I'm going to be honest – I wasn't a big fan of Dublin when my daughters were young. But now that they can enjoy the city's history, architecture, and experiences, a few days in Dublin is a terrific addition to an Ireland family vacation!
A Family's Guide to Dublin, Ireland
published by Minitime
The majority of international flights to Ireland arrive and depart from Dubin, making the ‘Fair City’ either the first or final place a visitor to Ireland explores.
And a fine city it is! The City Centre is compact enough that even a child can traverse it, and public transport – bus, Luas, or taxi – are frequent and inexpensive. Here’s a great family’s guide when visiting Dublin with kids.
Ireland’s most populous city is small in size, but packs plenty for families to enjoy. The best way to get your bearings in any new place is to take a tour. In Dublin, you have your pick of options.