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Irish Times Travel in association with IFC

The Irish Times Travel Service has been in operation since 1999.  Today, the travel service is made up of three partners;  Institute for CultureTravel/ Keith Prowse and GTI, Travel Escapes/Citiescapes.  Together, we offer a variety of unique and interesting holidays to destinations all over the world. We offer superb value for money, central hotels & interesting travel itineraries.

Enjoy the stunning scenery, waterfront life, enchanting riverside ports, elegant towns and grand cities on a river cruise. Step back in time and see history bought to life on a remarkable Battlefield Tour. Relax and unwind on-board an ocean cruise while also experiencing the sites and culture at your ports of call. Enjoy a magical evening at the opera or relish in the magic of seeing a musical in the West End. Get the inside track on your chosen destination while walking through the narrow winding streets during a fascinating city tour. The Irish Times Travel Service has a holiday to suit everyone.

You also have peace of mind when booking with The Irish Times Travel Service as all partners are fully licensed & bonded in accordance with the Commission of Aviation Regulation. 

All partners are also members of ITAA – Irish Travel Agents Association.

Institute for CultureTravel                                                                                                                                         

Institute for CultureTravel (IFC), is Ireland's only dedicated cultural travel provider.  We offer high quality opera, ballet and classical music holidays and tours to cities across the UK, Europe and the US with departures from Ireland. Originally formed in Germany in 1963 as IFB, “Institut fur Bildungsreisen”, we have been creating and providing very special tours and travel arrangements to operas, festivals, orchestras, museums and galleries in renowned cultural cities ever since, amongst which are: Vienna, Bregenz, Morbisch, Salzburg, Prague, Milan, Berlin, Verona, Budapest, Dresden, Leipzig, London and New York.  Each of our holidays is meticulously planned with a high level of attention to detailed invested in each of our travel itineraries. Our price includes flights, transfers, guides, accommodation, guided tours & excursions.  We have a real enthusiasm for all things opera, ballet and classical music related and as such our holidays are designed to provide special, memorable occasions for people who have a genuine interest in, enjoy and appreciate Opera, Ballet, Classical Music, Art and History. We have been a part of the Irish Times Travel Service since its inception, and we look forward to bring you new and interesting holidays for 2024 and 2025.

Destinations
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Opera in Hof & Dresden with Patrick Cassidy
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Enjoy four-nights in cultural Germany and immerse yourself in the best of...

RHS Chelsea Flower Show | Hotel & Ticket
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The event is world-renowned, loved not only by gardeners of all standards...

Andrea Bocelli in Warsaw | 22 August 2024
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Day 1 Your tour will start with a flight from Dublin to...

André Rieu in Lisbon | 30 October 2024
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Discover the beauty and history of Portugal’s capital on our Andre Rieu...

André Rieu in Budapest | 7 November 2024
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Price per person sharing: €1289pps  Single Supplement €239

André Rieu in Krakow | 29 May 2024
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Discover the wealth of the medieval fairy tale city of Krakow on...

Riga Opera Tour (Verdi’s Nabucco) - 09 May 2024
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Price includes: Return scheduled flight from Dublin Four-nights in the 5* Grand...

RHS Hampton Court Flower Show | Ticket & Packages
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Day 1 Arrive in London and enjoy the day at leisure for...

Opera in Budapest | June 2024
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Experience the beautiful city of Budapest on our Budapest Opera and Ballet...

Oxford, Blenheim Palace and the Cotswolds | 09 June 2024
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Day 1: Your tour will start with a morning flight from Dublin...