Hospitable people, important archaeological sites, castles, museums, spectacular cities and, of course, incredible landscapes. These are some of the things you can find if you travel to Ireland, a country that, as you can see, has a lot to offer the traveler. However, today we want to focus on one of its great attractions: its natural landscapes.
So, what we are going to do next is talk about some of the corners most beautiful naturals of this beautiful country. Do you want to join us? We assure you that you will not regret it!
Cliffs of Moher
First of all, we want to tell you about the Cliffs of Moher, one of the most visited corners of Ireland, something that does not surprise us at all, as they are really spectacular. We are talking about cliffs They reach 214 meters high located on the coast of County Clare. You can see the cliffs both on foot and by boat. The ideal thing, yes, is that you can enjoy both points of view.
Another place that could not be missing from the list is the Giant's Causeway, a curious and beautiful corner located in the north of Ireland formed by 40,000 columns of basalt that arise from the ocean. According to legend, these were built by giants.
Killarney National Park
We continue our tour of the most beautiful natural corners of Ireland in County Kerry, where you can make the famous Ring of Kerry tourist circuit, which begins and ends in Killarney National Park, which is accessed through the city that leads the same name. This natural park extends over 10,000 hectares where rivers, lakes, mountains, numerous plant species and different types of animals can be found. Within the park there are numerous sites of interest, such as Killarney Castle.
Connemara National Park
Another park that cannot be missing from the list is Connemara National Park, which is located in the west of Ireland, specifically in the county of Galway. The park occupies 2,000 hectares, where you can find forests, meadows, swamps, heaths, picturesque mountains ...
Of course, we could not forget El Burren either, an area that surprises with its peculiar landscape karst. That is, it has little to do with other corners of Ireland where swamps, lakes and pastures predominate. Located northeast of the county of Clare, this place is full of large limestone pavements (clints) with cracks. One of the areas of this place has been declared a National Park. It is here where you will enjoy more of the fauna and flora.
We also want to tell you about Killary Bay, considered to be the only fjord in Ireland. The best way to find out is to go up one of the boats Tourists who visit the area regardless of weather conditions. On this tour you will discover abrupt falls into the water, small coastal villages, salmon farms, beautiful mountains ...
We continue our tour of some of the most beautiful corners of Ireland in County Wicklow, which hides wild mountains and spectacular valleys. Above all, the Wicklow Mountains National Park stands out, characterized by its beautiful landscapes of steep peaks, peat, old military roads, deserted towns, lakes, waterfalls ...
Finally, we want to talk about the Dingle Peninsula, which is located in the county of Kerry. We are talking about more than 100 kilometers of road where you can discover gigantic beaches, beautiful coves with golden sand, lakes, grazing sheep and, of course, the small town of Dingle, which is the only urban nucleus.
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