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Wicklow and Glendalough Tour from Dublin - Morning Tour

  • 5-hour Wicklow Mountains and Glendalough tour from Dublin
  • Explore the county known as the 'Garden of Ireland' for its stunning lakes, mountains and forests
  • Discover the monastic ruins and glacial lakes of Glendalough
Wicklow and Glendalough Tour from Dublin - Morning Tour
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Pick-Up: O'Connell StreetMost Popular
O'Connell Street - "Discover Ireland" Office, next to Savoy Cinema @ 08:10am
Pick-up Paddy's Palace
Paddys Palace, Lower Gardiner Street, Dublin @ 08:00am (Morning)
Pick-Up: Suffolk Street
Tourist Office, Suffolk Street (Molly Malone Statue) @ 08:15am (Morning

Grab your camera and set out to explore the ‘Garden of Ireland’ on this half-day tour of Wicklow from Dublin. Admire the lakes, mountains and forests of the Wicklow Mountains; visit the monastic ruins of ancient Glendalough and spot filming locations from movies like ‘Braveheart’ and ‘PS I Love You’. You will then continue through the dramatic mountain pass of Sally Gap, before arriving back in the city to end your tour in central Dublin.

What to Expect
Meet your guide in central Dublin and soak up the scenery on the journey south through the Wicklow Mountains, the region nicknamed the ‘Garden of Ireland’. Listen to your guide as you wind through the hills, passing the looming peak of Sugar Loaf Mountain and Roundwood, Ireland's highest village, on the way to Glendalough.

Hop out to admire the magnificent scenery of Glendalough, a glacial valley with two glittering lakes framed by a ring of mountains and dotted with ancient ruins. Follow your guide around the 6th-century remains of a monastic settlement, including a round tower and Celtic cross, and see the locations where scenes from ‘Braveheart’, ‘Vikings’ and ‘PS I Love You’ were filmed.

After around 1.5 hours of free time to stroll around the lakes and capture photos of the babbling brooks and serene woodlands, jump back on the bus for the return journey to Dublin.

Continue through the dramatic mountain pass of Sally Gap, then arrive back in the city and end your tour in central Dublin.
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1 - 5 of 13 reviews

Reviewed yesterday
Great time in mountains

We took a morning tour today and were really satisfied. We experienced all types of weather - rainy, foggy, sunny, windy :) Great decision to book a trip, moreover the morning one when not many people are there. Our guide Kevin was really fine man...More

Thank Martina F
Reviewed yesterday
Great half day tour!

Did this tour with my 2 kids on 8/16 - our last day in Dublin. It was perfect 1/2 day tour. Our guide showed us a spectacular location in the Wicklow Mountains where they are currently filming the Vikings series. we had plenty of time...More

Thank poorwhiteboy
Reviewed 3 days ago
beautiful, perfect setting for Harry potter :)

It is a beautiful setting up in the mountains only a 45 minutes drive away from Dublin, don't forget your camera with full batteries as you would need it, it is very picturesque. It has a small hotel with a restaurant, a nice waterfall, and...More

Thank TOM H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Lovely Scenery

This was a nice little tour. 5 hours was about right for where we went. The mountains were fantastic and the stop we made over the Lake was beautiful. Our guide, whose name I didn’t catch sadly, was a nice chap. He drove carefully and...More

Thank Jawsfan76
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Beautiful Experience

My wife and I did the morning half-day tour. Our guide, Tom, was engaging, witty, and knowledgeable. First we drove out to Guinness Lake in Wicklow, which was a breathtaking view. We then went to Glendalough to walk through the monastery (dates back to the...More

Thank Bradley S
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17 July 2018|
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Response from jaclyn12016 | Reviewed this property |
I am sure there is a bus or taxi that would take you from the cruise port into Dublin. I believe it would be a half hour to 40 minutes into the city from there. I know when we left city center and went to the airport it... More
György K
10 June 2018|
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Response from Lars W | Reviewed this property |
We left at 0800 and were back i city centre around 1300. So roughly 5 hours.