Destinations Explored

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Dublin

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Kilkenny

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Cork

During this eight-day adventure through Ireland, you'll start in the capital city of Dublin before making your way down south to Kilkenny and, finally, Cork. You'll pop into the country's best pubs, pour a pint (or two) of Guinness at the brewery, meet locals for a traditional Irish cooking demo, venture off the beaten path to small towns and historic castles, and even embark on a private tour of a salmon smokehouse. 

Key Highlights

Tour the best of Dublin with a local historian

Learn to cook and enjoy dinner in the historic cottage of a local couple

Visit the coastal forts and medieval towns along the Wild Atlantic Way

Taste and tour local catches at a small smokehouse

Best Times to Visit

March - May

September - November

Sample Trip Itinerary

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Dublin

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Kilkenny

1.5 - 2 hour drive from Dublin to Kilkenny

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Cork

1.5 - 2 hour drive from Kilkenny to Cork

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Classic Ireland

Dublin, Kilkenny, Cork

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