This may be the Ireland vacation you’re dreaming about.  You’ll be greeted at the Dublin airport and taken to your hotel in private luxury.  Settle into a sumptuous Celtic mood.  Enjoy a Dublin pub crawl, with music and storytelling.  Next, enjoy your scenic drive to medieval Kilkenny. Explore this mysterious city, its tales, shops, and ghost stories.

Refresh your senses and remember how to breathe in Kenmare Bay.  Your resort sits on 500 acres of islands and inlets, an ideal place for your eco-cruise.  Then, feel the wonder of your castle lodging in a designated Irish Heritage Town.  Think of the stories those castle walls could tell… Heading back toward Dublin, your gorgeous manor is at the confluence of rivers that were once the boundary between two ancient Irish kingdoms.  Finish up with a whiskey tour at Tullamore and discover the Ring of Kerry. This is Ireland at its finest.


Included Unique Activities

  • Guinness Storehouse Tour
  • Dublin Musical Pub Crawl
  • Kerry Coast Boat Ride
  • Birr Castle Admission
  • Tullamore Dew Distillery Tour
Musical Pub Crawl

Musical Pub Crawl

Meet & Greet Private Airport Transfer - Dublin

Meet & Greet Private Airport Transfer - Dublin

Tullamore Dew Ultimate Distillery Experience

Tullamore Dew Ultimate Distillery Experience

Kerry Coast Exploration By Boat

Kerry Coast Exploration By Boat

Guinness Storehouse Tour

Guinness Storehouse Tour

Birr Castle Gardens and Science Centre

Birr Castle Gardens and Science Centre


2 Nights

Fashionable 4-Star Hotel

1 Night

4-Star Elegant Hotel

2 Nights

4-Star Waterside View Hotel

1 Night

Countryside Castle Hotel

1 Night

Scenic Luxury Hotel


  • Private Chauffeur Transfer from Dublin Airport to your Downtown Hotel
  • Rental Car

Dining Options Included

  • 7 Full Irish Breakfasts

Points of Interest

Glendalough, County Wicklow

Avoca Village, County Wicklow

Adare Heritage Village, County Limerick

King John's Castle, County Limerick

Tullamore, County Offaly

Dublin, County Dublin

Irish National Stud & Gardens, County Kildare

St. Brigid's Well and Prayer Stones, County Kildare


Available Tour Dates

Mar, Nov, Dec

From $2,638 per person


Available Tour Dates

Apr, May, Oct

From $2,893 per person


Available Tour Dates

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

From $3,166 per person


Available Tour Dates

Jan, Feb, Mar

From $2,638 per person


Available Tour Dates

Apr, May, Nov, Dec

From $2,814 per person


Available Tour Dates

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct

From $2,973 per person

Your Price Includes


  • 7-nights of Authentic Accommodations


  • Private Chauffeur Transfer from Dublin Airport to your Downtown Hotel
  • Rental Car


  • 7 Full Irish Breakfasts


  • Guinness Storehouse Tour
  • Musical Pub Crawl
  • Kerry Coast Boat Ride
  • Birr Castle Admission
  • Tullamore Dew Distillery Tour

Prices Based On

  • All Taxes & Fees Included
  • Prices are Per Person based on 2 people traveling together and sharing a room.
  • Traveling Alone? No Problem. Just Ask Us for a Single Supplement Price.

"Italy Bucket List"



We recently completed our trip to Italy after walking the Camiño de Santiago. The trip included Tuscany, Sicily, and Rome with a cruise to the Holy Land between Sicily and Rome. We worked with Naomi on the original planning and Joleen on the execution. Both were exceptional to work with and both are true professionals. Every facet of the trip, from transportation to billeting to excursions, was flawlessly planned and executed. We worked with Authentic Vacations for three trips this summer, Ireland, Scotland, and Italy we could not be more pleased with the service they provided us. Thank you!

"Girl's Dream Trip Of a Lifetime"



We three Girls wanted a Dream trip of a Lifetime. We stayed for 12 Days and had our own Driver/Tour guide, who will forever be "Family" to us now. We stayed in three Castle Hotels and three other beautiful hotels. All accommodations were so different and unique in their own way. We ate our way through the Beautiful Irish countryside in mostly Pubs, suggested by our driver, Seamus. We were Never disappointed! We had the most wonderful stay we could have imagined, from larger cities to quaint towns we were treated so kindly and had a Blast! We shopped til we dropped, saw more than we could have ever guessed possible, and will have this vacation to remember and Cherish for the rest of our lives.  Thank you, Joleen, Thank you Authentic Vacations!

"Wales Vacation"



We couldn’t have asked for a better trip! Our small group had a small luxury coach, and excellent accommodations, and Ian was an outstanding guide in every way! Graham was a wonderful driver who navigated the narrow country roads with great skill! Authentic Vacations gets our 5-star rating! Brian & Esther, MA.  Thank you, Jennifer, my agency will be using Authentic Vacations, again!

"Dream Trip to Emerald Isle"



Michaela and Authentic Vacations, sharing a very positive review from my clients.   Thanks for always making me look so good. - Judy your travel advisor partner.

Hi Judy,

I think I speak for all of us when I say THANK YOU for the most wonderful Ireland trip we could have ever imagined! Each hotel and activity that Authentic Vacations selected for our stay was perfect and beyond our expectations. Our accommodations were well located, extremely comfortable, and even had great food in their restaurants! The breakfasts included were much larger than we remember typical Continental European breakfasts being. The Hawk Walk was a highlight of ours!  Our only added wish is that we would have had a full 2 weeks to fully enjoy what Ireland had to offer, and we were blown away by how nice and helpful ALL the Irish people we met were. Thank you again!!

"Anniversary Trip in Ireland"



Because of the pandemic, we waited 2 1/2 years to finally begin our dream vacation. During that time Michaela reassured me over and over again and kept me up to date on all the Covid regulations. Our trip turned out to be a once-in-a-lifetime trip thanks to Michaela's attention to detail. I can't compliment her enough. I highly recommend this agency...Thank you so much!

"Renewal of Vows in Scotland"


Alberta Canada

Our trip was amazing. It was more than I hoped for!!!! We booked our Scotland trip pre-pandemic and were so excited to finally go in September 2022. Lonna made sure everything was perfect! From booking the cutest bed and breakfasts in Stonehaven, Skye, Fort William, and Inverness, to a castle stay in Airth. The experiences included in the trip were amazing.

She answered my numerous questions with patience, suggestions, and guidance. Thank you Lonna!!! I would absolutely book through Authentic Vacations again!

"Scotland Family Vacation"



Wow does not even begin to describe our trip to Scotland! Josi was the best planner and walked us through every little bit. When the queen died and it looks like we might miss one of our tours, she was on top of it and was able to reschedule it. Her extra suggestions were what made our trip over the top! With her expertise, we were able to see everything we asked for and then some. I will certainly use her and Authentic Vacations again. We are already thinking of where our next trip will be!

"Cousins Getaway to Ireland & Scotland"



What a wonderful trip! We started planning our trip in 2019 for June 2020, but something happened to shut down the world!😅. Our original travel planner left the company, but Adina stepped in and took over and did a fantastic job. We experienced everything from quaint B &B’s to 5-star Castle hotels, the country, the city, and everything in between. It was well planned and our 15 days in Ireland and Scotland went without a hitch! Thank you, Adina, and Authentic Vacations. We will definitely use your company again when we go back!

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