Arrival at Dublin Airport: When you disembark you will be brought to the main airport terminal where you will first be met with passport control.
You will then proceed to collect your luggage before walking through customs. After that you come through the arrivals door where you will know our guy straight away, he will be the one with the biggest and most welcoming smile.
After collection at the airport, and check-in at your Hotel, we can conveniently enjoy some amazing nearby Dublin City experiences, starting with Kilmainham Gaol, the biggest unoccupied jail in these Islands. As we walk through you will get a very realistic insight into what it was like to be confined in this house of punishment and correction between 1796 and 1924. Famous Leaders of rebellions were all detained here such names as Robert Emmet, Charles Stewart Parnell, and DeValera.
We will then proceed to Trinity College Dublin an absolute must see. As you walk through the cobbled stones you will be brought back to the 18th century, when the magnificent Old Library was constructed.
It is here that you will also get to see the world famous Book Of Kells, a 9th-century gospel manuscript. You will also get to view the Long Room which houses over 200,000 of the Library’s oldest books.
We will stop for a little refreshment before heading to St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Ireland’s largest Cathedral dating back to the 13th century. After a day steeped in history and magnificent sites, you will then return to your hotel of choice for the evening.
Overnight in Dublin, choice of hotels:
5*The Shelbourne, The Merrion, The Westbury, The Conrad Hilton.
4* Brooks Hotel, The Raddison Blu Royal Dublin.