Let our experienced local guides take you on a magical journey as you enjoy a leisurely Sunday drive into the heart of Wicklow’s hilly countryside on this all inclusive** day trip.
You will visit the impressive house and gardens of Powerscourt Estate before heading to Glendalough, past the stunning views of Wicklow’s Blessington Lakes. After your guided tour of this famous site of natural beauty and spiritualism, you will return to Dublin via Avoca Handweavers and enjoy an afternoon coffee** or visit their exclusive craft shop.
Scenic drive from Dublin into the heart of Wicklow’s stunning countryside
Visit 1. Powerscourt Estate (90 minute stop)
Explore the gardens of the estate including the Italian gardens, Japanese gardens and pet cemetary
Visit 2. The pretty Wicklow village of Avoca (where the famous TV show, Ballykissangel was filmed)
Leisure time at Avoca (60 minute stop)
Drop into Fitzgerald’s pub for a pint of Guinness**
Visit the famous Handweaver’s craft shop, considered the oldest weaving mill in Ireland
Visit 3. The 6th century monastic settlement in Glendalough (105 minute stop)
Enjoy a guided tour of this mystical site
See the famous 10th century Round Tower and St Kevin’s Kitchen
Enjoy the fresh country air of the Wicklow Mountains
Tour Departs From: Outside Dublin Tourism, 14 Upper O’Connell Street
Departure Time: 10.00 Friday / Sunday
Tour Duration: 7 Hours
Return Time: 17.45 approx.