Things to see and do - Donegal
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Donegal Travel guide
Donegal : Michelin's recommendations
This small, attractive town is located at the mouth of the River Eske, which rises in the Blue Stack Mountains. It is an ideal departure point for excursions northwards into the mountains and glens, westwards through dramatic costal scenery or southwards to the seaside resorts on Donegal Bay.
Tourist attractions Donegal : Things to see and do
Tircornell St. IRL - Donegal
Located in the former railway station, an exhibition retraces the history of the County Donegal Railway. From 1900 until it was closed in 1959, its steam engines and later, diesel engines, took farmers, fishermen, shoppers, school children as well as..
Drumcliffe Walk IRL - Donegal
This pleasant walk in the woods starts at the bridge and runs along the north bank of the estuary .
The Diamond IRL - Donegal
The castle which stands on a bluff on the south bank of the River Eske was almost completely destroyed by Hugh Roe O'Donnell to prevent it from falling into English hands. Its remains were incorporated into the Jacobean mansion which Sir Basil Brooke..
Main Street IRL - Ballyshannon
Right in Ballyshannon’s centre, Dorrians Imperial Hotel offers home-cooked Irish cuisine, and rooms with en suite bathrooms. There is free parking and an on-site bar and restaurant. Looking out over Ballyshannon and traditionally furnished, each roo..
The Diamond IRL - Donegal
Prix Prices from : 75 €
Located on the main square of the beautiful coastal town of Donegal, the 3-star Abbey Hotel is located right next to Donegal Castle. The hotel offers free Wi-Fi, free parking and a restaurant using fresh, Irish produce. Comfortable bedrooms each fea..
Rossnowlagh IRL - Rossnowlagh
Prix Prices from : 129 €
The 4-star Sandhouse Hotel overlooks the sandy Blue Flag Rossnowlagh Beach on Donegal Bay. It offers a luxury spa, hot tub, an award-winning restaurant and free parking. The spacious rooms at the Hotel Sandhouse all feature bathrooms with baths and ..
IRL - Gweedore
Lough Eske IRL - Donegal
Formal, traditional restaurant set on the ground floor of a family-owned, country house hotel; its semi-circular windows affording delightful views of the lough. Classic dishes make use of local Donegal produce. Attentive service.
IRL - Bun Dobhráin
St John's Point IRL - Dunkineely
Established restaurant in a delightful coastal location, offering great castle, sea and sunset views. Start in the snug bar with its seafaring memorabilia then move to the spacious dining room, large conservatory or vast decked terrace. The classical..
Paddy Harte Rd IRL - Leitir Ceanainn
IRL - Donegal
Stylish, modern restaurant in a 17C castle close to the lough, with romantic booths to the rear and a slate terrace boasting views over the lawns and woodland. Small menu with international influences, but Donegal produce to the fore.