Dublin Environs Travel Guide
Plan Your Dublin Environs Vacation
Walt Disney himself couldn't have planned it better. The small counties immediately north, south, and west of Dublin—historically known as the Pale—seem expressly designed to entertain and enchant sightseers. The entire region is rich with legendary Celtic sites, gorgeous gardens, and the most elegant Palladian country estates in Ireland.
When exploring the region around Dublin, many people opt to stay in the capital and take day trips. A hotel on the south... read more
Dining out in the area is usually a casual affair, but Dublin's top restaurateurs are influencing the cooking—and the... read more
Things To Do in Dublin Environs
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
Newgrange: Just standing amid these 5,000-year-old tombs (which predate the pyramids), you'll wonder: how did they build them?... Read more
Stone Age, Celtic, early Christian, and Norman: the country is scattered with sites that act as signposts in the long and twisting story... Read more
Whether you're a novice or veteran hiker, Wicklow's gentle, rolling hills are a terrific place to begin an Irish walking vacation. Devoted... Read more
Need a break from the big city? View 42-hour itineraries from 13 cities.More