Enjoy the full Irish experience combining Dublin sights, pretty coastal scenery, traditional food, live music and Irish dancing.
The port of Dublin portrays a very different image in modern times to that of ten years ago. This exciting city has undergone a fantastic transformation in recent years to combine impressive architectural designs with the historical traditions already in place. This transformation is something Dublin has achieved with perfection. The fantastic city centre thrives with its vibrant atmosphere and welcoming attitude towards all who visit. This brilliant destination will have passengers captivated from the moment they arrive.
This is the Irish capital and an exciting port of call to experience a rich cultural heritage. The Trinity College is a fantastic place to visit to enjoy the eighth century Book of Kells along with the impressive National Museum. Here guests will have the chance to witness exhibits dating back to the Irish bronze and iron ages with all the makings for a brilliant day. Adjoining to this is the equally impressive National Library. The Irish capital is also famous for its literary works and such Irish authors as Beckett and Joyce have works here showcased on a regular basis for visitors to enjoy.
The bustling city centre is renowned for the many bars, cafes and restaurants that line the streets, each with their own unique characteristics but all welcoming in their own charming way. The Brazen Head is the oldest bar in the city and definitely worth a visit but do not worry as there are also many more modern venues along the way. If you’re looking to enjoy the shopping opportunities of Dublin then head for Grafton Street. This is an excellent location for a spot of retail therapy and can be combined with the historic coffee house of Bewley’s; famous in this area.
A visit to Dublin would not be complete without an acknowledgment and appreciation of the amazing Guinness Storehouse and Brewery. The home of Ireland’s most celebrated tipple, this iconic venue has cemented its place in Ireland’s history and most certainly provides a great tour opportunity for your stay. The ‘Guinness adventure’ is incredible and gives insight into a story that began some 250 years ago. You’ll discover what makes the ‘Black Stuff’ so special and as you are transported through the many areas of production and refinement you will finally finish your journey at the spectacular bar ‘Gravity’; the sky tower bar with the most stunning views out over Dublin.
Dublin thrives in the city centre but there is also a great range of opportunities when visiting here to head further afield and enjoy the superb coastal scenery of this outstanding destination. Venture out of the city towards the intimate coastal town of Malahide and Portmarnock before witnessing the ruins of Howth. This is a chance to take in traditional Ireland at its best and the delectable Abbey Tavern is a perfect place to capture the genuine timeless atmosphere of this beautiful place on earth. From here visitors will enjoy live music and local delicacies combined with Irish dancing to the beat.
The day is yours to enjoy and be sure to look out for itineraries that stay overnight here to give you even longer to soak up the exquisite atmosphere.