Half Day Private Tour

Dublin City Private Guided Half Day Tour

Enjoy a half-day private tour experience exploring the best of Dublin

Tour Overview

Experience the vibrant heart of Dublin with our half-day private city tour. This condensed 4-hour journey is designed to immerse you in the city’s rich history, diverse culture, and iconic landmarks. From the historic walls of Kilmainham Gaol to the intricate beauty of the Book of Kells, and the bustling atmosphere of Dublin’s markets, you’ll get a taste of what makes this city truly unique. Our experienced local guides will share fascinating stories and insights, bringing the city’s past and present to life.

This tour is fully customizable, allowing you to set the pace and choose the sites that intrigue you most. Ideal for those with limited time or those wanting an introduction to the city, our half-day city tour provides a rich and engaging snapshot of Dublin’s many charms.

What to Expect

Personalized Pick-up and Drop-off Your half-day exploration begins with a pick-up from your chosen location in Dublin. At the end of the tour, we’ll drop you off at your hotel or a location in the city that suits your plans.

Historical Landmarks and Neighborhoods Your journey through Dublin’s history starts with a visit to Kilmainham Gaol, a symbol of Ireland’s path to independence, and the Book of Kells, a world-renowned medieval manuscript housed in the historic Trinity College. We’ll also explore the Tenters area in Dublin 8, a neighborhood steeped in history and known for its unique architecture and vibrant community.

Thomas Street Markets Experience Dublin’s vibrant culture as we navigate through the bustling Thomas Street Markets in Dublin 8. Here, you’ll get a chance to taste local delicacies, shop for unique crafts, and interact with city locals, offering a unique insight into Dublin’s contemporary life.

Architectural Wonders Marvel at Dublin’s architectural wonders as we visit the Custom House and the Jeanie Johnston, each telling a different story of Dublin’s rich history and development.

Refreshing Green Spaces Take a breather in one of Dublin’s beautiful parks. These green spaces offer a tranquil retreat from the city buzz and a chance to appreciate Dublin’s natural beauty.

Tailored Itinerary This tour is all about you. If there’s a particular site you’re interested in or a neighborhood you’d like to explore, just let us know. We’re here to make sure you get the most out of your half-day in Dublin.

Comfortable Travel Travel in comfort in our vehicle, driven by our experienced guide. We’ll provide light snacks and water to keep you refreshed during your journey.

Additional Info

Start Time

The start time of the tour is flexible and can be adjusted based on your preferences. We aim to ensure a seamless experience.

Ticket Prices

Please note that the ticket prices for attractions visited during the tour are not included in the price of the tour. Sites that require entrance fees, such as Kilmainham Gaol, the Book of Kells, and the Guinness Storehouse, are not included in the tour price. This allows you the flexibility to choose which sites you’d like to visit. This tour is best however when you do not visit any sites in more detail. It’s meant to give you a sense of the city all in one short experience.

Private Tour

This is a private tour of the city, meaning only your group will be in the vehicle with our guide. This ensures a personalized and intimate experience.


The duration of the tour is approximately 4 hours, giving you ample time to explore and enjoy the sights within the city.

Booking Direct

For the best service, communication, and value, we recommend booking directly with us. We’re committed to providing you with a memorable and hassle-free experience.

Special Requests

We strive to make your tour as enjoyable and personalized as possible. If you have any special requirements or requests, please don’t hesitate to ask. Whether it’s a dietary restriction, a surprise for a loved one, or a particular place you’d like to visit, we’ll do our utmost to accommodate your needs and make your tour a truly unique experience.

For those interested in exploring more of the outskirts of the city, we also offer a full-day tour that can include a visit to the picturesque Howth Village and other suburban areas. You can find more information about this tour on our full day Dublin private tour page.

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