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Dublin 2.5-Hour Guided Bike Tour

1. Dublin 2.5-Hour Guided Bike Tour

Discover the sights, sounds, history and architecture of Dublin on a 2.5-hour guided bike tour and see more of the city than you would on a walking tour. Experience the fun personality and personalities of Ireland's capital. The tour encompasses the rich history and folklore of the city, passing great buildings, such as College Green, Dublin Castle, the Guinness Brewery and St Patrick's Cathedral. Cycle through legendary neighborhoods, such as the nightlife center of Temple Bar, the Italian Quarter, Parnell Square and the fashionable southside. See the Georgian buildings of the northside, and the Oscar Wilde Memorial. En route, your guides will talk about Dublin's literary and rock'n'roll traditions and events, as well as historic personalities and how they helped shaped the city's character. You will learn which famous Dublin writer, fond of a drink, said "I'm a drinker with writing problems." Discover what school U2 frontman Bono got expelled from, why Nigerians get a shock when they drink Guinness brewed in Ireland, and what W.B. Yeats asked when he was awarded the Nobel Prize.

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Dublin: 2.5-Hour City Bike Tour

2. Dublin: 2.5-Hour City Bike Tour

Grab a set of wheels for an active bicycle 2.5-hour tour around Dublin city and discover the city’s most famous sites alongside a fully qualified ‘Failte Ireland’ national tour guide. Begin our tour at in Whitefriar Place near St. Stephen’s Green and set off to explore Dublin’s canals and the River Liffey, Georgian Dublin with its grand 18th-century houses, beautiful parks, and Norman Dublin’s castles and cathedrals. Get an insight into the culture of Dublin’s writers, painters, poets, and special characters and visit places of revolution and war from Dublin’s turbulent history.  As you cycle around in the streets of Dublin, your guide will point out all the good pubs and traditional music venues along the route- If there is enough time you might even be able to stop at one.

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Dublin 2-Hour E-Bike Tour with a Local Guide

3. Dublin 2-Hour E-Bike Tour with a Local Guide

The story of Dublin comes alive as you explore the city by electric bike. This 2-hour small group activity makes it possible for you to enjoy the sights and sounds of Dublin in a way that really immerses you in Dublin life. Because e-bikes are used, this fun activity is accessible to all. The tour company is fully insured and the idea behind the tour is that a large area can easily be covered, giving visitors a great orientation of the city in an informative, stress-free manner. A local guide will lead your tour and provide a history of the capital with a typical Dublin wit. See a side of Dublin that’s not typically mentioned in the guidebooks. The tour is designed for small groups (a maximum of 10 people), meaning that the tour is tailored in its approach, allowing for lots of time to ask questions. With the tales your guide has to tell, you most definitely will not be bored! There is no better way to explore an area than by cycling. Ride around the streets of Dublin on an e-bike and you’ll have lots of time and energy to take in more attractions afterwards!

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Howth: Panoramic e-Bike Tour

4. Howth: Panoramic e-Bike Tour

After a briefing, cruise at a leisurely pace as you discover Howth Harbour, Howth Castle, and Deer Park. Cycle on back lanes and shortcuts that only locals know, as you explore the unknown and quiet sunny side of Howth Peninsula to Strand Road and the Sutton Martello Tower, overlooking the UN Biosphere of Dublin Bay. Before you know it and with hardly any effort you will be at the top of Howth Head with panoramic views North, South, East, and West. Discover little-known trails across the heathlands and the epic cliff paths, as you take in views over the Baily Lighthouse and beyond. Your tour guide's local insight will bring these classic locations to life, weaving history, nature, legends, and folktales with modern times. Freewheel back down to Howth Harbour, where you can use your new-found local knowledge to truly feel at home.

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What people are saying about Dublin

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 192 reviews

Hugh was our guide and was easy to talk to and very informative! Due to COVID, tourism is just starting to pick back up in the city—we were incredibly lucky to get a private tour for 3. We easily could have spend another hour or two with him just cruising around and learning more of the history and origins of key locations. Would highly recommend going within the first day or two of arriving in the city to get you oriented to determine where you want to really spend your time after the tour. Go, don’t hesitate!

Absolutely the best guided tour we have ever been on. Hugh was the greatest guide with so much knowledge around all subjects you can think of - he showed a personal interest in giving you the best possible tour. After 10 minutes we felt like this was a friend we have known for a long time showing us around. bikes was new and in a good shape. We ended up on a tour of 3,5 hours because he just wanted to show us a bit more.

We had a very informative and entertaining tour with Colin. Colin had a lot of interesting stories to tell, he has a pleasant sense of humor and he speaks German very well (our tour was in English). The bikes are very comfortable!

Absolutely superb experience and a brilliant way to see the city and get your bearings. Our tour guide was great and really knew his stuff. Would highly recommend!

Colom was fantastic. We love the informative and entertaining ride. Learned lots of history and saw a number of sites. Highlight of our trip. Recommend highly!