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From Dublin: Cliffs of Moher, Burren & Galway Day Tour

From Dublin: Cliffs of Moher, Burren & Galway Day Tour

Explore some of the highlights of the west of Ireland on a guided day tour from Dublin. Start by meeting early in the morning in the city center. Stop at The Barack Obama Plaza with plenty of time to stretch your legs, clear your head and have a coffee or small breakfast to continue. Arrive at the first destination of the day, the Cliffs of Moher. Walk for 210 meters above the coast. Admire the power of the sea that so marks the character of the island and its people. Take some free time to explore the area. Admission to the Cliffs of Moher visitor center is included in this tour! From the Cliffs of Moher, continue on to Galway. Just the road to reach this city is fascinating, because this road, along the coast of the island, crosses the National Park of The Burren, with a lunar landscape that is unbelievable. It is one of the main attractions and a must-see in Ireland. Once in Galway, you'll enjoy one of Ireland's most popular cities, known for its vibrant atmosphere and music scene. Stroll along Shop Street and see some of the musicians, the colourful facades and the bronze statue of Oscar Wilde and Eduard Vilde. At the end of our tour, the guide will give us the necessary recommendations to continue exploring this town at your own pace, before returning to Dublin. Visit on the same day two of the essential places of the Gaelic people in this tour to the Cliffs of Moher and Galway from Dublin, book your places now!

Belfast and Giant's Causeway in Italian or Spanish

Belfast and Giant's Causeway in Italian or Spanish

Depart Dublin and head to the northern coast of Ireland. First, see the National Park of the Giant’s Causeway. Have 1.5 hours to explore its prismatic rock formations beside the sea. Your guide will explain the legends that make this place so popular and why it has been declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO.  Admire different places in Belfast, including the political murals, the peace wall, the Albert clock tower, the prison, the City Hall, the Titanic Museum, and other. Then, explore on your own. This tour is ideal for those who love nature, follow Game of Thrones, or are curious about the political conflicts and UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Dublin: Cliffs of Moher, Ennis, & Bunratty Castle Day Tour

Dublin: Cliffs of Moher, Ennis, & Bunratty Castle Day Tour

Depart at 7:00 AM from the central Dublin meeting point to start your adventure. Travel through Kildare, Laois, and Limerick before arriving in County Clare. Arrive at the Cliffs of Moher at approximately 10:45 AM and be struck by their enormity. Marvel at cliffs that are 214-meters high at the highest point and run for 8-kilometres along the coast of County Clare. During your nearly 2-hours stop at the Cliffs of Moher, you can choose to visit O’Brien’s Tower and this tour also includes admittance to The Atlantic Edge interpretive centre. Departing the Cliffs of Moher, head to Ennis, Ireland’s friendliest town. Stretch your legs and uncover Ennis' hidden gems on an optional guided walking tour to explore the town's culture, people, and history. Traditional Irish music is an important part of Ireland’s culture and heritage, and Ennis is at the heart of the trad scene in Ireland. It is home to musicians famous both at home and abroad. Feel free to visit one of the local pubs, for wholesome luncheon menus, and you might also catch one of those famous trad sessions. Your next stop takes you to Bunratty Castle & Folk Park for one hour and 45 minutes. The exact military site of Bunratty Castle dates to 900AD. Originally being a Viking fortress and trading post, it was vanquished in 970AD by the legendary military leader Brian Boru, who eventually drove the Vikings out of Ireland. Explore the current castle, the most complete and authentic medieval castle in Ireland construction completed in 1425 AD and hear all about the fascinating history of this gorgeous castle. Your 1-hour and 45-minute stop at Bunratty will also give you an opportunity to explore the Folk Park. This park features thirty buildings in a “living" village and rural setting. Entrance to the castle and the folk park are included. Departing Bunratty, you can now sit back and relax as we begin our journey back to Dublin with wonderful memories to share. Return to Dublin will be at approximately 7:30 PM on D´Olier Street, Dublin 2 (near O´Connell Bridge in the city centre).

Dublin city tour: audio guide in your smartphone

Dublin city tour: audio guide in your smartphone

Explore amazing Dublin at your own pace! The TouribngBee app offers a self-guided audio tour. The map guides your route, and engaging audio commentary acts as your personal guide. You'll experience the best: - The Temple Bar neighborhood - Grafton Street - Saint Patrick Cathedral - Trinity College - Dublin Castle - The oldest pub in Dublin - A bank that's actually a parliament - A bar that's a bank - A church that moonlighted as a tavern - And more With 23 points, a historian's narrative provides accessible and rich history and legends of Ireland. If you're lucky, you'll catch a leprechaun. Enjoy the tour at your own pace without a tour group. Be free to pause the audio guide at any point to rest in a café or buy souvenirs. You can turn down any pretty alley and get back on the route, skip something you're not personally interested in or listen to the recording again. The walk ends near the oldest pub in Dublin. Relax in it or continue your walk around the city, visit one of its museums or take a river cruise (not included in the tour).

Dublin: History and Wildlife Boat Tour with Live Commentary

Dublin: History and Wildlife Boat Tour with Live Commentary

Embark on a small-group boat adventure in Dublin starting with a safety briefing. Gear up with all-weather clothing, put on your life jacket, and get binoculars to never miss out on important moments. Then, set sail across the stunning Dublin Bay aboard "Billy Goat," a gold standard rib, powering through the waves with a 300hp Suzuki engine. Keep your eyes peeled for playful seals, majestic seabirds, and elusive dolphins. Dive into Dublin's rich history, exploring Dun Laoghaire Harbour, Martello Towers, and Dalkey Island. Listen to live onboard commentary to learn about local legends, and discover the stories behind coastal mansions.

From Dublin: 5-Day Tour to the Southwest with Accommodation

From Dublin: 5-Day Tour to the Southwest with Accommodation

Discover the scenic splendor of southwest Ireland on a comprehensive 5-day tour of The Burren, the Dingle Peninsula, and the fabled Ring of Kerry. Stop at historic castles and monasteries, and wander the colorful fishing villages to sample fresh seafood. Enjoy dramatic views from the Cliffs of Moher, and stroll along the vast stretch of Inch Beach watching the local surfers. Transportation is by small minicoach, with accommodation in quaint bed and breakfast guesthouses for a more intimate experience. Day 1: Depart Dublin and head west through the farmland and peat bogs of Kildare and Offally counties. Stop at Locke’s Distillery, reputedly the oldest legal distillery in the world. Sample the local whiskey to experience the true spirit of Ireland. Continue west to the mighty Shannon River, and vist the early Christian site of Clonmacnoise. Admire its collection of churches, stone crosses, and round towers. After an afternoon stop in a traditional pub in one of the attractive villages, travel to Galway City to check into your base for the night. This lively student town has no shortage of good pubs and restaurants to enjoy in the evening. Day 2: From Galway City it’s only a short drive along the coast to The Burren, one of Ireland’s great natural treasures. Marvel at the limestone pavements, barren hills, and rare flora. See Christian settlements and ancient stone monuments. You will spend most of the morning exploring this unique area, stopping in Kilfenora for lunch. Known as the “Town of the Crosses,” there will also be time to visit the old cathedral before driving to the Cliffs of Moher. Marvel at this natural beauty, where the cliffs drop almost 700 feet into crashing Atlantic Ocean waves. Take a walk along one of the cliff top trails, and watch the seabirds at work. Alternatively, visit the award-winning environmental exhibition to learn about the region’s ecology. Then, travel south through County Clare, passing the famous golf course and beach at Lahinch to catch the ferry across the Shannon Estuary and into County Kerry. Go to the beautiful lakeside town of Killarney, your base for the next 3 nights. The pubs here are great for food and most have live music in the evenings. Day 3 Today, you will explore the Dingle Peninsula, one of the most scenic parts of Ireland. Your first stop in this heartland of Gaelic culture will be Inch Beach, a vast expanse of sand facing the Atlantic Ocean popular with surfers. From here, increasingly narrow roads lead onto the peninsula itself, through the town of Dingle and out to Slea Head. This is an area of ancient forts and dwellings that date back thousands of years. Visit some of the best examples along the way. Enjoy views of the Blasket Islands as they rise dramatically from the sea. Marvel at the mountains of the famous Ring of Kerry to your south. Weather permitting, time will be allotted for a walk on the beach or along the cliff tops. Learn why the area is important in Gaelic literature. Then, head back to Dingle town with its brightly colored buildings and busy harbor. Spend the rest of the afternoon at leisure, before returning to Killarney. If the weather is good you could enjoy an evening walk in Killarney National Park, just on the edge of town. Day 4: Today, you will take one of the world’s classic routes, the 100-mile Ring of Kerry. Depart Killarney and enjoy the views to Carrauntoohil, Ireland’s highest mountain. Join the coast road through Glenbeigh and Kells to Cahersiveen. Possible stops along the way include Daniel O’Connell’s birthplace, and the ring fort of Cahersiveen. Go to the little fishing village of Portmagee for a lunch of local seafood. Alternatively, cross to the island of Valencia and visit the Skellig Experience to learn about the small community of monks who once lived on the nearby rock island of Skellig Michael. In the afternoon, stop in picturesque Waterville, a favourite holiday destination for Charlie Chaplin. Stop again at the top of the Coonmakista Pass for one of the best views in Ireland. From here, the road drops down to sea level, where you will visit Derrynane House, the family home of Daniel O’Connell. You can stroll in the gardens and down to the beach, as well as look inside the house itself. Continue around the Ring, stopping at Moll’s Gap and Ladies View. There will also be time for a short walk to the Torc Waterfall before returning to Killarney. Day 5: The final day of your tour heads east through the mountains of West Cork and the market town of Macroom. Then, drive along the Lee Valley to Blarney Castle. Visit the castle and take one of the woodland walks to the mystical Rock Close. Explore the village of Blarney, stopping for lunch and a bit of shopping. There may even be time to kiss the famous Blarney Stone, although in peak season it can be very busy. In the afternoon, head to the Rock of Cashel to see the medieval monastery complex high above the town. Finally, go to Kilkenny, a bustling city with a fine castle and park, as well as some lovely riverside walks. Visit the National Craft Centre, or just hang out in one of the pubs for a last Guinness. Hit the road again for the final leg of your journey, arriving back in Dublin at approximately 19:30.

Europe: 5G eSim Roaming Data Plan (0.5-2GB/ Day)

Europe: 5G eSim Roaming Data Plan (0.5-2GB/ Day)

Make your trip to EU hassle-free with your convenient eSIM. Stay connected on your travels with high-speed coverage in 37 countries in Europe and the UK. (full list below). Purchase and install your eSIM anytime and anywhere, and choose from a variety of data packages, validity options, and coverage in additional countries. Simply scan the eSIM QR code to access all your essential apps on your trip. Avoid the trouble of managing multiple SIMs with this zero-waste solution. Get one eSIM per device and top up by simply buying and activating additional eSIM plans as you go. Once activated, your coverage will begin according to your selected duration. Most devices released after 2019 are compatible with eSIM (e.g. iPhone XR, XS of models beyond, Google Pixel 4, and beyond). If you are unsure, please check the compatibility guideline photos to confirm eligibility. Network coverage: Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece (including Cyclades), Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy (including Vatican, San Marino, Sardinia), Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal (including Azores and Madeira), Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain (including Canary Islands and Balearic Islands), Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, and Uzbekistan.

From Galway: Cliffs of Moher, Burren, and Galway City Tour

From Galway: Cliffs of Moher, Burren, and Galway City Tour

Start your journey by meeting first thing in the morning in the Galway city center, at the designated meeting point. Make your way to the Cliffs of Moher and enjoy a scenic drive along the coast of the island, running through the Burren National Park, with a mesmerizing lunar landscape. Take in the sights of medieval ruins, castles, churches, and beautiful villages. Once at the cliffs, walk 210 meters above the coast to admire the strength of the sea that marks the character of the island and its people. Enjoy some free time to explore with included entrance to the visitor center. Return to Galway and embark on a guided stroll along Shop Street. Learn about famous local musicians, admire colorful facades, and see the bronze statues of Oscar Wilde and Eduard Vilde. At the end of our tour, receive recommendations on what to do and where to go in this fabulous city.

Dublin Landmarks Walking Tour

Dublin Landmarks Walking Tour

What my tour provides is an indepth history of the great Landmarks and Buildings of Dublin City with plenty of stories included, the tour is both entertaining and informative. The tour begins at The Molly Malone Statue and then we will walk along some of Dublin's most fashionable and popular streets before we venture on to Dublin Castle and the Dubh linn Gardens and then we will take a short stroll to the iconic St Patrick's Cathedral established in 1191, next-door to the Cathedral is Marsh's Library which is Ireland's oldest library founded in 1707, here we will also see Ireland's oldest school dating back to 1432, next up is St Patrick's Park where it's believed St Patrick baptised pagans here to Christianity in the 5th Century. A short walk up the street is Christchurch Cathedral and Viking Dublin, then it's on to Wood Quay the site of the first Viking settlement in Dublin City from the year 840, next a walk along the River Liffey and on up to Fishamble Street Dublin's oldest Street, then we will make are way through the famous entertainment hub of Temple Bar and see all the best nite life establishments, we will finish our tour by O'Connell Bridge/O'Connell Street and tell the story of Ireland's great liberator Daniel O'Connell. During the course of the tour you will hear the history and the stories behind all these wonderful landmarks. The tour last 3 hours approximately.

Dublin Private Walking Tour

Dublin Private Walking Tour

With a perfect combination of new debauchery and old traditions, Dublin will not disappoint any traveller. From the medieval castles and the gothic cathedrals to the architectural beauties of the 18th century, or from the old-style Irish pubs to the new and hip bars and restaurants, this city can fill all the desires. Admire the infamous statue of Molly Malone, the ”hero” of a local famous song about a young fishwife who died young of a fever and has become the unofficial anthem of Dublin. Discover one of the most famous pubs in Dublin: O'Neill's. Around 300 years old, this place is the perfect pub if you want to enjoy some live Irish music and dancing or a very visited and sometimes crowded beer garden. Learn all about the Temple Bar district, the heart of the old town and the liveliest area in Dublin. Enjoy the view of the city from Grattan Bridge. Enjoy the 12th-century Christ Church Cathedral, and St. Patrick’s Cathedral, the largest church in Ireland. On our private walking tour, you will experience first-hand the best Dublin has to offer when it comes to its highlights.

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You get warm and windproof clothing, the guide showed us very interesting spots around Dublin and told us lots of stories. We also saw a few seals, but unfortunately the whales and dolphins were hiding. 100% recommended!

We loved the tour, the guide was fantastic, informing us about everything about Ireland, as well as being very friendly. Comfortable transport and very good driver. I highly recommend it.

Super good experience, an experience that I will never forget, it was beautiful to see how great nature is, the guide was excellent and knew how to clearly explain every detail

Excellent excursion especially with the guide Leandro, who was always available, smiling and gave us lots of information about the place! A thousand thanks!

Very nice guide, always smiling and helpful. Exceptional driver. Tips: 20 minutes more to Galway