Shannon, Ireland Vacation Packages

The town of Shannon welcomes you to immerse yourself in all the rich history Ireland’s rugged west has to offer, including the Wild Atlantic Way. Explore ancient castles and settlements, walled cities, stunning abbeys and more. Of course, the Emerald Isle offers breathtaking seaside cliffs, vast green expanses, surfing-friendly beaches and other gorgeous landscapes — all within easy driving distance from Shannon. 

Let Delta Vacations fill your heart with Ireland with a an unforgettable getaway and take advantage of daily nonstop Delta® flights from New York City (JFK) to Shannon Airport (SNN), May 23 through September 8, 2024, and flights five times a week September 10 through October 6, 2024.

†Flight routings subject to change without notice.

Explore Shannon

Shannon, the gateway to Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way, has inspired artists, writers and travelers for centuries. From quiet beauty and rural charm to towering cliffs and golden beaches, this spectacular region has a lot to offer, including the majestic beauty of the Cliffs of Moher and the unusual landscape of The Burren. Enjoy the bustling city life filled with dining, nightlife, and attractions, while being just minutes away from a quieter side of life offering vast, gorgeous scenery and friendly, tale-telling locals. 

Looking for the journey of a lifetime? Travel the 1,500-mile-long coastal road known as the Wild Atlantic Way. From the wind-whipped tip of Malin Head in County Donegal to the balmy beauty of Kinsale town in County Cork, the west of Ireland will wow you with its epic landscapes and charm you with its quiet moments.

Shannon beckons history lovers to explore all the region has to offer. Visit Bunratty Castle, a.k.a. Shannon Castle, and indulge in a four-course feast while being serenaded by medieval musicians. If you want to taste some of the best whiskey in Ireland, be sure to stop by Knappogue Castle, where it’s distilled on-site. Delve deep into Irish history at Craggaunowen Park and Castle and enjoy thrilling battle reenactments.

Want to explore the rugged terrain of western Ireland? The Wild Atlantic Way is a 1,500-mile coastal route dotted with breathtaking cliffside vistas, antique and prehistoric sites, churches and monasteries, delectable local eats and much more. Behind every bend on this magical coastal road, a new delight awaits.

A vacation to western Ireland isn’t complete without experiencing the passionate energy of local sports matches. Catch a world-class rugby match in nearby Limerick, root for the local soccer team, and spectate the Gaelic Games, recognized by UNESCO as intangible heritage.

Shannon and the surrounding area offer incredible shopping experiences for every traveler. Explore independent artisan stores and shop like a local. Get a taste of Ireland’s famous produce, including beef, root vegetables, fresh butter and, of course, distilled spirits. For a seamless shopping experience, make sure to have Euros on hand; some shops may not accept foreign credit or debit cards.

If there’s one thing Ireland is known for, it’s the numerous pubs that dot the emerald landscape. Durty Nelly’s, a world-famous pub, has offered rest and refreshments to weary travelers since 1620. Enjoy a pint at McIntyre’s Pub as local bands rock out every Friday and Saturday. Nearby is Shannon Harbour, where you can indulge in fresh seafood and other delicious fare.

Delta Vacations flight + hotel packages include round-trip airfare aboard a Delta flight to Shannon Airport (SNN). Enjoy nonstop flights from New York City (JFK) to Shannon Airport (SNN), May 23 – September 8, 2024, and flights five times a week September 10 – October 6, 2024.

You can also purchase round-trip private car, SUV and van transfers from the airport to your hotel. If you plan on seeing several areas across the region, add a car rental to your package. Just remember to drive on the left side.

Flight routes subject to change without notice.


Enjoy more freedom and extra savings by adding an Enterprise® or Avis® car rental to your Delta Vacations getaway.

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