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Relaxing vacation in vacation apartments on the Isle of Man
Your vacation in vacation apartments on the Isle Of Man takes place off the much-traveled paths: A characterful rugged coastline, medieval castles and idyllic country estates make up the charm of the island in the Irish Sea owned by the British Crown.
Here, you'll take a cozy vacation rental in a historic country castle and breathe a breath of "Downton Abbey." Or perhaps you'd prefer a cozy cottage and take excursions from this authentic vacation home on the island, which is just 221 square miles in size.
Discover Isle of Man in vacation rentals
Isle of Man looks back on a millennia long history of its own culture and is proud of its independence until today. In fact, the Isle of Man is not part of the European Union - but this does not make it difficult to get there, as long as you bring a passport. Although the island's original Celtic language is not yet extinct and value is placed on its preservation, there are no problems communicating in English with the island's 80,000 inhabitants. To explore with holiday rentals Isle of Man, there are accommodations spread all over the island, many with views of the Irish Sea or the ranges of hills, maybe even of the proverbial six kingdoms that are said to be seen from Isle of Man (and which include the Kingdom of Heaven). But the vacation offers a lot of exciting and interesting things not only for two-legged friends, but also for the four-legged ones! A long walk through the beautiful landscape is recommended. On the opposite shore, you may catch a glimpse of the county of Cumbria on the main British island.
An island with many highlights
About holiday homes Isle of Man to explore allows planning many individual trips, especially for families. A highlight of the island, which should not be missed, is the castle of Peel, from which spooky haunted stories are told, but with which there are also tangible documented historical events. A couple of interesting museums also recall the island's inevitable maritime history. Motorcycle fans should not miss the Isle of Man Tourist Trophy, which takes place on the island every year in May and June and during which motorcycle enthusiasts from all over the world meet on the Isle of Man. The island's highest peak, Snaefell, is also worth a trip. A small train goes up the 1970 feet high mountain, which offers an impressive view. If you decide to discover Isle of Man with holiday apartments, you will also find a cozy rest area, where you can recover well from the island adventures.
Pleasurable days in vacation home on the Isle of Man
Travelers who doubt the British cuisine will be proven wrong on vacation in their spacious vacation apartment with a kitchen for experimentation. Because in addition to the popular snack fish & chips, there are many specialties on the British island that you should definitely try..
Queenies - that's the name of the scallops here. You'll enjoy the best specimens right after they're brought into the harbor. Equally famous is the smoked herring from Peel called "Manx Kippers", which competes with the "Spuds and Herrin" (herring with jacket potatoes).
Meat tigers have the tender Manx lamb prepared, which steals the show at BBQ from other meats with its full-bodied, dark meat. Beer connoisseurs will discover the diverse landscape of Kraft breweries on the island.
Vacation apartment on the Isle of Man - island air made easy
A wealth of significant events shaped the history and culture of the Isle of Man. As early as 6000 BC, the first settlers left their mark. Discover exciting megalithic sites like The Braaid 4 miles west of the island's capital, Douglas. From the 8th century onwards, Norwegian Vikings increasingly visited the island. They used Man during their raids as an outpost, of which still today ship graves like Balladoole and the Viking castle Peel Castle at the east coast testify..
Around 1266, the Scots finally asserted themselves as island lords and left behind the Celtic-influenced island language Manx. Who would like to erafhren more about it, that is a visit in the Manx museum of Douglas to the heart put. It houses numerous exhibits on the history of the settlement, including precious Viking gold and silver treasures. The museum is within easy reach of a city vacation rental and is a good destination in inclement weather.
Today, things are much quieter on the Isle of Man after its checkered history. You can comfortably explore the breathtaking landscape of the island from a suitable accommodation. A tip for nature lovers is the Snaefell (Snow Mountain), to which unmistakably the Vikings gave its name. Mountaineers choose their vacation apartment best near the town of Laxey, which is about 6 miles away from Snaefell.
Events around your vacation apartment on the Isle of Man
Sporty natures will find many challenges on the island: Mountain bikers take part in "The Manx 100," while endurance-minded runners participate in the "End to End Walk" from Point of Ayre to the South of the Island.
Gourmands look forward to the September "Isle of Man Food and Drink Festival" in Manx, where Island farmers hawk their delicacies. At the CAMRA Beer and Cider Festival, you can try new varieties of ales and fruit wines.
The "World Tin Bath Championship", where competitors swim against each other in metal tubs, has a whimsical feel. At the "World Championship Viking Longboat Race," you'll marvel at the reconstructed Viking boats.
Natural beauties and cultural treasures around your vacation apartment
Great Laxey Wheel
Affectionately known as "Lady Isabella," the 1854 structure towers over the small village of Laxey. It is considered the largest water wheel in the world still in working order today.
Originally built by Vikings in the 11th century, the red sandstone castle complex was abandoned in the 18th century. Today, it offers you breathtaking views of the sea.
Manx Electric Railway
The tramway has been running from Ramsey to Douglas since 1893. On the approximately 18 miles long railroad line you admire the picturesque beauty of the rugged coastline of the Isle of Man.
The castle in Castletown dates from the late 12th century and, after extensive restoration, houses a museum, the courthouse and an education center.
Cathedral of Isle of Man
The sacred building impresses as a retreat with unusual architecture, colorful mosaic windows, decorated walls and themed gardens on the extensive church grounds.
What are the most popular accommodations in the area?
The most in-demand accommodations on the Isle of Man are apartment rentals and bed & breakfast rentals. With 67 offers on the Isle of Man, we always find the perfect accommodation for you.
How much does it cost to stay the night?
Prices start at just €66 per night. Most bed & breakfast rentals on the Isle of Man are 47 m² and apartment rentals are 54 m².
Do you offer accommodations for traveling with a group?
For your vacation on the Isle of Man, we do offer accommodations for groups. The typical apartment rentals has space for 3 guests.