From Dublin: Wicklow Mountains – Full Day Coach Tour – 8 hours – Standard Wicklow Tour
Experience this full day excursion to the Wicklow Mountains with our coaching partner. This tour is specially designed for our groups due to a high demand on a scheduled tour to Wicklow with one of the fun driver/guides of the EI Travel group. The Wicklow Mountains can be seen from Dublin’s city centre so why not explore this spectacular scenery?!
What's included for your group on this day trip?
- Pick-up at your Dublin accommodation by a modern coach.
- A qualified English speaking driver/guide that will keep your group entertained during the journey with their own humour and knowledge about the sites included in the itinerary.
- Plenty of photostops at Baltinglass Abbey; Glenmalure Valley Drive; Lough Tay ( lough tay for coach sizes under 33 seaters)
- Guided Tour of the Monastic Site at Glendalough and time to discover the area
Check out below the itinerary timings that your group will follow on their day trip to Wicklow
09:00 hrs: Depart Dublin
09:30 hrs: West Wicklow Scenic drive
10:30 hrs: Baltinglass Abbey
11.15 hrs: Glenmalure Valley drive
12:00 hrs: Arrive Glendalough
15:30 hrs: Leave Glendalough
17:00 hrs: Arrive back in Dublin
A typical tour of the Wicklow Mountains includes a West Wicklow Scenic drive,a visit and guided tour of Glendalough and around the ruined monastery, that dates back to the 13th century, the enchanting “Valley of the Two Lakes”. A scenic drive will take groups through areas of mountain blanket bogs, sandy beaches and spectacular waterfalls among sweeping green glens and forests.
Baltinglass Abbey, the first stop on the itinerary for 2021 - the journey will begin southwards, travelling up past Blessington Lakes and stopping at Baltinglass. The Abbey was founded in the 12th Century by Dermot Mac-Murrough, the then King of Leinster. This is an incredible ruin with a mixture of Cistercian and Irish Romanesque architecture. The arches are the Abbeys most famous features with alternative round and square pillars. Exploring the ruins tourist visitors can discover the intricate carvings.
Daily: 09:00 - 17:00 hrs
Notes for Group Leaders
Minimum 25 people for this tour.
Ref Lough Tay & Large groups
For larger groups ie coach sizes over 33 seater – Wicklow County Council have stopped larger coaches going up to Lough Tay. For large groups doing this day trip – the itinerary is edited and extra time at Glendalough is allowed to make up for this.
Outside of your Celtic Group Hostel in Dublin. Please be ready 10 minutes before pick up time.