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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
From US$38.88

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 today via mobile
We had a beautiful and really funny trip with Brian and Garreth.

We learned and laughed a lot. It was really interesting and relaxed. In comparison with other daytours we have been to, yours was the best! Greetings from Germany.

Thank klarawli
Reviewed yesterday
a super day out , explore as much or as little as you want . Great scenery and staff

a wonderful day out good day whether you are young-ish , or old-ish the driver and Host -Hogan keep you as entertained as you need to be , let your eyes explore the scenery through the windows and your ears entice you by the stories...More

Thank biggavski
Reviewed yesterday
A wonderful trip

We went to the Wicklow Mountains and Kilkenny, seeing the lower lake and the Kilkenny Castle. Pat was our guide, and he was really fantastic and kind, being knowledgeable about Irish history. He told us lots of interesting things about Ireland on the way to...More

1  Thank cxding99
Reviewed yesterday
A Fabulous Day. Dermot Rocks!

Dermot, our guide, was absolutely fantastic, not to be confused with Dermot the driver, who was also great. Whatever they are paying him isn't enough, because this guy is a unique and special tour guide, and a real credit to the company that employs him....More

Thank jkkuipers
Reviewed 2 days ago
Basically Just an Absolutely Lovely Day

On Monday, June 4th we had the pleasure of tagging along with guide Pat and driver Rory to see an absolutely beautiful part of Ireland. Pat told us a lot of interesting things about Ireland while we drove past the beautiful countryside and of course...More

Thank Kay M
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Karen 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.
Peter M
19 April 2018|
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