Viking Locations to Visit in Ireland

Dublinia, Dublin City

The best place to experience Viking and medieval Dublin is in Dublinia, an exciting interpretive centre where you can learn about Viking homes, pastimes, skills and weaponry, and get to try on their clothes! It is said they introduced trousers to Ireland!

Viking Locations to Visit

Dublinia is located in Dublin city centre at the crossroads of St Michael’s Hill, Patrick St, and High Street. Dublinia is connected to Christ Church Cathedral, the original of which was built in wood by Sitric Silkenbeard, King of Dublin in 1028, by a medieval footbridge.

Viking Splash tours

Viking Splash Tours, Dublin

If you want to tour the city and waterways of Dublin whilst wearing a Viking helmet, complete with horns then Viking Splash Tours are a must. Tours depart from St. Stephens Green North, can be booked online in advance and depart every 30 minutes in peak season! Prepare to get wet!

National heritage park

The National Heritage Park, Wexford

In Ferrycarrig just 3 miles from Wexford town on the R730, follow several heritage trails including crannógs, Viking forts and ringforts through 35 acres of beautiful woodland and wetland. Here you can try your hand at archery, rowing on the lake, wattling your own house, throwing spears and many other medieval activities and crafts. The park, restaurant and shop are open everyday, all year round. For more on Viking Wexford click here. Sat Nav: N: 52.348 W: -6.51673

 Red Viking Bus Tours, Limerick

Red Viking Bus Tours, Limerick

Take a tour around the Viking city of Limerick and see the city’s main historical landmarks and sites. The route in an open top Viking bus begins near St Mary’s Cathedral, an old Viking site of a thingmote or assembly, in the heart of the original Viking settlement, and returns along the Shannon banks to Clancy Strand, the site of the first Viking settlement at Curragower. Tours operate from May 1st throughout the season and private tours can be arranged also!

Viking Places to Visit in Ireland

Viking Places to Visit in Ireland

The best place to experience Viking and medieval Dublin is in Dublinia, an exciting interpretive centre where you can learn about Viking homes, pastimes, skills and weaponry, and get to try on their clothes! It is said they introduced trousers to Ireland. Dublinia is located in Dublin city centre at the crossroads of St Michael’s Hill, Patrick St, and High Street. Dublinia is connected to Christ Church Cathedral, the original of which was built in wood by Sitric Silkenbeard, King of Dublin in 1028, by a medieval footbridge....read more