Ireland

Ireland is the third largest island in Europe, that lies in between the Atlantic Ocean and the Irish Sea. Ireland's total area measurement is 84,412 km squared plus a total coastline distance of 3,172 km.

You are never more than 80 miles from the sea and a coastline offering golden, sandy beaches, dramatic cliffs, hidden harbours and bays. With FerryTravels to Ireland you will find the blue of the sea. This land is bounded with centuries aged culture and tradition which defines its society and people.

If you're looking for a lively city, a glimpse of an ancient civilisation, a cultural feast, a musical odyssey, stunning scenery, and a spectacular coastline, you'`ve come to the right place! Take a ferry to Ireland with FerryTravels.com to see this famous green country. The island is criss-crossed with silver streams, hidden lakes, still canals and lazy rivers that can be explored from the banks or from hired boats.

Travel to Ireland is never a waste of time or a plunder of resources since this country is full of charming places to visit and sights to see. Each of this scenery has its own story to tell and mystery to share.

The central plain of Ireland is surrounded by a ring of hills and mountains. Hues vary from the deep purple of heather to the black of turf bogs and vistas range from the gentle slopes of the Slieve Bloom mountains to the steep, wooded valleys of Wicklow and the awe inspiring Cliffs of Moher.

Apart from the scenery and nature Ireland also offers plenty of activities for all tastes. Whether you like deep sea fishing or fly fishing, pony treks or horse racing, a soothing cycling tour around the most picturesque setting, from taste of golf or experienced golfer game to a spine thrilling water adventure and from a tranquil canoeing to an exciting fishing, from the freedom of walking independently to guided walk tour, Ireland has plenty of offers for you.

The seduction of the People of Ireland established the energy levels for the rest of this stunning and beautiful Emerald Country. With a thousand years plus history and a large number of bars and restaurants, the city can easily be browsed around on foot, so if you prefer the city experience, than take a ferry to Ireland and sail directly to the historic cosmopolitan capital Dublin with its lively nightlife and plenty of Irish Pubs and international Cafes.

The aroma of freshly brewed coffee mingling with the distinct smell of hops from the Guinness brewery. The Dublinia exhibition, beside the central old Christchurch cathedral, is an ideal starting location for any city tour. Within a 10 minute walk is the magnificent Trinity college famous Book of Kells. The walkways of Grafton St, and St Stephens Green nearby, are lively and brilliant for shopaholics and watching people.

Irelands parliament is interesting but it is the Castle of Dublin, which lends most the appeal to the history of Dublin. Over the river, the large colonial Post Office on O'Connell Street where Irish nationalism rose again during 1916 – the uprising was lead by Daniel O'Connell which led to Ireland's independence from Britain. The Rock and Stroll museum, and the Dublin Literary tour must be seen if you wish to truly be informed of Ireland's incredible legacy of literature and music.

The definite museums to visit are: the Joyce museum, Dublin writers museum and National museum. To see the jovial Irish distinctive character look round the lively pubs and restaurants of the Temple Bar district, an entertainment hub of narrow streets adjoining the river.

FerryTravels takes you to Ireland to explore all of the above. You can explore Ireland by car, on foot, bicycle or on horseback. Explore Ireland with FerryTravels.com.

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Part of this article was written by Richard Game 
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From the bright lights of Cork, Dublin, Galway and Limerick in the Republic of Ireland and Belfast and Londonderry in Northern Ireland, to the breathtaking countryside in between Ireland can deliver a host of activities along the way! Ireland is waiting for you with a welcoming light even if your links to Ireland are not blood, Ireland's legendary welcome will embrace you.