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This luxury travel experience includes the mysterious gems of both Ireland and Northern Ireland. Begin your stay in a golf and beach resort, just outside Dublin. The next day, you’re in Belfast, capital of Northern Ireland. We have arranged an immersive experience at the Titanic for you—the passengers’ stories come to life! Discover one of the most stunning coastlines in the world, including the Glens of Antrim, the Giant’s Causeway, and the Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge. (Consider a short detour to Bushmill’s and Belleek.) We’ve also arranged entrance to the mystical Dunluce Castle.

Your next two nights are spent in an exquisite castle. Situated in a hidden pocket of Ireland, it is dotted with ancient ruins and lakes. Let yourself be pampered here. On the way to your next 5-star castle lodging, pull over for local crafts, foods, and stories. This is County Cavan’s legendary, rolling lake country—feel the peace while exploring the magnificent castle grounds. Fall under the spell of Ireland with an apple orchard tour (and tasting) at a lovely cider farm, an afternoon tea in Derry, and a Game of Thrones studio tour. Experience the mysterious side of Ireland on this customized tour!

PLAN AND BOOK

Included Unique Activities

  • Apple Orchard Tour & Tasting
  • Entrance to the Award Winning Titanic Experience
  • Game of Thrones Studio Tour
  • Dunluce Castle Admission
  • Derry Girls Afternoon Tea Experience
  • 2 Day Derry Sightseeing Pass
Dunluce Castle Admission

Dunluce Castle Admission

Titanic Experience Belfast

Titanic Experience Belfast

Game of Thrones Studio Tour

Game of Thrones Studio Tour

Visit Derry - 2 Day Pass

Visit Derry - 2 Day Pass

Apple Orchard Tour & Tasting

Apple Orchard Tour & Tasting

Derry Girls Afternoon Tea

Derry Girls Afternoon Tea

Accommodations

1 Night

Golf & Beach Hotel

2 Nights

Luxury Historic Hotel

2 Nights

Historic Luxury Castle Hotel

1 Night

Magnificent Castle Hotel with Landscaped Grounds

Transportation and Guides

  • Rental Car

Meals Included

  • 8 Full Irish Breakfasts

Points of Interest

  • Stroll through Fragrant Apple Orchards & Savour Homemade Apple Cider
  • Visit Medieval Towns and Ancient Castles
  • Indulge with Pastries & Tea 'Derry Girls' Style
  • Visit the 'City of the Dead' at Ireland's Largest Cemetery 
  • Visit Dunluce Castle and Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge
  • Be Immersed in the Seven Kingdoms of Game of Thrones
  • Explore the Giants Causeway, Antrim Coast and Donegal
  • Discover Sligo's Yeats' Country & Hidden Waterfalls 

Glasnevin Cemetery, County Dublin

Malahide, County Dublin

Howth, County Dublin

Titanic Belfast, County Antrim

Belfast Botanic Gardens, County Antrim

Belfast, County Antrim

Carlingford, County Louth

Banbridge, County Down

UNESCO World Heritage sites

Giant's Causeway

Giant's Causeway

2024 LOW SEASON

Available Dates

May, Nov, Dec

From $3,228 per person

2024 MID SEASON

Available Dates

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct

From $3,263 per person

2025 LOW SEASON

Available Dates

Jan, Feb, Mar

From $3,297 per person

2025 MID SEASON

Available Dates

Apr, May, Nov, Dec

From $3,389 per person

2025 HIGH SEASON

Available Dates

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct

From $3,426 per person

Your Price Includes

ACCOMMODATION

  • 8 nights Accommodation – From Luxury City Hotel to Castle Estate!
  • Spend 3 nights in Authentic Castles!

TRANSPORTATION

  • Rental Car

DINING OPTIONS INCLUDED

  • 8 Full Irish Breakfasts

UNIQUE EXPERIENCES

  • Entrance to the Award Winning Titanic Experience
  • Apple Orchard Tour & Tasting
  • Game of Thrones Studio Tour
  • Derry Girls Afternoon Tea Experience
  • 2 Day Derry Sightseeing Pass
  • Entrance to the Stunning Dunluce Castle

Prices Based On

  • Prices are per person based on 4 people traveling together and sharing 2 rooms.
  • All Taxes & Fees Included
  • 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.

"Amazing Ireland Guided Vacation"

Lindsay S.

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Jorie, I can't thank you enough for all your help, answering all my 50 million questions and also reassuring me that Ireland would be amazing. When switching my group from Egypt to a different destination, I was so flustered and not confident in where to go, but it was so easy to sell into the group. I have to say, Ireland was not necessarily at the top of my list, but oh my gosh, it is now! You and Authentic do an AMAZING job when it comes to Ireland!

My group literally cannot stop talking about our trip and they ALL loved it. The hotels were amazing. Aghadoe and Glenlo literally took the spotlight. Our guide Seamus was phenomenal and our driver Ian was so funny. We all had such a good time! Even with the other 2 couples that were on the trip. I really can't think of one flaw or hiccup.. everything was so seamless and perfect. I think it was some long days driving for some, but ultimately I think everyone knew that it was inevitable to see all of the beauty of Ireland. The bus was so nice and it was nice that it was roomy enough for us all to spread out. Again, I can't really think of one thing that I was 'ehh..'. It was all so amazing!

Again, I can't thank you enough.

"This Guided Vacation far exceeded my wildest dreams"

Lorraine M.

Dear Jen, thank you for all your assistance and patience with our Ireland vacation. This is my lifetime dream. Elegant and fabulous tour. The best guide and bus driver. Small, lovely. This trip far exceeds my wildest dreams. Seamus is witty, well informed and an excellent guide.

"Trip to London and Scotland"

Kathie S.

Agency

My clients LOVED their trip to London and Scotland. They really enjoyed the hotels that Authentic Vacations recommended, especially the Rembrandt. Thank you!

"The entire Ireland trip was a dream"

Jennifer B.

Jackson, NJ

Ellie booked our dream vacation for a total of 15 days to Ireland. We did a self-driving tour with a car rental starting and ending in Dublin. We traveled the entire coastline staying 1 or 2 nights at each hotel. The places arranged for us got better and better each night, ending with our last night in a castle built in 1101. The entire trip was a dream. All the recommendations made to us by Ellie were spot on! I can not wait to work with her again. We plan on returning in a couple years with our adult children. I would definitely use Authentic Vacations again for any trip I plan on taking overseas.

"Great trip in Ireland & Scotland"

Tena

Ireland/Scotland trip was a great trip planned with our group and Jorie. We thoroughly enjoyed each city we visited in both countries. All our hotels were very nice but as older adults, I would advise to pack light which is hard to do if your visit is extended but we had to climb stairs in several places. My favorite thing in both countries are the people. Everyone was so friendly and inviting at hotels, restaurants and local sites. We felt completely safe and comfortable. I would agree with other travelers that driving is stressful for both driver and passengers especially in Ireland where the roads are extremely narrow with rock walls on each side. Next trip will include staying in certain cities with tours out. JerPoint Park in Ireland was a favorite of our group of 4. Authentic Vacations plans, reservations and communications were first rate.

"Wonderful Scottish and Irish adventure"

James

South Carolina

Lauren, thank you for putting together a wonderful Scottish and Irish adventure. In many unexpected ways it indeed was an adventure that we will remember forever. So sincere thanks. Despite a glitch in St Andrews your team's recovery actually made St Andrews the highpoint of our trip. Staying at Rusacks overlooking the first tee and eighteenth green of the old course was awesome. All the Hotels were first rate. Experiences - awesome The Clontarf Castle is an awesome way to the trip. Well done y'all.  Big city stays - We all felt like we could have used an extra day in the larger cities. They all had a story to tell, and we just had enough time to scratch the surface. Self-drive - while less expensive alternative, the person doing the driving misses out on a lot in transit, while the passenger's white knuckle thru the driver's learning process. Also, the roads in Scotland and Ireland are no joke.  Would recommend it is worth it to hire a private chauffer driver or go Small Guided for sure.

"Scotland Birthday Trip"

Michelle

Agency

Adina, I'm following up on my client's train/whiskey tour/ birthday trip to Scotland in October. They had a wonderful time! The whiskey tour day was their favorite, made extra special by their driver Alec who was a superstar. My client's boyfriend is a real train enthusiast. They enjoyed all the train trips, and Nick was like a child on the Jacobite train. Thanks so much for your help with this trip. You clearly know Scotland and planned a very nice route with some unique requirements. I greatly appreciate your expertise and attentive service. I look forward to working with you again in the future. An early Happy Holidays!

"Memorable Trip in Italy"

Loryl

Fort Thomas, KY

Amber, I received this email from my client Mrs. R this morning - I love being able to share these with you all :).

"Loryl, WOW! What a wonderful trip we had in Italy! Thank you for helping make this trip so memorable. We have so many wonderful memories that we will cherish forever. It was a trip of a lifetime. Thank You!  I guess we need to start thinking about our next trip. "

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