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The 10 Best Dublin Tours


Guinness Storehouse

After whiskey, beer is one of Ireland’s greatest exports. However, there’s nothing quite like drinking it at the source. You can enjoy Irish beer tastings at several venues across Dublin, with both group and private excursions on offer. The Craft Beer and Seafood Trail takes in some of the best eateries and bars in the city, with a guide showing you the way. 

Over at the Guinness Storehouse, you’ll discover the secrets behind this world-renowned stout. Did you know that this perfect pint has been over 250 years in the making? Tours and tastings are on hand for an immersive Guinness experience. 


Cliffs of Moher Day Trips

Over on the windswept Atlantic coast you’ll find one of Ireland’s most recognizable landmarks. The towering Cliffs of Moher draw visitors from across the world who come to admire this outstanding area of natural beauty.

You can stroll along the dramatic clifftops, enjoying the views and breathing in that fresh sea air. Birdlife is prevalent here too, so keep your binoculars handy. This is the perfect place for epic selfies, and there’s a visitor center for those interested in the history and geology of the region. Cliffs of Moher day trips run daily from Dublin, with both private and shared excursions available.


Walking Tours

One of the best ways to get to know Dublin is on foot. Guided walking tours show you a unique side of the city, giving a more thorough overview than you’d otherwise experience. Dublin Castle and Phoenix Park often feature, while Saint Patrick’s Cathedral and Christ Church Cathedral will have you grabbing for the camera. 

If you’re keeping an eye on your budget, why not consider booking one of the free walking tours in the historic center? On these popular Dublin tours, there’s no set price. You just tip the guide an amount that reflects what you feel the experience was worth. 


Giant's Causeway

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Giant’s Causeway was formed by an ancient volcanic fissure eruption. This national nature reserve,  the fourth greatest natural wonder in the United Kingdom, holds 40,000 linking basalt columns.  

Located in the County Antrim in Northern Ireland, Giant's Causeway is one of the most popular day trips from Dublin, offering tourists a peaceful escape from the city's clamor.   


Jameson Whiskey Distillery

The Irish know a thing or two about whiskey, so try and visit a distillery during one of your Dublin tours. This fiery tipple gives a real flavor of what the Emerald Isle is all about. 

At the Jameson Whiskey Distillery in Bow Street, you can enjoy a guided tour behind the scenes, followed by tastings. Afterward, you’ll be able to tell the difference between Scotch, Irish and American whiskies!

Meanwhile, over at the Irish Whiskey Museum, you’ll learn about the history of this delectable amber nectar through the centuries. Sampling the goods just sweetens the experience.


Game of Thrones Tours

“Game of Thrones” aficionados will love these Dublin tours, which focus on filming locations from the acclaimed series. You’ll be whisked off along the scenic Causeway Coastal Road, with plenty of stops at famous landmarks along the way. 

Highlights include the iconic basalt columns of the Giants Causeway and Dunluce Castle, which served as the House of Greyjoy. Also on the agenda are the mysterious Dark Hedges which you’ll recognize as the King’s Road. 

Some excursions also stop in Belfast where you can visit the Titanic Experience and Crumlin Road Gaol. Keep an eye out for the Peace Wall as you drive through the city.


Irish Pub Crawl Experiences

If you’ve enjoyed a brewery tour and want to put your new-found tasting skills to the test, then an Irish pub crawl is the answer. This convivial experience takes you to some of the best watering holes in the city, some of which are known only to locals. 

Bar crawls are among the most coveted Dublin tours on offer. After all, no night out in the city is complete without enjoying a pint or two. While exploring the traditional pubs, you’ll discover a rich cultural heritage. Some tours even have a literary theme with quizzes to show off what you’ve learned. 


Wicklow Day Tours

Tucked away between the mountains and the coast, the pretty town of Wicklow offers abundant outdoor adventures as well as a dash of culture. Wicklow day tours from Dublin are the easiest way to explore. They also take in other top tourist destinations along the way. 

As well as enjoying the scenery of Wicklow Mountain National Park, you’ll stop in the charming town of Kilkenny. Here, the medieval streets, cathedral and castle steal the show. Meanwhile, fairytale Glendalough is known for its sacred history and ancient monasteries. Horseback riding tours and sheepdog demonstrations are all part of the adventure on these days out from Dublin.


Dublin Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tours

Capture the stories and scenes of the capital city for 24 hours by taking a hop-on hop-off bus tour in Dublin. History buffs and curious tourists will be captivated by visiting many attractions as possible.

You can easily find these sightseeing buses at the usual bus stops in the central area. They run along different routes, passing by famous sites, including National History Museum and National Gallery, Phoenix Park and Trinity College.

Stop at the Irish Emigration Museum to unveil the true stories of those who left Ireland for a better life and their struggles during the journey. 


Overnight Tours to Southern Ireland

While Dublin is the enchanting hub of Ireland, there’s so much more to explore beyond the city boundaries. On overnight trips down to the county’s southern regions, you’ll discover a whole new side to the Emerald Isle. 

Historic towns and rugged wilderness will be at your fingertips on multi-day tours from Dublin. Explore the picturesque sea inlets and rolling countryside of Connemara and the Dingle Peninsula, or head to Killarney for historic monuments and mountain climbing. 

Blarney is another favorite spot, with the famous 15th-century castle and gardens among the must-see sights. You can kiss the Blarney Stone if you wish!

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About Dublin

The ancient capital of Ireland has been attracting tourists for centuries, and today it remains one of the most-visited cities in Europe. In Dublin, centuries-old traditions mingle with contemporary pursuits, creating a captivating landscape for all types of traveler.

Good to know before arriving

When it comes to getting around the city, Dublin has a whole host of transport options. Most visitors prefer to use buses and taxis, but there’s also a free bike scheme for those with energy to burn. Cycling tours are available if you’d like to explore with a guide.

Places and experiences that cannot be missed

Whisky and beer experiences are among the must-do Dublin tours, and the Irish music you’ll hear in the pubs will stay with you forever. Boat cruises on the Liffey River give a good city overview for first-timers, and the National Wax Museum is a hit with families.


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