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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 8 hours

Departs: Dublin, Dublin

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Do you enjoy Food, Pub, Museums, Culture tours and learning how the locals live?
This tour comprises elements from all those tours to give you the most varied, comprehensive and enjoyable tour of Dublin possible! After 10yrs tour guiding private tours, and over 500 5-star reviews, Garvan has designed a tour to deliver an outstanding full day in Dublin.

By the end of the tour, you’ll have visited all the essential attractions, experiencing only the best of the National Gallery and National Museum, eaten lunch where the locals go, shopped for Irish artisanal foods & cheeses, paired them with Irish beer/whiskey in a locals’ pub, visited a jeweller (or similar) and learned the methods & inspiration behind their art.

As if that wasn’t enough, you will have also gained not only an understanding but a powerful feeling for Irish history & culture. Most importantly of all, you’ll have connected with an authentic Irish guide who wants to share a fantastically memorable & personal day with you.

What's Included

A customised tour of Dublin's best sights

Professional, Irish tour guide with at least 1 year's experience

What's Not Included

Alcoholic Beverages

Book of Kells tickets can be added as extra.

Coffee and/or Tea


Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 0 - 17
  • ADULT: Age: 18 - 100

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Only you and your group will be on this tour. Please read the recent updates on Irish government websites: https://www.dfa.ie/ https://www.gov.ie in order to learn whether you need to self-isolate or quarantine after arriving in Ireland and before your to
  • Service animals allowed
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Monument to Oscar Wilde
A salute to Oscar Wilde. We’ll start with a salute to our of Ireland’s most famous and, in his time, controversial sons - Oscar Wilde.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

National Gallery of Ireland
Next, we’ll pop into the National Gallery to learn about Irish history through some fascinating works of art: the Marriage of Strongbow and Aoife which signalled the end of the old Gaelic order in Ireland; beautiful stained glass windows and a hugely symbolic painting about the Irish Civil War.

50 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology
Then we’ll go to arguably Dublin’s best museum - the National Museum of Archaeology & History. We’ll visit The Treasury which hosts the greatest treasures that Ireland has produced including the Tara Brooch and Ardagh Chalice.

50 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

St Stephens Green
St Stephen's Green and Grafton street

• Admission Ticket Free

Trinity College Dublin
Trinity College and the Old Library which hosts the famous Book of Kells (tickets required)

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition
Trinity College and the Old Library which hosts the famous Book of Kells (tickets required)

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Temple Bar
Stroll the cobbled streets of the famous Temple Bar area. Your guide will show you the real local spots (street art, bohemian shops) and hidden gems of what is a overty touristy area.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Dublin Castle
A brief intermission to be a tourist again - an Epic end to our tour at Dublin Castle - the centre of British occupation in Ireland for over 700yrs.

50 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Christ Church Cathedral
A visit to one of the best sights in Dublin - Christchurch Cathedral.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

George's Street Arcade
Local shopping at George’s St. Arcade. Now we’ll take a break from being a tourist and start to be a local. We’ll amble through the charming areas of Grafton st and George’s St. Arcade.
Here we will pay a visit to a local Irish jeweller - see him working on a piece (maybe have a go yourself!) and learn about the Ireland-inspired necklaces, rings etc. A great opportunity to obtain an authentic gift from Ireland.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Ha'penny Bridge
Cross the famous Ha'Penny Bridge, one of Dublin's icons. Take look up the river towards the Guinness Brewery (maybe you'll detect the aroma of hops boiling) or down the river towards the Custom House and the modern Docklands area. Or simply stop to observe the lovers' locks.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Leinster House
Irish Parliament Building

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Bank of Ireland
The beautiful Old Parliament Building used in the 18th century by the British at the height of Dublin's golden age

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

O'Connell Street
See Ireland's main thoroughfare and one of the widest streets in Europe. Admire The Spire, the GPO (where the 1916 Rising began), and learn about Ireland's Marthin Luther King Jnr, Daniel O'Connell

25 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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