From panoramic mountain walks, to historic sites and idyllic waterways, Laois is sure to capture your heart. A visit to Laois wouldn’t be complete without exploring some of our top attractions. Situated in the heart of Ireland’s Ancient East we’re ready with some of the best storytellers to engage and enthral you with tales of Viking pillaging, early Christianity and British Plantations. All this has left a rich past in which to discover the character of the place from large estates to ancient monuments. As the county is small the attractions are all close by making it easy to travel through the ages in just an afternoon. Situated in the heart of Ireland and only one hour from the capital, Laois is a county of surprise. Whether you’re seeking an outdoors adventure, a relaxing getaway, or a cultural retreat, it’s time for a different experience of Ireland.