Located in the south west of Ireland, the Shannon region is based in County Clare, close to Shannon Airport, and is therefore one of rural Ireland's most accessible areas. Green fields and the rugged landscape of the Burren make for diverse and rich natural scenery, which also yields some excellent quality food products, which makes for a delicious local cuisine. Come and meet the friendly and hospitable locals of Shannon, whose warm welcome with open arms will mean you never want to leave, and allow them to show you around their lush green jewel of a region and treat you to a well deserved drink at a local Irish pub. Come to Shannon and get an authentic taste of Irish community spirit.
Favourite Destinations (The Shannon Region)
Shannon Holiday Lettings - visit the medieval town of Ennis, the jewel of Shannon
Walkers and cyclists can also enjoy the countryside in this charming corner of Ireland. The Barony of the Burren, derived from the Irish Gaelic word for 'stony district' is 130 square kilometres of limestone hills. This forms the northern part of County Clare and overlooks Galway Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. The Cliffs of Moher are another natural attraction well worth a visit, while fascinating windswept Neolithic remains dot the region. The town of Ennis is the urban jewel of the Shannon region, although its population is not large and its meandering streets date back to medieval times. The town also hosts an annual music festival in May, known as the Fleadh Nuar. This is the second largest traditional music festival in Ireland. Other charming towns in the area well worth a visit include Killaloe, Lisdoonvarna and Kilkee.
Shannon Cottage Rental - breathe in the fresh air amongst the rolling green hills
Finding Shannon holiday cottages is not difficult, and there are plenty of holiday homes in the region. The towns all feature high quality accommodation, while Ennis also boasts several very high quality restaurants. There are also some interesting shops, especially boutiques, in its winding streets. The local airport also offers some further choice and advice to facilitate finding Shannon holiday homes.The area is well known for its beef and lamb, as well as some excellent sea food in the coastal areas. As well as enjoying eating fish, there is plenty of opportunity for visitors to try and catch them, and, as with all over Ireland, there are some picturesque golf courses to enjoy, as well as the legendary Irish hospitality in some of the best pubs in the world.
Some other great holiday locations for outdoor sports enthusiasts are:
Choose Alsace Holiday Rentals to stretch your legs, partake in cycling, with around 2000 kilometres of cycling trails to enjoy, go horseriding, with around 17,000 kilometres of trails suitable for horses, go skiing and enjoy many other winter sports on the slopes of the area
Why not rent Empuriabrava Villas and dare yourself to go skydiving? There is also kitesurfing and windsurfing to keep you busy on the beaches of Empuriabrava
Enjoy more than 200 km of skiing pistes to indulge your skiing passion with - La Clusaz Chalets