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Dublin's Never Felt Bigger

By Visit Dublin

17th July 2020

As Dublin eases open, it's finally resuming its role as a safe and exciting city destination. For those thirsty for culture and the vibrancy of the capital, there are wide open spaces, family activities and green parks aplenty. From restaurants to shopping, quaint seaside villages to cobbled city squares, there’s so much to see and do in our capital once again. Dublin has never felt bigger...

There's never been a better time to visit

That perfect weekend break or day trip... an al fresco lunch with friends... a pint of the black stuff outside a quaint pub... is now ready for you to enjoy. You're longing to reconnect with loved ones and reignite your passion for culture and Dublin is ready and waiting now with all the legendary experiences that make it great. Become an explorer again in our beautiful city as you rediscover a wealth of exciting adventures and warm welcomes.

The capital's abundance of family-friendly cultural destinations will once again be welcoming day trippers, with new safety measures in place. From the iconic Dublin Zoo to the Museum of Literature Ireland, the National Gallery of Ireland to the National Museum of Ireland, the cultural landmarks of Dublin will resume as epicentres of learning for family members of all ages.

Along with the excitement of all Dublin has to offer comes a need for safety. This need is met by the COVID-19 Safety Charter, adopted by tourism businesses across Ireland to signal their commitment to safety measures. Rely on this symbol to deliver peace of mind and confidence as you explore Dublin – and before you make your plans, it's essential to check with individual businesses, services and accommodation to ensure that they are open before you visit.

Surprising Experiences in Dublin

It’s finally time to go beyond the back garden to discover a city open for exploration, adventure, rest and relaxation. Our guide to the less well-known attractions of Dublin will help you plan an exciting getaway with friends and family – the perfect way to renew your relationship with the Fair City. 

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Two Days in Dublin

Dublin is ever-evolving; its ancient docklands home to tech giants and indie coffee houses, but its charm and history is evergreen. As your dreams of a city break finally become a reality, our guide will show you the sights, help you dip in and out of the many cultural offerings and indulge in some much-needed retail therapy...

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Family Days in Dublin

A proper day out for the whole family is number one on the list for so many across Ireland. Dublin is heaven to visit with kids, with endless things to do and lots of lesser explored places to visit. From the bustling city centre with its Viking past to quaint coastal towns, get ready for a day out you'll all remember forever...

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6 Unique Dublin Experiences  

Now is the time to explore all the unique experiences that Dublin has to offer. Whether it's finding out more about the city's social history, viewing contemporary art (and taking time for a spot of mindfulness), meeting farmyard animals or getting wild at the zoo. Each experience listed follows social distancing guidelines and is open for business... reclaim summer 2020 and make plans to discover these six incredible visitor experiences in Dublin.

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There’s so much to see and do in our capital once again, whether you’re planning a family day out or a weekend away. Want to go further afield than Dublin? Find out more about other regions of our amazing island...

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