Ireland Bike Fest and Wild Atlantic Way Tour

Ireland BikeFest

Tour Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way and arrive in time for Ireland's largest bike festival in Killarney

Ireland BikeFest Motorcycle Tour

Are you ready for an epic adventure? Look no further than our Ireland BikeFest motorcycle tour! We’ve designed a journey that will take you through breathtaking scenery on some of the best motorcycling roads in the country. And the grand finale? Ireland BikeFest, a gathering of motorcycle enthusiasts from all over the world. Get ready to explore the raw and exhilarating Wild Atlantic Way, the longest defined coastal touring route in the world. You’ll ride through not one, not two, but five stunning coastal counties. Finish up with three nights at The Brehon, a luxurious four-star hotel located right next to Ireland Bike Fest Killarney. Get ready to experience the ultimate adrenaline rush on two wheels in one of the most beautiful places in the world.

Motorcycle Festival in Ireland

Celebrating its 16th year, Ireland BikeFest Killarney is a must-attend annual international motorcycle festival attracting all brand bike enthusiasts in their tens of thousands from all over the world. As one of Europe’s premier free open motorcycle festivals, this 3-day motorcycle and music extravaganza takes place across Ireland’s June Bank Holiday weekend and plans on going larger again in 2024.

Tour Facts

Tour Type Self Guided
Dates May 27th - June 4th 2024
Duration 9 days vacation, 7 riding days
Hotel Nights 8 nights bed & breakfast in fantastic 3 & 4 star hotels and B&B's
KM's 1700km, riding approx 212km per day
Skill Level Intermediate: Routes include switchbacks and narrow roads
Highlights Cliffs of Moher, Ireland Bike Fest, Killarney, Dingle, Westport

Some pictures of this tour!


Explore the itinerary for this tour which guides you to the best motorcycle festival in Ireland


  • Complimentary pick-up from Dublin Airport
  • Check in at The Grand Hotel Malahide
  • Early check in when available for international arrivals
  • Visit Malahide Village and soak up the atmosphere or check. out Malahide Castle & Gardens

Day 2  – 242 Km – Overnight Westport, Co. Mayo

  • Take a private transfer to our depot in Baldoyle, just 15 min away where you’ll pick up your bike.
  • Head West! – Ride though the Hidden Heartlands of Ireland taking some of the lesser known roads.
  • Visit Kilbeggan Distillery for a morning coffee stop
  • Stop off at Sean’s Bar – Ireland Oldest Pub and enjoy a leisurely lunch, with views of the River Shannon
  • Overnight in the fun town of Westport

Day 3 – 225 Km – Overnight Ballyvaughan , Co. Clare

  • Ride through Connemara 
  • Head south by Doolough Pass
  • Killary Harbour – Ireland’s only fjord
  • Pass through Galway City along the waterfront and head into South Galway.
  • Superb biking roads will bring you to the sea side town of Ballyvaughan

Day 4 – 265 km Ballyvaughan to Dingle

  • The Cliffs of Moher in County Clare are Ireland’s most visited natural attraction with a magical vista that captures the hearts of one million visitors every year and are a Signature Discovery Point in the heart of the Wild Atlantic Way. They stretch for 8km as the crow flies, along the Atlantic coast of County Clare in the west of Ireland and reach 214m (702 feet) at their highest point. Evening is the best time to view the Cliffs, in our experience, as the sun sets west over the Atlantic.
  • Loop Head lighthouse on the most prominent point of Co. Clare provides special views and takes you along by the Kilkee Cliffs, which are similarly beautiful as the Cliffs of Moher, but certainly less of a tourist destination.
  • Tarbert to Killimer Ferry –  You cross the Shannon Estuary leaving Kerry and crossing into Co. Clare. Here you will appreciate one of the many wonders of the Wild Atlantic Way, with ever changing scenery.
  • Ride down through the famous Conor Pass which is the highest mountain pass in Ireland, and provides the most dramatic and scenic way of entering Dingle. This narrow, twisting road runs between the town of Dingle and Kilmore Cross on the north side of the peninsula on through Castlegregory.
  • Overnight in Dingle – famous for its music, pubs and attractive harbour.  
  • After dinner, an optional ride out around Slea Head, where the most wonderful sunsets can be viewed.

Day 5 – 260 Km – Dingle to Killarney, via Ring of Kerry

  • Ride along the southern shore of Dingle Peninsula before arriving in Killorglin, where you will begin the Ring of Kerry
  • Cahirsiveen, Mountain Stage, Kells Bay, Glenbeigh – these are famous parts of The Ring of Kerry. You can switch off your intercoms and enjoy the spectacular views in silence!
  • The Skellig Ring scenic drive starts in Waterville and takes in the wonderful Valentia Island accessed by bridge from the picturesque Portmagee and Ballinskelligs.
  • Approaching Valentia Isalnd from Reenard Point, just outside Cahirsiveen, you can take a short 10 min ferry to Valentia Island
  • Valentia Island – The Valentia Island Tetrapod Footprints are the most extensive of the four Devonian trackways in the world. Riding down the island you’ll access the mainland to Portmagee over a sea bridge.
  • The Skellig Ring continues where you will come to the Kerry Cliffs, Coomskista Pass and weather permitting spectacular views of the famous Skellig Islands, home to Hans Solo of Star Wars fame. The more eagle eyed among you will also see the smallest of the 3 islands, which is called – Lemonrock, where we get our company name!
  • Riding with Kenmare Bay on your right, you’ll divert up to see Staigue Fort. 
  • On reaching Kenmare, we take the route to Killarney over the famous Molls Gap through the Killarney National Park.
  • Overnight in Killarney, Co. Kerry – home to Ireland BikeFest  – the best motorcycle festival in Ireland.
  • Unpack and relax as you enjoy the facilities of The Brehon for the next 3 nights.

DAY 6 & 7 – Ireland BikeFest – Optional ride outs 

  • Ireland BikeFest is at your doorstep. The original and best motorcycle festival in Ireland with live music, motorcycle displays and ride-outs are organized each day to allow you to explore Killarney National Park and its environs.
  • Each night in the INEC convention centre free live bands are playing – just 200 yards from your hotel

Day 8 – Killarney to Trim – 336 Km

The ride back to Lemonrock Depot you can relax on the motorway, but we prefer to ride through a more scenic route in Ireland Hidden Heartlands.

Your route will take you along the south of the Shannon Estuary by passing Limerick City and northwards on the west side of Lough Derg, Killaloe, Portumna, Birr, Tullamore, Kinnegad and onto Trim, where you will overnight.

  • We will meet you at your hotel to collect the bikes and riding gear and wish you farewell!
  • Trim is a short distance from Dublin City – which has a regular bus service to the city centre.
  • Alternately, you can get a 40min taxi ride direct to Dublin Airport.


Ireland BikeFest & Wild Atlantic Way Motorcycle Tour

Rider & Pillion
priced from
  • *Based on Suzuki DL650XT
  • $3,190 with BMW R1250GS
  • Other Bikes Available
  • Double or Twin Room
  • Custom Tour Options Available
2 Solo Riders
priced from
  • *Based on Suzuki DL650XT
  • $4,175 each with BMW R1250GS
  • Other Bikes Available
  • Shared Double or Twin Room
  • Custom Tour Options Available
Solo Rider
priced from
  • *Based on Suzuki DL650XT
  • $5,625 with BMW R1250GS
  • Other Bikes Available
  • Single Room
  • Custom Tour Options Available

Personalised App

Included in your tour package is a personalised itinerary which you can download to your phone.

We include everything from your flight details and airport transfers to hotel check in references. You’ll also find points of interest and our favourite places to explore along the riding route, as well as some frequently asked questions, contact numbers and manuals.

We will send this to you and your group ahead of time so that you can start reading before your trip! On arrival, we’ll also present you with a souvenir road book.


View more reviews here:

Share with a friend!

Interested in this tour? Share it with a friend!


Related Irish Motorcycle Tours


/pp sharing
Peninsula Tour photo courtesy Valerie O Sullivan

Irish Peninsula Motorcycle Tour

5 days, 6 nights riding the 3 Peninsulas on the Wild Atlantic Way.


/pp sharing
Copper Coast - Dunabrattin, Waterford

Southern Ireland Motorcycle Tour

8 days, 7 nights riding the South West of Ireland, taking in Cork and Kerry.


/pp sharing
Ultimate Self Guided Motorcycle Tour on the Wild Atlantic Way

Ultimate Wild Atlantic Way Motorcycle Tour

Explore more of the Wild Atlantic Way on this 11 day, 13 night tour!
Comments are closed.

Up to €500 off
Book before Jan 31

Book your Tour now before end of January 2024 to get your 10% discount to a maximum of €500