Dubbed the ‘Town of the Hurdled Ford’, Ireland’s capital city is filled with historical sites, culture and theatres. It is the most vibrant city in Ireland as well as its main port of entry, making it a great place to use as a base for exploring the rest of the Republic.
Dublin is surrounded by stunning scenery, quaint villages and upmarket neighbourhoods that offer visitors much to see. Farther afield are stunning beaches, mountains and rolling hills, both along the coast and in the Irish heartland. A motorhome hire is a popular way to discover Dublin’s surrounding areas and beyond, as vehicle selection is good and camp grounds are plentiful.
Recommended campervan drives in Dublin
Dublin to Wexford:
this stunning drive along the coast of the Irish Sea and through the Wicklow Mountains takes campervan hires over rolling hills and alongside 17 miles of continuous beach. There are a number of comfortable places to stop and rest on this beautiful drive, including Hidden Valley Holiday Park, Morriscastle Strand RV Park and Ferrybank Caravan and Camping Park.
this picturesque journey in the Irish hinterland will take your campervan rental over the hills to quaint villages, the Brú Na Bóinne Archaeological Park, Lough Boora Parklands and the Clonmacnoise historical site. On this journey, stay overnight at Lough Ennell C and C Motorhome Park and Moat Farm C and C Campervan Park.
Cliffs of Moher:
from coast to coast through the interior of Ireland to these spectacular 230-metre high cliffs that tower over the sea. On the way, rest at Laois RV Park to visit the historical town of Abbeyleix or explore the cliffs from the Nagle’s Seaside Camping and Caravan Park.
What to see and do
Dublin is the largest and most populated city in Ireland, as well as being its most lively, with enough culture here to keep any visitor on vacation busy for days. Top attractions in the city include Dublin Castle, the 11th century Christ Church Cathedral, the dynamic Green on Red Gallery and the famous Chester Beatty Library.
History buffs will not want to miss the chance to see the Book of Kells at Trinity College, an activity that can be followed by a campingvan trip to the ever popular Guinness Storehouse or even a literary pub crawl. The walk along Vico Road offers spectacular views of the city while the coast, just north of the city centre, is home to Dublin’s best beaches.