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5 reasons why Ireland should be on every bucket list

Unspoilt nature and extremely warm hospitality await tourists from all over the world in Ireland. Definitely worth a trip!

17 November 2021

Ireland is a wonderful destination, perfect for a road trip to explore the green expanses and picturesque landscapes. Whether by car in left-hand traffic across the country or on a classic visit to Dublin: The authentic Ireland feeling can be experienced everywhere. Ireland - a mystical, mysterious and impressive island in the Atlantic holds many treasures for tourists. Here you will find 5 places you should definitely visit in Ireland.

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1. inishbofin - the small island

Off the coast of Connemara lies the small island of Inishbofin. The roaring wind and the waves give the village a very special flair. With only about 160 inhabitants, the island is nevertheless a real tourist highlight: nature lovers will get their money's worth here and those who want to experience a real piece of Ireland should not miss a visit to the pub in the evening with traditional music.

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2. galway - the secret heart of ireland

Known from the pop star Ed Sheeran's single, the city's name is etched in our memories. Galway is not only known for its name, but also a great starting point for a road trip to the spectacular Cliffs of Moher and the limestone area "The Burren". On the drive through the stony landscape you feel like on the way to the moon.

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3. the Dingle Peninsula - a journey along the south coast of Ireland

On the round trip over the Dingle Peninsula in the south of the country, many sights like Dunquin Harbour or the beautiful village of Dingle await. The road itself is so narrow in some places that getting through becomes a real challenge. Not without reason, the Slead Head Drive is said to be the most beautiful panoramic road in Ireland.

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4. the Drombeg stone circle - a work to marvel at

The well-preserved stone circle was excavated in the late 1950s, slightly renovated and is one of the most visited sites of megalithic culture in Ireland. Therefore, a visit in early spring or autumn is recommended. Its purpose is said to have been to indicate the solstice beyond doubt, based on the incidence of light. That the sun might not return was the great concern of the Bronze Age inhabitants of Ireland.

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5 Dublin - Highlights in Ireland's Capital

Now, in the Christmas season, a very special charm unfolds in Dublin. The streets are romantically lit and music is in the air. This is familiar from other cities, but the almost rural relaxedness of Dublin makes the experience so unique. Even on the popular shopping mile on Grafton Street, it is not hectic, although it is very busy.

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