Rich in historical and cultural heritage, in natural spaces and in traditions, Ireland It is a country that has a lot to offer to all kinds of travelers. In fact, tourists will be able to enjoy both archaeological remains, the sea of interesting, and really beautiful beaches, passing through important museums and monuments, shopping centers, cities full of atmosphere ...
It is also important to note that it is a rural country, where many people live among castles, forests and, of course, legends. Therefore, today we want to take a tour of some of the towns most beautiful in Ireland. Do you want to join us? We assure you that you will not regret it!
Arade is for many the most beautiful village in Ireland, something that does not surprise us at all, since this town in the county of Limerick, in the west of the country, has numerous ruins and buildings of great value despite its small size. Of course, we must also take into account that it is surrounded by a beautiful natural environment.
We continue our tour of the most beautiful villages in Ireland in Athlone, a town historical known as "the gate of the West". Without a doubt, one of its great attractions is the castle, although the town offers numerous attractions and activities: monuments, the bridge over the River Shannon, churches, hiking and biking trails, shopping centers, bars, bookstores, antique and craft shops. …
Also not to be missed on the list is Malahide, a picturesque village located in Fingal County, just 16 kilometers north of the city of Dublin. Also in this case its main attraction is the castle, considered the oldest in Ireland. In addition, according to legend, more than one ghost has resided throughout history.
We also want to tell you about Kilkenny which, although it is not a town, but a city in Kilkenny County, deserves to be on the list for its marked medieval air. The castle, the Cathedral of Saint Canice or the buildings medieval that fill its streets are some of its main attractions, although it should also be borne in mind that it is a place with a lot of nightlife.
Located on the south coast of County Cork, the picturesque town of Kinsale is famous for its port, in which it is common to see people practicing sailing or fishing, although Fort Charles and Desmond Castle also stand out. Nor can we forget that it is a place full of gourmet restaurants.
Another town that could not be missing from the list is Inistioge, a small and picturesque village located in Kilkenny County. Due to its great wealth naturalThis place has been the scene of different films. Vintage shops and the ruins of Woodstock, which is an old abandoned mansion with beautiful gardens, also stand out.
The town of Cong has also served as the setting for the cinema. Specifically, here was filmed "The Quiet Man”, The John Ford film starring John Wayne who won two Oscars in 1952. Some beautiful buildings stand out from the town, such as Ashford Castle or Cong Abbey. In addition, we recommend a visit to the Cong Park, where the Fisherman's House is located, a ruined house located on the river built more than 500 years ago.
Finally, we want to talk about Enniskerry, a town in County Wicklow that is very close to Dublin. You will love its spectacular gardens and waterfalls, in addition to the famous Powerscourt.
10 Best Places To Visit In Ireland | Most Beautiful Towns & Villages To See in Ireland, Travel Guide (January 2022)