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Honeymoon Destinations for Outdoor Enthusiasts: Ireland

Honeymoon Destinations for Outdoor Enthusiasts:  Ireland

Tourism is one of the largest contributors to Ireland's economy with over 8 million visitors annually. Tourists are usually attracted to the county's famous cities including Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Galway, and Waterford. These cities are perfect destinations for your honeymoon especially during June, July, and August since these are the warmest months of the year. During this time Ireland's Landscape are vibrant making it the perfect timing for sightseeing and honeymoon photography for couples. During this time, honeymooners can travel across the country and explore its beauties, its historical sites and the natural attractions the country has to offer such as the Ring of Kerry, Cliff of Moher and the Dingle Peninsula.

It is relatively cheaper to visit the country during the drizzly and dark winter. The flight charges and hotel rates are offered at an off-season rate which is considerably cheaper compared to the high rates charged during the summer. Ireland has many festivals and events that a couple can join in and celebrate together with the Irish people. These are the likes of The St. Patrick Festival which is by far the most popular festival in Ireland and takes place all over the country. Others include the Skyfest Celebrations, Oxygen Music Festival, and Seachtain na Gaeilge (Irish Week), to mention a few. Ireland is a place that upholds its culture, and this makes it an interesting place to venture and explore. The different cuisines are not to be forgotten for their tantalizing taste.

Wildlife is also a major tourist attraction that brings in a huge number of tourists. Honeymooners who love the wildlife will find this fascinating since the country has numerous places where they can experience the wilderness. These include some of the deep thick forests and mountains. Here they can do plenty of activities which include following trails in the mountains, hiking, and climbing, sightseeing or even camping. Some of these places include the Wexford Natural Reserve, Glenveagh National Park in Co Donegal, Paddy Woodworth, and Brackloon, Wicklow Mountains, Carrauntoohil Mountain, and the Bones Mountain. Marine life is also another interesting thing that a couple might not want to miss and can be found in The Wild Atlantic Way which is the longest coastal touring route in the world, Ireland's Rugged Shores and Islands for Seals and the Northern Ireland's Rathlin Island for Puffins.

Ireland is also greatly visited for the fact that it has numerous Islands despite being an Island itself. These Islands are perfect destinations for honeymooners who want to get away from the city's busy life. The relaxing climates are especially great for swimming. Some of the Islands include the Great Island in Cork County, Achill Island, Valentia Island, Lettermore Island and Inch Island just to mention a few.