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Ireland - Contiki
Ireland - Contiki
20 reviews


  • Grab a Guinness with a pub crawl in Dublin
  • Fall in love with the medieval charm of Kilkenny
  • Enjoy some Irish whiskey and the good vibes of Cork
  • Pucker up to the lucky limestone at Blarney
  • Down some stew and listen to Irish music in Galway
Age range
18 to 35 year olds
Max Group Size
Train & Rail
Travel style
Coach / Bus
Start and end in Dublin! With the coach / bus tour Ireland, you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Dublin, Ireland and 8 other destinations in Europe. Ireland includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.


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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrive Dublin
    Start point Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
  2. Day 2: Dublin to Cork via Kilkenny
  3. Day 3: Cork to Galway via Blarney and Cliffs of Moher
  4. Day 4: Galway
  5. Day 5: Galway to Londonderry
  6. Day 6: Londonderry to Belfast via Giants Causeway
  7. Day 7: Belfast to Dublin
  8. Day 8: Depart Dublin
    End point Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
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  • Flights

  • Insurance

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20 Reviews

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  • L
    Written on August 15, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    The tour was great and our guide Remi was very organized and informative. The overall experience exceeded all expectations I had and I believe that all the places we visited were timed perfectly and Remi did a good job of getting us there and getting us to... Read more

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  • J
    Written on July 27, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Remi and Giuseppe were awesome!! They made this trip so easy for us to just enjoy all the Ireland has to offer. Couldn't have ask for a better first Contiki trip!

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  • J
    Written on June 22, 2019
    4.5 - Excellent

    Was a great trip! Was able to see a great part of Ireland!

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  • A
    Written on June 21, 2019
    4.0 - Good

    Overall experience was excellent, Ireland was amazing!

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  • S
    Written on June 21, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    I had a great time in Ireland. I enjoyed learning about its history and checking out all the pubs and natural scenery. I look forward to coming back one day.

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  • E
    Written on January 15, 2019
    3.0 - Average

    I have travelled with Contiki before and absolutely loved them. This time it was very diff. Travel dates were 12/21-12/29. A day before the tour started we received an email from the tour manager that due to Christmas holiday they won't take us to Blarney... Read more

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  • M
    Written on September 25, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Megs was amazing, full of interesting facts and very professional while being amazing fun!

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  • DR
    Written on August 2, 2017
    2.0 - Rather poor

    So, let me start off by saying Ireland was beautiful and amazing and all that jazz. That being said, the amazement of my trip had nothing to do with Contiki. In fact, I strongly believe that Contiki in a way hindered the amazement of the trip. I don’t... Read more

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  • Ireland reviewer 9
    Written on September 2, 2016
    4.0 - Good

    It was the most amazing experience!

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  • Ireland reviewer 10
    Written on June 23, 2016
    4.0 - Good

    Tarryn was super well-organized, energetic and knowledgeable on our tour of Ireland in October 2015. I'd love to travel with her again! She's super!

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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • Is the age limit of 18- 35 really strict on this tour?

      Yes, the age limit is strict in this tour.

    • Please can you advise if contiki offer arrival transfers in Dublin? What is the name of the starting hotel?

      Thank you for your question. Contiki do not offer arrival transfers in Dublin. However making your way from Dublin airport to the centre of Dublin is very simple.

      You can either get a taxi for around 25 Euros or you could catch the airport bus which is around 6 Euros one way. These buses depart frequently from the airport and terminate near the centre of Dublin.

      The name of the starting hotel is usually confirmed around a month before the departure of the trip. This is a centrally located hotel and is easy to get to from the airport bus.

      For more information regarding the airport bus please have a look at the link below.

    • How many people are usually on a tour?

      There will be a maximum of 52 people on this trip.

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    Start and end in Dublin.
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    Covering a total distance of approx 899 km.
    • Dublin (Ireland)
    • 102 km
    • Kilkenny (Ireland)
    • 119 km
    • Cork (Ireland)
    • 7 km
    • Blarney (Ireland)
    • 129 km
    • Cliffs of Moher (Ireland)
    • 41 km
    • Galway (Ireland)
    • 223 km
    • Londonderry (Northern Ireland)
    • 57 km
    • Giants Causeway (Northern Ireland)
    • 80 km
    • Belfast (Northern Ireland)
    • 140 km
    • Dublin (Ireland)

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