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Arthur Guinness Way & Grand Canal

    Tour Operator: My Bike or Hike     8 hours     Travel method: Bicycle     Region: Dublin

A alternative authentic bike ride with a local guide.


From 16 years old

Private Group

Two People: €230
Three People: €245
Four People: €260
Five People: €275
Six People: €405
Seven People: €290
Eight People: €320

Public Tour

Per person: €65


5-6 Hours

Essential Details

  • Distance: 48km / 30 miles
  • Duration: Approx. 5-6 Hours (including stops for snack / lunch)
  • Capacity: from 2 (minimum) to 8 (maximum) persons
  • Availability: Weekdays from 1st April to 31st October
  • Start Time: 09:15


A truly historic and scenic journey retracing the footsteps of the Guinness family, Arthur himself, and the extraordinary legacy they left and whose influence continues to the present day. Cycle rustic roads of ancient times and visit the sites of pivotal events that shaped the course of Irish history for over a thousand years. To the sound of Gaelic poetry and song, full your lungs with the Irish countryside as you pedal at leisure by green fields, waterways and sumptuous sites!


  • 7th Century Saggart Village
  • Historic Rathcoole
  • Oughterard Cemetery, resting place of Arthur Guinness and so much more
  • Lunch / Snack at the elegant Cliff at Lyons Hotel preserved in the pristine reflection of its 18th-century origins
  • Historic towns of Celbridge, Leixlip, and Lucan, and the very first Guinness brewery
  • St. Catherine’s Park and Liffey Valley Park
  • The Oldest Bridge in Ireland
  • The Grand Canal Towpath

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Important information

What to wear:

  • Comfortable clothing

  • Comfortable shoes

Please arrive 15 minutes early!

Please familiarize yourself with our General Tour Information prior to your activity:


For private tours, the start and finish points may be altered if requested by

the guests and only with advance agreement with the tour guide. The

route may also be shortened if desired by the guests. For public tours, this

is only possible with the agreement of all participants

  Meeting Point Information

A cosy, family run restaurant about 16km / 10 miles southwest of Dublin City Centre. Access from Dublin City Centre by public transport is via the number 69 bus from Temple Bar, Aston Quay, to Saggart Village, or by taking the Red LUAS (tram) line to the last stop, Saggart, and an 8 minute walk to Saggart Village.

Main St, Saggart, Dublin, Leinster

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