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48 hours in Dublin

Dublin/ 9 September 2021
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Everyone has different ideas about what should be on a must-see or must-do list. Make yours from our master list of some of the best activities, as recommended by our guests. Fill up your whole two days or just pick one to kill a couple of hours. If you’ve got 48 hours in Dublin, here are some of the best ways to get a great taste of our city:

Hop on Hop off Dublin Bus sightseeing tour 

– the best way to see the whole city and get an idea of where you want to explore further

Little Museum of Dublin

just across the road from the hotel, the LMoD will give you a fascinating, short, history of the city – couple it with

Little Museum of Dublin


wonderful space and exhibition on our doorstep – ask concierge for discounted tickets

Walking tour of Dublin

– take our podcast with you and explore the best of the city


Half day on the DART

– hop on the train to Killiney, Bray and Greystones and do the stunning Cliff Walk

Afternoon tea

and you don’t even have to leave the hotel to experience this stylish Dublin institution

Guinness store house

– book a spot on the most famous attraction in Dublin

The Book of Kells  and Trinity College

– online booking means there are no queues to see the most famous book in the world

The National Gallery

– book online and see some of the most beautiful art in Ireland

Jameson Distillery

– like whiskey? Love this tour

National Museum of Ireland 

– also very close to our hotel and to our hearts

St Stephen’s Green

– across the road from the hotel, and we’ll make you a picnic afternoon tea to go!

Need more ideas? Talk to our concierges, they’ll know exactly where to recommend.

Got a suggestion?

What is on your list of unmissable things to see or do in Dublin? Let us know and you could be invited back for a fabulous family afternoon tea overlooking St Stephen’s Green. Email us here

48 hours in Dublin
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48 hours in Dublin
Our list of must-see and must-do things when you have just 48 hours in Dublin
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Fitzwilliam Hotel Dublin
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