The Best Time to Visit Ireland
Every season is a great season to travel to Ireland
From lighter autumn crowds, to festive holiday winter markets, to beautiful spring weather and warm summer sunshine; there is no ‘off season’ when it comes to traveling to Ireland. Every time is a great time to go. And as the Celtic Experts, we’re here to show you the benefits of traveling during every season, all year long.
"There’s a reason for every season"
Travel in the Spring
Springtime comes early in Ireland and is traditionally celebrated on the first of February. That gives us more time to enjoy the wildflowers in bloom, the adorable animals frolicking in our rolling green hillsides, and perfect weather everywhere we go. Plus, it’s the season for fun (or as we call it, craic) when everyone comes together from countryside to city lights in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day.
Travel in the Summer
Hello Sunshine! Let our warm Celtic light fill your days with happiness as you explore our homelands on your next summer vacation. Our temperatures don’t get scorching hot like a few of our fellow European countries, so this is the best place to enjoy your time off without melting. For centuries, our people have perfected the art of summer festivals and bonfires, which will continue to burn for years to come.
Travel in the Fall
Better prices, fewer crowds, and crisp fall air are what bring visitors to Ireland during the autumn months. With students back in school, there’s more flexibility and freedom to explore our iconic sights with less people around. If you’re around in late October, join us for our Halloween festivals (originally known as Samhain) in the land where the holiday began.
Travel in the Winter
What better way to enjoy the cozy season than by snuggling up next to a bustling fire inside the fortified corridors of a medieval castle. The winter months are magical anywhere you go, but spending time in Ireland will make them brighter than ever before. Especially if you visit during the holidays and get to experience all the fairytale feelings our country has to offer as you wander through the holiday markets (mulled wine in-hand, of course).
Now that you’ve learned all about the amazing things our country has to offer all year round, which season will you visit?
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