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Destination Ireland

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With its rich culture, fascinating history, dramatic landscapes and friendly people, Ireland is certainly an inviting destination to consider. Our itineraries continue to be overwhelmingly popular, as these trips are a true circumnavigation of the Emerald Isle, taking us to the north, south, east and west, as we explore the very best that Ireland has to offer. Lush green fields, sweeping coastlines, quaint villages and warm local pubs are all waiting to welcome you. Planning a journey to Ireland and looking for more inspiration? We've compiled all sorts of useful links to explore our upcoming trips, sources of inspirational information and helpful resources from our blogging archives to get you started.

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Upcoming Adventure


Best of Ireland

Best of Ireland, North and South, May 18, 2021

Come with us as we explore this delightful island discovering the history and architecture of Dublin, the magnificent scenery of the Ring of Kerry, Dingle Peninsula and Connemara, and the natural treasures of the north including one of the world's truly unique features, the Giant's Causeway... READ MORE

Best of IrelandBest of Ireland, Fall 2021 Departures | Aug 31 and Sep 21, 2022

Join us on this delightful exploration of the Emerald isle next fall! Hosted locally by Brendan Barton, our fully qualified driver and guide, and with two departures to choose from:
August 31 - September 15, 2022 - SEE DETAILS 
September 21 - .October 6, 2022 - COMING SOON

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Dublin bridge

All About Dublin

"Welcome to Dublin, a lively capital city that’s as intimate as a village and as friendly as your local Irish pub. With its seamless blend of classic visitor sights, excellent social scene and the natural playgrounds of Dublin Bay and the Dublin Mountains framing it on all sides, this laidback city is an adventure in itself..." READ MORE

Irish fish and chips

Flavours of Ireland

“The green pastures, deep valleys and abundant waters surrounding the island have helped create outstanding natural flavours that you won’t get everywhere else. From sublime smoked salmon to the creamiest butter imaginable, Ireland’s food boasts an impeccable provenance and can be best enjoyed here – in the very place it comes from...”  READ MORE

Causeway Coastal Route Ireland

Causeway Coastal Route

“Clinging to Ireland's rugged northern coastline between buzzing Belfast city and the walled splendour of Derry Londonderry, the Causeway Coastal Route is a glorious mix of pretty villages, pristine beaches and exhilarating clifftop walks. The scenery alone will take your breath away...” READ MORE

Guinness BeerThe World's Most Iconic Stout

There is scientific evidence to support the fact that Guinness really does taste better in Ireland. Learn how to pour the perfect Guinness pint from a Beer Specialist at the Guinness Academy...

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From Our Archives


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President's Pick - The Best of Ireland 2020 by Robert Craig

“Anticipating a journey to this enchanting destination is one terrific way to get you through the icy cold winter. Our leisurely pace allows you some time to explore on your own discovering local shops or neighbourhood pubs where you will encounter the heart of Ireland, the Irish people…” READ MORE

Ireland sheep grazing in a field

12 Reasons to Visit Ireland

"1. Ireland is a relatively safe destination: No matter where we travelled, in busy cities, quaint towns or out in the countryside, we always felt safe. 2. Everyone speaks English – with a lovely accent, no less! 3. Outstanding food: Throughout our Craig Travel journey we were treated to delicious cuisine..." READ MORE

Irish countryside

Group Escort Report - Best of Ireland

"When asked if I would lead a tour through Ireland, I didn’t hesitate. Richard and I led this same tour in 2010 and thoroughly enjoyed it. Although I like to travel where I haven’t yet been, Ireland is one of those places where there is such wild beauty and wonderful people, that we wanted to experience it again..." READ MORE

Make sure to check this page often, as we're always looking for new and exciting resources to help inspire your future travels. Interested in adding Ireland to your wish list?  Contact us today for more information.