Breathtaking Irish landscapes and where to find them (PHOTOS)

The Cliffs of Moher, County Clare. It’s no secret that Ireland boasts a number of breathtaking spots in all corners of the country.

It’s no secret that Ireland boasts a number of breathtaking spots in all corners of the country.

Here are our top ten favorite Irish views and where to find them.

1. Sky Road, Co. Galway

View from the Sky Road, Galway.

This 7-mile circular drive to the west of Clifden offers stunning views of the Atlantic.

2. Rock of Cashel, Co Tipperary

The Rock of Cashel.

One mile outside town on the Old Dublin Road, the Rock of Cashel is backdropped by the Galtee Mountains.

3. Ladies’ View, Co Kerry

Ladies' view at the Ring of Kerry.

Located between Kenmare and Killarney on the N71 in the heart of Killarney National Parks.

4. Giant’s Causeway, Co Antrim

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 From Belfast, follow signs for the "Giant's Causeway Coastal Route" for a beautiful scenic route. Then, hike around and climb out on the rocks at the stunning locale.

 5. Old Head of Kinsale, Co Cork

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A popular site for golfing, this spot that juts out into the Atlantic Ocean has stellar views.

6. Hungry Hill, Beara Peninsula, Co Kerry

The highest peak in the beautiful Beara Peninsula overlaps the border of Cork and Kerry.

7. Slieve League, Co Donegal

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The viewing point on Sliabh League in Donegal offers an amazing sea vista and landscape with views across Donegal Bay to counties Letrim, Sligo and Mayo.

8. Cliffs of Moher, Co Clare

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On the western coast of Ireland in Co Clare, the Cliffs of Moher are easily accessible from most major hubs in Ireland.

9. Aran Islands, Co Galway

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As a set of islands, the Aran Islands are only accessible by ferry (from Rossaveel in Galway) or by plane. Once on the islands, take a bike ride to take in the sights.

10. Glendalough, Co Wicklow

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As a popular spot, many tours run out of Dublin into picturesque Glendalough.

*Originally published in 2013.