Glendalough & Wicklow Mountains Day Tour

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On this Wicklow Mountains Tour from Dublin you will have the chance to soak up the atmosphere at the world-famous Glendalough Lake & Valley! Make sure you take great selfies overlooking the Guinness Lake!

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Highlights

  • Get 5% off this tour when you book online today!
  • Soak up the atmosphere at the world famous Glendalough Valley!
  • Take a great selfie overlooking the scenic Lough Tay aka Guinness Lake!
  • Explore the picturesque Avoca Village and visit a traditional Irish pub!
  • Experience the best the garden of Ireland has to offer!

Inclusions

  • All entry fees included.
  • Avail of a Gray Line Ireland's special meal deal discount!
  • 2 hour stop at Glendalough, with a walking tour included!
  • Complementary drink in Fitzgerald’s Bar/Pub for all Gray Line travelers!
  • Perfect photo-stops at the Guinness Lake and the P.S. I Love You Bridge included!
  • Experienced local Driver and Guide.
  • Free Wi-Fi on all vehicles.

Exclusions

  • Food.

Please Note

  • Daily departures at 09:15.
  • E-ticket accepted. No need to print voucher!
  • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure at Dublin Visitor Center, 16 Upper O'Connell Street, Dublin 1.
  • Cancellation policies apply. Please read more on our Terms & Conditions.
  • We try to keep to the route but weather conditions and circumstances can changes and alter the route.
  • Please be sure to bring appropriate clothing including walking shoes and rain gear.
  • Subject to delays beyond Gray Line Ireland's control, we strive to keep itinerary times.
  • On the morning of your tour be sure to look out for our signature Gray Line Ireland red bus!

Our Glendalough & Wicklow Mountains Tour from Dublin gives you the chance to hop aboard one of Dublin’s most top-rated day tours on Tripadvisor. It too, allows you to see the natural beauty spots that are Glendalough and Wicklow.

Our tour begins with an introduction to Dublin City, as we head south to visit Wicklow, which is more commonly known as the “Garden of Ireland”. Here awaits a number of beautiful lakes, dense forests’ and wonderful views making this a wonderful scenic drive and a fine day away from the hustle and bustle of Dublin city.

See the Guinness Lake today with Gray Line Ireland's award winning tour to Wicklow from Dublin.

Our tour also brings you to scenery made famous from films such as Braveheart and P.S. I Love You. It also brings you over and along the Wicklow Mountains to Glendalough Lake & Valley, including stops at Glencree Valley & Cemetery, Sallys Gap (Wicklow Gap) & Military Road, the PS I Love you Bridge, the Guinness Lake & Lough Tay (home to the hit TV-Series, Vikings) and of course, the spectacular Glendalough Upper Lake & Valley.

The PS I Love You Bridge in Wicklow.

Wicklow Mountains & Glendalough Lake & Valley.

On your visit to Wicklow’s National Park, you can embark on one of the ever-popular Glendalough walks, as you will have a minimum of two hours to visit the Glendalough Upper Lake or do some hiking in the Wicklow Mountains. You too will have time to visit the Glendalough Visitor Centre (admission not included), or visit  Glendalough Catherdal home to St. Kevin’s Monastery, Celtic Crosses and so much more! 

The Guinness Lake, also known as Lough Tay, in the heart of the Wicklow Mountains.

You also have the option to join our award-winning guide on a Glendalough tour if you wish. Here you will find out more facts on Glendalough & Wicklow and we think it is the perfect thing to do on your visit to Glendalough!

Avoca Village, a traditional Irish town in Wicklow.

Stop five, and the final stop on your Wicklow Tour, is Avoca Village, a small town made famous by Thomas Moore in the song ‘The Meeting of the Water’ it too is well- known for its spot as the fictional home of BBC’s hit tv-show “Ballykissangel”.

Avoca Village, a traditional Irish town in Wicklow.Here you can enjoy some traditional Irish food and drinks in a local Irish Pub/Bar called Fitzgerald’s. Remember all Gray Line Ireland travellers can also enjoy an exclusive discount on a traditional Irish meal deal and a complimentary shot of Irish whiskey before making your back to Dublin City.

Fitzgerald's, a traditional Irish pub in Wicklow.

Looking for a private tour to Wicklow and Glendalough then be sure to contact our Private Tours Team here today.

Glendalough & Wicklow Mountains Tour from Dublin

Welcome to the Glendalough & Wicklow Mountains Tour Itinerary. The Glendalough Tour starts from Dublin, with a Glendalough tour of the City in the Wicklow county and the Wicklow Mountains. This is a stroll through the beautiful landscapes, lakes, valleys, a 6th century monastery and some traditional ‘Glendalough whiskey tasting experience.

Garden of Ireland, Wicklow

Your Wicklow tour begins with an introduction to Dublin City, we then make our way down south to Wicklow, which is more commonly known as the “Garden of Ireland”. Here awaits a number of beautiful lakes, dense forests’ and wonderful views making this a wonderful scenic drive and a fine day away from the hustle and bustle of Dublin city.

Glencree Valley & Cemetery

Your first 45-minute stop will on this day tour to the Wicjklow mountains will be Glencree Valley & Cemetery, home to the military cemetery which serves as a reminder to the impact World War II had on the island of Ireland. The adjacent military barracks is now a centre for peace and reconciliation inspired by the events that impacted this island, more specifically Northern Ireland.

PS I LOVE YOU Bridge

Next stop is a 15-20-minute photo stop at the location made famous from the popular hit movie and musical PS I Love You. This quick photo stop allows you the perfect opportunity to walk in the steps of Holly and Gerry to recapture the ultimate romantic moment!

The Guinness Lake & Lough Tay

Next you have the chance to enjoy another 15 – 20-minute stop at the Guinness Lake a.k.a Lough Tay. The view of this beautiful Lough (lock) is like no other and is often referred to as the Guinness Lake as it was Guinness family who imported its white sand. Not to mention that the shape of the lake with the white sand at the top makes it look like a Pint of Guinness! It too is home to many movie locations, most recently as Kattegat in the hit tv series Vikings!

Glendalough Lake

On your visit to Wicklow’s National Park, you can embark on one of the ever-popular Glendalough walks, as you will have a minimum of two hours to visit the Glendalough Upper Lake or do some hiking in the Wicklow Mountains. You too will have time to visit the Glendalough Visitor Centre (admission not included), or visit Glendalough Cathedral home to St. Kevin’s Monastery, Celtic Crosses, Glendalough’s 10th century round tower and so much more! You also have the option to join our award-winning guide on a Glendalough tour if you wish. Here you will enjoy a quick tour of the area finding out more historical facts on Glendalough & Wicklow. You will be allowed over 60 minutes to explore the Glendalough lakes and area.

Avoca Village

Stop five, and the final stop on your Wicklow Tour, is Avoca Village, a small town made famous by Thomas Moore in the song ‘The Meeting of the Water’ it too is well- known for its spot as the fictional home of BBC’s hit tv-show “Ballykissangel”. Here you can enjoy some traditional Irish food and drinks in a local Irish Pub/Bar called Fitzgerald’s. Remember all Gray Line Ireland travellers can also enjoy an exclusive discount on a traditional Irish meal deal and a complimentary shot of Irish whiskey before making your back to Dublin City.

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