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Epic scenery. Incredible heritage. That world famous Irish welcome.

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Why 2023 in Ireland?

😌 Off The Beaten Path Destinations

🌤️ Often Surprisingly Mild Weather

🍎 Delicous Irish Food & Drink

🛫 Early Bird Flight & Hotel Deals

💰 10% Off Tours in March, April & October

What Makes Vagabond Tours So Special?

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Rob and Amy Rankin established Vagabond Tours all the way back in 2002.

Today, 21 seasons later, our small-group tours of Ireland still revolve around laughter, learning and off the beaten track destinations.

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From Our Family To Yours...

Since 2002, Vagabond Tours has been a family-run business.

Our guests, the communities you'll visit and our love for Ireland are at the core of everything we do.

We look forward to welcoming you and your loved ones.

Come and embrace Ireland with us in 2023 and 2024!

Rob & Amy Rankin
+ the Vagabond Team

💵 $1 USD = €1 EURO 😮

Right now, the US dollar is at its strongest level in 20 years.

$1USD dollar will buy you more than €1*

Our prices drop as the $US dollar strengthens against the euro.

So it's an incredibly opportune time to book travel to Europe.

Hurry! This strong dollar rate will not hang around forever.

*Exchange rates quoted are online rates and may differ to the rate our payment partner Flywire and banks offer.

🌟 What Do Guests Think? 🌟

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7 Day World Tour of Ireland
"TRIP OF A LIFETIME"

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Vagabond is an outstanding company that knows how to provide customers with extraordinary service and expertise.

The 7 Day World Tour was the perfect amount of days to travel and see lots of Southern Ireland.

The views are unmatched and the service is unbeatable.

DERRICK, JULY 2022

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7 Day World Tour Of Ireland
"WOULD DO ANOTHER ONE"

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My husband, 17 yr old daugther and I had a wonderful time. We were 13 in the group, all ages from Canada & the US and we bonded over the week.

High praise to our tour guide & driver Danny, who entertained us with stories, jokes, not to mention his in-depth knowlede of Ireland's history and heroes.

Danny also was incredibly thoughtful as he went out of his way to add special individualized touches to celebrate a few anniversaries...

Overall, great experience. Would do another tour with Vagabond. Highly recommend.

TRAVELBUG, AUG 2022

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7 Day Driftwood Treasure Ireland Tour
"TRULY GREAT EXPERIENCE"

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Vagabond has been organizing these tours for decades and they know the territory.

They organized our stays in notably lovely, authentically-Irish places.

Their guides are highly knowledgeable about Irish history, culture, and what to visit.

One memorable experience was the visit to a sheep farm - we loved meeting the family and learning about local agriculture and rural Ireland.

CATHERINE, AUG 2022

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Travel With Confidence

We are 100% committed to the health and safety of our guests.

Our fleet of Mercedes tour vehicles are sparkling clean and hygienically-maintained.

Our tour itineraries focus on outdoor spaces and off the beaten track destinations.Two tour vehicles Driftwood and Vagabond Tours of Ireland

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10% Off Spring 2023

Springtime is a beautiful time to tour Ireland and right now is a great moment to start planning.

Enjoy 10% off all our scheduled Vagabond and Driftwood Tours departing in March and April 2023.

SEE THE OFFER

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☘️ Plan Your Escape To Ireland

It's never been easier to book an Ireland vacation with Vagabond or Driftwood Tours

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Ireland 2023 - What's Happening?

Football!

The Fighting Irish are coming to Dublin town! Notre Dame will renew their age-old rivalry with Navy in Dublin in 2023.

If you're a fan of college football, August 26th 2023 is the all-important date for your diary.

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Rugby!

Speaking of grudge matches, they don't come bigger than Ireland versus England.

The final Ireland game of the 2023 Six Nations Rugby championship is scheduled for the day after Saint Patrick's Day: March 18th.

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Festivals!

Everyone is an honourary Irish person on Saint Patrick's Day!

It's a great festival to base your 2023 Ireland tour around. You'll see the island in celebration mode AND you'll avail of our discounted tour price offer.

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Crafts!

Ireland's Ancient East remains a hidden gem.

Understand the region's history through 15 giant, hand-woven embroideries on the Ros Tapestry. Experience this craft treasure as it returns home in 2023.

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National Geographic Traveler 50 tours of a lifetime bade 2013

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Your Safety Is Paramount

All our permanent staff are trained to comply with Ireland's Covid-19 Safety Charter standard for tourism businesses.

We continue to update all our procedures to ensure the highest standards of cleaning and hygiene.

Find out how Vagabond is committed to the health and safety of our guests

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What Makes Us Tick?

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Read how Vagabond was founded — and where we're headed — on the About Us page.

What Is Responsible Tourism?

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Respect for our planet and its people lies at the heart of our responsible tourism mission.

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