For extra space and comfort, our mini-group tours are limited to a maximum of 8 guests
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We offer two types of tour sizes: Small Group Tours (limited to 26 passengers) and Mini Group Tours (limited to 8 passengers and adults only).
Our Mini Group tours offer a stark contrast to some comparable tours with other companies, which can have have around 50 people per tour. So we thought we should take a minute to explain why we've designed tours limit to such small groups.
Our Mini Group Tours offer the ultimate in a personal experience of Ireland. For those who want to really get up close and personal with all the experiences Ireland has to offer. From local culture to hidden vistas, to experience everything first hand in your own bespoke experience of every place you stop.
With such a small party your tour guide can really get to know you and understand your interests, allowing you to experience the bits of Ireland that interest you most.
We all love children. But sometimes it's nice to enjoy a little quiet time without them. That's why our Mini Group tours are for people 18 years old and above. The hotels, attractions and other visits will, of course, have an abundance of children but on the coach, at least, you can expect your down time to be that little bit more relaxing.
In such a small party each attraction can offer you a personalised experience, where the guides can focus on the aspects that really appeal to you. Time to delve deeper, time to tailor the experience to you.
Space to spread out on the coach. Our mini group tours use 9-seater Mercedes-Benz coaches but only sell 8 spaces, giving room for you to spread out.
From farm stays to remote locations, the small numbers allow us to go to places a large coach cannot. From hidden locations to unique accommodations, you'll see a side of Ireland only accessible in such a small party.
Such a small tour group makes an incredibly easy and enjoyable tour experience. Photo stops just take a minute, meals are personal and relaxing, hotel check-ins are a breeze. Enjoy a personalised experience with such a small select group.
Just look at our amazing reviews to see for yourself. Our guests consistently list smaller group sizes among the top reasons why they would book My Ireland Tour again. The smaller numbers mean we can really deliver the best in service and attention throughout your whole experience.
A big thank you to all our past guests who have left so many amazing reviews. With 444 five-star reviews out of a total 452, we are proud to call ourselves Ireland's top-rated tour operator.
There are so many amazing tourist attractions in Ireland and our tours are designed to show you the very best of them. If you're not sure where to start, here we have compiled a top-ten list of the most popular Ireland tour experiences.
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Situated five miles north-west of Cork city, Blarney Castle is a solid fixture on almost any tour of Ireland. It is best known for the famous "Blarney Stone" which visitors are encouraged to kiss, in accordance with a tradition which spans the centuries.
A limestone plateau covering 250 square kilometres, The Burren takes its name quite aptly from the Gaelic for "rocky land" or "great rock". While in one sense very fitting, the name does not do justice to what experts have more justly termed "
one of the world's most stunningly unique natural heritage regions".
The Burren runs alongside the Wild Atlantic Way.
Christ Church Cathedral, founded by the Viking King Sitric almost 1000 years ago in 1034. The cathedral crypt is one of the largest in the UK and Ireland, dating back to the 12th Century. Here in the crypt you can see the Mummified remains of the Cat and the Rat which were found in the cathedral organ and a rare 14th century copy of the Magna Carta.
Perched on the banks of the River Shannon, Clonmacnoise is perhaps the foremost of Ireland's monastic cities. For those interested in early Christianity, it is a must-see destination. Enclosed within the ancient city walls are various ecclesiastical ruins including a cathedral, seven ancient churches, three high crosses, round towers and the largest collection of Early Christian graveslabs in Western Europe - all remarkably well preserved and fascinating to anyone, not just those with a special interest in Ireland's religious history.
Northern Ireland's only UNESCO World Heritage site, known in Gaelic as Clochán na bhFomhórach or Clochán an Aifir, The Giant's Causeway is an area of 40,000 basalt columns, formed into a regular interlocking pattern by an ancient volcanic lava flow.
Guinness is more than just a brand, indeed, more than just a beer. And that's not just for the Irish, but for the many millions of Guinness-drinkers worldwide. The site of the brewery itself is massive, at a staggering 26 hectares, but it will be the old grain storehouse which you visit. Shaped like a giant pint of the black stuff, this most popular of Dublin attractions towers over the surrounding neighbourhoods, with the top-floor Gravity Bar offering a delightful panorama across the Dublin cityscape which can only be enhanced by a well-earned pint to cap-off your visit.
Kylemore Abbey is not only one of Ireland's most attractive buildings; since 1920, it has also been home to the Sisters of the Benedictine Order in Ireland. Even today, Kylemore continues to operate as a working Abbey: here, the sisters live, work and pray, as well as welcoming visitors from across the globe.
Kylemore Abbey can be viewed along the Wild Atlantic Way.
They are one of the most popular and frequently most eagerly anticipated attractions on any of our Ireland Tours, and the views will not disappoint. Rising to a height of 203 metres, these sheer vertical cliffs hold a steady, undulating line against the tireless advance of the Atlantic below. A better view of the sea and setting sun you will not find.
The Cliffs of Moher are a Signature Discovery Point on the Wild Atlantic Way. For more information click here.
Pubs (public houses) play a huge part in the culture of Ireland, and have done throughout the ages. Sometimes busy, often noisy, but always friendly and welcoming places to meet the locals. In a pub, you will see a full cross section of Irish society - its a place where people from all classes, ages, interests and backgrounds can mix.
Ireland's most prestigious university is arguably its most attractive, too. Covering no less than 16 hectares, the college buildings and grounds are a poetic tribute to the best of Victorian architecture. Receiving its charter from Queen Elizabeth I in 1592, Trinity remained exclusively protestant until 1793. Today, such prejudices and exclusions are long gone, and Trinity enjoys a global reputation as a leading institution for learning, teaching and research.
The Wild Atlantic Way is a long-distance touring route, the first of its kind in Ireland. It runs the length of Ireland's western coast, facing the Atlantic Ocean, from County Donegal in the northwest to County Cork in the southwest. The initial aim of the Wild Atlantic Way was to give greater visibility to Ireland's west coast in overseas markets. The Wild Atlantic Way is 2,500 km (1,553 miles) long and passes through 3 provinces of Ireland (Ulster, Connacht and Munster). It has given a huge boost to the tourism industry of the region since its launch in February 2014.
Ireland offers so many amazing places to visit, from its best-known tourist hotspots to its best-kept secrets. Here, we've put together a list of some of the most popular destinations among first-time visitors to Ireland.
The "gateway to Ireland" is for more than just passing through. Visit the Guinness Storehouse, Christchurch Cathedral and Trinity College.
From the vibrant and bohemian city centre to the pristine Connemara wilderness, County Galway is always a favourite with visitors to Ireland.
Killarney marks the start & end point of the Ring of Kerry. It is also home to some of Ireland's most famous castles, cathedrals and lakes.
Boasting attractions such as Blarney Castle, the Jameson Distillery and the fishing town of Kinsale, County Cork is a must-see destination.
The Ring of Kerry is a 111 mile circular route encompassing what is, arguably, the most scenic area of Ireland.
A haven of tranquillity in western Galway. Connemara is home to Kylemore Abbey, Ballynahinch Castle and Clifden village.
Famed for its rugged coastline and mountains, County Donegal is brimming with stunning natural beauty.
A quaint fishing village in western County Kerry. A bottlenose dolphin named Fungie has been living in Dingle Bay since 1983.
The birthplace of the Titanic and once a major hub in the Industrial Revolution. Today a city back on its feet after a turbulent past.
Monasteries, abbeys, manor houses & thatched cottages blend together to create a village that is as rich in heritage as it is easy on the eye.
The "Sunny Southeast" brings with it Ireland's finest potatoes and strawberries, alongside some awe-inspiring scenery.
Take a step back in time with a visit to the Aran Islands. There are 1,200 Irish speaking inhabitants, across three islands, and no cars.