Ashford Medieval Castle Hotel in Mayo, Ireland

Luck of the Irish: Myths & Legends Tour of Ireland

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Countries Visited


Places Visited

Dunseverick, Ardee, Banagher, Tory Island...

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Suggested Duration

9 Days

Ireland is a country of majesty steeped in its legendary mystique. Historical castles and ancient ruins offer endless fairytales and myths during your tour. You will track the most elaborate stories of giants and shamrocks, St. Patrick and changelings through captivating cities, welcoming towns, and verdant countryside. The coastline spreads from golden sands to spectacular cliffs slammed with crashing Atlantic waves. Lush plains fold over mounds and dunes, revealing homes of leprechauns and ferries....

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Trip Highlights

  • Cruise the western coastline for remarkable views of the Cliffs of Moher, known for their staggering size, dramatic waters, and captivating legends
  • Discover the large boulders marking the burial grounds of the Children of Lir in County Cork, who wandered the waters for 900 years as swans
  • Visit the ancient church of St. Murrough O’Heaney, founded by St. Patrick, the famous patron who helped rid Ireland of its snake infestation
  • Find thousands of rocks piled atop Sligo’s Knocknarea Mountain where Queen Medbh was buried after battling with her husband
  • Climb to the top of the preserved tower at Blarney Castle to kiss the eponymous stone offering the gift of precious conversation
  • Enjoy a guided tour through the Leprechaun Museum in Dublin for an interactive experience with the folklore and cultural heritage of Ireland
  • Travel to the remarkable, weather-hardened scenery of Tory Island, located seven miles off the northerly coast of Northern Ireland
  • Traverse the grand landscapes and hidden histories of the Dingle Peninsula, which stretches for 30 miles into the Atlantic Ocean

Starting Price

$3,802 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

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Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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