3 Night Garden Tour from Dublin

Day 1: Arrive Dublin

Arrive Dublin Airport and meet with your experienced Irish driver/guide. All of the drivers we use are qualified guides and have such great personalities that really will make your trip unforgettable. Travel into Ireland’s capital city and visit Trinity College which houses the famous Book of Kells, transcribed by 9th century monks. Continue on to a more modern attraction, The Guinness Storehouse which tells the 250 year story of one of Ireland’s greatest exports. At the end of the tour, sample a pint of “The Blackstuff” whilst enjoying 360 degree panoramic views of the city from the Gravity Bar. After checking into your hotel, the remainder of the afternoon & evening is free for individual sightseeing. Why not try one of Dublin’s superb restaurants followed by an evening in one of the many entertaining pubs. Overnight Dublin BB

Day 2: Wicklow Mountains

Today, we travel south into the Garden of Ireland, Wicklow County. Visits today may include, depending on the time of year, Kilruddery House & Gardens, Mount Usher Gardens, Powerscourt House & Gardens and Rissborough. Enjoy the stunning scenery on your way to the ancient monastic settlement at Glendalough that was founded by St. Kevin in the 6th century. The Glendalough Valley is located in the Wicklow Mountains National Park and is renowned for its Monastic Site with Round Tower and its scenic lakes and valleys. Overnight Dublin DBB

Day 3: Irish National Stud & Japanese Gardens

After breakfast, head inland with exciting visits to such places as Castletown House and Parklands, Coolcarrigan Gardens, Lodge Park Walled Garden & Steam Museum and the Irish National Stud and Japanese Gardens. The Japanese Gardens, acclaimed as the most beautiful Japanese gardens in Europe, celebrated its centenary year in 2010. Return to Dublin for a farewell meal and traditional Irish music & dance show at the Abbey Tavern. Overnight Dublin BB

Day 4: Depart Dublin

After a hearty Irish breakfast, depart your Hotel for Dublin Airport to arrive in plenty of time for your return flight home.

BB = Bed & Irish Breakfast DBB = Dinner, Bed & Irish Breakfast