The most daunting task that a tourist in Ireland can have is to select the attractions to visit. “What should I not miss?” is a question most new tourists ask themselves during their trip to Ireland. Although there is no clear answer to this question, because everyone has their list of favorites, we have found some of Ireland’s best attractions across the country. Some of them are very popular, and some are less known and unusual.

Top Tourist Attractions in Ireland

1.Cliffs of Moher

The Cliffs of Moher on the west coast of County Clare are one of the best visitors to Ireland. The cliffs are 214 meters high and extend over a distance of 8 kilometers along the Atlantic Ocean. The famous O’Brien tower is proud of a promontory of beautiful cliffs. From the cliffs, you can look south over Galway Bay, the historic Aran Islands, the Twelve Pines mountains in southern Connemara and Loop Head.

 

2.Irish National Heritage Park

The Cliffs of Moher on the west coast of County Clare are one of the best visitors to Ireland. The cliffs are 214 meters high and extend over a distance of 8 kilometers along the Atlantic Ocean. The famous O’Brien tower is proud of a promontory with beautiful cliffs. From the cliffs, you look south over Galway Bay, the historic Aran Islands, the Twelve Pines mountains south of Connemara and Loop Head.

 

3.Dublin City

Dublin is best explored on one of the many bus tours or better on foot. However, the city is relatively small, rich in history and is home to many heritage sites that are worth a visit. The city can keep you busy for a whole week. It is advisable to avoid the city center on weekends, as most of the city seems to be shopping there.

 

4.Lakes of Killarney

If you want to stay close to nature and heritage, Killarney is an absolute must. Explore the picturesque coastal scenery, breathtaking mountain landscapes, heritage monuments, and serene charm of the Killarney Lakes, as well as royal castles and houses – this is the place worth seeing. Thousands of visitors come to Killarney, so the best time here is during the summers.

 

5.Dublin Zoo

This lush, green park is located in Phoenix Park and has a lot to do, and do with the family. Visitors can enjoy train trips, and picnics while exploring wild creatures. For children, there are also places where animals are released.

 

6.Powercourt Gardens

Located in County Wicklow, just outside Dublin, these flowery and grandiose gardens are a feast for the senses. Situated amid the serene surroundings of the Wicklow Hills, the Powerscourt Gardens are one of the most famous gardens in Europe. The 398-foot-high waterfall is the tallest in Ireland.

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