Visit Ireland’s Whiskey distilleries & taste the island of Ireland
Ireland has a rich history of crafting Whiskey, so where better to discover & deepen your understanding of this unique past than by visiting its thriving distilleries? Did you know that Whiskey originated in Ireland? It is said that Irish monks traveled the globe around 600 AD mastering the art of distilling to create a unique technique for crafting Irish Whiskey.
Ireland Chauffeur Travel crafts customized Irish Whiskey tours to suit all groups, tastes, and regions, combining it seamlessly with other experiences. We ensure our clients are treated to tailored, unique experiences by visiting local distilleries and engaging with the stories of the creators over excellent tastings. Each day can be tailored to your interests, ensuring a rich experience, and having your own Driver Guide means you do not have to worry about any driving! Here is a taste of some of our favorite distilleries to help you start planning your trip to Ireland. Meet the passionate distillers and taste the unique characteristics of “uisce beatha” (ishka baa-ha) or Irish Whiskey.
Starting and finishing in Dublin, your personable Driver Guide will bring you through Dublin, Laois, Galway, Limerick, and Cork. Historical highlights include King John’s Castle, the rugged Wild Atlantic Way coastline, music-filled evenings in Galway, the awe-inspiring Cliffs of Moher, the heritage town of Cobh, and, of course, the Guinness Storehouse.
Each day, starting from your luxurious accommodation, you can visit the best of Irish Whiskey. In between, you can admire the lush landscape, buzzing cities, and warm Irish welcome. Visit the old Dublin distilling quarter, the home of Teeling Whiskey, to sample their small batch Whiskey with an opportunity to explore this vibrant city. From there you will travel to County Laois to stay in the 5-star luxury country house hotel of Ballyfin, set at the foot of the Slieve Bloom Mountains. Nearby experience the home of Tullamore D.E.W. from distillation to maturation while meeting some of the characters who work on-site every day. Onwards to the Wild Atlantic Way and to visit the Micil Distillery located on the shores of Galway Bay. Also, an ideal opportunity to experience traditional Irish music in O’Connell’s Bar in the heart of Galway City and sample their large selection of Irish Whiskeys. Continuing along the rugged west coast of Ireland visit the historic King John’s Castle, 800 years of history in the heart of medieval Limerick City, and sample the atmosphere of this spirited city in Flannery’s Bar. Stay in the award-winning Adare Manor and experience the best of Irish hospitality.
Neighboring Limerick you will find County Cork, home to the Old Midleton Distillery of Jameson and Redbreast. The Jameson Experience brings the stories of Jameson’s rich heritage to life. Visit the amazing buildings; hear about the hardworking craftsmen and learn about the field-to-glass processes behind the famous Jameson taste. Nearby stay in the Castlemartyr Resort, home to Ireland’s best Irish Whiskey collections.
This tour has the perfect mix of the best in Irish Whiskey, dramatic coastlines, cultural sites, evenings of entertainment and craic, fine dining, and luxury accommodation. Contact one of our Luxury Private Travel consultants and let us plan your unique trip to Ireland.