Route & dates
Bray— 2 nights
Dublin— 3 nights
Though its glory days may have passed, the busy seaside resort of Bray offers plenty to enjoy.You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bray: The Gardens at Marlfield House and The Duck Restaurant (in Gorey), Ferns Castle (in Ferns) and Glendalough Cathedral (in Vale of Glendalough). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Powerscourt Gardens and House, take in the awesome beauty at Bray Head, trek along Cliff Walk Car Park Bray, and pause for some serene contemplation at The Holy Redeemer Church.
For more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bray online day trip planner.
If you are flying in from Italy, the closest major aiports are Dublin Airport, Shannon Airport and Cork Airport. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can go by car to Dublin.
Things to do in Bray
Enniskerry, Ferns Castle, The Gardens at Marlfield House and The Duck Restaurant, Glendalough Cathedral
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A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): take in the local highlights with Walking tours, thenget lost in a book at The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition, thentake an in-depth tour of National Photographic Archive, and finally wander the streets of Temple Bar. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Newman University Church, stroll around St Stephens Green, thenexplore the galleries of Guinness Storehouse, and finally see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum.
To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Dublin online day trip planner.
Traveling by car from Bray to Dublin takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 15th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.
Things to do in Dublin
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