Why Visit Ireland
Ireland is filled with stunning scenery and breathtaking landscapes, one of the biggest draws for visitors to the country, from the Cliffs of Moher to Giant’s Causeway and beyond. Dramatic cliffs contrasting the blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean, dynamic rock formations, picturesque towns, national parks and more to explore.
HISTORY & ARCHITECTURE
Ireland is famous for its architecture, with mystical castles, small cottages and buildings from eras that date all the way to the Stone Age.
Brewing in Ireland has a long history, with the earliest recording of brewing over 5000 years ago. Although Guinness is their most famous beer, there is a lot of other delicious beers that are worth trying. With more than 7,000 pubs, no visit to the country is complete until you go bar hopping.
If you are visiting Ireland, you have to visit Dublin. Ireland’s capital is a very vibrant city with a mix of heritage and pub culture, offering and endless number of things to do.
What to expect
The two official languages of Ireland are English and Irish. However, English the most widely spoken language. Irish or “Gaelic” is only spoken by a few in the Gaeltacht areas around Ireland .
The standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. That’s the standard voltage in the UK, Europe, Australia and most of Asia and Africa; If you are traveling from the US you will need an adaptor.
The Euro is the official currency. 1 USD equals 0.92 euros (as of 2020). You can exchange your currency directly on the back or withdraw it from the ATMs. Debits cards are also widely accepted but foreign currencies are not. There is really no reason to get Euros before you arrive to the country. CLIMATE
Ireland is a seasonal country, with an average yearly temperature around 50 degrees Fahrenheit. Temperatures drop below freezing occasionally in the winter, but rarely by more than a handful of degrees at most. Summers in Ireland have warm, sunny weather. The best time to visit would be between May and June.
Ireland is a very safe country. Compared to other European countries, crime is relatively low. If you go to big cities, the crime will go up a bit but mostly due to alcohol influence. Exercise normal precautions
If you are a national of the EU, United States, Canada or Australia, you don’t need to apply for a tourist visa to enter Ireland.
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