Iconic Beauty of Ireland Tour

Luxury package tour
10 days 
Group size 8-25 travellers
It is impossible to describe the magic of Ireland in words, it is a place that must be experienced!  From it's breath-taking scenery and incredible castles to it's bustling cities and lively nightlife, Ireland really has something for everyone.
We at Tara Tours Ireland want to show you some of the most stunning landscapes on the planet and also let you discover some of the hidden gems of this beautiful country.

You will begin your vacation in the captivating city of Dublin, where you can explore it's fascinating history, cosy pubs & welcoming people. Discover the beauty of the magnificent Phoenix Park.

Next we journey to the County of Cork, taking in the amazing Rock of Cashel on the way. Explore the wonderful coastal town of Cobh and discover it's unique connection to the Titanic and Irish Heritage. Kiss the world-famous Blarney Stone before we continue on to the cultural hub of Galway City and the stunning Cliffs of Moher.

Visit the movie location of 'The Quiet Man' and the National Famine Museum. And no trip to Ireland would be complete without a Tullamore Dew Whiskey Distillery Tour and a whiskey tasting masterclass! 

We cannot wait to show you all of the amazing sights and sounds that this little island has to offer. This trip is certainly one that will stay with you for the rest of your days!

Your luxury package tour includes  

  • Roundtrip transfers to/from Dublin Airport

  • Accommodation in 4* properties

        - 2 Nights in the city of Dublin

        - 2 Nights in Cork 

        - 2 Nights in Galway 

        - 1 Night in Mayo

        - 1 Night in Offaly

  • Daily Breakfast

  • 5 evening meals (3 courses with tea or coffee)

  • All excursions included in preset itinerary

  • Fully escorted tours by local guides

  • Luxury motor coach transport in Ireland

  Highlights

  •   Tour of Dublin City

  •   Phoenix Park 

  •   St. Patrick's Cathedral

  •   Bunratty Castle

  •   Rock of Cashel

  •   Kiss the Blarney Stone- Blarney Castle

  •   Titanic Experience, Cobh

  •   Cobh Heritage Centre

  •   Cliffs of Moher

  •   Tullamore Dew Distillery

  •   Famine Museum

  •   Titanic Walking Trail (Optional)

  •   Lunch & Traditional Irish Session in Doolin        (optional)

  •   Burren Farm Experience (optional)

And much more!

See full itinerary below

 

Dates & Prices 2023

Arrival
Departure
Price per person

 Availability 

Friday 08 Sept 2023                   Saturday 16 Sept 2023                                €2799

 Tour Itinerary

Based on Double Occupancy
 
 

Overnight Flight      

Day 1

Board your overnight flight to Dublin

Dublin   2 nights

Day 2 Arrival in Dublin

Included meal: Welcome dinner

A Cead Míle Failte – ‘A thousand welcomes’ to Ireland!

At tonight’s welcome dinner, you meet you fellow travellers and of course your Tour Director who will be guiding you on your journey around Ireland

Day 3 Sightseeing tour of Dublin

Included meal: Breakfast

  • A fantastic tour of Dublin with a local guide.

  • Visit the famous and beautiful Phoenix Park 

  • St. Patrick’s Cathedral guided tour – the largest church in Ireland

  • Drive along the River Liffey and see the many historic buildings along the way.

  • Hear wonderful stories of Dublin character and Dublin characters

  • See the Molly Malone statue and get to walk along the lovely streets of Dublin

Cork   2 nights

Day 4 Cork via The Rock of Cashel
Included meals: Breakfast & Dinner

  • Rock of Cashel Admire this amazing ancient Royal fortress, Steeped in history and filled with awe inspiring Celtic artwork. A must-see while visiting Ireland.

  • Beautiful Cobh Visit the heritage centre with stories of emigration and learn of the fate of two famous ships - the Titanic and the Lusitania. Option to meet with a genealogist to help trace your ancestry.

Evening meal with the group to chat about all we’ve seen today

Day 5  The famous Blarney Castle & Blarney Woolen Mills
Included meal: Breakfast

 

  • Climb the 127 steps of Blarney Castle and kiss the Blarney Stone to get the ‘gift of the gab’. 

  • Plenty of time to explore Blarney Castle’s wonderful gardens.

  • Visit the famous Blarney Woolen Mills Centre, the largest Irish store in the world!

  • Explore Cork City. Visit the historic English Market, time for shopping and even have time for a pint of Murphy's!

Galway   2 nights

Day 6 Bunratty Castle and Galway City
Included meals: Breakfast & Dinner

  • Bunratty Castle, Folk Park & Gardens. Visit the acclaimed 15th iconic Bunratty Castle - the most complete and authentic castle in Ireland

  • Galway City A guided stroll through the city before our evening meal

Evening meal together on our first night in Galway

Day 7  The Cliffs of Moher
Included meals: Breakfast

  • Cliffs of Moher. Amongst the highest cliffs in Europe with breathtaking views of the wild Atlantic Ocean

  • Explore the city of Galway, the festival capital of Ireland, home to amazing street music and the world-famous Claddagh

  • Option to add an excursion available

 


County Mayo  1 night


Included meal: Breakfast

Day 8 Cong & Westport 

  • Scenic stop at the town of Cong, movie location of 'The Quiet Man' & see the remains of the 7th Century Abbey.

  • Visit stunning Westport, town famous for live traditional music in its many colorful pubs. 

County Offaly   1 night


Included meals: Breakfast & Farewell Dinner
Day 9 Strokestown Famine Museum & Tullamore Dew Whiskey Experience

  • Strokestown The National Famine Museum.The Irish famine is considered the single greatest social disaster of 19th century Europe. Learn it’s sad and fascinating history and of the new life many found in North America.

  • Tullamore Dew Whiskey See how Irish whiskey is distilled. Have an Irish Coffee on arrival and get to sample this famous Irish whiskey. 

Departure   Day 10
Included meal: Breakfast (excluding early morning departures)
Transfer to the airport for your flight home 

            Accommodation

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Handpicked 4* Luxury Accommodation 

We have partnered with some of the most reputable hotels in the country to ensure you have stylish and comfortable accommodation on every stop of your trip.  

 

What's included

                                                                          
 

 
 

          Accommodations                                                      8 Nights in 4* Properties
 

 

          Meals                                                                          Daily Breakfast and 5 evening meals


 

          Excursions                                                                  As described in the itinerary

 

 

          Taxes, Fees & Porterage                                           All taxes, fees and porterage charges

          Travel Insurance                                                        Optional Add on for Travel Insurance

 

 

          Tips and Gratuities                                                   Paid locally

           Personal Items & Alcohol                                       Responsibility of the guest

 

           Air Travel                                                                   Air travel to Ireland. We are happy to arrange your travel arrangements

                                                                                                to Ireland for you, at your request