PORTLAND, Maine, June 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Auto Europe, one of the industry's first global car rental companies, reveals the top 5 destinations in Ireland for North American tourists exploring by car. Destinations are based on the pickup location of reservations from late 2016 and early 2017 in combination with a review of global travel data.
# 5 Killarney
A storied stop along the scenic Ring of Kerry Tour, Killarney offers travelers a chance to experience authentic Ireland. The city and surrounding country are the complete embodiment of mythical Ireland: a Celtic kingdom of misty mountains and snowcapped summits complete with a vibrant nightlife scene and customary Irish flair.
Nestled along the Wild Atlantic Way, Galway is the perfect destination to start a tour of Ireland's west coast and see world-famous natural attractions as well as the country's most significant historic sites. While in town, be sure to walk the Salmon Weir Bridge to watch the fishermen haul in their daily catch.
Referred to as the 'real capital of Ireland' by the locals, Cork is home to some of the best seafood restaurants, pubs, and breweries. Of course, no trip to Cork would be complete without a quick trip to the famous Blarney Stone, just one of the 7 best historic places in Ireland within driving distance.
Shannon's close proximity to many of Ireland's most significant attractions makes the city a hot spot for travelers. Visitors can easily visit the stunning Cliff's of Moher which are only an hour's drive from the city and King John's Castle, just a quick jaunt from Shannon, all in one day!
The Historic City of Dublin is a UNESCO world heritage site – meaning that in addition to the fantastic pubs, restaurants, and museums available in the city, the city itself is a landmark of historic interest. It's also home to the Guinness Storehouse making it the perfect place to start a beer tour of Ireland!
"Ireland's stunning landscapes, exciting history, and welcoming locals make the country a popular road trip location for North Americans," said Imad Khalidi, CEO of Auto Europe. "Ireland is easy to explore by car and car rental rates are always affordable."
About Auto Europe
With over 60 years of experience in the rental car industry, Auto Europe specializes in helping travelers find the best car rental rates in Europe and other popular destinations around the world. Auto Europe's deep understanding of the complexities of renting cars abroad paired with their knowledgeable team of rental specialists (available 24/7) allows Auto Europe to provide travelers with the highest quality service in the industry before, during and after their rental. To find the best rate on a car rental for your next trip abroad or to learn more about renting a car in Europe visit www.autoeurope.com.
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