Many of the most popular landmarks in Ireland will open their doors to visitors for free as part of a national campaign marking the first ever Tourism Day.
World-famous destinations including the Guinness Storehouse, Cliffs of Moher and GPO Museum are just a few tourist spots that are taking part in the scheme.
Tourism Day will take place on April 17, exactly one month after the St Patrick’s Day.
The aim is to encourage Irish people as well as visitors to experience the great attractions that are found all over the country.
Whether you are interested in learning about the country’s history and culture, or want to see how some of Ireland’s famous drinks are produced then there is a free ticket available to you.
EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, Cobh Heritage Centre and Glasnevin Cemetery Museum are some of the sites that offer great opportunities to learn about the history of Ireland.
Jameson Distillery on Bow Street and the Guinness Storehouse are open for free so visitors can learn about how the delicious tastes are achieved of two of Ireland’s most famous drinks.
There are also countless castles, and national parks taking part in Tourism Day, aswell as plenty of other unique attractions including Croke Park and the House of Waterford Crystal.
Whatever type of day out you would like, you are sure to find something exciting on the list of sites taking part.
Visitors must pre-book their free tickets to any sites they wish to see, so act fast to secure your desired destination.
The website was flooded with so many visitors on the day of the announcement that it went down, but it is now up and running for people to secure their free tickets.
Find out more about Tourism Day and the sites taking part in the scheme by visiting tourismday.ie.