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- 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31
From Belfast to Dublin, explore the magical scenery of Ireland
Ireland is not all about leprechauns and Guinness. It is a land of complex history, deep religious roots and staunch nationalism knitted together to form the unique fabric of modern Irish society. It is also a place of great beauty, with barren islands, castles ringed by ancient stone walls, weathered cottages, rolling green hills, rugged coastlines and rocky mountainsides that will leave most people breathless.
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Check out the city centre of Belfast with a stroll through Donegall Square or choose to wine and dine in the leafy suburbs of South Belfast.
Get acquainted with the city of Belfast on an educational orientation walk around the historic city centre before journeying to Enniskillen Castle. Admire the 16th-century architecture of this fortress turned museum, then visit the pilgrimage site of Knock Shrine.
On the rugged and wild Aran Islands, take a hike among colourful wildflowers to experience the true beauty of this scenic delight. Tour past the ruins of crumbling churches and keep an eye out for local wildlife.
Take a boat ride along the rugged Cliffs of Moher before visiting St John's Castle in Limerick
Revel in the natural glories of the Ring of Kerry, a blissfully stunning landscape dotted with historic castles and dramatic forts. Take a hike around the area before refuelling at a local pub.
Built in 1446, Blarney Castle is famed for its magical stones and impressive lookouts. Kiss an enchanted rock in hopes of being bestowed with the gift of eloquence, then head to the ruins of Jerpoint Abbey for a little more medieval magic.
Enjoy the pleasant natural surroundings of Wicklow National Park on a refreshing hike. Wander along wooded paths, witness rolling hills of green and soak in the enchanted atmosphere of this beautiful part of Ireland.
This Irish adventure comes to an end in Dublin. If time permits, stick around for a few days to discover Dublin's historic past, filled with Viking conquests and Celtic tribes.
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