Ireland Travel Guide

Ireland is a country which offers a lot where you can experience culture, history, world famous cities, friendly local people, rolling green hills, a spectacular coastline and also world famous festivals. Ireland has vibrant cities and lots of rural beaty spots - this country is one of the most popular destinations for international vistiors in the whole of Europe. 


 
 

Things to Do in Ireland

Would you like to travel to Ireland? Get inspiration. Find activities, experiences, travel packages and backpacking ideas in Ireland.

Ireland Travel Guide

Ireland Destination Guide

Get information, tips, itineraries and inspiration for visiting Ireland.

  • Capital: Dublin (population 1,250,000 approx)
  • Currency: Euro (EUR) (approx 1euro = £1.20)
  • Population: 4,500,000 (approx)
  • Language: Irish and English
  • International Dialing Code +353
  • Area: 70,000 sq km

 

 

Top Reasons to Visit Ireland

  • See spectacular places
  • Sample the local food and drink including a real Irish Guiness
  • Experience world famous cities like Dublin which have lots of sights and entertainment 
  • Enjoy the warm hospitality of the local people
  • Watch a real life rugby or gaelic football match - two of the local passions

 

 

Weather & Best Time to Visit Ireland

 

 

Essential Places to See in Ireland

Don't leave the country before visiting:

  • Dublin
  • Newgrange
  • Sligo
  • Galway 
  • Aran Islands
  • Killarney
  • Cork
  • Blarney Castle and the Blarney stone 

 

 

Top Experiences in Ireland

  • Explore Dublin, the chances are if you are visiting Ireland you will fly into Dublin which is the beating heart of the country. Expect friendly locals, lots of cafes, bars, restaurants and nightspots. A visit to the Guinness factory is recommended, a guided visit costs around £12.
  • Watch a live sporting event like Gaelic football or rugby, these are two of the local passions
  • Experience St Patricks Day, this worldwide event takes place in March of every year where everything Irish is celebrated. Expect a big party and there is no better place to enjoy this event than Temple Bar in Dublin.
  • Cork has a lively atmosphere and a young vibrant community, the university here attracts thousands of students and there are also activities like watching Munster rugby club, learning to surf or joining a whale watching excursion
  • Get to learn more about the history of Ireland by visiting a castle, there are lots to choose from including Slane, Blarney and Cahir to name a few.
  • If you are looking to do a lot of sightseeing around the country you might want to buy a Heritage Card which gives you free access to castles and other attractions for free

 

 

 

      

 

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