Wicklow, Glendalough and Kilkenny Day Trip from Dublin

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Duration: 9 hours 15 minutes
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Experience Highlights

On this tour you will have the opportunity, for around 9 hours, to discover the natural wonders and historical gems of Ireland. You will enjoy the magnificent views of the Irish landscape as you tour the Wicklow Mountains National Park and admire the beautiful lakes of Glendalough .

You will be accompanied by an expert guide, who will teach you about Irish history and folklore. The activity also includes a stop in the ancient city of Kilkenny, capital of medieval Ireland. A tour of Ireland's impressive historical heritage will allow you to learn more about the rich tradition and culture of the island.

  • Discover the beautiful scenery of the Wicklow Mountains and Wicklow National Park while learning about the history and culture of Ireland.
  • Walk among the monastic ruins of Glendalough and admire the beauty of the surrounding lakes and mountains.
  • Explore the medieval town of Kilkenny with its impressive castle and beautiful ancient architecture.

What’s included

  • Excursion to Wicklow, Glendalough and Kilkenny
  • Professional guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned luxury coach
  • Free wifi connection on board

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Step by Step

Join this charming and historic tour as you discover some of Ireland's greatest natural wonders and historical gems. The tour will last approximately 9 hours, during which you will learn about the history and culture of the island, accompanied by an expert guide .

You will start the day with a scenic drive through the idyllic landscape of Wicklow National Park, where you will enjoy the magnificent mountain views . In this national park, you'll stop at Wicklow Gap, one of the highest mountain passes in the region, where you can marvel at the views of the area from avantage point .

Next stop is Glendalough, a ruined monastery complex founded by St Kevin in the 6th century. The region is not only noted for its ruined buildings, but also for the beautiful lakes and mountains that surround the region and make it a true natural paradise.

Afterwards, you will go back in time with a tour of Kilkenny, the medieval capital of Ireland, also recognised as one of the most beautiful cities on the island. Stroll through its paved streets and discover the impressiveKilkenny Castle, which was built in the 13th century by the Norman conquerors.

At the end of the tour, you will return to the original starting point, as it is a round trip.

Reviews

4.7
· 1186 Reviews
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    Thiago
    5
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    We learned many things during the tour. Wicklow very very nice, Powerscourt gardens spectacular, both to devote more time to them.
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    Bryan
    5
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    The guide explained everything very well and was also very nice people. 100% recommendable
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    Nina
    4
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    Excellent day in Glendalough and Powerscourt accompanied by our guide, who made it even more enjoyable.
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    Felipe
    5
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    The visit to the valley is spectacular, it is a must. Even the bus route itself.
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