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Glendalough and Wicklow Mountains Day Trip from Dublin

From US$35.90
Highlights
  • Round-trip transport lets you explore County Wicklow without a rental car
  • Engaging commentary from your guide on the area's rich history and culture
  • Private tour for just your group at Glendalough
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Glendalough and Wicklow Mountains Day Trip from Dublin
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Glendalough and Wicklow Mountains Day Trip from Dublin
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Overview
Make a day trip to Glendalough and the Wicklow Mountains from Dublin without the hassle of renting a car. Sit back and enjoy the drive while your guide takes care of the directions, saving your energy for exploring at each stop. Highlights include filming locations from Braveheart, boglands and the heather fields of the Sally Gap, and Glendalough's ancient monastic ruins.
What to Expect
Make your way to the pickup point in Dublin and settle into your seat as the coach leaves the bustling city behind. Sit back and enjoy the scenery on the way to County Wicklow without the bother of puzzling over directions and traffic. 

Stop at Glencree Valley and then continue past the heather and bog landscape of the Sally Gap, some of the most filmed spots in Ireland, to the bridge featured in P.S. I Love You for a photo stop. In Lough Tay, see the lake known as Guinness Lake and some of the filming locations from the movie Braveheart and the TV show Vikings. 

On to Glendalough, famous for St. Kevin’s monastery and its 10th-century round tower as well as its upper and lower lakes. Learn about the ancient history of this site through your guide's commentary before heading to the village of Avoca for lunch at a local pub (own expense).
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Wicklow Mountains Tour

The trip was awesome! Our bus driver Richi was friendly and funny. He told us all the important things about the trip. The clock management was very good. We had enough time to do photos at all stations. In the end we were back on...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Kathy and Pat

Beautiful scenery, safe drive and witty humor!! Affordable and comfortable bus. Irish music to entertain. We had perfect weather so could see a lot! Some hiking and great lunch! Thanks Richie.

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Reviewed 4 days ago
Wonderful relaxing day seeing the Wicklow mountains!

We researched all the different tours for Wicklow and noted that some of the other tours had long nearly 4 hour stops at villages which we seemed unnecessary (seemed like somewhat of a gimmick--why make a nearly 4 hour stop at a village when the...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Best tourguide ever!

We decided to go with the tour to Wicklow mountains, and I’m so happy we did! Not only was the scenery breathtaking and the weather outstanding, the tour guide (Eoin) was crazy good and you could really tell he loves his job. Very informative and...More

1  Thank Ebba C
Dublintour, Marketing at Gray Line Dublin, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Ebba, thanks for the great review! We're are really glad you enjoyed your day tour to the Wicklow Mountains with Eoin and Gray Line Dublin. Eoin is not only a brilliant tour guide but he is also our resident historian, he is very knowledgeable...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
Awesome Tour

We did a few tours in Ireland, and this was one of the best. Eoin was an amazing guide- very knowledgeable and entertaining. He even gave us a great walking tour at Glendalough. There are many tours that go to Wicklow, but I would recommend...More

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Dublintour, Marketing at Gray Line Dublin, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi @chuckrip, thanks for taking the time out to leave a review! We're glad to hear you enjoyed your experience on tour with Eoin and Gray Line Dublin. Kind regards, Christian

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