DUBLIN COACH HIRE
Hire a Coach to Visit Dublin
At the heart of Ireland on its eastern shore lies Dublin. Once thought to be a backwater of the continent, it is now considered to be one of the top destinations for travelers in Europe. A center for Gaelic and Celtic culture, the city is home to a rich heritage, and offers a thriving theater district and a vibrant night scene exemplifying its status as a new-found economic power. No matter how many times you’ve been to town, there is always something new waiting down one of its ancient streets.
While the city offers numerous points of interest, you’ll also find that within an hour of the town there are many unique attractions that draw people to Ireland. It is only a short hop to many of the small towns and national monuments that make for a wonderful day trip from the city. However, this ancient homeland also has ancient roads that can make getting around daunting even for locals. A coach hire service makes it easy to get to the popular landmarks and legends that seem to lurk in every small town and crossroads in the country. That is where a company like GOGO Charters can make your trip so much more enjoyable. You can leave the driving to a professional while you relax and enjoy the beautiful emerald isle.
The capital of the Irish Republic has a great number of landmarks and monuments celebrating Ireland’s history and culture. There is so much to see that it pays to plan out your trip and take advantage of everything an area can offer, or plan your day around a cultural theme the city offers. It is very common to see groups of visitors retracing the stories of James Joyce’s along the cobblestone streets of the city.
You can easily spend a whole week or longer perusing the City Center of Dublin which has the best preserved architecture and many of the more well-known landmarks. Many tours of the City Center will end at the Guinness Store House
where you can be immerse in everything to do with Ireland’s most iconic brand. You can tour the Guinness brewing operation across the street at the St James Gate Brewery. Also A trip downtown usually includes going to Kilmainham Gaol
which will easily take up an afternoon if not all day. Kilmainham Gaol is a former prison near the river where many of the heroes of the Republic were imprisoned. It is now a museum where guides will grace you with the many stories about the prison’s part in Irish history. Once you finish with Gaol, you can take time to relax in the spacious Phoenix Park which is right across the road. The park is popular with families being the home of the zoo
. It is only a short coach hire from the zoo to the National Botanical Gardens
which is north of the river.
For those who like to see some of the city’s best exhibits, there is no shortage of museums, new and old. Known for its literary giants, Dublin was named as city of literature by UNESCO. Ireland's most important literary museums are found in Dublin, including the National Print Museum of Ireland and National Library of Ireland. The City Center is also home to Ireland’s best art museums including the National Gallery and the Museum of Modern Art. A stop at Trinity College near the south side of the river downtown will give visitors a chance to see the famous Book of Kells.
One of the great advantages of the city is that so much of what makes Ireland enchanting is only a short distance from the city and easily accessible from it. There are many coach hire excursions that take over a million visitors a year to the Cliffs of Moher. The cliffs are directly west of the city in the county of Claire. A trip to the cliffs is many times teamed with a stop in Limerick which is known for being the most beautiful city in Ireland. A day trip to County Cork is also very popular for visitors to the Irish capital. Lying in the southwest province of Munster, Cork is the home to several mountain ranges and makes for great hiking. It is also home to many islands resorts as well as the famous Blarney Stone. Many visitors to the city also head north for a day visit to Belfast or to see northern Ireland’s spectacular UNESCO World Heritage Site at Giant’s Causeway
. Finally, those who are up for a day of international travel, it is only a short ferry ride across the bay to Liverpool and the nearby Snowdonia National Park which contains some of the most pristine countryside in the British Isles.
One popular pastime for visitors to the city is to do a pub crawl through the old parts of the city. St. Stephen's Green and Grafton Street are known for having the most popular nightclubs and pubs. The historic neighborhood known as Temple Bar, south of the Rlver Liffey, is popular with expats and offers a variety of establishments to visit. Drop into Meeting House Square for free concerts or film screenings at the Irish Film Institute. Right next to the Liffey River, it is also near some of the city’s cultural sites and upscale shopping making it a great break from sightseeing. Have a coffee at Bewley's to soak up the atmosphere of one of the older parts of the harbor. The area surrounding DIT Grangegorman Campus on the north side of the River Liffey has always been a popular area for students to gather for cheap drinks. If you are looking for something more upscale, then try around Trinity College south of the river.