Tours Near Athlone | Ancient Ireland Tourism

Tours Near Athlone

Athlone, situated on the Shannon River in County Westmeath, offers a convenient and centrally located base from which to explore Ireland.  Approximately halfway between Dublin and Galway along the M6 motorway,  daily excursions heading off in different directions save much of the hassle and stress of packing, re-packing and changing lodgings each night.  Both Dublin and Shannon airports are convenient to Athlone as well.

Dublin and Galway are each a short drive east or west, as are The Burren, Connemara, Doolin, Cliffs of Moher, Aran Islands, Cavan Burren, along with the megalithic sites of County Meath and many other treasures found in Ireland's Hidden Heartlands.

Within Athlone itself, many visitors enjoy both the Viking Tour along the Shannon River, as well as the Athlone Whiskey Tour.

Why not enjoy your stay in Athlone even more by saving the stress of driving each day?  A perfect solution for couples, seniors, families with children and small groups is your own private guide and driver.  You experience your day at your own pace and schedule, and also get off the beaten path to get local.

Private Day Tours from Athlone

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Looking for something more?  Besides these popular trips, you can craft your own daily experience.