The Dracula 'Undead' tour is a special one-off tour to mark the 'How Sligo Shaped Dracula' conference. To add to the atmosphere, the tour takes place after dark.
On the tour discover Sligo’s connection to Bram Stoker, the Irish author, best known for his 1897 Gothic novel Dracula. Hear how stories of the cholera epidemic inspired Stoker in his writing and visit the key locations connected to his mother Charlotte Thornley Stoker. Expect to hear tales of real life horror, mass death and mass terror which took place on Sligo's streets in 1832 that inspired a literary legend. It promises to be a feat of Dark Tourism in Sligo!
Date: Friday Evening 9th November 2018
Time: 7 pm to 8.30 pm
Tour duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Meeting point: Outside the Riverside Hotel, Sligo
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Beforehand, why not drop by award wining Hooked restaurant for a specially themed 'light bites' supper and after the tour go to the Blind Tiger cocktail bar for some Sligo/Dracula themed cocktails? Both venues face each other across the Garavogue river in the centre of town.