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Experience the beauty and mysticism of the Irish countryside on this castle tour from Dublin. Visit the beautiful 12th-century Malahide castle and surrounding gardens. With an expert guide, tour the beautifully adorned rooms and authentic Medieval-age decor, then head to quaint village of Howth for a taste of Irish culture that dates back to the Viking Era.
For travelers short on time, this half-day tour is a convenient way to experience the beauty of the Irish countryside without having to rent a car or waste precious hours in transit. Enjoy the scenery extended out before you embark on the journey from Dublin to County Wicklow and wander around Glendalough at a pace that suits you.
Experience Dublin like a local during this private tour which includes stops at Dublin highlights and hidden gems, as well as skip-the-line entry to Dublin Castle. The ideal introductory experience for those with limited time in the region, you won’t have to wait around for other travelers, you can go at your own pace, and you'll likely experience places that many travelers overlook.
Spend half a day exploring some of Dublin’s top attractions, such as Trinity College, as well as a selection of hidden gems you might otherwise overlook. Plus, gain a greater insight into each destination thanks to your local guide on this private tour, during which you can forget the busy group excursions and tackle the city’s sights at your own pace.
Skip the line at the Guinness Storehouse and Jameson Distillery on Bow Street for a guided tour around the complexes. Listen as your guide explains the ingredients used and learn of the complex brewing and distilling processes. Then, enjoy tastings of the beer and whiskey for which Ireland is famous before concluding the tour.
Immerse yourself in the ancient majesty of Dublin’s North Coast on a half-day tour to Malahide Castle and Howth from Dublin. Alongside an expert guide, explore the atmospheric chambers of the 12th-century Malahide Castle and gain insight into the fortress’ 800-year-old history. After touring the castle, delight in the provincial charm of Howth, a quaint fishing village that boasts spectacular coastal scenery. Enjoy a free loop of a hop-on hop-off bus tour on the same day as a part of your day trip.
Take the train from Dublin to the Irish countryside in Howth during this tour. See the village’s Martello tower, Howth Castle and its gardens, Great Sugar Loaf mountain, and Baily Lighthouse. Go on a seacliff walk, and keep your eyes peeled for guillemots, eagles, and seals. Go up the hill to Ben of Howth, and catch sight of Black Linn before making your way to the poet, W.B. Yeats’ boyhood home.
It’s easy to explore Dublin’s top attractions on your own, but only a local guide can give you the inside scoop on life in the city. This private half-day tour can be completely customized to your preferences, so you can benefit from your guide’s expertise and learn more about Irish culture as you hit the shops, pick up tips for where to eat, drink, or party, and experience the city like a true Dubliner.
The 1916 Rebellion is a crucial moment in Irish History and the event is still very much a part of Dublin today. Step into the past with a local and visit the spots where rebels fought for the freedom of their country. Plus hear about the events that brought Ireland to the point of rebellion.
Start your local experience hearing about the Great Irish Famine. From the memorial to the ships that transported Irish people to America, this sad event is still remembered all over the city. Your local host will explain how the famine drove the Irish people to rebel on Easter Monday 1916.
Swing by Arbour Hill Cemetary and Prison which is the burial site of 14 of the leaders of the rebellion. Then finish your historical experience in front of Kilmainham Gaol. Now a museum, this impressive building is a former prison and the spot where the rebels were imprisoned and executed.
For those who crave a relaxing day away from the bustling city this Sunday afternoon pub crawl in the Dublin Mountains was made for you. Get a feel for Irish pub culture and the country’s beautiful scenery as you visit three pubs in a region. Have a few pints, tuck into some pub food, and listen to traditional Irish music before heading back to Dublin.
Explore the scenic landscapes of Wicklow, the Garden of Ireland, on a private tour tailor-made for you. With a personal guide and private vehicle, discover the countryside around Dublin, stopping to admire the 6th-century ruins of Glendalough, stroll around Powerscourt Gardens, or shop for handicrafts in Avoca village.
Take off from Dublin, and travel to Ireland’s County Meath during this private tour of Newgrange and the Hill of Tara, which includes round-trip transport. First, visit the prehistoric monument, Newgrange, before making your way to Boyne Valley. While in the valley, spend time exploring the archaeological complex, the Hill of Tara. End your day with a bite to eat (own expense) in the village of Howth.
Eat like a true Dubliner on this small-group Dublin food tour. With your guide, seek out authentic pubs, cafés, food shops, and markets, and savor Irish specialties including a traditional breakfast, artisanal cheeses, ice cream, and more. Pair your tastings with an Irish cream liqueur and another tipple, and admire some of Dublin’s hidden gems and learn about its culinary heritage as you eat and explore. Tour is limited to 12 or fewer.
See a whole new Ireland right on Dublin's doorstep. This guide day trip takes you to leafy Wicklow on your way to the enchanting village of Enniskerry, home to Powerscourt Estate and Gardens. Then head to Glendalough with its incredible medieval monastic settlement, founded by St. Kevin in the sixth century. Avail of a free loop of a hop-on hop-off bus tour, Dublin walking tour and an entry to the Little Museum of Dublin on the same day as a part of your day trip.
Enjoy an authentic taste of traditional Irish cuisine on this tasting tour of Dublin. Follow your guide on a walking tour of Dublin’s most popular pubs and restaurants, and get the inside scoop on the city’s culinary scene as you seek out little-known local haunts. This small-group tour is limited to 18 people for a personalized experience and stops at various locations, where you tuck into typical Irish dishes, accompanied by craft beers.
No one knows how to party like the Irish and what better way to join the fun than this great-value backpacker pub-crawl? Meet up with your local guide and like-minded partygoers for an alcohol-fuelled evening including free shots, Guinness, live Irish music and beer pong. The party doesn’t end when the bars close, either – you’ll also enjoy skip-the-line entrance to one of Dublin’s coolest clubs where you can dance until the early hours with your newfound drinking buddies.
Discover Dublin’s burgeoning culinary culture—and visit a number of the city’s characterful eateries—on this small-group walking tour. Be sure to arrive hungry: this lunchtime tour kicks off in the late morning, and includes a number of samples. Try local cheeses and chocolates, drop by bakeries and food halls, and head off the tourist trail when you visit venues that locals love. As you go, learn more about Ireland’s gastronomic history.
Immerse yourself in a night of traditional food and entertainment at the Irish House Party in Dublin. You’ll experience one of the city’s best ways to spend an evening at this dinner-and-show event complete with authentic Irish fare, diverse music, dancing and storytelling. Enjoy some Traditional Irish food like Guinness stew and Baileys-infused chocolate cake, and sing and dance the night away with a talented group of performers.
Trek the coastal paths of the Howth Peninsula on this hiking tour. Follow your experienced adventure guide along the cliffs and through the woodlands of this area, stopping at scenic overlooks and areas of spectacular natural beauty. Listen as your guide's commentary takes you back through the millennia in Irish history, including tales about the Vikings, Normans, Druids, and Celts.
Combine sightseeing with food samples as you immerse yourself in the cuisine and culture of Dublin during this fast-paced food tour. Visit places you might otherwise have missed—such as George’s Street Arcade—and sample a mixture of international and local specialties that you perhaps didn’t know existed. Plus, learn about the city along the way, thanks to your local foodie guide.
Enjoy a taste of Spain in the heart of Ireland on this 3-hour small-group tapas walking tour of Dublin! Sample Dublin’s international foodie scene as you visit three popular restaurants and tuck into a tasty array of tapas. Arrive with an empty stomach and an open mind, and get set for a culinary voyage as you sample tapas-style dishes from around the globe. Perhaps pair Greek mezes with a glass of white wine (included), indulge in Italian mozzarella salad or sample more adventurous Indonesian or Moroccan dishes.
Maximize time in Dublin with this small-group driving tour, covering both the north and south sides of the River Liffey. Learn about Ireland’s history from a local guide as you see Dublin landmarks including Trinity College, the General Post Office, and Merrion Square. Entrance to St. Patrick’s Cathedral is included in the tour.
I am Wicklow born and bred and have a keen interest in my county's cultural heritage. I am an opera trained singer and traditional Irish musician. This tour is about learning Wicklows heritage through the songs depicting the stories.. from lands taken with deception, violence and guile, 1,000s deported for trivial crimes to build the colony of Australia, severely affected famine locations, evictions, estate owners availing of the famine to remove unwanted tenants and "square" their estates. I have staged Musical History events in Kilruddery House and Wicklow Jail and staged Living Dublin 1916 for RTE featuring classical, choral and traditional Irish music. I look forward to taking you on a musical history tour with songs and stories at Wicklows most iconic scenic locations.
The fear of missing out is real when you’re traveling – no tourist wants to run the risk of skipping landmarks or attractions just because they didn’t know where they were or how to get there. With the VoxCity app, save yourself the time and anxiety that comes with planning your own self-guided adventures. Take advantage of the app’s detailed offline maps to find highlights that you want to visit, and follow the app’s pre-planned routes to each destination – no puzzling over public transport maps and timetables.