(Small Group) Shore Tour from Dublin:Dublin Highlights and Glendalough Day Trip

(Small Group) Shore Tour from Dublin:Dublin Highlights and Glendalough Day Trip

You will be collected in style by a luxury minivan from Dublin cruise ship terminal to join this small-group shore excursion. Your guide will begin the day with a panoramic tour of Dublin City, pointing out highlights such as Trinity College, O’Connell Street, the GPO, Molly Malone, River Liffey, Ha’Penny Bridge, Christchurch Cathedral, and St Patrick’s Cathedral. You shall then continue south of Dublin to the nearby Wicklow Mountains. Here you will visit Glendalough. Your guides are considered Ireland’s finest to inspire you on your journey.

GUEST ADVICE:

During peak- season (May 1st – September 30th) multiple cruise ships are expected at the major ports on a daily basis. This small group tour tends to sell- out well ahead of departure for most dates within this period. Accordingly, we recommend advance reservation where possible, to avoid disappointment.
* Duration: 8 hours
* Starts: Dublin, Ireland
* Trip Category: Shore Excursions >> Ports of Call Tours




You will be collected in style by a luxury minivan from Dublin cruise ship terminal to join this small-group shore excursion. Your guide will begin the day with a panoramic tour of Dublin City, pointing out highlights such as Trinity College, O’Connell Street, the GPO, Molly Malone, River Liffey, Ha’Penny Bridge, Christchurch Cathedral, and St Patrick’s Cathedral. You shall then continue south of Dublin to the nearby Wicklow Mountains. Here you will visit Glendalough. Your guides are considered Ireland’s finest to inspire you on your journey.

GUEST ADVICE:

During peak- season (May 1st – September 30th) multiple cruise ships are expected at the major ports on a daily basis. This small group tour tends to sell- out well ahead of departure for most dates within this period. Accordingly, we recommend advance reservation where possible, to avoid disappointment.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Dublin, Dublin, County Dublin

We will collect you in style in a small group tour van. Your guide shall be waiting with a sign (Elegant Irish Tours) ready to take you off on your marvelous journey. We shall greet and meet and then inform you of the highlights of the day, the various options for lunch and some of the greatshops where you can purchase Irish arts and crafts as we drive off on this tripthat shall provide memories to last a lifetime.

Pass By: Glendalough Monastic Settlement, Ireland

We begin our tour by taking the lovely little drive through county Wicklow knows also as the garden of Ireland. With its rolling hills, babbling brooks and romantic glens one can easily understand how this landscape was a highlight and feature of both Hollywood blockbusters P.S. I love you and Braveheart.

Then it’s onward to Glendalough known as the valley of two lakes, famed by St. Kevin’s monastery dating back to the 6th century. The monastic site has Ireland’s finest round tower and you can even try and touch your hands around St. Kevin’s cross, as legend has it you shall then be married within a year. A truly wonderful place to visit!

**stoppage time depends on the schedule of your liners arrival/departure**

Pass By: Wicklow Mountains National Park, Glendalough Village Ireland

As we return from Glendalough to the city we will pass by some of Wicklow’s finest mountains. With magnificent lakes and rolling turf hills, commonly used as a source of energy in historic Ireland. This area is every photographer’s dream and symbolizes the picture postcard images that make Ireland unique.

**stoppage time depends on the schedule of your liners arrival/departure**

Pass By: Temple Bar, Dublin 2 Ireland

After lunch or a refreshment stop, if our departure has been later, we shall inspire you with the sites of Dublin’s fair City. Highlights shall include O’Connell Street, the H’Penny bridge, the Temple Bar, Molly Malone statue, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Christchurch Cathedral, Trinity College and of course time to enjoy some shopping on Grafton Street – home to all our finest traditional luxury stores.

**stoppage time depends on the schedule of your liners arrival/departure**

Pass By: Dublin, Dublin, County Dublin

We structure each tour to make sure you are back at least 1 hour before departure. The service ends back at the dockside after approximately 8 hours on tour. If the boat is leaving earlier we will amend the itinerary as necessary.