Popular Accommodations in County Wicklow
Highlights in County Wicklow
- Fine sandy beaches at the Irish Sea
- Legendary Piper Stones from Athgreany
- Facade and interior of Russborough House
- Hiking area Wicklow Mountains and National Park
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Apartments in County Wicklow
If you want to experience the unique natural landscape in the east of Ireland up close and personal, a vacation rental in County Wicklow is the perfect choice. In most cases these accommodations have their own garden with barbecue and sometimes also a whirlpool and sauna, which offer special moments of relaxation. In addition, County Wicklow offers you a large selection of holiday apartments that leave nothing to be desired in terms of furnishings. An apartment in Dublin is by the way the perfect starting point to reach the sights of the city in a short time.
Holiday in County Wicklow
Location and orientation
County Wicklow is a county in the Republic of Ireland, which is scenically shaped by the coastal plain with many beautiful beaches and the Wicklow Mountains. Wicklow is situated on the Dublin conurbation and borders the Irish Sea. Important cities of County Wicklow are Bray, Wicklow, Greystones and Arklow.
Wicklow was once called Wykinglo and was part of the Viking Kingdom of Dublin at the beginning of the 10th century.
Top 3 travel tips
The Piper Stones of Athgreany form a stone circle on a hill south of the village of Hollywood. The area is also called "Achadh Greine". "Grainne" was the goddess of fertility in ancient mythology. Even today, not far from the square, there is a two-striped hawthorn, a sacred tree connected to "Beltane", a fertility festival in May.2. Admire the longest façade in Ireland
Visit Russborough House not far from Blessington Lakes. It is an 18th century mansion with a façade of 210 metres, the longest in the country. The building was built in the Palladian style. Inside, you will be presented with an impressive interior design and art collection by the last resident, Sir Alfred Lane Beit.3. To explore the wonderful mountain world while hiking
The Wicklow Mountains and National Park offer excellent opportunities to explore the county's unique natural landscape on foot. For this you can choose from countless routes from easy to moderately difficult to challenging. A medium hike is the Glendalought-Lookout route, for example, where you'll pass many wonderful vantage points.