September
Month
7 Nights
Duration

Ireland’s Ancient East: Southern Heritage

20th – 28th September 2025

Embark on a journey through Ireland’s Ancient East: Southern Heritage, where each step unveils layers of history and natural beauty. Begin in the quaint town of Enniscorthy, where tales of Ireland’s past come alive amidst its charming streets. Then, venture to Waterford, a city steeped in heritage, to explore its medieval roots through a captivating walking tour and immerse yourself in the Freedom of Waterford Pass. Indulge in the rich flavours of Jameson whiskey at the Midleton Distillery before delving into Cobh’s maritime history at the Heritage Centre. Marvel at the majestic Rock of Cashel rising from the Tipperary plains, a testament to ancient Celtic kingship. Journey to Kilkenny, where medieval marvels await at the iconic Kilkenny Castle, and uncover the secrets of Ireland’s beloved ales at the Smithwicks Experience. Throughout the tour, be enchanted by scenic wonders like Powerscourt House & Gardens, the picturesque Brittas Bay, and the tranquil Vale of Avoca. With each stop, Ireland’s Southern Heritage whispers tales of old, leaving an indelible mark on the soul.
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Our 7 Night / 8 Day tour of Ireland includes:

  • Deluxe motorcoach for all transfers, touring, and sightseeing
  • Services of a professional Irish Tour Director throughout
  • Accommodations at first class, superior hotels for Seven (7): Riverside Park Hotel, Enniscorthy (1), The Tower Hotel, Waterford (2), The Montenotte Hotel, Cork (2), Rivercourt Hotel, Kilkenny (2)
  • Two (2) Hotel Dinners (First & last night)
  • Full Irish Breakfast Daily at each hotel.
  • Welcome drink reception
  • Porterage at hotels throughout of 1 suitcase per person
  • Taxes and Service Charges on items included
  • Travel documents to include: Luggage tags, and daily itinerary

*Please note walking tours are optional and the outline itinerary and hotels may be subject to change*

Tour Details:

TOUR PRICE Land Only Price: $2599.00 per person based on Double Room Occupancy (Land Only)

Dublin Extension: $168.00 per person based on Double Room Occupancy (email: info@bracktours for more information)

SINGLE SUPPLEMENT (Limited Single Rooms Available)  $779.00 to be paid along with the full per-person tour price based on Sole Room Occupancy

Dublin Extension Single Supplement: $174.00 to be paid along with Dublin Extension price based on sole room occupancy.

START DATE Tour Commences 21st September 2025 at Dublin Airport
END DATE Tour Finishes 28th September 2025 at Dublin Airport
WEAR Clothing (we recommend layered clothing, sensible walking shoes, rain jacket and carry bag for daily touring)
INCLUDED

Powerscourt House & Gardens

Scenic Touring: Brittas Bay, Avoca Mill & Vale of Avoca

Waterford Walking Tour

Irish National Heritage Park

Freedom of Waterford Pass

Jameson Experience Midleton Distillery

Cobh Heritage Centre

Rock of Cashel

Blackcastle Farm Tour

Kilkenny Walking tour

Kilkenny Castle

Smithwicks Experience   

*Free time to explore the cities of Waterford, Cork & Kilkenny*                                                   

NOT INCLUDED International Flights (Land Only)
Travel Insurance
Gratuity to Tour Director

Tour Registration:

For all tour registrations please fill out the booking form found on the right-hand side of this webpage please also click the number of members that you will be signing up for and that all information is correct before proceeding.

To register for this tour and if paying by check please click on the PDF icon below and download & print this registration form.

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Additional information

Tour TypeLand Only

Ireland’s Ancient East: Southern Heritage

Outline Itinerary (subject to change)

1

Day 1 - 20th September 2025

Dinner and refreshments will be served. You will awaken this morning to your first glimpse of Ireland.

2

Day 2 - 21st September 2025

Visits & Sightseeing to include:-

  • Powerscourt House & Gardens
  • Scenic touring: Brittas Bay, Avoca Mill & Vale of Avoca
  • Welcome Dinner & Drink

Hotel: Riverside Park Hotel, Enniscorthy. Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

3

Day 3 - 22nd September 2025

Visits & Sightseeing to include:-

  • Irish National Heritage Park

Hotel: The Tower Hotel, Waterford. Bed and Breakfast.

4

Day 4 - 23rd September 2025

Visits & Sightseeing to include:-

  • Waterford Walking Tour
  • Freedom of Waterford Pass

Hotel: The Tower Hotel, Waterford. Bed & Breakfast

5

Day 5 - 24th September 2025

Visits & Sightseeing to include:-

  • Jameson Experience Midleton Distillery
  • Cobh Heritage Centre

Hotel: The Montenotte Hotel, Cork. Bed and Breakfast.

6

Day 6 - 25th September 2025

Visits & Sightseeing to include:-

  • Visit to Kinsale
  • Free time to explore Cork City

Hotel: The Montenotte Hotel. Bed and Breakfast.

7

Day 7 - 26th September 2025

Visits & Sightseeing to include:-

  • Rock of Cashel
  • Blackcastle Farm Tour

Hotel: Rivercourt Hotel, Kilkenny. Bed & Breakfast

8

Day 8 - 27th September 2025

Visits & Sightseeing to include:-

  • Kilkenny Walking Tour
  • Kilkenny Castle
  • Smithwicks Experience

Hotel: Rivercourt Hotel, Kilkenny. Dinner Bed and Breakfast.

9

Day 9 - 28th September 2025

Morning transfer to Dublin Airport for departure home.

20th September 2025 – Overnight Flight to Ireland

21st September 2025 – Riverside Park Hotel, Enniscorthy

Board Basis: DBB

22nd & 23rd September 2025 – The Tower Hotel, Waterford 

Board Basis: BB/BB

24th & 25th September 2025 – The Montenotte Hotel, Cork

Board Basis: BB/BB

26th & 27th September 2025 – Rivercourt Hotel, Kilkenny 

Board Basis: BB/DBB

28th September 2025 – Return flight to the US

You bid farewell to the Emerald Isle as you board your flight back home.

DBB = Dinner, Bed & Breakfast 

BB = Bed & Breakfast

All our coaches are Luxurious and ideal for a comfortable tour of Ireland. There is ample leg room and all seats recline.  The coaches are fully air-conditioned and have a wc on board. There is a PA system on board so as not to miss a word of our knowledgeable and competent drivers/guides.

Luxury 49 Seat Executive Coach

  • 49 Reclining Seats
  • Full air conditioning
  • DVD player
  • Refrigerator
  • WC

Kerry Coaches 49 Seater

*Subject to Change depending on numbers going on tour *

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Ireland’s Ancient East: Southern Heritage

20th – 28th September 2025

Land Only Tour Price

  • Land Only Price: $2599.00 per person based on Double Room Occupancy (Land Only) 
  • Single Supplement: $779.00 to be paid along with full per person tour price based on Sole Room Occupancy

How To Join

  • To join this tour, complete the below registration form and send it along with a check deposit of $500.00 per person and make payable to Brack Tours if paying by credit card please see below.

Deposits & Payments Schedule per person:

  • A deposit of $500.00 per person is required at the time of booking
  • Second Part Payment of $1000.00 due by 19th May 2025 per person
  • All Final Payment due by 15th July 2025

If paying by check:

  • Complete the registration form
  • Make check payable to Brack Tours
  • Mail the form along with the check to: Brack Tours, 133 Washington Street #524 Dover, NH 03820

Tour Booking Code:

  • IAESH25

Air Cancellation Penalties:

  • Air: 120 days prior to departure air is Non-refundable

Land Cancellation Penalties:

  • Land: Outside of 65 days Forfeit of deposit per person
  • Land: 64 – 46 days Forfeit 35% Land Price per person
  • Land: 45 – 16 days  Forfeit 50% Land Price per person
  • Land: 15 days or less Forfeit 100%  Land Price  per person

Tour Registration

To register for this tour and if paying by check please click here on the PDF icon below and download & print this registration form.

*For any members wishing to pay or register using Euro or Sterling please contact info@bracktours.com for assistance*

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