Modern and Ancient Ireland
From $898 Person when booked in January!
Save $100 Per Person: Book by Jan 31, 2015!
This 8 night tour never strays too far from Ireland’s amazing coastline, as you explore the southern half of the country. Beginning in Dublin, Ireland’s capital city, and ending on the rugged west coast, you will experience a true cross-section of Irish life, history and culture – both modern and ancient. We can accommodate any size group in our range of touring vehicles, and we know you’ll be surprised at how affordable this tour option can be. Please bear in mind that you can also create a unique tour itinerary for your group by choosing a Custom Chauffeur Tour. Our chauffeured tours are often arranged for family groups attending a clan reunion, or visiting their ancestral home – everything is possible and nothing is too much trouble!
This Chauffeured Tour includes:6 full days of chauffeured touring – a touring day is a maximum of 8 hours or 220 kms (only 6 days as you will not need the coach for your first 2 days in Dublin City) Choose from a range of sumptuous touring vehicles, all of which offer Wi-Fi connectivity Transfers from and to Dublin and Shannon Airports An expert driver who is guaranteed to be friendly knowledgeable and flexible and won’t change from day to day 8 nights of pre-booked accommodation at the tour itinerary locations Full Irish Breakfast each morning Online access to all your vacation particulars via your individual customer account – detailed accommodation and regional information, as well as the ability to make online payments Guidebooks, maps, and visitor attraction discount cards, as well as a canvas documents bag and leather voucher wallet
The Benefits of Chauffeured Touring:Your own personal driver, who won’t change from day to day - guaranteed to be friendly, professional and knowledgeable. No worries about directions, parking, or missing the passing sites and scenery A range of luxurious, comfortable vehicles to accommodate any group size – ‘Are we there yet?’ may quickly become ‘Oh no, are we there already?’ Flexibility – although your nightly accommodations will not be subject to change, your daily plan can be altered at a moment’s notice. Hear about something interesting in the pub the previous night? Let your driver know and any reasonable detour will be accommodated
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Our Ireland vacation was a most enjoyable one. The self driven tour was everything we expected and more. Every B&B provided excellent service and the accommodations were top notch. Jordan was able accommodate our request to include a trip to Inishturk island. My wife was able to make contact with relatives she met for the first time. We are so thankful to Jordan for planning everything and making the adjustments we needed. Excellent service! We will definitely recommend Authentic Ireland to our friends.
“A magical vacation”
Maggie set up an incredible itinerary. We stayed in beautiful hotels and experienced amazing sites that covered a wide array of the best that Ireland has to offer. She worked with me to customize the trip and the information she sent made negotiating the travel and choosing sites to visit very easy. There was not a single glitch. I recommend using Authentic Ireland without reservation.
“Glad we used Authentic Ireland”
My wife and I wanted to take a trip to the British Isles for our 25th anniversay. We used Authentic Ireland to help plan our itinerary for 12 days in London, Edinburgh, and various locations in Ireland. Kati Lepisto, from AI, arranged for all of our lodging as well as the rental car in Ireland. She included a tour of the Scottish Highlands, and also recommended other activities to round out our trip. Everything worked out perfectly.
All of the hotels recommended by Kati were wonderful, and I was impressed with her thorough and helpful communication both before and during our trip.
Thank you Kati and Authentic Ireland!
Jordan and the staff at Authentic Ireland listened to our needs and planned a fantastic trip for us . We did the self drive and had no problems what so ever including, all hotels, B&B, Car and pre Paid sightseeing. We did a southern loop including Dublin, Kilkenny, Cork county, Kalarney, the western coasts up to Galway and Connemara. venturing off the beaten path was the best of all. Get yourself lost on a country road and stop to talk to local farmers..They love it and provide great advice for a few secret spots! Thanks again Jordan. We will use and recommend you in the future!
Edna assisted in planning a dream trip to Ireland for me and my friends, and I could not have been happier with the experience! From the beginning, Edna understood our desire to travel across Ireland on a small budget. She was quick to respond to my questions and willing to make last-minute adjustments when our plans changed. She reserved a rental car for us which was unbelievably easy to pick up and drop off and booked us at B&Bs with comfortable rooms, friendly hosts, and fabulous food. Ireland must be the most stunning place on earth, and I can't thank Edna and Authentic Ireland enough for sending me to this magical place.
I hope to begin planning a trip to Scotland soon and will certainly be using their services!
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With offices in both Ireland & the U.S., we can offer you unrivaled support while you are in Ireland or Scotland. We truly believe all our clients deserve an extraordinary experience!