Soon after we returned from the “maiden voyage” of Ireland’s Belmond Grand Hibernian, the reviews began arriving.
“The Belmond Grand Hibernian Railway Tour was an outstanding experience,” wrote one IRT guest on Rachel Hardy’s Virtuoso “review page.” “It was luxury rail travel with a broad sampling of the history and heart of Ireland.” (Click here for more reviews.)
“Just wonderful!” wrote another of the IRT trip — our first-ever charter of an entire train.
“This was my seventh trip with the Society of International Railway Travelers,” wrote yet another, extolling IRT’s insistence on excellence.
Summing up, a veteran traveler wrote: “I would heartily recommend the trip to anyone interested in Ireland or train travel or both.”
These reactions — coupled with our own experience — prompt us to offer the same journey, at the same time of year, in 2017: Aug. 29-Sept. 4, 2017.
We’re happy to book you on any Belmond Grand Hibernian trip next year — there are 22 departures of the 7-day tour from April through October, 2017.
But we think you’ll especially like our group tour. Why? Let one of the Belmond Grand Hibernian crew members explain:
Finally, this, from a long-time Society of IRT traveler:
“When they called it the ‘Grand’ Hibernian, they really knew what they were doing. It was a grand trip.”
To see a photo album of the trip, please click here. And if you want to talk with one of us who has been on board, please call us: 800-478-4881 or 502-897-1725.