From Blarney Castle to the world renowned Cliffs of Moher, or perhaps a little pub in Dingle (that only one of our drivers knows the location of) to the Guinness storehouse itself, the iconic scenes of Ireland held dear by many across the world can only be truly appreciated up close, that is why a tour of this fair land to breathe in the beauty and history of its splendid sights and immerse ones self the vibrancy and warmth of its culture is the only way to truly appreciate just how majestic Ireland truly is. The iconic nature of some of most stunning and rich attractions and landscapes are waiting for your clients. As Ireland's premier DMC agent we are here to ensure your clients get the best tour experience possible so they come back to you again and again. Call us today to discuss your ideas for a tour of Ireland.
Discover Ireland Tours, the number one Destination Management Company(DMC) in Ireland have been helping plan leisure tour itineraries for 32 years. In the business of running leisure tours in Ireland since 1989 our experience and knowledge is unmatched. With this in mind we have put together a small summary of the most popular and interesting iconic Irish tour ideas and also some of our personal favourites. Our catalogue of tour ideas ranges far beyond what is found here and will surely contain something to match your clients needs. Contact us today to see what we can do for you!
The cliffs of Moher, located mid way along the Wild Atlantic Way stretch for over 8km along the western shores of County Clare. At over 200 meters high at their highest point these geological marvels have brought visitors from far and wide for centuries. With views out over the Atlantic ocean it is easy to pick out the famed Aran Islands off the Galway coast from the top.
Featured in movies such as the Princess Bride and Harry potter these cliffs are also famed the world over as a big wave surfing destination. If you look closely you might be able to spot a few of these daredevil surfers in the water below. The cliffs (known as "Aillte an Mhothair" in Gaelic) are an essential stop on any tour of Ireland. Call us today to add them to your clients Itinerary.
Situated in the heart of Dublin in the St. James Gate Brewery next to the river Liffey, the Guinness Storehouse is a dream destination for any connoisseur of "the black stuff" as Guinness is known locally. The brewery has been in existence since 1759 and was once the biggest brewery in the world. Today Guinness produces about 850,000,000 litres of this tasty beverage (yup, thats a lot!) per year.
Originally leased by Arthur Guinness for 9000 years the St James site now covers over 64 acres of prime land in Dublin's city centre. A tour of the Guinness Storehouse is an education in the history and methodology of brewing Guinness in Ireland and of course includes a complimentary pint at the end. Be sure to book your clients a stop here on their tour of Ireland.
Generated about 50 to 60 million years ago by contraction and cooling after volcanic activity the Giants Causeway, located in County Antrim in Northern Ireland is considered to be one of the natural wonders of Ireland. With Columns over 12 meters high in places and nestled right on the shore of the Atlantic Ocean this alien landscape cannot be missed on any iconic tour of Ireland.
The traditional Irish legend goes that the causeway is all that remains of a bridge built between Ireland and Scotland. This bridge was reputed to have been destroyed by a Scottish giant who fearing the wrath of the Irish warrior giant Fionn mac Cumhaill decided to retreat destroying the bridge behind him. You can add this to your clients tour itinerary today without fear of Irish giants!
Originally built as a residence for a wealthy British doctor, Kylemore Abbey later became a Benedictine monastery. Founded in 1920 on the grounds of the original castle the Monastery was set up by Benedictine Nuns who were fleeing world war one in Belgium. These nuns went on to set up a school to educate girls from the locality and abroad. This school lasted for over 90 years until finally closing in 2010.
The building itself took over 4 years to complete with 100 men working on the project. The main facade alone measures 43 meters in width. The building houses a ballroom, a billiard room, a library, a study, a smoking room, 33 bedrooms, 4 sitting rooms and a gun room. There are also some stunning walled Victorian gardens. Why not add this to your clients tour today!
This wonderful 17th century fort located near the picturesque cultured town of Kinsale is the perfect day trip for those looking to see some of Ireland's military history. Continually occupied until 1921 this place has many a story to tell!
The karst landscapes of the Burren has been settled by people since at least 4000 BC. Home to the famous Poulnabrone portal tomb located about 8km south of the village of Ballyvaughan is a great example of early Irish civilisation.
The Old Middleton Distillery started life as a woollen mill and a military barracks before being turned into a distillery in 1825. Today it houses the visitors centre for the world famous Jameson whiskey distillery across the road. A tour of this 15 acre facility is not to be missed!
We also offer Special Interest Tours of Ireland, which include Agricultural Tours, Irish Whiskey Tours, Performance Tours, Faith Based Tours, Student Tours and Incentive Travel to Ireland to name just a few.What we can add to your leisure tour today?
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If you already have an itinerary in mind then let us quote, and your clients can take advantage of the great rates we get at the accommodations and attractions all across Ireland.
Or we can design the ideal itinerary for your clients. Every itinerary we design is unique, and starts with a conversation with you so we can fully understand the needs of your group. Specialist visits required? Not a problem at all, our range of contacts is unrivalled in the industry and we are uniquely positioned to provide custom special interest tours of Ireland.
As soon as your guests arrive in Ireland, we take over and look after the accommodation, logistics, entertainment and well-being of your group. Your very own authentic and knowledgeable Irish Driver-Guide or Expert Tour Manager is always on hand to provide information about the attractions and local flavour. Always friendly and approachable, your group will have plenty of 'craic' with your professional guide. Your clients are in good hands.
These are your guests. We will brand everything with your name, with us hidden in entirely in the background. Our aim is to make sure they cannot thank you enough for such a great Irish Experience.
The first thing is to get in touch and let us know what you are thinking of. Perhaps we can help with suggestions, ideas, and rough expectations of costs too.
Let us know what you'd like, and we'll get an exact itinerary together for you. Be as exact or general as you like. If you already know the itinerary you'd like then just let us know, we can arrange it all for you. Less hassle for you, and better rates for your clients due to the great rates we enjoy with attractions and accommodations across Ireland.
We are experts in all things Ireland, so if you'd like us to suggest and plan for your clients please just ask. Everything from leisure tours to technical special interest tours, we can use our expertise to create the perfect itinerary, whatever your groups needs.
We'll make sure your clients enjoy the perfect tour & a truly seamless experience whilst in Ireland.
We operate completely in the background on your customized tour. They are your clients, and they'll receive wonderful service with a the tour that's branded in your name.
Historic Castles & Luxury Manor Houses, three, four & five star Hotels or quaint B&B's and Farmhouses. Our contacts and friends are all over the country and we can provide accommodation to suit all. The buying power we have ensures the best prices for you and your guests. Our accommodation options are flexible and customizable, we can work with you to design a unique tour with lodgings tailored to your needs.
Our Hotel selection can be customised to you and your clients budget. From lively and centrally located to historic, quaint or secluded.
Ireland is steeped in history. We have the contacts to provide access to some of the finest Castles & Manors in the country.
If your guests want to get close to real Ireland, then quaint B&B's & Farmhouses that dot the countryside are available.
Popular on our student and educational tours of Ireland, hostels and homestays offer a unique cultural experience as well as a great value option.
We can arrange entry or access to all of Ireland's attractions and are always available to recommend attractions for you and your clients itinerary.
As special interest tour suppliers we can provide tours for any age or interest group, have a look at our customisable special interest tours and see what tours we can offer.
Organising special interest tours has not only made us experts in technical and niche tours but has also made us superior when it comes to providing Leisure Tours in Ireland.
Our tours run under your name. We take care of your clients, with everything taken care of from their arrival until we pass them back to book with you again.
We do all the legwork. At Discover Ireland Tours we understand the complexities of putting a trip around Ireland together. From the sights and attractions, to the service, Expert Guides, Vehicles and Accommodation, our years of experience as a leading destination management company means that our tours offer a complete and seamless experience for your guests.
From private cars to large coaches, and everything in between, we can provide the ideal vehicle or vehicles for your group. Many vehicles feature tinted windows, guest fridges, air conditioning and leather seats. Should you require something extra-luxurious please just ask.
Our driver-guides have a pristine record of ensuring the guests' safety, comfort and entertainment, and it is their desire to bring fulfilment to all members of your group that set us apart from other DMC's in Ireland. Many vehicles have been downsized, giving your clients extra legroom and comfort.
Our Driver-Guides and Tour Managers are passionate about Ireland, its heritage, and its people. Always on hand to give your clients the inside track on what is the best place for a pint of Guinness or to let you know about the seldom seen gems of Ireland.
As a leading Irish DMC we don't do "off-the-shelf" tours of Ireland, all our itineraries our fully customized to each unique group and every itinerary starts with a conversation with you.
From budget to 5 star luxury, contemporary to historic, Ireland has a wide range of accommodation options to suit all groups. We provide the best options at the best rates.
Engaging and highly knowledgeable, our expert-driver guides & tour managers will bring the vibrant history and culture of Ireland to life for your group.
Historic, cultural, iconic, expansive, vibrant; the range and variety of things to see in Ireland is quite incredible. We will plan and arrange everything here to bring the best of Ireland to your group.
Our large range of vehicles, from private cars for two 2 to large coaches for groups of 100+, offer superior comfort for your clients as they journey into Ireland's past and present.
As a leading business-to-business inbound tour operator, our job is to make your clients very happy. With everything branded in your name, our aim is to ensure your clients are extremely satisfied and return to you for their next tour.
Operating since 1989, we are the leading Irish destination management company, with unrivalled local knowledge. From the iconic sights to the unknown gems, we are your experts for all things Ireland.
Our scale and supplier relationships give us excellent purchasing power, giving your clients the very best rates. Booking through us is not only wonderfully easy, but also better value that booking hotels and attractions direct.
After 32 years in business our contacts throughout Ireland are industry-leading, including a huge range of specialist options for niche tours.
We are a business-to-business Irish inbound tour operator, and your clients will only see your name. Our aim is to give your clients the best possible experience, giving you the repeat business.
As your one-stop solution for everything Ireland, you can relax. Our expertise is here to plan and deliver everything for you and your clients. If you already have an idea of the itinerary then let us quote, and if you would like us to design one for you, well that's what we're here for.
32 years in business and the reputation as Ireland's leading ground handling agent have not come from nothing. Get in touch today and let us show you what we can do.
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