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
R 251 IRL - Kilmacrenan
Glenveagh National Park (9 667ha) consists of Lough Beagh, the surrounding bog, moorland and natrual woodlands of oak and birch. The luxurious gardens around a romantic granite castle, situated on a hill near the lake, are a vivid contrast. The Visit..
IRL - Donegal
Facing the full force of Atlantic gales in winter, this remote and rugged coastline of deep sea-inlets, jagged cliffs and sandy beaches is backed by spectacular mountains and blanket bog. Its pristine landscapes are largely intact and unspoilt. On th..
R 263 IRL - Glencolumbkille
There is a splendid view from the head of the pass across the green glaciated valley, enclosed by steep, rugged mountains. Hairpin bends carry the road down to the river.
The Diamond IRL - Donegal
Prix Prices from : 53 €
Located in the Diamond at the heart of Donegal Town, the Central offers varied dining, regular live entertainment and complimentary leisure facilities. Owned by the White Hotel Group, the Central Hotel Donegal sits amid the town’s 25 bars and restau..
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..
St Johns Point IRL - Dunkineely
Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, Castle Murray House Hotel & Restaurant offers pet-friendly accommodation in Dunkineely. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Free private parking is available on site. The rooms have a TV with cable c..
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
IRL - Gweedore
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.
Paddy Harte Rd IRL - Leitir Ceanainn
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..