Did you know St. Patrick’s Day dates back to the 17th century as a religious feast day that commemorates the death of St. Patrick in the fifth century? More than just a day to enjoy pints of Guinness and a vibrant Saint Patrick's Day parade, these three virtual tours will shed more light on Ireland’s culture and traditions, and leave you utterly charmed by them.
Downtown Dublin at Dusk
A city that's steeped in history and culture and famous for its craic (good fun), there's no better time to explore the city of Dublin than ahead of Saint Patrick's Day. A city that comes alive at dusk, feel its vibrant energy, from lively Irish music, the buzz from the pub and street performers through our 60-minute journey around the Irish capital where you’ll go past the Temple Bar district, the club where U2 was discovered and the Old Irish Parliament in College Green, the world’s first purpose-built parliament.
Galway - The City of Tribes
Time it such that you take a tour of Galway over the three-day celebration in honor of St. Patrick’s Day! If you don’t though, this online visit to the cultural heart of Ireland reveals Galway’s vibrant streets, festivals and authentic food scene. On this 60-minute stroll, you’ll go past attractions like Lynch's Castle, hear about Galway's famous moniker "City of the Tribes" and find out the origin of the first Claddagh Ring in 1689. As a bonus, you'll also learn a little Gaelic along the way!
St. Patrick's Day Tour of Dublin
Join this online tour of Dublin where you’ll visit the two precise locations where the venerable St Patrick baptized the pagan Irish. Starting at the Gardens of Remembrance in Parnell Square (also the traditional starting point of the St Patrick's Day parade) the tour will conclude at St Patrick's Cathedral in Nicholas Street while covering all the main sights along the traditional parade itinerary. At the end of the tour you’ll also have a definitive answer to the question of if St Patrick was Welsh, or a Scot?
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