There are many ways to get to Dublin, Ireland. Just depends on your needs and wants. Dublin Airport is one of the busiest in Europe, with hundreds of daily flights providing a huge range of options to get there. Want to bring your car or campervan to Dublin? Simply prefer the comfort, convenience and baggage freedom of ferry travel? Or perhaps you are arriving on a cruise liner? Dozens of routes serve two ports in the city. No matter how you get to Dublin, you will enjoy all the things to see and do.
There are many ways to see Dublin
Walking tours allow you to sample the sights, sounds, and tastes of the city on the go. Others prefer to take one of the many hop-on-hop-off tour buses that roam the city. Another popular option is a day tour by motor coach to the highlights of the city. For many, a tour of Dublin is part of an Irish experience that takes in other parts of this beautiful country.
Dublin can easily be dived into quarters, making it easier to navigate and find what interest you the most. The Medieval Quarter is the oldest part of the city, encompassing the area around Dublin Castle, Christ Church, and St Patrick’s Cathedral. Dublin’s Antique Quarter is right next door and has an abundance of antique, art and collectibles, offering hours of browsing. Running from St Stephen’s Green and Trinity College to the canal, the Georgian Quarter is the epitome of gentrification, while Dublin’s trendy Tech Quarter can be found in the Grand Canal Dock area of the city.
From humble beginnings as a Viking trading port to a walled medieval city and then - in a glorious century of expansion - to an elegant Georgian metropolis with wide streets, gracious squares, and great houses, neatly bordered by its two canals, Dublin is a city that will capture your heart!
Thinking of traveling to Dublin in March? Go there in March and be part of their heritage by celebrating St. Patrick's day with the locals. A national celebration of identity, arts, and culture, the St Patrick’s Festival highlights the very best of local and international talent with a whole host of fun festivities.