A trip to Ireland isn't complete without seeing Dublin, the Irish capital. If you're planning a holiday to Ireland, let ebookers help you find low-cost flights to Dublin. When you arrive, you'll find a laidback city filled with restaurants, shops, bars, landmarks and museums. With so many places to explore, there's something for everyone in Dublin.
Dublin Airport is located in Collinstown, approximately 6 miles from the centre of Dublin. The airport serves over 18 million passengers each year and offers both international and domestic flights. Numerous airlines provide flights to and from Dublin, including Swiss International Airlines, United Airlines and Turkish Airlines.
You can get from the airport into Dublin via bus, taxicab or rental car. Airlink buses offer a direct connection to Dublin. Tickets cost â‚¬6 per person. Taxicabs line up outside of Terminals 1 and 2 and run on meters, so the price you pay depends on the length of the trip. If you'd rather have your own transportation, you can purchase a package from the ebookers website that contains your flight and rental car. Hertz, Budget, Avis, Europcar and Dooley have airport locations to make picking up your rental vehicle easy.
Dublin has a maritime climate that features mild winters and cool summers. If you're travelling to Dublin during the winter, pack warm clothes and a coat, because average temperatures range from 3Â°C to 11Â°C. Rainfall is evenly distributed throughout the year, and it rarely snows. The best time to visit Dublin is in May or June. These months have the most sunshine, and average temperatures range from 9Â°C to 18Â°C.
If you're a history buff, you'll find plenty of places to explore in Dublin. Malahide Castle is one of the only castles open to the public that isn't in ruins. Built in the 12th century by Richard Talbot, the fully restored castle is filled with Irish antiques and portraits. At Newbridge House and Park, a mansion that dates back to 1740, you'll find hand-carved furniture, a doll collection and a working Victorian farm. If you're looking for authentic Irish cuisine, visit Chapter One or Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud. Both places use only Irish ingredients in their meals. Alternatively, you can head to a pub like Porterhouse, O'Shea's Merchant or Stag's Head for a hearty Irish meal. If you enjoy shopping, you'll find bohemian jewellery, vintage clothing and books at the George's Street Arcade. For upscale shopping, head to Grafton Street. Other area attractions include Dublin Castle, Leinster House, the National Museum of Ireland and the Parliament House.
With quaint pubs offering good food, mild weather and numerous places to explore, Dublin has become a favourite holiday spot among travellers from around the world. When you're ready to book your trip, visit the ebookers website to find flights to Dublin, sales on hotel accommodation, holiday packages and tickets to local attractions. The website has everything you need to plan every detail of your trip.
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