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Ireland’s castles and manors are places of spellbinding beauty and mystery. With this tour, you’ll experience the gentle grandeur of castle stays, exquisite Georgian estates, and Victorian Manor Houses.  One castle, near the Wild Atlantic Way, was built in the 11th century. Take a hawk walk on your castle grounds, then discover archery, falconry, horseback riding, and an elegant spa. Enjoy afternoon tea and a dinner fit for royalty.

Your Manor House lodging has private gardens that are a slice of paradise. Take a seaweed foraging walk along the coast with your local guide. This is the perfect time to explore Blarney Castle and Gardens. On your way, stop at the Cliffs of Moher and marvel at their raw power. Watching the sunrise as you wake up in a castle, tucked into soft-down covers, is remarkable. Rest and rejuvenate. Feel time slip away in Irish castles and manors.

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Included Unique Activities

  • Foraging Walk along the Wild Atlantic Coast
  • Entrance to Blarney Castle & Gardens
  • Afternoon Tea at Pretigious Ashford Castle
  • Hawk Walk on the Castle Grounds
  • Entrance to the Cliffs of Moher Exhibition Center
  • Dining at Ireland's Most Renowned Restaurants
Cliffs of Moher Exhibition Centre

Cliffs of Moher Exhibition Centre

Blarney Castle and Park Admission

Blarney Castle and Park Admission

Afternoon Tea at Ashford Castle

Afternoon Tea at Ashford Castle

Dinner at The Earl of Thomond Restaurant

Dinner at The Earl of Thomond Restaurant

Falconry at Ashford Castle - Hawk Walk

Falconry at Ashford Castle - Hawk Walk

Dinner At The Falls at Sheen Falls

Dinner At The Falls at Sheen Falls

Dinner at the Oakroom Restaurant, Adare Manor

Dinner at the Oakroom Restaurant, Adare Manor

Seaweed Foraging Walk

Seaweed Foraging Walk

Accommodation

2 Nights

5-Star Iconic Hotel

2 Nights

5-Star Scenic Estate

1 Night

5-Star City Center Manor

2 Nights

Opulent Castle Lodging

1 Night

World-renowned Castle Hotel

Transportation

  • Rental Car

Dining Options Included

  • 8 Full Irish Breakfasts
  • Fine Dining at The Oakroom Adare Manor
  • Elegant Dining at the Falls Restaurant Kenmare
  • Afternoon Tea at Pretigious Ashford Castle
  • Fine Dining at George V Ashford Castle
  • Fine Dining at the Earl of Thomond Dromoland Castle

Points of Interest

  • Killarney National Park & Ross Castle
  • The Ring of Kerry and the Dingle Peninsula
  • Bunratty Castle & Craggaunowen
  • The Rock of Cashel & Glen of Aherlow
  • The Blarney Stone & Visit Kinsale Town
  • Connemara National Park & Kylemore Abbey
  • The City of Galway & Cong, County Mayo
  • The Cliffs of Moher & 5000-Year-Old Poulnabrone Dolmen

King John's Castle, County Limerick

Bunratty Castle and Folk Park, County Clare

Killarney, County Kerry

Killarney National Park, County Kerry

Killarney to Kenmare, County Kerry

Cobh, County Cork

Kinsale, County Cork

Salthill, County Galway

2022 LOW SEASON

Available Tour Dates

Jan, Feb, Mar, Nov, Dec

From $5,102 per person

2022 MID SEASON

Available Tour Dates

Apr, May, Oct

From $7,398 per person

2022 HIGH SEASON

Available Tour Dates

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

From $8,190 per person

2023 LOW SEASON

Available Tour Dates

Jan, Feb, Mar

From $5,190 per person

2023 MID SEASON

Available Tour Dates

Apr, May, Nov, Dec

From $5,261 per person

2023 HIGH SEASON

Available Tour Dates

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct

From $6,598 per person

2024 LOW SEASON

Available Tour Dates

Jan, Feb, Mar

From $5,190 per person

2024 MID SEASON

Available Tour Dates

Apr, May, Nov, Dec

From $5,261 per person

2024 HIGH SEASON

Available Tour Dates

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct

From $6,598 per person

Your Price Includes

ACCOMMODATION

  • 5-nights at the Finest Hotels & Stately Manors
  • 3-nights in Ireland's Top 5 Star Castles

TRANSPORTATION

  • Rental Car

DINING OPTIONS INCLUDED

  • 8 Full Irish Breakfasts
  • Fine Dining at The Oakroom Adare Manor
  • Elegant Dining at the Falls Restaurant Kenmare
  • Afternoon Tea at Pretigious Ashford Castle
  • Fine Dining at George V Ashford Castle
  • Fine Dining at the Earl of Thomond Dromoland Castle

UNIQUE EXPERIENCES

  • Seaweed Foraging Walk along the Wild Atlantic Coast
  • Entrance to Blarney Castle & Gardens
  • Afternoon Tea at Pretigious Ashford Castle
  • Hawk Walk on the Castle Grounds
  • Entrance to the Cliffs of Moher Exhibition Center
  • Dining at Ireland's Most Renowned Restaurants

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"

Dale

Wisconsin

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"

Elizabeth

California

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"

Carl

Massachusetts

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"

Judy

CA

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"

Janet

Illinois

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"

Monique

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"

Jill

California

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"

Toni

Oregon

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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