Looking to explore and book your next tour?

Dublin is packed with lots of things to do, especially over the Autumn and coming Winter Months.

If you are visiting Dublin for a few days and looking to see some nearby places and attractions, the choice is endless!

We provide a comprehensive online tour-booking service for your use and have compiled a list of our favourite day trips from Dublin! 

Visit our Tour Desk to book a tour or activity for your upcoming stay.

Grand Canal Hotel Tour Desk

 

Deluxe ticket: Hop On-Off

Combine your visit to Dublin with this 72-hour hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour with two fascinating routes, stopping at the capital's best attractions, topped off with a Free entry to the Pearse Lyons Distillery Free bike ride in the Phoenix Park Free City by Night 1 hour by bus. The Deluxe Ticket entitles you to travel onboard our award-winning Hop on-off tour for 72-hours straight!

Visit Dublin’s top attractions such as The Guinness Storehouse, Teelings Whiskey Distillery, EPIC and The Croke Park Museum.

 

For more information and to book this tour, visit our Tour Desk on the below link:

Grand Canal Hotel Tour Desk

Kayaking on Grand Canal

Enjoy a two hour Kayaking adventure around the Grand Canal.

Experience picturesque views and meet some river dwellers.

Kayaking equipment and life jackets are included.

Complimentary tea, coffee and snacks are provided after your tour.

 

For more information and to book this tour, visit our Tour Desk on the below link:

Grand Canal Hotel Tour Desk

Irish Whiskey and Brunch Experience

Take a journey back through history and discover the origins of Irish whiskey, its rise to glory and its dramatic decline leading to the Irish whiskey industry of today.

As you move through the different spaces of the museum, we will explore the culture and traditional food of each era of Irish whiskey history and discover the impact of the political and social landscape in shaping the diet of the Irish at that time.

Experience the true taste of Ireland throughout the decades and sample some staple Irish foods from the time washed down with 3 different Irish whiskeys. Finishing up in the cafe bar, sit back and relax with a cup of tea served with scones and homemade jam and enjoy the views of Trinity College from a height.

This is an experience you won't forget!

 

For more information and to book this tour, visit our Tour Desk on the below link:

Grand Canal Hotel Tour Desk

Malahide Castle & Howth Tour

Escape the hustle and bustle of Dublin’s City Centre on a wonderful half day tour along Dublin’s North Coast, with a guided tour of Malahide Castle, and a visit to the gorgeous coastal fishing village of Howth.

The Malahide Castle & Howth Tour takes place in a double decker bus to allow the best possible experience of the beautiful scenery along the way.

Departing from Dublin City Centre, the tour takes in the North Coastal area of Clontarf, passing by Bull Island. This is followed by the first stop off on board, in Malahide Castle. Admission to Malahide Castle is included in the price of the tour ticket. Passengers are taken on a guided tour of the Castle and get to discover its long history within the Talbot family.

 

For more information and to book this tour, visit our Tour Desk on the below link:

Grand Canal Hotel Tour Desk

 

Cliffs of Moher Day Tour

A Day Tour from Dublin to the edge of Europe on the Wild Atlantic Way.

Pack your sense of adventure and get away for a day on board the Darby O’Gill day tour to the breathtakingly beautiful Cliffs of Moher, a natural wonder in County Clare at the heart of the Wild Atlantic Way.

The Princess Bride, Harry Potter & the Half Blood Prince, Into the West – if you’ve enjoyed any of these movies then your first look at the Cliffs may well be familiar. Travel in comfort and style from Dublin city on our luxury coach, sit back in our reclining leather seats and access our free Wi-Fi as we head west through the Burren and scenic County Clare.

As soon as you arrive, you will be surrounded by beauty and captivated by nature. Spot colonies of rare birds soaring above the cliff-face, see and hear the full force of the wild and wonderful Atlantic Ocean from below and follow the many trails for stunning views that will take your breath away.

 

For more information and to book this tour, visit our Tour Desk on the below link:

Grand Canal Hotel Tour Desk

 

The Ultimate Giants Causeway & Game Of Thrones Tour from Dublin

Experience the stunning Antrim Coast in Northern Ireland.

Spend freetime exploring Balintoy Harbour - Game of Thrones filming location - This stunning location has been used for exterior Pyke shots and as the Iron Islands.

Carrick a rede Rope BridgeThis incredible rope bridge first erected by Salmon fisherman in 1755 -it links the mainland to the tiny island of Carrickarede. It spans 20 metres and is 30 metres above the rocks below. Entrance fee to cross is included

Visit the UNESCO World Heritage site -The Giants Causeway -this unique geological landscape consists of over 40,000 interlocking basalt columns that were formed over 50 milllion years ago.This magnificent rugged coastal site is a must see - Allow your imagination to step back in time as you cross the stepping stones of volcanic rock travel along stepping stones that lead to either the creative turbulence of a bygone volcanic age or into the mists and legends of the past.

 

For more information and to book this tour, visit our Tour Desk on the below link:

Grand Canal Hotel Tour Desk

The Irish Dance Party

Looking for fun things to do in Dublin? The Irish Dance Party is a fun cultural event created, owned and operated by professional traditional Irish musicians and Dancers living in Dublin.

The talented, award winning professional Irish dancers will guide everybody through some simple Irish group dances in a fun and relaxed way. They will also give some amazing dance show performances that are thrilling to watch. Our dancers have performed all over the world with professional touring shows such as Riverdance. They have also won world titles in dance competitions.

The Irish Music is performed by some of the most talented, professional musicians working in Dublin. 

 

For more information and to book this tour, visit our Tour Desk on the below link:

Grand Canal Hotel Tour Desk

THE GASWORKS

Enjoy a great collection of Irish and world craft beers & delicious food options at the Gasworks Bar.

With an extensive range of Irish and world craft beers, 26 draft taps and one cask. Visit the Gasworks Bar for the great buzz, knowledgeable staff and great friendly service.

Its the perfect venue to sit back and relax during your stay.

Conveniently located adjacent to the Grand Canal Hotel, its a must do visit during your stay with us.

 

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