Avoca Tours, offers an opportunity to have some family fun and get some fresh air while walking in the Irish countryside. Our unique guided walks cover literary, mining and religious heritage in a location that has been portrayed in hit TV series and Hollywood blockbusters. Only an hour from Dublin we are based in one of Europe's most beautiful locations - the Vale of Avoca. Avoca has been made famous in poetry and song by Ireland's national poet Thomas Moore. The areas mining heritage goes back hundreds of years and links the US, UK, Australia and S. Africa as miners based in Avoca travelled to the four corners of the globe to dig the earth. But the origin of Avoca goes back much further, 1,800 in fact to the writings of Greco-Roman mathematician, astronomer, geographer, astrologer Ptolemy. What we offer? 1. Unique guided walks covering literary, mining and religious themes with historic mansions thrown in 2. Story telling nights and traditional music and crafts 3. Films trails including locations for Hollywood blockbusters and national TV 4. Activity breaks such as adventure cycling, kayaking, art, golf, cooking and more 5. Irish pub tours and coach tours 6. A wide range of accommodation to suit all pockets All of this is rounded off with Fitzgerald’s Pub, which is famous throughout the British Isles, and beyond as the location of the highly popular TV soap Ballykissangel. Offering a unique blend of Irish 'craic', excellent food and wonderful staff we guarantee a memorable holiday event.

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