Dublin is a special place where tradition and cultural heritage have merged seamlessly over the centuries to create an atmosphere that is simply unique.
Dublin is renowned worldwide as a city of writers and literature, home to such literary giants as James Joyce, Oscar Wilde and George Bernard Shaw. Be sure to visit one of the many literary museums!
There are lots of different ways to explore Dublin, but many prefer to tour the city on foot, sampling the sights, sounds, and tastes of the city as they go.
One thing that you won't be short of in Dublin is entertainment!
Dublin is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Ireland. It is located in the middle of the eastern coast of Ireland, at the mouth of the River Liffey.
Getting to Dublin by air is increasingly easy, with many low-cost airlines opening new routes from across Europe. There has never been a better time to fly to Dublin!
Dublin International Airport is about 12km north of city centre, and is well serviced by buses and taxis.
Top Ten Things to do in Dublin:
1 - Tour Dublin: Discover more of the city on one of the hop-on-hop-off bus tours. If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle, coach tours will take you to the surrounding countryside or coastal villages in just a 20-minute drive.
2 - Castles: Ireland is synonymous with castles. You can step back in time and visit a selection of ancient and historic fortifications situated both in the city and throughout Dublin County.
3 - Museums: A wealth of museums hold an array of information and artifacts recounting to you the history of this ancient capital.
4 - Georgian Dublin: The Georgian door is a well recognized symbol of 'Welcome' in Dublin. In the 18th century the city acquired this beautiful and distinctive style of architecture. Stroll through the elegant streets of Merrion and Fitzwilliam Squares to see fine examples of the great Georgian period.
5 - Guinness: Have a pint of Guinness or a shot of whiskey in one of Dublin's 1000 pubs! Discover how our 'national drinks' are made with visits to the Guinness Storehouse and Old Jameson Distillery.
6 - Shop!: You can easily explore on foot the central shopping area from Henry Street to O' Connell Street on the north side of the river. Across the river is Grafton Street and St. Stephen's Green.
7 - Nightlife: Dublin has one of Europe's most vibrant nightlife cultures.The Temple Bar area is the main nightlife destination. Whether it's the traditional pubs with Irish music or the hip and trendy bar and club scene that you're after, you'll find it all in Dublin!
8 - Golf: There is something quite spectacular about playing golf near Dublin and there are plenty of courses to choose from!
9 - Dublin Zoo: Dublin Zoo is Ireland's top family visitor attraction. It is located in Phoenix Park. A great day out for the family!
10 - St Stephen's Green: A popular meeting spot for locals and tourists. On clear days, people spill onto the green for lunch, lounging or a game of soccer.
Natwest 6 Nations Package 2018 Ireland vs Italy ticket and hotel package
Enjoy the craic and enjoy watch Ireland vs Italy in the Natwest Six Nations Championship 2018, checking in on the 9th February for 2 nights in a 3* Hotel in Dublin on a room only basis with CAT 1 tickets for the match on Saturday 10th February
- Tickets for Ireland vs Italy
- Take in the craic of Dublin city during the rest of your time there
- With accommodation in the city centre, you can enjoy the atmosphere of Dublin
- Accommodation on room only basis in 3* hotel in Dublin checking-in on the 9th February 2018
- CAT 1 Tickets for Ireland vs. Italy on 10th February 2018
- Delivery of tickets to the hotel or home address for UK/Ireland residents
- Meals & beverages
- Airport transfers
- Transfers between hotel and Aviva Stadium
- Local taxes where applicable
- Everything else not mentioned
Natwest 6 Nations 2018
Ireland vs. Italy
10th February 2018
Your hotel is unnamed, the travel partner will contact you after booking to confirm your hotel. Your 3* Hotel will be selected from the following list of 3* hotels which are carefully selected for their value, location and facilities: Arlington 3*, Best Western Plus Academy Plaza 3* Cassidy’s, Castle, Dublin City Inn 3*, George Frederic Handel 3*, Grand Canal, Harding 3*, Jury’s Inn Custom House 3*, Jury’s Inn Parnell Street 3*, Maldron Parnell Square 3*, Hotel Maldron Pearse Street 3*, Mespil 3*, North Star 3*, O’ Callaghan Mont Clare 3*, Temple Bar 3*, Temple Bar Inn 3* & The Belvedere Parnall Square 3*. After booking you will receive a customer confirmation voucher from ActivityBreaks.com to confirm your booking. Hotel voucher and booking details will be provided thereafter.
Single rooms, triple rooms, extra nights, and ticket upgrades are all available on request by contacting customer service.
Tickets will be delivered to the hotel, alternatively they can be issued as e-tickets but please contact customer services about this at time of booking. If packages are booked on short notice, they will be issued as e-tickets, please monitor your registered email address before attending the event, it is your responsibility to print these tickets. Post-booking you will be sent a hotel and ticket voucher from our travel partner which you must present on arrival at the hotel in return for the tickets and to be able to check in to your room. You will be required to present the tickets/e-ticket(s) at the stadium
3* Hotel in Dublin
Your 3* Hotel will be selected from the following list of 3* hotels which are carefully selected for their value, location and facilities:
Arlington 3*, Best Western Plus Academy Plaza 3*Cassidy’s, Castle, Dublin City Inn 3*, George Frederic Handel 3*, Grand Canal, Harding 3*, Jury’s Inn Custom House 3*, Jury’s Inn Parnell Street 3*, Maldron Parnell Square 3*, Hotel Maldron Pearse Street 3*, Mespil 3*, North Star 3*, O’ Callaghan Mont Clare 3*, Temple Bar 3*, Temple Bar Inn 3* & The Belvedere Parnell Square 3*
Accommodation details will be provided by the supplier via email prior to arrival.
24Hr check in available
This is an example of a 3* Hotel in the Centre of Dublin. You will stay in a twin or double room.
- 3* Arlington Hotel
Located at O'Connell Bridge, this hotel is perfectly located in the centre of Dublin city for you to make the most of your time there. With their Celtic Nights shows every night, you can really take in the Irish culture without leaving your accommodation! There is also a bar and restaurant downstairs.
Each room comes with satellite TV, hairdryer, en-suite bathroom, tea & coffee-making facilities, telephone and free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel.
Nearest Airport: Dublin (approx. 30mins)
Leave the airport and head onto the R132. Exit onto the M1 slip road for City Centre/M50. Follow signs for City Centre/Dublin Port.
By Public Transport
40mins - Take the 747 bus from Clarion Hotel (400m from the airport). Stay on this for around 30mins and alight at Lower O'Connell Street.
By Private Transfer
Taxi available outside airport. Private transfer available on request after main booking.
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