Accessible Dublin Tours

 

Walking/Rolling Dublin City Tour (3 hours)

Welcome to the great old city of Dublin! Now, this is the tour for seeing Dublin. If you only do one touristy activity in Dublin, make it the Fantastic Walking Tour of Dublin. So what’s so fantastic about the ‘Fantastic Walking Tour of Dublin’? It’s simply not a normal walking tour…

We’ll hobble along the cobbles of Temple Bar & Trinity College catching the cadences of Irish accents cascading through the streets. Stand by the River Liffey and tilt your nose to inhale the hops wafting from the Guinness Brewery. Marvel at the fascinating Irish (Gaelic) language. In the courtyard of Dublin Castle, our footfalls will echo through the castle’s 800-year history. At the GPO on O’Connell Street, the crowds gathered for the Declaration of Irish Independence & the passions of poets and Irish freedom fighters throughout the centuries were born anew. On this 3hr walking tour of the city centre, you’ll discover the main sites, become immersed in the history, and experience the life, songs and stories of Ireland’s capital city.

See all these sites:

  1. The bohemian Temple Bar quarter
  2. Dublin Castle
  3. Trinity College
  4. City Hall
  5. Christchurch Cathedral
  6. Ha’penny Bridge
  7. The GPO
  8. The Spire
  9. James Joyce Statue
  10. O’Connell Statue
  11. The Parliament Building

 

Full-Day Dublin and Coastal Explorer Van Tour

This exciting tour gives you the opportunity to combine the highlight of Dublin with some of the most treasured places outside of the Irish capital, the beautiful seaside villages of Malahide and Howth. Packed with memorable sightseeing, beautiful castles, Irish history and much more, this day will be one you’ll cherish for a long time!

Your full day accessible driving tour begins with your professional local Dublin driver/guide meeting you at your hotel. Your guide has extensive experience touring with disabled clients in Dublin and is ready to share interesting information and anecdotes with you as you cruise through Dublin, Malahide and Howth.From the comfort of your private accessible van, you’ll start your day in the very heart of Dublin with some memorable sightseeing. Among other things, you’ll experience the beautiful 1818 General Post Office and the 2013 needle-like self-supporting sculpture of rolled stainless steel called the Spire of Dublin. Your private driver will make stops at some of the most significant places in the city. One of the stops is Trinity College, where you have the option to get out and experience one of Ireland’s greatest cultural treasures, the artistically decorated medieval bible, the Book of Kells. Another stop will be the stunning St. Patrick’s Cathedral which is the largest church in Ireland. Here you can either admire the beautiful exterior of the church, or enter and experience the breathtaking interior and history of the church.

Before stopping for a lunch break at an accessible restaurant (cost not included), you’ll visit the famous Guinness Storehouse. The museum has displays about Guinness beer, and you can learn about the interesting brewing process of the beer. Guinness Storehouse is fully wheelchair accessible, and if you go to the rooftop bar you will be able to capture some of the best views of the city!

Escorted by your private driver/guide, the second part of your day will consist of visiting the beautiful seaside villages of Malahide and Howth. In Malahide, you’ll have a chance to visit the impressive Malahide Castle. Steeped in history, the castle has played a central role in the Medieval Irish history, and housed the famous Talbot family for nearly 800 years. During your time at the castle, you’ll be able to admire the beautiful interior an extensive collection from the National Gallery of Ireland. Please note that while most of the castle is wheelchair accessible, the top floor of the Castle where the bedrooms are located is not. If time allows, you can also stroll through the scenic world-class “Secret Garden” – the Talbot Botanical Gardens. The gardens have more than 5000 different species brought from all around the world, and also feature a Garden Exhibition presenting fascinating stories about Lord Milo Talbert and his glorious gardens.

As your Accessible Dublin and Beyond Driving Tour is slowly coming to an end, prepare yourself for some once in a lifetime photo opportunities in the beautiful fishing village of Howth. The beautiful lush green landscape and cliffs, combined with the deep blue ocean as a backsplash is simply breathtaking! If you’re lucky, you might see some seals splashing around!

The Dublin and Coastal Explorer Van Tour features:

  • Convenient accessible tour routes confirmed to be wheelchair accessible (step and curb free)
  • 8 hour driving tour with options to get out and experience the sites.
  • Lively commentary by an officially-certified, English-speaking tour guide
  • Tour guide may assist to push manual wheelchair users for a shorter amount of time. If needed, an assistant can be booked at an additional charge.
  • Memorable sightseeing and great photo opportunities in Dublin, Malahide and Howth