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Book now and receive an exclusive 10% off all 2019 itineraries

At Authentic Vacations, we help you experience a more meaningful kind of travel. We create authentic travel experiences tailored for your unique tastes, fully customizable and curated by your own dedicated Destination Expert.

Now, for a limited time only, you can receive 10% off all of our 2019 itineraries, as well as complimentary on-land travel insurance. Or, for total peace of mind, you can upgrade to flight-included insurance for a small fee.

ireland in the fall

The curious. The wanderers. And those seeking a connection with their roots.

For nearly two decades, we’ve been helping people just like you experience the real side of Ireland and the UK. We work with trusted local experts to bring together the most unique and meaningful travel experiences, from the cobbled streets of Dublin to the snow-capped Cairngorm peaks.

ireland in the fall

In search of a little inspiration? Look no further. We’ve brought together a selection of our most popular itineraries below.

Like all our vacations, each is fully customizable to your unique travel tastes, and filled with one-of-a-kind boutique accommodation, unforgettable cultural experiences and authentic secret spots – the kind of unmissable hidden attractions you’ll only ever find with us.

Personalize One of Our Inspirational Itineraries below


Pub and Music Experience tour

7-Night Pub and Music Experience

From $1,248


Highlands and Whisky tour

10-Night Highlands and Whisky

From $1,798


Authentic Cities of England

8-Night Authentic Cities of England

From $2,298


Scottish and Ireland Sampler

8-Night Scottish and Ireland Sampler

From $1,498


Ireland and Wales Gourmet Getaway

9-Night Ireland and Wales Gourmet Getaway

From $2,298


Grand Castles and Manors Tour

8-Night Grand Castles and Manors Tour

From $2,487


Contact one of our Destination Experts or your travel professional to customize your vacation.

All Our Itineraries Include

Truly Authentic Experiences

Tailor-Made Itinerary

Unique & Boutique Accommodations

Authentic Secret Spot

Explore a little deeper. Laugh a little louder. Remember a little longer.

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