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 231 IRL - Bundoran
A small village and a hotel stand above the vast sandy curved beach (4 km) which is ideal for swimming, surfing or horseback riding. The Slieve League lies on the other side of the bay, to the north-west.
Main Street IRL - Killybegs
The Tara Hotel is a 3-star hotel in the centre of Killybegs. It overlooks Killybegs Harbour, serves fine cuisine and offers guests free use of its leisure facilities. Many of the modern and comfortable rooms command a sea view. The hotel offers an ..
The Diamond IRL - Donegal
Prix Prices from : 70 €
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 throughout the hotel, free parking and a restaurant using fresh, Irish produce. Comforta..
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..
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 - Gweedore
IRL - Bun Dobhráin
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.
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