Magical Ireland

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  • 13
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DUBLIN, BELFAST, DERRY, GALWAY, CLIFFS OF MOHER, KILLARNEY AND DINGLE PENINSULA

Get ready for plenty of craic (fun) on this expansive Ireland escorted tour, as we ramble from Dublin to Northern Ireland, then along the Wild Atlantic Way to the Ring of Kerry and Dingle Peninsula. The Irish are renowned storytellers, and our smarTours® guides do justice to the tradition by illuminating Ireland’s fascinating history for you, plus keep you laughing with anecdotes and tall tales from the mists of time. They’ll also point the way to pubs that pull the perfect pint and showcase Ireland’s spirited trad music. Ireland’s scenery is pure poetry, and you’ll be mesmerized by the Giant’s Causeway, Cliffs of Moher, ancient castles, and more on this magical trip.

Did you know that you can make this tour private? Find out about pricing and options for groups of 10 or more travelers.

Itinerary at
a Glance

Tour Itinerary:

  • 2 nights in Dublin
  • 2 nights in Belfast
  • 1 night in Derry
  • 2 nights in Galway
  • 3 nights in Killarney
  • 1 night in Limerick

Tour Highlights

  • Merrion Square (Dublin)
  • Trinity College & Book of Kells
  • Christchurch Cathedral (Dublin)
  • Titanic Belfast Experience
  • Giant’s Causeway (Antrim)
  • Wild Atlantic Way
  • Cliffs of Moher (Clare)
  • Ring of Kerry
  • Dingle Peninsula (Kerry)
  • Blarney Castle
  • Medieval Castle Banquet

Activity Level: Discoverer

Your Tour Includes

  • Optional round-trip airfare from the New York area (varies by departure) including taxes, fees & fuel surcharges
  • Airfare taxes, fees & fuel surcharges
  • Ground transportation in air-conditioned motor coach
  • Accommodations at first-class hotels
  • 17 meals: 11 buffet breakfasts (B) and 6 dinners (D)
  • Farewell medieval banquet dinner at Bunratty Castle or Knappogue Castle with wine
  • Comprehensive sightseeing tours including admission fees as indicated in the itinerary
  • Professional English-speaking Tour Director throughout

Tour Itinerary

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Click the Day by Day itinerary above (or swipe on mobile devices) to see the experiences that await on each day of your tour.

Day 1: Depart from the U.S.

Day 2: Arrive in Dublin

Day 3: Dublin

Day 4: Dublin – Belfast

Day 5: Belfast

Day 6: Giant’s Causeway – Derry

Day 7: Sligo – Farm Visit – Galway

Day 8: Galway or Full-Day Connemara Kylemore Abbey Optional Excursion

Day 9: The Burren – Cliffs of Moher – Killarney

Day 10: Ring of Kerry Highlights – Kenmare – Killarney

Day 11: Dingle Peninsula Excursion

Day 12: Blarney Castle – Adare – Medieval Castle Farewell Banquet – Limerick

Day 13: Depart Ireland

Guided Tour Pricing

Book by Dec. 30, 2022 to get the best price.

Prices listed as “with flights” below include round-trip airfare from one or more airports in the USA. Travelers may choose to purchase the tour only, and arrange their own arrival in destination. Please note this may change your tour start date.

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* Departures designated as "Guaranteed" may be canceled or rescheduled only under Extraordinary Circumstances, for example in situations deemed to be unsafe or nonviable due to local conditions. See Terms & Conditions for full details.

Rates are per person based on double occupancy.
Single supplement applies when not sharing a room. Select a date above to see the rates for that specific departure.

For more information on this tour, please contact us here or call us during business hours (Mon-Fri, 9:00am - 5:30pm EST) at 1.800.337.7773.

Reservations and Payments
Reservations can be made online or by phone (1.800.337.7773 ) and will be confirmed upon receipt of your non-refundable, non-transferable deposit, which must be received at the time of reservation. Deposits are $300 per person. Full payment is due 120 days prior to departure. Space and prices subject to availability. Please see the smarTours Terms and Conditions for complete booking information.

Optional Tours Customize your trip with these optional tours.

Enhance your trip with our recommended optional tours. Indicated optional tours are available to pre-book when you reserve your trip and can be added to your reservation up to final payment. This is the best option to guarantee your spot on your preferred optional tour! Optional tours require a minimum number of participants. Optional tours are non-refundable unless they do not operate.

Some optional tours can be purchased in-destination and may cost extra. The payment methods and currency information to purchase tours in-destination will be provided on final documentation.

Guinness Storehouse

Connemara Region & Kylemore Abbey Optional Excursion

Kate Kearney’s Cottage Traditional Irish Night including Dinner

Reviews

Nancy G

Our Magical Ireland tour was truly magical! We saw so many amazing hot spots including the Titanic Experience in Belfast and the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin. Our tour guide, Peter Murphy and our driver, Pat Cole really made the whole trip outstanding. They shared so many jewels of life experiences in Ireland that we felt immersed in the culture. Our visits to the Giant's Causeway, Cliffs of Mohr and the Dingle Peninsula were breathtaking. From kissing the Blarney Stone in the Blarney Castle and eating a medieval dinner with Irish music we truly lived an Irish experience. Everyone was so friendly and welcoming. We highly recommend this tour and felt it was of the highest quality for an amazing value! Gary & Nancy

Christine L

The first of September I went on the Magical Ireland tour, It was amazing. Peter Murphy was our guide and our "steerologist" was Pat. Both are gentlemen and great historians. Ireland is incredible and it was great to share the trip with good people and lots of laughs.

Carmen T

We were delighted with Ireland. Peter, our guide, helped us all to learn lots and lots of the country, including Northern Ireland. This is not only a beautiful country, its history is everywhere a person visits-from the Mounds of pre-history to the murals of Belfast to the breathtaking Cliffs of Moher. The UNESCO sites visited are truly breathtaking. The Irish people are so friendly and accommodating. This was a wonderful trip--lots of bang for the buck. Also, a person meets the nicest people on a smarTours trip!!

Ida E

Our Magical Ireland Tour, was just that; magical! When we stepped into the airport our guide, Billy Murray was right there to greet us and get us moved on to the hotel. The driver we had was absolutely the best, he managed to make me relax and feel perfectly safe the whole time, even on those narrow Irish Country roads. The sites we visited were a perfect selection to get the feel of Ireland overall. The icing on the cake was the colorful and historic stories passed on by our guide. He really knows his information and was a great communicator, with an abundance of firsthand knowledge to share, as well as, answering all of our questions. One of my favorite parts of the tour was visiting the shipyard/museum in Belfast where the Titanic was built and launched, breathtaking displays! I was a little sad that we were not able to see a few small things due to rain, but that's Ireland. I say, bring an umbrella, pack a light rain jacket and join the next tour!

Terri S

Smartours is an excellent company to travel with. I cannot express how much fun we had. The tour director Peter Murphy was exceptional as well as our driver Pat. The accommodations were extremely nice. This is our second tour with them and I would highly recommend them to everyone.

Karissa S

Extensive tour of the country. Great value for the money. Way more than I expected! The tour guide was wonderful!

Susan G

The trip of a lifetime. Never waited in a line. Exceptional hotels. Enough free time to explore on our own. Outstanding organized tours, too. I would not change a thing.

GARY

Great tour seeing many places and the past history of Ireland.

Janet s

Great trip!

Carolyn L

The value for the money was quite good.

Patricia R

Excellent experience exploring Ireland for the first time!

Kathleen B

Location, location, location!!! This tour hits all the best sites in Ireland. Our tour guide and driver, Peter Murphy and Patrick Curran made this tour one I will never forget! Fun and informative without a doubt but also kind, caring and helpful. Truly these two made our family trip to Ireland one we will treasure forever. Thank you Peter and Patrick! You are both FAN-DABBY-DOZY!!! 💚🇮🇪🍀💚

Dorothea M

The assortment of Irish towns and cultural attractions was superb. Excellent value.

Lintz D

Very good tour
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