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Dalkey Castle and Killiney Hill Tour

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    10am The Gresham Hotel on O'Connell Street 

    10:05 The Ashfield Hostel on D'Olier Street

    From the city centre we travel out the coast road through the picturesque port of Dun Laoghaire  and onto Dalkey town.

    Here you can do the Dalkey Castle tour. After this you will have time to stroll around Dalkey town and browse amongst the different shops and cafes from artisan bakeries to bookshops and The Tramyard Market.

    Dalkey is one of the prettiest towns in Ireland http://irsh.us/2mmivBX

    This area is known for its famous residents such as Bono, Enya, The Edge and Eddie Irvine to name a few.

    We then take the bus for a short but very scenic drive out by Colliemore Harbour where you will view Dalkey Island and continue on to Vico Road for amazing sea views and we pass  Victoria Castle which is now the private home of Enya. We squeeze the coach through the granite arch in Killiney where you enter Killiney Hill park.

    There are a few walks you can do here and all of the walks offer the best of views that Killiney hill has to offer.

    After Killiney Hill you get back on the coach and we take you to Avoca for lunch and shopping.

    You will have built up a thirst this point of the tour so we take you now into the Dublin Mountains to visit Johnnie Fox's where you can enjoy a  nice pint in front of one of the peat fires and marvel at the wonderments hanging from the walls and ceilings.

    We reluctantly take you from here and take you back down the mountains taking in some  more amazing views of Dublin Bay.

    We get back to the city no later than 4:30pm.

    When and where:

    This tour operates every day except Tuesdays and leaves from The Gresham Hotel on O'Connell Street at 10am and from Ashfield Hostel on D'Olier Street on D'Olier Street at 10:05am and finishes back in the city no later than 4:30 pm.

    What to bring:

    As our weather is unpredictable we advise you to bring rain gear and comfortable footwear.

    What is included in the price:

    Admission to Dalkey Castle.

    Killiney Hill is free.

    What is not included in the price:

    Food and drink.
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We have been toured around from Adrian. He revealed an outstanding guide, brought us to a couple of hidden gem just because we were on time and completely exceeded our expectations. He showed patience, resourceful and incredible kind. We have had great fun! Thanks very...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank LillyLondon15
    252adrianf, General Manager at Sights Of Dublin, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Thanks so much for your wonderful review. We are delighted that you enjoyed the tour! Hope you enjoyed the rest of your visit here in Dublin.

    Reviewed 21 June 2019

    Beautiful tour of Killiney Hill and Dalkey Castle. Small groups on tour, so it’s very comfortable and relaxed. A really great day. Highly recommend!

    Date of experience: June 2019
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    Gráinne F, Manager at Sights Of Dublin, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2019

    Thanks for your kind words. We are so glad you enjoyed our tour!

    Reviewed 24 May 2019

    Had a great day. Not a rushed tour at all and had adequate time to see all the best of Dalkey Castle and Killiney Hill. Adrian was very informative and had great knowledge of the area, bringing with him the best of weather as well....More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    1  Thank Sue P
    Gráinne F, Manager at Sights Of Dublin, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2019

    Thanks so much for your great review. Glad you got your sunglasses returned safely. Will pass your review on to Adrian. Glad you enjoyed the tour!

    Reviewed 23 March 2019

    This was our last day in Dublin and a great way to end our trip! Adrian was friendly and knowledgeable of the area. It's a smaller more intimate tour which allows for direct conversation with the guide and flexible time frames. The Dalkey Castle tour...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    1  Thank Sunshine717082
    Gráinne F, Manager at Sights Of Dublin, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2019

    Thanks for the great review. So glad you enjoyed the tour!

    Reviewed 18 September 2018

    Adrian was an excellent host with so much knowledge. He took care in making sure the different needs and interests of our small group were met. The bus was brand new and very comfortable - we could leave things on as the weather changed throughout...More

    Date of experience: September 2018
    Thank beaslecb
    Gráinne F, Manager at Sights Of Dublin, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2018

    Thanks so much for your kind words. We are so glad you enjoyed our tour!

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