Route & dates
Dublin— 2 nights
Sat, Aug 5 - Mon, Aug 7
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.Take a break from the city and head to Wicklow Mountains National Park and Brittas Bay. Get some cultural insight at Kilmainham Gaol Museum and Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum. Take a break from Dublin with a short trip to Portmarnock Beach in Portmarnock, about 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Temple Bar, pause for some photo ops at The Famine Sculptures, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Dublin Zoo.
For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Dublin road trip planner.
If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiport is Dublin Airport. August in Dublin sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in Dublin
Wicklow Mountains National Park, Portmarnock Beach, Brittas Bay
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