Ireland is most famous for its rolling green countryside, quaint village towns and welcoming pubs. Donegal, located in the northern part of the Republic of Ireland, is popular among tourists for its close access to hiking, ancient castles and jagged coastline views.
This vegetative area features lakes, castles and mountains and is the second largest national park in Ireland.
Tour guides lead you around historic 19th century buildings recounting Irish history and traditions along the way.
This scenic 2,500km driving route takes you along the Atlantic coast of Ireland down through Galway to County Cork.
The ancient castle was fully restored in the 1990s and is located in the center of Donegal town.
This small hike offers beautiful ocean views and is the northernmost point in the Republic of Ireland.
Ireland is famous for its rainy weather, which makes the summer months between June-September the most popular time to visit and take in the idyllic green countryside.
Donegal airport is located 2km in Carrickfinn in Northwest County Donegal. AerLingus and Ryanair flights from London to Donegal are around 65 euros one way.
The Donegal Railway Station has been closed for use since 1960 and is now a railway museum.
The journey from Dublin takes around 3 hours and crosses through Northern Ireland through the N3 and N15 motorways.
Bus Éireann and Euroline buses offer connections to Donegal from other Irish cities, with prices around 60 euros one way.
The Hotel Harvey's Point is a luxury rural hotel near the Bluestack Mountains, with average nightly prices starting at 200 euros.
The Diamond - This area is the poetic, musical and cultural center of the city, with lots of events and performances throughout the year.
Letterkenny - There are more shopping malls, cinemas and modern activities in this nearby northern city.
Murvagh - The sandy beaches and surfing opportunities of this area make it a popular destination for water sport enthusiasts.
The small city does not offer any metro or regular bus servies. However, long-distance buses are the most common way of exploring this northern Irish region.
Tariffs start at 4.5 euros and cost around 13 euros for a ride around the city center.
Rental vehicle prices start at 100 euros a day and can be picked up at either of the airport or downtown branch locations.
The Courtyard Shopping Center Letterkenny is the biggest modern shopping mall with standard worldwide brands. The Donegal Craft Village sells more boutique paintings, glassware and crafts from local artisans.
The main food shopping markets are Aldi, Mace and SuperValu. A dozen eggs costs 2.3 euros.
The Olde Castle Bar is a quaint stone restaurant serving traditional Irish food and beers. Meal prices are between 15-20 euros.