Do you know the city of Dublin is investing over 600 million Euro into the cruise ship terminal? These days, cruises are providing a great opportunity to explore Dublin the capital of the Emerald Isle in a convenient way. Enjoying an idyllic cruise into Dublin’s beautiful living bay will help you see the city from a truly unique perspective. With top class cruise ship transportation, you can wander around picturesque towns, discover the secret beaches, enjoy tasty seafood, and visit historical castles or magical shorelines.
Here are the fascinating and stunning coastal attractions of Dublin, which you can explore with cruise ship transportation/tour:
Malahide is a colorful and picturesque seaside town that is full of character. This beautiful town is nestled on Broadmeadow Estuary and considered to be the perfect spot to enjoy sailing, a fishing trip or wander along the stunning coastal path. In this town, you can spot the gem of Malahide’s historical buildings – the 12th century Malahide Castle, which is set in beautiful and well maintained grounds. The Talbot Botanic Gardens behind the castle will prove to be a delight for you to explore. You will be spoiled for choice with the many fantastic restaurants, bistros and gastro-pubs, with which to enjoy a leisurely lunch with a pint of Guinness of course!
Further along the coast from Malahide is Howth, an old fishing village which maintains its old-world charm along with the modern and updated buildings. This charming village provides a natural boundary in the north of Dublin Bay and is considered to be a major fishing centre on the east coast Ireland. Howth a paradise for seafood lovers with a wide array of seafood restaurants, from fish and chips to gourmet restaurants. While strolling along the harbor, you will get a chance to soak up the sights, sounds and get closer to nature with a walk along the cliffs and at the summit enjoy the stunning view of the city. Howth will leave you enthralled by its simple and rustic charm.
3. Dun Laoire or Dún Laoghaire:
Across Dublin Bay you will enjoy a stop at the bustling port town of Dun Laoghaire (or to give it it’s Gaelic Dun Laoire,) which was formerly named Kingstown during Victorian times. It is also considered to be one of the favourite seaside holiday locations near Dublin. The town of Dún Laoghaire has some well-preserved traditional features like the bandstand, stunning architecture of the Town Hall and People’s Park. Here you will get an opportunity to indulge in various exciting activities like sea kayaking, rock climbing or a simple leisurely stroll along the promenade – don’t forget to try an ice cream from Teddy’s – a favourite Dublin tradition!
On your southbound tour, you will enjoy a stop at the delightful village of Dalkey, which is a home to celebrities including Bono.
This old port town has many little harbours which offer exhilarating fishing opportunities to both locals and visitors alike. In this town, you will find Dalkey Castle and Heritage Centre – the castle will offer you an insight into life back in medieval times in Dalkey. The town also offers some of the finest restaurants to enjoy delicious seafood – drop into Finnegan’s Pub and maybe even catch a glimpse of Bono who pops in regularly and even brought Michelle Obama in to sample their famous fish and chips!
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