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Ireland Travel Guide

Shamrocks and Guinness, fantasy film sets, and locals with livers ten times the strength of any other nationality. That's just the Irish stereotype. Look further into this land of mythical legends and you'll find fresh, green rolling countryside, dramatic medieval castle landscapes, a vibrant music and arts culture, and a happy-go-lucky lifestyle.
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The official language is Irish Gaelic. English is the other official language spoken.
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Top places to visit in Ireland

From the vibrant home of lively bars and Guinness (Dublin) to the iconic city of Belfast in Northern Ireland, the traditional stone-clad streets of Galway with its live music and traditional Irish pubs, to the medieval town of Kilkenny - Ireland is filled with quirky and interesting cities and towns. The winding streets and rolling hills make it the perfect road trip destination!
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Ireland tours & experiences

As it continues to champion its traditional hereors, Ireland also thrives on the new, the niche and the downright unique. So get your fill of Joyce and Yeats in Dublin with a side of Mexican street food, bohemian markets and art galleries. Head east to the laid-back student city of Galway and the Clifss of Moher, or south to Cork. Finally, how about a hop over the border into Northern Ireland? Book your dream adventure to Ireland today. View all Ireland tours.
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Highlights of Ireland

We’re all a little bit Irish come March 17, but if you’re in the market for something more meaningful than a pint of green beer, hop aboard this delightful nine-day adventure to the Emerald Isle. Cliffs of Moher, Ring of Kerry, traditional music in a local pub... seriously, it doesn’t get much more quintessentially Irish than this. We mix the essential sites and time in the villages to really round out the experience.

9 days

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Giant's Causeway & Game Of Thrones

Discover sites made famous in television's 'Game of Thrones' on this action-packed tour. Starting and ending in Dublin, you'll call by the Dark Hedges, the Cushendun Caves, the Giant's Causeway and Ballintoy Harbour; all filming locations used throughout the series. Continue via the Glens of Antrim and Belfast back to Dublin.

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Scotland and Ireland

Welcome to the ultimate Scottish and Irish adventure, where you'll find warm locals, trendy cities and breathtaking scenery everywhere you turn. On this trip you'll see highlands bagpipes & whisky go head to head with Irish folk songs & Guinness: it's impossible to choose a favourite, which is why you need to do them both.

13 days

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Iconic Ireland

A land of ancient legends, epic folktales, and grand traditions, Ireland is a destination that will truly transport you back in time. Uncover Celtic culture and admire medieval architecture across the stunning countryside, and delve into historic Dublin and the "rebel city" of Cork. Eat, dance, and sing with locals—even kiss the Blarney Stone—as you follow the roots of Irish culture to its core and come home with some Irish ballads of your own.

9 days

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Plan your trip to Ireland

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Campervan hire

The green rolling countryside and dramatic coastline of Ireland makes for the perfect road trip destination. Take control of your trip and decide where you go, when you go and for how long you go. Make the most of it!



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Ireland Rail Pass

Take the hard work out of travelling Ireland and just hop on a train instead! Watch the scenic countryside go by as you sit back and relax (and be smug that you don't have to drive anywhere). 



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Frequently asked questions about travelling in Europe

Do you need a passport to visit Ireland?

Technically, if you're a British national then you're not required to have your passport when you're travelling into Ireland from the UK. However, your ID will be checked, and you may be asked for proof of your nationality. Although not officially required, we would still recommend taking your passport with you to avoid any bother at the airport. Make sure your passport is valid for the duration of your stay too, but it doesn't need to be valid any longer than that.

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