Trains are the most spacious and comfortable mode of travel in Ireland, you can sit back, relax and enjoy the ever changing scenery unfold. With the space to move around, your journey will no longer be a necessary hassle but instead a thoroughly enjoyable part of your holiday.
Railtours Ireland – First Class, provides the opportunity to travel from Dublin to the absolute edge of Europe, offering a combination of stunning scenery and ancient heritage. With Railtours Ireland – First Class you can enjoy scenic highlights along the Wild Atlantic Way such as the Ring of Kerry, the Cliffs of Moher, Connemara and the Aran Islands where the rugged landscape has been shaped over centuries by the Atlantic Ocean.
Full Day Tour – Ref: DC08
Enjoy an elevated view of Dublin City and its architecture as the train travels south from Dublin Connolly station towards Arklow, Co. Wicklow.
Regarded as one of the one most stunning train routes in Ireland the train journey hugs the coastline as it travels towards Bray and Greystones along the coast and cliff edge.
From Arklow, the tour continues by coach onto Avoca Handweavers for a personal tour of the oldest working woollen mill, since 1723. Our lunch stop is at a local pub, Fitzgeralds of Avoca, which serves up hearty Irish pub fare. Avoca is sometimes known as Ballykissangel, where the successful BBC television series of the same name was filmed.
The next stop is Glendalough, a 12th century monastic settlement. You will go to the Upper Lake of Glendalough – this was the original site of the monastic settlement, and features Reefert Church, Temple-na-Skellig, St. Kevin’s Cell, St. Kevin’s Bed, the Caher, and various crosses.
You then walk back along the boardwalk to the Monastic City where you can see ruins of churches, a graveyard and the famous Round Tower.
The tour then continues through the stunning landscape of Wicklow before your return journey to Dublin.
*Due to COVID-19 tours won’t run till 12/03/21
Full day tour
Every Monday-Friday & Sunday
Every Monday, Wednesday & Friday
No tours: 17/03/21,24/12/21-27/12/2)
Departures/Arrives – Dublin Conolly station
Monday-Friday: 09:33 – 16:45 (approx.)
Sunday: 10:25 – 16:45 (approx.)