Shannon is located on the West Coast of Ireland in County Clare, home to the majestic Cliffs of Moher, the world renowned lunar-like landscape of the Burren and a short drive from Limerick City, Ireland’s 2014 City of Culture; it is an ideal base to begin your discovery of the west of Ireland.
Renowned for its castles, a trip to Ireland is not complete without a visit to an Irish castle and the west of Ireland is home to many including the medieval Bunratty Castle, historic King John’s Castle and stunning Dunguaire Castle.
Boasting some of the world’s finest links golf courses, Ireland is also the perfect place to master your championship swing and of course sample the local culture at the 19th hole. Adare Manor, Ballybunion and Lahinch Championship Golf Course are all within easy reach of Shannon airport.
Coupled with exceptional cuisine, charming towns and villages and a strong traditional music scene, the west of Ireland is a great place to start your Ireland adventure.
Gateway to the Wild Atlantic Way
Shannon is also your gateway to the longest defined coastal touring route in the world; the Wild Atlantic Way.
The Wild Atlantic Way is a 1,500 mile coastal touring route that stretches from Donegal in the North all the way to Cork in the South along Ireland’s rugged west coast. The journey is shaped by the invading Atlantic Ocean and covers an area of outstanding natural beauty with world famous views that will take your breath away. From Europe’s highest sea cliffs, Slieve League in County Donegal to UNESCO World Heritage Site Skellig Michael in County Kerry to Ireland’s world famous Connemara landscape, expect to be inspired at every turn.
Your Ireland adventure awaits, fly Delta to Shannon.