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Sciuird Archaeological Tours

Holy Ground, Dingle, Ireland
+353 66 915 1606
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We were expecting less than we got. The guide was very nice to everyone and covered a lot of history

We stopped at some stone huts and did pet the sheep. I bought a coffee and later that night I got a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Baltimore, Maryland
small group knowledgable guide great experience

We knew we were in for a treat when people in shops around Dingle asked us what we planned on doing... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2017
Chehalis, Washington
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A tour of the artifacts left behind by early Christian and ancient civilizations on the Dingle Peninsula.
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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Holy Ground, Dingle, Ireland
Holy Ground, Dingle, Ireland
+353 66 915 1606
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Nichobemo
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

Thank mackdril
Reviewed 23 November 2017

I appreciated touring with someone who grew up in the language and culture of the Dingle Peninsula. Michael was so easy to listen to and learn from and made it a really fun day trip. I came away with a much better understanding of the...More

Thank Marimbawa
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

We were 2 senior couples visiting from Canada and we are so glad we took this tour. It was a nice break for our driver to be able to enjoy the views with the rest of us, and Michael provided a most informative and interesting...More

Thank AlbertaCathy
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We visited some very beautiful and significant archaeological sites. This was an area that was unknown to me or my fellow travelers and we found the area to be much more interesting than we had expected.

Thank Joyce Z
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Recommended by Rick Steves. That says it all. Michael Collins took about a dozen of us on a van tour of Dingle Peninsula. He is knowledgeable and personable and we saw sites we never would have come across independently. Michael knows the history of the...More

Thank Debbie K
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed Michael's command of information as well as presentation. This tour was a highlight of the week we spent in Dingle.

Thank Kathryn F
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Three hour tour with Michael Collins. It was great--according to all 6 of our group. Well worth it. Michael was personable, knowledgeable, and articulate. Good stories & explanations. Glad he was driving on the cliffside roads by the tour buses.

Thank TriRidge
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

While travelling from Dublin, to Galway, to Dingle, we settled in Tim and Eileen's B&B. We booked the Archaeological tour based on Rick Steve's recommendation. My husband and I highly recommend this tour. Michael Collins, their son, is extremely well read on the archaeology and...More

Thank 2016heff
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

We took this tour because Rick Steves rated it as "don't miss" and I thought it would give my husband a break from driving and allow him to enjoy the views. We spent most of the time at three sights. While interesting, the highlights could...More

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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