Visitors to the Republic of Ireland will find lush green hills, thatched-roof cottages, quaint villages, dramatic coastal cliffs, ancient castles, and a strong Celtic heritage. In the cosmopolitan city of Dublin, visitors to Ireland can explore Trinity College, the Natural History Museum, the National Gallery, St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin Castle, the Guinness Brewery, and the art and artefacts at the Chester Beatty Library. Dublin also offers outstanding pubs, excellent shopping, and numerous museums and historical sights.
The city of Galway, in County Galway on Ireland's west coast, is a fast-growing cultural center where guests of Irish holiday rentals can enjoy a wide variety of pubs, restaurants, clubs, shops, theatres and festivals. Historical sights include the 16th century Lynch's Castle and the 14th century Collegiate Church of St. Nicholas. The Aran Islands accessible by ferry, about 30 miles offshore, contain fascinating ruins of ancient forts and churches.
Connemara features spectacular scenery with a rugged coastline, mountains, lakes rivers, woodlands, and a national park. holiday makers in Ireland can enjoy a wide variety of outdoor activities including golf, walking, cycling, canoeing, surfing, sailing, swimming, diving, snorkelling, fresh water and deep-sea fishing, horseback riding and bird watching.
In the southwestern tip of Ireland, County Cork and County Kerry are popular holiday destinations, with over 600 miles of coastline rising to mountains. Activities include golf, horseback riding, diving, sailing, deep-sea fishing, bicycling, and walking.
County Cork is home to the world-famous Blarney Stone at Blarney Castle. Kissing the stone is said to bestow the gift of eloquence. The star shaped Charles Fort was built in the late 17th century. In County Kerry, visitors can visit the 14th century Ross Castle in Killarney, or tour the lovely gardens at the Muckross House.
Whatever your interests, you're sure to find the perfect holiday rental for a memorable holiday in Ireland. Reserve your Ireland holiday rental home today!