Exploring Dublin during a Layover – A Few Ideas!
Often layovers get frustrating and can be seen as a waste of time. But why not use this time to explore and visit the extremely interesting and memorable city of Dublin?
Dublin Airport is uniquely situated just 15km from the city centre so it’s easily accessible for a quick site seeing trip and being a hub for European travel, travelers get the opportunity to visit even though they may be only passing through the city for a couple of hours.
The best way to get to the city centre is not by public transport which is not always on time but to use a professional and reliable Dublin Airport car service like LFLCS. We at LFLCS are an award-winning ground transportation firm with decades of experience and knowledge about the city, which our chauffeurs are only too happy to share with you.
Being an experienced Dublin Airport car service we have brought you a short travel guide to the city that will help you get the most out of our wonderful city on your short layover. Whatever your interests are from medieval castles to prestigious universities, or culinary delights, a layover in Dublin allows you explore the best our capital city has to offer in a limited timeframe. Read on to find out more on what our city has to offer!
- Walking Through the Seven Storey Guinness Storehouse
If you wish to create lasting memories of your trip to Dublin then do not forget to make a visit to the Guinness Storehouse. Discover what goes into the creating the famous “Black Stuff” i.e. the ingredients, the process and the huge impact Guinness and the Guinness family has had on Dublin. The seven-storey building will take you through world-renowned advertising campaigns that have been created over the years. On the seventh floor you will find the Gravity Bar where you can enjoy the 360 degree views over Dublin City while sampling a free pint of Guinness. Also they have a fantastic gift shop which is a great opportunity to buy some gifts for your friends and family.
- Strolling Around Trinity College and the Book of Kells
The oldest and most celebrated University of Ireland, Trinity College is located in the heart of Dublin City. The college is known for producing famous alumni like Oscar Wilde and Jonathan Swift. You can take a stroll around the campus to explore its elegance. Also you must explore the Book of Kells and Old Library Exhibition that offer greatest cultural experiences of Ireland and gives you an opportunity to view the most renowned medieval manuscript in the world.
- Taking a Dublin Pub Experience
Dublin is also renowned for having the best traditional pubs throughout the world like the Stags Head, O’Donoghue’s and The Palace Bar which boasts the best pint of Guinness in the city and also has an amazing array of whiskey including their own! Missing out on a pub experience in Dublin would be a shame! The warmth, friendliness and chat that the Irish are renowned for are all to be found in one of our traditional pubs.
- Rejuvenating with a Visit to Malahide Castle
If you wish to spend your layover in a calmer and more relaxed way, then we would suggest you take a trip to visit Malahide, one of the spectacular coastal seaside villages located along Dublin Bay (again not too far from Dublin Airport.) The village is well-known for its 12th Century Castle that spreads over 250 acres of magnificent green parkland. It was originally built as a fortress and was a private home for about 800 years before being taken over and cared for by the state. The magnificent gardens are not to be missed and The Avoca Hand Weavers Café offers traditional Irish produce for a lunch option and again a fantastic opportunity to purchase genuine Irish products, like traditionally hand woven scarves and blankets.
These examples are only a snapshot of what Dublin city has to offer. Our reservation team will be delighted to help you put together an itinerary if you have specific interests or are short on time but want to pack as much in as possible during a layover. When short on time, an experienced professional Dublin Airport car service is the only way to travel. Want to know more about us? Contact us today!