Although it's difficult to pick any one area of Ireland as the most picturesque, Connemara definitely is one of the top contenders. The mountains known as the Twelve Bens tower over a coast worn by the Atlantic into a maze of fingerlike headlands and inlets. Go inland, and you'll find more water—hundreds of lakes whose waters reflect the mountains and sky. If you're visiting Galway, we highly recommend a day of touring Connemara. It won't fail to impress you.
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