Discover the history and legends of Dublin's historic center with a 5-Star Local Guide and get skip-the-line tickets to Dublin Castle for an audio guide tour of its State Apartments. Extended options: private car transfers from your accommodation.

  • Explore Dublin’s historic center with a 5-Star Private Guide
  • Visit Dublin Castle with skip-the-line tickets and audio guide
  • See the Trinity College, Temple Bar, Christ Church Cathedral, and more
  • Immerse yourself in royal history and local legends
  • Book private car transfers direct from your accommodation (4-hour option only)

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  • 3 to 4 Hours
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  • Live GuideEnglish
  • Walking tour
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Join a passionate Local Guide on a private tour of the historic center of Dublin and discover its rich history, urban legends and stunning monuments. This tour includes skip-the-line tickets to Dublin Castle so you can save time and explore its ornate State Apartments with an official audio guide. Experience the best of Dublin!

Book the 3-hour option to enjoy a 2-hour walking tour of Dublin with a Private Guide and receive skip-the-line tickets for an estimated 1-hour audio guide tour of Dublin Castle. Your guided tour will start in front of the statue of Molly Melone, which is a star of a well-known Irish song. Together with your Private Guide you will explore the city center and discover its highlights and hidden gems. You will see the popular Irish Whiskey Museum, the Irish Houses of Parliament and Trinity College. You will also explore the lively Temple Bar district, which is well-known for its nightlife, taverns and art. Other points of interest include the Georgian-style City Hall and the Gothic-style Christ Church Cathedral. The guided tour will end in the courtyard of Dublin Castle. With skip-the-line tickets you will be able to get in at your reserved time slot and explore its beautiful State Apartments on your own with the official audio guide that will take you on a journey through 800 years of the castle’s history.

Choose the 4-hour option to add private car transfers to the itinerary. This option includes a 1-hour round-trip transfer, a 2-hour walking tour of Dublin with a Private Guide and a 1-hour audio guide tour of the State Apartments at Dublin Castle (with skip-the-line tickets). We will arrange a 5-Star Driver and a private car for your pickup and drop-off at the accommodation address provided when booking.

  • Private Walking Tour of Dublin with Dublin Castle Tickets (itinerary depends on the selected option)
  • 5-Star Private Guide who is fluent in the language chosen when booking
  • Skip-the-line tickets to the State Apartments of Dublin Castle with audio guide
  • Walking tour of the city center and the castle courtyard with live commentary
  • Private car transfers with pickup and drop-off at your accommodation (4-hour option only)
  • Private transfers with pickup and drop-off at your accommodation (in 3-hour option)

Important information

Meeting point

Meet your guide next to the Molly Malone Statue (outside St. Andrew's Church), Suffolk St, Dublin 2, D02 KX03, Ireland

Important information

What you should know

  • Please check your email the day before the tour.
  • Please note that transfers are not included in a 3-hour option.
  • Skip-the-line tickets to Dublin Castle include a reserved time slot for entry. You can skip the lines at the ticket office but not at the entrance. Please note that the guide will not accompany you inside the castle, but they will provide all the information in the courtyard.
  • You can explore Dublin Castle at your own pace with the official audio guide in English, downloadable from the castle’s official website (devices and earphones are not supplied).
  • The 4-hour option includes an estimated 1-hour round-trip transfer from accommodation. Transfer time will vary depending on the distance and traffic.
  • We will arrange a standard car (sedan) for 1-4 people, and a larger van for groups of 5 people and more. You can book a 5-people tour for a larger vehicle.
  • Due to castle’s regulations, we limit the size of your group to 8 people.