A private tour to beautiful County Wicklow specially planned as a shore excursion

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Tour Number

Activity Level

212803


Categories

City, Museums / Culture, Religious Heritage, Shore Excursion

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.
This tour is designed for up to 4 clients. If there are just 2 clients I provide the same tour for €550
on request

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), French (fluent)

Gorgeous scenery and amazing history


Let me take you through one of my favourite Counties in Ireland. I love Wicklow where I lived for a time in a lovely rural village. We will drive through the Wicklow Hills to Glendalough-the Valley of the 2 Lakes, a fascinating Monastic Settlement in a spectacular natural glacial valley setting only 1 hour from your ship. Founded by Saint Kevin, a Hermit Monk who died in 618 AD. The extensive ruins include early churches, a graceful round tower and various sites associated with Saint Kevin. It really is a truly magical place and ranks as being one of the most important historical sites in Europe.

Itinerary

0900/0930/1000 Pick up from ship at tour start
Going South along the coast pass through Dun Laoghaire, Sandycove, Dalkey and our Bay of Naples Killiney Bay
Relaxed drive through scenic County Wicklow, going through the lovely village of Enniskerry.
Arrive at Glendalough
Visit the Top Lake
Gentle walk back to the Monastic Ruins and Visitor Centre
EXPLORE !!
Lunch if required in the Glendalough Hotel
Leave Glendalough
Arrive back at ship approx 8 hours after start

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Pick up at ship or hotel

End location: drop back to ship or hotel

Duration: 8 hours

Transportation

We will travel in a modern comfortable air conditioned vehicle. If you need to include more just ask me for details

What’s Included

all guiding charges

all transportation costs

all toll charges when applicable

The price is for up to 4 people. if you require more places on this tour please check with me for further details
If just 2 people I can provide this tour for €550 on request

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 euro - lunch if required

What’s Extra

food if required
souvenir item

If you prefer to have a full day based on the Wicklow experience (which I recommend ) I can quote you for that with pleasure-Wicklow has so much to offer, and I must admit it is my favourite County

A Recent Review of this tour

We had a wonderful day with Peter getting out of the city for a visit to the lovely countryside in the Wicklow area. The Irish landscape and views of the sea were right out of a magazine. Peter is a very interesting, entertaining and caring guide. A day well spent and to be remembered for many years to come. We hope to return and spend more time with our new friend.
Susan Brown

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