Multi-Day Tour

9 Day Irish Adventure (9 days)

CIE Tours International

Dublin, Ireland To TOUR ENDS IN DUBLIN Your tour ends after breakfast. (B) Group Airport Transfers

Valid for Departures: 28 Mar 2018 - 05 Apr 2018

9 Day Irish Adventure (9 days)

Day 4

Ring of Kerry Drive & Skellig Experience

Day 5

Cliffs of Moher & Galway

Day 6


Day 7

Giant's Causeway & Glyde Inn Dinner/Show

Day 8

Independent Bus Tour

Day 9

TOUR ENDS IN DUBLIN Your tour ends after breakfast. (B) Group Airport Transfers


Day 1
28 Mar 2018
Dublin, Ireland
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Tour begins 2:00 PM, Dublin hotel. Meet your guide at your Dublin hotel and set out on an introductory tour of central Dublin. City highlights include elegant 18th century Georgian houses with brightly-painted doors, tranquil parks and the wide O’Connell Street. Enjoy a guided walking tour through the campus of Trinity College to view the illuminated manuscript of the Book of Kells. In the evening join your group for a welcome drink to discuss your trip then enjoy an independent dinner at one of Dublin’s many restaurants or pubs.
Day 2
29 Mar 2018
Glendalough, Ireland
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Relax and enjoy the delightful scenery of the Wicklow Mountains on the way to Glendalough, one of Ireland’s most beautiful destinations. Explore the remains of one of the most important monastic sites in Ireland, founded by St. Kevin in the 6th century. Walk through the deep valley to view the picturesque ruins of a round tower, churches and Celtic crosses. Continue south to New Ross to the Dunbrody Famine Ship, a reconstructed 19th century vessel showing the harsh sailing conditions for emigrants on the way to North America. Relax as you continue to Waterford. After dinner, take a short walking tour through Waterford with a local guide. Walk along Merchant's Quay where ships docked in former times and see the Clock Tower, Reginald's Tower, City Hall, Theatre Royal and many other places. (B, D)
Day 3
30 Mar 2018
Waterford, Ireland
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Witness the creation of crystal masterpieces during your visit to the House of Waterford Crystal. Travel via Dungarvan to Cobh, the last port of call of the Titanic. A walking tour will reveal many of the places that still remain over a century since travelers embarked on that fateful voyage. Head to nearby Blarney Castle to kiss the “Stone of Eloquence” or to explore the tranquil gardens. Treat yourself to authentic Irish products at the Blarney Woollen Mills before continuing west through picturesque countryside to Killarney. This evening, join your fellow travelers for dinner in the hotel restaurant. (B, D)
Day 4
31 Mar 2018
Ring of Kerry Drive & Skellig Experience
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Enjoy the highlights of Ireland’s natural scenery on the Ring of Kerry route. The road winds between the Macgillycuddy’s Reeks Mountains on one side and the Atlantic coastline on the other. Travel through Killorglin and Cahirciveen to cross the bridge to Valentia Island. Visit the Skellig Experience, which explains the life of early Christian hermits on Skellig Michael, a rocky offshore island, and was featured in the “Star Wars VII” movie. Enjoy a casual lunch and stop in the pretty village of Sneem. Pause at Moll’s Gap for panoramic mountain views. Enjoy the evening in Killarney for dinner on your own and perhaps a visit to one of the town’s many lively pubs. (B, L)
Day 5
01 Apr 2018
Cliffs of Moher & Galway
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Take in the spectacular beauty of the Cliffs of Moher – soaring 700 feet above the Atlantic surf. See magical vistas, overlooking the shimmering Atlantic Ocean along with Ireland’s Western coastline. Embark on a memorable ferry ride across the River Shannon Estuary. Pass through the rounded limestone hills of the Burren and around Galway Bay to Galway. Upon arrival join a local guide for a gentle walking tour. See the medieval city walls, Lynch’s Castle and the narrow streets. Enjoy some time before dinner. (B, D) (B, D)
Day 6
02 Apr 2018
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Immerse yourself in Irish farm life during a visit to an authentic working farm and watch trained sheepdogs round up mountain sheep. Follow the shoreline of Donegal Bay to Donegal town and past the lovely Blue Stack Mountains to Derry. On arrival in Derry meet a local guide to discover the history of this ancient city. This evening, enjoy dinner in the hotel restaurant. (B, D)
Day 7
03 Apr 2018
Giant's Causeway & Glyde Inn Dinner/Show
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Travel along the scenic coastline, stopping for photos at the sprawling ruins of Dunluce Castle. Marvel at the majesty and mystery of Giant’s Causeway, enormous hexagonal columns formed by volcanic activity over 60 million years ago. The huge rocks have given rise to many stories about Finn McCool, a legendary giant. Head to Titanic Belfast where interactive galleries bring the tragic Titanic story to life. Stop just south of Dundalk at the charming Glyde Inn, which dates back to 1770, for a farewell dinner with Irish specialties and traditional entertainment before continuing to Dublin. (B, D)
Day 8
04 Apr 2018
Independent Bus Tour
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Spend a day in Dublin with an independent Dublin open-top bus tour (valid for 48 hours) and a visit to one of Dublin’s top attractions -- Guinness Storehouse, Teeling Distillery, EPIC Ireland or the General Post Office Museum. This bustling city has plenty of museums, shops, and parks you may also enjoy visiting. In the evening you are free to dine at one of the many restaurants and pubs that Dublin has to offer. (B)
Day 9
05 Apr 2018
TOUR ENDS IN DUBLIN Your tour ends after breakfast. (B) Group Airport Transfers
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Roundtrip group airport transfers included when you book our flights -- $30 per person fee applies to land only bookings. B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner >

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Maximize your vacation days as you travel right around the coastline of Ireland! See the main must-see attractions such as Blarney Castle, Cliffs of Moher, Ring of Kerry and Giant's Causeway. Stay in Dublin, Waterford, Killarney, Galway and Derry while enjoying great breakfasts and dinners, including a traditional pub sing-along experience. 

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CIE Tours is the Premier Specialty Tour Operator offering the highest quality and widest range of programs to Ireland and Britain. Our reputation for security, reliability and utmost satisfaction is well known in the travel world. We have been serving this destination for 85 years and are held in the highest of esteem. CIE Tours' array of tour itineraries and luxury chauffeur-drive options allows you to explore these countries on a personal level, to create an in-depth travel experience that will resonate with your interests and desires.

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Knowledgeable efficient & friendly service


Reviewed on: 10 Aug 2016

We were very pleased with our CIE tour. We were happy with the places that we visited & time allowed. The coach driver was an excellent driver, friendly & knowledgeable. One suggestion would be to provide a brief written page/summary of the days events & be sure everyone knows ahead of time of any adjustments in timing of events. Thanks overall great job! We would recommend CIE & go with them again ourselves.
Travel Advisor:  Tina Posila
Not Recommended

B&B may not be for everyone


Reviewed on: 04 Oct 2016

we had booked the B&B and self-drive with CIE tour, the Hop on and off bus was included in Dublin for 2 days, but the CIE bus was on strike; we end up got tickets for the Red color bus. When we arrived at Dawn house at Waterford, om 09/11 @230pm, the owner were not at home, we had to drive around to find a place to eat and got back to the place late at night, and on Sunday all the shops at downtown Waterford were closed. We stayed 2 night at Beechwood house @ Blarney, for 2 night from 09/12-09/14, on the day we are about to check out @1030am, the male owner knock the door and ask us when are we leaving, while my husband taking a shower.... We arrived at Beechgrove Farmhouse at Clare on 09/16 @230pm, and nobody was home, and we had to drive around to go somewhere to eat,the owner said she would be back at 330pm. It seemed to me that when we were travelling and tried to be respective to their countries, but it seemed that we were not being treated the same way we were expected

Experts! Ran like clockwork

By: Tracey1

Reviewed on: 26 Oct 2016

Our driver and tour guide, Tom, was wonderful. He ran our trip seamlessly and was friendly and knowledgable. we could not have had a better experience. Our trip was busy but we still had down time and never felt rushed. I would absolutely travel with this company in the future.
Travel Advisor:  Laura Schmitzer


By: Karen

Reviewed on: 12 Jun 2017

This is the way to vacation when you prefer to see multiple sites and cities. Ian Walker was our tour guide and he was excellent. Very knowledgeable and tailored the visit to our group needs. We would never have been able to experience this very positive trip if my sister and I were trying to do this on our own.
Travel Advisor:  Heather Loss

Loved our driver/guide

By: katmcl

Reviewed on: 18 Jul 2017

This was our first trip overseas, and we are so glad we went with a tour group. We didn't have to worry about anything once we got on the plane. Our driver/guide, Nigel, was so impressive in the way he was able to navigate through busy narrow streets. He knew alternative routes that would help us avoid the worst rush hour traffic. The best thing about Nigel, though, was the stories and history he told about the area. We would never get that just driving ourselves around. His love of Ireland and Dublin was infectious. He had the right touch of humor, personality, and properness. We were able to get right into all of the places we visited. Tickets were ready, no standing in line, and a guide ready to give us some background. Checking into hotels was also streamlined, no waiting. I would love to do another CIE Tour, and if I go back to Ireland, I would love to be on a trip with Nigel!
Travel Advisor:  Denise Larson


By: Alba

Reviewed on: 17 Jul 2017

We were very pleased with our tour throughout Ireland. We covered a lot of ground in 10 days, which was what we wanted. We wanted to see as much as possible. The choice of visited sights was a good mix to hit varied interest levels. Outside of some meals, most of the events were included in the tour price. The bus was clean and comfortable and our guide/driver was knowledgeable, personable, and humorous. We appreciated staying on schedule so we didn't miss out on any sight-seeing. I highly recommend CIE Tours for Ireland. It's a great trip!
Travel Advisor:  Marje Henkel


By: JG

Reviewed on: 24 Jul 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed the Pub Tour. Hotels were in a great central location. No extras or hidden costs. Would have preferred more time in Galway or Westport rather than Spanish Point, but do understand the time constraints. Only criticism is would have expected more meals in Pubs rather than Hotel. All in all, though, it was a great tour and will definitely go on another CIE tour in the future.
Travel Advisor:  Bobbi Nappi

Trip of a Lifetime

By: The Queen

Reviewed on: 05 Aug 2017

This was our second CIE tour and we could'nt have been more pleased. Bob, our tour guide, gave us a thorough history of Ireland. He told personal stories of growing up in Ireland and delighted us with his tales. He were treated like royality and will certainly look forward to our next CIE tour.
Travel Advisor:  Stuart Stone


By: Debi

Reviewed on: 05 Aug 2017

Bob our guide was awesome. Highly recommend this tour. Loved his knowledge of Ireland and his sense of humor!!
Travel Advisor:  Stuart Stone


By: Anne

Reviewed on: 27 Aug 2017

Excellent experience with CIE Tours
Travel Advisor:  Tina Posila

Our Irish Adventure

By: Karen Kennedy

Reviewed on: 03 Oct 2017

The CIE tour was very good. The Mystical Ireland itinerary was just where we wanted to go, and the hotels and food were good. If I had any issues it would be with our tour guide, Sean. He got a bit testy as the trip went on, and made me uncomfortable when he scolded us in front of the other travelers. He told me he's been doing CIE tours for 23 years and I think he's tired of answering the same questions over and over. Our driver, Brian, was excellent. The private driver who met us at Bunratty Castle Hotel, Raphael Mulally was beyond excellent. He was friendly, accommodating, funny and very interesting. He really knows Ireland! We will hire him again on our next visit.
Travel Advisor:  Trisha Iannazzi

Tim B

By: Tim B

Reviewed on: 06 Nov 2017

I would recommend them for booking
Travel Advisor:  Jeannie Vogel