More than 870,000 Americans travel to Ireland a year according to Failte Ireland, tourism board. This land of ancient folklore, endless scenic beauty, and rich cultural heritage is a country smaller than most US states and can easily be explored and on even the most tightest of vacation budgets.
Castle Roche Co. Louth Ireland
Looking towards Mizen Head, Co. Cork Ireland
Ireland’s natural beauty no doubt attracts many of its visitors offering dramatic cliffside coast lines, idyllic rolling green hills dotted with quaint villages, and beautiful serene landscapes of poetic melancholy in the bog fields, rocky hills, and mysterious mounds. But the many layers of history, myth and lore that can be found upon that smallish Emerald Isle is what provides the visitor interesting exploration and discoveries.
Poetic and picturesque Connemara region of Ireland
Galway Bay, Ireland
Your transatlantic flight will fly you into either Dublin or Shannon, both idea for easy countryside exploration with endless sites to be found. The east coast with Dublin holds Georgian architecture, Guinness brewery tours, numerous museums and churches,
Traditional music and a cold pint of Guinness, make a perfect night out
renowned theaters, high-street shopping and a pub on every corner offering up music til the wee hours of the morning. The nearby historic Counties of Meath, Wicklow, and Kildare hold many megalithic sites of curiosity and ancient monastic ruins, only a short drive away. Flying into the west’s Shannon Airport, you will easily be able to explore some of Irelands most picturesque Counties of Kerry, Cork, Clare, and Mayo including the west coast’s mystical Dingle Peninsula upto the Gallway bay with scenic medieval streets, fabulous eateries of fresh seafood, and tradition rich countryside villages.
Accommodation in Ireland is warm, hospitable and diverse from simple hostels and city break hotels, to family run countryside B&Bs and ‘self-catering’ cottages, to enchanting manor house and castle stays; your options are boundless.
At least one of your nights should be in one of Irelands numerous centuries old castles
Here at Holzem Travel we can help you discover Ireland and all it’s beauty and history. Whether you wish to travel solo in a car rental or public transit exploring with a flexible schedule or perhaps in a larger tour group and detailed itinerary; Holzem Travel can assist you in customizing and planning all your vacationing preferences from start to finish. Call us today to learn more about the beauty and wonder we can arrange for you in Ireland. (636)231-4141
Atop the Hill of Slane looking towards Tara, the ancient seat of the Irish Kings
The mystical megalithic cairn site of Louchcrew in Co. Meath, predating the Egyptian pyramids.
Dick Mack’s Pub & Leather Goods in Dingle Ireland, one of many traditional “shop pubs” still to be found in the west of Ireland
A summertime Country Fair in north Co. Dublin
Late evening sunset during an Irish Summer
A few of the very friendly locals you might be lucky enough to spend the evening with in Ireland
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