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Wild Wicklow Tour including Glendalough from Dublin

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The Wild Wicklow Tour from Dublin is the perfect introduction to Wicklow's untamed landscapes. On this Wicklow day tour you'll explore ancient monastic ruins at Glendalough, enjoy the 'craic' in a traditional Irish pub, and see where film-makers brought a little bit of Scotland to Ireland when filming scenes for 'Braveheart' at Sally's Gap.
  • Comprehensive tour of Wicklow and Glendalough
  • Enjoy the scenery of the Irish countryside
  • Learn about the area through your guide’s commentary
  • All entrance fees to multiple sites included
  • Get in the spirit with a taste of Irish whiskey
  • Travel in comfort on a coach bus
What to Expect
Head to one of the central pickup locations in Dublin to board your comfortable bus, or arrange for hotel pickup. Relax as you pass through Dalkey and Sandycove, both with impressive sea views, and then stop at Kilmacanogue’s Avoca Handweavers, where you can peruse handmade Irish goods or purchase a cup of tea. Next, head for Sally Gap and the Wicklow Mountains National Park, where the slopes are covered with heath and bogs. Stop at Lough Tay, where sections of the movie Braveheart were filmed. Relax and refuel (at your own expense) at a traditional Irish pub before heading to Glendalough, a glacial valley rich with wildlife, archaeology, and mystical history. Follow your guide on an in-depth tour of the site, including the Round Tower. Back on the bus, take a complimentary shot of Ireland’s famous Jameson whiskey before heading back to Dublin.
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Important Information
Departure Point
1: The Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin, Co. Dublin, Ireland
2: Hotel Riu Plaza The Gresham Dublin, 23 O'Connell Street Upper, North City, Dublin, D01 C3W7, Ireland
3: Ballsbridge Hotel, Pembroke Road Ballsbridge, Dublin, D04 D687, Ireland
Return Details
1: Ballsbridge Hotel, Pembroke Road Ballsbridge, Dublin, D04 D687, Ireland
2: Trinity College, Dublin, Co. Dublin, Ireland
  • Professional guide
  • Complimentary tasting of Irish Whiskey
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach (maximum 40 passengers)
  • Entry/Admission - Glendalough Monastic Settlement
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 5 years (this tour is not suitable for infants)
  • Minimum numbers apply in winter months. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 41 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

John was a wonderful guide who made the cloudy day enjoyable. He was knowledgeable about Glendalough. Unbelievable and breathtaking views. Great coffee and lunch stops. I would definitely recommend this tour. Perfect length of time and easy pickup locations.

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

The landscapes were breathtaking! Glendalouhg upper lake, Guiness Lake and the lunch in a very typical pub were my favorite things. But John, our driver and guide, was the one that made this experience unforgettable. Lovely person, always laughing and singing! I recommend

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank RodrigoL4163
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Took a day bus tour from Dublin to Wicklow with Anthony who was such an informative and kind guide. He lives in the wicklow area so was even more informative. The views are simlply stunning. You NEED to get out of Dublin and see the...More

Thank cindysle
Reviewed 3 days ago

I expected great things, based on other high ratings. I was disappointed. We were picked up at 8:50 a.m., and spent approx. 1.5 hours driving around the city to other pick up points. When we finally left Dublin, we got only as far as Sandycove...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank PamHJ
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a must do trip from Dublin. Our driver John was the absolute best! He was funny, informative and enthusiastic. The scenery and surrounding countryside is beautiful! We loved every minute! As John would say, Whoo!!

Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from Winterds001 | Reviewed this property |
No, just a small restaurant area.
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Response from Pamela Isabel M | Reviewed this property |
Mostly at 9am. But more information contact the tour operator
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It is Powerscourt waterfall, but the tour did not stop there. Don't let that put you off, you get to see and do lots on the tour. The guide tells you all sorts of interesting stuff on the way, get out to see many places... More
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