Relax on a journey of discovery to Ireland's Ancient East. Explore Viking history, Norman castles and spectacular scenery.
Visit Kilkenny and Waterford, Ireland's historic capitals. Stroll craft studios and quaint seaside villages. See a 6th century monastery in Ireland's largest National Park. Savour the foodie mecca of West Cork.
🏆 Winner of Best Ireland's Ancient East Tourism Experience at the 2019 Irish Tourism Awards
Single Supplement EURO 315. Estimated US$ 2019 guide price: $2,115 (based on US $1 = EURO 0.86).
A hot shower after a woodland stroll. A real fire. A pint. We assure you that wherever you stay with us, you’ll love it.
We put great effort into selecting accommodation on Driftwood tours. No large, impersonal hotels here! Your tour will overnight in locally-owned establishments (in some cases for generations). Receive a heartfelt welcome, often from the hoteliers themselves.
Vikings and Normans sailed up the River Suir to establish Ireland’s oldest city at nearby Waterford. Now you can follow in their footsteps at Waterford Castle Hotel & Golf Resort. It is set on an enchanted 310-acre Private Island, accessible via a short crossing on the resort's private car ferry. A jewel in Ireland's Ancient East, the Island Resort offers the very best of Irish hospitality on the most beautiful surroundings imaginable.
Dunbrody Country House Hotel is a luxury boutique hotel in Co. Wexford. Located on the dramatic Hook Peninsula on Ireland’s south coast, Dunbrody House is owned and operated by husband and wife team Kevin & Catherine Dundon. Set in 300 acres of parkland, 1830s Dunbrody really is the perfect stay after a long day exploring the south-east coast.
This 4 star boutique hotel in Kilkenny is situated on Patrick Street, Kilkenny’s most exclusive street, right in the centre of a city rich in medieval heritage and alive with a vibrant arts culture. With over 400 years of history and a vast array of beautiful countryside to explore, Pembroke Kilkenny provides the perfect city-centre base for guests of all ages looking to make the most out of everything Ireland has to offer.
The 4-star Bayview Hotel is a fine manor house nestled on the Cliffside of the beautiful fishing village of Ballycotton. It offers luxurious accommodation and stunning ocean views. Hear the waves crashing as you wake up in the morning in this amazing location. The hotel has lovely gardens, which lead to miles of sandy beaches for you to enjoy.
Actons Hotel is situated in heart of the colourful historic harbour town of Kinsale also referred to as the Gourmet Capital of Ireland. Over the years Actons of Kinsale has established a reputation for its exceptional location with Kinsale holding some of the most breath-taking views one can imagine.
Gateway to the Wild Atlantic Way, the Blue Haven Hotel will welcome you with open arms. Just a stone's throw from dozens of great restaurants, lively bars and interesting craft shops. You will love their seamless blend of boutique and contemporary luxury, whether you're relaxing in the lounge with a coffee, enjoying Tapas & Fine Wines in Aperitif, or sampling the Seafood in their Fish Market.
All Driftwood tours are flexible. Your 6 Day Driftwood Ancient Ireland Tour is no different.
Unmissable activities are included. Where there are great options, we’ve left the final decision up to you. Feel free to choose your evening meals and lunches. All additional tour options are marked clearly below.
For your information - below are a list of options you can choose while on tour.