The ancient east of Ireland is more culturally and historically diverse and rich than many of the countries in Europe. For those who live on the British shores, the ferry between Dublin and Rosslare provide a gateway to bring your own car to take a road trip is beyond exceptional. Ancient forests, rolling hills, castles and traditional Irish Pubs all form part of the adventure. The road trip is one that will evoke emotions that are buried within you and forge a memory that will be with you for a lifetime.
Natural Wonder, Culture and Art
While it is well-known that Ireland has some of the most splendid natural sites in the world, you can’t fully grasp this until you have experienced it for yourself. Wicklow Mountain’s Powerscourt Waterfall with its 121-metre cascade is unbelievable. The trip through the ancient forest will have you in awe of the beauty and mystery it holds. Encounter and enjoy the jewelry making, weaving and pottery, Irish traditions along Kilkenny’s Medieval Mile. Pay a visit to Kilkenny Castle and explore the gallery for treasures of the local craft people, perhaps you’ll even catch someone at the pottery wheel.
Irish Eating, The Natural Way
The Irish are known for their love of food and their creation of dishes that delight. The region is rich in natural products which is what gives their cuisine the edge. Wexford, while rich in history and heritage has also developed a name for itself as a hotspot for culinary treats. The variety of restaurants available is tremendous, each with its own twist on naturally sourced products. French culinary flair takes flight at Rive Gauche, making use of Irish produce in its finest form. Waterford is another city that has a fair share of restaurants within its boundaries. As the oldest city in Ireland, the walls will certainly have secrets to whisper.