What to see in Dublin over a weekend?

If you are planning on visiting Dublin for the weekend, then you are probably going to want to see and experience the real city.  Yes, we could include the usual Guinness, Temple Bar and Jameson sights but you probably have them on your list already.  Here are a few ideas for your trip that you may not have thought of.

Learn about The Irish Patriots

You may visit the jail itself but a visit to where they were buried is a poignant moment for many.  Arbour Hill Cemetery is the last resting place of 14 of the executed leaders of the 1916 Rising.

The National War Memorial Garden is dedicated to the memory of the 49,400 Irish soldiers who died in the First World War. These gardens are not only a place of remembrance; they are also of great architectural interest and beauty.

Explore Culture – New & Ancient

Dublin museums and art galleries are always worth a visit and most have free entrance.  Visit the national museum of Ireland at Collins Barracks Decorative Arts and History. And the Irish museum of modern art modern and contemporary art, with over 3,500 artworks by Irish and International artists.

Explore Culture – New & Ancient

Did you hear ‘The story of the last women executed in Kilmainham Gaol’?

What about the ‘The Story of the Soap Factory Behind the Decorative Walls’

or the ‘The Story of the Great Whiskey Fire of Dublin’?

If you visit on your own you may never hear these stories, but as your guide I can tell you all these stories and more!

If you really want to experience Dublin and build some amazing memories to take home then an experience local guide is what you need.  Why not consider viewing Dublin by bike?  A guided cycling tour around Dublin city is a great way to see the city, it’s fun and you get to see so much more in a short period of time.  The Dublin City group bike tours I organise are ideal as you can discover the best of Dublin even on a budget.  Some of our previous clients have named us the ‘best guided tour of Dublin’ and we are proud of that.

Details of all our top-rated tours are available here

If you want to explore Dublin and see the best attractions while experiencing the culture of Ireland, then our fully guided bicycle tour is for you.