Discover major highlights of Ireland's National Gallery displaying works by world masters including Vermeer, Rembrandt, Picasso & Caravaggio's masterpiece the "Taking of Christ" & renowned Irish artists such as Jack B. Yeats before taking a walk on the Wilde side of Oscar.
Join us on this highly rated and acclaimed highlights tour that will offer insights into the highlights of the National Gallery of Ireland and one of Irelands literary icons, Oscar Wilde. Boasting some 2,500 paintings and approximately 10,000 other works in different media including watercolors, drawings, prints and sculpture, this is one of Europe’s most comprehensive art collections, but also one of its most challenging for any visitors to Irish shores. Every major European school of painting is extensively represented. It also houses a renowned collection of Irish paintings, the majority of which are on permanent display. On this tour visitors are assured that they will experience the best of this internationally renowned museum led by a local expert, English-speaking guide who will bring the museums masterpiece’s to life. With small group sizes of only 20 people or fewer along with a perfectly planned itinerary, you will be fully immersed in a truly unique experience that you would not be able to achieve on your own. You’ll visit the museums impressive highlights including works by the masters including Rembrandt, Caravaggio, Picasso and many Irish artists. You will have time to stop and enjoy intriguing and insightful details about each artist while up close and personal with each work of art.
With such a collection, you could spend a full day trying to discover some of the museums most famous highlights but on this fully guided tour you’ll enjoy a delightful visit in just two hours before enjoying a captivating walk discovering the intriguing life of Oscar Wilde. This unique and exceptional walking tour offers an extraordinary passage into Oscar’s life while visiting nearby locations associated with one of Irelands most incredible dramatist. With small group sizes, we make sure that you enjoy this highly acclaimed and most delightful tour, while our highly rated local guides leave you astounded by their knowledge and passion.