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Blarney Castle Day Trip from Dublin

Blarney Castle Day Trip from Dublin
Departs From: County Dublin,
Ireland

Local Information: Co. Dublin

About Blarney Castle Day Trip from Dublin

  • Blarney Castle Day Trip from Dublin

Tour Code: 5299CORK

Duration: 12 hours

The Blarney Castle tour features a guided coach tour of the Irish countryside, a visit to the world famous Blarney castle with its Blarney Stone.  You will also visit the medieval Cahir Castle as well as an introduction to a historically significant monastic site called the Rock of Cashel once the home of the King of Munster before it was given to the church.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Molly Malone Statue, In Front of the Saint Andrew's Church Tourist Office Suffolk Street, Dublin Ireland

We will meet in front of the Molly Malone statue on Suffolk Street. Our exciting day tour will begin by travelling through Ireland’s southern terrain. Before leaving you’ll meet your fun-loving and knowledgeable tour guide and your fellow travel companions!

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Rock of Cashel, Cashel Ireland

The Rock of Cashel is a multi-period monastic site, which was a fortress before it became the seat of the bishop of the diocese of Cashel, and venue where the historical Synod of Cashel was held. Visit the Great Cathedral, the Hall of Vicars Choral, Cormack's Chapel (with one of Ireland's best preserved Irish frescoes and Romanesque architecture) and a Round tower, all perched on a solid rock ringed by a curtain wall- most of it dating back from before the Cambro-Norman conquerors came to Ireland in the late 12th Century.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Blarney Castle & Gardens, Monacnapa, Blarney, Cork T23 Y598 Ireland

Blarney Castle, built by the McCarthy clan over 600 years ago, still retains its old world charm with its towers, battlements and gated entrance built on a rocky outcrop. Rock close is a magical garden filled with enchanting druidic rock formations, water features and exotic plants. The grand Scottish baronial style Blarney House is reflects a bygone era of wealth and statesmanship.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Blarney Stone, Ireland

Kiss the Blarney stone, situated on the parapets of the castle, to gain the gift of eloquence - that is the ability to persuade people and being able to talk yourself out of trouble… Discovery Travel Channel lists kissing the Blarney Stone amongst its 99 things to do before you die!

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Cahir Castle, Castle St Ireland

Cahir Castle was once the stronghold of the powerful Butler family, the castle retains its impressive keep, tower and much of its original defensive structure. It is one of Ireland's largest and best preserved castles. It is situated on a rocky island on the River Suir.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Extreme Ireland, Dublin Ireland

To finish off, we’ll arrive back in Dublin to reminisce about all of the exciting highlights!

Duration: 5 minutes

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