Dalkey Castle and Killiney Hill Tour

Day Trips & Excursions in County Wexford

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Want to see the sights of Dublin but tight on time? We would love to show you around Killiney Hill and Dalkey Castle (admission included) and then on for a bit of shopping and lunch at Avoca Handweavers and then a quick pint at Johnnie Fox's on the way back to the city. Book our sights of Dublin Day Tours for a fun day out!.This is a beautiful coach tour if you are looking for things to do in Dublin.This tour runs from 10 am to 4:30 pm.
Pick Up:10am The Gresham Hotel on O'Connell Street 10:05 The Ashfield Hostel on D'Olier StreetFrom the city centre we travel out the coast road through the picturesque port of Dun Laoghaire  and onto Dalkey town.Here you can do the Dalkey Castle tour. After this you will have time to stroll around Dalkey town and browse amongst the different shops and cafes from artisan bakeries to bookshops and The Tramyard Market.Dalkey is one of the prettiest towns in Ireland http://irsh.us/2mmivBXThis area is known for its famous residents such as Bono, Enya, The Edge and Eddie Irvine to name a few.We then take the bus for a short but very scenic drive out by Colliemore Harbour where you will view Dalkey Island and continue on to Vico Road for amazing sea views and we pass  Victoria Castle which is now the private home of Enya. We squeeze the coach through the granite arch in Killiney where you enter Killiney Hill park.There are a few walks you can do here and all of the walks offer the best of views that Killiney hill has to offer.After Killiney Hill you get back on the coach and we take you to Avoca for lunch and shopping.You will have built up a thirst this point of the tour so we take you now into the Dublin Mountains to visit Johnnie Fox's where you can enjoy a  nice pint in front of one of the peat fires and marvel at the wonderments hanging from the walls and ceilings.We reluctantly take you from here and take you back down the mountains taking in some  more amazing views of Dublin Bay.We get back to the city no later than 4:30pm.When and where:This tour operates every day except Tuesdays and leaves from The Gresham Hotel on O'Connell Street at 10am and from Ashfield Hostel on D'Olier Street on D'Olier Street at 10:05am and finishes back in the city no later than 4:30 pm.What to bring:As our weather is unpredictable we advise you to bring rain gear and comfortable footwear.What is included in the price:Admission to Dalkey Castle.Killiney Hill is free.What is not included in the price:Food and drink.

What’s included

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Local taxes
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Dalkey Castle and Heritage Centre

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities