Two Week Group Tour of Ireland - 12 Day Irish bus tours - Ireland & Northern Ireland Guided Tour - Irish Classic

Irish ClassicAll Ireland Tour

Time may stand still in Ireland, but whatever season you arrive, there's always time for a special moment. And no matter where you go, there's a full choice, restaurants and things to do. We have included the best of Ireland on this tour.

Best ireland tour Day 1: Dublin Arrival & Dublin Castle
Your complete tour of Ireland starts at 2:00 pm when you meet your tour director at your Dublin hotel. Tour Dublin to see elegant Georgian townhouses, pass St. Stephen’s Green and Trinity College and cross the River Liffey to drive along O’Connell Street. Visit the Pearse Lyons Distillery, Dublin’s only independent, family-owned distillery, in the former St James’s Church in the Liberties. Taste the whiskey and hear tales dating back to the 12th century as you tour this lovingly restored church. Enjoy a welcome drink with your group before dining independently.

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Bunratty singersDay 2: St. Patrick’s Grave & Crumlin Road Gaol
Visit Down Cathedral where St Patrick’s historical burial site is marked by a huge boulder. Immerse yourself in his work, life, and times in the nearby St Patrick Centre. Explore Crumlin Road Gaol and see what prison life was like through the ages. Continue on to central Belfast for time to relax before dinner at your hotel. (B, D)

Day 3: Titanic Belfast & Walking Tour
This morning take a panoramic tour around central Belfast to see Victorian buildings, the imposing City Hall in Donegall Square and the shipyards where RMS Titanic was built in 1912. Visit Titanic Belfast to learn about this ill-fated famous liner through state-of-the-art displays. In the afternoon join a local guide for a walking tour around part of central Belfast and spend time on your own for shopping and dining. (B)

Day 4: Giant’s Causeway & Derry Walk
Drive north along the Nine Glens of Antrim for views of mountains, valleys, and coastline. This scenic region is one of the locations for “Game of Thrones.” Stop for photos at the ruins of Dunluce Castle. Explore the Giant’s Causeway, enormous hexagonal columns formed by volcanic activity 60 million years ago. In Derry, join a local guide for a walking tour around the defensive walls that encircle the compact old city. Then visit the Walled City Brewery for dinner and a flight of their craft beers. (B, D)


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Day 5: Donegal Castle & Westport
Travel through the rugged countryside of Donegal, renowned for heathery hills, sheep and the many tweeds made from their wool. Visit Triona Design in Ardara, and enjoy a demonstration of handweaving. In County Mayo, take a walking tour of historic Westport and visit a pub with a local guide. Dine at your hotel this evening. (B, D)

Day 6: Sheepdogs & Westport House
Drive past the pilgrimage mountain of Croaghpatrick and visit a farm to watch skilled dogs herding mountain sheep. Drive to Leenane to view Killary Harbour, Ireland’s only fjord, and travel past the Partry Mountains. Enjoy a light lunch before taking a guided tour of Westport House. This stately mansion, which overlooks the ocean and contains a wealth of interesting portraits, furniture, silver and porcelain. Enjoy free time in Westport. (B, L)

Visit Cliffs of MoherDay 7: Cliffs of Moher & Medieval Banquet
Enjoy free time to explore Galway, then travel on to the majestic Cliffs of Moher, which soar 700 feet above the Atlantic. Enjoy an evening at a medieval-style banquet in an authentic Irish castle. (B, D)

Day 8: Literary Tea with Scones & Dingle Peninsula
Travel along the River Shannon into County Kerry. In Listowel, sample tea and scones in the family pub of the late, famed playwright John B. Keane. Journey along the Dingle Peninsula to Slea Head for glorious scenic views of hills and coastline. After spending free time in Dingle, travel on to Killarney. (B,D)

Day 9: Killarney’s Lakes & Jaunting Car Ride
Travel along part of the Ring of Kerry to see spectacular mountain scenery at Moll’s Gap and Ladies’ View on your way to Kenmare, where you’ll have lunch and free time to explore. VisitMoriarty’s in the Gap of Dunloe. Take a scenic, traditional horse-drawn jaunting car to Ross Castle and the Kenmare Estate. Return to Killarney where your evening is free for independent dining and perhaps a visit to a local pub with live music. (B,L)

Day 10 Blarney Castle | Marine Bar | Waterford Walking Tour Visit Blarney Castle to climb the winding staircase and kiss the famed “Stone of Eloquence”, or relax in the lovely gardens. Travel on to Dungarvan to enjoy an Irish coffee and traditional music at the Marine Bar. Continue to Waterford where a local guide will lead a stroll around the historic old port city. (B,D) s

Day 11 House of Waterford Crystal | Dunbrody Famine Ship | Taylors Three Rock Witness the creation of crystal masterpieces at the House of Waterford Crystal,. In New Ross explore the Dunbrody Famine Ship, which transported people to North America during the 1840’s famine. This evening enjoy dinner and a show at Taylors Three Rock. (B, D) slide

Day 12 Tour Ends in Dublin Your tour ends after breakfast today. (B) B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner{short description of image}.

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Your program ends after breakfast. (B)
Tour Includes:
Sightseeing by luxury coach
Professional tour director
12 nights in hotels listed
Full breakfast daily (B) except on day 1

  • Full daily breakfast and many meals*
  • An evening of Irish entertainment  
  • Transportation (Buses, shuttles & ferries)
  • Welcome drinks with your group
  • Free Wi-Fi on luxury coaches
  • All entrance fees to attractions
  • Comprehensive travel itinerary


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 coaches and in hotel lobbies


Hyatt Centric, Dublin (1 nights) Hilton Belfast Hotel, Belfast (2 nights) Ebrington Hotel, Derry (1 night) Wyatt Hotel, Westport (2 nights) Limerick Strand, Limerick (1 night) Killarney Plaza Hotel, Killarney (2 nights) Granville Hotel, Waterford (1 night) Aloft Dublin City Center, Dublin (2 night)

Price per person sharing a twin or triple room. ONLY ONE TRIPLE ROOM IS AVAILABLE PER DEPARTURE - BOOK EARLY. 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.

IRISH CLASSIC 2024
12 DAYS FROM $ 3445
SINGLE ROOM SUPPLEMENT FROM 935
THURSDAY AND SATURDAY DEPARTURES
MAY 2,4,11,24,30 4045
JUNE 6,15,20,22 4245
JULY 4,6,13,27 4245
AUG 3,15,17,24,29,31 4245-4285
SEPT 7,19,21,26,28 4245
OCT 3,5,12 3445

 

IRISH CLASSIC 2025
12 DAYS FROM $ 3795
SINGLE ROOM SUPPLEMENT FROM 935
THURSDAY AND SATURDAY DEPARTURES
MAR 22 3795
APR 12 4095
MAY 1,24,29 4445
JUNE 5,19 4645
JULY 5,26 4645
AUG 2,16,28 4645-5395
SEPT 8,18,27 4645
OCT 2,11 3795

 

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Airfare is available from many cities. Just ask.

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

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