While touring the many scenic and cultural delights of Ireland via car on a self drive vacation or on a selected bus tour or even by train at your own pace is the standard way to travel and explore all the many attractions that Ireland has to offer, bear in mind that there are other alternative often overlooked options out there for the holidaymaker who wants to see a different side of the country.
If looking for a less than typical way of taking in the sights then touring the countryside by boat via a scenic luxury river cruise along the main rivers and lakes of the country may be just the thing for a vacation in Ireland with a difference. Touring Ireland via a luxury minicruise along its many rivers and lakes comes with a whole range of attractions and activities for visitors on a vacation to Ireland. Cruise along the River Shannon, Ireland's longest river or cruise along the south-coast from Kinsale to Dingle.
Ireland cruise holidays many of which are based along Irelands longest river, the Shannon which crosses vast swathes of the country, offers the visitor to Ireland a mini-break with a difference. Cruise holidays along the river Shannon give the visitor a different view of Ireland and offer amble opportunity to travel down along the main waterway of the country, taking in the vast scenery along the way whilst stopping at ones own leisure at any town that suits you. Plus many of the cruisers available to hire or offering special breaks come with a number of onboard luxury facilities that make the experience all the more pleasant and enjoyable. And one isn’t just limited to cruising the river Shannon as there are different cruise options available at Irelands many lakes and rivers.
For a different view of Ireland via her many rivers and lakes, then why not take to the inner waterways of the many rivers and lakes of Ireland with a mini break aboard a cruiser. There is so much to see, so much to do and so many places to visit - all in amazing and contrasting scenery - and the freedom to do it! You have canals, narrow and wider sections of river, and lakes dotted with islands. An ideal option for an Ireland honeymoon and offering the ultimate in get-away breaks, Discovering Ireland Vacation options for a range of cruises to choose from.