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15% discount and $99 deposit valid on the land portion of new bookings reserved 12/21/2020 - 2/12/2021 on the following 2021 Guided Coach Tours, Classic Itineraries Self-Drive and Classic Itineraries with Driver: Taste of Ireland, Best of Ireland South, Irish Classic and Taste of Scotland & Ireland. Use Code EARLY15 for these select itineraries. 10% discount and $99 deposit valid on the land portion of new bookings reserved 12/21/2020 - 2/12/2021 for all additional Guided Coach Tours, Classic Itineraries Self-Drive and Classic Itineraries with Driver when using code EARLY2021. For 10% discount on Private Driver vacations use code EARLY2021PD. Land discounts do not apply to Evergreen tours, Military Tattoo departures, Custom Private Groups, and Traveler’s Choice a la carte self-drive options. Discounts and$99 deposit are combinable with each and are also eligible for repeat guest incentive for verified past guests. Deposits are required within 5 days of making the reservation and are non-refundable. Modified early bird discount available for Group Travel and deposits for Custom Private Group and Custom Private Driver differ. Temporary changes to our standard terms and conditions regarding flexibility apply to all new 2021 bookings for Ireland & Britain. Notice of change in travel plans must be given more than 30 days prior to departure; standard cancellation penalties apply for cancellation without rebooking or changes made less than 30 days prior to departure. Bookings can be changed to a different destination or to another 2021 or 2022 departure date with no land penalty. Penalty waiver applies to the land portion of the booking only; airfares may be subject to penalties and/or change fees from the airline. If you choose a trip or departure that is more expensive than the original, you are responsible for the difference in price; if the trip or departure is less expensive than the original, a future travel credit will be issued for the difference in price. Does not apply to Traveler’s Choice Self-Drive Vacations. Flexibility for Group & Custom Private Driver Travel vary. Future travel credit has no cash value but is fully transferable. Offer dependent on space availability. May be withdrawn at any time.

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Single room supplement will be waived for the first four solo travelers booking between 11/15/2020 – 1/29/2021 on any 2021 scheduled guided coach tour to Ireland or Britain. Subject to availability. Offer not combinable with other discounts except for $99 discounted deposit and repeat guest incentive for verified past guests. Deposits are required within 5 days of making the reservation and are non-refundable. Not available for group travel, self-drive or private driver vacations. Other conditions may apply. Offer dependent on space availability. May be withdrawn at any time. Must call to book; not available online.

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$150.00 per person discount for travelers who reserve a new CIE Tours guided tour within 12 months of return travel. This offer can be combined with any other CIE Tours promotion and is valid for all scheduled tours or Private Driver vacations. Discount will be applied once travel history has been verified. Not valid on groups or self-drive. Other restrictions may apply. CIE Tours reserves the right to withdraw this promotion at any time. Offer good for returning customers.

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Please note that a valid military ID is required for booking. Must show valid military ID. Subject to availability, not combinable with any other CIE Tours offer/discount and may be withdrawn at any time. Not available for group travel. Other conditions may apply. Other restrictions may apply.

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Save 5% on guided vacations when you book 5-9 people on the same tour. Discounts apply to land only per person and may vary by departure date. Not combinable with any other CIE Tours offers or discounts. Valid on new bookings only, may be withdrawn at any time. Not valid for Groups, private driver or self drive travel. Discounts are subject to availability. Other conditions may apply.

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Itinerary

Tour Itinerary

  1. Day 1
    Dublin City tour | Welcome Drink & Dinner
    Your tour starts at 
  2. Day 2
    Kilkenny | Smithwick's Experience
    Head to the small, historic city of Kilkenny for a guided walking tour along its Medieval Mile to experience its rich heritage, narrow streetscapes, and well-preserved merchants' houses. Smell the hops and enjoy a sample on a tour of Smithwick's Experience, telling the story of the popular brewery in the heart of the city since 1710. Spend some free time browsing in charming Kilkenny before dinner. (B, D)
  3. Day 3
    Blarney Castle | Marine Bar | Killarney
    Visit the Marine Bar in Dungarvan a CIE Tour Exclusive, and enjoy a drink with some traditional music in this centuries old, family-run pub.  Travel on to visit Blarney Castle to kiss the famous stone, which legend promises will bestow the 'Gift of the Gab' or explore the beautiful gardens.  Pass through County Cork to the lively town of Killarney - a draw for visitors to Ireland since the 18th century, where you will have free time after dinner to explore some of its friendly pubs, many with live music (B, D)
  4. Day 4
     Dingle Peninsula | Celtic Whiskey Experience
    Visit Moriarty's at the Gap of Dunloe, a CIE Tours preferred  partner, before heading out to the glorious Dingle Peninsula.  You may know this beautiful region from films  like“Ryan's Daughter” and “Far & Away". Visit a farm for an immersion into traditional farming life and watch skilled sheepdogs demonstrate their talents at herding. Enjoy some free time on your own in the town of Dingle. In the evening, head to the Celtic Whiskey Bar in Killarney for a tasting, chocolate pairing, and dinner. (B, D)
  5. Day 5
    Cliffs of Moher | Galway | O'Connor's Pub Storytelling
    Embark on a ferry ride across the wide River Shannon Estuary. Take in the spectacular beauty of the Cliffs of Moher, soaring 700 feet above the Atlantic surf. Walk along the top of the cliffs for views across Galway Bay to Connemara and the Aran Islands. In the evening, have an early dinner at your hotel, then head out for a CIE Tours Exclusive.  Private early access for a special evening of storytelling by the turf fire at O'Connors Famous Pub in Salthill. (B, D)
  6. Day 6
    Sean's Bar | Lough Lee Cruise
    Spend a leisurely morning exploring vibrant, artistic Galway as you please. In Athlone, where you will enjoy a choice of Irish coffee, whiskey or beer as you cruise Lough Ree in a replica Viking long ship. Then head to Sean's Bar in Athlone for a CIE Tours Exclusive. Sean's Bar is not only the oldest in Ireland, dating back to 900 AD, it's the oldest in Europe, according to the Guinness Book of Records. The sloped floors (often covered with sawdust), candlelight, and turf fire pay nostalgic tribute to this pub's rich history. Enjoy dinner in your Athlone hotel this evening. (B, D)
  7. Day 7
    Guinness Storehouse | Irish Whiskey Museum
    Enjoy the scenery of central Ireland as you head to Dublin on the east coast. Visit the Guinness Storehouse in the heart of the city - one of Ireland's most popular attractions -and enjoy a sample of Ireland's iconic brew as you enjoy the panoramic view from the seventh-floor Gravity Bar. In the evening, head to the Irish Whiskey Museum, where you will take a short private tour and a tasting. In a CIE Tours Exclusive, enjoy a special after-hours experience,  a traditional band will play lively tunes for your group as you relax over a drink and finger foods (B)
  8. Day 8
    Tour Ends in Dublin
    Your tour ends after breakfast. (B)

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Health and Safety Protocols for CIE Tours

Before You Arrive

Because rules and guidelines vary from country to country and are continually changing, before you travel, we will provide you with the most up-to-date information to ensure you are informed about protocols in your destination.

Most airlines have announced new procedures including requiring flight attendants to wear masks, sanitizing all surfaces between flights and having seating configurations that allow for physical distancing. We recommend visiting your airline's website for specific information on their policies.

On the Road
  • For guests who elect to go on a group tour, the majority of our departures will be small groups, with a number of empty seats on coaches to allow guests to space out for a more comfortable experience. For those who prefer an even smaller group and more independence, we have an extensive offering of private driver and self-drive options. While specific protocols will vary from location to location, some general guidelines will be followed:
  • The interiors of our coaches will be sanitized daily, including regular cleaning of high-touch areas and surfaces. Scheduled stops will facilitate frequent hand washing and hand sanitizer will be available at all times.
  • At hotels, guest rooms will be disinfected thoroughly between stays and common areas such as lobbies, elevators, restaurants and fitness centers will be cleaned continuously throughout each day.
  • When visiting attractions, all appropriate local safety precautions will be followed, and guests may be rotated in smaller sub-groups when necessary.
  • Social distancing will be incorporated in some form in most activities and visits. Teams are working hard to make this as seamless as possible, ensuring your comfort and security.
Our Team

Our Tour Directors are not only local experts but are also trained to handle a variety of unexpected situations - including illnesses and emergencies. They will be thoroughly trained on enhanced hygiene and physical distancing procedures, and will ensure that guests know what to expect every step of the way. If any issues arise, we have systems and protocols in place and the Tours Directors also have extensive local support to assist.

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Accommodations

Package: The Irish Pub Tour - 8 days/7 Nights land tour

Hilton Garden Inn Dublin Custom House
Hilton Garden Inn Dublin Custom House offers guests excellent comfort in the heart of the city cente...

The Croke Park Hotel
This modern hotel offers 232 spacious and comfortable guestrooms, all offering a tranquil environmen...

Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel
This hotel is centrally located beside Kilkenny Castle and within walking distance of the historic c...

International Hotel
The International Hotel is a historic building built in the mid-1800s, and is located close to Killa...

International Hotel
The International Hotel is a historic building built in the mid-1800s, and is located close to Killa...

Galway Bay Hotel
In this stylish hotel, all the rooms are designed to ensure warmth and comfort, with elegant furnish...

Sheraton Athlone Hotel
This contemporary hotel offers an excellent haven in Athlone with spacious public rooms, including L...

Ashling Hotel
This contemporary property offers 225 spacious and well-equipped guest rooms as well as stylish, mod...

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Questions & Answers

Question: How many suitcases can I take with me on my trip?

Each person is allowed one "check-in," and one "carry-on." Remember to take all valuables with you as "carry-on", because electronic equipment, cameras, laptops, jewelry, business documents and money are not covered by the airlines' liability, so always carry them aboard with you.

Question: Is Airfare Included in the Price?

Airfare from your point of origin to and from the trip is not included in the land price.

Customer Reviews

Overall Rating
4.4
Accommodations
4.5
Itinerary
4
Professional Staff
4.5
Repeat with Operator
4.5
Value for Money
4.3

Ratings based off 8 reviews - currently showing 6 reviews with comments only

Amazing value and excellent accommodations consistent with daily tour itinerary following theme of tour.

The tour director/bus driver was professional and welcoming to all the guests.

Very disappointed with what was called a pub tour. We only spent two nights dining in a pub with the group. Every other time we ate dinner at the hotel and went our own way afterwards. That was not the way a pub tour was described to me. I thought we would be doing more as a group and spend more time in pubs listening to music and having dinner there and mingling more with the local poeple, getting to know their culture. Very disappointed.

A wonderful tour! Great fun, excellent choice of activities, and for the most part, top notch accommodations and meals. I highly recommend this tour, and hope you get our awesome tour director, Johnny. His stories and jokes livened up our days! My only concern was that as Canadians, we didn't receive our tour packages in advance, so I felt less prepared than others ( ie backpack, tax card, etc) .

Tour and booking was great. Only problem is they should inform you of a time table before hand.

We took the Irish Pub Tour and it was FANTASTIC!!! We visited interesting places, saw some traditional tourist places and some cool, out of the way sites, and had a pint in some of the best bars in the world at the end of the day. I highly recommend this tour to anyone who wants to enjoy Ireland and all the wonderful spirits produced there. Our bus driver was amazing - he was knowledgeable about Irish history and folklore, the sites and places we went to see, and was a wealth of information on where to get great food and drink in every town and city we visited. He was funny and helpful when needed, and he took care of everyone. We were on time for everything and enjoyed him tremendously. C.I.E. provided us with a great trip and I would definitely book with them again. I am already looking forward to my next trip to Ireland!

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