An ecological country with a rich history: Ireland is at the top of the eco-friendliness ranking
According to the newly published Big 7 Trave ranking, Ireland has been recognized as one of the best eco-friendly places to visit in 2024. The compilers of the ranking say that they have noted places not only stunning in their beauty but also those that are leaders in sustainable development.
In particular, the ranking took into account the situation with renewable energy, biodiversity protection and support for local communities. "Each destination on the list has its own unique history and environmental practices that contribute to a greener future," Irish Central quoted the ranking compilers as saying.
Ireland was ranked between Nijmegen, the Netherlands, Gozo, and Malta. "Ireland offers a combination of stunning scenery and vibrant cities. From the majestic cliffs of Moher to the exciting streets of Dublin, there is an abundance of beauty and energy to experience," travel experts write.
It is noted that tourists can surround themselves with history, exploring ancient castles and enjoying the tranquility of undulating green hills or immersing themselves in the fascinating world of Irish folklore and legends that will leave them spellbound. It is also a paradise for active travellers with a host of activities that honour and cherish the country's beautiful nature.
It is emphasized that according to the results of the ranking, Bhutan was the number one most environmentally friendly place, followed by Iceland in second place. Finland took third place, and Slovenia and Switzerland rounded out the top five.
"Travelling should not only inspire but also encourage responsible and environmentally friendly actions," the ranking compilers added.