Travel Tips

If you are starting to plan a trip to Ireland, then you might be looking for some travel tips. Ireland may be small, but it is an island rich in history, beautiful landscapes and more, so planning a trip can sometimes be overwhelming.

If you are in the early stages and are looking for tips for travelling to Ireland for the first time, then you might also be wondering what are the best places to visit on the Emerald Isle. You can find these and lots more ideas by checking out our county-specific travel guides via the map of Ireland on the homepage.

Once you decide where you want to go, you can carve out an itinerary, either using one of our Ireland itineraries or creating your own custom itinerary for travelling Ireland.

Our Ireland travel tips include how to travel to Ireland frugally, how to get around without a car (or with one), some useful Ireland tips and tricks to know before you go.

We’ve got suggestions for the types of Irish food you should try while exploring the Emerald Isle, the types of souvenirs you might want to bring home, and a useful guide to what to pack for your trip including a printable Ireland packing checklist.

Other useful information you will find here include the types of Celtic symbols you may see on your travels, mythical creatures you might hear about, and even some of the slang lingo you may overhear. you’ll also find suggestions for landmarks to visit, including famous Irish landmarks, natural landmarks, and the best man-made landmarks in Ireland.

So, whether you are looking for some travel planning tips for Ireland, or helpful tips to know before you go, you’ll find it all here.

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