Is it possible to tour Ireland in just one day? Well if you are in a hurry but still want to tour around Ireland, you can actually do it. All you have to do is decide on the top tourist destinations that you want to go. There are many iconic places in Ireland to choose from and we have gathered some ideas for you to try. Read through this article and make your day tour in Ireland unique and memorable.
CLIFFS OF MOHER
Leave Dublin behind for one day and go to the iconic Cliffs of Moher, which will give you the best view of the blue ocean from the towering 700ft cliff. From the cliffs, you can also see the wild limestones at Burren National Park on Galway Bay.
The Giant Causeway is usually packed with people but you can skip the lines by booking a package tour. It features a spectacular view of the sheer cliffs rising from 6 kilometres to over 90 meters high. This also gives you the easiest access to the Dark Hedges, which was featured in the Game of Thrones. You can also go to the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, the ruins of Dunluce Castle, and Belfast City.
KILKENNY AND WICKLOW
Book a day tour to Kilkenny and Wicklow, which are Ireland’s medieval capital. This is a relaxing tour that gives you a magnificent view of the Wicklow Mountains and lush greeneries. You can also see the round towers and Celtic crosses in Wicklow, which will give you insight of the early Christian monastery. In Kilkenny, you will enjoy the sight of the Norman Castle and take pleasure in passing through narrow streets and colorful shops.
Blarney Castle is the most popular castle in Ireland. You can book a day tour to this side of the country and kiss the magical Blarney Stone which will give you the gift of powerful speech for 7 years. The entrance to the castle usually cost around EUR 13.00, which quite fair. You can also go to the Rock of Cashel for only EURO 7.00.
Ireland is indeed a beautiful country with lots of places to see in a day. The best time to visit Ireland is between April and June when the weather is average. However, if you want fewer crowds you can visit during spring or autumn. Around this time, hotel and tour prices also go down which is very practical if you are looking for a budget travel.