Trinity College Vacations
Temple Bar, Dublin and Sandymount, are nearby areas which are also worth exploring.
Be sure to visit some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make this region such a unique vacation destination. Visit some of the noteworthy artistic and historic collections including the National Museum of Natural History, the Book of Kells and Button Factory. Experience established and up-and-coming artists strut their stuff at the Abbey Theatre, the Gaiety Theatre and Vicar Street. Pay a visit to the Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art, the Chester Beatty Library and Gallery of Oriental Art and the National Gallery of Ireland at Merrion Square, to get your fill of art.
If the sun is shining get into the great outdoors and make the most of the nearby green spaces. There are some nice gardens and parks, so why don’t you go out and enjoy Herbert Park, Ringsend Park and the Sean Moore Park.
Visitors to the Trinity College area will not want to miss out on The Spire, the Iveagh Gardens and the Garden of Remembrance. History lovers will enjoy checking out Dublin Castle. If your spirit could do with a little renewal, you'll love the serenity at sacred places like the St. Michan's Church, the St. Audeon's Church and the John's Lane Augustinian Church.
If you enjoy souvenir and fashion shopping, shop til you drop amid the boutiques, stores and stalls of Powerscourt Townhouse, the Jervis Shopping Center and the Swan Shopping Centre.
There are several fun options for those travelling without children for example the Old Jameson Distillery.
Trinity College is a place steeped in sporting history. Join local fans at nearby Aviva Stadium, home to the Ireland national rugby union team rugby union team and the Republic of Ireland national football team soccer team. When the full-time hooter blows, follow the stream of local sports fans to a nearby pub or bar and relive the match highlights over a few drinks.
After a day exploring the delights of Trinity College, recharge your batteries at one of the area’s bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. The Best Western Plus Academy Plaza Hotel, the Croke Park Hotel and the Gresham Hotel are just three of the most popular accommodation options here.