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Dublin Autumn Bucket List: Must-see and do activities

Get excited for an incredible adventure in Dublin this autumn! Whether you’re a local or just visiting, we’ve got you covered with a list of must-see and must-do activities that will make your trip unforgettable. So gather your friends, throw on your cozy sweaters, and let’s dive into these fantastic experiences together!

First on the list is exploring Dublin’s beautiful parks to soak in the vibrant fall foliage. From the iconic St. Stephen’s Green to the ‘secret’ Iveagh Gardens and expansive Phoenix Park, you’ll be treated to stunning scenery as the leaves change colors. It’s the perfect setting for capturing picturesque moments.


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For all the culture enthusiasts out there, Dublin boasts an array of museums, galleries, and literary landmarks waiting to be explored. Take a trip to Trinity College to witness the awe-inspiring Book of Kells, immerse yourself in the history of Dublin at the Little Museum of Dublin, or step into the world of Irish literature at the Dublin Writers Museum. You can even embark on a literary walking tour, following in the footsteps of famous authors like James Joyce and W.B. Yeats.


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No visit to Dublin is complete without savoring its incredible food scene. Dive into traditional Irish dishes at cozy pubs and restaurants, and don’t forget to treat yourself to some warming Irish whiskey or a pint of Guinness. Your taste buds will thank you!


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In Dublin, Halloween is celebrated with enthusiasm and excitement. Immerse yourself in the spirit of the holiday by checking out events like the Bram Stoker Festival, and venture on spooky tours and haunted attractions around the city. Get ready for a thrilling experience!


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Autumn is also an excellent time for shopping in Dublin. Head to Grafton Street and Henry Street for high street shopping, or explore the creative boutiques in the Powerscourt Centre. Whether you’re looking for trendy fashion or unique souvenirs, you’ll find something to take home with you.


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To make the most of your time in Dublin, hop on one of the DoDublin Tours’ hop on hop off buses. It’s a convenient and fun way to see the city at your own pace.


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Just a friendly reminder that Dublin’s weather can be unpredictable in the autumn, so it’s a good idea to dress in layers and come prepared for both rain and sunshine. But don’t let the weather deter you, as Dublin has something incredible to offer rain or shine!

Have a fantastic time exploring Dublin and enjoy every moment of this sensational autumn adventure.