Nestled on the Irish East Coast, beside the River Liffey, Dublin is one of the most beautiful and fun-loving cities that Europe has to offer. The capital of the Republic of Ireland, Dublin is a gateway to the rest of the country, and the perfect introduction to the Emerald Isle.
Things to do in Dublin
Regardless of how long you’re staying in Dublin, it is well worth taking part in one of the many cycling tours, open top bus rides, or walking tours of this beautiful city. The Irish are well known for their friendly welcome and fantastic hospitality, so be sure to make the most of it.
Whether you’re traveling alone, with a friend or partner, or as a family, Dublin has a number of amazing attractions on offer. The Guinness Storehouse and Irish Whiskey Museum are great places to start your tour, with a wealth of history and free samples on offer. Similarly interesting, if you’re desperate to know more of Dublin’s deep and engaging past, are Kilmainham Gaol, which was built in 1796, or the National Museum of Ireland. If you like discovering the dark and dingy moments of days gone by, the gaol is a fantastic place to start.
For the young, and young at heart, Dublin Zoo is a delight. It is Ireland’s premier tourist attraction, and home to over 400 species of animals, which are housed in some truly stunning habitats. Finally, if you’re in need of a little fresh air and plenty of space, consider taking a trip to the National Botanical Gardens, or to the top of the Dublin Mountains. The latter is a great space in which to try walking, hiking, cycling, bird watching, and nature spotting, and you’ll be rewarded with stunning views of the city below.
Stay a while in Dublin
As with most dynamic, tourist-friendly cities, Dublin has a host of accommodation options available for every budget; from youth hostels and boutique bed and breakfasts, to big brand hotels and self-catering apartments.
While staying in a hotel and enjoying the delights of being pampered is hugely appealing, one of the best ways to experience Dublin, and the surrounding area, is by choosing to stay in a self-catering apartment. Taking the self-catering route will allow you to immerse yourself fully in Ireland’s culture, while sampling the best of Dublin’s cuisine, attractions, and watering holes along the way. WorldEscape apartments in Dublin are some of the very finest and, with locations all around the city, a treasure trove of accommodation ideas. Whether you want to be in the center of the action, on the fringes of the excitement, or on the very outskirts, soaking up a little peace and quiet, you are sure to find an apartment to suit your family, friends, or touring partners.
With its vibrant heart, dynamic population and breathtaking surroundings, Dublin is an absolute gem of a city, and ideal for even the most hardened traveler looking to broaden their horizons. If you enjoy immersing yourself in the local culture, sampling fine food and drink, or experiencing some memorable activities, take a trip to the Republic of Ireland’s stunning capital. We promise that you won’t be disappointed.