What does one do in Ireland in 4 days? The answer would be – a lot. The tricky part about planning a trip to the country is deciding where to go given the many possible destinations each of which just begs to be explored. From bustling cities to the scenic countryside, Ireland is one place you would not mind getting lost into. If you are still undecided about your destination, here are some Ireland’s top places to explore and some of the best things to do while there.
Every trip in Ireland deserves a pit stop in its capital city. Whether as your first and only destination or as one of the many on your trip, Dublin needs to be on your travel itinerary. There is no dearth of attractions to explore, especially if you are a book lover seeing that it is also a UNESCO City of Literature. Some of the city’s must-see sights are the picturesque Trinity College and its famous Long Room in the Old Library, Grafton Street and nearby areas, St. Stephen’s Green, the Guinness Storehouse, the many traditional pubs, and Dublin’s Temple Bar district among others.
Cliffs of Moher
The Cliffs of Moher is a popular tourist destination and one of the most visited places in Ireland. It is an enchanting place that defies description. You have to see the spectacular sight of the rugged and dramatic landscape, the stunning cliffs, and the magnificent scenery to understand why people from around the world are drawn to its beauty.
Glendalough, Co. Wicklow
Glendalough, also known as the valley of the two lakes, boasts of breathtaking scenery and natural attractions. This postcard-perfect place sits in County Wicklow and is home to the country’s historic and most important monastery. It is an idyllic place for meanderings with stunning lakes and many woodland trails that provide a setting for scenic walks or hikes.