River Liffey and Grand Canal Tour

River Liffey and Grand Canal Tour My Bike or Hike
River Liffey and Grand Canal Route map My Bike or Hike
River Liffey and Grand Canal Tour Route

Duration – 6 to 7 Hours approx.

 Skill/Fitness Level: Advanced

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From €32.50 per person, including bike & equipment hire

A City and Countryside Bike Tour Like No Other!

About

From city cycle lanes to countryside greenways; rivers, canal towpaths and parklands. Throw in historic tales and monuments, church ruins and graveyards spanning 4 millennia. Have a snack at a riverside cafe in an old country village, or check out a community bar and brewery that grows and makes its own. This day tour has it all: like time travel on a bike!

Itinerary & Main features

  • Start at The Bike Stop, Capel St
  • Wood Quay
  • Heuston Station
  • Irish Museum of Modern Art
  • Kilmainaham Gaol
  • War Memorial Gardens
  • River Liffey Cycleway
  • Chapelizod
  • Phoenix Park
  • The Oldest Monument in Dublin City
  • Strawberry Beds
  • Lucan Village – Stop for Snack
  • 10th Century Church & Graveyard
  • 4th Century Road
  • The Oldest Bridge in Ireland
  • Griffen Valley Park
  • Grand Canal Greenway
  • 16th Century Castle
  • 7th Century Round Tower
  • Community Craft Brewery (Optional)
  • St. James’ Gate
  • Return to Capel St.

Essential Details

  • Distance: 45km / 27 miles
  • Duration: Approx. 6- 7 hours (including snacks and other stops)
  • Capacity: from 2 (minimum) to 8 (maximum) persons
  • Availability: Weekdays from 1st April to 31st October
  • Start Times: 10am; 11am; 12pm

Included

  • Private local guide
  • Bikes and safety equipment (if required)

Not Included

  • Food & drink

Key to Skill/Fitness Levels:

Basic

Guests should be in general good health with a basic level of fitness, able to walk at a leisurely pace for upto 3 hours with regular rest stops

Moderate

Guests should be in general good health with a good level of fitness, able to walk, hike or cycle at a moderate pace for upto 5 hours with regular rest stops

Advanced

Guests should be in general good health with a strong level of fitness, able to walk, hike or cycle at a moderate pace for over 5 hours with occasional rest stops

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