Vagabond Tours of Ireland Honors Europe's New Capital of Culture

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NEWTOWNMOUNTKENNEDY, Ireland - Aug. 16, 2019 - PRLog -- Ireland's Galway in February will become even more globally prominent. This city has been dubbed the 2020 European Capital of Culture.

Vagabond Small Group Tours of Ireland, is already preparing to fold Galway into as many of its 2020 tours as possible. This company will also offer opportunities for guests to sample a variety of world-class events that make travel to Ireland in 2020 a must.

·         April 2020: The 50th anniversary of the World Irish Dancing Championships in Dublin.

·         June 15, 19, 26, 2020: European Soccer Championships 2020 Group Stage Matches at Dublin's Aviva Stadium.

·         July 2020: The Great Gathering at Cork 300, a maritime festival celebrating the oldest yacht club in the world:

·         July 23-27 2020: Clipper Round the World Race stops in Derry.

·         August 29, 2020: College Football Classic in Dublin with Navy vs Notre Dame at Aviva Stadium.

In addition, Vagabond Tours of Ireland ( asked its guides to tally up past-guest surveys of what their alumni thought were the most outstanding experiences in Ireland.

·         Visiting Skellig Michael, an island with puffins  and a 6th century monastic settlement featured in Star Wars The Last Jedi (Episode VIII).

·         Biking new greenways opening in 2020. One, a section of the Royal Canal Greenway, will be Ireland's longest dedicated cycle path, leading from the outskirts of Dublin to Longford.

·         Booking a Black Cab Tour to explore the history of Belfast

·         Soaking aching muscles in a kelp bath.

·         Crawling inside Ireland's myth-laden and highest passage tomb – in Armagh.

·         Hiking from clifftop to waterline on Giant's Causeway.

The 12 Day Giant Irish Adventure Tour ( is a two-time winner at the Irish Tourism Industry Awards. The per person double rate is €2,899 (single supplement €490). This is Ireland's ultimate guided adventure tour, journeying over mountain passes, riding horses on deserted beaches and exploring the Wild Atlantic Way.

The slower-paced, less active 11 Day Driftwood Discover Ireland ( itinerary is €2,749 per person double (single supplement €469). Guests discover Ireland from coast to coast through immersion in history, culture, music and crafts.

For details on all of Vagabond Tours of Ireland itineraries, availability and reservations, visit Call toll free 1.833-230-0288 or email:

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