Upon arrival in Dublin, meet your car at the airport and transfer to the city centre and check-in to your hotel. Begin your discovery of Dublin with a city Hop on Hop off tour bus conducted on double Decker bus. The Dublin tour offers sightseeing routes that cover all the main sights in the city with live commentary. Highlights include the Georgian Quarter with its magnificent architecture, Temple Bar and O’Connell Street, with its historic central GPO, site of the Easter Rising of 1916. Visit to Trinity College, the most famous university in Ireland founded in 1592 by Queen Elizabeth 1st of England and the scholarly home to many classical and contemporary Irish writers. You will have the opportunity to view the world famous Book of Kells and to stroll through the beautifully preserved old library. Continue on to St Patrick’s Cathedral - Ireland's largest church was founded beside a sacred well where St. Patrick is said to have baptised converts around 450A.D. A stone slab bearing a Celtic cross and covering the well was un-earthed at the turn of the century (20th). It is now preserved in the west end of the cathedral's nave. The original building was just a wooden chapel and remained so until 1192 when Archbishop John Comyn rebuilt the cathedral in stone. In the afternoon, visit the Guinness Storehouse. Opened in December 2000, the Guinness Storehouse is a whole museum dedicated to Ireland’s most famous export, Guinness stout. Entry to the Guinness Storehouse is through a pint glass-shaped atrium capable of holding 10,000 pints of stout, and there is a free pint of the magic brew for every visitor at the end of the tour in the spectacular Gravity Bar, which is located on the top floor and offers spectacular views across the city. Continue on to The Irish Museum of Modern - Ireland’s leading national institution for the collection and presentation of modern and contemporary art .In the evening visit the historic James Old Jameson Distillery an unforgettable experience that will transport you back in time to the days when one of Ireland’s greatest entrepreneurs, John Jameson first made the whiskey that is a legacy today. The city is crammed with an abundance of things to do and see. Overnight at the hotel Option: Enjoy a demonstration of how to make an Irish Coffee in the hotel – with one for you to enjoy also! .Overnight in hotel.
Full Irish breakfast at your hotel. The tour leaves from Dublin at 6:50 am and arrive back in Dublin by 7:30 at the latest that evening. We take you through a circular route so that you do not see the same scenery twice the whole day. This gives you the opportunity to see new things each time you look out the window. It is important for us that you get time off the bus during the day so we try and maximise your off the bus experience as much as possible. You will be travelling the width of Ireland, ok, not the biggest country in the world but it will take roughly 3 hours to get over to the city of Limerick. You will see that it is a full day of excitement and fun and you will get the most out of the your time with us seeing wonderful scenery, castles, wild remote limestone regions and of course the famous Cliffs of Moher, not to mention the Aran Islands, Galway Bay, the Curragh, Treaty Stone, Dunguaire Castle, Fanore Beach, the Burren, Bunratty Castle, King John's Castle, the cultural villages of Ballyvaughan and Ennistymon, Lahinch beach, sites where the Spanish Armada visited, the traditional village of Doolin famous for its music, maybe a sighting of the dolphin Dusty in the Atlantic Ocean, Ring forts, bog and the famous spine of Ireland.Arrive back in Dublin by 7:30 pm at the latest with great memories. Overnight in hotel.
Full Irish breakfast at your hotel. Transfer to Dublin Airport for check-in and departure.