9 or 11 days
Dublin, Galway, Killarney, Cork, extension to Derry

Why have Ireland's culture, geography and history been capturing imaginations and inspiring writers for centuries?

In Dublin, walk in the footsteps of giants like Jonathan Swift and James Joyce as you explore elegant Georgian squares and bustling streets. As you travel along the Wild Atlantic Way, discover the Ring of Kerry and the Cliffs of Moher, taking in the rugged beauty with all your senses. At every turn, savor the wit and down-to-earth spirit of the locals.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Ireland

  • Day 2: Dublin

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of Dublin

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Grafton Street
    • Temple Bar district
  • Day 3: Dublin

    Take a guided tour of Dublin

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Georgian squares
    • O’Connell Street
    • St. Stephen’s Green
    • Phoenix Park

    See the Book of Kells at Trinity College

    Visit St. Patrick’s Cathedral
    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Irish music and dance

    Irish music and dance

    Nothing captures the spirit of Ireland quite like its music and dance. Whether it’s a jig, reel or stepdance, each type of dance—and the accompanying music—provides a unique look at Irish culture. This hands-on activity will take place in the afternoon and you will learn an authentic ceilidh dance and two songs from the performers (60-90min).

  • Day 4: Dublin • Galway

    Travel to Galway

    Take a walking tour of Galway

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • River Corrib
    • Bowling Green

    Take a tour of Connemara, Maam Cross, and Spiddal

  • Day 5: Galway • Killarney

    Travel via the Burren and Cliffs of Moher to Killarney

    Visit the Burren Centre

    Take a tour of the Burren

    Take a tour of the Cliffs of Moher

    Visit Bunratty Castle and Folk Park
  • Day 6: Killarney

    Take a tour of the Ring of Kerry

    Visit the Kerry Bog Village Museum 

    See a sheepdog demonstration (Available March–October)

  • Day 7: Killarney • Blarney • Cork

    Travel via Blarney to Cork

    Visit Blarney Castle

    Take a walking tour of Cork

    Visit the Queenstown Story exhibition at the Cobh Heritage Centre

  • Day 8: Cork • Kilkenny • Kildare • Dublin

    Travel via Kilkenny and Kildare to Dublin

    Visit the National Stud Farm in Kildare
  • Day 9: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 9: Dublin • Derry

    Travel to Derry

    Take a tour of Derry

    Visit St. Columb’s Cathedral

    Visit the Tower Museum
  • Day 10: Derry • Belfast • Dublin

    Travel via Belfast to Dublin

    Visit Giant’s Causeway

    Take a tour of Belfast
  • Day 11: Depart for home

Interested in learning more about this tour?
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Ireland

  • Day 2: Dublin

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a walking tour of Dublin

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • Grafton Street
    • Temple Bar district
  • Day 3: Dublin

    Take a guided tour of Dublin

    With your expert local guide you will see:

    • Georgian squares
    • O’Connell Street
    • St. Stephen’s Green
    • Phoenix Park

    See the Book of Kells at Trinity College

    Visit St. Patrick’s Cathedral
    Explore on your own or
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Irish music and dance

    Irish music and dance

    Nothing captures the spirit of Ireland quite like its music and dance. Whether it’s a jig, reel or stepdance, each type of dance—and the accompanying music—provides a unique look at Irish culture. This hands-on activity will take place in the afternoon and you will learn an authentic ceilidh dance and two songs from the performers (60-90min).

  • Day 4: Dublin • Galway

    Travel to Galway

    Take a walking tour of Galway

    With your Tour Director you will see:

    • River Corrib
    • Bowling Green

    Take a tour of Connemara, Maam Cross, and Spiddal

  • Day 5: Galway • Killarney

    Travel via the Burren and Cliffs of Moher to Killarney

    Visit the Burren Centre

    Take a tour of the Burren

    Take a tour of the Cliffs of Moher

    Visit Bunratty Castle and Folk Park
  • Day 6: Killarney

    Take a tour of the Ring of Kerry

    Visit the Kerry Bog Village Museum 

    See a sheepdog demonstration (Available March–October)

  • Day 7: Killarney • Blarney • Cork

    Travel via Blarney to Cork

    Visit Blarney Castle

    Take a walking tour of Cork

    Visit the Queenstown Story exhibition at the Cobh Heritage Centre

  • Day 8: Cork • Kilkenny • Kildare • Dublin

    Travel via Kilkenny and Kildare to Dublin

    Visit the National Stud Farm in Kildare
  • Day 9: Depart for home

Add 2 more days

  • Day 9: Dublin • Derry

    Travel to Derry

    Take a tour of Derry

    Visit St. Columb’s Cathedral

    Visit the Tower Museum
  • Day 10: Derry • Belfast • Dublin

    Travel via Belfast to Dublin

    Visit Giant’s Causeway

    Take a tour of Belfast
  • Day 11: Depart for home

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Your experience includes

  • Airfare & transportation

    Round-trip flights on major carriers; Comfortable motorcoach

  • Hotels

    7 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms (9 with extension)

  • Regional-style meals

    European breakfast and dinner daily

  • Guided sightseeing

    1 sightseeing tour led by an expert, licensed local guide; 5 sightseeing tours led by your Tour Director (8 with extension); 1 walking tour

  • Entrances

    Book of Kells at Trinity College; St. Patrick’s Cathedral; Cliffs of Moher; Interpretive Center; Bunratty Castle and Folk Park; Bog Museum; Sheep-dog demonstration; Blarney Castle; Queenstown Experience; National Stud Farm; With extension: St.Columb’s Cathedral; Tower Museum; Giant’s Causeway

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your culturally connected Tour Director is with your group 24/7, providing deep local insight while handling all on-tour logistics.

  • Expert Local Guides

    Your expert local guides are natural historians, adding cultural insight and global perspective on your sightseeing tours.

  • weShare—Personalized Learning

    Our personalized learning experience engages students before, during and after tour, with the option to create a final, reflective project for academic credit.

  • Continuous Support

    Your dedicated EF team helps you every step of the way—from recruiting and enrolling travelers to planning and managing your tour.

  • Worldwide Presence

    EF has over 500 schools and offices in more than 50 countries worldwide so wherever you go, we're there too.

  • 24-hour Emergency Service

    Travelers and their families can count on EF's dedicated emergency service team.

  • Peace of Mind Program

    Feel secure knowing your group can change their destination or travel dates due to unforeseen circumstances. Learn more about your flexible options at eftours.com/peaceofmind.

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