Visiting Limerick

What to see and do in Limerick, Ireland

Fun things to do in Limerick. The wonderful location, the pleasant climate (for Ireland!), the cultural face and the amazing architecture make Limerick one of the best touristsí sites in Ireland. There are a lot of hotels and other accommodations for any budget and hundreds of restaurant and bars to meet any taste. If you are ever in Limerick while touring Ireland, then one of the things you should not miss is to take an organized tour across the most popular attractions throughout the city. Besides the famous St. Maryís and St. Johnís Cathedrals you should make sure that check out the art events and displays, as Limerick is known to be one of the best venues in Ireland. If you are interested in shopping, then you should know that you will find any type of stores you want in Limerick, from flea markets to malls and the famous Market Quarter. Since the weather is so fine there, you should plan to spend your evenings watching a movie at one of the omniplexes in town and then having a taste of the distinctive nightlife in Limerick. There is no better end for a perfect vacation day than having an exotic drink in a fun ambience.

Getting to Limerick

Limerick is in County Limerick, and is well served by major roads, although strangely for Eire's third largest city, it doesn't have a motorway driectly nearby, but rather the M7, 25 miles away at Nenagh, or the M8, 40 miles away at Cahir.

Moving on from Limerick

If you visit Limerick during a driving tour of Ireland, there are several places you could drive to next, in all directions. Head north to the beautiful towns of Ballina and Killaloe, along the river banks of the Shannon, or west towards Shannon and then on to Ennis. Or if you head south east, you could reach Cahir and Cashel.

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