When we think of Ireland, we think of rolling green hills, lively cities, renowned charm and leprechauns…. but there is so much more to the land of the shamrock that is just waiting to be explored! From toe-tapping entertainment to medieval feasts, we’re ready to help you indulge in endless shenanigans with Choice Touring by Globus.  

 With so much flexibility, freedom and fun in most cities, this is the ultimate way to explore Ireland! 

Discover Dublin. 

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Located on the East coast of Ireland, the capital city has an incredible amount of history, heritage, architectural gems and, of course, let’s not forget amazing food, drink and entertainment.  

High-Stepping & High Notes  

Taylors Irish Cabaret, Dublin
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Enjoy an evening of Irish celebration at Taylors Irish Cabaret, Ireland’s largest thatched pub and best Irish show in Dublin. Savour a delicious 3-course dinner with wine, and sip Irish coffee while enjoying a performance by musicians, world-champion Irish dancers, singers, and an Irish comedy legend. If you’re looking for a show that captures the Irish spirit of including everyone in the room, then this is the night for you! 

A Barrel of Fun  

Guinness Storehouse, Dublin
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Be our guest at the Guinness Storehouse at the historic St. James’s Gate Brewery to learn all about the famous beer, from its all-important ingredients to the distillery’s special brewing techniques. See traditional brewing equipment, hear about the ancient craft of barrel making and the 6-step ritual behind the perfect pour. Afterward, head to the 7th-floor Gravity Bar to drink in the city views as you try a pint of the “black stuff”, followed by a delicious Irish-themed dinner. Fun fact: the Guinness Storehouse building is designed in the shape of a giant pint of Guinness! 

Wild Westport.

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On the opposite side of the country, the charming town of Westport is on the wild West coast. There is so much to see and do in this small town, renowned for being the perfect combination of beauty and fun. 

Top ‘o the Morning on Top o’ the World 

Achill Island, Westport
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For the adventurous, this is a fantastic chance for you to explore Achill Island—Ireland’s largest island. May the road rise up to meet you on an excursion along the famous Wild Atlantic Way. Savour the breathtaking panorama of its tall sea cliffs and wild beaches, the rugged mountains, and peat bogs. Along the way, learn about the local history, traditions of the area and enjoy a morning coffee in a local café – the perfect way to round off your morning. 

Get amongst Galway.

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Ah, Galway. Full of culture, artistry, exceptional food and music, it’s no wonder this harbourside city has become extremely popular over the years.  

Galway Galore! 

Lynch Castle, Galway
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Take a walking tour of the vibrant, medieval city of Galway to see some of its main attractions and hidden gems – like Lynch’s Castle, the Collegiate Church of St. Nicholas, the Town Walls dating from 1270, Town Hall & Courthouse, and more! After learning about Galway’s history and culture, pull up a chair in a local pub for a hearty Irish supper, a couple of drinks, and perhaps a bit of lively craic (conversation) with the locals. What better way to get a real feel for the city?  

Some Enchanted Evening. 

Dungaire Castle, Galway
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Enjoy an enchanting and intimate evening of feasting and festivity at a medieval banquet at Dunguaire Castle. Dating back to 1520, Dunguaire Castle sits on a rocky promontory tucked into a corner of Galway Bay. After a warm welcome, join your fellow lords and ladies in the banquet hall for a 4-course dinner fit for royalty! Wine and a lively showcase of fine Irish music, storytelling and more complete this fantastic experience! 

All this and more can be experienced on our 8-day Green with Envy: Ireland by Design tour, with a menu of complimentary YourChoice Excursions sure to make your Irish adventure unforgettable. 

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