Always known as a welcoming and culturally rich country, Ireland is nothing less than a glittering spark in our eyes. The rugged and romantic landscapes are backed by its fascinating history, friendly people and a laid-back attitude.
Dublin has been capped as the UNESCO City of Literature in 2010 which showcases the country’s love for scholars and Nobel Prize winners. Let’s take a short ride to know more about the more fascinating destinations you will be witnessing in Ireland.
The Cliffs of Moher
Time and again, many superlatives have been used to describe this majestic place with magnificent cliffs. The area is known for its wild beauty and the rawness of steep cliffs standing tall beside a sheet of sparkling blue water.
Images of these cliffs are popular in guidebooks and countless postcards. The destination is situated an hour-long drive from Galway, Country Clare, the attraction welcomes more than a million people every year. The highest cliff is around 214 meters while the range stretches for eight kilometers along the great Atlantic Ocean. If you are more into natural sightseeing, then this place might become your second home.
Killarney National Park and Muckross House & Gardens
While staying in the Kerry region, you must visit the Muckross House and Gardens made in the 19th century. Situated in the Killarney National Park, it is complemented by the Muckross Lake which is popular for its beauty and splendour.
Due to its staging in a natural environment, this mansion from a bygone era is nothing less than a perfect personification of the word grandeur. Management has made sure that the area always remains in its top condition while providing Jaunting Cars, which takes you around for a ride around the ground.
You can also take a look in the traditional farms adjutant to the mansion that tells you a lot about the life of normal people who once thrived under this kingdom. Apart from the scenic beauty of lakes and mountains the area also boasts an 11-kilometre drive alongside a rocky and narrow mountain pass known as Gap of Dunloe. The majestic gap is held by glaciers that can be visited the best though cycling paths and winding lanes.
The Ring of Kerry
The ring of Kerry is often termed as the country’s most scenic route. Although you can start your journey from anywhere yet, the majority of people like to commence their cruise from either Killarney or Kenmare ending.
Normally, you will take three hours to complete the journey however it’s a hard task as you will encounter awe- aspiring view of the Atlantic Ocean, wild mountains, numerous islands, and charming villages.
Moreover, you can also indulge in a lot of outdoor activities like water sports, golf, dazzling beaches, horse-riding, cycling, freshwater fishing, deep-sea angling, and some good old walking by nature’s most scenic scapes. People interested in Ireland’s history and culture have the golden opportunity of visiting the Iron Age forts, Ogham Stones and age-old monasteries set in luscious landscapes covered by spectacular greenery.
So what are you waiting for? Pack your bags now.