There’s no need to go far outside Dublin to find few highlights and memorable experience. There are few stunning places within not even an hour driving from Dublin.
What to see North of Dublin?
- Malahide Castle: This amazing, refurbished castle with an engaging tour, exhibition, beautiful gardens and an expansive walk around the area is situated 16 km north of the city of Dublin.
- Howth: old famous fishing village and nowadays biggest touristic destination: www.freestyletraveling.com/howth/
Portmarnock beach: stunning 5 km in length sandy dune beach.
What to see South of Dublin?
Wicklow Mountains: do not miss this gorgeous wild area of national park. Great places for hiking or admiring stunning scenery of the Lake Lough Tay surrounded by mountains: www.freestyletraveling.com/category/wicklow-mountains-national-park/
Wicklow Cliff Walk: www.freestyletraveling.com/wicklow/
Bray city: the longest seaside town in Ireland, located 19 km south of Dublin, only 3 minutes from Dart station. Great chance to take a Cliff Walk.
Enniskerry – the biggest waterfall in Ireland. www.freestyletraveling.com/enniskerry-waterfall/
8. Killiney Hill – a part of Killiney Park, popular destination for walkers and hikers with the view over the surrounding areas.