Institute for CultureTravel (IFC) has been creating and providing very special tours and travel to Opera houses, Opera and Music Festivals, Classical Music Performances and Art exhibitions in renowned cultural cities for over half a century. The business was originally formed in Germany in 1963 as IFB, “Institut fur Bildungsreisen”. In 1997, the IFB business was formed in Ireland adopting the translated name “Institute for Culturetravel” and changing the abbreviated name from IFB to IFC. IfC is now part of Travel Direction Limited, a leading Irish Travel company since 1973.

Institute for CultureTravel holidays are designed to provide unique and memorable occasions for people who share a genuine interest in, enjoy and appreciate Opera, Ballet, Music, Art and History.


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9 Marlborough Court, Marlborough Street, Dublin D01 C624, Ireland

Caroline Quigley - Sales and Marketing

Direct Line:  + 353 (0) 1 888 7899


Direct Line:  + 353 (0) 1 888 7830

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9 Marlborough Court,

Marlborough Street,

Dublin D01 C624, Ireland

Monday-Friday 9.30am-5.30pm

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We are licensed and bonded by the Commission for Aviation Regulation

In compliance with the Package Travel, Package Holidays and Package Tours Regulations 1992 under license T.A 0231. (Travel Direction Limited)