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Glendalough and Powerscourt Gardens Day Tour

Board this Glendalough & Powerscourt Gardens tour in the heart of Dublin City Centre. Passengers can also join the tour by availing of the Dublin Sightseeing hotel shuttle service. The hotel shuttle service includes accommodation providers in Lansdowne Road, Ballsbridge, the Grand Canal area, St. Stephens Green and the Croke Park Hotel. This Glendalough and Powerscourt Gardens tour takes place in a double-decker bus to allow the best possible experience of the beautiful scenery en route. Departing from Dublin City Centre, the tour takes in the beautifully developed Docklands area of Dublin City, before travelling along the great sweep of Dublin Bay, passing by Beach Road at Sandymount. The tour then travels inland, climbing the beautiful Wicklow Mountains, and continues to the enchanting old-world village of Enniskerry, home to Powerscourt Estate and Gardens. Powerscourt, in its spectacular mountain setting, is among the finest in Europe. Here, you will have time to explore the stunning gardens, which has been voted by National Geographic No.3 in its Top 10 Gardens in the World. You will also see the world renowned Italian and Japanese Gardens, or visit the poignant Pet’s Cemetery. Passengers on the tour can then explore the highlights of Glendalough with a one hour visit to this monastic settlement, which was founded by St. Kevin in the 6th century. Glendalough is an area steeped in both natural beauty and historical significance and is among the top attractions in Ireland. On returning to Dublin, the tour will pass through even more gorgeous landscapes and the ever changing scenery of the Wicklow and Dublin Mountains. Passengers can avail of one free loop of the Hop-on Hop-off city tour on the same day as they have taken the tour, and a Dublin Highlights and Hidden Corners walking tour.

$594.22 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Wicklow Way 5 Day Self Guided Hike

Day 1: Arrive in Dublin - Get a public bus or private transfer (not included) to the first nights’ accommodation in Dublin City Hotel. Dublin, the capital of Ireland offers a mix of old and new, with historic buildings dating to the 13th century, contrasting with state of the art infrastructure, and is a hive of activity Transfer time from Airport to Hotel approx. 50 minutes.Day 2: Marley Park to Enniskerry - You will be transferred/driven by taxi to begin your first days walking at Marlay Park to the start of the Wicklow Way.  Walk through Marlay Park before rising to cross the Dublin Mountains, enjoying sea and mountain views.  Crossing the boundary into County Wicklow and descending into the Glencree Valley you walk to your accommodation in Enniskerry village.  Overnight Enniskerry.Walk Details: Approx. Distance: 18 kms. Approx. Duration: 5.5 hours. Day 3: Enniskerry to Roundwood - Back on the Wicklow Way you continue across the Glencree Valley, around the shoulder of Djouce Mountain and over White Hill to finish in the lovely village of Roundwood. This walk takes you past the impressive Powerscourt Waterfall before climbing to walk around Djouce Mountain to your high point for the day on White Hill. As you descend you have glorious views of the spectacular glacial lakes of Lough Tay and Lough Dan. You will overnight in the picture perfect town of Roundwood, which is a haven for fans of outdoor pursuits.Walk Details: Approx. Distance: 21 kms. Approx. Duration: 7 hours. Day 4: Roundwood to Laragh - Leaving Roundwood you walk over Paddock Hill to the village of Laragh at the entrance to the valley of Glendalough. Today’s walk takes you around the perimeter of the Barton Estate before taking a detour from the Wicklow Way to the top of Scarr Mountain. From here you descend by an old Mass Path to your overnight accommodation in Laragh.Walk Details: Approx. Distance 12 kms (to Laragh). Approx. Duration: 4 hours. Max. Height: 360 metres. Some road walking, mountain path and forest track. Boots essential.Day 5: Departure - From Laragh you can take a private or public Bus Service back to Dublin City Centre, where there is a regular Aircoach to Dublin Airport. Alternatively get the public Bus to Bray and the Dart Train to Dublin City and again avail of services to other parts of the country or to the Airport.

$57.75 Cultural & Theme Tours

Glendalough, Powerscourt & the Wicklow Mountains Small-Group Day Trip from Dublin

You leave Dublin at 9.15am. Your first stop of the day is at the Powerscourt House and Gardens.  You can wander through the manicured lawns, explore an ornate Japanese garden and gaze into the rooms of a masterly mansion. It’s a house that rivals the finest manors in England. From here, we journey south to Avoca village, a place made famous in song by Irish Poet, Thomas Moore. The rivers here were the source of power for mills that exported woven goods throughout Europe. Avoca is known for fine food and is a great spot for you to enjoy a bite to eat at a local café or shop for traditionally crafted goods. Heading back into the Wicklow Mountains, your next stop is at the famous Glendalough. Here you have time take a pilgrimage up to the lovely lakes, praise the history at a visitor centre and bask in the serenity of the monastic city ruins. Next, you can grab a picture of Ireland’s ‘Guinness Lake’, but don’t expect a lake full of creamy beer. It’s a scenic lake on the land the Guinness family own that looks a little like a pint. On the way a back to Dublin, you stop at Sally Gap for a beautiful view and take in the quaint and cute village of Enniskerry.After these revitalising locations, your tour returns to Dublin in the early evening for approximately 7.00pm. Weather in Ireland is unpredictable. When there’s snow, ice, and fog, we occasionally avoid the route via Sally Gap and Lough Tay and give you extra time to enjoy Glendalough and Enniskerry.

$56.54 Day Trips & Excursions

Glendalough, Powerscourt & Wicklow Mountains Small-Group Day Trip from Dublin

You leave Dublin at 9.15am. Your first stop of the day is at the Powerscourt House and Gardens.  You can wander through the manicured lawns, explore an ornate Japanese garden and gaze into the rooms of a masterly mansion. It’s a house that rivals the finest manors in England. From here, we journey south to Avoca village, a place made famous in song by Irish Poet, Thomas Moore. The rivers here were the source of power for mills that exported woven goods throughout Europe. Avoca is known for fine food and is a great spot for you to enjoy a bite to eat at a local café or shop for traditionally crafted goods. Heading back into the Wicklow Mountains, your next stop is at the famous Glendalough. Here you have time take a pilgrimage up to the lovely lakes, praise the history at a visitor centre and bask in the serenity of the monastic city ruins. Next, you can grab a picture of Ireland’s ‘Guinness Lake’, but don’t expect a lake full of creamy beer. It’s a scenic lake on the land the Guinness family own that looks a little like a pint. On the way a back to Dublin, you stop at Sally Gap for a beautiful view and take in the quaint and cute village of Enniskerry.After these revitalising locations, your tour returns to Dublin in the early evening for approximately 7.00pm. Weather in Ireland is unpredictable. When there’s snow, ice, and fog, we occasionally avoid the route via Sally Gap and Lough Tay and give you extra time to enjoy Glendalough and Enniskerry.

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