Wicklow Mountaineer Day Tour by Train

Tour Type: Day Tour Tour Operator: Railtours Tour Duration: 6.5 Hours Approx.

What can I expect

  • Half-day tour to Garden of Ireland, Avoca and Glendalough
  • Return travel on train from Dublin and Dun Laoghaire
  • Reserved seats
  • Host to escort you throughout the day
  • Admission to visitor attractions

Half-day Tour to Wicklow

  • Depart from Dun Laoghaire station at 09:55

  • You will see an elevated view of Dublin City and all of its architecture as the train travels south from Dublin Connolly and then you will head towards Arklow in Co. Wicklow

  • The train travels along the coastline towards Bray and Greystones which is along the coast and cliff edge.

  • When you arrive in Arklow you will board the coach and go to Avoca Handweavers where you will get a personal tour of the oldest working woollen mills that was established in 1723

  • You will then have a lunch stop in a local pub, Fitzgerald's of Avoca.

  • Next stop is the gorgeous Glendalough which is a 12th Century monastic settlement.

  • Travel to the upper lake of Glendalough which is where the original site of the monastic settlement is and this features Reefert Church, Temple-na-Skellig, St. Kevin's Cell, St. Kevin's Bed, the Caher and various crosses.

  • You will then walk back along a boardwalk where you can see ruins of churches, a graveyard and the famous round tower in the Monastic City.

  • The tour continues through the beautiful landscapes of Wicklow before you head back to Dublin.

  • Arrive back at Dun Laoghaire cruise terminal by coach at 16:45 and in Dublin Connolly Station at 17:30

59 O'Connell Street Upper, North City, Dublin 1, D01 RX04 Call: +353 1 703 3024 Email: info@dodublin.ie

We've been entertaining visitors to our town since 1988. We're part of the fabric of Dublin City and we take great pride in delivering a real and authentic tour experience to all of our visitors, one steeped in history but one that also celebrates the city as she evolves.