Sightseeing in Ireland

Sightseeing in Ireland

Sightseeing in Ireland | Skellig Michael Cruises

Hello guys, welcome to this post where I will speak about sightseeing in Ireland, the country that has been the top choice for many visitors around the world due to its wide array of unique attractions. I hope you will find this post informative and it will help your in planning your holiday.

Skellig Ring

Just off the Ring of Kerry is a 20 mile drive along Ireland’s coast called the Skellig Ring. The ring is beautiful, quiet, and scenic. Driving around this ring will give you a wonderful opportunity to enjoy some of the top sightseeing in Ireland.

 

 

 

Valentia Island

Lying off the Iveragh Peninsula in the southwest cost of County Kerry, Valentia is joined to the mainland by bridge via the Portmagee Channel. You can access the Island via car ferry trip from Renard Point, Cahersiveen.

Valentia Island is without doubt a perfect island to go whenever you think of Sightseeing in Ireland, Expect to see the following:

Other sightseeing in Valentia includes;

  • St. Brendans well, Siopa cill riallaig, Saint John’s Church,
  • Walk the Boat Moorings, Trans-Atlantic Museum
  • Valentia Lighthouse, Tetrapod Footprints, Pet Farm (natural)
  • Valentia Candles, Saint Brendan’s Well, Bray Head Tower
  • Skellig Experience, Caerciveen festival of music &  the arts
  • Mug Ruith, Renard to Knightstown Car Ferry

All those make Valentia among top sightseeing in Ireland.

Ballinskelligs

Ballinskelligs located on the west coast of Iveragh Peninsula in County Kerry and will offer you a fine coastal scenery with a beautiful sandy beach, as well as Pubs, Shops, Art Galleries (Siopa Cill Riallaig), Cafes, Bars and Restaurants.

With many reminders of the past, including an old monastery, a castle, stone alignments and ring forts, Ballinskelligs remain among the best sightseeing in Ireland.

Portmagee

The beautiful narrow road around Skellig Ring will take you to beautiful fishing village and the crossing point for boats to Valentia Island that was voted the top tourism town of Ireland in December 2012. The village will give you some of best sightseeing in Ireland with no doubt.

Kerry Cliffs

The cliffs are located on the coast of Atlantic Ocean along the beautiful Skellig ring. They are widely regarded the as the most spectacular cliffs in Kerry therefore Kerry Cliffs are a must on your “Sightseeing in Ireland”.

 

Skellig Islands

This is the most visited sightseeing location in Ireland guys, without exaggeration. The rocks cannot be surpassed by any other location in world such is its Mystic. The Skellig Islands are two steep sided lumps of rock rising majestically from the sea with the Great Skellig or Skellig Michael claiming UNESCO’s World Heritage Site acknowledgement.

With well preserved 6th century monasteries where Christian monks reportedly dwelt for approximately 600 years, the islands are simply a must when “sightseeing in Ireland”.

Wildlife in Skellig Island

The islands are inhabited by colonies of seabirds as well as Peregrine Falcons and Choughs. Small Skellig, closed to the public, is home to 27,000 pairs of Gannets, the second largest colony in the world.

Explore Skellig Michael islands with us

Having shown you the best sightseeing in Ireland, it is your time now to visit and explore the beauty of Skellig islands, the top attraction in the country. We here at Skellig Michael Cruises we can take you to the majestic Islands.I hope to see you soon with us, thank you.