Backroads 2024 Family Adventures


DAYS 1–3 Travel from Cork to the start of our first bike ride at a pub in Kilgarvan | Pedal into the Roughty River Valley and the outdoors-loving town of Kenmare | From the base of the Caha Mountains, bike into the lush Bonane Valley and to Bonane Heritage park, a private preserve that’s home to sacred archaeological monuments including a ring fort, boulder burial and stone circle | Hop in a sea kayak to glide through the protected waterways of Kenmare Bay | Kids try their hand at making their own chocolate treats and play Gaelic football and hurling | Join a private whiskey tasting with an expert while youngsters indulge in fish-and-chips | Explore the pristine Beara Peninsula—one of Ireland’s warmest areas | Soak up views of the Glen Inchiquin Valley’s glacier-carved mountains and sparkling lakes on a hike over Mount Knockagarrane | Behold a 4,000-year-old Druid stone circle, one of County Kerry’s most impressive | A festive Irish dance and music demonstration gets feet stomping! » Sheen Falls Lodge - Premiere shown bottom right DAYS 4–6 A gorgeous cycling route winds through Moll’s Gap | Views of wild Killarney National Park serve as the backdrop to lunch | Bike through the Blackwater Valley en route to the Gap of Dunloe | Hike through Killarney National Park with views of lakes and rushing waterfalls | In Killarney, rows of houses sport cheerfully painted façades and ornate plasterwork | Settle in for an evening of classic storytelling with a well-known Irish shanachie | Make your way to 15th-century Ross Castle on foot for a tour of this old tower house. » Killarney Park Hotel - Premiere Listen to birdsong. Count the clouds. There’s a fortress to explore, a national park to visit. Whiskey tasting for adults. Gaelic sports for kids. An epic trip for all. Traditional Irish Culture from Cork to Killarney IRELAND



Gap of Dunloe



Moll’s Gap

From/To Cork




Glen Inchiquin



Mount Knockagarrane

Beara Peninsula


6 DAYS ACTIVITY LEVELS 2-4 • Bike • Walk/Hike • Kayak ACCOMMODATIONS Premiere Hotels $4,899 to $5,299 per person double occ. CHOOSE A TRIP FOR • Families with Teens & Kids shown here • Families with Older Teens & 20s • Your Private Group Price & availability varies based on date & group size o \ Search IREM on

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Sheen Falls Lodge

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