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Travel guide for Dublin, Ireland

If you are planning to visit Dublin, Ireland and you don't know where to start, start here!

How to plan a trip to Dublin

Dublin is well covered to serve international passengers at Dublin Airport with short & long haul, covering all over Europe and Worldwide destinations. Dublin is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe with cheap flight carriers such as Aer Lingus and Ryanair into Dublin Airport.

Getting around Dublin

Travelling from Dublin Airport is rich in transportation options; car hire, public buses and taxis. There are many car rental companies that offers car & van service in both terminals, Irish Car Rentals is a registered member of Car Rental Council of Ireland; renting from a company listed under CCI means you are using a company committed to providing a high quality car rental service. Information on Dublin Airport Terminal 1 and Terminal 2.

Getting to Dublin by Ferry allows you to travel to and from Continental Europe via Britain.

With so much to do and see its best to have a plan in place, we recommend having a read our guides on visiting to help you plan your trip to Dublin, Ireland.

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What to do in Dublin

There is something for everybody whether it's sporting events, shopping, architecture buildings, guided walks and historical landmarks.

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F√°ilte Ireland have released travel figures and statistics Ireland’s top visitor attractions; top fee-charging attractions and top free attractions.
Guinness Storehouse is the most popular attraction in Dublin for a third year running with attracting 1,087,209 visitors! Dublin Zoo is the second most popular attraction.

6 of Dublin’s attractions that made the Top 10 Fee-Charging Attractions list:

Guinness Storehouse
Dublin Zoo
National Aquatic Centre
Book of Kells
Tayto Park (30mins outside of the city)
Kilmainham Gaol

Top 10 Free Attractions 2016 - Almost all of the top 10 free attractions are located in Dublin!

The National Gallery of Ireland
National Botanic Gardens
National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, Kildare St
Science Gallery at Trinity College Dublin
National Museum of Ireland - Natural History, Merrion St
National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History, Collins Barracks
Chester Beatty Library
The National Library of Ireland

Most of the attractions has a complimentary car parking for their visitors however there are plenty of car parking facilities in Dublin.

Accommodation in Dublin

Majority of Dublin's accommodations are in a walking distance from main attractions & the city. Fleet Street Hotel Temple Bar is perfectly located in the heart of Dublin, the hotel is an ideal base to enjoy affordable accommodation. See our recommendated list of accommodations in Dublin.

Visit Dublin guide is a useful website to discover things to do, events and what's on in Dublin. Visit their website.

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