Blarney Castle Tour from Dublin

Blarney Castle Day Tour from dublin

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Are you looking for a Dublin castle tour that will take you from the bustling city of Dublin to learn about Irish history? This tour is perfect for those who want to experience the beauty and history of Irish castles from Dublin.

Starting your tour from Dublin, the road trip will take you through the green of Ireland. Your first stop is the Rock of Cashel, where you can explore the ancient ruins of Cashel Cathedral and learn about Irish history. Following the path, you will reach the star of the tour, Blarney Castle. Here, you can kiss the famous Blarney stone, which is said to give those who kiss him the gift of gossip. You'll also have plenty of time to explore the castle's beautiful gardens and architectural grandeur.

After Blarney Castle, we will drive to Cahir Castle. Dating back to the 12th century, this fortress is a must-see for history buffs and castle enthusiasts. 

Finally, we will return to Dublin, enriched by your Irish castle adventure.

The tour from Dublin to Blarney Castle takes around 12 hours, giving you plenty of time to explore each destination and soak up the rich culture of Ireland. The tour is led by guides knowledgeable about Irish culture who will give you insight into the history and culture of each castle.

So, if you're looking to explore Ireland's most beautiful castles, book your Blarney Castle tour from Dublin today. Whether you're a history buff, a lover of castles, or just looking for a unique and memorable adventure on your trip to Ireland, this day trip is not to be missed.
Remember that all our tours are fully refunded up to 24 hours before the tour starts, so you can book with confidence.



At The Molly Malone statue on Suffolk Street (please check sitemap) we will meet our friendly and knowledgeable tour guide and travel companions, before beginning an incredible day tour through Ireland's southern terrain - passing quickly by Dublin before entering "The Curragh", in County Kildare; an ideal region for breeding and training horses! Our trip will come to an exciting end at The Curragh area in County Kildare for breeding horses!



At our first castle tour stop - one of Ireland's seven wonders, The Rock of Cashel! Here we will discover its Hall of Vicars, Cormack's Chapel, Celtic Cathedral, Round Tower, and surrounding grounds packed with ancient high crosses! Moreover, visitors have an outstanding opportunity to admire one of Ireland's oldest Romanesque wall paintings located inside this celebrated historical landmark!



Blarney Castle is often the highlight of our tour for many visitors, renowned for its famous Blarney Stone which can grant anyone with the "gift of gab." However, Blarney Castle itself deserves exploration too, and offers lush gardens, woodland walks, and numerous Rock Close and Wishing Steps where visitors can make wishes!



Cahir Castle in County Tipperary, Ireland stands as a testament to Ireland's long history, boasting majestic stone walls, towers, battlements and grandiosity that radiate power and grandeur. First built as early as 13th Century it has seen battles, sieges and political intrigue play out over its 600-year lifespan.



To finish off, we’ll arrive back in Dublin to reminisce about all of the exciting highlights!

All times are approximate and subject to change based on traffic conditions



6.50 am at the Molly Malone Statue, Suffolk Street View on map

(Please arrive 10 minutes before departure)

Drop off

7.30 pm at the Molly Malone Statue, Suffolk Street View on map

All times are approximate and subject to change based on traffic conditions

Things to bring

  • Camera

  • Sunglasses

  • Raincoat – just in case it rains!

  • Headphones to listen to the commentary on the multilingual app

  • Charging cable and power bank to keep your devices charged (some buses do have charging ports but not all)

  • Spending money/credit card to pick up souvenirs & tip your driver!

  • Appropriate shoes for walking on rough terrain



  • Professional driver/guide

  • Modern comfortable coach transportation

  • Wi-Fi (onboard vehicles, where fitted)

  • Entry to Blarney Castle

  • Entry to the Rock of Cashel

  • Entry to Cahir Castle


  • Lunch

  • Snacks

  • Tips

Cancellation policy

In the event of a cancellation, a transferable voucher or credit note will be issued to be redeemed at a later date. 

If you cancel your day tour within 24 hours you can choose to change your tour to another date (subject to availability).

If you are late for the bus in the morning or are a no show, you are not entitled to a refund and will be charged in full for the tour.

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A minimum number of 8 passengers is required to operate a tour. We give until 3pm the day prior to the tour to reach this number and will then contact customers with details of cancellation.


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