Above: Ha'penny Bridge, Dublin
Dublin Airport (DUB)
One of Europe’s oldest cities, Dublin is a capital like no other. Located on the east coast of Ireland, Dublin City effortlessly combines the old and the new. The spectacular medieval, Georgian and modern architecture provides a unique backdrop to this friendly bustling port where the cosmopolitan and charming meet in a delightful diversity.
Sitting on the banks of the River Liffey, Dublin is a celebrated UNESCO City of Literature with a rich literary heritage that emanates throughout the city today. Home to the world famous Guinness Brewery, a trip to Dublin is not complete without a visit to the home of the "black stuff."
Coupled with the friendliest of locals (Dublin has been voted friendliest city in Europe not once but twice) you’re bound to hear plenty of stories along the way and leave with some of your own! Whether you’re shopping, eating out, strolling the cobblestone streets or visiting the many historic landmarks, the charming city of Dublin will surprise you at every turn.
While it’s easy to get caught up in the city center, sitting on Dublin’s Doorsteps are some of the most amazing sights, landscapes, castles and coastlines waiting to be discovered. Take a day trip and explore the stately Powerscourt House and Gardens, the majestic Wicklow Mountains National Park, home to the historic Glendalough, the medieval city of Kilkenny, or UNESCO World Heritage Site Newgrange, all within an hour and 30 minutes drive of the city center.
Come night time, enjoy a great mixture of music, culture and exceptional cuisine in the bustling cultural wonderland of Temple Bar in the heart of the city center before settling down in a traditional Dublin pub for a well-earned pint.
A hundred thousand welcomes to Ireland’s friendly capital city awaits, so what’s stopping you? Jump into Ireland today.