Original Dublin Free Tour - Highlights & Hidden Secrets

Duration: 3h
Languages: English, Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on October 15, 2021

The longest running Irish owned Free Tour provider in Dublin, providing unbeatable free walking tours of the city since 2011.

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

We get it; we know your time in Dublin is precious, that's why we've crafted an unbeatable free tour to ensure you'll experience authentic Dublin, absorb the sights, sounds, and stories of this historic city, and get unique local insight from top-quality, accredited professional local tour guides who'll show you the must-sees as well as the lesser-known hidden gems, secrets, and oddities of Dublin too!

From Viking & Medieval Dublin to risings & rebellions, literary Greats to our musical sons & daughters, our rich mythology, folklore and traditions to contemporary culture, you'll finish this remarkable tour with an unrivalled insight to what has shaped the Dublin you see today.

We are highly experienced, local native professional tour guides with a sincere passion for showing you our city, warts and all. Join us and discover Dublin old and new!

This tour covers:
Dublin Castle
Christchurch Cathedral
Viking & Medival Dublin
Ha' Penny Bridge
Temple Bar quarter
O' Connell Street
Trinity College
Stephen's Green
Grafton Street
Risings & Rebellions
The Great Famine
Mythology, Fables, Folklore & Traditions
Contemporary Ireland
And much, much more.....

The tour duration is approximately 3 hours including a short pub-break midway through for refreshments if desired, and use of toilet facilities.

Places are limited and booking is highly advised. See you soon!

Please note: The 11 a.m. tour is approximately 3 hours duration and includes a short pub break midway through for use of toilet facilities and to grab a quick drink if desired.
The 1 p.m. tour is of shorter duration, approximately 2 hours and without a break.  

Please note, this tour is intended for individuals and small groups. If you are a group of 6 or more, please contact us at dublin(at)generationtours(dot)com before making bookings. Failure to do so may result in cancellation of your booking or rejecting your participation on arrival. Please respect this policy to avoid disappointment. Thank you.

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  • Meeting point:
    3 Crown Alley, Temple Bar, Dublin, D0...
    3 Crown Alley, Temple Bar, Dublin, D02 CX67, Ireland
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    Your guide awaits you in front of The Old Storehouse bar, 3 Crown Alley, Temple Bar, Dublin 2 with a green free tour umbrella and name tag. This is our only meeting point, so please meet us here to ensure you're joining the correct tour provider.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Sonia 28 Sep 2023

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Travelled in group - Sep 2023
Our guide Helena made this walk perfect! The knowledge and historical Information provided was exceptional.
Katharina 28 Sep 2023

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Travelled in couple - Sep 2023
The Tour was super interesting! We learned so much about Ireland that we didnt know. Places were great and a short Pub Break was Perfect. Plus the Guide gave us several recommendations on Museums / Pubs / … Thank you very much!
Ellie 27 Sep 2023

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Travelled alone - Sep 2023
One of the best walking tours I’ve been on! Barry was super knowledgeable and charismatic, made the tour such a fun experience! We Went to all the must see spots , got to hear Dublin history and also some recommendations on where to go next!
Jill 26 Sep 2023

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Travelled in couple - Sep 2023
Just landed in Dublin this am. Karl’s tour was a great start to our holiday. Fun, informative, and good feel for the layout of the city!
Laurie 26 Sep 2023

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Travelled in couple - Sep 2023
I’d been to some of the stops on my own. Went again with Karl and learned more about the sites and city. We enjoyed the tour very much.
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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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