Optional Tour programme will run on Wednesday 8th of August for Glendalough and Newgrange Tours. Hop On/Hop Off tour is available on all days of the Congress. Tours may be booked at time of registration or by re-accessing your registration using your access code (which you will be sent with your registration confirmation), tours may be booked at a later date.
Hop On/Hop Off Sightseeing Tours
Experience the attractions of Dublin with a Hop On, Hop Off Bus Tour. The bus makes 27 stops around the city including the Guinness Storehouse, Trinity College, the Phoenix Park and the National Art Gallery. If you take the full tour non- stop its a 90 minute journey but with your 2 day valid ticket you can explore at your leisure. There will be an entertaining live English guide commentary with bags of Irish personality, audio commentary in your own language also available. Delegates can book tickets at the time of registering online. Vouchers will be provided in the delegate packs and should be handed to the bus driver when boarding the bus. The voucher will be exchanged for a 2 day valid ticket.
Price per person: €16 Adult, €14 Student / Senior
Kids Go Free*-2 kids free with every full paying adult
Glendalough & Powerscourt House– Half Day Tour – 1pm – 6pm
Guests on this tour will be visiting Glendalough valley, nestled in the Wicklow mountains. You will get an opportunity to see the world famous monastic site with St Kevin’s Round Tower. Enjoy the green scenery and surrounds of the countryside.
From the gentle wilds of Glendalough, guests are then taken to the beautiful grounds of Powerscourt House & Gardens. Powerscourt is one of Europe’s great treasures and Ireland’s most famous House & Gardens. Gracing the Wicklow Mountains the beautiful manicured gardens and hidden treasures are awaiting for you to explore.
Price per person: €30.00
Costs Include: Coach, entry into venues and guide.
Duration: 4 hours approx
Please note: for tour to run, a minimum of 30 people must book for the tour, should numbers be below this, an alternative tour will be offered. In the event that ICUC8 is not running any private tours due to lack of bookings, a full refund will be given and information on public tour options will be available at registration
Newgrange & Valley of the Kings – 0900am – 6pm
Take a drive through the historic Boyne Valley- a listed world heritage site. Discover the many famous landmarks as far back as the Neolithic Period which are dotted across this beautiful landscape. A visit to the ancient site at Newgrange is included, a magnificent example of prehistoric craftsmanship. A magical journey through time and legends that is the Boyne Valley.
Price per person: €55 per person including lunch
Duration: 8 hours approx
Please note: for tour to run, a minimum of 30 people must book for the tour, should numbers be below this, an alternative tour will be offered. In the event that ICUC8 is not running any private tours due to lack of bookings, a full refund will be given and information on public tour options will be available at registration.