7 good reasons to visit Dublin
Dublin is not only St. Patrick's Day! Reasons to visit Irish land, there are many ... And then, another plus point: it is easy to get there from Luxembourg airport , in just 1h30 of travel!
An incomparable atmosphere in the pubs
Dublin is also a place where you can party like no other! For this, go to the district " Temple Bar ", which hosts multiple pubs. A tourist place, but which retains a true Irish soul. The opportunity to enjoy a good beer or cider, while listening to one of the many groups that animate the various bars every night.
Do not miss out on Guinness
Do you hate this beer here? There are chances that you like it in Ireland, because there is another taste: it is indeed softer. The fault of this black drink that does not support the transport ... That's what all the Irish will tell you!
A citytrip in Dublin is also to visit the Guinness Storehouse, the 7-story museum built of glass and steel, which traces the history of the drink . The highlight of the visit? The pint offered at the top of the building: it savored admiring a 360 ° view of the Irish capital. A tip: buy your ticket on the net, to avoid the queue which is often very long.
Feast on local specialties
For a long time, Irish gastronomy was mocked. For a long time, it is true that the Irish used to eat mutton in a mint sauce. This period is now over! From now on, good restaurants flourish in every corner of the capital ... and even highlight the country's specialties, such as beef stew, a Guinness beef stew .
Take a breath of fresh air at the sea
Not far from Dublin, it is possible to make many walks along the coast and even, when the weather permits, to enjoy the beach for sunbathing. Among the nicest spots, the fishing port of Howth, located 30 minutes from Dublin by train . Cliffs overlooking the sea ... A picture worthy of a postcard! Between two walks, remember to eat in an establishment that offers fish caught in the area, but also to feed the seals in the small coastal town.
Relax in the parks
Away from the hustle and bustle of the city, although it is human-sized, the parks are an opportunity to relax, make a great sun, or the weather is more gloomy. The largest, and best known, is the Phoenix Park , which is the largest park in Europe with 700 hectares . The opportunity to roam, but also to meet squirrels and also sometimes foxes.
The cradle of literary geniuses
Ireland is home to many famous poets and writers: Samuel Becket, Oscar Wilde, William Butler Yeats, James Joyce , etc. All this intelligentsia is found in the library of Trinity College, located in Dublin, in the heart of the Irish capital. Founded in 1592, it is the oldest university in the country. It is a must to visit which houses a collection of more than 3 million books.
Super friendly Dubliners
This warm side we talk about so much, it is not a legend ... The Irish are indeed delighted when they can discuss a few minutes with tourists places to visit, but also the prides that make their country!
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