June 10 – 18, 2024

Experience Ireland ‘as you imagined' from the Celtic Coast to the Wild Atlantic Way.

This tour blends the ‘real Ireland' you've dreamed of with sites and attractions that tick your bucket list.

Venture from the lush garden county of Wicklow to the ‘wild west' coast of Connemara through the heart of Ireland, a place many people pass through, but few take the time to visit.


Highlights of the Heart of Ireland Tour

  • Small, intimate group- only 10 to 12 people
  • 8 Nights' Accommodations (1 night in a castle!)
  • Daily Breakfast
  • 1 Group Lunch
  • 3 Group Dinners
  • 1 OPW Heritage Card Per Person
  • Entrance to Powerscourt Gardens or Beyond the Trees Avondale, Glendalough, Rock of Cashel, Cahir Castle, Lough Gur, Cliffs of Moher, Kylemore Abbey
  • Luxury Touring Vehicle
  • Private Driver Guide
  • Complimentary Concierge Service
  • Gratuities for group meals & driver guide included in tour price
  • Travel Planner & Journal personalized for this tour
  • Personal recommendations and planning advice from Jody Halsted, host of the Traveling in Ireland podcast

Tour Cost : $3895 per person/ sharing

Tour price does not include airfare


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Daily Highlights

Please note: this tour does not include Dublin as the city is easily toured without a guide. It is recommended that you visit prior to the beginning of the tour if you wish to include the city in your trip.

June 10

Visit Powerscourt Estate & Gardens or Beyond the Trees Avondale

Explore the monastic city of Glendalough in the Wicklow Mountains

First night at Butler House in the medieval city of Kilkenny

Group dinner this evening

June 11

Explore Kilkenny at your leisure this morning

Touring in Tipperary this afternoon, including the Rock of Cashel and Cahir Castle

2nd night at Butler House in Kilkenny

June 12

Visit the largest stone circle in Ireland at Lough Gur

This afternoon will include either Bunratty Castle & Folk Park or a walking tour in Ennis (TBD; dependent on group)

Stay at Temple Gate Hotel in Ennis

Group dinner this evening

June 13

Explorations in west Clare including the Cliffs of Moher and Burren National Park

Stay at Hylands Burren Hotel in Ballyvaughan

June 14

Enjoy a wander through Galway City this morning

Touring the beaches, bays, and coast in Connemara

First night at Woodfield Hotel in Clifden

June 15

Connemara touring including the Sky Road, Connemara National Park and Kylemore Abbey

Group lunch at Connemara National Park

Second night at Woodfield Hotel in Clifden

June 16

Scenic touring with photos opps

Stay at Kinnitty Castle

Group dinner at Kinnitty Castle

June 17

Private touring as we make our way back to Dublin including the Rock of Dunamase

Gentle hike or scenic views at Howth Head

Stay Maldron Hotel Dublin Airport

June 18

Depart Ireland or choose to continue as a self guided tour

Kylemore Abbey. Connemara, County Galway, Ireland

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Per person price is based on 2 people sharing. Single supplement $710 per person.

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