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Wicklow Mountains, Glendalough and Kilkenny Day Tour from Dublin

  • Tour the Irish countryside on a stress-free day trip from Dublin 
  • A separate driver and guide ensures safety and attention on the tour
  • Take optional walking tours in Glendalough and Kilkenny 
Wicklow Mountains, Glendalough and Kilkenny Day Tour from Dublin
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Wicklow Mountains, Glendalough and Kilkenny Day Tour from Dublin

Combine some of Ireland's natural wonders and historic highlights on this full-day tour from Dublin, an easy and efficient way to explore the countryside. Transport between Wicklow National Park, Wicklow Gap, Glendalough, and Kilkenny gives you more time to focus on the sights rather than stressful navigation. Guide commentary brings historic sites to life; guided and independent elements allow ample free time; and onboard Wi-Fi keeps boredom at bay. 

What to Expect

Depart from a central Dublin meeting point, where you'll make yourself comfortable on the coach bus for the ride through the scenic Irish countryside. Climbing into the hills of Wicklow, take in the sights before hopping out to explore Glendalough and the Valley of the Two Lakes. Follow your guide to several lookout points, where you can snap photos and listen to commentary on the area's history as an early Christian settlement, complete with sixth-century monastic ruins.

Leave the driving to an expert as you gaze out the windows through the dramatic mountain pass of Wicklow Gap. In Kilkenny, disembark to explore the country's medieval capital with a guided walking tour. Highlights include Rothe House, St. Canice's Cathedral, and Kilkenny Castle, all of which you will learn about through your guide's informative commentary. Then, you'll be set loose to explore on your own, shopping for souvenirs or seeking out a traditional Irish pub for lunch (own expense).

Relax on the journey back to Dublin for drop-off.

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Reviewed 2 days ago
An amazing way to see parts of Ireland!

I took this tour last week with Pat as our guide and driver Brian. Both were amazing! We had a great day. I recommend also doing Pat's walking tour at the abbey, there are not a lot of signs there and he shared lots of...More

1  Thank Lindsabelle25
Reviewed 4 days ago
Fun and Informative

Our guide and driver were wonderful, the scenery was beautiful and we especially enjoyed Kilkenny. We enjoyed our lunch, our tour of the castle and shopping at the McKernan store. Be sure to check out the beautiful woven pieces here. We spent 3 weeks in...More

Thank katpow
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Fantastic Tour

I had a great time on the tour. Our guide, Brian, was extremely knowledgeable and funny. The views were gorgeous and the trip between the sites was a joy as well. I highly recommend booking this tour.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wicklow, Glendalough and Kilkenny

Clare and Shane did a great job on this tour showing us the Wicklow Mountains, Glendalough and Kilkenny. We got la lot of interesting information on the places and Ireland in general. Birgit sand Willem

Thank willemfoelster
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Informative and enjoyable

With an excellent guide, Clare, who was very knowledgeable and personable, we spent a full day on a comfortable coach bus to visit Glenalough with a drive through the Wicklow Mountains. Stopped for some pix spots. Highlight was Kilkenny and the Castle there (an option...More

1  Thank L10133
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kaly l
8 May 2018|
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Response from Buckeye1063 | Reviewed this property |
It’s a tour bus. If it’s full I imagine between 50-60 people. Not sure how many rows of seats there were.
Pilar G
25 April 2018|
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Response from Buckeye1063 | Reviewed this property |
We just had it on our phone. No problem whatsoever.
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19 April 2018|
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