Dublin Environs Travel Guide


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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.


Dublin Environs Hotels

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


Dublin Environs Restaurants

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

Things To Do in Dublin Environs

Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.


Dublin Environs Experiences

  • Top Reasons to Go

    Newgrange: Just standing amid these 5,000-year-old tombs (which predate the pyramids), you'll wonder: how did they build them?... Read more

  • Ireland's Historic Heart

    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

  • Hiking The Wicklow Way

    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


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