15 Captivating Castles in Ireland to Tour or Stay on Holiday

From Northern to the Republic of Ireland, the stunning landscapes, forest green shades and melodic nature have rightfully earned the country the nickname ‘the Emerald Isle’. The country has a rich heritage in the form of prehistoric monuments, ancient ruins, fortified palaces and, of course, spectacular Irish castles to make you feel like a princess. From crumbled ruins to lavish hotels, I went on a hunt for the best Irish castles.

While there is no official count (rumor has it that there’s over 30,000!), there are thousands of castles in Ireland entwined with strange myths and legends, the beauty of rumbling ruins and towering fortresses. Whether you wish to explore on your own, take a tour or stay the night in a castle hotel, here are the best castles in Ireland to add to your bucket list.

1. ✦ Dromoland Castle

If you are seeking a truly luxurious Irish vacation with Celtic vibes, Dromoland Castle is a perfect option. The five-star castle hotel allows you a chance…

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