Tours and Excursions

You’ll never run out of things to see and do in Dublin – here’s some of our top fives!

Top Five City Tours

Hop on & Hop off Bus Tour

Dublin’s No.1 Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour allows you to experience all the history and culture of Dublin in one visit. The tour is 2 hours long with stops located close to Dublin’s most popular attractions.

Yellow Umbrella Free Walking Tour

A three-hour walk through the rich and intriguing history of Dublin City. Meeting in the Dublin Visitor Centre daily, your tour guides will explore Ireland’s legends, traditions, and folklore.

Vintage Tea Tours

Take a step back in time with Vintage Tea Tours and experience Dublin in a unique way. Enjoy Afternoon Tea, good conversation and tap along to some fabulous 1950’s jazz. This is Afternoon Tea with a difference.

Viking Splash City Tour

Experience Dublin like never before… on a sightseeing adventure across land and water! Join Viking Splash Tours on a thrilling 75 minute tour around the main sights and scenes of historic Dublin City.

Irish Musical Pub Crawl

The Musical Pub Crawl is led by two professional musicians who perform tunes and songs while telling the story of Irish Music. The Crawl is best described as a moving concert; visiting two of Dublin’s finest pubs.

Top Five Museums

EPIC Irish Emigration Museum

Explore, engage and connect with Irish history to experience the unique journey of the Irish people around the world through the ages.

Jeanie Johnston Tall Ship & Famine Museum

Docked on the banks of Dublin’s River Liffey, climb on board and follow in the footsteps of those who fled the famine.

The National Lephrechaun Museum

Explore the world of Irish folklore and mythology at The National Leprechaun Museum located in the heart of Dublin.

The Little Museum of Dublin

This museum tells the story of Dublin over the last century via memorabilia, photographs and artefacts donated by the general public

The Irish Rock'n'Roll Museum

This museum tells the story of the Irish music scene with a tour of a working music venue & recording facilities in Temple Bar, Dublin.

Top Five Parks & Gardens

St Stephen's Green Park

Walk around the popular St Stephen Green Park at the end of Grafton Street, the largest Georgian garden square in Dublin.

Phoenix Park

The largest urban park in Europe: home to the official residency of the President of Ireland and a large herd of fallow deer.

National Botanic Gardens

Noted for its fine plant collections holding over 15,000 plant species and cultivars from a variety of habitats from all around the world.

Merrion Square

Known for its colourful and imposing Georgian houses, sculpture-filled gated park, famous former residents and regular art on a Sunday event.

Ivaegh Gardens

Designed by Ninian Niven in 1865, but with a history dating back over three hundred years, the Iveagh Gardens are located close to St Stephen’s Green Park.

Top Five History & Heritage

Trinity College & Library

Visit Trinity’s 18th century Old Library to view the lavishly decorated 9th century Book of Kells, in the heart of Dublin city.

Dublin Castle

Discover the historic heart of Dublin. Dublin Castle is a key tourist attraction as well as a major government complex.

Kilmainham Gaol

Discover the fascinating history of Kilmainham Gaol and the role it played in rallying the Irish people to pursue independence.

St. Patrick's Cathedral

Built in honour of Ireland’s patron saint between 1220 and 1260 Saint Patrick’s Cathedral is one of the few buildings left from medieval Dublin.

Dublinia

Experience the Dublinia historical recreation museum, focusing on the Viking and Medieval history of the city.

Top Five Attractions

Guinness Storehouse

Guinness is synonymous with Ireland and no visit to Dublin is complete without a trip to the Guinness Storehouse.

Dublin Zoo

Located in Phoenix Park, Dublin Zoo is a must-see experience and the perfect day out for families visiting Dublin.

Temple Bar

Temple Bar is the cultural heart of Dublin City, bursting with pubs, restaurants, galleries and great craic.

Jameson Distillery

Jameson is the most famous Irish whiskey, and the Bow Street distillery is where it all began.

Croke Park Skyline Tour

The Ericsson Skyline is Dublin’s highest open-viewing platform and offers panoramic views of Ireland’s vibrant capital city.