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Luxury Ireland Vacation: Irish Castle Tour
11 Day Custom Tour
Hallowed halls and stately apartments, the gentle plucking of an Irish harp and the sonorous cadence of Irish in Connemara, breathing in the coastal air on the banks of mighty sea-cliffs; it’s all enough to take your breath away. Add to that spending all your nights in restored castles, and that’s what we call a dream vacation.
Ireland for Families: Charming Castles and Countrysides
10 Day Custom Tour
Ireland is wonderfully conducive to a family vacation as tranquil green spaces, soft adventures, and local traditions bring everyone together. Handcrafted to include a little of everything, this flexible Irish tour is based around three distinctive castles as Dromoland provides heritage and bliss, Ballyseede shows you County Kerry and Dingle, and then Waterford offers the pastoral interior. So take it slow and get to know the real Ireland as a family with a lively visit around a welcoming country.
West Ireland Vacation: Seclusion for Couples in Castles
9 Day Custom Tour
While together in rural Ireland, the two of you will be able to truly relax. Sleeping in royal castles, strolling manor house gardens, dining privately, and savoring the country’s romance will be the focus of this itinerary. Handcrafted around five-star castle and manor house accommodation, this luxury tour explores Ireland’s enchanting western coast. It will be the small moments that you remember most when it is just the two of you and the beauty of the romantic escape. So slow down, relax, and savor these days spent together.
Family Trip to Ireland: Culture, Castles and Folklores
8 Day Custom Tour
Children dream of visiting castles and living with knights and princesses. You can make the family’s dreams come true on an Ireland tour customized for adventure and luxury in five-star locations. Majesty abounds in antique marketplaces and along staggering cliffs, and the past returns to life at a folk-park teaching visitors about blacksmithing, weaving, and cooking in medieval times. Dolphins leap out of the water off the western shores, and the landscape features 9,000 years of cultural history. Find crystals in caves, learn about the Titanic, and stroll through ancient ruins on your enchanting family-friendly Ireland tour.
Best Ireland Castle Vacation: Living like Royalty
10 Day Custom Tour
Irish castles are fixed in time and space as history whispers from every wall as grandeur meets an old, pastoral charm. Each is an attraction, and each is also an experience as you are immersed in the history of these castles of Ireland tour. Handcrafted to include the country’s finest castle hotels, the 10-day journey takes you around the Irish highlights in private luxury. Spend your days exploring and your evenings unwinding in your castle, feeling that little bit more Irish every day.
7-Day Ireland History & Culture Vacation
7 Day Custom Tour
The majesty of noble estates and aristocratic palaces accentuate the rich heritage and the gorgeous scenery found during your luxury castle vacation in Ireland. Relax in the lavish décor of antique rooms and discover period furniture decorating historical Great Halls, and then delve into the vibrant past of ancient mound tombs and explore the captivating panoramic views along the Atlantic coast. From manors in Mohill to pathways in Portmarnock, the Cliffs of Moher to the pubs of Dublin, you will have an immersive experience that will celebrate authentic castles and traditional customs of Ireland.
Ireland is a land of green countryside, stone bridges, and fairytale architecture set in breathtaking gardens, and planning ahead will help you discover some of the best castles to visit during your Ireland trip.
Medieval estates, tranquil settings, and rich history begging to be discovered, whether eager to traverse dramatic ramparts or interested in learning the regal art of falconry, the many perspectives of the fascinating castles across Ireland make visiting the dynamic architecture and scenery a must for any Irish itinerary.
From east to west, north to south, and scattered in between, there are many castles and manors to choose from, and we have picked a few of the most popular and truly breathtaking castles to share with you.
The best time to visit Ireland is in April, May, September, or October.
Ireland is lively and authentic, scenic and inviting, with a rich heritage influenced by the land, the sea, and the shifting seasons. The mild but distinctive changes in weather throughout the year feel more dramatic depending on the region, from windswept winter cliffs to soothing summer rain, with each new day providing a new opportunity to explore and experience the landscape.
The Irish coast and fairytale villages welcome travelers year-round, with the best time to visit Ireland is guided by what you wish to see and do when exploring the treasures of Ireland.
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