IRL 10 Kilkenny Ballon Wicklow Enniskerry Dublin
Wicklow Mountains
On day 10 we return from Kilkenny to Dublin.

A ride on beautiful roads where we stop regularly on the way to visit places of interest.

Via the R703 and R705 we drive to Leighlinbridge, at RP6 you can stop to photograph the ruin of the Black Castle.
We continue the trip to Altamont, where you can visit The Altamont Gardens (RP10) www.heritageireland.ie

On the route is also a Falconry (RP12), certainly worth it if you like birds of prey. falconryofireland.ie
The next stop is Wicklow a small town on the coast where you can have lunch at the Bridge Tavern www.bridgetavern.ie

From Wicklow we drive via the Vartry Water Reservoir to the beginning of the Old Military Road (RP20). This road takes us through the beautiful Wickley Mountains to our next stop in Enniskerry. Along the way there are many beautiful views, so stop regularly (RP21, 22 and 23) and enjoy.

In Enniskerry we visit the Powerscourt Gardens and Waterfall (RP26). powerscourt.com Very nice castle gardens and a good restaurant to eat a trifle.

From Enniskerry we drive to Dublin the end of this day our 10 day trip through Ireland.
In Dublin you can stop at St Patricks Cathedral (RP30) to take pictures.
You should also stop at The Brazen Head (RP32), the oldest Pub in Dublin to drink a Guinness. www.brazenhead.com

The end of this ride is at the Guinness Storehouse (RP35), www.guinness-storehouse.com here you get a guided tour and you can also buy nice souvenirs. Definitely worth a visit. In the bar above you have a nice view over the city.

The last part of the ride in the center of Dublin TomTom and Here do not always agree (RP34).

Dublin is a beautiful city so take a few extra days to enjoy this city.

This route is 4 stars.
Vartry Reservoir
Powerscourt Gardens
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Leinster ( LEN-stər; Irish: Laighin [ˈl̪ˠa(j)ɪnʲ] or Cúige Laighean [ˈkˠuːɟə ˈl̪ˠa(j)ɪnˠ]) is one of the provinces of Ireland, situated in the east of Ireland. The Leinster province comprises the ancient Kingdoms of Meath, Leinster and Osraige. Following the 12th-century Norman invasion of Ireland, the historic fifths of Leinster and Meath gradually merged, mainly due to the impact of the Pale, which straddled both, thereby forming the present-day province of Leinster. The ancient kingdoms were shired into a number of counties for administrative and judicial purposes. In later centuries, local government legislation has seen further sub-division of the historic counties. Leinster has no official function for local-government purposes. However, the province is an officially recognised subdivision of Ireland. It is listed on ISO 3166-2 as one of the four provinces of Ireland and "IE-L" is attributed to Leinster as its country sub-division code. Leinster had a population of 2,630,720 according to the preliminary results of the 2016 census, making it the most populous province in the country. The traditional flag of Leinster features a golden harp on a green background.
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View route collection Complete tour of Ireland
About this route collection
Ireland is a beautiful country to drive. This collection contains 10 connecting routes that take you past the most beautiful, cities, villages, sights and wonders of nature.

All routes include reviews, route points for hotels, restaurants and POI.
The Irish population is very friendly and hospitable, in every village there are several pubs and restaurants where you can enjoy Irish cuisine.

There are several (historical) sights included in the routes, here is a summary overview per route, in the reviews of the routes you will find more details.

IRL1; Belvedere House & Garden Parks, Charleville Castle and the Ruins of Clonmacnoise
IRL2; Sky Road, Connemara Natural Park and Kylemoore Abbey.
IRL3; The Burren, the peninsulas Lettermore, Tiermee and Teach Mor, Blackhead and the Cliffs of Moher.
IRL4; Bunratty Castle, Folk Park and King Johns Castle.
IRL5; Ring of Kerry and Skellig Ring, this is without a doubt the most beautiful part of the Ring of Kerry. With a beautiful view of Little Skellig and Skellig Michael, the islands where the latest Star Wars film was shot.
IRL6; Ring of Beare, Glenngariff Woods Nature Reserve and one of the most beautiful panoramas in Ireland: "Ladies View".
IRL7; Killarney National Park with Molls Gap, Ladies View, the Healy Pass and Priest's Leap (very narrow winding route with partly very bad road surface) and Mizen Head.
IRL8; Blarney Castle, Cahir Castle, Killkenny Castle and Saint Canice's Cathedral.
IRL9; Dunmore Caves, SS Dunbrody Irish Emigrants ship, the ruins of Dunbrody Abbey and Garden and Kilkenny Castle.
IRL10; the ruins of the Black Castle, The Altamont Gardens, Powerscourt Gardens and Waterfall and St. Patricks Cathedral.

The routes are mainly country roads, often with beautiful curves, but sometimes very narrow or of poor quality. Driving experience is required, partly because of driving on the left side of the road.

You drive through nature parks and pass such as the Healy Pass, Conner Pass, Priest's Leap and Molls Gap. Two beautiful routes are the famous Ring of Kerry (IRL5) and Ring of Beare (IRL6). These are long journeys with many beautiful things along the way, so staying overnight while on the road is highly recommended. It can also be very busy on these routes in the weekends.

The other two routes in this collection is The Wild Atlantic Way from North-South and from South to North. This route is a sensational journey past towering cliffs and lively villages and towns, past hidden beaches and beautiful bays. This route follows the West Coast and you do multiple places from the other routes. The review of the route contains more details and for even more information I refer to https://www.wildatlanticway.com/home

All routes in this collection are all beautiful and challenging and can be driven by car or motorcycle.
Have fun with these routes.