Solo female travel dublin

If you’re planning a solo female trip to Ireland, then the capital city of Dublin is probably at the top of your list. There are pubs, museums, plenty of history, lovely scenery and of course we have to mention the lovely local people. We have put together a little travel guide on solo female travel in Dublin. Dublin is easy to visit on foot since most of the city’s main attractions are grouped very close together. 

Dublin is the capital of the Republic of Ireland. It is situated on Ireland’s east coast at the mouth of the River Liffey. Historic buildings include Dublin Castle, St Patrick’s Cathedral, St Stephen’s Green and Phoenix Park, which contains Dublin Zoo. 

Is Dublin safe for female solo travellers? 

Solo female travel dublin

Dublin generally has a friendly atmosphere, making it feel safe for solo female travellers. The local people are lovely and always willing to help tourists. If you are looking for places to visit, it is always good to ask the locals or members of staff where you are staying to find out if the place you plan to visit is safe. 

What is the currency in Dublin? 

The currency in Ireland is the Euro. It’s easy to get Euros from cash machines either before you arrive or around the town. 

Public transport in Dublin 

To get around Dublin, you can use the DART, which is the electronic rail system, regular trains or local buses, so there are a lot of options for you. 

Things to do in Dublin 

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Here are a few of my things that you can enjoy during your trip to Dublin. There is plenty to see and do that will suit all tastes. 

Guinness Storehouse 

This is a brewery experience that tells the tale of Ireland’s famous beer, with tastings and a rooftop bar. There is also a coffee shop on the first floor of the restaurant hub on level five. 

Day trip to the Wicklow Mountains 

The Wicklow Mountains form the largest continuous upland area in Ireland. From bog lands to heather fields, these mountain landscapes are absolutely stunning. The park features Glencree Valley and Sally Gap, in addition to one of Ireland’s highest waterfalls, Powerscourt. 

Visit the Museum of Archeology 

Wicklow Mountains

The National Museum of Ireland – Archaeology is a branch of the National Museum of Ireland located on Kildare Street in Dublin. The museum specialises in Irish and other antiquities dating from the Stone Age to the Late Middle Ages. Admission is free.

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Go for a pub lunch 

Pub lunch

Whether you are going for a traditional Irish stew, colcannon, or something familiar to you, Dublin has a huge array of pubs for you to go to for a hearty lunch

According to Tripadvisor, these are some of the best pub lunches in Dublin. The Sidecar Bar at the Westbury Hotel, Featherblade Steakhouse, The DL Bar & Restaurant, The Abbey Tavern, and The Little Pig Speakeasy. 

Kayaking in Dublin 

The river Liffey flows through the heart of Dublin. It’s been used throughout the centuries, and there is no better way to see the Irish capital than paddling its waters. City Kayaking is a fantastic way to see Dublin’s most famous landmark sites from a completely different angle. 

Go shopping in Dublin 


Dublin has lots of shopping options, including Grafton Street and Henry Street. The side streets are packed with shops. Blackrock Market is open on the weekends and sells crafts, furniture, antiques, and collectables. There’s also Cow’s Lane Fashion & Design Market in Temple Bar. Powerscourt Townhouse on South William Street is packed full of boutique and independent shops. Temple Bar is packed with arty shops, restaurants and bars.

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