A family tour (for children 8 and older) in Ireland with cooking demonstartions, a bike tour, train trip and other un 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)

Powersourt TourDay 3: TRAIN RIDE & BLARNEY CASTLE 
Board a train headed to Cork, Ireland’s second largest city. Enjoy first class service on board as you wind through the Irish countryside. Climb the battlements of Blarney Castle and kiss the famous “Stone of Eloquence” or take a walk through the stunning grounds Browse around the village of Blarney, charmingly set around a large village green before heading to the exquisite Castlemartyr Resort where you will enjoy a BBQ 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. Cruise to Aran Island for a tour of the island and visit Dun Aengus Fort, an ancient fortress perched on sheer cliffs. Enjoy lunch with your travelling companions followed by free time in Kilronan, the main town, before returning to Galway with time to relax before dinner. (B, L, D)

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
    Train ride through the countryside
    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 Stay at the following Delux & Superior First Class hotels(or similar):

The K Club Kildare (2 nights)
Castlemartyr Resort Cork (2 nights)
Glenlo Abbey Hotel or similar Galway (2 nights)
Limerick Strand Hotel Limerick (1 night)

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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