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Blarney Castle Day Tour from Dublin including Blarney Stone

Highlights
  • All entrance fees included means easy entry to attractions
  • Live commentary on the tour vehicle as you travel between counties
  • Multi-stop tour with all transportation included eliminates the hassle of car rental
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Blarney Castle Day Tour from Dublin including Blarney Stone
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Blarney Castle Day Tour from Dublin including Blarney Stone
From US$58.90
Overview
Get a feel for the scenery and history of both County Tipperary and County Cork without the need to rent a car on this day trip from Dublin. Accompanied by insightful commentary from a guide, visit the area's highlights, such as Blarney Castle, St. Coleman's Cathedral, the Galtee Mountains, and the Titanic Experience.
What to Expect

Make your way to a convenient central spot in Dublin to meet your guide and group in the morning. Climb into a comfortable tour vehicle and depart the bustling city, viewing the scenery out the window and being thankful you don’t have to do any driving. This full-day trip allows you to see the highlights of both County Tipperary and County Cork without the hassle or expense of renting a car.

Pass first through County Tipperary’s Golden Vale, some of Europe’s most fertile lands, and get views of the outlying Galtee Mountains on the way to southern County Cork. Stop at the Rock of Cashel and disembark to follow in the footsteps of St. Patrick, past a collection of ruins, round towers, and Celtic crosses. Learn about this site, the traditional seat of the Kings of Munster and one of the best examples of medieval architecture, through your guide’s engaging commentary.

Continue on to Cork City, where you’ll have some leisure time to explore on your own. Your guide will point you toward some of the can’t-miss highlights, such as the English Markets, where you can grab lunch, a shot of whiskey, or a pint of traditional Irish stout (own expense).

Depart Cork and head for Blarney Castle, where you will take an independent stroll around the grounds, enjoy the Lake Walk, and visit the castle’s Witches Cave. Of course, you’ll also have a chance to visit and kiss the Blarney Stone in the castle’s battlements to ensure your “gift of gab” for the next seven years.

On the way back to Dublin, stop at the Blarney Woolen Mills and craft shop for some tax-free shopping. Get dropped off at your original departure point in Dublin.

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1 - 5 of 12 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Day Tour From Dublin

Let me start by saying I'm not a fan of bus tours with a group of people. However this trip with Paddywagon was a very good tour. Our driver Durmont was fantastic. Very knowledgeable about all the stops we made. Rock Cashel, Blarney Castle and...More

Thank ssimonowich
Reviewed 6 days ago
Great tour

Great tour our bus drive was great he edited the schedule to avoid cruise ships that where in port so that we could kiss the stone. Still was and hour wait in line to kiss the stone though. Since you only have and hour and...More

Thank Shelba C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Proletarian and ruthless guide

The tour content itself is great, but the guide was an absolute horror (I think his name was David or something, he used to be a chef once thats what i remember). We hated him so much, that we tried to plug in our headphones...More

Thank Verena W
Reviewed 15 May 2018
Blarney

This was a great experience especially if you are wanting time to explore without a guide. We had a great guide (his name escapes me now) but he was very lively and entertaining. My friend and I walked from our hotel in Dublin to the...More

1  Thank Katherine M
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile
Great trip with Richard!

Had an awesome time with Richard. Very entertaining and a great driver. Got us to the Blarney Stone with no wait at all and gave us plenty of time at the other stops! Our bus was very luxurious with ac and WiFi. Great trip.

1  Thank Jami D
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