Visiting Achill Island – beaches, historical architecture and the Deserted Village

Visiting Achill Island – beaches, historical architecture and the Deserted Village

Achill Island is the largest island of Ireland which is located off the coasts of Mayo County. The island is abundant in history, packed with lots of evidence showing the presence of humans going back about 4000 years. Achill has beautiful and long sandy beaches which are never far away from any point on the island. Visit the small deserted coves and walk along soaring cliffs. The island is surrounded by clear Atlantic water which peacefully shines in the summer sun. If you pick the right mom... [ read more ]

Visiting the untamed Wild Wicklow – tour from Doublin through Glendalough

Visiting the untamed Wild Wicklow – tour from Doublin through Glendalough

On this amazing tor to Wild Wicklow you will have the opportunity to tastes some of the fine Jameson Irish whiskey, see beautiful mountains, visit the ancient ruins of Glendalough, enter a traditional Irish pubs and experience what is it like to be present in a place which you only saw in movies before. If you attend the tour, we will take you to some of the film shooting locations which you saw in Braveheart or P.S. I love you. Come and visit the homeland of Enya, Bono and movie director Nei... [ read more ]

High-class spa treatments at Delphi mountain resort

High-class spa treatments at Delphi mountain resort

When you decide to visit the beautiful country of Ireland you must check out the extremely spectacular Delphi Valley located in Leenane, Galway County, with its simply breathtaking scenery. Here you will find a mountain resort which is a four star rated hotel offering you award winning spa treatments and a superb adventure center. Be part of the adventure and try the impressive and unique outdoor activities. Collect extraordinary memories and unforgettable experiences, enjoy a time of relaxa... [ read more ]

Top heritage sites in Brú na Bóinne – art, tombs and stones at Newgrange

Top heritage sites in Brú na Bóinne – art, tombs and stones at Newgrange

The most important monuments in Brú na Bóinne are the megalithic stones at Newgrange, Knowth and Dowth. The before mentioned monuments are enlisted as World Heritage Sites. The most known of these three Irish passage tombs is Newgrange which dates back to approximately the 2nd or 3rd century BC. The diameter of the whole monument site is about 80 meters. The most outstanding piece among the stones is the one called the Entrance Stone which is beautifully decorated. Tombs and stones The mo... [ read more ]

Visiting Connemara and Mayo County – Letterfrack, Oughterard and Recess

Visiting Connemara and Mayo County – Letterfrack, Oughterard and Recess

When you visit Ireland you must simply not miss out on the most distinct area of the country which is dotted with beautiful contrasts. It is a place filled with ancient history both savage and sacred. It has unique and illuminating contemporary literature and cultural remnants from the past. It is an ideal holiday destination for the adventurous and young travelers. Visit the beautiful countryside and experience the rural and rugged Irish stereotype. Connemara and Mayo County has lots to offe... [ read more ]

Best adventurous summer activities to try in Ireland

Best adventurous summer activities to try in Ireland

As summer starts to knock on the door the world starts to book holiday dates and stick in a few leisure weekends here and there. The most visited places around the world prepare for the busy season and all the fun and exciting facilities offering lots of interesting summer activities, open their doors to the public. It is not differently in Ireland for there are several adventure opportunities for all visitors. Gather your friends and set out for a game of paintball adventure, or try the newe... [ read more ]

Horse riding and special trips in Ireland

Horse riding and special trips in Ireland

Ireland has many names and is associated with many things. Horse riding is one of them. Some call it ‘the land of the horse’ for Ireland has several spectacular riding breaks. There are all kinds of routes and tracks where you can enjoy a lovely horse ride. You can choose from cross-country tracks, beach rides, post treks and others which might challenge your horse riding skills. There are numerous horse racing events which you can attend and there also possible to visit horse breeding com... [ read more ]

Unforgettable dolphin experience in Ireland

Unforgettable dolphin experience in Ireland

Into the Atlantic Ocean, there is Dingle Peninsula, which stretches 30 miles from Ireland's south-west coast. Dingle peninsula has something incredible to offer to each visitor. Along with other things: walking routes for all abilities, sandy beaches safe for swimming, a prosperous Irish language society, excellent dining, a rich musical tradition, sea angling, colorful palette of arts, film festivals, artistic crafts persons and so on. The tourism in Dingle Peninsula it’s managed by marketi... [ read more ]

A short guide to the wonderful Aran Islands

A short guide to the wonderful Aran Islands

The Aran Islands are a group of three islands which take place at the mouth of Galway Bay. It involves three islands: Inishmore, the largest, known as Aranmore, Inishmaan, the second-largest and Inisheer, the smallest. It is approximately 14 km long and 3.8 km wide. Inishmore is a tourist paradise where you can feel the calmness and listen to the silence. Aran has a plenty of wildlife and you can find almost 437 varieties of wild flowers. In this beautiful island everything is possible: biking... [ read more ]

The best film locations for Braveheart

The best film locations for Braveheart

Probably there is no one that never heard about Braveheart. And probably every person who saw the film was emotionally affected by this amazing movie. I am sure everybody knows the story but who noticed those beautiful sceneries? I was impressed! Some parts of the film was shot in Ireland, especially in Dublin city. Tom Sanders, the production designer, does a perfect job when dressed up the Irish castles. He insured authentic backdrops for the scenes filming there. The English town of ‘Y... [ read more ]