Game of Thrones is one of the most popular TV shows there is today and with its fantastic plots and stunning imagery, there is no surprise why! Part of the show's appeal, and what has made it so popular with millions of fans, are the mesmerising fantasy lands of its Seven Kingdoms, which of course have been brought to life using Ireland's dramatic scenery. Ireland’s rugged coastlines, historic castles and breathtaking countryside and forests were the perfect setting for some of the scenes in this epic show. Explore many of the spots where your favourite scenes were filmed, or walk in the footsteps of a much-loved character. Here’s our list of some of the Game of Thrones filming locations in Ireland that you can visit during your vacation!
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If you are planning a vacation to the Emerald Isle, then you are in for a treat! Ireland offers the most delicious authentic food. From spring lamb to fresh fish, hot stews and of course, potatoes, Irish food is always adored by visitors. To ensure you make the best choices when dining out in Ireland, we have listed our top 10 traditional Irish food experiences for you to try during your vacation.
Do you tip in Ireland? This is the big question many tourists ask themselves when they visit the Emerald Isle. Unlike America, Ireland does not have a clear tipping culture. There is no set standard for tipping in Ireland, but there are certain places when it is acceptable, if not expected, to leave a few extra euros. Here’s our complete guide to tipping in Ireland to help you navigate when and where you can leave a little extra for great service.
Depending on the type of vacation you are planning, there are certain times of the year that will work best for you to visit Ireland. Maybe you want good weather? Or would you like to know when to beat the crowds and get the best view of the sites? To help you to plan your vacation, our travel experts have outlined the best time to visit Ireland to suit you.
A self-drive tour around Ireland is an effortless and enjoyable experience. Whether you take a ten day or three week vacation, a drive around the island is the perfect way to maximize your stay. Here’s our self-drive Ireland Itinerary that can be moulded to suit your individual travel requirements, tastes and preferences.