Howth Day Trip from Dublin

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Duration: 6h
Location: Howth, Ireland | Howth, Ireland

Category: Day Trips & Excursions

Striking evergreen landscapes & medieval ruins
Ancient fishing village with warm people & many folk legends
Mysterious Neolithic standing stones & Viking stories
Unique vista of a Martello tower on island of Ireland's Eye
Hearing history of charming Baily Lighthouse from your guide

Guided walking tour of Howth
Roundtrip train ticket
Live commentary provided in English


Viking heritage and medieval ruins wait to be exploreed in the charming ancient fishing village of Howth. Enjoy a day trip to the Irish rocky peninsula and take in the stunning vistas of evergreen landscapes, lighthouses, and Neolithic standing stones.

A short train ride from Dublin takes you to the village of Howth—originally an island, it is now a peninsula joined to the mainland at Sutton Cross isthmus. The past meeting present can be perceived in the locals' way of life and sights such as Baily Lighthouse and the Martello tower on Ireland's Eye island.

Follow your knowledgeable guide through the lively streets and learn about the village's history, from mysterious Neolithic stones near medieval ruins on a hill to traces of past invaders—including fiery Vikings—and 18th-century lighthouses.

Get some insider tips about places to eat a tasty “catch of the day” and sights to explore on your own. The surrounding dramatic scenery and wildlife invite you to take a stroll before heading back to Dublin.

Cancellation Policy: 72 hours
Know before you book: Children 12 and younger are complimentary., You must be able to climb and descend stairs and to walk on unpaved or uneven terrain., You must purchase a train ticket for children before joining the tour., Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.

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