So, you've always wanted to visit Ireland, and you finally decided to make a move this year. Since you've never been to the country and have a busy schedule, you decide to meet a travel agency to plan your trip to Ireland for you. Hiring a travel agent to plan your trip is a smart decision. However, not every agent is the same. Some have more experience especially when it comes to picking out the best tourist sites in Ireland. When you do find an agent, you'll be given a list of Ireland vacation packages to choose from. To help you make the right choice, here are some of the must-see places in Ireland you should expect to see on that list.

1) The Cooley Peninsula

If you don't see the Cooley peninsula on the list of Ireland vacation packages, then it's not a good deal. This beautiful tourist attraction rests in the northeastern part of Ireland. This region isn't usually crowded by tourists, but it definitely should be. You will feed your eyes as you look at the stunning medieval village from the Mourne Mountains.

2) Cliffs Of Moher

The cliffs of Moher are about 214 meters above the Atlantic Ocean in the western part of Ireland. History reports that the cliff was carved out by a river delta over 320 million years ago. The cliff of Moher stretches over Galway Bay, the northern Maumturk Mountains, and the distant Twelve Pins mountain giving tourists a stunning view. It is one the most visited tourist destinations in Ireland.

3) Skellig Islands

UNESCO has named the Skellig island world heritage because of its magnificence. The beautiful island is along a popular tourist trail known a the Ring of Kerry. It is made up of two islands called Skellig Michael and Little Skellig. The island is home to a monastic complex from the 6th century that is about 230 meters high. You'll love this tourist attraction if you're a lover of birdlife as you'll see all sorts of exotic birds flying in unison as you climb the 600-step high raising steep.

4) The Giant’s Causeway

If you still aren't sure about the awesomeness of mother nature, then you need to look out for this site on the list of Ireland vacation packages. This world heritage is a wonder like no other comprising of over 40,000 polygonal basalt rock columns that were created by an ancient volcanic landscape. It rests along the coastline like a beautiful series of stepping stones one placed after the other. It is one of the most popular attractions in Ireland, and you should go there to find out why.

5) The Burren

The Burren is a beautiful landscape of Rocky mounds, ruts, and fissures that make you feel like you're walking on the moon. The Burren was formed as a result of acid erosion and is about 300 meters above sea level.

If these five places or at least three out of five aren't listed on the Ireland vacation packages you are offered, you need to look for another agent or ask your agent some questions.


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