Tours & activities in Dublin

2-hour Dublin Highlights Private Tour

Make the most out of your visit and discover Dublin's main attractions with your private tour guide

ABOUT THE 2-hour Dublin Highlights Private Tour

This 2-hour private tour is the perfect introduction to Dublin and a great way to orientate yourself in the city. Your local private tour guide will take you to must-see spots such as Dublin Castle, the Temple Bar, Trinity College and much more!


Discover Dublin, together with your expert private guide

Delve into Dublin’s exciting history on this 2-hour private tour! Starting at Barnardo Square (next to City Hall), you’ll be led to some of the most popular attractions that the Emerald Isle has to offer! Together with your local guide, you’ll wind your way the world-famous Temple Bar, as well as Dublin Castle, Trinity College and the Chester Beatty Library.

As you are introduced to these landmarks, your private guide will be happy to field any of the questions that spring to mind! With the flexibility afforded by a private tour, you will have the freedom to explore topics that suit your interests at your own pace, and in a city as varied and exciting as Dublin, this could be anything from the city’s connection with Iron-Age Viking conquerors to the rise of Irish rock legend U2.

See Dublin up-close

If you and your friends or family are popping into Dublin for a quick trip then make the most of your stay by booking a private tour that fits your schedule! This private tour will show you Dublin as it was meant to be seen - by taking to the cobbled streets and alleyways on foot.

Your local expert guide will help you to tick off many of the must-see sites, and will make sure that you leave with the full story behind each of these spots.

Want a more comprehensive overview of the city? Upgrade to the 3-hour Private City Tour


Is your preferred starting time or date not available online? Do you have something more specific in mind? Do not hesitate to contact us here

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Your 2-hour Dublin Highlights Private Tour starts starts at the Barnardo Square next to City Hall

  • Dublin Castle
  • Dubh Linn
  • Viking remains
  • Temple Bar
  • U2 - Origins of the rock legend
  • Christ Church Cathedral
  • Chester Beatty Library
  • Trinity College


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Inclusions & exclusions
What’s included
  • Private walking tour
  • Local English-speaking guide
Additional Information
  • Most popular starting times available online
  • We can adapt the tour for you, even when booking online! You will be asked some questions during the checkout process to help us better tailor the tour to the needs of your group
  • Full refund for cancellations with more than 72 hours notice
  • Invoice available after tour date
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With a private tour, you're the boss!


Whether you’re travelling with a group, or simply want your own private guide, SANDEMANs private tours offer you the flexibility to name your time, meeting point and what you specifically want covered, all at some of the best prices in Dublin.

We believe in supporting local communities and are committed to giving a voice to some of Dublin's best local freelance tour guides, who passionately share the city's history and culture with their own unique and always-entertaining style.

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Tailor your experience with a SANDEMANs private tour

  • Expert guides
  • Regular and bespoke options available
  • Pick-up service from your hotel or hostel available
  • Variety of languages available
  • Excellent customer service support


Participation in tours promoted by SANDEMANs NEW Europe is strictly on a voluntary basis. Neither SANDEMANs NEW Europe, nor the self-employed freelance guides who are the providers of the tours promoted by SANDEMANs NEW Europe, will be held responsible in any way for injuries to body or property incurred during tours. The tour guides reserve the right to deny participation in any tour, to any person, for any reason. Thank you for your understanding.


I am travelling alone; can I book a Private Tour?

Yes, absolutely!

Is there a maximum capacity per group?

Yes, for us to guaranty the quality of the tour, each tour guide can take a maximum of 30 people.

Larger groups can book two private tours online or contact us at for further quotations.

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