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  • Location: Dublin, Ireland
  • Duration: 7 hours (approx.)
From USD $55.96

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Combine Ireland's stunning coastal and mountain scenery on this lovely rail tour from Dublin. You'll travel through the magical Wicklow Mountains, visit the traditional town of Avoca and explore the ancient monastic settlement at Glendalough. This scenic coach and rail trip from Dublin shows you the best of Ireland in one day.
Departing from Dublin Connolly Station, you'll travel by train (snack bar onboard) to village of Rathdrum, incorporating a journey into the heart of County Wicklow. Taking a stunning scenic coastal route you'll pass the magnificent Killiney Bay, a must-see Irish beauty-spot framed by the Great Sugar Loaf Mountain, and the sriking Bray Head hill. From here, your train tour swings inland to the mountains of County Wicklow, where you'll experience the 'Garden of Ireland' at its best!

On arrival at the village of Rathdrum, you'll join the coach for a journey through the Vale of Avoca. In the lovely village of Avoca (where the BBC series Ballykissangel was filmed) you can see famous Avoca wool-weavers at work and spend time at leisure.

Continue to the ancient monastic settlement at stunning Glendalough before rejoining the train for the scenic return journey to Dublin Connolly Station, conveniently arriving in the late afternoon.

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Tour departs from Dublin Connolly Station.
Departure Time:
Check-in at Dublin Connolly Station is at 9:20am. The train will depart at 9:40am
Duration:
7 hours (approx.)
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point at approximately 4:45pm

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Pricing information

Wicklow Mountains, Avoca and Glendalough Rail Tour from Dublin

Wicklow Mountains, Avoca and Glendalough Rail Tour from Dublin
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Inclusions:
  • Host on trains
  • Information pack
  • Reserved seats on trains
  • Qualified driver-guide on coaches
  • All travel by rail and coach from Dublin
Exclusions:
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
Additional Information:

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • For infants 4 years and under, a fee of 5 euros per day is payable direct
  • This tour offers stops en route for photographs, shopping, etc
  • Due to operational reasons it may, on occasion, be necessary to alter certain itineraries
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Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
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.

Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Glenn L, September 2016

A wonderful experience. Our guide was friendly, knowledgeable, and accommodating. Even when public transportation through us a curve he was calm and efficiently rerouted the tour group. The tour itself was amazing. We're big fans of Ballykissangel and it was a treat to see Avoca and have lunch in Fitzgerald's Pub. We highly recommend this tour.

Reviewed by: Barbara, September 2016

Lovely tour guide who was very knowledgeable and friendly. Train trip was comfortable and pleasant. Beautiful scenery.