Honeymoons in Western Europe
Honeymoons in Ireland
Why not spend your honeymoon exploring the Emerald Isle - Ireland. A beautiful country with many miles of verdant landscapes to be explored, Ireland claims to seduce every visitor, and its people are reputed as the friendliest in Europe.
The colorful Irish capital, Dublin, is divided in two by the River Liffey. The only problem is knowing where to begin as there is so much to see and do in the city. The wide expanses of greenery are ideal vantage points to admire countless refined Georgian buildings. Dublin also has many magnificent structures from earlier eras, such as Trinity College, the Bank of Ireland and two major cathedrals. Visit the college to see one of the oldest manuscripts in existence, the illuminated Book of Kells, which dates from 800AD. Dublin also boasts a famous 13th century castle and of course a plethora of fine museums, restaurants and pubs.
Ireland's second city, Cork is a magnet for lovers of history and culture. It has its own opera house, museum, art gallery, cathedral and an eerie 19th century jail. Cork also has a lively night scene and many cozy pubs where traditional Irish folk music is often performed. A popular day trip from the city is a visit to Blarney Castle.
In the southeast of the country stands the ancient city of Waterford, enclosed by medieval city walls. The city hall and the Bishop's Palace both date back to the Georgian era, whilst many of the narrow alleyways which wind through Waterford have existed since medieval times. There are many lovely churches in the city, including the Holy Trinity Cathedral.
Galway, on the west coast, is a lively city, where festivals celebrating varied aspects of Irish culture are held annually. The medieval parish church in Galway is the biggest in Ireland, and many age-old stone buildings are still standing throughout the city.
An country of both overwhelming natural beauty and
fascinating towns and cities - Ireland is a stunning honeymoon destination
and the island is waiting for your visit.