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  • Viking
    Legacy Trails

    Professional tour guide
  • Viking
    Legacy Trails

    Professional tour guide
  • Viking
    Legacy Trails

    Professional tour guide

The Tour

Welcome Adventurers to Viking Legacy Trails Dublin.

Walk through time with your Viking Warrior Guide and learn much about this exciting period in our city’s incredible development from a small Gaelic settlement to the bustling Viking riverside town of Dyflin to what grew to become the amazing city of Dublin that we have today.

Visit sites and locations of major significance in Dublin’s Medieval Quarter and peel back the contemporary to reveal the ancient through stories myths and legends as told by your Viking Guides.

This exciting adventure is very unique and entertaining. Your guides who are in full Viking Warrior Battle Costume are all deeply invested in Viking culture and the Norse-Gael legacy of Ireland and Dublin in particular. Indeed, many of them have featured in the TV Series Vikings and Valhalla and numerous other Viking re-enactments.

So enjoy this entertaining approximately 90 minutes tour but be warned !

Disclaimer :

“While on this tour you may get the urge to go “Viking” and pursue a life of unending adventure, raiding and battles to fulfil your destiny to take your rightful place at Odin’s table in Valhalla.”

You have been warned

My Profile

I am a dedicated Viking Actor/Re-Enactor with a deep love of history and our Norse/Gael heritage and it’s historical influence on the incredible city that is Dublin today.

Historian/Actor/Writer/Retired Professional Soldier

A deep love of Irish history and in particular the Vikings and their settlement in Ireland and the Norse/Gael Legacy which resonates throughout Ireland today and in particular Dublin.

Frequently Asked Questions

About this tour

You will explore Dublin’s Viking/Medieval Quarter with your Viking Guide and learn about our city’s incredible origins.

You will be guided and entertained with stories and legends by experienced Viking actors/historians who have dedicated themselves to the study of our Norse/Geal heritage and in particular to the Viking origins of Dublin which became one of the most important ports in Europe under Viking rule for almost three hundred years.

Some of the sites you will visit include:

Viking & Medieval Dublin – Dublin Castle – Fishamble Street – Christchurch Cathedral –
Wood Quay – Medieval Wall – Trinity College – Ivor’s Stone (The Stein)

  • Ages 0-150, max of 30 per group
  • Duration: 90 Minutes to 120 Minutes
  • Start time: Check availability on Booking Page
  • Mobile ticket
  • English
What’s Included

An entertaining introduction to the Origins of Dublin as told by one of the city’s original inhabitants “a Viking Warrior” in full costume and stage shield and weapons. Photo opportunities with your Viking.

What to expect


This is a typical itinerary for this Viking/Medieval tour

Stop At: Dublin Castle (The Black Pool)

From its Viking origins, to this day, this site has held a significant position of power in Ireland’s incredible history. Our focus on this tour is based long before the castle existed.

The Vikings discovery of a safe harbour in the “Black Pool” would become the very foundation of the City of Dublin. A true Viking city.

Duration: Approximately 20 minutes

Stop At: Christ Church Cathedral

Christ Church Cathedral has dominated the centre of  Dublin for over a 1,000 years. Its ancient stones have seen much through the centuries and its hallowed walls hold many secrets and mysteries inside. The tomb of Strongbow, the heart of Saint Lorcan O’Toole and
the Cat & the Rat are among the many amazing features of this architectural wonder of the Middle Ages.

Duration: Approximately 15 minutes

Stop At: Fishamble Street

Discover the Viking origins of this Dublin street and how it connects past with present.

Duration: Approximately 10 minutes

Stop At: Wood Quay

Wood Quay has been considered possibly the greatest Viking archaeological site of major significance in Europe. Learn of its geographical importance in the creation of Dublin and its development as a major centre for trade and commerce through the centuries.

Duration: Approximately 15 minutes

Stop At: Cornmarket Medieval Dublin City Wall and St. Audoen’s Church

Visit one of the last best preserved remnants of Dublin’s Medieval defence wall close to the ancient church of St. Audoen. Learn the reasons why such a wall was built and why it was ultimately torn down. Across the street from the wall is the Church of St. Audoen. Its 12th century construction a testament to the skilled stonemasons and craftsmen of the early Middle Ages.

Duration: Approximately 10 minutes

Stop At: Trinity College Dublin : Passing Through: Lord Edward Street, Dame Street,
College Green.

We will take a pleasant 10 minute stroll through the old centre of Georgian Dublin to reach Trinity College our penultimate stop on the great tour of Viking Dublin.
Ireland’s oldest and most famous college. Trinity is renowned throughout the world for its magnificent library which houses many treasures including the Book Of Kells and the Brian Boru Harp.

Although not a Viking site itself, the location of Trinity College marks an important boundary of Viking Dublin and no tour of Dublin could be complete without giving
it a respectful nod en route to our final destination of the Viking “Stein”.

Duration: Approximately 10 minutes

Stop At: The Stein (Ivar’s Pillar)

Our final Viking site “The Stein” is a replica of an ancient Viking standing stone that stood on this spot for centuries. Its connection to Ivar the Boneless and the significance of such markers to the Vikings and indeed the native inhabitants of the area will be revealed.

Here we will also end and summarise our tour and have a photo opportunity with your Viking Warrior Guide.

Duration: Approximately 15 minutes

Starting and End of Tour Meeting Points

Start of Tour Meeting Point:

Castle Street Dublin 2. Meet your guide at the side of City Hall on Castle Street near the Entrance to Dublin Castle.

End of Tour:

“The Stein” Pearse Street Dublin beside Trinity College

Points to note
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Close by public transportation and Taxi Ranks

If you have any concerns around accessibility call us or email to discuss it and we can tailor the tour to accommodate you.
Phone +353858616016 or email

Additional Information

Confirmation will be received at time of booking.

Most travellers can take the tour.

This tour will have a maximum of 30 persons (An additional Guide may be necessary for large groups) phone +353858616016 or email for enquiries.

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the tour. Group Bookings 48 hours in advance of the start date of the tour.

Phone +353858616016 or email for enquiries.