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
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..
John St. IRL - Sligo
This unusual structure was designed in 1730 by Richard Castle. The apse and the windows were replaced during remodelling in the Gothic style in 1812. A brass tablet (north transept) commemorates W. B. Yeats' mother, Susan, who was married in the chur..
Temple St. IRL - Sligo
This composite building (1874) was designed by George Goldie in a mixture of Norman and Renaissance styles. The lighting effects of the 69 stained-glass windows, created by Loblin of Tours in France, is best seen in the evening or early morning. A sm..
Swan Point IRL - Sligo
Prix Prices from : 79 €
With stunning design and spacious rooms, The Glasshouse is set on The Garravogue River in Sligo’s centre. It boasts an AA Rosette restaurant, and guests can enjoy free underground parking. Chic and stylish, each room features a 26-inch LCD TV with ..
Strandhill Road IRL - Sligo .
BEST WESTERN Sligo Southern Hotel is a very popular and unique hotel in Sligo. Perfectly situated in the heart of Sligo town, the traditional Irish 3-Star hotel is adjacent to both rail and bus station terminal, and just off the main road through the..
Pearse Road IRL - Sligo
Prix Prices from : 70 €
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..
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.
Clarion Rd IRL - Sligeach
Clarion Rd IRL - Sligeach
Market Yard IRL - Sligeach
Smart, modern restaurant near cathedral with small bar at entrance and plenty of light from windows. Efficient, formal staff serve broadly influenced classic French food.