Unmissable tourist sites
Wicklow Travel guide
Wicklow : Michelin's recommendations
Wicklow is the county town and commercial centre of the north part of the country. It is also a pleasant seaside resort, sheltered by the Wicklow Hills to the east. The town's Irish name is connected to Saint Mantan, a missionary who built a church here in the 5C. Four centuries later, the Danish Vikings established the port, which later became an important trading centre. The town's name is derived from Wyking-alo, Danish for Viking prairie.
Tourist attractions Wicklow : Things to see and do
R750 IRL - Wicklow
The extensive ruins of the Franciscan friary founded by the Fitzgerald family in the 13C stand in the grounds of the parish priest's house. Following the Dissolution of the Monasteries in the 16C, the building became a courthiouse. In 1812, the build..
Sitzwalliam Sq. IRL - Wicklow
This obelisk, made of polished granite, was erected in memory of Captain Robert C. Halpin (1836-1894), a native of this town who commanded the Great Eastern . This metal-hulled ship, built by Brunel, laid the first transatlantic telegraph cable. Mem..
R 750 IRL - Wicklow
Maurice Fitzgerald built the castle in 1176 on a rocky promontory, directly south of the harbour. The region was granted to Fitzgerald after the 12C Anglo-Norman invasion. Until the 16C, Black Castle was subject to frequent attacks by local clansmen,..
Glen O'The Downs Delgany IRL - Wicklow COUNTY
"The hotel is set among the tree-clad hills of Wicklow's Glen of the Downs. Within an easy 30 minute drive from Dublin's City centre, it offers visitors a unique combination of luxurious comfort, modern facilities and stunning scenery. The hotel..
Abbey Street Wicklow IRL - Wicklow
Bordered by stunning coastline and surrounded by the Wicklow Mountains, the Grand Hotel is in the centre of Wicklow. With en suite rooms, the Grand is 5-minutes from the beach Large rooms come complete with TVs, work desks and hair dryers. Ironing ..