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Discover Ireland on one of our trademark self-drive tours. Watch this space for small group tours if you’d prefer to be escorted by an expert guide.
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Nordic Visitor may be a new name in Ireland tourism, but we’ve been around for a while in Scotland and the Nordic countries, where we’ve established a great reputation among both our local suppliers and clients from all over the world.
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Trust our travel experts to organise a trip to Ireland you’ll never forget. They’ve enjoyed the same routes, castles and coastlines you’re about to experience.
Our team carries out regular quality checks to ensure the services you use are first-rate.
English, Irish (Gaelic)
Euro (EUR), Pound (GBP) in N.Ireland only
UTC +0 (+1 in summer)
Dublin (Ireland), Belfast (N.Ire)
Plan your Nordic Visitor trip risk-free. Arrange your 2021 tour before 19 November 2020 and you'll have access to our special Book With Confidence programme. That means you can alter your booking dates once with no change fees, and cancel your trip with no cancellation fees. Terms & conditions apply.
Nordic Visitor has been creating unforgettable travel experiences in the Northern Europe since 2002. All our packages are thoroughly tested, so you can travel in the confidence that every hotel, route and attraction has been carefully chosen. Your trip is created with our in-depth local expertise so that you see the best of Ireland and take home amazing memories.
Our dedicated teams deliver excellent service quality, and this is reflected year after year when TripAdvisor awards us with their Certificate of Excellence. We also take great pride in our customer feedback: 97% of our travelers say they would recommend us to friends and family.
One of our travel experts is always on call 24/7 to handle any unforeseen situations during your trip. Unexpected event or weather issues? No problem. Reach us on our dedicated helpline and we’ll rework your itinerary. We’ll move your accommodation and re-book activities, while keeping you safe and informed.
Nordic Visitor created all Ireland packages to give guests the adventure of their dreams. But we understand that you have a unique travel wish list. Our travel experts can tailor tours to suit your needs, whether you would like to spend extra time in a location or visit a special attraction.
We have everything in hand and book all aspects of your dream vacation in Ireland before you arrive, from your accommodation to activities. What distinguishes us from other tour companies is that we create a personalised itinerary and hand-marked map for you, highlighting the best attractions of your tour.
With Nordic Visitor, you have peace of mind knowing your holiday arrangements with us are 100% financially protected. Your payments are safeguarded with an insurance protection that guarantees you a refund in the unlikely event of insolvency.
Whatever you want to see and experience in Ireland, we have a package to satisfy your needs.
Imagine the fresh breeze on your face as you take in the seemingly endless green hills of the Irish landscape. You’re about to have an unforgettable adventure where you will…
Know what to expect before you begin your getaway in Ireland. Prepare yourself with our handy travel guides, covering driving laws, packing tips, climate information and more.
In case you have a few questions before booking your Ireland vacation, we’ve collected and answered the most important ones for your peace of mind. You can also find more detailed answers and travel tips in our Ireland Travel Guide. Or, if you want to know more about booking and payment details, check out our FAQ page.
The Emerald Isle is known world-wide thanks to its beauty, culture and history. People around the globe celebrate St Patrick’s Day, listen to Irish music, drink Guinness beer and read Irish literature. Let’s not forget about its natural beauty, stunning coastlines and mystical castles.
The weather conditions in Ireland can change quickly and often in all regions of the country. Although the climate isn’t extreme, the locals are fond of saying that you can experience all four seasons in a day. Make sure to dress the part and nothing will stop you from enjoying your trip!
From grand historic castles to atmospheric ruins, there are castles dotted all over Ireland. Estimated at over 30,000 there are too many to visit during your tour. For this reason, we’ve compiled our favourites and added them in our travel guide so you can decide which ones you want to see.
English and Irish (Gaelic) are the two main languages of the Republic of Ireland. However, the Gaelic-speaking Irish are bilingual, so you won’t need a language book. You may encounter some signs in Gaelic throughout your tour, but you can check out our wee guide to learn more.
The Republic of Ireland is part of the European Union and uses the Euro (€, EUR) as currency. In Northern Ireland, which is part of the United Kingdom, the currency is the Pound sterling (£, GBP). Find out more in our guide about Ireland’s currency and money.
Ireland is a very safe place to visit! It has recently been ranked amongst the 15 safest countries in the world. As in other European countries, pickpocketing and petty theft can occasionally occur in cities, but the risk of encountering crime in the rural areas is very low.
Dublin is the capital of the Republic of Ireland and Belfast is the capital of Northern Ireland. All our Ireland tours start from Dublin. If you fly into a different Irish city, get in touch so we can book you a private transfer to Dublin or customise your tour to start from a different location.
EU or EEA citizens, as well as those carrying passports from the UK, Switzerland, USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, do not need visas for short-term travel in Ireland. If you are visiting from another country, please check the Irish Government website to see if you need a visa and how to apply.
Yes, you can. Our Ireland tours can start on any day between April and October. When you’ve picked your favourite package and you’re ready to book, simply pick a date in the calendar that suits you best. Your personal travel consultant will then get in touch to confirm your details.
We recommend that you do not organise flights until we have confirmed your package. Once you book your tour with us, one of our travel agents will contact you within two working days with more details about your arrangements. You can then book your flights with the confirmed start date of your tour.
There is much to explore in Ireland. We believe one of our adventures tours of Ireland will allow you to see the Emerald Isle at its best and enjoy its highlights.
Some must-do activities in Ireland include:
You can read about some of our favourite places in Ireland here.
While it is technically possible to sometimes see the northern lights from Ireland (especially in County Donegal, thanks to its northerly location and lack of light pollution), it’s not the ideal location to do so.
When creating packages, our tour operators aim to show our visitors the very best of Ireland. But we understand everyone’s dreams are different. Should there be anything in particular you’re keen to see, or if you want to stay longer to explore more of Ireland, simply get in touch so we can help arrange it all for you.
For the best weather and longer daylight hours, we recommend visiting between April and October. At this time, attractions also have longer opening hours meaning you can make the most of your tour! Read more about the best time to visit Ireland depending on your interests.
The Irish weather can be variable and unpredictable, even between April and October. Regardless of the weather, this is what we recommend packing for your trip to Ireland:
Read more in our packing guide.
While Ireland is an island, you can easily drive or take a bus to Northern Ireland (which is part of the UK). From there, you can hop on the ferry to the south of Scotland. If you’re interested in combining both countries, keep an eye out for our upcoming joint Ireland and Scotland tours!
When you visit Ireland, you may hear the word ‘craic’ (pronounced crack) or the expression ‘What’s the craic?’ from the locals. It’s a popular Irish word meaning ‘enjoyable time’. It can also mean fun and entertainment.
One of Iceland’s leading travel companies, Nordic Visitor was established in 2002 and, to this day, creates excellent experiences for customers in Northern Europe. We’re passionate in our belief that your trip should be memorable for all the right reasons. Our Ireland tours include:
Get in touch if you have a question about our Ireland tours, or if you want help creating a customised travel package. We’re happy to help so please don’t hesitate to contact us.
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+354 578 20 80
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