Tours to Ireland Schedule and Pricing

Join one of our scheduled tours OR schedule your own group tour

“Irish Byways Takes Touring to the Next Level!”
Jim Brooks, publisher, THE IRISH GAZETTE

Join one of our scheduled tours (below) OR schedule your choice of tour dates with your own group of 30 travelers.  All tours are ten days in-Ireland, beginning on morning of arrival date and not including departure date.


  • Notify us of your interest on our CONTACT page, by phone 612.616.3782, OR by email We welcome your inquiries and referrals!
  • After we notify you regarding your reserved place on our tour, you may then purchase your plane ticket.
  • All travelers complete the Irish Byways LLC Traveler Information Form.

    Our FAQ page describes cost for this exceptionally entertaining and scholarly tour.  The tour includes:

    • Pre-trip and in-country contact with experienced tour managers who will be present with you throughout the tour.
    • Brilliant Guide Dave Hogan plus local guides providing interpretation following itinerary
    • Professional Bus Transportation which begins on arrival morning at Shannon Airport through departure morning to Shannon Airport.
    • Boat trip(s) to a significant island(s) off the coast of Ireland
    • Any and all entrance fees following our Itinerary
    • Meetings with local artists and musicians.
    • Accommodations at exceptional B&Bs and Guest Houses known for Irish hospitality rather than hotels.
    • Meals covered by tour cost: Traditional Irish Breakfast each morning, four abundant lunches.
    • Three festive evening meals with local Irish musicians.

    • Irish Byways tour makes possible an uncommon cultural experience into the heart of Ireland. We employ brilliant guides as well as the best of local musicians and artists.  Travelers are offered more relaxed “off-the-bus” adventure in contrast to fast-paced and lower priced site-seeing tours.  Rather than a different hotel every night we extend our stay at several quality B&Bs set in beautiful Irish landscape with day trips out from these central locations.  A review of our itinerary details the vast richness of our tours.

      1. “Landscape & Lore, Music & Myth”— $3200 plus airfare and travel insurance.  Depart USA May 14 to Arrive May 15 and Return USA May 25
      2. “The Land of Saints Scholars & Musicians: Exploring the Wisdom Years” -By Group Request Only
      3. The Monastic Tradition of Connacht $3200 plus airfare and travel insurance—by Group Request Only
      4. University Study or Study/Service Tours by Group Request Only

      Guides reserve the right to make changes to our Itinerary in the event of extreme weather conditions or other unforeseen circumstances.  Arrangements can be made (at additional traveler’s expense) for self-chosen local activities such as horseback riding or for additional self-chosen taxi service.

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