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Enjoy our special 5% discount on selected Vagabond & Driftwood tours for ALL Notre Dame and Navy fans visiting Dublin for the Aer Lingus College Football Classic 2023.


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Why August is Awesome ๐ŸŒž

โ˜€๏ธ Higher Temperatures Than Other Months

๐Ÿ˜Œ Less Crowds Than Elsewhere In Europe

๐ŸŽต Culture & Music Festivalls

๐Ÿš More Choice In Tour Departures

๐Ÿ˜‹ Delicous Food & Harvest Season

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What Tours Are Discounted?

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8 Day Vagabond Wild Irish Rover Route Map of Ireland

SAMPLE PRICE: โ‚ฌ2085.25*

๐Ÿ’ฐ Discounted Notre Dame price, per person, sharing a double room. Single Supplement โ‚ฌ346.50.

8 Day Wild Irish Rover Tour

27th of August 2023

Go wild off the beaten path with amazing adventures in Connemara, Clare, Kerry and West Cork.

โœ”๏ธ Castle stay in wildest western Connemara

โœ”๏ธ Guided bike tour of Killarney National Park

โœ”๏ธ Guided wildlife/history boat tour of the spectacular Skellig Islands

โœ”๏ธ Hotel Highlight: Guest Favourite Gougane Barra

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6 Day Northern Island Tour

20th of August 2023

Come with us on a relaxed tour of Northern Ireland and the northwest.

Journey from Mayo to the Mourne Mountains via Donegal, Derry and Belfast.

โœ”๏ธ Discover the epic Causeway Coastal Route

โœ”๏ธ Head truly off the beaten track in windswept Donegal

โœ”๏ธ Get to grips with the Troubles on a guided tour of Belfast

โœ”๏ธ Hotel Highlight: 1 Night Stay in a haunted castle hotel

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6 Day Northern Island Tour Map

SAMPLE PRICE: โ‚ฌ1,278.23

๐Ÿ’ฐ Discounted Notre Dame price, per person, sharing a double room. Single Supplement: โ‚ฌ202.50

Our Guests Trip Advisor Reviews

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8 Day Wild Irish Rover
Extraordinary Tour, Once in a Lifetime Trip.

In a word this tour and Vagabond as a company can best be summed up as extraordinary. This was hands down one of our favourite trips of all time and the credit for that goes almost exclusively to Vagabond. All of the activities were amazing, all of the food was great, all of the scenery spectacular. The Vagabond Tour got us far enough off of the beaten track to really feel as though we were part of something special and unique. If you are considering taking a tour with Vagabond I would advise that you stop considering and just book it!

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6 Day Northern Island Tour
6 Day Northern Island Tour

We just finished our awesome 6 day tour which included both the north of the Republic and northern Ireland. The 6 days were each unique with variety of indoor and outdoor activities (waterfalls, castles, walking tours, titanic museum). The small group size was perfect. I felt very secure for health safety and was able to have my first real vacation since the pandemic. Our guide Sean was knowledgeable, with great stories and kept us on time and entertained.

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5 Day Edge Of The World
Mother/Daughter trip

Our 5 day edge of the world Vagabond tour exceeded my expectations! Our guide Andrew was knowledgeable and humorous and we could not have asked for anything more! The places we went, the scenery we took in, the experiences we partook in, the food and company we enjoyed will be remembered always!

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August In Ireland With Vagabond

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๐ŸŒˆWeather In Ireland In August

  August Average  
Temperature High 66ยฐF / 19ยฐC  
Temperature Low 54ยฐF / 12ยฐC  
Sunshine Hours Per Day 6.5  
Days With Some Rainfall Per Month 11  
Average Sunrise/Sunset 6.00am/9.00pm  

๐Ÿ’ต $1 USD = €0.95 EURO ๐Ÿ˜ฎ

Right now, the US dollar is at one of the strongest exchange rates in 20 years.

$1USD dollar will buy you approximately โ‚ฌ0.95*

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

So it's an incredibly advantageous time to book a Europe vacation package.

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.

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Friendly. Professional. Local. Our VagaGuide team will make your Ireland experience extraordinary.

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5-Star Rated

Confirmed guests continue to leave five-star reviews on TripAdvisor and Feefo. Don't take our word for it!

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100% Guaranteed

We offer a 100% departure guarantee for all scheduled tours from the moment at least two guests are booked.

Included On All Tours

A VagaGuide

Your tour will be fully guided by one of our VagaGuides.

That means you'll enjoy the company and services of your very own, highly-trained, local tour guide.

VagaGuides are storytellers, historians and โ€” sometimes, if you ask nicely โ€” even singers, poets and musicians.

They are also trained to be outstanding drivers, safely steering your Irish journey.

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Full Days

We believe in providing outstanding value.

It might seem obvious but a 7 day Vagabond tour will comprise 7 full days.

We pick you up at 8am on the first day and say goodbye by 6pm on the last.

Your tour will be fully-guided and your departure is fully-guaranteed by us from the moment two guests are booked.

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All Hotels

Your tour includes pre-booked accommodation in our favourite, high quality hotels.

We put great effort into selecting locally-owned accommodation at Vagabond & Driftwood Tours.

Hospitality, locally-sourced food and an authentically warm welcome are all on the menu!

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Each morning on tour you'll be served a delicious and filling hot Irish breakfast.

Yes, that means rashers and sausages. Toast and eggs. The whole shebang.

Often there's even more choice, like smoked salmon or whiskey-spiked porridge.

You'll need it too! All that adventuring builds serious appetites.

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There are certain must-do activities that we feel no guest should miss.

That's why we've absorbed the costs for essential attractions.

Places like the Rock of Cashel, the Giant's Causeway and the Cliffs of Moher are on us.

Experiences like biking, kayaking and horse-riding happen on a 'pay-as-you-go' basis.

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A Native Tree

We'll plant a native tree in Ireland every time you tour with us.

This helps offset the carbon emissions produced by our vehicles and long-haul aviation.

We also love how native Irish tree species promote biodiversity, fostering natural habitats for Irish insects, birds and mammals.

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We Care For You, Our Community and Planet

Like you, we want our children and grandchildren to be able to enjoy authentic travel experiences into the future.

That's why we're a certified B Corp.

We aim to bring long-term benefits to both our community and our planet as part of our responsible tourism mission.

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