3. Howth Harbour and Village Tour

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From EUR 20

Explore the charming harbour and historic picturesque coastal village of Howth through the eyes of a local.  This is a wonderful 2 hour walking tour. Nobody knows it better! Walk through time in the footsteps of an astonishing history enjoying the breathtaking views taking in the sights, sounds and aromas of a bustling port. Visit the East Pier; shipwrecks, pirates and smugglers. Learn about the Abbey; Saints, Scholars and Vikings.  View the Lighthouse and hear the history of the Asgard, the Howth Guns and 1916 Rising. Visit Tower Hill, steeped in the history of the Normans and the Napoleonic Arms Race.  Stroll down the the West Pier and Kings Landing with the wonderful cafes and restaurants alongside the working fishing fleets.

 

Whether you are culturally curious, enjoy history, want to immerse yourself in local life, enjoy breathtaking scenery or take great photographs there is something for everyone.

...limited groups size ....don't be lost in the crowd.

 

A lively, loving and hospitable town

Cockles and mussels , a-live aa-live OH !

 

Meet at 2pm in Howth at the Tourism Information Kiosk on Harbour Road, 5 minutes walk from the Train Station.

 

 

From EUR 20

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  • Meet at 2pm at the Tourism Information Kiosk on Harbour Road 
  • Explore Howth Harbour the story, sights, sounds and aromas of a bustling port
  • Visit the East Pier shipwrecks, pirates and smugglers
  • The Abbey, Saints, Scholars and Vikings
  • The Lighthouse, the Asgard, the Howth Guns and 1916 Rising
  • Tower Hill, the Normans and the Napoleonic Arms Race
  • The West Pier and Kings Landing and check out the wonderful cafes and restaurants 

Highlights

  • An easy walk adapted to get the best from the weather
  • Seals, islands, and wild seabirds all at your fingertips
  • Walk in the footsteps of an astonishing history and heavyweight past
  • Winkle out the best spots for grub, grog or whatever you're having yourself
  • Explore the West pier with its cafes and restaurants right beside the working fishing fleet
  • Stretch your legs betwen the sea and the sky on the extensive and exposed East Pier
  • Step back in time with the engaging and informative stories of your passionate guide
  • See the oldest fleet of yachts in the world racing at the weekend

Route

  1. Howth Tourism Kiosk