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Irish Pub Tour

8 Day Irish Pub Tour


  • Guinness Dublin
  • Temple Bar Dublin
  • Dublin
  • Temple Bar Dublin
  • Dublin Pub
  • Dublin
  • Irish Pub Music
  • Kilkenny
  • Galway City
  • Guinness Factory
  • Guinness Factory
  • Guinness Factory

From £1135 Land Only

2018 - 8 Day The Irish Pub Tour
3 & 4 Star Holiday - 7 Nights /13 Meals

Authentic Local Experiences:

  • Enjoy an Irish coffee at the South Pole Inn where you’ll learn about Tom Crean, an Irish explorer who bravely journeyed to the South Pole.
  • Discover the rich history of Kilkenny’s Medieval Mile as you explore with a local guide.

Trip Highlights:

  • Ailwee Cave
  • Blarney Castle
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Guinness Storehouse & a Pint
  • Smithwick's Experience
  • Teeling Distillery
  • Dingle Peninsula
  • Sheepdog Demonstration

Dining Experiences:

  • Six dinners including Irish night Kate Kearney’s Cottage, and 12th Century Brazen Head Pub folk dinner.

2018 THE IRISH PUB TOUR 8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS

Day 1: DUBLIN TOUR & GUINNESS STOREHOUSE
Tour starts 2:00 pm, Dublin hotel. Set out on an introductory tour of central Dublin. Cross the River Liffey to drive along the wide O’Connell Street and view the General Post Office where the 1916 Uprising started. Visit the Guinness Storehouse to learn about Ireland’s “black beer” and after pulling your own pint enjoy views of Dublin from the rooftop bar. Back at the hotel, enjoy a welcome drink with your group and then dine on your own at one of Dublin’s many restaurants or pubs.

Day 2: GLASNEVIN CEMETERY MUSEUM & MEDIEVAL KILKENNY WALK
Explore Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, Ireland’s national necropolis, which is a who’s who of modern Irish history. Head to Kilkenny for a walking tour through Kilkenny’s Medieval Mile to view merchants’ houses and historic pubs. Visit Smithwick’s Experience for a tour and enjoy a sample. Spend some free time browsing the charming city before dinner.
(B, D)

Day 3: HOUSE OF WATERFORD CRYSTAL & BLARNEY
Head to the ancient port of Waterford to visit the House of Waterford Crystal. Witness the creation of crystal masterpieces during your visit. Visit Blarney Castle to kiss the famous “Stone of Eloquence” or explore the tranquil gardens. Treat yourself to quality Irish made goods at Blarney Woollen Mills. Pass through County Cork to Killarney where you’ll have free time to explore some of the lively pubs.
(B, D)

Day 4: DINGLE PENINSULA & KATE KEARNEY’S COTTAGE DINNER
Head to the glorious Dingle Peninsula, made famous by two movies, “Ryan’s Daughter” and “Far & Away,” which showcased the wonderful scenery. Visit the South Pole Inn for an Irish coffee and learn about Tom Crean, an explorer who bravely journeyed to the South Pole. Immerse yourself in farm life and watch skilled dogs herd sheep. Enjoy some time and lunch on your own in the town of Dingle. In the evening head to Kate Kearney’s Cottage for dinner and traditional Irish entertainment with songs and step-dancing.
(B, D)

Day 5: CLIFFS OF MOHER & AILLWEE CAVE
Embark on a ferry ride across the wide River Shannon Estuary. Take in the spectacular beauty of the Cliffs of Moher – soaring 700 feet (200m) above the Atlantic surf. Walk along the top of the cliffs for views across Galway Bay of Connemara and the Aran Islands. A short drive will bring you into Doolin for lunch at McGann’s Pub. Next visit Aillwee Cave for a guided stroll through the underground caverns. Travel to Spanish Point, named after the ships of the 1588 Spanish Armada that were wrecked there. The village has many enticing pubs to check out before or after dinner.
(B, L, D)

Day 6: GALWAY & WESTPORT WALK
Drive around the shores of Galway Bay and stop in Galway for some leisure time to explore independently. Continue through Connemara with its hills, lakes and open country where mountain sheep roam freely. Stop in Leenane, where the movie, “The Field” was made. Continue to Westport and enjoy a walking tour of this attractive estate town built in 1780, with buildings steeped in history and traditional pubs, many with live music.
(B, D)

Day 7: TEELING DISTILLERY & 12TH CENTURY BRAZEN HEAD PUB
Enjoy the scenery of central Ireland as you head to Dublin on the east coast. Visit Teeling Distillery, a distillery in the heart of the city, and sample the aged whiskey. Head to the Brazen Head Pub, Dublin’s oldest, dating back to 1198 for an evening of “Food, Folk and Fairies” where story-telling will reveal Ireland’s myths and beliefs in times past.
(B, D)

Day 8: TOUR ENDS IN DUBLIN
Your program ends after breakfast.
(B)

B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner

Hotels:

  • Ballsbridge Hotel, Dublin (1 night) for Saturday departure or
  • Croke Park Hotel, Dublin (1 night) for Wednesday departure
  • Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel, Kilkenny (1 night)
  • International Hotel, Killarney (2 nights)
  • Armada Hotel, Spanish Point (1 night)
  • Wyatt Hotel, Westport (1 night)
  • Ashling Hotel, Dublin (1 night)

Authentic Local Experiences:

  • Enjoy an Irish coffee at the South Pole Inn where you’ll learn about Tom Crean, an Irish explorer who bravely journeyed to the South Pole.
  • Discover the rich history of Kilkenny’s Medieval Mile as you explore with a local guide.

Trip Highlights:

  • Ailwee Cave
  • Blarney Castle
  • Cliffs of Moher
  • Guinness Storehouse & a Pint
  • Smithwick's Experience
  • Teeling Distillery
  • Dingle Peninsula
  • Sheepdog Demonstration

Dining Experiences:

  • Six dinners including Irish night Kate Kearney’s Cottage, and 12th Century Brazen Head Pub folk dinner.

All Tours Include:

  • Full daily breakfast (except Day 1)
  • All on-tour transportation including shuttles and ferries
  • Welcome get-together drink with your group
  • Free Wi-Fi on coaches so you can stay connected along the way
  • Documents wallet and backpack to keep you organized
  • All local taxes, hotel service charges & handling of one suitcase per person

8 days Dublin to Dublin
Start DUBLIN - End DUBLIN

Single room supplement: £468 - 2018
Single room supplement: £300 - 2019

The prices are land only and per person sharing a twin room

2018
Saturday 14 July 2018 £1540
Saturday 21 July 2018 £1540
Wednesday 1 August 2018 £1585
Wednesday 8 August 2018 £1540
Saturday 18 August 2018 £1540
Wednesday 22 August 2018 £1540
Saturday 25 August 2018 £1850
Wednesday 29 August 2018 £1540
Saturday 1 September 2018 £1540
Saturday 8 September 2018 £1540
Wednesday 12 September 2018 £1540
Wednesday 19 September 2018 £1850
Saturday 22 September 2018 £1540
Wednesday 26 September 2018 £1405
Saturday 10 November 2018 £1135
2019
Saturday 16 March 2019 £1200
Wednesday 27 March 2019 £1430
Saturday 6 April 2019 £1230
Wednesday 10 April 2019 £1200
Saturday 20 April 2019 £1265
Wednesday 24 April 2019 £1530
Wednesday 1 May 2019 £1365
Wednesday 8 May 2019 £1330
Saturday 18 May 2019 £1365
Saturday 25 May 2019 £1400
Wednesday 29 May 2019 £1665
Saturday 8 June 2019 £1465
Saturday 15 June 2019 £1465
Wednesday 19 June 2019 £1730
Wednesday 26 June 2019 £1465
Wednesday 10 July 2019 £1465
Saturday 13 July 2019 £1465
Saturday 20 July 2019 £1730
Saturday 27 July 2019 £1465
Wednesday 7 August 2019 £1465
Saturday 10 August 2019 £1465
Wednesday 21 August 2019 £1465
Saturday 24 August 2019 £1730
Wednesday 28 August 2019 £1465
Wednesday 4 September 2019 £1465
Saturday 7 September 2019 £1465
Saturday 14 September 2019 £1430
Wednesday 18 September 2019 £1430
Wednesday 25 September 2019 £1365
Wednesday 9 October 2019 £1300
Saturday 19 October 2019 £1265
Saturday 26 October 2019 £1165


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