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Authentic Ireland proudly partners with CIE Tours for many of their guided tours around Ireland and Britain.  Their all-inclusive bus tours feature itineraries that span some of the UK’s top travel destinations and include stays at five-star luxury hotels and spas.  From Castles and Manors to Bed and Breakfasts, CIE Tours has a wealth of lodging options at their disposal to offer as part of their Ireland tours.

For more than 80 years, Córas Iompair Éireann (which means Transport System of Ireland in Gaelic) tours has been Ireland’s leader in luxury coach tours and has transported more than 3 million people from North America to Ireland alone.  In the last fifteen years, they have expanded their travel itineraries to include Scotland, Wales and England.  For two consecutive years, Scotland Heritage, a union of stakeholders in the Scottish travel industry, awarded the International Tour Operator of the year award to CIE.

Whether your destination is Ireland or Great Britain or a combination of both, CIE Tours offers a variety of packages to choose from that range from golf tours to exotic castle tours.   Tour packages range from 5 days to 24 so there is something for everyone with a CIE Tour.  Their all-inclusive package model means that there are no hidden fees.  Meals and admission fees are included in the price.

9 or 10-Night Taste of Scotland and Ireland

9 or 10-Night Taste of Scotland and Ireland

9 or 10-Night Taste of Scotland and Ireland

The best of Scotland and Ireland! Enjoy highlights of Dublin, Glasgow and Edinburgh, take a scenic cruise on Loch Ness and Dublins Grand Canal, visit Spean Bridge Woollen Mill, St Andrews, Titanic Belfast, Bunratty Castle Medieval Banquet, Kiss...

4, 5 or 6-Night Taste of Ireland Tour

4, 5 or 6-Night Taste of Ireland Tour

4, 5 or 6-Night Taste of Ireland Tour

Experience the best that Ireland offers on this short introductory tour. See Dublin, Blarney, Killarney and Bunratty. Attend a medieval banquet, enjoy dinner and a traditional show in Dublin, kiss the Blarney Stone and view the Cliffs of...

5-Night Best of Ireland South Tour

5-Night Best of Ireland South Tour

5-Night Best of Ireland South Tour

Experience the best of Southern Ireland on this guided bus tour. Spend a night in Dublin, taking in the highlights of the city, followed by a scrumptious dinner and traditional Irish show at a renowned pub. Spend the next four nights in the...

6-Night Irish Heritage Tour

6-Night Irish Heritage Tour

6-Night Irish Heritage Tour

One of our most popular Guided Bus options, the Irish Heritage packs quite a bit into a 7 day / 6 night tour! See the Cliffs of Moher, enjoy the Skellig Experience, visit the Cobh Heritage Centre, the Waterford Crystal Centre, and much, much...

6-Night Southern Gems Tour

6-Night Southern Gems Tour

6-Night Southern Gems Tour

Enjoy 6 enchanting nights discovering Dublin and Southern Ireland on The Southern Gems Tour! This guided bus tour visits a wide variety of cities, castles and breath-taking landscapes. Your trip begins with two nights in Dublin - Ireland's...

Scottish Supreme Tour

Scottish Supreme Tour

Scottish Supreme Tour

Embark on a luxury tour of Scotland over 6 or 7 nights. Stay at only the finest Scottish hotels, as you journey to the highlights of this compact yet diverse country. Enjoy a unique Scottish Evening of music, song & dance in Edinburgh. Visit...

7-Night Irish Heritage & Dromoland Castle

7-Night Irish Heritage & Dromoland Castle

7-Night Irish Heritage & Dromoland Castle

This popular tour is now offering a perfect ending to your visit to Ireland.....a night in the sumptuous surroundings of the 5-star Dromoland Castle. See the Cliffs of Moher, enjoy the Skellig Experience, visit the Cobh Heritage Centre...

7-Night Irish Spirit Tour

7-Night Irish Spirit Tour

7-Night Irish Spirit Tour

Enjoy a leisurely pace on the Irish Spirit tour as you spend two nights in both Killarney and Galway. View the awesome Cliffs of Moher, kiss the Stone of Eloquence in Blarney, drive the famous Ring of Kerry, tour Dublin with a local guide and...

7-Night Mystical Ireland Tour

7-Night Mystical Ireland Tour

7-Night Mystical Ireland Tour

Journey the less travelled road into the North of Ireland & discover some beautiful & historical sights. Visit & enjoy such charms as the Giant's Causeway, Titanic Belfast, St. Patrick Centre & Grave, W.B. Yeats’...

8-Night Irish Adventure Tour

8-Night Irish Adventure Tour

8-Night Irish Adventure Tour

The name says it all! This is a great value-for-money tour that covers much of Ireland in 8 nights. Start in Dublin with a fantastic city tour and then explore the best of Ireland, with visits to Glendalough Visitor Centre, Dunbrody Famine Ship,...

7-Night Irish Gold Tour

7-Night Irish Gold Tour

7-Night Irish Gold Tour

The Irish Gold is a fantastic tour that takes in Southern Ireland's most famous locations over 7 or 8 nights. Start in Dublin with a fantastic city tour and viewing of the world-famous Book of Kells. Then travel clockwise around the country...

7-Night Irish Pub Tour

7-Night Irish Pub Tour

7-Night Irish Pub Tour

This is a wonderful 7 or 8 night tour, with the emphasis very much on Irish music, pubs, food and folklore! You'll overnight in towns known for their lively nightlife and wealth of fine drinking establishments. Enjoy a night of food and...

7-Night Scottish Dream Tour

7-Night Scottish Dream Tour

7-Night Scottish Dream Tour

See the very best of Scotland over 7 nights. Enjoy a traditional Scottish Evening of entertainment in Edinburgh. Visit the stunning Isle of Skye, history-altering Culloden Battlefield, Blair Atholl Whisky Distillery, Inverary Castle &...

8-Night Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way

8-Night Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way

8-Night Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way

Your tour begins at Shannon Airport in the heart of Ireland's west. You'll travel north and clockwise along Ireland's famous coast, ultimately finishing your tour in bustling Dublin City. You'll discover uncountable maritime...

8-Night Northern Welcome Tour

8-Night Northern Welcome Tour

8-Night Northern Welcome Tour

Explore stunning Northern Ireland in depth on this 8 night tour. Begin with a stay at wonderful Cabra Castle in Southern Ireland, before crossing the border to overnights in vibrant Belfast and historic Derry City. Cross the border...

Northern Gems

Northern Gems

Northern Gems

This tour takes the road less travelled, as you spend several nights in the wild and untamed northern portion of the island of Ireland. Begin by arriving at Shannon Airport in the west of the country, and then work your way north via overnights...

9-Night Elegant Ireland Tour

9-Night Elegant Ireland Tour

9-Night Elegant Ireland Tour

Spend a magical 9 nights exploring Ireland on The Elegant Ireland Tour! This guided bus tour visits a wide variety of locations, focusing on the many delights of Western Ireland, yet bookended by overnight stays in the Dublin area. Your trip...

9 or 10-Night Taste of Scotland and Ireland

9 or 10-Night Taste of Scotland and Ireland

9 or 10-Night Taste of Scotland and Ireland

The best of Scotland and Ireland! Enjoy highlights of Dublin, Glasgow and Edinburgh, take a scenic cruise on Loch Ness and Dublins Grand Canal, visit Spean Bridge Woollen Mill, St Andrews, Titanic Belfast, Bunratty Castle Medieval Banquet, Kiss...

10-Night Scots Irish All-Inclusive Tour

10-Night Scots Irish All-Inclusive Tour

10-Night Scots Irish All-Inclusive Tour

The only Scotland & Northern Ireland Tour! Visit unique & traditional Scottish & Irish regions. Enjoy a Medieval Banquet at 15th century Knappogue Castle, and a Scottish Evening in Edinburgh. Spend two sumptuous nights at an...

11-Night Irish Odyssey Tour

11-Night Irish Odyssey Tour

11-Night Irish Odyssey Tour

Enjoy wonderful hotels, and amazing sights throughout this very comprehensive 11 night tour of Ireland. Revel in authentic local entertainment and take a unique horse-drawn jaunting car ride. As part of your tour, enjoy a stay at wonderful...

12-Night Irish Classic Tour

12-Night Irish Classic Tour

12-Night Irish Classic Tour

Begin in Dublin and travel right around the Irish coastline to experience diverse scenic regions and cultural delights! Travel the Nine Glens of Antrim, view the Giant’s Causeway, visit dramatic Achill Island, see the Cliffs of Moher, take...

11-Night Scottish Isles and Glens Tour

11-Night Scottish Isles and Glens Tour

11-Night Scottish Isles and Glens Tour

Explore Scotland in-depth on this 11 or 12 night tour. Enjoy a traditional Scottish Highland Evening in Edinburgh and go whisky tasting at the Isle of Arran Distillery. Visit the remote, mystical Isle of Orkney, and the 5000 year old Village of...

12-Night Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way

12-Night Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way

12-Night Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way

Experience the best that Ireland has with this guided bus tour from Authentic Ireland partner, CIE Tours. Your tour begins at Shannon Airport in the heart of Ireland's west. You'll travel north and clockwise along Ireland's famous...

12 or 13-Night Scottish and Irish Dream

12 or 13-Night Scottish and Irish Dream

12 or 13-Night Scottish and Irish Dream

This is a wonderful 12 (or 13) night tour, which includes 7 nights in Scotland, and 5 (or 6) in Ireland. A week in Scotland allows time to comprehensively cover the country, and even visit the Isle of Skye via the spectacular Road to the Isles...

13-Night Jewels of Ireland Tour

13-Night Jewels of Ireland Tour

13-Night Jewels of Ireland Tour

Begin in Dublin and travel right around the Irish coastline to experience diverse & scenic areas of Ireland over 13 or 14 nights. Walk Derrys famous walls, visit Titanic Belfast, view the Giants Causeway, explore the spectacular Dingle...

13-Night England, Scotland & Wales Luxury Guided Bus Tour

13-Night England, Scotland & Wales Luxury Guided Bus Tour

13-Night England, Scotland & Wales Luxury Guided Bus Tour

On this 13-night tour, you'll traverse the length of Britain - from Edinburgh to London, taking in the best highlights Scotland and England have to offer along the way. You'll jump right into the journey with a guided visit to Stirling...

13-Night Rockin' Britain & Ireland

13-Night Rockin' Britain & Ireland

13-Night Rockin' Britain & Ireland

Visit four separate countries on this fantastic 13-night tour. Begin with two nights in the grand city of London, England before traveling north, via an overnight in Liverpool to Edinburgh, Scotland. Enjoy four nights in Scotland, as you visit...

14-Night Scots Irish All-Inclusive Tour

14-Night Scots Irish All-Inclusive Tour

14-Night Scots Irish All-Inclusive Tour

The Scots Irish & More tour is a comprehensive 14 night journey, including the best of Scotland, Northern & Southern Ireland! Visit unique & traditional Scottish & Irish regions. Enjoy a Traditional Irish Dinner & Show in...

14 or 15-Night Scottish & Irish Gold

14 or 15-Night Scottish & Irish Gold

14 or 15-Night Scottish & Irish Gold

On this comprehensive 14 (or 15) night tour, you'll spend 7 nights in Scotland, and 7 (or 8) in Ireland. A full week in Scotland allows time to visit more remote areas such as the Isle of Skye, while still spending ample time in Glasgow and...

If a luxury coach adventure across tourist destinations throughout Ireland and Great Britain does not appeal to you, CIE Tours also offers private chauffeured tours as well as self-drive tours.  (Although CIE tour guides are known for their hospitality, richness of character and possessing a supreme historical knowledge about each destination so you might really want to consider that guided bus tour).  The Luxury coaches used to transport tour attendees are equipped with wifi and you will never be isolated in transit for more than 2 hours since the stops are liberally scheduled.

CIE Tours is a great option for solo travelers as well as seniors looking to experience many destinations in a limited time frame with like-minded travelers. Given the group travel aspect of a guided bus tour, friendships are often forged through these experiences that last a lifetime.

All travel specialists at Authentic Ireland are certified CIE agents and are on standby to answer any questions you may have and assist you in scheduling a CIE Tour and an Ireland Vacation to remember.  Simply click on the Get Quote Now button to get started.

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