just a handful of Dublin's fantastic guided tours
Pat Liddys Walking Tours of Dublin
Daily Walk Schedule
Details of daily scheduled walks can be found on www.walkingtours.ie
Some of the featured walks include:
- Viking & Medieval Dublin
- Dublin’s Highlights & Hidden Corners
- The Historic Northside
- Georgian Dublin
- The Best of Dublin
For more information visit: www.walkingtours.ie
Literary Pub Crawl
A guided tour by two actors who perform extracts from Dublin’s best known writers while visiting four literary pubs, followed by a quiz with prizes. Tours assemble at the Duke Pub, 9 Duke St. and last approximately 2hrs, 15 mins.
Available April to November, Monday to Sunday at 7:30 p.m.
Available December to March, Thursday to Sunday at 7:30 p.m.
For tickets, book in advance at the Dublin Tourism Office. For info, contact Dublin Literary Pub Crawl, 37 Exchequer St., Dublin 2. For more information call 01-670-5602 or visit www.dublinpubcrawl.com
Walk in the footsteps of Dublin’s historical personalities and major events, led by history graduates from Trinity College. Tours assemble at the Trinity College front gate and are approximately 2 hours in duration.
Available May to September daily at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.
Available April and October daily at 11 a.m.
Available November to March, on Friday to Sunday at 11 a.m.
For tickets, pay on the day. €14 adults, €12 students, under 14’s go free.
For info, contact Historical Walking Tours of Dublin, 64 Mary St., Dublin 1 or visit: www.historicaltours.ie
Bus & Boat Tours around Dublin
Dublin City Hop-On/Hop-Off Tour
The city’s main transport company, Dublin Bus, operates this open-top double-decker bus providing continuous narrated tours (1 hr. 40 min.) and hop-on/hop-off stops at 27 different locations. Tickets are valid for 24 hours. Daily, year-round, from 9 a.m. to 5pm. or later.
Buy tickets on board, at Dublin Tourism Centre or from Dublin Bus, 59 Upr. O’Connell St., Dublin 1
Tel: 01-873-4222. For more information visit: www.DublinBus.ie
Viking Splash Tours
Sightsee in downtown Dublin with a Viking slant by land and water on board a reconditioned amphibious vehicle (of WW II vintage). This action-packed tour starts at St. Stephen’s Green North and winds its way through Dublin streets, passing major landmarks, and into the historic Grand Canal basin.
Tour duration of 75 mins. Buy tickets online, at the Dublin Tourism Centre or on Viking Splash Tours.
Tel: 01-707-6000. For more information visit: www.vikingsplashtours.com