The popularity of Ireland as a tourist destination is without question. In their millions, visitors drove in every year. Ireland is a land of awesome natural beauty. It is dotted with spectacular natural attraction sites you can’t just get enough of. So many are the places to visit that you cannot exhaust in one visit. An eventuality that makes itinerary preparation an uphill task. We recommend hottest destinations you should prioritize using Galway tours.
- The Cliffs of Moher.
This is the face of Ireland vacation. The cliffs are a breathtaking sight. It majestically stands 214m high and spreads over 8km of land. It gives the visitors a vistas view of the gorgeous terrain around, the bright blue Atlantic waters alluringly bouncing off the dark cliffs. Besides, it is a birds sanctuary. The several species of birds guarantee a memorable view. If surfing is your thing, the cliff is the place to be.
- Castles and monumental homes.
How about taking it back a bit. You may want to replace the conventional hotel with a good royal castle like Ashford Castle. Ireland has so many castles spread across its various counties. Ballynahinch Castle, Ross Castle, Blarney Castle, Balleek Castle, Muckross House and Derryanne House are examples of castles you can visit. Most of them belonged to iconic Irish political leaders.
- Giant’s Causeway.
This wonder of the world is found in Co Antrim. It is composed of hexagonal interlocking columns made of stone. Its formation has been attributed to volcanic eruption that happened many years ago. It is listed by UNESCO as a heritage of the world.
It is known for the many Christian monuments therein. This has been connected to the fact monks used to live in the Wicklow area in ages past. Over that, Glendalough is an incredible natural beauty. The valley with two lakes is a sight to behold.
- The Ring of Kerry.
This is the drive round Iveragh Peninsula. It starts at killarney through the towns Kenmare, Sneem, Pormageee, Caharsiveen and back to Killarney, completing the circle. During the drive the tourists get to enjoy a clear view of the breathtaking coastal terrains as well as the traditional setting of the fishing villages. There are stop over points in this 179km journey, which is just like a journey around Co Kerry.
- Killarney National Park.
A beautiful lush woodland that spans slightly over 10,000 hectares. Within the park is McGillycuddy’s Reeks mountain ranges. At the foot of the mountain ranges are three lakes (Lough Lake, Muckross Lake and Upper Lake). Some of castles are found in the park, for instance, Ross Castle and Muckross House.
- Skellig Michael.
The larger of the two skellig island, rising 715ft (218m) above the sea level. The UNESCO world heritage site is a habitat to many birds: gannet, puffin, artic turn, razorbill, fulmar, among others. This makes it a perfect bird viewing spot. At the summit of this gigantic rock are monastic settlements that date back to the sixth century. An exhilarating activity that happens at this island is boat tour. In the tour you get to see wildlife and historical sites.