Things to see and do - Sligo
Unmissable tourist sites
Sligo Travel guide
Sligo : Michelin's recommendations
Sligo is a large and busy market town on the short River Garavogue, which drains Lake Gill into the sea. The town is surrounded by fine and varied countryside: green and wooded valleys, high mountains and sandy seaside beaches. Rosses Point (An Ros), on its sandy peninsula jutting out into Drumcliff Bay, has a championship golf course and two beautiful beaches for bathing and wind-surfing.
Tourist attractions Sligo : Things to see and do
IRL - Sligo
This is one of Ireland's finest lakes, with islands, a fine wooded shoreline and the lofty presence of mountains to the northwest. There is a fine view over the lake and islands from the summit of Dooney Rock at the heart of Dooney Rock Forest . The..
IRL - Castlebaldwin
The bleak hilltop in the Bricklieve Mountains (321m) commands a fine view of the surrounding countryside. It is also the site of Carrowkeel Megalithic Cemetery and the stone mounds, mostly round, contain passage graves dating from the Late Stone ..
Abbey St. IRL - Sligo
The ruins, on the south bank of the Garavogue, occupy the site of a Dominican friary founded by Maurice Fitzgerald in 1252, and accidentally destroyed by fire in 1414. The nave has a finely-carved altar-tomb (north wall), which belonged to the O'Crea..
Quay Street IRL - Sligo
Ideally situated in central Sligo, the Sligo City Hotel is next to O'Connell Street, which offers shops, restaurants and bars. Featuring an on-site restaurant, free Wi-Fi, free daily newspapers and free limited private parking, the hotel is a 5-minut..
Clarion Road, Ballinode IRL - Sligo
Prix Prices from : 69 €
With a swimming pool, gym, and Essence Spa, the modern Clarion Sligo is 5 minutes’ drive from Sligo’s centre. Guests can enjoy Egyptian cotton sheets, free Wi-Fi, and a relaxing spa bath. Featuring private bathrooms with fluffy towels and free toil..
Pearse Road IRL - Sligo
Prix Prices from : 62 €
Boasting a 16-metre indoor pool, tennis courts, and rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows, this 4-star hotel is just 3 minutes’ drive from Sligo centre. Free Wi-Fi is available, and guests can relax in the hotel hot tub. Spacious and modern, each roo..
Ballindoon IRL - Castlebaldwin
Smart, modern hotel restaurant with a glass-fronted kitchen, brushed velvet booths, and lough and country views. Good-sized menus offer classically based dishes with personal twists; local growers and producers are credited on the menu.
4-5 O'Connell St IRL - Sligeach / Sligo
Hugely characterful pub with sloping floors, narrow passageways, dimly lit anterooms and a lovely "Ladies' Room" complete with its own serving hatch. Cooking is warming and satisfying, offering the likes of Irish stew or bacon and cabbage.
IRL - Riverstown
Market Yard IRL - Sligeach
Smart, modern restaurant in the shadow of the cathedral, with a tiled exterior and wooden blinds. The French chefs prepare classic Gallic menus which follow the seasons. The all-French wine list features interesting, lesser-known wines.