A quick guide to what we consider to be the best places to visit on a sightseeing tour in Ireland
Number 1 – Lakes of Killarney
Killarney is renowned for it’s beautiful scenery and famed for the local hospitality. There are so many beautiful places to go sightseeing but here are our favourites: Lady’s View, named after Queen Victoria’s ladies-in-waiting during a visit in 1861; Torc Falls, an 18 meter waterfall with mesmerising panoramic views from the top; Muckross House & Gardens, a magnificent Victorian mansion forming the centre-piece of the Killarney National Park; Ross Castle, a 15th century stronghold, origionally the home and headquarters of the O’Donoghue Ross Chieftains.
Number 2 – The Cliffs of Moher
This spectacular natural wonder rises from the sea to 702 feet at its highest point and runs along the Atlantic coast of County Clare for five miles. On a clear day, you can see the Aran Islands and Galway Bay.
Number 3 – The Ring of Kerry
The ring of Kerry offers an unrivalled lake, ocean and mountain views and an ideal opportunity to sample a mystical and unspoiled region of Ireland that has attracted visitors for hundreds of years.
Number 4 – Dingle Peninsula
The Dingle Peninsula takes you on a scenic and mesmerizing journey through Connor’s Pass, Dingle Village, Dingle Harbour and some of the most beautiful and breathtaking sights you will ever see. From the top you can look back to Tralee over the Brandon Mountains.
Number 5 – Bunratty Castle
Bunratty Castle and Folk Park is one of Ireland’s most visited attractions, where you can experience the Irish way of life centuries ago. Built in 1425, it is surrounded by the Bunratty Folk Park which is a recreation of a charming and typical village in the 19th century.
What are your favourite places to visit in the south-west of Ireland??? Tell us and we may feature them in our next blog.
All the best,