As the Covid-19 pandemic continues, your vacation plans may begin looking a little different than planned. But, fret not, you can still the sights of the Emerald Isle online. Some of Ireland’s top tourist attractions have begun to offer virtual tours, so you can enjoy them from the comfort of your own home. Read on to discover what you can see on a virtual tour of Ireland….
The Giants Causeway
Perched on the windswept Causeway Coast and jutting dramatically out into the sea lies the famous Giant’s Causeway. This is a collection of 40,000 interlocking basalt columns about 60 million years old that cling the coast in columns and causeways. While science claims a volcanic eruption created the Giant’s Causeway, Irish folklore remembers it as angry giants throwing rocks into the sea to decide on the next ruler of Ireland. Decide the answer for yourself with a virtual tour. Offering 360° photos with stunning sound effects, be sure to include the Giant’s Causeway in your virtual tour of Ireland.
The Cliffs of Moher
The Cliffs of Moher are one of Ireland’s most popular tourist destinations, and it’s no wonder why. Reaching heights of 120 meters and spanning almost 13km wide, these mighty cliffs offer unsurpassed views of the wild Atlantic coastline and beyond. You can check out these magnificent views for yourself on your virtual tour of Ireland here.
EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum
The EPIC museum, located in the heart of Dublin’s fair city, delves into the history of Irish emigration. Here, you can discover why 10 million people left Ireland, the impact they had on the world and the far-reaching influence of Irish history. As an interactive museum with swipe through video galleries and dance through motion sensor quizzes, it’s no surprise that EPIC have created a virtual tour. So, check out some of its best stories from the exhibition and explore their museum from home as part of your virtual tour of Ireland.
Titanic Experience Cobh
The Titanic Experience in Cobh allows visitors to walk in the passengers’ footsteps and learn about the history of the ‘unsinkable ship’. This is an unmissable attraction on your trip to Ireland but for now, you can take a virtual journey through the ship. Discover contrasting conditions on board for first- and third-class travellers in reconstructed cabins and what it was like inside a lifeboat. Check it out here.
The Guinness Storehouse
Ireland is famous for being the home of Guinness, and in Dublin, the capital city, you can find just that. The Guinness Storehouse is one of Ireland’s top tourist attractions, offering a guided tour through the history of the brand and the creation of the drink and a chance for visitors to pour their own pint of plain while enjoying 360° views of the city in the Gravity Bar. So, grab a Guinness, sit back and enjoy this video as you continue your virtual tour of Ireland.
Calling all Game of Thrones fans! Did you know, Northern Ireland is home to numerous filming locations for the epic HBO series? Immerse yourself in all things Game of Thrones from your own home with a virtual tour of Dunluce Castle, known to Thronees as Castle Greyjoy. Check it out here.
The Aillwee Caves
Located in the heart of the Burren In County Clare, the Aillwee Caves are one of the oldest caves in Ireland. Discover the dramatic underworld of the Burren and dive into the depths of the Aillwee Caves with a virtual tour here.
The Irish Museum of Modern Art
Located in Dublin City, the Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA) is Ireland’s National Cultural Institution for Modern and Contemporary Art. The gallery boasts unique exhibitions, commissions and projects with over 3,500 artworks by Irish and international artists. Tours in IMMA are free, so be sure to check it out on your visit to Ireland. But for now, you can enjoy virtual tours of it’s incredible grounds here.
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