, we will visit Mont-Saint-Michel, who does not know it, characterized by the game of tides. After getting off the ferry at about 11.30 am we immediately head towards Mont San Michelle.

Day 14: Tours – Clermont-Ferrand (Km. 455)
A day dedicated to the visit of some of the most beautiful and characteristic French Castles. We report some, then with the group leader we will decide whether to do them all. What we recommend are: Azay-le-Rideau Castle, Chambord Castle, and finally Chanoceaux Castle, all located in the surroundings of Tours. In the afternoon we head towards Clermont Ferrand where we will stay.

Day 15: Clermont-Ferrand – Bardonecchia (Km. 406)
Motorway transfer to Italy, We are back in Italy, tradition wants that in Bardonecchia before the greetings you eat together a beautiful carbonara in the center of the country.