Accommodation in Athenry
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Athenry Vacation Packages
100 miles (161 kilometers) west of the capital of Ireland, Dublin, is where you can find Athenry.
Give yourself even more to tell everyone back home by enjoying a fun day trip to Kinvara, where you can check out the well known Dunguaire Castle.
Make time for some historical sightseeing on your trip by exploring Athenry Castle and Ennis Abbey. It's a great way to learn about this region!
If you're hoping to catch a sporting event at Galway's Galway Race Course, travel 11 miles (18 kilometers) west of Athenry. A huge part of the buzz is being one with the passionate locals.
Athenry Heritage Centre is a worthwhile site to check out.
Experience more of the area by heading to nearby Bullaun. It boasts the Turoe Pet Farm and The Turoe Stone, and it's only 7 miles (11 kilometers) to the southeast. If that doesn't quite quench your thirst for adventure, why not continue on to Oranmore? It is just 9 miles (14 kilometers) to the west and is home to the Galway Bay Golf And Country Club and Oranmore Castle.
Just 13 miles (21 kilometers) to the west of Athenry is where you'll find Galway City Centre, a regional center that contains the Kirwan's Lane, Claddagh Ring Museum and The Lynch Memorial. Also visit the St. Francis Abbey and The Fountain for even more to see and do.
Local fare can often be an integral part of any society, and a tasty way of developing a feel for a place.
Mutton and pork are a pair of popular ingredients used in the local dishes.
Get a real feel for the area with popular meals like Irish stew (lamb or mutton with potato, onion and parsley) and bacon and cabbage (pork back boiled with cabbage and potato).
To really complete your local food experience, you have to try sweet seedcake loaf, a popular dessert here.
If you need to relax after running around, make your way to a local bar or club and enjoy a glass of Murphy’s Irish Stout, a delicious local beer.
Looking for a non-alcoholic refreshment? Why not order Club Orange (similar to Fanta)?
Pack your suitcases, spend your leftover euros and say goodbye to Athenry and the beautiful Galway.
Packages in Athenry
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