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Why 2025 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.

💚 Our Guests Love Us!

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7 Day Treasure Ireland Tour

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This trip was fantastic.

From the moment we boarded the bus... until the trip finished Sunday night.

I would definitely go back again and recommend Vagaband Tours to anyone.


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8 Day Vagabond Wild Irish Rover

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Vagabond is simply the best way to experience Ireland!

Immerse yourself in Irish culture, feel like a local, and travel comfortably with a small group of soon-to-be friends!

We highly recommend that you book your next trip with Vagabond, it is as good as it gets!


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7 Day Magnetic North Adventure
"10 OUT OF 10"

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It was an unforgettable experience...

Tim was a great guide, with lots of fascinating stories to share and very friendly and knowledgeable.

10 out of 10 would definitely go on another Vagabond tour again!


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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 2024 and 2025!

Rob & Amy Rankin + the Vagabond Team

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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☘️ Plan Your Escape To Ireland

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


Ireland 2023 - What's Happening?


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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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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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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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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