Highlights of Dublin Private Accessible Walking Tour
Explore the most popular highlights of Dublin all in one day! On this full day private accessible Dublin walking tour, you’ll stroll your way through this remarkable Irish capital, escorted by your very own licensed private Dublin tour guide. Similar to the half-day Essentials of Dublin Accessible Walking Tour, you’ll experience the famous cultural quarter Temple Bar, the main thoroughfare O’Connell Street, the prestigious Trinity College including the impactful Book of Kells and have some time to unwind in St. Stephens Green park. However, with more time on your hands, you will also get a unique opportunity to visit the Old Jameson Distillery and the impressive St. Patrick’s Cathedral!
Your licensed, local Dublin guide will meet you at your central accessible Dublin hotel where your 8 hour private walking tour begins. Your guide has extensive experience touring with disabled clients in Dublin and is ready to share interesting information and anecdotes with you as you walk/stroll your way through the Irish capital.
This accessible Dublin walking tour begins at the very heart of Dublin, the famous, must-see, O’Connell Street. This main thoroughfare is reputed to be Europe’s widest urban street! Stroll down the wide pavement peppered with retail outlets and restaurants, and admire the beautiful monuments and statues to various Irish Political leaders on the paved median space that runs down the center of the street.
As you make your way through the center of Dublin you’ll visit Temple Bar, a popular area on the south bank of the River Liffey. This neighborhood is considered Dublin’s cultural quarter – it’s scenic during the day and lively at night. The neighborhood consists of 3 streets that are just south of the river and run parallel to it. Temple Bar is lined with traditional pubs, street vendors, art and shops!
Next, your private walking tour will lead you to Trinity College where you will experience one of Ireland’s greatest cultural treasures, the artistically decorated medieval bible, the Book of Kells. A stroll through the beautiful Trinity College Campus will take you back to the 18th century when the onsite magnificent Old Library building was built – the Library that now displays the illuminated illustrations of the Christian Gospels dating from 800 AD.!
Before a short lunch break (cost not included), you’ll make your way St. Stephens Green, Ireland’s best known Victorian public park. Re-opened by Lord Ardilaun in 1880 for the citizens of Dublin. This 9 hectare / 22 acre park has over 3.5 km of pathways accessible for all users! Admire the beautiful waterfall and Pulham rock work on the western side of the Green, as well as the ornamental lake which provides a home for waterfowl.
The remainder of your full-day accessible Dublin walking tour will be spent visiting some of the very top attractions of the city; the famous Old Jameson Distillery and the beautiful St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Get ready to be transported back in time as you learn about Irish whiskey history at the distillery and experience the stunning interior and exterior of the largest church in Ireland!
The Highlights Dublin Private Accessible Walking Tour features:
- Convenient accessible tour routes confirmed to be wheelchair accessible (step and curb free)
- 8 hour walking/rolling tour
- Lively commentary by an officially-certified, English-speaking tour guide
- Tour guide may assist to push manual wheelchair users for a shorter amount of time. If needed, an assistant can be booked at an additional charge.
- Memorable sightseeing and great photo opportunities in Dublin!
- O’Connell Street
- Temple Bar
- Trinity College
- Book of Kells
- St. Stephens Green
- St. Patrick’s Cathedral
- Jameson Distillery
The Highlights of Dublin Private Accessible Walking Tour has a 3 Star Sage Accessibility Rating because it follows a step-free route and your guide can assist to push a wheelchair for shorter distances. It did not receive a higher rating because you will encounter some cobblestones along the way.
As you make your way through the heart of Dublin most streets have paved sidewalks or pedestrianized areas as shown below. Furthermore most of the shops and restaurants are step-free.
The Temple Bar neighborhood consists of 3 streets that are just south of the river and run parallel to it. Most of the area is flat and paved, however, you will encounter medium cobblestone as well (shown on the right).
This accessible walking tour of Dublin will also take you to prestigious Trinity College. The tour route includes some cobblestones (shown on the left) and some paved paths (shown on the right). Especially the central courtyard in Trinity College is covered in cobblestones but your guide can assist you navigating the area.
The Jameson Distillery is wheelchair accessible. You will experience very mild cobblestones in some places outside the distillery.
Tour duration: 8 hours
Cost: 1-2 people = €460, for 3-4 people = €510, for 5-6 people = €560, and for 7-8 people €610
Days of the week the tour is offered: 7 days a week
Meet-up time: 9 AM
Meet-up place: Your centrally located accessible Dublin hotel
Dress code: None
Maximum number of people on tour: 6
Not Included: Entrance Tickets, Snacks, Gratuities and lunch
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Not included: Snacks/meals, gratuities, and transportation costs.
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