Taste of Ireland

$ 1,199 per person  |  1 week (7 days)

 

This tour has is planned for those with only a short time in Ireland. You will travel across Ireland, North & South, on a luxury private coach with your tour director and fellow travelers. You will be brought on an experiential tour through Irish history, politics and culture, both modern and old, visiting key historic location and witnessing amazing scenery along the way.

 

 

ITINERARY
Day 1:

Fly to Ireland, arriving in Dublin. Meet up with your tour director at Dublin Airport and transfer to hotel located at the heart of Dublin city centre. To beat the jet lag, we will have a little welcome reception after check in and short localisation walking tour, followed by a light early dinner. We’ll hit they hay early to re charge the batteries!

 

Day 2: Dublin

In the morning you will be taken on a walking tour of Dublin city with a local guide and visit some of the historic buildings and museums. Our guide will bring you on a journey through Dublin’s long history.

This tour will include:
  • Dublinia Viking and Medieval museum
  • Christ Church Cathedral
  • St Patrick’s Cathedral founded in 1191
  • Dublin Castle dating to the 13th century
  • Trinity College, founded in 1592
  • Government Buildings
  • St. Stephens Green
  • Kilmainham Gaol
  • Croke Park, GAA national stadium
  • GPO
  • Malahide Castle

 

Day 3: Belfast

You will journey up to Northern Ireland along the East coast to the ancient city of Belfast. Along the way you will stop off at Newgrange Neolithic Tomb where you will learn about Ireland’s ancient Celtic history and also stop at Boyne Valley a key battle ground significant in British Empire rule of Ireland. Arrive in Belfast for lunch and in the afternoon you will be taken on the famous Black Cab Tour of Belfast with a local tour guide. This tour focuses on the Troubles and Peace Process, you will be taken to key flash points during the Troubles, see the famous mural paintings and see some of the Iconic attractions in the city, including the Titanic Dock and Museum.

This tour will include:
  • Stormont Northern Assembly Buildings
  • St Annes Cathedral
  • Belfast Castle
  • Queens University
  • Town Hall
  • Titanic Museum

 

Day 4: Galway

In the morning you will journey back South to the Republic of Ireland and west to the history city of Galway. Along the way you will stop off at the monastery of Clonmacnoise founded in 544 is situated on the River Shannon south of Athlone. Enjoy a welcome dinner in Galway along with Irish fairy tales reading and some live trad music in Salthill.

 

Day 5: Galway

Guided tour of Connemara west of Galway to see some of the most beautiful rugged terrain Ireland has to offer. Along the journey we will learn about the regions history and culture, stopping off at a traditional thatch cottage museum to learn about the people’s lives, Pirates, the Famine and British rule.

This tour will include:
  • Kylemore Abby
  • Ballynahinch Castle
  • Connemara Museum
  • Quiet Man Bridge
  • Moycullen
  • Roundstone

 

Day 6: Clare & Dublin

We will head south from Galway along the Wild Atlantic Way to Clare. We will be stopping off in the Burren, Doolin and the Cliffs of Moher to take in the wonderful scenery and having lunch in the famous surf town Lahinch. In the afternoon we will travel back to Dublin for our final farewell dinner.

 

Day 7: Home

After our last Irish Breakfast together, you will head for Dublin Airport to travel home or on to your next destination!

 

If you are interested in join our Taste of Ireland tour or would like further information please contact us below: