Looking for the best day trips from Dublin?
Dublin is the capital of the Republic of Ireland and the largest city too. Day trips from Dublin are manageable, you can go anywhere in Ireland and back again in a day. Touring outside Dublin is best done when you rent a car (just be sure to get insurance, as there are lots of narrow streets).
Cliffs of Moher, the biggest attraction in Ireland, takes 3 hours from the capital but it is worthy once you get to see the breathtaking view, the beautiful cliffs are 700+ feet above the big Atlantic Ocean. In the south part of Ireland, the greenery of the Wicklow Mountains lie.
Another adventurous activity is to go north at the Giant’s Causeway (one of the natural wonders of the world) that is made up of more than 37,000 basalt rock column almost perfect volcanic hexagonal tubes.
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Nearby Giant’s Causeways is a rope bridge, the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge suspended almost 100 ft above sea level, connecting the cliffs across the Atlantic Ocean. To polish off the outdoorsy phase of your Ireland tour, Howth is the best spot for it, as you can have the fresh sea air, coastal crafts and a scrumptious seafood meal before heading to the city capital.
For city dwellers hop at Belfast (Titanic’s shipyard) and Galway known for it culture, live Irish music and popping pubs along the pedestrian-friendly street.
The town of Kilkenny near the Wicklow Mountains, have one of the finest 12th century Norman castle in the world is located, the Kilkenny Castle. Take a stroll at the quaint shops of this town, the narrow streets are composed of colourful structures and a noteworthy nightlife. Another architectural experience are the medieval remains in Glendalough.
Day trips from Dublin are so majestic and worth a detour!