Why Visit Ireland
Right now, Ireland has it all. From the haunting beauty of the pure, unspoiled landscapes and the drama of the coastline, to the urban buzz of the country's dynamic cities mixed with the magic of thousands of years' worth of culture and history, Ireland is a country that never fails to surprise.
Wild and beautiful, inspiring and exciting, Ireland's energy and romance will win you over in an instant. And with some of the friendliest people in the world, this perfectly-sized and surprisingly-diverse island will keep you coming back for more. 4 out of every 5 people asked say that Ireland is in their list of top 5 places to visit.
The Island of Ireland is closer than ever, approximately six hours from the US and with 5 airlines now flying directly to Ireland - getting there has never been easier. And when visitors arrive, everyone will do their best to ensure a unique travel experience.
From the fire of the festival to the lure of the literature, Ireland boasts a rich tapestry of arts and cultural activities including world renowned museums and art galleries.
You only have to touch down on Irish soil to realize that the island of Ireland is a relaxed unspoiled place where you can enjoy the outdoor life. A passion for golf and for horses keeps many a visitor out in the air well into the evening.
With lots of water, coastlines and crashing waves Ireland has impressed many a surfer. Or perhaps bass fishing in tranquil lakes is what you'll come for.
Many fine historical establishments showcase contemporary interior design and sophisticated elegance. Ireland boasts a magnificent range of accommodation options, from luxurious five star castles to quaint cottages, and everything in between. Today many of the world's best-known hotel chains are including Ireland in their network, as are many of the world's top ranked spas. The choice is yours.
With a culinary landscape boasting exquisite home-grown ingredients from the sea to the land, top chefs and world-class restaurants will delight the food lover.