At the heart of Culture and Majesty, Athlone is steeped in history. As well as being the perfect base to explore Ireland’s Ancient East, discover hidden gems with phenomenal stories from Ireland’s richest monastic site to fables and folklore of years gone by.
Where the Shannon flows in to Lough Ree, Ireland’s Lakelands really begin. The quay in Athlone is your jumping off point and from there it’s up to you. Cruise and enjoy or let loose with adrenaline and adventure.
Rise to the challenge with stunning golf courses. Discover our hidden gems… the picturesque villages and wonderful walking and cycling trails. Treat yourself to gastro delights and a pub with unmatched provenance.
Enjoy Christmas at the heart of It all! Athlone, Ireland’s new emerging city is buzzing with transformation this Christmas. With Atmosphere and warmth everywhere and unbeatable shopping and Christmas markets. Visit the heart of Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands and Discover why Athlone is top of the tree!