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On this Ireland vacation you’ll discover the authentic nature of the entire Irish Nation, north and south. Experience the heart of Dublin with a storytelling evening and a Guinness Storehouse tour. Next, drive north to Derry and Belfast, home of ancient Ulster Kings, and be amazed by the majestic Northeast coast.  Visit the Giant's Causeway and thrill to the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge.  Your lodgings are central, and they are sumptuous.

Your next night is a luxurious castle stay.  Set on 300 acres, it’s time to unwind... Down the western coast of Ireland, Doolin is a traditional town with lively pubs and music—get into it! While there, you’ll walk the wild Cliffs of Moher with your private guide. The next three nights are a miracle of pristine nature.  Your gorgeous resort is secluded, and from there you’ll explore the Ring of Kerry and Killarney National Park.  Your last night is in medieval, mysterious Kilkenny. Fall under her spell. This vacation is the stuff of dreams.

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Included Unique Activities

  • Meet & Greet on Arrival
  • Guinness Storehouse Tour
  • Irish Storytelling Evening with Dinner
  • Entrance to the Titanic Experience
  • Cliff Walk with a Local Farmer 
  • Cliffs of Moher Cruise
  • Horse and Carriage Ride with Craft Brewery Experience
  • Entrance to Kilkenny Castle
Kilkenny Castle

Kilkenny Castle

Killarney Jaunting Car Tour with Brewery Experience

Killarney Jaunting Car Tour with Brewery Experience

Cliffs of Moher 360 Tour - Cliff Walk & Cruise

Cliffs of Moher 360 Tour - Cliff Walk & Cruise

Titanic Experience Belfast

Titanic Experience Belfast

Food, Folklore & Fairies

Food, Folklore & Fairies

Guinness Storehouse Tour

Guinness Storehouse Tour

Meet & Greet Private Airport Transfer - Dublin

Meet & Greet Private Airport Transfer - Dublin

Accommodation

2 Nights

4-Star Central Boutique Hotel

1 Night

Glamorous Gem Hotel

1 Night

Historic Luxury Castle Hotel

2 Nights

Cozy Preferred B & B

3 Nights

Superior Lakeside Hotel

1 Night

4-Star Elegant Hotel

Transportation

  • Private Transfer on Arrival
  • Rental Car

Dining Options Included

  • 12 Breakfasts - Full Irish Breakfasts Each Morning

Points of Interest

  • Explore 5000 year old Newgrange & The Boyne Valley 
  • Visit Medieval Towns and Ancient Castles
  • Enjoy two Nights in Belfast City
  • Visit Dunluce Castle and Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge
  • Explore the Giants Causeway, Antrim Coast and Donegal
  • Marvel at the Cliffs of Moher & Burren Region of Clare
  • Discover the magical 'Kingdom' of County Kerry

Titanic Belfast, County Antrim

Belfast Castle and Cave Hill, County Antrim

Newgrange, County Meath

Carlingford, County Louth

Donegal, County Donegal

Killybegs, County Donegal

Glenveagh National Park, County Donegal

Slieve League, County Donegal

Low Season 

Available Tour Dates

Jan, Feb, Mar, Nov, Dec

From $3,998 per person

Mid Season 

Available Tour Dates

Apr, May, Oct

From $4,347 per person

High Season 

Available Tour Dates

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

From $4,862 per person

Your 2022 Price Includes

ACCOMMODATION

  • 12 nights Accommodation from City Hotel, Castle and B&B

TRANSPORTATION

  • Private Transfer on Arrival
  • Rental Car

DINING OPTIONS INCLUDED

  • 12 Breakfasts - Full Irish Breakfasts Each Morning

UNIQUE EXPERIENCES

  • Meet & Greet on Arrival
  • Guinness Storehouse Tour
  • Irish Storytelling Evening with Dinner
  • Entrance to the Titanic Experience
  • Cliff Walk with Local Farmer 
  • Cliffs of Moher Cruise
  • Horse and Carriage Ride with Craft Brewery Experience
  • Entrance to Kilkenny Castle

Prices Based On

  • Prices are per person based on 2 people traveling together and sharing 1 room.
  • All Taxes & Fees Included
  • Risk-Free Cancellation Policy
  • Custom Priced Quote (Want to Add/Subtract Days? Let Us Know!)
  • Self-guided vacation package. Choose any date to begin your travels.
  • Traveling alone? No problem. Just ask us for a single supplement price.

"Sisters Family Vacation in Ireland"

Dervila S.

GA

I worked with Michaela for over two years (due to the pandemic) to plan a tour around Ireland for our clients - three sisters who have always wanted to visit and finally got the opportunity to do so.  From the get-go, Michaela was there to answer my many questions and to help me customize the itinerary to their wish list. After many months of cancellations and reschedules etc. the ladies finally got on their way.


They had a wonderful time. Nothing was left to chance. They ticked all the boxes. Their driver Seamus couldn’t have been more accommodating and took amazing care of them. These ladies are in their late 70s and sometimes needed extra assistance to navigate the terrain of the Irish countryside. When that occasion arose, Seamus was there with a golf cart or whatever they needed to ensure they had the best experience. Below is taken from an email I received from one of the ladies:


“I want to thank you for planning such a wonderful adventure for Lynne, Barbara, and me in Ireland.  All of the places we stayed were very nice and our driver was exceptional!! He took very good care of us and went over and above what he needed to do to make sure we were safe and happy!  You did an amazing job for us and I just had to let you know how happy we were with everything!!!”


Reviews like this are just one of the reasons I love to work with Michaela and the Authentic Vacations Team.


Thank you!

"Anniversary Trip to Scotland"

Adam C.

Alabama

This was our second trip with Authentic Vacations, and it was just as great as the first. Our first trip was to Ireland in 2018 for our 5th Anniversary, and we loved it so much we decided to travel again with Authentic Vacations to Scotland. They did not disappoint and neither did Scotland. The entire trip was planned and executed perfectly. We even had a few minor bumps along the way and Authentic Vacations was there to help. We recommend them all the time, and will definitely be traveling with them again.

"Grandson's Soccer Camp then Scotland Ancestry Search and Getaway"

BRENT S.

Allentown, PA

It was lovely, as they say in Scotland. Scotland is so beautiful, and my itinerary and stays were delightful. The food was amazing, and the food tours were too. Authentic Vacations has a great search engine to stay to plan your trip and Jennifer put all the finishing touches on a perfect trip. Starting to plan the next one. Can't wait.

"Ireland Anniversary Getaway"

Regina R.

Annville, PA

This was one of the best vacation experiences we ever had and we can be quite finicky! Our flight with American Airlines (coming and going) was great, with no issues, excellent customer service, and food not bad at all!


Spent a couple of days in Dublin catching the sights and enjoying the food and pints of Guinness. Rented a very nice car (Audi) which paired great with our phone GPS and off we went!  Stayed at 3 castle hotels, a couple of boutique hotels, and a 4 star (in Dublin). Though there was one accommodation that could use some updating, by and large, they were really wonderful! The rooms were cozy and the grounds were beautiful. Great customer service all around.  So many beautiful sights to name but of course, the Cliffs and old ruins were great. We did lots of hiking in Connemara and Killarney National Parks with sun and rain!! Lovely views.


I have to say that working with Michaela at Authentic Vacations was super! She kept us up to date with everything as we planned this before the pandemic. She was very patient rescheduling hotels and flights several times as we kept moving it forward due to quarantines. I highly recommend this travel service. The cost was also amazing so you can't really go wrong. I felt that if anything did go sideways, they would have been right there.  Sorry to be so long-winded here but we are just so very happy with our getaway and have some amazing photos and memories!

"First Visit Ever to Ireland"

Peggy B.

Cary, Illinois

We had the best tour guide and driver. They both made the experience top-notch. Green, green acres, stone fencing, marvels throughout

"Ireland, We Will Go Again"

Mary C.

Milford, Ohio

This vacation was years in the making. We planned it in 2019 for Spring 2020. Then Covid hit. Over the course of 2 years we had several Authentic agents. Lonna was able to collect all the pieces and made travel there smooth as silk when we actually made it in 2022 and was terrific in selecting hotels, venues, and sites to see. Each day was a wonder. Lloyd, our tour guide, was smart, witty, full of song and knowledge. Des, our driver, was amazing as he moved that huge bus around tight corners. We were in the best group of travelers ever. While I’m glad to be home, I was also sorry to say farewell. I made many friends in a week, and I’d do it again, and again, and again. Thank you every one!

"Ireland Vacation/Birthday Trip"

Alicia G.

Louisiana

Let me first start off by saying that Lonna our Authentic Vacations agent, did an amazing job our setting up our trip! We have been planning this trip for a couple of years and had to keep pushing it back because of Covid, and the wait was totally worth it, Lonna added some extras for us and OH my goodness they were amazing!!! Ireland is gorgeous and if you have not been you really need to take the time and explore this beautiful piece of heaven and let Lonna help you! She is defiantly good at what she does. 5 +++ plus stars!!! Thank you so much Lonna!!! We will be booking with Lonna again for future vacations !!!

"Ireland Retry 50th Birthday."

Tracy M.

Oregon

Covid struck one week before we were originally to go, now I am kinda glad we had waited. This was a great trip. While there were a few things we did not get a chance to see. I am already looking at our next vacation back to Ireland. I felt that the idea of going there around St Patrick's day is a good idea. While in Kilkenny had a 20-minute fireworks display that made it all worth it.

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