Lonely Planet names Ireland as ‘one of the top countries to visit’
Lonely Planet’s experts have explored the world to select the best cities, regions and countries to visit in 2015. It’s official, Ireland made it in the top 10 countries list ranking #5th. We’re not surprised!
The real deal: Ireland is stunningly scenic, its traditions – music, dance, whiskey and beer – Lonely Planet
Let’s see what Ireland offers;
The Wild Atlantic Way;
A 2500km scenic drive that is seen competing against Australia’s Great Ocean Road & California’s Pacific Coast Highway. A scenic route as it snakes its way round the western coast from Cork to Donegal.
Ireland offers a choice of festivals from celebrating Irish music to a quirky matchmaking festivals, see below to name a few festivals that happens annually.
St Patrick’s Day Parade
Galway Arts Festival
Guinness Jazz Festival
Trad Music Festival
Lisdoonvarna Matchmaking Festival
Ireland’s road trips;
Discover the freedom of the open road with scenic routes.
The full list of Lonely Planet’s line up of countries :
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