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Dublin is a city filled with beauty, history, and culture. Your Dublin itinerary will allow you to immerse yourself in charming cobbled streets, lively pubs, and rich literary heritage.

There is always a cozy cafe, a scenic piece of nature, or a friendly conversation with locals that you can explore in Dublin. This vibrant city with its lively nightlife is a treasure that you should not miss.

Here you can explore a two-day Dublin itinerary with all the essential information. All the places mentioned in the itinerary are given in the sequence ensuring that you do not waste a lot of time traveling and can seize the most of your time while in Dublin.

Day 1 – Dublin Itinerary

Guinness Storehouse

In Guinness Storehouse you can immerse yourself in the unique history, heart, and soul of Ireland’s most iconic beer.

It was so nice for me to know that Guinness Storehouse is certified as an autism-friendly attraction, and the staff trained on how to best cater to customers with autism by providing them with sensory kits including earplugs or Sensory Maps and a visual guide to the building.

The whole seven-floor building tries to explain the process of making the perfect poured pint. It is now the biggest stout brewery in the world. After the complete tour, you can visit the rooftop Gravity Bar and treat yourself to a glass of Guinness.

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St. Patrick’s Cathedral

St. Patrick’s Cathedral is just a 5-7 minute drive away from the Guinness Storehouse. The Cathedral is one of the oldest tourist attractions in Dublin. It was built 800 years ago and is considered to be the largest cathedral in Dublin. They have a beautiful park, very close to the church. You can go there and have a relaxing time with your friends or family.


Monday to Friday: 9:30 AM – 5 PM.

Saturday: 9 AM – 5 PM.

Sunday: 9 AM – 10:30 AM | 01:00 PM  – 2:30 PM.

Charges: Entrance fee for adults is € 10. However, I recommend you to check their official website for updated information.

Dublin Castle

Dublin Castle is just a few minutes away from the Cathedral. The elegant architecture of the castle, its warm and welcoming atmosphere, and its beautiful garden and surroundings make Dublin Castle a perfect destination to experience the beauty of Ireland in a way that feels uniquely tailored to you.

It’s a perfect place to enjoy culture and history at the same time or have a stroll in the manicured gardens of the castle.

For updated information about the tours available, entrance fees, tickets, and timings check their official website.

Dublinia- Historical Museum

Dublinia is a must-visit place in your Dublin itinerary if you want to experience the Viking and Medieval Dublin life. Since the museum is very interactive with actors dressed in period clothing demonstrating everyday Viking life, kids enjoy it a lot.

It has a large section of objects recovered from Wood Quay, which makes it the world’s largest Viking archaeological site. The real experience is about exploring this recreated old life, hiring a tour guide there to know all the history of the place.

You can even shop from here to get vintage goods and visit the cafes there. I also suggest you climb to St Michael’s Tower and get a view of the whole city from up there. 

Temple Bar

Temple Bar is one of the liveliest places at night. There are so many good bars inside; grab a chair and a beer and sit with your friends. Temple Bar is not just a place for foodies, or music lovers, every person with different interests will find it an amazing place to discover.

There are also some excellent restaurants inside. You cannot miss this place, as it will show you the night culture of Dublin and one of the most exciting parts of the Dublin itinerary.

Day 2 – Dublin Itinerary

Trinity College and Library

Trinity College and Library dates back to 1592 and is the largest library in Ireland. Today, it has over 6 million books and a bunch of famous manuscripts.

If you have a friend here who’s a college student, you can get entry quickly from the pass. But if you don’t know anyone, then the entry could take a bit of time.

Visiting Trinity College and Library in your Dublin itinerary is not just a journey through the past, but a celebration of the enduring power of knowledge and words.

Jameson Distillery

If you’re someone who likes whiskey and wants to learn about its history and the procedure behind its making, then Jameson Distillery is a must-visit. They will provide you with detailed information about whiskey.

You can also buy some bottles from there, but try to purchase something that you might not have access to, as it is a bit expensive.

For detailed information about their timings and fees check their website.

Kilmainham Gaol

Kilmainham Gaol is just a five-minute ride from the Distillery. If you are interested in this prison history, then you should visit here. They will provide you with a guided tour.

And you can also learn about the former prisoners and look at some of their belongings which is so mysterious and unique to engage in their history and life.

Dublin Zoo

Dublin Zoo is located inside Phoenix Park. It is one of the world’s oldest zoos and is home to 100 different species of animals. A small train is there to get you around the zoo. There are also some cafes and restaurants that you can check out near the Dublin Zoo. 

Phoenix Park

Phoenix Park is one of the world’s largest city parks. The beautiful gardens and walking trails will make your mind calm from the whole busy day that you have had. There are also some fantastic sculptures inside.

Phoenix Park is a perfect place to spend a sunny afternoon with family and friends. There is a tea room in Phoenix Park that offers freshly made dishes, organic coffee, and tea, vegan treats, gluten and dairy-free cakes, and more.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How to reach to Dublin?

Dublin has an international airport which is located 7 km to the north of Dublin in Collinstown.

From the airport, you can take any bus service to get to your hotel. Airlink Express is the best and the cheapest way to travel between Dublin Airport and City Centre. 

Many other bus services travel from the airport to many different locations, such as GoBusAirport Hopper, City Link, and Airbus

How to travel in Dublin?

Travelling in Dublin is relatively easy as they have many options for you, which saves time and saves money. The DART or public bus network can be used for long routes. The Luas tram system will help you to get to the stations that are inside the city. You can also use Dublin bikes for short distances.

You can download the official Ireland Journey Planner Transport to get easy access to all the travel options available; it is free and includes everything, even ferries.

When is the best time to visit Dublin?

Summer would be the best time to explore Dublin as the sun in this time sets around 8 or 9 at night, so you can have a whole long day with you to visit the different sites here. 

Where to stay in Dublin?

Dublin has many accommodation options, which are suitable for every travel group. Here are some recommendations that you can consider, such as The Merrion Hotel, The Gibson Hotel, and The Westin Dublin.

Cafes and Restaurants in Dublin

There are some excellent cafes and restaurants in Dublin that you might want to try for your breakfast, lunch, or dinner time. Here are some of the recommended cafes and restaurants, such as Chapter One, PRESS Café, and The Greenhouse.

For a detailed list of some more places to eat in Dublin, click here.


Dublin is so much more than the fancy pubs and restaurants; the glorious history of this place is mesmerizing. A 2-day Dublin itinerary just gives you a little taste of this vibrant city.

I hope you enjoyed reading this Dublin itinerary that was carefully curated for you. If you plan to visit Dublin anytime soon, let me know which place appears the most appealing to you.

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