Wicklow, Glendalough, Avoca, Powerscourt Gardens, The Sally Gap
This tour takes you to County Wicklow "The Garden of Ireland". You would leave Dublin via a scenic drive along Dublin Bay before heading inland to take a guided tour of the magnificent Powerscourt House and Gardens. These formal gardens are framed on all sides by the equally beautiful wild Wicklow countryside.
Then we head through the spectacular countryside to The Vale of Avoca and the Village of Avoca (of "Ballykissangel fame"). The famous Avoca Woolen Mills are situated here since 1723. You can tour the mill to see how they make their fine wares and then you can visit the famous shop and cafe.
Then you would drive to the ancient (6th century) monastic site of Glendalough situated in the "Valley of the Two Lakes" (Gleann da Loch). One of the finest sites you will visit anywhere. Historical and beautiful. First take a guided tour of the historic ruins before viisting the beautiful Upper Lake
Before you return to Dublin we drive up into the mountains to the Sally Gap for an epic scenic photo stop.
- Leave Dublin via Dublin Bay
- Visit Powerscourt House and Gardens
- Visit Avoca Village and Avoca Handweavers
- Visit Glendalough
- Scenic drive up to the Sally Gap
- Return to Dublin
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Your hotel
End location: Your hotel
Duration: 8 hours
Mercedes-Benz mini-van limousine.
My services as your guide and a luxurious mercedes-benz limousine touring vehicle(saloon or mini-van).
All parking and tolls.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
20 euro - Entrance fees and lunch
Entrance fees and lunch
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My wife and me were so happy to have Gerard to be our guide. Not that he was just extremely careful regarding my wife's walking limitation, he took off route roads and places so that she can view and enjoy the places with her own pace and time. Gerard was extremely friendly and warm moment he picked us up from the hotel and within few minutes he understood what we like and enjoy during the day trip. Next time we are back to Dublin, we will look for Gerard again for down south trip through the east coast.