Guided Walking Tours

Free walking tour every day from our reception!

We have a free walking tour that departs reception every day at 10.45am. On this FREE3 hour tour, wind down the quiet streets and bound through bustling boulevards, uncovering the hidden sites as well as the famous ones.

Explore 2,000 years of history. From some of the world’s greatest writers to dramatic and sometimes tragic events through the centuries, Dublin’s main export has been stories and the guides are famous for bringing the past tolife through their passionate delivery of the history of this city.

 

Pat Liddys Walking Tours Of Dublin

Duration: Daily scheduled walks operate from 01 May – 31 October from the Liffey Voyage Kiosk, Liffey Boardwalk, Bachelor’s Walk(beside O’Connell Bridge). All tours leave at 10.15am. Group bookings operate all year
Featured Walks:
Walk 1: Georgian Dublin (Mondays & Fridays)
Walk 2: Viking & Medieval Dublin (Tuesdays & Sundays)
Walk 3: Castle & Cathedral (Wednesdays and Saturdays)
Down by the Riverside (Thursdays)

More information: Tel: +353 87 905 2480, email: info@walkingtours.ie

 

1916 Rebellion Walking Tours

Duration: 11.30am Tuesday to Saturday. 1pm on Sundays.
Description: An entertaining and fascinating stroll through the most interesting periods of Irish History. The 1916 Tour is an excellent overview of the Easter Rising and the foundation of the Irish State.
Tour conducted by published authors and historians.
The tour was listed as a “Top Ten Reason to visit Ireland” by ‘Which?’ Holiday Magazine, January / February 2006 Lonely Planet recommended as follows : “One of our favourite tours is the highly entertaining and interesting 1916 Walk.”
More information: http://www.1916rising.com / OR email Lorcan

 

Rock n’ Stroll

Description: Dublin is among the most important music cities in the world, and to celebrate this Dublin Tourism proudly presents an exciting Rock & Stroll Visitor Trail. This guide will take you around the significant sites in the development of the musical career of U2, the Corrs, Westlife, Sinead O’Connor, Bob Geldof, Chris de Burgh, The Chieftans,The Dubliners and many more.
So take some time and rock and stroll around Dublin – you never know who you might meet!
Contact Details: Rock n’ Stroll, Dublin Tourism Centre, Suffolk Street, Dublin 2

 

Historic Walking Tours

Duration: 2 hrs
Description: This Bord Fáilte-approved award-winning and entertaining ‘seminar on the street’ conducted by history graduates of Trinity College Dublin, explores the main features of Irish history – Dublin’s development, the influence of the American and French Revolutions, the Potato Famine 1845-49, the 1916 Rising, the War of Independence, partition – and concludes with the current peace process.
Where do we go?: Trinity College, Old Parliament House, Temple Bar, City Hall, Dublin Castle, Wood Quay, Christ Church Cathedral, Four Courts.
Meeting Point: Trinity College Front Gate
Ticket Prices: Individual: €12 (€10 concession – Under-14s free) Pay on the day
Group Bookings (15 or more people): €215 (€170 concession)
When?: Summer (May-Sept): Daily 11am & 3pm
Spring/Autumn (April & Oct): Daily 11am
Winter (Nov-March): Fri/Sat/Sun 11am
More information: http://www.historicalinsights.ie