Ireland is a very easy country to get around thanks to an extensive bus service which connects all major towns and cities. The bus is more flexible for the majority of Irish city tours although self-driven and ferry tours are also quite frequent. So where do you begin your tour through Ireland? There's no better starting point than 'Dublin's Fair City' - the fun filled capital. Upon arriving in Dublin, just like when arriving in most cities, you should drop your bags off and go exploring right away. The city centre is compact and very easy to get around. Take some time to walk around Henry Street and O'Connell Street where you will find one of Europe's tallest monuments, known as 'The Millennium Spire' standing 123 meters into the sky.
You can tour the city with the hop on hop off bus tours that offer a unique and enjoyable way of learning about and savoring everything that Dublin has to offer. The team of guides will tell you about this great city and regale you with their local knowledge of fact and tale as only the Irish can. From the top of one of the red City Sightseeing buses you'll see Dublin's most popular visitor attractions including: Guinness Storehouse, Phoenix Park, Dublin Zoo, the Irish Whiskey Trail at the Old Jameson Distillery, Christ Church Cathedral, St Patrick's Cathedral and much more.
Whether you enjoy the commentary of a complete tour by one of the guides or you just hop on and hop off to see Dublin's many famous landmarks at your leisure, the architectural diversity of Dublin which ranges from medieval structures to extensive Georgian architecture will captivate your soul. The tour of Dublin with Irish City Tours is a really great way to see all the beauty of Dublin. Dublin's architecture and history, although stunning, are easily overshadowed by the fun loving and friendly Irish people you will meet in vibrant social meeting points such as Temple Bar and Grafton Street.
Don't stop in Dublin though. Although not big, Ireland has many great cities worth seeing. Kilkenny might not be one of the country's largest cities but it's certainly one worth spending at least a day and a night in. It's also a nice way to break up the journey to Cork. Irish City Tours can help you enjoy the city to the fullest. The Kilkenny Castle, St. Canice's Cathedral, the Cathedral, after which Kilkenny was named, Smithwicks Brewery are only a few sites to see.
Galway is another city to take a tour to. It's a university town that's why Galway is alive and kicking all year round. There are quite a few interesting buildings and attractions in Galway including Nora Barnacle's House, the Spanish Arch, the Galway City Museum and others. hop on a bus and make your way to Salthill which overlooks Galway Bay. There is a promenade here that is perfect for strolling along and gazing out over the bay.
There are many other Irish city tours worth taking such as fascinating tours with Cavern City Tours, the owners of The Cavern Club that organize two major festivals each year. So, pick the tour to your liking, sit back, relax and enjoy the spectacular views.