- Day trip (destination A to B)
- Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
- Informative, friendly and professional guide
- Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
- Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
- All entrance fees included
You'll continue on to the green mountains of Wicklow County, where you'll stop for morning tea (additional cost) at Avoca Handweavers. The oldest wool mill in Ireland, Avoca Handweavers is a great place to shop for high-quality Irish crafts.
The next stop on your Wicklow tour in Glendalough, in Wicklow Mountains National Park. Glendalough is renowned for its natural beauty and history, and is one of the most visited places in Ireland.
At Glendalough, your guide will walk with you through the 6th-century monastic settlement. You'll learn about St Kevin, the founder of the ancient monastery, and hear stories relating to the ruins scattered about the site, including the famous Round Tower. There will also be time for a leisurely stroll through the woods to Upper Lake.
Leaving the peace and serenity of Glendalough behind, you'll head off for a stop at a local pub for lunch (additional cost). Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere and good old-fashioned home cooking of a traditional Irish pub. Why not wash lunch down with a hearty pint of Guinness?
After lunch you'll begin your return to Dublin, via Sally's Gap, where scenes from Braveheart were filmed in 1995. This scenic but desolate area of wild bogland offers a stunning contrast to the Wicklow Mountains.
You'll arrive back in Dublin in the late afternoon, with drop-off either in Ballsbridge (D4) or at Trinity College.
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8:50am-The Shelbourne Hotel
Tour departing at 8:50am from The Shelbourne Hotel, St Stephens Green
9:10am-Molly Malone Statue
Tour departing at 9:10am from Molly Malone Statue, next to 'Visit Dublin' tourist office Suffolk Street
Tour departing at 9:20am from The Gresham Hotel, O'Connell Street
Tour departing at 9:40am from Ballsbridge Hotel, Pembroke Road (Bus Stop at Gate)
10am-Dun Laoghaire Ferry
Tour departing at 10am from Dun Laoghaire Ferry Terminal
The Wild Wicklow Tour including Glendalough
- Entrance fees
- Professional guide
- Complimentary tasting of Irish Whiskey
- Transport by air-conditioned coach (maximum 40 passengers)
- Gratuities (optional)
- Food and drinks
- Hotel pickup and drop off
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Minimum age is 4 years
- Minimum numbers apply in winter months. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
Reviewed by: Samantha A, December 2016
This trip was absolutely spectacular! It has something for everyone - amazing sightseeing, history, delicious food and drinks, and a little bit of shopping. We were very lucky with the weather while we were there sunny and 7-8 degrees. We also had the best tour guide I could possibly imagine - John! When you are traveling with a group of 25 or more for 8 hours, a tour guide can make or break the trip and John absolutely made this trip. He made everyone on the bus laugh the entire day, knew every detail about the stops we made, jammed out to great Irish music and made sure to ask each and every one of us if we wanted a picture of ourselves at EVERY stop we made. This tour was great but John absolutely made our day! Would highly recommend this tour if you are looking for a well rounded day trip out of Dublin.
Reviewed by: Stephanie F, December 2016
The Wicklow Mountains are not to be missed and this tour was wonderful!