A trip to Ireland’s capital Dublin will offer you many attractions in the city which is well known for music, art and literature.
Start your visit with the Trinity College. Ireland’s oldest university was founded in the 16th century and is one of the world’s most beautiful university campuses. If you take part in a guided tour, you will get an insight into the college history, its buildings and the famous book of Kells.
St. Patrick’s Cathedral was built in honour of Ireland’s patron more than 800 years ago and is one of the most popular attractions in Dublin.
Your trip to Dublin should also lead you to the home of Guinness in the St. James’s Gate Brewery: The Guinness Storehouse is modeled like a giant Guinness with an exhibition and tasting rooms on seven floors. A highlight might be to enjoy a pint in the Gravity Bar with a panoramic view on the city.
In the ancient market square Newmarket you will find the Teeling Whiskey Distillery which is surrounded by cafes and bars as well as interesting shops. Tastings of award winning Teeling whiskeys and guided tours are offered to the visitors.
A nice visit for the whole family is the Natural History Museum. The exhibition offers two million species and it is one of the world’s fullest and finest collections.
For a relaxed day out, drive with your camper to Howth Head. The peninsula 15 km northeast of Dublin offers attractions like the Martello Tower, the Baily Lighthouse or the National Tranport Museum. Park your camper and walk on one of the cliff path loops along the harbour, the promenade and onto the top of the cliffs. Stunning views of the islands Ireland’s Eye and Lambay Island expect you and even grey seals might be seen, if you are lucky.
Drive with your motorhome to Malahide and visit Malahide Castle and Gardens. The castle is surrounded by beautiful gardens and is set on 250 acres of parc land. A guided tour will inform you about its history as a fortress and the private home of the Talbot family.
Rent your motorhome from the McRent station in Dublin. As it is located very close to Dublin Airport your Ireland holiday will begin very relaxed.