The Irish Pub Tour

8 Day Guided Tour from Dublin to Dublin with CIE Tours

Read reviews and enjoy exclusive savings on CIE Tours 8 Day The Irish Pub Tour. Explore Ireland’s lively pub scene and its traditions of storytelling and folklore while staying in towns known for good nightlife.

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Guided Tour Starts In
Starts In
Dublin
Guided Tour Ends In
Ends In
Dublin
Accomodation
Accomodation
3 - 4 Star
44
Max Group Size
44
Guided Tour
Trip Style
Guided Tour
Scenic / Cultural
Trip Style
Scenic / Cultural
Countries Explored:
Ireland
Trip Operated By:
CIE Tours
CIE Tours
7 Reviews
Trip Reviews:
5.0 out of 5
1 Reviews
Trip Code:
PUA20

Itinerary

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1 Dublin Tour & Guinness Storehouse
Tour starts 2:00 pm at your Dublin hotel. Set out on an introductory tour of central Dublin. Drive along the wide O' Connell Street and view the General Post Office where the 1916 Uprising started. Visit the Guinness Storehouse to learn about Ireland's most famous brew and after pulling your own pint enjoy views of Dublin from the rooftop bar. Enjoy a welcome drink and dinner with your group at The Church Café Bar and Restaurant.(D)
2 Glasnevin Cemetery Museum & Smithwick's Experience
Explore Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, Ireland's national necropolis, which is a who's who of modern Irish history. Head to Kilkenny for a walking tour through Kilkenny's Medieval Mile to view merchants' houses and a stop at one of its historic pubs. Visit Smithwick's Experience for a brewery tour and enjoy a sample. Spend some free time browsing the charming city before dinner (B/D)
3 Dungarvan Brewing Company & Blarney Castle
Visit the Dungarvan Brewing Company and learn about their bottle-conditioned beers. Next, travel on to visit Blarney Castle to kiss the famous "Stone of Eloquence" or explore the tranquil gardens. Treat yourself to quality Irish-made goods at the Blarney Woollen Mills. Pass through County Cork to Killarney where you'll have free time to explore some lively pubs. (B/D)
4 Dingle Peninsula & The Irish Whiskey Experience
Head to the glorious Dingle Peninsula, made famous by two movies, "Ryan's Daughter" and "Far & Away," which showcased the wonderful scenery. Visit the South Pole Inn for an Irish coffee and learn about Tom Crean, an explorer who bravely journeyed to the South Pole. Immerse yourself in farm life and watch skilled dogs herd sheep. Enjoy some time and lunch on your own in the town of Dingle. In the evening, head to the Celtic Whiskey Bar in Killarney for a tasting, chocolate pairing and dinner. (B/D)
5 Cliffs Of Moher & Spanish Point
Embark on a ferry ride across the wide River Shannon Estuary. Take in the spectacular beauty of the Cliffs of Moher, soaring 700 feet above the Atlantic surf. Walk along the top of the cliffs for views across Galway Bay to Connemara and the Aran Islands. A short drive will bring you into Doolin for lunch at McGann's Pub. Travel to Spanish Point, named after the ships of the 1588 Spanish Armada that were wrecked there. Enjoy a drink at Johnny Burke's and dinner at your hotel. (B/L/D)
6 Galway & Westport Walk
Drive around the shores of Galway Bay and stop in Galway for some leisure time to explore independently. Continue through Connemara with its hills, lakes, and open country where sheep roam freely. Stop in Leenane, where the movie "The Field" was made. Continue to Westport and enjoy a pub walking tour of this attractive estate town built in 1780, with buildings steeped in history and traditional pubs, many with live music. (B/D)
7 Teelings Distillery & 12th Century Brazen Head Pub
Enjoy the scenery of central Ireland as you head to Dublin on the east coast. Visit the Teeling Distillery in the heart of the city, and sample the aged whiskey. Head to the Brazen Head, Dublin's oldest pub, dating back to 1198, for an evening of "Food, Folk and Fairies" where storytelling will reveal the myths and beliefs of times past. (B/D)
8 Tour Ends In Dublin
Your program ends after breakfast. (B) .  

CIE Inclusions

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Journey Highlights
  • Blarney Castle: Blarney Castle Built nearly 600 years ago by one of Ireland's greatest chieftains, Cormac MacCarthy, this stronghold has been attracting attention ever since. Millions have flocked to Blarney to kiss the legendary Stone of Eloquence, found at the top of the tower, making it one of Ireland's greatest treasures.
  • Cliffs of Moher: Cliffs of Moher One of Ireland's top visitor attractions, the cliffs are 700 feet high and extend for 5 miles over the Atlantic Ocean on the western seaboard of County Clare. O'Brien's Tower stands proudly on a headland and one can see the Aran Islands, Galway Bay and Connemara. The cliffs are home to major colonies of cliff nesting seabirds.
  • Guinness Storehouse Tour: Guinness Storehouse Tour This building was constructed in 1904 to house the fermentation process. In November 2000 it opened as a tourist attraction where you can follow the various stages of producing Guinness on five floors before ending in the rooftop Gravity Bar to sample a pint of draft Guinness.
  • Smithwick's Experience: Smithwick's Experience This new experience will take you on a journey through the medieval origins of brewing and right up to the present day. Visitors will be fully immersed in the history of Smithwick's, Ireland's oldest beer brand.
  • Teeling Distillery: Teeling Distillery Located in the heart of Dublin city centre, the Teeling Whiskey Distillery is the only operational distillery in Dublin, the first of its kind to open its doors in over 125 years. The Teeling Whiskey Distillery is Dublin's newest destination for whiskey fans or for anyone with an interest in Dublin's long, historical association with Irish whiskey.
  • South Pole Inn with Irish coffee: South Pole Inn with Irish coffee This landmark building, located in Annascaul, County Kerry, Ireland, contains a collection of Tom Crean memorabilia. As well as paying tribute to Tom, the South Pole Inn now commemorates the village's other famous son: Jerome Connor, a major Irish-American sculptor. A purpose-built gallery exhibiting his work was opened in April 2014.
  • Dingle Peninsula: Dingle Peninsula The Dingle Peninsula stretches 30 miles into the Atlantic Ocean from Ireland's south-west coast and is dominated by the Slieve Mish Mountains and Mount Brandon, Ireland's second highest peak. The steep sea-cliffs and sandy beaches provide spectacular views.
  • Sheepdog Demonstration: Sheepdog Demonstration Sheep farming is an important part of country life and watch a farmer with his working dogs control a flock of sheep. See how agile dogs obey various commands to round up sheep, especially useful in mountainous regions.
Authentic Local Experiences
  • Discover the rich history of Kilkenny's Medieval Mile as you explore with a local guide.
  • Happen upon live music on a pub crawl through Westport, a beautiful planned town from the 18th century.
Accomodation
  • Hilton Garden Inn (3 Stars) or Croke Park Hotel (4 Stars)
  • Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel (4 Stars)
  • International Hotel (4 Stars)
  • Armada Hotel (4 Stars)
  • Wyatt Hotel (3 Stars)
  • Ashling Hotel (4 Stars)
Included Meals
  • 7 breakfasts (B)
  • 1 lunch (L) at McGann's Pub in Doolin
  • 7 dinners (D) including The Church Cafe Bar and Restaurant, Celtic Whiskey Bar (including a Tasting and Chocolate Pairing), and the 12th-century Brazen Head Pub folk dinner.
Trip Notes
  • Airport transfers at your arrival and departure destination are not included in the price of the tour.
  • Accommodation, itinerary and inclusions are based on the 2019 season and are subject to change at the full 2020 brochure release.
  • Price is for land, cruise and specified internal flights. International flights not included.
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Reviews (1)

8 Day The Irish Pub Tour reviews from past clients of Global Journeys.

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“Pubs and Folklore ”
- QLD, Australia Jul 2018 2 Helpful Votes

Just wanted to provide some feedback re the tour. Travelling by myself I was a little apprehensive at first but these concerns were soon allayed. From day one of the tour I felt welcome , valued and included. The hotels were lovely, the company was wonderful and we saw a lot quickly and efficiently without it seeming too rushed or commercial. I loved everything we saw - and also everything our tour guide recommended outside the tour.
Despite being a commercial tour...read more

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