Known for its wide expanses of lush, green fields. In fact, its nickname is the Emerald Isle. People traveled to the shores of Ireland, and proceeded to decorate the island with castles, bold characters, mysteries, and foot-tapping music. Romans tried to tame her to no avail. Vikings made a stand in Dublin, but that was as far as they got. Today, Ireland’s innovation and charm continue to delight us.
BELFAST Delve into the beautiful Northern Island Countryside. Explore Belfast and all of its beauty. Visit the beautiful Belfast Botanic Garden & Palm House. Explore the impressive Ulster Museum spread across 8000 square meters. Experience the story of the most famous maritime disaster of all times when you visit Titanic Belfast. Visit the amazing SS Nomadic, the ship that rescued and carried away passengers who escaped the disaster of the sinking of the Titanic.
COBH A charming, walkable town, Cobh’s tidy size belies its global impact. Cobh was ranked as one of the most beautiful small towns in Europe by Condé Nast Traveler. The distinctive town of Cobh (pronounced cove) is built onto the slope of Great Island in Cork Harbour just 15 miles from Cork City. The towering St Colman's Cathedral, French Gothic in style, stands at the top of the hill overlooking the tall brightly coloured buildings of Cobh and the dockside of the most important port of emigration in the country.
CORK is sophisticated, vibrant and diverse and is the second largest city in the state and the third most populous on the island of Ireland. The city is built on the River Lee, which flows through Cork city in two main channels, so that you find yourself constantly crossing bridges. Cork also has some of the best restaurants in Ireland or England. Cork buzzes with the energy of a city that’s certain of its place in Ireland.
DUBLIN voted Europe's fourth most popular city break destination, behind London, Paris and Rome and is one of the friendliest capital cities in the world. Dublin's elegant Georgian architecture makes it one of Europe's most attractive capitals. Dublin is a relatively small and accessible city, small enough and safe enough to get around on foot, while the Luas tram system and the suburban rail system, the DART, provide excellent transport links throughout the city.
GALWAY it doesn’t take more than a day to fall under the spell of Galway’s beauty and vibrant atmosphere. Street performers (called buskers) line Galway’s cobbled pedestrian street, providing beautiful music as the soundtrack to your Irish adventures. This ambiance is amplified as you pop into Galway’s best pubs for a pint or a bite while listening to talented musicians playing trad (the nickname given to traditional Irish music) or Irish pub classics many times throughout the day. Just outside Galway’s city limits lie some of Ireland’s most beautiful places, like the Cliffs of Moher, the Aran Islands, and Connemara.
KILLARNEY is the perfect starting point for exploring some of the Republic of Ireland's most beautiful natural attractions, such as the Ring of Kerry, Kerry Way walking trail and Killarney National Park. In addition to having gorgeous outdoor spaces, Killarney is a sweet town full of cozy pubs and stores selling local handicrafts.