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Dublin, Ireland

Quick Overview

Who is this Trip For?

Dublin, the charismatic capital of Ireland, is a city that exudes an infectious energy that will leave you captivated!

From the charming cobbled streets to the lively traditional music sessions in cozy pubs,
Dublin is a city that knows how to make an impression.

This trip is ideal for backpackers, solo travelers, couples, and families seeking a 3-5 day Trip filled with historical intrigue,
cultural immersion, and good craic (fun) around every corner.

Look at the ancient Book of Kells, trace the footsteps of Irish history at Kilmainham Gaol, and immerse yourself in the vibrant nightlife of the Temple Bar District.

The best time to visit is between May-September.

Suggested Activities

Home to the ancient Book of Kells (a well-preserved 9th-century gospel manuscript), this is a must see for literature and history lovers.

The Campus and Old Library are built with incredible architecture, which you can learn more about it on a guided tour.

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Learn about Dublin’s brewing heritage and enjoy a pint with a view at the rooftop bar, which has a 360° view of Dublin!

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This historic jail (where Irish political prisoners were incarcerated and executed) offers a captivating insight into Ireland’s tumultuous past.

The guided tour provides you an interesting look into Irish history, especially the era of the Irish Rebellion.

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This 13th Century Castle is a historic heart of Dublin, combining history, architecture, and government.

Make sure to visit the Chester Beatty Library located within the castle grounds, which has a large collection of historical items.

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Enjoy the lively nightlife, with live music and traditional Irish pubs!

This area is best explored in the evening when it comes alive with music and people!

Stop by the Temple Bar Pub for a traditional Irish music session, but make sure to explore other pubs in the area as well!

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Enjoy Dublin’s cityscape and iconic bridges!

Start from O’Connel Street and make your way towards the sea, along the Ha’penny Bridge, Custom House, and Famine Memorial.

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Top Tips

One of the best ways to experience local culture while travelling is by tasting traditional dishes, and for Ireland this of course means Beer!

Beyond Guiness, Dublin has an array of craft breweries to explore.

Dublin’s weather can change quickly, so always have a raincoat at hand.

We love Free Walking tours at Tripfindr!

This is because they are the BEST WAY to Learn about and Explore a city!

Book one and ask your Guide all the Questions you may have, as well as seeing all the Hidden Gems that Dublin has to offer!

For Solo travellers, these offer a perfect opportunity to make friends!

Make it Unique

Experience stunning coastal walks and fresh seafood in this charming old Irish village.

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Experience the passion of Ireland’s traditional Sports!

For an authentic Irish music experience off the tourist trail.

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How to get There?

Flying: The best way to get to Dublin is by flying to Dublin Airport (DUB), which has flights from Major International Cities

Other: You can take a Train or Bus from different parts of Ireland or the UK.

How to get Around?

Getting around the compact city is easy with a combination of Walking and Public Transportation.

Dublin Bus, Luas light Rail, Taxis, Ubers, and Bike Rentals are available.

How to get There?

Flying: The best way to get to Dublin is by flying to Dublin Airport (DUB), which has flights from Major International Cities

Other: You can take a Train or Bus from different parts of Ireland or the UK.

How to get Around?

Getting around the compact city is easy with a combination of Walking and Public Transportation.

Dublin Bus, Luas light Rail, Taxis, Ubers, and Bike Rentals are available.

Safety Concerns

Dublin is Generally Safe for Tourists.

As with any tourist destination, it’s always a good idea to be aware of your surroundings and keep your valuables safe.

Where to Stay?

To be central, we recommend booking accommodation around St. Stephen’s Green and Temple Bar. 
Then you will have easy access to major sights.

  • Hostels: There are many great options for affordable hostels with shared or private rooms. Hostelworld is an excellent resource for finding and booking beds.
    This is the best value option and ideal for solo travelers.
    A highly recommended hostel is the Generator Dublin Hostel.
  • There are many great Airbnb offerings, and this option may be the best value for families or groups.
  • Hotels are a good option for families, or people looking for maximum comfort.