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When you travel to Ireland, you want to get into the spirit of the country.  The Celtic spirit is relaxed.  On this vacation, you’ll have time to experience the must-see’s and the hidden gems.  In Dublin, get involved at the Guinness Brewery and enjoy a musical pub crawl. Heading west, stay in an authentic castle—it is old-world elegance amid peaceful countryside. Onward to Galway, a vibrant city with plenty of pizazz. Feel the joy!

The drive from Galway to Killarney is spectacular.  Consider detouring to the Cliffs of Moher and rural Ireland. Your lodging in Killarney is surrounded by the beautiful landscape of Lough Lein, mountains, islands, woodland, and 12th century castle ruins.  Visit the Ring of Kerry. Onward to Kilkenny, Ireland’s most medieval city.  Feel time slip away as you explore the city. Bunratty Castle, Lovely Adare, the Rock of Cashel, prehistoric sites, a small shop selling crafts on the side of the road.  That’s the stuff of an idyllic trip to Ireland.

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Included Unique Activities

  • Meet & Greet on Arrival
  • Guinness Storehouse Tour
  • Dublin Musical Pub Crawl 
  • Entrance to Kilkenny Castle
Kilkenny Castle

Kilkenny Castle

Musical Pub Crawl

Musical Pub Crawl

Guinness Storehouse Tour

Guinness Storehouse Tour

Meet & Greet Private Airport Transfer - Dublin

Meet & Greet Private Airport Transfer - Dublin

Accommodation

2 Nights

Davenport Hotel

1 Night

Lough Rynn Castle Hotel

2 Nights

Park House Hotel

2 Nights

The Lake Hotel

1 Night

The Pembroke Hotel

Transportation

  • Meet & Greet & Chauffeur Transfer on Arrival
  • Rental Car including our Exclusive Reduced Excess Insurance Package

Points of Interest

  • Guinness Storehouse Tour
  • The 8th Century Book of Kells at Famous Trinity College
  • Dublin Castle
  • Galway City & Cong, County Mayo
  • Ross Castle & Killarney National Park
  • Kenmare & the Ring of Kerry
  • Carrowmore Megalithic Site & Glencar Waterfall
  • Connemara National Park & Kylemore Abbey
  • The Rock of Cashel & Medieval Kilkenny

Glencar Waterfall, County Leitrim

Boyle Abbey, County Roscommon

Belvedere House & Gardens, County Westmeath

Connemara, County Galway

Kylemore Abbey, County Galway

Salthill, County Galway

Sky Road, Clifden, County Galway

Cong, County Mayo

Low Season

Available Tour Dates

Jan - March &  Nov - Dec

 $1,698 per person

Mid Season

Available Tour Dates

April, May & Oct 

From $1,898 per person

High Season

Available Tour Dates

June - September

From $2,248 per person

Your 2021 Price Includes

ACCOMMODATION

  • 7-nights Authentic 4-star hotels
  • 1 night Irish Castle

TRANSPORTATION

  • Meet & Greet & Chauffeur Transfer on Arrival
  • Rental Car including our Exclusive Reduced Excess Insurance Package

DINING OPTIONS

  • 8 Full Irish Breakfasts

UNIQUE EXPERIENCES

  • Meet & Greet on Arrival
  • Guinness Connoisseur Experience
  • Dublin Musical Pub Crawl with Dinner
  • Entrance to Kilkenny Castle

Prices Based On

  • 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.
  • 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.

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Paula S.

We had a wonderful trip. The hotels were lovely with excellent restaurants and very attentive staff. The location in Reykjavik was perfect. Lots of shops and restaurants and the bus stop within a few blocks. 


We enjoyed all of the tours very much, especially the glacier hike and zodiac boat iceberg tour. 


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.

"Anniversary in the Rockies"

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

We were very impressed by the careful selection of our tours that really met our expectations. Service in Italy was great and the tour guides were amazing.

"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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