10 incredible places to see in Ireland

Because there are more impressive places in Ireland than Dublin and its Temple Bar. Because Ireland is an incredible country, with impressive corners to discover. We would be lying if we said that we fell in love with Ireland and that we couldn’t wait to return. Many of these places could be visited by renting a car or on excursions from Dublin. We leave you a selection of 10 incredible places to see in Ireland

1- Belfast


In the capital of Northern Ireland, Belfast, we will find a small city, decorated with one of the great reasons why it is so well known: its murals on the walls that reveal everything from political problems to social problems.
In addition to the essential places to see in Belfast, we recommend getting lost in its streets, without a fixed destination, discovering theaters, historic buildings, cafes, and hopefully one of the many festivals that are celebrated during the year, it is one of the best plans you can enjoy in the city.

You can do this visit comfortably from Dublin by booking a tour with a guide in Spanish that includes the Carrick a Rede Suspension Bridge and the Giant’s Causeway.
One of the most valued excursions and with the best reviews by travelers in recent times is this tour of the Game of Thrones settings with a guide in Spanish located in Northern Ireland.
For more information about the transfer, you can read this post on how to get from Dublin to Belfast.

We leave you our free travel diary to Ireland, where you will find our visit to Belfast, so you can organize your trip.

2: Carrick to Rede Suspension Bridge


If there is one place in Northern Ireland that you cannot miss, it is the Carrick a Rede Suspension Bridge. At 25 meters above the sea and joining an island to the coast, crossing it is one of the unforgettable sensations that you will take with you from Ireland.
And if it’s a little windy, be prepared to shiver as you try to navigate it without losing your footing.
The price is £5.90 per adult and you can check the schedule on the Carrick a Rede website.

You can do this visit comfortably from Dublin by booking a tour with a guide in Spanish that includes Belfast and the Giant’s Causeway, one of the best tours and excursions from Dublin.

3: The Giant’s Causeway

Another of the 10 incredible places to see in Ireland, and we believe, of course, that the most impressive, is the Giant’s Causeway, in Northern Ireland.
Here we can find more than 40,000 basalt columns that originated from the rapid cooling of lava expelled from a crater.
With almost impossible shapes and dreamlike landscapes, this is one of the 10 most spectacular places we have visited on our travels.

You can do this visit comfortably from Dublin by booking a tour with a guide in Spanish that includes Belfast and the Giant’s Causeway.

We leave you our free travel diary to Ireland, where you will find our visit to the Giant’s Causeway, so you can organize your trip.

4: Glen Gesh Pass

From Glencolmcille to Ardara, a road of about 15 miles takes us along one of the most beautiful roads in Ireland, which will take us through spectacular landscapes in a unique environment.
The road is quite quiet, there is usually not much traffic and although we find some curves, it is not dangerous at all.

We leave you our free travel diary to Ireland, where you will find our visit to Glen Gesh Pass so you can organize your trip.

5: Kylemore Abbey

Kylemore Abbey is today the home of a group of Benedictine nuns who arrived here in the 1920s after their home in Ypres was destroyed in the First World War.
The community opened a boarding school for girls and with this began the restoration of the abbey.
We recommend that you spend at least 2 or 3 hours on the visit, the views of the Abbey from the access road are impressive. It is worth spending a few minutes exploring the surroundings.

We leave you our free travel diary to Ireland, where you will find our visit to Kylemore Abbey so you can organize your trip.

6- Clonmacnoise Abbey

In County Offaly, practically in the center of the island, we find Clonmacnoise Abbey. Located in a spectacular enclave, we find impressive ruins, where we can find a castle, a cathedral, several churches and some crosses that give the place a magical air.

We leave you our free travel diary to Ireland, where you will find our visit to Clonmacnoise Abbey, so you can organize your trip.

7: Cliffs of Moher

The Cliffs of Moher have become one of the most visited attractions when traveling to Ireland, and the truth is that it is no wonder. They say that from the cliffs when the day is clear, you can see all the way to Galway Bay. We were not that lucky, since the air and a slight fog allowed us to see little beyond the silhouette of one of the most beautiful cliffs in the world.
But without a doubt, whatever the weather, it is one of the 10 incredible places to see in Ireland.
For more information, you can check out this post about the best things to see and do in Galway.

You can do this visit comfortably from Dublin by booking a tour with a guide in Spanish.

We leave you our free travel diary to Ireland, where you will find our visit to the Cliffs of Moher so you can organize your trip.

8: Ring of Kerry

If there is a route in Ireland that we remember with special affection, it is the Ring of Kerry. They say it is one of the most beautiful scenic driving routes in the country .
This route will take you half a day or so and will take you around County Kerry, starting in Killarney.

We leave you our free travel diary to Ireland, where you will find our visit to the Ring of Kerry, so you can organize your trip.

9: Blarney Castle

Near Cork, in Blarney, we find one of the best-known and most famous castles in Ireland: Blarney Castle.
Known for being the place where we can find the stone of eloquence, or Blarney stone, a block of stone that, according to legend, belonged to the Scone Stone,.
And if we want to follow the legend, we will have to climb to the top of Blarney Castle and kiss it at the bottom if we want to obtain the gift of eloquence. We did it just in case.

We leave you our free travel diary to Ireland, where you will find our visit to Blarney Castle, so you can organize your trip.

10: Get lost in the streets of Dublin

Dublin is one of the most visited cities in Europe and one of the best known. Although there are many things to do in Dublin, such as visiting Kilmainham Prison, Trinity College, the Guinness Factory, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Christ Church Cathedral, or Temple Bar, one of the symbols of the city, we recommend that you dedicate yourself to it. a few hours wandering around, is one of the best ways to get to know and enjoy one of the cities that will leave you with the best taste in your mouth.
A good option to learn more about the history of the city is to book this free tour of Dublin with a guide in Spanish. Free!

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