Expressway Route 40 Rosslare to TraleeRosslare - Tralee
Route 40 is the ultimate tour of Southern Ireland through some of the most beautiful and culturally rich regions, penetrating charming towns and cities, including Rosslare, Wexford, Waterford, Cork, Killarney, and Tralee
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6 hours, 45 minutes
4 services, daily
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Rosslare is a seaside resort town located in County Wexford, Ireland. It is famous for its sandy beaches, and its ferry port provides a gateway to the continent for travelers. The town is also home to one of the oldest lighthouses in Ireland, the Rosslare Harbour Lighthouse, which has been in operation since 1835.
Starting in Rosslare, with its fantastic maritime history, this marvellous route offers customers breathtaking views of the Irish Sea and the rolling hills of County Wexford. Rosslare is a popular holiday destination known for its sandy beaches, quaint streets, and bustling harbour. Visitors can also explore the local fishing village, the nearby lighthouse, or the popular Rosslare Strand Golf Club.
The lush field and rolling hills provide a wonderful backdrop as Wexford approaches and the remains of the medieval Wexford town wall, famous Wexford Opera House and beautiful John F. Kennedy Memorial Park.
The coach continues to Waterford, of Crystal fame and with the big wheel on the approach to the bus station and harbour, and the sight of the stunning cathedral. The River Suir can be seen and the bus then makes its way deep into stunning Irish countryside to the famous city of Cork and along the picturesque River Lee.
From Cork to Killarney with its famous Muckross House and Gardens, visit the Killarney National Park, or take a stroll along the picturesque lakes of Killarney.
Finally, the coach arrives in Tralee, passing historic buildings, vibrant streets and lovely restaurants and the opportunity to explore the famous Tralee Rose Garden, visit the Siamsa Tire Theatre, or take a stroll along the Tralee Bay Wetlands Centre. This really is a journey of fabulous scenery and contrasts and an awesome insight into everyday Irish life and history. Perfect!
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Rosslare is a great starting point with its sandy beaches and charming streets.
Take a stroll along the Rosslare Strand, a long sandy beach that offers beautiful views of the Irish Sea. A visit to Rosslare Lighthouse is highly recommended, an iconic structure that has guided ships safely into the harbor for over a century.
A stop off at Wexford is recommended – exploring the remains of the medieval Wexford town wall, a historic structure that dates back to the 13th century. Visit the famous Wexford Opera House, which hosts performances by some of the world’s leading opera companies. Take a stroll through the John F. Kennedy Memorial Park, a beautiful public park that was dedicated to the late President of the United States.
Then on the coach to Waterford and an exploration of the historic Viking Triangle, a section of the city that was once home to the city’s Viking settlers. Visit the Waterford Museum of Treasures, which showcases the city’s rich history and cultural heritage. Take a stroll along the River Suir, a picturesque waterway that runs through the heart of the city.
The adventure continues to York and a peruse of the famous Cork City Gaol, a former prison that has been converted into a museum. It’s worth a visit to the Cork Butter Museum, which showcases the city’s rich dairy heritage and the history of butter making. A stroll along the picturesque River Lee is great, a waterway that runs through the heart of the city.
Onto Killarney, a charming town with stunning scenery and excellent restaurants. Explore the famous Muckross House and Gardens, a historic estate that offers beautiful gardens, museums, and exhibitions. Visit the Killarney National Park, a stunning nature reserve that offers beautiful scenery and excellent hiking trails. Take a stroll along the picturesque lakes of Killarney, a series of stunning lakes that are surrounded by lush vegetation and rolling hills.
Then it’s the final destination, Tralee and exploring the famous Tralee Rose Garden, a beautiful park that is home to several species of roses and other plants. Visit the Siamsa Tire Theatre, a renowned cultural venue that hosts performances by some of Ireland’s leading musicians and dancers. A walk along the Tralee Bay Wetlands Centre, a nature reserve that offers beautiful scenery and excellent birdwatching opportunities.