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Luxuriate in castle stays, your private chauffeur, and world-class golf. Indulge in intimate spa experiences for pure bliss.  After meeting you in Dublin, or another place of your choosing, your driver will take you to a castle that was originally built in 1228.  Once owned by the Guinness family, the grounds are perfection.  Try your hand at falconry, archery, or ziplining, then enjoy afternoon tea.

Sit back and relax while your driver takes you to Dromoland, Ireland’s finest address.  (Ask them to pull over for pristine beaches, splendid lakes, and charming villages.) The ancestral home of Ireland’s High King, Brian Boru, this 16th century castle is the essence of lavish style. Tee off on world-class golf, stroll the 450-acre estate, or discover a Bronze Age fort.  Both your castles have hosted legendary people—relax and settle into Irish opulence. 
 

 

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Included Unique Activities

  • Traditional Afternoon Tea at Ashford Castle
  • Entrance to Kylemore Abbey in Connemara
  • Exceptional Fine Dining at George V Ashford Castle
  • Cliffs of Moher Exhibition Centre
  • Boat Cruise around the base of the Cliffs of Moher
  • Elegant Fine Dining at Earl of Thomond Dromoland Castle
Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden

Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden

Cliffs of Moher Cruise

Cliffs of Moher Cruise

Cliffs of Moher Exhibition Centre

Cliffs of Moher Exhibition Centre

Dinner at The Earl of Thomond Restaurant

Dinner at The Earl of Thomond Restaurant

Afternoon Tea at Ashford Castle

Afternoon Tea at Ashford Castle

George V Castle Dinner

George V Castle Dinner

Accommodation

2 Nights

Ashford Castle

2 Nights

Dromoland Castle

Transportation

  • 4 Days with a Knowledgeable and Friendly Chauffeur 
  • Shannon Airport Transfer at the end of your tour

Points of Interest

  • Adare Heritage Village
  • Quiet Man Cottage Museum
  • Connemara National Park
  • Sky Road, Clifden
  • St Nicholas Collegiate Church
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Poulnabrone Dolmen & Caherconnell Stone Fort
  • Lahinch Seaside Village - Global Surfing Mecca

Quiet Man Cottage Museum, County Mayo

Connemara National Park, County Galway

Sky Road, Clifden, County Galway

Westport, County Mayo

Poulnabrone Dolmen and Stone Fort, County Clare

Lahinch, County Clare

Adare Heritage Village, County Limerick

Spiddal, County Galway

Low Season

Available Tour Dates

Jan - March &  Nov - Dec

From $3,698 per person

Mid Season

Available Tour Dates

April, May & Oct 

From $4,188 per person

High Season

Available Tour Dates

June - September

From $4,998 per person

Your 2021 Price Includes:

ACCOMMODATION

  • 4 Nights 5-Star Luxury Castle Accommodation

TRANSPORTATION

  • 4 Days with a Knowledgeable and Friendly Chauffeur 
  • Shannon Airport Transfer at the end of your tour

DINING OPTIONS

  • 4 Full Irish Breakfasts Each Morning
  • Afternoon Tea at Ashford Castle
  • Fine Dining at Ashford and Dromoland Castle

UNIQUE EXPERIENCES

  • Traditional Afternoon Tea at Ashford Castle
  • Entrance to Kylemore Abbey in Connemara
  • Exceptional Fine Dining at George V Ashford Castle
  • Cliffs of Moher Exhibition Centre
  • Boat Cruise around the base of the Cliffs of Moher
  • Elegant Fine Dining at Earl of Thomond Dromoland Castle

POINTS OF INTEREST

  • Adare Heritage Village
  • Quiet Man Cottage Museum
  • Connemara National Park
  • Sky Road, Clifden
  • St Nicholas Collegiate Church
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Poulnabrone Dolmen & Caherconnell Stone Fort
  • Lahinch Seaside Village - Global Surfing Mecca

Prices Based On:

  • Prices are Per Person based on 2 people traveling together and sharing a room.
  • Single Supplement Price Available for Solo Travelers
  • All Taxes & Fees Included.

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Everywhere we went was filled with gorgeous scenery. It’s sort of like Scotland and Hawaii combined. 

"Amazing Ireland Vacation"

Christine W.

Colorado

I started planning my trip in May of 2019, planning to budget out and get a good idea of what a 2 week trip to Ireland would cost. Josi was incredible in helping me get a cost outlined early on, and when 2020 hit and things were changing by the week we were able to plan some things out further. Come the month before my vacation we had all the excursions and sightseeing outlined, everything set, and I was able to have an amazing experience in Ireland. I hope to go back again and see more of what I only got a sampling of.

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Yolanda R.

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Everything was great. The upgrade from a hotel room to a townhouse was excellent. I loved the Yellowstone tour and the Grand Teton tour. Spring Creek Ranch was the best place to stay.  Disappointed that two tours were cancelled.

"Family vacation in Ireland"

Peter D.

Texas

The six of us truly enjoyed our 12-day family vacation, and appreciated the planning effort and support we received from Authenticvacations. Everything went smoothly. Renting cars and driving on the left side of very narrow roads in Ireland may not be for everybody, but we had drivers with prior experience in our group and for us it worked out great. We are looking forward to planning more trips in the future. Thanks Michaela.

"Wedding and Honeymoon in Ireland"

A. P.

Ireland

We couldn’t have asked for a better planned adventure! Our wedding was breathtaking on the Cliffs of Moher and we had the best accommodations. I am forever grateful to Authentic Vacations and their wonderful travel agents Maggie and Lizzie!

"Love Ireland!"

Kathren A.

Ireland

Love Ireland I will be going back. Still a lot of places there to explore. Loved doing the little towns and B&B's. All my landladies where exceptional! Helpful. Grand breakfast every morning. Beautiful country. The Cliffs of Moher! Spent three hours there walked 6 miles. Took 75 pictures. The hardest part deciding which picture I want blown up!

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Reham S.

Ottawa, ON

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"Ireland & Scotland Mother Daughter Adventure"

Julie O.

I had the best experience working with Authentic Vacations! The staff is caring and helpful throughout the entire process. I will use them again and highly recommend them.

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