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City break in Dublin. Active leisure ideas for Dublin - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Dublin Castle Dublin will be liked not only by tourists who enjoy visiting various excursions and cultural attractions, but also by fans of outdoor activities. The city is home to one of the most famous botanical gardens in the country. The garden was founded in 1795 and covers an area of approximately 25 hectares. During a walk through the garden visitors can see a lot of exotic plants and flowers. There are also several greenhouses full of unique plants imported from tropical countries.
1. Summer is considered the most favorable time for rest. During this time of year the temperature is about 20 degrees and it rains extremely rare, so nothing can prevent tourists from … Open
Dublin Zoo is the best place to meet representatives of local fauna and see rare breeds of animals. All the enclosures in the zoo are made in full accordance with natural habitat of animals, so they look very impressive. After an interesting excursion in the zoo visitors will be offered to make memorable photographs with animals, and fans of sweets can relax in one of the local cafes.
Travellers who want to escape from city life and relax under the shade of ancient trees are recommended to visit St. Stephen's Green Park. The park is equipped with a special area for picnics and a place for sports entertainment. There are more than fifteen beautiful parks and gardens in the city in total, and Tymon Park is a perfect destination for hiking and biking. Copyright
Fans of water activities are recommended to visit Dublin Bay Beach that is considered the most popular one in the city. Dollymount Strand Beach is a no less attractive place. It is also well equipped for outdoor activities and sports entertainment. Fans of music and energetic discos will be delighted with a huge selection of pubs, bars and nightclubs. Interesting theme parties and entertainment programs are held in The Merry Ploughboy Irish Music Pub. Truly rich variety of exotic cocktails and beer will become a welcome addition to your rest. Ryan's is one of the best night clubs of the city. It has everything you need for interesting and comfortable stay - well-chosen music program, huge colorful dance floor, a cozy hall with soft furnishings and a large selection of refreshments at the bar.
dublin custom house Fans of gambling will be interested in visiting The Sporting Emporium Casino, which is located near the center of the city. Fans of shopping will be not disappointed as various shops and markets can be found literally on every street of the city. Mother Redcap's is known as one of the best markets in Dublin. Here buyers will be offered a great selection of modern clothing and footwear, souvenirs and antiques, as well as fresh products and delicacies.
Carrolls Irish Gifts center in Dublin offers its customers plenty of tempting shops and a variety of goods. They sell inexpensive casual clothes and incredible souvenirs. Original keyrings … Open
The capital of the Emerald Isle is a wonderful destination for all fans of active recreation. The choice of different activities is so broad that vacationers will never feel bored. For example, all fans of zip line and travelers fascinated about the idea of trying it will like Courtlough and Zipit Forest Adventures. Both adults and children will genuinely like this activity. Kayaking is one more sport that deserves the attention of vacationers. City Kayaking offers this opportunity to all guests of the city. In order to rent a boat and look at the gorgeous capital of Ireland from another angle, consider contacting Viking Splash Tours. SUPboarding has also become very popular in the region. Such companies as Irish SUP and Surfdock Watersports are among the best providers of this service.
Dublin More and more tourists are interested in cruises to Lambay Island that is considered a little-discovered gem of Ireland. Skerries offers exciting tours to the island. Dublin Bay Cruises regularly organizes interesting cruises to the Dublin Bay. Vacationers interested in observing the incredibly beautiful city from a bird’s eye view should definitely visit Ericsson Skyline. A helicopter ride is one more great way to explore the skyline of the home city of Jonathan Swift. There is nothing difficult in finding this service as Wild Atlantic Flights offers such entertainment. In winter, Ski Club of Ireland offers skiing tours to all residents and guests of the city. This activity will make any stay in the capital of Ireland even more pleasant.
Discovering the architecture of Dublin from bird's eye view! St Patrick Cathedral, The Custom House, National Museum of Ireland, Dublin Writers Museum, all those monuments are defining the image of Dublin … Open
Rafting is one more popular pastime in Dublin for those who want to burst their adrenaline and try something new. The company with a very simple name,, is one of the best providers in this sphere in Ireland. Rock climbing is one more thrilling activity that always has many fans. If you are one of them, contact Climbing Dojo or Adventure Time. Golf fans will never feel forgotten in Dublin. The home city of James Joyce has several venues that perfectly fit tourists wishing to relax and enjoy the game and endless green fields. The golf club open in Luttrellstown Castle is considered the best in the region. Vacationers may also like such popular clubs as Royal Dublin Golf Club or Hollystown Golf Club.
Dublin Castle There are also unique tours in the city, and they are incredibly popular with tourists. Paddywagon Tours is definitely one of them. It offers to make a bus ride with a leprechaun to the most famous and iconic landmarks of the Oscar Wilde’s home city. How about making a romantic ride in a horse-drawn cart? Bernard Fagan Horse Drawn Carriages offers this opportunity. That said, The Paddocks Riding Centre and Corballis offer horse riding in Dublin. Anyway, a stroll with the most gracious animals in the world will become an unforgettable reminder of a vacation in the marvelous capital of Ireland.
Christ Church Cathedral, President Residence, Dublin Castle, National Library of Ireland, as well as many others, they all become the world's cultural heritage objects and remain as iconic monuments for Dublin … Open
Many popular films were shot in Dublin, so film fans will find it particularly interesting to visit it. For example, several scenes of Harry Potter were shot in Trinity College, its library to be precise. Besides that, such famous people as Oscar Wilde and Jonathan Swift studied there. Dublin Castle became a shooting spot of one of the best historical TV series of our time – The Tudors. When taking a stroll on Grafton Street, film fans may recognize the area – one of the most “Irish” films, Once. The Wicklow Mountains and Sally Gap are well-known to all fans of the Brave Heart film. By the way, many choose to propose marriage in Ireland, and that is easy to understand because the atmosphere and air in this country are filled with magic.
1916 St Patricks Church, Ringsend, Dublin Those who want to learn more about the lifestyle of local people during the Age of Enlightenment will be satisfied with the Georgian House Museum. One of the national symbols of Ireland, leprechaun, definitely deserves a separate museum - National Leprechaun Museum. Know knows, maybe vacationers can lure leprechauns somehow and trick out of their gold. It would be a mistake not to mention Guinness Storehouse, a museum dedicated to one more symbol of Ireland. As Dublin is the motherland of many popular writers, there is Dublin Writers Museum. Moreover, there is a monument dedicated to every famous native of Dublin. Sometimes, the city’s bridges are named after them. That makes a stroll in the capital of Ireland an interesting quest in search of interesting sculptures. Music fans, and U2 fans in particular, may want to visit Windmill Lane Studios, the first studio of the legendary band. Besides U2, such famous rock bands as The Rolling Stones and Status Quo, as well as pop stars like Spice Girls and Kylie Minogue, made their records there.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Dublin and surroundings

Recommended places for active recreation and leisure in Dublin

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Where: Lower Ormond Quay, Dublin; Telephone: +353 1 887 2400;
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Where: 1 Dame Court, Dublin;
Where: 8 Poolbeg Street, Dublin;
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National and city parks around Dublin
♥   Park 'Botanic Gardens' , 139 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Dublin
♥   Amusement park 'Funderland' , 3.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Fort Lucan' Lucan, 12.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Tayto Park' Ashbourne, 25.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Funtasia' Bettystown, 40.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Clara Lara' Wicklow, 41.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Dublin
♥   Water park 'Aquazone at the National Aquatic Centre' Blanchardstown, Dublin, 9.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Funtasia Waterpark' Drogheda, County Louth, 40.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Splash World' Tramore, Co Waterford., 144.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Dublin
♥   Restaurant 'La Maison' Dublin. Type - Classic French. 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Pig’s Ear' Dublin. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'SÖDER+KO' Dublin. Type - Asian. 0.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Drury Buildings' Dublin. Type - Italian. 0.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Fade St. Social - Restaurant' Dublin. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Attractions and entertainment in Ireland

Ireland is very popular among fans of outdoor activities. The country features magnificent emerald slopes, plains, moors, and low mountains. A mild climate makes it ideal for hiking. Bicycle tourism is another demanded activity. During a walk, you can visit several historical places and castles of the country. Mountain rivers offer excellent opportunities for extreme rafting. Another popular hobby for locals and guests of the country is fishing. To fish, you will have to get a license. Fans of mysticism and ancient mysteries can go to Newgrange. This construction of the Celts has been built 4,5 thousand years ago. … Open
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City break ideas for neighbours of Dublin

Guide to your best city break in Dublin - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Dublin - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Dublin?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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