Take the stress out of your family trip - Simply enjoy your vacation in Ireland, by letting Discovering Ireland Vacation handle all the arrangements.
When traveling in a large family group, sometimes with two or three generations, finding the right accommodation and planning activities and excursions that will keep everyone entertained, could leave you needing a vacation all to yourself!
....And traveling to a foreign country can only add to the list of potential pitfalls.
But that is where we come in: Discovering Ireland Vacation are based in Ireland and we know our country inside out. We can act as your local guides, and help put together a customized vacation, matching the needs of all your family members.
Below are just 2 suggested tours but any group tour can be tailored to your requests
Day 1 Arrive Dublin Airport and meet with your driver/guide. As you will not be able to check into your hotel until mid-afternoon, enjoy a morning tour of Dublin including entrance to several attractions. After lunch check into the hotel. The remainder of the day is free for personal sightseeing, shopping or relaxation. Overnight Dublin
Day 2 Today is a free day to explore Ireland’s capital city. European family members arrive during the day. This evening will be the “Family Reunion Dinner” with traditional entertainment. Overnight Dublin
Day 3 Over breakfast say farewell to your European family that will not be joining you on your tour and then check out of the hotel heading for Killarney. En-route stop at Glendalough, Rock of Cashel and Blarney Castle arriving in Killarney in time for dinner. Overnight Killarney
Day 4 After breakfast tour the famous Ring of Kerry and visit Muckross House. Overnight Killarney
Day 5 Check out of the hotel and visit the Cliffs of Moher and Bunratty Castle. This evening enjoy a medieval banquet at the castle. Overnight Bunratty area
Day 6 After breakfast return to Dublin stopping en-route at the Kildare Shopping Outlet and the Irish national Stud & Japanese Gardens. This evening enjoy a farewell Irish night. Overnight Dublin
Day 7 Check out after breakfast and transfer to Dublin Airport for your flight home.
Day 1 Arrive Dublin Airport and meet with your driver/guide and then travel to Kilkenny, stopping en-route at Glendalough and Kilkenny Castle. Overnight Kilkenny
Day 2 Today visit the Rock of Cashel, Cahir castle and Waterford Crystal. Overnight Kilkenny
Day 3 Today travel to Killarney stopping en-route at Old Jameson’s Distillery, Cobh Heritage Centre and Blarney Castle. Overnight Killarney
Day 4 Enjoy the magnificent scenery as you travel the Dingle Peninsula today. This evening let your hair down at an Irish night at Kate Kearney’s 150 year old cottage. Overnight Killarney
Day 5 The Killarney sights today as you travel through the Gap of Dunloe by jaunting cart (horse & carriage) to Lord Brandon’s Cottage where you will board a boat that will take you over the three Lakes of Killarney. Overnight Killarney
Day 6 Leave Killarney and head to Galway with stops en-route at Adare, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park and the Cliffs of Moher. Overnight Galway
Day 7 Today travel the magnificent Connemara National Park and stop at Kylemore Abbey, Connemara History & Heritage Centre and either Connemara Celtic Crystal or Connemara Marble. Overnight Galway
Day 8 Start your journey back to Dublin with stops en-route at Clonmacnoise and Tullamore Dew Heritage Centre. Arrive in Dublin mid-afternoon with time for sightseeing and/or shopping. Overnight Dublin
Day 9 Visit the Boyne Valley this morning including Newgrange Passage Tomb and Trim Castle and in the afternoon enjoy a tour of Dublin City including Trinity College Library and the Book of Kells Exhibition and Guinness Storehouse. This evening enjoy a farewell Irish Night. Overnight Dublin
Day 10 Check out after breakfast and transfer to Dublin Airport for your flight home.
See for yourself how we can help build your dream family vacation to Ireland - contact Steve, our Group Vacation manager now.