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Dublin Tour Guide - Private Tours

#6 of 381 Tours in Dublin
Dublin, Ireland
About Dublin Tour Guide - Private Tours
Garvan, Cathal, Carl, Bartle, Annaliesa, Nicholas and John make up a group of experienced, energetic, passionate, enthusiastic and knowledgeable guides of Dublin City. We offer private walking tours for the culturally curious. We don't do good tours. We do great tours. You see, we want to give you the best tour you've ever had! We’ve done that for thousands of people already. So, if you would like us to rock YOUR socks off, go to the website to find out more and book a wonderfully memorable tour!
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(Nearly!) all of Dublin in 5 hours
Short on time and want to see as much of Dublin as you can? This tour has you covered. In five hours, you'll see many of the city's top attractions, from Trinity College to Dublin Castle, along with a host of other important historical and cultural attractions along the way.
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5 hours
from $174.49
Dublin Sights and Pints
After Irish Independence, a few men sat down and thought about what they would do with Dublin. “How could we make such a British Imperial city the new Irish capital?”, they thought. We can't possibly tear down all the British parts, can we? If we did that there'd be nothing left but the pubs...

Since then, Dublin has become a symbol of reconciling Ireland's British past with its Irish future. British Trinity College with its Protestant legacy has produced Oscar Wilde and Jonathan Swift, while Dublin's pubs have produced writers from the Irish tradition, such as Patrick Kavanagh and Brendan Behan. This tour is therefore a tribute to Dublin's dual personality, and the pub door will be the boundary between the two worlds.

Besides the history lessons, you'll learn about beer, the Irish pub, as well as partake in an activity that the Irish are renowned for – conversation.
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4 hours
from $159.92
The Fantastic Walking Tour of Dublin
Learn about Dublin while you explore the city on foot with this private, three-hour-long walking tour. You'll learn about everything from Irish Independence to local literature with your local guide as you walk through the city with the option to customize your itinerary depending on your personal interests.
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3 hours
from $132.50
Dublin Pub Crawl
Dublin is where pubs are born. Some don't survive, many leave the Irish shore, several have mid-life crises, but few are ageing as gracefully as the stable pubs that bestow so much character on Dublin.

Avoid the tourist traps and fake 'Irish' pubs! Escape with the locals to learn how to savour a pint of Guinness. Find out how to ensure you always get a great pint and why it's important!

Follow in the footsteps of the Irish literary giants like Patrick Kavanagh, Flann O'Brien and Brendan Behan.

If Dublin has hidden gems, they're the pubs that don't advertise to tourists. The locals. The authentic Irish pub where a conversation is flowing faster than the beer, where the character of the pub is as fascinating as the characters in it, where literature, society and history eternally lives.

Best time to start is 7 pm assuming you'll have eaten dinner prior to the tour. Bring a pen - you never know what these aged walls will murmur to your thoughts.
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4 hours
from $136.90
Tour of Dublin Museums: Treasures of Ireland
This unique tour uses Ireland’s artistic and literary wealth to explain the historical moments, traditions, wars, movements, and eras that have sculpted Ireland through the centuries.

We’ll explore the highlights of the National Gallery, National Library and National Museum, with a break half-way through.

Consider those great cultural and artistic treasures that represent your country’s history. For the USA, it is paintings like ‘Washington Crossing the Delaware’ and ‘American Gothic’ by Grant Wood, original manuscripts of Edgar Allan Poe and Walt Whitman, and objects full of cultural symbolism like The Liberty Bell.

This tour will show you their Irish equivalents:
- Symbolic paintings representing the Norman Conquest of Ireland and the Irish Civil War;
- Insight into the life and works of W.B. Yeats - Ireland’s Greatest Poet;
- The Tara Brooch and the Ardagh Chalice – treasures that epitomise Ireland’s Golden Age (500-800AD).
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3 hours
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our first trip to Ireland, and this couldn’t have been a better tour! John was like a long lost uncle showing us through the city. He had the best stories, answered all our questions and stopped to take all our pictures. Best tour ever. Thanks!...More

Date of experience: January 2020
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Review of: Sights & Pints

We did a tour with you in Dublin on 12/24/2019 with Carl Jackson. I was thrilled we were able to book a tour on Christmas Eve day. I wanted to take the time to let you know that he did a wonderful job and we...More

Date of experience: December 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family spent the day walking around Dublin with Carl. He was friendly and courteous, and very knowledgeable. We learned a lot, saw a lot of neat sites, and gained a deeper understanding of the remarkable history of Dublin and Ireland. I would recommend Carl’s...More

Date of experience: December 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My father, sister, and I did the (nearly) all of Dublin in 5 hours tour with Bartle. Bartle was very knowledgeable, entertaining, and fun. He was flexible and in-tune with our needs. He could tell when my father needed a little rest or when we...More

Date of experience: January 2020
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Reviewed December 6, 2019

We were on our first trip to Ireland and it was a short one over the Thanksgiving holiday. BTW, I did not know that Black Friday is a shopping thing all over. Anyway, Bartle picked up up at our rented flat and showed us a...More

Date of experience: November 2019
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February 5, 2019|
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Response from 876terim | Reviewed this property |
There were 8 of us, and we did the 5 hour walking tour. We learned a lot and I would highly recommend the company.
September 23, 2018|
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Response from alleviator | Property representative |
Thanks for the question and thanks for the help you guys! It'll soon be possible for you to book our tours through TripAdvisor but until then you should google 'Dublin Tour Guide', you'll find our website.
September 22, 2018|
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Response from KarenEngelmann | Reviewed this property |
Hi there - you would need to contact the tour company directly re: accommodating a scooter and group size. I believe they only handle private tours. Enjoy Dublin!