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Exploring the Wicklow mountains

If you are in Dublin and want to get out of the city and see some of the famous green land of Ireland, head just south to the to the national park of the Wicklow mountains. The whole area is green all year round and although not enormous, there are many mountains or hills with several lakes and waterfalls. Depending on the weather the views of the Irish scenery are majestic or blocked by fog.

Besides the green hills, the main attraction within the Wicklow mountains is historical site of Glendalough which is an old Irish settlement. Many of remains of the buildings are in reasonably good shape and are well maintained. The number of tourists visiting this place is also moderate so you will be able to experience some ancient vibes. Next to Glendalough, a large lake can be found where you can go for a nice walk. To get to the Wicklow mountains, you can either join one of the day tours from Dublin, or you can rent a car and drive around yourself. A nice thing about the tour is that it takes you to the most relevant places and the guide will tell you some of the tales associated with the Wicklow mountains.

Because they are just south of Dublin, you won't have to spent a long time driving to each place and there is enough time to explore the area. A nice town in the Wicklow mountains which is worth visiting is Bray which is located on the coast, just south of Dublin. Bray is small but has a nice bit of charm to it. 


Wicklow mountains travel photo gallery

 
Nature of the Wicklow mountains.

Nature view.

 



Fog over a lake in Wicklow mountains.

Fog over a lake.

 



Lake view.

Lake view.

 


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Fog blocking the view in the Wicklow mountains, Ireland.

Fog blocking the view.

 



Panoramic view of a lake in the Wicklow mountains.

Panoramic view of a lake.

 
Shores of the lake.

Shores of the lake.

 
Small religious site near the lake.

Small religious site near the lake

 
The famous green land of Ireland.

The famous green land.

 
Hills of the Wicklow mountains, Ireland.

Green hills.

 
Residential house in Ireland's countryside.

Residential house in the countryside.

 
Green valley.

Green valley.

 
Lake surrounded by green hills.

Lake surrounded by green hills.

 



Green valley in the Wicklow mountains.

Green valley.

 
Waterfall in the Wicklow mountains, Ireland.

Waterfall.

 
River flowing through a valley in the Wicklow mountains.

River flowing through a valley in the Wicklow mountains.

 



An Irish green valley.

An Irish green valley.

 
Looking down on a waterfall which leads into the valley.

Looking down on a waterfall which leads into the valley.

 



Carrawaystick waterfall.

Carrawaystick waterfall.

 
Carrawaystick waterfall in the Wicklow mountains, Ireland.

Carrawaystick waterfall.

 



Celtic crafts tourist shop and pub.

Celtic crafts tourist shop and pub.

 
Celtic cross at Glendalough.

Celtic cross at Glendalough.

 
Window of an historical Celtic church.

Window of an historical Celtic church.

 



Round tower, Glendalough.

Round tower, Glendalough.

 
Scenery surrounding Glendalough.

Scenery surrounding Glendalough.

 
Green scenery around the round tower.

Green scenery around the round tower.

 



The upper lake near Glendalough.

The upper lake.

 



Path leading to the upper lake.

Path leading to the upper lake.

 
The green scenery of the upper lake near Glendalough.

The green scenery of the upper lake near Glendalough.

 
Hills surrounding the upper lake.

Hills surrounding the upper lake.

 
The quite and peaceful surroundings of the Upper lake in the Wicklow mountains.

The quite and peaceful surroundings of the Upper lake.

 



The famous Irish green scenery around the upper lake at Glendalough.

The famous Irish green scenery.

 
Upper lake, Wicklow mountains.

Upper lake, Wicklow.

 



Houses built in the green environment.

Houses built in the green environment.

 
Small river surrounded by many plants and trees.

Small river surrounded by many plants and trees.

 
Green field in the Wicklow mountains of Ireland.

Green field.

 
Irish scenery.

Irish scenery.

 
Tourist near the upper lake at Glendalough.

Tourist near the upper lake.

 



A cloudy day at the upper lake.

A cloudy day at the upper lake.

 
Waterfall leading to the upper lake.

Waterfall leading to the upper lake.

 



The upper lake which is only a short walking distance away from the historical site of Glendalough.

The upper lake which is only a short walking distance away from the historical site.

 



Grass land in the Wicklow mountains, Ireland.

Grass land.

 
The round tower at Glendalough.

The round tower at Glendalough.

 
Celtic round tower in Glendalough, Ireland.

Celtic round tower.

 
Celtic cross, Ireland.

Celtic cross.

 



Ruins of Glendalough.

Ruins of Glendalough.

 
The round tower and graveyard of Glendalough.

The round tower and graveyard.

 
Large Celtic cross at a burial site.

Large Celtic cross at a burial site.

 



Celtic burial site.

Celtic burial site.

 
Round tower and tombstones at Glendalough, Ireland.

Round tower and tombstones at Glendalough.

 
Celtic tombstones.

Celtic tombstones.

 



Graveyard of the Kelts in Glendalough.

Graveyard of the Kelts.

 



Saint Kevin's church in between its green surroundings.

Saint Kevin's church in between its green surroundings.

 
Saint Kevin's church, Glendalough.

Saint Kevin's church.

 
Exit of Glendalough.

Exit gate.


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