Dublin Irish Literary Icons & Landmarks Walking Tour

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Duration

2 hours 30 minutes

Language

Highlights

  • The best literary stories & landmarks of Irish writers, all in one tour
  • Experience a fully guided tour led by an expert local English-speaking professional guide
  • Discover Georgian Dublin while the works of Ireland’s best writers are brought to life
  • Experience a fully guided tour led by an expert local English-speaking professional guide
  • Enjoy performances from the works of the Ireland’s greatest writers
  • Discover hidden gems that will illuminate the life and works of Ireland’s greatest writers

Description

On the afternoon of the 10th of June 1904, James Joyce first laid eyes on his future wife Nora Barnacle as she stepped out of Finn’s Hotel in Dublin where she worked as a chamber maid. This single event changed the course of Joyce’s life and is the reason why this expertly curated tour offers unique insights and access to Ireland’s must- see literary highlights located in Dublin city’s beautiful Georgian streets. This fascinating literary walk brings the personality and works of some Ireland’s greatest writers to live. The tour is led by an expert local professional English-speaking guide offering the most enjoyable and insightful literary walk offering direct access to literary locations without wasting precious vacation time.

Enjoy a wonderful stroll in some of Dublin’s most charming public Gardens where your guide shares compelling stories of some of the best Irish writers including Jonathan Swift, Bram Stoker, Oscar Wilde, Samuel Beckett, Maeve Binchy and many more.

Enjoy a journey from Gulliver's travels to Ulysses that combines an insight to Ireland's top writers while visiting famous Dublin's landmarks with our guides performing along the way from the works of Ireland's best-known writers.

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Inclusions
  • Tour is led by an expert English-speaking local guide
  • Enjoy a group tour visiting the best landmarks associated with icons of Irish Literature
  • Visit some of Irelands top Georgian Squares
  • Entry to Merrion Park to see the Oscar Wilde Memorial
  • Entry to Stephens Green, Dublin’s Central Park and largest Georgian Park
  • Exterior visit to the House of WB Yeats and to the house of Oscar Wilde
  • See Leinster House – the most famous Georgian Building in Ireland and inspiration for the Whitehouse in Washington D.C.
  • See one of the few remaining 17th Century Huguenot Cemeteries in Ireland
  • Visit St. Ann’s Church where Bram Stoker, the most famous author of Dracula, wed
  • Discover so much more than you would on your own
Exclusions
  • Hotel Pick Up / Drop-Off
  • Transportation
  • Guide Tip
Before you book
  • We cannot accommodate strollers or baby carriages.
  • Wheelchairs, motorised scooters, or any other device to assist mobility are not recommended.
  • Participants should be in good health, consult first with your doctor if you have any medical condition or are not used to regular exercise.
  • Wear comfortable shoes as this tour involves a fair amount of walking, including over uneven surfaces, cobblestones, hills, inclines/declines and stairs.
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.
  • Changes or cancellations requested less than 24 hours before the tour departure time are not possible.
  • Minimum numbers apply, there is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation.
  • Anybody under the age of 18 years must be accompanied by somebody aged 18 years or older.
  • This tour is not suitable for children 12 or under. Children between 13-17 years of age can book the tour but must be accompanied by an Adult and supervised throughout the tour.
  • Parents must be aware that this tour serves alcohol and that under no circumstances are children under 18 years of age permitted to drink or sample any alcohol during the tour duration.

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