The Getaway Experience:
Dublin’s vibrancy is hard to beat, springing from an unparalleled literary legacy that still thrives in this modern, high-tech city. Listen to the buskers on Grafton Street, tour the elegant Georgian townhouses of Dublin, then settle in for a lively chat in a pub made famous by James Joyce.
Our Getaway series gives you the freedom of independent travel – but with the bonus of access to the expert knowledge only CIE Tours can provide. We’ll help you get up to speed quickly and hit the city!
- Begin your stay with a local host to orient you to the city
- Explore Dublin to your heart’s delight, on your own schedule
- 4 breakfasts at your hotel
- Ashling Hotel, Dublin (4 nights)
Your Getway includes:
- Half-day walking tour on the first day by a local host to orient you to the city
- A local host to act as your private concierge in your hotel on the morning of the second day, to point you in the right direction and help you plan the rest of your trip.
- Accommodations in a centrally located hotel
- Three days of access to local “Hop-On, Hop-Off” bus tours, bringing you to all the top sites you’ll want to see
- Admission to the Guinness Storehouse, one of Ireland’s most popular attractions
- 1 day Luas ticket
- Getaway departures available November through March!
Ashling Hotel, Dublin
This contemporary property offers 225 spacious and well-equipped guest rooms as well as stylish, modern restaurants, bar and public spaces. Located on the north bank of the River Liffey near Phoenix Park, the hotel is conveniently located for exploring Dublin. City center and Temple Bar are just a 20-minute walk away, and both sites, as well as many other attractions, are accessible via the Luas tram, which stops near the hotel.
2019/2020 Getaway: Dublin Delight 5 Days/4 Nights
All components of this tour (hotels, visits and attractions) for 2020 itineraries are subject to change until finalized in September 2019.
Day 1Ashling Hotel – Arrival Day
Your adventure will begin when you meet your local host in the lobby of your hotel at 2:00 pm. Your guide will give you and your fellow travelers a walking tour to orient you to the city today - he or she will get you started, offering plenty of tips to point you in the right direction and giving you the know-how to maximize your time in the city. You can get around today on Dublin's light rail system using your LUAS ticket.
Day 2Guinness Storehouse and Independent Exploration
Visit the Guinness Storehouse today on the Hop-On, Hop-Off bus. The Guinness Storehouse is one of Ireland's most popular sights. It's a seven-story attraction telling the compelling story of the iconic Irish beer, starting with the founding of the brewery in 1759. The building's design is stylish and modern, the history is fascinating, and the view of the city from the Gravity Bar on the top floor is spectacular. Your trip includes three days of access to Dublin’s “Hop-On, Hop-Off” tour bus to see the entire city, stepping off as you please to see the sites you want to see. So after your visit, you will be free to continue your day on the Hop-On, Hop-Off bus.
Day 3Independent Day to Explore Dublin on Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus
Today you will be totally free to explore the city as you wish, using your Hop-On, Hop-Off bus ticket. You will also have a voucher you can use to visit your choice of these top attractions: - Teeling Distillery: Tour one of Dublin's newest distilleries to experience the sights, sounds and smells of whiskey production. Established in 2015, Teeling is located in the Liberties, the historic heart of old Dublin. - EPIC the Irish Emigration Museum: The world's only fully digital museum, EPIC Ireland tells the story of the 10 million people who emigrated from Ireland over the centuries, and how they changed the world. - GPO Witness History: Dublin's General Post Office played a key role in one of the most pivotal moments of Irish history: the Easter Rising of 1916. The museum in the GPO brings this era to life.
Day 4Independent Day to Explore Dublin on Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus
Use your last day of the Hop-On, Hop-Off bus voucher to continue to explore the city as you please.
Day 5Return Home
Your tour ends after breakfast.
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|Wednesday Nov 13, 2019 from Dublin||Sunday Nov 17, 2019 to Dublin 5 Days||$648||Book Now|
|Wednesday Dec 11, 2019 from Dublin||Sunday Dec 15, 2019 to Dublin 5 Days||$598||Book Now|
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|Wednesday Jan 8, 2020 from Dublin||Sunday Jan 12, 2020 to Dublin 5 Days||$748||Book Now|
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|Wednesday Feb 5, 2020 from Dublin||Sunday Feb 9, 2020 to Dublin 5 Days||$648||Book Now|
|Wednesday Feb 12, 2020 from Dublin||Sunday Feb 16, 2020 to Dublin 5 Days||$698||Book Now|
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|Wednesday Mar 11, 2020 from Dublin||Sunday Mar 15, 2020 to Dublin 5 Days||$748||Book Now|
|Wednesday Mar 18, 2020 from Dublin||Sunday Mar 22, 2020 to Dublin 5 Days||$748||Book Now|
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