Dublin to Howth Half-Day Guided Hiking Trip by Car or Ferry

Dublin, Ireland
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About this experience

The charming fishing village of Howth is a popular destination for day-trippers from Dublin, accessible by car, rail and ferry. On this tour, we let you choose your preferred mode of transport, tailoring the experience to your needs and interests. Explore the Howth Head Peak walking trail with an Expert Guide to learn local history and legends, and enjoy the best views over Dublin Bay and Howth Head peninsula!

Book a 4,5-hour tour to discover Howth’s top sights with private car transfers from in Dublin. to travel to Howth by private car. Both pickup and drop-off at your accommodation are included. This is the fastest and most convenient way to reach the village. Upon arrival in Howth, your 5-Star Licensed Guide will take you on a hike to Howth Head Peak, the highest peak on the peninsula. It will be an easy walking route adapted to your pace.

Feel the pleasant breeze of fresh air and enjoy coastal views as you climb the green hills of Howth. Learn about the local fauna and flora, and discover interesting facts about Dublin Bay, Howth Head and its highlights. Along the way you will spot many wild birds, see the famous King George IV’s Footprints, and hear the legend about Puck’s Rocks. Reach the top, admire the breathtaking scenery and take lots of amazing photos as a souvenir. After the hike, your Private Driver will take you back to your accommodation.

Choose the 6-hour option to go on a cruise from Dublin to Howth and return by DART rail. This option includes one-way cruise tickets to Howth and one-way train ticket. Although this journey will take longer than by a car, it will be filled with amazing sights along the way, such as Dublin Docklands, Kish Lighthouse, Dalkey island, the world wildlife reserve Bull Island, Lambay Island and Ireland Eye. The cruise will arrive in the beautiful Howth Harbor. After exploring Howth’s top sights with your Private Guide, you will return to Dublin by rail.

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    4.5 hour

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  • Best time to visit

    • Spring
    • Autumn
    • Summer
  • Nearby stations

    • Dublin Connolly railway station
    • Dublin Port
    • Dublin Airport

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