Experience the Very Best of Ireland and Great Britain with CIE Tours!

What's your travel style? CIE Tours has the perfect vacation for you with a fully-inclusive coach program. Experience literature, history and the legends on which Ireland and Great Britain were built. Explore the natural scenic wonders all around the region, meet the locals and have fun in cozy pubs with live music. Included below is a selection of the many great itineraries currently available. Contact us today and ask about CIE Tours' new destinations in 2019!

Scottish Supreme

8 Days from only $2690 per person*
Departs May through October 4, 2019

Save 5% when you book by October 19!*

Bask in the wonders of Scotland as you explore castles, cathedrals and countryside while staying in fabulous five-star accommodation.  Enjoy scenic drives through some of Scotland’s most dramatic vistas. See the highlights of St Andrews, including the famous Royal and Ancient Clubhouse and the British Golf Museum, and stay in the famed Old Course Hotel. 

Trip Highlights

  • Cawdor Castle
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • Glamis Castle
  • Loch Ness Cruise
  • St Andrews Castle & Cathedral
  • Stirling Castle
  • Urquhart Castle

Dining Experiences

Enjoy 6 dinners plus afternoon tea, including farewell dinner in Edinburgh.

Itinerary

Day 1: Russborough House & Dublin
Day 2: Dublin Castle & Dublin Tour
Day 3: Blarney Castle & Kinsale Walk
Day 4: West Cork Coastal Drive & Killarney
Day 5: Scenic Dingle Peninsula & Blasket Centre
Day 6: Cliffs of Moher & Medieval Castle Banquet
Day 7: Tour Ends In Ennis

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Southern Gems

7 Days from only $1589 per person*
Departs March through October, 2019

Save 5% when you book by October 19!*

Stay in the smaller towns of historic Kinsale, Dingle in the midst of glorious scenery and the bustling Ennis for a travel experience with a difference. Visit all the popular regions around the south, including Dublin, Waterford Crystal, Blarney Castle and Woollen Mills. Start your vacation in Dublin and end in Shannon.

Trip Highlights

Dining Experiences

Enjoy 6 hot breakfasts and 4 dinners includng a night out at Taylors Three Rock for dinner and a show, and a festive medieval castle banquet.

Itinerary

Day 1: Russborough House & Dublin
Day 2: Dublin Castle & Dublin Tour
Day 3: Blarney Castle & Kinsale Walk
Day 4: West Cork Coastal Drive & Killarney
Day 5: Scenic Dingle Peninsula & Blasket Centre
Day 6: Cliffs of Moher & Medieval Castle Banquet
Day 7: Tour Ends In Ennis

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Interested in other dates or destinations? Call or stop by our office and we'll help you choose the perfect vacation and plan an unforgettable experience customized just for you.

2019 Special Event

St. Patrick's Day in Dublin: The Wearing of the Green

6 Days from only $1490 per person*
Departs March 14, 2019 (one departure)

Celebrate the magic and spectacle of St Patrick’s Day in Dublin with the exclusive access that only CIE Tours can provide: enjoy an unprecedented, private pre-parade party at Ireland’s most iconic historic building, Dublin’s General Post Office - and then step outside to view the parade at the best location in town.

Dining Experiences

Enjoy 2 dinners, including a welcome dinner in the popular Temple Bar area and a group dinner in a unique city-center venue, a cocktail lunch with beer and wine at the GPO on St Patrick’s Day, and 5 daily hot breakfasts.

Trip Highlights

  • Enjoy an exclusive pre–parade party at the GPO, Ireland’s most iconic building
  • Watch the parade from Dublin's best viewing spot
  • Tour Dublin and see St. Patrick’s Cathedral
  • Celebrate with a welcome dinner in Temple Bar
  • Savor a pint at the Guinness Storehouse
  • Sample whiskey at a distillery in the historic heart of the old city
  • Visit Stone Age tombs older than the Egyptian pyramids at Newgrange
  • Dine in the building where brewer Arthur Guinness was married, playwright Sean O’Casey was baptized, and Handel practiced the organ before the nearby debut
  • Visit Ireland’s largest national park in the beautiful Wicklow Mountains
  • See the fascinating ruins of Glendalough, where the work of Irish monks preserved much of western civilization during Europe’s Dark Ages
  • Toast “sláinte” to your new friends at a farewell drink in a traditional Irish pub

Itinerary

Day 1: Tour of Dublin and St Patrick’s Cathedral
Day 2: Pub fun in the city
Day 3: Back to the Stone Age in Newgrange
Day 4: St. Patrick’s Day in Dublin
Day 5: Wicklow and farewell
Day 6: Tour ends

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New! The Irish Foodie Tour

8 Days from only $1998 per person*
Departs June through September 4, 2019

Save 5% when you book by October 19!*

Explore Ireland’s food culture and heritage: meet cheese- and chocolate-makers, forage for nutritious seaweed at the shore, dine out in the culinary destination of Kinsale, visit traditional and artisanal producers in Cork’s bustling market, cook with a local chef, and much more.

Trip Highlights

  • Tea tour through Dublin
  • Whiskey tasting at Dublin distillery
  • Cork’s English Market
  • Seaweed foraging
  • Whiskey and chocolate pairing dinner
  • Cheese tasting at an artisanal goat farm

Dining Experiences

Enjoy 7 breakfasts, 7 dinners including a cookoff in Dublin, dinner in the foodie haven of Kinsale, and a meal with a chocolate and whiskey pairing.

Itinerary

Day 1: Dublin Tea Tour
Day 2: Cook Off
Day 3: Glendalough and Goat Farm
Day 4: Cork’s English Market and Blarney Castle
Day 5: Chocolate-making workshop & Killarney
Day 6: Seaweed Foraging and Whiskey & Chocolate Pairing Dinner
Day 7: Artisanal Goat Cheese & Cliffs of Moher
Day 8: Tour Ends

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Irish Myths & Legends Guided Family Vacation

8 Days from only $1949 per person*
Departs April through October, 2019

Save 5% when you book by October 19!*

Immerse yourself in country life on a visit to a traditional farm – and watch sheepdogs herding their flock. Cruise to Spike Island and picnic at a fort that was once the largest prison in the British Isles. Compete with your fellow travelers in a cook-off led by a local chef. Don your horned hat for a fun Viking tour of Dublin by land and sea – in an amphibious vehicle. Dine in a luxurious carriage that was once part of the legendary Orient Express. Visit the Gaelic-speaking Aran Islands and see Dun Aengus, a huge cliff side for dating back to the Bronze Age.

Trip Highlights

  • The Cliffs of Moher
  • Rathbaun Farm visit with a sheepdog demonstration and tea with scones
  • Aran Islands cruise and Dun Aengus Fort
  • Hands on cooking experience
  • Viking Splash Tour
  • Blarney Castle
  • Galway Walking Tour

Dining Experiences

Enjoy 3 dinners including dinner in a Pullman Railway car, 3 lunches plus afternoon tea and scones, and 7 daily hot breakfasts.

Itinerary

Day 1: Dublin Arrival & Meath
Day 2: Dublin City & Cooking Experience
Day 3: Blarney Castle & BBQ
Day 4: Spike Island & Kinsale
Day 5:Cliffs of Moher & Galway
Day 6: Aran Island Tour &Dun Aengus Fort
Day 7: Rathbaun Farm & Limerick
Day 8: Tour Ends in Shannon

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Terms & Conditions: *Prices are land only, per person, based on double occupancy on 2019 departures and may vary by departure date. Book by 10/19/18 to save 5% on the land portion of 2019 guided vacations and pay a $500 per person deposit. Promotion Code: EARLY2019. Not combinable with any other CIE Tours offers or discounts, and not available on Group travel, tours with stays in Edinburgh 8/2/19-8/24/19 during The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo or tours in Ireland during St. Patrick’s Day week are blacked out. Valid on new bookings only, may be withdrawn at any time, are subject to availability and other conditions may apply. Prices shown reflect the discount. Call for details.