Dublin, Killarney, Ennis, Cong, Donegal, Londonderry, Ballycastle, Belfast, Boyne Valley
This trip is for those looking to be enchanted by the Emerald Isle. Connect in quaint villages and be mesmerized by the unsurpassed allure of our homelands as you journey to places where diverse history meets modern magic. Ireland is for celebrating and boy do we celebrate. From proposals, to anniversaries, to graduations, to birthdays, we do it all. Bring the ones you love the most, embrace where you are and who you're with as you bond with the locals and share together the beauty of their homelands.
Your selection from hand-picked, ideally located accommodations to suit any budget.
Dedicated private chauffeur, serving as your local guide
All on-tour transportation and related fees
Hotel-to-hotel baggage handling
Airport transfers (Restrictions apply)
Engaging Experiences These special places and experiences are considered tour highlights. Look for them in the daily itineraries.
Recommended Experiences: Private walking tour of Dublin, Trinity college, Book of Kells, EPIC Ireland
Welcome to Dublin! This afternoon meet a Local Specialist for a private walking tour. Experience all the highlights and uncover hidden gems on an exploration of this ancient yet modern city. Enjoy a visit to the 400-year-old Trinity College and see the Book of Kells, not your average paperback. Later visit EPIC Ireland, the Irish Emigration Museum, and journey through centuries of rich history or even discover some hidden gems about your own ancestry.
Recommended Experience: The Jameson premium whiskey experience at Midleton
The Europe Hotel
The Jameson Experience brings the stories of Jameson’s & Middleton rich heritage and ongoing innovations to life during this unforgettable distillery tour. Visit the amazing buildings, hear about the hardworking craftsmen and learn about the field to glass process behind the famous Jameson taste. Afterward sit back, relax and savor a premium whiskey tasting experience with a local whiskey expert. Continue on to the charming town of Killarney with its colorful pubs, cafés and restaurants. Here adventure awaits. The choice is yours, whether you sip and savor some local treats or stroll along the lakes right on your doorstep.
Recommended Experience: Walk Killarney's National Park
The Europe Hotel
Admire the breathtaking scenery along the famous Ring of Kerry. Fall in love with all this charming coastal setting has to offer as you view quaint villages, high cliffs and lush greenery. Exploring Killarney’s National Park, on a walk with your Local Specialist is to become open to the unexpected and to relish the extraordinary in the ordinary...magical like Ireland itself.
Recommended Experiences: Cliffs of Moher, Picnic lunch on a Burren Farm
Old Ground Hotel
Travel to the Cliffs of Moher, rising up to 700 feet above the pounding Atlantic waves to see the most stunning views in Ireland. Follow in the footsteps of fellow travelers who have visited this breathtaking location and make memories of your own. Next to the rocky place, The Burren, Ireland’s limestone paradise. Meet locals, Bronagh and Cathal a 5th generation farmer working very passionately in this unique area of conservation. Get to know the family, explore the farm and enjoy a rustic picnic. Continue to the characterful, historical town of Ennis.
Travel to Galway known as 'the city of the tribes', such a fun city, full of character. The locals know this for sure as one of the brightest and most intriguing jewels in our Emerald crown. Walk its cobblestone streets, see its colorful shop facades, and join in the music and laughter, you may be tempted to dance in the streets. Continue to Cong and prepare for your royal adventure when you enter the grand stone gates of the remarkable 800 year old Ashford Castle.
Recommended Experiences: Cycle all or part of the 42km Greenway, Meet Irish Wolfhounds, Cronan and Garvan
Travel to Westport and escape the bustle of urban life while cycling all or part of the 42km Greenway. Back to the expansive 350-acre Ashford Estate relax or participate in some country pastimes such as horse riding, fishing or falconry. Be sure to meet the castles famous Irish Wolfhounds, Cronan and Garvan.
Recommended Experiences: Shed Distillery, Slieve League cliffs
Lough Eske Castle
Head north to Donegal today and stop off at the Shed Distillery with its Medieval copper pots in deepest rural Ireland on the edge of a lake in Drumshanbo. Next visit the sensational Slieve League cliffs, towering high above the ocean and offering panoramic views of both the mountains and coast.
Recommended Experiences: Belleek Pottery, Belfast living history tour
Bishops Gate Hotel
First off today is a visit to Belleek Pottery, the home of world-famous Parian china original where unique pieces are made using traditional methods passed down from generation to generation. Travel to Londonderry and join a Local specialist. Hear from the heart, the recent and ancient history as you walk along these 17th-century walls and admire the city’s iconic buildings and landmarks.
Recommended Experiences: Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, Belfast living history tour
Grand Central Hotel
At the Giant’s Causeway, see the ancient and legendary basalt columns placed against the backdrop of the Antrim Coast. Here, you will meet a Local Specialist for a deep and personal insight that will take you beyond the famous Causeway & Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge. You can then figure out whether this beauty is the work of a giant or volcanic activity. End your day in Belfast.
Recommended Experience: Titanic Museum
Grand Central Hotel
Meet a Local Specialist for a living history tour when you visit the impressive Titanic Museum. Learn about this legend’s infamous history on the very shores where she got her start. Hear about her fateful journey, from her creation, to her eventual tragedy. And if you’re a Game of Thrones enthusiast, you’re in the perfect spot to indulge your passion.
Recommended Experiences: traditional breadmaking and local food tasting experience at Tracy's kitchen, Bru-na-Boinne Centre
Visit Tracey in her farmhouse kitchen for memorable traditional breadmaking and local food tasting experience. Travel to the Boyne Valley in County Meath to experience ancient Ireland at its core. Stop at the Bru-na-Boinne Centre to visit one of the Megalithic Passage Tombs at Newgrange or Knowth. Return to Dublin’s Doorstep and the stunning Carton House.
Say goodbye to new memories and the Emerald Isle as you leave from Dublin Airport.
Price is per person, land only and based on double occupancy. Subject to availability; varies by inclusions and travel dates.
Pricing is per person,
land only, based on January 2, 2022 travel date.
International airfare is additional.
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