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Dublin: Skip-the-Line St Patrick's Cathedral & Irish Literary Tour

Available from Nov 28

Dublin: Skip-the-Line St Patrick's Cathedral & Irish Literary Tour

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Discover top Dublin attractions and enjoy skip-the-line entry to St Patrick’s Cathedral on this 2.5-hour Dublin walking tour. Beat the queues at St Patrick’s Cathedral and head straight inside with your guide. Admire beautiful statues and colorful stained-glass windows, and learn of St Patrick — Ireland’s famous patron saint. Delve deep into Dublin’s medieval quarter and visit Dublin Castle, where centuries of ancient history come to life. Explore the gardens and towers, and learn of the many important roles the castle has played in its checkered past.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$35.07
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$35.07
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Private Driver Guided Tour of Dublin

Available today

Private Driver Guided Tour of Dublin

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Do Dublin your way with this customizable private tour of the city. There’s no need to waste time studying maps or waiting for public transport with a guide to drive you around. As a history graduate and genealogist, your guide can also share information on Dublin’s history and heritage, as well as its most interesting sights, from St. Patrick’s Cathedral to the Ha'penny Bridge.
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  • 8 hours
  • Taking safety measures
From
$644.78
per group
From
$644.78
per group
Taking safety measures

Cliffs of Moher Tour

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Cliffs of Moher Tour

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Discover Ireland’s rugged western coast on this full-day private tour from Dublin. Tick off three iconic destinations with visits to the stunning, soaring Cliffs of Moher and the 14th-century Bunratty Castle, plus a scenic drive through the Burren along the coast of Clare. Tours include door-to-door transportation in a comfortable, WIFI-equipped vehicle and a tasty lunch stop at a traditional Irish pub.
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  • 5 hours 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,011.17
per group
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$1,011.17
per group

 Day Trip from Dublin : New Grange , Knowth, Trim Castle and the Hill of Tara

Available from Oct 10

Day Trip from Dublin : New Grange , Knowth, Trim Castle and the Hill of Tara

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Delve deep into ancient Irish history during this full-day tour to Newgrange monument (or Knowth monument dependent on availability) and the Hill of Tara from Dublin. With your small group, limited to 13 people or fewer, visit Norman Castles, sacred burial mounds, royal coronation sites from the Iron age and Megalithic temples. Learn about the ancient history infused in some of the Boyne Valley's landmarks such as the Hill of Tara, Trim Castle, and Newgrange. Pickup and drop-off in central Dublin.
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  • 9 hours
From
$46.40
From
$46.40

Pearse Lyons Whiskey Distillery: Legacy Experience

Available tomorrow

Pearse Lyons Whiskey Distillery: Legacy Experience

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Taste small batch whiskeys at the distillery where they are made during this guided tour. Visit the historic Liberties neighborhood of Dublin and the Pearse Lyons Whiskey Distillery set in the former Church of St. James. Go inside the distillery and explore the surrounding graveyard during a tour complete with a whiskey and gin tasting.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$38.70
From
$38.70
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The Best Of Dublin Walking Tour

Available tomorrow

The Best Of Dublin Walking Tour

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Instead of burying your nose in a guidebook or trying to spot what the guide’s talking about from inside a crowded tour bus, don’t miss a thing as you discover Dublin by foot on this compact center-city walking tour. With a private guide by your side, discover the history of the city through its landmarks, from the age of Vikings to the present day. Visit historic and cultural landmarks like Trinity College, Dublin Castle, Christ Church Cathedral and much more.
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  • 2 hours 20 minutes
From
$32.23
Price varies by group size
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$32.23
Price varies by group size

A History of Ireland: St.Patrick to the Celtic Tiger

Available from Sunday

A History of Ireland: St.Patrick to the Celtic Tiger

From the Vikings to the Normans, English royals to national independence, the story of Ireland is a tumultuous tale dating back hundreds of years. History enthusiasts can uncover the rich Irish story on this guided tour to several of the city's top landmarks, like Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin Castle, and Trinity College. Along the way, learn about important figures in Irish history, and even sip a pint of local beer in an historic pub—included in the tour.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$386.88
per group
From
$386.88
per group

Dublin – Top 10 City Highlights Walking Tour

Available from Sunday

Dublin – Top 10 City Highlights Walking Tour

Visit Dublin city’s must-see top 10 highlights. Packed full of incredible insights and up-close historical visits including the 13th century Dublin Castle and the 10th century Christchurch, this interactive 2 ½ hour tour is the essential guide to Dublin city and Irelands fascinating history.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$29.74
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$29.74
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Private Newgrange Tour

Available tomorrow

Private Newgrange Tour

On this tour we visit Newgrange, the Neolithic burial site that dates back over 5000 years. From there we visit the 10th century High Crosses at Monasterboice and the Melifont Abbey dating back to 1142. We will also visit the Battle of the Boyne site fought in 1690 by King William & King James.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$670.57
per group
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$670.57
per group

Dublin Old City - From Viking origins to modern times

Available today

Dublin Old City - From Viking origins to modern times

Informative and interesting tour where the guide will bring the past to life with lighthearted stories & anecdotes rather than just hard dates and cold facts
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  • 2 hours 25 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$83.27
Price varies by group size
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$83.27
Price varies by group size

The Best Of Dublin Walking Tour

Available tomorrow

The Best Of Dublin Walking Tour

Discover the best of Dublin! Why the city was named (Dubh Linn) "black pool"? How were vikings related to it? Enjoy intriguing architecture, history, events, and stories right back to its Viking and medieval origins. Dublin has so many great locations, each with its own fascinating tale. During this tour, we will also skirt past many obscure places that will either leave a smile on your face or come as a complete surprise. You will see 18th century Parliament House and Trinity College, Ireland’s oldest university. Before wheeling around buildings, streets and laneways with their own engaging stories on the way to Dublin Castle. What is so extraordinary about Chester Beatty Library? What's so special about medieval St Patrick’s Cathedral? How old is Christ Church Cathedral? What is the story of Bram Stoker and his Dracula? Where you can find the knights and ghost? During this tour, we are not going inside the object.
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  • 2 hours 20 minutes
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$483.40
per group
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$483.40
per group

The Mystical Hill of Tara: Uncover ancient mysteries on a self-guided audio tour

Available from Nov 3

The Mystical Hill of Tara: Uncover ancient mysteries on a self-guided audio tour

The Hill of Tara was the famous seat of the High Kings of Ireland. On this self-guided GPS walking tour, you’ll discover why Tara was and still is an important spiritual center. My story brings you all the way from the arrival of the first farmers in the Boyne Valley through to the dawn of Christianity. We’ll explore the essence of Celtic spirituality and peer through a window into Ireland’s Iron Age, a time of druids, saints and kings. You can look forward to: • One of the oldest Stone Age passage tombs in Ireland and other archaeological discoveries at the Hill of Tara. • Portals to the otherworld of the fairies and other folk traditions associated with Tara. • Testing your courage – and your stomach – against the trials of being a king in ancient Ireland and the unsavory practices associated with kingship here at the Hill of Tara And if you’d like to take part in an Irish tradition then please bring a piece of degradable cloth with you on this walk. All will be revealed!
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    $7.99
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    $7.99

    Boyne Valley, Meath - Private Shore Excursion

    Available tomorrow

    Boyne Valley, Meath - Private Shore Excursion

    The Boyne Valley is to Irish people what Israel is to Christians. The Boyne Valley is historically the most important part of Ireland. On this tour you’ll be taken back through the mists of Ireland’s ancient history, spanning over 5,000yrs to visit Newgrange (an ancient passage tomb older than the Pyramids), The Hill of Tara (the old capital of Ireland), Slane (where St. Patrick secured his legacy), Monasterboice Monastery (famed for its elaborately carved High Crosses) and Trim Castle (a mighty spectacle from the 12th century). Why people love this tour: 1. Walk into a tomb that’s over 5000 years old and be moved by its majesty & mystery. 2. Stand atop the Hill of Tara (Ireland’s historic cultural, spiritual and political capital), contemplating its huge significance whilst peering at Ireland’s endless verdant stretches before you. 3. The myths, legends and histories of St. Patrick, ancient Gaelic Kings, battles and societies open up a whole world that you never knew existed.
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    • 4 hours 45 minutes
    • Free Cancellation
    From
    $832.73
    per group
    From
    $832.73
    per group

    Glendalough, Wicklow - Private Shore Excursion

    Available tomorrow

    Glendalough, Wicklow - Private Shore Excursion

    Imagine that just an hour’s drive from bustling Dublin is a wilderness of deep verdant valleys, highland bog with wild deer and secluded mysterious lakes. This is a tour of epic scenery and fascinating history. Real Ireland awaits! This tour is perfect for those who want to finally experience the 40 shades of green that Ireland is famous for; purposefully relax by filling your lungs & spirit with the freshness of the countryside (Lough Tay, Wicklow Gap, Blessington Lakes); delight in stories & histories about old Ireland (Glendalough); and indulge in great food and artisanal products (Avoca handweavers, Powerscourt House & Gardens). Just like at all sites, your professional guide will recount the stories, explain the history and culture along the way. You will arrive back at Dublin Port in good time for your departure. Always be sure to inform your guide of when you’d like to arrive back at the ship. We suggest 90mins at least to account for any traffic delays.
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    • 6 hours 40 minutes
    • Free Cancellation
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    $832.73
    per group
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    $832.73
    per group

    Private Wicklow Tour

    Available tomorrow

    Private Wicklow Tour

    With Ireland with Locals, you get to see the best Ireland has to offer in the comfort of one of our high-end vehicles & in the company or your own private guide.
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    • 8 hours
    • Free Cancellation
    From
    $709.26
    per group
    From
    $709.26
    per group

    Tour of Dublin Museums: Treasures of Ireland

    Available tomorrow

    Tour of Dublin Museums: Treasures of Ireland

    This unique tour uses Ireland’s artistic and literary wealth to explain the historical moments, traditions, wars, movements, and eras that have sculpted Ireland through the centuries. We’ll explore the highlights of the National Gallery, National Library and National Museum, with a break half-way through. Consider those great cultural and artistic treasures that represent your country’s history. For the USA, it is paintings like ‘Washington Crossing the Delaware’ and ‘American Gothic’ by Grant Wood, original manuscripts of Edgar Allan Poe and Walt Whitman, and objects full of cultural symbolism like The Liberty Bell. This tour will show you their Irish equivalents: - Symbolic paintings representing the Norman Conquest of Ireland and the Irish Civil War; - Insight into the life and works of W.B. Yeats - Ireland’s Greatest Poet; - The Tara Brooch and the Ardagh Chalice – treasures that epitomise Ireland’s Golden Age (500-800AD).
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    • 3 hours
    • Free Cancellation
    • Taking safety measures
    From
    $236.73
    From
    $236.73
    Taking safety measures

    Giants Causeway, Belfast - Private Shore Excursion

    Available tomorrow

    Giants Causeway, Belfast - Private Shore Excursion

    The Giant’s Causeway will be one of your greatest travel memories after we explore it together. You’ll be immersed into the Ireland of legend, where the gods played their parts and giants walked this land. This will be a day to remember. From exploring the legend of the most famous ship in history - The Titanic - to becoming immersed in the passionate yet brutal history of The Troubles, Belfast has stories galore! NOTES: See the itinerary for more details Just like at all sites, your professional guide will recount the stories, explain the history and culture along the way. You will arrive back at Dublin Port in good time for your departure. Always be sure to inform your guide of when you’d like to arrive back at the ship. We suggest 90mins at least to account for any traffic delays.
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    • 6 hours 35 minutes
    • Free Cancellation
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    $1,033.78
    per group
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    $1,033.78
    per group

    Cliffs of Moher, Galway - Private Shore Excursion

    Available tomorrow

    Cliffs of Moher, Galway - Private Shore Excursion

    Nothing can compare to that first time when you excitedly walk towards the viewing point at the Cliffs of Moher. Your gasp of astonishment will cement that incredible spectacle in your memory for decades to come. We can enjoy lunch with ample choice at the visitor centre or at a pub in Doolin - a place that’s famous for its traditional music (at night, naturally). We’ll caress the jagged coastline along The Wild Atlantic Way, one of the world’s most scenic drives, looking out to Galway Bay. Before you realise, we’ve ventured into The Burren, a surreal landscape of bright grey limestone. There is such an energy to Galway city that sets it apart. It is regarded as the most ‘Irish’ city, due to its isolation in western Ireland and the high number of Irish-speakers. We’ll return to Dublin directly. Lying in your bed later, you’ll reminisce over the stories, history, culture you heard raccounted, the medieval castles, and your first glimpse of the Cliffs of Moher.
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    • 5 hours 35 minutes
    • Free Cancellation
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    $1,033.78
    per group
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    $1,033.78
    per group

    4-Day Tour of Ireland's Hidden Heartlands & Wild Atlantic Way

    4-Day Tour of Ireland's Hidden Heartlands & Wild Atlantic Way

    We bring visitors to the Heart of Ireland and let them explore the real Ireland, feel relaxed and have fun. We combine the well-known sites in Ireland's Hidden Heartlands Region and the Wild Atlantic Way with some of the country's best-kept secrets. We create memorable experiences with culinary treats using the finest local produce, top-rated accommodation with spectacular views across the Lough Ree and traditional music, song, dance and storytelling by celebrated local performers.
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    • 4 days
    • Free Cancellation
    From
    $1,665.46
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    $1,665.46

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