A family tour (for children 8 and older) in Ireland with cooking demonstrations, a bike tour, train trip and other fun activities in Ireland to keep the kids busy. No boredom here! map

After landing at Dublin Airport, travel to Kildare, prime horse-breeding country. Arrive at the K Club and meet your tour director and travel companions over a welcome drink before dinner.(D)

Drive into Dublin for a Viking Splash tour to see the highlights of the city by land and by water including Trinity College, Christ Church Cathedral and Dublin Castle. Roll up your sleeves and cook your own lunch with a professional chef, and then burn off the calories with a bike ride through Phoenix Park, the largest walled park in Europe. Return to Kildare and relax before dining in the hotel restaurant.(B, L, D)
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Powersourt TourDay 3: BBQ & BLARNEY CASTLE 
Head south through the countryside to Cork. Take a walk with a guide around the stunning grounds of Blarney Castle, home of the famous stone that promises the gift of the gab to all who kiss it. Climb the battlements and kiss the stone, or just enjoy the view. Browse around the village of Blarney, charmingly set around a large village green before heading to the Clayton Hotel Silversprings, located just outside the center of Ireland’s second-largest city, where you will enjoy dinner.(B, D)

Malahide CastleDay 4: SPIKE ISLAND & KINSALE
Drive to Cobh and take a short cruise to Spike Island. The local guide will share the history of the island as you make your way to the Fortress to explore independently, afterwards enjoy a personalized picnic lunch with your family. In the afternoon spend free time in the historic fishing town of Kinsale before returning to your hotel for dinner.
(B, L, D)

Embark on a memorable ferry ride across the River Shannon Estuary. Travel along the coastline of County Clare. Enjoy a private tour with a ranger of the Cliffs of Moher, which soar almost 700 feet above the churning Atlantic. Travel through the Burren, a unique region of limestone hills where many rare flowers thrive in the sheltered crevices. Continue to Galway for a gentle walking tour to see the medieval city walls, Lynch’s Castle, and the narrow streets. Enjoy dinner in a Pullman Railway car, where you will see two original carriages from the Agatha Christie film, “Murder on the Orient Express.” (B, D)

Take a ferry from Rossaveal to Inis Mor, the largest of the three Aran Islands, renowned for traditional fishing and farming methods and where the popular intricately patterned fishermen’s sweaters originated. Head to Dun Aengus Fort, a huge prehistoric fortress perched on sheer cliffs, which fall away to the Atlantic Ocean below. Enjoy lunch and free time in Kilronan, the main town, before returning to Galway with time to relax.(B, L, D)Call 1-800-221-2474 9AM - 6PM Mon-Fri Eastern Time
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Powersourt TourDay 7: RATHBAUN FARM & LIMERICK
In Ardrahan visit Rathbaun Farm, a picturesque 150-year old farmhouse with a variety of animals. Learn about traditional farming practices, watch a sheepdog demonstration, and enjoy homemade tea and scones. Continue to the historic city of Limerick and check into your hotel. Take a walking tour along the Shannon River in Limerick, passing the Treaty Stone and King John’s Castle, followed by a farewell dinner. (B, D)

Your tour ends after breakfast. (B)

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B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner

  • Airport transfers at start and end of tour
  • Sightseeing by luxury coach
  • Professional tour director
  • 7 nights in hotels listed
  • Full breakfast daily (B) except on day 1
  • Authentic Local Experiences:
    Compete with your fellow travellers as you cook a traditional Irish meal with a local chef.
    Scenic guided bike ride in Phoenix Park where the President of Ireland has lived since 1750.
    Immerse yourself in country life as you watch a farmer work with his highly skilled dogs to control a flock of sheep.
    Cruise to Spike Island to see a fort where 2,300 prisoners were held in Victorian times and enjoy a personalized picnic lunch.
    Trip Highlights:
    Private tour of the Cliffs of Moher with a Ranger
    Rathbaun Farm visit with a sheepdog demonstration and tea with scones
    Aran Islands cruise and visit Dun Aengus Fort
    Hands on cooking experience
    Viking Splash Tour
    Blarney Castle
    Galway Walking Tour
    Dining Experiences:
    7 dinners and 4 lunches including a night out in a 1620's era pub, dinner in a Pullman Railway car, plus afternoon tea and scones

  • Headsets for walking tours
  • Deluxe carry-on backpack, ticket wallet, luggage tags & strap
  • All local taxes, hotel service charges & porterage for one suitcase per person
  • Free Wi-Fi on Coach and hotel lobbies

Your Hotels Johnston House Hotel | Meath (2) Clayton Hotel Silver Springs | Cork (2) Glenlo Abbey Hotel (or similar) | Galway (2) Clayton Limerick Hotel | Limerick (1)
April 27, 2019 1,949
May 11, 2019 2,149
May 25, 2019 2,549
June 15, 2019 2,249
June 22, 2019 2,449
June 29, 2019 2,849
July 6, 2019 2,649
July 13, 2019 2,649
July 27, 2019 2,989
August 3, 2019 2,649
August 10, 2019 2,649
August 17, 2019 2,649
August 24, 2019 2,589
September 7, 2019 2,989
September 21, 2019 2,449
October 12, 2019 2,149
December 21, 2019 2,549
December 28, 2019 2,549

Single room supplement: $700

Cancellation Penalties: Airfare up to 100%; Land: : Penalties per person apply: 70 days or longer: Forfeiture of deposit 69 - 46 days: 35% per person 45 - 8 days: 45% per person 7 - 1 days: 60% per person, On day of departure: 100% per person Travel Insurance

Save 10% per person on coach land tour prices if you are 8 & under 18 and traveling with at least one full fare paying passenger. Airfare is available from many cities. Just ask. NEW! We can accept payments in US dollars, euros and pounds sterling. Please ask for our wire transfer details. Currency Converter by, The Currency Site.

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