Plan your trip to Dublin
In Dublin, you’ll move easily from vibrant city-centre life to the peaceful tranquillity of its charming coastal villages in less than 30 minutes. You’ll sample art, culture and nightlife in a bustling city that’s easy to get around, before immersing yourself in nature and heritage on its stunning outskirts. Why not embark on a hike or a cycle in the Dublin Mountains? Alternatively, brave the big blue and go for a dip in the famous 40 foot bathing area beside picturesque Sandycove Beach.
So what are you waiting for? Grab your second best friend and come on over!travel and tourism website, has all you need to plan your stay in Ireland's capital. Whether it's a short stay or extended vacation, Visit Dublin can help you find out what to see and do.
While you're out and about in this beautiful city there are two things you should keep an eye out for. Firstly, the Talking Statues. It's quite simple, all you'll need to do is pass one of the designated Talking Statues and with a simple swipe of your smartphone on a nearby plaque, you'll get a call back from your favourite writers. Each has their own tale to recount, and together, they tell Dublin's magnificent story.
Then when you're passing one keep an eye on the 16 spots on the Discovery Trail. Visit Dublin have designated 16 places that you should stop off and have a wander of. These include everything from the National College of Art & Design to the General Post Office.
Dublin is a perfect location for a city break all year round, but there's more to see if you travel outside the capital. Discover the outdoors, immerse yourself in the history or enjoy the famous nightlife. Discover Ireland, Ireland's official tourism information website, can assist with your trip planning no matter where you are in the country and offer the most up to date, relevant information to you during your stay.
The Dublin Horse Show is supported by Fáilte Ireland.