Dublin 4 Night City Break
Discover the rich heritage and lively culture of Dublin. Immerse yourself in the life and soul of Dublin and be enchanted by the surrounding natural beauty of County Wicklow.
“I cannot express how much I appreciate you making all the arrangements with such short notice & I just wanted to say Thank you again for all your help.”– Susan Sanford
Feast on the best that Dublin City has to offer: a rich heritage, its European flair, and superb traditional Irish music. This 4-night Dublin adventure is the perfect opportunity to get away from it all and experience the vibrant culture of the Capital City of Ireland!
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- Explore the city of Dublin
- Take a ‘Hop on, Hop off’ double-decker bus tour
- Stroll around St. Stephen’s Green
- Explore the vibrant Temple Bar district and its pubs
- Visit Trinity College and view The Book of Kells
- Tour St. Patrick’s Cathedral
- Enjoy a guided half-day tour of County Wicklow
- Explore the magnificent 6th century monastic ruins and round tower in Glendalough
- Enjoy a night of Irish storytelling, food, and music at the oldest pub in Dublin, The Brazen Head
Included in This Tour
- Private Car transfer to your hotel upon arrival.
- 4 nights deluxe hotel accommodations with full breakfast daily.
- Touring Map & List of recommended pubs, restaurants and places of interest.
- Deluxe portfolio of travel Documents & Personalized Itinerary.
- Admission to the Guinness Brewery including a free pint!
- ‘Hop on, Hop off’ Dublin City tour bus. 2 Tickets included and are valid for 2 days.
- Half day guided bus tour of Wicklow.
- Private Car transfer to the Airport upon departure.
- 24/7 Concierge service in Ireland while travelling.
- Discount admissions booklet for area attractions.
- Arrive: Dublin (DUB)
- Depart: Dublin (DUB)
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- Full Irish breakfast daily.
Depart the US on your overnight flight to Dublin, Ireland!
Arrive in Dublin Airport. Enjoy your private transfer to your Dublin City Center hotel for a 4-night stay. Dublin is a dynamic capital city, with a proud colorful past and a thriving present. Settle in and explore your vibrant surroundings. Stroll through St. Stephen’s Green, one of Dublin’s most beautiful Georgian Squares. This evening, perhaps you would like to enjoy a delicious dinner of oysters and a pint of Guinness in Davy Byrnes gastro pub, featured in James Joyce’s Ulysses. After dinner, walk to the Temple bar area of the city and take in some traditional Irish music in a local pub! (We’ll give you a list of our favorite recommendations.)
Today, explore Dublin City on a ‘Hop on, Hop off’ double-decker tour bus! It’s a fantastic way to get around and see all the sights! Highlights include Trinity College and The Book of Kells, The Phoenix Park, The Dublin Writer’s Museum, The National Gallery of Ireland, and Dublin Castle. Visit the Guinness Brewery and Store House at St. James Gate where you can take a tour and enjoy a taste of the real thing right from the source. Tour St. Patrick’s Cathedral and see the stunning stained glass that adorns this famous landmark. Shop at the Kilkenny Design Centre for fine handmade Irish goods.
Today, take a half-day guided tour of Wicklow, ‘The Garden of Ireland.’ Explore the magnificent 6th century monastic ruins and round tower in Glendalough. For thousands of years, people have been drawn to ‘the valley of the two lakes’ for its spectacular scenery, rich history, archaeology and abundant wildlife. You’ll also visit Avoca Handweavers, Ireland’s Oldest Mill, where you can also buy handwoven goods from their store. Upon your return to Dublin City enjoy a delicious meal in a local restaurant.
Today, you can take an audio guided walking tour, immersing you in James Joyce’s world of ‘The Dubliners’, and described by one reviewer as ‘brilliantly delivered…an atmospheric journey through Edwardian Dublin with flawless dramatizations of the stories…it is spine tingling stuff…’ Perhaps this evening you would enjoy a night of Irish storytelling, food, and music at the oldest pub in Dublin, The Brazen Head. The perfect way to end your stay in Ireland!
After a hearty Irish Breakfast, enjoy your private transfer to Dublin Airport and prepare for your return flight home.
The Fitzwilliam Hotel, Dublin
The Fitzwilliam 5 Star Dublin Hotel, Dublin’s most luxurious design hotel is located in the heart of the city. Experience the best of both worlds when staying at this chic haven, to one side the tranquility and calm of St Stephen’s Green and to the other, Grafton Street, Dublin’s
Brooks hotel, Dublin
Situated only minutes from Grafton Street in the fashionable heart of Dublin city, Brooks Hotel is the perfect place to stay. Most of the city’s key attractions are within walking distance to the hotel and include: the best shopping streets in the capital, St. Stephen’s Green, the Guinness storehouse, Dublin Castle, Trinity College and many popular art galleries, theatres, museums and entertainment venues. Luxuriously appointed rooms coupled with excellent food, fine wines and exemplary levels of customer care and service, are what make a visit to Brooks such a special and rewarding experience.
Buswells Hotel, Dublin City Centre
Buswells Hotel is renowned for its friendly staff and great location. Situated in the heart of Dublin City Centre, Buswells Hotel provides a unique and relaxing atmosphere just a stone’s throw from St. Stephen’s Green, Trinity College, Temple Bar and many more visitor attractions. As one of the oldest hotels in the city, Buswells has been in operation since 1882 growing from 1 townhouse to its current size of 5 townhouses. Whilst maintaining some of the original features of the Georgian era, you will find your surroundings comfortable and relaxed. A friendly welcome (Cead Mile Fáilte), attentive customer service and lovely accommodations in the heart of the city brings guests back time and time again.
Travel Tips & FAQs
Passports & Visas
To enter the Republic or Northern Ireland, you need a valid passport. While e-passports are commonly used now, they are not a necessity to enter Ireland. UK citizens do not require a passport to enter Ireland, but carriers by air or sea require some form of identification with a photograph (usually either a passport or driving license with photo).
Citizens of the EEA member states (the 27 countries of the European Union EU, together with Iceland, Norway and Liechtenstein) and many other countries including USA, Australia, Canada and New Zealand do not require visas to gain entry to Republic or Northern Ireland.
What to Pack
Bring a sweater, even in summer; waterproofs to accompany all outdoor activities; sunglasses; comfortable walking shoes and an umbrella. The weather is changeable so go for layers that you can put on or take off as the temperature changes.
February to April: Highest temperatures range from 46 to 54°F
May to July: Highest temperatures are between 64 and 68°F
August to October: Highest temperatures hit between 64 and 57°F.
Winter air temperatures inland normally reach 46°F, while the coldest months are January and February.
April & September are considered the most pleasant and temperate months.
In the Republic of Ireland, the official currency is the euro (€). One euro consists of 100 cent. In Northern Ireland, pound sterling is the local currency (£). One pound sterling consists of 100 pence.
Gratuities and tips are discretionary and are not usually included in a bill. The general custom is to give 10% to serving staff in restaurants. Cafes might have a collection box at the till and bar staff are not tipped but you are free to offer “have one for yourself”.
Police, Fire, Ambulance:
Republic of Ireland, Telephone: 112 or 999
Northern Ireland, Telephone: 999
Plugs in Ireland are three-pronged, the same as in the UK and the electricity supply is also 230v. Adapters are widely available and its a good idea to bring a couple for your various gadgets.
Republic of Ireland: Bus Eireann
Northern Ireland: Translink
Leap Visitor Card is a prepaid pass that allows you to travel on all Dublin Bus, Airlink 747 buses as well as the Luas Light Railway Tram and DART (Dublin Area Rapid Transit) for up to 3 days.
Republic of Ireland: Irish Rail
Northern Ireland: Northern Ireland Railways
The Dart (Dublin Area Rapid Transit) covers Dublin’s coast and city area from Howth and Malahide in north County Dublin via Dun Laoghaire in south County Dublin to Greystones in County Wicklow.
Luas light rail/tram service travels across the south and west of Dublin city including the city center areas.
Ireland functions on Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). During the summer it becomes GMT+1, that’s Irish Standard Time (IST) in the Republic and British Summer Time (BST) in Northern Ireland.
For example, New York is Irish Time -5 hours & Los Angeles is Irish Time -8 hours.
English is commonly used throughout Ireland although Irish is the official language and there are Irish speaking areas called the Gaeltacht where it is the predominant language.
You will need either a full valid national driving license or an international driving permit. Cars in Ireland drive on the left-hand side of the road and both driver and passengers are required to wear seat belts at all times by law. Signposts in Gaeltacht (Irish speaking) areas are written in Irish (Gaelic) so familiarise yourself with both English and Irish spellings before you set off for those parts. Northern Ireland uses miles per hour, while the Republic of Ireland uses kilometers for signage and speed limits.
There are no vaccinations required to visit Ireland.
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