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Multi-day Tours and Trips from Dublin

If you want to explore beyond the city, there’s a whole host of multi-day tours from Dublin up for grabs. Some whisk you away to Northern Ireland where you can walk in the footsteps of giants and get the inside scoop on the Titanic.

Other overnight trips from Dublin take you deep into the Irish countryside to discover the true heritage of the country. There’s everything from towering sea cliffs to medieval castles on the agenda.

2-day tours from Dublin: Northern Ireland including the Giant’s Causeway

The Giant’s Causeway is one of the most iconic attractions on the Emerald Isle, and it takes center stage on these multi-day tours from Dublin. You’ll travel by coach or train up to Belfast, where the Titanic Experience awaits. Some trips will stop at the ancient Monasterboice ruins on the way.

Once in the capital of Northern Ireland, there will be free time to explore at your own pace. Choose between a “Black Cab” sightseeing tour, a walking excursion around the city, or a visit to Crumlin Road Gaol.

After a night in Belfast, it’s time to head to the coast. A trip to the Dark Hedges breaks up the journey – this avenue of beech trees is one of several famous “Game of Thrones” filming locations. Then it’s on to the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge and the Giant’s Causeway before returning to Dublin.

2-day trips from Dublin: Blarney Castle and the Cliffs of Moher

If you’re looking for epic multi-day itineraries, this 2-day trip from Dublin won’t disappoint. The rail and coach trip begins with a jaunt through rural Ireland to the Rock of Cashel – an archaeological site with a long history.

Next up is lunch at the English Markets in Cork, followed by Blarney Castle where you can kiss the famous stone if you like. The Blarney Woollen Mills are a great spot for some souvenir shopping too.

You’ll spend the night in Cork, where Irish pubs are waiting to welcome you for an evening of music and revelry. Then, on day two, it’s time to experience the delights of the Wild Atlantic Way. Here, you’ll explore the unusual landscapes of The Burren and admire the staggering Cliffs of Moher.

You’ll return to Dublin in the evening, full of tales to tell your friends.

2-day tours from Dublin: Galway, Bunratty Castle and Connemara

If you want to discover a different side of Ireland, then this multi-day trip to Galway from Dublin is the answer. Traveling by coach or rail, you’ll visit some lesser-known destinations while taking in vast swathes of the country’s most eye-catching scenery.

First up is Bunratty Castle and Folk Park for a bit of time travel. There’s a “living village” to explore as well as the fortress. Next up are the Cliffs of Moher, followed by photo stops around The Burren. Spend the night in Galway with free time to wander the city in the evening.

Day two begins with a road trip around the Connemara countryside. Mountains, lakes and pastoral scenes are the order of the day here. You’ll pass through traditional villages on your way to Kylemore Abbey, where you can indulge in lunch with a view. After exploring, head back to Dublin in the late afternoon.

2-day excursions from Dublin: Ring of Kerry and Killarney

The Ring of Kerry is a famous driving route in southwest Ireland, and this is the focus of your overnight trip from Dublin. After taking the train to Cork, you’ll hop on a coach for some serious sightseeing. Blarney Castle is up first, with lunch and shopping in the village.

The afternoon is all about Cobh, where the Heritage Centre brings the story of Irish emigration and the Titanic to life. Continue to Killarney where you’ll be spending the night.

Your final day takes you on an adventure around the Ring of Kerry where nature comes into its own. Enjoy several photo stops along the way. Last, but not least, is Killarney National Park before you reluctantly head back to the city. This is one of the most popular multi-day tours from Dublin, and it’s easy to see why.

3-day trips from Dublin: Blarney Castle, the Cliffs of Moher and the Ring of Kerry

These 3-day trips from Dublin to Blarney Castle are popular, so make sure you book early! The mission begins with a visit to one of Ireland’s most iconic fortresses. Here, you can kiss the Blarney Stone, stroll the grounds and enjoy some retail therapy in the village.

Then it’s on to Cobh to learn about The Queenstown Story and the final voyage of the Titanic. Spend the night in Killarney before continuing your journey around the Ring of Kerry.

You’ll discover wild landscapes and quaint villages, with a scenic lunch spot along the way. Head back to your hotel after checking out Killarney National Park.

Your last day focuses on the Cliffs of Moher, where trails and seabird colonies will have you captivated. There will also be stops at Bunratty Castle and the geological wonderland of The Burren. You’ll also have time to explore Galway before returning to Dublin.

3-day tours from Dublin: Northern Ireland including the Giant’s Causeway

There are lots of 3-day tours to Northern Ireland from Dublin, and they all follow a similar route. Board your coach after breakfast and enjoy a scenic drive up to Monasterboice. This ancient religious settlement has been here for centuries!

The first afternoon concentrates on Belfast, with the Titanic Experience being the main event. You’ll then have free time to explore the city before enjoying an evening of music in a local pub or restaurant.

Day 2 takes you to see the Dark Hedges and the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge. Then it’s time for the star attraction – the Giant’s Causeway. Spend your final night in Derry where tours of the city walls are on the cards.

Meander along the coast on your last day, stopping at beaches and churches for a little variety. You’ll enjoy a break in Galway for sightseeing and shopping before finishing the adventure back in Dublin.

4-day trips from Dublin: The Cliffs of Moher and Killarney National Park

This epic 4-day tour from Dublin to the west coast showcases some of the most photogenic landscapes in Ireland. First up is Cong Abbey and a scenic drive through the mountainous Connemara region. Then you’ll head to Galway for a dose of culture – this is also your first overnight stop.

The second day is all about the Wild Atlantic Way, with plenty of viewpoint stops for photos. The lunar landscape of The Burren and the Cliffs of Moher are two of the main highlights. Take a break for lunch in Doolin village before continuing your adventures in Limerick and the Adare heritage town. You’ll be spending the night on the Dingle Peninsula.

Day 3 focuses on beaches and traditional Irish pubs, with an overnight stop in Killarney. Your final day takes you to Killarney National Park, Blarney Castle and the Rock of Dunamase before returning to Dublin.