Glendalough Hiking Tour: Transport Included

Glendalough Guided Hiking Tour

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Hiking in Glendalough

Hiking in Glendalough is one of the most memorable experiences one can have in Ireland. The valley of Glendalough offers stunning scenery and an opportunity to connect with nature, all within an hour’s drive of Dublin. The area is known for its rolling hills, verdant forests, and two beautiful lakes, providing one of Ireland’s most scenic backdrops. 


Depending on the trail you choose, hiking in Glendalough can range from a leisurely walk through the countryside to a more challenging climb up a mountain. For this tour, we take the Spinc Route, which will give you breathtaking views of the valley.



One of the unique aspects of hiking in Glendalough is the area’s rich history. The ruins of a 6th century monastic settlement and several other historical sites can be found along the trails, adding to the overall experience and providing a glimpse into the area’s past.


Exit the Luas and look for the Wild Summits banner!!

We will depart Dublin and make our way towards Glendalough. Along the way, you will pass through the beautiful Wicklow landscape and some small Irish towns.

Here we enter the beautiful Glendalough Valley, where you will take in stunning views of the lake and Valley and begin your tour. 

Over the course of the tour your guide will tell you tales of Glendalough and informing you on all the history that the valley has to offer!

We will finish our trail and arrive back to the bus. 

Route: The Spinc

The Spinc hiking trail in Glendalough is one of Ireland’s most popular hiking trails. This trail will take you through lush, green forests and rolling hills, taking in some of Ireland’s most beautiful scenery. Along the way, you’ll also encounter wildlife and waterfalls, as well as passing through some of Ireland’s most historic sites.



Whether you’re a seasoned hiker or just starting out, the Spinc trail in Glendalough is a must-visit. The combination of challenging terrain, stunning scenery, and peaceful atmosphere make this trail a true gem in the heart of Ireland.


History & Hiking

Glendalough has a rich history dating back to the 6th century when St. Kevin established a monastic settlement. Along the way, your guide will entertain you with all the tales the valley has to offer. Here are some of the landmarks you will see:



  • Miners Village
  • St. Kevin’s Bed
  • Reefert Church
* Due to time restrictions, we will not get into the Monastic City.
Meeting Point

Red Cow Luas Depot

Contact Us

Phone : 089 421 2993

We will meet at the carpark behind the Luas stop. Keep an eye out for the Wild Summits banners. Your guide will meet you here!

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