THE TOP THREE PLACES TO VISIT IN IRELAND

THE TOP THREE PLACES TO VISIT IN IRELAND

Hello, everyone!

Ireland is an exquisite country distinctly located in the North Atlantic region. It’s actually the third largest European country. Ireland has an abundance of natural scenery and historical landmarks that make it a popular tourist destination. Delightfully, taking a tour around the richly diverse countryside doesn’t cost an arm and a leg – it’s extremely affordable and quite fun. Here are the top three places to visit while in Ireland: top-three-places-visit-ireland

Connemara National Park

Connemara national park was established in the year 1980 and made open to the public. It lies in an area estimated to be 2957 hectares comprising of heaths, grasslands, mountains, and forests. It’s managed by the National Parks and wildlife services of Ireland. When this park is mentioned, what comes to mind is the famous Connemara Ponies and the Twelve Bens mountain range. These are the best places for hiking and climbing trails. Different species of birds are found there, including the meadow pipits, skylarks, European stonechats, woodcocks and others. 

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Aran Island

Centrally placed in the Wild Atlantic Way, Aran Island is accessible using ferry services from Doolin which neighbours cliffs of Moher in Clare County. There are also flight services to aid the same. The eye-catching natural scenes that include stunning landscapes and untamed cliffs slow down the pace of life, letting you sink in the grand opulence of Aran Island. It consists of three Islands located at the edge of Galway Bay, West Coast of Ireland, occupying about 46 km². It is among the few places in Ireland where Irish traditional is preserved. The primary economic activity is farming, and residents still drive pony traps. Locals even speak in Gaelic, their mother tongue, although English is also spoken in these parts. When talking about Aran Island, the traditional knitted Aran sweaters dominate most of the conversation. These sweaters have gradually found their ways in UK markets – they are also quite popular takeaways among tourists visiting the country. 

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Cliffs of Moher

This geological landmark boasts of natural grandness and intriguing splendour. The Cliffs of Moher are an ancient and breathtaking landmark located in Ireland. These cliffs should definitely be on your go-to list when visiting this pristine country. Breathe the fresh air, listen to the rumbling waves of the sea crash onto the cliff and view the sun casting its setting rays upon the horizon. The Cliffs of Moher remains the most visited cliffs, topping the list of attraction sites in recent years. More than one million visitors are reported to tour these cliffs annually. Stretching over the Atlantic Ocean in Western Ireland, it measures around 214 meters. The 320 million year old cliffs offer a magnificent view that extends all the way to the Galway Bay. Visit the Cliffs of Moher during the summer, preferably during April and May. It’s usually crowded for most of the year.

You can apply for different packages ranging from value-packed budget trips to luxury once-in-a-lifetime visits at goirishtours.com. It’s no secret, they offer the best coach tours and have exquisite buses to offer you an unforgettable experience and maximum comfort.

Have you ever been to Ireland? Let us know in the comment section below.

As always, thank you for visiting and have a great day!

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24 Comments

    • February 11, 2018 / 8:56 pm

      I love this place! Thank you for stopping by!

    • February 11, 2018 / 8:57 pm

      Every little corner in this country looks magical, indeed!

  1. February 12, 2018 / 5:17 pm

    beautiful pictures

  2. February 14, 2018 / 2:07 pm

    This country is so on my wishlist! I would go first to those cliffs !!

    • February 18, 2018 / 8:11 pm

      They look breathtaking, indeed!

  3. February 14, 2018 / 2:42 pm

    Ireland is stunningly beautiful – I’ve only been to Dublin but I would love to do hikes along the coastline and the national parks.

    • February 18, 2018 / 8:12 pm

      Never been so I really want to travel there!

  4. Jasmin N
    February 14, 2018 / 10:57 pm

    The cliffs look insane! Wow. I’ve never been to Ireland but I’d really love to. All the movies I’ve seen that have been filmed there always make me gasp a little because of the stunning views!

    • February 18, 2018 / 8:12 pm

      Oh yes, the movies, they destroy me and make my imagination run away!

  5. February 15, 2018 / 1:31 am

    I lived in Ireland for a year when I was in high school and fell totally in love with the country. I really want to plan a trip to go back with my husband. These would all be great places to visit with him!

    • February 18, 2018 / 8:13 pm

      Oh, you were really lucky!Wish you to get back soon!

  6. February 15, 2018 / 5:50 am

    I haven’t been but I don’t think I have ever seen anything as beautiful as that cliff. I wonder what movies were filmed there. They are breathtaking even on the computer

    • February 18, 2018 / 8:17 pm

      I have the same interest, maybe ”P.S. I love you” would be one of them.

  7. February 15, 2018 / 5:53 am

    I’ve never considered visiting Ireland before but now think I may have to plan a weekend trip soon 🙂

  8. February 15, 2018 / 6:35 am

    I have never been, but I would love to go! I have an Irish heritage, so I think it would be interesting to see the land of my ancestors! Thanks for sharing! The photos are breathtaking!

  9. February 15, 2018 / 11:48 am

    Looks amazing! I’ve never been to Ireland but it looks really beautiful. Thank you for sharing your tips, Helene!

  10. Zana
    February 15, 2018 / 6:14 pm

    This is so beautifully written. I have never been but I would love too! These photos are amazing!

  11. February 18, 2018 / 8:19 pm

    The place is amazing and so so beautiful!

  12. February 21, 2018 / 4:50 pm

    These are amazing pictures, The places are so wonderful, I would love to go to Ireland one day.

    • February 25, 2018 / 8:55 pm

      Me too, these pictures make me wanna travel right away!

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