Top 10 Places To Visit In Ireland

Kilkenny Castle - Top 10 Places To Visit In Ireland

Looking for the best places to visit in Ireland? Phew! Where do we start? We’ve spent years curating tours of all the best places to visit in this beautiful country, and the list only seems to get longer but fear not! We’ve put together our top 10 locations so you can experience Ireland in its full glory.

Boyne Valley and Newgrange

There are few places more magical than Boyne Valley and the historic treasurer that lies within; Newgrange. A must-see when you visit Ireland, John’s Tours will not only bring you to this beautiful destination but immerse you in its rich history and unrivalled surroundings. Explore this part of Ireland with expert guides and fall in love with Irish culture.

Powerscourt and the Wicklow Mountains

It seems that Ireland likes to do things in pairs for you cannot visit the spectacular Powerscourt without also stopping at the Wicklow Mountains. As an expert in historic houses and gardens, there really is no better place to visit when you travel with John’s Tours.

Explore the stunning house and grounds at Powerscourt and then unwind in nature with a trip to the mountains – bliss.

The Historic City of Dublin

Can you visit Ireland without setting foot in our fair city? No, we didn’t think so either. If you want to explore our capital, John’s Tours of Ireland will take you on a tour of all its historic landmarks, best eateries, pubs and local treasures. No matter what you like to do on your trips, we can curate a Dublin experience just for you.

Malahide Castle and Howth Head

A towering 12th-century castle and gardens, combined with a walk of the breathtaking Howth Head. Prepare to pick your jaw off the ground with this stunning tour combination. Just outside of Dublin, this jewel of Ireland awaits your discovery.

Dingle, Killarney and The Ring of Kerry

The Irish trifecta! Travel to Dingle and walk along the shoreline, sample some of the best chowder in Ireland and then set out on a Killarney adventure. Prepare to be met with Irish hospitality like no other and enjoy the streets packed with culture, local artisan produce and art. 

We also bring you to The Ring of Kerry along the Iveragh Peninsula, filled with rugged countryside and home to Skellig Michael where Star Wars was filmed.


Running along the River Eske, Donegal is a joy to visit. Explore Donegal Castle, the historic railway and lots more – a staple of the Wild Atlantic Way! Ever heard the Donegal accent? You’re in for a treat!


We’ve all heard Galway Girl played at some point or another so why not go and see what all the fuss is about. With cobblestone streets, cosy pubs, live music and a host of restaurants and beautiful places to stay, Galway is a must-visit when you come to Ireland.


Not far down the road from Galway is Connemara. A natural wonder whose coastline is woven with coves, fishing villages and bays. When you come to Connemara you really do get a sense of what Ireland is all about.

The Cliffs of Moher

Standing proud in the Burren region of County Clare are the Cliffs of Moher. Approximately 14 kilometres long, these cliffs are at the heart of Irish history and culture and are visited by people from all over the world. Let’s make it part of your tour – you won’t regret it!

Kilkenny City

Filled to the brim with historic monuments and odes to our past this medieval town in the South East of Ireland is one of our most popular destinations. With lots of churches and medieval buildings so well preserved, you really will get a sense of Ireland (old and new) when you visit the magnificent city of Kilkenny

Travel With John’s Tours of Ireland

Whether you want to explore Ireland’s Ancient East, The Wild Atlantic Way, take an ancestral tour or visit our most notable castles, historic houses and gardens, we will make your Irish tour dreams come true.

We not only offer safety, comfort, and professionalism, but we also know the best places to eat and stay – a must for any adventure! We can also plan detailed multi-day itineraries that are tailored to your tastes, interests, needs, and budgets, just get in touch and let’s get planning!