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Travel to the wild northern half of Ireland. It was here the ancient chieftains of Ireland reigned, pirates breezed in and out of Galway, and that Vikings founded Dublin. We’ve arranged entrance to the Book of Kells at Trinity College. From Dublin, head to your castle hotel, stopping at Clonmacnoise, the ruins of a fabled monastery built in 544 A.D. on the River Shannon. Kylemore Abbey, lost in the mists of time, also awaits. The Wild Atlantic Way takes you to Donegal and the stunning Inishowen Peninsula.

Three nights in Northern Ireland is a feast for the senses. Imagine the UNESCO site, Giant’s Causeway—40,000 natural columns descending into the sea. Mythic Dunluce Castle, Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, Titanic Belfast, the Glens of Antrim, and filming locations of the Game of Thrones and Star Wars. Amazing! Head to Trim Castle and feel the wonder of Newgrange, a 5,000-year-old ceremonial site. This tour package is untamed Ireland at its best

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Included Unique Activities

  • Unveil the Compelling Story of the Doomed Liner at Titanic Belfast
Meet & Greet Private Airport Transfer - Dublin

Meet & Greet Private Airport Transfer - Dublin

Book of Kells Experience at Trinity College

Book of Kells Experience at Trinity College

Clonmacnoise

Clonmacnoise

Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden

Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden

Glenveagh National Park & Castle Admission

Glenveagh National Park & Castle Admission

Dunluce Castle Admission

Dunluce Castle Admission

Titanic Experience Belfast

Titanic Experience Belfast

Trim Castle Admission

Trim Castle Admission

Accommodations

1 Night

Elegant & Stylish 4-Star Hotel

2 Nights

Elegant Castle Hotel

2 Nights

Luxury Lakeview Hotel

1 Night

Luxury Historic Hotel

2 Nights

Luxury Parkland Spa

1 Night

Elegant Castle Estate

1 Night

4-Star Atmospheric View Hotel

Transportation and Guides

  • Meet & Greet Private Transfer Service from Dublin Airport
  • Rental Car

Meals Included

  • 10 Sumptuous Full Irish Breakfasts

Points of Interest

Grafton Street, County Dublin

Temple Bar, County Dublin

Dublin Museums, County Dublin

Quay Street, Galway City, County Galway

Galway, County Galway

Sky Road, Clifden, County Galway

Westport, County Mayo

Croagh Patrick, County Mayo

UNESCO World Heritage sites

Giant's Causeway

Giant's Causeway

Newgrange

Newgrange

Included Entrances & Admissions

  • The Book of Kells at Trinity College
  • 6th Century Monastic Site at Clonmacnoise
  • Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
  • Glenveagh National Park & Castle
  • Stunning Dunluce Castle
  • 12th Century Trim Castle

2024 LOW SEASON

Available Dates

Nov, Dec

ON SALE! From $3,316 $3,116 per person

2024 MID SEASON

Available Dates

Sep, Oct

ON SALE! From $3,958 $3,758 per person

2024 HIGH SEASON

Available Dates

Jun, Jul, Aug

ON SALE! From $4,134 $3,934 per person

2025 LOW SEASON

Available Dates

Jan, Feb, Mar

ON SALE! From $3,445 $3,245 per person

2025 MID SEASON

Available Dates

Apr, May, Nov, Dec

ON SALE! From $3,482 $3,282 per person

2025 HIGH SEASON

Available Dates

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct

ON SALE! From $4,156 $3,956 per person

Your Price Includes

ACCOMMODATION

  • 3 Nights in Alluring Irish Castles
  • 5 Nights at Elegant & Historic Country Estates
  • 2 Nights in Boutique 4-Star Hotels

TRANSPORTATION

  • Meet & Greet Private Transfer Service from Dublin Airport
  • Rental Car

DINING OPTIONS INCLUDED

  • 10 Sumptuous Full Irish Breakfasts

UNIQUE EXPERIENCES

  • Unveil the Compelling Story of the Doomed Liner at Titanic Belfast

INCLUDED ENTRANCES & ADMISSIONS

  • The Book of Kells at Trinity College
  • 6th Century Monastic Site at Clonmacnoise
  • Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden
  • Glenveagh National Park & Castle
  • Stunning Dunluce Castle
  • 5,000 Year-Old Newgrange at Bru na Boinne

Prices Based On

  • Prices are per person based on 2 people traveling together and sharing 1 room.
  • 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.

"The whole experience exceeded my expectations"

Jan Crawford

Colorado Springs

This was our first trip to Ireland as well as our first Authentic Vacations trip. We recently completed the "12 night Soul of Ireland" trip as a you-drive. I have to say that the whole experience exceeded my expectations!! The entire experience from the initial booking to the completion of the trip was outstanding! The stress-free aspect of letting someone else plan and make reservations and deal with details (that we used to do ourselves) made the entire trip so much more enjoyable. Each hotel we were booked into was an exceptional experience (including comfort, service and quality). The additional excursions that were included were wonderful as well. I'm now looking at a trip to Scotland in the future. I'll look forward to working with our awesome agent, Amber, again. She was fabulous! Thank you!!

"Amazing Ireland Guided Vacation"

Lindsay S.

topardisewithlove.com

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!

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