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Sciuird Archaeological Tours

Holy Ground, Dingle, Ireland
+353 66 915 1606
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Very informative and beautiful...

Michael has so much knowledge about the Dingle Peninsula and its ancient history. He picked me up... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Miriam E
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Huntington
Archaeological tour of Dingle peninsula with an expert guide

This half-day (3 hour) tour features Tim Collins whose small van holds about 15-20 people. Tim... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kathryn A
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Greenfield, Massachusetts
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A tour of the artifacts left behind by early Christian and ancient civilizations on the Dingle Peninsula.
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good10%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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Holy Ground, Dingle, Ireland
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+353 66 915 1606
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"highly recommend this tour"
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"interesting sites"
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"dingle peninsula"
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"relevant history"
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"rick steves"
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"van tour"
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"slea head drive"
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"gallarus oratory"
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"his life"
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"encyclopedic knowledge"
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"answered all our questions"
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Reviewed yesterday

Michael has so much knowledge about the Dingle Peninsula and its ancient history. He picked me up at the b and b and was so kind as to drop me off afterwards at the horseback riding stable where I had a scheduled ride. Learned a...More

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Reviewed yesterday

This half-day (3 hour) tour features Tim Collins whose small van holds about 15-20 people. Tim drives and talks (no small feat on the narrow roads) with visits to the Beehive Huts and other sites around the peninsula. Plenty of opportunities for taking photos as...More

Thank Kathryn A
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in the Collins’ B&B and took the archaeology tour and loved both SO MUCH! Michael (the son of Tim and Eileen) is a most knowledgeable, approachable, and friendly guide. Words fail the value of this tour, as you can drive it yourself, but...More

Thank Kelsey S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tim offers Slea Head tour of Dingle Peninsula. The tour lasted about four hours and it took us around Dingle including Gallarus Oratory and we got to hold a baby lamb!! He was very knowledgeable and know a lot about the archeology of the area....More

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Reviewed 5 June 2018

Our tour along gorgeous Slea Head Drive started out well since our guide, Micheal, was obviously quite knowledgeable of the area and provided interesting insight into the local history. However, even though the tour lasted almost four hours, we didn't get to see Gallarus Oratory...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Our tour guide was Tim's son, Michael, who has an encyclopedic knowledge of Irish history and an engaging way of presenting it. I highly recommend this tour.

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Reviewed 14 April 2018

We came to Dingle to view the archeological sites and weren’t disappointed. Mícheál was very knowledgable and engaged with all our questions. As well as the sites you get a great tour around the coastline (in the dry) and heard stories about the people who...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

I wanted my husband to take a rest from driving mid-vacation so the owner of the B&B we stayed in kindly called a guide Tim Collins on our behalf that morning and we could join the 3:30 pm tour. 14 people can fit but it...More

2  Thank ginacope
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

We stopped at some stone huts and did pet the sheep. I bought a coffee and later that night I got a beer at a bar and the guys brother served me the beer... small town with a lot of history! Everyone knows everyone. The...More

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Reviewed 4 December 2017

We knew we were in for a treat when people in shops around Dingle asked us what we planned on doing while in Dingle and one of the things we mentioned was"take the archeological tour". Without exception the locals all said" Oh, Tim's tour ---...More

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kgfarr19
6 January 2015|
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Response from Lisa-MichTravel | Reviewed this property |
I tried e-mailing using an e-mail address in Rick Steves's guidebook, but I never received a reply. We just visited the Eileen Kirrary B&B at the beginning of our stay in Dingle (where the tour operates from) and booked the... More
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