Hammond Gold – Five-Star Luxury Tours of Ireland with a Personal Touch

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INTRODUCING THE 'HAMMOND GOLD' ELEGANCE COLLECTION...Elegance is more than just a word...it’s a lifestyle that our clients enjoy when visiting Ireland on one of three “Hammond Gold” Elegance Collection Tours including the Breath of Elegance (13 nights); Northern Elegance (7 nights) and Southern Elegance (7 nights).

Each Hammond Gold tour features five-star accommodations in Ireland’s most celebrated hotels, manor houses and castles. You will travel in style on one of our deluxe Mercedes-Benz midi coaches or private chauffeur-driven sedans while enjoying the breathtaking beauty, culture and sites of Ireland...an experience that will live in your memory forever. You will be captivated by the warmth and kindness of the Irish people...considered to be among the most friendly in all the world.

And since Hammond Tours is a family-owned and managed business you will be sure to receive the personal touch and attention to detail so important in today’s fast-paced world.

Choose from three Hammond Gold Elegance Collection Tours:


Nothing quite captures the romance, history and architecture of Europe like the castles of Ireland. This thirteen-night tour begins and ends in Dublin with visits to the Cliffs of Moher, Giant’s Causeway and Blarney Castle. Overnight in five-star hotels including Ashford Castle and Adare Manor. Full Irish breakfast daily and five dinners are included.

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An enchanting seven-night tour that begins in Shannon and ends in Dublin. Visit many of the sights that make Ireland one of the most beautiful places on earth including the Ring of Kerry with its picturesque villages, Blarney Castle and the Rock of Cashel. Full Irish breakfast daily with two dinners at Adare Manor and Hayfield Manor are included.

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This impressive seven-night tour begins in Dublin and ends in Shannon. Travel north to experience the scenic wonders of Ireland with stunning views of the mountains, valleys and coastline along the way. Enjoy a full Irish breakfast daily, four dinners including one at Ashford Castle and one at Adare Manor.

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Why Choose Hammond Tours

Owners, Michele and John Hammond have over thirty-five years of personal experience arranging small tours and customized vacations to Ireland, Scotland and Britain for couples, families, and groups of any size. Familiar with every one of the over three hundred hotels, castles, inns, country manors, golf resorts and spas throughout Ireland, the Hammond family will plan your vacation-of-a-lifetime.

Choose a tour from one of Hammond Tours’ three luxurious collections including Hammond Gold’s Elegance Collection, Intimate Collection or Chauffeur-Driven Collection. Or, if your prefer let Michele, John and the Hammond family do what they do best and arrange a customized vacation to Ireland that will fulfilll your every expectation. Whether you are seeking a trip to visit your ancestral homeland, indulge in luxury spa treatments, sample pubs and dining, sleep like royalty in a historical castle, enjoy the city life of Dublin, Belfast and Galway or take on the challenge of championship golf courses…Hammond Tours will make your dreams a reality.

Additional Programs Offered by Hammond Tours

Our Hammond Intimate Collection was designed for those clients who may express an interest in touring Ireland but prefer traveling with a smaller group of like-minded individuals.

Each of the three Intimate Collection Deluxe Tours feature overnight accommodations in the finest hotels, full breakfast daily, dining on select evenings and carefully planned visits to quaint villages, cities and attractions while relaxing in comfort on one of our luxurious midi coaches.

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Enchanted Intimate Ireland  •  Southern Intimate Ireland  •  Northern Intimate Ireland

Our private custom Hammond Chauffeur-Driven Collection Tours will enable you to experience all that Ireland has to offer at your own pace...with no need to adhere to rigid schedules. You can get up when you want, dine where and when you want and see what you want, at your leisure, while in the capable hands of our professional Irish drivers that know Ireland best.

You can choose from four of our most popular Chauffeur-Driven Tours or if you like, we’ll work with you to create a one-of-a-kind private tour especially for you.

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Ireland Hideaways & Backroads  •  Classically Ireland  •  The Wild West of Ireland  •  Castles of Ireland

What Clients Say

We have been to Ireland 7 times with Hammond Tours, each and every tour was great! We plan to return spring of 2020 for another tour with Hammond. ~ Jack, Scottsdale, AZ

Great trip. Our guide, Brendan, was the key. He made Ireland, its beauty, and the richness of its history come alive for me. The trip was planned well. I would like to revisit and am contemplating a similar trip to England and Scotland. Thanks. ~ Joseph,  Athens, NY

The tour was fantastic, well planned, and the tour guide was excellent and knew the about the history of every place we visited. I look forward to my next trip. ~ D, Dublin, CA

I absolutely love working with Farah!! She is so quick and efficient!! Every one of my clients have come back raving about the tour she had put together for them!! I will not use any other tour operator for my Ireland clients. ~ Chris, West Hartford, CT

My clients were very happy with the drivers and the itinerary they had on their private tour. This is the second private tour they have taken with Hammond. It’s well worth it. Hammond does a wonderful job and highly recommended. Everything went as planned. Thanks Michelle! ~ Rebecca, Portland, OR

I wanted to tell you we had a great tour in Ireland. We were so happy we did this. All of your arrangements were great. The tour guide, Mike O’Stello was excellent. His knowledge of the history of Ireland and his personal touch made our trip the best we have had. I would recommend your company to anyone wanting a tour in Ireland. Thank you for a great vacation. ~ Carolyn, Brooksville, FL

Trip Type

Culture, Family Vacation, Romantic Getaway