Ireland is a spectacular place to visit for its incredible history, friendly locals, breathtaking scenery and unique culture. There are plenty of enjoyable ways to explore the country. A simple self drive holiday gives a perfect opportunity to explore the preferred parts and stays in the accommodation of choice. For a more organised holiday, there is the option to go on an escorted coach tour that is very relaxed and includes stops at the best attractions.
Let’s take a look at a few of the top reasons to add Ireland to your list of must-visit destinations:
Ireland has plenty of lively and vibrant cities such as Dublin, which is a great destination for the younger generation with its lively social life, bars and great restaurants. Additionally, Dublin is appreciated for its luscious parks, elegant architecture, and views over the Irish Sea.
Elsewhere there is Galway and Cork that have plenty to interest travellers, including traditional events, highbrow festivals, parades and exhibitions. Galway is likely to be the city that is gaining the most interest and visited for its lively scene.
One of the greatest wonders to see is Slieve League, which is the country’s highest sea-cliffs and only accessible after completing a drive along a winding coastal road. This is a completely unspoiled region that offers stunning coastline scenery. The country’s coastline stretches for nearly 9000 miles which gives tourist a natural feast of attractions to explore. Many of the appealing attractions include the inland waterways, rural bog lands, pebbly beaches and vast mountains.
Ireland has a very rich history that makes it an ideal destination for the historians. Much of the history dates to prehistoric times, which includes plenty of ancient sites, magnificent houses and museums. A visit to Country Meath is great for those interested in archaeological sites. Plus, there are many castles to be seen across the country with many restored to their past glory. Additionally, there are plenty of arts and historical centres that can be visited to get a better appreciation of the local heritage.
Food and Drink
Tasting the traditional food and beverages on a holiday in Ireland is certain to help get a true appreciation of the country. Potato cakes, Irish stews, Irish coffee, Irish whiskey and Guinness are just a few of the great things to taste while on the travels. Many of the meals are home cooked and simple which should appeal to even the most difficult to please eaters.