Link copied!

Lonely Planet Experience: Dublin Highlights & Hidden Gems with a Local

Dublin, Ireland
Stay Safe During COVID-19
Click here for more important COVID related information about this experience.


2 hoursMobile & paper tickets accepted

An up-and-coming cosmopolitan city with elegant Georgian architecture, along with a fascinating historical past.

Get ready to experience Dublin the local way. Enjoy the city to the max and hear more about the origin, history, and culture of Dublin. Stroll past the oldest university in Ireland and visit the first purpose-built Parliament House in the world. See and touch Dublin’s history at the General Post Office, where the Irish fought for Home Rule in 1916.

Explore the O’Connell Bridge area and its landmarks that reveal the Irish people’s love for ‘craic.’ Stroll through the commemorative Dubh Linn Garden with a Viking past. And step into the birthplace of Jonathan Swift, author of Gulliver’s Travel, and hear about his satire plan for solving poverty issues.

Every Lonely Planet Experience also comes with six months' free access to Lonely Planet's Guides app, which includes over 8,000 destination guides, and unbeatable discounts in the Lonely Planet store.

What's Included

  • Local Guide
  • Tips and tricks for your future stay
  • Pick-up and drop-off
  • Extra food & drinks

What To Expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Grogan's Castle Lounge, 15 South William Street, Dublin 2 Ireland

This is a true hidden gem of Irish Pub. It’s a proper local pub, not heavily frequented by tourists. Customers who drop in for a pint include local writers and artists.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Powerscourt Townhouse Centre, 59 South William Street, Dublin 2 Ireland

View the 18th Century Mansion of the Viscount Powerscourt. This was the Viscounts Townhouse for

The Location

Where To Go

William Street South, William St S, Dublin, Ireland


Dublin, Ireland

Return details

The Stags Head, 1 Dame Ct, Dublin, D02 TW84, Ireland


Average Rating


5 stars


4 stars


3 stars


2 stars


1 star


Written Reviews (2)

1 of 1

Eamon was an excellent guide!...

Henriette | Nov 2021

Eamon was an excellent guide! He told us many many interesting facts about this beautiful city. Me and my friend loved every bit of it. Totally worth every single cent. I can only recommend it! We told him what we were specifically interested in

Eamon was a fantastic guide,...

Andrew | Sep 2021

Eamon was a fantastic guide, and gave me a really good indepth tour of the beautiful city of Dublin. He let me ask questions, gave me added information, and showed me places "off the tourist track" which was greatly appreciated. Highly recommend

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Curated by Lonely Planet, powered by Withlocals

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


Lonely Planet Experience: Dublin Highlights & Hidden Gems with a Local

From $17.23
Secure Payment

More Experiences In Dublin

Walking & Biking Tours

(Nearly!) All of Dublin in 5 hours


From $223.87 · 5 hours

Walking & Biking Tours

Dublin Sights and Pints


From $186.95 · 4 hours

Walking & Biking Tours

Tour of Dublin Museums: Treasures of Ireland


From $124.47 · 3 hours

Walking & Biking Tours

InstaTours Dublin


From $18.23 · 1 hour 30 minutes

Cultural & Theme Tours

Wicklow, Powerscourt, and Glendalough Tour from Dublin


From $51.93 · 8 hours

Day Trips & Excursions

Private Day Tour of Wicklow, Powerscourt and Glendalough from Dublin


From $527.74 · 8 hours

From $17.23