Dublin Port Vacations
To get a real feel for the various sights, sounds and textures of Dublin, pull on some comfortable shoes and discover surrounding areas like Clontarf, Sandymount, and Ringsend.
To gain a deeper understanding of Dublin, head to one of its many cultural destinations. Take the time to see the many remarkable museums here such as the National Museum of Natural History, the National Print Museum and the National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology and History. To catch home-grown and touring acts, pick up some tickets to the Abbey Theatre, the Bord Gais Energy Theatre and the Royal Dublin Society, one of the area’s premier live concert venues. There are some excellent art galleries to visit. In particular, don’t miss the National Gallery of Ireland at Merrion Square.
When it’s time to take a break from the noisy streets of Dublin, visit the nearby outdoor areas. Go for a walk in one of the local parks and gardens, which include Herbert Park, Ringsend Park and the Sean Moore Park.
A number of Dublin’s attractions are in and around the Dublin Port area, such as the Casino at Marino and the Anna Livia Millennium Fountain. Learn about Dublin’s past by visiting Clontarf Castle.
Visitors with a passion for rugby union or soccer will feel right at home at iconic Aviva Stadium, home of local legends the Ireland national rugby union team and the popular Republic of Ireland national football team. Depending on the score, either celebrate or commiserate with local sports fanatics after the full-time siren blows in one of the nearby watering holes.
When you’re ready to rest up after enjoying the charming streets of Dublin Port, check in to one of the many local short and long stay accommodation options. Make reservations for the Croke Park Hotel, the gibson hotel, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member, or the Maldron Hotel & Leisure Club Cardiff Lane.