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Ireland's Wicklow Way 8-day Self-guided Walking Tour Level 2

  • 8days
  • Ireland

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Ireland's oldest long-distance walking trail

Ireland’s oldest long-distance hiking trail takes you through the eventful history of Ireland. You start your journey amidst the green hills of Carlow and set off to Marlay Park in the south of Dublin. Friendly hosts welcome you at the end of each stage, music plays in the pubs and an Irish breakfast prepares you for the daily hiking tours.These lead you on scenic paths through the Wicklow Mountain National Park–a small nature paradise near the Irish coast. On clear days your eyes wander across the sea to the coast of Great Britain. The Wicklow Way is a wonderful long-distance hiking trail for anyone who wants to experience Ireland up close

Tour character: level 2

A wonderful long-distance hike for everyone. The first stages are mostly flat and are well suited to prepare for the Wicklow Mountains.The tour mostly takes place on well marked trails, forest roads and every once in a while on side roads. For the hike from Roundwood to Eniskerry sure-footedness is required, the remaining stages demand good basic condition. (In the 10-day variant, longer sections lead on paved roads on the first two days)

Included in the Walking Tour:

  • 7 nights accommodation in country B&B's, breakfast included 
  • Luggage transfers
  • Transfers according to programme
  • Carefully elaborated route description
  • Detailed travel and tour documents
  • 7-day Service hotline

Not included in the tour:

  • Bus ride Marlay Park–Dublin
  • Any tourist taxes no included

Arrival/parking/departure:

  • By plane to Dublin. From Dublin airport with the Citylink bus to the city centre.
  • From the train station Dublin Heuston to Rathdrumby train. From here by bus or taxi to Tinahely(total approx.EUR 25.-to 30.-)
  • Departure any day from 28 March to 13 October 2020
  • No minimum number of participants

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  • Day 1

    Individual arrival in Tinahely

    Settle in to your hotel

  • Day 2

    Tinahely–Moyne approx. 17km 5hrs | + 470m -395m

    In the morning transfer to a small pub north of Tinahely. Here you start the tour at the Wicklow Way and walk through a small fairy forest up to Mangan Wood. Past sheep pastures and through small forests today’s tour leads you into the valley of the river Derry. You follow a quiet side road to Sandyford Bridge, where you spend the night on a small farm.

  • Day 3

    Moyne–Glenmalure approx. 25km. 6-7hrs | +810m -880m

    A hike up to the Sheilstown Forest and then down to the Iron Bridge. Today’s destination is the wild valley of Glenmalure. Irish rebels sought refuge in this place for many years, until the English Crown set up a base in the valley to end the rebellion. An old trading station and the ruins of the military barracks still bear witness of this turbulent time.

  • Day 4

    Glenmalure–Glendalough–Laragh approx. 17km 5hrs | +600m -600m

    Views on the Lugnaquillia Mountain–the highest peak of the Wicklow Mountains–escort you on today’s hike up to the pass of Lugduff Gap. From here you descend into the picturesque valley of Glendalough. For the first Christian monks this used to be a place of retreat and prayer for centuries. The Wicklow Way then takes you to the small village of Laragh.

  • Day 5

    Laragh–Roundwood approx. 12–20km. 3-6hrs | +425m –470m -350-410m

    You leave Laragh and walk up to Paddock Hill. The dense forests are soon replaced by an untouched heath landscape in the Wicklow Mountain National Park. The tour then takes you to the Old Bridge and on side roads you will reach the small village of Roundwood. The short stage gives you time for a hike around the reservoirs of the Vaultry Reservoir.

  • Day 6

    Roundwood–Enniskerry approx. 19km 5-6hrs | +620m -690m

    The royal stage of the Wicklow Way: You soon reach the first lookout point from where you can see nearby Lough Dan. You then enter an open area from where you can see as far as the British coast on clear days. The trail leads you up to the Djouce Mountain and with views on Ireland’s highest waterfall to Crone Forrest, where today’s stage ends.

  • Day 7

    Enniskerry–Marlay Park approx. 22km 6hrs | +650m -720m

    The trail first leads you along idyllic paths into the valley of Glencullen. Here you can enjoy the view from Fairy hill over the past stages and the city of Dublin. You then descend to Marlay Park, where the hike at the Wicklow Way comes to an end. Bus ride to the city centre of Dublin.

  • Day 8

    Departure or extra nights.

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Start End Max. No. Guests Accommodation Price p.p.
Sep 16 2020 Sep 23 2020 10 Single rooms 964€
Double rooms 695€
Sep 17 2020 Sep 24 2020 10 Single rooms 964€
Double rooms 695€
Sep 18 2020 Sep 25 2020 10 Single rooms 964€
Double rooms 695€
Sep 19 2020 Sep 26 2020 10 Single rooms 964€
Double rooms 695€
Sep 20 2020 Sep 27 2020 10 Single rooms 964€
Double rooms 695€
Sep 21 2020 Sep 28 2020 10 Single rooms 964€
Double rooms 695€
Sep 22 2020 Sep 29 2020 10 Single rooms 964€
Double rooms 695€
Sep 23 2020 Sep 30 2020 10 Single rooms 964€
Double rooms 695€
Sep 24 2020 Oct 01 2020 10 Single rooms 964€
Double rooms 695€
Sep 25 2020 Oct 02 2020 10 Single rooms 964€
Double rooms 695€
Sep 26 2020 Oct 03 2020 10 Single rooms 938€
Double rooms 669€
Sep 27 2020 Oct 04 2020 10 Single rooms 938€
Double rooms 669€
Sep 28 2020 Oct 05 2020 10 Single rooms 938€
Double rooms 669€
Sep 29 2020 Oct 06 2020 10 Single rooms 938€
Double rooms 669€
Sep 30 2020 Oct 07 2020 10 Single rooms 938€
Double rooms 669€
Oct 01 2020 Oct 08 2020 10 Single rooms 938€
Double rooms 669€
Oct 02 2020 Oct 09 2020 10 Single rooms 938€
Double rooms 669€
Oct 03 2020 Oct 10 2020 10 Single rooms 938€
Double rooms 669€
Oct 04 2020 Oct 11 2020 10 Single rooms 938€
Double rooms 669€
Oct 05 2020 Oct 12 2020 10 Single rooms 938€
Double rooms 669€
Oct 06 2020 Oct 13 2020 10 Single rooms 938€
Double rooms 669€
Oct 07 2020 Oct 14 2020 10 Single rooms 938€
Double rooms 669€
Oct 08 2020 Oct 15 2020 10 Single rooms 938€
Double rooms 669€
Oct 09 2020 Oct 16 2020 10 Single rooms 938€
Double rooms 669€
Oct 10 2020 Oct 17 2020 10 Single rooms 938€
Double rooms 669€
Oct 11 2020 Oct 18 2020 10 Single rooms 938€
Double rooms 669€

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