Brendan Vacations’ Top 6 Must-do Experiences in Ireland
Posted on 04/02/2023 | About Ireland
As the Celtic Experts, of course we’re going to show you all the top experiences you can have in our homeland Ireland including a few hidden surprises you never knew existed… but when it comes to planning the perfect trip, let’s start with the iconic sights and main attractions first.
1) Guinness Storehouse
Enjoy a visit to the Guinness Storehouse where you’ll experience the history, heart, and soul of Ireland’s most iconic beer. With a 250-year history, you’ll be taken through the intricate architecture of this seven-story museum where you’ll learn to pour “The Perfect Pint”. Top off the day at the Gravity Bar and take in the breathtaking panoramic views of the city.
2) Titanic Belfast
Shining ominously in the ocean’s wake, the strange beauty of this building will give you chills. Situated on the former Harland & Wolff shipyard, this is where the ill-fated maiden voyage began. Take a tour through the past and transport yourself back in time to the elegant “Golden Age” of ocean travel as you walk through the many exhibits of the Titanic Belfast Museum.
3) Cliffs of Moher
Dubbed the most beautiful place in Ireland, this UNESCO World Heritage site must surely be at the top of your Emerald Isle bucket list. Step away from the liveliness of the city for a breath of fresh Irish air and as you glance over the Cliffs of Moher and listen closely for the whispers of ancient folklore blowing in the wind. These famous rock formations can and will have you walking away with an entirely new perspective on life.
4) Blarney Castle & Gardens
It’s easy to see why Blarney Castle has attracted thousands of Bucket List seekers for centuries. Built nearly 600 years ago, there are several myths behind its magical fortified walls. Legend has it that a visit here can change your life forever and leave you with the gift of gab… that is, only if you’re daring enough to hang upside-down and kiss the famous Blarney Stone. Have you got what it takes?
5) Temple Bar
You’ve seen it in every picture of Dublin; with its bright red doors welcoming locals and visitors alike into its lively, boisterous atmosphere. People come from all over the world to snap a photo in front of the iconic Temple Bar before having a pint (or two) of course. The characters you meet here will have you telling stories for years to come.
6) Peace Wall & Street Art
You’ve heard the saying, “if these walls could talk…” Well in Belfast, Northern Ireland, they do. Hop into a snazzy old-fashioned black cab and let one of our experienced drivers escort you around the city. Mural after mural, you’ll learn about the Troubles of Ireland and see how the locals used street art as a means of expression. Go beyond the history books and get up close & personal to moments that have been captured in time.
Ready for your next guided tour to Ireland? Speak to one of our Travel Advisors to book now.