Experience every twist and turn of Ireland's food story on the southwestern Wild Atlantic Way.
Forage for seaweed by kayak. Feast in a castle hotel. Tour a remote buffalo farm. Taste amazing local specialities. Meet innovative producers, brewers and chefs. Savour 2 nights in West Cork's little-known foodie mecca.
⚠️Warning: This is no ordinary Irish food tour. We’re doing things the Vagabond way, with activity and adventure baked-in.
All Vagabond tours are flexible. Your 7 Day Vagabond Epic Irish Food Adventure 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.
A hot shower after a mountain hike. 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 Vagabond tours. Your tour will overnight in locally-owned establishments (in some cases for generations). Receive a heartfelt welcome, often from the hoteliers themselves. No hotel chains here!
The Armada Hotel brings you all the sounds, sites and tastes of West Clare on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean. Surrounded by the beautiful coastline and scenic countryside, Spanish Point epitomises what the Wild Atlantic Way is all about - vast skies over breathtaking Atlantic views, locally sourced seafood and walking the nearby Cliffs of Moher.
The stunning Ballyseede Castle in Co.Kerry is one of the finest 4 star luxury castle hotels in Ireland and Kerry's only castle hotel. Situated close to Tralee, on the famous Ring of Kerry, Ballyseede Castle is a favourite with every generation. When you pass through the gates of Ballyseede Castle, you kow you are entering a special world steeped in history and spledour. Its relaxed atmosphere, exquisite accomodation and award-winnng food makes Ballyseede Castle a perfect destination.
The Jones family have been welcoming visitors to The Coachmans Townhouse Hotel for generations. Excellent location on Henry St, in the heart of day and nightlife where speciaity shops and award winning restaurants are plentiful. The Coachmans Bar is noted for its Irish Whiskey collection and is part of the Wild Atlantic Way whiskey trail. High class quality Irish music can be enjoyed during dinner in a casual setting.
Gougane Barra Hotel is fifth generation family run hotel on the edge of Gougane Barra Lake run by Neil And Katy Lucey. They are tucked away in the mountains in a hidden and romantic glaciated valley in the South West of Ireland. The rooms either look out on the stunning lake or give great mountain views. The hotel is surrounded by forest with walking trails beginning at the front door.
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.
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, highly personal and genuine guest care with the location of Kinsale holding some of the most breath-taking views one can imagine’
Explore Ireland’s fresh and local food culture. Sample craft beers and Irish whiskey. Meet producers and chefs. Discover hidden gems you won’t find in the guidebooks.
⚠️ Warning: This is no sleepy food tour. Taste Ireland the Vagabond way. Fun, challenging hikes and daily adventures are baked-in.
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Start your tour in Dublin and travel to Clare, on the Wild Atlantic Way.
The average driving time today is 4 hours.
Explore the foodie haven of Clare before journeying to Kerry in the afternoon.