CIE Tours – Ireland & Britain’s Largest Tour Operator

Warm Welcomes, Unique Itineraries, Local Lore. 


CIE Tours is the premier operator for Irish and Britain vacations, backed by more than eight decades of experience and an impeccable reputation with trade, partners and customers. Our tours and people exemplify the best of Irish hospitality: warmth, approachability, natural storytelling, and immersion in local cultureNow, we’re extending that same Irish DNA to brand-new destinations around the world, beginning with Iceland and Italy.


From all-inclusive guided vacations to customized private driver experiences and self-drive adventures, our tours are curated to appeal to a wide range of travelers—honeymooners, bucket-listers, solo travelers, families and those seeking to connecting with their heritage. They balance famous icons with local haunts and immersive cultural experiences. And throughout, our guides provide the backstories and deep intel that simply can’t be gleaned from a book.


More than 50,000 travelers each year choose CIE Tours, and collectively give us a 95% customer satisfaction. Here are five reasons why:



    1. Expertise. We offer well over 80 years of experience creating distinctive and memorable travel experiences in Ireland and beyond.


    1. Breadth and depth. We have more than 50 guided vacations to choose from—from weekenders to epic journeys.


    1. Authenticity. We immerse your clients in local culture—they won’t just see their destination, they’ll live it.


    1. Deep local knowledge. Our local guides and drivers are at the heart of any CIE Tours vacation. Sharing their personal knowledge of each destination, they make the trip singularly memorable and enlightening for guests.


    1. All-inclusive. Every aspect of a CIE Tours itinerary is included – no hidden costs and no upselling your client along the way.



CIE Tours enjoys an exceptionally strong relationship with suppliers, too. Our “Best Of” annual hotel awards program—the only such initiative by an Irish tour company—is coveted by winners, who display their plaques proudly and prominently.


Guests Love Our Guides


In every destination, our guides win our guests over with their natural charm, the hidden places they know, and the stories they tell. Their local knowledge feeds travelers’ curiosity and sense of adventure, and in no time at all, their favorite people and places will become your clients’ favorites, too.