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Much of Ireland's charming appeal is down to it's beautiful natural heritage and iconic landscapes, which are best discovered in an active way. From the national parks to the lakelands and the scattered islands around the West coast, the draw to the great outdoors is omnipresent and the beautiful scenery can be experienced in many different ways.

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Much of Ireland's charming appeal is down to it's beautiful natural heritage and iconic landscapes, which are best discovered in an active way. From the national parks to the lakelands and the scattered islands around the West coast, the draw to the great outdoors is omnipresent and the beautiful scenery can be experienced in many different ways.

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CYCLING

If you want to explore Ireland's exciting towns and cities, looking for a relaxed cycle along the coast or lowlands or want to challenge yourself to a mountain cycle in the national park, cycling is hugely popular in Ireland and a great way to experience nature, culture and heritage.

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KAYAKING, CANOEING & SUP

The rugged coastline in the West and the calm waters of Ireland's many loughs and lake offer the perfect conditions for kayaking or canoeing adventures. Explore hidden caves and grottoes and learn about the local wildlife as you move over the calm and quiet waters.

WILDLIFE WATCHING

There is rich marine life in Irish waters, which can best be enjoyed on a boat or kayaking tour. Discover seals and seabirds along the coast or board a boat tour for dolphin and whale watching off the Western coast.

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HORSE RIDING

Explore sandy beaches, enchanting forests, beautiful landscapes while horse riding in Ireland. Learn about the rich racing heritage and see why Ireland is known around the world for its love for horses. Enjoy an exciting horse riding adventure whatever the weather and experience the best of the Irish landscape from a whole new vantage point. Gallop across sandy beaches, trek through the mountains and feel the wind blow through your hair.

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SURFING

Ireland has become increasingly popular as a surfing destination, due to its exposed location on the turbulent Atlantic seaboard. Ireland's surf towns are steeped in traditional culture and boast some of the most beautiful backdrops in the world. Ireland's geographical location means constant Atlantic swell for year round waves. If you are a beginner or an experienced surf dude, you can be sure to find the perfect beautiful spot in Ireland to take your board

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Tradition and heritage experiences
Irish culture has a huge value in everyday life and reflects in language, music, customs or literature. Cultural heritage is well preserved and you usually don’t have to go far to find a pub where traditional music is performed. Dublin offers endless opportunities to learn about the rich cultural heritage and history in many museums and on specialized guided tours.

Along the Western coast, you will encounter many opportunities to listen to traditional music, but also learn more about the agricultural traditions like sheep herding or turf cutting.

Food and drink experiences
A unique food and drink scene has emerged all around Ireland in the last couple of years, which is proud of its local produce and the creative conception of high quality dishes and products. You can learn about the vibrant food scene on specialized tours taking you around cities and towns where tasty treats are waiting for you along the way, Enjoy a sumptuous afternoon tea in a stately surrounding, taste some locally produced chocolates or cheese or travel back in history and learn about traditional farming, fishing and cooking on a foraging tour along the Western shores of Ireland.
For those interested in drinks, apart from Guinness, Ireland has a lively craft beer and whiskey scene, ranging from well-known international brands to smaller artisan distilleries. If you want to join a tour in one of the traditional distilleries or have a private tutored whiskey tasting in a traditional pub, there are plenty of possibilities to learn more about the “water of life”.

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